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Minister attempted to battle Mantralaya blaze

June 21st, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Maharashtra's Tribal Welfare Minister Babanrao Pachpute was among the first to try to fight the massive fire which engulfed the top three floors of the seven-storeyed ... Read more...

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Britons fined in Australia for stealing penguin

May 3rd, 2012 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 3 (IANS) Two British tourists have been fined $1,000 each by a court for becoming drunk and stealing a penguin from a marine park in Australia.A third tourist ... Read more...

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Three injured as fire extinguisher explodes in eatery

December 31st, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 31 (IANS) Three people were injured, one of them critically, after a fire extinguisher exploded in a restaurant's kitchen in the bustling Park Street area of the city, ... Read more...

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William Shatner joins the campaign of ‘Eat, Fry, Love’

November 16th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor William Shatner was recruited by the insurance firm State Farm to join a campaign on sensitizing the public about the dangers of using turkey fryers. ... Read more...

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Fire in Punjab chemical factory

May 22nd, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 22 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a chemical factory that was packed with inflammable material in Dera Bassi town of Punjab Sunday, officials said. No casualties ... Read more...

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Pike river miners may have survived first blast, evidence reveals

April 28th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Greymouth, (New Zealand), Apr 28 (ANI): Workers who died in New Zealand's Pike River mine disaster may have survived the first blast, new evidence has revealed.A video footage shows images of a ... Read more...

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Record trash collected from New Jersey beaches

April 19th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Jersey, April 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An audit of the thrash that were picked from the beaches in New Jersey showed that about 475,000 pieces of trash were collected last year. That ... Read more...

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Qantas’ woes continue as ’scary’ cockpit fire forces Sydney-bound jet to divert to Cairns

March 24th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Cairns, Mar 24(ANI): A Sydney-based Qantas Airways' flight from the Philippines has made a forced landing in Cairns after a fire broke out in the plane's cockpit.Qantas said that the Airbus A330 ... Read more...

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K-1000, a jinxed Rally

December 2nd, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 2 (IANS) The Karnataka-1000 Rally, a part of the Speed-Indian National Rally Championship, continues to be jinxed. The latest edition starting here Friday and being run as a contender event ... Read more...

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S.African artists, designers to reinvent Vuvuzelas as earrings

November 10th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.10 (ANI): The much reviled and controversial plastic horns that were the highlight of this year's football World Cup, Vuvuzela, are likely to be reinvented as earrings. A panel of South ... Read more...

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Morrison’s studio-wrecking night revealed

October 17th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) A music moghul and a technician have revealed one of the craziest nights of The Doors tragic star Jim Morrison when he destroyed a recording studio.The group was ... Read more...

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Scottish team seeks to create land speed record in Utah

August 16th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): A Scottish team has expressed its determination to beat the world one-litre land speed record, when it competes in the Salt Flats of Utah at the Bonneville Speed ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie enjoyed filming ‘Salt’ fight scenes

August 14th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): Angelina Jolie has said that she enjoyed doing the fight scenes in her new thriller 'Salt'.The actress has said that she was in her element filming the ... Read more...

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Pune hosts auto rickshaw accessories show

August 8th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Shivaji SalukePune, Aug 8 (ANI): A unique auto rickshaw show was organized here this past week to highlight the value added accessories in a vehicle, as well as lend a boost ... Read more...

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South Korea puts off rocket launch

June 9th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 9 (DPA) South Korea called off the launch of a space rocket Wednesday after problems with a safety system, media reports said. Engineers discovered a leak in one of the oil ... Read more...

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Short circuit creates panic at WIFW

March 26th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) A minor short circuit in a plastic installation at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) around 9:15 p.m. created panic among visitors Friday night, but ... Read more...

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Katie Spotz Becomes Youngest Person To Row Atlantic

March 16th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Georgetown, March 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Sunday, as Katie Spotz reached Georgetown, Guyana, in South America, she became the youngest person to row the Atlantic. Katie Spotz completed the task ... Read more...

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Now, a motorised couch for fridge trips!

January 11th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, January 11 (ANI): Too lazy to get up and fetch beer from the refrigerator? Well, a motorised chair may be just the right solution for you.Kiwi inventor Ryan Ogle's "motorised drinking ... Read more...

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Murder and Hate Verdict in Angie Zapata Case

April 24th, 2009 - 12:43 am ICT by GD
In a two hour verdict, the jury found a Colorado man guilty of murdering an 18 year old transgender woman in what they ruled was a hate crime. Allen Andrade, 32, was ... Read more...

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Minor fire at Amritsar airport

December 21st, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 21 (IANS) A minor fire broke out at the Rajasansi international airport in Punjab's Amritsar district in the early hours of Sunday, an official said.The airport was enveloped in a ... Read more...

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Pak politicians acting as bystanders as country sits on powder keg

July 9th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 9 (ANI): Politicians in Pakistan seem to be oblivious of the explosive situation Pakistan was currently going through, and taking advantage of this behavior of the political leaders, ... Read more...

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Anti-China protests in London surprise Olympic torch ceremony

April 6th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) By Dipankar De Sarkar London, April 6 (IANS) A Chinese protection force and scores of British police ringed Olympic torch carriers on their ceremonial run through London Sunday but could not prevent a ... Read more...

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