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Chimpanzees learn to mop cage from keepers


February 10th, 2012 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Chimpanzees in a Russian zoo have learned to clean their cages by watching zookeepers.A pair of chimpanzees, Yasha and Jessica, grabbed mops, rags and trash ... Read more...

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Leeza Gibbons gets married


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) TV personality Leeza Gibbons and her fiancé Steven Fenton got married in a ceremony which was only attended by Gibbon’s three children. The wedding was held ... Read more...

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Beijing airport ranked second busiest in the world


March 16th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.16 (ANI): The Beijing International Airport has been ranked the second busiest airport next only to Atlanta's Hartsfield airport, after reporting a 13 percent growth in passenger travel compared to 2009, ... Read more...

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It’s official! Men have lower attention spans than women


February 28th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): Do you struggle to make your man give attention to what you say? Well, now even science says that men have lower attention spans than women.Also, women are ... Read more...

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Like humans, gibbons have regional accents too


February 7th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): A new study has found that just like humans, gibbons have regional accents too.Gibbons, which along with the great apes are the closest relatives to humans, sing to ... Read more...

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International designer for India’s first night safari


November 28th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Nirala Greater Noida, Nov 28 (IANS) Renowned zoo designer Bernard Harrison, who has designed the famous Singapore night safari, will be designing the upcoming Greater Noida night safari, according to an ... Read more...

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Leeza Gibbons is engaged to Steven Fenton


November 17th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Leeza Gibbons is engaged to her boyfriend Steven Fenton. Even though the couple has been engaged since the last 5 months, the news was revealed ... Read more...

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US law school rents library for lingerie ad shoot


November 15th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 15 (IANS) A law school in the US has been facing criticism after its students found pictures of semi-naked male and female models in a clothing firm's advertisements which ... Read more...

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Howard K. Stern Found Guilty Of Contributing To Anna Nicole Smith’s Murder


October 30th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Howard K. Stern was found to be guilty of contributing to the murder of Anna Nicole Smith, his ex- lover. Smith had also been his client ... Read more...

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One of Blair’s longest-serving employees quits amid great mystery


October 24th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): One of Tony Blair's longest-serving members of staff, Jo Gibbons, has resigned as the former prime minister's director of corporate affairs amid great mystery.Since Blair was forced out ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan fails drug test, faces jail again


September 18th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan is reportedly facing a 30-day jail sentence after failing in her latest drug test ordered by the court. The "Mean Girls" star is trying ... Read more...

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New York judge slapped with child porn charges


August 29th, 2010 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 29 (IANS) A former Manhattan criminal court judge is being probed after child porn images were found in his office computer, a media report said. Pictures of naked teenage girls ... Read more...

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Well-respected US Judge resigns in disgrace amid pornography scandal


August 27th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 27 (ANI): A veteran US Criminal Court judge has resigned in disgrace after investigators uncovered pornography on his courthouse computer.Judge James D. Gibbons, 47, who spent 14 years as ... Read more...

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Kenny Quinn dies in Las Vegas at the age of 73 years


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Las Vegas, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kenny Quinn who was the former Republican Governor in Nevada passed away on Thursday in an accident at his home when he was undertaking repairs. ... Read more...

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How apes leap huge distances


July 22nd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): It is well-known that gibbons are capable of leaping prodigious distances between trees, crossing gaps of more than 10m at a time. Now scientists have discovered just how ... Read more...

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Vietnam forest wardens rescue 3,500 crocodiles


June 10th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, June 10 (DPA) Forest wardens in Vietnam have rescued 3,500 illegally imported crocodiles and four rare white-cheeked gibbons, a ranger said Thursday. Forest wardens in the southern province of An Giang have ... Read more...

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‘Sack Tapping’ costs a teenager one of his testicles


May 31st, 2010 - 2:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Minnesota, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Minnesota teenager lost one of his testicles because of ‘sack tapping’. This is a game that is played between the boys, in which the winner is ... Read more...

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‘Sack tapping’, punching classmates in the groin, can lead to serious injury


May 29th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 29 (ANI): Hitting on the groin of a friend or "sack tapping", which is a popular prank among school children, can be dangerous, health experts have warned.It can ... Read more...

