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Climber rescued after being trapped for a week


August 15th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 15 (IANS) A 70-year-old German alpinist was trapped in an ice crevasse for about a week at the Tyrolean Schrankogel in southwestern Austria before being rescued by emergency ... Read more...

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Warm-up exercise helps tiny shrews survive icy waters


July 5th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
This behaviour is unexpected because lower body temperatures enable diving mammals to stay underwater for longer. Heating up doesn't make sense as animals use up oxygen more quickly when they are ... Read more...

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44 die due to cold weather in Mexico


February 20th, 2012 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) The winter season and low temperatures in Mexico have led to the death of at least 44 people, the government said.The health secretariat said the ... Read more...

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Freezing cold sweeps Georgia


February 12th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Georgian capital Saturday experienced its coldest day in almost four decades at minus nine degrees Celsius, the meteorological agency said.Temperatures in some parts of the ... Read more...

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Ukraine’s cold wave toll reaches 100


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Feb 3 (IANS) A total of 101 people have died so far in Ukraine due to severe cold weather, with 38 succumbing in the past 24 hours till Friday ... Read more...

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Cold wave kills over 60 in Ukraine (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 60 people have died in Ukraine due to the prevailing severe cold weather since the last weekend, the emergencies ministry said Thursday.At least 1,146 ... Read more...

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Cold weather, flu kill 72 in Mexico


January 29th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) Cold weather in Mexico has left 40 people dead while 32 have died due to flu, the government said.Thirty died due to carbon monoxide poisoning, ... Read more...

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Woman, 86, hangs upside down for 27 hours in dark cellar


July 3rd, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) An elderly lady in Britain remained hanging upside-down in a dark cellar for 27 hours after she fell and trapped her leg in a ladder.Joan Eaborn, ... Read more...

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Indian-origin student drowns in Canada


May 27th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 27 (IANS) An Indian-origin student of the University of Waterloo near here has drowned in the chilly waters of Pickerel Lake while trying to save a friend.Ishan Srinivasan, ... Read more...

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European tourists found alive in Chilean volcano


April 25th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, April 25 (IANS/EFE) Rescue teams found alive two European tourists who had gone missing on the slopes of the Quetrupillan volcano in Chile's southeastern La Araucania region, officials said.Italian ... Read more...

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Two pulled out alive from rubble in Japan


March 15th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) An elderly woman and a man were miraculously pulled alive Tuesday from the rubble in Japan, four days after the devastating 9.0 magnitude quake and ... Read more...

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Stillborn Brit baby ‘comes back to life after 25 minutes’


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): A British baby girl who died in the womb and was stillborn amazed doctors by coming back to life after 25 minutes.The drama began moments after Rachel Claxton, ... Read more...

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Oz woman jailed for 10-yrs for masterminding ‘house of horror’ ordeal


February 11th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 11 (ANI): A woman in Australia, who is said to have masterminded a cruel regime of starvation "beyond comprehension" of five children in her care, has been jailed for 10-years.Tania ... Read more...

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Cooling stroke patients’ brains could aid recovery


January 24th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): A group of Scottish doctors have suggested that cooling the brain of patients who have suffered a stroke could dramatically improve their recovery.They are joining others from across ... Read more...

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40,000 crabs die of cold in Britain


January 5th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) Over 40,000 dead crabs have washed up along the coast in Britain, and environmental experts say the cold weather is to blame.The Velvet swimming crabs - also called ... Read more...

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New surgical freezing technique can convert sure death into 90pc survival rate


September 27th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 27 (ANI): A ground-breaking technique that freezes bodies to the brink of death could help doctors in emergency surgery by putting patients into a state of suspended animation.Surgeons are pioneering ... Read more...

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Maternal, infant health index improves in India: Unicef


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) There has been a significant improvement in maternal and child health indicators in the country with rise in institutional delivery and increase in immunisation, a Unicef survey ... Read more...

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MJ ‘feared he had heart disease, cancer and brain tumour’


August 22nd, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): In the six months before he died, Michael Jackson believed he had heart disease, cancer and brain tumour.The late King of Pop even thought he had ... Read more...

