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One dead as small plane crashes in China lake


August 19th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) The pilot of a small aircraft died and and two people were injured when their plane crashed into a lake in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur region.The ... Read more...

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Man plunges to his death from London’s Tate modern gallery


July 25th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man has plunged to his death from the Members Rooms of the Tate Modern Gallery. The accident happened on Tuesday evening at around 6 pm.The gallery ... Read more...

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Tokyo Skytree opens to the public


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Tokyo Skytree, the tallest tower ever built, has opened to the public.Tobu Tower Skytree Co., the skyscraper’s operator, expects that the opening of the tower will ... Read more...

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Pakistan much like India, says Kailash Kher


April 19th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Kailash Kher got a chance to perform in Pakistan for the very first time and the singer-composer was overwhelmed by the kind of response he ... Read more...

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Prateik fulfills grandma’s wish to visit Varanasi (Lead, superseding earlier story)


April 18th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Actor Prateik took time off from his busy schedule in Varanasi to fulfil his maternal grandmother Vidyatai Patil's wish to visit sites in the temple town.The ... Read more...

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Hendry cruises into second round of China Open


March 27th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry edged Martin Gould 5-4 to set up a second-round clash with "the Melbourne Machine" Neil Robertson in the 2012 World Snooker ... Read more...

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Hamilton, Scherzinger back on track


February 21st, 2012 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) After a break in their long-time relationship, Formula 1 ace Lewis Hamilton went on a romantic break with singer Nicole Scherzinger, indicating that now all was ... Read more...

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Paul Mccartney to start a sightseeing business?


January 12th, 2012 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Veteran singer Paul McCartney says he wants to start his own tourism venture.The 69-year-old is keen to start up a sightseeing firm in his ... Read more...

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China launches Asia’s largest helicopter


January 5th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) China's largest-ever civil helicopter Thursday got certification from the civil aviation administration, the country's civil aviation authority, People's Daily reported.The move marks the official approval for ... Read more...

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London-style AC double-decker buses for Kolkata tourism


October 17th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) Taking forward Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's promise to make "Kolkata into London", the city authorities will soon introduce two open-deck AC double-decker buses for sightseeing."Two ... Read more...

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Now, sightsee in Tripura on choppers


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 3 (IANS) The Left Front government in Tripura Monday introduced helicopter rides for Durga Puja revelers and sightseers to enable them get an aerial view of tourists spots ... Read more...

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Plane crash victims’ kin to travel to Nepal


September 25th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) A small group from Tiruchirappali in Tamil Nadu will Monday travel to Nepal to bring back the bodies of the Indians killed in Sunday's air crash ... Read more...

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Construction of Beijing’s tallest building starts


September 19th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) The construction of Beijing's tallest building, the 500-metre-high China Zun skyscraper, began here Monday.China Zun's design is inspired by an ancient Chinese wine vessel, the developer, ... Read more...

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DiCaprio, Lively friendship going strong


May 24th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 24 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has fuelled rumours that he is dating actress Blake Lively after the two were seen hanging out together in Portofino, Italy.DiCaprio and ... Read more...

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Shanghai to install sprinklers in city


May 14th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 14 (IANS) Shanghai plans to install water sprinklers at tourist attractions across the city to keep crowds cool during the sizzling months ahead.A local sightseeing management office said ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber’s meeting with Israeli PM called off


April 14th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jerusalem, April 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Justin Bieber has expressed his frustration with being drawn into “politics” by the Israeli government. The singer is in the country and tweeted that the country’s press ... Read more...

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Hotel shaped like upside-down table tennis racket to be built in China


April 5th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 5 (ANI): The building of a new hotel shaped like an upside-down table tennis racket is being planned in China.According to the Europe China Daily, the unique hotel will be ... Read more...

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Minor rescued from Delhi brothel


December 14th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A 17-year-old girl, hailing from West Bengal, was rescued from a brothel in the capital, police said Tuesday. The police received a tip-off Monday that the girl ... Read more...

