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Cops pilot scalded Chinese boy to hospital


August 28th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 28 (IANS) A police car escorted a taxi carrying a two-year-old who was scalded by boiling water, slicing through rush-hour traffic and covering a 40 km distance to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘30 minutes of daily exercise enough to lower weight’


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Aug 23 (IANS) Thirty minutes of daily exercise provides an equally effective loss of weight and body mass as does a 60-minute routine, according to a Danish research.Forty percent ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Matrix offers 30 min free calling to India from US, Britain


August 13th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Matrix Cellular, provider of telecommunication solutions for Indians travelling abroad, Monday said it has launched a new service under which customers can avail 30 minutes ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lord of the Rings park left covered in volcanic ash


August 9th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mount Tongariro, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mount Tongariro of New Zealand erupted on Monday night after being quiet for more than a century. The mountain which had been exhibiting seismic activity for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ethiopia’s Dibaba retains 10,000m Olympic title


August 4th, 2012 - 7:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba put in a devastating last lap to retain her Olympic 10,000 meters title in London Friday.Dibaba, the double Olympic gold medalist in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Dead’ woman comes alive in China


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) A doctor in China has been suspended for declaring as dead an elderly woman who was still alive. She woke up from slumber when a forensic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rubin beat Zenit, win Russian Super Cup


July 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Samara (Russia), July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rubin Kazan won the season-opening Russian Super Cup, beating league winners Zenit St. Petersburg 2-0 thanks to first-half goals from Salvatore Brocchetti and Vladimir ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New way to inject oxygen excites medical science


June 30th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A new way of administering oxygen into blood, that could allow people to stay alive without breathing, has been discovered.The amazing breakthrough could change medical science ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Parental neglect turns kids into couch potatoes


June 24th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) Parental neglect is turning kids into couch potatoes, rather than the much maligned TV, say two new studies. Oregon State University researchers examined how parenting style ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Treat cancer in half an hour


June 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A gentler form of prostate cancer treatment that takes only 30 minutes has been devised by British surgeons.The technique is just as effective as surgery but ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Miranda Kerr loves work outs


May 19th, 2012 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 19 (IANS) Model Miranda Kerr says she exercises every day to maintain her stunning figure.Kerr, who has a 16-month-old son, Flynn, with husband Orlando Bloom, said: "I ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tarun Vijay seeks better water supply for Andaman residents


May 18th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member of parliament Tarun Vijay Friday said that the residents of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands were facing a shortage ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Airtel slashes 3G data tariff by 70 percent


May 17th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Thursday slashed 3G data tariff by up to 70 percent in order to drive demand."Volume based browsing rate on 3G ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pune FC win U-20 I-league


May 15th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kalyani (Kolkata), May 15 (IANS) Pune FC kept their winning run intact, registering a 2-0 victory against Shillong Lajong Tuesday to annex the Under-20 I-league football title, the first-ever at ... Read more...

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Maoists kill cop in Chhattisgarh


May 13th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kanker, May 13 (IANS) A policeman was shot dead Sunday by Maoist guerrillas in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district, police said.The incident took place barely 150 metres away from a police ... Read more...

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Vanessa Minnillo keeps check on cravings


April 24th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 24 (IANS) Actress Vanessa Minnillo says she is keeping her pregnancy cravings in check because she wants to eat healthy for her baby.The 31-year-old is expecting her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Father dies saving son at sea


April 10th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) An elderly father died while saving his drowning son on a secluded British beach after both were swept into the sea.The 60-year-old unnamed man had been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi security to be beefed up for Zardari visit


April 4th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Security in the Indian capital will be beefed up ahead of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's visit April 8 en route to offering prayers ... Read more...

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When a Bangladeshi judge set an example


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 3 (IANS) A judge in Bangladesh refused to have his economy class seat in a Biman flight upgraded to a business class seat, saying the airline should not ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Santos take lead in Group A of Libertadores Cup


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS) Santos took the lead in Group A with a 2-0 victory over Peru's Juan Aurich in the fourth round of the group phase in ... Read more...

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JRM finish 17th in Endurance race


March 18th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sebring (Florida), March 18 (IANS) The JRM Racing team, represented by India's Karun Chandhok and Britain's David Brabham and Peter Dumbreck, missed out on a possible podium finish due to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

East Bengal win 116th IFA Shield


March 17th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) East Bengal goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh emerged the hero as he brought off valiant saves to enable his side lift the title in the 116th IFA ShieLd ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

McDonald’s staff caught selling stale food


March 16th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 16 (IANS) A McDonald's restaurant here has been found selling food that should have been thrown away, Shanghai Daily reported Friday.Staff were also seen changing expiry dates and, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Minor fire in LN Hospital, no casualties


March 15th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) A minor fire broke out in a surgical ward of Lok Nayak (LN) hospital in central Delhi Thursday afternoon. There were no casualties, fire officials ... Read more...

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Music de-stresses, evokes positive emotions


March 6th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 6 (IANS) Listening to music daily can evoke positive emotions and bring down your stress levels, being a simple and effective way to enhance well-being and health.The thesis ... Read more...

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Whitney Houston found under water


February 14th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 14 (IANS) Police have confirmed Whitney Houston was under water and unconscious when she was found by members of her staff.Contactmusic.com reports that police have confirmed that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chinese city wants long speeches cut short


February 9th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 9 (IANS) Authorities in a Chinese city are planning to cut long speeches of officials that often leave issues at hand undecided and others at meetings quite bored.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nasheed held world’s first underwater cabinet meeting


February 7th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Maldives 44-year-old President Mohamed Nasheed, who quit Tuesday, hit the global headlines three years ago when he held a cabinet meeting under water to highlight ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Crow ‘derails’ train services for nearly two hours


February 6th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Lakhs of commuters on their way to work Monday were inconvenienced when Western Railway services on the suburban section were delayed after a crow hit a ... Read more...

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Sensex weak in morning trade


February 1st, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities started February on a weak note Wednesday with profit booking in banking and realty stocks pulling down the index.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Finnair’s Republic Day surprise: Bollywood jig by crew


January 27th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Jan 27 (IANS) This is something an air passenger will least expect on a flight even of an Indian carrier -- a Bollywood jig by a foreign crew, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ball removed from dolphin’s stomach


January 21st, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) Doctors in China have removed a toy volleyball from the stomach of a dolphin after sedating it.Doctors took out the ball from five-year-old Jiang Bo in ... Read more...

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Cold wave: Haryana shuts all schools, Punjab alters timings


January 5th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 5 (IANS) The Haryana government Thursday ordered all schools in the state to remain closed till Jan 16 in view of the intense cold wave and foggy conditions ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Guatemalan judge escapes assassination attempt


December 31st, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Dec 31 (IANS/EFE) A judge in Guatemala who is presiding over many cases related to human rights violations by security forces, was wounded when assailants shot at his ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Man returned to beer after bank robbery


December 23rd, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port Richey, Fla., Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A robber returned to his beer at a bar just moments after he had robbed a bank nearby. Sheriffs say the 52-year-old suspect was identified ... Read more...

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