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Bus accident kills 14, injures 45 in southwestern Uganda


September 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by BNO News
KYAZANGA, UGANDA (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed Tuesday when a speeding passenger bus went off a road in southwestern Uganda and overturned several times before bursting into flames, ... Read more...

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Mercury slips after heavy rains, more rains expected (Second Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Incessant rains over the last two days brought a sharp decline in the capital's maximum temperature to 31.2 degrees Celsius Wednesday, which was three notches ... Read more...

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More rain, more chaos in Delhi (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) It was a rained-out morning in the capital Wednesday with the season's heaviest showers resulting in several areas being waterlogged and the inevitable traffic snarls ... Read more...

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More rain, more chaos in Delhi


August 29th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) It was a rained out morning in the capital Wednesday with the season's heaviest showers resulting in several areas being waterlogged and the inevitable traffic ... Read more...

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Traffic snarls in Delhi after morning rain (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Tuesday morning downpour in the national capital caused traffic snarls in several parts of the city. The met department has forecast more rain later ... Read more...

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Goa puts a freeze on new ore carrying barges


July 5th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 5 (IANS) Heavy river traffic has forced inland marine authorities in Goa to put a temporary freeze on the number of barges plying the rivers, ferrying iron ore ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai, surrounding areas


July 4th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and surrounding areas, including Thane and Raigad, Wednesday, disrupting road and rail traffic, officials here said.Although the downpour offered respite from the ... Read more...

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Mumbai-Pune tragedy could have been averted: IRF


May 29th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The death of over 25 people on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway could have been avoided if a key traffic rule had been followed, the International Road ... Read more...

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Sukhoi skids at Pune airport, flights hit


April 19th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 19 (IANS) A Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force skidded and shot off the runway at the Pune airport here Thursday, hitting civilian air traffic, officials ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway re-opened to traffic


February 16th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) Much to the respite of the stranded passengers on both sides of the Jawahar Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir, the Srinagar-Jammu national highway was re-opened to ... Read more...

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Heavy snow disrupts traffic on China-Nepal highway


February 9th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 9 (IANS) Heavy snow Thursday halted traffic on a section of the China-Nepal highway, which links southwest China's Tibet autonomous region and Nepal, said traffic officials.According Zhao Chun, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mumbai celebrates spirit of sacrifice on Eid


November 7th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Muslims in Mumbai celebrated Eid-ul-Zuha Monday with gaiety and the spirit of sacrifice. Around five lakh goats and sheep were sacrificed in the city on the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Day after rain chaos, MCD plays blame game


September 16th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A day after unprecedented rains unleashed fury in the capital, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) said it can't be held accountable for all the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Turkish Airways plane goes off runway in Mumbai during heavy rainfall


September 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 am ICT by BNO News
MUMBAI (BNO NEWS) -- An Airbus 340 belonging to Turkish Airlines skidded off the runway at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai on early Friday morning, the airline said. Heavy rainfall is ... Read more...

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At least 8 killed in northern China minibus crash


July 29th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by BNO News
HOHHOT, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- At least eight people were killed in northern China when a small minibus collided with another vehicle, officials said Friday.The accident occurred at around 3 p.m. local ... Read more...

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Kirti Azad mans Delhi traffic, more ex-crickters to follow


March 21st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Kirti Azad joined traffic officials to man the capital city's traffic Monday and advised commuters to drive safely.The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, ... Read more...

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Kirti Azad launches traffic awareness campaign in New Delhi


March 21st, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): Spreading awareness on the nuances of safe driving, former cricketer and Lok Sabha MP Kirti Azad urged commuters to follow traffic rules at a special campaign initiated ... Read more...

