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Death toll reaches 30 in Mexico gas facility plant explosion


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
REYNOSA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll reached 30 after Tuesday's gas facility explosion in northern Mexico, local authorities said Friday.Initial reports indicated that at least 26 people had been killed ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu hospital limping back to normalcy after blaze


September 6th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) The Apollo Speciality Hospitals in Tamil Nadu's Madurai city, around 450 km from here, is limping back to normalcy after fire erupted at facility late Wednesday."The ... Read more...

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Lord of the Rings park left covered in volcanic ash


August 9th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mount Tongariro, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mount Tongariro of New Zealand erupted on Monday night after being quiet for more than a century. The mountain which had been exhibiting seismic activity for ... Read more...

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Southern power grid safe from tripping (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 2 (IANS) Unlike India's northern, eastern and northeastern power grids which collapsed this week, the state-run Karnataka Power Corp Ltd (KPCL) Thursday said the southern power grid was ... Read more...

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Gunman at University of Connecticut campus kills self after standoff


July 25th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by BNO News
GROTON, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) -- A standoff with an armed man at the University of Connecticut's Avery Point campus in Groton ended Tuesday morning when the man committed suicide, officials said. It ... Read more...

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Break in at Bachchan home (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) The Bachchan family had some anxious moments after a man broke into their house Jalsa."Spent some anxious moments yesterday since we had a break in! The ... Read more...

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Break in at Big B’s house


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) The Bachchan family had some anxious moments after someone broke into their house Jalsa."Spent some anxious moments yesterday since we had a break in! The ... Read more...

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Berry takes daughter to her film set


July 21st, 2012 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 21 (IANS) Actress Halle Berry looked fine as she's back to work, just two days after suffering a head injury on the set of her new thriller ... Read more...

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1,200 British soldiers put on standby for Olympics


July 20th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) An additional 1,200 soldiers have been put on standby to guard the London Olympics, bringing the total number of military personnel involved in the games to ... Read more...

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Halle Berry fine after injury


July 20th, 2012 - 9:15 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 20 (IANS) Actress Halle Berry who suffered a head injury after falling on the floor during a fight sequence for "The Hive" is fine now, says a ... Read more...

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Santos set to drop Elano for Libertadores semi-final


June 19th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 19 (IANS) Former Manchester City midfielder Elano is set to be relegated to the bench for Santos' Copa Libertadores semi-final second leg against Corinthians Wednesday.Having lost ... Read more...

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England’s Walcott doubtful for Ukraine match


June 18th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 18 (IANS) English winger Theo Walcott is doubtful for their crucial final Group D match with co-hosts Ukraine in Euro 2012 Tuesday.The 23-year-old Arsenal star, who scored ... Read more...

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Lilo back to work after car accident


June 9th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 9 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan, who smashed her car in a freeway accident here Friday, was back to work within hours of the mishap.The troubled actress ... Read more...

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Over 1,200 firefighters battle New Mexico’s largest ever wildfire


June 4th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Mexico, June 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The biggest ever wildfire in New Mexico's history continued to burn last Saturday in the Gila National Forest. The fire, which was generated after lightning strikes ... Read more...

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Four killed in Italy quake


May 20th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 20 (IANS) A 5.9-magnitude earthquake rocked central Italy in the early hours Sunday, killing four people and injuring 50 others.The earthquake had its epicentre between the cities of ... Read more...

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Eyes on struggling Windies pace duo ahead of Lord’s Test


May 15th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS/CMC) Fitness concerns hover over the fast bowling pair of Kemar Roach and Ravi Rampaul ahead of Thursday's start of the first Test against England at Lord's.Roach did ... Read more...

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Force India suffer hydraulic problem at Mugello test


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mugello (Italy), May 3 (IANS) Sahara Force India's Paul di Resta could do only 14 laps on second day of the Formula One mid-season testing here as the VJM05 suffered ... Read more...

