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RBI to float global tender on polymer bank notes


August 24th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) would soon float global tender for introducing polymer currency notes, Deputy Governor K.C. Chakrabarty said Friday."We have already submitted our ... Read more...

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Annual Amarnath yatra begins (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 24 (IANS) With a thick layer of snow still covering the Amarnath shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, the first batch of pilgrims set out from here Sunday ... Read more...

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It was the worst nightmare for me: Survivor


May 1st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 1 (IANS) It was perhaps the worst nightmare in his life for Abubakkar Siddique, a passenger on the ferry that capsized in the Brahmaputra river Monday evening in ... Read more...

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Solar plane to make first cross-continent flight


April 25th, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Bern, April 25 (IANS) The world's largest solar-powered plane, Swiss-made Solar Impulse, will take its first-ever cross-continent flight in May or June.The plane, co-piloted by Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, ... Read more...

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Pakistan favours demilitarization of Siachen: Kayani


April 19th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said Wednesday that his country favoured talks with India to demilitarize the Siachen Glacier -- dubbed as the ... Read more...

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North Korea all set to launch satellite: Official (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 11 (IANS) North Korea is ready to launch a satellite, an official said Wednesday.On Wednesday morning, the North Korean government invited a group of journalists to visit the ... Read more...

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Death toll reaches 22 after Nigerian church collapses


April 11th, 2012 - 2:31 am ICT by BNO News
MAKURDI, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll has risen to at least 22 after a Catholic church in rural Nigeria collapsed ahead of a vigil over the Easter weekend, officials said ... Read more...

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Pakistan avalanche buries 135 people


April 8th, 2012 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) At least 124 Pakistani soldiers and 11 civilians were buried under snow early Saturday when a massive avalanche hit their camp in the country's Siachen region.The ... Read more...

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French households’ consumption drops in December


February 1st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 1 (IANS) French households' commodity consumption dropped by 0.7 percent in December, thanks to lower expenditure in food and energy products, the national statistics institute Insee said. In ... Read more...

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Rain and cold wave compound woes of shivering Ranchi


January 9th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 9 (IANS) Two hours of incessant rain coupled with the ongoing cold wave have compounded the woes of Ranchi's residents."Some parts of Jharkhand including Ranchi received rainfall due ... Read more...

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Team Anna members to stage protest in Delhi (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) As Anna Hazare on Tuesday begins his three-day fast in Mumbai to push for a strong Lokpal bill, his key team members, including Shanti ... Read more...

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Key Team Anna members to stage protest at Ramlila ground


December 26th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) As Anna Hazare Tuesday begins his three-day fast in Mumbai to push for a strong Lokpal bill, key Team Anna members including Shanti Bhushan ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts train services in Delhi (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A foggy Wednesday morning gave way to a clear day in Delhi, but not before delaying 50 trains.The weather condition in Delhi is better, but ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts train services in Delhi (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A foggy Wednesday morning gave way to a clear day in Delhi, but not before delaying 50 trains.The weather condition in Delhi is better, but ... Read more...

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Nepal Army to use helicopter to rescue stranded tourists


November 6th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 5 (IANS) Nepal Army agreed Saturday to use its MI-17 helicopter to rescue stranded foreign tourists in northeastern Nepal.More than 100 flights have been cancelled due to bad ... Read more...

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World Athletics: Kenya’s Kirui men’s marathon title


September 4th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Daegu (South Korea), Sep 4 (IANS) Kenyan runner Abel Kirui retained his world title in the men's marathon here Sunday after finishing the 42.195-kilometer race in two hours, seven minutes ... Read more...

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Hostile weather halts Amarnath yatra; army, IAF on alert


July 8th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 8 (IANS) With the weather turning hostile all along the pilgrimage route to the Amarnath cave shrine, the Jammu and Kashmir government Friday halted the trek and ... Read more...

