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Myanmar government allows opening of 20 private schools


September 10th, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 10 (IANS) The Myanmar government has approved opening of 20 private schools following the enactment of the Private School Law since last year-end, Xinhua reported.According to The ... Read more...

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Russian women skydivers set world record


July 24th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of 88 women skydivers of Russia's Zhemchuzhina Rossii team have set a world record for the number of people linked together in a ... Read more...

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36 WW-II British fighters found in Myanmar


July 8th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 8 (IANS) The remains of 36 British Spitfire aircraft, which were secretly buried during the World War II in what was then Burma to prevent them from ... Read more...

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BJP plays ‘truth games’ to save face (Lead, correcting para four of Karnataka Newsletter)


June 9th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 9 (IANS) Truth, the general belief is, will always triumph. It just has in Karnataka where talk of the town in the last four years has been ... Read more...

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BJP plays ‘truth games’ to save face (Karnataka Newsletter)


June 9th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 9 (IANS) Truth, the general belief is, will always triumph. It just has in Karnataka where talk of the town in the last four years has been ... Read more...

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12 killed, 40 wounded in Pakistan blast (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and over 40 injured Thursday in a bomb blast outside a seminary in Pakistan's Quetta city, police said.The blast took ... Read more...

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My wedding day was perfect: Barrymore


June 7th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 7 (IANS) Actress Drew Barrymore, pregnant with her first child, says she couldn't have wished for a better day to get married with art consultant Will Kopelman.The ... Read more...

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Myanmar to launch medical emergency flight charters


March 25th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, March 25 (IANS) A state-run domestic airline in Myanmar has plans to start medical emergency chartered flight services in a bid to facilitate patients during difficult times, a local ... Read more...

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Man to give wife million roses on Women’s Day


March 8th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Based on a romantic pop hit from Soviet times, a Kazakh man has ordered one million red roses for his wife on International Women's Day ... Read more...

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Snowdrop bulb fetches £725


February 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Glasgow, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A snowdrop bulb which was accidentally spotted by a couple in their garden has fetched a world record of £725. The elderly Scottish couple who offered the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Today is National Poinsettia day


December 12th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Green Bay, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 12th of December each year is reserved as the Poinsettia Day in the United Kingdom. The day is in recognition of the role that botanist ... Read more...

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Wiz Khalifa and Big Sean come out with their collaboration ‘Dot dot dot’


July 23rd, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Currently, Wiz Khalifa and Big Sean has come out with their collaboration “Dot Dot Dot.” This is the fourth single from the three singers in 4 ... Read more...

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Jil Sander creates new scent


July 3rd, 2011 - 5:20 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) German designer Jil Sander has created a new fragrance, Eve.Sander has collaborated with perfumer Oliver Polge to work on the coral-tinged scent with notes of grapefruit ... Read more...

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Kim hopes to relive glorious past with fragrances


June 24th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian, who recently released her self-titled fragrance, loves collecting perfumes as she feels when she will use them later in life, it will remind ... Read more...

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It’s embarrassing for Mendes to depend on outside food


June 5th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Actress Eva Mendes doesn't know how to cook and says that it is embarrassing for her to rely on restaurant food and home deliveries for proper ... Read more...

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Chigumbura quits as Zimbabwe skipper


April 30th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, April 30 (IANS) Elton Chigumbura has stepped down as Zimbabwe cricket captain following sharp criticism for the team's poor showing at the recently concluded World Cup.Chigumbura said he took ... Read more...

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20-foot trees to adorn aisle for Will-Kate wedding


April 27th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Eight 20-foot-tall trees along with seasonal British flowers will adorn the aisle of the Westminster Abbey where bride Kate Middleton will walk down to wed ... Read more...

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Mickey Rooney hands affairs to conservator


March 30th, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A judge has agreed and permanently handed over the affair’s of Mickey Rooney to a Los Angeles lawyer. The 90-year-old had earlier accused his stepson Christopher ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee releases Rs.150 commemorative coin


February 26th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26(ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday released the commemorative coins in denomination of Rs.150 and Rs.5 to mark the completion of year long celebrations of 150 ... Read more...

