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Learn tolerance, daily tells Chinese


September 4th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) The Chinese need to learn tolerance and courtesy, a newspaper said Tuesday, after two women on the Shanghai Metro fought ferociously over a seat.An article in ... Read more...

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32 die as Tamil Nadu Express catches fire (Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) In one of India's most horrific train tragedies, 32 people were killed when a second class coach of the Chennai-bound Tamil Nadu Express caught fire ... Read more...

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Beaten on train, French national dies in Haryana


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 3 (IANS) A French national, who was brutally beaten by fellow passengers on board the Sachkhand Express train in Haryana's Karnal town, succumbed to his injuries in a ... Read more...

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Passenger dies, mob blocks Amritsar railway station


March 20th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 20 (IANS) A mob made up mostly of farmers Tuesday blocked train tracks at the Amritsar railway station after a passenger suffered a fatal heart attack, police said."One ... Read more...

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More women in Britain do make-up on public transport


March 1st, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) A rising number of women are preferring to put on their make-up while commuting for work rather than in the privacy of their own bathrooms, says ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Man killed while trying to board moving train


November 17th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A middle aged man died a horrific death after suffering multiple injuries when he tried to board a moving train here, police said Thursday. Fellow ... Read more...

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American held after threat to stab pilot


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) A drunken US businessman was held after he allegedly threatened to stab a plane's pilots during a flight to Britain.Tim Bradley, 32, is said to have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Drunk woman prevents plane landing


August 16th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) A drunk woman passenger forced an airline pilot to abandon landing at Manchester airport after she created a ruckus inside the plane.While being helped to sit ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Family faces jail for brawl over mid-air birthday bash


June 11th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) Three members of a British family have appeared in a court and are facing a possibility of a jail term for allegedly causing a mid-air brawl.Derek ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hundreds missing after migrant boat sinks near Italian island, 50 rescued


April 6th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by BNO News
LAMPEDUSA, ITALY (BNO NEWS) -- More than 250 people are feared to have drowned after a migrant boat sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa on Wednesday morning, the International Organization for ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

A peek into Hugh Hefner’s luxurious 1969 private jet-the Big Bunny!


March 6th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): Playboy boss Hugh Hefner bought a luxurious big jet in 1969, nicknamed 'the Big Bunny.'But, this was no regular jet -it had a shower, private entry and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brian McFadden involved in alleged drunken outburst on Virgin flight to Oz


February 17th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 17 (ANI): Former Westlife member Brian McFadden was detained by Federal Police at Sydney Airport after he allegedly got drunk and abusive on a Virgin flight from LA.McFadden, 30, was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Plane makes u-turn to offload unruly passengers


December 31st, 2010 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 31 (IANS) Don't create a ruckus inside a plane, you may be taken back to the airport and offloaded!This is what exactly happed to three unruly and disruptive passengers who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Terrorists could target America this festive season: US security officials


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): US security officials have warned that America could come under the purview of terrorist attacks this festive season.ABC News quoted Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, Director ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Air travellers are paragons of politeness: Study


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 22 (ANI): It looks like air rage stories are nothing but a myth, for travellers portrayed themselves as paragons of politeness in a new study.In an anonymous survey of over ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Qantas’ woes continue, jet returns to Sydney


November 15th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 15 (IANS) Australia's Qantas airlines was hit by another problem Monday when a jumbo jet bound for Argentina was forced to return to Sydney after smoke came out from the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Baggage woes delay Air India passengers at T3


November 12th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Baggage and delay woes continued to trouble domestic passengers of national carrier Air India (AI) at the new terminal-3 (T3) of the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Drivers can be distracted by phone calls


October 17th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) The dangers of using a phone while driving are well documented. But a driver can be distracted even if it's the passenger who is talking on the phone.Hearing ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mile-high horror after man’s death threats on Qantas Melbourne-Hong Kong flight


October 7th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 7(ANI): A man has been restrained for allegedly threatening to kill fellow passengers onboard a Qantas flight from Melbourne to Hong Kong.The terrifying ordeal occurred several hours after the plane ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Childless Brit passengers back family-only section on planes


August 30th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): A new poll has revealed that three in five air Brit passengers would like to see family-only sections on planes.The survey, by travel research site Skyscanner, questioned 2000 ... Read more...

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Shock, horror for bloodied train accident survivors


July 19th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sainthia (West Bengal), July 19 (IANS) Shock, pain and sheer horror: Survivors of the train accident in the early hours of Monday in this West Bengal town recalled the fateful moment when ... Read more...

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Cockroach in food in Duronto, passengers protest


July 19th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Passengers of the Mumbai-Howrah Duronto Express Sunday night staged protests at the Howrah station here after the discovery of a cockroach in a meal supplied on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi Metro’s volunteer programme gets international award


July 18th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi Metro's citizen forum's volunteers programme has been selected for the distinguished honoree medal at the 2010 Stevie Awards to be held in Turkey in September, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

German man convicted for having Hitler’s speech as ring tone


July 2nd, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): A German man has been locked up for six months for having set a speech by Adolf Hitler as his mobile phone ringtone.According to The Daily Telegraph, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi Metro’s citizen forum to have 1,000 members before Games


June 11th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Delhi Metro is planning to nearly double the number of its Citizen Forum members before the October Commonwealth Games in the city. The forum sensitises Delhi Metro ... Read more...

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Blame obesity epidemic for pregnant women not being offered seats by commuters


June 8th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8(ANI): A new survey has claimed that majority of expectant mothers are often left standing on public transport because fellow passengers cannot distinguish between a pregnant woman's bump and the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Commuters’ biggest gripe is poor hygiene of fellow travellers: UK study


May 20th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): A new poll in the UK has revealed that body odour is the biggest whinge of commuters, especially Scots.The poll by video game company PopCap.com found that loud ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kim Kardashian Denies Her Love For Burritos Caused Aircraft Stench


May 3rd, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is in news again, but this time round the source is not one of her television shows. A number of tabloids ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Susan “Shrieking” Boyle given sedatives on Tokyo flight


April 24th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 24(ANI): Singer Susan Boyle had to be given sedatives while on a flight to Tokyo, as she kept "shrieking" which disturbed her fellow passengers, it has emerged.The 'Britain's Got Talent' ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Man threatens to blow up plane


April 24th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 24 (IANS) A passenger on a US aircraft sprayed the first class cabin with a water bottle, tried to open a cabin door and threatened to blow up the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cybill Shepherd’s son can still avoid criminal charges, even though he was arrested for theft


April 22nd, 2010 - 2:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Philadelphia, Apr 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cybill Shepherd’s son – Cyrus Zacharia Shepherd-Oppenheim was arrested on charges of theft, but he can still avoid having criminal charges in his record. The court said ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Daniel Radcliffe hospitalised with food poisoning


March 9th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe was recently admitted to the hospital due food poisoning. The "Harry Potter" star contracted a bug while in the US and was forced to spend two ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fight Breaks Out In AC Transit Bus


February 17th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez California, Feb 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Public transport is becoming risky day by day. The security of people are at stake widely, as untoward situations break out on the road without ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

German play turns chaotic after actors ‘experiment’ with vodka on stage!


January 29th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 29 (ANI): A stage production of German play 'Moscow To the End of the Line' turned chaotic when the actors performing decided to substitute vodka for water "as an experiment." ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cybill Shepherd’s Son Arrested For Theft


January 16th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Philadelphia, Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cyrus Zachariah Shepherd-Oppenheim, the son of "Moonlighting" actress Cybill Shepherd and chiropractor Bruce Oppenheim was arrested on January 12 at Philadelphia International Airport for stealing ... Read more...

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