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Gibson’s former family mansion on sale


July 28th, 2012 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 28 (IANS) Actor Mel Gibson's former family mansion, located in Connecticut, is being sold for $33 million.Gibson shared the home with his former wife Robyn and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Riot control weapon that makes guys wet themselves (The Funny Side)


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
A new riot control weapon is being launched this month. You zap the sonic cannon at a bad guy and he immediately needs to go to the toilet. It penetrates ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Six feared dead in Kansas elevator explosion


October 31st, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atchison, Kan., Oct 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Six people are feared dead after an elevator exploded on Sunday. The accident happened at a Bartlett Grain Co. facility in Atchison. Rescue efforts have been ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Indian Navy installs anti-piracy device on warships


September 29th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) With piracy in the Gulf of Aden and off the Somali reaching alarming proportions, the Indian Navy, which has been in action against the brigands for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Projection system to improve human-robot coordination


July 10th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) The modern world is unthinkable without robots that assist their human masters. Now, a new projection and camera-based system will improve coordination between them. Developed by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two killed as monorail slab collapses (Lead)


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Two employees of Larsen & Toubro were killed when a slab of the under-construction monorail collapsed here Friday evening, an official said.The accident took place when ... Read more...

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15 Indians held for trying to steal a disused railway line in Malaysia


May 4th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 4 (ANI): Twenty-six thieves, including 15 Indian nationals, have been arrested while cutting a disused railway line near the former Subang International Airport in Malaysia.Malaysian police believe that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ancient Roman mausoleum found under tonnes of garbage


April 21st, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Pozzuoli (Italy), April 21 (IANS/AKI) Italian police near Naples discovered a 2,000-year-old Roman-era mausoleum buried under tonnes of illegally-dumped garbage.The mausoleum, which dates back to the second century AD, was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists zap raging fire with electric power


March 28th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) A curtain of flame obstructs firefighters trying to rescue a family trapped inside a burning house. One with a special backpack steps to the front, points ... Read more...

Posted in World |

X-ray technique peers beneath surfaces of artefacts


March 26th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): Researchers say that striking discoveries in archaeology are being made possible by strong beams of X-rays.A report showed how X-ray sources known as synchrotrons could unravel an artefact's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Synchrotron-based imaging technique for ultra-clear pictures of tissues


March 21st, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have discovered a new synchrotron-based imaging technique - with a million times brighter intensity than sunlight - that offers high-resolution pictures of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Novel discovery could lead to new stroke therapy


February 18th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Scientists at Lund University have discovered a substance that opens up the possibility of treatment up to two days after a stroke.The opportunities to treat a stroke have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

CERN declares LHC will run till 2012


February 1st, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): CERN has announced that the LHC will run right through to the end of 2012.The decision will up the LHC's chances of finding new physics in the next ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kiwi man fined $1K for filming best friend’s girlfriend in shower


January 29th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 29 (ANI): A man in New Zealand, who filmed his best friend's girlfriend while she was showering, has escaped being jailed and was instead ordered to pay her 1000 dollars ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kiwi man ordered to pay $1K to friend’s girlfriend for filming her in shower


January 29th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 29 (ANI): A man in New Zealand, who filmed his best friend's girlfriend while she was showering, has escaped being jail and was instead ordered to pay her 1000 dollars ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Christina Aguilera loves being a mother


November 27th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Singer Christina Aguilera beams with pride every day because of her two-year-old son Max.The "Burlesque" star, who recently split with Max's father Jordan Bratman after nearly five ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Aguilera beams with pride for being a mother


November 27th, 2010 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Singer-actress Christina Aguilera has revealed she is filled with pride because of being a mother.The "Burlesque" actress, who recently split with her husband Jordan Bratman after nearly ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Boeing to acquire airplane parts supplier Summit Aeronautics Group


November 22nd, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Boeing on Monday announced that it has agreed to acquire the business and operations conducted by airplane parts supplier Summit Aeronautics Group.Summit Aeronautics Group, which is based ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Star Trek -style infrared probe could treat skin cancer


November 7th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): A new device could revolutionize diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer.The new 'Star Trek-Style' probe beams infra-red light through the skin to see 2mm below the surface and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

WIFW spells business, designers ask for more (Review)


October 28th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Decent, great, fantastic...That is how most designers described business generated at the just concluded Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) here, though a few ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian company eyeing to capitalize on UK’s low interest rates


October 3rd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3(ANI): An Indian company which makes wing parts for the Airbus A320 is planning to expand its operations in Britain because of the low interest rates in the country.Dynamatic Technologies, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Las Vegas hotel guests burned by ‘death ray’


September 29th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Guests at Las Vegas Hotel Vdara were in for a bad experience at the hotel because they reportedly got burnt due to the ‘death rays’ of the hotel.According ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Twin Towers Memorial lights had to be switched off to allow passage of migratory birds


September 18th, 2010 - 1:35 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Tribute of Light in Manhattan had to be turned off five times to allow migrating birds from Canada to the Caribbean and South America to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Two people arrested for snake wrestling in the parking lot of McDonalds


September 9th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Melbourne, Sep 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police have arrested two unidentified people at a McDonald's restaurant after the men were spotted wrestling with a 1.5 meter long python at the restaurant's parking lot. ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

‘Dumb & Dumber’ Thieves Wrestle Stolen Python Snake at McDonald’s


September 9th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A pair of thieves, who have been dubbed “Dumb and Dumber” allegedly stole a python and a monitor lizard from a pet shop in Melbourne, Australia, and then ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

‘Kite camera’ captures bird’s eye view of Taj Mahal


August 20th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): Ever wondered how the Taj Mahal must look to a bird in the sky? An innovative photographer, who tied his camera to a kite and flew it over ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

An Attention-grabbing Meteorite Crater Named ‘Kamil’ Is Found In Egypt


July 31st, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): An eye-catching meteorite crater has been found in Egypt in a far-flung zone of the Sahara Desert. This crater has been named as Kamil. It ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Tricolour hoisted on 101-foot high flagpole in Gurgaon


July 11th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 11 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Sunday hoisted the tricolour on a 101-foot high flagpole, a venture of the Flag Foundation of India (FFI) of Lok Sabha MP ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kerala’s state education channel to telecast BBC videos


May 8th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 8 (IANS) The Kerala government-run educational TV channel will telecast documentaries produced by the BBC Motion Gallery for the benefit of the state's students, an official said Saturday. The 450 episodes ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Naval UAV crashes in Kochi


May 6th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 5 (IANS) An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) belonging to the Indian Navy came crashing down near the Southern Naval Command airstrip here Wednesday, informed sources said. The Israeli-built Searcher UAV lost ... Read more...

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Earth’s Biggest Bang Awaited By Physicists


March 24th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Geneva, Switzerland, March 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a long wait the ultimate day for the scientists dealing with the big bang is only few days away. According to reports the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Physicists Establish Timetable For Earth’s Biggest Bang


March 24th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The planet’s biggest scientific experimentation will endeavor to smash together particles at the uppermost energy altitude so far on March 30. Thereby, it will reconstruct ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Robot to provide 3-D images of dangerous locations


February 21st, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Soldiers and first responders may soon have a better way to evaluate the interior of dangerous structures, thanks to a robot that provides 3-D images of risky locations.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eyeless urchins can “see” with spines


February 7th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): A new study has confirmed that the spiky body of an eyeless sea urchin acts as one big, spine-covered eye.Sea urchins, like their close relatives the starfish, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Two circulating beams bring first collisions in ‘big bang machine’


November 24th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 24 (ANI): The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has circulated two beams simultaneously for the first time, allowing the operators to test the synchronization of the beams and giving the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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