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2,000-year-old jaguar sculpture found in Mexico


August 29th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Mexican archaeologists have discovered a nearly 2,000-year-old sculpture of a jaguar, an official said.The one-tonne piece - which measures 1.38 meters long by 87 centimeters ... Read more...

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Lord of the Rings park left covered in volcanic ash


August 9th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mount Tongariro, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mount Tongariro of New Zealand erupted on Monday night after being quiet for more than a century. The mountain which had been exhibiting seismic activity for ... Read more...

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Olympics: Britain’s Rutherford leaps to long jump gold


August 5th, 2012 - 5:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Greg Rutherford of Britain won gold in the men's long jump Saturday, leaping 8.31 meters.Rutherford claimed the gold when Will Claye of the US, the ... Read more...

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Majewski defends Olympic shot put title


August 4th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland's Tomasz Majewski retained his Olympic shot put title Friday, snatching gold by just three centimeters with a throw of 21.89 meters.Majewski, 30, had led ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Isinbayeva likely to retire after Olympics: Coach


July 21st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yelena Isinbayeva, pole vault world record holder and double Olympic champion, is "tired" of the pressure of expectations and is likely to retire after ... Read more...

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Russian airports ease passenger search rules


April 25th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's transport ministry will allow airline passengers to keep their shoes on during pre-flight security checks starting mid-May, the governmental Rossiyskaya Gazeta daily said Wednesday.Passengers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NSW floods lead to mass evacuations


March 6th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rising waters in the New South Wales region has forced officials to ask thousands of people to evacuate the region. Nearly 75 percent of the region ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Australian chef creates world record for tallest pancake stack


February 27th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Melbourne, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Australian chef has broken the record for the world record for the highest pancake stack. Guinness Record officials looked on as Andy Wrobel from Melbourne ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Metallic Spaceball falls from the sky in Namibia


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Windhoek, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Namibian authorities have contacted NASA to investigate a mysterious metallic spaceball that dropped at a remote location in the country. Government officials explain that the object with ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

China’s largest desert lake may vanish in 10 years


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 23 (IANS) China's largest desert lake is shrinking as a result of climate change and human activities and it could vanish in just a decade, officials estimate.Hongjiannao ... Read more...

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Indian declared world’s shortest woman


December 16th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Indian has officially been named as the “world’s shortest woman.” At the height of just 62.8 centimeters, Jyoti Amge has the reach of the average two-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Indonesians file lawsuit against U.S. consulate in Surabaya


December 14th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by BNO News
SURABAYA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A group of Indonesian nationals filed a lawsuit against the United States consulate general in eastern Java on Tuesday for building a barrier and obstructing traffic on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Numerical pattern found in ancient Mexican city


October 28th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 28 (IANS/EFE) Japanese archaeologist Saburo Sugiyama discovered that the architects of the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacan based their designs on a numerical measure equivalent to 83 ... Read more...

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Woman gives birth on flight to Moscow


October 14th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dushanbe, Oct 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A healthy baby boy was born on a Tajik Air flight from Dushanbe to Moscow, company spokeswoman Lola Kendzhaeva said Friday."Shabnam Rakhimova gave birth two ... Read more...

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Donnie Russell finds the world’s smallest chicken egg


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Raleigh, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A pastor in West Virginia has what could be the tiniest chicken egg in the world. The chicken egg is just 2.1 centimeters and weighs 3.46 ... Read more...

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Mexican claims he found a fairy


August 12th, 2011 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), Aug 12 (IANS/EFE) An unemployed 22-year-old bricklayer claims he has found a fairy in this western Mexican metropolis.Jose Maldonado, who charges a monetary "donation" in exchange for displaying ... Read more...

