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Apple iPhone 5 is slimmer, lighter (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 13 (IANS) Apple's much awaited next-generation iPhone is finally here. The iPhone5 sports a larger four-inch screen that is 18 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than ... Read more...

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Apple unveils slimmer, lighter iPhone 5


September 13th, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 13 (IANS) Apple's highly anticipated, next-generation iPhone is finally here. Sporting a larger 4-inch screen iPhone 5 is 18 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than ... Read more...

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‘India single most important focus’ for US luxury brand Zippo


June 6th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) India is the "single most important focus right now", says US luxury goods maker Zippo, which has just produced its 500 millionth lighter and is ... Read more...

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Russian auto-maker builds 27 millionth car


May 17th, 2012 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS) Russia's largest car-maker AvtoVAZ has built its 27 millionth car at the company plant in Togliatti city, RIA Novosti reported.The milestone car was a Lada Priora ... Read more...

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Viruses show promise in defeating superbugs


March 26th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Scientists are harnessing viruses to beat extremely resistant bacterial infections, which are fast becoming the bane of public health. Bacteriophages are viruses that can infect bacteria ... Read more...

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Dr Oz’s health effort gets its 1 millionth participant


February 9th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 1 millionth participant of the "The Dr. Oz Show" has signed up to the program. The number is still growing as the chase for the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Heartbeats to keep pacemakers ticking


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Aerospace engineers have developed a prototype that could power a pacemaker using chest cavity vibrations caused mainly by heartbeats. Though pacemakers require as little as a ... Read more...

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Record 10 million pilgrims visit Vaishno Devi shrine (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday hailed all those who made it to the Vaishno Devi Shrine, with 10 million pilgrims offering prayers there ... Read more...

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Vaishno Devi shrine has record 10 million pilgrims


December 28th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 28 (IANS) The popular pilgrimage to the Vaishnodevi shrine set a new record on Wednesday when it crossed the 10 million mark of visitors, a first in ... Read more...

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Paper wasps have flair for recalling faces


December 4th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Paper wasps, possessing brains less than a millionth of the size of that of humans, have evolved a similar face-learning abilities, a study reveals. "Wasps and ... Read more...

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One crore Indians get their unique ID number


June 30th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Within nine months of its launch, one crore (10 million) Indians have been issued their unique identification number or Aadhaar numbers, a government statement ... Read more...

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Zippo lighting up in India with lifestyle products


June 8th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Some time next week, the 500 millionth Zippo lighter will come off the production line at Bradford in the US but then, there's a lot ... Read more...

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Nokia’s Chennai unit crosses 500 million-mark in handset-production


May 5th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Mobile handsets manufacturer Nokia Thursday said its manufacturing plant in Chennai has crossed production of 500 million handsets thus reaching a milestone for the company's ... Read more...

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Toyota sells one-millionth Prius in U.S.


April 6th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by BNO News
TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., on Wednesday announced the one-millionth sale of the Toyota Prius, a hybrid gas-electric vehicle, in the United States, which is currently seeing ... Read more...

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Nantotechnologists create ‘world’s smallest Christmas card’


December 24th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Nantotechnologists at the University of Glasgow have created what they believe is the world's smallest Christmas card.The card is so small it could fit on to the surface ... Read more...

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Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg named TIME’s Person of the Year


December 16th, 2010 - 4:30 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- TIME Magazine on Wednesday announced that it named Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg as its 2010 Person of the Year.Zuckerberg was selected for the prestigious award ... Read more...

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Beijing overtakes Heathrow as world’s second busiest airport


December 13th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London/Beijing, Dec.13 (ANI): Beijing's Capital Airport has officially overtaken London's Heathrow to become the world's second-busiest international air-hub.According to state-run People's Daily and The Telegraph, the airport welcomed its 70 millionth passenger ... Read more...

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Hyundai India sells two millionth car in domestic market


November 30th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) India's second largest car maker Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) Tuesday sold its two millionth car in the domestic market.HMIL, a wholly owned subsidiary of South Korean Hyundai ... Read more...

