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Tropical Storm Emily forms in the Caribbean, heads for the Dominican Republic


August 2nd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Emily formed in the Caribbean Sea on early Monday evening, forecasters said, prompting tropical storm warnings for numerous islands. The storm is expected to slowly strengthen.Forecasters ... Read more...

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Nano sweeps Nepal: 350 bookings in 10 days


July 9th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 9 (IANS) "People's car" Nano is poised to sweep Nepal with over 350 bookings in just 10 days since the world's cheapest four-wheeler was launched in the ... Read more...

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Subo’s Lent sacrifice on sweets helps charity


April 25th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 25 (ANI): It has emerged that Susan Boyle had given up sweets for Lent in support of a charity.The 'Britain's Got Talent' star gave up the indulgence to support the ... Read more...

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India steps up agro-diplomacy in Nepal


November 8th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 8 (IANS) New Delhi is stepping up its agro-diplomacy in Nepal's Terai plains, known as the "food bowl" of the country, pledging more than NRS 300 million for ... Read more...

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Nicole Kidman visits Haiti as a goodwill ambassador


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-au-Prince, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nicole Kidman who is a goodwill ambassador made news when she went to Haiti last weekend. The Caribbean island is still trying to get back on ... Read more...

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Pune blast compensation eludes Nepal victim’s kin


June 23rd, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 23 (IANS) Four months after a Nepali worker's tragic death in the German Bakery incident in Pune in which 17 people were killed, his family has not been ... Read more...

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Cancer deaths to double by 2030


June 2nd, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In 2008, the World Health Organization research agency reported that 7.6 million people died of cancer in the world. And if you think that figure is ... Read more...

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World Bank cancels Haiti’s $36 million debt


May 28th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The remaining $36 million of debt owed by Haiti to the International Development Association (IDA), the Bank's fund for the poorest countries, has been canceled on Friday, ... Read more...

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UN agency and Swiss pharmaceutical firm join to fight cancer in Africa


April 29th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations (UN) announced Wednesday that their atomic energy agency and a pharmaceutical firm will join to fight cancer in sub-Saharan Africa.Education for Cancer in African ... Read more...

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Sienna Miller comes forward for Haiti relief


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Hollywood actress Sienna Miller has donated her Cartier designer handbag, which she wore for the premiere of "GI Joe" to help raise money for Haiti. The auction will ... Read more...

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Increase health expenditure in India: experts


January 28th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Experts Thursday asked the Indian government - which spends just one percent of GDP on health - to increase the expenditure on health facilities in the country. ... Read more...

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Tens of thousands feared dead in Haitian earthquake (Second Lead)


January 14th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au- Prince, Jan 14 (DPA) Tens of thousands of people are feared to have perished in an earthquake in Haiti as the international community rushed Thursday to help the impoverished Caribbean ... Read more...

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US envoy to Afghanistan urges Obama not to send more troops


November 13th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul/Washington, Nov.13 (ANI):US Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl W Eikenberry has told President Barack Obama through a leaked cabled message that it would be a mistake to send additional military reinforcements to ... Read more...

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Somali man marries girl 95 years his junior


October 31st, 2009 - 7:49 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 31 (RIA Novosti) A 112-year-old Somali man has married a 17-year-old girl in central Somalia. The wedding took place in the village of Guriceel in central Somalia, one of the ... Read more...

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Rice tells Pak to get better handle on checking rampant Taliban in Fata


December 31st, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Dec. 30 (ANI): The U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has urged Pakistan to tackle the situation in the North -West Frontier Province (NWFP), as the Talibans activities has ... Read more...

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Prachanda’s bedside story under public glare


August 26th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 26 (IANS) After his exploits as the chief of an armed party that fought a 10-year war against the state and his new success in winning elections and becoming the ... Read more...

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Nepali gang sold women to brothels after selling their kidneys


June 5th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 5 (IANS) Nepal Police and an NGO fighting trafficking are searching for four Nepali women who were sold in India's eastern Kolkata city by a gang that first duped them ... Read more...

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Nepal’s fledgling cinema to go to Gulf


April 2nd, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, April 2 (IANS) Nepal's fledgling film industry is set to go to places. After screenings in neighbouring India's Sikkim, West Bengal and Mumbai, where a sizeable Nepali and Nepali-speaking diaspora lives, ... Read more...

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Britain pledges new funding for Afghanistan


March 10th, 2008 - 12:17 am ICT by admin
Xinhua London, March 9 (Xinhua) Britain has promised three million pounds (around $5.9 million) in new funding to Afghanistan to help meet the country's growing food shortages. The UN and Afghan government had ... Read more...

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