O.M.G., it’s almost 100 years old!

August 7th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) It's one of the most common phrases among British and US teenagers today, but it seems O.M.G. (Oh! My! God!) was first used almost 100 years ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Madonna criticised over album name

January 13th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna's new album M.D.N.A. has sparked controversy months before its release after health campaigners criticised her for using a name similar to the ... Read more...

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Now a choice of perfect fit for you, mate

December 8th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) A company in Britain has launched custom-made condoms of as many as 95 sizes to offer the men a perfect fit when they mate.TheyFit took over ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Now, an online game where Putin tackles forest fires

August 5th, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A new game has appeared online where Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is the main character who drives cars, tackles forest fires and "wastes terrorists ... Read more...

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Rana only wanted to expand business in India: Defence lawyers

May 27th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 27 (IANS) Lawyers for Pakistan born Tahawwur Rana have suggested that their client was not aware of the plot to attack Mumbai and was only interested in expanding ... Read more...

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Graphic symbol for love is first to be added to Oxford English Dictionary

March 25th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): The "heart" symbol for love has become the first graphical entry in the Oxford English Dictionary in its 127-year history.The heart symbol, as in I "heart" New York, ... Read more...

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Magician Paul Daniels’ ‘Paki’ tweet branded ‘racist’

February 20th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Magician Paul Daniels' Twitter message that the word 'Paki' is no more offensive than the abbreviation "Brit" has been slammed as 'offensive' and 'racist'."What's this about 'Brit' awards? ... Read more...

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Ferrari to modify name of race car after spat with Ford

February 12th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Turin, Feb 12 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Ferrari has said it has agreed to use the full name of its new Formula One race car after Ford complained that its abbreviation was a copy ... Read more...

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Cabinet likely to finalise rupee symbol today

July 15th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): The Union Cabinet is expected to finalise the design of the rupee on Thursday.It is expected to give its nod to the numerical representation for the ... Read more...

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Fresh Gel That Regenerates A Tooth Could Signify The Termination Of Excruciating Fillings

June 29th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A fresh gel has emerged that ensures the development of cells inside the teeth that possess cavities. This gel could substitute the excruciating process ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Heaviest chemical element 112 named “Copernicium”

February 25th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Feb 25 (ANI): Reports indicate that the heaviest recognized chemical element with the atomic number 112 has officially been named "Copernicium" and carries the chemical symbol "Cn".The element was discovered at ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ Thai connection

December 3rd, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Dec 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tiger Woods has half the Eastern side of the world as his parentage. Woods is one-quarter Chinese, one-quarter Thai, one-quarter African American, one-eighth Native American, and ... Read more...

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JFGI Meaning

November 1st, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The newest and the coolest abbreviation to sweep the Internet is JFGI and what does it mean? It’s quite straightforward. It means “Just f**king ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

What is BMI Calculator?

October 26th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BMI is the abbreviation of the Body Mass Index. It is a measurement, an assessment of body fat based on height and weight that applies to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

McCurry Wins Legal Battle Against McDonald’s

September 8th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey In a historic judgment, the American fast food giant McDonald's has reportedly lost an eight year old long legal battle to refrain a Malaysian restaurant to name itself as "McCurry". ... Read more...

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N Chandra invites controversy with Y.M.I.

August 21st, 2009 - 2:41 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
N Chandra is ready with another hard-hitting film Y.M.I aka Yeh Mera India. But this time, he has touched upon the most sensitive subjects that can cost heavily to the multiplexes that ... Read more...

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SMS abrviations pav way for hol new languaj

June 26th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 26 (ANI): I dnt kno wt r u sayn - does it ring a bell? Yes, well then you must be a youngster. The growing trend of SMS language among ... Read more...

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Braille ballot to assist visually impaired voters in South Africa

April 17th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, April 17 (IANS) Visually impaired South Africans will now have the opportunity to cast their votes secretly for the first time on a Braille ballot sheet during the general elections next ... Read more...

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Abbrvatd txt msg too lng to undrstnd, says stdy

December 8th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 8 (ANI): Going through a heavily abbreviated SMS can take twice as long time and only saves the sender a few seconds of typing, says a new research.The study ... Read more...

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Nearly half of Britons cant use the apostrophe properly

November 11th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): The apostrophe has emerged as the punctuation mark, which causes most problems for Britons, according to a new survey.The survey of nearly 2,000 UK adults revealed that ... Read more...

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Nomophobia, funt, ninja loans among jargon that capture modern life

October 2nd, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 2 (ANI): Business jargon like stagflation, ninja loans, and funt have made it to a list of 100 new words and phrases which capture modern life. Stagflation is term ... Read more...

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Now, a dictionary that reveals secrets of teen slang

January 4th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 4 (ANI): All those puzzled parents struggling to understand their teenage kids slang language can now take a breather, for a dictionary has been written to shed light on the ... Read more...

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Madonna hated ‘Madge’ nickname until she found out its meaning

December 7th, 2007 - 4:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Pop diva Madonna did not like her nickname 'Madge' until she found that it is the British shorthand for 'Your Majesty'.The pop star, who shifted to London ... Read more...

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