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Aparna Sen’s film to flag off Florence festival


December 1st, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Mehru Jaffer Florence, Dec 1 (IANS) A red carpet reception awaits filmmaker-actress Aparna Sen in Italy where her latest venture, "Iti Mrinalini", will flag off the River to River film festival here ... Read more...

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Mike Tyson ‘follows what wife says’


November 4th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 04 (ANI): It seems controversial boxer Mike Tyson does as his wife tells him.Tyson flew into Scotland and said he would like to go sightseeing - but only if his ... Read more...

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Luxury train trips for Indian CWG medal winners


October 5th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) As an incentive for Indian athletes who win medals at the Commonwealth Games, the tourism ministry Tuesday announced it will give them complimentary tickets in luxury trains ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey to pay taxes for proposed trip Down Under


September 17th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): Talk show host Oprah Winfrey is making sure that the 300 audience members that she has invited on a trip to Australia will not be paying a ... Read more...

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Saudi Princess eyes investment in American luxury brands


August 6th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 06 (ANI): Saudi Princess Maha al-Sudairi visited New York not just for shopping and sightseeing but also with a purpose of investing in American luxury brands.According to sources, ... Read more...

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Woman in Italy crashes car into roof while admiring mountain view


July 24th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): A woman in Italy was so taken in by a mountain view that she did not notice her car rolling down a hill until it crashed into the ... Read more...

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Two Persons Missing After Barge Hits Duck Boat


July 8th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Philadelphia, July 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A sightseeing 'duck boat' was struck by tragedy on Wednesday when the ferry was hit by a barge in the Delaware River, flipping it over ... Read more...

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Ideas For An Awesome Father’s Day That Are Loaded With Fun


June 20th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Father’s day will be commemorated on June 20 this year internationally. Numerous children will desire to provide their fathers wonderful gifts. However, unearthing ... Read more...

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Cops suspended for getting too close to tigress


June 16th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, June 16 (IANS) Four policemen who ventured dangerously close to a tigress in a wildlife sanctuary in Maharashtra were Wednesday suspended for flouting forest and wildlife regulations, an official said. The four ... Read more...

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Gaurav Khanna Captivated By Oman


June 16th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Acting is a tough professional but the rewards are equally sweet. Who wouldn't be lured by a sponsored trip to a foreign destination? A particular news channel ... Read more...

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EU lawmakers’ flew to the moon and back 29 times!


May 30th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): Believe it or not, Brussels politicians have clocked up more than 14million air miles, which the equivalent of flying to the moon and back 29 times.The new study ... Read more...

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40pct of Aussie women have enjoyed holiday romances


May 19th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 19 (ANI): Forty per cent of Aussie women have gone through a holiday romance, and many of them have even married their holiday sweethearts, a study has shown.A survey of ... Read more...

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Rain brings respite from severe heat in Patna


May 7th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Patna (Bihar), May 7 (ANI): Tourists and locals in Patna rejoiced on Friday, as rainfall brought respite from the severe heat.The rainfall, which began this morning, brought relief from the rising temperatures ... Read more...

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Gerard Butler dating French TV presenter?


April 7th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Scottish actor Gerard Butler has silenced rumours of a romance with former "Friends" star Jennifer Aniston after he was spotted enjoying a date with a French TV ... Read more...

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Chinese man, 70, maps out 5000-km bike journey!


April 6th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 06 (ANI): A 70-year-old man in China plans to travel 5000 kilometres on his new bike.According to Yangtze Evening News, Li Xianfeng hopes to tour five provinces and one ... Read more...

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Couple’s fight on honeymoon ends in woman’s death


March 2nd, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 2 (IANS) It was a honeymoon that apparently went sour and ended in a murder. A man has been arrested for allegedly killing his newly-wed wife by pushing her off ... Read more...

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Avinash’s Honeymoon in Exotic Malaysia


February 25th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Don't be shocked as we are not talking about the real-life honeymoon of unmarried Avinash Sachdev aka Dev of Zee TV's "Chhoti Bahu', but his on-screen ... Read more...

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