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Diaz guarding ‘The Counselor’ love scenes


September 14th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz made sure that her love scenes for "The Counselor" are well-guarded from public when they were being shot.The actress shot a sex ... Read more...

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Survival expert Jessica Biel


September 10th, 2012 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 10 (IANS) Actress Jessica Biel, who is engaged to Justin Timberlake, taught by her father how to deal with extreme conditions, and knows how to stop hypothermia ... Read more...

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Satellites to help Beijing expose fake afforestation


August 21st, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) Beijing's afforestation watchdog has said it will turn to satellite monitoring to expose fake green drives in the city and prevent the misuse of plantation funds, ... Read more...

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Kids don’t want expensive pastime during holidays


August 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) British children are not keen on spending their holidays on expensive activities like riding roller-coasters or eating at fast-food stands. They are just happy climbing trees ... Read more...

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Survivor’s video shows horrific plane crash


August 10th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Idaho, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A plane crash that took place on June 30 was brutal in a way that surviving was as a result of luck. However, there were four survivors ... Read more...

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Goa legislators could get IPads


August 8th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 8 (IANS) Goa assembly may go green and paperless by 2013, with Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Wednesday suggesting that IPads could be given away to legislators.In his closing ... Read more...

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Chinese varsity offers tree-climbing class


July 24th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) Interested in climbing trees, but don't know how? Help is at hand. A Chinese university is now offering a class that would train students to "move ... Read more...

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Ape injures girl after escaping from zoo


July 16th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A five-year-old girl was injured when one of the five apes that escaped from a German zoo attacked her. A spokeswoman for the zoo has confirmed the ... Read more...

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Lightning kills 14 in Bihar villages


July 12th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 12 (IANS) At least 14 people, including four women, have been killed after being struck by lightning across Bihar since Wednesday, officials said Thursday.The deaths took place in villages ... Read more...

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Six dead, millions left without power after US storm


July 1st, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) At least six people have died and up to two million were left without electricity after powerful storms hit the US Atlantic coast.The storms swept across ... Read more...

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40 crore saplings to be planted in next 8 years: Badal


June 30th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 30 (IANS) The ambitious "Greening Punjab" campaign, to begin Sunday, will see over 40 crore saplings of various trees being planted in various parts of the state in ... Read more...

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Thousands suffer power outages in US after storms


June 13th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 ( IANS) Thousands of people in the US state of Texas went without electricity late Tuesday, after thunderstorms rolled through the Houston area knocking down trees and cutting ... Read more...

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15 dead as dust storms lash Pakistan (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Strong dust storms lashed various parts of Pakistan Tuesday, killing at least 15 people, including five children, media reports said.Dozens of people were injured in various ... Read more...

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Dust storms kill 10 in Pakistan


June 6th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Strong dust storms lashed various parts of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Balochistan provinces Tuesday, killing at least 10 people, media reports said.Dozens of people were ... Read more...

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Rain in Delhi turns weather pleasant


June 5th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The national capital saw light rain and winds Tuesday afternoon bring some respite to people reeling under the blistering heat for the past one week.With ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Patna airport told to cut trees for safety


May 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 28 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry has threatened to declare the Patna airport unfit for Airbus 320 and Boeing 737 aircraft unless trees near the airport are cut ... Read more...

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Ayushmann wants to go with the audiences’ choice


May 25th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) He would love to do commercial cinema, but at the same time Ayushmann Khurrana doesn't want to alienate himself from the "Vicky Donor" kind ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoists torch gram panchayat in Maharashtra


May 16th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gondia (Maharashtra), May 16 (IANS) A gram panchayat building was burnt down by suspected Maoists in the remote village of Toyagondi in Gondia district in eastern Maharashtra, police said here ... Read more...

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Dust storm lashes Delhi on season’s hottest day (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) After witnessing the season's hottest day, Delhiites faced a dust storm and lightning Thursday. Squalls and rains are forecast in some areas Friday."There was a ... Read more...

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Three killed in Tripura rainstorm


April 29th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 29 (IANS) At least three people, including a boy, have been killed in rainstorms ravaging parts of Tripura since Saturday, an official said here Sunday."A 76-year-old farmer in ... Read more...

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Eight injured as powerful storm hits Meghalaya


April 28th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 14 (IANS) A ferocious storm ravaged parts of Meghalaya's West Khasi Hills district, injuring eight people and rendering 43 families homeless, officials said Saturday.The high velocity storm, which ... Read more...

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Indian boy in UAE helps save environment


April 15th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 15 (IANS) A 10-year-old Indian boy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is doing his own bit to save the environment. Every day, he makes paper bags ... Read more...

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Punjab to plant trees along all highways


April 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 13 (IANS) As Punjab celebrated the Baisakhi harvest festival Friday, the state government announced it was launching a major sapling plantation drive on vacant land along national ... Read more...

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High-velocity winds, rain damage wheat crop


April 12th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 12 (IANS) High-velocity winds accompanied by rain damaged the standing wheat crop in parts of Punjab and Haryana, an official said Thursday.The severity of the thunderstorm, ranging from ... Read more...

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Russian court fines man $20 mn for wildfire


April 10th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ulan-Ude (Russia), April 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Russia has fined a man 581 million rubles ($19.6 million) after his discarded cigarette butt started a fire which destroyed two ... Read more...

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Thunder squall disrupts train, Metro services in Kolkata


April 9th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) A thunder squall in Kolkata and its adjoining areas uprooted trees that blocked roads and disrupted train and Metro railways services Monday evening.The squall, which hit ... Read more...

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Parts of Kolkata waterlogged after rains


April 6th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Several parts of Kolkata were waterlogged after heavy rains accompanied by thunderstorms lashed the city and its outskirts Friday."Several parts of Kolkata became waterlogged since early ... Read more...

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Storm leaves 12 dead in Argentina


April 6th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, April 6 (IANS/EFE) Twelve people were killed and 18 injured in a storm that brought rain, hail and winds of more than 90 kph to Buenos Aires, Argentine ... Read more...

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Evening storm hits Kolkata


April 5th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) A storm hit Kolkata Wednesday evening, uprooting trees, snapping power lines and causing traffic snarls in large parts of south Kolkata, police said.The evening storm, locally ... Read more...

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Hu wants plantation drives to support scientific development


April 4th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 4 (IANS) President Hu Jintao has called for more efforts to promote voluntary tree-planting to provide ecological support to China's scientific development.Introduced in 1981, the campaign remains effective ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lawrence is scared of spiders


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:10 am ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lawrence was terrified of spiders and asked someone to remove them when she was about to climb a tree in "The Hunger Games".The Oscar-nominated ... Read more...

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Government will root out Goa’s mining mafia: Governor


March 20th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 20 (IANS) Goa Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Tuesday said his government would crack down on the illegal mining mafia in the state.In his address to the newly-elected assembly on ... Read more...

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14,000 trees to fall for Delhi Metro


March 19th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) A total of 14,298 trees are likely to be felled here during the third phase of Delhi metro, the Lok Sabha was informed Monday.Environment Minister ... Read more...

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Model Sara Barnes burns down 3,500-year-old tree


March 1st, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Florida woman has admitted burning down one of the oldest trees in the world. Officers were shocked when they found the 3,500-year-old tree burnt to ... Read more...

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Late success blessing for Michael Fassbender


February 27th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Irish-German actor Michael Fassbender thinks he would have not been so grounded if he had found fame in his early 20s.The 34-year-old is happy that ... Read more...

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