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Radiation-resisting hardy bugs may survive a million years on Mars


November 24th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): University College London researchers have found that hardy bugs like Deinococcus radiodurans could survive dormant on Mars for over a million years, at least in theory.Lewis Dartnell and ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian has 5 million followers on Twitter


October 8th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian says that her “mind was blown” when she got her 5 millionth follower on the popular social networking and micro blogging site Twitter on Monday.She ... Read more...

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Laws of physics are not the same everywhere


September 9th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 9 (ANI): Defying Einstein's equivalence principle, which states that the laws of physics are the same everywhere, researchers have found new evidence that supports the idea that we live in ... Read more...

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Dubai airport welcomes 50 millionth passenger


September 9th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 8 (IANS/WAM) Parvez Khan, an assistant manager with a hotel in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been honoured with a rare distinction. He has become the 50 millionth passenger ... Read more...

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James Bond star Craig becomes two millionth supporter of England’s World Cup bid


August 28th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.28 (ANI): Current James Bond star Daniel Craig has become the two millionth supporter of England's bid to host the World Cup in 2018.The "Back the Bid" campaign, which was ... Read more...

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Black Hole Mystery Solved By The Discovery Of Magnestar


August 19th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): NASA Scientists have finally managed to solve the cosmic mystery which had been haunting them for almost 35 years now. The short gamma ray ... Read more...

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Ronaldo becomes 1st non-American to win 10 millionth Facebook fan


August 13th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 13 (ANI): Cristiano Ronaldo has got his 10 millionth Facebook fan, which makes him the first non-American to win so many pals on the social website.The Portuguese Real ... Read more...

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George Clooney, Miley Cyrus declare war on social networking sites


July 25th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Hollywood celebrities, including George Clooney, Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Aniston and Drew Barrymore, have urged children not to use social networking sites because of the dangers posed by ... Read more...

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Scientists find key to Da Vinci’s lively paintings


July 16th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) How did Leonardo Da Vinci manage to paint such perfect faces? For the first time, a quantitative chemical analysis done on seven paintings from the Louvre Museum of ... Read more...

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Mechanism in the brain’s computation of sound location identified


June 30th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30(ANI): Researchers have identified the mechanism that brain uses to help process sound localization.Animals have to capacity to locate the source of a sound by detecting microsecond (one millionth ... Read more...

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Apple sells 3 million iPads in 80 days


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by BNO News
CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Apple on Tuesday announced that it has sold more than three million iPads, just 80 days after its introduction to the United States."People are loving ... Read more...

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Hottest material ever created sounds like ‘an eerie drone’


June 4th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): The hottest material ever created in the laboratory sounds like a weird drone - similar to a sound that may have pervaded the universe just after the big ... Read more...

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KFC ‘Double Down’ Makes America Fat, Cries Anti-Obesity Campaigners


May 21st, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The new launch from KFC - Double Down has created waves amongst the foodies and the anti-obesity campaigners alike. The sandwich, if it can be called ... Read more...

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Indian-origin Brit student’s new method can help find tiny traces of drugs


May 5th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): A science student of Indian-origin in the UK has come up with a novel way to find tiny, previously undetected, traces of cocaine on surfaces.The research, carried out ... Read more...

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Apple sells million iPads


May 4th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) The Apple iPad has hit another major milestone with the sale of the one millionth iPad after a little less than a month of retail availability. The milestone was ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki sells over a million vehicles in 2009-10 (Lead)


April 1st, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) India's leading car maker Maruti Suzuki India Thursday said it sold 1,018,365 vehicles in the 2009-10 fiscal of which 870,790 units were sold in the country, the ... Read more...

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Chile’s Megathrust Earthquake Changed The World


March 15th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a professor of geology and geophysics with the University of Minnesota, Justin Revenaugh, the effects of the phenomenal earthquake in Chile on the geography ... Read more...

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