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Olympics: Britain’s Brownlee slogs to triathlon gold


August 7th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Alistair Brownlee slogged to Olympic gold in the men's triathlon Tuesday, with his brother Jonny taking the bronze.Brownlee, the reigning world champion, becomes the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Snails clear seaweed to keep coral reefs beautiful


June 4th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 4 (IANS) Tiny snails keep coral reefs and seashores stunningly beautiful by getting rid of the ugly seaweed that might otherwise crowd them, a study says. "What may ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Alistair Carr leaves Pringle of Scotland


April 27th, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Designer Alistair Carr is leaving luxury label Pringle of Scotland after spending over a year as its design director.Carr was appointed the design director of Pringle ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Pre-historic fish had tiniest yet sharpest teeth


March 20th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 20 (IANS) A long-extinct prehistoric fish had the sharpest teeth that have ever been recorded, even though they were only a millimetre in size.Scientists from Monash and Bristol ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Schmallenberg virus manages to kill thousands of lambs in UK


February 27th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thousands of lambs have been killed in England following an outbreak of the deadly schmallenberg virus. The virus has been confirmed in about 74 farms in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

24 mn generations for mice to grow to elephant size


January 31st, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 31 (IANS) It would take at least 24 million generations for a mouse-sized creature to evolve into something as big as an elephant. Conversely, it would require only ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Judge refuses to jail man for downloading child porn


November 24th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) A judge in Britain provoked outrage for sparing a man who downloaded hundreds of child pornography pictures of a jail term, stating that such a punishment ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Alcoholism gripping doctors, lawyers in Britain!


November 14th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) A rising number of lawyers, doctors, dentists and vets in Britain are turning "functioning alcoholics", experts have warned.Addiction specialists have given them the "functioning alcoholics" label ... Read more...

Posted in World |

British official lauds relations with UAE


October 31st, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 31 (IANS/WAM) A top British official, who is on a visit to Abu Dhabi, has lauded the relationship Britain shares with the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Alistair Burt, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Deploy army in Karachi, demands MQM chief


August 4th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has demanded that the army should be deployed in violence-hit Karachi.Hussain Wednesday said the army as well as ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Married couples take turns to win arguments


April 19th, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Husbands and wives take turns to win arguments while unmarried couples do not, a study has found.Rather than fighting it out among themselves to be the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Married couples ‘focus on maintaining fairness in their relationships’


April 18th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): A novel experiment has found that husbands and wives take it in turns to win arguments while unmarried couples do not.Rather than always battling it out to be ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

UAE, Britain seek cooperation in judicial matters


April 12th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 11 (IANS/WAM) UAE Justice Minister Hadef Joan Al Dhahiri has lauded the country's cooperation with Britain in the judicial and legal matters.Al Dhahiri made the remarks during ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tiger Woods’ new lover ‘drew him crayon good luck drawings as a child’


March 25th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Tiger Woods' new lover drew him crayon drawings before his tournaments to wish him luck, according to sources.22-year-old Alyse Lahti Johnson, whose stepfather lives next door to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tiger Woods’ latest girlfriend is Alyse Lahti Johnston


March 24th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Mar 24 (THAIDIAN NEWS) News has emerged about the new girlfriend of golfer Tiger Woods. Revelations about the various relationships of the golfer led to the collapse of his marriage last ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hundreds of Britons still stuck in Libya


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tripoli, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The British government estimate that hundreds of its citizens are still stuck in Libya. For almost half of the Brits still in Libya, it is a matter ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bhatti’s murder “a new low point” in Pak’s struggle against religious extremism: UK


March 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3(ANI): The United Kingdom has said the assassination of Pakistan's Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti "marks a new low point" in the country's struggle against violent religious extremism, and "poses ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Doherty’s blood portrait on sale


February 20th, 2011 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) A bloody self-portrait of British rocker Pete Doherty is up for sale at $37,500.The macabre sketch was created by The Libertines star in 2010 for a fan ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UK cancels arms licences to Bahrain and Libya over protestors’ suppression fears


