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Hypersonic Plane Fails Mach 6 Attempt


August 17th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An experimental aircraft turns out to be a disappointment and failure as well. The X-51A Wave rider which is believed to fly six times as fast ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Driver swerves to avoid moose, hits bear instead


August 17th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oslo, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A tragedy took place on a rural road located near Hanestad. The city of Hanestad is located 225 kilometers from the Northern side of Oslo. A man ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Study reveals that recession is to be blamed for 1,000 suicides in UK


August 16th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Suicides are very delicate cases that need to be handled with care. When you know a person who wants to commit suicide you need to have knowledgeable ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Stranded whale put down in Cornwall


August 14th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cornwall, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A rare scene occurred at the beach of Cornwall when a 65 feet whale died. The whale was found by the beach walkers who while they were ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Giant Python Caught in Florida


August 14th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A python was discovered in Florida which was considered as the largest Burmese python ever caught in Florida. This was proven by the scientist on a Tuesday ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Indian Navy to get new budget control system


August 10th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) In a revolutionary step to speed up its budgetary processes and macro-manage public funds, the Indian Navy will Saturday launch its force-wide automated Financial Information ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

500,000 bees stolen from Fraser Valley


July 31st, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fraser Valley, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Five hundred thousand bees have been estimated to have been stolen from Fraser Valley. This disaster occurred to the A.B.C beekeeper at the beginning of the ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Sugar output pegged at 260 lakh tonnes


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Sugar production is estimated to touch 260 lakh tonnes in the current marketing year ending September, the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said Monday."It is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

World Bank allocates $52.6 bn of assistance in 2012


June 30th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 30 (IANS) The World bank (WB) has allocated $52.6 billion of assistance fund for developing countries in the fiscal year of 2012, a statement released by it said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

White paper gives no estimate of black money abroad (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The government Monday released the much-awaited white paper on black money, which makes a strong pitch for setting up the Lokpal and Lokayuktas but ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Researchers measure addiction to Facebook


May 8th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, May 8 (IANS) Are you a social media enthusiast or simply a Facebook addict? Researchers from Norway have developed a new tool to measure this phenomenon -- the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Decisions taken by two heads not always better than one


March 7th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Important boardroom decisions and those relating to family matters are often taken by a number of heads - two, three or more. But are they any ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

16 million Chinese women married to gay men


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) Sixteen million women in China are married to homosexual men, an expert claimed.Due to traditional family values in China, about 90 percent of homosexual men ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Labradoodle dog saves owner after ravine fall


January 26th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Labradoodle dog named Monty became the hero when it saved the owner who had fell down a ravine. 73-year-old Maurice Holder suffered unconsciousness following the fall.... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Mobile marketing will grow 10-fold in India’


December 13th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) India's mobile marketing space, which some analysts estimate at Rs.600 million ($11 million), will grow 10-fold in the next five years, says the Finnish ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Spectrum likely to be costlier for telecom firms


November 4th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Telecom service providers will have to shell out a lot more for the spectrum that they use as the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Flood may cost Thai economy nearly $2 bn


October 10th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 10 (IANS) The Bank of Thailand (BOT) estimated that economic damages from nationwide flood could amount to 60 billion baht ($1.94 billion).However, the Office of the National Economic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Why does return journey seem ending quickly?


September 1st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Ever thought why at times the back journey from any place seems shorter than previously felt, despite both the distances being same?A research has shown it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Greenland ice melted more than Antartica’s


August 1st, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) The last prolonged warm spell caused the oceans to rise between 4 to 6.5 metres higher than their current levels.Where did all that extra water come ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Petitioner in Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple case dies


July 17th, 2011 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (IANS) T.P. Sunderarajan, who approached the apex court requesting a stock taking of the gold and jewels stored in the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple near here, passed away ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Gul’s absence in Pak team will not be felt: Cheema


April 6th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 6 (ANI): Pakistan's main fast bowler Umar Gul's replacement in the one day and Twenty20 squad, Aizaz Cheema, has said that Gul's absence in the team will not be felt.Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India should be polio free in three years: Rotary International


March 30th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) Rotary International expects India to be the first to be free of polio among the four countries where it runs a campaign and that should happen ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India, China to help build Ethiopia rail network


March 30th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, March 30 (IANS) India and China will help build a railway network across Ethiopia that would significantly improve the east African nation's transport system.India has pledged $300 million ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New iPhone app will help older generation translate teenagers’ slang


March 27th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Can't understand the kids? A new mobile phone application may help.Over-50s group Saga is set to launch a mobile phone application to translate teenagers' slang.It has been developed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vijayakant’s DMDK joins AIADMK fold (Lead)


March 5th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's major opposition party AIADMK and the DMDK, led by actor turned politician Vijayakant, Friday reached an electoral agreement, with the latter getting 41 seats ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chhattisgarh expects over 11 percent GDP growth


February 25th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 25 (IANS) The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Chhattisgarh is expected to grow by 11.57 percent during fiscal 2010-11, the economic survey presented in the state assembly Friday said. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan could see rise in breast cancer cases


January 23rd, 2011 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistan could face an increase in the number of breast cancer patients in the future because of the unhealthy lifestyle led by most women as well as late ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Simon Baker Bags A $30 Million Deal: Warner Bros. TV Gives Him More Action


December 27th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
'The Mentalist'  in 2008 was debuted as the No.1 new drama on the CBS TV and Simon Baker became a household name. Now in the third season of the action ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Post-flood reconstruction, rehabilitation in Pak to cost 6.7 billion dollars


November 15th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 15(ANI): The World Bank (WB) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) have estimated that the post-flood reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts in Pakistan would cost 6.7 billion dollars.The international financial institutions said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Salman Khan To Face The Wrath Of IT Department


October 13th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and controversy go hand in hand! The latest news suggests that the actor is going to face the wrath of Income Tax ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘The Social Network’ creates a buzz at the box office


October 3rd, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This weekend’s box office is expected to be ruled by The Social Network and producers are not just counting on the movie making large sums of money ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Drew Barrymore To Debut In Bollywood With The Lifestyle


September 21st, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood actress Drew Barrymore is going to make her Bollywood debut with a movie titled The Lifestyle. An Indian production house is going to make this ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Subhash Gupte, not Warne was finest leg-spinner of all time: Sobers


September 21st, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 21 (ANI): West Indian legend Sir Garfield Sobers has said that Australian great Shane Warne has been overrated as a bowler.Sobers made this claim in a book released in England ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Child mortality rate drops by a third since 1990: Unicef


September 17th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) More and more children are now living to see their fifth birthday as the child mortality rates have dropped by a third since 1990, the latest under-five ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Himachal seeks Rs.3,000 crore assistance


August 24th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 24 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has sought a special assistance of Rs.3,000 crore from the central government to overcome its financial liabilities, an official statement said here Tuesday. Chief Minister Prem ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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