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Roman Polanski breaks his silence on American extradition demands


May 3rd, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Polish filmmaker Roman Polanski has spoken about extradition demands by the US over a 33-year-old under-age sex case.The 76-year-old Oscar winner said that America's main purpose was to ... Read more...

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Brit kids ‘failing to read books’


March 27th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.27 (ANI): Most British students fail to read complete novels at school after being presented with short extracts and worksheets to practice comprehension and sentence structure, it was claimed.The National Union ... Read more...

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Nevada Governor’s ‘no sex in 15 years’ defence over Playboy model’s groping claims


February 24th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Las Vegas, Feb. 24 (ANI): Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons, who was accused of sexually assaulting a cocktail waitress, has revealed that he has not had sex in 15 years, and especially not ... Read more...

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MJ’s doc to face charges on Monday


February 6th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, February 6 (ANI): Michael Jackson's personal doctor Conrad Murray is set to face charges over the singer's death on Monday.Murray, facing charges of involuntary manslaughter, has been at the ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson doctor to be charged Monday (Lead)


February 6th, 2010 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 6 (DPA) The doctor who acknowledged giving Michael Jackson the anesthetic that is blamed for his death is to be charged Monday, the Los Angeles District Attorney said ... Read more...

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Charges in Michael Jackson death case to be filed on Monday


February 6th, 2010 - 2:48 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- Charges will be filed against Dr. Conrad Murray, the personal physician of Michael Jackson, on Monday, prosecutors said on Friday."A case will be filed on Monday," ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s doctor ready to surrender to the police


February 4th, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lawyer for Michael Jackson’s doctor revealed on Tuesday, that his Houston-based client was ready to surrender to the police, in case the authorities are going ... Read more...

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Will Ferrell Performs “FreeBird” As Conan O’Brien Wraps Up Tonight Show As Host


January 24th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The last episode of 'The Tonight Show' with Conan O'Brien as the host was aired on Friday night and it turned out to be as entertaining ... Read more...

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Chris Brown goes clubbing after court hearing


August 27th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IBNS
By Ken RoyAug 27 (IBNS) Singer Chris Brown went from courthouse to club dropping by a popular L.A. lounge just a few hours after the singer was sentenced to probation and community ... Read more...

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Chris Brown sentenced for assaulting Rihanna


August 26th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IBNS
By Abhiroop MukherjeeAug 26 (IBNS) Singer Chris Brown has to spend 1,400 hours removing graffiti and washing cars for assaulting Rihanna.People.com reported that Brown, 20, was formally sentenced in a ... Read more...

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Rosario Dawson Being Considered For The Upcoming Martha Washington Movie


August 9th, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by GD
Actress Rosario Dawson is featured in the news a lot nowadays as the stunning beauty is being considered to essay the lead role in an upcoming Martha Washington movie. According to reports, ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s death is a criminal investigation: official


July 17th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by admin
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- Michael Jackson's death is a criminal investigation, law enforcement officials told BNO News on Thursday.Although no case has been formally presented at this time, prosecutors are ... Read more...

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“Tosh.O”: The lighter side of the Internet


June 5th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by GD
Come Thursday, 4th June, Comedy Central will be airing a brand new comedy show, "Tosh.O". "Tosh.O" is a 10 episode series that will feature comedian Daniel Tosh as the host.With the web ... Read more...

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Ice cream maker jets in Italian tenor to sing to cows to get creamier milk!


May 16th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): Ice cream maker Frank Frederick has jetted in an Italian opera tenor to serenade his herd of cows, hoping they will produce creamier milk.Frederick, who is re-launching a ... Read more...

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Gorillas might be the smartest apes on the planet


May 13th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A new research, which involved a trial and error test, has suggested that gorillas maybe the smartest apes on the planet.According to a report in National Geographic ... Read more...

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Rihanna wants $1m borrowed jewellery back from cops


April 25th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 25 (ANI): Rihanna wants LAPD to return the nearly million-dollar worth jewellery taken into evidence for investigation in her alleged beating case.The singer, who was allegedly punched, choked, and ... Read more...

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Chris Brown in ‘intense’ plea negotiations over Rihanna beating


April 6th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 6 (ANI): Chris Brown is in "intense" negotiations on a plea deal over his alleged beating of girlfriend Rihanna, according to a source.The R 'n' B star has ... Read more...

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