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200,000 cups of tea on Elizabeth’s jubilee


May 21st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Britons across the country will celebrate the diamond jubilee of Queen Elizabeth by consuming more than 200,000 cups of tea and 30,000 scones, a study has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Beer may return to Russian stadiums: Putin


January 20th, 2012 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Jan 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has promised to consider lifting the current ban on sale and advertisement of beer at football stadiums in Russia, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Belgian solar tunnel to power high speed rail running from Paris to Amsterdam


June 9th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, June 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Belgian rail operator Infrabel and Enfinity, a company which specializes in renewable energy sources have collaborated together to make a solar tunnel. This solar tunnel would power ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Here’s a peek into Mukesh Ambani’s billion-dollar palace


October 15th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): India's richest man Mukesh Ambani is set to shift to a new 27-storey palace, which has three helipads-worth one billion dollars.The 570ft Mumbai tower-Antilia, named after a mythical ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Robin Hood’ boy breaks 3 world archery records


August 21st, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) A British teenager inspired by Robin Hood, a skilled archer popular in British legend, has set a world record in archery by shooting an arrow nearly 500 metres. Zak ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

World’s most powerful laser could trigger fusion power in October


February 1st, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, then the world's most powerful laser could trigger fusion reaction in October this year, which will be a pivotal step in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fergie, Webber store their vintage wines in 1-billion pound ‘Fort Knox for wines’ cellar


December 18th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18(ANI): Wine-lovers including Manchester United manger Sir Alex Ferguson and music composer Lord Lloyd-Webber have stored their vintage bottles for this Christmas in a cellar in Cotswold, England, where ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

England footie bosses pitch for red carpet privileges in South Africa


September 15th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.15 (ANI): England football bosses have sent a list of demands for their South Africa World Cup base, and it includes a computer games arcade.Keen to stop his players from becoming ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Becks, Zidane have their feet cast in concrete in L.A.


July 13th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles (US), July 13 (ANI): England football star David Beckham has got his feet cast in concrete.Becks, 34, and former French football captain Zinedine Zidane had their respective feet shaped ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brit defence chiefs under the scanner over submarine collision


February 17th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.17 (ANI): Britains defence chiefs are facing an inquiry into the safety of the United Kingdom''s nuclear deterrent after British and French submarines, each laden with missiles powerful enough for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Worlds most powerful laser to simulate conditions at centre of the Earth


January 6th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Scientists at the National Ignition Facility in Livermore, US, are preparing to fire the most powerful laser in history at a tiny target on the ground, in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mail pays libel damages to Materazzi over racism claims


November 4th, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): Italian soccer star Marco Materazzi today accepted substantial undisclosed damages over Daily Mail articles which said that he has used vile racist abuse to French captain Zinedine ... Read more...

Posted in National |

British team building car to run at 1,600 km an hour


October 23rd, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) A team of British engineers plans to build a car that will run at the speed of 1,600 km an hour, outracing a handgun bullet. The ambitious ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Structure of possible cancer target identified


August 7th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Manchester have identified a potential target for the development of new therapies to treat cancer. They have uncovered the 3D structure of Mps1 ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Dubai to build airport the size of 19,200 football pitches


June 11th, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Dubai, June 11 (DPA) The glitzy Gulf emirate of Dubai has unveiled a plan to build the world's largest airport, which will be the size of 19,200 football pitches or the equivalent ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brazil’s forest loss now linked to world food prices


May 14th, 2008 - 9:32 am ICT by admin
By Emilio Rappold Rio de Janeiro, May 14 (DPA) Brazil will have little to boast of at the upcoming biodiversity conference in Bonn. It has just released alarming figures highlighting the continuing destruction ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jurassic Park dinosaurs set to roam on earth again in Dubai


December 24th, 2007 - 3:23 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 24 (ANI): The Natural History Museum has reportedly signed a deal to create a Jurassic Park of life-size robotic dinosaurs, which will wander freely among visitors.The project will see hi-tech ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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