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Brazil’s gasoline imports to rise


August 27th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Aug 27 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's gasoline imports will rise a minimum of 354 percent by 2020 due to falling sugar-cane ethanol production, the media reported, citing a government study.The ... Read more...

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Two charged with murder slain in Bolivia by mob


August 16th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) Two Brazilians arrested in Bolivia on suspicion of murder were pulled from a jail cell and burned to death by a mob, Bolivian media said.The ... Read more...

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US petroleum demand falls


July 21st, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) The overall petroleum demand in the US slipped again in June after edging up in May -- the only month witnessing year-on-year monthly increase in the ... Read more...

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Italy’s public debt rises to record high


July 17th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 17 (IANS) Italy's public debt hit a record high in May despite Rome's recent efforts to ease the overstretched finances, showed a central bank report.The national debt stood ... Read more...

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20 die in China explosion


June 29th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Twenty people were killed and 14 injured Friday in a massive blast triggered by oil that leaked from a truck in south China's Guangdong province, authorities ... Read more...

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Chinese teen jailed for setting girl ablaze


May 10th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) A 17-year-old Chinese boy was Thursday sentenced to 12 years in jail for setting fire to a girl who turned down his romantic advances.The accused teenager, ... Read more...

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Dutch man attempts suicide near embassy in Indonesia


May 5th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 5 (IANS/AKI) A Dutch man set himself on fire near the Netherlands embassy in the Indonesian capital Friday, police said.The man, identified as Albert Johannis Cornelis, doused himself ... Read more...

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Denied vehicle licence, man takes four hostages in London (Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) A man in London, reported to be "angry" at not getting a heavy goods vehicle licence, Friday walked into a building strapped with gasoline cylinders, took ... Read more...

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Four people taken hostage in London


April 27th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) At least four people were reportedly taken hostage Friday in a central London area, following which snipers, explosive experts and a police negotiator reached the spot ... Read more...

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Chinese boy stands trial for setting girl on fire


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) A teenager who allegedly set fire to a girl who turned down his romantic advances stood trial in a court in east China's city of Hefei ... Read more...

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Canada’s inflation rate rises


March 24th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, March 24 (IANS) Pushed by the increase of energy and food prices, Canada's inflation rate rose to 2.6 percent in February from 2.5 percent in the previous month, Statistics ... Read more...

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Tibetan monk self-immolates in China


March 15th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) A Tibetan monk Wednesday set himself alight in China's Qinghai province but survived due to timely efforts by his temple's security guards, officials said.Jamyang Palden, a ... Read more...

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Tibetan student immolates herself


March 7th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) A 20-year-old woman Tibetan student died after setting herself on fire in northwest China's Gansu province, authorities said.Tsering Kyi was a student of the Maqu County ... Read more...

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Gas prices decline & stand at $3.29 per gallon


December 5th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The price of gas continues to go on the downside despite the fact that the commodity is still costly on the international market. The price of ... Read more...

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Iran’s biggest refinery goes up in flames


September 8th, 2011 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 7 (IANS) At least four workers were injured as fire broke out at Iran's biggest refinery Wednesday, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.Deputy chief of Iranian Parliament's Energy ... Read more...

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Soaked matches save journalist from being burned alive


June 4th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 4 (IANS/EFE) Kidnapped Colombian journalist Mario Esteban Lopez escaped being burned alive by kidnappers because the gasoline they doused him with wetted their matches, he told EFE."I struggled ... Read more...

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Ride horse to work, say equestrian enthusiasts


June 3rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) China's equestrian enthusiasts have launched a campaign of riding horses to work to promote a more environmentally friendly means of transportation. About 1,500 people in more ... Read more...

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Two die in Iran refinery blast


May 24th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 24 (IANS) Two people were killed Tuesday in a blast at a oil refinery in southern Iran, Xinhua reported.The blast occurred when Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was visiting ... Read more...

