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Arctic ice could affect climate change


September 7th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has reported that currently the amount of ice that is remaining in the Artic region is about four million square kilometers and yet the thawing season is ... Read more...

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Chinese tennis boss admits Li Na not well educated


September 4th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) China's tennis chief has pointed out that the lack of systematic education has been the root of Li Na's weak nerves that led to a sudden ... Read more...

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New Zealand nose ahead despite Samuels’ century


August 4th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 4 (IANS/CMC) Narsingh Deonarine gave the West Indies a boost with two late wickets after Marlon Samuels emphasised his batting rebirth with a fourth Test century in the ... Read more...

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Japan to restart two nuclear reactors


June 16th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan announced Saturday it will resume operations at two nuclear reactors, the first to come back online since all the country's plants were shut down ... Read more...

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On doomsday fears, schoolgirl kills herself


May 19th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) A British schoolgirl hanged herself to death, believing that the world was coming to its end in 2012. She had researched doomsday scenarios on internet, an ... Read more...

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‘Himalayan Meltdown’ wins at Worldfest film festival


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) "Himalayan Meltdown", a documentary on the shrinking glaciers of the Himalayas and their effects on the lives and livelihoods of Asians, has been honoured with ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Euro on brink of collapse: IMF


April 18th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) The crisis-hit euro is teetering on the brink of collapse, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said.In a significant vote of no-confidence, Tuesday's report from the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russian found with radioactive car


April 10th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man in Russia's eastern city of Vladivostok has been found with a radioactive car. A court Tuesday ordered him to remove it from the ... Read more...

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Magnitude-7 quake hits Japan (Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 1 (IANS) An undersea quake measuring 7 on the Richter scale Sunday struck off Torishima Island in eastern Japan but there was no report of damage or casualty.The ... Read more...

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Twitter crashes after 16,000 New Year tweets per second


January 1st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Social networking site Twitter was out of action for over an hour in Britain after it was overloaded with New Year messages.The site crashed around 3 ... Read more...

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Expert groups to probe Fukushima n-plant disaster again


December 31st, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four groups of independent experts will conduct another probe into the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, the NHK TV channel said.Four ... Read more...

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Barca to pay tribute to Fukushima victims during Club WC


December 10th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 10 (IANS) Spanish soccer giants Barcelona will pay a tribute to the Fukushima nuclear disaster victims during their stay next week in Japan for the Club World Cup.Barca ... Read more...

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Match-fixing rampant in all countries: Former ICC investigator


November 16th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Paul Condon, the former head of the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption unit, has blown the myth that match fixing is prevalent only in the sub-continent.In an ... Read more...

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Japan, France agree on joint nuclear safety measures


October 24th, 2011 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and his French counterpart Francois Fillon have agreed on joint nuclear safety measures.Noda and Fillon Sunday said they will act ... Read more...

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Shia Labeouf has a public meltdown


August 29th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Shia Labeouf reportedly had a public meltdown recently at The Box nightclub. Life & Style magazine in its recent publication claimed that the actor lost ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pandit says Citigroup now ‘a different company’


August 10th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Citigroup's Indian American CEO Vikram Pandit has reassured employees that notwithstanding the decline in its stock price, the bank was healthier than it was before the ... Read more...

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65 percent Himalayan glaciers melting: Scientist


July 19th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) In a startling comparison between the state of glaciers in the Himalayan ranges in the last 50 years, glaciologists say nearly 65 percent glaciers are ... Read more...

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Infosys to hire 45,000 techies this year


July 12th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 12 (IANS) Infosys Ltd, India's second largest IT bellwether, is back on hiring spree and plans to increase its headcount by a whopping 45,000 during this fiscal ... Read more...

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90,000 email addresses hacked from US military contractor


July 12th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Hackers have attacked the computer network of a US military contractor and stolen 90,000 email addresses, the Telegraph reported.A wing of hacking group Anonymous said it ... Read more...

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Japan to give radiation meters to kids near n-plant


June 14th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 14 (IANS) Japan officials would hand out radiation measuring devices to around 34,000 children near the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, CNN reported Tuesday.Officials said this was part ... Read more...

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Legal challenge to Nepal house extension (Lead)


May 29th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) Though Nepal averted a constitutional meltdown for now, the government now faces a fresh legal battle with a lawyer challenging the extension of parliament's term.Bharat Mani ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Legal challenge likely to Nepal crisis


May 29th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) Though Nepal averted a constitutional meltdown for now, there are indications that the turbulent republic is heading for further upheavals. A lawyer, who filed a writ ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

PM agrees to quit as Nepal averts crisis by hair’s breadth (Lead)


May 29th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) After holding an anxious nation hostage for over a day, Nepal's beleaguered Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal finally agreed Sunday to step down in exchange for ... Read more...

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Crisis in Nepal as Maoists refuse to surrender arms


May 26th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) Nepal began inching towards a dire constitutional meltdown two days later with its former Maoist guerrillas, who are now in the government, refusing to surrender the ... Read more...

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UK Premier League title race not over: Ancelotti


April 25th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 25 (ANI): Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has refused to rule out a Manchester United meltdown in the final four games of the Barclays Premier League season after suffering one himself ... Read more...

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Spears may share kids’ custody with Federline


April 18th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears might get the joint custody of her sons -- Sean Preston, five, and four-year-old Jayden -- as she has reportedly reached an ... Read more...

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Japanese protest against country’s nuclear industry


April 10th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 10 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Thousands of Japanese took to the streets Sunday to protest against the country's nuclear power industry after a devastating earthquake caused a meltdown at the Fukushima ... Read more...

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Neighbours fuming over Tyra Banks’ luxury pad construction


April 6th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 06 (ANI): It looks like American supermodel Tyra Banks will have a difficult time making friends with her neighbours when she moves into her luxury digs at Riverhouse in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chris Brown apologizes for ABC meltdown


March 25th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): Chris Brown has apologized for his behavior at ABC's studios.The singer made his apology on the BET talk show 106 and Park.Brown maintained that he became ... Read more...

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Iranian state backed hackers accused of attacking online security systems to pry on opposition


March 25th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Mar 25 (ANI): Iranian hackers have been accused of trying to corrupt one of the net's key security systems, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).The BBC quoted an analysis of the attack as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chris Brown parties with semi-naked women after GMA meltdown


March 24th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 24 (ANI): Following his Good Morning America meltdown, Chris Brown ended the controversial day partying with semi-naked women at a New York nightclub to mark the release of his new ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fukushima nuclear power plant crisis will be effectively overcome: IAEA chief


March 22nd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22(ANI): The situation at Japan's quake-damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant remains very serious, but it will be effectively overcome, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director-General Yukiya Amano has said.The ... Read more...

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Japan quake toll rises to 8,600, 12,877 missing


March 21st, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 21 (IANS) The catastrophic March 11 earthquake and ensuing tsunami have left over 8,600 people dead, a police report said Monday. At least 12,877 were still unaccounted for ... Read more...

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India advises against travel to Japan, Indian family refuses to leave


March 17th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Mar 17 (IANS) An Indian family, located in the radiation exposure zone near Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant that is threatened with a meltdown, has refused to ... Read more...

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Radiation high at Japanese plant despite cooling effort


March 17th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Radiation levels remain high at the quake-stricken Fukushima Daiichi plant in east Japan, the plant's operator said, as efforts continue to cool the reactors from ... Read more...

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