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Egyptian’s 31 inch biceps crowned world’s biggest


September 12th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) An Egyptian-born bodybuilder's 31-inch biceps have been crowned the biggest in the world, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.Moustafa Ismail, 24, has spent 10 years pumping iron ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Notice to government on smoking scenes in films (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the health and family welfare ministry on film director Mahesh Bhatt's plea seeking quashing of a notification ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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 |

Boys hitting puberty a year earlier


December 8th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Boys are hitting puberty an average year earlier than their fathers' generation, a study says.A study in Bulgaria found boys today start to develop when they reach 12 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Boys hitting puberty a year earlier: Study


December 8th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 08 (ANI): It's not just girls, boys too are hitting puberty a year earlier, a new study has revealed.The research in Bulgaria showed that boys are on a faster track ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

81pc of hospital patients at high risk for obstructive sleep apnea


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): A Loyola University Health System study has found that eighty-one percent of hospital patients are at high risk for obstructive sleep apnea.The findings suggest that hospitals should consider ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Beefed-up muscles help kidney patients live longer


October 15th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has suggested that kidney disease patients are likely to live healthier and longer if they've beefed up their muscles.The results have suggested that patients may ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Big bottoms and thighs insure longevity


October 5th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) A big bottom and thighs could be your insurance to longevity.Too much abdominal fat seems to up the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes, while piling ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Proposed road endangers Uttar Pradesh mango belt


September 26th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 26 (IANS) One of the prime mango belts of the country is fighting a battle for survival in the Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh as the central government ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Wide-handed astronauts ‘more likely to have their fingernails fall off’


September 14th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): A new study has found that astronauts with wider hands are more likely to have their fingernails fall off after working or training in space suit gloves.The trouble ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Men’s perfect lovers come with a waist-to-hip ratio of 0.7


August 26th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Math has solved many a complex equations over the years, and now it can also find you the perfect answer to who might be the best lover for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, a math formula to find you your perfect lover


August 24th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 24 (ANI): Math has solved many a complex equations over the years, and now it can also find you the perfect answer to who might be the best lover for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese version of Guinness gets recognition


July 28th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) Now, it's official. 'Chinness', the Chinese version of Guinness, has been recognised by the country's trademark regulator. Derived from 'Chinese' and 'Guinness', 'Chinness' has been officially approved by ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Larger head size, a boon for Alzheimer’s patients


July 13th, 2010 - 11:09 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): Alzheimer's patients with large heads have better memory and thinking skills than those sufferers who have smaller heads, even when they have the same amount of brain cell ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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 |

Exercise early for stronger bones in old age


May 4th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Exercises early on increase bone density and size, which may spell a reduced risk of osteoporosis later, says a study. Around 3,200 men had their bones examined and their ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Exercise in youth to make old age bones stronger


May 4th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Physical activity when young increases bone density and size, which may mean a reduced risk of osteoporosis later in life, concludes a new study.For the thesis from the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How to identify masked hypertension in kids


May 3rd, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A study has suggested that parent's blood pressure, waist and hip circumference are the keys to identifying masked hypertension in their kids.According to data unveiled at the American ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kiwi doc offers Botox that makes legs look better in stilettos


April 18th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, April 18 (ANI): An increasing number of women are turning to Botox to make their legs look better in stilettos, says an Auckland cosmetic physician.Dr Garsing Wong, of the Sapphire Appearance ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Large Hadron Collider Develops Snag, Collisions Takes Place Beyond Schedule


March 30th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Geneva, Mar 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world's biggest energy particle accelerator which is known by the name of LHC or the Large Hadron Collider is hogging the spotlight today. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pi Day Being Celebrated Today


March 14th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New York, March 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) March 14 is celebrated as Pi Day as the day is read as 3/14 or rather 3.14, which is the value of the pi, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Scientists devise sensor that can detect single nanoparticle and take its measurement


December 19th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 19 (ANI): A group of researchers at Washington University has devised a sensor on a chip that can not only detect but also measure a single nanoparticle.The research, led by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indus Valley civilization created world’s first sophisticated financial exchange system


November 21st, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 21 (ANI): A Canadian mathematician has discovered that the Indus Valley's Bronze Age civilization may have developed the world's first sophisticated financial exchange system.According to the Telegraph, a new study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Giant 4ft, 1,224lbs cupcake sets new world record


August 19th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): A giant cupcake, standing 4ft tall and weighing 1,224 pounds, has entered the Guinness Book of Records.The hefty cake beat the previous record of 151 lbs to become ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, a bicycle that takes around 20 seconds to fold down


August 4th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 4 (ANI): A British student has designed a bicycle that can be folded completely into the space of the wheel's 26-inch circumference within 20 seconds.According to a report by Sky ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Robotic grasshopper to help explore Mars’ rocky geography


July 6th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): Scientists have come up with the first robotic grasshopper based on the spring mechanism the insect has to propel itself, which may help explore Mars' rocky terrain.The Jollbot ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Yew tree enters record books for having canopy as big as Royal Albert Hall


May 20th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): A yew tree, whose canopy is said to be as big as the size of London's Royal Albert Hall, has entered the record books as the widest tree ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lipioc Acid Helps Control Blood Pressure


May 16th, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by GD
A recent study has found that Lipioc Acid can help lower blood pressure. One of the causes of high blood pressure is the constriction of blood vessels. In such people the blood ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Indian doctors remove basketball-sized kidney from man


April 26th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Imagine a kidney the size of a basketball. That's what doctors at a Delhi hospital discovered after a 48-year-old man came for a medical checkup ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Teens who give birth at increased risk of being overweight


April 7th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Girls who give birth between the age group of 15 and 19 are more likely to be overweight, with more abdominal fat, regardless of their childhood weight or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Newfound moon may be source of Saturns G ring


March 4th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): NASAs Cassini spacecraft has found within Saturns G ring an embedded moonlet that appears as a faint, moving pinprick of light, which scientists believe is the main ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Imposing Buddhist stupa discovered in Bihar (Lead)


February 9th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 9 (IANS) A huge Buddhist stupa has been discovered in Bihar's Nalanda district and archaeologists Monday said it could be the second largest such structure in the world.A team from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

8yr-old British prodigy is world’’s cleverest child


January 26th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): Ainan Cawley, an eight-year-old British prodigy, is thought to be world''s cleverest children.Ainan Cawley, who lives in Singapore with his expatriate family, is studying chemistry at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Santosh Sivan to make sequel to ‘Halo’


October 26th, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) After working with child actor Purav Bhandare in the much-applauded "Tahaan", filmmaker Santosh Sivan is more than convinced he wants to direct children and animals again. He's all ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mercurys spiders may have been formed due to asteroid impact


September 23rd, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, September 23 (ANI): Data from NASAs Messenger spacecrafts first flyby of Mercury has suggested that the spider-like Pantheon Fossae formation, a radiating web of troughs located in the giant Caloris ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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