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Kerala women fish vendors don’t know of birds and bees


September 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 9 (IANS) Kerala might have the highest literacy rate in the country, but a study among women fish vendors in six fishing regions in the state showed that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Chakravyuh’ deepens Abhay, Arjun’s understanding on Maoist issues


August 18th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Actors Abhay Deol and Arjun Rampal, who will be seen playing pivotal roles in Prakash Jha's "Chakravyuh", say they knew little about naxalites (Maoists) but the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Elusive long fingered frog rediscovered after 62 years


March 28th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Herpetologists have rediscovered a single specimen of the Bururi long-fingered frog during an expedition to Burundi. The species was last spotted in 1949 and was feared ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

East Bengal have task cut out against Al Orouba


March 5th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Struggling city soccer giants East Bengal face a stiff test as they come up against formidable Yemen side Al Orouba in a Group B AFC Cup ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mend ways, court warns Himachal officer


August 29th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has let off an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer with a warning to mend his ways and recalled its earlier order ... Read more...

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Weisz is new face of Bulgari perfume


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Actress Rachel Weisz is set to be the new face of Bulgari's Jasmin Noir fragrance.The British beauty - who married James Bond star Daniel Craig ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Patnaik’s grievance cell defunct since 2008


June 24th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 24 (IANS) The grievance cell of Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has been defunct since 2008, leaving thousands of people in the state to suffer in silence, an ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Writer versus ‘dream girl’ in Karnataka Rajya Sabha poll


March 2nd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) A noted Kannada writer, K. Marulasiddappa, backed by known litterateurs like Girish Karnad, takes on Bollywood 'dream girl' Hema Malini in Thursday's Rajya Sabha election ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama is a communist: Victoria Jackson


February 24th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Comedian/actress Victoria Jackson, who has become a voice in the national political conversation, had called US President Barack Obama a communist.Jackson, 51, who has been making ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nepal’s ‘Taj Mahal’ remains hidden from honeymooners


February 14th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 14 (IANS) When New Delhi resident Ketaki Gupta visited Nepal on her honeymoon this year, the bubbly copywriter and her sales executive husband Nitin dutifully visited popular tourist ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Firth not a fan of royal family


January 30th, 2011 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Hollywood actor Colin Firth has admitted he is not a fan of the royal family because he has a problem with unelected bodies.The actor is nominated for an ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Colin Firth admits he has a problem with the monarchy


January 29th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Colin Firth, who has been nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of stuttering King George VI in acclaimed royal drama 'The King's Speech', is not a fan ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India need to stay focused to beat New Zealand: Harbhajan


October 25th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) The Indian cricket team is high on confidence after beating formidable Australia in the Test and Limited Over International series, but needs to stay focused to pull ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Facebook, Twitter ‘encourage kids to spread gossip and insults’


October 17th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): A leading headmaster in the UK has slammed social networking websites Facebook and Twitter for undermining kids' moral development by rewarding the use of 'inneuendo, half-truth and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Lost’ Star Yun-Jin Kim Attends Pusan Film Festival


October 11th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Yun-Jin Kim, the US TV superstar, who wowed the audience with her role in ‘Lost’ is having a homecoming this week as she went to attend ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Filming embryos could double chances of IVF success


October 5th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 5 (ANI): A new screening technique can double the chances of IVF success by filming the first 48 hours of an embryo's development and pinpoints, which embryos will continue to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bone discovery could be earliest archaeological evidence for pet tortoises


July 13th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): An archaeologist from University of Leicester has found a bone belonging to a late19th-century tortoise from Stafford Castle, Staffordshire, and is believed to be the earliest archaeological evidence ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Crook Tries To Steal From Bank With A Fishing Hook


April 1st, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Orangeburg, Apr 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tellers of the First Citizen's Bank in Orangeburg, South Carolina had an unusual thief encounter recently. According to the tellers of the bank, they have ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Anna Nicole Smith Bankruptcy Details Revealed, Lost Millions In Jewelry


January 28th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Miami, Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Late Playmate model Anna Nicole Smith, has been hitting headlines lately, as government files that have been released recently reveal details about the financial troubles ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rahul Gandhi is India’s most popular youth leader


January 20th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi has been voted the most popular youth leader in the country, says a survey released Wednesday. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Computers can only figure out a painting’s intricacies


December 24th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Computers can pretty well figure out the colour composition or aesthetics of paintings, but still lag behind humans in interpreting art. How does one place an artwork in a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

“We have plans to party together.” Claudia Ciesla


December 14th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The German supermodel – actress is an expert in Hindi language now as well as Indian cooking... skills that she picked up fast in the Bigg Boss house. Competing with strong ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Stranger danger’ fear keeping inner-city kids away from parks


October 1st, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A new study has found that fear of dangerous strangers in inner city neighbourhoods is discouraging kids and teens to go out and play in parks and playgrounds.Lead ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fracture rates rising in Asia


September 22nd, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): There has been a dramatic increase in the number of fracture cases throughout Asia, finds a new study.A new audit report released by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Assam football club creates swine flu awareness


September 5th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, Sep 5(ANI): With numerous cases of swine flu being detected in different parts of northeast, a local football club in Assam's Guwahati city has taken up an initiative ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Game of soccer in Assam heralds awareness about swine flu


August 14th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Aug 14 (ANI): In its efforts to create awareness among the masses about the spread of deadly H1N1 virus and take preventive measures, a soccer tourney was organised at Lokhra in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Smoking pot ‘as harmful as tobacco’


August 6th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): A new study by Canadian researchers has shown that smoking pot can cause as much damage to cells and DNA as tobacco smoke, challenging the increasingly popular belief ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

13m abortions performed in China each year: Report


July 30th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Nearly 13 million abortions are performed in China every year, mostly among young women who have little knowledge about contraception, according to a new report.However, the real number ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian held in Nepal for recruiting kids for monastery


July 8th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 8 (IANS) A 40-year-old Indian has been detained by police for trying to recruit nearly a dozen children from a remote village in northernmost Nepal, touching the border with Tibet. Lodoe ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Politics, personal ‘vested’ interests ruining women’s hockey in Pakistan


May 2nd, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 2 (ANI): Pakistan women's hockey has been going through difficult times in the recent past, and if immediate measures to resurrect the sagging status of the game are not taken, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Herbal supplements risky for cosmetic surgery patients


April 18th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) 'Natural' or 'herbal' formulations like ginseng, garlic or ginkgo biloba can have deleterious effects when taken weeks before cosmetic surgery, warns a study. More than 40 percent of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Israel concerned over `SS-style’ advertisement campaign


March 23rd, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, March 23 (DPA) Israeli diplomats in China have raised concerns over a national business awards contest with a logo that looks similar to the Nazi SS insignia, a news report ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Paris Hilton goes braless in chilly London!


January 30th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 30 (ANI): Paris Hilton was spotted craving for warmth after she ditched her bra to face the chilly weather in London.The millionaire-heiress was photographed sporting a sleeveless top against ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Paris Hilton thinks Gordon Ramsay is UKs PM


January 28th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): American socialite Paris Hilton has very little knowledge about things in UK, especially after she thought that Brit chef Gordon Ramsay is Britains Prime Minister.Hilton, 27, was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Aussies have a hit and miss approach to safe sex


January 13th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 13 (ANI): A new survey has found that Aussies have less idea about safe sex, and rely more on the hit and miss approach to it.As per the finding ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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