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‘1,300 black spots identified to tackle road accidents’


July 10th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) More than 1,300 "black spots" - or areas prone to fatal road accidents have been identified across the country - including in Aligarh, the Hero ... Read more...

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Drug protects against fatality from extreme heat


January 9th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) Help could be on the way for players or soldiers who are exposed to the risk of extreme heat sensitivity during practice sessions, thanks to a ... Read more...

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Gene behind fatal brain disorder isolated


December 27th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) A blood test could help diagnose a devastating brain disorder that is often misdiagnosed and ends in fatality. People who inherit the abnormal gene CSF1R always ... Read more...

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Metro worker killed in accident


November 18th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 18 (IANS) A 37-year-old labourer was killed at a construction site of Jaipur Metro when he was run over by a dumper Friday, said police. It was the ... Read more...

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3 die in Mexican plane crash


November 1st, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Tijuana (Mexico), Nov 1 (IANS/EFE) Three people were killed when a small plane crashed in a residential area of this northwestern Mexican border city.The aircraft Monday plummeted to the ... Read more...

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House fire in northwest London kills 6, injures 2


September 24th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Six people were killed on early Saturday morning when a fire ripped through a house in northwest London, officials said. Two other people were injured.The London Fire Brigade ... Read more...

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Train derailment in central Poland kills 1, injures dozens


August 13th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by BNO News
WARSAW, POLAND (BNO NEWS) -- One person was killed on Friday afternoon and dozens more were injured when a passenger train carrying some 280 people derailed in central Poland, officials said on ... Read more...

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Stress killed Shanghai’s bus drivers


July 25th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Old age and stress are the major reasons behind the sudden death of eight bus drivers while on duty in Shanghai, a study said.Pressure of work ... Read more...

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First dengue death of 2011 reported in Delhi


July 23rd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A man has died of dengue in Delhi - the first fatality due to the disease in 2011, officials said Saturday.According to the Municipal Corporation ... Read more...

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200 NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan in 2011


May 27th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 27 (IANS) Taliban-linked militancy has claimed the lives of 200 soldiers working with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) this year, Xinhua reported."An ISAF service member ... Read more...

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28 killed in twin Nepal accidents


May 4th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) Sixteen people died in a bus smash in western Nepal Wednesday and several more survivors were grappling with death just hours after another crash in eastern ... Read more...

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Tornadoes sweep through south US, 17 dead


April 16th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 16 (IANS) Tornadoes triggered by fast-moving storms swept across south US Saturday, toppling trees, snapping power lines and bringing the toll to 17, CNN reported.Emergency teams in ... Read more...

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Gulf of Mexico oil spill toll was huge, says study


March 30th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 30 (IANS) The whale and dolphin deaths due to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill may have been gravely underestimated. The ecological damage may be 50 times higher ... Read more...

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Kids ‘fail to detect’ cars travelling faster than 20mph


March 20th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 20 (ANI): A new study has found that the inability of children to judge the speed of cars traveling at more than 20mph means they are at greater risk of ... Read more...

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Brazil rains: 8,000 left homeless


March 14th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, March 14 (IANS/EFE) Rains that battered Brazil's southern coast in the past week have left 8,000 people homeless and vast areas without electricity and potable water, officials said.The state ... Read more...

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Four arrested after 14-year-old girl ‘lashed to death’ in Bangladesh


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb 3(ANI): Four people, including a Muslim cleric, have been arrested in Bangladesh in connection with the death of a 14-year-old girl who was publicly lashed.Hena Begum's was accused of having ... Read more...

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Emma Roberts Featured In “Extreme Makeover”


January 31st, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 19 year old Emma Roberts, may be just a young teenager, but she is an equally responsible and socially aware citizen. That is what she proved, ... Read more...

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One Great Burger recalls more than 200,000 pounds of beef products


January 12th, 2011 - 2:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US authorities have ordered that more than 226,000 pounds of hamburgers should be recalled because of the possibility that they have spoiled.The US Agricultural Department gave ... Read more...

