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Windows killing 22 million birds in Canada


September 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 16 (IANS) As many as 22 million birds are killed in Canada every year after colliding with glass windows, vastly depleting their numbers, a study says.Objects as seemingly ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Te Aroha - for hilly holiday with colonial feel (Feature, With Images)


May 10th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mukteshwar (Uttarakhand), May 10 (IANS) Looking for a colonial style holiday spot in the mountains? Nestled in Dhanachuli village, a few kilometres from this popular destination, is the Te Aroha ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Kin of deceased man vandalise Noida government hospital


March 21st, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Noida (Uttar Pradesh), March 21 (IANS) Doctors at the Noida district hospital went on strike for nearly 14 hours Wednesday after the kin of a deceased man assaulted them Tuesday ... Read more...

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From black tragedy emerged many heroes


December 9th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) The ghastly fire at the AMRI Hospital that claimed over 80 lives also brought to the fore the undying human spirit and threw up ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kashmir minister’s son arrested for assault


August 4th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) The son of a senior Jammu and Kashmir minister and Congress leader was arrested in south Kashmir's Anantnag Thursday for rioting including assaulting a village headman, ... Read more...

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Spiders particular about renovating damaged webs


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 2 (IANS) Spiderman performs incredible death defying leaps in reel life with the help of his web swinging skills to save lives in imminent danger. However, in real ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Spots to watch William wedding procession on hire


March 28th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Balconies, rooms with glass windows and rooftops that would offer a great view of the wedding procession of Prince William are now on hire for ... Read more...

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One injured in bomb blast in Peshawar, school bus escapes attack


January 6th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jan 6(ANI): A bomb blast took place in Garhi Hasan area of Peshawar on Thursday, wounding one person.According to police, a five-kilogram bomb was planted on the roadside near Peshawar Cantonment ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Historic Provo Tabernacle Damaged By Fire


December 18th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Provo, Dec 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An unfortunate incident hit the city of Provo, Utah on Friday after a fire caught the city's historic Provo Tabernacle and went on to damage ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Soon, blast-resistant glass that can withstand force of explosion


December 10th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): To withstand the force of an explosion, earthquake, or hurricanes winds, a team of engineers from the University of Missouri and the University of Sydney in Australia are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, spray-on polymer to produce full-colour e-readers powered by Sun


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): E-readers are set to shed their black and white font and embrace all colours of the rainbow, all thanks to a new spray-on polymer that can change colours ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eight Chinese, gunman killed in Philippines hostage drama (Second Roundup)


August 24th, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 23 (DPA) A sacked police officer seized a tourist bus and opened fire at his hostages, killing eight of them, before he was shot dead by police ending an over ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Seven dead as Philippine hostage crisis ends (Roundup)


August 23rd, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 23 (DPA) Seven people were killed Monday in the Philippines when a sacked police officer seized a tourist bus and opened fire at his hostages before he was killed by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sonic Boom In Seattle Puzzles Corporate Workers


August 18th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Seattle, Aug 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recent visit of President Barack Obama to Seattle created headlines as expected from any of his activities. He came to the place for fundraising ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

High court defers hearing in Rathore’s case till Tuesday


May 31st, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 31 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Monday deferred till Tuesday the hearing on the bail petition of former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore, who has been sentenced to ... Read more...

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Love on track - on Kalka-Shimla train


April 29th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, April 29 (IANS) It may be better to travel than to arrive, with the railways putting the 'honeymoon special' bogey for newlyweds back on track on the Kalka-Shimla route ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Two killed by speeding mini bus in Delhi


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A speeding mini bus crushed two men to death in northwest Delhi early Thursday, police said. Arvind, 28, and Captain, 22, were on a bicycle when they were ... Read more...

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Two Passengers Killed As Waves Hit Cruise Ship


March 6th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Barcelona, Spain, Mar 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This was surely an experience that passengers aboard the Louis Majesty cruise ship would not forget in this lifetime. The Cypriot-owned cruise ship was ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Orange County Tornado Brings Life To A Standstill


January 20th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri California, Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) California was ravaged by an Orange County tornado that brought the life to a standstill. High wind accompanied the tornado. The weather experts are trying ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Mumbaikars don’t care a damn about security’ (One Year after 26/11)


November 22nd, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) A year after 26/11, well known freelance writer Bhisham Mansukhani, who lived through a nightmare of a lifetime at the Taj Mahal Hotel, feels nothing has ... Read more...

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Green centre is ‘building to the future’: Clinton (Lead)


July 19th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 19 (IANS) An eco-friendly building that recycles its water and solid waste and uses minimal electricity so impressed US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that she said it deserves equal ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sri Lankan Tamils vandalise Indian High Commission in London


April 27th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Sri Lankan Tamil protesters smashed windows of the Indian High Commission and some forced their way inside the building during a demonstration here Monday. The High Commission has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Urban blues on canvas (Weekly Art Column, Rainbow Palette, With Images)


April 17th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The sense of being trapped in the concrete and lifeless urban jungles of big cities draws viewers to Mumbai-based senior artist Jaideep Mehrotra's works.An ... Read more...

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Musharraf loves his life and doesnt regret any of his decisions


February 6th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 6 (ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf says that he loves his life, and is enjoying his lecture tours.Musharraf, who stood down as Army Chief in November 2007 and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Russian flight attendant jumps to death from Mumbai hotel


February 2nd, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) A Russian airline crew member died after jumping from the 16th floor of the Hotel Trident Oberoi here early Monday morning, a police official said. The deceased, identified ... Read more...

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Maradona arrives in Kolkata to watch football


December 6th, 2008 - 11:01 am ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec.6 (ANI): Former Argentine football star Diego Maradona has arrived in Kolkata. The football crazy city gave the football legend a rousing welcome at the airport and along the route ... Read more...

Posted in National |

TV channel’s office attacked during Himani Savarkar interview


November 26th, 2008 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Nov 26 (IANS) The office of a private TV channel Sudarshan TV was attacked here, employees of the channel said Wednesday. The incident occurred while Abhinav Bharat's Himani Savarkar was being ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Islamabad suicide blast


October 9th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Oct 9 (ANI): At least eight persons were killed and several injured in a powerful suicide bomb blast at a building near the Police line in Islamabad this afternoon.Initial ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Navnirman Sena activists ransack school in Pune


August 15th, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 15 (IANS) Forty men belonging to Raj Thackerey's Maharashra Navnirman Sena (MNS) ransacked a school in Pune for not hoisting the Indian flag on Independence day, the police said. The ... Read more...

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UAE zoo to house endangered African wild dog


August 5th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 5 (IANS) A zoo in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has opened a new enclosure that will be dedicated to the seriously endangered African wild dog. The zoo in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Brangelina to marry in France?


June 21st, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 21 (ANI): Rumours are rife that American actress Angelina Jolie will become a mum as well as a bride in France this summer (08).Adding fuel to the fire is ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tennis ball boosts cricket in Taj Mahal city


June 12th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 12 (IANS) Cricket has got hugely popular in the Taj Mahal city of Agra thanks to the light and safe tennis ball. With more and more young men taking to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tribal art, Mughal architecture in Jharkhand church


April 16th, 2008 - 11:12 am ICT by admin
By Soudhriti Bhabani Dumka (Jharkhand), April 16 (IANS) Bright fibreglass windows, arches shaped like onion domes and a statue of Jesus Christ bearing resemblance to tribal art are some of the unique features ... Read more...

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