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Elephant processions, percussion orchestras mark Kerala festivals (Letter from Kerala)


May 12th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kavassery (Kerala), May 12 (IANS) Frenzied mass participation characterises annual temple festivals in Kerala that invariably include colourful processions of richly caparisoned elephants and panchavadyam (orchestra) by a combination of ... Read more...

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Two brothers rescued after three months at sea


February 18th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Two brothers, who said they were fishermen and had been adrift on the open sea for three months, were rescued near the Mexican island of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US embassy in Thailand warns of terror threat


January 13th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Jan 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US embassy in Thailand Friday alerted American citizens that terrorists may be planning to conduct attacks in tourist areas in Bangkok in the near ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fear of predators forced primates into social group


November 15th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 15 (IANS) Fear of predators made our solitary primate ancestors descend from the trees and unite into groups for daytime activity, says a new study. "It has been ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Brand Anna’ holds vital lessons for marketers


October 11th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) If you have an idea that connects with people, you can make the right impact on large groups, even huge populations. This explains the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Thai flood worst in decades, says PM; toll 252


October 7th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 7 (IANS) Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Friday called the flood, which has been ravaging the country's north for more than two months, as the worst in decades.... Read more...

Posted in World |

Massive support for Hazare in Uttar Pradesh


August 17th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 17 (IANS) Support for Anna Hazare swelled Wednesday across Uttar Pradesh as employees of government offices, banks and public sector undertakings as well as lawyers suspended work to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sociable wasps better at beating diseases


July 12th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) Social species of wasps are better able to beat disease than solitary species, says a new study.The research found that superior immunity in wasps is strongly ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Secure relationship leads to more satisfactory sex life


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) People who feel secure in their relationship with their partner have a more satisfactory sex life and are more able to be sensitive in the affection ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hounded by office stares - someone maybe gossipping about you


May 20th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Do you wonder why your colleagues keep staring at you? Lingering stares in office may be a sign that you are being targeted by malicious gossip ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

250-mn-yrs old population of trilobites fossilized during orgy discovered


March 17th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Researchers have discovered an entire population of trilobites fossilized during orgy. These ancient arthropods - relatives of lobsters, spiders and insects - went extinct more than 250 million ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study attributes human uniqueness to hunter-gatherer societies


March 11th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11(ANI): A new study by an international team of noted anthropologists, including several from Arizona State University, has linked human uniqueness to hunter-gatherer societies.Because humans lived as hunter-gatherers for 95 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Claudia Schiffer won’t return to the runway


March 8th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) Supermodel Claudia Schiffer says nothing would ever make her return to the catwalk because she prefers to work in an environment where large groups of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Does Julian Assange have four love children?


February 12th, 2011 - 2:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Julian Assange’s former pal is coming out with a book that might reveal more about the WikiLeaks founder than he wished out.Daniel Domscheit-Berg was part of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Gujjars start returning home from rail tracks


January 6th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 6 (IANS) Hundreds of Gujjars, squatting on railway tracks near Bayana in Bharatpur district for the past 17 days to press their demand for job quotas, have started packing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gujjars end agitation, assured job quota (Second Lead)


January 6th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 5 (IANS) The Gujjar community in Rajasthan late Wednesday called off their 17-day-old agitation for reservation in government jobs and said they had been assured five percent quota in government ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gujjars end quota agitation (Lead)


January 5th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 5 (IANS) The Gujjar community in Rajasthan late Wednesday called off their 17-day-old agitation for reservation in government jobs and said they had reached an agreement with the state government ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gujjars again talk to Rajasthan government


January 5th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 5 (IANS) A 36-member Gujjar team began another round of talks Wednesday with the Rajasthan government even as the community continued to block rail tracks for the 17th day demanding ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Why being grossed out by poo is good for you!


January 4th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Imagine seeing maggots. Or worms, or even poo. Disgusted? Probably, but a new study believes that it is good for you to get grossed out by such things.Just ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Salman’s Hotel In Oslo Laid Under Siege


September 21st, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Norway doesn't have much of a fan-following for Bollywood stars. But Salman Khan is an exception. He apparently had the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fireflies blink in sync to attract females


July 10th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Why do large groups of fireflies produce rhythmic, repeated flashes in unison - sometimes lighting up a whole forest at once. Believe it or not, it is to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Football team tackles German perceptions of integration


July 7th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Helen Maguire Berlin, July 7 (DPA) At this year's World Cup, Germany has been enraptured by a national football team in which almost half the players are from an immigrant background.Eleven of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drunkenness ups risk for violent behaviour in people who suppress anger


June 22nd, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): People who suppress anger are more likely to become violent when drunk, a new study has found.Thor Norstrom and Hilde Pape, researchers involved in the study, applied an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Punishment drives cooperation in large groups


May 1st, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Coordinated punishment leads to increased cooperation in large groups, suggests a new American research.The study, conducted by UCLA anthropology professor Robert Boyd and his colleagues from the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Two CRPF troopers, three cops held for selling arms (Third Lead)


April 30th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 30 (IANS) Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers and three Uttar Pradesh police personnel were among six people arrested in the state on suspicion of selling arms and ammunition ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

U.S. urges citizens not to travel to Kyrgyzstan amid deadly demonstrations


April 10th, 2010 - 4:19 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. State Department on Friday urged its citizens to defer travel to Kyrgyzstan as widespread anti-government demonstrations continue there.The anti-government demonstrations began earlier this week and ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Plan B well underway for staging 2011 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand


February 24th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 24 (ANI): Former New Zealand cricket manager Lindsay Crocker is working on a contingency plan for staging the 2011 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand if it is shifted ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Children’s conference seeks to spread awareness about HIV-AIDS in Nagaland


January 26th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter ChacheiDimapur, Jan 26 (ANI): A three-day children's conference was held here recently to spread awareness about HIV-AIDS, and other problems.In an initiative to mould lives of young children in Dimapur, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Muslim groups clash in Kashmir Valley


January 5th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 5 (IANS) Tension gripped villages in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday following clashes between two Muslim groups over the naming of a market place, forcing police to deploy additional forces. A police ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Jonny LeeMiller bade shyness goodbye to become an actor


October 25th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pasadena, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jonny lee Miller was always an introvert despite his lineage of fine actors. He is scared of crowds and avoids them whenever he has a choice. He ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Navratra festivities overcome swine flu scare in Gujarat


September 22nd, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Uday AdhvaryuAhmedabad, Sep.22 (ANI): The onset of Navratras has overtaken the swine flu fear factor in Gujarat. Hordes of youngsters are turning up at Garba dance venues in Gujarat.In Ahmedabad, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Researchers develop faster way to locate disease genes


August 18th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) Researchers have successfully developed a novel genome-analysis strategy for more rapid, lower cost discovery of possible gene-disease links. By saving time and lowering expenses, the approach makes it ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Beyonce feels uncomfortable in large groups


August 16th, 2009 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Singer Beyonce Knowles says she feels uncomfortable in large groups as she didn't have a "normal social life" as a child. "I didn't go to regular school. I ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Foreigners entering India aghast at no swine flu screening


August 13th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sonauli (UP), Aug 13 (ANI): Hundreds of tourists and others travel between India and Nepal through the Sonauli checkpoint in Uttar Pradesh. But it is shocking to learn that no proper arrangements ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Fish are likely to exhibit natural behavior in large groups rather than small


June 30th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): A new research has determined that fish are more likely to exhibit natural behavior in a home aquarium in large groups, rather than when kept alone or in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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