florence italy

Ram Charan-Upasana honeymoon at Salvatore Ferragamo’s ranch


June 20th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Newly married couple, actor Ram Charan Teja and his bride Kamineni Upasana, have had a short three-day, but delightful honeymoon at designer Salvatore Ferragamo's ranch in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

One out of 30 babies born in US is a twin


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Women conceiving at older ages, thanks to the availability of fertility treatments, has spurred the birth of twins.In 2009, one in every 30 babies born in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

2,000 years old Venus had red lips, golden hair


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Florence (Italy), March 2 (IANS/AKI) The Medici Venus, a 2,000 years old life-sized marble representation of the mythical goddess associated with beauty, love and fertility, once had red lips, ear ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Italian gunman kills two immigrants before killing himself


December 14th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by BNO News
FLORENCE, ITALY (BNO NEWS) -- An Italian man killed two Senegalese street vendors on Tuesday and wounded three other Senegalese immigrants before killing himself in the Italian city of Florence, police said.The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘The Situation’ gets a Jersey Shore spin off


May 5th, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many people have started wondering if MTV is doing the right thing by introducing so many spin-offs to their hit show “Jersey Shore.” With spin-offs announced ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US ‘Jersey Shore’ series to film in Florence


April 21st, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Florence (Italy), April 21 (IANS/AKI) American cable network MTV has decided to film its low-brow hit reality show "Jersey Shore" in the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance - Florence.The Tuscan ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

3D soundscape to updates your Facebook, Twitter


October 25th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): AudioFeeds, software that provides 3D soundscape, could soon be alerting you, via your headphones, to updates on your social network and news feeds.The software announces Facebook updates ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Italian Muslims unveil mosque with church model


September 12th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Florence (Italy) Sep 12 (IANS/AKI) Muslim leaders in Italy have unveiled the model of a mosque to be constructed in Florence with minarets having resemblance of the cathedral's bell tower designed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Teen gets new windpipe grown from own stem cells


August 4th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A British teenager has got a new windpipe grown from her own stem cells in a pioneering operation. The 19-year-old has now been discharged after the procedure in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Novel procedure uses stem cells in windpipe transplant for cancer patients


July 31st, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): In what could be called an innovative procedure, surgeons have performed a windpipe transplant with stem cells to treat a patient with trachea cancer.Doctors have successfully transplanted windpipes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Romantic Proposal: Valerie Bertinelli Gets Engaged in Italy!


May 21st, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Valerie Bertinelli turned 50 last month, and as if that weren't big enough news, she also became engaged to businessman Tom Vitale, whom she has been dating ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Vigorous exercise strengthens hip bones in kids


May 11th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Vigorous physical activity in young children results in stronger hip bones, says a new study.Researchers from Southhampton and Cambridge Universities in the UK presented the results at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Long-term use of certain contraception jabs linked to increased fracture risk


May 7th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): DMPA, a commonly used injectible contraceptive, is associated with higher risk of bone fracture when used alone, and not in combination with estrogens, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Da Vinci’s huge ‘horse-that-never-was’ proven feasible


March 5th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Leonardo Da Vinci's plan to build the largest horse statue was perfectly feasible, according to experts.Virtual simulations has proven that Da Vinci's calculations were totally on mark in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Glamorous Barbie becomes burka-clad for charity


December 15th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Toy doll Barbie, known for her glamorous clothes and pneumatic figure, has undergone a traditional makeover for charity.The new burka-clad Barbie dolls along with 500 other dolls are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Barbie in burqa to raise funds for Save the Children charity


November 23rd, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Barbie is all set for a traditional makeover - the doll will don a burqa for a charity auction.The much-adored Barbie will be auctioned in the traditional Islamic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Anand Jon earlier asked for new trial


September 1st, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IBNS
By Rick RoySep 1 (IBNS) Celebrity Indian-American fashion designer Anand Jon Alexander, now found guilty of sexually assaulting aspiring models, had earlier asked a judge for a new trial. However, it was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chinese President cuts short G8 summit visit due to Xinjiang violence


July 8th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Florence (Italy), July 8 (ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao has cut short his G8 visit to Italy and flown back to Beijing in the wake of Xinjiang's worsening situation.Hu will miss the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hu Jintao leaves Italy after China clashes (Lead)


July 8th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Florence (Italy), July 8 (Xinhua) Chinese President Hu Jintao cut short his stay in Italy and left for home early Wednesday without attending the G8-G5 summit following the violence in Xinjiang region ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Early detection of second breast cancers ”can halve death risk”


March 18th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A group of international researchers have shown that breast cancer sufferers who go into remission but then have their cancer return are at up to half the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Astronomers all set to recreate Galileos world-changing observations


January 11th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): To mark the 400th anniversary of Galileos discoveries, astronomers are recreating the kind of telescope and conditions that led to Galileos world-changing observations.The astronomers are from the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

15th century bronze statue of David slaying Goliath gets makeover


November 29th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Cutting-edge laser technology has been used to restore Donatellos 15th century bronze statue of David slaying Goliath, in Florence, Italy.According to a report in the Telegraph, laser ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Malaysian Odissi dancers perform in Europe, on way to US


September 25th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 25 (IANS) A Malaysian dance troupe is winning acclaim in Europe and is on its way to the US for performing the Odissi dance originating in India.Led by the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

12-year-old director working on four scripts for next film


September 17th, 2008 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 17 (IANS) National Award winning director Kishan Shrikanth, who ventured into filmmaking at the age of nine with "Care of Footpath", has proved filmmaking can really be child's play. Kishan, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Girls fare better in maths in countries where women are more equal


June 12th, 2008 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
DPA Florence (Italy), June 12 (DPA) Girls are better than boys in reading, but they also can keep up with boys in mathematics when the genders are on a more equal footing in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

St. Petersburg to clash with Rangers in UEFA Cup final (Roundup)


May 2nd, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
DPA St. Petersburg, May 2 (DPA/Xinhua) Zenit St. Petersburg crushed favourites Bayern Munich 4-0 to reach the final of the UEFA Cup football on a 5-1 aggregate. In the final in Manchester May ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fresh evidence depicts Da Vinci’s mother as a Slave


April 10th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Newly discovered evidence suggests that the greatest genius of the Renaissance, Leonardo Da Vinci, was the son of a slave girl, and had at least 21 half-siblings. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Phones with feeling may cut typing errors


March 25th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 25 (ANI): The technology that makes cellphones vibrate when people make a mistake while typing may help cut typing errors in touch-screen phones like the iPhone that lack the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Low vitamin E levels linked to physical decline in older people


January 23rd, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Low levels of vitamin E can lead to decreased physical function in older people, say researchers.The study led by Benedetta Bartali at Yale School of Medicine randomly selected ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Subscribe