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Bangalore cake exhibition ahead of Christmas lures visitors


December 19th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec 19 (ANI): Keeping in mind the upcoming Christmas celebrations, an amusing exhibition of giant size cakes modelled on landmarks opened in Bangalore on Friday (December 18).At the Nilgiris' 35th ... Read more...

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Make Delhi a model city, urges new campaign


December 16th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Colourful and chirpy - a new campaign that urges Delhiites to have a sense of ownership for the city by keeping it clean and observing traffic rules, ... Read more...

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Why women can’t get enough of shopping


December 13th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Ever wondered why women spend so much time in shopping, while men just get in and quickly get out with the relevant stuff? Well, the answer lies in ... Read more...

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Male and female shopping styles are in our genes


December 3rd, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Ever wondered why women spend so much time in shopping, while men just get in and quickly get out with the relevant stuff? Well, the answer lies in ... Read more...

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Prasoon Joshi pens special poem for 26/11


November 26th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Well-known advertising professional and lyricist Prasoon Joshi has penned a special poem in Hindi as a tribute to the victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. Joshi, who ... Read more...

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26/11 talked about as it happened in Taj Hotel: Ahluwalia


November 26th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) On the first anniversary of 26/11 Thursday, Rajya Sabha MP and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader S.S. Ahluwalia said the terror attacks were being talked about ... Read more...

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Security beefed-up in Mumbai ahead of 26/11 anniversary


November 23rd, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 23(ANI): Mumbai Police Commissioner D Shivanandan on Monday said that security has been beefed-up at major places in the city as a precautionary measure, prior to the first anniversary of ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi assures support to wives of Hemant Karkare, Vijay Salaskar


November 23rd, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 23(ANI): The wives of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack martyrs, Hemant Karkare and Vijay Salaskar, called on Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi here on Monday.The meeting came just three ... Read more...

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London’s skyline recreated with fruits, veggies!


November 17th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 17 (ANI): Artists have recreated London's skyline using hundreds of pieces of fruits and vegetables as part of a promotional campaign.Carl Warner and a team of five model makers laboured ... Read more...

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Victims recall the horror of dreadful Mumbai terror attack


November 14th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 14 (ANI): Memories of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack still haunts the owner and staff of 'Leopold Café', the 138-year-old restaurant at the Colaba causeway here.This restaurant was one of the ... Read more...

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Fire Engulfs Historic Estes Park Mall


October 20th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, Estes Park, October 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Estes Park, which is one of the historic landmarks of the country has been damaged in fire. As stated by the fire officials ... Read more...

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Archaeologists unearth 5,000-year-old “cathedral” in Britian


August 26th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has unearthed a Neolithic "cathedral" - a massive building of a kind never before seen in Britain, which go back nearly 5,000 years, easily ... Read more...

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Big Ben ice sculpture being created in London


August 20th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 20 (ANI): Sculptors are creating Big Ben on ice as part of a reconstruction of the London skyline.The sculpture, measuring 10m in length and 3m in height, is being crafted ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton meets Indian business leaders


July 18th, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Indian business leaders here Saturday, the first full day of her visit to the country. Clinton discussed an array of issues over ... Read more...

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Who wins the battle of the sexes?


May 26th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): The battle of the sexes has been going on since the conception of the world. Now, researchers have used science to put the record straight.Results of many recent ... Read more...

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Witness Security Up Since Murder of Veronica Guerin


May 22nd, 2009 - 2:10 am ICT by GD
The death of Veronica Guerin, the Irish crime reporter who was murdered in 1996 by drug dealers set off two important landmarks, one was the initiative taken to beef up witness security ... Read more...

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Lord of the Rings can’t lord over Kiwi landmarks!


April 21st, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 21 (ANI): Kiwi fans of Lord of the Rings have lost their bid to have local landmarks named after place names from the country's Oscar-winning trilogy.Fiordland motorcamp operator Aaron Nicholson ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says error in Mumbai terrorists’ DNA reports minor issue


April 15th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr. 15 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram has said the possible goof-up in sending identical DNA reports of terrorists involved in Mumbai attack is a minor issue as Pakistan ... Read more...

