Double-arm transplant performed in Mexico

June 9th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 9 (IANS/EFE) A 52-year-old Mexican man who lost his arms in a 2011 electrical accident became the first patient in Latin America to receive a double-arm transplant.Surgeons ... Read more...

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Ramnarine resigns as WIPA president

March 27th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), March 27 (IANS/CMC) Combative West Indies Players Association (WIPA) chief Dinanath Ramnarine has resigned as head of the organisation.In brief statement posted on the WIPA website Monday, ... Read more...

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Sneak peek of ‘The Bachelor’ season finale

March 13th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Bachelor – ben is all set to choose the woman of his dreams from Courtney or Lindzi on the TV tonight.Before making his final decision, ... Read more...

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One killed in CISF firing in Kashmir

January 2nd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 2 (IANS) One person was killed and two others were injured Monday when Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) troopers allegedly opened fire at people protesting power shortage at ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tally co-founder gets Nasscom lifetime achievement award

November 10th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 10 (IANS) Bharat Goenka, co-founder and managing director of Tally Solutions, has been conferred the first lifetime achievement award of the National Association of Software and Services Companies ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

McGregor’s ‘The Pillow Book’ embarrassment

October 10th, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Actor Ewan McGregor says he was left embarrassed after his father took his friends to watch his saucy movie "The Pillow Book".The Scottish actor plays the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Women in skirt suits create better first impression

September 19th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Women wearing skirts are perceived as more successful than those sporting trousers favoured by the likes of Hillary Clinton and Angela Merkel, research suggests. They seem ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women find deep, low male voice appealing

September 13th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Women looking for a mate find a deep yet low masculine voice appealing and rely on their memories to seek clues about the attributes of potential ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

SpongeBob or Ninja Hattori - funky eyewear for kids! (With Images)

August 30th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Be it SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer or Ninja Hattori - Nickelodeon channel has launched a complete collection of eyewear based on its cartoon characters ... Read more...

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Gooch confident of Cook surpassing his record

August 19th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) England's batting coach Graham Gooch is confident his protege Alastair Cook will surpass him as the country's leading Test run-scorer.Gooch scored 8,900 from 118 Tests and ... Read more...

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Dolly Parton wants to play herself

May 29th, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) The country music legend Dolly Parton would love to see her story turned into a movie and thinks she would be a good choice to portray ... Read more...

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Vivid ads can create false memories about products?

May 10th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) People who read vivid print ads for fictitious products actually come to believe they've tried those products, say researchers."Exposing consumers to imagery-evoking advertising increases the likelihood ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

4 in 10 Brits think getting drunk abroad is a British characteristic

April 23rd, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): Twenty-eight percent of people in the UK believe that getting drunk abroad is a British attribute, a new survey has revealed.The Opinium Research, which surveyed 2,012 British adults, ... Read more...

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S.African-born pacer Wagner is keen on playing for New Zealand

April 9th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr.9 (ANI): Fresh from an outstanding Plunket Shield campaign, in which he took 51 wickets at an average of 18.15 for Otago, South African born left-arm fast bowler Neil Wagner has ... Read more...

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Scientists say that chickens are capable of empathy

March 9th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists claim that chickens have the ability to feel the pains of others.The correct term for such feeling is empathy and for a very long time ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

No takers for women managers in athletics

February 10th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) The "glass ceiling" for women administrators in college athletics may be cracked, but is not completely broken.Those who think double standards for women have been relegated to the ... Read more...

