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Our fight is for changing system, not power: Team Anna (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Team Anna said Friday that their proposed political alternative "would not compromise on corruption" and their fight was to "change the system and not ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Israeli scientists develop strong plastic to replace steel


June 8th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, June 8 (IANS) Israeli scientists are developing a super strength polypropylene, one of the world's most commonly used plastic, to replace steel and other materials used in pipelines ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New memory chip hundred times faster: Study


May 20th, 2012 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) A new kind of memory chip made from silicon could be a hundred times faster than standard Flash memory chips, British scientists say.Researchers at the University ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Biosensor shows promise for cancer diagnosis


May 16th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Researchers have created an ultra-sensitive biosensor that could open up new opportunities for early detection of cancer and help doctors tailor personalised medicine specific to biochemistry ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Scientists tweak fungus to produce anti-virus chemical


February 14th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 14 (IANS) Scientists have tweaked a fungus commonly found on rotting bread or food stuff to produce a vital drug to fight viral infections. Biotechnologist Astrid Mach-Aigner and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Brett Ratner to remake ‘Last American virgin’


November 10th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brett Ratner is finally attached to a positive news this week. After series of controversies which include some remarks that he made on Howard Stern’s show, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russia to ban hookah smoking in public


November 10th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 10 (IANS) Russian lawmakers have submitted a bill seeking a ban on hookah smoking in public places. The concentration of harmful substances in hookah smoke is considered a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

CWG costs escalated 100 percent in seven years


August 5th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The budget for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) escalated nearly a hundred-times since India submitted its bid in 2003.When Indian Olympic Association (IOA) bid for ... Read more...

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‘40 million infected with Hepatitis B in India’


July 26th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Around 40 million people in India are infected with Hepatitis B and the risk of its transmission is hundred times more than that of the dreaded ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Omlettes, guns and stunts for Bhopal’s wonder boys (With Image)


April 20th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 20 (IANS) Shooting blindfolded while on skates, flipping omelettes over a hundred times in a minute and doing stunts on the cycle, three daring teenagers of Bhopal have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kim Kardashian ‘on no fast track to wedded bliss’


April 16th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Kim Kardashian has dismissed reports that she's on a fast track to wedded bliss, insisting one has to be engaged firstin order to getmarried."Well, I mean what girl ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Left did nothing for Bengal minorities, says BJP


April 8th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Charging the ruling Left Front with doing nothing for the development of minorities in West Bengal, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday claimed that the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian players don’t have large, clean hearts: Afridi


April 4th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr. 4 (ANI): Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi has stirred controversy again by saying that he did not find any of the Indian cricketers having large or clean hearts.Speaking days after ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

CBI seeks extradition of Warren Anderson (Lead)


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bhopal, March 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday moved a petition in court seeking extradition of former Union Carbide Corporation chairman Warren Anderson in the Bhopal ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indian jailed in New Zealand for murders


February 18th, 2011 - 8:46 am ICT by IANS
Auckland, Feb 18 (IANS) An Indian fruit packer was Friday sentenced to life imprisonment by a New Zealand court for killing a woman and her two-year-old daughter.Deepak Nagpal, 24, who pleaded guilty ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Promiscuous’ chimps produce more sperm


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Scientists based in Japan have revealed that chimpanzees produce 200 times more sperm than gorillas, the world's largest primates, and 14 times more than orangutans.Promiscuous ape species have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’s Smallest Engraving on Edge of Razor Blade


February 11th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It says, “Nothing is Impossible.” The etching carved by Graham Short seems to prove what it says, since it is carved on the edge of a razor ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Aamir Khan Says, “Dhobi Ghat Is More For The Females”


January 20th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
is releasing tomorrow and he has made it clear a hundred times already that his presence in the movie is not because of his relation with the director of the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China Agrees to Retry Farmer Given Life for Toll Evasion


January 15th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A report from the Associated Press has revealed that a farmer who was sentence to life in prison after he evaded highway tolls will be given another trial, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Kankaria Carnival’ kicks off in Ahmedabad


December 26th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Uday AdhvaryuAhmedabad, Dec.26 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a week-long 'Kankaria Carnival' in Ahmedabad over the weekend.The event had been successfully organised by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) since ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Mishra not pleased with A-certificate for “Tera Kya…”


December 14th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra is upset that his forthcoming film "Tera Kya Hoga Johnny" has been given an 'A' certificate that entitles only adults to view the film. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Katy Perry excited about royal wedding


December 7th, 2010 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry is looking forward to Prince William's wedding next year because she thinks the ceremony will be an unforgettable event."I think the whole world is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Katy Perry excited about the royal wedding


December 6th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): It seems Katy Perry is thrilled about the impending royal wedding.The singer has revealed that she is looking forward to Prince William's wedding next year - because ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

“Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer” Live On Stage


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the most popular television series of all times, "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" was aired on CBS last night. It seems that the Christmas fever ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jaitapur may store spent nuclear fuel: Activists


November 30th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Two days after the centre cleared the 9,900 MW Jaitapur nuclear power project (JNPP), activists Tuesday said the plant was dangerous as it may store spent fuel from ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Smallest electric engine could power future nanomachines


October 29th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Scientists at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands have designed a blueprint for the smallest electric engine ever that could eventually drive tiny conveyor belts or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

French women protest anti-burka ban by wearing niqab and hot pants


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): In protest of the recent law banning the burka in France, two female students took to the streets of Paris wearing a niqab, and mini-shorts, showing their long ... Read more...

Posted in World |

“It Is A Wrong Perception In The Minds Of People In India That A Horror Film Has To Be Gory” - Wilson Louis


September 4th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Wilson Louis, director of "Mallika' tells Jyothi Venkatesh that he does not want to be compared to Ram Gopal Varma or Ramsays because he wants to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jon Hamm Returns With Much Anticipated “Mad Men” Season 4 Premire Tonight


July 25th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much anticipated American dramatic television masterful show "Mad Men" season 4 will be premiered tonight on AMC channel at 10/9c. The previous three seasons delivered ... Read more...

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Failed NY bomber wanted to take revenge for Afghan war, reveals video


July 15th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, July 15 (ANI): Confessed Times Square bomb plotter Faisal Shahzad had planned the May 1 terror strike to take revenge from the US for waging war against Afghanistan, a video ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Azad emphasizes need for achieving 100 percent voluntary blood donation


June 14th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday emphasized the need for achieving 100 percent voluntary blood donation, thereby ensuring that there is ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Meerut hangman wants to prepare noose for Kasab


May 7th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut, May 7 (IANS) Decades after his father hanged the assassins of prime minister Indira Gandhi, Mammu Singh says he wants to hang Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab for his role in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nano-scale “fuses” generate 100 times more energy than conventional batteries


March 10th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 10 (ANI): A new American research has found that miniature tubes layered with a chemical fuel can generate 100 times more electrical power by weight than conventional batteries.When these nano-scale ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chile Aftershocks Might Be Felt For Years


March 6th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, Mar 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 8.8 magnitude earthquake that had rocked Chile recently had devastated the lives of people in the region. The deadly earthquake of Haiti had shocked ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Super cool atom thermometer developed by physicists


December 8th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 8 (ANI): A team of physicists has devised a super cool atom thermometer that can potentially measure temperatures as low as tens of trillionths of a degree above absolute zero. ... Read more...

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