I’m closing in on world-beater Zhou: Russian weightlifter

August 16th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian weightlifter Tatiana Kashirina Thursday said she is satisfied with her Olympic silver medal because her performance took her one step closer to beating her ... Read more...

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Giant Python Caught in Florida

August 14th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A python was discovered in Florida which was considered as the largest Burmese python ever caught in Florida. This was proven by the scientist on a Tuesday ... Read more...

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Saina deserved the medal for her sheer commitment, says father

August 4th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Saina Nehwal might have got lucky to win an Olympic bronze Saturday but she deserved the medal for her sheer commitment to the game, said her ... Read more...

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500,000 bees stolen from Fraser Valley

July 31st, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fraser Valley, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Five hundred thousand bees have been estimated to have been stolen from Fraser Valley. This disaster occurred to the A.B.C beekeeper at the beginning of the ... Read more...

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Ancient cowries unearthed in Odisha

July 5th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 4 (IANS) A group of workers unearthed several kilograms of cowries, probably used as currency in ancient times, as they dug up a field in Odisha's Kendrapada district, ... Read more...

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Tea Board to shift northeast zonal Office to Jorhat

June 27th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 27 (IANS) The Tea Board of India is to shift its northeast zonal office from Guwahati to Jorhat in Assam, a top official of the board said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Dress trouble for Julia Roberts

March 26th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Julia Roberts' costume was so heavy that she pulled a muscle in her thigh while filming for the movie "Mirror Mirror".The bronze-coloured outfit ... Read more...

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Senior cop dies in Peshawar suicide blast (Lead)

March 15th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) A senior police official was killed Thursday when a suicide bomber targeted his car while he was on his way to work in Peshawar city, a ... Read more...

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A 7 kg baby is born in China!

February 19th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 19 (IANS) A baby boy weighing 7.4 kilograms at birth has set a record for China's heaviest newborn.Chunchun was born via caesarean section that lasted about 20 minutes ... Read more...

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No one cures Punjab’s drug problem (Punjab Newsletter)

February 10th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 10 (IANS) From leading politicians to the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) to the mini-parliament of Sikh religion, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), everyone expresses concern about the growing ... Read more...

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227 guns seized at Russian airports in 2011

January 24th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of 227 firearms, thousands of rounds of ammunition and several kilograms of explosives were seized at airports across Russia last year, a police ... Read more...

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Metallic Spaceball falls from the sky in Namibia

December 23rd, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Windhoek, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Namibian authorities have contacted NASA to investigate a mysterious metallic spaceball that dropped at a remote location in the country. Government officials explain that the object with ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Roadside bomb kills three Pakistani Rangers

December 10th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by BNO News
KARACHI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A Pakistani security vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb on Friday, killing three members of the country's paramilitary forces, officials said on Saturday. Several others were ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

11-year-old girl gives birth in the central Philippines

November 28th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by BNO News
ILOILO, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- An 11-year-old girl has given birth to a baby boy in the central Philippines after a pregnancy of seven months, the government confirmed on Monday. It is ... Read more...

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Taiwan worker lifts 230 kg with ‘iron crotch’

November 23rd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Nov 23 (IANS) An ailing Taiwanese worker has reportedly regained his health by practising "iron crotch", in which men use their genitals to lift iron disks weighing hundreds of ... Read more...

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Investigation underway after bullet hits White House window

November 16th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. authorities are investigating how a bullet hit an exterior window of the White House in Washington, D.C., officials said on early Wednesday morning. The bullet was ... Read more...

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‘Humphrey the Hippo’ kills owner in South Africa

November 13th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by BNO News
KLERKSDORP, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- A South African man who raised a hippo, which is often considered to be the most dangerous animal in Africa, was found dead on his property ... Read more...

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11 injured in Peshawar blast

October 27th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) At least 11 people were injured, three critically, when a bomb exploded in a busy market in Pakistan's Peshawar city Thursday morning.The blast took place in ... Read more...