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Thieves steal $2000 of gas in a Pasadena service station


May 12th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pasadena, May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the price of gas going through the roof, a group of robbers figured out that the commodity is the best thing to steal. The police are ... Read more...

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Reverse gear: obesity fuelling increased auto usage


May 12th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) The biggest public health enemy may very well be the one staple of modern life most Americans can't do without - the automobile. But it looks ... Read more...

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Obama wants new ‘Made in US’ technologies


May 7th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 7 (IANS) Calling clean energy as the answer for a nation concerned about both jobs and rising gas prices, US President Barack Obama would rather have new ... Read more...

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Volt goes 1000 miles between refills


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) General Motors has announced that the owners of its electric-powered vehicle Chevrolet Volt on the average fill their car once every month. The car’s tank can ... Read more...

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Dollar dips on consumer spending, eurozone inflation


April 30th, 2011 - 2:55 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 30 (IANS) The US dollar fell against major currencies in late New York trading Friday as US consumer spending rose in March and inflation in the eurozone ... Read more...

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Obama blames soaring gas prices for approval ratings dip


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Culver City (California, US), Apr. 23 (ANI): U.S.President Barack Obama has blamed the soaring prices of gasoline for the dip in his approval ratings.Speaking at a fundraiser dinner in Culver City, ... Read more...

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Chinese monk’s self-immolation was planned: Police


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 23 (ANI): Police in China's Aba county have claimed that the self-immolation by a Kirti Monastery monk last month was planned and aimed at triggering disturbances.Rigzin Phuntsog, a 16-year-old monk ... Read more...

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Sugarcane ‘can help in cooling climate’


April 18th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): Sugarcane, grown in Brazil to power automobiles as an alternative to gasoline, has a double benefit - if cultivated in massive scale, it also helps in cooling the ... Read more...

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Is groundwater clean and safe to drink anymore?


February 21st, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): A researcher has examined society's efforts to reverse and stop groundwater pollution, and the effectiveness of bioremediation technologies.The technologies use microbes to clean up organic contaminants such as ... Read more...

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MRI scanner for wine could detect liquid explosives at airports


February 10th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Millions of air travellers who face restrictions in carrying liquids along with them are about to benefit from a device that was initially designed to scan the chemical ... Read more...

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Tea party has unflattering response to Barack Obama’s State of the Union address


January 26th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Minnesota, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michele Bachmann delivered the Tea Party’s response to President Barack Obama’s state of the union address.Bachmann’s speech which was broadcasted by CNN shortly after the president’s speech ... Read more...

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Alcoholic energy drinks will be transformed into Ethanol


January 7th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials in the United States are taking some alcoholic energy drinks from off the shelves after it was found that the drinks could potentially harm its ... Read more...

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Bolivian transportation workers begin strike after fuel price increases


December 28th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by BNO News
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA (BNO NEWS) -- Transportation workers on Monday began a nationwide strike to protests the rise in fuel prices approved by the Bolivian government, ranging from 22 to 99 percent, ... Read more...

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GM Making Chevy Volt, Parts Built Using Oil Spill Boom


December 21st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chevy Volt, the much touted GM car with a green footprint is in news again. The latest news is that the iconic U.S. car maker is ... Read more...

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Connecticut Home Invasion: Steven Hayes gets the death penalty


November 9th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Haven, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Steven Hayes has been sentenced to death for the 2007 killing of a woman and her two daughters. Steven was convicted of killing Jennifer Hawke-Petit and ... Read more...

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Chevrolet Volt 2011 manages to live up to the expectations


October 20th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Chevrolet Volt has finally been released. The car has been highly anticipated and expectations have grown over the years.However the good news is that ... Read more...

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Review Of ‘Weeds’: To Moscow And Quickly


October 20th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The latest episode of ‘Weeds’ was named “To Moscow and Quickly”, this new episode was meant to tie up some loose ends in the storyline and ... Read more...

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