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Victimized baby birds grow into abusers themselves

October 4th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) Those who are abused as children often grow into abusers themselves, which is quite true of humans -- but new research shows that this practice is ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

The Hina factor in India-Pakistan talks

July 26th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) When 34-year-old Hina Rabbani Khar, Pakistan's youngest and first woman foreign minister, holds talks with her Indian counterpart S.M. Krishna, 45 years her senior, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Did Bali bomber Patek’s arrest help US reach Osama?

May 5th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 5 (ANI): The arrest of Bali bomber Umar Patek, who was seeking a meeting with Osama bin Laden, has raised questions about whether Patek provided vital information to the mission ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Are Scarlett Johansson & Sean Penn dating each other?

May 2nd, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sean Penn and Scarlett Johansson seem ready to take their relationship public. There have been several reports especially on the Internet that the two have been ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Zambian emeralds dazzle Indian buyers

March 22nd, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 22 (IANS) Emeralds from the southern African country of Zambia are finding a good market in India. Gemfields, one of the world's leading gemstone producers, held its second ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kate Middleton’s ’see-through dress drawing global interest at auction’

March 13th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): The see-through dress, which helped Kate Middleton catch Prince William's eye, is sparking global interest ahead of its auction.The transparent knitted lace dress was originally estimated to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sarah Palin accused of being a ‘paranoid’ woman

February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): The draft of a memoir - written by Sarah Palin's once trusted aide, Frank Bailey, and leaked to the media - contains emails that vividly portray her ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A non-resident Indian can remit $1 mn from property sales (NRI Watch)

December 19th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Kul Bhushan The prices of ancestral properties left in India by emigrating non-resident Indians (NRIs) have escalated beyond their belief. Little wonder they have developed a new and intense interest in claiming ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Betty White Finds Solace In Lost Valentine

December 10th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) More than a month is still left to go, and Betty White's upcoming CBS movie "The Lost Valentine" is already stirring intense interest amongst the netizens. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Leonardo DiCaprio to become Jewish for girlfriend?

December 6th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports indicate that Leonardo DiCarprio is planning on becoming a Jew because of his girlfriend.The actor is currently in a relationship with Israeli Bar Refaeli. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Leonardo Di Caprio To Turn Jew For Love?

December 6th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It looks like Leonardo Di Caprio can go to any extent to marry his long time girlfriend Bar Rafaeli. Recent reports indicate that the 'Blood Diamond' ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UAE seeks to improve nursing care

November 7th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 7 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has launched a study to improve nursing care in the hospitals, it was announced Sunday.The study will be conducted by the UAE Nursing and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Fame is a burden, says Pattinson

April 5th, 2010 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Hollywood hearthrob Robert Pattinson's meteoric rise to fame has made him question fans' motives admitting he finds it "repulsive" when they force themselves on him. The "Twilight" actor shot ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gene behind some forms of intellectual disability identified

December 16th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have identified a gene, called TRAPPC9, which is involved in some forms of intellectual disability.Two international research teams ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Flies’ extremely quick eyesight may inspire ultimate vision for robots

August 1st, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 1 (ANI): Inspired by how the blow fly's extremely quick eyesight helps to keep it from losing orientation as it makes "lightning-fast" movements to and fro, scientists in Germany have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Michelle Obama’s month long itinerary revealed

March 29th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.29 (ANI): US First Lady Michelle Obama has spent the past month travelling to North Carolina to rally military families, standing next to Hillary Clinton to encourage women to get politically ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Methane time bomb ticks away in the Arctic

September 23rd, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 23 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that massive deposits of subsea methane are bubbling to the surface as the Arctic region becomes warmer and its ice retreats.According to a report ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pact between Obama, McCain campaigns on TV debates

September 22nd, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 22 (ANI): The Obama and McCain campaigns have agreed to an unusual free-flowing format for the three televised presidential debates, which begin on September 26, but the McCain ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Deafening Indian silence on Nepal’s new president

July 23rd, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 23 (IANS) Eyebrows are being raised in Nepal about India's silence on the first presidential election in the Himalayan republic that saw a seasoned politician with Indian roots ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

South African mobile firm confirms Bharti Airtel bid

May 6th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, May 6 (IANS) After nearly two weeks of speculation and denials, the South African mobile network company MTN has said it is in "exploratory" discussions with the New Delhi-based ... Read more...

Posted in World |

South China tiger photos declared ‘fake’

November 17th, 2007 - 3:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov.17 (ANI): A netizen has reportedly given convincing proof that photographs of the extinct wild South China tiger are fakes. In an online message, the man, named "panzhihua-xydz", said he had ... Read more...

Posted in World |