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Gay cruise ship turned away by Morocco, goes to Spain


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Malaga (Spain), July 2 (IANS/EFE) The cruise ship Nieuw Amsterdam, on its present voyage catering to a gay clientele, docked Sunday in the southern Spanish port of Malaga after Moroccan ... Read more...

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UAE’s Fujairah emirate to step up petroleum facilities


June 30th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Fujairah, Jun 29 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, the ruler of Fujairah and member of United Arab Emirates' supreme council, has directed the Fujairah Port Authority to ... Read more...

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UAE emirate to upgrade oil storage capacity


June 29th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Fujairah (UAE), June 28 (IANS/WAM) The UAE emirate of Fujairah will upgrade its petroleum storing facilities at its sea port.Emirate's ruler Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi Thursday directed the ... Read more...

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Rat Island to be renamed by new owner


October 3rd, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 71-year-old retired Port Authority worker says he is going to rename Rat Island after he purchased the 2-and-a-half acre property. The island previously belonged ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

IMF chief Strauss-Kahn arrested for alleged sexual assault (Lead)


May 15th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 15 (IANS) International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested for allegedly sodomizing a Manhattan hotel maid, a media report said.Strauss-Kahn, 62, was Saturday hauled off ... Read more...

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New WTC drops plans for windows on world-type restaurant


March 8th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 8 (ANI): Developers of the new World Trade Center have reportedly dropped plans for windows on the world-type restaurant on the tower's top floor.The restaurant, which had been part ... Read more...

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Ed Reed’s Brother Go Missing After Escaping Police Chase


January 8th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities working with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office were out for a massive search hunt today to look for the brother of Baltimore Raven's safety, ... Read more...

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JFK airport guards fired for sleeping on the job


December 28th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Nine private security guards at the John F. Kennedy International Airport have been fired this year for sleeping on the job, a media report said Tuesday. But the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dance troupe trying to sprint through tunnel to beat traffic sparks terror scare in NYC!


November 20th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 20(ANI): A camouflage-clad dance troupe trying to make it to a live TV talent show set off a rush-hour terror scare in New York when they dumped their cars ... Read more...

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‘Obama hunter’ arrested for threatening to detonate bombs in New York


October 7th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 7(ANI): A 19-year-old American, once arrested for threatening to kill US President Barack Obama, has been arrested again for allegedly threatening to detonate bombs at transportation hubs in ... Read more...

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Dhaka to upgrade its second largest port


August 16th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 16 (IANS) Bangladesh plans to upgrade Mongla, its second largest port, and to build a third sea port at Kuakata. The twin moves are aimed at providing greater sea access ... Read more...

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Bomb scare at Kennedy Airport in New York


July 5th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 5 (IANS) About 300 passengers were evacuated at John F. Kennedy Airport here Sunday after a bomb scare, authorities said. Terminal One of the international airport reopened Sunday evening, ... Read more...

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‘No mechanism to keep tab on illegal mining in Goa’


April 3rd, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 3 (IANS) There is no mechanism in Goa's only major port to keep tabs on illegal iron ore being exported out of the state, a senior official said Saturday. Speaking ... Read more...

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Belgium’s Antwerp Port Authority hails cooperation with India


March 25th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 25 (IANS) The Antwerp Port Authority in Belgium Thursday hailed the opening of its second office in India saying it will further boost collaboration with that country, EuAsiaNews reported. Belgium's ... Read more...

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Mexican navy rescues eight Americans adrift in sea


March 17th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 17 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican navy rescued eight Americans who were drifting in the Pacific on board a pleasure boat after one of its engines caught fire, stranding them eight ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out at Newark International Airport, no injuries


February 26th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by BNO News
NEWARK (BNO NEWS) -- A transformer fire broke out on Newark International Airport property on Thursday, authorities said, but there were no reports of injuries.The fire broke out just after 2 p.m. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

One World Trade Center reaches the 20th floor equivalent


February 4th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – One World Trade Center has reached the 20th floor equivalent level, bringing the tower to 200 feet above street level, Port Authority announced on Wednesday.The agency’s ... Read more...

