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Thousands of skeletons found in London pit


August 6th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Thousands of skeletons found in a mass grave in London were of people who died due to climatic changes after a 13th century volcanic eruption, according ... Read more...

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Japan island one of world’s ‘weirdest’ places


July 24th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Some 3,000 residents in Japan's Miyake-jima island must carry gas masks with them at all times as the mountains there constantly emit sulfuric gas, The Telegraph ... Read more...

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Mount Gamalama erupts in Indonesia


December 5th, 2011 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Dec 5 (IANS) Mount Gamalama in Indonesia's North Maluku province erupted Sunday and started releasing volcanic ashes. There were no immediate reports of death or material loss due ... Read more...

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A film funded by Icelandic volcano


November 19th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) In April 2010, volcanic ash from the eruption of the hard to pronounce Icelandic volcano, Eyjafjallajokull, threw global airline traffic and business into disarray, causing billions ... Read more...

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Ancient human remains found in Sardinia


October 11th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Sassari (Italy), Oct 11 (IANS/AKI) A group of speleologists in western Sardinia have discovered human and animal remains believed to date back 250,000-300,000 years in a mountain gorge.The remains, uncovered ... Read more...

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Explore the sea with underwater technology


September 7th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) New technology sensors planted five km deep can now enable humans to explore the sea, say researchers.Researchers have completed tests on an undersea network of ... Read more...

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Australia chef kills ex-wife for calling him ‘eunuch’


July 5th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 5 (IANS) An Australian chef killed his former wife after she allegedly called him a "eunuch" and "sexually incompetent", a media report said Tuesday.Jiagen Pan told a Brisbane ... Read more...

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Mexican rock group to perform in US


June 27th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 27 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican rock group Caifanes has announced a tour in the fall of this year that will start in the US and then move on ... Read more...

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Volcano erupts in Chile


June 5th, 2011 - 7:27 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, June 5 (IANS) The Puyehue volcano in south Chile has begun to erupt, officials said.The National Emergency Office of Chile confirmed the eruption Saturday, Xinhua reported.Juan Andres Varas, governor ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

European airlines cancel more than 500 flights as volcanic ash spreads


May 24th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by BNO News
EDINBURGH (BNO NEWS) -- Numerous airlines on Tuesday morning were forced to cancel hundreds of flights to and from Scotland and several other regions as the latest volcanic ash crisis continued to ... Read more...

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Government to discuss water management with chief ministers


April 11th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The government is planning to convene a meeting of chief ministers to discuss the issue of water management, Water Resources Minister Salman Khurshid said ... Read more...

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Only nautch girls for this Pakistani painter’s canvas (With Images)


April 6th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 6 (IANS) Why isn't any girl smiling in his paintings? Controversial Pakistani artist Iqbal Hussain has been asked this question many times - he is the man who ... Read more...

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Volcano erupts in the Philippines


February 21st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Feb 21 (IANS) A volcano erupted Monday in central Philippines with ash reaching as high as two km, authorities said.The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHILVOCS) said a deafening noise ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Japan’s Mount Shinomoedake volcano erupts


January 27th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mount Shinomoedake volcano has erupted once again. The last time it has erupted was in 2008. Prior to that it was active in 1959 and 1979.The recent ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tourist arrivals in Spain rises in 2010


January 25th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 25 (IANS/EFE) Last year Spain welcomed 52.6 million foreign tourists, 1 percent more than in 2009, authorities said.The figures released previously by the Industry, Tourism and Trade Ministry indicated a ... Read more...

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New discoveries resolve debate over oxygen in Earth’s mantle


December 15th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Recent discoveries by a University of Rhode Island scientist are bringing resolution to the debate among geologists about the availability of oxygen in the Earth's mantle.Analysis of erupted ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lightening could help monitor volcanic ash cloud


December 11th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has suggested that lightening could be a new way of monitoring volcanic ash cloud, such as in the case of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokull.UK Met ... Read more...

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Mars CO2 leak linked to existence of life


October 11th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that life may have existed on Mars thanks to the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide.The revelation has been made after satellite data suggested huge amounts of ... Read more...

