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Bus accident kills 14, injures 45 in southwestern Uganda


September 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by BNO News
KYAZANGA, UGANDA (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed Tuesday when a speeding passenger bus went off a road in southwestern Uganda and overturned several times before bursting into flames, ... Read more...

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3 killed, 50 injured when trains collide near Karachi


September 17th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by BNO News
KARACHI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Two passenger trains collided near Pakistan's largest city of Karachi on early Monday morning, killing two railway employees and a passenger and injuring more than 50 others, ... Read more...

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Damage reported after magnitude-7.6 earthquake hits Costa Rica


September 5th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by BNO News
HOJANCHA, COSTA RICA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck the coast of Costa Rica on early Wednesday evening, causing at least some damage and prompting tsunami warnings which were later canceled, ... Read more...

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Rally car accident kills 3 spectators in Serbia


August 20th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Belgrade, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Car races should be taken with a lot of care considering that when an accident caused by the racing cars occurs it may be fatal due o ... Read more...

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Driver swerves to avoid moose, hits bear instead


August 17th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oslo, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A tragedy took place on a rural road located near Hanestad. The city of Hanestad is located 225 kilometers from the Northern side of Oslo. A man ... Read more...

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Weird weather rains seaweed over Gloucestershire village


August 9th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Gloucestershire Village, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Residents of Gloucestershire Village were left wondering when the weather brought them seaweed rain. The residents were left in awe when they woke up to seaweed ... Read more...

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Lord of the Rings park left covered in volcanic ash


August 9th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mount Tongariro, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mount Tongariro of New Zealand erupted on Monday night after being quiet for more than a century. The mountain which had been exhibiting seismic activity for ... Read more...

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16 pilgrims killed after truck falls into gorge in India


July 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by BNO News
KASHMIR, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- Sixteen Hindu worshipers were killed when their truck fell into a gorge in Kashmir, India late Thursday, according to reports. Another sixteen were injured.The truck was carrying ... Read more...

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Six killed in Rajasthan accident


July 27th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 27 (IANS) Six people were killed while at least 10 others were injured in a head-on collision between an SUV and a bus in Rajasthan's Churu district Friday, ... Read more...

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Caste council strips, beats woman, paramour in Rajasthan


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 22 (IANS) The members of a village caste council in Rajasthan's Udaipur district beat and stripped a married woman and her boyfriend publicly after tying them to a ... Read more...

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Six-month-old kidnapped in Ajmer, incident caught on CCTV


July 18th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 17 (IANS) A woman was caught on a CCTV stealing a six-month-old boy while his mother was sleeping near him in the world-famous shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja ... Read more...

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Three bus passengers burnt alive in Rajasthan


July 17th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 16 (IANS) Three men were burnt alive while at least three others sustained burns when the bus in which they were travelling caught fire in Rajasthan's Alwar district ... Read more...

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Anzhi to play Europa matches near Moscow


July 9th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football club Anzhi Makhachkala have chosen to play their Europa League matches at a stadium near their Moscow suburb training base after UEFA banned ... Read more...

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Economic growth to be above 8 percent, steps for foreign investments: Chidambaram (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Exuding confidence that the Indian economy will bounce back to a growth rate of above 8 percent, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Thursday steps ... Read more...

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Argentinean football player shot in carjacking


June 14th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 14 (IANS) An Argentine football player, Mariano Campodonico, was shot in the leg when two assailants forced him and his two children out of the car and ... Read more...

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BJP MLA arrested in Rajasthan, granted bail


May 29th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 29 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator in Rajasthan was arrested Tuesday for manhandling administrative officers and abusing them with casteist remarks in 2009, police said. ... Read more...

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Helicopter crashes near Gulf of Mexico oil rig platform


May 29th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) -- A helicopter used to transport workers crashed near an oil rig platform in the Gulf of Mexico on late Monday afternoon, killing the pilot, officials said ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits deep underneath northern Argentina


May 29th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO, ARGENTINA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck deep underneath northern Argentina on early Monday morning, causing no damage or casualties, seismologists and local officials said. Deep earthquakes regularly ... Read more...

