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Blast at illegal fireworks workshop in northern China kills 5


September 17th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by BNO News
JIANZHUANGZI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- An explosion ripped through an illegal fireworks workshop in northern China on late Monday morning, killing five members of a family who were working there, state-run media ... Read more...

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Concern for sparrows on spiritual leader’s 100th birthday


January 24th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) The forthcoming 100th birthday of spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohra sect Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin in March will be celebrated by paying special attention to the humble sparrow, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Why Friday the 13th is considered unlucky


August 13th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): Today is Friday the 13th-considered to be a day of bad luck according to tradition, and now researchers have explained why is it so.Some age-old facts linked ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Pentecost Sunday This Year On May 23


May 23rd, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christians will celebrate Pentecost Sunday on May 23 this year. Locals will get together to mark the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples of ... Read more...

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Hindu devotees, tourists throng to Malaysian cave temple


January 30th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 30 (DPA) Hundreds of thousands of devotees celebrated the Hindu festival of Thaipusam Saturday, climbing steep steps to seek divine blessings at a cave temple near Kuala Lumpur. Worshippers and ... Read more...

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Paraskevidekatriaphobia & Friday the 13th superstitions


November 13th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paraskevidekatriaphobia is the phobia of fear of the day when it is Friday also and the date is 13th. Friday the 13th occurs when the thirteenth ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Happy Columbus Day 2009


October 12th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) October 12th is celebrated as the Columbus Day. Today is the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas, which occurred on October 12, 1492 in ... Read more...

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Over 21,900 Durga Puja marquees come up across Bangladesh


September 24th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 24 (IANS) Over 21,900 `mandops' (marquees) have come up across Bangladesh as Hindus Thursday began Durga Puja celebrations. The number of marquees was higher than last year, a media ... Read more...

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President greets nation ahead of Onam


September 1st, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 1 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today greeted the nation ahead of Onam, which is being celebrated tomorrow.In her message, she said, "On the joyous occasion of Onam, I ... Read more...

Posted in National |

How did April Fool’s Day begin


April 1st, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): Although April Fool's Day is not an official holiday but plenty of pranksters and joke-lovers dupe friends and loved ones throughout the day. However, no one knows exactly ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nine-day ‘Navratri’ festival begins


March 27th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Mumbai, Mar 27 (ANI): The nine-day 'Navratri' festival began across India with religious fervour on Friday.In New Delhi, devotees queued up outside the temples early in the morning to pay ... Read more...

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2009 sees Friday the 13th occurring in two months in a row after 11yrs


March 13th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): For the first time in 11 years, 2009 registered Friday the 13th falling in two consecutive months-February and March. And what''s more, the double whammy can only occur ... Read more...

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President, VP greets nation on Onam


September 11th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept. 11 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil and Vice President Hamid Ansari today greeted the nation on the occasion of Onam, which is being celebrated tomorrow. In her m message, Patil ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Children leap on Leap Year Day


February 29th, 2008 - 9:09 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, Feb.29 (ANI): Children at a Kindergarten school in Bhopal celebrated the leap year today along with their teachers at a gala function. Their school walls were decorated with colourful posters reading: ... Read more...

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Hindus take holy dip in River Yamuna on Ekadashi


November 14th, 2007 - 8:31 am ICT by admin
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