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Dress modestly or for ease? China eves debate


July 13th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) A public debate has erupted in China after Shanghai subway bosses requested women to "dress modestly" and avoid sexual harassment.According to China Daily, in the country's ... Read more...

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Moscow to spend $33 bn on subway


May 15th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 15 (IANS) The Russian capital plans to spend over a trillion rubles (around$33 billion) by 2020 to extend the city's subway system, an official said.Andrei Bochkaryov, head of ... Read more...

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Hundreds injured after subway trains collide in Shanghai


September 28th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by BNO News
SHANGHAI (BNO NEWS) -- More than 270 people were injured on Tuesday afternoon when a subway train rear-ended another in Shanghai, the largest city in China, officials said. None are in a ... Read more...

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Hurricane Irene kills four in US


August 28th, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four people, including a child, were killed Saturday as a result of powerful hurricane Irene that has hit the US East Coast, emergency officials ... Read more...

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Protesters show their displeasure over BART hack attack


August 15th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, 15 Aug (THAINDIAN NEWS) The hacking group Anonymous has hit Bay Area Rapid Transit for disrupting the cellular service at a subway in San Francisco. BART announced that they had to ... Read more...

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Rush-hour metro blast jolts Belarusian capital, kills 11 (Lead)


April 12th, 2011 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Minsk (Belarus), April 12 (IANS /RIA Novosti) Eleven people were killed and over 100 injured when a bomb equal to 5-7 kg of TNT exploded at a busy subway station in ... Read more...

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Chechen rebel leader claims responsibility for last month’s Moscow airport bombing


February 8th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Feb 8 (ANI): Chechen rebel chief Doku Umarov has reportedly claimed responsibility for last month's bombing at Moscow's main airport that killed 36 people.The Telegraph quoted The Kavkaz Center website, ... Read more...

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Thai Deputy PM says no intelligence about possible subway bomb plot


August 30th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban on Monday dismissed rumors that groups were planning to bomb the Bangkok subway system in the next one or two months, local ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Innovative ‘3D Fast Bus’ may alleviate traffic woes


August 5th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 5 (ANI): The 13th Beijing International High-tech Expo in May this year came up with the concept of a '3D Fast Bus' that will transport passengers above the traffic.But despite ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“Star Wars” On New York City Subway


July 15th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York City, July 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Subway riders in New York city were in for a huge treat this week when to their utter amazement they witnessed a scene ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Al Qaeda leaders in Pakistan directed 2009 New York subway plot


July 8th, 2010 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 8 (IANS) Veteran Al Qaeda terrorist leaders in Pakistan directed and managed a foiled 2009 plot to attack New York's subway system and also planned to strike the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bangkok limps back to normal, but divisions remain


May 22nd, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 22 (DPA) A nighttime curfew remained in force in Bangkok Saturday and mass transit services were suspended in the wake of a week of political violence that left more ... Read more...

Posted in Politics, Thailand |

NYC Terror Suspect Submits Guilty Plea


April 24th, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the men who were arrested in the attempted attack on New York's subway system has plead guilty to conspiracy to use weapons of destruction and providing ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Two suicide bombings kill 12 in Russia (Second lead)


March 31st, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 31 (DPA) At least 12 people were killed and many more wounded after a series of suicide bombings Wednesday morning in Russia's North Caucasus region, the Interfax news agency reported, ... Read more...

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Eleven dead in explosions in Russia (Lead)


March 31st, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 31 (DPA) At least 11 people were dead and many more wounded after a series of suicide bombings Wednesday in Russia's North Caucasus region, the Interfax news agency said citing ... Read more...

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Nine dead after explosions in Russia


March 31st, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 31 (DPA) At least nine people were dead after suicide bombings Wednesday morning in Russia's North Caucasus region, the Interfax news agency reported citing Russia's Interior Ministry. The explosions come two ... Read more...

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Moscow subway bombers may have links with Pak-Afghan militants: Lavrov


March 30th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Mar.30 (ANI): Suggesting foreign involvement in Monday's twin blasts, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said that the female suicide bombers who targeted the city's subway system might have links with ... Read more...

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First alert on Canadian subway networks


March 30th, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 30 (IANS) For the first time in recent years, Canada put its subway networks on "extra alert" Monday after twin terrorist attacks in Moscow that killed 38 people. In the country's ... Read more...

