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Vintage biplane with 6 onboard goes missing in Australia


October 2nd, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by BNO News
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- A search-and-rescue operation continued Tuesday for a vintage 1930s biplane carrying six people which went missing in a huge stretch of bushland in the southeastern region of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Arctic ice could affect climate change


September 7th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has reported that currently the amount of ice that is remaining in the Artic region is about four million square kilometers and yet the thawing season is ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

36 locals held for hunting animals in Odisha park


February 25th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 25 (IANS) At least 36 persons, mostly local tribals, were arrested for hunting animals in Odisha's famed Simlipal National Park, one of India's first Project Tiger reserves, an ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Russian scientists finally reach Lake Vostok


February 9th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After 20 years of trying, Russian scientists have announced a major breakthrough in the quest to get to Lake Vostok. The scientists believe that the lake which ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Cambodia seeks to resume talks with Thailand about disputed oil and gas zone


August 31st, 2011 - 2:20 am ICT by BNO News
PHNOM PENH (BNO NEWS) -- Cambodia is looking to resume talks with neighboring Thailand to resolve overlapping maritime claims in the Gulf of Thailand, the Cambodian National Petroleum Authority (CNPA) said in ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Six young teenagers missing in the Pacific Ocean


May 9th, 2011 - 5:06 am ICT by BNO News
TARAWA (BNO NEWS) -- An international search and rescue operation was launched on Sunday after six young teenagers were reported missing off the western coast of Kiribati, an island nation located in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Shanghai Disneyland construction begins


April 8th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Apr.8 (ANI): Yu Zhengsheng, head of the municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), has announced the commencement of the construction work on the Shanghai Disneyland theme park after ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tiger reserve in Jharkhand ravaged by forest fire


March 25th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Palamu (Jharkhand), Mar.25 (ANI): The Palamu Tiger Reserve in Jharkhand has been ravaged by fire for several weeks now and forest officials are desperately trying to douse the fire, day and night.The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Former French colony Mahe gears up for polls


March 18th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelMahe (Puducherry/ Kerala), Mar 18 (ANI): Mahe, a small sleepy former French colony near the Kerala border, is all set to hold assembly elections on April 13.The constituency, which is ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

BP announces $7.2 billion partnership in India


February 21st, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- BP on Monday announced a historic oil and gas transformational partnership with India's Reliance Industries Limited valued at $7.2 billion.Under the terms of the agreement, BP will take ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maoists , poachers behind decrease in tiger numbers in Jharkhand : Forest officials


February 16th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Palamu , Feb 16 (ANI) : The decline in number of tigers at the Palamu Tiger Reserve in Jharkhand is due to the presence of poachers and Maoists in the area, according ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Hindus want UK to issue postal stamp to mark Sister Nivedita’s 100th death anniversary


February 4th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 4 (ANI): Hindus have asked United Kingdom (UK) to issue a postal stamp to commemorate Northern Ireland born Sister Nivedita's (1867-1911) 100th death anniversary, which falls on October 13 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sand dunes in Northern Mars actively changing


February 4th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): An investigation led by a Planetary Science Institute researcher has revealed that the avalanche faces of huge Martian sand dunes, long thought to be frozen in time on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Army asks for Rules of Engagement for new facility in Naxal-hit Chhattisgarh


January 14th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): The Indian Army, which is already deployed in battling militancy in Jammu and Kashmir and the North-East, has asked the government to finalise ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New Coast Guard stations in Lakshadweep to keep pirates at bay


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): To bolster coastal security and keep pirates at bay, India will open two Coast Guard establishments in Lakshadweep on Friday.Increasing incidents of piracy very near to Lakshadweep ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Big B, John in Madhya Pradesh to save tigers


December 12th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 12 (IANS) Bollyood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has taken time out of his busy schedule to visit Pench National Park in Madhya Pradesh to participate in the Save Our Tigers ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China finances restoration of historic Shiva temple in Cambodia


November 29th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 29 (ANI): Hindus have applauded China for reportedly financing the restoration of deteriorating Ta Keo Hindu temple in Cambodia's UNESCO World Heritage Site Angkor temple complex, which began on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Angelina Jolie Temple’ in world-famous Angkor temple complex in Cambodia?


