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Wanted someone to take care of Queen’s time


September 6th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) If you are the one who can take care of time-pieces, you have a chance to serve the British Queen.The Queen is seeking a time-piece expert, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blame social jet lag for that tired Monday feeling


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) If getting out of your bed on a Monday morning seems like a Herculean task, then you could be suffering from social jet lag, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Going against body clock paves way to obesity


May 11th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 11 (IANS) The mismatch between the body's internal clock and our daily schedules not only make us sleepy, but it also contributes to the growing tide of obesity, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Turtle clocks Rs.122 crore revenue


April 18th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) Turtle, a leading manufacturer and retailer of men's apparel and accessories, registered a growth of 50 percent in revenue during 2011-12 and expects the same level ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India clocks $69.7 billion IT exports


April 5th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 5 (IANS) IT exports from India totalled about $69.7 billion during financial year 2011-12.J. Satyanarayana, secretary, department of electronics and IT, said this to reporters on the sidelines ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

McDonald’s staff caught selling stale food


March 16th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 16 (IANS) A McDonald's restaurant here has been found selling food that should have been thrown away, Shanghai Daily reported Friday.Staff were also seen changing expiry dates and, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Daylight Savings Time 2012 begins on the 11th of March


March 6th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States will turn the clock an hour early on Sunday (the 11th of March 2012) to mark the Daylight Savings Time. The practice is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tech show provides platform to the disabled


February 7th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Taha Haaziq is blind, but his disability never stopped him from following his dreams. He teaches Indian classical music and even provides lessons on popular ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

U.S. Daylight Savings time change for 2011


November 5th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Daylight Saving Time in the United States will end on Sunday (6th of November 2011); a week after the rest of the world turned their clocks ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Time change for Fall 2011


November 4th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) United States will switch their clock backwards by an hour on Sunday morning. The Daylight Saving Time will officially end in the country at 2 a.m. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Daylight saving time 2011


October 31st, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States and Canada will have to wait for one more week before they turn back their clocks because of Daylight Saving Time 2011. Several other ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

I look for clock towers in cities: Amitabh Bachchan


October 22nd, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan has revealed his fetish for time, so much so that once the 69-year-old megastar visits a new city, his eyes scan the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Burger King launches ‘1160-calorie Meat Monster’ in Japan


April 13th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 13 (ANI): A burger that clocks in at a gut-busting 1160 calories is the newest creation by Burger King and has been launched in Japan.'Meat Monster' is made up of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A tale of braids, diagrams, clocks at Kallol Dutta’s show


April 6th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Kallol Dutta, known for hand imprints, illustrations and jail stripes on garments, reflected his signature style by presenting a collection with clocks, diagram prints and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Armaan clocks top-10 time in the wet weather


March 31st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Snetterton (England), March 31 (IANS) Heavy rains in the afternoon scuttled Armaan Ebrahim's Formula 2 pre-season testing programme here Wednesday, but still managed a top-10 time of one minute, 56.489 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Laser diodes promise new age of Internet


March 16th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) A new laser device could make high-speed computing faster and more reliable, opening the door to a new age of the Internet.Professor Dennis Deppe at the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Official Time Daylight Saving Time 2010


November 7th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Daylight Saving Time officially ends today, Sunday Nov. 7. That means all clocks needs to be turned back one hour late. This year the period started ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Daylight Saving Time Comes To An End Today


November 7th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Daylight Saving Time is ending on Sunday November 7th in various parts of the world. This can be a tad problematic for those who live ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

iFAIL: Apple iPhone Alarm Glitch Causes Scores to be Late


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:12 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scores of people were an hour late for work today after a suspected Apple iPhone alarm clock bug caused their iPhone alarms to go off an hour ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Today is the ‘most miserable day of the year’


November 1st, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): A poll say as many as 66 per cent of Brits will be depressed today as it is officially the most miserable day of the year.As temperatures plunge, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Daylight Saving Starts In New Zealand, UV Radiation Goes Up


September 25th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the Daylight Saving time goes into effect the residents of New Zealand have been asked to take appropriate measures since they will be spending more ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Now, humanoid robots that can perform hip-hop!


August 28th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Aug 28 (ANI): Who says only Michael Jackson could do the perfect moonwalk? If scientists in Sydney are to be believed, then even robots may soon burn the dance floor.Mary-Anne ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New method to synchronize clocks developed


July 21st, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Researchers have found a new way to accurately synchronize clocks.The clocks in computers, telecommunications, and other complex systems must stay accurate to within nanoseconds because their oscillators -- ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why ‘cosmic clocks’ are not perfect


June 29th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Scientists have taken a major step towards solving a 30-year-old puzzle: why the "cosmic clocks" called pulsars aren't perfect.CSIRO astronomer George Hobbs and colleagues in the UK, Germany ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Moving clocks forward could reduce CO2 emissions


June 21st, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21(ANI): A new study has revealed that keeping the clocks one hour ahead of time would save half a million tonnes of carbon dioxide every year.A study at the Cambridge ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Future Generali clocks 255 percent growth in premium


May 18th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Future Generali India Life Insurance Company, a joint venture between Future Group of India and Generali Group of Italy, has registered 255 percent growth in total premium for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cowell to host Dali themed wedding


March 30th, 2010 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell's wedding to fiancee Mezhgan Hussainy will be themed around a painting by Salvador Dali, according to his ex-girlfriend Sinitta. Cowell who proposed to the make-up ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tiny fruit fly tongue holds clues to obesity


February 15th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) A fruit fly's tiny tongue holds clues to our eating habits, potentially opening new ways to treat obesity, says a new study. Drosophila, commonly called fruit flies and smaller ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

E-mailing at work can take off ten years of working life


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Checking e-mails at work can take off almost ten years of your working life, according to a new research.People are so addicted to the e-mail system that they ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Coldplay accused of stealing songs


January 15th, 2010 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) British band Coldplay are facing legal action from a man who alleges he wrote three of the band's hit songs. Sammie Lee Smith claims he is responsible for ... Read more...

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Texmaco clocks Rs.22.23 crore net profit


January 13th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) KK Birla group company Texmaco posted a net profit of Rs.22.23 crore in the third quarter, compared to Rs.15.42 crore netted in the corresponding period last fiscal, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bangladesh clocks will strike New Year after an extra hour


December 31st, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 31 (IANS) The government has decided to restore Bangladesh standard time (BST) at midnight after Daylight Saving Time (DST) was introduced June 19 this year. A cabinet meeting chaired ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

How service dogs help ease disabled living


December 30th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 30 (ANI): Service dogs can help increase safety and independence for people with disabilities or illness in several ways, experts have observed.A report in the Mayo Clinic Health Letter exemplifies ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Daylight saving time in New York & California


November 1st, 2009 - 11:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At 2 am on Nov 1, you would have set your clocks back by an hour in New York and in California. You would have ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Time Change Falls On 24th Oct


October 25th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On the morning of Sunday, the clocks are to be set an hour back. The day of the fall change for the year 2009 has arrived, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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