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Safer to sit in the back of the plane: Crash test


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) A passenger jet deliberately smashed into the ground has led experts to believe that passengers sitting at the back would have the best chance of survival, ... Read more...

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Hovding Airbag Cyclist Helmet goes on sale


August 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Aug 20 (NEWS) A wish of Anna Haupt and Terese Alstin is now fulfilled. They needed a helmet that would not spoil the hair style and it will still act as ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pitt buys motorbike for son


August 8th, 2012 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (IANS) Hollywood star Brad Pitt has bought his adopted son Maddox a motorbike on his 11th birthday. Maddox, who turned 11 Sunday, received a Suzuki ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tamil Nadu minister’s son dies in accident


June 25th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai June 25 (IANS) The son of Tamil Nadu Minister for Cooperation Sellur K. Raju died in a road accident here Monday.According to police, R. Tamizhmani, 27, hit a speed-breaker ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Prince Harry stopped by the police


June 18th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince Harry has been reportedly stopped by police officer while he was taking a blonde woman, who remains unidentified, on his motorbike. The British prince was riding ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pitt to buy mini motorbikes for kids


June 16th, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt is reportedly planning to buy mini motorbikes for his six children.Pitt raises Maddox, 10, Pax, nine, Zahara, seven, Shiloh, six, and three-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Delhi cop robbed of seized bike by traffic violator


June 14th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A Delhi traffic constable was attacked and robbed of a motorbike he had seized for a traffic violation by the errant owner and his accomplices, ... Read more...

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Thief caught after jumping traffic signal in Delhi


May 28th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) It began as a routine prosecution for a traffic violation in the national capital Monday but ended up with the arrest of an auto ... Read more...

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Russian beats up cop on girlfriend’s request


May 12th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 12 (IANS) A man in Russia has been detained for beating up a traffic policeman who dared to reprimand his girlfriend for riding a motorbike without a helmet, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hathaway hates watching herself on screen


April 15th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 15 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway is terrified about the prospect of sitting through the premiere of the upcoming movie "The Dark Knight Rises" because she hates ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Genghis Khan statue unveiled in London


April 15th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) A bronze sculpture of Mongolian hero Genghis Khan has been unveiled in London in order for visitors to "understand Asian culture" better.The statue, unveiled Saturday, rises ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Traffic cops in Lucknow take to ‘gandhigiri’


April 4th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 4 (IANS) Don't be surprised if you see traffic policemen extending roses and eclairs to motorists jumping the red light or breaching other rules. The police have decided ... Read more...

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777 people fined for drunk driving


March 8th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) A total of 777 people were caught and fined for drunken driving during a special traffic police drive on the occasion of Holi Thursday, police ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

2,600-year-old helmet found in Israel


March 1st, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) A bronze Greek warrior helmet dating back to the 6th or 5th century BC has been discovered on a seabed in Israel, the Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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Juan Pablo involved in Montoya crash


February 29th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Daytona, Feb 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Juan Pablo Montoya will be the first to admit being very lucky after he walked off unhurt following a massive fire which was sparked after he crashed ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tendulkar likely to go for MRI scan


February 20th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 20 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar is likely to go for a MRI scan after he was hit on the head by a Brett Lee bouncer during the India-Australia ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

No helmet, no petrol in Ranchi


January 31st, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 31 (IANS) If you drive into a Ranchi petrol station on your two-wheeler without a helmet, be prepared to be refused fuel.To ensure the safety of bikers, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

PM pays homage to unknown soldier (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday paid a solemn tribute to soldiers who have sacrificed their lives for the nation by laying a wreath at ... Read more...

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PM pays homage to immortal soldier


January 26th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday paid a solemn tribute to soldiers who have sacrificed their lives for the nation by laying a wreath at ... Read more...

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Beating India 4-0 is our aim: Warner


January 18th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 18 (IANS) Australia's young opening batsman David Warner said Wednesday that the team is eyeing a 4-0 whitewash of India in the Test series and aims to ... Read more...

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Yadav strikes twice after Australia make a determined start (Second Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) India pacer Umesh Yadav struck twice reducing Australia to 68 for two in the first innings on the first morning of the Boxing Day Test as ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Moto GP rider Simoncelli dies after horrific crash at Sepang (Lead)


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sepang, Oct 23 (IANS) Italian MotoGP rider Marco Simoncelli died Sunday following his crash during the second lap of the Malaysian Grand Prix here.The race was cancelled in the wake ... Read more...

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Akhtar could make best batsmen nervous: Gul


October 2nd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 2 (IANS) Pakistan fast bowler Umar Gul said Shoaib Akhtar, when at his best, could ruffle the best batsmen in the world including West Indian great Brian ... Read more...

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Rain curtails first day’s play after morning session at The Oval


August 18th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Only 26 overs were possible as the rain came down heavily, forcing abandonment of the first day's play of the fourth and last cricket Test between ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rain stops play at The Oval


August 18th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Rains held up the start of the post-lunch session on the first day of the fourth and last cricket Test between India and England at The ... Read more...

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England cruise to 75/0 at lunch against India (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) England cruised to 75 for no loss in the first innings at lunch on the first day of the fourth and last cricket Test against ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Orangutan rides bicycle to promote cycling safety


August 15th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, 15 Aug (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Thai government has recruited an 8-year-old orangutan to be the face of the country’s road safety campaign. Thai authorities say the country’s traffic accidents are ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Motorcycle helmets could make you hard of hearing


July 31st, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Motorcycle helmets may be protecting bikers' brains but they could also be leaving them vulnerable to hearing loss. Kennedy O. Adetifa, M. Carley, N. Holt and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Phantom’ gets caught - in Meghalaya


July 13th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 13 (IANS) He is not quite the 'ghost-who-walks' but Meghalaya Police are patting themselves on the back after arresting this elusive "Phantom", accused of a string of burglaries ... Read more...

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West Indies struggling at 128 for five (Lunch report)


July 8th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 7 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies were 128 for five at lunch on day two of the third and final cricket Test against India at the Windsor Park ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Windies lose Chanderpaul at end of hard-fought session (Lunch report)


July 1st, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 30 (IANS) The West Indies were 138 for six in their first innings and trailing India by 63 runs at lunch after early morning rains led to ... Read more...

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Violence in Himachal town after youth’s death


June 13th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Baddi (Himachal Pradesh), June 13 (IANS) Tension prevailed in this Himachal Pradesh industrial town Monday when angered at the death of a youth due to alleged police harassment, a mob ... Read more...

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Australian man dies after being arrested


May 28th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 28 (IANS) An Australian man collapsed and died soon after police arrested him on a street in Sydney Saturday.Police spotted the man riding a motorised bicycle without a ... Read more...

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No helmet, no petrol for two-wheelers in Bhopal


May 20th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 20 (IANS) Cracking the whip harder, the Bhopal administration has now decided to deny fuel to two-wheeler riders not wearing helmets, officials said.The administration here has instructed all ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gabrielle Giffords recovering from her skull wound


May 19th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Injured Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is on course to recover from a gunshot into her head, doctors say. Doctors on Wednesday carried out a milestone operation on ... Read more...

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