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Apple tests smaller tablet with eight-inch screen


February 15th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 15 (IANS) Apple is working with component suppliers in Asia to test a new version of its popular tablet computer with a smaller screen, US media reported ... Read more...

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Fossils reveal 500 million-year-old tulip-shaped creature


January 19th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 19 (IANS) A tulip-shaped creature inhabiting ocean depths more than 500 million years ago has emerged from the famous Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale in the Canadian Rockies. Named ... Read more...

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In Meghalaya, celebrating Durga Puja differently


October 5th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Nartiang (Meghalaya), Oct 5 (IANS) As millions across India thronged Durga Puja marquees on the penultimate day of the festival Wednesday, so did the Jaintias, an indigenous tribe of Meghalaya ... Read more...

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NASA turns on humanoid robot in space station


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) NASA Tuesday turned on a humanoid robot in the International Space Station for the first time since it was delivered in February, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Amazon Eve, World’s Tallest Model Towers Over Playboy Bunnies


February 8th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At a fundraiser which was held at the Playboy Mansion last week, there was one model who rose above the others...in a literal sense.The World's Tallest Model, ... Read more...

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Previously Unseen Photographs of the JFK Inauguration 50 Years Ago Today


January 21st, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) News sites all over today are full of stories about the Inauguration of President John F Kennedy which took place fifty years ago to this date. Very ... Read more...

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Mother Of 11-Month-Old Oliver Denning Warns Parents


January 10th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amy Denning whose 11-month-old son Oliver Denning had a tragic death last year has warned parents to be extremely cautious about their kids. The 11-month-old baby ... Read more...

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The Ashes 2010: England’s beanpole bowlers have a big advantage


November 19th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.19 (ANI): Tall bowlers have the best averages, and according to England bowling coach David Saker, Steve Finn, Chris Tremlett and Stuart Broad, who are the tallest group to represent England, ... Read more...

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Boozing and high heels don’t mix!


November 15th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): A recent Brit survey has revealed that booze and high-heels definitely do not mix.A top ankle surgeon says scores of young women are causing permanent damage, with some ... Read more...

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‘The Beast’ to give Obama a safe ride in India (With Image)


October 28th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) As US President Barack Obama packs his bags for the trip to India on Air Force One next month, also getting ready is "the Beast" ... Read more...

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Toddlers can reach kitchen countertop and risk getting burnt


October 4th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 4 (ANI): A new study has revealed that most toddlers can reach as high as a kitchen countertop, putting them at risk for severe burns from hot liquids.In the study ... Read more...

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Search begins for CRPF trooper who faked his killing


August 26th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 26 (IANS) Chhattisgarh police Thursday launched a search for a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper who allegedly faked his own murder to get Rs.4 million in insurance money that ... Read more...

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Remnants of Tropical Depression 5 headed towards Louisiana


August 17th, 2010 - 4:23 am ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) -- Remnants of Tropical Depression 5 are being monitored as they could develop into possible severe weather, the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) ... Read more...

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Legless android to become first human-like robot in space


August 13th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Conspicuous by his powerful white torso, the legless android named Robonaut 2 seems to be straight out of Star Wars movies. The three-foot-four-inch tall Robonaut 2 will become the ... Read more...

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Soccer Ball Sized South Dakota Hailstone Largest on Record


July 31st, 2010 - 2:39 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the National Weather Service announcement on Friday, a giant hailstone which was eight inches in diameter and weighed what was described as “an amazing” 1.9375 was ... Read more...

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Pakistan rookie fast bowler Irfan hopes to come back strong


April 20th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 20 (IANS) Rookie fast bowler Mohammad Irfan has witnessed a surprising turn of events in his life after he was picked Sunday to play for Pakistan in the World Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Tobias Harris Announces Signing The Volunteers For The Next Year


November 20th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov.20(THAINDIAN NEWS) Tobias Harris has announced that he has been signed on by the Tennessee Volunteers for the next year. The basketball player who stands tall at 6 foot eight ... Read more...