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Liz Hurley shows vet skills by trying to save farmyard piglet


August 15th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): English model/actress Liz Hurley showed off her veterinary skills when she tried to save her farmyard piglet suffering from hypothermia."I spent the last 30 mins drying her with ... Read more...

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Kinky Brit computer engineer dies after sex stunt with tree


August 10th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): A British computer engineer has died after he tied himself naked to a tree with a cord wrapped around his penis.Kevin Kirkland, 44, is said to have used ... Read more...

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‘Frozen Baby’ Finley Burton recovering well now


June 19th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Durham, Jun 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Finley Burton who was frozen for four days to treat a heart condition is recovering well. As a result he has earned the moniker of ‘Frozen Baby.’Burton ... Read more...

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Prince Harry eyes North Pole trek to help injured service personnel


March 20th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 20 (ANI): Prince Harry is set to undertake an expedition to the North Pole to help raise funds for injured service personnel.The 25-year-old royal will join a team of amputees ... Read more...

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Body found in the landing gear of a Delta Air Lines plane


February 9th, 2010 - 2:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A body was found in the landing gear of a Delta Airlines plane when it landed in Tokyo. The flight had originated in New York, and the ... Read more...

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NRI men who drowned in UK identified as Dattani brothers


January 12th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Two Indian-origin brothers who fell through ice into a frozen lake in southeast England last week were Tuesday identified as Dinesh and Kishor Dattani. Police denied they died trying ... Read more...

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US East Coast digging out from snow chaos


December 21st, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (DPA) The US East Coast was digging out after a massive storm shut down the East Coast over the weekend with an icy blanket as deep as 60-cm in ... Read more...

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Brit kids banned from paddling in water during school trips!


November 7th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Brit kids have been banned from paddling in water during school trips under new health and safety guidelines.The students have been told they are not to wade into ... Read more...

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Sea slime killing hundreds of seabirds in the US


October 31st, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 31 (ANI): Scientists have said that sea slime, which comes from algae blooms in the ocean, is causing hundreds of seabirds in the US to die.According to a report ... Read more...

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Typhoon Parma kills 17 in the Philippines


October 4th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Oct 4 (DPA) At least 17 people were killed when a powerful typhoon pummelled the north-eastern Philippines, cutting off power and communication in at least five provinces, officials said Sunday. Authorities said ... Read more...

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Man’s body found in Russian aircraft’s wheel well


August 10th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Vladivostok (Russia), Aug 10 (RIA Novosti) The body of an unidentified man was discovered in the wheel well of an Airbus A320 passenger aircraft, a spokesman for the Far East Investigative Committee ... Read more...

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Cooling treatment after cardiac arrest improves outcome


August 6th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) A novel cooling treatment can improve the outcome after a heart attack, says a new study. The treatment, which lowers body temperature to prevent damage to the brain and ... Read more...

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Shipwrecked Argentine swims seven hours to get help


March 27th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 27 (EFE) A 45-year-old man swam seven hours to get help from the Argentine coast guard, an act that saved his girlfriend after their shipwreck. "It was tremendous, we've been ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig used Hollywood power to save co-star Jamie Bell


January 9th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): James Bond star Daniel Craig put his Hollywood power to good use while shooting for new movie Defiance after his co-star Jamie Bell fell ill onset.The 007 ... Read more...

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Exploring causes of death on Mount Everest


December 10th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): An international research team has conducted the first detailed analysis of deaths during expeditions to the summit of Mount Everest.The team, led by Massachusetts General Hospital ... Read more...

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Gremlin like primate lost since 85 years discovered in Indonesia


November 19th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A long lost group of primates not seen alive in 85 years has now been discovered by a research led by a Texas A&M University anthropologist.Called pygmy ... Read more...

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11 trapped in Sydney Tower lift for three hours


July 3rd, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, July 3 (IANS) For some overseas tourists, going up the iconic Sydney Tower for a glimpse of the harbour city's breathtaking views actually took their breath away as they ... Read more...

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