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Hope fades for 138 missing in Pakistan avalanche

April 11th, 2012 - 1:45 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of rescue workers continued to search Tuesday for more than 130 people who were buried by a large avalanche in a mountainous area of northern Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Thailand, Cambodia to hold border talks

August 12th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Defense Minister Yutthasak Sasiprapa on Thursday said Cambodia and Thailand have agreed to hold a meeting later this month to try to resolve their border dispute, Thai ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Ramesh announces Rs. 200 crore for tiger relocation programmes in MP

April 17th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Panna (Madhya Pradesh), Apr 17 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh has announced Rs. 200 crore for village relocation programmes in Madhya Pradesh for establishing buffer zones ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Shanghai’s population may top 23 million

February 23rd, 2011 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 23 (IANS) The population in Shanghai, one of the major economic powerhouses of China, might have reached 23 million, far exceeding the earlier estimates of 20 million, a demographer has ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Palestine ready to begin construction of West Bank International airport

October 21st, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by BNO News
GAZA STRIP (BNO NEWS) -- The Palestinian Authority on Wednesday announced that it is ready to begin construction works for an International Airport in the West Bank, east of Jerusalem.The airport is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chinese scientists, explorers seek help in search for elusive ape-man

October 12th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): Chinese scientists and explorers are looking for international help as they begin a new search for the elusive ape-man known as Bigfoot or Yeren.The half-man, half-ape creature ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Malawi’s CWG medal hopes rest on netball

September 30th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The disappointment of returning without a medal from Melbourne four years ago has only steeled the determination of Malawi athletes to give their best at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sriprakash Jaiswal says efforts will be stepped up to locate coal

September 24th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): Minister of State for Coal Sriprakash Jaiswal on Friday said the Government is actively considering to enhance the borehole density for coal exploration from the existing 1.5 ... Read more...

Posted in National |

China lost 1,000 lakes in 50 years, says expert

November 3rd, 2009 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 3 (IANS) More than 1,000 lakes have disappeared in China in the past half century and more than 80 percent of lakes along the lower reach of the Yangtze river ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Andhra Pradesh CM’s missing chopper located near Kurnool

September 3rd, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Sep.3 (ANI): The Army confirmed on Thursday morning that the Air Force has homed in on the missing chopper carrying Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajshekhera Reddy and four others ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Trees vital part of agricultural production worldwide

August 24th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 24 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have used detailed satellite imagery to demonstrate that almost half of all farmed landscapes worldwide include significant tree cover, which implies that trees ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

70 LTTE rebels killed

May 17th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
70 LTTE rebels killed as rumors circulate of Tamil Tiger leadership suicide pactThe Sri Lankan army says it has killed up to 70 Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), or Tamil ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Air Force choppers escape LTTE missile attack: Sri Lanka

March 25th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 25 (IANS) The Tamil Tigers Wednesday fired surface-to-air-missiles (SAM) at two Sri Lankan Air Force helicopters over the northern battle zone but the choppers narrowly escaped the attack, military authorities ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Canal water seepage in Punjab

February 26th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar GillMuktsar (Punjab), Feb 26 (ANI): Seepage water in canals in Punjab's Muktsar district has caused water logging in fields.Water logged fields and houses in the area have developed crack. ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Prehistoric fossils provide clues to Alaskas Eurasian roots

November 19th, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Prehistoric fossils of snails found in gray Alaskan limestone are adding to the evidence about the Alaska-Eurasia connection.According to a report in National Geographic News, geologist ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Rama, Lakshmana, Bharata and Shatrughana in Chhattisgarh

November 10th, 2008 - 8:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Shiv Shankar Sarthi Jagdalpur (Raipur), Nov.11 (ANI): Four Teak trees named Rama, Lakshmana, Bharata, and Shatrughana after characters of Hindu scripture Ramayana, have been a major attraction for the people in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

England is Europes most crowded country

September 16th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.16 (ANI): England has become the most crowded nation in Europe, with 395 people per square kilometer. England has overtaken the population density of Holland, which traditionally has been the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Google Earth reveals Afghanistan’’s unknown historic sites

July 22nd, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A leading Australian archaeologist has safely uncovered historic sites in a remote part of war-torn Afghanistan - all with the help of Google Earth. David Thomas, a Ph.D. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kiribati creates worlds largest marine protected area in Pacific Ocean

February 15th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 15 (ANI): Pacific Island nation of Kiribati has established the worlds largest marine protected area as part of an effort to protect coral reefs and rich fish populations threatened by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Boy playing with matchstick caused Los Angeles fire

November 14th, 2007 - 8:11 am ICT by admin

Posted in World |