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My mom controls my spending, says Justin Bieber


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Justin Bieber has revealed that his mother, Pattie Mallette, does not give him any extra money if he runs out of the allocated allowance."I only have a credit ... Read more...

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Bieber fills Gomez’s house with flowers


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Teen-aged singing sensation Justin Bieber has reportedly bought every flower in a florist shop and sent these to his girlfriend Selena Gomez.Femalefirst.co.uk reports, the 16-year-old singer called up ... Read more...

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Floriculture becomes popular in Tripura


February 9th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by ANI
Tripura, Feb 9 (ANI): Tripura, known for its pineapple and rubber cultivation, is making a mark in the field of floriculture.Chittaranjan, a floriculturist said: "We have found that growing flowers is more ... Read more...

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Courtney Love sued over $4,000 flower bill


February 7th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Rocker Courtney Love has reportedly been hit with a lawsuit for allegedly failing to settle a bill for flowers.Contactmusic.com reports that bosses at My Secret Garden in Los ... Read more...

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Chinese fifth-grader’s poem requesting break from homework sparks debate


January 29th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): A fifth-grader in China is said to have sparked a debate on child education after she wrote a poem to her mother requesting a break from the ... Read more...

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Grant Flower quits playing cricket for coaching


January 4th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Jan 4 (IANS) Zimbabwe batsman Grant Flower retired from international cricket Tuesday to devote time to his coaching commitments. The 40-year-old Flower in a statement said he wants to ... Read more...

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Unseasoned rain destroys Orissa’s cotton crop


December 26th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirRayagada (Orissa), Dec.26 (ANI): An untimely heavy downpour have destroyed cotton crop in Orissa's Rayagada District.Farmers lamented that the rain has deteriorated cotton flower and its seeds.Farmers said they would ... Read more...

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Marathon held to celebrate 600 years of Gujarat


December 26th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Uday AdhvaryuAhmedabad, Dec.26 (ANI): Scores of enthusiasts, including physically challenged, participated in a marathon organised to celebrate the 600 years of Gujarat here on Sunday.Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi flagged ... Read more...

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Does equality result in increased status spending?


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): A new study has pointed out that while people are happier when goods are more equally distributed, equality makes them to spend more to get ahead of their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Horticulturists develop ‘world’s first black petunia plant’


November 25th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Horticulturists have developed the world's first black petunia plant for next summer's gardens.The dramatic new flowers, named Black Velvet, were created using natural breeding techniques to turn them ... Read more...

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Expired cosmetics ‘put women’s health at risk’


November 12th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women are putting their health at risk by using cosmetics that have gone off.In the research, many admitted that they completely ignore ... Read more...

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Birds mimic alarm calls of other species to steal food


November 3rd, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): A new study has discovered that drongos in the Kalahari mimic the alarm calls of other species to steal food.The birds 'play tricks' on meerkats in particular, following ... Read more...

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Dead in Italy honoured with 400 mn euros worth of flowers


November 3rd, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 3 (IANS/AKI) Italians spent 400 million euros on flowers to place on the graves of family and friends Tuesday, All Souls Day, or Day of the Dead, according to a ... Read more...

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Even a million roses a day sale brings no sweet succor for Lahore flower farmers!


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 2(ANI): Flower farmers in Pakistan have complained that despite an overwhelming sale of flowers in the country, particularly in Lahore, their earnings are low, as profits are pocketed by retailers. ... Read more...

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170,000 affected by cyclone in Myanmar: UN


November 1st, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Nov 1 (IANS) Over 170,000 people have been affected by Cyclone Giri that struck Myanmar's western coastal Rakhine state in October, the UN said Monday.The Oct 22 cyclone caused widespread damage ... Read more...

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Chinese lights popular during Diwali


October 30th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Pawan ShahGorakhpur, Oct.30 (ANI): The demand for Chinese lights has risen in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur city ahead of Diwali.On Diwali, people decorate their homes with lights, flowers and earthen lamps. But ... Read more...

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