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42 die in Morocco accident


September 4th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rabat, Sep 4 (IANS) Forty-two people were killed and 24 injured Tuesday when their passenger bus fell into a ravine in southern Morocco, a media report said.The accident occurred at ... Read more...

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‘Joker’ trailer to release with ‘Cocktail’


July 8th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The first trailer of Shirish Kunder's "Joker", which is reportedly Akshay Kumar's 100th film, will release along with Homi Adjania's "Cocktail" when it hits ... Read more...

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No 3D version for ‘Joker’: Kunder


June 15th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Shirish Kunder says that he has scrapped plans to release his next project "Joker" in 3D, considering the fate of recent 3D films at the ... Read more...

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Online searchers can help strangers make sense of data


May 8th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) People who have already processed online information to make sense of a subject can help strangers facing similar tasks. This process of distributed sense making, say ... Read more...

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12 dead in Thailand factory blast


May 6th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 6 (IANS) Twelve people died in a blast at a petrochemical factory in southern Thailand, the authorities said Sunday.The explosion occurred around 3.30 p.m. Saturday in Map Ta ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad architect caught taking bribe


April 20th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 20 (IANS) An architect in the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) was Friday caught while accepting a bribe of Rs.20,000 from an applicant who wanted the map of ... Read more...

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British kids cannot locate their country on map


April 2nd, 2012 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Over three-fourth of the British children have been abroad but one in 10 cannot find their country on a map and many admit being doubtful about ... Read more...

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Khajuraho to get train from Thursday


March 15th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 15 (IANS) Khajuraho, known for medieval Hindu and Jain temples with erotic sculptures, will finally come on the railway map Thursday.The Udaipur-Gwalior Express has been extended to Khajuraho, ... Read more...

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Seven Maoists arrested, landmine recovered


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 3 (IANS) Seven Maoist guerrillas were arrested and a landmine recovered in three separate incidents in Jharkhand Saturday, police said.Five rebels, including a woman, were arrested from a ... Read more...

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CNN news map locates London in Norfolk


January 31st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Someone will definitely have to answer some questions to bosses at CNN after the network’s news map placed London at the wrong side. CNN, regarded as ... Read more...

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Chinese jailed for selling 70,000 pirated maps


January 11th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 11 (IANS) A man in Shanghai has been jailed for producing and selling more than 70,000 unauthorised maps of the city.A people's court in Shanghai sentenced 49-year-old Lu ... Read more...

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Mamata woos industrialists, says will provide facilities


January 9th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) In a bid to attract investments, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said the state government will provide all kinds of facilities to industrialists ... Read more...

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China to have top bio scientists by 2020


January 5th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) China will boost its bioscience technology development and produce three to five top scientists in the world by 2020, it was reported Thursday.A programme unveiled by ... Read more...

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Train engine catches fire


December 26th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 26 (IANS) The engine of the Dharmanagar-bound passenger train Monday caught fire in Tripura but no one was hurt, police said here.Flames enveloped the engine at Nabincherra in ... Read more...

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Japanese firm’s map shows Tibet as part of India


November 29th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Nov 29 (IANS) A map drawn by a Japanese firm shows Tibet as part of India. The cartograph also shows China's southwestern Yunnan province as belonging to India, ... Read more...

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Chinese map shows theft-prone spots


November 25th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 25 (IANS) Police in a Chinese city have brought out a map that pinpoints the spots where thieves strike on the Metro.The map shows the spots where thieves ... Read more...

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New portal to help track neighbourhood deals, discounts


November 22nd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Consumers will now be able to track online discount deals on various brands even in their neighbourhood stores with the help of a new portal ... Read more...

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US promises to fix up inaccurate India map


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Admitting "inaccuracies", the US State Department has taken off a map that depicted parts of Jammu and Kashmir as Pakistani territory with an assurance to get ... Read more...

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Taking the needle out of diabetes


November 7th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 7 (IANS) Researchers have found a substitute for insulin to help treat diabetes orally, replacing painful pricks. Over 10 years, Erik Helmerhorst, professor at Curtin University, and colleagues ... Read more...

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‘Joker’ to release Aug 31 next year


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Director Shirish Kunder's "Joker", starring Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha, will hit cinemas worldwide Aug 30, 2012.Production company UTV Motion Pictures announced the release ... Read more...

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Force India drivers eager to give their best


October 26th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Force India drivers Adrian Sutil and Paul di Resta said Wednesday that they are ready to deliver their best at the team's inaugural race at ... Read more...

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Madonna feared for kids lives


October 26th, 2011 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna says she feared for her children's lives after a knife-carrying stalker broke into her home.The mum-of-four said she had been "alarmed" by ... Read more...

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Singapore firm working on ‘indoor GPS’


October 10th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Oct 10 (IANS) A Singapore start-up firm has devised an innovative application to allow phone users have access to their positioning information within buildings, where the traditional global positioning ... Read more...

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Website on women’s safety soon


September 27th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Whypoll, an NGO on citizen empowerment, Tuesday said it will launch a website where women across the country can report about harassment being faced by ... Read more...

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Fisher Island is the place where US millionaires live


September 21st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The IRS has zoned the areas in the United States where millionaires in the country live. In his latest bid to save the US economy, President Barack ... Read more...

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India and Bangladesh finalise border, sign maps


August 20th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 20 (IANS) India and Bangladesh Saturday signed strip maps in Dhaka to finalise their 4,156-km international border, a media report said Saturday.The long-standing border-related discord between the two ... Read more...

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‘Star Wars: The Old Republic’ announced


July 21st, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three retail editions of Star Wars: The Old Republic have been announced by BioWare. The new games will range from the cost of $60 to $150. ... Read more...

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Pakistani intruder held in Punjab


July 19th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), July 19 (IANS) A 25-year-old Pakistani national was arrested while he was trying to cross back into Pakistan from near this Punjab town, Border Security Force (BSF) ... Read more...

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Mining in Western Ghats may be curbed


July 19th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) Capping the extent of mining in the Western Ghats, stretching from Maharashtra to Kerala, is being considered, the head of a panel monitoring the area's ecology ... Read more...

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Zoe Saldana loves working with guns


July 11th, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) American actress Zoe Saldana enjoys working with guns and respects the weapons, as she has grown up with it."Women with guns is happening and it's exciting. ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Mark Henry vs Christian & Orton vs Sheamus


June 5th, 2011 - 3:03 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christian made his way to the ring last night on WWE Smackdown wearing a shirt which looked as though it had some type of map on the back ... Read more...

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Cher brands Donald Trump ‘pompous’ and ‘a complete idiot’ on Twitter


April 28th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 28 (ANI): Singer and "Burlesque" star Cher took to Twitter to slam real estate tycoon Donald Trump and called him "pompous" and "a complete idiot.""Donald Trump is a Pompous ... Read more...

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Halliwell wants ‘Spice Girls’ reunion at Olympics


April 28th, 2011 - 4:49 am ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Singer Geri Halliwell wants the "Spice Girls" to reunite to perform at the opening ceremony of next year's Olympic Games in London.The singer, who quit ... Read more...

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Your Apple iPhone is secretly tracking your privacy!


April 21st, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Apple has been accused of putting customers' privacy at risk after security researchers found that their iPhones were tracking users' locations and saving every details to a secret ... Read more...

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Victoria’s Monash Varsity website hacked


April 17th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 17 (ANI): Victoria's Monash University has reported to "specialist agencies" the hacking of its website home page, which on Saturday displayed the words "Hacked by yaser007" in red above a ... Read more...

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