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Great Dane Titan is world’s tallest dog


November 15th, 2009 - 2:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A great Dane Titan from San Diego has been named as the world’s tallest dog, according to the Guinness World records.‘The 4-year-old white Great Dane ... Read more...

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Lab machine developed to study glacial sliding related to rising sea levels


November 11th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 11 (ANI): A scientist from Iowa State University in the US has developed a lab machine to study glacial sliding related to rising sea levels.The scientist in question is Neal ... Read more...

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Crazy golfers vie for world title in Hastings, UK


October 26th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26(ANI):Competitors from the Czech Republic and Finland are in the seaside town of Hastings this weekend for the World Crazy Golf Championships.Crazy golf, the eccentric relative of the real ... Read more...

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‘Robofish’ take to the water to monitor environmental contaminants


August 31st, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 31 (ANI): MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) scientists in the US have developed a school of small robotic fish, which are equipped with sensors to monitor oil spills or other ... Read more...

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American dino may have swum all the way to Skye 170 million years ago


June 2nd, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, June 2 (ANI): An analysis has revealed that 170 million-year-old dinosaur tracks found in America are similar to a three-toed dino that once roamed the Isle of Skye in Scotland, which ... Read more...

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Is 8 inch long Tilly the smallest dog in Britain?


April 20th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Tilly the Chorkie, standing just six inches tall and measuring eight inches from nose to tail, is probably the smallest dog in Britain.Tilly, a cross between Yorkshire Terrier ... Read more...

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Heidi Klum ‘touches the sky’ in 12-inch heels!


April 3rd, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): While many women find it hard to wear high heels, supermodel Heidi Klum is an exception.The 35-year-old German beauty added eight inches to her height when she ... Read more...

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Lohan and Ronsons display of affection on trans-Atlantic flight


February 28th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): Rumours about actress Lindsay Lohan and her girlfriend Samantha Ronson not getting along were put to rest on a trans-Atlantic flight, when the two made a public ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams ditches angels for demons!


January 25th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): After UFOs, Robbie Williams curiosity has turned to demons.The 34-year-old singers interest turned to his bedroom after he woke up with weird scratches on his body, many ... Read more...

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Growth hormone therapy can help make short kids taller


November 7th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): Growth hormone therapy can significantly increase height in children with short stature, says a new study.The study involving 150 short children, followed over a period of 20 ... Read more...

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Hilary Swanks appeal to women to donate hair for cancer victims wigs


October 28th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): American actress Hilary Swank has made an appeal to women to cut off their hair, and donate them to a charity that makes wigs for women with ... Read more...

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Swank urges women to cut hair for cancer patients


October 28th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Hilary Swank has urged women to donate their hair to help make wigs for women suffering from cancer.Swank gave away her hair after cutting it ... Read more...

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Scientists discover yeti footprints in Nepal


October 21st, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A team of Japanese scientists has discovered footprints they believe were made by the legendary yeti said to roam the Himalayan regions of Nepal and Tibet.The ... Read more...

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Is Mayawati’s heir-apparent BSP vice president Rajaram?


August 19th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) Who is Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's heir apparent? If party sources are to be believed, it is none other than its ... Read more...

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Hudson cast in ‘Sex and the City’ for racial balance


May 20th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by admin
London, May 20 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Jennifer Hudson was cast in the movie "Sex and the City" to ensure that all ethnic groups can relate to the film. According to contactmusic.com, ... Read more...

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Hen lays egg almost as big as a tennis ball!


May 5th, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by admin
London , May 5 (ANI): Call it a miracle or a full-size produce - a hen has laid an egg equivalent in size to a tennis ball and almost four times ... Read more...

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How to spray? Ask the bombardier beetle


April 2nd, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by admin
London, April 2 (IANS) The bombardier beetle fires a powerful jet of hot, toxic fluid to fend off predators. This has now inspired designers to improve spray technologies, according to a study. ... Read more...

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Six-year-old Indian boy eyes 100-car limbo-skate world record


January 3rd, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 3 (ANI): A six-year-old Indian boy, Aniket Chindak is hoping to enter the record books after limbo-skating under 57 cars in less than a minute.Aniket has already created an unofficial ... Read more...

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