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Windows killing 22 million birds in Canada


September 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 16 (IANS) As many as 22 million birds are killed in Canada every year after colliding with glass windows, vastly depleting their numbers, a study says.Objects as seemingly ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US commerce secretary steps down after car crashes


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) US Commerce Secretary John Bryson has resigned after being involved in a traffic accident when he suffered a seizure. President Barack Obama praised him as ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Anticipating SMSes, calls too contribute to car crashes


April 30th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Anticipating calls or text messages too while driving may contribute to car crashes, says a new study which explores how cell phone use is responsible for ... Read more...

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Women drivers more accident prone


July 8th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Women drivers are accident prone even though they spend less time at the wheel than males. Researchers looked at 6.5 million car crashes and found a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lohan turns to Kabbalah for solace


March 10th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) Actress Linday Lohan, who is struggling to cope with her personal problems, has found solace in Kabbalah."She's been reciting an ancient kabbalah saying... and spreading the ... Read more...

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Driving simulators help older adults improve their road skills


January 14th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Scientists have found that proper training programs with driving simulators can help older adults improve their road skills.Older people are at much higher risk of car crashes than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Using phone while driving makes you more cautious of other drivers


January 14th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 14 (ANI): A new research has suggested that using mobile phone while driving may not be as dangerous as it is believed.Despite existing research stating that driving while using ... Read more...

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3 killed in Haryana as car crashes into truck in fog


January 11th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Jan 11 (IANS) Three persons were killed while nine sustained injuries in a fog-related accident here Tuesday, said the police.According to the police, a Tata Sumo car carrying passengers collided ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Icy roads lead to car crashes in Chinese province


January 7th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 7 (IANS) Ice accumulating on highways led to three serious car accidents and a 10-car pile-up Friday in China's Guizhou province.Five people died and seven were injured, Xinhua reported.The 10-car ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Norwegian reindeer fitted with reflectors to avoid car crashes


December 23rd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): In an effort to protect them from getting hit by cars, Norway's 200,000 reindeer are being fitted with reflectors.Every year several people are injured and around 500 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indiana Road Conditions Critical, Motorists Alerted


December 14th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In road conditions in the state of Indiana are becoming bad to worse with time and a state of emergency has been declared as per the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

3 die as car crashes into horse in Brazil


December 12th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 12 (IANS/EFE) Three of the four occupants of a car that ran into a horse on a highway in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo died when the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Coronation Street 10 times more dangerous than average Manchester street


November 29th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): A new study has found that Coronation Street is 10 times more dangerous than the average Manchester street.Coronation Street alone would have cost insurers 315,620 pounds to repair ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Car Crashes In Room In Melbourne, Australia


October 29th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) People have seen cars breaking into houses through windows and doors on television, but the last thing anyone on earth expects is to see a real ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Osteoporosis drugs can raise fracture risk


October 17th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of women taking drugs for osteoporosis could be at risk of serious leg fractures.Doctors warn that the most commonly prescribed group of treatment, bisphosphonates, may ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Firefighter Kane eager to leave a mark in Games


September 28th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Graeme Kane does two things simply for the love of it. As a firefighter back home, the Scott has so far saved over 20 ... Read more...

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Rookie go searching for a missing girl


August 20th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by admin
By Anita ThomasWhile Chris and Gail are discussing their relationship a speeding red truck dives by them as they are monitoring a speed trap set up by the force. They radio ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UAE road deaths drop by 21 percent


July 26th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 26 (IANS/WAM) Road fatalities in the UAE dropped by 21.01 percent in the first half of 2010 with 391 deaths registered, compared with 495 deaths in the corresponding period ... Read more...

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Kevin Harvick Wins Coke Zero 400 In A Wild Finish


July 4th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Daytona Beach, July 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Saturday was a fight night at the Daytona International Speedway in the Coke Zero 400 where Kevin Harvick emerged as the winner in a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Coming soon: Smart cars that will report accidents to authorities


July 4th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 4 (ANI): Scientists are developing intelligent cars that can alert and send useful information to authorities during an accident.The cars, fitted with aircraft-style black boxes, can send video footage ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smart cars with black boxes


July 4th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Computer scientists in the US are developing technology that will transform cars into intelligent vehicles fitted with aircraft-style black boxes that can record information about driving behaviour during ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New Zealand man dies as car crashes into house


July 1st, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 1 (IANS) An 88-year-old man was killed after a car crashed into his house in New Zealand Thursday. According to police, a Toyota Camry driven by an elderly man suddenly left ... Read more...

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Nissan Recalls Infinity Models For Airbag Faults


May 5th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Going by the trends of the car industry, the year 2010 should be noted as the year of recalls. The recall fiasco started with Japanese carmaker ... Read more...

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Football goals cause half a million car accidents


May 1st, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): Football goals are the cause of almost half a million car crashes or near misses. According to a survey conducted by insurance firm More Than, avid football ... Read more...

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Toyota Plagued By Yet Another SUV Recall


April 29th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ghost of recall is just not leaving troubled Japanese car-maker Toyota Motor Corp. The company is trying to restore the faith of its customers after ... Read more...

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Underdeveloped brain makes young drivers more prone to car crashes


April 28th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 28 (ANI): A new study claims to have found the reason as to why young drivers are involved in so many car crashes: underdeveloped brains.According to Dr Lisa Wundersitz, from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, singer Jordin Sparks, Congressional and Allstate leaders urge Americans to stop texting and driving


April 27th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by BNO News
NORTHBROOK, ILLINOIS (BNO NEWS) – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, singer Jordin Sparks, Congressional leaders and Allstate senior executives gathered to urge Americans to stop texting and driving during an Allstate ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Meet Britain’s unluckiest motorist


April 24th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 24 (ANI): A British man has claimed that he is Britain's unluckiest motorist after going through five car crashes, three hit-and-runs and also being struck by a bus while cycling.John ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Drunkest Cities of US list released


February 6th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This list is sure going to raise a few cheers. The Men’s Health Magazine has compiled a list of the most drunkest cities in US. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Fresno tops the list of Drunkest Cities


February 5th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Men’s Health Magazine has compiled a list of the most drunkest cities in US. And the list is topped by Fresno. The list was compiled ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Toyota To Recall 2.3 Million Cars In USA


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a new development that can come as a blow to its image, leading car maker Toyota Motors has announced a recall of its vehicles. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Orange County Tornado Brings Life To A Standstill


January 20th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri California, Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) California was ravaged by an Orange County tornado that brought the life to a standstill. High wind accompanied the tornado. The weather experts are trying ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US ‘to ban drinks containing combination of alcohol, caffeine’


November 22nd, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): The US Food and Drug Administration has announced that drinks, which contain a combination of alcohol and caffeine, will be banned within months if proven to be unsafe.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tiny sea worm helps scientists make bone-repairing medical adhesive


October 28th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): Scientists are using the natural glue secreted by a tiny sea creature called the sandcastle worm to make a long-sought new medical adhesive that is needed to repair ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vital discovery may save many from traumatic deaths


October 26th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) Researchers have unravelled how certain proteins can enter the bloodstream and begin to kill the lining of blood vessels, resulting in uncontrolled internal bleeding. Their discovery could help ... Read more...

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