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Media baron Ramoji Rao’s son dead


September 7th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Media baron Ramoji Rao's son Suman died here early Friday after prolonged illness, his family members said. He was 45.The managing director of Ushodaya Enterprises Private ... Read more...

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First in South Asia, a dolphin show in Pakistan


August 13th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 13 (IANS) Pakistanis will now get to see a delightful show of dolphins performing acrobatics here, a first for the entire South Asian region.Mustafa Kamal of Talent Brokers ... Read more...

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Olympic champion Cameron Van der Burgh admits to cheating


August 8th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recently crowned 100m breast stroke Olympic champion Cameron Van der Burgh has just admitted that he cheated in winning the gold. The celebrated South African gold ... Read more...

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Myanmar dolphins work with fishermen


May 28th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) Dolphins in Myanmar's Ayeyawady river are unique -- they help fishermen by herding fishes towards the net.The interactive fishing technique between the dolphins and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Italian vessel can’t sail till Monday’


March 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 30 (IANS) A division bench of the Kerala High Court Friday stayed an order by a single bench permitting the Italian cargo ship Enrica Lexie, from which two ... Read more...

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Italian ship will have to wait till forensic report: Kerala


March 28th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 28 (IANS) The Kerala government Wednesday informed the high court that a decision on whether Italian ship Enrica Lexie, from which marines had opened fire killing two Indian ... Read more...

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Japan experts to conduct study on Chilika lake dolphins


March 13th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 13 (IANS) A team of scientists from Japan Tuesday began studying the underwater behaviour of the endangered Irrawaddy dolphin in the world-famous Chilika lake, a senior state official ... Read more...

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Indian Navy’s UAV crashes (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Navy crashed near Visakhapatnam Thursday while returning from a maritime exercise in the Bay of Bengal, an ... Read more...

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Ball removed from dolphin’s stomach


January 21st, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) Doctors in China have removed a toy volleyball from the stomach of a dolphin after sedating it.Doctors took out the ball from five-year-old Jiang Bo in ... Read more...

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Dolphin population in Chilika declines


January 19th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 18 (IANS) The population of endangered Irrawaddy dolphins in Odisha's Chilika Lake has declined to 145 in 2012 from last year's 156, officials said Wednesday.The finding was based ... Read more...

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Britain to be hit by recession again in 2012


December 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) The British economy was facing a "bleak" new year, with a real risk of recession returning during 2012, a think tank has warned.The only good news ... Read more...

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NGO opposes dolphin park in Maharashtra


November 5th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) An animal rights NGO Saturday wrote to Maharashtra's Tourism Minister Chhagan Bhujbal opposing the proposed building of a dolphin and water theme park along the ... Read more...

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Man writes book on sex with dolphin


September 26th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) An American author has written a book detailing his nine-month-long sexual relationship with a female dolphin, a media report said.Malcolm Brenner's book "Wet Goddess: Recollection of ... Read more...

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Russia, US plan new military cooperation deals


August 4th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and the US plan to sign more military cooperation deals, an official said Thursday.This May, the US signed a $367.5 million contract with Russia ... Read more...

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Dolphins have amazing self-healing abilities


July 21st, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) A dolphin's ability to heal quickly from a shark bite, its resistance to infection and near-restoration of normal body contour has caught the attention of scientists.Michael ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Russia, US to set up Mi-17 repairs centre in Afghanistan


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and the US will set up a maintenance centre for Mil Mi-17 helicopters bought by Washington for the Afghan armed forces."We have agreed that ... Read more...

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Ukraine to launch air taxis


June 1st, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 1 (IANS) Ukraine would soon launch small three-seater aircraft as taxis to ferry people from city to city, the Ukrinform news agency reported.Odesviaremservice - the state-owned aircraft repair ... Read more...

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Drought threatens rare dolphin breed in China


May 27th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) A drought in central China, lasting for about 200 days, has lowered the water level in a nature reserve, so much so that the survival of ... Read more...

