loud noise

New app to get you out of the house in pajamas (The Funny Side)


September 7th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Can't wake up? Me neither. Luckily, Takuya Sato is working to solve our problems. The inventor first came to my attention with a brilliant Japanese app called MorningBomb. You download it ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

King Pnguins find human presence stressful


July 11th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 11 (IANS) King penguins not used to human presence are likely to become more stressed than those exposed to tourists and noises.All these specimens were from King Penguin ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rock concerns lead to impaired hearing?


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Seventy-two percent of teens experienced reduced hearing after being exposed to blasting rock shows by a popular female singer. M. Jennifer Derebery, physician from the House ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

In Brazil, baby’s head accidentally torn off during delivery


May 20th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) A team of doctors in Brazil accidentally tore off a baby's head as the mother struggled to give birth in a hospital. The headless body remained ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

NRI children: Abhigyan suffering from attachment disorder


April 27th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) The Bhattacharya family may have won the legal battle against the Norwegian authorities over Abhigyan and Aishwarya's custody but the young boy faces another challenge -- ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Seven-story building collapses in Beirut, killing 27


January 17th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIRUT, LEBANON (BNO NEWS) -- More than 25 people were killed on late Monday afternoon when a seven-story building collapsed in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, officials said on Tuesday. A dozen ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Labourer killed in factory accident


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A 31-year-old labourer was killed when he accidentally got inside a machine at a plastic factory in the capital, police said Wednesday.Anil, who hails from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Hoover dam helicopter crash kills 5


December 8th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Las Vegas, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A tourist helicopter has crashed in Las Vegas. Officials fear that all five people on board the chopper have died. The plane came down on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Rock music fan Robert McIndoe takes his own life because of his tinnitus


November 18th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 52-year-old man who was left with permanent ringing in his ears after attending a rock concert took his own life, his wife has revealed. An inquest ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Drew Barrymore’s Halloween party gets a police visit


October 31st, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) TMZ has reported that neighbors called the police to the house of actress Drew Barrymore because of loud noise. The actress was reportedly having a Halloween ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Zebrafish holds hope for deafness


September 5th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Loud noise is known to irreversibly damage hair cells within the inner ear of mammals and cause deafness, but the ability of zebrafish to regrow these ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Two killed in Manali cloudburst, five missing (Lead)


July 21st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, July 21 (IANS) Two labourers were killed and 22 were injured after a cloudburst near this Himachal Pradesh town, an official said here Thursday. Five labourers are still ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Most eyewitnesses mistook blasts for something else


July 14th, 2011 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Most people mistook the blasts for something else - before rushing to a safe refuge and later helping the injured."I was in office when there was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Viagra may be good, but is bad news for ear


May 19th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Viagra may restore your manhood for a while, but it comes with a dangerous side-effect - making you go stone deaf, say researchers.Lately, Viagra and other ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Girl survives window lightning strike


May 13th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wales, May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A ten-year-old girl was very fortunate when she survived a horrible lightning strike. Erin Moran was stuck by the thunder during a rainstorm on Monday.She was sitting ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Blast inside Congress head office in Guwahati


March 14th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Mar 14 (ANI): A low intensity blast took place inside the Congress head office here on Monday evening."We head a loud noise and smoke billowing out," Times Now quoted an eyewitness ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Drug combo helps protect hearing


February 24th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a low-dose, two-drug cocktail that reduces hearing loss in mice when given before they are exposed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists reboot brain to cure ringing in ears


January 13th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Scientists may have come up with a cure for tinnitus - persistent ringing in the ears.The technique, which 'reboots' the brain, has been successfully tested on rats. Clinical ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Nerve stimulation may thwart tinnitus: Study


January 13th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): A new study found that researchers were able to eliminate tinnitus in a group of rats by stimulating a nerve in the neck while simultaneously playing a variety ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Plane’s tyres burst in Chandigarh, trigger panic


December 14th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 14 (IANS) Two tyres of a Jet Airways plane burst with the loud noise after the passengers had disembarked at the airport here Tuesday evening, triggering panic, officials said."The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Maoists blow up railway track in Bihar’s Begusarai District


December 4th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Pawan KumarBegusarai (Bihar), Dec.4 (ANI): Maoists blew up a railway track, disrupting rail traffic in Bihar's Begusarai District.The ultras blew up the track between the Tilrath and Begusarai stations.The Saharsha-bound Kosi ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Another Qantas plane grounded in Australia following engine failure


November 28th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Within hours of Qantas resuming its services, QF1, which was bound for London from Sydney, was cancelled after a loud noise emerged from the engine while the aircraft ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Plans for dog-shaped vacuum cleaner come to light


November 26th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Does your dog get mad at the sight of a vacuum cleaner? Well, you can now take a breather, as plans for a dog-shaped vacuum cleaner designed to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Keep away from noisy firecrackers for ear’s sake


November 4th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Avoid noisy firecrackers this Diwali, for your child's sake. The loud noise and impact can have long lasting effect on childrens' ears, even damage their ear drums, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

No crackers after 10 p.m.: Delhi Police


November 4th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) No bursting of firecrackers would be allowed in the capital after 10 p.m., the Delhi Police said Thursday."Bursting of firecrackers that emit a loud noise are banned ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi to monitor pollution levels on Diwali


November 3rd, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Strict monitoring of noise and air pollution will be done this Diwali, with the Delhi government putting up six air monitoring systems in the capital.The systems ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tsunami death toll surpasses 300 as rescuers arrive at remote islands


October 28th, 2010 - 2:01 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll following a tsunami that wrecked villages on Indonesian islands off the western coast of Sumatra on late Monday has risen to more than 300, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Move to shield wildlife from Katy-Russell wedding


October 23rd, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ranthambore (Rajasthan), Oct 23 (IANS) As British comedian Russell Brand and American pop singer Katy Perry get set to tie the knot near the Rathambore National Park this weekend, efforts are ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Noise at work more than doubles heart risk


October 6th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Working in a noisy environment like a factory more than doubles the risk of serious heart problems, a new study says.The risk increases fourfold in the under-50s, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Maoists blow up CPI (Marxist) office in West Bengal


September 12th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lodhasuli (West Bengal), Sep.12 (ANI): A blast triggered by suspected Maoists shattered the premises of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) at Lodhasuli near Jhargram in West Bengal's Paschimi Medinipur district on ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Vuvuzela gets entry in Oxford English Dictionary


August 18th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (DPA) The vuvuzela, the horn instrument which became the sound of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, has won an entry in the latest edition of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Teenage deafness linked to iPods, MP3 players


August 18th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) MP3 players, iPods and more exposure to live music could have caused an increase in hearing loss among teenagers, research in the US suggests. The study noticed that the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

iPods, MP3 players linked to hearing loss in teens


August 18th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 18 (ANI): An American research has suggested that iPods, MP3 players and increased exposure to live music have led to a surge in hearing loss in teens.The number of teenagers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Snoring husbands turn women into beastly bedfellows


August 4th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) All it takes is a gentle snore to turn a woman into a beastly bedfellow. Watching her husband nod off the moment his head hits the pillow unleashes ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sleep envy makes women deliberately wake up their snoozing partners


August 4th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 4 (ANI): Most women deliberately wake their sleeping husbands up, because they get jealous of their partners nodding off within moments of hitting the pillow,Sleep envy, as it is ... Read more...

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