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British Airways launches video for nervous flyers


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British airways have launched a video to calm down nervous flyers. The instructional video is meant to calm the nerves of individuals who might be having a ... Read more...

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US stocks retreat after short relief rally


June 12th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 11 (IANS) US stocks retreated after a short rally Monday as enthusiasm on the Spanish bank aid package faded.Spain will be lent up to 100 billion euros ... Read more...

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Man allowed divorce over wife’s ‘illicit’ affairs


May 21st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A man who suffered mental agony due to his wife's suspected illicit relationships was allowed by a Delhi court to end his marriage with her.Additional ... Read more...

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China, Russia to make joint efforts for Syria


May 11th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) China and Russia have pledged to make joint efforts to seek a political solution to the ongoing Syrian turbulence as the two countries' foreign ministers held ... Read more...

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12 hurt as US flight hits turbulence


April 5th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) At least 12 air-passengers in the US suffered injuries after their flight encountered some turbulence, officials said.According to officials, it could not be immediately confirmed whether ... Read more...

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Indian-run New Zealand firm designs UAV for cloud seeding


March 26th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) An Indian-promoted aviation company in New Zealand is developing what it claims to be the world's first Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for cloud seeding.Auckland-based Apeiron Aerospace, ... Read more...

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NASA to launch five rockets


March 20th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) NASA is scheduled to launch five rockets in just over five minutes Wednesday night as part of a study of the high-altitude jet stream, the US ... Read more...

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Country will soon be on high growth path: president


March 12th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Stating that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) was committed to honest and efficient governance, President Pratibha Patil Monday said the country would soon be ... Read more...

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36 cracks found in an aircraft’s wings


February 8th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) An Airbus has been hit by a second wing scare after 36 hairline cracks were found in a single A380 superjumbo. The discovery came to light ... Read more...

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Beleagured Kingfisher defers joining oneworld


February 4th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) The beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines has deferred its plans to join the oneworld alliance until it can strengthen its financial position, an official said here Saturday.The high ... Read more...

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JPMorgan Chase earnings miss Wall Street expectations


January 14th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 14 (IANS) JPMorgan Chase, the biggest bank in the US, reported its fourth quarter earnings Friday, which missed Wall Street expectations.According to the New York based bank, ... Read more...

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Difficult to meet 4.6 percent fiscal deficit target: Pranab


January 11th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India is unlikely to meet the 4.6 percent fiscal deficit target for the financial year ending March 31, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday."It ... Read more...

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Reserve Bank of Australia cuts cash rate


December 6th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Tuesday announced it has decided to lower the cash rate from 4.5 percent to 4.25 percent, effective Dec 7.It was ... Read more...

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Export growth slows to 10.8 percent in October; deficit widens


November 8th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) India's exports growth slumped to 10.8 percent in October pushing trade deficit to a four-year high as turbulence in US and European economies affected demand ... Read more...

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Australia signals lower economic growth rate


November 6th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Nov 6 (IANS) Australia Sunday signalled its mid-year budget review will reveal a lower-than-estimated growth rate for its economy. Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan and Federal Finance Minister Penny Wong ... Read more...

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Growth to fall below 8 percent: Pranab (Lead)


October 19th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India's growth will fall below 8 percent, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday, adding that the government was unlikely to meet the 4.6 percent ... Read more...

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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...

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Pakistani hurt as flight hits turbulence


August 13th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) A passenger, who had not fastened his seatbelt, got hurt when the aircraft he was travelling in on a domestic flight in Pakistan dropped several ... Read more...

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Probe into whether BlackBerry misguided shareholders


May 25th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 25 (IANS) A US law firm is probing whether BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) deliberately kept its shareholders in the dark about its problems in releasing new ... Read more...

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Air travel ‘is 22 times more safer than driving a car’


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
A recent study conducted by US National Safety Council has found that air travel is 22 times safer than travelling by car.In addition, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have ... Read more...

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US Senator Ensign to resign in May over extramarital affair probe


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): US Senator John Ensign of Nevada, who is facing an ethics investigation over his affair with the wife of a top aid, has denied of 'violating any law', ... Read more...

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Barack Obama ‘racially abused as boy in Indonesia’


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): US President Barack Obama was subjected to racial abuse as a child in Indonesia, according to a new book about his mother's troubled life.The forthcoming book, 'A ... Read more...

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BRICS leaders want force to be avoided in Libya


April 14th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya, Apr 14 (ANI): Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa issued a joint declaration on Thursday, saying that force should be avoided in resolving regional turbulence."We are deeply ... Read more...

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Martian weather report reveals ice and fog near surface


March 18th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A pair of cameras mounted on the back of the Phoenix Mars Lander captured how laser light, emitted by the Lander's light detection and ranging (lidar) system, was ... Read more...

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‘Dalai Lama’s death will not affect Tibet’


March 8th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): A high-ranking Chinese official has said that the Dalai Lama's death will not affect the Tibet autonomous region's overall situation, but will likely have some minor impacts."As ... Read more...

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Government deserves credit for tackling terrorism : PM


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday the "government deserves some credit" for tackling the internal security situation and preventing terrorist attacks. Addressing television editors here, Manmohan ... Read more...

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Unusual requests of plane passengers revealed by cabin crew


February 2nd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): A list of the unusual requests plane passengers make has been revealed by a cabin crew and it includes the most asked question - "Please can you open ... Read more...

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Halle Berry’s Ex, Gabriel Aubry, Requests The Judiciary To Pronounce Him Formally As The Daddy Of Their 2-year-old Nahla


January 19th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 19, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): The state of affairs surrounding Halle Berry, the accomplished American actress, and her ex-companion, Gabriel Aubry, could worsen in the coming days. The romance between ... Read more...

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Coffee spill diverts United Airlines flight


January 6th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An United Airlines which was scheduled for Frankfurt from Chicago made an abrupt stop in Canada after some spilled coffee triggered a hijacking alert.The Canadian authorities ... Read more...

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IMF likely to expand credit line for Mexico


December 15th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is likely to approve Mexico's request to increase to $73 billion the flexible credit line the institution created last year for Latin ... Read more...

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Now, you can direct a movie while watching it!


December 14th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): It may now be possible for you to direct a movie while watching it, thanks to a new technology developed by Tel Aviv University researchers.Nitzan Ben Shaul of ... Read more...

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Sharks use golf ball technology to hunt


November 24th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Sharks use a similar technology to the dimples that help a golf ball to fly straight to make sudden changes in direction in the water at full speed. ... Read more...

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Earthquake In Hawaii Did Not Cause Any Civic Damage


November 24th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It started with an initial jolt and then the real treble put Hawaii into turbulence. The earthquake that hit Hawaii at 6:34 PM yesterday, shook the ... Read more...

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Now, Virgin Blue aircraft makes emergency landing in Melbourne


November 19th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 19(ANI): A Virgin Blue aircraft, en route to Sydney, was forced to return to Melbourne on Friday morning after experiencing a problem with the aircraft's electrical system.Virgin Blue spokesman ... Read more...

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Is Miley Cyrus Flashing Her Breasts To Unite Her Parents?


November 17th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Experts in psychoanalysis such as Dr. Gilda Carle have remarked that such events cannot be dismissed as a coincidence, with Carle deeming that these eccentric attires of Miley are due to ... Read more...

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