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25,000-year-old pendant found in Spain


August 11th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
San Sebastian (Spain), Aug 11 (IANS/EFE) A pendant some 25,000-years old has been found in northern Spain's Basque region by archaeologists.The piece, an oblong gray smooth stone some 10 centimeters ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mexico returns archaeological piece to Egypt


April 29th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 29 (IANS/EFE) Mexico has returned a priceless archaeological piece from the Aswan region to the Egyptian government, officials said.The anthropomorphic piece, which shows a head in profile, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fire ants make rafts to save themselves from floods


April 27th, 2011 - 2:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Well, if you thought the humans were the smartest and well prepared against natural calamities, then think again! Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

2,000-year-old archeological remains found in Nepal


April 4th, 2011 - 4:54 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) Ruins of 2,000-year-old buildings have been discovered in eastern Nepal, Xinhua reported.They were found during an excavation in Kichakbadhsthal in Jhapa district. Remains of walls made ... Read more...

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China removes tsunami warning


March 12th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.12 (ANI): China has removed a tsunami warning after huge waves caused by a massive earthquake in Japan were reduced to less than 50 centimeters by the time they reached Taiwan. Following ... Read more...

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Japan issues tsunami warning after 7.2 earthquake


March 9th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.9 (ANI): Japanese metrological agency has issued a tsunami warning, after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the nation today.According to the agency reports, tsunami waves of about 50 centimeters would hit ... Read more...

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Chennai students win award for humanoid robot


February 15th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 15 (ANI) : A group of students from Chennai won the best innovation award for a humanoid robot during the recently held Spring Innovations Competition at Nanyang Technological University ... Read more...

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Sikh resumes Malaysian National Service training after hair cutting incident


February 7th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Seremban (Malaysia), Feb.7 (ANI): A Sikh National Service (NS) trainee who had complained that his hair was snipped while he slept will resume training today at the Sungkai camp in Perak.According to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ice blocks 4,000 vehicles on China freeway


December 17th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 17 (IANS) More than 4,000 vehicles and 8,000 people remained stranded Friday as ice blocked a section of the Beijing-Hong Kong-Macao freeway caused by a severe cold that swept across ... Read more...

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Regular exercise may prevent middle-age weight gain


December 15th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that young adults, particularly women, who maintained high levels of moderate and vigorous activity over a period of 20 years experienced smaller gains ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pizza Home Delivery Man Catches Robber In Glasgow


November 10th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Muhammad Zar, A man out delivering Pizzas in Glasgow, for the well known outlet of Dominos, was in for a shock when he ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Study Shows Tall Men at Greater Risk for Testicular Cancer


October 28th, 2010 - 3:06 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although new research shows that taller men may be at a greater risk for obtaining testicular cancer, they are assured that there is no reason to panic, according ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Powerful earthquake, small tsunamis hit Indonesia


October 26th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A small tsunami was recorded after a powerful earthquake struck off the western coast of Sumatra, officials said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.The 7.2-magnitude earthquake ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Standing on a staircase ‘makes you age faster’


September 24th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): Believe it or not, standing on the roof of your building might make you age faster than standing on the ground floor.Research has revealed that Einstein's theories ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dr. Hideto Tomabechi’s Invention Breast Enlarging Ringtone 2010 Gets Attention


September 8th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gone are the days of silicon implantations. Now with the advancement of the technology girls have a better option to enlarge their breasts. Recently Dr ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Edward Nino Hernandez Named World’s Shortest Man, But Not For Long


September 7th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although the Columbian Edward Nino Hernandez has been named the “World’s Shortest Man” by the Guiness Book of World Records, he is not expected to hold ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

World’s shortest man is Colombian, measures 27 inches


September 6th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Colombian on Monday was confirmed as the world's shortest man, measuring 70 centimeters (27 inches) tall. Edward Niño Hernandez, 24, who has not grown since ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

With winter months away, snow starts to fall in northwest China


September 6th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by BNO News
XINJIANG UYGUR AUTONOMOUS REGION, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- With the start of the winter still several months away, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has already experienced its first snowfall of the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake hits off Vanuatu Islands, Port-Vila struck by small tsunami


August 10th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-VILA, VANUATU (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck off Vanuatu Islands on Tuesday, seismologists said, generating a small tsunami that struck the Vanuatu capital of Port-Vila.The 7.5-magnitude earthquake at 04:23 ... Read more...

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