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Three killed in Maharashtra petrol tank blast


August 26th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Osmanabad (Maharashtra), Aug 26 (IANS) At least three people, including an elderly woman and a minor, were killed when an illegal petrol tank exploded in a village in this Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Will not align with criminals and thieves, vows Rahul


February 4th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Feb 4 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday asserted that he was content with his party being out of power in Uttar Pradesh but would not join ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Green stoves burn bright in Bihar’s tiger land (With Images)


December 19th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Valmiki Nagar (Bihar), Dec 19 (IANS) More than a hundred households living within Bihar's Valmiki Tiger Reserve have switched from the traditional mud stoves to the more efficient eco-friendly 'chulhas' ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nomadic goatherds keep date with Kashmir meadows


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 2 (IANS) The annual tryst of the hardy, nomadic Bakarwals with the lofty Kashmir meadows has begun with thousands of sheep and goats being herded across the Pir ... Read more...

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Climate played big role in Vikings’ disappearance


May 31st, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) A sudden, short spell of cold weather known as The Little Ice Age gripped Greenland in the beginning of the 1400s, wiping out its Norse population.Now, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BP sues Cameron, Deepwater Horizon owner Transocean over Gulf of Mexico oil spill


April 21st, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.21 (ANI): British Petroleum (BP) has filed two lawsuits - one against Transocean, the owner of the oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico last year, for 40 billion ... Read more...

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Hydrophone captures Japan quake roar


April 17th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) A hydrophone has captured the menacing roar of the quake that hit Japan March 11, plunging the country into unprecedented chaos and devastation.The cataclysmic mega-quake sent ... Read more...

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Moradabad’s kanwariyas undertake pilgrimage, write songs to cheer Team India


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Moradabad/ Kolkata, Mar.2 (ANI): A group of 'kanwariyas' from Moradabad have undertaken a pilgrimage to pray for the victory of the Indian cricket team in World Cup 2011.The 'kanwariyas' walked hundreds of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rogue storm system caused devastating Pakistan floods


January 26th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Scientists have found that the disastrous floods that hit Pakistan last summer were caused by a rogue weather system that wandered hundreds of miles farther west than is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo wins 2010 Nobel Peace Prize


October 8th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.8 (ANI): Jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2010 for helping to spearhead a campaign for more freedom in China.In a statement, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Marine Life Census Shows Oceans Were Once Connected


October 5th, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recent Marine Life Census has been completed after an international effort was launched to create it with maps, and three different books, which increased the sum of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill well now “effectively dead”


September 20th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): British Petroleum (BP) has finally capped the leaking well that has spewed millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.According to the BBC, a ... Read more...

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Ferguson brushes off Rooney ’sexcapade’ talk ahead of Everton clash


September 11th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has refused to discuss striker Wayne Rooney's current off-field problems ahead of Saturday's Premier League match against Everton.Rooney is under immense public ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rooney may be dropped for Everton clash over ’slanging over sexcapade’ fears


September 10th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10(ANI): Manchester United is reportedly considering dropping striker Wayne Rooney for Saturday's Premier League match against Everton.Rooney is under intense personal pressure following revelations about his private life, and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Haryana clerk fulfils Australian woman’s last wishes


August 3rd, 2010 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) A clerk in Haryana travelled hundreds of miles to fulfil the last wish of an Australian woman, born in British India, who wanted her ashes to be immersed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Britain to relocate unemployed to places where there are jobs


June 28th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) The British government is drawing up a plan to relocate unemployed people to areas in the country where there are jobs, a media report said. The government would be ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Computerised monitoring systems help doctors save lives


June 20th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Special heart implants are saving lives by alerting doctors before a patient's condition becomes critical.Automatic transmission of information takes place via a wireless modem in the patient's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ongoing Gulf Oil Spill Disaster Affects BP Gas Stations


June 17th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, June 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that the recent oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico is hurting British-based global energy company, BP in more ways than one. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Urgent:Teen Sailor Abby Sunderland Feared Lost; Emergency Rescue Launched


June 11th, 2010 - 1:33 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Abby Sunderland, the sixteen year old who is hoping to be the youngest sailor to ever circumnavigate the world alone is feared to be lost at sea, after her crew ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Anthony Hopkins’ saviour reveals how he beat booze by aiding others


May 10th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): The man who helped save Sir Anthony Hopkins battle his booze nightmare has revealed how he came to the star's rescue.Clancy Imislund, a former alcoholic who helps the ... Read more...

