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New York’s Copacabana reopens its doors in new location


July 12th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 12 (IANS/EFE) The Big Apple's legendary Copacabana night club, which opened its doors for the first time in 1940, this week is beginning operations in a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

2000-yr-old Roman marble jigsaw puzzle still baffling scholars


September 20th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): A massive marble jigsaw puzzle, over 2000 years old, has baffled scholars and puzzle-solvers for centuries.The Severan Marble Plan of Rome measures 60 x 43 feet and is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Straddling bus’ to run above cars in Beijing


August 26th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 26 (IANS) Beijing will start trial operations next year of an eco-friendly "straddling bus" that can carry 1,400 passengers and allow other vehicles to pass under it, a move that ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Crowds flock to first day of World Expo 2010


May 1st, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 1 (DPA) Crowds poured into the World Expo 2010 site in Shanghai Saturday as the six-month event opened to the public following a spectacular opening ceremony Friday night. Tens of thousands ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russia hints at Pak-Afghan militants’ hand in blasts (Lead, Changing dateline)


March 30th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto/Moscow, March 30 (IANS) Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, who is in Canada to attend a foreign ministers' summit, said terrorists from the Pakistan-Afghan border region may have a hand in Monday's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Moscow bombers could be linked to Af-Pak terror network’


March 30th, 2010 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Plotters of the twin suicide blast at Moscow subway stations that killed 38 people could have links with the terror network based in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN condemns Moscow blasts


March 30th, 2010 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon condemned Monday the twin suicide blasts at the Moscow subway stations that claimed 38 lives, his official spokesman said. Separate blasts in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shanghai metro hires people to shove commuters into trains!


February 4th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Feb 4(ANI): Shanghai Metro officials have started hiring people to solve the problem of overcrowding in its 37.5-km subway line, which was opened two years ago.The hired people have been given ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China opens first tunnel under Yangtze


December 29th, 2008 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Wuhan, Dec 29 (Xinhua) The first tunnel beneath the Yangtze river was opened for traffic here in China's Hubei province, the provincial government said Monday.Two more such tunnels will be built beneath ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Three new subway lines opened in Beijing for Olympics


July 19th, 2008 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 19 (Xinhua) Three new subway train lines were opened in Beijing Saturday morning to ease traffic during the Olympic Games. An opening ceremony was held at Beitucheng Station, the transfer ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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