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Scientists decode brain activity of monkeys


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) Scientists were able to "see" that two monkeys were planning to tackle the same task differently, even before they moved a muscle, thanks to a decoding ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Dita Von Teese collects dead animals


July 18th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) American actress Dita Von Teese has revealed her fascination for vintage taxidermy and her unusual collection of stuffed animals."I collect vintage taxidermy. I have two big ... Read more...

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Omar shocked by photos of monkey on hospital bed


July 5th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday expressed shock at seeing pictures of a monkey in a government hospital in Jammu and said he had ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Monkey gets pig heart


June 27th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) The heart of a genetically modified pig has been successfully transplanted into a monkey by scientists in South Korea, it was reported here.It is the first ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Racial abuse reported against Balotelli at Euro 2012


June 16th, 2012 - 7:50 am ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) As many as 500 Croatian fans shouted monkey chants at Italy striker Mario Balotelli and evidence has been passed to UEFA, according to the ... Read more...

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Monkey delays Air China flight from New York


May 26th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) An escaped monkey in a plane's cargo hold delayed a fight from New York's JFK International Airport for nearly four hours, it was reported here Saturday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wild animals kill 22 in Himachal


March 21st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 21 (IANS) Twenty-two people were killed by wild animals in Himachal Pradesh in the past three years, a minister said Wednesday.The deaths took place from Jan 1, 2009 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tough to impress my daughter: Applegate


March 18th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 18 (IANS) Actress Christina Applegate might have impressed critics, but she says it's a tough job to keep her 13-month-old daughter's interest alive for a long period.Applegate ... Read more...

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Sachin should keep going: Time


March 18th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) Hailing Sachin Tendulkar's feat of scoring 100 centuries, Time magazine has joined issue with those seeking his retirement saying the Indian cricket legend has "earned ... Read more...

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Will not let Sachin get the hundred: Clarke


January 25th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke said Wednesday that his team will not let Sachin Tendulkar score his elusive 100th ton in the fourth Test though he ... Read more...

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2008 Monkeygate inspired India at Perth: Hussey


January 9th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 9 (IANS) Australia's veteran middle-order batsman Mike Hussey feels the 'Monkeygate' incident during the 2008 Sydney Test motivated the Indian team to come back strongly and win ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Paris Hilton’s latest gift, a pony


January 8th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 8 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton, known for her love for animals, has got a baby pony as a present."I have a little baby pony, really tiny - ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Catch a monkey, win Rs.500


October 18th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 18 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government is offering Rs.500 for every monkey that is trapped. And officials said the hill state has an estimated 300,000 monkeys. Desperate to overcome ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga all about controversy: Noel Gallagher


September 28th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Former Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher says pop star Lady Gaga's career is based on "controversy" rather than great songs."I don't give a f***ing monkey's about Lady ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Himachal seeks to rein in monkeys


September 21st, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Wednesday requested the central government to allow it to employ people under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) to check monkey ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Court seeks report on Shimla monkey menace


September 15th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 15 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday issued notice to Shimla's civic body and state government's wildlife wing after a senior citizen wrote to the court regarding ... Read more...

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Iran to send monkey into space in August


June 27th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 27 (IANS) Iran plans to send a monkey into space in August, the chief of the country's space agency said Monday.The Iranian Space Agency (ISA) would send the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iran plans to send monkey into space


June 16th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Iran plans to send a live monkey into space, a media report said Thursday.The space capsule designed to carry a live monkey was unveiled by President ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Monkey gets celebrity treatment on ‘Bheja Fry 2′ sets


June 13th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Bollywood actors Vinay Pathak and Kay Kay Menon weren't the only ones treated like stars on the sets of "Bheja Fry 2" -- a monkey ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cooper fell in love with ‘The Hangover’ monkey


May 20th, 2011 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Actor Bradley Cooper says he "fell in love" with a monkey on the set of the movie "The Hangover Part II".Cooper revealed that he and his ... Read more...

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Symonds, Bhajji finally make peace


May 8th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 8 (IANS) Leaving their bitter past behind, Andrew Symonds and Harbhajan Singh are "getting along great" while playing for Mumbai Indians in the ongoing Indian Premier League.According ... Read more...

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Preston star claims racial abuse, says was subjected to monkey chants


April 25th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 25 (ANI): Preston striker Nathan Ellington has claimed that he faced racist taunts from Millwall fans.Ellington, a black, claimed he faced monkey chants and was also accused of being a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Carlos Tevez goes on stage at pop concert to sing


March 26th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): Argentinean footballer Carlos Tevez proved that he is just as good on the stage singing a song as he is on the football field.Tevez, 27, was seen belting ... Read more...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber wants Nicole Scherzinger in his new TV show


March 14th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 14 (ANI): Musical maestro Andrew Lloyd Webber is trying to get Nicole Scherzinger onboard for his new TV show.Webber took the Pussycat Dolls star and her boyfriend, F1 ace Lewis ... Read more...

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Dewani murder: Prosecution chief terms husband ‘murderer’


February 20th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) The family of an Indian-origin Briton, accused of arranging his bride's murder during their honeymoon in Cape Town, said they were "deeply shocked" after South Africa's prosecution chief ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh launches monkey sterilization drive to curb its population


February 6th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Feb 6(ANI): The Himachal Pradesh government has launched a monkey sterilization drive in Shimla to curb the increasing population of the primate in the city.Though the sterilization drive was first ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Does Liz Hurley have babies on her mind now?


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22 (ANI): After her romantic weekend away with spinner Shane Warne, Liz Hurley seems to have babies on her mind.The actress said she was going back to Los Angeles back ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

What’s ‘Monkeys Of Bollywood’ Cooking?


January 14th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Any idea guys? Is this movie on monkeys or on Bollywood or on Ramayan, the greatest Indian epic? Going by the reports, this is the story of Hanuman, the monkey ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Liquor vend cashier killed, Rs.5 lakh stolen


January 3rd, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Zirakpur (Punjab), Jan 3 (IANS) Masked men Monday held up a liquor vend cashier walking to the bank here in Punjab and shot him before fleeing with about Rs.5 lakh, police said. ... Read more...

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Now, mystic Briti monkey making correct Ashes predictions


December 19th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 19 (ANI): Paul the psychic octopus of FIFA World Cup fame maybe dead, but that doesn't mean the predicting the results in key events has gone down south, for now, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Robot arm boosts brain-controlled device’s performance


December 15th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): A new University of Chicago study has found that the performance of a brain-machine interface designed to help paralysed people move objects with their thoughts just got better ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Who’s an expert nutcracker? Monkeys!


December 1st, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Wild bearded capuchin monkeys are the real nut-cracking kings, revealed a new study.The research found that these animals put together their own nut-cracking devices and are experts at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Monkey Crossing Sign Confuses Pedestrians in China


November 19th, 2010 - 2:08 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Town officials in Hangzhou, eastern China are being accused of making a monkey out of pedestrians with a strange new road side. On one side, there is ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Monkey crossing sign in China baffles all


November 18th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A road side sign has been a source of confusion in China. The country has erected a monkey road sign for pedestrians and it is not immediately ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

World’s Smallest Car: ‘Wind Up’ Built by Perry Watkins


November 11th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 10 THAINDIAN NEWS) After bringing new meaning to the phrase “fast food” when he built a dining room set meant for racing down the road , Perry Watkins is releasing more ... Read more...

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