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Unmukt meets teachers at Modern School


September 4th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Unmukt Chand, who led India to victory at the Under-19 cricket World Cup, met his teachers at his former school here and sought their ... Read more...

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Canary Islands fire threatens heritage site


August 7th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Canary Islands, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a fire outbreak in Canary Island, which is located in Spain. This incident occurred on Monday and it affected several homes and a national ... Read more...

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Ammo train explodes, sets off Siberia wildfire


July 26th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A series of explosions on a military train, carrying ammunition, triggered a wildfire in central Siberia Wednesday.The incident occurred when a train car carrying scrapped ... Read more...

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Mob killing man for blasphemy shocks Pakistani daily


July 6th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) A man accused of blasphemy was snatched from the police and killed by a mob in Pakistan's Punjab province, an incident that prompted a daily to ... Read more...

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Why we should all be walking backwards for our health (The Funny Side - IANS has introduced a weekly column by Hong Kong-based humour writer Nury Vittachi)


June 8th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Want to get ahead? Just back up. The ancient Chinese tradition of walking backwards for health is spreading like wildfire around the world. More than 20 countries have set up ... Read more...

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Over 1,200 firefighters battle New Mexico’s largest ever wildfire


June 4th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Mexico, June 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The biggest ever wildfire in New Mexico's history continued to burn last Saturday in the Gila National Forest. The fire, which was generated after lightning strikes ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Forest fire in western Mexico burns over 8,000 acres


April 24th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by BNO News
GUADALAJARA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Fast-moving wildfires in Mexico's western state of Jalisco have burned over 8,000 acres (3,237 hectares) in less than three days, officials said on early Tuesday. There have ... Read more...

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Wildfires ravage Russian villages


April 21st, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) One person was killed and over 86 square km of land, that included at least 75 houses, were destroyed due to a wildfire in Russia's ... Read more...

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Political activist killed, vehicles torched in Karachi


March 27th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 27 (IANS) Karachi was tense Tuesday following the killing of an MQM activist. Fourteen vehicles were set ablaze in different parts of this port city, a media report ... Read more...

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Leopard strays into Nashik colony, attacks three


March 26th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), March 26 (IANS) Panic gripped the city as a leopard strayed into a thickly populated residential area from the adjacent jungles Monday and attacked three people, including a ... Read more...

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Bihar custody death triggers protests


January 15th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 15 (IANS) Hundreds of people blocked roads and set vehicles ablaze in Bihar's Newada town Sunday after a man died in police custody, officials said.Manoj Yadav, in his ... Read more...

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Tendulkar goes to Kalighat for prayers


November 13th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) One ton away from a century of international hundreds, batting genius Sachin Tendulkar Sunday went to the famous Kali temple in south Kolkata's Kalighat to ... Read more...

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Texas wildfires destroy more than 1500 homes


September 12th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bastrop, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials in Texas say the wildfire in the state has resulted in the destruction of about 1,554 homes. Firefighters are struggling to bring the blaze under control. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Goof up by IMD?


September 8th, 2011 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Why did the IMD get its seismic record wrong - scaling down Wednesday night's quake intensity to 4.2 Richter from its initial 6.6?When the quake ... Read more...

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Mexican claims he found a fairy


August 12th, 2011 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), Aug 12 (IANS/EFE) An unemployed 22-year-old bricklayer claims he has found a fairy in this western Mexican metropolis.Jose Maldonado, who charges a monetary "donation" in exchange for displaying ... Read more...

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Who is this Nargis, after all?


August 1st, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) News spread like wildfire that American model Nargis Fakhri, who is ready to debut in Bollywood opposite Ranbir Kapoor in forthcoming film "Rockstar", will be ... Read more...

