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Herrera sketches `very flirty’ woman in new collection


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan designer Carolina Herrera paid tribute to the "very flirty, feminine" woman in her new spring and summer collection for 2013 unveiled during the New ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Shrew like rat species lives off earthworms


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) A new shrew like rat species, unearthed in a remote rainforest, cannot chew or gnaw but lives exclusively on earthworms.The species Paucidentomys vermidax, found in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Training important, not necessary: Ridhima Sud


July 4th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Her acting skills were honed under the tutelage of Lary Moss, who even mentored Hollywood biggie Leonardo Di Caprio. Yet, actress Ridhima Sud, who ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Habitable planets more abundant than stars: study


April 30th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 30 (IANS) Determining the habitability of rocky, earth-like planets will be crucial for us as a species, but the good news is that they are probably more abundant ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Four fall sick after consuming wild mushrooms in Assam


April 27th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 27 (IANS) At least four people fell ill after consuming wild mushrooms at Borhat under Sonari police station in Upper Assam's Sibsagar district Friday.The four ill persons belong ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Life ruled out on Mars after 600 mn year drought


February 5th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Arid conditions on Mars for more than 600 million years may have been too hostile for any life to survive on its surface Researchers led by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chhattisgarh legislator threatens to stop NMDC mining


January 29th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 29 (IANS) A ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator in Chhattisgarh Sunday threatened to stop the National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) from mining iron ore, saying the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Blame skin microbes for mosquito bites


December 29th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Blame skin microbes for mosquito bites that pester you and also transmit the malaria parasite.These microbes play a key role in producing individual body odours which ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists unravel mystery of missing mineral


December 12th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled upon a cache of dolomite in coral reefs, ending a 100-year quest for the missing mineral. "For over a century, scientists have puzzled ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Synthetic protein to help regenerate new tissues


September 11th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Scientists have thought up a new way to synthesize collagen, the most abundant protein in the body, for regenerating new tissues and organs from stem cells. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Unleash your spiritual side with Krishna, Buddha bags (With Images)


August 21st, 2011 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Here's some spirituality with style. Kolkata-based designer Shagufta Quamar has created a range of unique and colourful bags, depicting Indian god Krishna and the Buddha, to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Overcome difficulties with national resilience: Kayani


August 14th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said the nation will overcome all the difficulties with national resilience, abundance of resources and a reservoir of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Plant develops echo to attract bats


August 2nd, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A rainforest vine has evolved dish-shaped leaves which develop echoes to attract bats for pollination, researchers claim.The Cuban plant's leaves develop such conspicuous echoes that the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Moon may have as much water as Earth has


May 27th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Water may be as plentiful within the moon as on the Earth, reveals a study of lunar rocks brought by the Apollo mission. Trapped water was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Twitter buys British app network TweetDeck


May 26th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 26 (IANS) Micro-blogging website Twitter has confirmed it has bought a London-based company, TweetDeck, which develops applications to help people organise information posted on Twitter and other ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Facebook turned into tool for identifying fish


May 15th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 15 (IANS) Facebook is well-known for connecting friends, publicising events and allowing people ample space for themselves. But recently, a scientist conducted a fish survey using the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian education primers get in sync with digital age


April 28th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Supplementary online content, greater emphasis on analysis and India-centric examples... education primers have changed beyond recognition in the country.Guidebooks for competitive examinations and higher education ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Power and Choice are two sides of the same coin


April 27th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): A new study has found that having power over others and having choices in your own life share a critical foundation, i.e. control.The study found that people are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Short hair wouldn’t suit me, says Cheryl Cole


April 11th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Cheryl Cole has admitted that she would love to cut her trademark long locks, but thinks she is not beautiful and confident enough to carry off a short ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Caterpillars mimic twigs to fool predators


April 5th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): A new study has shown that caterpillars that masquerade as twigs are actually using clever behavioural strategies to outwit their predators.Researchers at the universities of Exeter, Liverpool, Liverpool ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cary Grant’s former Palm Springs retreat being sold for $2.9m


March 18th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 18 (ANI): Late actor Cary Grant's former Palm Springs retreat has been put on the market for 2.9 million dollars.According to online real estate database Zillow, the 1.54-acre estate ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Apex court questions corporate influence on policy making (Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said that policy making was gradually becoming subservient to the corporate world -- in the name of democracy and people's mandate.Justice ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Oil, water helped US win World War II: Study


February 16th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): In World War II, the US had two major strategic advantages over the Axis - oil and water, according to a new study.Although other factors played major roles ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Robert Pattinson Confesses ‘Breaking Dawn’ Is The End Of An Era


January 18th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hollywood actor Robert Pattinson is an actor who is one of the most revered and loved one as far as the teenaged girls are concerned. 24-year old actor epitomises a chocolate ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Oceanic ‘garbage patch’ not as big as depicted in media


January 5th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Claims that the 'Great Garbage Patch' between California and Japan is twice the size of Texas are grossly exaggerated, according to an Oregon State University scientist."There is no ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Male pattern balding ‘due to stem cell inactivation’


January 5th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): University of Pennsylvania researchers have found that stem cells play an important role in explaining male pattern balding.Using cell samples from men undergoing hair transplants, a team led ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

More beauty spots mean better health, younger looks


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) An abundance of moles can be a matter of embarrassment to many, but scientists say people who have more than 100 beauty spots have tougher bones and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Steve Wozniak Admits Android Will Beat the iPhone


November 18th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although the iPhone is said to be Steve Wozniak’s favorite cell, but he had to admit that it does not seem likely to win in the battle of ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Obesity Linked to Heightened Sense of Smell


November 17th, 2010 - 1:52 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the first time, researchers have found a link between the sense of smell, and obesity. According to a new study, the sense of smell has an impact ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mobile that only makes calls may end baffled smartphone users’ woes


November 16th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): In the age of multi-function smartphones, a Dutch advertising agency has launched a mobile just to make and receive calls.The no-frills 'John's Phone' can't follow Twitter feeds ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A mobile phone that only makes calls, nothing else


November 16th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) If multi-function phones leave you dazed, here's the answer -- a mobile phone that just makes calls and does nothing else has been developed. No MP3, no apps ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Steven Spielberg says he has fallen for England’s natural beauty


October 28th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Director Steven Spielberg has talked about how the beauty of Dartmoor in England mesmerized him during the shooting of his new blockbuster 'War Horse'.The Hollywood director had ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Information rage’ on the rise, courtesy data-overload at workplace


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 22 (ANI): Aussies are on the verge of mental breakdown, as more and more report a never-ending avalanche of information they are bombarded with at their workplaces.It's called 'information rage', ... Read more...

Posted in World |

“Stasi-style” CCTV alert website reignites civil rights row in UK


October 9th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9(ANI): A new website that allows anyone in the United Kingdom to monitor commercial CCTV footage live online as a "Stasi-style citizen spy game" has reignited the row over whether ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How iron overload ’speeds up’ Alzheimer’s


October 7th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Scientists have determined how iron contributes to the production of brain-destroying plaques found in Alzheimer's patients.The team from Massachusetts General Hospital researchers reports that there is a very ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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