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Brazilian firm makes offshore crude find


March 21st, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 21 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian state-controlled energy giant Petrobras said Tuesday it discovered a new "high-quality" oil accumulation off the coast of Sao Paulo state.The new find was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Is Apple going to announce the release date of iPad 3 soon?


February 9th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Francisco, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a lot of speculation always about upcoming Apple products and the latest product that is on everyone’s mind is the iPad 3. Some sources ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Wildlife under unprecedented threat from natural disasters


December 23rd, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Scientists from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) have come up with a method to identify wildlife populations likely to experience drastic changes when faced ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Climate changes will be rapid if warming continues


December 9th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) The climate may potentially change for the worse this century, triggering many metres of sea level rise, if global warming is not controlled, said an American ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Location-sharing startup joins Facebook


December 6th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 6 (IANS) Facebook and location-sharing startup Gowalla announced Monday that Gowalla's founders as well as several team members will join Facebook and move to the social ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Super Kings unfazed: Fleming


September 27th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) Call it champion talk or whatever, but Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming asserted that no panic button was pressed and the team was looking to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistani cinema finally taking shape: Actress Humaima Malick (Interview)


September 2nd, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) The Pakistani film industry is finally undergoing a revolution and is emerging from the shadow of Bollywood, says Pakistani model-actress Humaima Malick, whose film "Bol", about ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Britain lagging behind in digital age: Google chief


August 27th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt has warned that Britain would fall behind in the digital age unless it makes drastic changes in its education system.Schmidt said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Brazilian firm approves $225 bn investment plan through 2015


July 24th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 24 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian state-controlled energy giant Petrobras has approved $224.7 billion in investment outlays for the 2011-15 period.The majority - $127.5 billion - will be allocated ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brazilian firm announces new deepwater oil find


April 30th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, April 30 (IANS/EFE) State-controlled energy giant Petrobras announced the discovery of a new high-quality crude deposit in deep waters off Brazil's southeastern coast.Located in the Albacora field of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Not under estimating Delhi Daredevils: Jayawardene


April 30th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Kochi, Apr 30 (ANI): Ahead of a high voltage match against Delhi Daredevils, Kochi Tuskers Kerala captain Mahela Jayawardene has said he is not under estimating the encounter despite the Delhi team ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ponting’s leadership under scrutiny as Cricket Australia begins performance review


March 26th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar.25 (ANI): Ricky Ponting has admitted that his leadership will come under scrutiny, as Cricket Australia begin their performance review, following Australia's exit from the World Cup." Cricket Australia has initiated ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Water flowing into Arctic warmest in 2,000 years


February 1st, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Water flowing from the North Atlantic Ocean into the Arctic Ocean is at its warmest level for more than 2,000 years. The sea in the Gulf Stream between ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Arctic Ocean water is ‘warmest it’s been for more than 2,000 years’


February 1st, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): A new study has found that the water flowing into the Arctic from the North Atlantic is at its warmest level for more than 2,000 years.This could endanger ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brazil’s Petrobras announces deep-water oil find


January 27th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Jan 27 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian state-controlled energy company Petrobras said it struck oil at a pre-salt block located in "ultra-deep" waters of the Santos Basin, located off the country's southeastern coast.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tunisia reformation described a ‘first Wikileaks revolution’


January 16th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Tunis, Jan 16 (ANI): The drastic changes brought about in Tunisia that ultimately forced President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali's to flee the country, has been described as the 'first Wikileaks revolution' because ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Australia close to “rock bottom” in Test cricket: Clarke


January 8th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 8 (ANI): Michael Clarke has admitted that Australia is close to "rock bottom" in Test cricket, but is against making drastic changes, arguing that the players involved in the 3-1 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brazil oil field’s name changed to `Lula’


December 30th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 30 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian state-controlled energy giant Petrobras Wednesday confirmed the commercial viability of two massive offshore oil and gas fields located deep beneath the ocean floor, announcing that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New green coastal norms in two weeks: Jairam Ramesh


December 27th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 27 (IANS) The central government would notify the new Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) in two weeks, said union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh here Monday.Speaking to reporters after ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Defer amendments to Coastal Regulation Zone: Karunanidhi urges PM


November 20th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Friday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to defer notification of new amendments to the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ), which he said would destroy ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Obese Bob Mewse loses 7 stone after viewing his side profile on Google Street View


November 15th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bristol, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bob Mewse used to be an obese man, once upon a time. He also had numerous physical problems because of his weight. He used to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Briton joins gym after his ’shocking’ image on Google


November 15th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) A Briton was so horrified after seeing his massive belly on the Google Street View that he decided to join a weight loss regime, a media report said ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Johnson “just degrees” away from becoming match winner again: Queensland coach


November 13th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 13 (ANI): Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson's slinging action is off by "just a matter of degrees" and it will not require major changes to again become a match-winner during the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Unlike us, honeybees don’t have trouble rescheduling biological clocks


October 14th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A research carried out at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has shown that unlike humans, honeybees, when thrown into highly time-altered new societal roles, are able to alter ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Michelle Obama admits she’s a “lover” of french fries


September 14th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): America's First Lady Michelle Obama has confessed her love for French fries and has admitted that her daughters enjoy mac and cheese.However, at the National Restaurant Association's fall ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Food poisoning bacteria may be key to future of renewable energy


September 4th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 4 (ANI): Unlike the popular correlation of E. coli with sickness and food poisoning, the malevolent bacteria may also be the key to the future of renewable energy, study suggests.Desmond ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Myanmar announces restrictions on election campaigning


August 19th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 19 (DPA) Military-ruled Myanmar Thursday announced restrictions on campaigning for November's general election that it said were to assure the polls are "free and fair". Candidates wishing to address the public ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cook retained in England squad, but has to prove his worth


August 16th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.16 (ANI): Essex and England opener Alastair Cook has been retained in the national squad for the third Test against Pakistan to be played at The Oval from Wednesday, but may ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tata DOCOMO launches pay per site tariff plan for browsing


August 10th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Tata DOCOMO Tuesday launched a new "pay per site" tariff plan which will allow subscribers to pay only for the websites they surf. The Pay per ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Petraeus rules out drastic changes in Afghan war policy


July 2nd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels (Belgium), July 2 (ANI): NATO's newly appointed Afghan war commander General David Petraeus has ruled out any drastic changes in the counterinsurgency policies which were implemented by his sacked predecessor ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Akshay wants Diwali release for ‘Action Replayy’: Shah


June 28th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) After "Blue" last year, one would think Akshay Kumar would stay away from Diwali releases. In fact that is what Vipul Shah had presumed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Akshay Kumar Calls Vipul Shah From London


June 28th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After Blue last year Diwali, you would think that Akshay Kumar would stay away from Diwali releases. In fact that is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Addicts of the virtual world could have behavioural problems


April 18th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Is your child hooked on to social networking sites or online gaming sites and exhibiting worrying behavioural changes? Maybe it's time you intervened and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Pakistan’s retired hockey captain eyeing comeback


April 6th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 6 (IANS) Less than a month after retiring from international hockey following Pakistan's catastrophic last-place finish in the World Cup in New Delhi, former skipper Zeeshan Ashraf has shown his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Daredevils will have surprises for Mumbai Indians: Simmons


March 16th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils assistant coach Eric Simmons said his team will have some surpises for Mumbai Indians in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Ferozeshah Kotla ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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