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Nigeria to send astronauts aloft by 2015


May 18th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, May 18 (IANS) Nigeria says it will send aloft astronauts by 2015 and launch three satellites.Minister of Science and Technology Ita Okon Bassey Ewa announced this at a briefing ... Read more...

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Kipsang, Keitany win London marathon


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Kenyans Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany won the men's and women's races at the London Marathon Sunday.Kipsang led for the final 11 kilometers with a time ... Read more...

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Agni-V can hit targets 8,000 km away, says Chinese expert (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) Chinese military experts feel that there is more to India's successful long-range nuclear-capable missile Agni-V than what New Delhi is saying. A Chinese researcher said ... Read more...

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Agni-V can reach targets 8,000 km away: Chinese researcher


April 20th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) Chinese experts feel that there is to more India's successful long-range nuclear-capable missile Agni-V than what New Delhi is saying. A Chinese researcher said the missile ... Read more...

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Indonesia: Five killed, several injured in Wednesday’s earthquakes


April 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two major earthquakes which struck off the west coast of northern Sumatra in Indonesia on Wednesday afternoon caused at least five fatalities and several injuries, disaster officials ... Read more...

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5.9-magnitude earthquake hits off Oregon coast, no damage


April 12th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by BNO News
COOS BAY, OREGON (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon on early Wednesday afternoon, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties and no ... Read more...

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Huge quake off Indonesia prompts tsunami warnings


April 11th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A major earthquake struck off the west coast of northern Sumatra on early Wednesday afternoon, seismologists said, prompting tsunami warnings for multiple countries.The 8.7-magnitude earthquake at 2:38 ... Read more...

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Eleven rescued after Hong Kong cargo ship sinks off Japan


April 6th, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by BNO News
OSAKA, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) -- The Japanese Coast Guard on Thursday rescued eleven crew members of a Hong Kong cargo ship which went missing off the coast of southern Japan earlier this ... Read more...

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Passenger bus overturns in southeast Kenya, killing 12


April 2nd, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by BNO News
MAZERAS, Kenya (BNO NEWS) -- Twelve people were killed on late Sunday afternoon when a passenger bus overturned and fell into a ditch near Kenya's second-largest city of Mombasa, police said on ... Read more...

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Bumpy road to Priyanka’s cottage


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 22 (IANS) The path to Priyanka Vadra's dream cottage on the outskirts of this Himachal Pradesh capital is not smooth.This came to light in a written reply ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

6.7-magnitude earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea


March 22nd, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by BNO News
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the island of New Guinea in Papua New Guinea on early Thursday morning, seismologists said.The 6.7-magnitude earthquake at 8:15 a.m. ... Read more...

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Two women killed in Poonch firing


March 7th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 7 (IANS) Two women were killed and two people were injured in firing by an army soldier in Poonch town of Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday morning, police said.According ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Alga blooming in Antarctica can be seen from space


March 6th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australian scientists have produced images from space which shows giant algae floating on the surface of Antarctica. It is not clear how the algae got there but ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Strong quake strikes Russia-Mongolia border region, no damage


February 27th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by BNO News
KYZYL, Russia (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck southwestern Siberia near the border with Mongolia on early Sunday afternoon, seismologists and witnesses said. There were no immediate reports of major damage ... Read more...

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6.0-magnitude earthquake hits off the coast of Oregon, no damage


February 16th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by BNO News
COOS BAY, OREGON (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon on early Tuesday evening, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties and no ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

German prosecutor shot dead by defendant


January 12th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by BNO News
MUNICH (BNO NEWS) -- A state prosecutor was killed in southern Germany on Wednesday when the defendant opened fire in the courtroom, police said on Thursday.The shooting happened at a courtroom in ... Read more...

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Massive fire in refinery, ULFA claims responsibility (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 10 (IANS) A massive fire broke out at the Guwahati Refinery Tuesday night, with the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) claiming responsibility.A refinery spokesperson said the fire ... Read more...

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