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Kids don’t want expensive pastime during holidays


August 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) British children are not keen on spending their holidays on expensive activities like riding roller-coasters or eating at fast-food stands. They are just happy climbing trees ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Of his 10,000 art works, some have gone to dogs!


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) He is a highly acclaimed art director in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu movies, decorated with a Padma Shri. But with more than 10,000 works to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nine jailed for selling rotten ducks in China


November 10th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) Nine people, making up two separate gangs producing and selling rotten ducks in Beijing, have been awarded prison terms varying from one to six years, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

over 10,000 migratory birds reach Orissa national park


October 27th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 27 (IANS) At least 10,000 migratory birds from places as far as Siberia and Iraq have arrived in the Bhitarkanika National Park in Orissa's Kendrapara district, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

In yatra mode, Advani slams UPA, ducks PM candidate issue


October 10th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) A day ahead of launching his cross-country Jan Chetna Yatra, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday did not rule himself out ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Clarke praises team for win over Sri Lanka


August 21st, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 21 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke has praised the patience shown by his players during the five-wicket win over Sri Lanka that gave the visitors an unassailable 3-1 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chicken culling starts, as bird flu strikes Tripura


March 8th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhigram, Mar 8(ANI): Veterinaries in Tripura have started the process of culling chickens, after an outbreak of Avian Influenza or bird flu in the state.Veterinarians began the culling on Monday in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Malinga claims hat-trick as Sri Lanka crush Kenya (Second Lead)


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 28 (IANS) Express-fast Lasith Malinga became the second player in as many days to claim a hat-trick 2011 World Cup as Sri Lanka thrashed Kenya by nine ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Malinga’s hat-trick bowls out Kenya for 142 (Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 28 (IANS) Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga claimed the second hat-trick of the tournament as Sri Lanka bowled out Kenya for 142 in a World Cup Group A match ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tripura, Mizoram on bird flu alert


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/Agartala, Feb 25 (IANS) Mizoram Friday sounded a bird flu alert following the outbreak of the avian influenza in neighbouring Tripura and also in Myanmar and Bangladesh, which border the state.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Meghalaya sounds alert on bird flu


February 18th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 18 (IANS) Meghalaya has sounded an alert following an outbreak of avian flu in Tripura and Bangladesh, Deputy Chief Minister for Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Bindo M. Lanong said Friday. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kashmiri kids take to skis like ducks to water in Gulmarg


February 7th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
Gulmarg , Feb 7 (ANI) :A ski instructor in Gulmarg has said many children are taking up skiing.Naushad Ahmad said the sport is gaining recognition "Earlier, people used to come here only ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ryder guides New Zealand to consolation win in Auckland ODI against Pakistan


February 5th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 5(ANI): New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder scored a quickfire century on Saturday to inspire the home team to a 57-run win over Pakistan in the sixth and final ODI ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pregnant Silverstone poses for Vogue


January 30th, 2011 - 6:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Following in the footsteps of Demi Moore and Britney Spears, Alicia Silverstone is the next Hollywood star to become a pregnant cover girl.After announcing her pregnancy last ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Clarke has till end of World Cup to regain form: Greg Chappell


January 25th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Jan.25 (ANI): Australia's full-time selector Greg Chappell has guaranteed vice-captain Michael Clarke's spot in the national squad until after the World Cup that is being played in the Indian subcontinent, despite ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gwyneth Paltrow has ‘perfect’ children


December 18th, 2010 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) "Iron Man" actress Gwyneth Paltrow's mother Blythe Danner has praised the actress' "remarkable and perfect" children and said she can't wait to spend Christmas with her daughter ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

French farmer fed his ducks cannabis


November 22nd, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A farmer in France came up with an ingenious way to rid his ducks of worms - i.e. by making the worms 'high'. He allegedly fed the ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Goa CM ducks queries on Amitabh’s absence from film fest


November 20th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 20 (IANS) The name of Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan was yet again found missing from the guest list of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), forcing Goa Chief ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Michael Clarke ducks questions about girlfriend Kyly Boldy


