Both brain halves vital for problem solving

March 2nd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 2 (IANS) Whenever we are engaged in a task, one half of our brain is more active than the other -- but some problems require both halves to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gaddafi fled on golf cart through tunnel?

August 26th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi may have fled on a golf buggy through a network of tunnels under his palatial building in Tripoli, a media report said ... Read more...

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Emu eggs being stolen from the Alabama zoo

March 18th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alabama, Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials at the Mobile Zoo in Alabama are fighting to prevent further theft of emu eggs in the zoo. The officials say at least two of the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Round-the-clock lifestyle affects metabolism, behaviour

February 28th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Our modern, round-the-clock lifestyle seems to derail metabolism, learning and behaviour in ways that we're just beginning to understand.Researchers led by Ilia Karatsoreos, postdoctoral scholar in Hatch Lab ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Wild Hawk on the Loose at US Library of Congress

January 26th, 2011 - 3:56 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A wild hawk is reportedly on the loose in the Library of Congress in the United States, where it has been seen flying around for about a week ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Space crew to simulate walking on Mars in Feb

January 24th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24 (ANI): Three men will imitate walking on Mars in February as part of a project in which a multinational crew has been locked up inside a mock Moscow spaceship ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Woman gets stuck in rubbish chute with only boobs sticking out of hatch

January 22nd, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): A woman in Russia, who tried to dodge cops by jumping down a rubbish chute, got stuck halfway with only her boobs sticking out of the hatch.The woman, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mums’ social problems affect their kids-even in birds

December 28th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the social environment of mother quails has a direct influence on the growth and the behaviour of their young.The recent study has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Teako and Josie Nunn in a fix over their ‘Save the Rooster’ campaign

October 20th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hatch, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The owners of Sparky’s Burgers, BBQ and Expresso are in the news again and more appropriately they are at odds with the law again.The owners, Teako and ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Hundreds of Hawksbill turtles hatch on Saadiyat island

August 8th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 8 (IANS/WAM) More than 350 endangered Hawksbill turtles, named for their conspicuous beaked snouts, have hatched on UAE's Saadiyat island, an official said Sunday. The moment they emerge, the turtles ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rapper Lil Boosie Indicted In Murder Case

June 18th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Louisiana, June 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Lil Boosie has been indicted on murder charges in the first degree, according to reports. The musical artists has been taken into police ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now a car with inbuilt electric scooter

May 5th, 2010 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 5 (IANS) Traffic snarls in cities need not cause much worry as a new car with an inbuilt electric scooter that flips and folds into the boot will allow commuters ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two-year-old gets trapped inside lolly machine!

March 13th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): A two-year-old boy is said to have gotten himself into a sticky mess after he climbed inside a claw-grabbed lolly machine and ended up getting stuck.Cohen Stone climbed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

California State Assembly want to pass a resolution for a cuss-free week

February 26th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sacramento, Feb 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) California lawmakers are trying to pass a resolution on Thursday, to make the first week of March as the ‘Cuss Free Week’. This bill will appear at ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

First Japanese cargo vessel docks with space station

September 18th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 18 (DPA) Japan's first unmanned cargo spacecraft docked Friday to the International Space Station to deliver 4.5 tonnes of goods to its crew. The H-II Transfer Vehicle manoeuvred within 10 metres ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Migratory birds in arrive Orissa

August 31st, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarda LahangirBaijal Sagar (Orissa), Aug 31(ANI): The migratory birds coming into the country have found a safe haven in Orissa's Baijal Sagar village, which surrounded by lush green forests provide an ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Fear of red may be hardwired in our brains

August 1st, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): Birds are hardwired to fear colour red, say researchers who believe that this may be true in humans as well.Lead researcher Sarah Pryke of Macquarie University in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Still Dazzles

April 17th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers was a hit way back in 1954 and even on stage the show makes a delightful audience experience, as it opened at Fort Collins' Carousel ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Skoda clocks 28.5 percent sales growth in 2008

January 2nd, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Auto manufacturer Skoda India sold 16,188 vehicles in the 2008 calendar year as compared to 12,596 units in 2007, clocking a 28.5 percent growth. Skoda's latest offering, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Frogs can learn the scent of danger before they hatch

December 8th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): A new research has revealed that frogs can learn the scent of danger before they hatch, which gives tadpoles a head start in evading predators.According to a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

World hot-dog eating champ conquers pizza-eating record too!

October 13th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 13 (ANI): Joey Chestnut, the world''s hotdog eating champ, has set a new record of eating 45 pizza slices in 10 minutes.Chestnut broke the previous record of eating ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Skoda India records 34.8 percent sales growth

October 1st, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Skoda India, a fully-owned subsidiary of Skoda Auto of Czech Republic, Wednesday said it has recorded 34.8 percent sales growth in September 2008.The company said in a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinas first space walkers wives praise their achievement

September 29th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sept.29 (ANI): The wives of Chinas first astronauts to walk in space have hardly been able to contain their excitement and emotion over the achievement. Astronauts'' wives Zhang Yao, Zhang ping ... Read more...

Posted in National |

11 trapped in Sydney Tower lift for three hours

July 3rd, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, July 3 (IANS) For some overseas tourists, going up the iconic Sydney Tower for a glimpse of the harbour city's breathtaking views actually took their breath away as they ... Read more...

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Criminal too smelly to appear in court

June 1st, 2008 - 8:31 pm ICT by admin
London, June 1 (ANI): It was quite a stinky hearing, literally so, for a man had his case heard behind his prison cell door, as he was smelling too bad to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

SkodaIndia sales up 81.4 percent in April

May 1st, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by admin
Pune, May 1 (IANS) Auto manufacturer SkodaIndia Thursday announced sales of 1,814 cars in April 2008, showing an 81.4 percent growth over April 2007. The figure includes 834 units of India's first ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

SkodaIndia sells 2,050 vehicles in March

April 1st, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by admin
Pune, April 1 (IANS) SkodaIndia, a wholly owned subsidiary of Czech Republic-based carmaker Skoda Auto, Tuesday announced a growth of 27.2 percent in sales last month. The company in its statement said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Birds cooperate to solve food puzzle

March 28th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by admin
London, March 28 (ANI): German scientists have shown that just like primates, birds can also cooperate with each other to win a food reward by performing tasks that are difficult for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sohrabbudin fake encounter: Bail pleas of Vanzara, six others rejected

November 14th, 2007 - 10:39 am ICT by admin

Posted in National |