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Obesity ups death risk for swine flu patients


January 5th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Extreme obesity upped the death risk for those infected with H1N1 or swine flu in 2009, a study shows.Researchers co-related extreme obesity with a nearly three-fold increased odds ... Read more...

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Extreme obesity linked to higher risk of death for 2009 H1N1 patients


January 5th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Extreme obesity was a powerful risk factor for death for those infected with the 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus, according to a new research.In the study, researchers ... Read more...

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Rising deer population a headache for Delhi Zoo


December 30th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Officials at the Delhi Zoo are racking their brains trying to find housing for its burgeoning deer population as they are running out of enclosures to accommodate ... Read more...

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One dead, 25 injured after blast in northern India


December 8th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by BNO News
VARANASI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- An explosion on Tuesday caused the death of one person and injured at least 25 more in the Buddhist holy city of Varanasi in northern India during ... Read more...

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Nine labourers rescued from Delhi parking lot collapse


October 30th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.30 (ANI): Nine labourers were rescued after a portion of a wall of an underground multi-level parking lot collapsed here on Saturday.About five to ten labourers are still feared trapped ... Read more...

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‘Kiss’ Drummer Peter Criss Gearing Up To Raise Awareness About Breast Cancer


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The month of October is observed as the Breast Cancer Awareness Month all across the globe during which a number of charities from various countries try ... Read more...

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One killed, dozens injured in San Francisco blast (Lead)


September 10th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 10 (DPA) Dozens of people were injured and at least one person was killed when a gas explosion set an entire residential neighbourhood ablaze near San Francisco, news reports ... Read more...

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Second youth succumbs to injuries received in dahi-handi fest


September 9th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Injured during the dahi-handi celebrations on Janmashtami, a 22-year-old youth succumbed to his injuries Thursday after battling with a skull fracture, officials here said. Deepak More had ... Read more...

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iPods blamed for pedestrian death rise in NSW


September 6th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 06 (ANI): There is a 25 per cent rise in the number of pedestrian deaths in Australia's New South Wales (NSW), and it is now being blamed on iPods.The 'iPod ... Read more...

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Youth succumbs to injuries received in dahi-handi fest


September 5th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 5 (IANS) A youth injured during the dahi-handi celebrations to mark the birthday of Lord Krishna died Sunday, becoming this year's first fatality of the festival, police said. Kishore Kamble ... Read more...

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Death toll in Manila hostage crisis rises to 10


August 24th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Manila, Aug. 24 (ANI): The death toll from Monday's hostage crisis in Manila climbed to 10 early Tuesday, with another hostage succumbing to injuries in a Manila hospital.A woman died at the ... Read more...

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Gen. Odierno says US troops will return only if Iraq security force “completely fails”


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): General Ray Odierno has said that a "complete failure" of the Iraqi security forces would be the only situation where the US would resume combat operations there.Gen ... Read more...

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Aries Airline Plane Crash at Colombia Airport, 131 Passengers, At Least One Dead


August 16th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least one passenger was killed, and one hundred and fourteen were injured on board an airliner, which belonged to Aires, crashed at the Gustavo Rojas Pinilla ... Read more...

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Petraeus promises to review ‘Rules of Engagement’ in Afghanistan


July 9th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): General David H. Petraeus has told the Senate Armed Services Committee that he will take a hard look and review the "Rules of Engagement" in Afghanistan.The Rules of ... Read more...

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Mexico ends swine flu alert after 14 months


June 30th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 30 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican government has announced the end of the health alert for swine flu after 14 months in which 1,289 people died in this country and 72,000 ... Read more...

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Kentucky miner killed by falling beam


June 17th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by BNO News
HARLAN COUNTY, KENTUCKY (BNO NEWS) -- A Kentucky coal miner was killed on Wednesday when he was hit by a falling beam, the state's Energy and Environment Cabinet said on Thursday.The accident ... Read more...

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Nine Assam school kids caned, government talks tough


June 13th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) The Assam government Sunday warned of exemplary punishment to errant teachers for caning students after nine school kids were physically tortured by a drunken headmaster. "We shall take stern ... Read more...

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