human society

Reviving the Parsee Punch with new pickings (With images)

May 7th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Humour has been the golden lining of India's realpolitik for as long as one can remember. The early kings hired jesters; Mughal emperor Akbar had ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Male spiders eavesdrop to beat rivals

January 8th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) Male spiders often eavesdrop on their rivals, using their 'secrets' to steal their mate, behaviour which is not uncommon in human society.As male wolf spiders go ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dalai Lama congratulates Nobel Peace Prize winners

October 9th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 9 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Sunday congratulated the three winners of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize -- Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee, and Tawakkul Karman ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Iran’s nuclear plant to begin production in April

January 29th, 2011 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 29 (IANS) Iran's first nuclear reactor built in the southern city of Bushehr will be connected to the country's electricity generation network by April, Iranian nuclear authority has said.The plant ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

400,000-yr-old remains show ‘humans evolved from Middle East, not Africa’

December 28th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): A new discovery of 400,000-yr-old human remains has raised doubts as to whether the first humans evolved out of Africa, as the popular theory goes, or elsewhere.Archaeologists from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Farooque Sheikh joins CID Gallantry awards jury

September 3rd, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Versatile actor Farooque Sheikh has been roped in to select candidates for the second edition of CID Gallantry Awards. The 62-year-old is part of a jury that comprises of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mistaken For Coyote, Dog Released Into Wild

July 26th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Copper, an American Kennel Club-registered pet dog of Lori Goodlett was released into the wild after the Frankfort Humane Society shelter mistook her for a coyote. ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Shipped From China To Canada, Kitten Survives Ordeal!

July 11th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Calgary, Canada, July 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The crew at Icon Store and Tiling in Calgary were shocked and surprised to see a malnourished kitten confined in it with the order ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Hindus urge global media organizations & schools to train staff/pupils in world religions

June 21st, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), (ANI): Hindus have urged media organizations of the world to train their staff on the basics of major world religions and denominations so that media persons could have a better ... Read more...

Posted in World |

There’s more to Life than Money: Explore Yourself, Connect with Society, and Find Happiness

April 5th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by admin
By Rahul Pandey and Dr Sandeep Pandey Convocation address of Dr Sandeep Pandey, who was the Chief Guest, at Indian Institute of Management (IIM-C) KolkataDear friends, as you complete yet another milestone in ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Last speaker of ancient language Bo dies in India’s Andaman Islands

February 5th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Reports indicate that the last speaker of Bo, which is one of the world's oldest languages, has died at the age of 85 in India's Andaman Islands.Professor Anvita ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Religion may save us from global warming, says atheist scientist

September 7th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 7 (ANI): One of Britain's most eminent scientists, who is an atheist, has said that the world may have to turn to religion to save itself from catastrophic climate change.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UN declares 2010 as “International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures”

August 3rd, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have applauded United Nations (UN) for observing 2010 as "International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures" for promotion of interreligious and intercultural dialogue, understanding and cooperation for peace. Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Daniel Suelo: Cyberage Caveman Sans Cash Complications

July 23rd, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by GD
Money, they say, is the root of all evils, and now here comes a man, who has gone all the way to 'uproot' and completely cast away this evil all together, by ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Nazi women’s magazines blaming Brits for WWII to be auctioned

April 15th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15 (ANI): A collection of Nazi women's magazines featuring knitting patterns, fashion advice, and at the same time blaming the British for WWII are set to be auctioned.The Frauen Warte, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The Top Five Most Memorable Inaugural Speeches of All Time revealed

January 11th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11(ANI): Former U.S. president Franklin Roosevelt''s third inaugural address on January 20, 1941 has topped a new list of the Five Most Memorable Inaugural Speeches of All Time.Ronald Reagan''s ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Global Recession: One of the Several Crises facing Human Society

November 5th, 2008 - 10:48 am ICT by admin
By Dr Rahul PandeyI do not remember witnessing this kind of global panic in my lifetime. Probably the twin towers crash generated a reaction of similar magnitude as the recent financial meltdown ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Feature |

Composite dialogue, a good avenue for solving Kashmiri aims: Expert

September 24th, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Sept.24 (ANI): A well known supporter of the Kashmiri cause for self-determination, has said that the ongoing composite dialogue between India and Pakistan, is a good avenue for realizing this ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nitrogen control not effective in cleaning worlds polluted lakes

July 22nd, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Researchers have determined that the process of nitrogen control is not effective in controlling the problem of cultural eutrophication, which is the addition of nutrients to a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinas return to ivory trade poses threat to future of wild elephants in Africa and Asia

July 16th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): China has been given permission to become a licensed buyer of ivory at a UN (United Nations) meeting in Geneva, provoking widespread condemnation from environmentalists and politicians, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Bioenergy might serve as a realistic alternative to meet current and future energy needs

June 4th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A scientist has determined that bioenergy can be the best realistic alternative to meet our current and future energy needs while cutting back on the use of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

1600 volcanic eruption in Peru had a global impact on human society

April 24th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 24 (ANI): A new study by geologists at UC Davis has suggested that the 1600 eruption of the volcano Huaynaputina in Peru had a global impact on human society.The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

TERI organises India’s first ever conference on environment-friendly publishing

April 5th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI/Business Wire India): The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in consonance with Delhi Government organized a high-level conference on ecological and sustainable publishing practices here today. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |