Kerala a friendly place for manufacturing units: Apollo Tyres

September 13th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Contrary to general perception, Kerala is a friendly place to locate manufacturing units, Apollo Tyres Chairman Onkar S. Kanwar said Thursday.He said labour unions in the ... Read more...

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Smart curtains that could replace your burglar alarm

September 11th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Researchers have developed an anti-theft system based on a woven fabric that triggers an alarm when penetrated by intruders, the Daily Mail reported.The smart fabric enables ... Read more...

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586 killed in Himachal road accidents this year

August 30th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) More than 580 people have died in over 1,600 incidents of road accidents this year in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has said. State ... Read more...

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Three killed as bridge collapses in China (Lead)

August 24th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) Three people were killed and five injured when the ramp of a multimillion-dollar bridge in northeast China collapsed early Friday morning, sending four trucks hurtling to ... Read more...

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Petronet’s Kochi LNG terminal to start in two months

August 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Petronet LNG Ltd. (PLL) terminal here in Kerala is likely to be commissioned within two months, a top official said Thursday.The liquefied natural gas (LNG) ... Read more...

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30 kids injured in Germany bus accident

August 23rd, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 23 (IANS) Over 35 people, including at least 30 children, were injured in a highway accident in Germany Wednesday, a police source said.The children were going home from ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Police sub-inspector arrested for bribery

August 20th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 20 (IANS) A sub-inspector of Rajasthan Police posted in the state's Ganganagar district was arrested Monday after he was caught accepting a bribe of Rs.33,000 from a transport ... Read more...

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14 soldiers killed in Yemen car bombing

August 18th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Aug 18 (IANS) At least 14 soldiers were killed Saturday in car bombing attack on a military intelligence compound in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, Xinhua reported.More than ... Read more...

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25 pilgrims killed in Haryana accident

July 30th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhiwani (Haryana), July 30 (IANS) At least 25 pilgrims on their way back from Rajasthan were killed in a head-on collision between two trucks in Haryana's Bhiwani district Monday morning, ... Read more...

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Shriram Transport Finance to expand into rural areas

July 25th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) Used truck financier Shriram Transport Finance Company is planning to expand its network to rural India where it sees good demand growth."Currently the company has around ... Read more...

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2,000 squatters in Lima evicted by 1,500 cops

July 23rd, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Lima, July 23 (IANS/EFE) A force of 1,500 police personnel with officers mounted on horseback and anti-riot trucks evicted 2,000 people who had occupied idle land here.The occupiers took over ... Read more...

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3,600 crocodiles rescued in China

July 7th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 7 (IANS) Around 3,600 smuggled Siamese crocodiles have been saved by police from being served as exotic dishes in China's Guangxi Zhuang region, Xinhua reported Saturday.Veterinarians provided medical ... Read more...

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Brazilian auto production falls

July 6th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 6 (IANS/EFE) Brazil produced 1.55 million motor vehicles in the first six months of the year, a fall of 9.4 percent from the same period in 2011, ... Read more...

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First NATO container crosses Pakistan-Afghan border

July 6th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) The first container carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan Thursday crossed the Pakistan-Afghan border after Islamabad reopened the supply route, officials said.The container entered Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Six held for stealing Pakistan-bound cotton

June 19th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Six people have been arrested in Haryana for hiding cotton bales pilfered from six trucks which were going to Pakistan, police said Tuesday.The arrests took place ... Read more...

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Explosives-laden truck hijacked, recovered in Jharkhand

June 9th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 9 (IANS) A hijacked truck laden with explosives was recovered in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district Saturday afternoon, police said. Two people have been arrested.According to police, the truck was ... Read more...

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UP accident kills four

June 5th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) Four people were killed Tuesday when two trucks caught fire after a head-on collision in Uttar Pradesh, police said.The accident took place near Paijania village on ... Read more...

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20 Al Qaeda terrorists killed in Yemen

May 26th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 26 (IANS) At least 20 Al Qaeda terrorists were killed Saturday in an operation launched by the Yemeni army in southern Abyan province, the defence ministry said.Elements of ... Read more...