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U.N. Secretary-General Ban condemns ‘heinous’ terror attacks in Moscow


March 29th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday strongly condemned the twin suicide bombings that took place in Moscow's subway system, killing 38 people and injuring more than ... Read more...

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Report: Mine found on railway in central Russia


March 29th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- A mine was found on a railway in central Russia on Monday, the Interfax news agency reported.It said the mine was found on a railway in Russia's Kaluga ... Read more...

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New York terror suspect pleads guilty for plotting subway attack


February 23rd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 23(ANI): An airport shuttle driver, accused of hatching a plot to detonate homemade bombs inside New York's subway system, has pleaded guilty to terrorism charges.Najibullah Zazi entered the guilty ... Read more...

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Spain to help fund metro in Vietnam


December 16th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 16 (EFE) Spain will contribute to the financing of a subway system in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, the Spanish industry ministry said. The agreement was signed in Madrid by Industry ... Read more...

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Kim Jong Il has a network of 007-style emergency escape tunnels, reveals defector


December 9th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Pyongyang, Dec. 9 (ANI): North Korean leader Kim Jong Il has a network of underground tunnels - containing railway lines, a water supply and even vegetation - to help him escape Pyongyang ... Read more...

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Kim Jong II has network of escape tunnels, says defector


December 8th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 8 (DPA) North Korean leader Kim Jong II has a secret network of escape tunnels underneath Pyongyang for times of emergency, a former senior North Korean official said. Hwang Jang Yop, ... Read more...

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Haven for al Qaeda in Pakistan `very troubling’: Clinton


November 11th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) Describing the "safe haven" that Al Qaeda has found in Pakistan as "very troubling", US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the terror group is ... Read more...

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Beijing takes anti-terror measures ahead of National Day celebrations


August 24th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug. 24 (ANI): Almost a month before China observes its 60th National Day, thousands of additional police officers have been deployed across Beijing in a bid to thwart off any terror ... Read more...

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Toll rises to nine in Washington subway collision (Third Lead)


June 23rd, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (DPA) The death toll from a collision between two subway trains in the US capital Monday has risen to nine, broadcaster CNN reported Tuesday. At least 76 people were injured ... Read more...

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Four killed, 66 injured in US subway collision (Lead)


June 23rd, 2009 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (DPA) Two subway trains collided Monday in the US capital Washington, leaving four people dead and scores injured, Mayor Adrian Fenty said. The accident occurred around 5 p.m. (2100 GMT) ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda like outfit can use weapons of mass destruction against India: NSG chief


February 11th, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
Manesar, Feb. 11 (ANI): Director General of National Security Guards (NSG), Jyoti Krishna Dutt has urged the security forces to be prepared to counter the possible use of weapons of mass ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Inaugural Committee warns Of crush-Level crowds


December 31st, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.31 (ANI): The Congressional Inaugural Committee has warned of crush-level inaugural crowds on January 20, the day on which Barack Obama will be sworn in as the 44th US President. According ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pak scientist, most significant terror capture by US in five years


August 13th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 13 (AN): US law enforcement officials believe that the capture of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, an American educated Pakistani neuroscientist, is the most significant in the fight against terrorism ... Read more...

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Security work for Beijing Olympics goes through details


July 9th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 9 (Xinhua) The public has been recently reminded again that they are not allowed to take long umbrellas as well as soft drinks, lighters and liquids into the Olympic stadiums ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Latest in recycling: an entire metro rail


April 28th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
By Joydeep Gupta Singapore, April 28 (IANS) A top official of German engineering major Siemens thinks the Oslo metro train built by the company may be the most climate-friendly railway system yet. Wolfgang ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Autistic individuals do have key language abilities


April 27th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by admin
Toronto, April 27 (IANS) The language skills of autistics are not as wanting as believed with most displaying adequate "literal pragmatic" abilities, says a new study. In linguistic terms, "pragmatics" refers to ... Read more...

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Scientists find surprising language abilities in autistic children


April 26th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Researchers have made some surprising discoveries about the communicative language abilities of people with autism.Robert Stainton, professor at The University of Western Ontario, Jessica de Villiers, ... Read more...

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