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Egyptian’s 31 inch biceps crowned world’s biggest


September 12th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) An Egyptian-born bodybuilder's 31-inch biceps have been crowned the biggest in the world, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.Moustafa Ismail, 24, has spent 10 years pumping iron ... Read more...

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Cruise enjoys chicken tikka


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS)Actor Tom Cruise is reportedly enjoying curry meals, specially Chicken tikka at an Indian restaurant.The 50-year-old actor was seen gorging on chicken tikka at an Indian ... Read more...

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Two more children drown in pond in Rajasthan


August 19th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 19 (IANS) Two boys drowned while swimming in an overflowing pond in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district Sunday, police said. This takes to eight the number of deaths in similar ... Read more...

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Two boys drown in pond in Rajasthan


August 18th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 18 (IANS) Two young boys were drowned while they were swimming in an overflowing pond in Rajasthan's Nagaur district Saturday, police said.According to the police, the incident occurred ... Read more...

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Two young boys drown in a Rajasthan pond


August 10th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 10 (IANS) Two young boys aged 10 and 15 years were drowned when they were swimming in a pond in Rajasthan's Dausa district Friday, police said.The pond was ... Read more...

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Weird weather rains seaweed over Gloucestershire village


August 9th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Gloucestershire Village, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Residents of Gloucestershire Village were left wondering when the weather brought them seaweed rain. The residents were left in awe when they woke up to seaweed ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Alligator chomps off hand that fed it


July 30th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) A boat captain in the US has been charged with unlawfully feeding an alligator after the reptile bit off his hand in Florida Everglades, one of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Myanmar to host livestock technology fair


July 27th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 27 (IANS) An international fishery and livestock technology trade fair will be held in Myanmar, the government said Friday.The fair, to be held Dec 7-8, will feature some ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Politicians, journalists are like fish and water: Pranab


July 9th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) Journalists and politicians are like fish and water, one cannot do without the other, UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee said Monday, describing the close relations ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian body type not suited for a bikini: Deepika


July 6th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone would be seen flaunting a bikini in her forthcoming film "Cocktail", but the actress feels that Indian body type is not naturally ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

We don’t spy on neighbours, asserts India (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India Friday said it does not indulge in spying on its neighbours, including Pakistan, and dismissed the claim of Surjeet Singh, the Indian who was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

We don’t spy on neighbours, asserts India


June 29th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India Friday said it does not indulge in spying on its neighbours, including Pakistan, and dismissed the claim of Surjeet Singh, the Indian who was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kerala’s 47-day trawling ban begins Friday


June 13th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 13 (IANS) An annual trawling ban, starting Friday till 31 July, would be effected along the Kerala coast up to 12 nautical miles into the Arabian sea, Chief ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nearly 300 illegal workers held in Dubai


June 6th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 5 (IANS/WAM) At least 293 street vendors, beggars and illegal car-washers have been arrested in Dubai.Officials of the Dubai Municipality in cooperation with Dubai Police also seized several ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man murders friend for killing goldfish


May 11th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) A Frenchman has been arrested on charges of murdering a neighbour whose negligence led to the death of his goldfish.The suspect - named Mario P - ... Read more...

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Global food prices drop, but remain relatively high: UN


May 4th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 4 (IANS) The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has reported that global food prices have dropped three points from March to April of this year, yet still ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mendes glows with meat-free diet


April 27th, 2012 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 27 (IANS) Actress Eva Mendes says the secret to her flawless skin is her meat-free diet. She only eats fish to keep her skin healthy.She also drinks ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India-Sri Lanka joint sea patrolling sought


March 29th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 29 (IANS) A Sri Lankan minister has called for joint patrolling by the Indian and Sri Lankan Navies to prevent clashes between their fishermen.Douglas Devananda, the ministry for ... Read more...

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Women who eat less meat suffer depression: Study


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Women who eat less than the recommended amount of meat in their diet are more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety, according to a study.They ... Read more...

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Algae bloom can be seen from space


March 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Snow blown off the Antarctica into the nearby ocean is believed to have caused a field of bright green algae that is so large it is ... Read more...

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Dubai’s inflation down 0.94 percent in January


February 18th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 17 (IANS/WAM) The monthly inflation rate in emirate of Dubai dropped 0.94 percent in January as compared to the previous month.Inflation of food and non-alcoholic beverages decreased by ... Read more...

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Shakira attacked by sea lion


February 14th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cape Town, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Shakira has revealed that she suffered an attack in South Africa recently when she tried to take a snap of a sea lion. The She ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sharks’ remarkable skin boosts swimming


February 10th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) Swimming comes effortlessly to sharks, thanks to their streamlined shapes and coating of razor sharp tooth-like scales, called denticles. Experiments with the intact shark skins accelerated ... Read more...

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Damaged Russian nuclear sub to take a year for repair


December 31st, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Repairs of the Yekaterinburg nuclear sub, damaged by fire while in dry dock near Murmansk city, will take at least a year, said a spokesman ... Read more...

Posted in World |

British Bangladeshi eatery gets huge order from Sudan


December 28th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) A restaurant owned by a Bangladeshi man in Britain has received one of its biggest take-away orders -- for 500 Bangladeshi troopers in Sudan to celebrate ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Eating vegetables, fish helps you live longer


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Eating large amounts of vegetables and fish can make you live three years longer, experts say.People on such a diet with low amounts of animal-based products ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bearded dragon lizard plays video games


December 16th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Who would ever believe that a lizard will be able to play a game? Well if you try something the creature loves, may be it will ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

World’s smallest frogs discovered in New Guinea


December 13th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) World's smallest frogs were discovered in southeast New Guinea by US researchers.The frogs belong to the genus Paedophryne. The length of an adult frog of this ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

British hospitals waste money importing food from China


November 28th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Hospitals across Britain are wasting millions of pounds by importing food from Thailand and China instead of making patients' meals from local produce, a study has ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Fishermen snare 881-pound tuna & feds take it away


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Bedford, Mass., Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Massachusetts fisherman couldn’t believe his luck when the feds took an 881-pound tuna from him. Carlos Rafael has the permit to fish tuna but ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Electric blue lobster now holed up in a museum


November 17th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A spectacularly-looking blue lobster has been moved from the market to the museum. Fishermen caught the electric blue lobster off the coast of Scotland and they placed ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Kerr health secret


November 16th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Supermodel Miranda Kerr admits she believes in healthy eating and doesn't like to deprive her body of occasional treats.The Victoria's Secret model knows it is important ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Small feet, big steps: Children honoured on their day


November 14th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Becoming an artist may not be an unusual dream for a 9-year-old, but for Bikram Bhattarai from Sikkim, it's an extraordinary achievement. One of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Angler eats huge sea bass that could have been a record breaker


November 8th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tenby, Wales, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An angler ate his catch way too early. A 25-year-old Welsh missed the opportunity to be in the record books when he caught a giant sea ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Warming oceans killing seaweed


October 28th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 28 (IANS) Warming oceanic climate is gradually killing seaweed communities on which marine species may survive, according to latest research.Given future warming, up to one quarter of species ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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