November 10th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 10 (ANI): Michael Clarke ducked questions, at an event to launch Australia's Ashes ad campaign this week, about his new girlfriend Kyly Boldy.Asked if he and the one-time Miss Indy ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Watson out to end his hoodoo at Gabba


November 6th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov. 6 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is determined to see his team come up with a pre-Ashes confidence-booster against Sri Lanka at the Gabba here on Sunday in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Spectacular WEBN Fireworks 2010 Awes Millions Once More


September 6th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Cincinnati, Sep 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The WEBN Fireworks 2010 kick started on Sunday night sharp at 9:05 p.m. The annual Labor Day weekend affair that entered its 34th anniversary this ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Amitabh Praises SRK; Ducks Salman’s ‘Dus Ka Dum’


July 9th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The occasion was announcement of "Kaun Banega Crorepati 4' with Amitabh Bachchan as its host. However, even Bachchan knew beforehand that he won't be asked questions about ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Two Persons Missing After Barge Hits Duck Boat


July 8th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Philadelphia, July 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A sightseeing 'duck boat' was struck by tragedy on Wednesday when the ferry was hit by a barge in the Delaware River, flipping it over ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Gilchrist still world-class batsman, says Ponting


June 19th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jun 19 (ANI): Ahead of Australia's match against Middlesex, captain Ricky Ponting has said that retired wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist is still a world-class batsman capable of destroying high-quality attacks.The game against ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I learnt using guns at five: Fox


June 17th, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Megan Fox can do much more than dazzling men with her beauty. The Hollywood actress has been a shooting pro since she was very young. Fox, who would be ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Stuck Duck Released By Firefighters In Santa Fe


March 5th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Santa Fe, Texas, Mar 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a bizarre incident, a woman residing at Santa Fe found a duck stuck in the most unlikely place of her house- the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Leona Lewis forces Brit awards to drop foie-gras from menu


February 13th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 13 (ANI): British singer Leona Lewis has forced organisers of the upcoming 2010 Brit Awards to scrap a geese dish off its menu.The 24-year-old animal rights activist threatened to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Aggressive amorous ducks will destroy North Yorkshire tourism: Locals


February 8th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): The overly aggressive mating behaviour of amorous ducks could destroy tourism in rural North Yorkshire market town, say locals.A number of male drakes have become engaged in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nepal reports outbreak of bird flu


February 4th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 4 (IANS) Nepal has reported an outbreak of bird flu in the country, a media report said Thursday. Six samples collected from a poultry farm in the western district of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rahul ducks query on suicide, ends presser


January 19th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 19 (IANS) A restive Rahul Gandhi Tuesday ducked a question on the increasing number of student suicides in Maharashtra during his 59-second press conference at the Goa University. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Wickmayer ducks shadow of bigger Belgians to win Auckland title


January 10th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Jan 10 (DPA) Belgian Yanina Wickmayer won the ABS Classic title to continue her emergence from the shadow of celebrated compatriots Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin. With that high-profile pair of former ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Wickmayer ducks shadow of bigger Belgians to win at Auckland


January 9th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Jan 9 (DPA) Belgian Yanina Wickmayer Saturday won the ABS Classic title to continue her emergence from the shadow of celebrated compatriots Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin. With that high-profile pair of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

It’s an actor’s prerogative to decide his or her fee: Mohanlal


December 30th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 30 (IANS) Opposing the drive to cut production costs in the Malayalam film industry including actors' fees, superstar Mohanlal Wednesday said that it was the right of the artistes to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sydney team bowled out for eight


December 12th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec.12 (ANI): A Sydney third-grade bowler took two hat-tricks in an innings as North Sydney were bowled out for a record low score of just eight.Parramatta's Anthony Karam finished with remarkable ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hilditch says Hussey has secured his Test career, but holds out less hope for Brett Lee


November 12th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.12 (ANI): The chairman of selectors for the Australian cricket team, Andrew Hilditch, has said that middle order batsman Mike Hussey has secured his Test career with his outstanding one-day form. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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