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Rescue workers spot wreckage of small plane on Indonesian mountain


October 5th, 2012 - 4:20 am ICT by BNO News
JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian rescue workers on Thursday morning spotted the wreckage of a small plane on a mountain in eastern Indonesia, police and local media said, but severe weather ... Read more...

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Goa saint’s feast hinders IFFI dates


September 21st, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) The annual feast of Goa's most revered saints is posing to be the main hurdle in the finalization of the dates of the International Film Festival ... Read more...

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Eating dirt can be good for the gut


June 3rd, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) For many people all over the world, dining on dirt is nothing out of the ordinary. Now an extensive analysis helps explain why.The most probable explanation ... Read more...

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Northeast NGOs oppose Protected Area Permit withdrawal


February 17th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Feb 17 (IANS) Many NGOs from the northeastern states have strongly opposed the central government's decision to do away with the Protected Area Permit (PAP), a mandatory official authorisation for foreigners ... Read more...

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Govt. excludes Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland from ‘Protected Area’ for foreigners


December 31st, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): The Central Government has now decided to exclude the entire area of the States of Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland from the 'Protected Area' regime notified under the ... Read more...

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Mizoram launches special literacy campaign


December 4th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Dec 4 (IANS) Mizoram has launched a special campaign to make the northeastern state fully literate by March next year, Education Minister Pu Lalsawta has said.The minister launched the Rapid Action ... Read more...

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Agitated over alleged desecration of Quran in U.S., mob sets missionary school on fire in Kashmir


September 13th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep.13 (ANI): An irate mob burnt down a missionary school in Jammu and Kashmir in protest against alleged desecration of Holy Quran in the United States.Arsonists attacked Tyndale Biscoe School in ... Read more...

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After China, NBA sets sight on India to promote basketball


September 11th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles (US), Sept.11 (ANI): The National Basketball Association of the United States (NBA) appears bent on promoting and building the sport in India, saying rising incomes and media-savvy youths could fuel ... Read more...

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U.S. State Department issues Travel Warning for Afghanistan


August 13th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. State Department on Friday issued a new Travel Warning for Afghanistan, warning U.S. citizens of the critical dangers still present in the war torn country, ... Read more...

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US missionary Laura Silsby to be on trial in Haiti


April 27th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Apr 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US Missionary Laura Silsby who was charged with kidnapping dozens of children, so that they could be taken to the US, would now face a trial in ... Read more...

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U.S. Missionaries Left Off Trial For Kidnapping


April 27th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, Apr 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The group of missionaries from the United States have been charged by a Haitian judge with arranging irregular travel, but thankfully, all the serious ... Read more...

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Cured leprosy patients ready to conquer Mt Everest


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, April 22 (IANS) Nearly three decades ago Raj Kumar Shah, then nine, had a traumatic experience that changed his entire life.The son of a poor farmer contracted leprosy, ... Read more...

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Ninth Missionary, Charisa Coulter Freed From Haiti


March 9th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Boise, Idaho, March 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The missionary from US, Charisa Coulter, who was detained and was behind the bars for more than a month, has been released by the ... Read more...

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Singaporean national to climb Everest to raise awareness over child abuse


February 21st, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 21 (ANI): Santosh Kumar, a Singaporean national of Indian origin and an outdoor adventure enthusiast has intended to scale the Mount Everest this March to raise awareness on prevention of ... Read more...

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8 Americans charged with kidnapping charges in Haiti, are freed


February 18th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, Feb 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ten Americans were charged with the kidnapping of 33 children, and were also put behind bars, for this crime. However now 8 of the Americans have ... Read more...

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US missionaries set for release in Haiti


February 11th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Port au Prince (Haiti), Feb 11(ANI): Ten US missionaries from Idaho-based New Life Children's Refuge charity accused of illegally trying to take 33 children out of Haiti will soon be released, a ... Read more...

