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30,000 Syrian refugees cross into Lebanon: UN


July 20th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 20 (IANS/AKI) Up to 30,000 Syrian refugees may have fled the conflict in their country and crossed into Lebanon, the UN agency for refugees said Friday.Melissa Fleming, chief ... Read more...

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Dubai collects old items to give to needy


July 7th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 6 (IANS/WAM) Two government departments in Dubai, the Dubai Municipality and the Land Department, have launched a campaign to collect old household items to be distributed later to ... Read more...

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Opposition walks out of Bengal assembly on price rise


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) The opposition Left Front members Monday staged a walk-out from the West Bengal assembly in protest after an adjournment motion brought by them on spiralling prices ... Read more...

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Tax hikes to hit household budgets


April 1st, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Household budgets will be hit hard as the two percent increase in service tax and excise duty contained in the budget for 2012-13 came ... Read more...

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Devastating fire in Himachal’s Chamba heritage town


March 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 18 (IANS) A devastating fire gutted 16 buildings, comprising mainly shops, in Himachal Pradesh's heritage town of Chamba early Sunday, an official said. However, there was no loss ... Read more...

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Boy, what’s in a name? Mobile, radio, computer…


February 15th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) Mobile, radio, computer are names of instruments, right ? No. In a valley in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, these are also the names of ... Read more...

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Quake rocks New Zealand


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Dec 23 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale shook New Zealand's South Island city of Christchurch Friday, authorities said.The New Zealand government geological agency GNS Sciences ... Read more...

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EU to provide Rs.200 million for flood relief


October 13th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The European Commission (EU) will provide emergency funding of Rs.200 million for flood victims in India, an official said Thursday.The funding, channelled through the EU's ... Read more...

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Tales of bribery from Ramlila Maidan


August 23rd, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) At least one out of every 10 anti-corruption protester at Ramlila Maidan has greased palms to get work done - ranging from approval of building ... Read more...

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ATM thieves arrested


August 19th, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Three people were arrested for allegedly stealing over Rs.1 crore from various ATMs of a private bank across the national capital region, police said Thursday, ... Read more...

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Zaveri Bazar jewellers stay put, customers too come (Lead)


July 14th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) A third bomb blast in two decades at Zaveri Bazar - Mumbai's most popular address for gems and jewellery - has left its merchants concerned about ... Read more...

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Delhi to open more state-run retail outlets


May 8th, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Delhi government is planning to open more branches of Kendriya Bhandar, state-run retail outlets, in the government colonies to provide people with quality products ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton to have six hair stylists on wedding day


April 4th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 4 (ANI): Kate Middleton will have six hair stylists on hand on the day she gets married to Prince William.According to the Mail on Sunday, Richard Ward and ... Read more...

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Saudi ‘jihadist’ arrested for trying to blow up George Bush’s house, other US targets


February 25th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A Saudi national has been arrested in Texas for allegedly plotting to blow up former President George W Bush's house and other targets in America in the name ... Read more...

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Max Page Woos Viewers In Volkswagen Passat Darth Vader Commercial


February 8th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The new Super Bowl commercial for sedan Volkswagen Passat featuring a cute Darth Vader took the viewers by sheer surprise and they all became curious to ... Read more...

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Darth Vader Commercial Appeciated By Viewers, Max Page Praised


February 8th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that the viewers were more interested in the Super Bowl commercials than the original match between Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers. The Super ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa declares assets worth several crores


February 6th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 6 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, under attack for allegedly amassing wealth, Sunday declared that he had cash and jewellery worth crores of rupees besides property in Bangalore.But ... Read more...

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Baby girl’s body found inside donation box


December 19th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) The body of a baby girl has been found inside a clothes donation box shipped to a warehouse in the US state of Texas, a media report said ... Read more...

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Pantone Color Institute: The most fashionable color is Honeysuckle for 2011


December 16th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Pantone Color Institute has announced that next year, its fashion color will be pink called “Honeysuckle”.Pantone Color Institute is the organization that mostly ... Read more...

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UAE aid vessel arrives in Karachi


December 14th, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 13 (IANS/WAM) An aid ship with 600 tonnes of relief material from a UAE charity for the flood affected people in Pakistan has arrived at the Karachi port, it was ... Read more...

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Logan Airport Bomb Scare Resolved Finally


November 24th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The presence of a suspicious package at Boston's Logan airport on Tuesday resulted in the rumor of a bomb scare spreading fast. It took place just ... Read more...

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Saudis warned US of attack before mail bomb plots


November 6th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Weeks before two mail bombs were detected in cargo flights in Britain and Dubai, Saudi intelligence officials warned America about the Yemen-based Al Qaeda militants' plot, European and ... Read more...

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Saudis warned US before discovery of parcel bomb plot


November 6th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.6 (ANI): Saudi intelligence officials had warned the United States in early October that Al Qaeda's affiliate in Yemen was planning a terrorist attack using one or more aircraft, three weeks ... Read more...

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Dhanteras shoppers choke Delhi roads


November 4th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Markets were crowded, roads were jam-packed and traffic virtually stood still when Delhiites went about shopping on the occasion of Dhanteras Wednesday evening."Major traffic jams were reported ... Read more...

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Sikhs in Pakistan pick up pieces of their shattered lives


November 1st, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) A group of Sikh families, who fled from Pakistan's Orakzai tribal agency after Taliban rebels unleashed a reign of terror, have now returned home. Said a beaming ... Read more...

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Generation Y thinks HIV can spread through mosquitoe bites


October 19th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 19 (ANI): It seems generation Y has little understanding of HIV, for new research has revealed that 45 per cent believe the disease can be contracted by mosquito bites.A further ... Read more...

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Two Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh encounter


October 15th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Durg (Chhattisgarh), Oct 15 (ANI): Police officials gunned down two Maoist rebels in an encounter during a search operation in Jamul area of Chhattisgarh's Durg District on Friday.The encounter, which took place ... Read more...

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‘Eat Pray Love’ Merchandise A Hit Among Buyers


August 14th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much awaited movie 'Eat Pray Love' starring Javier Bardem and Julia Roberts is hitting the theaters today and the critical reception of the film remains ... Read more...

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Foetal exposure to plastic bottles, cans behind high testicular cancer rates


August 4th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 4 (ANI): Foetal exposure to common environmental chemicals, called phthalates-which are used in many different household items, including plastic furniture and packaging-could be responsible for rising testicular cancer rates.According ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley back on its feet after strikes, curfew


July 17th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 17 (IANS) Life limped back to normal in summer capital Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley Saturday after 11 days of separatist shutdowns and official restrictions. Educational institutions, ... Read more...

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“Hannah Montana Forever” Final Season Premieres On Disney Channel


July 12th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Four years after Miley Cyrus made her debut with the Disney Channel comedy series "Hannah Montana," the series is all set to finally reach its conclusion ... Read more...

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480-year-old store forced to close doors in Britain


July 9th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) A 480-year-old shop in Britain, which survived two world wars, two depressions and three recessions, is finally closing down its shutters. King Henry VIII was on the throne when ... Read more...

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Amazon launches grocery home delivery


July 7th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Amazon.com, one of the world's biggest online shopping retailers, launched a home delivery grocery service in Britain Wednesday. The online retailer is offering British customers a range of ... Read more...

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Flame retardant may alter thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy


June 21st, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21(ANI): A new study has revealed that pregnant women with higher blood levels of a common flame retardant may alter thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy.According to the researchers this is ... Read more...

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Book reveals history of household items we take for granted


June 19th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): An American author has written a book detailing the history of domestic life and the household items that we usually take for granted.In his book, 'At Home: A ... Read more...

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