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Prince William once again to the rescue


August 21st, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Prince William flew into action to pilot a rescue helicopter after a 58-year-old woman fell down a crevice and broke a leg while trekking.The rescue ... Read more...

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Climber rescued after being trapped for a week


August 15th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 15 (IANS) A 70-year-old German alpinist was trapped in an ice crevasse for about a week at the Tyrolean Schrankogel in southwestern Austria before being rescued by emergency ... Read more...

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‘Finding Nemo’ 3D in India before US (With Images)


August 1st, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Academy award-winning animated feature film "Finding Nemo" is returning to the big screen in a thrilling 3D avatar, set to release in India Aug 24, ... Read more...

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Madonna ‘purposefully’ chose Swastika scandal


July 27th, 2012 - 7:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Pop superstar Madonna has addressed the controversy surrounding the use of a swastika in her world tour, insisting the image was chosen "purposefully"."All images in ... Read more...

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Over five million pilgrims visit Vaishno Devi till June


July 4th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) Over five million pilgrims from across the country paid visit to the famous Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi near Jammu in the first six months ... Read more...

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Vaishno Devi pilgrimage suspended due to forest fire


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS): Pilgrimage to the Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi near Jammu was suspended late Friday due to a forest fire which spread over and reached near ... Read more...

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Bachendri Pal’s brother, 2 others scale Mt. Everest (With Images)


May 26th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, from Jharkhand scaled the world's highest peak Mount Everest early Saturday, the company sponsoring the expedition said here. Among the three ... Read more...

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Heavy rush of pilgrims to Vaishno Devi shrine


May 15th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 15 (IANS) With about 35,000 devotees each day in this holiday season, authorities have been forced to regulate entry to the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine near Jammu.According to ... Read more...

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IAF rushes to evacuate snow-trapped in Jammu


January 27th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 27 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Friday rushed to evacuate as many snow-trapped people as possible from remote areas of the Jammu region before it starts raining ... Read more...

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Stranded Driver Survives 40C Outback Trek


January 5th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Australian woman overcame a very dangerous situation when she trekked 25 kilometers in temperatures over 40C to get help. Beth Lawrie’s vehicle broke down in a ... Read more...

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Martin Reisch enters US using his scanned passport copy saved on his iPad


January 4th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For one Canadian man, his iPad came in handy when he forgot his passport. Coming to the United States, Martin Reisch realized rather too late that ... Read more...

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Vaishno Devi shrine has record 10 million pilgrims


December 28th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 28 (IANS) The popular pilgrimage to the Vaishnodevi shrine set a new record on Wednesday when it crossed the 10 million mark of visitors, a first in ... Read more...

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Record pilgrims visit Vaishno Devi


December 25th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 25 (IANS) A record number of 9.9 million pilgrims from India and abroad visited the Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in Jammu region this year, an official ... Read more...

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Mcphee to lead charity walk


November 10th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 10 (IANS) Singer Katharine Mcphee is set to walk across Brooklyn Bridge to raise funds for a children's charity.The 27-year-old "Unbroken" hitmaker will join hundreds of participants ... Read more...

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Adele cancels US tour


October 5th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Singer Adele has cancelled her upcoming US tour as she continues to battle a throat illness.The 23-year-old scrapped her concert titled 10-date American trek, which was ... Read more...

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Spears, Trawick do a ‘Bonnie and Clyde’


September 20th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Britney Spears and her boyfriend Jason Trawick tried to do a "Bonnie and Clyde" impersonation for her latest pop promo.They took inspiration from the classic ... Read more...

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100,000 devotees take dip in Himachal lake


September 5th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chamba (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 5 (IANS) Over 100,000 devotees, mainly from the plains of north India, took a dip in the glacier-fed holy Manimahesh Lake in Himachal Pradesh Monday and ... Read more...

