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Helium shortage sends prices sky high


August 27th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is widely known that natural resources are hard to get and they are only extracted from specific areas. It was recently reported that the balloon ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Turtle taped to balloons freed from a tree


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports say that a turtle was found taped in a balloon at a eucalyptus tree which is located at the sea shores at southern California. The Humane ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Weather plays spoilsport for tandem chair balloon


July 16th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The plan of two men to fly the “tandem chair” balloon from Oregon to Montana came to abrupt end when the weather forced the adventure to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Shakira notches 50 mn Facebook fans


May 13th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS/EFE) Colombian pop star Shakira set a new record on social networks this week as the number of her fans on Facebook zoomed to 50 million.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British lab growing human body parts


May 6th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) British experts are growing human body parts like nose and ears in laboratory, Daily Mail reported Sunday."This is a nose we're growing for a patient next ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Animals build giant web to survive the Australian flood


March 8th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the wake of the recent floods that have devastated the Wagga Wagga region of Australia, some creatures have come to the realization that only teamwork can ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Flying shark stuns NZ pilot


January 4th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Christchurch, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A New Zealand pilot thought he was dreaming when he spotted a “flying shark” during a flight on the 26th of December. Alarmed by the unusual sight, ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

‘Three IAF officers punished for aerostat accident’


September 8th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Three Indian Air Force (IAF) officers had to face disciplinary action after a Rs.338-crore aerostat radar suffered a major accident, requiring repairs that cost Rs.302 ... Read more...

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Baloon like airships to transport goods by 2020


September 4th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Gigantic balloon-like objects floating in the sky, the successors to the Zeppelins of yore, are set to revolutionise the way cargo is transported around the globe ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

UFO seen at China airport


August 18th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Air traffic at an airport in China was restricted for about an hour after a UFO was spotted over it, media reports said Thursday.The UFO was ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Island sculpture goes missing at Secret Garden party


August 4th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A helium-filled inflatable desert island model floated away in front of several people without anyone noticing it. The owners of the balloon are urging people who ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Men, women respond differently under stress


June 5th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Stress causes men and women to respond differently to risky decision making, says a study.For instance, men charge ahead for small rewards and women take their ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Michelle Williams bags role in ‘Oz: The Great And Powerful’


May 19th, 2011 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Actress Michelle Williams has signed up to star as Glinda, the good witch, in Sam Raimi's "Oz: The Great and Powerful".Williams will star alongside actor ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Akon took off shirt on stage, a la Salman Khan


April 17th, 2011 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 17 (IANS) International pop star Akon threw open his black shirt and his black vest just the way our own star Salman Khan does in movies and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Akon brings down class barrier at Gurgaon concert


April 17th, 2011 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 17 (IANS) If you had the cheapest pass to Akon's concert here Saturday night, you definitely enjoyed more than the gold and VVIP pass holders! The Senegalese-American ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New world record: Heart surgery on 100-year-old man


April 8th, 2011 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 8 (IANS) Italy has set a new world record in the field of medical science with an open-heart surgery on a 100-year-old man, a media report said.Medical experts ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

National Geographic films real-life floating house 1000 feet in the air


March 7th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) National Geographic has created a real-life floating house that flew more than 10,000 feet in the air. This is the first time that such a feat ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

One killed as cylinder explodes at BSP function


January 15th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 15 (IANS) A man was killed while four others were injured as a gas cylinder exploded at a function organised to celebrate birthday of Chief Minister Mayawati ... Read more...

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Five injured as cylinder bursts in Madhya Pradesh’s fair


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 3 (IANS) At least five people were injured when a cylinder exploded at a fair in Bhopal's Satna district in Madhya Pradesh Sunday midnight, police said."A cylinder, used to fill ... Read more...

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India’s first balloon-mounted radar launched successfully


December 28th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 28 (IANS) India's first indigenously-developed balloon-mounted radar that will greatly enhance the surveillance capabilities of the armed forces has been successfully launched here, an official said.The aerostat radar was launched ... Read more...

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Online petition urges Iran to free filmmaker Jafar Panahi


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) An online petition that is expected to signed by filmmakers and actors from across the world calls for the release of dissident Iranian director Jafar Panahi who has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Police use bouncy castle to save a man from killing himself


December 16th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Swansea, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police in Swansea took drastic measures to save a man who wanted to kill himself.The 64-year-old man climbed a 50ft high building and made it to the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scientists explore invisible space around Earth


December 15th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): For the very first time, NASA's spacecraft has captured images of magnetotail structures and dynamic interactions occurring in the invisible space around Earth.Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) designed to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Balloon Boy’s father Richard Heene develops a bear scratcher


October 29th, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Richard Heene, now famously called the “balloon boy dad” has emerged on the public scene again with, this time trying to get Americans to accept what ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Richard Heene, Dad of ‘Balloon Boy’ Creates Bear Back Scratch


October 29th, 2010 - 1:27 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The father of the “balloon boy”, who was made famous after a publicity stunt claiming that his son had flown away in a balloon as the world looked ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UFO sighting reported in El Paso


October 20th, 2010 - 2:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
El Paso, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fresh reports of UFO sightings have been made in El Paso, Texas this week.Most residents at the town buzzed the number of the local police stations ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Priyadashan Imports ‘Balloon Lights’ For Aakrosh


October 18th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 18, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Our Bollywood filmmakers are slowly heading towards technical perfection in their films. The latest to join this group is director Priyadarshan.For his upcoming film ‘Aakrosh’, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kanzi the ‘talking’ ape makes appearance on Oprah Winfrey’s show


October 6th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): The 'talking' ape, who has had articles written about him and has even been the subject of a book, recently reached the pinnacle of his packed showbiz ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Airship that can shift buildings


October 5th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Enormous airships that can lift heavy loads over long distances can also shift entire buildings from one place to another.Australian firm Skylifter is developing a piloted airship ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Giant airships could carry entire buildings 1000 miles


October 5th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 05 (ANI): An Australian firm is developing an airship that would be able to transport buildings over long distances.Skylifter is developing a piloted airship that will carry up to 150 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mukesh To Turn Communist With Priyappetta Nattukare


September 30th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran Malayalam actor Mukesh is going to play the role of a hardcore communist in his upcoming movie titled Priyappetta Nattukare. It will be his first film, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

LiLo to burst balloons for $50K?


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan has reportedly got an offer to score a major payday - a cool 50,000 dollars.The Hollywood actress has to just burst balloons for a website.A ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jittery Kelly Rowland lip-synchs tracks at concert


September 13th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 13 (ANI): Kelly Rowland was so nervous at a concert recently that she opted to lip-sync her tracks.The R'n'B artist-whose pre-concert ritual is to blow in and out of ... Read more...

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Sachin to join Indian Air Force as Group Captain on Friday


September 2nd, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 2 (ANI): The Indian Air Force (IAF) is all set to honour master blaster Sachin Tendulkar with the rank of Honorary Group Captain on Friday.Air Headquarters has ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Discrepancy In “Restoring Honor” Crowd Estimate Leads To Controversy


September 1st, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that there is no end to the controversies surrounding Glenn Beck's claimed apolitical rally "Restoring Honor" that was organized during the weekend at the ... Read more...

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