February 19th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Britain has cancelled over 50 arms export licences for Bahrain and Libya fearing that the security forces of these Gulf countries would use weapons supplied by London to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fans storm to buy Royal Shakespeare Company costumes


February 14th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): Thousands of people queued up for hours to buy the Royal Shakespeare Company costumes, which have been put on sale at its rehearsal rooms in Stratford-upon-Avon, England.The 15,000 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nude show set to debut in UK


October 28th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A choreographer, whose previous shows have featured scenes of simulated masturbation, is set to bring his work for the first time to Britain.Dave St Pierre, who describes himself ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Soon, SMS discount offers to tempt shoppers when they pass Starbucks


October 17th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): As part of an advanced new marketing strategy, shoppers passing Starbucks outlets will soon be bombarded with texts to tempt them inside.Using a GPS satellite system, which allows ... Read more...

Posted in World |

CWG men’s hockey: England beat Trinidad and Tobago in a scrappy match


October 6th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) England managed to beat Trinidad and Tobago 4-0 in a scrappy pool 'B' men's hockey match of the 19th Commonwealth Games here Wednesday.It was hardly the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gill finishes seventh in Asia Pacific Rally


July 4th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Whangarei (New Zealand), July 4 (IANS) Overnight leader and Indian champion Gaurav Gill (Team MRF Tyres, co-driver Glen Macneall) suffered gearbox problems and eventually had to be content with seventh place among ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Simple, low cost method helps locate landmines


November 20th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) A simple, cheap and accurate test finds undetected landmines in a jiffy. Landmines and unexploded ordnance kill between 15,000 and 20,000 unsuspecting people every year, according to Handicap International. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

McDonald’s voted UK’s Most-Hated Brand


September 21st, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 21 (ANI): Britons have voted fast food giant McDonald's as the most-hated brand in a new survey.The world's largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants gathered votes from 46 per ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Neeson in spotlight for the first time after wife’s death


August 12th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 12 (IBNS) Actor Liam Neeson made his first public appearance since the death of his wife, actress Natasha Richardson.The Detroit News reported that the actor walked the red carpet at the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Global publishers eye India to beat recession


April 24th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Recession-hit readers in the US and Britain are spending less and less on books, forcing English language publishers to eye overseas markets, India in particular, to stay afloat. While ... Read more...

Posted in World |

”Virtual calendar” to make families more organised developed


March 5th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): The days of sticking reminder notes to the fridge door would soon be passe, courtesy a new high-tech calendar that sends text messages to family members.Mobile phone ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Raman spectroscopy’ can to pick healthiest sperm for improved IVF treatment


February 26th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): In a bid to revolutionise in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment, Brit scientists have developed a new technology, called Raman spectroscopy, to find sperm with healthy, intact DNA for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New tool to test sperm and improve fertility success rates


January 25th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) A novel method, developed by scientists for testing the health of a sperm before it is used in IVF, boosts chances of conception.University of Edinburgh researchers have created ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mumbai gives warm welcome to rRescued Stolt Valor crew


November 24th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.24 (ANI): Mumbai today gave a warm and relieved welcome to five of the 18 Indian crew members of the MT Stolt Valor, a ship that was hijacked by Somali ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

SITEX steps up green efforts with paper recycling


November 21st, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
Following the tremendous success of last year’s electronics recycling initiative, the Organisers have taken another leap forward by introducing paper recycling at this year’s show. The 20th edition SITEX returns to the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Disabled Briton gets new limb after a pint at local pub!


September 29th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): Disabled David Huckvale, from Britain, would not have thought that a pint at his local pub could give him a new leg and an opportunity to walk ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Oz telly blonde calls Warneys latest squeeze claims “bulls***”


July 10th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 10 (ANI): Australian television anchor Kelly Landry has denied that she is romantically involved with former leg-spinner Shane Warne. A report this week claimed Warne and the axed Million Dollar ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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