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3 Chilean kids survive 16 hours at sea on makeshift raft


January 26th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) Three children were rescued in southern Chile after floating at sea for at least 16 hours on a polystyrene panel that was swept into deep water as they ... Read more...

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Orissa remembers its glorious maritime past


November 2nd, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 2 (IANS) Orissa remembered its maritime past Monday by celebrating Boita Bandana (worship of ships) with traditional fervour. People from different age groups woke up early morning and rushed to ... Read more...

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Cuba modernises ports to admit larger ships


October 13th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Oct 13 (EFE) Cuba is working on the dredging and technological modernisation of its three major ports in collaboration with China and Venezuela, official media said. The work seeks to increase depth ... Read more...

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9/11 memorial preview site opens to public


August 27th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.27 (ANI): Families of those killed in the World Trade Center terror attacks got a closeup look Wednesday at the memorial and museum that will forever remember their loved ones ... Read more...

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Top Dhaka, Delhi politicians to decide on extradition: Report


August 19th, 2009 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 19 (IANS) Bangladesh and India may decide "at the highest political level" key bilateral issues like an extradition treaty, measures to tackle terrorism and connectivity to improve mutual access ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Diamondback Terrapin Turtles Affect Flight Schedules At JFK Airport


July 10th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by GD
Bad weather is usually the reason that affects flight schedules but one must not have heard that it is a brigade of amorous turtles that is the reason behind flight delays. It ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Path Train between New Jersey and New York currently suspended


June 6th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by GD
Due to an electrical fire in the Path's main control center in Jersey City's Journal Square, the path train service between New Jersey and New York has been suspended for the time ... Read more...

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Let India come to Chittagong port: Bangladesh official


April 26th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chittagong, April 26 (IANS) A revamped and modernised Chittagong port, Bangladesh's largest, is ready for providing transit facilities to India and others, an official has said. "Our port is more efficient now and ... Read more...

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World Trade Centre project won’t be finished until 2037


April 16th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr.16 (ANI): The World Trade Centre won't be fully rebuilt and occupied until 2037 - a full 36 years after terrorists reduced it to rubble, a new study says.The endless ... Read more...

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Space holding pedestals to appear at New Yorks Ground Zero


January 30th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.30 (ANI): A pair of gigantic space-holding pedestals could appear at Ground Zero as temporary stand-ins for two of the site''s long-planned signature skyscrapers, officials disclosed Thursday. The broad-shouldered pedestals ... Read more...

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Nancy Shevell not marrying Macca


January 27th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 27 (ANI): Nancy Shevell has dismissed reports that she and Sir Paul McCartney are planning to get married.The reports, which first surfaced in the British press, cited unnamed ... Read more...

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CCEA approves integrated check posts


November 6th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today gave its approval for setting up integrated check posts at 13 identified entry points on the land borders ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Douglas, Zeta-Jones fined for illegal docking of yacht in Italy


August 9th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Hollywoods star couple Catherine Zeta Jones and her husband Michael Douglas have been fined more than 2,000 euros after breaching Italy''s immigration laws.The Welsh-born actress and her ... Read more...

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Homeless person finds World Trade Center blueprints in trash


April 19th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin
DPA New York, April 19 (DPA) Two floor-by-floor confidential blueprints said to be details of building the new World Trade Center were found in a public trash can which could have given terrorists ... Read more...

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Startek to finalise location for its new shipyard


April 16th, 2008 - 10:15 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) The city based Startek Shipyards Pvt Ltd will shortly finalise the location for its second shipyard. Deepak Rao Beedu, executive director, told IANS: "We are looking at Chennai ... Read more...

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Customs officials seize large drug consignment


February 22nd, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, Feb 22 (IANS) Customs officials in Dubai have seized a large shipment of narcotic substances into the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at Dubai International Airport, WAM news agency reported Friday. The ... Read more...

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Cops dont believe Kim Kardashian was robbed at JFK


November 29th, 2007 - 5:18 pm ICT by admin
New York , Nov 29(ANI): Cops have slammed socialite Kim Kardashian's claims that she was robbed of 50,000 dollars worth of valuables at JFK airport.26-year-old reality TV star claimed that she and ... Read more...

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McCartney vows to only date women who have their own money


November 14th, 2007 - 10:35 am ICT by admin
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