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Euro 2012 fan zones break attendance record


June 26th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 26 (IANS) The first two weeks of the Euro 2012 football championship set a new record for official fan zones attendance, with over a million visitors crowded ... Read more...

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81,000 litres of illicit liquor destroyed in Nepal


June 20th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 20 (IANS) Around 81,000 litres of illicit liquor have been seized and destroyed in the Nepali capital in the past three years, police records show.However, despite attempts by ... Read more...

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China sees imported wine market boom


March 28th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) China has imported a record $1.27 billion worth of bottled wine in 2011, up by 94 percent year-on-year, industry experts said.The value of imported loose-packed wine ... Read more...

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Mexican students surrender 29 buses seized in protest


March 19th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Morelia (Mexico), March 19 (IANS/EFE) Students at a college in the western Mexican state of Michoacan have surrendered 29 buses they had held since last weekend as part of a ... Read more...

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Brazilian navy refloats tanker in Antarctica


March 5th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, March 5 (IANS/EFE) A tanker that had sunk in Antarctica has been refloated and docked, the Brazilian navy said Sunday.The tanker, carrying about 10,000 liters of fuel, had sunk ... Read more...

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Briton faces more charges in Kenyan court


January 13th, 2012 - 5:59 am ICT by IANS
Mombasa (Kenya), Jan 13 (IANS) A British national jailed for three years early this month in Kenya has again been arraigned in court facing more charges, Xinhua reported.Jermaine Grant, who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Alcohol consumption drops in Russia


December 29th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has seen a fall in alcohol sales over the past two years from 18 liters to 15 liters per capita a year, a minister ... Read more...

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Mexican bottler to build $140 mn plant in Brazil


December 7th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 7 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's Coca-Cola Femsa, the world's largest bottler of Coca-Cola Co. products, said it broke ground on a $140 million plant in Brazil's Minas Gerais state.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BP has paid $5 bn to people affected by oil spill


August 24th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) BP Plc. so far has paid $5 billion to people who were affected by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico after the explosion of ... Read more...

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Brazilian oil giant to build world’s largest ethanol plant


August 19th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Aug 19 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian state-controlled oil giant Petrobras and private sugar and ethanol group Sao Martinho said they planned to build an ethanol plant with the capacity to ... Read more...

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Rural Bengal to get drinking water by 2020


July 26th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) The West Bengal government has taken up a project to provide 70 liters of drinking water to each rural family by 2020."We have taken up a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Iran to export diesel to Iraq


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 22 (IANS) Iran will export 1.5 million liters of diesel oil to Iraq daily, Xinhua reported Wednesday.Iranian Deputy Oil Minister Ali-Reza Zeighami said both countries have signed a ... Read more...

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Mexican tequila production rises in 2010


January 21st, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 21 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's production of tequila, the country's best-known alcoholic beverage, rose 3.37 percent in 2010 compared with the previous year to 257.4 million liters, the Tequila Regulatory Council, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mafia informant ‘dissolved in acid’ by ex-boyfriend


October 19th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.19 (ANI): A mafia informant who disappeared nearly a year ago was tortured and her body dissolved in acid by her former partner and other family members angry that she had ... Read more...

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Two more sewage plants installed to clean Srinagar’s Dal Lake


October 1st, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Oct. 1 (ANI): The administration in Srinagar has installed two more sewage treatment plants on the famous Dal Lake.The plants are being constructed in the Baghe Nishat and the ... Read more...

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Tanker explosion kills 18 in Pakistan


June 28th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (DPA) At least 18 people were killed Monday when a tanker carrying highly flammable paint thinner exploded in southern Pakistan, police said. More than 40 people were also injured near ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chemicals used in synthetic drugs seized in Mexico


June 17th, 2010 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 17 (IANS/EFE) About 16,000 liters of chemicals used in making synthetic drugs have been seized in the port of Veracruz in Mexico, officials said. The cargo arrived at the Gulf ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to cut prices of energy-saving cars, machines


June 3rd, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) China will reduce prices of small-engine vehicles and other energy-efficient motors to promote their sales in the country, aiming to cut carbon emissions. Buyers of vehicles with engines smaller ... Read more...

