Man on hold with Qantas Airways for 15 hours

August 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Qantas Airways is looking into accusations from an Australian man known as Andrew Kahn for holding him on for 15 hours which is regarded as enough ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Can robots be blamed for killing civilians?

April 24th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) If a robot develops a programming glitch that causes it to kill civilians, do we blame the robot, or the humans who created and deployed it?Such ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ireland courts Bollywood with money-back guarantee

January 15th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dublin (Ireland), Jan 15 (IANS) As it seeks to lure more tourists from India, Ireland is betting big on the $15 billion Indian media and entertainment industry to shoot ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Female mosquitofishes prefer well-fed males

January 12th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 12 (IANS) Being well fed is a sign of prosperity, good health and security, not only among humans but also surprisingly among fish species. Female mosquitofish prefer males ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indian-origin chef participates in Feed Sydney campaign to help poor

June 16th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 16 (ANI): An Indian-origin chef-cum-restaurateur has joined hands with other Aussie chefs for the Feed Sydney restaurant night, where diners can add a little extra to their bill to help ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit Muslim boxer involved in brawl ahead of title fight

May 15th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): WBA light-welterweight champion Amir Khan was dragged away by his throat in a shocking mass brawl at the weigh-in for tonight's title fight with Paulie Malignaggi.Kahn was ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Shah Rukh and Akshay to work together?

April 22nd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This may well be the casting coup of all times. Bollywood Badshah SRK will be seen on-screen with none other than Khiladi Akshay Kumar. Director Sajid ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

World snooker: Advani cruises into knock-out stage (Lead)

November 18th, 2009 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Pankaj Advani, the 24-year-old from Bangalore, lit up the rather damp day with two century breaks en route to a 4-1 win against Qatar's Ali Obaidly ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dr Khan refuses to comment on nuke proliferation expose by Times

September 26th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 26(ANI): Father of Pakistan's nuclear programme, Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan has refused to comment about the genuineness of a controversial letter published by a British newspaper, that has exposed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Punjab authorities launch drive to uproot “Congress Grass”

September 5th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Nag Khurd (Amritsar), Sep.5 (ANI): Farmers in Punjab are confronted with an unusual problem these days. A weed described as "Congress Grass" has covered all soil-bunds in ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Dati’s gynaecologist risks being struck off medical register over ‘delivery article’

May 17th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): The gynaecologist who spilled the beans about getting controversial French justice minister Rachida Dati back to office in five days after delivering her baby by C-section risks being ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Disconnect with real nature will hit humans hard: study

April 2nd, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) The disconnect with nature as people go on virtual tours of the Grand Canyon and other wonders, play with robotic dogs and even larger-than-life dinosaurs but don't observe ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Technologies replacing natural things may spawn major psychological problem

April 2nd, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 2 (ANI): University of Washington experts have warned that the way modern technology has been breaking people's connections with the natural world may give rise to a major psychological problem. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

South African Jewish Board accepts apology on anti-Semitic remarks

February 6th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Feb 6 (IANS) The South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) has accepted a second apology from Deputy Foreign Minister Fatima Hajaig after President Kgalema Motlanthe intervened over her allegedly anti-Semitic ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nature trumps technology in reducing low-level stress

June 15th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Technology may have improved our quality of life, but it has also moved us away from the benefits of exposure to real nature in terms of relieving ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bill Gates to help India in fight against killer wheat fungus

April 3rd, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by admin
London, April 3 (ANI): Bill Gates has announced a donation of 26.8 million dollars (US) over the next three years for research into curbing a killer wheat fungus, which might cause ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

AQ Khan shifted to home from hospital

March 9th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 9 (ANI): Pakistani nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan and the founder of the countrys nuclear programme, Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan has been shifted to home from the hospital.Kahn was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |