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India may invite Pakistan for regional meet on Afghanistan


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) In a crucial step, India is likely to invite Pakistan for a regional conference of investors on Afghanistan here next month that is aimed ... Read more...

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UN chief condemns Sudan’s continued bombings against S. Sudan


April 24th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by BNO News
BENTIU, SOUTH SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday condemned the continued airstrikes on South Sudan by Sudanese warplanes. It came hours after Sudan bombed a market ... Read more...

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Kudankulam officials to attend power sector meeting Thursday


March 22nd, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) After a long gap, officials of the Nuclear Power Corporation Ltd (NPCIL) will be participating in the power project review meeting called by the Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

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PDP demands CBI probe into Kashmir’s cricket scam


March 12th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CB) probe into the multi-crore-rupee scam in the Jammu and ... Read more...

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Bihar blacklists 22 road construction companies


February 11th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) Bihar has blacklisted 22 construction companies, including several prestigious firms engaged in road construction in the state, after they failed to complete projects on time, officials ... Read more...

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Top scientists brief PM on nuclear safety


March 16th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Even as Japan deals with the threat of a nuclear meltdown in the wake of a devastating earthquake and tsunami, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Dormitory fire kills five people in southwest China


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by BNO News
GUIYANG, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A fire at a company dormitory in southwest China killed five people on early Wednesday morning, state-run media reported firefighters as saying.The fire broke out at around ... Read more...

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Radical Islamic cleric al-Sadr urges Iraqis to ‘resist occupier US with all means’


January 8th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Jan 7 (ANI): Muqtada al-Sadr, the Shiite cleric whose soldiers had earlier battled with the American forces, has urged his followers to resist the United States "with all means" in ... Read more...

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Stanford Band banned from performing at Orange Bowl as they might offend James Lebron


January 5th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When moving to any territory, you have to know who rules there. That is very true when it comes to moving to Miami.The Stanford Band have been ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

LeT, TTP among insurgents teaming up to counter security forces in Pak, Afghanistan


December 29th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Increased cooperation among insurgent factions is being reported inside both Afghanistan and Pakistan, as US and NATO officials said they had seen evidence of loose cooperation among ... Read more...

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Plane crashes after onboard smuggled crocodile escapes & creates havoc


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kinshasa, Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has emerged that a plane that crashed in the Democratic Republic of Congo and resulted in the death of some 20 people was a result of ... Read more...

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Delhi airport’s new terminal promises faster check-ins


May 19th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Come July, passengers flying out of the upcoming terminal at the Indira Gandhi International Airport won't have to encounter serpentine queues at the check-in counters, ... Read more...

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Crossed wires? Woman held for talking on mobile to jailed husband


May 13th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) A woman was arrested in a central jail complex in Chhattisgarh after authorities found her talking over a mobile phone to her husband, who was in his cell ... Read more...

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Second drilling rig overturns in Louisiana


May 1st, 2010 - 4:26 am ICT by BNO News
MORGAN CITY, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Coast Guard said Friday that a drilling ring has overturned in the Charenton navigational canal near Morgan City, Louisiana.The rig has a 20,000-gallon diesel ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Red Cross Plays Pivotal Role In Haiti Donations


January 17th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the wake of the devastating earthquake that the island nation of Haiti experienced last week, support and relief measures are pouring in from across the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Massive Explosion Rocks Chemical Facility In Seabrook, Texas


December 10th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Seabrook, Texas, Dec 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A major explosion took place at a chemical plant located at the Seabrook town in Texas on Wednesday. The explosion rocked the American Acryl ... Read more...

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University Of Georgia Bulldog Mascot Uga VII Passes Away


November 20th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Atlanta, Nov.20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Uga VII, the white bulldog who was the popular and much loved mascot of the University Of Georgia passed away on Thursday in Savannah. The dog ... Read more...

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FA should banish Fergie for good, says referee union official


October 7th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.7 (ANI): The union for referees has demanded that the Football Association get tough with the Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson for accusing referee Alan Wiley of being unfit ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

More paddy arrival in Haryana than Punjab


October 1st, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 1 (IANS) More paddy is arriving in grain markets in Haryana compared to neighbouring Punjab. Officials of the food and supplies department of Haryana said 161,345 tonnes of paddy had arrived ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Low voter turnout in Bihar by-polls (Lead)


September 15th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 15 (IANS) Over 20 percent of electors voted in Bihar in the first six hours of polling for the second and final phase of by-elections in 11 assembly constituencies ... Read more...

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Suspected Milwaukee serial killer detained


September 8th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by BNO News
MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin (BNO NEWS) -- Police in Wisconsin have arrested a suspected serial killer who is believed to be responsible for the death of nine Milwaukee women over the last 21 years, ... Read more...

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Woman dies on board AirTran flight: officials


June 26th, 2009 - 3:47 am ICT by admin
PHILADELPHIA (BNO NEWS) -- An AirTran Airways passenger plane made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport on Thursday after an elderly woman died on board, officials say.The flight, AirTran Airways flight ... Read more...

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Building collapses in New York City injures several people


June 22nd, 2009 - 2:24 am ICT by admin
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A building collapsed in Brooklyn on Sunday afternoon, prompting a major emergency response from departments across the city, officials and eyewitnesses told BNO News. Rescue workers ... Read more...

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73 construction companies in Bihar declared ‘defaulters’


June 6th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 6 (IANS) The Bihar government has declared 73 construction companies, including several prestigious firms engaged in road construction in the state, as "defaulters" after they failed to complete projects on ... Read more...

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Mexico shuts down for five days, more swine flu cases reported (Intro Roundup, Superseding earlier copy)


May 1st, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City/Toronto, May 1 (IANS) Mexico Friday ordered a five-day shutdown as it struggled to contain swine flu that seems to be spreading rapidly with over 450 confirmed cases being reported ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

60 to 65 percent polling in Andhra Pradesh (Second Lead)


April 16th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) A moderate 60 to 65 percent polling was recorded Thursday in the first phase of elections in Andhra Pradesh where ballotting was held for 22 Lok Sabha ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Over 180,000 asylum seekers to stay in UK because of human rights


December 10th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.10 (ANI): At least 180,000 asylum seekers are set to be allowed to stay in Britain because of their human rights thanks to the Government''s backlog fiasco. According to The ... Read more...

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Nepal declines China’s invite to Olympics


August 3rd, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 3 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, Nepal's new head of state, President Ram Baran Yadav, has declined the invitation from northern neighbour China to attend the Olympic Games ... Read more...

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Polio rears its head again in western Uttar Pradesh


July 28th, 2008 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh health authorities will launch special rounds of the polio eradication drive, especially in Badaun and its adjoining district, after the reappearance of the highly infectious polio ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rare Siamese twin birds found in US


July 21st, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): An apparent set of Siamese twin birds, which are conjoined, has been discovered in Arkansas in the US.According to a report in the Telegraph, the pair of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chinese names with English words spark controversy in China


July 8th, 2008 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
By Pranay Sharma Beijing, July 8 (IANS) For ages, Chinese names have been the subject of interest and even jokes among some in the rest of the world. Now they are having the ... Read more...

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Hectic pace for Miss India Worldwide winner


February 20th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, Feb 20 (IANS) The country winner of the Miss India Worldwide Pageant, Shagun Sarabhai of Mumbai, had a hectic few days before arriving here to join 18 counterparts from ... Read more...

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Polling on in Pakistan amid fears of terror attacks


February 18th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) By Muhammad Najeeb and Devirupa Mitra Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Thousands voted across Pakistan Monday to elect a new parliament and four provincial assemblies in an election marred by unprecedented violence and which ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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