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Syrian government gives money to poor


February 20th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Feb 20 (IANS) The Syrian government has started giving out cash payments to thousands of poor people in an effort to tackle the high levels of poverty over fears that the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kashmir still shivers, Gulmarg coldest at minus 10


February 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 10 (IANS) The north Kashmir ski resort of Gulmarg witnessed its coldest night of the season with a low of minus 10 degrees Celsius while the strategic Srinagar-Jammu national highway ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi Traffic Police chief upset with VIP law breakers


February 7th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Miffed by traffic violations by VIP vehicles, Delhi Traffic Police chief Satyendra Garg has taken to the Facebook to highlight some judges and bureaucrats brazenly break ... Read more...

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Chandigarh: City for 500,000 now has 800,000 vehicles


January 29th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Jan 29 (IANS) When French architect Le Corbusier designed the modern city of Chandigarh in the 1950s, it was supposed to cater to a maximum population of 500,000 residents. ... Read more...

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Chill continues in Kashmir, snow and rain likely


January 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 28 (IANS) The biting cold continued in the Kashmir Valley Friday with Srinagar at a low of minus 3.2 degrees Celsius and Leh freezing at minus 18.6 degrees. The weatherman ... Read more...

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Leh in deep freeze at minus 20 degrees, Srinagar at minus 4.6


January 24th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar and other parts of the Valley remained in the grip of a severe cold wave Monday as Leh and Kargil towns in ... Read more...

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Air, rail, road traffic hit in Punjab, Haryana


January 6th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 6 (IANS) Thick fog hit hard air, train and road traffic across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh Thursday, with the Chandigarh airport shut due to poor visibility and trains running behind ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi Police beefs up security ahead of New Year celebrations


December 31st, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Delhi Police has stepped up security measures in the national capital on Friday on the eve of New Year 2011 to ensure incident-free revelries.The city has been ... Read more...

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Chinese put up XXX road sign after forgetting to name the street!


October 29th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): In an unusual yet funny incident, traffic officials in China forgot to name a road and put up 'XXX' sign instead.The motorway in the southeastern province of Guangzhou ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

32nd San Francisco Marathon Celebrations Today


July 25th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez San Francisco, July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This weekend has been a busy one for the city of San Francisco with residents and officials gearing up to participate and cheer contestants ... Read more...

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Traffic officer in SA arrested for driving at 274km/h


July 7th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, July 7 (ANI): A traffic officer from Louis Trichardt, South Africa, was arrested after he drove at more than twice the speed limit in his personal Mercedes-Benz over the weekend.Joe Munyai ... Read more...

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Shutdown: Delhi traffic police gives tips on Facebook


July 5th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Guess one of the ways Delhi Traffic Police used Monday to manage traffic in the capital hit by a crippling shutdown - through social networking site ... Read more...

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Maoists damage rail tracks in Bihar


May 7th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 7 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas damaged railway tracks in two places in Bihar, resulting in four coaches of a train being derailed and disruption of traffic, officials said Friday. The Ballia ... Read more...

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Indian carriers prepare to fly to Europe


April 21st, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Air India and Jet Airways prepared to fly to Europe after Heathrow airport in London opened to air traffic at 2 a.m. (IST) Wednesday. The airlines have ... Read more...

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BNO News source: UK to extend airspace closure until early Monday


April 18th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- British air traffic officials will extend the closure of UK-controlled airspace until at least 1 a.m. (local time) on Monday, according to BNO News sources.The decision ... Read more...

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World leaders cancel trip to Poland


April 18th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- World leaders were forced on Saturday to skip the Sunday's state funeral of President Lech Kaczynski because of the volcanic ash.U.S. President Barack Obama, French ... Read more...

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Spain to close seven northern airports as ash drifts across Europe


April 18th, 2010 - 3:01 am ICT by BNO News
MADRID, SPAIN (BNO NEWS) -- Spain will close seven airports in the north as ash from a volcano in Iceland continues to drift across Europe.From 20:00 CET Saturday and until ... Read more...

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UK air traffic officials extend UK airspace closure until Sunday


April 17th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- British air traffic officials on Saturday once again extended the closure of all airspace until at least 7 a.m. (local time) Sunday, and re-applied restrictions which ... Read more...

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