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China’s military buildup aimed at power past Asia: US Admiral


March 26th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26(ANI): US Commander-in-Chief of the Hawaii-based Pacific Command, Admiral Robert F. Willard, reckons that the buildup of Chinese armed forces is continuing "unabated" and Beijing's goal appears to be power ... Read more...

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A Mars rover where astronauts can work, sleep and exercise for 3 weeks


March 1st, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 1 (ANI): An Illinois-based design consulting firm has designed a compact Mars space rover in which astronauts could comfortably work, sleep and exercise for up to 3 weeks at a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Internet web-cam saves man trapped in German sea ice


February 1st, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
St Peter Ording (Germany), Jan 31 (DPA) A man who became lost while walking on sea ice off the German coast has been rescued after an alert internet user hundreds of miles ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Increasing temperatures make world’s oldest trees grow faster


November 18th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 18 (ANI): A new research has concluded that increasing temperatures at high altitudes are fueling the post-1950 growth spurt seen in bristlecone pines, the world's oldest trees.Pines close to treeline ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Somali pirates seize Greek cargo ship


November 11th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 11 (IANS) A Greek cargo ship with at least 20 crew members on board was seized by Somali pirates Wednesday in the Indian Ocean, news agencies reported citing the European ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New technology can ‘cool’ laptops


October 30th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): Heating up of your laptop will soon be a thing of the past, for researchers have developed a new technology that could help keep it cool.Jairo Sinova, physics ... Read more...

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No India hand in Peshawar, Kabul attacks: Pakistani editorial


October 29th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) No Indian group could be blamed for Wednesday's deadly attacks in Peshawar and Kabul that claimed over 100 lives as they were planned "within a few miles" ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Qaddafi designs a rocket car to celebrate his 40 years in power


September 3rd, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Sep.3 (ANI): Libyan leader, Muammar al-Qaddafi, has designed a 'rocket car' to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his 1969 coup that brought him to power.The "Libyan Rocket", as the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New book uncovers secret abilities of animals


August 16th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Elephant hear using their feet, bats attract females by singing high-pitch songs, and mole rats use a form of Morse code to communicate-these are just few of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kanwariyas burn two trucks in Allahabad


July 23rd, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
Handiya (Allahabad, UP), July 23 (ANI): A group of Kanwarias hailing from Madhya Pradesh turned violent and torched two lorries in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district after one of them was killed in ... Read more...

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Media frenzy must end: Australia not an unsafe place for Indians (Comment)


June 1st, 2009 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
By Rajni Luthra Most Indian homes in Australia have had this phone call from concerned family in India by now. "Are you alright? What are they doing to you guys over there?"It's almost ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fish that triggers hallucinations netted in Channel


May 14th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): An exotic fish, which can trigger LSD-like hallucinations when eaten, has been discovered in UK waters.The mind-bending species of bream, sarpa salpa, was found many hundreds of miles ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Seaglider monitors water from Arctic during record-breaking journey under ice


May 2nd, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): The University of Washington (UW) has surpassed its 2-year-old world record for operating a glider under the ice, by successfully operating one of its seagliders for six months ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Honeybees change roles to avoid mid-life crisis


April 4th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Adding to the impressive list of bee qualities, scientists have now found that honeybees go through a metamorphosis in their mid-life and perform different social roles as they ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US homegrown Somali radicals back after terror mission


March 20th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Many of the Somali-American men who were recruited to join an al Qaeda-linked terrorist group have returned to the United States, but the FBI still has not ... Read more...

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