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Woman gives birth on flight to Moscow

October 14th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dushanbe, Oct 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A healthy baby boy was born on a Tajik Air flight from Dushanbe to Moscow, company spokeswoman Lola Kendzhaeva said Friday."Shabnam Rakhimova gave birth two ... Read more...

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Apple flash mob to be held in St.Petersburg

October 14th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg (Russia), Oct 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) One hundred kilograms of apples will be distributed to people in Russia's second largest city of St.Petersburg Friday in a flash mob marking ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Hudson launches weight-loss centre

September 29th, 2011 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 29 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Hudson, who became the face of Weight Watchers last year, has now opened her own weight-loss centre in her native Chicago.Hudson, who she ... Read more...

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Debris tracker to provide two-hour warning before satellite crash

September 23rd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- A debris tracker will be able to provide a two-hour warning should debris from an out-of-control U.S. satellite crash in populated areas, Chinese experts said on Friday.NASA's Upper ... Read more...

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Rare surgery performed in Abu Dhabi hospital

September 6th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 5 (IANS/WAM) A rare surgery, which required removal of 11 uterine tumors weighing about three kilograms, has been successfully performed at an Abu Dhabi hospital.The main difficulty ... Read more...

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Condition of four on fast in Bhopal deteriorates

August 25th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 25 (IANS) One is a telecom engineer, another is an event manager, the third one is contractor and the fourth quit his government job to become a social ... Read more...

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Will not move till Lokpal bill is passed: Hazare (Lead)

August 19th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Addressing thousands of supporters, social activist Anna Hazare declared Friday that he would not leave the Ramlila ground till the demand for a stronger Lokpal ... Read more...

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$8-mn iPad 2 features dinosaur bone

July 30th, 2011 - 5:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Stuart Hughes, British designer of exclusive gadgets, encrusted an iPad 2 with diamonds, gold and shards of real dinosaur bone and has put it up ... Read more...

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Heroin processing unit unearthed, two arrested

July 2nd, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A heroin processing unit was unearthed in north Delhi and two people, including a woman, of a drug syndicate were arrested Friday, police said.The syndicate ... Read more...

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Mottola, Thalia welcomes baby boy

June 28th, 2011 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Music mogul Tommy Mottola has become a father for a fourth time after his Mexican superstar wife Thalia gave birth to a baby boy.The couple welcomed ... Read more...

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37 held in New York for drug smuggling

June 16th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 16 (IANS/EFE) At least 37 people have been arrested in New York and charged with smuggling cocaine, the state attorney general said.The six-month-long operation was launched by ... Read more...

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Two arrested for Hyderabad gold robbery

June 15th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Hyderabad police Wednesday arrested two people and recovered one kilogram gold a few hours after two Mumbai brothers were robbed of five kilograms of gold, police ... Read more...

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Ramdev has lost weight, but is mentally strong: Sushma

June 8th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, June 8 (IANS) Baba Ramdev has lost weight but is mentally strong, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said Wednesday after meeting the yoga guru who went on fast June 4 ... Read more...

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Shuttle Endeavor docks at International Space Station

May 18th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US space shuttle Endeavour docked at the International Space Station on Wednesday morning. The shuttle which is on its last mission to space blasted off ... Read more...

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Three kg hashish seized in UAE

April 14th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 13 (IANS/WAM) At least three kilograms of hashish, hidden in a car, was seized by the customs department at a port in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Officials of ... Read more...

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Fan club felicitates Sachin with 4kg silver-gold trophy

April 13th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by ANI
Bengaluru, Apr 13 (ANI): A cricket fan club has felicitated batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar with a replica of the World Cup trophy and bat in Bangalore.The replica of the trophy was ... Read more...

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Textile Minister Dayanidhi Maran lauds Karunanidhi during poll campaign

April 9th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Apr 9 (ANI): Indian Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran claimed during the poll campaign here that Chief Minister of the state M Karunanidhi has worked for the people of Tamil Nadu during ... Read more...

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