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Standard Chartered Bank organises visually impaired motor rally


April 9th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): The Standard Chartered Bank on Thursday organised a motor rally under the caption 'Seeing Is Believing' for visually challenged people.The intended purpose of the rally was to ... Read more...

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Chimps use geometric mental map to navigate jungle


March 13th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): Chimpanzees maintain a geometric mental map of their home range, moving from point to point in nearly straight lines, suggests new research."The kind of striking thing when ... Read more...

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Thousands run marathon in show of unity for terror-hit Mumbai


January 18th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan.18 (ANI): Several elite runners participated in a marathon in Mumbai on Sunday, the first international sports event in the city since the terror attacks last November. Almost 35,000 people ran ... Read more...

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World’’s largest crossword built on tower block in Ukraine


January 10th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 10 (ANI): The worlds biggest crossword, boasting to be more than 100ft high, has been put together on the side of a tower block in Ukraine.Clues to the massive ... Read more...

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Online ”modern Domesday Book” receives millionth submission for UK photo archive


December 27th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 27 (ANI): An online project aimed at creating a modern day Domesday Book with the pictures of every square mile of the British Isles is progressing well, with the ... Read more...

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Amritsar students protest against recent Mumbai attacks


December 26th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Dec 26 (ANI): Hundreds of school children staged a demonstration in Amritsar city to voice their anguish at the recent terror attacks in Mumbai. The students dressed in army uniforms and ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena staged a protest in Amravati


December 15th, 2008 - 10:51 pm ICT by ANI
Amravati (Maharashtra), Dec. 15 (ANI): Hoards of angry Shiv Sena staged a violent protest here on on Monday in front of the residence of Mahesh Deshmukh, a lawyer who had agreed ... Read more...

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India steps up coastal security following Mumbai attack


December 14th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 14 (ANI): India has stepped up its coastal security with the induction of more patrol boats following the recent Mumbai terror attack. "Thirty-one boats have been commissioned, which includes three ... Read more...

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Candlelight vigil in Kolkata against Mumbai attacks


December 2nd, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec 2 (ANI): Intellectuals and celebrities led a candlelight vigil here last evening against the Mumbai attacks. Filmmakers Mrinal Sen and Aparna Sen, writer Sunil Gangopadhyay and singer Usha Uthup participated ... Read more...

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Pakistan High Commissioner summoned by MEA


December 1st, 2008 - 11:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 1 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Monday summoned the Pakistan High Commissioner, Shahid Malik, in the wake of Mumbai terror attacks.According to The News, Malik ... Read more...

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Japanese envoy to India condemns Mumbai attacks


December 1st, 2008 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.1 (ANI): Japanese envoy to India Hideaki Domichi has condemned the recent terror attacks in Mumbai and said fighting terrorism is a common agenda for the nations of the ... Read more...

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PM in Mumbai, visits JJ hospital


November 28th, 2008 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Thursday night to study the situation in the wake of the terrorist attacks in the country's business capital.From the airport, he drive ... Read more...

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Like humans, seals too use stars to navigate in open water


August 1st, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): Like humans, seals use stars to navigate in open water, according to a group of researchers, who added that the marine mammals can identify a single star ... Read more...

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The worlds largest mosaic is made entirely of sweets!


July 26th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Hundreds of office workers at a west London office park have broken a world record by creating the largest-ever mosaic made entirely of sweets.The mosaic, in London''s ... Read more...

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Chinese bank to issue commemorative notes for Olympics


July 8th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) The People's Bank of China (PBOC), the country's central bank, will issue a commemorative bank note with a face value of 10 Yuan ($1.46) to mark the Beijing ... Read more...

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12,000 people take a MoonWalk in bras for breast cancer charity


June 17th, 2008 - 12:45 am ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): Thousands of women and a substantial number of men wore decorated bras and walked through the streets of Edinburgh overnight in a bid to raise funds for ... Read more...

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Talking GPS teddy bear to guide motorists through traffic


June 6th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): Bored of being directed by the cold, metallic voice of your GPS system? Well, here is a new option designed by Japanese scientists a talking teddy bear. ... Read more...

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