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Zardari arrives in Chicago for NATO summit

May 20th, 2012 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has arrived in Chicago to attend a key NATO summit.Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbass Jilani ... Read more...

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Myanmarese living abroad again allowed to import vehicles

May 15th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 15 (IANS) Myanmar has again allowed its people living abroad to import vehicles, said official sources Tuesday.Car import for Myanmar migrant workers was temporarily suspended in the past, ... Read more...

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Mining mafia threatened me: Chhattisgarh legislator

May 12th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 12 (IANS) Chhattisgarh legislator Bheema Mandavi of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party claimed Saturday that he was threatened by the mining mafia which was ruling the roost ... Read more...

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One arrested for illegal mining in Goa

May 2nd, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 2 (IANS) One person has been arrested here for illegal mining at a site acquired by the government for building a stadium for the National Games 2014 and ... Read more...

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10-tonne bridge stolen in Czech Republic

May 1st, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An old 10-tonne railway bridge was dismantled and stolen in broad daylight in the Czech Republic.According to the Pravo daily, the metal bridge, built in ... Read more...

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Tatra scam: CBI registers case against BEML chief

April 19th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The CBI Thursday registered a case against V.R.S. Natarajan, chief of the the state-owned Bharat Earth Movers Ltd, and Tamil Nadu-based consultancy firm Astral Consultants' ... Read more...

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Tax put off on other states’ vehicles entering Shimla

April 1st, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 1 (IANS) Vehicles registered outside Himachal Pradesh would not be slapped with a green tax on entering Shimla as the proposal has been deferred, an official said here ... Read more...

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Maoists blast bridge, torch trucks in Bihar

March 23rd, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Patna, March 23 (IANS) Maoists blew up a bridge and an office and set ablaze six trucks in Bihar's Jamui district during their two-day strike to protest the arrest of ... Read more...

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Woman pulls 4.5 tonne Jeeps with hair

February 20th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 43-year-old Chinese woman achieved a rare feat when she successfully pulled two Jeeps with just her hair. Xu Huijun weighs just 8 stones but she managed ... Read more...

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Pakistan-India border saw $154,000 trade on single day

February 19th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (IANS) Goods worth more than $154,000 (Rs.14 million) were traded through the Pakistan-India border in Rawalakot on a single day Thursday, officials said.About 25 trucks carrying ... Read more...

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UPS facing technical problems in its tracking system

February 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) United Parcel Service has revealed that technical challenges have affected its tracking system worldwide. The company announced on Wednesday that several customers throughout the world have ... Read more...

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World’s strongest man championship in UAE

February 11th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 10 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates will host the World's Strongest Man championship here Sunday.A total of 22 contestants from 23 countries will participate in the three-day ... Read more...

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Swedish firm to manufacture vehicles in Karnataka

January 31st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 31 (IANS) Swedish commercial vehicle maker Scania Tuesday said it is setting up a manufacturing plant near here with an investment of Rs.150 crore.The plant, the Scania Regional ... Read more...

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One-way traffic from Jammu to Srinagar Monday

January 23rd, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 23 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway will remain open for one-way traffic Monday as only stranded trucks and state owned buses will be allowed to move from Jammu to ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway opened again to traffic (Lead)

January 17th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 17 (IANS) After a three-day-long closure due to heavy snowfall, the strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway was re-opened to one-way traffic, a Border Roads Organisation (BRO) official told IANS.Brigadier ... Read more...

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Russell, Katy to meet after split

January 16th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Comedia Russell Brand has flown to meet estranged wife Katy Perry, their first meeting after split.The 36-year-old, who filed for divorce from the singer ... Read more...

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One-way traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway (With Images)

January 11th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) For the first time since the Srinagar-Jammu highway was blocked due to heavy snowfall and avalanches last week, authorities Wednesday allowed vehicles to move from here ... Read more...

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