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Huge quake off Indonesia prompts tsunami warnings


April 11th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A major earthquake struck off the west coast of northern Sumatra on early Wednesday afternoon, seismologists said, prompting tsunami warnings for multiple countries.The 8.7-magnitude earthquake at 2:38 ... Read more...

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Fatty acids can fight cancer spread


April 11th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 11 (IANS) Omega-3 agents could potentially block the path of primary cancer tumours, preventing more advanced cancers, according to researchers. Michael Murray, professor of pharmogenetics at the University ... Read more...

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Centre alerts Assam ahead of ULFA Raising Day


April 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Centre Wednesday alerted Assam and its neighbouring states ahead of the ULFA Raising Day April 7.An advisory issued by the home ministry here said ... Read more...

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Over 300 chickens culled in Nepal farm


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 22 (IANS) About 350 chickens have been culled in a farm in Nepal following confirmation of an outbreak of bird flu.Bal Krishna Bhusal, chief of the district public ... Read more...

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Cancer denial killing thousands in Britain


March 7th, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Thousands of people in Britain are dying "unnecessarily" because they are too scared to mention early symptoms of cancer to their doctor, according to the BBC.A ... Read more...

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One killed in shooting at US school (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS/EFE) A shooting Monday at Chardon High School in Ohio has left one student dead and four wounded and the suspected shooter is in custody, authorities said.Police ... Read more...

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Free me, says Big B


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is enjoying his freedom from tubes and needles and says he is now eagerly awaiting his return home from the hospital, where he ... Read more...

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Houston’s fellow hotel guests demand refund


February 21st, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) Some guests at the Beverly Hills hotel where iconic singer Whitney Houston was found dead have reportedly asked for a refund.Houston's body was discovered at ... Read more...

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Two injured as mining bridge collapses


February 15th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 15 (IANS) Two people were injured as several mining trucks fell into a rivulet when a temporary bridge collapsed at Sesa Goa's mine at Codli here, the company ... Read more...

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Amsterdam airport evacuated after bomb threat


February 13th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Feb 13 (IANS) Two terminals of the Schiphol airport in the Netherlands capital Amsterdam were evacuated Monday after a bomb threat, police said.The bomb threat came around 11 ... Read more...

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Dutch women advised to remove breast implants


January 12th, 2012 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Jan 12 (IANS) Women in the Netherlands have been advised to remove their breast implants as a precaution because they raise the risk of ruptures and other complications.Women ... Read more...

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Pilots ‘almost pass out’ after taking off


January 9th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A looming disaster was averted when a passenger British Airways flight returned to Heathrow just minutes after taking off. The two female pilots at the back of ... Read more...

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Production resumes at Chemplast Sanmar’s PVC plant


January 6th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 6 (IANS) City-based Chemplast Sanmar Ltd said Friday that production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) had resumed at its Cuddalore plant.The company had shut down its plant as precaution ... Read more...

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Van der Vaart set to return against Norwich


December 25th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur forward Rafael van der Vaart looks set to play against Norwich Tuesday night after his hamstring injury proved less serious than first feared.The 28-year-old ... Read more...

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Dhoni dismisses fitness concerns ahead of Boxing Day Test


December 24th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 24 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has shrugged off fitness concerns in his team ahead of the first Test against Australia, beginning here Monday, and stressed ... Read more...

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Maharashtra BJP legislators burn paddy in assembly, one suspended


December 13th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 13 (IANS) Uproarious scenes continued in the Maharashtra assembly for the second consecutive day Tuesday with some Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators burning paddy inside the legislature ... Read more...

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Counting beads - a new family planning way for women!


December 5th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) It's simple, inexpensive and non-clinical. The country's largest condom manufacturer, HLL Lifecare Ltd (HLL), has now come out with a family planning method for women that ... Read more...

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Twilight birthing scene triggers seizures


November 25th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports of seizures have been reported in various places after watching the birthing scene of the Twilight movie “Breaking Dawn: Part One.” The movie was released ... Read more...

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