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China to open up its low-altitude airspace


August 24th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) China will relax a ban on the use of low-altitude airspace across the country starting 2013, air traffic authorities said. A series of reforms will be ... Read more...

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Typhoon Kai-Tak causes havoc in China (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) Thousands of passengers were stranded at airports in China Friday with transport services being suspended as Typhoon Kai-Tak battered southern regions of the country.Kai-Tak, the 13th ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Electricity restored almost fully in all regions: Power Grid


August 1st, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) A day after the biggest blackout in the country, affecting half of India's population, the main distribution company Wednesday said nearly 100 percent of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China has over 1 mn multi-millionaires


July 31st, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) In a first, the number of multi-millionaires in China has surpassed the one million mark, according to the latest edition of a Chinese magazine known for ... Read more...

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Drones kill 10 Al Qaeda militants in Yemen


June 13th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 13 (IANS) At least 10 members of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) were killed in Yemen after US drones hit their bastions in southeastern Shabwa province ... Read more...

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20 Al Qaeda terrorists killed in Yemen


May 26th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 26 (IANS) At least 20 Al Qaeda terrorists were killed Saturday in an operation launched by the Yemeni army in southern Abyan province, the defence ministry said.Elements of ... Read more...

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China braces for heavy rains


May 20th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) Heavy rains will lash the western and southern regions of China over the next two days, the meteorological authority said Sunday.Heavy rains, hail and high ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Yemenis go to polls as violence flares up


February 21st, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 21 (IANS) Yemenis headed for polling stations Tuesday to vote for a successor to President Ali Abdullah Saleh, hoping to pull the impoverished country back from possible civil ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Philippines declares outbreak of deadly rat fever


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
Manila, Jan 3 (IANS) Health authorities in the Philippines have declared an outbreak of a deadly rat fever in the flood-hit areas of the country's southern region.At least five people ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US says missile defence system no threat to Russia


November 24th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 24 (IANS) The US Wednesday said the missile defence system being deployed in Europe "does not and cannot threaten Russia's strategic deterrent"."We've been open and transparent with Russia ... Read more...

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Suspected militants kill two Muslims at mosque in southern Thailand


September 17th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by BNO News
YALA (BNO NEWS) -- Suspected militants shot dead two Muslims and wounded three others during Friday prayers at a mosque in Thailand's restive south, officials said said.The shooting happened at the Anul ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

China to give $4.7 mn emergency aid to Pakistan


September 11th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) China will provide Pakistan emergency humanitarian aid of 30 million yuan (around $4.7 million) to help the flood-affected people in the country's south, the Chinese ... Read more...

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Aloo chaat, wada pao knock beef cutlets off menu (Eating Out With IANS)


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) Delhi's aloo chat, Mumbai's wada pao and Kolkata's kathi rolls have challenged Goan street food on its own turf.Street fare like beef cutlets and pork sausage ... Read more...

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UAE charity delivers aid in famine-hit Somalia


August 6th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Aug 6 (IANS) The Sharjah Charity Association (SCA) has delivered the first tranche of emergency aid to hundreds of famine-struck people in Somalia, it was announced Saturday.SCA gave out ... Read more...

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75,000 evacuated as Nock-Ten storm hits China (Lead)


July 29th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) Over 75,000 people were Friday evacuated from the southern regions of China as tropical storm Nock-Ten hit the coastal areas, officials said.Nock-Ten hit the southern island ... Read more...

