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French tourists found guilty in Sri Lanka over Buddha photos


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colombo, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was an astonishing moment for three French tourists when they were declared guilty for insulting the Buddhism religion. This was regarded as a form of injustice ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Spain welcomed six mn foreign tourists


July 24th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 24 (IANS/EFE) Spain welcomed some 6 million foreign tourists in June, 4.7 percent more than during the same month last year.The figures are based on the survey of ... Read more...

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Smallest town in US up for sale


April 5th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS/EFE) Buford, Wyoming, the smallest town in the US, is going on sale this week for an asking price of $100,000.The sale, set for Thursday, "represents a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

IAF rescues 61 people in Ladakh region


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) has rescued 61 people trapped in a partially frozen river in the cold desert Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir Friday.Amir ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Landslides block Srinagar-Jammu highway again


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 22 (IANS) Landslides and shooting stones Wednesday blocked the Srinagar-Jammu highway even as the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) started road clearance operations early morning, an official said.According to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New York subway workers launch a website for the subway rat menace


January 10th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York subway workers have come up with a way to draw public attention to the rat menace that affects them. In an unprecedented move, the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Animal rescue team called in Colorado to take care of rabbits left on the roadside


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colorado Springs, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An animal rescue team had to be called in to clear dozens of rabbits from the road in Colorado. The animals were spotted on Sunday and ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US Transportation Security Administration to start ‘Trusted Traveler Program’


October 5th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new US Transportation Security Administration program which comes into force on Tuesday will group travelers in the United States to trusted and not-so trusted passengers. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Airlines to start ‘Trusted traveler program’


October 4th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Transport Security Administration will start the implementation of the “Trusted Traveler Program” on Tuesday. The controversial program is meant to speed up the checks on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Air Canada passengers burned during turbulence


September 20th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vancouver, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least six people on an Air Canada flight sustained various degrees of injuries on Monday when their flight hit turbulence. It is reported that three cabin ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scientists discover that some Ice age mariners were present in pre-historic Greece


August 30th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Athens, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have discovered that long before the end of the last ice age, travelers were moving on the Aegean Sea in hunt for a precious stone.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cable theft bid blamed for South West Trains chaos


June 10th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Investigators say it is possible that an attempted cable theft was responsible for the South West Trains halt, which disrupted the plans of several travelers on Thursday.... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Miss USA speaks about her ordeal at the hands of a TSA agent


April 28th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Miss USA 2003 Susie Castillo has narrated her ordeal at the hands of an agent of Transportation Security Administration agent. The 31-year-old spoke to a paparazzo ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

AI not to levy cancellation or refund fees


April 27th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Air India Wednesday announced that it would not levy any cancellation or refund fees from travelers hit by disrupted flight operations following a pilots' strike.The airlines ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scientists say that airport body scanners are not hazardous for health


March 30th, 2011 - 2:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sacramento, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists from the University of California has given the all clear as far as safety of the full body scanners is concerned. Passengers have been worried that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

London train delays are due to dew


February 9th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rail services to London from Kent was delayed on Wednesday morning because of dew.Commuters on the trains of Southern Train Company were astonished when they were told ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Airlines to show Super Bowl 2011 on airplanes


February 1st, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Passengers who will unfortunately find themselves in the air during the Super Bowl may still watch it live.The service though is not available in all airlines ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘No Pants Subway Day’ takes place in New York


January 10th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ‘No pants subway day’ was held recently and thousands of people participated in it. It ought to be mentioned that it became an international culture ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Man strips at Va. Airport checkpoint in protest


January 5th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Virginia, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems the Transportation Security Administration still have their hands full in trying to convince Americans that the new airport security checks should be accepted.Following the introduction ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Air New Zealand unveils ‘cuddle class seating’


December 23rd, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Air New Zealand’s innovation is being hailed as the most important development of air travel for decades. That is the “Cuddle Class.”Air New Zealand has finally ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Preetika Prefers To Visit Indian Tourist Places


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, has travelled across the world as part of her modeling stint. But the 26 year old says that nothing can beat the charm of her homeland India.Once she steps her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Newark airport reopens again after a bomb scare


December 21st, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Newark, Dec 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Terminal “A” of Newark Airport was shut and bomb squad was deployed to the place on Monday morning.As it later turned out, the bomb scare was caused ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Egypt, not India, top place for visitors getting struck with Delhi belly


December 16th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 16 (ANI): If you think that India is the country where travelers are most likely to fall ill, you are wrong. Egypt is the top place for visitors getting struck ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Continental Airlines Permits Clients To Shell Out To Lock In Fare


December 14th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Continental Airlines (CA), possessed by United Continental Holdings Inc., has asserted that it will permit the travelers to cling to a ‘reservation’ and ‘lock in’ ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Heavy Snowfall Forces Temporary Closure Of Gatwick Airport


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The inclement weather in several parts of Europe and UK is taking the toll on the travelers. Gatwick which is rated as the second busiest British ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Oz issues dengue fear advisory for citizens traveling to Delhi for CWG


September 17th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 17(ANI): Australians heading to India for next month's Commonwealth Games have been warned that the dengue fever outbreak in New Delhi is likely to get worse.The warning came through ... Read more...

Posted in World |

SkyRider Airline seats pack travelers in less than 23 inches of space


September 13th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An aircraft seat design company in the Latina, Italy will unveil the "SkyRider" seat at the Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas Conference. The Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Japan confirms five more cases of New Delhi superbug


September 11th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Sep 11(ANI): Japan has confirmed another five cases of infection with Acinetobacter, an antibiotic-resistant bacteria, formally know as 'New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-1 enzyme (NDM-1)'.The cases from Teikyo University Hospital have brought ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hotels offering ‘Eat Pray Love’ packages for tourists inspired by the movie


September 10th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Travelers and tourists who wish to have a great time in various hotels around can start looking for the Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH).The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Mano Ya Na Mano 2 Brings Two Mind Boggling Tales


September 4th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Star One's popular show "MANO YA NA MANO' (Season 2) is produced by Siddharth Kak. The show airs on the weekends, on Saturday and Sunday at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chinese airline involved in crash suspends operations


August 26th, 2010 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 26 (IANS) The company whose aircraft was involved in Tuesday's deadly crash which killed 42 people and injured 54 has decided to cancel all its flights for safety reviews, officials ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New York City tops the list of the most bedbug infested cities


August 25th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The bugs are present everywhere. If you thought those nasty bugs were only living in the poorer countries, then you need to think again. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

American Airlines to charge between $19 and $39 for front-row seats


August 18th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by BNO News
FORT WORTH, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- American Airlines on Wednesday said it will charge between $19 and $39 for "Express Seats", those located in the first few rows of coach, including bulkhead ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama takes helicopter for 6-mile trip


August 8th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 08 (ANI): US President Barack Obama took Marine One, the presidential helicopter, for a six-mile trip.Obama left the White House for a six-mile trip to a sign factory ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Icelandair and Alaska Airlines announce codeshare, frequent flier partnership


July 27th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE (BNO NEWS) -- Icelandair, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air on Tuesday announced they have entered into a codeshare agreement that includes the launch of a frequent flier partnership.The codeshare agreement will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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