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South Delhi residents battle lethargy, danger


September 13th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A cluster of about 250 families in a government colony in south Delhi are battling official lethargy and the haphazard road laying that has almost ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Debutant Vani snatches lead in Hero Women’s golf


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 23 (IANS) Vani Kapoor marked her professional debut with a stunning four-under 68 that gave her a four-shot lead going into the third and final round of the ... Read more...

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Islam in Kashmir earlier than thought, reveals Quran manuscript


August 15th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) It is a pageant of rare Quranic manuscripts that not only provides an insight into the glory and richness of Islam but also sets back the ... Read more...

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Odisha residents return home after flood water recedes


August 6th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) About 2,000 people who were taken to safer places a day ago due to overflowing of Hati river in Odisha's Kalahandi district returned home Monday as ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Thane schoolgirl drowns in Lonavala school pool


June 4th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lonavala (Maharashtra), June 4 (IANS) A schoolgirl from Mumbai's suburb Thane drowned in a private school's swimming pool after she reportedly developed cramps in her legs, police said here Monday.The ... Read more...

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27-foot crocs roamed east Africa


May 7th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 7 (IANS) A 27-foot crocodile, capable of swallowing humans, once roamed east Africa, dwarfing even its counterparts in the Nile - the biggest recorded so far, a scientist ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Stingy Gaga!


April 19th, 2012 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) She can afford all luxury, but singer Lady Gaga is stingy when it comes to personal expenses. She has hardly spent from the millions of ... Read more...

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Cobra rescued from premises of Odisha secretariat


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 3 (IANS) A snake helpline team rescued a cobra snake from the premises of the Odisha secretariat here Saturday, said a helpline volunteer.Subhendu Mallick, the founder of the ... Read more...

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Fossil skeleton of prehistoric penguin reconstructed


March 1st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Scientists have reconstructed the fossil skeleton of a giant prehistoric penguin that stood over four feet tall, The Sun reported Thursday.The 26 million-year-old bird dubbed Kairuku ... Read more...

Posted in World |

LPG shortage hits Kashmir as snowfall continues


January 16th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 16 (IANS) As moderate to heavy snowfall continued in the Kashmir Valley for the second consecutive day Monday, locals and tourists are now complaining about the scarcity of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Over 2,000 Kashmir-bound passengers stranded in Jammu


January 9th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 8 (IANS) More than 2,000 Kashmir Valley-bound passengers were stranded in Jammu Sunday because of the closure of the Jammu-Srinagar national highway since the past two days after ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Want to save turtles? Go to Maharashtra for turtle fest (With Image)


December 24th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sindhudurg (Maharashtra), Dec 24 (IANS) The sleepy, fishing villages around this district will come alive for three days next week when scores of nature lovers gather at the popular nesting ... Read more...

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Hedwall wins Women’s Indian Open golf, Sharmila top Indian


December 11th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 11 (IANS) Sweden's Caroline Hedwall struck a purple patch in the middle of her final round with four straight birdies to win the Hero Women's Indian Open here ... Read more...

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British police: The tall and the short


November 18th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Teased as the "Big Friendly Giant" -- based on a character in a children's book -- a seven-feet-two-inches tall policeman is the tallest in Britain, while ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pastel-shaded return of traditional diyas this Diwali


October 25th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 25 (IANS) It is not always about the bright flames that diyas appear to offer out of cupped palms of baked clay. Sometimes, especially these days here, the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

On Dussehra, kill evil within you: Bollywood to fans


October 6th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like writer Javed Akhtar, singer Shreya Ghoshal and actors Riteish Deshmukh and Shilpa Shetty Thursday wished a 'Happy Dussehra' to their friends ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

This pinch is going to hurt him a lot


July 31st, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A British businessman on holiday in Singapore faces jail or lashing with a cane for allegedly pinching a woman's bottom, a media report said.Austin Cowburn, a ... Read more...

