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Olympic athletics: Farah adds 5000m title to 10000m gold


August 12th, 2012 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Mo Farah added the 5000 metres title to his 10000 metres gold medal at the London Olympics Saturday.Farah took the lead at the bell ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Train fire: Majority of victims from Chennai


July 30th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) Most of the victims of the train fire at Nellore in Andhra Pradesh early Monday were from Chennai, according to railway officials.Out of 72 passengers travelling ... Read more...

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10 injured as Vidarbha Express rams into derailed local train


July 20th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) At least 10 people were injured when the Vidarbha Express rammed into four derailed coaches of a Mumbai suburban train in Thane district, officials said here ... Read more...

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Iran eyes n-fuel to power ships


July 18th, 2012 - 2:57 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 18 (IANS) Iran will use nuclear fuel to power its merchant vessels, an Iranian MP said Tuesday.The Western sanctions have forced Iran to use nuclear fuel as a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Over 30,000 expected to join Delhi half-marathon


July 6th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) With over 30,000 sports, health and fitness enthusiasts expected to participate in this year's edition of 'Airtel Delhi Half Marathon', registrations for the popular event ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Run trains on time, says Pakistan PM (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Late running of trains has become so endemic in Pakistan that an exasperated Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has called for punctuality in long-distance train services.These ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Run trains on time, directs Pakistani PM


July 5th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has directed the railway authorities to ensure smooth and punctual operation of long distance trains.The long distance trains run between Karachi-Peshawar, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

British company to offer 500,000 miles journey around the Moon


June 20th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
An Isle of Man-based Company is planning to offer seats to those willing to complete a journey around the Moon. The first of these journeys could take place ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Dad gets $2,700 mobile bill for son’s love talk


June 18th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS) An elderly father in Britain had the shock of his life when his 12-year-old son's love talk with a girlfriend cost him a whopping 1,700 pounds ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

1 mn Shanghai travellers for Dragon holiday


June 11th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 11 (IANS) One million people will enter or exit China's Shanghai city by train and road during the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday, authorities said.The projected number is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Schoolbags turning into curse for kids


May 15th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Outsized school bags are turning into a curse for kids, 80 percent of whom carry loads up to a fifth of their body weight, really taxing ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Signal cabin fire hits Central Railway services


April 18th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Millions of commuters on the Central Railway faced a harrowing time Wednesday as local trains ran late by around 40 minutes following a fire in a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Seyfried-Hartnett romance ends


April 16th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Actress Amanda Seyfried has reportedly split from Josh Hartnett after a brief romance.The couple is said to be dating since January, when they were ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chinese province school buses to have GPS


February 24th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 24 (IANS) All school buses in China's Gansu province will have satellite-based tracking system installed in them by the end of this year, authorities said.The move comes following ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Swedish firm to manufacture vehicles in Karnataka


January 31st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 31 (IANS) Swedish commercial vehicle maker Scania Tuesday said it is setting up a manufacturing plant near here with an investment of Rs.150 crore.The plant, the Scania Regional ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Is Tyra Banks dating an Indonesian?


January 18th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 18 (IANS) Talk show host Tyra Banks is said to be dating a man from Bali."It's a total long-distance romance. But it's a big deal," people.com quoted ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ten train passengers found drugged, robbed


January 9th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 9 (IANS) Ten passengers in a general, unreserved compartment of the Delhi-Patna Shramjeevi Express were Monday found drugged at Danapur railway station near Patna and their valuables ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Terror threat to Bihar railway station


January 9th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 8 (IANS) Security has been tightened at Bihar's Raxaul railway station and an alert sounded Sunday following a terrorist threat to blast the station premises and target long-distance ... Read more...

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RPI’s rail blockade Monday for Ambedkar memorial


December 18th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) The Republican Party Of India (RPI) said it will block rail services in the northeastern part of the city Monday to pressurise the government for allotting ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

All Patna schools closed due to cold wave


December 17th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 17 (IANS) With an intense cold wave sweeping Bihar, all public and private schools in the state capital have been ordered closed till Dec 25, officials said."The Patna ... Read more...

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MPs criticise railways’ catering services


November 21st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Expressing concern over catering services of the Indian Railways, many parliament members Monday demanded new lines, trains, extension of routes, increase in frequency of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Occupy Wall Street protestors plan march from NYC to DC


November 9th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some Occupy Wall Street protesters have announced that they will walk from their base in New York City to Washington D.C. The protesters say they ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Commuting long distances bad for health


October 31st, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Daily long distance commuting seems worthwhile if it is for a better job or house, but it could be bad for your health.New research shows that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rail traffic disrupted as goods train derails


October 4th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Oct 4 (IANS) Rail traffic along the busy Delhi-Howrah route was Tuesday disrupted following derailment of a goods train in this Uttar Pradesh district, police said. No casualty was ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Lea Michele is single


September 21st, 2011 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) "Glee" star Lea Michele has split from boyfriend Theo Stockman but the pair insists the break-up is amicable."This is not a dramatic break up, the relationship ... Read more...

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Now hear Rabindra Sangeet inside trains


August 8th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) In its homage to Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore on his 150th birth anniversary, Eastern Eailway has decided to play instrumental Rabindra Sangeet inside some of the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Parts of Kolkata flooded, trains hit


August 8th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Heavy rainfall have flooded parts of Kolkata, disrupting train services.A cyclonic formation on the Bay of Bengal triggered a rainfall of 77.5 millimeter from Sunday evening ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kat von D doing well after splitting with Jesse James on LA Ink


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jesse James was left disappointed when he was ditched by fiancée Kat von D. The two are stars of the reality television show L.A. Ink which ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

It’s splitsville for Jesse James, Kat Von D


July 27th, 2011 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Actress Sandra Bullock's ex-husband Jesse James has called off his engagement with reality TV star Kat Von D.The stars, who began dating two months after ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Plant hormone could boost crop output


July 11th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) In an important breakthrough, biologists have identified a hormone that plays a key role in determining the size and shape of plants. The discovery of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

1,000 train passengers escape disaster in Assam (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 17 (IANS) About 1,000 passengers of a long-distance train had a miraculous escape here when a powerful bomb was found on board early Friday. The explosive was soon ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

I can love you without kissing you, wrote teenaged Jacqueline Kennedy


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) "I do love you and can love you without kissing you every time I see you," wrote a teenaged Jacqueline Bouvier (Kennedy), whose letters to a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shakira ‘moving to Barcelona’


January 29th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Shakira is apparently moving to Barcelona, fuelling rumours she's dating Barca footballer Gerard Pique.The singer is now planning on spending more time in the Catalan city. "Shakira has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dense fog disrupts flights, trains in Kolkata


January 14th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 14 (IANS) Heavy fog threw air services out of gear at the international airport here Friday as 40 flights failed to take off while train schedules were also disrupted, officials ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bronze Age leaders used power effectively to create stable social system


January 12th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A thesis from the University of Gothenburg (Sweden) has shown that leaders in the Bronze Age knew how to use power effectively in order to create notably stable ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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