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Crossing the Sahara my dream: Jolie


September 4th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) What does Angelina Jolie want? To cross the Sahara Desert!The 35-year-old says one of her favourite films is "Lawrence of Arabia" because of its setting ... Read more...

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Oldest survivor of Bataan death march dies


August 16th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
St. Louis, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The oldest man to have survived the infamous Bataan Death March has died at the age of 105. After surviving the march which claimed the lives ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrimage resumes


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 2 (IANS) After remaining suspended for a day due to bad weather, the annual Amarnath pilgrimage to the cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir resumed early Saturday, an ... Read more...

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‘No artificial Shivling at Amarnath’


June 26th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 26 (IANS) The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board is against the idea of installing an artificial Shivling at the cave shrine if and when the naturally made stalagmite ... Read more...

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Animal rights group awards children’s film


June 23rd, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Animated children's film "The Green Chic - Finding Dad" has been awarded by an animal rights organisation for conveying the message of compassion for animals, an ... Read more...

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Preparations for Amarnath pilgrimage begin


May 1st, 2011 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 30 (IANS) Preparations for the annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, scheduled to begin from June 29, have started, an official of ... Read more...

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Sambora quits Bon Jovi tour to enter rehab


April 30th, 2011 - 6:55 am ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Guitarist Richie Sambora is opting out of upcoming Bon Jovi tour to re-enter rehabilitation centre.Sambora's bandmates will resume the Bon Jovi Live trek in New ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir seeks more security forces


April 29th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 29 (IANS) Amid fears of another summer of riots and violence, the Jammu and Kashmir government has requisitioned additional forces from New Delhi to provide security during the ... Read more...

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Prince Harry eyes Everest expedition for charity


April 27th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): Prince Harry, who is patron of the charity 'Walking with the Wounded', has hinted that he would like to take part in its next charity expedition to Mount ... Read more...

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Prince William ‘plans secret honeymoon for Kate Middleton’


April 20th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
A source close to the couple said they have only talked through the sort of honeymoon Middleton would like.The prince has made the final decision, but his bride-to-be is still in ... Read more...

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William organises secret honeymoon for Kate


April 20th, 2011 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Prince William has organised a secret honeymoon for bride Kate Middleton, but he will not reveal the destination until the couple departs for it.The royal ... Read more...

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‘Bored’ Prince Harry back to smoking


April 4th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 04 (ANI): Prince Harry, who tried to give up smoking after his 10-week stint in Afghanistan in 2008, is reportedly back to his old habit.The royal soldier, 26, has been ... Read more...

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Prince Harry travels to Arctic ahead of North Pole trek


March 29th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29(ANI): Britain's Prince Harry has arrived in Norway to take part in a charity walk to the North Pole with four disabled soldiers injured in the war in Afghanistan.Harry, who ... Read more...

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Tips for travel in the snowing Himachal hills (Sidebar)


January 5th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 5 (IANS) If you are keen for some adventure in the hills of Himachal Pradesh in the winter snow, here are a few tips:1. Make sure your trip is planned ... Read more...

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Brits ready to travel miles for 1st date


January 1st, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Single and ready-to-mingle Brits are ready to travel more than 20 miles for a first date.Thanks to an increasing number of Internet dating sites, Lodding, or long-distance dating, ... Read more...

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Controversy over whether ‘The Way Back’ is true story or fiction


December 27th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): The book, 'The Way Back', which tells of a group of prisoners who escape a Soviet gulag and trek 4,500 miles to freedom, has landed in controversy.The reason ... Read more...

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Peter Andre still battling illness


December 14th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre has still not fully recovered following his emergency operation last month, revealing he's still suffering from "bleeding issues".The "Mysterious Girl" hitmaker underwent a procedure at ... Read more...

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Light-weight bikes may not ‘necessarily’ reduce commuting time


December 10th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): A research has found that a light-weight bike costing around 1000 pounds may not get you to work any quicker than a similar, yet heavier and cheaper model.A ... Read more...

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