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Omar appeals for peace, promises to rebuild gutted shrine


June 26th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday called for peace and assured the people that the 17th century shrine of Peer Dastgeer will be ... Read more...

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Kashmir shrine gutted, probe ordered (Roundup)


June 25th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) The revered Peer Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar was gutted Monday, sparking protest by angry youths. An official said the holy relic of the 11th century ... Read more...

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Historical Srinagar shrine gutted in blaze


June 25th, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Historical Peer Dastgeer Sahib shrine in summer capital Srinagar was gutted in a blaze here Monday morning although the authorities said all the relics of the ... Read more...

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Freedom Bridge nothing like ‘Die Another Day’ projected (Feature)


March 27th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Panmonjom (South Korea), March 27 (IANS) Remember the Freedom Bridge in the James Bond flick "Die Another Day"? That's where, in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) separating South and North ... Read more...

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15 foot high Kate Moss billboard crushes shoppers on Oxford Street


March 8th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least four people were left needing medical care after a giant billboard, featuring Kate Moss, collapsed on them. The 15-foot wooden structure standing on the ... Read more...

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Nostalgia gets ’shelved’ in British-era shop (With Image)


January 3rd, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
McLeodganj (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 3 (IANS) For most Indians, colonial British India exists only in movies or Kipling's novels. But in a 152-year-old shop in this Dharamsala suburb the British ... Read more...

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Fire destroys Shillong church, short circuit suspected


January 2nd, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 2 (IANS) A 10-year-old Roman Catholic church building here was razed to the ground by a raging fire in the wee hours of Monday, a church priest said.The ... Read more...

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Satellite captures ‘Burning Man’ Festival photos from space


September 7th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nevada, Sept 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The European Space Agency's Proba-1 microsatellite on Thursday captured shots of the Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert. The event is a week long process and ... Read more...

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Burning Man festival to start today


August 29th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nevada, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Burning Man festival is set to start on Monday. The week-long celebration brings together revelers who will be enduring the hot weather of the Nevada desert.The ... Read more...

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Termites eat away 10 million Indian rupees kept in a bank


April 25th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, April 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The State Bank of India has lost 10 million rupees to termites. The insects ate the money which was kept in the vault at the bank. ... Read more...

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Previously unknown Himalayan cave culture discovered


March 1st, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Mar 1 (ANI): A previously unknown Himalayan cave culture has been uncovered through gruelling archaeological research in upper Mustang, Nepal.According to the Department of Archaeology (DOA), highly skilled archaeologists ... Read more...

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Fire guts Nagaland CM’s residence, narrow escape for family


February 8th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Feb 8 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and his family had a narrow escape Tuesday evening when a major fire broke out at their official residence while they were inside ... Read more...

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Chautauqua County’s Cockaigne Ski Center To Re-Open This Week


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although cause of the fire that broke out at the Cockaigne Ski Center in Chautauqua County last still remains to be unknown, the Cockaigne Ski Center ... Read more...

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Fire Destroys Nazi Victims’ Shoes In Majdanek Museum


August 11th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world was stunned when Majdanek Museum Director Tomasz Kranz said yesterday that a fire broke out at the Majdanek concentration camp barracks in Poland on ... Read more...

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Noah’s Ark Found


May 1st, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A squad of investigators from the religious association, Noah’s Ark Ministries International, has proclaimed that they have found the leftovers of Noah’s Ark on ... Read more...

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Noah’s Ark Ministries International Claims To Have Found Noah’s Ark


May 1st, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports, a group of Chinese Christians have come forward with claims that they have been able to discover the Noah's Ark, the boat which ... Read more...

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Explorers stand by Noah’s Ark Turkey claim


May 1st, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Some of the members of the search team that claims to have found Noah's Ark on Mount Ararat in Turkey rebutted skepticism over their claims of locating the ... Read more...

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Remains of Noah’s Ark found in Turkey


April 28th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ankara, Apr 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers have claimed that they have found some remains of the Noah’s Ark. They said that the remains were found near Turkey’s Mount Ararat. The Christian researchers ... Read more...

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Andhra High Court catches fire


August 31st, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IBNS
Andhra Pradesh, Aug 31 (IBNS) A fire broke out at the Andha Pradesh High Court Monday morning.“The second floor of the court building caught fire. No one has been injured,” said a ... Read more...

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Railway firm slammed for denying permission to rebuild Malay Indian Congress school


July 13th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 13 (ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) president S. Samy Vellu has hit out at the railway firm Keretapi Tanah Melayu Bhd for denying the party permission to rebuild ... Read more...

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Seismic test of 7-story building will be world’s largest quake simulation on wood


July 10th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): A team of researchers is all set to perform the largest earthquake simulation ever attempted on a wooden structure, with a seven-story building planned to be tested on ... Read more...

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Stonehenge’s ‘wood version’ unearthed


April 12th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Dublin, Apr 12 (ANI): A visibly mammoth wooden version of the famous Stonehenge monument has been unearthed at the Hill of Tara.In a new RTE documentary, scientists have provided insights into Ireland's ... Read more...

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Ruins may be Viking hunting outpost in Greenland


July 30th, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Ruins recently discovered on Greenland may be the Vikings most northerly year-round hunting outpost on the icy island.According to Knut Espen Solberg, leader of The Melting Arctic ... Read more...

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Srinagar Police at work to restore heritage of a British Raj police station


June 17th, 2008 - 9:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal Butt Srinagar, June 17 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir police department is renovating the hundred years old building at district police lines Srinagar to convert it into a museum. The ... Read more...

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Fire destroys mausoleum of 20th century Kashmiri poet


May 9th, 2008 - 9:04 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, May 9 (IANS) The mausoleum of 20th century Kashmiri poet and Sufi saint Suchh Kral was destroyed in a fire in south Kashmir Friday. The police said the fire broke ... Read more...

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