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Scientists to drill 13,000ft into volcano in test that could trigger earthquake


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): Scientists are preparing to drill 13,000ft into active volcano Campi Flegrei in Italy in a bid to protect the nearby city of Naples by gauging when it is ... Read more...

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Brit woman takes to posing nude to make a living after losing bank job


August 4th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 4 (ANI): A British woman, who lost her bank job due to the recession, has taken to posing nude to make a living.Henrietta Leung, 39, of Kingston, South West London, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Panamanian court frees jailed reporter


July 16th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panama City, July 16 (IANS/EFE) Veteran Panamanian journalist Carlos Nuñez was released from jail after spending 19 days behind bars for libel based on an article he wrote 12 years ago about ... Read more...

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Sinkhole in Guatemala City swallows an entire building


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Guatemala City, Jun 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Guatemala City’s inhabitants are facing one natural disaster after another. First it was struck by a volcano, and then a tropical storm Agatha played havoc ... Read more...

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Ecuador residents face the wrath of a volcano


May 31st, 2010 - 1:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Banos, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Volcanoes have been erupting all over the world, and the latest region to face volcanoes is none other than Ecuador. The ‘Throat of Fire’ volcano ... Read more...

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People Flee From Erupting Guatemala Volcano


May 30th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Guatemala volcano Pacaya erupted in a shower of molten rock, lava and debris last Thursday, leaving a person dead and a number of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Ash cloud to ground around 1,000 flights (Lead)


May 17th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague/London/Brussels, May 17 (DPA) The ash cloud from the Icelandic volcano is expected to ground around 1,000 flights Monday, said Europe's air safety agency, Eurocontrol. "Today Eurocontrol expects 28,000 flights in Europe. ... Read more...

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Ryanair fined millions for lack of aid to stranded passengers


May 16th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 16 (DPA) Budget airline Ryanair has been hit with a 3-million-euro ($3.7-million) fine for failing to render sufficient aid to passengers stranded in April when a cloud of volcanic ash ... Read more...

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British Airways to move court against strike


May 15th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) British Airways will go to the High Court in an attempt to block a series of planned strikes by its cabin crew, the airline says. Four five-day walkouts, the ... Read more...

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Song explaining how to pronounce Eyjafjallajvkull a YouTube hit


May 13th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): A song explaining the pronunciation of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajvkull is fast becoming a rage on YouTube.The volcano made headlines after it erupted last month leaving passengers stranded ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lance Bass and Reality Star Kyan Douglas, Are They Dating?


May 11th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When pop star Lance Bass and reality television star from Queer Eye for the Straight Guy allowed themselves to be seen together several different nights, they should ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

German airports reopen after ash cloud closure


May 10th, 2010 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 10 (DPA) German air traffic control authorities reopened airspace over the south of the country Sunday, after earlier shutting down the major airports at Munich and Stuttgart as new volcanic ... Read more...

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China delays Europe flights due to new volcanic eruption


May 9th, 2010 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 9 (IANS) Air China, the country's international carrier, has announced that it has delayed its European flights due to the new volcanic eruption in Iceland that had spewed a huge ... Read more...

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Spain partly closes air space due to volcanic ash cloud


May 8th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid/Hamburg, May 8 (DPA) Spanish aviation authorities Saturday closed the air space over northern Spain as a cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland arrived in the region. The airports of Santiago de Compostela, ... Read more...

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Eyjafjallajoekull spurting ash again, flights suspended in Ireland


May 8th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI):Iceland's Eyjafjallajoekull volcano has once again started emitting ash, with the latest eruptions casting a 1,600 km-wide ash cloud over the Atlantic.Previous eruptions from Eyjafjallajoekull brought Europe's aviation industry ... Read more...

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Jordan fuels pregnancy rumours with baby party


April 26th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): Glamour model Katie Price a.k.a Jordan and her husband Alex Reid held a 'BaByQ' party for close friends amidst rumors that the couple are expecting their first child.Katie ... Read more...

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Emirates Airline resumes online check-in service


April 26th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 26 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates-based Emirates Airline has announced the resumption of its online check-in service, affected by the disruption in flights due to ash from Iceland's volcano, from ... Read more...

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