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Northeast exodus: Pakistan rejects Indian charge


August 19th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan Sunday rejected Indian charges that morphed pictures of Assam and Myanmar violence which sparked an exodus of northeastern citizens from other states originalted in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Two dead, 10 missing in China storm


August 19th, 2012 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Two people died and 10 others were missing Saturday in China following a rain storm, authorities said.The storm triggered landslides, flash floods and mud and rock ... Read more...

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IAF rescues marooned civilians in Jammu


August 5th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Sunday evacuated two dozen stranded civilians from an island in the flooded Tawi river in Jammu, an officer said.The civil administration ... Read more...

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Mud embankments help Madhya Pradesh farmers increase crop yield


July 29th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, July 29 (IANS) A traditional water conservation method using mud embankments on farmland is helping farmers in a drought-prone region of Madhya Pradesh increase grain production.For years, farmers in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Landslide buries three of family in Assam


June 27th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 27 (IANS) Three members of a family, including two minor girls, were killed in a landslide triggered by incessant rains here early Wednesday, police said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Toxic gases kill four in Rajasthan well


June 17th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 17 (IANS) Four men, aged between 20 and 40 years, Sunday suffocated to death due to poisonous gases in a 30-feet-deep well in Rajasthan, police said.The incident took ... Read more...

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Chinese couple held for burying woman alive


May 24th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) A Chinese couple has been detained after they got drunk and knocked down an elderly woman and later buried her alive.It was certain the woman was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bhitarkanika bans tourist entry as crocodiles breed


May 15th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 15 (IANS) A two-and-half-month ban on the entry of tourists and visitors to the Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha began Tuesday as the crocodile breeding season was underway, ... Read more...

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Infant buried on tantrik’s advice, survives


April 14th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hapur (Uttar Pradesh), April 14 (IANS) A nine-day-old child was buried alive by his parents in Hapur on the advice of an occult practitioner. The incident came to light Saturday ... Read more...

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Tunnels dug to reach Pakistan avalanche victims


April 11th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 11 (IANS) Rescuers are digging two tunnels to reach the 139 Pakistani soldiers and civilians who are stuck in thick ice following an avalanche that swept through their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

All-terrain wheelchair for disabled use


March 8th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) An all-terrain wheelchair with tracks instead of wheels that can go almost anywhere has been developed by scientists.The Action Trackchair is made by Action Manufacturing in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nicole Graham stands by horse Astro’s side as the horse sank in the mud


February 29th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A brave horse owner stood by the animal as it got stuck in the mud. Nicole Graham was riding with her horse Astro on Monday when the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chinese farmers’ NBA-like league is a big draw


February 13th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Zhengzhou (China), Feb 13 (IANS) A series of farmer basketball games on the lines of the American NBA finals were held in a village of central China's Henan Province ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

BSP, BJP fooling people, says Congress


January 6th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Congress Friday again slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for inducting a tainted former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader in its fold and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jaspal Bhatti wants poll panel to allow mud-slinging


January 5th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 5 (IANS) He may be the brand icon of the Election Commission (EC) for the Jan 30 assembly elections in Punjab but that has not deterred satirist-comedian ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tribal families spend nights outside due to wild jumbos


January 3rd, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 3 (IANS) For the last week, about a dozen tribal families in Chhattisgarh's Surguja district have been spending their nights in the open despite the chilly weather after ... Read more...

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Newt Gingrich accuses Obama of cheating in the elections


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that Newt Gingrich loves to be in the spotlight. And this time he has managed to stir up a hornet’s nest by alleging that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Israel producing electricity from sludge


November 25th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Nov 25 (IANS) Israel has developed a technology that can generate electricity from sludge.The sludge, which is mud, mire, or ooze covering the ground or forming a deposit, as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Imran to gain weight for Bharadwaj’s film


November 9th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Chocolate boy Imran Khan has been asked to gain weight for his role in Vishal Bhardwaj's "Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola" and to join ... Read more...

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One construction worker killed


November 4th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) One construction worker was buried under mud and another injured when they were digging the earth in the basement of a shop in Paharganj area ... Read more...

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Stillborn found near rail tracks


November 1st, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) A body of a still-born girl was found in a garbage heap near a railway line in north Delhi Tuesday, police said.Police are searching for ... Read more...

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Mudslide kills six in Colombia


September 28th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 28 (IANS/EFE) A couple and their four children died when a mudslide buried their home in the northwestern province of Antioquia, Colombian authorities said.The director of a disaster ... Read more...

Posted in World |

12 dead in China landslides


September 19th, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed while 22 were missing in rain-triggered landslides in a northwestern Chinese province, officials said.The landslides began Saturday afternoon. Rock ... Read more...

Posted in World |

29 injured as train derails in Pakistan (Lead)


September 10th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 29 people were injured when a passenger train derailed Saturday in eastern Pakistan, Xinhua reported.The accident occurred around 5.00 a.m. at Sara-e-Alamgir village in ... Read more...

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Plane removed, operations resume at Mumbai airport runway


September 5th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Nearly 75 hours after it skidded and got stuck in mud, the stranded Turkish Airlines plane was finally removed from the Mumbai airport runway early Monday, ... Read more...

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Spicejet flight makes emergency landing


September 3rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) A Spicejet flight made an emergency landing at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) here Saturday following some technical problems. All passengers are safe, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bihar village in gloom as Anna supporter succumbs to burns


August 29th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 29 (IANS) A pall of gloom descended on Bihar's Sarfuddinpur village Monday after news of the death of its resident Dinesh Yadav, who set himself ablaze last ... Read more...

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It’s raining ire against MCD at Ramlila ground


August 19th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Amid all the chants hailing Anna Hazare and slogans to eradicate corruption, many at the Ramlila ground here slammed the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) ... Read more...

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Prove graft allegations, Hazare dares government (Second Lead)


August 15th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Terming the government's allegations of corruption against him as "baseless and false", social activist Anna Hazare Sunday dared it to start a probe against him ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Saving the new born: A word of wisdom for men too!


August 4th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Guna (Madhya Pradesh), Aug 4 (IANS) On a rainy afternoon, a group of six youngsters, including a girl wearing dark red kurta and jeans, was waiting for the showers to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Crashed UFO found on seabed?


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Sonar scans looking for a century-old wreck of a Swedish merchant ship have revealed a grainy outline of a saucer shape against the dirt in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Geological disasters killed 97 in China this year


July 20th, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) A total of 97 people died while 13 went missing in geological disasters that occurred in China in the first half of this year, a government ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rains hit Konkan Railway services


July 17th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Torrential rains in coastal Maharashtra have seriously disrupted Konkan Railway services, an official said Sunday.Mud and boulders fell on tracks Sunday and blocked the route at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Moss loses engagement ring


June 28th, 2011 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss lost her engagement ring worth 14,000 pounds while watching fiance Jamie Hince perform at the Glastonbury Festival.Moss, who was watching fiance Jamie Hince ... Read more...

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ONGC caps Tripura gas well leak


June 20th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 20 (IANS) After a week-long battle, the engineers of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Monday sealed a leaking natural gas well in Tripura, officials said."The damaged ... Read more...

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