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Mexicans paint murals to highlight crime problem


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) Around 100 inhabitants of a crime-ridden neighbourhood of this metropolis in western Mexico have painted murals as a plea for greater security for their families.The ... Read more...

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Royal Orchid opens Re:gen:ta One in Hyderabad


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Royal Orchid Hotels Ltd, a leading hospitality chain in India, opened its upscale brand Re:gen:ta One hotel in Hyderabad.The five-star hotel, which has come up in ... Read more...

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2,000 squatters in Lima evicted by 1,500 cops


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Lima, July 23 (IANS/EFE) A force of 1,500 police personnel with officers mounted on horseback and anti-riot trucks evicted 2,000 people who had occupied idle land here.The occupiers took over ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 fan zones break attendance record


June 26th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 26 (IANS) The first two weeks of the Euro 2012 football championship set a new record for official fan zones attendance, with over a million visitors crowded ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kiev tightens security in Euro 2012 fan zone


June 14th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), June 14 (IANS) Kiev has tightened security in Euro 2012 fan zone after an anonymous caller threatened to blow up a nearby building, the press-service of Kiev State ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Trayvon Martin shooter turns himself in after bond revoked


June 5th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by BNO News
SANFORD, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, who has been charged with murder in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, turned himself in Sunday after ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

West Bengal in no hurry to repeal act


May 16th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) A West Bengal official Wednesday defended the government's decision not to repeal the Urban Land (Ceiling and Regulation) Act, an eyesore for developers, saying other ... Read more...

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Bosch to invest Rs.300 crore for capacity expansion


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 3 (IANS) Global supplier of automotive and industrial products and services Bosch group would invest Rs.300 crore to expand production capacity and headcount in its Nasik plant in ... Read more...

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Indian group builds IT park in Serbia


April 20th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, April 20 (IANS) An Indian group will build an IT park in Serbia with an estimated investment of 600 million euros ($788 million).Serbian Prime Minister Mirko Cvetkovic and Jitendra ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

12 die in Moscow fire


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 12 people died early Tuesday in a fire at a market in southern Moscow, a police source said.The blaze burned down a building ... Read more...

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40,000-year-old site found in China


March 21st, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) Chinese archaeologists have found a 40,000-year-old settlement site dating back to Stone Age.The discovery of Laonainaimiao Ruins was made at a scenic spot in southwestern suburb ... Read more...

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New concourse for Harry Potter’s railway station


March 15th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) When Harry Potter goes to Hogwarts next semester, he will probably have difficult finding the wall to ram into, after a new concourse was unveiled at ... Read more...

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Cubans flock to apply for new housing subsidy


January 18th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) The Cuban government accepted more than 1,300 applications for subsidies to either repair or build homes on the first day the measure went into effect, official ... Read more...

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World’s largest nativity scene set up in Mexico City


December 9th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 9 (IANS/EFE) Mexico City authorities have set up the Guinness-certified largest nativity scene in the world as part of their Christmas festivities.The nativity scene, which cost $2 ... Read more...

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10th-century tomb found in Peru


October 26th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Oct 26 (IANS/EFE) A 10th-century tomb has been discovered in northern Peru.Experts from the Bruning National Archaeological Museum found the tomb of a dignitary who belonged to the 10th-century ... Read more...

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Renaissance festival kicks off in US


October 9th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Oct 9 (IANS) The 37th annual Texas Renaissance Festival (TRF) kicked off Saturday in the southern US city of Magnolia with the participation of more than 30,000 visitors.The 2011 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to get world’s third tallest building


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) China is to get the world's third tallest building, the China Daily reported Wednesday.The Wuhan Greenland Center, developed by the Shanghai-based Greenland Group and designed by ... Read more...