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Charismatic leadership can be learned, measured: Study

February 9th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Can a person's charisma be measured and learned? Yes, says a University of Tennessee study.Much has been written in business management textbooks and self-help guides about the role ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What your mobile phone says about you

January 30th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 30 (ANI): New research has found that mobile phones say quite a lot about their owners.Social analyst David Chalke says that people's cell phones can give an insight into their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Online Campaign Underway In America To Convince Keith Olbermann To Run For The American Senate

January 25th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 25, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): There is a mounting movement, orchestrated by the social networking websites as well as political blogs, which has requested MSNBC’s recently departed host, Keith Olbermann, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Keith Olbermann Can Run For Senate, Says New Blog Campaign

January 25th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a latest development a number of social media site and blog sites have stressed upon asking former host of a leading media entity, Keith Olbermann ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment, Politics |

US combat operations in Afghanistan will continue even after 2014: Eikenberry

December 24th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 24 (ANI): United States troops will continue military operations in Afghanistan even after 2014, if suggested by the Afghan government, US Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry has said.Recently, US Vice ... Read more...

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‘I’m fitter and faster than ever, so just… let me at the Aussies: Tremlett

December 15th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec. 15 (ANI): England may be keeping its cards close to its chest and not revealing which of its three reserve fast bowlers will replace injured Stuart Broad in the third ... Read more...

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Desperate Housewives: Don’t Miss The Latest Episode Of Season 7!

December 6th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Renee will be seen sharing a dark secret with Susan and Paul’s plan for Wisteria Lane will be disclosed. Renee discloses to Susan that she and Tom had a weekend love ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian hockey needs good governance: Somaya

December 5th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 5 (IANS) It is not just winning international matches and tournaments, but also good governance that will take Indian hockey to the top, said triple Olympian and former India captain ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pretty women tend to give birth to girls

November 30th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Beautiful women are more likely to have daughters than their plainer counterparts, says a new study.Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics analysed data from a survey ... Read more...

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Jay-Z ‘offers cocaine trafficker pal $50K job’

November 26th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 26 (ANI): Reports are abuzz that Jay-Z has written a letter to a federal judge, offering job to a jailed cocaine trafficker for whom the rapper once worked.Jay-Z offered ... Read more...

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Indians, Chinese rate their bosses the best: Study

November 22nd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Indians and Chinese managers are rated the best amongst their employees.The survey conducted by the Kenexa Research Institute, a unit of ... Read more...

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Bladder regeneration using stem cells heralds organ replacement therapies

November 21st, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): US researchers have created a model for bladder regeneration using stem cells - a study that could lead scientists towards new organ replacement therapies. "Advances in the use ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Salman Khan - The Coolest Khan Around!

November 16th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Salman Khan has simply proved to the world that he is not to be taken lightly. Amongst all the heavy-weight Khans, he is the coolest Khan around.Recently ... Read more...

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Honesty is the top quality voters expect in their presidential candidates

November 16th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Presidential candidates pay attention, please! A new study has found the key characteristics that voters consider when they're choosing a candidate for the post of president.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Swann has always been a talented cricketer: Hussey

November 14th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.14 (ANI): Australia's Mr. Cricket Mike Hussey has said that he has always seen England off-spinner Graeme Swann as a relaxed and talented cricketer.Hussey, who played with Swann at Northants for ... Read more...

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Now, ultra-hard graphite that can crack diamonds!

November 7th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Scientists have shown that when compressed, graphite can crack a diamond.Now computer simulations by Hui-Tian Wang at Nankai University in Tianjin, China, and colleagues have shown that the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tom Kenny: The Voice Of Super Heroes Of ‘The Super Hero Squad Show’

November 1st, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Get to know the man behind the voices of Iron Man, MODOK and Captain America – Tom Kenny. The new collection of six episodes of ‘The ... Read more...

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Helping kids cope better with impact of bullying

September 26th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 26 (IANS) Researchers have identified four factors that can help children overcome victimisation and soften the impact of bullying on their future happiness. Helping children developing these characteristics can reduce ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Wilander says Murray ‘not good enough’ to win Grand Slam

September 7th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 7 (ANI): Tennis legend and former No.1 Mats Wilander has said that Andy Murray is 'not good enough' to win a Grand Slam title, after the British number one's hopes ... Read more...

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