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US Missionaries charged with child kidnapping


February 5th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-au-Prince, Feb 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ten US missionaries who tried to take 33 children out of Haiti, have been charged with child kidnapping. They have also been charged with criminal association ... Read more...

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Americans who tried to illegally take Haitian children to be tried in court


February 3rd, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-au-Prince, Feb 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ten Americans tried to illegally take 33 children out of the country, and they are now being held in Haiti. Their first court hearing would be ... Read more...

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India to promote environment friendly buildings


January 4th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 4 (ANI): Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah said here today that it would be made mandatory for all buildings of state-run offices to pass the energy ... Read more...

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Cambodia set to deport Uighur asylum seekers to China


December 20th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 20 (ANI): Twenty Muslim Uighurs, who were seeking refuge in Cambodia after fleeing the deadly ethnic riots in China, are likely to be deported back to China, a move the ... Read more...

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Church vandalized in north Karnataka


November 18th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 18 (IANS) A church in north Karnataka has been vandalized and a cross, doors and windows have been damaged, police and church authorities said Wednesday. Vasanthkumar, the priest at the church ... Read more...

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Malaysian cult keeps leader’s decomposed body for 13 months


September 27th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 27 (DPA) Followers of a religious cult in Malaysia's eastern Sabah state wrapped the body of their dead cult leader in plastic and laid it in his home for ... Read more...

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Scientists discover deadly plant that eats rats


August 18th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 18 (ANI): British scientists have discovered a deadly plant that eats rats, and is believed to be the largest meat-eating shrub.According to a report in The Sun, the giant pitcher ... Read more...

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Bogus Australian doctor amputated limbs in India: report


May 25th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 25 (DPA) For 30 years Paul Dean appeared to live a saintly life tending to orphans and helping heal leprosy patients in impoverished villages in India. Dean, who has been arrested ... Read more...

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22000 refugees stream into strife-hit NWFP hospital


May 7th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mardan (NWFP, Pakistan), May 7 (ANI): Over 22,000 refugees have asked for help in the Mardan area of Pakistan's strife-hit North West Frontier Province alone, and most of them in the ... Read more...

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Forget the recession! Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day!


March 18th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by GD
On March 17, Ireland celebrated Saint Patrick’s Day. Despite the recession and the deteriorating economy, Ireland was engrossed in the celebrations. With the entire festive mood the marchers, all dressed in green, ... Read more...

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Christian leaders meet Orissa CM, discuss Kandhamal riots fallout


November 10th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar (Orissa), Nov.10 (ANI): A team of Christian leaders, including the Archbishop of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Raphael Cheenath, met Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Bhubaneswar on Monday, and reportedly discussed the fallout ... Read more...

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Shivraj Patil to visit violence-hit Bangalore today


October 14th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 14 (ANI): Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil will arrive here today to review the steps taken to control the violence, following a fresh attack on a church in Bangalore ... Read more...

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Orissa remains tense, curfew clamped in nine areas


September 25th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kandhmal (Orissa), Sept 25 (ANI): Curfew was clamped in nine sensitive areas of Orissa''s Kandhamal district today in the wake of fresh violence in the region. Nearly 100 houses and a ... Read more...

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Bangalore Archbishop protests attacks on churches


September 22nd, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Sept.22 (ANI): The Archbishop of Bangalore, Bernard Moras, has strongly protested the attack on at least 20 churches, which resulted in injuries to 34 people, including five policemen. ``I am ... Read more...

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BJP promoting communal terrorism in Karnataka: Moily


September 16th, 2008 - 12:43 am ICT by ANI
By Sandeep Datta New Delhi, Sep.15 (ANI): The Congress party today criticised the Bharatiya Janata Partys State government in Karnataka for creating communal terrorism and being a complete failure in acting as ... Read more...

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Intrepid French woman unveiled Tibet for the world


July 6th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) The 73rd birthday of the 14th Dalai Lama is being marked by the University of Madras and Alliance Francaise here Sunday with a three-day festival of Tibetan culture. ... Read more...

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