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Firefighters try to contain Arizona wildfire


June 7th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Firefighters are in a race against time to contain one of the state’s worse fire disasters in history. The fire is threatening to spill over into neighboring ... Read more...

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Arunachalees unhappy with slow Army mobilisation to rescue CM Khandu


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, May 03 (ANI): Even after 72hours, there is no trace of the four-seater single engine Pawan Hans chopper that went missing while on way from Tawang to Itanagar with Arunachal ... Read more...

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Ground search for Arunachal CM Khandu continues


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), May 3 (ANI): Three thousand security personnel were on Tuesday searching the inhospitable altitudes of Sela Pass to trace the missing chopper carrying Arunachal Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu and ... Read more...

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Search continues for missing Arunachal CM along Indo-Bhutan border


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), May 2 (ANI): Braving inclement weather, security forces early Monday morning resumed a massive search operation along the Indo-Bhutan border in search of a missing helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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Indian Army chopper goes missing in Sikkim (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) An indigenously-built Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) of the Indian Army, with four crew members, went missing in north Sikkim Thursday leading to fears that ... Read more...

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17 killed in Arunachal chopper crash, six survive (Fourth Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Seventeen people were killed and six, including both the pilots, survived miraculously when a commercial helicopter crashed and burst into flames Tuesday just before landing ... Read more...

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Young girl from Arunachal to lead international expedition to Mt. Everest


April 18th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): A young girl from Arunachal Pradesh has been selected to lead the International Everest Expedition (IIE) 2011, creating history of sorts in Indian mountaineering.Anshu Jamsenpa will lead ... Read more...

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Chicago Blizzard 2011 Disrupts Normal Life, Smacks Cities


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Wednesday, the colossal blizzard in Chicago brought the citizens and travelers to a standstill as the heavy snow continued to block the roads. The National ... Read more...

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Cyclone Yasi Strikes Australia’s Queensland, No Casualties Reported


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The state of Queensland was hit by a massive category 5 cyclone, Cyclone Yasi, on Thursday which caused widespread destruction in regions across the state. Although ... Read more...

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Metra Train Services Affected Badly By Blizzard In Chicago


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Chicago, Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Metra Train service was badly affected by the blizzard in Chicago on Tuesday and the inclement weather condition made things tougher for the motorists ... Read more...

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Tuesday’s Blizzard Breaks Off Roof Panel Of Wrigley Field


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The home ground of the Chicago Cubs received a severe blow on Tuesday after a portion of the roof of the Wrigley Field fell during the ... Read more...

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Warm day in Delhi, mercury to rise further (Lead)


January 31st, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) It was a warm day in the capital Monday as the early morning chill and fog cover gave way to a bright sun. The weather office has ... Read more...

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Snow Storm Sweeps East Coast


January 27th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The massive disruption along the East Coast continues its wrath as heavy snow storm swept across the area on Wednesday, a situation with which the residents ... Read more...

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Snow In 49 States: Is It A Bit Unnatural?


January 13th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) National Weather Service was awestruck on Wednesday, as there had been snow in 49 out of the 50 states of the country. What was much more ... Read more...

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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg Declares “Weather Emergency”


January 12th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the New York City officials brace themselves for the sequel of post Christmas blizzard, the Mayor Michael Bloomberg has already announced a state of weather ... Read more...

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California Reels Under Record Rainfall, Flooding


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Dec 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Residents of California are reeling under the onslaught of incessant rains that has resulted in extensive flooding, mudslides across large parts of the U.S. ... Read more...

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Weather Condition Worsens British Airways’ Flight Status


December 21st, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Weather is surely acting as a total spoil-sport before the Christmas holidays. Hundreds of flight services has been canceled by British Airways because of heavy ice ... Read more...

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Chicago Storm Forces Cancelation Of More Than Thousand Flights At O’Hare International Airport


December 13th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) More than 1,375 flights have been canceled at the O'Hare International Airport in Chicago owing to a powerful cyclone, which brought cold spell and snow in ... Read more...

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