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18 feet python found in Florida


August 14th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) An 18 feet python, carrying a record 87 eggs, has been captured in Florida.The huge Myanmarese python, weighing about 70 kg, is the biggest ever found ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nasty email about boss costs an employee $10,000


June 20th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Queensland, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A female employee was so unhappy with her boss that she wrote a scathing email about him and sent it to her colleagues.The woman in question is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Four arrested for poaching peacocks in Rajasthan


June 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 17 (IANS) Four men were arrested for poaching peacocks in Rajasthan's Jalore district Sunday, police said.According to the police, the poaching took place in Bhanwarni area of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

The latest exhibition of 5-year-old art prodigy Aelita Andre opens to the public


June 15th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The work of young artist Aelita Andre reached prices as high as $12,900 in her latest solo show. The exhibition “Aelita Andre: Secret Universe”, which is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Couple jailed in France for mutilating daughters’ genitals


June 4th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) An African Islamic holy man - alleged to be endowed with magical powers - and his wife have been jailed in France for mutilating the genitals ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

BSP-SP ‘war’ set to get shriller in times to come


May 21st, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 21 (IANS) When Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati two days back made a scathing attack on the Samajwadi party (SP) government, little did Chief Minister Akhilesh ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Clash at Hurriyat seminar in Kashmir


May 20th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 20 (IANS) Rival groups of supporters clashed Sunday during a seminar organised here by the moderate faction of Jammu and Kashmir's separatist Hurriyat group.Supporters of the Mirwaiz ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Scientists discover T. Rex’s feathered kin


April 8th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 8 (IANS) Paleontologists have known that small dinosaurs had bird-like feathers, but now three specimens of new tyrannosauroid (T. Rex family) show that at least one much larger ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China resorts to artificial pollination


February 28th, 2012 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) With the numbers of honey bees declining in China, the country has now started depending on artificial pollination to harvest fruits.China's indigenous honey bee -- Apis ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US says it supports Pakistan’s territorial integrity


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) In a bid to smooth key ally Pakistan's ruffled feathers over a lawmaker's call for self-determination in restive Balochistan, the United States has reiterated ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Heavy shopping bags cause stress


December 28th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Something as simple as carrying heavy shopping bags can trigger depression, reveals a study. In the study, one group of participants were told to hold shopping ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hic! Tipsy parrots nursing hangover


November 4th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Dozens of parrots in Australia had to be hospitalised as they had got drunk. Now, vets are curing their hangover.Sixty drunk birds were taken to an ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Achuthanandan justifies visit to ousted CPI-M leader


August 5th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) Veteran Kerala CPI-M leader and former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan Friday justified his visit to the man who was ousted from the party a few years ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

13 peacocks killed in Uttar Pradesh


July 9th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ramabai Nagar (Uttar Pradesh) Thirteen peacocks, believed to have been poisoned, were found dead in Ramabai Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh, police said Saturday.The peacocks were found dead Friday in the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pakistan a deadly place for journalists, says daily


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Pakistan is a "deadly country for journalists", said a leading daily as it noted that just hours before journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad was abducted, he ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Britney, Rihanna kiss on stage


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Singers Britney Spears and Rihanna kissed each other on the stage at the Billboard Awards, reminding onlookers of the liplock between Madonna and Britney eight ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Perry hates costume changes


April 30th, 2011 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry who wore 16 different outfits on her latest tour has complained she hates the constant costume changes."I have seen cooking shows where ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ansari says he is happy to be out of Hurriyat


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 22 (IANS) Maulvi Abbas Ansari, the senior Kashmiri Shia leader who was suspended from the Hurriyat for meeting central government interlocutors, has now openly rebelled against the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ahmedabad bands perform for Cricket for Peace programme


March 23rd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 23 (IANS) Six bands from Ahmedabad Wednesday presented their compositions for the Cricket for Peace programme being conducted in the three nations hosting the World Cup.Overall, 110 bands ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

18 peacock carcasses found, poisoning suspected


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Auraiya (Uttar Pradesh), March 22 (IANS) The carcasses of 18 peacocks have been recovered from a village near here. The deaths were not natural and appear to have taken place ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Scientists say that chickens are capable of empathy


March 9th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists claim that chickens have the ability to feel the pains of others.The correct term for such feeling is empathy and for a very long time ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Zeta-Jones conferred with CBE


February 24th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones was conferred with the award of Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for her stint in the film industry as well as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Did Neanderthals use feathers to deck themselves up?


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): A new study has found that Neanderthals may have used feathers as ornaments most likely in the same manner they used shells.Archaeologists say they have found evidence that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Malaysian Indian Congress has new secretary general


February 18th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 18 (IANS) Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), the country's largest Indian-based party, has a new secretary general in S. Murugessan who was appointed with immediate effect amid speculation of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Secret to Kylie’s sexy looks - great underwear!


January 31st, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Pop diva Kylie Minogue has credited the secret of her sexiness to good underwear and an all-over body make up."I know a lot of tricks to make ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Live chicken thrown at KFC staff in a Nuneaton restaurant


January 21st, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Warwickshire, Jan 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A live chicken was thrown at KFC staff in a restaurant, which is located in Nuneaton. According to reports, two men went inside the restaurant and threw ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Indian police hunt for a killer rooster


January 20th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kolkatta, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A rooster in the Indian town of Mohanpur in West Bengal attacked and killed its owner for trying to force it to fight in a cockfighting contest.The ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Summer unrest was fuelled by criminals, guerrillas: Kashmir Police


January 18th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) Dispelling the common notion, Jammu and Kashmir police Tuesday said the summer unrest in the Valley was fuelled by criminals and separatist guerrillas.S.M. Sahai, Inspector General of Police ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Clooney to play Preston in ‘The Monster Of Florence’


January 5th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) George Clooney is set to play author Douglas Preston in the big screen adaptation of the bestselling crime novel, "The Monster of Florence", about a series of murder, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ready: Will The Impact Of The Wedding Hype Of Salman Khan And Asin Remain For Long?


December 27th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
is surely ruffling a lot of feathers much before its release. After having shot quite a lot of the movie in Sri Lanka and getting noticed due to the fact ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Liz Hurley Slams Indian Media: Shane Warne Ruffles Her Feathers


December 24th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
English model cum actress Liz Hurley has hurled abuses at the Indian media sarcastically hailing it for conjuring up fictitious stories. Liz is, currently, in the news for her whirlwind romance ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tendulkar has pushed frontiers of human excellence : Pakistani daily


December 21st, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar's feat of becoming the first cricketer in history to score 50 Test centuries "needs to be seen at par with efforts in any field to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indianapolis Colts Vs Tennessee Titans : Match Updates


December 10th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Indianapolis Colts have treaded one step up closer to AFC South leaders Jacksonville after they knocked out Tennessee Titans on Thursday to ensure a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lizard In Airline Meal Makes Woman File Lawsuit


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are a number of problems that the passengers flying in various airlines have to face including the quality of meals. However, the incident of Monserrate ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Exposure to mercury pollution causes homosexuality in birds


December 1st, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study by US scientists has revealed that exposure to mercury pollution could be hitting some wild birds' reproductive prospects hard by causing males to pair with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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