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Chinese shipyard to build Titanic II


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) A Chinese shipyard is planning to build a replica of the Titanic that sank in the Atlantic in 1912 with more than 1,500 people on board. ... Read more...

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Lebanese families remember loved ones on Titanic


April 17th, 2012 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, April 17 (IANS) Residents of two Lebanon villages held a remembrance ceremony Monday for the 24 victims from their village aboard the gigantic Titanic that sank in the North ... Read more...

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Censoring takes 3D ‘Titanic’ fun out for Chinese


April 11th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) While moviegoers flocked to cinemas in China to see the latest 3D version of James Cameron's epic movie "Titanic", many said they were disappointed that they ... Read more...

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100-year-old Chinese book mentioned Titanic


April 10th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) The story of the Titanic shipwreck has been found in a Chinese textbook for primary school students published 100 years ago, China Daily reported Tuesday.The book ... Read more...

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200,000 Titanic records published online


April 9th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) More than 200,000 records relating to the Titanic have been published online coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the ship's sinking, BBC reported Monday.The documents provide ... Read more...

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Titanic hero’s letter to be auctioned


April 8th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) The last letter written by the heroic bandleader on the Titanic is to be auctioned this month. He along with his band played on while the ... Read more...

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New stamps on 100th anniversary of Titanic disaster


April 5th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Britain will launch a collection of stamps to mark the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster.The mail area was one of the first places to flood ... Read more...

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‘Titanic 3D’ trailer released


November 17th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The epic 1997 movie Titanic will be released in 3D next year. Ahead of the release of the movie, a trailer of the 11 Oscar-winning movie has ... Read more...

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US seeks transparency on China’s first aircraft carrier


August 11th, 2011 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US is worried by the lack of transparency about China's first aircraft carrier, which made its maiden voyage Wednesday, the US State Department has ... Read more...

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Chinese aircraft carrier nears completion


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 2 (IANS) China's first aircraft carrier is close to completion and its sea trials will begin this month, an official said.The scaffolding has been removed from Varyag, the ... Read more...

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Haynes produce manual for ‘Titanic’ - nearly 100 yrs after it sank


March 27th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Nearly a century after the world famous luxury liner sank on its maiden voyage in 1912, motor car specialists Haynes has come up with a manual for the ... Read more...

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Disney Wonder ship reaches Costa Rica


January 15th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
San Jose, Jan 15 (IANS/EFE) Mickey and Minnie Mouse arrived in Costa Rica aboard the cruise ship Disney Wonder which is on its maiden voyage into the Pacific Ocean from Florida to ... Read more...

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Thanks to bacteria, Titanic ‘will be reduced to a rust stain in a few years’


January 13th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that bacteria are eating away at the once magnificent Titanic, which sits at the bottom of the ocean now.Rust-eating bacteria called Halomonas titanicae will reduce ... Read more...

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Sailing Mistake on the Titanic Revealed by Officer’s Kin


September 27th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The grand-daughter of one of the Ship’s Officers on board the ill fated ‘Titanic’ has revealed a fatal mistake which was made, which caused the ship to crash ... Read more...

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Titanic sank because of basic steering blunder, claims book


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): Contrary to the belief that the Titanic sank because its crew were sailing too fast and failed to see the iceberg before it was too late, a new ... Read more...

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The `secret’ blunder that sank the Titanic


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) A steering blunder sank the Titanic on her maiden voyage as a helmsman panicked and turned the wrong way, says a new book that claims the error was ... Read more...

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World’s biggest cruise ship ‘Allure’ set to sail


September 21st, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 21 (ANI): The world's biggest cruise ship, Allure, is having its finishing touches put on for its maiden voyage in December.Royal Caribbean International's newest super-sized ship is bigger than ... Read more...

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Scientists ‘to virtually raise Titanic using 3D technology’


August 21st, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 21 (ANI): Scientists are hoping to virtually raise the doomed ship Titanic sitting on the floor of the North Atlantic by using 3D technology to map the wreckage site for ... Read more...

