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US sides with China’s opponents, says daily


September 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) The US directly or indirectly sides with China's opponents in disputes China has with its neighbours, said a state-run Chinese daily Wednesday.An article in the Op-Ed ... Read more...

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Bold, daring acts to rule ‘India’s Got Talent’


September 14th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Be it singing, music, dance, puppetry or illusion, there has never been a limitation to the talent showcased at "India's Got Talent". The fourth season ... Read more...

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Scientists create robot which registers human emotions


July 16th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) In their quest for creating a human-like robot, scientists have edged closer to their goal -- they have designed one that can display several human emotions ... Read more...

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Italy wept in changing room, says Buffon


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mario Balotelli may have cried right on the ground after Italy's 0-4 defeat to Spain in the Euro 2012 final, but almost the whole ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Changing plate’s colour helps you shed weight’


June 17th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Scientists have suggested an easy way out for those who want to shed pounds. They should simply change the colour of their plates. People tend to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cameron on first visit to Myanmar


April 13th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) David Cameron Friday became the first British prime minister to set foot in Myanmar since its independence in 1948. After his arrival in the capital ... Read more...

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Victoria Beckham’s obsessive exercise regime


March 25th, 2012 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) Singer turned fashion designer Victoria Beckham became obsessed with exercising after giving birth to daughter harper. The singer revealed that she went running six days ... Read more...

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US under illusion that sanctions are affecting Iran: Khamenei


March 9th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 9 (IANS) Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said the US and President Barack Obama were under an "illusion" that Tehran was affected by the economic ... Read more...

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Google captures naked man in car boot


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) A man has been captured on Google Street View apparently climbing into the boot of his car while naked, The Telegraph reported Friday.The picture shows a ... Read more...

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Present situation not ripe for third front, says CPI-M (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) Stressing need for unity of the Left and democratic forces in the country, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Wednesday said the present ... Read more...

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Fake flying people stun New York City residents


January 31st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The “flying people” that have been spotted in the skyline of New York City over the last couple of weeks are meant for publicity stunt. Huffington ... Read more...

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Bowerbirds entice females with illusory designs


January 30th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Male bowerbirds woo females by building 'artistic' bowers out of vegetation which is shaded by plants or trees that create an illusion of uniform decor. The ... Read more...

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Chinese shadow puppetry joins intangible heritage list


November 27th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 27 (IANS) Chinese shadow puppetry has been added to the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity along with Belgian Leuven age set ritual repertoire, the UN ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gaga to style department store for X-mas


November 16th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York , Nov 16 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga is all set to give high-end department store Barneys a bizarre makeover during Christmas.The shoppers will walk through an entrance ... Read more...

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Don’t throw attacker out of job: Kejriwal


October 20th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Thursday stood up for the man who attacked him in Lucknow and appealed to his employer to give him his ... Read more...

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X Factor: Top 16 Revealed!


October 19th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night on 'The X Factor', the top sixteen of the remaining thirty two acts would be revealed. Simon Cowell has the girls, LA Reid has the boys, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Illusion of control bolsters a sense of luck


September 12th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 12 (IANS) We often delude ourselves into believing that we can control circumstances and events to our advantage. This "illusion of control" can bolster our luck.For instance, when ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why does return journey seem ending quickly?


September 1st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Ever thought why at times the back journey from any place seems shorter than previously felt, despite both the distances being same?A research has shown it ... Read more...

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Apex court for clarity on OBC students’ admission


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The supreme Court Tuesday said additional 10 percent weightage being given to students from the Other Backward Classes (OBC) in relation to their general category ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp to act in ‘Carter Beats the Devil’


June 30th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 29 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp will reportedly play the lead role in Warner Bros adaptation of 2002 novel "Carter Beats the Devil".The "Pirates of the Caribbean" ... Read more...

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Dharmendra to judge ‘India’s Got Talent 3′


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Veteran actor Dharmendra is all set to debut as a judge on the small screen with the third season of talent show "India's Got Talent"."The channel ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scientists trick brain into experiencing itself as doll-size


May 27th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Imagine shrinking to the size of a doll in your sleep. When you wake up, will you perceive yourself as tiny or the world as being ... Read more...

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Defense now alleges that Caylee Anthony drowned in pool


May 25th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 25-year-old mother of Caylee Anthony says her daughter’s death was an accident. When Casey Anthony appeared before the court, she gave her account of what ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Russia praises Osama operation, urges US for greater counterterror cooperation


May 5th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Moscow, May 5 (ANI): Russia has warmly welcomed the US operation that killed Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and has urged Washington to use the occasion to explore joint efforts to fight ... Read more...

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UPA stable, says Congress after Kanimozhi named co-accused


April 25th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Congress Monday said there was no threat to the UPA government after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) included the name of DMK chief ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Now, trick the brain to soothe arthritic pain


April 15th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Nottingham has shown that a simple illusion can significantly reduce - and in some cases even temporarily eradicate - arthritic pain in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, get back to shape with the swimsuit that acts as a slimsuit!


March 31st, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 31 (ANI): For women who dread revealing their lumps, bumps and less-than-perfect figures in swimwears, a new swimsuit could be the perfect solution.The 45-pound "slimsuit" or "diet in a swimsuit" ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Now, an ‘illusion cloak’ that shows you what’s not there!


February 25th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): There was the invisibility cloak and this time it's an illusion cloak - a device that can change an object's appearance.The technology could ultimately be used to hide ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Illusion of three hands can help stroke patients


February 24th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Scientists have created the illusion of having three hands - and made it so realistic that study subjects broke into a sweat when their ‘extra' limb was threatened ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Charismatic leadership can be learned, measured: Study


February 9th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Can a person's charisma be measured and learned? Yes, says a University of Tennessee study.Much has been written in business management textbooks and self-help guides about the role ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UK pledged millions to lawless Somali region linked to pirate gangs: Wikileaks


February 4th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Thousands of secret US diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks have revealed that Britain had pledged millions of pounds worth support to leaders of a lawless region of Somalia, ... Read more...

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Whitney Houston Pregnant?


February 1st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) BET's Celebration of Gospel, emerged a hot and spicy speculation about the ace singer, Whitney Houston. This time, it was not because of her drug abuse ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sir Anthony Hopkins hated working in theatre


February 1st, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Sir Anthony Hopkins has admitted that he didn't enjoy working in theatre.The 'Silence of the Lambs' actor took to the stage at London's prestigious National Theatre earlier in ... Read more...

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Corporate mafia fuelling corruption: Prashant Bhushan (Interview)


January 31st, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Parmod Kumar New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) He is credited with convincing the apex court to monitor the CBI probe into the 2G spectrum allocation scandal. Activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan says "India ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Relationships get marred when spouses are too close to each other


January 22nd, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): A new study has suggested that relationships can get marred if spouses are too close to each other.According to psychologists, when two people know each other too well ... Read more...

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