Bodies were iron hot, say Karachi rescuers

September 13th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 13 (IANS) "The bodies were iron hot," said a rescuer who himself got burnt while carrying the victims of a factory fire that left at least 289 people ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Stranded whale put down in Cornwall

August 14th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cornwall, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A rare scene occurred at the beach of Cornwall when a 65 feet whale died. The whale was found by the beach walkers who while they were ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Teenager falls into Bengal well (Lead)

June 24th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Nearly six hours after a teenaged boy Sunday fell into a 30-feet-deep well in West Bengal's Howrah district, around the same time when a four-year-old girl's ... Read more...

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‘Punish Thane man for illegally possessing snakes’

April 11th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, April 11 (IANS) An animal protection group Wednesday demanded action against a snake rescuer and trainer in Maharashtra's Thane district for what it called illegal possession of reptiles, one ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pilot locks himself in toilet of a New York bound flight

November 18th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A pilot caused quite a stir in a New York-bound flight when he was accidentally locked in the plane’s toilet. A passenger came to the rescue ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

India looks to Sehwag to shore up batting

August 4th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton, Aug 4 (IANS) All eyes will be on Virender Sehwag as the Indian cricket team look to get their act together in their two-day match against Northants beginning ... Read more...

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44 die in Russia plane crash (Lead)

June 21st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Forty four people were killed and eight injured after a Tu-134 passenger aircraft crash landed in Russia's northern republic of Karelia, a spokesman for the ... Read more...

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Brit tourist saves 2-yr-old girl in four-story fall at US hotel

April 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 22 (ANI): An unattended two-year-old girl miraculously survived a terrifying fall from a fourth-floor hotel balcony in the US after landing in the arms of a British tourist."It ... Read more...

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Naked US woman heading to nudist beach rescued from cliff

March 25th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 25 (ANI): A woman in US, who was heading to a nudist beach, had to be rescued by lifeguards after she got stuck trying to climb down cliffs in the ... Read more...

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Australian PM fights tears, pays tribute to flood victims

February 8th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 8 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Tuesday choked back tears on the floor of federal parliament while paying tribute to the victims of the Queensland floods. Recalling the bravery ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Oz snorkeller grabs white shark’s tail to save teenager

October 31st, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 31(ANI): An Oz snorkeller became a hero when he pulled the tail of a great white shark that was attacking a teenage girl.While leading a swim-with-the-dolphins tour south of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Five minutes to midnight: Chile shows the way (Comment)

October 15th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
By Nupur Basu In the last two decades when the world has been plagued by terrorism, violence, war, poverty, disease and natural disasters like tsunamis and earthquakes, the pictures of the amazing operation ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mohit In A Dilemma

September 3rd, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The latest buzz is that very soon Mohit will become the rescuer of his wife Nandini. He would rescue her from the clutches of his greedy mother ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

18 people died in Italy while picking mushrooms

August 30th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) As many as 18 people died while picking mushrooms in Italy in little more than a week. The deaths took place after victims fell into crevasses and deep ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Manu The Rescuer In ‘Jhansi Ki Rani’

August 16th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The characters of Samar Singh, as played by Siddharth Vasudev, and Karma have been accused by the British for the assassination of the King of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

12 missing after ship collision in Indonesia

August 4th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 4 (IANS) Twelve people were missing after two cargo ships collided in the waters off eastern Indonesia early Wednesday, an official said. The ships collided in the waters off Bulukumba Selayar ... Read more...

