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India, Pakistan to continue talks on Siachen row (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday reaffirmed their resolve to make "serious, sustained and result-oriented" efforts for seeking an amicable resolution to the dispute over the Siachen ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan talks on Siachen end


June 12th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) The two-day talks between Pakistan and India to resolve the dispute over Siachen glacier, the world's highest battlefield, ended Tuesday, a media report said.Pakistan was led ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan, India hold talks on Siachen (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistan and India Monday began two-day talks to resolve the dispute over Siachen glacier, the world's highest battlefield. Pakistan army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India open talks on Siachen


June 11th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistan and India Monday opened two-day talks to look for a solution to the dispute over Siachen Glacier, the world's highest battle field, officials said.Defence Secretaries ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian defence secretary in Pakistan


June 11th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) Indian Defence Secretary Shashikant Sharma arrived in Pakistan Sunday for talks on Siachen, the world's highest and coldest battlefield, where the guns have been silent for ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Chinese railway passenger traffic grows


December 5th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 5 (IANS) China's railways carried 1.72 billion people in the first 11 months of the year, up 10.9 percent year-on-year, the Ministry of Railways (MOR) said Monday.The figure ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Great Dane ‘adopts’ 30 chicks


April 28th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kelowna, April 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Great Dane has taken an exceptional interest in 30 chicks belonging to its owner. The owner of the dog, Sue Paul also owns Eco Turf Farms ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Caution: Men at work, Himachal highway snowed under (Lead) (With Images)


April 26th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, April 26 (IANS) Wearing bulky uniforms and armed with shovels, men of the General Reserve Engineering Force (GREF) are this year finding it difficult to clear the 222-km long ... Read more...

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Caution: Men at work on snow-snapped Himachal highway (With Images)


April 26th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Manali, April 26 (IANS) Clad in bulky uniforms and armed with shovels, men of the General Reserve Engineering Force (GREF) are this year finding it hard to clear the 222-km ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Overcast conditions delay harvesting in Punjab


April 17th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 17 (IANS) Overcast skies accompanied by light to moderate rainfall and thunderstorms have delayed the harvesting of the wheat crop in various parts of Punjab, officials said.This has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Duke Energy Indiana Witnesses Power Outage Due To Ice Storm


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yesterday the customers of Duke Energy Indiana were running out of power service. The number increased to almost 11,000 by 7:00 a.m. The situation was all ... Read more...

Posted in World |

100,000 snowed in people evacuated in southwest China


January 12th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) Icy weather and melting snow have forced the evacuation of 104,900 people from their homes in southwest China's Guizhou province since New Year's Day, a ministry statement said ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

J-K locals stick to traditional methods, tools to fight cold


December 27th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Dec.27 (ANI): Despite the availability of modern machineries, the locals in Kashmir valley are using traditional methods and tools to fight cold during the winter season.The Jammu and Kashmir has kept ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Leh, Kargil freeze, cold wave on in Srinagar


December 20th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 20 (IANS) No respite from the harsh weather was in sight Monday for millions of residents in Kashmir Valley as an unusually long dry and cold spell continued, forcing temperatures ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Seattle Public Schools To Remain Closed Today


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The heavy snow fall in Seattle created a lot of problems amongst its citizens. It had literally paralyzed the regular life of the people, who had ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Shelterless flood-hit Pakistanis dread approaching winter


November 11th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Millions of flood-hit people across Pakistan, who suffer from loss of shelter, are having sleepless nights as the approaching harsh winter ushers in the biting cold.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Harford County Public Schools Remain Closed For Tropical Storm Nicole


October 1st, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tropical Storm Nicole, has created a huge havoc in the entire county since Thursday. Yesterday, most of the schools were closed by 3:30 pm considering ... Read more...