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Will Smith is the victim of an Internet death hoax


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Will Smith is the latest victim of the celebrity Internet death hoax. His fans needn’t be worried as he is safe and sound. According to ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare has become symbol for a better India (Comment)


April 9th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
It needed a 72-year-old man with no pretensions, a school dropout at that, to wake up India.And in just five days, Anna Hazare proved that it wasn't enough to have an ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Wildfire burns 50,000 acres of land in US


April 9th, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 9 (IANS) A fast-moving wildfire in US' Texas state has burnt down nearly 50,000 acres (200 square km) of land, officials said.The fire that started in Stonewall ... Read more...

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Malaysian airlines troubled by crash rumours


March 17th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 17 (IANS) A Malaysian budget airline, AirAsia, is facing an unusual problem -- hoax messages are being posted on blogs that speak of its planes crashing.The ... Read more...

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Lava from Hawaiian volcano sparks wildfire


March 16th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Honolulu, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lava flowing from a Hawaiian volcano has managed to start a wildfire in the Volcanoes National Park. The National Park is not new to lava-ignited fires as ... Read more...

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Does ‘UFO’ sighting above Jerusalem shrine suggest alien existence?


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) enthusiasts have claimed that videos showing a shining ball of light hovering above a Jerusalem shrine could finally prove aliens exist.The clips show the ... Read more...

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Brit students stage mass walkout after teacher bans girls from linking arms


February 1st, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Students in a British school staged a mass walkout after a teacher, who spotted two teen aged girls walking arm in arm, spoke to the class about ... Read more...

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David Arquette denies that he is having a nervous breakdown


December 17th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) David Arquette set the record straight by denying that he was having a mental breakdown. It may be recalled that he had appeared as a guest ... Read more...

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22 killed in China wildfire (Lead)


December 6th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 5 (IANS) A grassland fire in a mountainous Tibetan region in southwest China proved deadly Sunday when it trapped soldiers and local residents trying to douse the blaze, killing at ... Read more...

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Sven Koppler charged for smuggling tarantulas into the US


December 5th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) German Sven Koppler has been charged with smuggling tarantulas into the US through the United States Postal Service. His modus operandi was very simple, as ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tony Parker And Eva Longaria: Divorce Case Hitting Headlines!


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Initially, there was lot of speculation about why Eva took this drastic step after three years of marriage. However, following the filing of divorce, the reason behind it erupted and spread ... Read more...

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Oz girl gang’s sick filming of ‘tag team’ fights


November 14th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 14 (ANI): A group of Aussie teenage girls have been found filming unprovoked 'tag team' attacks on fellow students and circulating the footage via mobile phones.According to the Sunday Times, ... Read more...

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Josh Hopkins Is Hurt!


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood star Jennifer Aniston has got used to her link up rumors with many of her co-stars. The lady has learned well when to react and ... Read more...

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Frozen Vegetables Recalled For Containing Glass Pieces


October 18th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is a real matter of concern, as once again it highlights the fatal callousness of certain food manufacturing companies. Some frozen food has reportedly been ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

George Lopez And Ann Lopez All Set To Part Ways After 17 Years


September 29th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It came as a shock to the fans of George Lopez when his representative Ina Treciokas read a joined statement where it was stated that the ... Read more...

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Fire burns down Brazilian national park


September 21st, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) An area equivalent to 10,000 soccer fields has been wiped out in a massive wildfire in a national park here in the Brazilian capital. Close to 42,000 hectares of ... Read more...

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Herriman Wildfire Burns More Than 300 Acres Of Land, Evacuation Continues


September 20th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A massive wildfire that broke out in the southwestern Salt Lake County's Herriman City triggered thousands of residents to evacuate the place. The fire apparently broke ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mark Twain finally gets recognition in Nevada


September 19th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Acclaimed author Mark Twain has finally got some recognition in Nevada, which is the place from where he kick-started his writing career as a journalist more than a ... Read more...

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Sex movie virus spreading like wildfire across the Internet


September 11th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): An e-mail virus that offers a free download of sex movies has launched a "phishing attack" on servers across the globe, including those at ABC, NASA, Comcast, and ... Read more...

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