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Fake electronic goods worth $1 mn seized in Dubai


August 5th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 5 (IANS/WAM) In one of the biggest crackdowns on fake electronic goods, the Department of Economic Development in Dubai has confiscated over 26,000 appliances worth four million dirhams ... Read more...

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Microwave oven-Maid launched


June 25th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 25 (IANS) 'Maid', an incredible cooking device launched here Monday, can auto-cook virtually unlimited number of dishes besides making microwave operations simpler with user-friendly interface.Make All Incredible ... Read more...

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‘Welfare funds not fully used in northeast’


May 30th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 29 (IANS) Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Mukul Wasnik Tuesday expressed concern over the poor fund utilisation in social welfare sector in the northeast states.Chairing a ... Read more...

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Chinese firms probed for offering foetal videos


May 1st, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) Health authorities in Chinese business hub Shanghai have launched an investigation after a few medical facilities reportedly offered foetal ultrasound photography that includes 3D photos and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Online reading increasing among Chinese


April 24th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) While indicating a declining reading rate of newspapers and magazines, a survey in China has found only half of the Chinese read a little and only ... Read more...

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US economy expands 1.3 percent in Q2


July 30th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) The US economy slowed to an annual growth rate of 1.3 percent during the second quarter of 2011, falling short of market expectations of around 1.7 ... Read more...

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Australians among earthquake looters in Christchurch


February 25th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 25 (ANI): Australians are allegedly among bogus officials who are going door-to-door in quake-struck Christchurch scouting out appliances to steal from stressed and vulnerable locals.The search for earthquake survivors continues ... Read more...

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Now, capture and store sunlight using liquid battery


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Ever wondered how sunlight could be stored and used when needed? Well, it may be possible one day, say MIT researchers, who are working on making a new ... Read more...

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Nearly 60, a refrigerator that still works well


October 25th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) This refrigerator in Britain may look dull as compared to modern appliances, but it certainly is sturdy as it has been functioning without any repair for nearly 60 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vermont Company’s Jesus Toaster Makes Headlines


September 18th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an unique development that has made headlines a small company based in Vermont has come up with a toaster that is like no other device ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Grenade, Gun, Ammunition, and Weed Found in ‘Goodwill’ Donation Box


September 9th, 2010 - 2:32 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The employees of the ‘Goodwill’ store in Albuquerque, New Mexico were quite surprised when they began to remove the donated items from their drop box on Thursday, since ... Read more...

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Jay Shafer’s Tiny House Comes With Wheels


July 19th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) People nowadays are not only interested in smaller but smart gadgets and appliances but also extending it to small and smart living places. Jay Shafer is ... Read more...

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Probe poor conditions at children’s home: Panel


May 29th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 29 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh government-appointed panel has recommended a judicial enquiry into the alleged financial irregularities and pathetic living conditions at a government-run shelter for abandoned children here, an ... Read more...

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Inspection reveals ‘pathetic’ conditions at Lucknow children’s home


May 27th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 27 (IANS) "Shocking" and "pathetic" is how an inspection team has described the conditions at a government-run shelter for abandoned children in Lucknow and sought action against the staff. Pointing to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pillsbury Bake Off 2010 Winner Declared


April 15th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New Jersey, Apr 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sue Compton, who is a resident of New Jersey has been declared the winner of 44th Pillsbury Bake-Off contest. This is a grand prize ... Read more...

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Curry crackdown underway in Birmingham, courtesy exploding tandoors


February 19th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Following a spate of injuries caused by exploding tandoori ovens, Health and Safety officers have issued a warning to Birmingham's curry houses.Courtesy the modern gas tandoors, a large ... Read more...

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LG Electronics expects 45 percent jump in turnover


February 16th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) Consumer durables major LG Electronics India Pvt Ltd expects a 45 percent jump in its turnover in 2010 (January-December), a top official said here Tuesday. The turnover is expected ... Read more...

