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Four-year-old falls in borewell in Haryana


June 21st, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 21 (IANS) A four-year-old has fallen into a deep borewell in Haryana's Manesar town. A rescue operation has been launched, police said here Thursday.The girl child slipped into ... Read more...

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Official attacked by sand mafia in Maharashtra


May 4th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) In the second such attack in the last two days, another official cracking down on the sand mafia was attacked near Shirdi in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district, ... Read more...

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Scalded woman fighting for life


April 5th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) A young Chinese woman is fighting for her life after falling into scalding water when a section of pavement collapsed on a Beijing street.Yang Erjing, 27, ... Read more...

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Man held for thawing Russian morgue


March 15th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Azerbaijani man with a criminal record has been arrested for defrosting a morgue in Russia's Vladivostok city, police said Thursday.The 49-year-old suspect stole the ... Read more...

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Brain re-routes traffic for maximum alertness


January 16th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) The brain re-routes traffic within itself to maximise alertness and make the best of our knowledge of situations."In order to behave efficiently, you want to process ... Read more...

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Testing of India’s fast breeder reactor by September


January 11th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Systems testing of India's own 500 MW prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR) is expected to commence in September this year -- by when the construction work ... Read more...

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Three-eyed fish found in Argentina


October 29th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) A fish with three eyes has reportedly been found in a reservoir near a nuclear power plant in Argentina.The mutated wolf-fish was caught by fishermen in ... Read more...

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RSP achieves best-ever saleable steel production


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 3 (IANS) The Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a unit of state-run Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Monday said it has registered its best ever saleable steel production ... Read more...

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Child brings in crack drugs to a ’show and tell’ show at school


September 21st, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Missouri, Sept 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 32-year-old mother is in trouble after her kindergarten child took her crack pipes and drugs to a show and tell show at his school. The school ... Read more...

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Haryana farmers stole Rajasthan water: minister


August 8th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Rajasthan did not get its full share of water from the Okhla Barrage last year because of pilferage by Haryana farmers. Minister of State for ... Read more...

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GIL seeks land to set up captive thermal plant


July 25th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Graphite India Limited (GIL), part of K.K. Bangur Group, is looking for around 50 acres of land in West Bengal to set up a captive thermal ... Read more...

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Man who buried himself alive dies by mistake


June 3rd, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Russian man’s quest for “good luck” for the rest of his life actually ended his life when he persuaded his friend to bury him alive! Police ... Read more...

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Alexandra Burke to play in ‘The Bodyguard’?


May 31st, 2011 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) British singer Alexandra Burke has reportedly been offered the job of playing Whitney Houston's character in a West End version of "The Bodyguard".Directed by Mick ... Read more...

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1,500 Jaguar cars to be recalled in China


May 21st, 2011 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) Jaguar Cars Ltd., a British luxury car manufacturer, would recall 1,552 cars sold in China due to steering flaws, quality control authorities said.The recall - starting ... Read more...

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Snake-charmers protest with snakes outside Dikshit residence


April 25th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Pipe-playing snake charmers with their dancing snakes staged a unique protest outside Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's residence Monday demanding the inclusion of the community ... Read more...

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Toyota recalls 1.7m cars because of fuel-leakage issue


January 26th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Giant Japanese automaker, Toyota is recalling more than 1.7 million vehicles globally because of the danger of fuel leakage. The latest recall brings to almost 16 million ... Read more...

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Srinagar gets slight relief from cold, still freezing in Ladakh


January 8th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) Summer capital Srinagar was slightly warmer Saturday at minus 0.4 degrees Celsius, still below the freezing mark but Jammu and Kashmir's cold desert region of Ladakh continued to ... Read more...

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Northern Irish families flushing toilets with lemonade!


January 1st, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Left without water for almost two weeks, families in Northern Ireland have now resorted to flushing their toilets with lemonade.With shops stripped of bottled water almost as soon ... Read more...

