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Two die as suicide bomber targets US vehicle in Peshawar (Evening Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) At least two people were killed Monday when a suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a US consulate vehicle near a UN office ... Read more...

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Four die in Peshawar suicide bombing (Fourth Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Four people, including two Americans, were killed Monday when a suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a US consulate vehicle near a UN office in ... Read more...

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Two Americans killed in Peshawar suicide bombing (Third Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Two Americans were among four people killed Monday when a suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a US consulate vehicle near a UN ... Read more...

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Lahiri enjoys dream start with a 68 at British Open


July 20th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lytham St. Annes (England), July 20 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri enjoyed a memorable debut at The Open Championship with a bogey-free 68 to lie four shots behind leader Adam ... Read more...

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Fourth suicide at Delhi Metro premises in 6 days (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A 22-year-old youth committed suicide by jumping from an elevated Delhi Metro station here Tuesday, police said, in the fourth such incident on the network ... Read more...

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5,300-year-old Austrian ‘iceman’ had brown eyes, relatives


March 1st, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) A 5,300-year-old "iceman" known as Otzi, from Austria, had brown eyes. He was also the world's first-known case of Lyme disease, the Daily Mail reported.Otzi, who ... Read more...

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Spacious workplaces boost employees’ creativity


January 25th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Companies expecting "out of the box ideas" from employees should first pay attention to the kind of workplace they are providing them, as a study has ... Read more...

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Fog, chilly winds envelop capital, over 200 flights disrupted (Third Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped the capital Friday, seriously disrupting train and air traffic, while icy winds through the day left people shivering and praying for the ... Read more...

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Fog, chilly winds envelop capital, traffic hit (Second Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped the capital Friday, seriously disrupting train and air traffic, while icy winds through the day left people shivering and praying for the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Height is no problem in basketball, says NBA shorty


January 9th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Muggsy Bogues, the shortest player to have competed in the NBA, has dispelled the perception of millions of diminutive Indians who think they can't be ... Read more...

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A community effort to curb suicides in Mumbai


December 19th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Kumbharwada, a hamlet of potters in Mumbai's Dharavi slums, suffered from a very high rate of suicides some three decades ago. Men, women, young boys ... Read more...

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British police: The tall and the short


November 18th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Teased as the "Big Friendly Giant" -- based on a character in a children's book -- a seven-feet-two-inches tall policeman is the tallest in Britain, while ... Read more...

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History beckons Sachin at Eden


November 12th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) Will he? Won't he? That's the question wracking cricket buffs as they pray Sachin Tendulkar reaches the much-awaited milestone of a century of international tons ... Read more...

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Special jungle roads needed to combat Maoists, says expert


October 24th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 24 (IANS) India needs to build a chain of roads exclusively for forces in the jungle terrains of leftist insurgency-hit areas to silence guerrilla guns and regain authority ... Read more...

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‘Blood-sucking beast’ attacking animals worldwide


July 29th, 2011 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) A "supernatural, blood-sucking beast" is out in the wild and is attacking livestock in many countries, farmers across the world claim.Disturbed farmers in Russia's third ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

600,000 pilgrims perform Amarnath Yatra


July 25th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) In less than a month, nearly 600,000 pilgrims have so far performed the annual pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir, though ... Read more...

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Australian woman sets solo ocean swim record


June 15th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 15 (IANS) An Australian woman has set a new world record for an unassisted solo ocean swim, the Australian Associated Press (AAP) reported.Shadowed by sharks and fighting severe ... Read more...

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Dorjee Khandu’s body brought to Itanagar, last rites Friday (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 5 (IANS) Six days after the helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu crashed, the bodies of the five victims were retrieved Thursday from the snow-capped ... Read more...

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Leaking house dials 911 after short circuit


May 4th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Massachusetts, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sanitation workers in Massachusetts say a house is no longer ‘habitable’ after a pipe leak led to the flooding of the entire house. With the owner of ... Read more...

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Five dead, 18 injured in Pakistan Navy bus bombing (Third Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 28 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 18 injured in a massive bomb blast targeting a Pakistan Navy bus in this port city Thursday, two days ... Read more...

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Pakistan Navy bus bombing leaves three dead, 20 injured (Second Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 28 (IANS) At least three people were killed and over 20 injured in a massive bomb blast targeting a Pakistan Navy bus in this port city Thursday, two ... Read more...

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Three dead, 20 hurt in Pakistan Navy bus bombing (Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 28 (IANS) At least three people were killed and over 20 injured in a massive bomb explosion that targeted a Pakistan Navy bus in this port city Thursday, ... Read more...

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Maid kidnaps one-year-old in Delhi


April 25th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A one-and-a-half year-old child has been kidnapped by his maid from south Delhi, police said Monday."Ishan was kidnapped by Seema, 19, from Maharani Bagh in ... Read more...

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West Indies bank on spinners for a quarterfinal berth


March 13th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 13 (IANS) The West Indies, once renowned for their fearsome fast bowlers, are now banking on their spinners to get them through to the quarterfinal stages of the ... Read more...

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Radhika Tanwar murder: Delhi Police releases sketch of suspect


March 9th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): Delhi Police today released the sketch of the suspected killer of Delhi University student Radhika Tanwar, who was shot dead near South Delhi's Ramlal Anand College on ... Read more...

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Now, cheap, efficient method to convert algae into renewable fuel


March 6th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): University of Arkansas researchers have developed a method for converting common algae into butanol-a renewable fuel that can be used in existing combustible engines."We can make cars go. ... Read more...

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Meet the world’s ‘loudest’ cat whose purr is as noisy as a Boeing 737!


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): A feline's purr is usually a soothing, content sound - but not in the case of Smokey - the cat whose purr sounds as noisy as a Boeing ... Read more...

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Woman found dead at railway station remains unidentified


February 14th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Three days after a woman's body was found in a bag at the New Delhi railway station, the police are yet to identify the victim. About 50 ... Read more...

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Rain, snowfall across Kashmir Valley


February 7th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 7 (IANS) There was widespread rain and snowfall across the Kashmir Valley Monday and the weatherman said more wet weather was in store for the region.Heavy rain occurred in the ... Read more...

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Australia floods: Brisbane residents urged to evacuate


January 11th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Jan.11 (ANI): Authorities in Queensland are urging people to leave parts of Brisbane, the country's third largest city, Brisbane, in the wake of floods said to be one of the ... Read more...

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Over 100 tourists stranded in Himachal due to snow


December 31st, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 31 (IANS) Over 100 tourists, mostly from West Bengal, have been stranded in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district after roads were closed due to heavy snowfall, an official said here Friday.All ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Caked in thick mud, fields still useless in Ladakh


November 25th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi Phyang (Ladakh), Nov 25 (IANS) A bitter winter is setting in, it has been nearly two-and-a-half months since flash floods wreaked havoc in Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir, but ... Read more...

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Need for solution to end water accumalation in residential areas: Walia


November 24th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.24 (ANI): Delhi Urban Development & Finance Minister Dr. A.K. Walia today underlined the need of finding a permanent solution to the problem of accumulation of water at various places ... Read more...

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Man Chops 35ft Leylandii Trees Grown for 20 Years


November 6th, 2010 - 2:59 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a report from the Daily Mail, a man who allowed his Leylandii trees to grow to a height of thirty five feet after twenty years of growing, ... Read more...

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Orissa sand artist creates sculpture of Obama ahead of his India visit


November 5th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Puri, Nov 5 (ANI): Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik displayed a sculptor of US President Barack Obama at Puri beach as a mark of respect to the US President, who ... Read more...

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