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Toxic mushrooms kill seven, poison 50 in China


August 4th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) Consumption of wild mushrooms in China's Shaanxi province has claimed the lives of least seven people and poisoned more than 50, forcing the country's top ... Read more...

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Britons not having sex in rainy weather


July 21st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Torrential rains in Britain this summer have killed the mood for sex, says a new poll of 20,000 Britons.Dating website MissTravel.com polled its British members on ... Read more...

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Belgium town creates fake beach for citizens


July 16th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 16 (IANS) A town called Louvain-la-Neuve, located 30 km from Belgian capital Brussels, has laid out a big sand beach at the central square of the town to ... Read more...

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Belgium town creates fake beach for citizens


July 16th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 16 (IANS) A town called Louvain-la-Neuve, located 30 km from Belgian capital Brussels, has laid out a big sand beach at the central square of the town to ... Read more...

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Zeta-Jones’ kids like cheap holidays


June 15th, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones can afford all luxuries, but her kids like to keep their feet on the ground with regular holidays to a budget holiday park ... Read more...

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It’ll be a rainy June in Britain


June 10th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Britain will see a rainy weather through June as incessant rains continue to plague several areas in the country.The Met Office issued a grim forecast that ... Read more...

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Charlize Theron likes cold weather


April 13th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 13 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron, who was born in South Africa, prefers cold and rainy weather to sunshine because it gives her a chance to use ... Read more...

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Polling picks up pace in UP, 42 percent turnout till 3 p.m. (Fourth Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) Election day in Uttar Pradesh started off cold and damp with people huddled indoors but the scene changed as it grew warmer and long queues ... Read more...

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Day gets warmer, polling slowly picks up in UP (Third Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) After a cold, damp start, polling began to slowly pick up in Uttar Pradesh, where the first phase of the staggered elections were under way ... Read more...

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Cold keeps voters indoors in UP (Second Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) Voting proceeded sluggishly in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday with the rain and cold keeping people away from polling booths in the state, where the first phase ... Read more...

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Slow start to UP elections (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh elections got off to a slow start Wednesday with people reluctant to move out early morning due to the cold and incessant ... Read more...

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Barabanki gets the chills, slow polling in first hours


February 8th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 8 (IANS) The enthusiastic first time voter and the loyal Dalit were out but many others stayed inside their homes Wednesday, waiting for the chill ... Read more...

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Gulf Air passenger plane skids off runway in southwest India


August 29th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by BNO News
KOCHI (BNO NEWS) -- Several people were injured on early Monday morning when an Airbus 320 belonging to Gulf Air skidded off the runway at an airport in southwest India, the airline ... Read more...

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Marc Anthony delights salsa fans in Ecuador


July 16th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Quito, July 16 (IANS/EFE) Salsa star Marc Anthony captivated more than 20,000 fans in the Ecuadorian capital with a show packed with tremendous hip-shaking energy.Some of his all-time hits ... Read more...

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Ishant shines on rain-hit second day, Harbhajan gets 400th Test scalp (Roundup)


July 8th, 2011 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 8 (IANS/CMC) Half-centuries from Carlton Baugh and Darren Bravo failed to stop the West Indies batting from again being undermined by Ishant Sharma in the rain-hit third ... Read more...

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Kashmir local polls see people in participative mood


April 18th, 2011 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 18 (IANS) Despite a boycott call by hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, Jammu and Kashmir's elections to local bodies, two rounds of which have been held so ... Read more...

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Massive turnout in Jammu and Kashmir local polls (Lead)


April 17th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) With a remarkable turnout of over 80 percent despite the inclement weather, a boycott call and the murder of a woman candidate, the second phase of ... Read more...

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Cairo square turns into tent city as protests continue


February 6th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 6 (IANS) Protesters braved rainy weather as they spent the night in downtown Cairo's Tahrir Square and kept up their unrelenting pressure on President Hosni Mubarak to quit now. Though ... Read more...

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Pakistan beat India in HK Sixes preliminary match


November 7th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Hong Kong, Oct 7 (ANI): Pakistan beat India by 22 runs in the preliminary round match on the opening day of Hong Kong Cricket Sixes tournament."It's always good to start with a ... Read more...

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The Ryder Cup 2010 Matches Delayed For Torrential Rains, Tiger Woods Loses


October 4th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much anticipated golf tournament between teams from Europe and United States, The Ryder Cup kicked off on October 1 and it is taking place in ... Read more...

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Asthma sufferer on track to finish 365 marathons in as many days


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): Unlike most of us for whom running a marathon is seemingly impossible, a man from Belgium is running not one but 365 marathons in as many days.Asthma sufferer ... Read more...

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Indian among three tourists killed in Egypt accident


February 26th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sharm al-Sheikh, Egypt, Feb 26 (DPA) Three foreign tourists, including an Indian, were killed and five badly injured Friday when a cruise ship crashed into a pier in the Egypt Red Sea ... Read more...

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Yankees Player Andy Pettite Ensures His Team’s Victory


November 1st, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov.1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York Yankees player Andy Pettite gave a scintillating performance against the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night, that enabled his team to register victory and gave them ... Read more...

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Five killed in private jet crash near Minsk


October 27th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, Oct 27 (RIA Novosti) No survivors were found at the crash site of a Russian business jet carrying at least five people near the Minsk airport, an official in Belarus said ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus’ fans wait 36 hours for free concert


August 30th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 30 (IANS) Teen sensation Miley Cyrus woke up sleepy fans who waited for more than 36 hours in rainy weather to see her perform a free concert in ... Read more...

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Penelope Cruz loves London, but not its weather


July 31st, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Penelope Cruz does not quite like British weather.Dressed in a red trouser suit and heels for the UK premiere of her latest film Broken Embraces, she said ... Read more...

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More Air France AF447 bodies recovered


June 8th, 2009 - 12:13 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Brazilian authorities have recovered three more bodies from crashed Air France flight AF447 and more bodies have been seen but not yet retrieved. Brazilian Navy Captain Giucemar Tabosa Cardoso said pilots searching ... Read more...

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Most people wrongly understand rainy weather forecasts


April 15th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Only half the people understand what a forecast means when it predicts a 20 percent chance of rain, according to researchers at the University of Washington.Susan Joslyn, a ... Read more...

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Swampy expansion spurred Little Ice Age in 17th century


March 3rd, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): A new study has indicated that a vast expansion of swampy wetlands across North America may have invoked the Little Ice Age, a two-centuries-long cold snap that ... Read more...

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Monsoon no time for tourists? Lure honeymooners, say experts


August 29th, 2008 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Winter is the time when international tourists flock to India in their thousands, and in summer domestic tourists travel in droves to cooler climes. But monsoon tourism, ... Read more...

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China fired 1,000 rain dispersal rockets to keep Olympic ceremony dry


August 9th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 9 (ANI): Beijing fired over 1,000 rain dispersal rockets to blow away rain clouds for the smooth opening ceremony of the 29th Olympic Games at the National Stadium, ... Read more...

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Hanescu hammers Andreev to win Gstaad title


July 13th, 2008 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Gstaad, (Switzerland) July 13 (IANS) Romanian Victor Hanescu handed Igor Andreev a 6-3, 6-4 defeat in a final at the Allianz Suisse Open Sunday to earn a first career trophy. Andreev, the ... Read more...

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China races the clock as quake toll nears 12,000 (Lead)


May 13th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 13 (Xinhua) Rescuers are racing against time to reach and search for survivors a day after the strongest quake to hit China in more than three decades jolted the south-western ... Read more...

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Bay of Bengal cyclone moves away from India(All India weather report)


April 30th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) People in the eastern coast of India heaved a sigh of relief of Wednesday as a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal started to move away, towards ... Read more...

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