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Katy Perry Buys Russell Brand Ticket to Outer Space


August 2nd, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 02 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports from ‘E!Online’, Katy Perry has bought her fiance a thirty-fifth birthday present that is really out of this world. She purchased a Virgin ... Read more...

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3-D ‘Titanic’ to release in April 2012


July 6th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 6 (IANS) The 3-D version of blockbuster film "Titanic" is slated for release in April 2012 to mark the 100th anniversary of the ship's sinking. The RMS Titanic, which set ... Read more...

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Titanic bouncy castle with inflatable icebergs branded a ‘bouncy graveyard’


July 1st, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): A castle designed in the shape of the ill-fated ship Titanic has been called as a "bouncy graveyard" by critics at a toy trade fare.The 40ft high slide ... Read more...

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Letter from Titanic passenger sells for 55,000 pounds


April 18th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) A letter written by a man aboard the Titanic to his wife, saying he did not like leaving her behind, sold for 55,000 pounds Sunday, a media report ... Read more...

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Key that could have saved Titanic to go on sale


April 16th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): The key that could have saved the doomed ship 'Titanic' is expected to fetch at least 70,000 pounds at an auction.The key to the ship's binocular box, which ... Read more...

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No distress signal was sent from Titanic for 45mins after it struck ice: Book


April 14th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): The ill-fated Titanic did not send distress signal for 45 minutes after hitting an iceberg, says a new book.The largest passenger steamship in the world collided with ice ... Read more...

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Queen Mary 2 visits Kochi for the third time


January 31st, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Queen Mary 2, billed as the grandest and most magnificent ocean liner ever built, came calling at the port here Sunday on its third visit in the ... Read more...

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World’s largest cruise liner begins maiden voyage


October 31st, 2009 - 3:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 31 (RIA Novosti) The world's largest cruise liner Oasis of the Seas has begun her maiden voyage after leaving Finland Friday. The 1,200 feet ship is worth nearly $1.5 billion. The ... Read more...

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USS New York Makes Maiden Voyage From New Orleans to NYC


October 14th, 2009 - 12:44 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Orleans, Oct 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Navy assault ship, named USS New York built with salvaged steel from the World Trade Center towers, which were bombed by incoming flights. ... Read more...

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Production begins on China’s jumbo jet


September 9th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Hong Kong, Sep.9 (ANI): China's largest domestically-produced jumbo jet made its international debut at Asia's biggest air show in Hong Kong Tuesday.The single-aisle C919 is a jetliner with up to 200 seats ... Read more...

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Last Titanic survivor dies aged 97


June 1st, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): Millvina Dean, the last remaining survivor of the sinking of the Titanic has died at the age of 97.According to the BBC, Dean died at the care home ... Read more...

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Doomed Titanic passenger’s pocket watch up for grabs


May 9th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 9 (ANI): A pocket watch, which a doomed Titanic passenger wore and which stopped at the moment he jumped into the sea, is up for grabs.Swede Malkolm Johnson, 33, ... Read more...

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Titanic cabin key sold for $88,000 at auction in Britain


April 20th, 2009 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (RIA Novosti) A key to a first class cabin on the legendary Titanic ocean liner, which sank nearly a century ago on its inaugural voyage, was sold for 60,000 ... Read more...

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Titanic museum to open in Southampton


March 31st, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): A new museum charting the story of the Titanic could be built in Britain ahead of the 100th anniversary of the ill-fated liner's sinking.The 28 million pound museum ... Read more...

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Bush says he does not want spend his time criticizing Obama


March 18th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Calgary (Canada), Mar.18 (ANI): Former US President George W Bush has said that he does not want spend his retirement criticizing his successor Barack Obama. He [Obama] was not my first ... Read more...

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Queen Mary 2 arrives at Kochi


March 18th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi (Kerala) March 18 (IANS) Queen Mary 2, billed as the grandest and most magnificent ocean liner ever built, came calling at the port here Wednesday. This is its second voyage to ... Read more...

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Well-mannered Britons took big Titanic toll, research shows


January 28th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 28 (DPA) Politeness might help explain why Britons were 10 percent more likely to be among the 1,517 who went down with the Titanic than those aboard who held United ... Read more...

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