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World’s tallest peaks most vulnerable to climate change

December 4th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Dec 4 (IANS) The Himalayan region which is home to the world's tallest peaks, including Mount Everest, is particularly vulnerable as rising temperatures disturb the balance of snow, ice ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Force’ - action speaks louder than words (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***)

October 1st, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Force"; Cast: John Abraham, Genelia D'Souza and Vidyut Jamwal; Director: Nishikant Kamat; Rating: ***A raw rugged cop's tale of vicious vendetta fused into a tender romance seems like a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Star Wars: The Old Republic’ announced

July 21st, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three retail editions of Star Wars: The Old Republic have been announced by BioWare. The new games will range from the cost of $60 to $150. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gayle will make a difference to this team: Ambrose

June 12th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), June 12 (IANS) Curtly Ambrose, the last of the legendary West Indies fast bowlers, feels problems between destructive batsman Chris Gayle and the West Indies Cricket Board ... Read more...

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I’m a better bowler than three years ago against India, says Tremlett

December 17th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec 17(ANI): England fast bowler Chris Tremlett, who helped his team skittle Australia for 268 in their first innings in the third Ashes Test, insists that his injury woes are now ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ashes 2010: Surrey manager backs ’softie’ Tremlett to rough up Australia

December 9th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Surrey (England), Dec.9 (ANI): Surrey cricket team manager Chris Adams is backing fast bowler Chris Tremlett, labelled a "gentle giant" and a "softie" to rough up Australia during the remaining three Tests ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Meet the giant dog ‘Down Under’ that eats like a horse

September 13th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 13 (ANI): An Oz dog lover is having a challenging time maintaining his new great Pyrenees-Snowbear or 'Bear'-as he eats a lot.According to the Parramatta Advertiser, Gary Randfleish bought the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hilfenhaus is Australia’s next cricket great: McKenzie

February 14th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.14 (ANI): Australian pace great Graham McKenzie has nominated Tasmanian Ben Hilfenhaus as his country's next great fast-bowling prospect.McKenzie said he had been impressed with Hilfenhaus' swing and impact."There's a group ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Meet the 14-year-old Manchester boy dubbed the future Brit Bolt

September 25th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Manchester, Sep 25(ANI): A 14-year-old boy from Manchester is being dubbed as UK's version of Jamaican sprinter and three-time Olympic gold medallist, Usain Bolt, after shattering the British under-15 national record in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pregnant Heidi Klum fears her butt will ‘explode’

September 9th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Heidi Klum, who is expecting her fourth child, says her legs and butt will "explode" in her final month of pregnancy. The supermodel, who raises three children ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Beluga Whale To Diver’s Rescue: Heroic Tale Of A Helpful Whale

July 30th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by GD
Here's a twist in the conventional tale of environmentally vigilant humans lobbying to save the vanishing whale species, only this time round one of the creatures apparently decided to return the favor ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Long Island Basking Shark: Gentle Giant Pays Dying Visit

July 15th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by GD
The arrival of a rather unlikely guest in the form of a plus-sized basking shark, at the shores of Long Island on Tuesday, caused quite a stir at the Gilgo State Park ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

World’s tallest woman dies in US

August 14th, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, Aug 14 (DPA) Sandy Allen, the tallest woman in the world according to the Guinness Book of World Records, died in the US state of Indiana. The 2.31-metre tall woman died ... Read more...

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Marry India’s expertise with Africa’s resources: Ghana president

April 7th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by admin
(Interview) By Manish Chand New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) If India's experience and expertise is married to Africa's vast natural resources, it will lead to accelerated development of the continent, says Ghana President John ... Read more...

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