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West African dwarf crocodiles seized in London


June 10th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities entered a house in London on a mission but they ended seizing four West African dwarf crocodiles at the premises. The animals were being kept in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Crocodiles in bedroom shock police team


June 8th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) A team of policemen on a routine visit to a suburban home in south London had the shock of their life when they found four crocodiles ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gulmarg weaves its magic around tourists (With images)


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Gulmarg, April 3 (IANS) A magical mist surrounds this ultimate destination of skiers, sports lovers, honeymooners and adventure- seeking tourists as yet another snowfall changes the landscape in Gulmarg, the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Lahiri opens with a 66 in morning session at SAIL Open


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) India's Anirban Lahiri, seeking his maiden Asian tour title, began strongly with a six-under 66 in the morning session of the first day of the ... Read more...

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Snow-clad slopes make Manali a skiers’ paradise


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 23 (IANS) Plentiful snowfall has turned this picturesque resort town in Kullu valley into a paradise for skiers visiting from across the globe."Nice snow", remarked a ... Read more...

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Plumber rescues US woman’s $10k diamond ring from sewer line


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 22 (ANI): A plumber rescued a 10,000-dollar wedding ring from the sewer line after a Pennsylvania woman accidentally flushed it down the toilet.According to KABC-TV, Kristen Kalis of Cranberry ... Read more...

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Shimla, Manali get snowfall, mercury dips (Lead)


February 16th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destinations Shimla and Manali received snowfall Wednesday, pushing down the temperatures by several notches.While Shimla saw a light spell of snowfall in the evening, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

High physical activity helps people with knee osteoarthritis walk faster


January 19th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): People with knee osteoarthritis are more likely to walk fast enough if they lead physically active lives, a new Northwestern Medicine research has shown."The more active people ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Biggest Ever’ fox caught in Britain


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A massive fox is believed to be the biggest ever was caught in Britain.The animal weighed a massive 26 pounds and it is almost the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Jammu Srinagar highway opened for traffic


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Jan 2 (ANI): The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was thrown open to traffic after it remained closed for two days due to heavy snowfall.I.G.P traffic H.K. Lohia said both ways traffic ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Srinagar-Jammu highway opened for one-way traffic


January 1st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 1 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway was thrown open to one-way traffic Saturday after it remained closed for two days due to heavy snowfall even as chilly winds continued to lash ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu national highway still closed


December 31st, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 31 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu national highway remained closed for the second day Friday as snowfall and inclement weather threw life out of gear across the Kashmir Valley."Four feet deep snow ... Read more...

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“Jersey Shore” Trailer Revealed, Newest Member Deena Nicole Cortese Bares It All


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On January 6, 2011, the MTV audience will again get to see their favorite guidos and guidettes creating havoc once again at their house in Seaside ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Jersey Shore’ Is Back For The Third Season


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
MTV reality show ‘Jersey Shore’ will be back next month for the third season and this time the producers and contestants promise more hookups and breakups and along with it ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Secretariat’ - of the horse-man bond and gender (IANS Film Review; Rating:****)


November 27th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Secretariat"; Director: Randall Wallace; Cast: Diane Lane, John Malkovich, Otto Thorwarth; Rating: ****When still photography began in the early 18th century, a startling discovery was made - that ... Read more...

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Celebrating Eid-ul-Azha with prayers - and a 180 kg goat!


November 17th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Millions of Muslims in Mumbai and others parts of Maharashtra celebrated Eid-ul-Azha with joy and religious fervour Wednesday. As people hunted for the best sacrificial goats, one that ... Read more...

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200 mn years old skeleton of giant dinosaur discovered


October 31st, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Scientists claim to have discovered the first intact skeleton of a dinosaur that is an ancestor to the sauropod, the largest creature ever to walk the planet. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Reno Feline, “Stewie” Named World’s Longest Cat


October 21st, 2010 - 2:47 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report in the Reno Gazette-Journal, a five year old cat named “Stewie” has been named the world’s longest cat’. Stewie was certified in the Guinness ... Read more...

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