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Thousands of fish found dead near Los Angeles


April 20th, 2011 - 5:28 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) Thousands of fish have been found dead at the Ventura harbour near Los Angeles, alarming officials about possible environmental hazards.Officials Tuesday launched an investigation into ... Read more...

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BP Oil Spill: Dead dolphins washed ashore had oil on them


April 8th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The negative effect of the last BP Dolphin oil spill is beginning to show up. There are reports that out of over 400 dolphins that had ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Plan to increase river dolphin population: Jairam


March 8th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said the government had started a programme to boost population of river dolphin, the national aquatic animal of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Humans and dolphins ‘talk’ using primitive language in new study


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): In a first, behavioural biologists were able to 'talk' with dolphins through a primitive form of language using sounds."Many studies communicate with dolphins, especially in captivity, using fish ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dolphins can imitate other dolphins blindfolded


January 21st, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) A dolphin can detect and imitate the fin splashes, swimming movements and other behaviour of fellow dolphins, even when blindfolded.Kelly Jaakkola at the non-profit Dolphin Research Centre in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Crocodile sanctuary in the offing: Jairam Ramesh


December 28th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 27 (IANS) The central government will set up a crocodile sanctuary spread over 1,600 sq km near the Chambal river to protect the species, union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Jets Coach Trips Player’ Video Leads To Sal Alosi’s Suspension


December 14th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) No one is unaware of the notorious act by Sal Alosi, the strength and conditioning coach of New York Jets. He tripped Miami Dolphin's corner back, ... Read more...

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Sal Alosi Lack Of Sportmanship Degrades The Jets


December 13th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) No one could imagine such a conduct could come from none other than the New York Jets' strength and conditioning coach Sal Alosi. It was an ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

More tourists visiting Orissa’s Chilika Lake


November 30th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) Inflow of tourists to Orissa's world famous Chilika Lake is on the rise, a tourism official here said Tuesday.In 2009, at least 550,000 domestic and foreign tourists visited ... Read more...

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Miami Dolphins Loses To Chicago Bears Owing To Injuries


November 19th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thursday's game between the Miami Dolphins and Chicago Bears not only resulted in the defeat of the former with a score of 16-0 but also resulted ... Read more...

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Scientists discover ‘balloon head’ dolphin


November 3rd, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): Dutch researchers have identified a new type of dolphin, that appears to have had a broad snout and balloon-like forehead, from a fossil found in the North Sea ... Read more...

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Unknown Man Pulls Shark’s Tail to Save Woman in Australia


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thanks to the quick thinking of an unidentified swimmer, a female diving guide was saved from certain death, after being bitten on the thighs and buttocks by a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Inia Boliviensis, The Pink Dolphin Of Amazon Gets Famous


October 27th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Amazon Alive! A Decade of Discoveries 1999-2009," an articled published on Tuesday, by WWF (World Wildlife Fund) features the biggest diversity of animals, for whom the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Humpback whale undertakes record 6,200-mile journey


October 13th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) A humpback whale has swum into the record books after travelling a quarter of the way around the world. In the longest recorded migration by any mammal, the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Suit filed over Clear Channel Dolphins conflict


October 12th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Clear Channel Broadcasting has been sued by Miami Heat for breach of contract. It ought to be mentioned that Clear Channel Broadcasting is the parent company of ... Read more...

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Miami Heat Files Suit Over Clear Channel Dolphin Conflict


October 12th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A breach of contract suit has been filed by the ‘Miami Heat’ against the Clear Channel Broadcasting company which is a parent company of WINZ (AM 940), the ... Read more...

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Now, Malt Salt to give your fish ‘n’ chips a vinegar kick without them going soggy


October 5th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): For those who love fish and chips have always wondered how they give this much-loved dish a vinegar kick without them going soggy. And now, an American has ... Read more...

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