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Rains in Delhi bring down mercury, cause traffic snarls (Second Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Downpours in the national capital Tuesday brought down the maximum temperature by nearly two degrees but caused traffic snarls in various parts of the city. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Traffic snarls in Delhi after morning rain (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Tuesday morning downpour in the national capital caused traffic snarls in several parts of the city. The met department has forecast more rain later ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Attack of the moths at Olympics Village


July 25th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) It was a terror attack of a different kind. Swarms of moths of the Tineola bisselliella and Tineola pellionella species arrived at the Olympics Village, attracted ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tata Steel to pursue growth in Asia and Africa


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Tata Steel is turning to Asia and Africa for growth as its European operation would stay stressed from an steep decline in demand following the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Foggy day in Delhi, trains disrupted (Second Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Dense fog wreaked havoc in the capital Thursday, affecting trains and flights and also claiming the life of a 30-year-old.Fog reduced visibility to 100 meters ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

BPO staffer crushed by car in fog


January 5th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) A 30-year-old BPO employee was crushed to death when a businessman rammed his car into his motorcycle after being blinded by fog early Thursday, police ... Read more...

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One killed in boiler blast


November 27th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) A 30-year-old man was killed and two people were injured when a boiler burst in an apparel factory being run illegally in south Delhi ... Read more...

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Silk and jobs: Kashmir eyes two birds with one stone


October 16th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 16 (IANS) In a bid to revive its silk industry and create employment opportunities for youth, the Jammu and Kashmir government has embarked on a novel idea of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Virus brainwashes caterpillars to melt themselves


September 12th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) It could be a plot from a Hollywood blockbuster -- a virus that brainwashes caterpillars into practically melting themselves. Scientists at Penn State University have isolated ... Read more...

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Christina Hendricks in ‘Drive’


September 4th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Actress Christina Hendricks, known for her role as Joan in the hit TV series "Mad Men", will be seen in Danish filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn's new ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated in Delhi


August 31st, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims visited mosques across the capital Wednesday morning to celebrate the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of ... Read more...

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Some food for thought for Anna supporters


August 20th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Holding a mike with a mini loudspeaker slung over his shoulder, 35-year-old Kamal Sharma roams around the Ramlila Maidan tent calling out to people to ... Read more...

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Pakistan fast slipping into chaos: Imran


July 31st, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) Pakistan, in the absence of "basic governance", was fast slipping into complete chaos, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said.Imran, also the founder chairman of the Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Caterpillars mimic twigs to fool predators


April 5th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): A new study has shown that caterpillars that masquerade as twigs are actually using clever behavioural strategies to outwit their predators.Researchers at the universities of Exeter, Liverpool, Liverpool ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sudhanshu Pandey to play prince in ‘Jhansi Ki Rani’ (With Images)


March 12th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Model-turned-actor Sudhanshu Pandey has landed himself the role of a foreign-returned prince in Zee TV's "Jhansi Ki Rani".Sudhanshu will essay the part of Yuvraj, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nano tool inspired by silk moth antenna could aid Alzheimer’s research


March 1st, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): The silk moth's antenna has inspired researchers from the University of Michigan to develop a better nanotechnology tool that could help understand a class of neurodegenerative diseases, including ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Picky film buffs find ‘The King’s Speech’ ‘littered with errors’


January 31st, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): 'The King's Speech' may be destined for glory with 12 Academy Award nominations, but fastidious viewers have spotted that it is full of errors.The film, which stars Colin ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Moth eyes inspire new film to boost solar power


January 21st, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Researchers in Japan have created a new film that when covered onto solar cells, can cut down on the amount of reflected light and help capture more power ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Caterpillars whistle to fend off attacking birds: Study


December 11th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has found that caterpillars can whistle to fend off attacking birds.The walnut sphinx caterpillar, a type of moth larva, doesn't whistle by puckering their lips ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Some snails evolved ‘counter-coil’ to evade predators’ uneven bite


December 8th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Evolutionary benefit often makes for show-stopping stuff - for instance, a cheetah's speed or a moth's almost perfect mimicry of tree bark. In case of some snails, it's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Daniel Day-Lewis to play Abraham Lincoln in Spielberg film


November 20th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 20 (ANI): Daniel Day Lewis is set to play Abraham Lincoln in an upcoming biopic to be directed by Steven Spielberg.Variety reported that the director, who first signed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mira Nair To Shoot In Pakistan


October 28th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Recent reports suggest that the celebrated Indian film maker Mira Nair is likely to shoot her next film in Pakistan. Mira Nair is making a film ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Moths at R.K. Khanna tennis complex trouble players


October 10th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The floodlights might have been the high point at the refurbished R.K Khanna tennis complex, but they also attract a swarm of insects which are giving a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

The Moth man: The Mystery Lurking large


October 2nd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Oct 2, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Mothman, a creature that has been in the minds of humans ever since it was sighted in the 1960’s in the area of West ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Rahul Bose loves working in Bengali films


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire) : Rahul Bose is a very busy man and when he is not acting he is involved in NGO activities, sports and so many other things ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Creepy-crawlies in Mexican-style on Brooklyn restaurant’s menu


September 15th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): Caterpillars, mealworms and moth larvae give you a creepy feeling? What if you have to eat them? A Brooklyn restaurant has all this on the menu.Adventurous diners with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists use frog cells to give artificial nose super smelling skills


August 24th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 24 (ANI): A scientist has revealed that with genetically modified frog cells artificial nose of robot can smell more accurately than the electronic noses.That's because e-noses use quartz rods designed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bat species use remarkable stealth technique to sneak up on their prey


August 24th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): Scientists in the UK have discovered that a rare British bat has developed remarkable stealth technique to sneak up on moths.Holger Goerlitz of the University of Bristol in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Court pulls up civic body over non-urbanised villages


August 12th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday pulled up the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for the delay in preparing the layout plan for non-urbanised villages in the national ... Read more...

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Lily Allen is expecting her first child with boyfriend Sam Cooper


August 6th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Twenty-five year old Lily Allen has confirmed that she is very delighted with the news that she is going to be a mother for the first time. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Oak moth pest could pose significant health risk to humans: Study


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 3 (ANI): The caterpillar of the oak processionary moth, which damages oak trees, could pose a danger to humans too, says a study.The moth, found mostly in trees in west ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hyundai Motor logs 7.3 percent sales growth in May


June 1st, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) India's second largest car manufacturer Hyundai Motor India's total sales in May increased 7.3 percent though its exports logged a slight dip. The company sold 46,808 units (domestic 27,151 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Katrina minds the title of Zoya’s film!


May 14th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Zoya Akhtar's film Running With The Bulls is again going for a name change, apparently on the insistence of Katrina Kaif. It has also been reported ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

74-year-old flying solo around the world


May 3rd, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 3 (ANI): Capt William M. Charney is on a mission to fly solo from New Zealand, across Asia, the Middle East and Europe.Age has not dampened this septuagenarian's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Boffins turn ‘worm in the apple’ gay to save crops


April 11th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11 (ANI): Fruit experts have developed a novel technique to save millions of pounds worth of crops each year - the codling moth that tunnels through apples and pears will ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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