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Ouch! When a suitor got rejected as packed stadium watched


May 7th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) A rugby fan proposed marriage to his girlfriend in front of a packed stadium in Britain -- and got turned down.The fan popped the question as ... Read more...

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Man collapses attempting Scrabble world record


April 16th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A 55-year-old Briton -- who was a diabetes patient -- collapsed due to dehydration while playing Scrabble for 15 hours and attempting to break the world ... Read more...

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Script plays villain between Anil, Priyadarshan


February 28th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) After "Viraasat", it took 15 years for Anil Kapoor to say yes to Priyadarshan's film "Tezz". It is unlikely that they will ever work together again ... Read more...

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Snowdrop bulb fetches £725


February 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Glasgow, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A snowdrop bulb which was accidentally spotted by a couple in their garden has fetched a world record of £725. The elderly Scottish couple who offered the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Rangers’ invisible £24m being investigated


February 17th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Glasgow, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Investigators have been called in to help unravel how £24 million lent to the Scottish club Rangers disappeared. Auditors looking into the finances of the club have ... Read more...

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Woman jailed for life for killing baby son


January 12th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) A British woman has been jailed for life for murdering her 15-month-old son and hiding his mummified body.Kimberley Hainey, 37, murdered her son Declan at a ... Read more...

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Pilots ‘almost pass out’ after taking off


January 9th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A looming disaster was averted when a passenger British Airways flight returned to Heathrow just minutes after taking off. The two female pilots at the back of ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

25 minute firework display gone in 50 seconds


November 7th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Glasgow, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Patrons to a fireworks show have been offered another show after the promised 25-minute display ended in less than 1 minute. The organizers of the show has ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Bat’s saliva to cure stroke victims


September 4th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) The saliva of vampire bats, which feed on blood, can save lives of stroke victims, new research shows.The saliva has a compound that can thin blood ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt saves a woman on movie set


August 28th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt saved a woman from being trampled on while shooting for his new film "World War Z".The 47-year-old actor was shooting battle scenes for ... Read more...

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India football tour to Britain called off


August 26th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The India under-23 football team's tour to Britain for three matches, including two against Pakistan, was cancelled Friday as a fallout of the riots in ... Read more...

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HeroITES expands Scotland operations


August 22nd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) India-based business process outsourcing (BPO) firm HeroITES Monday said its Scottish subsidiary has created a new 110-seat facility near Glasgow.The subsidiary, HEROtsc, opened the unit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Briton faces jail after gifted gun on wedding


July 16th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) A man is facing jail in Britain after he received a Kalashnikov assault rifle as a wedding gift from his wife.John Wallace, 47, bought parts for ... Read more...

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Bird inspires aircraft that can fly, hover and glide


July 3rd, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) A new versatile design of micro air vehicle (MAV) is inspired by a particular bird called Swift.This design of MAVs or unmanned aerial vehicles, would enable ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Wild pigeons never forget a face


July 3rd, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Feral, untrained pigeons, which can fly quickly and unerringly through uncharted areas, recognise individuals and are not fooled by a change of clothes, according to latest ... Read more...

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Poor pre-pregnancy diet ups baby’s risk of diabetes, obesity


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) A poor diet before conception could put the baby at risk of developing type II diabetes and obesity, researchers say.Mice that were fed a low protein ... Read more...

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Stem cell revolution can defeat Alzheimer’s


June 5th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Healthy adults will be able to boost their chances of surviving cancer and diseases such as Alzheimer's by freezing stem cells taken from their blood. A ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man targets his wives for insurance money


May 20th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) A man in Britain has been convicted of killing his first wife and attempting to kill his second wife allegedly for insurance money.He was also found ... Read more...

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Good to feel muscles burn after exercise


May 4th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Exercising so hard that you feel your muscles burn is not only good for the body but also for the mind. Psychiatrists believe that mood improves ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Keira Knightley serves as bridesmaid at her brother’s wedding


April 25th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Glasgow, April 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Keira Knightley served as the bridesmaid during her brother’s wedding in Glasgow on Monday. Keira’s brother, Caleb and his fiancée tied the knot during a ... Read more...

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Scots Guard makes vicious online rants against Kate Middleton


April 25th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): A Scots Guardsman has been banned from the Royal Wedding parade for making vicious online rants against Kate Middleton after she apparently "snubbed" him.Cameron Reilly, 18, called ... Read more...

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Gizmos replacing pens as kids’ essential classroom kit: Survey


April 24th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 24 (ANI): Children are turning up at school fully equipped with mobile phones, iPods and MP3 players, but not the basic essential of a single pen.According to a survey of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Scientists develop technique for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Scientists are developing a new technique by which Alzheimer's disease can be detected in its earliest stages.Scientists at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow developed the technique based ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Caterpillars mimic twigs to fool predators


April 5th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): A new study has shown that caterpillars that masquerade as twigs are actually using clever behavioural strategies to outwit their predators.Researchers at the universities of Exeter, Liverpool, Liverpool ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Boyzone to release new album this year


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Singer Ronan Keating has revealed Boyzone will release a new album before the end of the year.The group released their last LP "Brother" - which was ... Read more...

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Minogue meets sick children


April 2nd, 2011 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Pop star Kylie Minogue thrilled sick children in Scotland by holding a special meeting with them before her performance in Glasgow.Minogue is currently performing on ... Read more...

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Gazza, Greaves, to undertake stage show


March 24th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 24 (ANI): Football legends Paul Gascoigne and Jimmy Greaves are to go on tour with a stage show talking about their lives.The first two-and-a-half-hour show will take place in ... Read more...

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Lara Bingle’s solo sorrow as Jason Derulo tours UK


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 23 (ANI): Aussie model Lara Bingle has said goodbye to her alleged new flame Jason Derulo after they met up in London.And she seems upset to be alone while the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

BGT judge David Hasselhoff thinks there’s no talent in Glasgow


February 10th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): New 'Britain's Got Talent' judge David Hasselhoff thinks there's no talent in Glasgow.The ex-Baywatch star has rubbished the show's untalented wannabes.He stuck the knife into legions of humorless ... Read more...

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Head injury ‘can blight the chances of survival up to 13 years later’


February 1st, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new research has shown that a head injury can blight the chances of survival up to 13 years after the event, especially among younger adults.As part of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Climber found reading map after surviving 1000ft fall


January 30th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): A climber from Glasgow, who fell 1,000ft down a mountain, not just survived but was found by his rescuers standing up reading a map.The 35-year-old lost his footing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Essex girls are Britain’s bustiest babes


January 29th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Girls from Essex are the bustiest in UK, new research has revealed.Out of the top ten areas where girls buy giant J and K cup bras, three are ... Read more...

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Vijay Mallya ‘hand-carries century old bottles of whisky to Glasgow’


January 15th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 15 (ANI): Indian liquor baron Vijay Mallya jetted into Christchurch to hand-carry three bottles of whisky, left from British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton's 1907 Antarctic expedition, to Glasgow.The bottles of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

High BP responds better to combo therapy


January 13th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): A new research has found that starting treatment of blood pressure with two medicines rather than the one produces better and faster results and fewer side effects.The research, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Geography-challenged’ Taylor Momsen thinks Glasgow is in England!


December 20th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 20 (ANI): Taylor Momsen has taken to Twitter for apologizing to upset fans in Glasgow after she called the Scottish city "craziest... in all of England"."Glasgow, I love you, I ... Read more...

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