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‘Big brands don’t necessarily make big money’ (With Images)


August 1st, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Big brands don't guarantee big money, says top designer Raghavendra Rathore."A good designer never designs for himself but instead understands the market conditions and in-builds ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Violence causes over 25 percent of teen deaths in Brazil


July 19th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, July 19 (IANS/EFE) Violent incidents - including accidents and suicides - accounted for over 25 percent of adolescent deaths in Brazil in 2010, a nearly fourfold increase since 1980, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gabrielle Giffords fit enough to attend husband’s shuttle launch


April 25th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was critically injured in a shooting incident in January, has been declared fit enough to attend her husband's space shuttle launch.Giffords' husband NASA ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nicaragua exceeds one mn foreign tourists for first time


December 30th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Managua, Dec 30 (IANS/EFE) More than one million foreign tourists visited Nicaragua this year, the first time that the country has exceeded that figure and an 8 percent increase with respect to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cuba says it already had over 2 million visitors this year, despite economic crisis


October 20th, 2010 - 3:11 am ICT by BNO News
HAVANA (BNO NEWS) -- Cuba has so far this year registered the arrival of more than two million tourists, despite the international economic crisis that is affecting the sector, the Tourism Ministry ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Eruption of galactic ’super-volcano’ caught in action


August 20th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and NSF's Very Large Array have witnessed a galactic "super-volcano" that is erupting and blasting gas outwards.The galactic volcano in the massive galaxy M87 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kim Cattrall says she’s no ‘cougar’


June 3rd, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 03 (ANI): Sex And The City actress Kim Cattrall is not too happy with the 'cougar' tag.Cattrall, 53, who's the eldest among the four stars of the hit TV sitcom, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Neutral dust can get charged on its own


April 12th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Scientists have explained how lightning can occur even in the driest deserts- neutral dust can gain an electrical life of its own, according to a new theory.It has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Statement of U.S. Secretary of State Clinton on Chile quake


February 28th, 2010 - 3:11 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Saturday released the following statement after an 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck Chile."We are closely monitoring reports from Chile and ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Sex And The City’s Kim Cattrall too insecure to pick up a man


January 4th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 4 (ANI): British actress Kim Cattrall says she is quite opposite to her onscreen 'Sex And The City' character Samantha Jones because she couldn't never walk into a bar and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Honduras’ Micheletti’s temporary step down a ‘positive step’: US


November 21st, 2009 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (DPA) The US sees the decision by Honduras' disputed de-facto leader Roberto Micheletti to step down during elections as a "positive step," a senior US State Department official said. The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Canada’s Punjabi GPS system to boost farming in India


November 17th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 17 (IANS) Agriculture in Punjab will get a major boost with a Canadian company introducing its GPS guidance system in the Punjabi language.The system will offer guidance ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Happy Columbus Day 2009


October 12th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) October 12th is celebrated as the Columbus Day. Today is the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas, which occurred on October 12, 1492 in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US suspends $30 mn aid to Honduras


September 4th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (EFE) The US government announced Thursday that over $30 million aid to Honduras has been suspended in the wake of President Mel Zelaya's June 28 ouster. Washington said that if ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Perseids Meteor Shower Set To Dazzle The Sky


August 13th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
Ever since the announcements for the sighting of the Perseids Meteor Shower for the year 2009 have been made, people have been quite excited to get a glimpse of the bright and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Insults are better taken when lying down


August 12th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Want to insult someone? Well, then wait until that person is lying down, for a new study has revealed that people handle anger differently when they're lying on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

We prefer hearing from our right ear


June 24th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): An Italian study suggests that humans prefer being addressed in the right ear, and are more likely to perform a task upon receiving a request in the right ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Want something? Then talk to my right ear


June 24th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Humans prefer to be addressed in their right ear rather than their left. Current research suggests that we are more likely to perform a task when we receive ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cuba open to more direct talks with the U.S.: Clinton


June 1st, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
San Salvador, June 1 (ANI): Cuba has notified the Obama administration that it is ready to resume talks on migration issues and to negotiate direct postal service between the countries for the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Air New Zealand eyeing world’s first matchmaking flight


May 15th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 15 (ANI): Air New Zealand is all set to run the world's first matchmaking flight for lonely hearts.The airline has revealed that a plane with American passengers aboard will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama uses podium to express regret about past American behavior


May 11th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Since taking office, President Barack Obama has made a habit of using podiums abroad to apologize and express regret for past American behavior.Since taking office, Obama has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Summit of the Americas opens in Trinidad and Tobago


April 18th, 2009 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, April 18 (DPA) The Summit of the Americas, which brings together all countries in the hemisphere except Cuba, started Friday at a hotel in Port of Spain, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama seeks positive signals from Cuba


April 17th, 2009 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (EFE) President Barack Obama Thursday said Washington was hoping to see gestures from the Cuban government opening the way to better relations between the US and the communist-ruled ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ashok Leyland to supply 500 more buses to Angola


February 19th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Feb 19 (IANS) India's second largest commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland will supply 500 more buses to Angola by March-end, taking the total order to 1,000 vehicles valued at $43.5 million, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Insect eye inspires ultra-thin image sensor


June 2nd, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, June 2 (IANS) The amazing versatility of an insect's compound eye has inspired researchers worldwide into working on ultra-thin imaging systems. Features of these compound eyes, optimised over millions of years ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sun responsible for mysterious blotches on Saturn’s yin-yang moon Iapetus


November 14th, 2007 - 1:53 am ICT by admin
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Posted in Sci-Tech |

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