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26 die in Mexican gas plant blast, fire (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) Twenty-six workers were killed Tuesday in an explosion and subsequent fire at a gas plant in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, state-owned Petroleos Mexicanos ... Read more...

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War surgery workshop held


September 9th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 9 (IANS) Over 150 surgeons from across the country took part in a workshop on war surgery at the army's Northern Command headquarters in Jammu and Kashmir, an ... Read more...

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Baby in pram falls into Thames


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) A five-month-old baby boy suffered head injuries when his pram plunged into the Thames, the Daily Mail reported.The baby's father was taking him and another child ... Read more...

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German referee dies as javelin pierces his throat


August 27th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) In a tragic incident in Germany, a 75-year-old referee died of injuries sustained when he was speared through the throat with a javelin at an athletics ... Read more...

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UP scraps admission fee in government hospitals


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) The admission fee of Rs.35 has been scrapped in all government hospitals of Uttar Pradesh from Thursday, an official said.The orders in this regard were issued ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Seven killed in South Africa road accident


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 22 (IANS) At least seven people were killed, including six pupils, and 13 others injured after the truck they were travelling in crashed in a South African ... Read more...

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18 shot at in South Africa platinum mine conflict


August 17th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 17 (IANS) At least 18 people were shot and feared dead or injured in a conflict at a platinum mine in South Africa, media reports said.The shooting took ... Read more...

Posted in World |

WW II veteran meets colleague who ‘died’ 68 years ago!


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) An 87-year-old World War II veteran from Britain was shocked when he ran into a fellow soldier who he thought had died in battle 68 years ... Read more...

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Australian minister’s daughter held in drug case


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 23 (IANS) The 20-year-old daughter of a minister in Australia's Queensland state has been arrested and charged with possession of drugs, a media report said Monday.Alex Davis is ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Brendan Cole involved in Silverstone car crash


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brendan Cole was involved in a Silverstone car crash when his car sprung out of control and smashed into a wall. Cole was taking part in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Assam’s boat clinics deliver health services - and hope (With images)


July 11th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Nalbari (Assam), July 11 (IANS) Amid pouring monsoon rain, men, women and children run alongside the torrential Brahmaputra, waving at people in white coats on a boat. This is their ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

F1 test driver Maria battling for life after crash


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Formula One test driver Maria de Villota has sustained life-threatening injuries in a crash during testing in Cambridgeshire, the Marussia team and local ambulance services ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lawrence rescues drunk woman


June 27th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 27 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lawrence turned a good Samaritan when she rescued a young woman who collapsed outside her apartment in California."The 911 call came in around ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sweeden’s park where wolves killed Zookeeper now offers “wild encounters” to its visitors


June 19th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ostergotland, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police officers have investigating that attack that left a zoo worker dead in one of Sweden’s most popular zoos.Law enforcement authorities have claimed that they are still ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Elderly woman trapped under her heavy dresser for 4 days


June 18th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An elderly resident of Oregon has been found alive after spending four days trapped under her dresser. Local law enforcement authorities claim that 67-year-old Virginia Cartier was ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Lohan in good spirits after health scare


June 18th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 18 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan, who sparked concern after reports suggested that she had been found unconscious in her suite at a hotel, has laughed off ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lohan in health scare


June 16th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan reportedly fell unconscious at a hotel room, following which paramedics were immediately called in.The "Mean Girls" star sparked health fears after ... Read more...

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Spanish soccer coach is dead


June 8th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Villarreal (Spain), June 8 (IANS/EFE) Veteran Spanish soccer coach Manuel Preciado died of a heart attack one day after agreeing to take the reins at Villarreal CF. He was 54.Police ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Missouri woman pays fine for calling 911 about the collapse of her dog


June 7th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Missouri, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Missouri resident has been forced to pay a $100 fine for calling the emergency services to report that her 140-pound Great Dane had suffered a seizure. ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Gordon Ramsay stretchered off the field after a tackle from Teddy Sheringham at Soccer Aid


May 30th, 2012 - 4:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manchester, May 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Just 5 minutes after the start of the Soccer Aid, a charity match to raise funds for Unicef, the former England footballer Teddy Sheringham tackled Gordon Ramsay, ... Read more...

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Lanus football fan shot dead by hooligans


May 27th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 27 (IANS) An Argentine football fan was shot dead and five others were injured during a fight between rival hooligans on the outskirts of Buenos Aires.The ... Read more...

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Savaged by dogs, Briton fights for life


May 21st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) A 30-year-old Briton is fighting for his life at a hospital after he was mauled by two savage dogs as he walked along a beach.The unnamed ... Read more...

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Man loses health claim for wife after remarrying


May 19th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A man in Britain whose wife died in an ambulance staff blunder has lost 500,000 pounds of claim against the National Health Service (NHS) because he ... Read more...

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Pregnant Pakistani woman killed by in-laws in Britain


April 25th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) A 21-year-old Pakistani woman, who was pregnant, was allegedly smothered to death by her husband and his parents, who later claimed she may have been killed ... Read more...

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Government mulls course on rural healthcare


April 24th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Indian government is considering a course on rural healthcare to create more manpower to serve in the country's hinterland, the Rajya Sabha was informed ... Read more...

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Jalandhar collapse: Worker rescued after 72 hours


April 19th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 19 (IANS) The untiring efforts of rescue teams engaged in finding survivors beneath the collapsed blanket manufacturing factory in this Punjab city saw more success early Thursday with ... Read more...

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Explosion rocks German chemical park


March 31st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 31 (IANS) A huge explosion Saturday rocked a chemical industrial park in Marl in western Germany in which several people were injured, Xinhua reported.The accident in the park ... Read more...

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Texas executes man who beat baby boy to death


March 29th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by BNO News
HUNTSVILLE, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- A Texas man was executed on late Wednesday for using a flashlight to fatally beat a 10-month-old boy whom he was babysitting in Dallas in April 2001, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Wonder mix halves chances of cardiac attack, death


March 28th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Paramedics can practically halve a patient's chances of a heart attack or dying by promptly administering a mixture of glucose, insulin and potassium (GIK).A Tufts Medical ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Asian-origin girl, paralysed in shooting, faces tough life


March 26th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Thusha Kamaleswaran, a five-year-old Asian-origin girl once dreamt of growing up as a dancer. But her dream has been dashed by a murderous attempt which left ... Read more...

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Man hospitalized after being headbutted by giraffe


March 6th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pretoria, South Africa, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 32-year-old man has been hospitalized after he was headbutted by a giraffe. Paramedics say the man was trying to draw a blood from the ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Bathers attacked by carnivorous fish in Brazil


February 21st, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) At least 20 people suffered slight injuries on their toes and fingers when they were attacked by carnivorous fish as they were bathing in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Two brothers rescued after three months at sea


February 18th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Two brothers, who said they were fishermen and had been adrift on the open sea for three months, were rescued near the Mexican island of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Customer gets a Heart Attack at the Heart Attack Grill


February 16th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Las Vegas, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man believed to be in his forties suffered heart attack when enjoying one of the signature high-calorie diets at the Heart Attack Grill in Las ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Singer Whitney Houston dies at Beverly Hills hotel


February 12th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by BNO News
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Grammy Award-winning singer and actress Whitney Houston, one of the world's best-selling music artists, was found dead in her Beverly Hills hotel room on late Saturday ... Read more...

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