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Indian music driven by films, says Palash Sen


September 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Singer Palash Sen feels the essence of music in India is fading with an increased focus on film songs. Once the focus changes, all will ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistanis outraged as Pizza Hut scraps Ramadan offer


August 8th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Pizza Hut has sparked outrage in Pakistan after it withdrew a popular Ramadan offer, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.The fast food chain has withdrawn the all-you-can-eat ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Selenium cuts down risk of cancer’


July 31st, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) The body uses selenium, a mineral vital for good health, to make 'selenoproteins' which protect cells from damage. The mineral's consumption cuts down chances of developing ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Biggest oil spill kills highest number of dolphins


July 20th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The largest oil spill ever caused the highest number of dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico, concludes a two-year scientific study.Most troubling to scientists was ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Subway to open in a Manchester school


July 17th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manchester, July 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fast food chain Subway is all set to break a major barrier and open a branch in a Manchester school. The Subway officials are in talks with ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Man refused job because he’s too clever


June 9th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) An unemployed man in Britain has been refused work because he is too clever for the job, a media report said Saturday.Mark Schwalbe, 52, from Barnsley, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Harmful estrogens persist in dairy wastewater


June 6th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Wastewater from large dairy farms contains significant concentrations of estrogens, also known as feminizing hormones, that can persist for months or even years, says a study. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

A biosensor to detect drugs!


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 3 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new generation of biosensors that can spot microscopic traces of contaminants in less than an hour.Known as a biochemiresistor, it meets a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Daredevils pace attack has blossomed under Simmons: Morkel


May 5th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils fast bowler Morne Morkel said Saturday that their pace attack has blossomed under the guidance of coach Eric Simmons."Simmons is not just ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bits of plastic endangering sea creatures


April 18th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 18 (IANS) The seas are littered with large quantities of microplastic particles -- plastics in small bits and pieces -- endangering the lives of marine creatures, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Beckham joins Burger King campaign


April 7th, 2012 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 7 (IANS) Soccer player David Beckham has joined the new Burger King advertising campaign by appearing in a dream sequence to promote the fast food chain's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Alga blooming in Antarctica can be seen from space


March 6th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australian scientists have produced images from space which shows giant algae floating on the surface of Antarctica. It is not clear how the algae got there but ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Carbon emissions could wipeout marine species


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Carbon emissions are acidifying oceans at a faster rate than at any time in the past 300 million years, raising the prospect of ecological catastrophe in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dubai fast food chain comes to Delhi


January 31st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31, (IANS) After establishing themselves in southern India, Dubai-based halal fast food chain ChicKing has opened its first outlet here in north India, promising unique and lip-smacking ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Plastic from synthetic clothes threaten food chain


January 29th, 2012 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Microscopic plastic debris that are released from washing synthetic clothes are accumulating in the marine environment and could be entering the food chain, a study has ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Various restaurants offer freebies for Veterans Day


November 11th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As Americans observe Veterans’ Day on Friday, several restaurants and businesses have announced special freebies to active and retired military personnel. The freebies are being offered by ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Study suggests that ichthyosaurs might have been food for the Sea monster Kraken


October 11th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study suggests that ichthyosaurs, which were previously thought to be on top of the ancient sea food chain, might have been a meal for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Piranhas attack beach-goers in Brazil


September 27th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rio de Janeiro, Sept 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dozens of beach-goers in Brazil were taken to the hospital and treated for various injuries when they were attacked by several piranhas in the last ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Now bugs that mop up mercury spills


August 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Scientists have engineered bugs that are not only resistant to high levels of mercury but can also mop up spills of the toxic substance.Thousands of tonnes ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

A glass of milk could contain painkillers, antibiotics


July 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Scientists have found that a glass of milk may contain up to 20 painkillers, antibiotics and growth hormones.Through a highly sensitive test, scientists found a host ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Regulate use of antibiotics on animals: Activists


May 19th, 2011 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Citing animal welfare and human health concerns, NGO Humane Society International (HSI) Wednesday urged the government to ban the non-therapeutic use of antibiotics on farm ... Read more...

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Diclofenac ban to slow down vulture decline: Study


May 12th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The ban on veterinary drug diclofenac, which was administered to cattle in India, is expected to slow down the decline in the number of vultures ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Domino’s starts cashless pizza delivery


May 5th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Fast food chain Domino's Pizza Thursday said it has started trials of credit card payments over phone for home delivery of pizzas in collaboration with ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Seafood could carry toxic levels of mercury


April 28th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 28 (IANS) That succulent lobster you order at a fancy restaurant might be carrying toxic levels of mercury.University of Alberta researchers found that harmless inorganic mercury, discharged by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China sets limit on melamine in baby food


April 21st, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) Infant food products, in which the quantity of melamine is higher than one milligram per kilogram of food, will be prohibited from sale in China, according ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

McDonalds ad in Philippines pulled over


April 15th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manila, April 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Catholic Church protested against an ad campaign by McDonalds and that has prompted the famous eatery to pull the ad off the screens. The ad featured ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Japan’s nuclear crisis could create serious health problems


March 18th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A professor of pharmaceutical sciences has said that the nuclear power plant crisis in Japan could create serious health problems if too much radiation is released into the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Burger King CEO criticized for calling Brit women ‘ugly’ and UK food ‘terrible’


March 14th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.14 (ANI): Bernardo Hees, CEO of the fast food chain Burger King, has been criticized for telling students that British women are ugly and UK food is terrible.Hees was speaking to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Abbas Parekh wins ‘Wife Bina Life’


March 13th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Abbas Parekh proved life is possible without a wife! The 36-year-old won Star Plus' reality show "Wife Bina Life", which challenged 10 men to take ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

McDonald’s franchisee to invest Rs.500 crore


February 21st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Hardcastle Restaurants Private Ltd (HRPL), the sole franchise of fast food major McDonald's in south and western India, Monday said it will invest Rs.500 crore over the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shark deaths pack oceans with small fish


February 20th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) The oceans are increasingly becoming over-crowded with sardines thanks to the huge decline of big predators like sharks, as also tuna and cod due to overfishing, scientists say. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Now robots become chefs in Chinese restaurant


February 18th, 2011 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 18 (IANS) Visitors to a fast-food restaurant in Shanghai may be pleasantly surprised when they are served food cooked by two robot chefs.The robot chefs at the Wishdoing restaurant on ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

After tigers, tuskers, it’s time to save vultures: Ramesh


February 17th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) After nationwide campaigns to save tigers and elephants in the country, the emphasis now needs to be on the conservation of endangered vultures, Environment and Forest minister ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Little ants impact environment in big way


February 6th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Little ants impact the environment in a big way, thanks to their role as 'ecosystem engineers' and predators, a British study has found. A University of Exeter study ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Beso Files For Bankruptcy Against Eva Longoria’s Las Vegas Branch


January 8th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems like the New Year has not begun on a pleasant note for Eva Longoria after troubles started shooting up regarding her Las Vegas restaurant. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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