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UN declares famine in two southern regions of Somalia


July 20th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) on Wednesday declared a famine in two regions of southern Somalia, namely due to the worst drought in decades.With millions of people in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

China lost $6.65 bn due to floods in 2011


June 30th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) Floods in China have cost the economy a total of 43.2 billion yuan (around $6.65 billion) so far this year, the government said Thursday.The State Flood ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two killed as attacks continue in southern Thailand


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:44 am ICT by BNO News
YALA, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Two people were killed on Wednesday as violent attacks continue in restive southern Thailand, the Bangkok Post reported.A former assistant village chief was murdered on Wednesday morning ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Three militants killed in southern Thailand


June 3rd, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by BNO News
NARATHIWAT, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Three separatist militants were killed on Thursday in a clash with Thai security forces in the southern province of Narathiwat, the Bangkok Post reported.The clash erupted after ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Goa tribals disrupt rail-road traffic, withdraw stir (Second Lead)


May 25th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 25 (IANS) Rail and road traffic in Goa was affected for many hours Wednesday after a massive stir by thousands of tribals over their rights turned ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Goa tribal protests turn violent, rail track damaged (Lead)


May 25th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 25 (IANS) A massive stir by thousands of tribals over their rights in the southern parts of Goa turned violent Wednesday when a mob of protestors torched ... Read more...

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Tribals on rail and road blockade in Goa


May 25th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 25 (IANS) Nearly 10,000 tribals from Goa's southern regions Wednesday laid siege to the National Highway 17 for nearly three hours and blocked a New Delhi bound Rajdhani ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

10 wounded in bomb blast in southern Thailand


April 2nd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten people were wounded on Saturday in a bomb explosion in restive southern Thailand, the Bangkok Post reported.A bomb hidden inside a motorcycle parked at the ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

One dead, 12 injured in bomb blast in southern Thailand


February 21st, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by BNO News
YALA, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- One woman on Monday was killed and at least 12 people were injured after a bomb blast in the southern Yala province in Thailand, the Bangkok Post ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

CMS Info Systems bags Rs.300 crore BSNL project


February 15th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Infotech services firm CMS Info Systems Tuesday said that it has bagged a Rs.3 billion($66 million) project from state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) to centralise its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Berlusconi foes to pull out of government


November 13th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 13 (IANS/AKI) Silvio Berlusconi's right-wing rival Gianfranco Fini Monday will pull four ministers of his party from the government, putting the prime minister's embattled rule on the brink of collapse, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Underfunding for Pak flood emergency jeopardizing life-saving operations: UNICEF


November 6th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Nov 6 (ANI): A 'serious' shortfall in international aid for the UNICEF's emergency operation in Pakistan is jeopardizing life-saving programs for Pakistani flood victims including children and families, the organisation has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Blasts in southern Thailand injure at least 15


October 25th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- At least 15 people were wounded after a series of explosions rocked the troubled southern region of Thailand on Monday, the sixth anniversary of a deadly anti-government ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Emergency decree renewed in Thailand’s southern region


October 19th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- The government of Thailand on Tuesday renewed the executive decree on public administration in emergency situations in its three southern regions which have been plagued by violence, ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

China issues disaster warning ahead of super typhoon Megi


October 19th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- China on Monday issued an early disaster warning ahead of the arrival of super typhoon Megi, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.The warning was activated by the ... Read more...

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U.S. Embassy calls for fair treatment for Azimzhan Askarov in Kyrgyzstan


September 7th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by BNO News
BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Embassy in Kyrgyzstan is closely following the trial of human rights activist Azimzhan Askarov and calls on the Government of Kyrgyzstan to guarantee him a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Face of ancient human skeleton reconstructed


July 25th, 2010 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 25 (IANS/EFE) Scientists have reconstructed the face and the probable appearance of the Las Palmas Woman, one of the most ancient skeletons in the Americas, found in a cave ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

NATO loses ten troops in a single day


June 8th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): An improvised bomb claimed the lives of five NATO troops in Afghanistan while in a separate incident five other troops were killed in a volley of attacks ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rainstorms claim 115 lives in China


May 25th, 2010 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) Continuous rains with hail in the past few days have left 115 people dead and 21 missing in southern China, authorities said Monday. According to the ministry of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

CMC to offer Toonz courses in animation, multimedia


May 11th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 11 (IANS) Toonz Academy, the training arm of city-based animation company, Toonz Animation India, Tuesday entered into a strategic alliance with CMC Limited, the education consulting division of Tata ... Read more...

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