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26 die in Mexican gas plant blast, fire (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) Twenty-six workers were killed Tuesday in an explosion and subsequent fire at a gas plant in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, state-owned Petroleos Mexicanos ... Read more...

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Apex court bars tourism near Jarawa tribal reserve


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court has barred any commercial and tourism activity either by the government or private operators within a five km radius of the Jarawa ... Read more...

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Buying dream cottage in Himachal may get tougher


April 11th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 11 (IANS) Buying an ultra-luxury cottage or a flat in the idyllic settings of Himachal Pradesh will get tougher and costlier if the state government accepts a commission's ... Read more...

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Japan to reopen three towns near Fukushima plant


March 31st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Around 16,000 people who were evacuated last year after the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan will return to their homes Sunday when three ... Read more...

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Five stabbed by unidentified assailants in Lucknow


March 31st, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 31 (IANS) Unidentified bike borne assailants early Saturday stabbed five people in the Uttar Pradesh state capital, police said.According to the police, the incidents took place in the ... 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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Fifteen people fast against Kudankulam project


March 20th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 20 (IANS) Fifteen people have undertaken an indefinite hunger strike at Idinthakarai to press for withdrawal of Tamil Nadu's green signal to the 1,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power ... Read more...

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13 killed in China factory blast (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and 43 injured Tuesday after an explosion ripped through a chemical plant in north China's Hebei province, police said.The explosion ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Chinese factory blast


February 28th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) Nine people were killed in an explosion in a chemical plant in north China's Hebei province Tuesday, police said.The accident happened at about 9 a.m. at ... Read more...

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School kids move court against sale of junk food


December 21st, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the central government's response on a petition filed by students of a private school in south Delhi seeking a ... Read more...

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Woman’s mutilated body found in two bags


December 8th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) An unidentified woman's mutilated body was found in two bags in west Delhi Thursday, police said.The body parts were found around 5.10 p.m. Thursday after ... Read more...

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No information on joint China-Pakistan army exercise: Antony


November 28th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday said India has no information on a China-Pakistan joint military exercise held close to the Indian border recently.In a written ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Koblenz placed on alert after WWII bombs were found in the city


November 28th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Koblenz, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The entire town of Koblenz has been placed on the red after the discovery of British World War II bombs in the city. Officials have announced that ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Delhi to recruit 13,000 teachers


November 11th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Delhi government will recruit 13,000 teachers and open more schools under the right to education act, Education Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely said Friday."About 13,000 ... Read more...

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Red Alert declared at Mount Hudson in southern Chile


October 27th, 2011 - 4:07 am ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO (BNO NEWS) -- The Chilean government on late Wednesday afternoon declared a Red Alert for the country's Aysén region after a significant increase in seismic activity at Mount Hudson.The National Office ... Read more...

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Flydubai doubles fleet


August 4th, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 3 (IANS/WAM) Flydubai, Dubai's pioneering low-cost airline, has doubled the size of its fleet within a year following the arrival of its 18th aircraft last week.Marking yet ... Read more...

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Team Anna denied permission to protest at Jantar Mantar


August 2nd, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Delhi Police have denied permission to Team Anna to protest at Jantar Mantar, where Anna Hazare is scheduled to hold a fast from Aug ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Volcano erupts in Indonesia


July 15th, 2011 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 15 (IANS) Indonesia's Mount Lokon volcano erupted late Thursday night, triggering panic and massive evacuation of people living within a 3.5 km radius, Xinhua reported.The volcano in North ... Read more...

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Himachal to open drug de-addiction centres


June 26th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will open drug de-addiction centres in all its districts as well as launch campaigns to enforce the law against traders selling tobacco products near ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Study says that Two-seat hot zone is responsible for flu spreading on planes


June 20th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Duncaster, England, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have come up with the hot zone regarding flu infection in an airplane. In a study which was published in Emerging Infectious Diseases, the scientists ... Read more...

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Delhi schools join battle against tobacco


May 27th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Private schools in Delhi Friday joined hands with a non-profit organisation to declare their campus "tobacco-free" before the World No-Tobacco Day to be observed May ... Read more...

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Evacuation outside 20 km radius of Fukushima plant starts


May 15th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 15 (IANS) The Japanese authorities have started evacuation of people who live outside the 20 km radius from the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, NHK TV channel ... Read more...

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China successfully tests mid-sized unmanned chopper


May 10th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) China has successfully tested a mid-sized unmanned helicopter that is capable of aerial photography and scouting, a media report said Tuesday.The V750 is the country's largest ... Read more...

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Now websites can track your IP address


April 25th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) A new online tracking system will allow websites to pinpoint your location to within a few hundred metres, without your permission.Internet sites will be able to ... Read more...

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Gurgaon, Panchkula, Faridabad to get radio cabs


April 18th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 18 (IANS) The Haryana government has approved the plying of radio cabs in Panchkula, Gurgaon and Faridabad towns of the state, a minister said Monday."The state's transport department ... Read more...

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‘TEPCO to pay 1m yen compensation per household near Japan’s troubled nuke plant’


April 15th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 15 (ANI): Japanese Industry Minister Banri Kaieda has said the Tokyo Electric Power Corporation is expected to pay a compensation of one million yen to each household located within 30 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mohali, Chandigarh hotels checked


March 29th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Mohali, March 29 (IANS) Hotels and inns in Mohali and nearby Chandigarh have been checked by police in the run up to the India-Pakistan World Cup match to be ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Japanese govt. asks people living within 30 km of nuke plant to voluntarily vacate


March 25th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 25 (ANI): Japanese government spokesman Yukio Edano has said that people living within 30 kilometers of the troubled nuclear plant in Fukushima Prefecture have been voluntarily asked to leave the ... Read more...

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Japan PM cancels trip to area near troubled n-plant


March 21st, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 21 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan Monday called off a scheduled trip to an area 20 km away from the troubled Fukushima nuclear power plant due to ... Read more...

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Japan rocked by second nuclear explosion


March 14th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.14 (ANI): The second hydrogen explosion in three days occurred at Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant on monday, sending a huge cloud of smoke into the air and wounding six workers. ... Read more...

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Japan battles to reduce pressure on quake damaged nuke plants


March 12th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar. 12 (ANI): Japan continues to struggle to reduce the pressure on two nuclear plants that were damaged by a massive earthquake on Friday.The government warned of a possible radiation leak ... Read more...

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Meghalaya sounds alert on bird flu


February 18th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 18 (IANS) Meghalaya has sounded an alert following an outbreak of avian flu in Tripura and Bangladesh, Deputy Chief Minister for Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Bindo M. Lanong said Friday. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Suspected gas leak in Mumbai, no casualties


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Three fire engines were rushed to the Five Gardens area of Matunga in central Mumbai as a gas smell filled the area Saturday morning, officials said. The fire ... Read more...

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Thousands evacuated in Orissa ahead of missile test


December 2nd, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 2 (IANS) Over 3,000 people living near a defence base in Orissa's Balasore district were evacuated as a supersonic BrahMos cruise missile is likely to be tested in the area ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Chauhan objects to army houses near Ambedkar memorial


November 6th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 6 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has asked union Defence Minister A.K. Anthony to stop construction of army houses on a land near a memorial to ... Read more...

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