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Three die in blast near UN office in Peshawar (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Three people were killed and five injured Monday when a huge car bomb exploded close to a UN office and the residential quarters of the US ... Read more...

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Eight die in Kabul bombing


August 7th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 7 (IANS) Eight civilians were killed and four injured Tuesday morning when a bomb planted by the Taliban targeted a bus on the outskirts of this Afghan ... Read more...

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Donkey bomb: New trick by Afghan militants kills cop


August 6th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 6 (IANS) A new tactic of using an innocent donkey as a bomb carrier in Afghanistan took everyone by surprise Monday when a blast killed a police ... Read more...

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Blast kills army man in Assam, ULFA claims hand (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 31 (IANS) An army man was killed and six others were injured when suspected militants triggered a powerful bomb blast in Goalpara district of Assam Tuesday, said ... Read more...

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Army man killed, six injured in Assam blast (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 31 (IANS) An army man was killed and six others were injured when suspected militants triggered a powerful bomb blast in Goalpara district of Assam Tuesday, said ... Read more...

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Rail track, gas pipeline blown up in Pakistan


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Unidentified militants blew up a rail track and a gas pipeline in Pakistan's Quetta city early Sunday, police said.An explosive device was attached to the Quetta-Sibi ... Read more...

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Bomb blast averted in Karachi


July 20th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 20 (IANS) A bomb weighing 13 kg was found near a road here in this Pakistani port city Friday, and was defused by a bomb disposal squad.The explosive ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Pakistan blast (Lead)


June 17th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) At least seven people, including four policemen, were killed and eight injured in a blast in a northwestern Pakistani town that the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan ... Read more...

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Hazare targets PM over coal blocks auction issue


June 5th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Taking pot shots at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh yet again, social activist Anna Hazare criticised him over the auction of coal blocks during the period ... Read more...

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French army seeks Russian mine detectors


May 29th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French army experts have expressed interest in Russian improvised explosive device detection systems, following a recent visit to a Moscow training ground, a Russian official ... Read more...

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12 injured in Pakistan blast


May 10th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) At least 12 people have been injured in a blast in Noshera district of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, reported Xinhua.According to local media reports, the blast ... Read more...

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Mobile phones hackers’ main target


April 6th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) Mobile phones will be hackers' main target in the future, according to a network security report.About 7.12 million Internet-capable smartphones were infected with malicious programmes in ... Read more...

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Five killed as blast hits van in Pakistan


March 13th, 2012 - 7:00 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) Five people died in northwest Pakistan Monday when their van hit a roadside bomb.The explosion took place in the tribal area of Kurram Agency. Nineteen others ... Read more...

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15 dead, over 30 hurt in Pakistan blast (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) At least 15 people, including two children, were killed and over 30 injured Thursday when a massive explosion ripped through a bus stop in Pakistan's northwestern ... Read more...

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Seven dead in Peshawar blast


February 12th, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Seven people died in an explosion in northwest Pakistan's Peshawar city, a media report said Sunday.The blast took place in a house next to Kohat road. ... Read more...

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Main R-Day parade passes off peacefully in Srinagar


January 26th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 26 (IANS) It was a peaceful Republic Day in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday with the main parade in summer capital Srinagar passing off uneventfully. There were no reports ... Read more...

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Super Bowl commercials 2012 ad previews are on


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the most important day on the calendar of US sports draw near, major US and international companies are trying to get the most exposure as ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills Pakistani soldier


December 31st, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) A roadside bomb killed a Pakistani soldier and injured another Saturday in the North Waziristan tribal region, officials said.The incident took place when a convoy of ... Read more...

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Harmoniously designed wards help patients recover


November 2nd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Harmoniously designed hospital wards not only appeal aesthetically but also help patients recover both physically and mentally, new research says."We want to help patients to get ... Read more...

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Phone taking 3D pictures in markets soon


September 5th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) A smartphone which will be able to click 3D pictures is likely to hit markets next month. Photos taken on Sony Ericsson's new, top-of-the-range Xperia Arc ... Read more...

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11 killed in Pakistan hotel blast


August 14th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and 21 injured Sunday in a remote-controlled blast at a hotel in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province, media reports said.Explosive material ... Read more...

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Four killed in Pakistan bomb attack


July 21st, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) Four people were killed and seven others were injured Thursday in a bomb attack in southwest Pakistan, Xinhua reported.The fatalities occurred when the blast hit a ... Read more...

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Pigeon vision can teach autopilots fly more accurately


July 3rd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Pigeons' ability to navigate through forests quickly and accurately is inspiring new developments in robotics and autopilot technology.Scientists from Harvard University trained pigeons to fly through ... Read more...

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Blasts kill 10 in Pakistan (Second Lead)


June 5th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Six people were killed Sunday in a car bomb attack in Pakistan's Peshawar city while four more were killed in a blast in Punjab, media ... Read more...

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10 die in Pakistan blasts (Lead)


June 5th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) A car bomb exploded in Pakistan's Peshawar city while another bomb went off in Punjab province Sunday, killing 10 people and injuring at least 30, ... Read more...

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One dead in Peshawar blast


May 20th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) At least one person was killed and five wounded Friday in a powerful blast in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar. The explosion occurred at about 8.30 ... Read more...

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Discovery Channel now in Bangla


May 10th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) After being available in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and English, Discovery Channel has now been launched in Bangla to cater to audiences in West Bengal."I am ... Read more...

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Four die, 56 hurt in bomb attacks on Pakistan Navy buses (Second Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Two officers, including a woman doctor, were among four people killed in bomb attacks targeting two buses of the Pakistan Navy in the port city of ... Read more...

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Four killed in blasts targeting Pakistan Navy buses (Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 26 (IANS) Four people, including a woman doctor, were killed and 32 injured in twin bombings targeting two Pakistan Navy buses in different parts of this Pakistani port ... Read more...

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Mac users are more educated, eat hummus, and stay younger: Study


April 25th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
The study conducted on 388,315 people is aimed at differentiating between a Mac user and a PC user.The data collected has revealed that PC users will apparently content themselves with french fries ... Read more...

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Will be chief minister if we get majority: Mamata


April 15th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has asserted she will be the chief minister if Trinamool Congress-Congress combine wins majority in the upcoming West Bengal assembly polls."Let ... Read more...

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Bald eagle’s nest being watched by cam in Decorah, Iowa


April 6th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Decorah, April 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An eagle’s nest is being watched 24 hours thanks to cameras attached to the birds’ home. The nest had three eggs but two have already hatched with ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp uses fart machine to play pranks on film crew


March 27th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Johnny Depp's 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' co-star Penelope Cruz has revealed that the Hollywood funnyman used a fart machine to play pranks on the ... Read more...

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Depp uses fart machine to play prank on sets


March 27th, 2011 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp's career graph has seen a major rise over the years, but he has continued to use a fart machine to play pranks ... Read more...

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Sikh father ‘kills daughter over loud music, white boyfriend’


February 4th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): A Sikh father in the UK allegedly murdered his daughter during an argument about her playing loud music, it has emerged.Gurmeet Singh Ubhi strangled his 24-year-old daughter Amrit ... Read more...

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