Posted in Environment, World News |

Rescue efforts in Pakistan affected by ongoing heavy rain


August 4th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Rescue efforts after Pakistan's unprecedented flooding are being hampered by heavy rains in several regions, an aid group said on Tuesday.Pakistan is facing its worst floods in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tempe Town Lake Dam Collapses, Filling Dry Riverbed


July 21st, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yesterday evening the students of the Arizona State University were alarmed at the sound of water gushing and some of them could also feel the ground ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Normal life hit by severe heat conditions in Rajasthan


June 23rd, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokender SinghJaipur, June 23 (ANI): The general life in Rajasthan has been badly hit due to prevailing heat conditions and the mercury touching 46 degree Celsius.Most of the city's ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tornado Strikes Oklahoma, Leaves Five Dead


May 11th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Norman, Oklahoma, May 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The U.S. state of Oklahoma witnessed strong tornadoes that has resulted in the death of at least five individuals, according to reports. Many parts ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

India urged to repatriate undocumented Indians


March 1st, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jeddah, March 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been urged to ensure the repatriation of Indians who are living without legal documents here in Saudi Arabia. A memorandum presented to Manmohan ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kentucky ice and snow crews battle harsh weather


February 16th, 2010 - 4:30 am ICT by BNO News
FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY (BNO NEWS) -- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and contract snow and ice crews on Monday were mobilized across the State to battle the harsh winter weather.Crews were plowing or treating ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Don’t neglect homeless for Commonwealth Games, says UN


January 21st, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi must not neglect its homeless during this chilling winter, the United Nations said Thursday, adding that preparations for the Commonwealth Games should not be the reason ... Read more...

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Hire choppers, expedite roads along China border, BRO told


January 21st, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) With the construction of strategic roads in Arunachal Pradesh and other Indian areas bordering China running into delays, the defence ministry has suggested that the Border Roads ... Read more...

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Cold waves in northern India claim 443 lives


January 20th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/ Uttar Pradesh/ Punjab/ Haryana/ Jammu and Kashmir, Jan 20 (ANI): The cold wave continues to disrupt normal life across North India and the death toll due to the extreme harsh ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Dense fog disrupts normal life in Amritsar


January 19th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Jan. 19 (ANI): A dip in mercury levels and dense fog engulfed Amritsar on Tuesday reducing visibility and disrupting normal life.Amritsar reported a minimum temperature of 0.4 degrees Celsius, four degrees ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Poor in Patna warm themselves with bonfires as cold makes life unbearable


January 16th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Jan.16 (ANI): With mercury dipping below the normal level at different place of north India, people are having a tough time to move out and attend to duties in daily life. ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Frigid Weather Freezes Life In Kendall


January 10th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several places in South Florida are being tormented by the numbing chill weather. There have been reports of heavy snowfall in places like Oakland Park and ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Cold waves in northern India claim 204 lives


January 8th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/ Uttar Pradesh/ Punjab/ Haryana/ Rajasthan/ Bihar, Jan 8 (ANI): The cold waves continue to disturb normal life across north India and the death toll due to the extreme harsh weather ... Read more...

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Cold waves in northern India claim 195 lives


January 7th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/ Uttar Pradesh/ Bihar/ Punjab/ Haryana, Jan 7 (ANI): The cold waves have disturbed normal life for the sixth consecutive day and the death toll due to the extreme harsh weather ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cold waves in northern India claim 157 lives


January 6th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/ Uttar Pradesh/ Bihar/ Punjab/ Srinagar, Jan 6 (ANI): Despite a reduction in the intensity of cold waves on Tuesday on account of the sun coming out and raising the temperature ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Avatar Takes Box Office By Storm


December 20th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite the criticism about its plot, the James Cameron magnum opus "Avatar" is doing exceedingly well at the box office in USA. On the opening day itself ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Manpower shortage crippling Border Roads Organisation


December 17th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) As the defence ministry plans revamping of road infrastructure along the India-China border, shortage of manpower in the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is proving to be a ... Read more...

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UW Madison Cancels Wednesday Classes Owing To Foul Weather


December 9th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.09, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Owing to incessant harsh weather, the University of Wisconsin-Madison has called off all its classes and activities for Wednesday. The news of class suspension was posted in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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