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Store In U.K. Offers Gift Registry Option After Divorce


January 20th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new and unique service has been opened in the United Kingdom, promising to make things a little easier for those who will be obtaining a ... Read more...

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Now, smart iron that won’t burn clothes


January 20th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Scorched garments could soon be history, all thanks to a super iron, called Auto Lift.By appliances company Ariete, the 57-pound 'clothes'-saver has micro-sensors embedded in the handle so ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tata Nano, World’s Cheapest Car, Coming To US In Three Years


January 18th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Tata Nano, famously known to be the world's cheapest car, was first launched in the Indian subcontinent. However, there is good news for those living ... Read more...

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How a cell phone can help save energy


January 18th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Berlin, January 18 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed an application for cell phones that would help save power by showing the energy consumption of individual devices in the household. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Average couple has 135 rows a year


January 7th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): An average couple has 135 tiffs a year, a new UK study has found.According to the survey by Esure home insurance, couples spend 40 minutes a day on ... Read more...

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TN electricity board distributes electricity appliances to minimise power consumption


December 18th, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Dec 18 (ANI): In a bid to conserve electricity, the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board has launched a drive to replace the conventional incandescent bulbs with Compact Florescent Lights (CFL).Besides energy conservation, ... Read more...

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Men, women deal differently with technological problems


November 7th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): A survey has found that men and women have different approaches when it comes to dealing with technological problems.According to a gadget helpline, 64 percent male and 24 ... Read more...

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Gadget-mad UK families blamed for fuelling obesity epidemic among kids


October 25th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 25 (ANI): A new research has held gadget-mad families responsible for the rise in overweight kids in the UK.According to the Comet survey, the average British household boasts of two ... Read more...

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Jharkhand yet to suspend IAS official facing graft charges


September 30th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 30 (IANS) Even though a month has passed since the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided the house of senior IAS official and ex-health secretary Pradeep Kumar in a Rs.1.35 ... Read more...

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Recycled paper to be used during Commonwealth Games


September 17th, 2009 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Taking a step further in their efforts to conduct a Green Commonwealth Games next year, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday announced that recycled paper and stationery ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Oz women more active than men in tackling climate change


August 12th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 12 (ANI): Women are more active in fighting climate change, and plan to do more in the future, than men, a survey conducted for the Australia Institute has found.The online ... Read more...

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Brit employees being allowed to watch The Ashes at work


July 17th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): A third of Britain's employees are following The Ashes at work with bosses installing extra TVs to keep up staff morale during the recession.A survey of 1,300 staff ... Read more...

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Oz woman helps launch an environment friendly campaign


May 20th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 20 (ANI): AN Australian businesswoman Natalie Isaacs was dazed to realize that how her own measures to conserve energy and our planet helped launch a campaign to protect our environment.Natalie ... Read more...

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UN climate chief says Wall Street meltdown is a chance for change


October 18th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.18 (ANI): United Nations climate chief Yvo de Boer has said that the present meltdown on Wall Street should be seen as an opportunity to create and enforce policy ... Read more...

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TomKat set their sights on $45m New York apartment


July 16th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 16 (ANI): Tom Cruise and wife Katie Holmes were utterly smitten when they saw a spectacular 45 million dollar New York pad.According to New York Post, Cruises better half ... Read more...

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Nokia signs $2 bn deal with Chinese group


March 7th, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by admin
DPA Helsinki, March 7 (DPA) Finland-based Nokia, the world's largest mobile phone maker, said Friday it has signed a sales and cooperation deal with China's leading mobile phone distributor worth $2 billion. According ... Read more...

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Jordan planning to launch her own range of condoms and sex toys


February 23rd, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Jordan a.k.a. Katie Price is planning to spice up the bedroom antics of thousands of people by launching her own range of condoms and sex toys.The British ... Read more...

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The 8 easy ways to be eco-friendly around the house


January 14th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 14 (ANI): Want to live a more environmental friendly life but dont know how? Well, all you need to do is follow eight simple steps.The steps have been detailed ... Read more...

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