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LinkedIn probes theft of 6.5 mn passwords

June 6th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Professional networking website LinkedIn said it was investigating claims that 6.5 million of its users' passwords have been stolen and published on a Russian computer hacking ... Read more...

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NDMA rules out tsunami threat to India

April 11th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) here Wednesday appealed to people, particularly near coastal areas to not panic as there was no tsunami threat to ... Read more...

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Quake rattles Sumatra, India feels tremors (Third Lead)

April 11th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hong Kong, April 11 (IANS) Many states along India's east coast felt tremors after an earthquake measuring 8.5 on the Richter scale rocked Sumatra in Indonesia Wednesday. Disaster management ... Read more...

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Bird Flu killing crows in Jharkhand

December 15th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 15 (IANS) In a worrying development, hundreds of crows have died in Jharkhand due to bird flu, a government official said Thursday.The crows first started dying mysteriously last ... Read more...

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Onion export ban was not panic decision: Minister

September 21st, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Facing flak over the two-week ban on onion exports that was lifted Sep 20, Food Minister K.V. Thomas said it was not a "panic" decision ... Read more...

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Louisville Airport Bomb Scare Resolved

December 2nd, 2010 - 2:59 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Louisville International Airport authorities heaved a sigh of relief after the search for a bomb in the cargo area revealed that there was no ... Read more...

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WWII Bombs Found On Galapagos Islands

October 29th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fisherman have found a dozen bombshells belonging to the World War II near the Galapagos Islands. The Ecuador Navy officials dug out the shells and sent ... Read more...

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Maoist strike hits road, rail services in Jharkhand

August 3rd, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) Road and rail services were badly affected in Jharkhand due to a 48-hour strike called by Maoists that began Tuesday, officials said. The national highways wore a deserted look ... Read more...

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Volcano in Iceland Leads To The Evacuation Of The Residents

March 22nd, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Icelandic establishment has removed scores of inhabitants subsequent to the outbreak of a volcano at the side of a glacier in southern Iceland. ... Read more...

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Vicks nasal sprays recalled over bacteria fears

November 20th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 20 (ANI): Vicks nasal sprays have been recalled from markets in the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom, after it was learnt that they contained a dangerous bacteria.A routine ... Read more...

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India puts nuclear plants on anti-terror alert

November 16th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Nuclear installations in the country have been put on high alert and security tightened as a precautionary step after intelligence agencies cited possible terror attacks, home ministry ... Read more...

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Bangalore school closes for week as student gets swine flu

August 10th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) The Frank Anthony Public School here announced that it will remain closed for a week from Monday as a 14-year-old boy has tested positive for Influenza A (H1N1). ... Read more...

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Swine flu scare hits Aussie camp

July 23rd, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Northampton (UK), July 23 (ANI): A newspaper reporter has been asked to leave the Australian Ashes camp after being struck down with swine flu.According to The Sun, Ben Dorries, who writes for ... Read more...

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Mixed response to VHP shutdown in Pilibhit

April 1st, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), April 1 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP)-called shutdown to protest young Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi's arrest received a mixed response in this Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi Government injects 4.3 billion dollars to five banks

February 5th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Nicosia, Feb 5 (ANI): The Government of Abu Dhabi on Wednesday announced that it has decided to implement an action plan under which it will inject 4.36 billion dollars additional capital ... Read more...

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34 killed, over 50 injured in Pakistan blast (Second Lead)

December 28th, 2008 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) Thirty-four people, including women and children, were killed and over 50 other people injured Sunday in a suicide car bomb blast at a polling station in Pakistan's North ... Read more...

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Bank of Maharashtra branch attacked in Uttar Pradesh

November 6th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 6 (IANS) A group of people pelted stones and tried to ransack a Bank of Maharashtra (BOM) branch in Uttar Pradesh, the police said Thursday. The incident comes in the ... Read more...

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Cadbury recalls chocolates amid fear of contamination from toxic Chinese milk

September 30th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, September 30 (ANI): Confectionery giant Cadbury has decided to withdraw products manufactured in its Beijing factory from the market, following fears of contamination from toxic Chinese milk. The companys announcement ... Read more...

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Heavy security at Kurukshetra ahead of Fridays solar eclipse

July 31st, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kurukshetra (Haryana), July 31 (ANI): Security has been beefed up in Kurukshetra ahead of a fair to be held on Friday to mark the Solar eclipse.Haryana Government sources said this precautionary ... Read more...

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Qantas ordered to inspect all oxygen bottles on flights

July 27th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Canberra, July 27 (Xinhua) The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) of Australia Sunday ordered Qantas to inspect every oxygen bottle aboard its fleet of 30 Boeing 747s. A mid-air explosion had forced ... Read more...

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