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Humans recycled stone artefacts 13,000 years ago!


September 21st, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 21 (IANS) Humans recycled their stone artefacts even as early as 13,000 years ago, according to a finding based on the discovery of burnt artefacts in the Moli ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Putin Admits Stage Managing Animal Stunts


September 15th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Putin gave in to the fact that he has been involved in performing some of the most known staged moves. This also includes the encounters with endangered ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chinese ships patrol disputed islands


September 14th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Two Chinese surveillance ships arrived Friday in the waters around the Diaoyu Islands and began patrolling and law enforcement duties, Xinhua reported. This is the first ... Read more...

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Concert promoters termed MJ ‘emotionally paralyzed mess’


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 3 (IANS) The promoters of Michael Jackson's This Is It show have reportedly described the late pop icon as "an emotionally paralyzed mess" who was "scared ... Read more...

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Was Zubaida killed for money, not ‘honour’?


August 29th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 29 (IANS) Despite the preliminary confession of three persons that they killed their sister Zubaida to save the "honour" of the family, investigators continue to probe the possibility ... Read more...

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Brazilian firm makes deepwater oil find


August 27th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 27 (IANS/EFE) Oil and gas have been found in a deepwater basin in the Atlantic, Brazilian state-controlled oil giant Petrobras said.Tests confirmed the presence of petroleum ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

286 kg marijuana found in vehicle in Hungary


August 26th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Budapest, Aug 25 (IANS) Hungarian authorities discovered 286 kg of marijuana, valued at about 580 million forints ($2.6 million) in a supposedly "empty" vehicle at a checkpoint on the Serbian ... Read more...

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Skull fossil of oldest Asian modern man found


August 24th, 2012 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 24 (IANS) France's National Museum of Natural History has announced the discovery of the skull of the oldest Asian modern man, Xinhua reported.An international researchers team found the ... Read more...

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Explosive substances near rail track diffused


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam, Aug 23 (IANS) Experts Thursday diffused explosive substances including a detonator found in a tiffin box near a railway track about 30 km from here in Kerala, police said.Kottayam ... Read more...

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Two Sets of Pyramids Discovered In Egypt


August 14th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two new possible pyramid sites have been discovered by an American scientist who has spent 10 years studying the region. The archeology researchers known as Angela Micol ... Read more...

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Egypt’s buried hands may be ancient trophies


August 11th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Sixteen buried hands uncovered recently in Egypt could be trophies victorious warriors took after battle 3,600 years ago, say experts.Researchers believe the discovery is the earliest ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

5,000-year-old wooden boat discovered in Egypt


July 26th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) French archaeologists have discovered a 5,000-year-old wooden boat in an expedition in Egypt, the Daily Mail reported.The significant discovery was made in Abu Rawash, west of ... Read more...

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McCartney raises voice to save baby elephant in India (With Image)


July 26th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Former Beatle Paul McCartney took a break from his London Olympics performance rehearsal for Sunder, a baby elephant who has been beaten and is kept ... Read more...

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Dinosaur-bird ‘missing link’ could be egg


July 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) A fossilised dinosaur egg found in Spain shares the same characteristics as that of birds' eggs and could be the "missing link" to prove their "common ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain hold security talks


July 10th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Jeddah, July 9 (IANS/WAM) Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have held talks on security, it was announced Monday.Saudi Interior Minister Prince Ahmad bin Abdulaziz and his visiting Bahraini counterpart Lieutenant General ... Read more...

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Ancient cowries unearthed in Odisha


July 5th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 4 (IANS) A group of workers unearthed several kilograms of cowries, probably used as currency in ancient times, as they dug up a field in Odisha's Kendrapada district, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Discovery of God Particle very exciting: Kasturirangan


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The discovery of the 'God particle' by scientists at the CERN research centre in Geneva is "very exciting" and the data needs to be studied, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Hope for mouth cancer treatment


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) A protein active in mouth cancer has been identified that could lead to new methods to treat the disease, according to a British study.The protein FRMD4A ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Discovery to help balding men regrow hair


June 26th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) The discovery that hair follicles in balding people are trapped in a "sleeping" state will help scientists develop a new treatment to combat thinning hairs. Trichologists ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chinese couple held in Paris for murdering another couple


June 19th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 19 (IANS) A Chinese couple has been detained in Paris for killing and dismembering another couple and dumping their headless torsos in a forest in the outskirts of ... Read more...

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Not dating Parineeti, says Uday Chopra


June 18th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Actor Uday Chopra finds rumours of a relationship with Yash Raj Films (YRF) discovery Parineeti Chopra "ridiculous"."Whoa! @ParineetiChopra and I are NOT dating guys...it's kinda ridiculous! ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bronze Age necropolis unearthed in Serbia


June 17th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, June 17 (IANS) A 4,000-year-old Bronze Age necropolis has been unearthed in Serbia.It was discovered during a road construction work outside Vranje town, some 270 km from Belgrade, Xinhua ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World War II torpedo found in Ukraine


June 14th, 2012 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A World War II-era torpedo - containing 600 kg of explosive - was found off Ukraine's Crimean port of Sevastopol, officials said.The weapon was found ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US refinery workers find dead monkeys in crate


June 8th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Houston, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Indiana refinery workers received a very big surprise after they opened a crate of valves coming from India and discovered the remains of two monkeys. ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Ancient shipwrecks unearthed in China


May 29th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) Archaeologists in China have unearthed two shipwrecks under an artificial waterway that remained buried for centuries.Over 600 artifacts have also been recovered from the site in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Italian firm Eni finds oil in Egypt


May 24th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 24 (IANS) Italy's largest energy company Eni said Thursday it has made a significant discovery of around 150-250 million barrels of oil in Egypt.The oil reserves have been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Paltrow gets greenfield to edit newsletter


May 20th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 20 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is such a fan of actor Max Greenfield's TV comedy "New Girl" that she has asked him to be the first guest ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Compound in apple, onion can beat blood clots: Study


May 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Rutin, a chemical present in apple, orange, onion and green and black tea, not only keeps blood clots at bay but can also be part of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Unwitting Brazilian family used explosive device as doorstop


May 1st, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 1 (IANS/EFE) For 15 years a Brazilian family used a device they found buried on their farm as a doorstop without suspecting that it could be a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nathalia is Pooja Bhatt’s discovery, says RGV


April 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Verma says he found the Indo-Brazilian model Nathalia Kaur, who is doing an item number in his forthcoming movie "Department", because of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Colombian firm makes new oil find


April 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 26 (IANS/EFE) State oil company Ecopetrol announced a new crude discovery at an exploratory well in Tisquirama, a block in northern Colombia that has been in commercial production ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China seizes over 33,000 illegal drug ads


April 17th, 2012 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) China's food and drug safety watchdog said Monday it has found 33,648 illegal commercial advertisements for drugs this year till March.It included release of advertisements without ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fatty acids can fight cancer spread


April 11th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 11 (IANS) Omega-3 agents could potentially block the path of primary cancer tumours, preventing more advanced cancers, according to researchers. Michael Murray, professor of pharmogenetics at the University ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kids on Easter Egg hunt find grenade!


April 8th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) A group of British children, while on an Easter Egg hunt, found a hand grenade instead.Around 25 children - aged between two and five - were ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Elderly woman’s body found in suitcase at Russia playground


March 29th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by BNO News
ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Police in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg have launched a murder investigation after the body of an elderly woman was found stuffed inside a suitcase ... Read more...

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