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Crude oil wasted during Mehsana rig mishap


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Uday AdhvaryuMehsana (Gujarat), Dec.23 (ANI): Crude oil worth millions was wasted after several pipes burst during repair work at a rig in Gujarat's Mehsana District.The mishap occurred at an unused well ... Read more...

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Programming bacteria to act like mini computers


December 9th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): A team of researchers at UCSF has engineered E. coli with the key molecular circuitry that will enable genetic engineers to program cells to behave like computers.The work ... Read more...

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Hideout busted, recoveries made in north Kashmir


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 23 (IANS) Two solar rockets, four explosive rods and other arms and ammunition were recovered Tuesday after security forces busted a terrorist hideout in north Kashmir's Baramulla district. A man ... Read more...

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Now, capture and store sunlight using liquid battery


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Ever wondered how sunlight could be stored and used when needed? Well, it may be possible one day, say MIT researchers, who are working on making a new ... Read more...

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Now, a cocktail vending machine that dishes out Mojitos every 30 seconds


November 13th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Long waits before you get your cocktails ready and served may become a thing of the past, thanks to a new machine that dispenses icy cocktails at speed ... Read more...

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8 Firemen Spend 5 Hours Saving Kitten Flushed by Alannah Merleto


October 20th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three year old Alannah Merleto had flushed many strange things down the toilet, and she had no idea the seriousness of what she was about to do as ... Read more...

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3 year old Alannah Merleto flushes a kitten down a toilet


October 20th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alannah Merieto may have grown used to flushing several things down the closet but when she flushed her kitten down the pipes, the instantly knew it wasn’t ... Read more...

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Chillean miners likely to be evacuated on Wednesday, says Mining Minister


October 10th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): Rescuers in Chile are expecting to evacuate the 33 miners trapped underground at the San Jose mine by Wednesday, according to Mining Minister Laurence Golborne.According to Sky ... Read more...

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Jaguar c-x75: The Future Of Automobile Technology


October 4th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jaguar has unveiled, at the Paris Motor Show 2010, what can best be described as the car from the future. The c-x75 took the world by ... Read more...

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Jindal Drilling executive to move court against sacking


September 26th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The sacked managing director of Jindal Drilling and Industries (JDIL), a leading drilling contractor in the oil exploration space, has said he would move court against the ... Read more...

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Bid to smuggle narcotics foiled in Dubai


August 3rd, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 3 (IANS/WAM) Authorities in Dubai have foiled a bid to smuggle 1.57 kg of crystal narcotics brought in by a passenger from an African country. A customs inspector at ... Read more...

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Malaria-stricken Cheryl Cole fears for her voice


July 21st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Malaria-stricken Cheryl Cole fears that her singing will never be the same again once she recovers.The 27-year-old singer lost her voice for five days after she caught malaria ... Read more...

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BK Birla to continue as chairman of the group


July 1st, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Basant Kumar Birla Thursday confirmed that he would continue to be the chairman of the B.K. Birla Group of companies and all the businesses would go to his ... Read more...

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American citizen among 9 dead in Israeli raid of aid flotilla


June 4th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) – An American citizen of Turkish origin was among the nine dead as a result of the Israeli attacks of pro-Palestinian aid flotilla, the Washington Post informed on Thursday.The ... Read more...

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BP begins new attempt to seal gushing oil well in Gulf


May 27th, 2010 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Gulf of Mexico (US), May 27 (ANI): BP went ahead on Wednesday afternoon with its most ambitious and potentially most consequential effort to plug the mile-deep gusher of oil that has been ... Read more...

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BP says that it will permanently cap the leak


May 18th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Gulf of Mexico, May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BP has announced that it would permanently cap the leaking well. This particular well, which is responsible for the gushing oil into the Gulf, ... Read more...

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Journalist killed in Colombia


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 2 (IANS/EFE) Colombian journalist Oscar Rubio Cardenas was murdered in his apartment in downtown Bogota, apparently by two people attempting to rob him, officials said. The body of the journalist, 75, ... Read more...

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