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Sharjah launches taxi service for disabled


September 8th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Sep 7 (IANS/WAM) In a move to reach out to the people with special needs, the Sharjah Transport Corporation (STC) has unveiled a special taxi service for them.The new ... Read more...

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India Diplomatic Bag Found in French Alps After 46 Years


August 30th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
French Alps, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A bag carrying Indian diplomatic mail has been found in the French Alps after 46 years. The bag has been found at a place where an ... Read more...

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Asian jailed in Britain for framing innocent man


August 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) An Asian-origin estate agent has been jailed in Britain on charges of attempting to pervert the course of justice after he framed an innocent client for ... Read more...

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Elderly man tries suicide in Metro station, critically injured


August 15th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) A 60-year-old man was critically injured and may lose his hand after he tried to commit suicide by jumping in front of a Delhi Metro ... Read more...

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Road accidents killed 14,000 Russians in 2012


August 14th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 14,000 people have died in traffic accidents in Russia since the beginning of the year, police statistics show.More than 107,000 road accidents resulting in ... Read more...

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Amanda Bynes involved in hit and run case


August 6th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Fernando, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amanda Bynes is being accused of yet another hit and run case. She is being said to have hit a woman’s car from the back and ... Read more...

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Aditya finishes ninth at Spa


July 28th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Spa Francorchamps (Belgium), July 28 (IANS) Aditya Patel finished ninth in Round 8 of the JK Racing Asia Series here Saturday to go with the sixth place he achieved Friday.But ... Read more...

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Ma Qing Hua becomes first Chinese to drive F1 car


July 13th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Ma Qing Hua has become the first Chinese to drive a Formula One car after he got the taste of HRT's F112 at the Silverstone Circuit."Thursday ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan hopes to better qualifying show at Silverstone


July 6th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, July 6 (IANS) HRT driver Narain Karthikeyan is eying an improved qualifying performance at the Formula One British Grand Prix to be held here over the weekend.Despite a troubled ... Read more...

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Saudi women petition king for right to drive


June 15th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 15 (IANS/AKI) Six hundred women in Saudi Arabia have signed a petition asking the king to grant women the right to drive. Saudi Arabia is the only country ... Read more...

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Lohan sued after car accident


June 12th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 12 (IANS) Actor Lindsay Lohan has been sued for her involvement in a car accident last week.The troubled actress was travelling on the Pacific Coast Highway ... Read more...

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Two trucks blown up on Myanmar border


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 22 (IANS) Armed members of an ethnic group have blown up two trucks near Myanmar's eastern border with Thailand, state media reported Tuesday.The trucks were blown up by ... Read more...

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Long commutes could damage your health


May 8th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Overall health of people who spend long hours behind the steering wheel commuting to and from office is likely to be affected, says a study.A report ... Read more...

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Chandhok eighth fastest in World Endurance qualifier


May 5th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), May 5 (IANS) India's Karun Chandhok, driving for JRM Racing, set the eighth-fastest time in the qualifier for round two of the FIA World Endurance Championship here Friday.Chandhok ... Read more...

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Seven dead, 38 hurt in Japan accident


April 30th, 2012 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 30 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 38 others injured Sunday when a bus carrying holidaymakers crashed into a wall in a highway in Japan, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson launches car racing team


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Model actress Pamela Anderson has launched her own car racing team called Downforce 1.She hopes to participate in the 2013 open-wheel Nascar series, reports contactmusic.com."These ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh visits injured animator Charu in hospital


March 29th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan Wednesday paid a visit to "RA.One" animator Charu Khandal at the Kokilaben Ambani hospital where she is battling for her life after ... Read more...

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Kerala doubles allowances for diaspora


March 28th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 28 (IANS) The Kerala government Wednesday doubled the financial assistance extended to the weaker and poorer sections of the state's diaspora, which includes assistance to bring back the ... Read more...

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Police cameras to watch ‘devils on wheel’


March 20th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Delhi Police is installing cameras at accident prone roads to rein in speeding "devils at wheels", an official said Tuesday.Joint Commissioner Satyendra Garg posted ... Read more...

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Obama, Cameron now bosom buddies: British daily


March 15th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) A special relationship, or rather a "bromance" - affection shared by two straight males - seems to be blooming between US President Barack Obama and ... Read more...

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Toddler run over by school bus


February 13th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) A three-year-old girl was crushed by a school bus here Monday because the driver failed to notice she was squatting near the vehicle when he took ... Read more...

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Man seeks driving licence despite 92 failures!


January 24th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) A man has proved himself to be probably the worst learner driver in Britain by failing in driving theory tests for a staggering 92 times.The 28-year-old ... Read more...

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Metro to introduce eight coach trains by June


January 12th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Faced with increasing crowds on its commuter trains, the Delhi Metro will introduce 68 eight-coach trains on the broad gauge line alone before June, a ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan sued by photographer


January 11th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Actress Linday Lohan is being sued by a photographer who alleges that he was run over by her car in January 2010.Grigor Baylan is taking legal ... Read more...

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Bajaj Auto unveils ultra low cost vehicle


January 3rd, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Two- and three-wheeler major Bajaj Auto Tuesday unveiled its first four-wheel vehicle, the ultra low cost RE-60."This is a light weight, 200 cc four-wheel passenger ... Read more...

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171,000 Britons caught using phones while driving


December 30th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Over 171,000 Britons were caught this year using mobile phones while driving, according to official figures.Figures obtained from a Freedom of Information request said the number ... Read more...

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Wheel-less trains for Delhi Metro planned


December 7th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The government is planning to introduce magnetic levitation wheel-less trains on the Delhi Metro, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday.Minister of State for Urban Development ... Read more...

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Himachal Congress chief injured in accident


December 6th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's Congress chief Kaul Singh was seriously injured when his vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge on the outskirts of this ... Read more...

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Mahindra to re-open XUV bookings in January


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Automobile major Mahindra and Mahindra Friday said it will re-open bookings of its new sports utility vehicle (SUV)-- XUV5OO in January 2012."The XUV5OO had received over ... Read more...

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Moscow may have the tallest Ferris wheel in the world


November 10th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Russian newspaper Kommersant has reported that the country’s officials are working to install a giant Ferris wheel in the nation’s capital. The 220 meter structure is ... Read more...

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11 Hungarians dead in Egypt accident


November 7th, 2011 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Nov 7 (IANS) At least 11 Hungarian tourists were killed and 27 others injured when their bus overturned in a resort city in Egypt, a media report said.The accident ... Read more...

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Russian circus man sets new Guinness record


November 1st, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian animal tamer has set a new Guinness record, standing on two horses running side by side while his two women assistants stood one ... Read more...

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Unable to care for wife, man commits suicide in Rolls-Royce


October 28th, 2011 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) A 67-year-old man and his disabled wife in Britain gassed themselves in their Rolls-Royce since the husband felt he was unable to take care of his ... Read more...

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I’ll try to be in F1 as long as I can: Chandhok (Interview)


October 27th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Karun Chandhok will not be behind the wheel when the five lights go out at the inaugural Indian Grand Prix Sunday here at the Budh ... Read more...

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Man jailed for car crash that killed three


October 25th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 25 (IANS) A man who killed three people by steering a car into a bus lane in Christchurch last year has been jailed for 14 years by a ... Read more...

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