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Belgian solar tunnel to power high speed rail running from Paris to Amsterdam


June 9th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, June 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Belgian rail operator Infrabel and Enfinity, a company which specializes in renewable energy sources have collaborated together to make a solar tunnel. This solar tunnel would power ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

California Governor scraps plan for ‘Cadillac death row’


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sacramento, May 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) California Governor Jerry Brown has scraped the state’s plans to build a death row facility at the San Quentin prison. The decision was criticized largely due to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Congress accuses Gujarat minister of land scam


April 25th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 25 (IANS) The Congress Monday accused Gujarat Revenue Minister Anandiben Patel of allowing a Mumbai-based company to sell two lakh square meters of land, allotted to it to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress, SP seeks explanation over land allotted to Bhushans in Noida


April 20th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Noida, Apr 20 (ANI): With fresh allegations being made against the Bhushans that they were allotted land by the Mayawati Government in NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh, at a fraction of the original ... Read more...

Posted in National |

DSIIDC allots 304 industrial plots


March 19th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Delhi State Industrial Infrastructure Development Corp (DSIIDC) has allotted 304 industrial plots to applicants under the Relocation Scheme of Industries here.DSIIDC chairman-cum-managing director Chetan ... Read more...

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How a 3000-yr-old, 27,000-piece jigsaw puzzle was solved in 9yrs!


February 24th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Imagine having to put together 27,000 fragments of a puzzle together piece by piece - a team of German archaeologists has achieved a similar feat in almost nine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Over 100 patients survive roof collapse in Siberia


January 30th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Novosibirsk (Siberia), Jan 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 100 patients were swiftly evacuated from a hospital in Kemerovo, an industrial city in southwest Siberia, after a roof crumbled. No one was hurt in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to create world’s 3rd tallest building


December 9th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 9 (ANI): The world's 3rd tallest building will be in Central China's Wuhan city.A computer-generated image shows how the building will look when completed in 2014, reports the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China inaugurates first international luxury hotel in Tibet


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 2 (ANI): Chinese tourism authorities are expecting a boom in the country's tourism sector, following the inauguration of the first luxury hotel in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on Monday. ... Read more...

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East China dino museum is world’s largest


October 15th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): A museum in East China's Shandong Province has been recognized as the world's largest museum dedicated to dinosaurs.The museum houses an unequalled collection of dinosaur samples and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lebanon unfurls world’s largest flag (Video)


October 11th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beirut, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lebanon has really got the appetite for big things. Currently, the country holds the record for the largest potato and the biggest dish of hummus. The country ... Read more...

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Commonwelath Games give boost to flower business in Himachal Pradesh


October 3rd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanShimla, Oct.3 (ANI): The Commonwealth Games 2010 has brought a bonanza to the horticulturists in Himachal Pradesh as the demand for flowers has shot up.The florists have got bulk orders ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Marigold farmers adopt ‘Poly Greenhouse’ cultivation in Tamil Nadu


September 21st, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
Krishnagiri (Tamil Nadu), Sep 21 (ANI): The farmers of Tamil Nadu's Krishnagiri District are delighted with the success of the 'Poly Greenhouse' method of cultivation for they have had a sharp increase ... Read more...

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Greece imposes smoking ban in enclosed public spaces


September 1st, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by BNO News
ATHENS, GREECE (BNO NEWS) – Greece imposed on Wednesday a new law banning smoking in enclosed public spaces, after previous attempts to impose partial bans failed.According to the Kathimerini newspaper the ban ... Read more...

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Prehistoric villages ruins discovered in North China


August 31st, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): Chinese archaeologists have found the ruins of two prehistoric villages in Tongliao City of eastern Inner Mongolia.The archaeologistsin north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region found the ruins ... Read more...

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5000 stone statues older than Terracotta warriors discovered in Hunan


August 19th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a large group of ancient stone statues at the worship site of Guizai Mountain near Hunan province.According to People's Daily Online, these statues are ... Read more...

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Archaeologists in NW China unearth 2,000-year old “icebox”


May 27th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): Archaeologists in northwest China's Shaanxi province have revealed that they have found a primitive "icebox" dating back at least 2,000 years in the ruins of an ... Read more...

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60 percent Austrians aged 20-50 smoke: Study


May 27th, 2010 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 27 (IANS) Over half of Austrians between the age group of 20 and 50 are regular or occassional smokers, a new study has found. About 2.5 million, or 60 percent, of ... Read more...

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