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New York Sikh, Muslim workers allowed religious headwear


May 31st, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 31 (IANS) Sikh and Muslim employees of New York City transit system will be allowed to wear religious head coverings without an agency logo in public even ... Read more...

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China to have subway fire brigade


May 8th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) Police here will set up China's first subway fire brigade to better ensure the safety of subway lines that millions use each day.The brigade will be ... Read more...

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Pakistani bomb-maker scoured New York for targets (Second Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 18 (IANS) A Pakistani bomb-maker, who was involved in a foiled 2009 plot against New York city's subways, has revealed how he and an Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Pakistani bomb-maker eyed multiple targets in New York (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 18 (IANS) The Pakistani bomb-maker involved in a foiled 2009 plot against New York city's subways has revealed how he and an Al Qaeda handler in ... Read more...

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Pakistani bomb plotter eyed multiple targets in New York


April 18th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 18 (IANS) The admitted Pakistani bomb-maker in a foiled 2009 plot against New York city's subways has revealed how he and an Al Qaeda handler in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New frog species found in New York


March 18th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) A new frog species has been discovered amid the skyscrapers and subways of New York, CNN reported.The researchers who discovered the frog say the centre of ... Read more...

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Maps now tell Britons how safe their area is


January 31st, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) The British home office has now launched a new series of maps that would inform people about the safety of their neighbourhood and how many crimes ... Read more...

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China races to build world’s second tallest skyscraper


December 28th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Dec 28 (IANS) Work crews have completed the foundation for the world's second tallest building one month ahead of schedule and are now constructing the ground structure of the ... Read more...

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Heavy rains end dry spell in Mumbai


August 27th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Heavy rains lashing Mumbai since Thursday have inundated low lying areas.The southwest monsoon also remained active over Konkan, Goa, central Maharashtra and Marathwada during the last ... Read more...

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Connaught Place to remain dug up for another year


July 15th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The recent monsoon showers have added to the slush on the dug-up portions of Delhi's central commercial hub Connaught Place, and a civic official Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heavy rains slow down life in Mumbai


July 13th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Low-lying areas were submerged, trains were running late and traffic on major roads was reduced to a snail's pace as overnight rains continued in Mumbai Wednesday.While ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Spray-on material can detect and neutralize explosives


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 02 (ANI): Researchers have described the development and successful initial tests of a spray-on material that both detects and neutralizes explosives."This stuff is going to be used anywhere terrorist explosives ... Read more...

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Anti-collision devices to cover 8 rail zones: Mamata


February 25th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Anti-collision devices (ACD) will be implemented in eight of the country's 17 zonal railways to improve the safety of rail passengers, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sega launches urine controlled video game


January 12th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sega has launched a new game that will seek to measure how strongly men can urinate.For now, the games will be confined to four subways in ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Avoid Connaught Place for the next 8 months: Traffic police


January 4th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Delhi Taffic Police (DTP) issued an advisory Monday asking Delhi residents to avoid Connaught Place in the heart of the city for the next eight months, ... Read more...

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Snowstorms effect: New Year plans take a hit (Roundup)


December 29th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/London/Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS) Snowstorms in the US and Russia played spoil sport for those planning to travel ahead of the New Year as major airports like the ones in New York ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Beijing to go smoke-free by 2015


December 26th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 26 (IANS) Authorities are trying hard to make Beijing's all indoor public places, workplaces and public transport smoke-free by 2015.Hospitals, schools, theatres, museums, business halls, stadiums, offices of enterprises and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Now ‘body scanners’ could be deployed at US train stations, subways, other mass transits’


November 26th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Despite recent controversies being raised about full-body scanners at airports, US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has hinted that such scanners and "enhanced" pat-downs could be deployed at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vending Machines Sell Live Crabs in China Subways


October 29th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vending machines in China are now dispensing live crabs, which are refrigerated in little boxes inside the machine until such time as a passing commuter chooses to buy ... Read more...

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Pak-American terror suspect’s goal was ‘killing as many DC Metro riders as possible’


October 28th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Pakistani-American terror suspect, Farooque Ahmed, who was busted by the FBI for helping whom he thought were Al Qaeda terrorists plotting to bomb the Washington's subways, aimed ... Read more...

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Heavy storm causes chaos in New York


September 17th, 2010 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 17 (DPA) A heavy storm walloped New York in the middle of the evening rush hour Thursday, bringing the city to a stand still and causing traffic to creep ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cars reflect social status, feel Chinese youth


September 8th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) A majority of Chinese youth are keen on having a car of their own with many associating vehicles as a reflection of their social status. A nation-wide survey conducted ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Railways to educate people on unmanned level crossings


June 21st, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Indian Railway will launch Tuesday a 7-day safety drive to educate people on negotiating unmanned level crossings. "The number of unmanned level crossing accidents occurring on ... Read more...

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Gabourey Sidibe’s mom auditions for ‘America’s Got Talent’


June 18th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mom of the actress Gabourey Sidibe has auditioned for the reality show ‘America’s Got Talent’. And she was so good that the audience was left ... Read more...

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Lost pet travels 15 miles across moorland and motorway to reach home!


June 1st, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI):It was nothing short of a miracle when a lost dog was reunited with its owners after a marathon 31-hour trek across four major A roads and miles of ... Read more...

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Did the CIA use LSD in the subways?


March 17th, 2010 - 2:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) H.P. Albarelli’s book ‘A Terrible Mistake: The Murder of Frank Olson and the CIA’s Secret Cold War Experiments’ reveals details about the inhuman ways of ... Read more...

Posted in Books |

No Pants Day Celebrated In New York City


January 11th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It appears that the chilly temperature did not stop people in the New York City to celebrate the No Pants Day, which has actually started as ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

New Yorkers bare all on ninth annual No-Pants Day in freezing Big Apple


January 11th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, January 11 (ANI): Forgetting the freezing temperature, many people in New York hit the trains, stations and subways without their lowers on the ninth annual No-Pants Day.The occasion left people ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Buses go off Connaught Place


January 1st, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) As the beautification of Connaught Place -- the heart of New Delhi -- begins ahead of the Commonwealth Games, buses plying in the area were diverted from ... Read more...

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BSNL cables cut in Tripura, services disrupted


December 10th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 10 (IANS) State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) Thursday said workers of a private telecom company cut off its huge underground cables here, disrupting its communication network between Tripura and ... Read more...

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SEPTA Strike On The Verge Of An End


November 7th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov. 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The evening of 6th Nov saw many people starting to protest the transit strike at the Suburban Station. Tili Ayala, who started the protest said, "I'm ... Read more...

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SEPTA Talks To Avert Strike


October 31st, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct. 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) SEPTA continues to negotiate with the union members, as the strike deadline passes at 12.01 a.m on Friday. The strike, if it takes place could bring ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Freedom Tower: The Symbol Of Hope Finally Gathers Momentum


September 11th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by GD
There have been a lot of progress in the building of the Freedom Tower or the One World Trade Center, that is currently under construction at the same site as that of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Delhi Police launch drive to make pedestrians aware


August 16th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Look before you cross the road -- this is the message that Delhi Police will put out for people in a two-week-long drive called 'safe pedestrian ... Read more...

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Delhi minister conducts surprise checks of street lights


July 21st, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Delhi Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Rajkumar Chauhan conducted a surprise check of new street lights Monday night and found many were not working. In run-up to the ... Read more...

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