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Dario Franchitti Wins Indy 500 For Second Time


May 31st, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Indianapolis, May 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 94th Indianapolis 500 title on Sunday went to Dario Franchitti, of Edinburgh, Scotland. Dario Franchitti went on to win the title for the second ... Read more...

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Pollution fear makes Mexico top bottled water drinker


May 18th, 2010 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 18 (IANS) Mexico has become the world's top drinker of bottled water in per capita terms due to public fear of pollution in regular water supply, said a report. ... Read more...

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Yuvraj’s father acquitted in forgery case


April 16th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 16 (IANS) A court here Friday acquitted former cricketer and Punjabi film actor Yograj Singh in a nearly 10-year-old forgery case. According to police, Yograj, also the father of cricketer ... Read more...

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Delhi launches ambulance for trees


February 5th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Equipped with water tanks, chain saws, tree pruners, sprayers and ladders -- an ambulance for trees set out Friday to protect the green cover in parts of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

The Red Cross has spent or committed $67 million to Haiti


January 29th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The Red Cross on Thursday announced that, in an operation that has involved more emergency response teams than any other single-country disaster in global Red Cross history, ... Read more...

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Chinese auto sales continue to rise on robust demand


November 9th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) China's auto sales rose 72 percent to 1.22 million units year on year in October due to strong domestic demand boosted by government stimulus measures. The figure was the ... Read more...

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Mia Farrow troubled by problems in Gaza


November 3rd, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Actress Mia Farrow has said that she is extremely saddened with the news that a Palestinian has suffocated to death after a tunnel collapse under the Gaza Strip ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

3 killed, 90 injured in Jaipur’s fuel depot fire


October 30th, 2009 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jaipur, Oct 29 (THAINDIAN News) A major fire broke out in an Indian Oil depot in Sitapura industrial area. At least 90 people were reported injured. There were 4 oil containers in ... Read more...

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Bus accident kills nine in Brazil


July 24th, 2009 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 24 (EFE) Nine people were killed and 17 others injured when the passenger bus in which they were travelling rammed into a truck in southern Brazil Thursday, officials said. The ... Read more...

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Japanese man sentenced for torching his wedding hotel


March 13th, 2009 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Tokyo, March 13 (RIA Novosti) A court in Kofu Thursday sentenced a Japanese man to five years in jail for setting on fire a hotel where his wedding was to be ... Read more...

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White revolution transforming villagers lives in Jharkhand


September 10th, 2008 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shanka Ojha Chatra (Jharkhand), Sep.10 (ANI): The well-known White Revolution, launched in 1969-70 enabled the country to be counted amongst the worlds leading milk producing countries. A relatively small white ... Read more...

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Nepal Oil Corporation to pay Rs.500 million to Indian Oil Corporation


July 29th, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 29 (ANI): The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) today decided to pay Rs 500 million to Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), the sole supplier of petroleum products to Nepal, in a ... Read more...

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Coca Cola to pump in US$ 250 mn in India over next three years


July 4th, 2008 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 4 (IANS) Beverage giant Coca Cola would pump in US$ 250 million in India over the next three years, focussing on its brands in the sparkling beverage, juice, juice drinks, ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka wants LIOC to sell diesel at reduced price


June 20th, 2008 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, June 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka Thursday asked the Indian oil giant, Lanka Indian Oil Corporation (LIOC), to sell its petroleum products at reduced prices or face unspecified action, officials ... Read more...

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Improving normal vehicles could reduce fuel consumption sooner and cheaper than hybrids


June 12th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that improving normal vehicles could reduce the worlds fuel consumption sooner and cheaper than eco-friendly hybrid cars.We can absolutely reduce petroleum use and greenhouse ... Read more...

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Celine Dion named and shamed by water authorities


May 26th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Canadian singer Celine Dion has been put to shame by the water authorities in Florida after she used over 6.5 million gallons of water at her home ... Read more...

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Body found in Ghaziabad


April 28th, 2008 - 10:14 pm ICT by admin
Ghaziabad, April 28 (IANS) The body of a man with stitch marks across the abdomen was found in a locality here, making residents suspect his kidneys could have been removed, police said ... Read more...

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