Posted in World |

“Hands-Only” CPR Enough to Save Lives

July 30th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to two new studies which were done on the subject of CPR, “hands only” chest compression is enough to keep a person alive until an ambulance ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Subway Hero Vanishes After Saving A Woman’s life

May 27th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A female was rescued by a nameless male after she fell on the subway tracks. Jessica Oshita, the 26-year-old photographer in question from Brooklyn, who ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Four dead, three missing after boat capsizes in southwest China

May 16th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by BNO News
CHONGQING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Four people were confirmed dead and three others remained missing on Sunday after a barge overturned Saturday in the Yangtze River in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, local ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tiny tot, grandma saved 123 hours after deadly China quake

April 20th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Qinghai (China), Apr.20 (ANI): Rescuers in China's Sichuan province have pulled out two survivors from the rubble of last week's devastating earthquake.A four-year-old girl and her 68-year-old grandmother, who had been trapped ... Read more...

Posted in World |

400 killed, 10,000 injured in China earthquake (Fourth Lead)

April 14th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) About 400 people were killed Wednesday when a devastating earthquake jolted northwest China's Qinghai province, bringing down buildings like a pack of cards and leaving thousands bloodied and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

French Tourist Who Rescued Toddler Comes Forward

April 8th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 07 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When two year old Bridget Sheridan fell into the waters of New York's East River, a stranger quickly snatched off his coat, and jumped in to save the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

114 miners rescued from flooded mine in China (Second Lead)

April 5th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) At least 114 of the 153 miners trapped in a flooded coal mine in China's Shanxi province for over a week were rescued Monday, an official said.Rescuers are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rescuers send food, letters to trapped Chinese miners

April 3rd, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Shanxi (China), Apr.3 (ANI): A rescue team sent 360 bags of glucose, each 200 ml, down the 250-meter Wangjialing Coal Mine in Shanxi Province after hearing banging on a metal pipe.Pan Zengwu, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Race to rescue 153 trapped Chinese miners

March 30th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) As many as 1,600 rescue workers have been pressed into service since the past two days to save the 153 miners trapped in a flooded mine in China's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

153 trapped in flooded mine in China

March 29th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Xiangning (Shanxi, China), Mar.29 (ANI): At least 153 people are reportedly trapped in flooded underground coal mine, rescuers said late Sunday night.The official Xinhua news agency said investigations showed that 261 workers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

10 die, including kids, as bus falls into river near Kottayam in Kerala

March 23rd, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelKottayam (Kerala), March 23 (ANI): At least 10 persons including school children, women and one rescuer died when a private bus carrying around 40 passengers fell into a deep river ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Haiti quake refugee camps tighten security to prevent rape of women

February 7th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Feb.7 (ANI): One of the unmentioned effects of last month's earthquake in Haiti, is that women and young girls are suffering a rising number of rapes and sexual assaults, according ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China Teen Sentenced To Death

January 22nd, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An infamous incident of murdering a cop in the Xiashuixi village of China in September 2008 made the murderer a local hero. It has been reported ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Heroism among animals more common than previously thought

January 8th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Heroic behaviour is not just limited to humans, say scientists who have discovered that dolphins, monkeys, fruit bats and even ants are capable of rescuing their fellow creatures ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lord Ganesha comes for Shree’s salvation

September 1st, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
There is an interesting twist soon coming in the show Shree, where you will see a cute little boy named Neel, help Shree (Wasna) from Kangana. Currently, the Raghuvanshi house is celebrating ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nudist’s clothes on beach trigger drowning alert!

July 31st, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): A nudist is said to have sparked off a full-scale emergency search operation after rescuers found her clothes on the beach, and feared that she had drowned.The clothes ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chivalrous Macca ‘helps woman with wedged car’

May 6th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Chivalry is not dead, that's what Sir Paul McCartney proved when he helped a woman outside his daughter's school when her car stood blocked in a parking ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bangladesh goes numb after learning about mass grave horror

February 28th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb.28 (ANI): The discovery of a mass grave on Friday, which included the mutilated body of the Bangladesh Rifles Director General among 38 other officers in a small ditch at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lost cockatiel reunites with owners after speaking to them on the phone

November 20th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): A pet cockatiel that went missing for two days was reunited again with his owners after he spoke with them on the phone.Smokey had gone missing over ... Read more...

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