November 24th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 24 (ANI): Is there is an 'Angelina Jolie Temple' in Cambodia's UNESCO World Heritage Site Angkor temple complex after the name of the Hollywood star?Yes, that is what ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Disney Theme Park In Shanghai Soon To Be Reality


November 8th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A big reason to celebrate for the Mickey Mouse fans in Asia as Walt Disney Co. has signed a deal with the Shanghai government for the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Death toll rises to 8 in Hungarian toxic mud spill


October 12th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by BNO News
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BNO NEWS) -- The number of people who died in the Hungarian toxic spill has risen to eight as the director of the responsible company was arrested, officials said.Hungarian Prime ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Two Thai vessels join Combined Maritime Forces in counter-piracy mission


September 28th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by BNO News
MANAMA, BAHRAIN (BNO NEWS) -- The Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) on Tuesday announced that two vessels from the Royal Thai Navy will be deployed to the Gulf of Aden to join the ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Chinese pilots carry out first cross-border air strike during anti-terror exercise in Kazakhstan


September 25th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Matybulak (Kazakhstan), Sept.25 (ANI): Chinese pilots have successfully conducted their first cross-border air strike during the live-ammunition exercises of the Peace Mission 2010 anti-terror drill.According to the China Daily, defense ministers from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Venezuelan anti-Chavez farmer dies after hunger strike


August 31st, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by BNO News
CARACAS, VENEZUELA (BNO NEWS) – A Venezuelan farmer died on Monday after 8 hunger strikes and six years of protest against President Hugo Chavez and his government's land policies, Globovision Television reported ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pakistan’s Indus Valley Civilization still remains shrouded in mystery


July 26th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): Pakistan's Indus Valley Civilization still remains a mystery.The Indus Valley Civilization stretched more than 680,000 square kilometers, from western India to northern Afghanistan.Even after having some of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Authorities to protect coral reef in Tamil Nadu’s Gulf of Mannar


July 23rd, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Ramanathapuram (Tamil Nadu), July 23 (ANI): Authorities at the Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park (GMMNP) in the Indian Ocean, situated on the Tamil Nadu Coast, will set up sea buoys to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

NOAA: June was the warmest month since 1880


July 19th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced on Monday that June's worldwide averaged land surface temperature was the warmest on record since 1880.During last June, warmer-than-average ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kolkata Metro Rail introduces integrated security plan


June 18th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, June 18 (ANI): In a bid to combat terror threats, the Kolkata Metro Railway has introduced the Integrated Security Plan (ISP) to ensure the route's safety and security.Concerned over the threat ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Snapshot of rural life in China more than 2,000 years ago


May 25th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Archaeologists are for the first time trying to reveal a snapshot of the rural life in China during the Han Dynasty.The rural farming village of Sanyangzhuang was flooded ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sunlight’s UV radiation not the amphibian killer


May 25th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Declines in amphibian populations around the globe is not because of increasing ultraviolet radiation, scientists claim.According to Wendy Palen, lead author and a Simon Fraser University ecologist and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Water crisis forces forest officials to set up artificial ponds


May 4th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), May 4 (ANI): Authorities in Uttarakhand's Rajaji National Park have created artificial lakes and ponds to make water available to animals during the scorching summer.The shortage of water is so ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Seamounts as significant, unexplored territory identified


May 1st, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Seamounts, mountains that rise from the seafloor, rank as some of the most common ocean habitats in the world, scientists have found.The finding by scientists from NOAA and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ancient lost city in Mexico discovered


April 10th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): Ruins of an ancient urban center in the heart of the Purépecha Empire in Lake Pátzcuaro Basin, located in the central Mexican state of Michoacán, have been discovered ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nine Chinese miners miraculously survive after being trapped for a week


April 5th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): Nine miners escaped death miraculously after being trapped under the flooded Wangjialing coal mine in north China's Shanxi Province, after remaining underground for 179 hours.The survivors were ... Read more...

Posted in World |

152 trapped in flooded coal mine in China


March 28th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Taiyuan (China), March 28 (IANS) At least 152 workers were trapped after a coal mine in north China's Shanxi province flooded Sunday, authorities said. About 260 workers were in the pit of Wangjialing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Canada’s Bengal Co. to explore oil, gas in Cauvery Basin


March 13th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 13 (IANS) Bengal Energy Ltd, a Canadian oil and gas exploration and production company based in Calgary, said Friday it is joining an Indian consortium for exploration in ... Read more...

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