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Esha Gupta set for TV debut (With Image)


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) After bagging prestigious projects with Bhatt camp and Prakash Jha, model-turned-actress Esha Gupta is now making her foray on the small screen with "Supercars".The 26-year-old ... Read more...

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Gorilla duo dismantles poachers’ trap


July 20th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Two young mountain gorillas were spotted dismantling a poacher's trap that had killed one of their own companions.Staff at the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund in ... Read more...

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Experts find new evidence supporting John the Baptist bones theory


June 15th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sveti Ivan Island, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archaeology experts have found new evidence that the remains discovered in the ruins of a Bulgaria 5th century monastery belong to St John the Baptist. ... Read more...

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Never attack personal life in spoofs: Cyrus Sahukar


June 11th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) From "Pidhu" to "Semi Girebal", veejay-turned-actor Cyrus Sahukar has managed to spoof a lot of celebrities so far. But he has a golden rule ... Read more...

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Daylight saving time 2011


October 31st, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States and Canada will have to wait for one more week before they turn back their clocks because of Daylight Saving Time 2011. Several other ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama to help break Guinness record for ‘jumping jacks’


October 7th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US First Lady Michelle Obama is seeking to get her name in the Guinness Book of World Records when she joins about 20,000 participants to become the ... Read more...

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When Hathaway thought of living with a cat


August 21st, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway, who plays Catwoman in the upcoming Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises", considered living with a cat to prepare for the role.The ... Read more...

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4-year-old preacher Kanon Tipton enthralls audiences


August 17th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At the age that so many people are learning to talk, Kanon Tipton was teaching others about Jesus Christ. The 4-year-old is regarded as the world’s youngest ... Read more...

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Kristin Davis obessessed with elephants


April 18th, 2011 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Actress Kristin Davis has revealed her life-long obession with elephants and says she always loved watching documentaries about the giant animals."I've had a fascination with ... Read more...

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National Geographic’s docu-reality show salutes Indian Army


March 20th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) In this era of high-decibel television reality shows where contestants are lured by a bagful of money and 15 seconds of fame, "Mission Army" on ... Read more...

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Has Atlantis City been found buried underneath mud flats in Spain?


March 14th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Northampton, Mar 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of researchers believe that they have found the lost city of Atlantis.Locating the ancient city of Atlantis has been the goal of several scientists and ... Read more...

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Scientists recreate floating house from movie ‘Up!’


March 8th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): A team of scientists have recreated the flying house from Pixar movie 'Up!', and have proven that it can actually fly.The team from National Geographic, comprising of ... Read more...

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National Geographic films real-life floating house 1000 feet in the air


March 7th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) National Geographic has created a real-life floating house that flew more than 10,000 feet in the air. This is the first time that such a feat ... Read more...

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World’s most ‘typical’ human face is a 28-yr-old Chinese man


March 5th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): The most typical human face in the world is a 28-year-old Chinese man, after experts discovered there are nine million of them in the world.The 'Face of ... Read more...

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Winner of this TV show will train with the Indian Army


February 24th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A special screening of the new reality show "Mission Army- Desh Ke Rakshak" was held here Wednesday in the presence of Chief of Army Staff V.K. ... Read more...

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Heal burns fast - with stem cell spray gun


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Scientists have developed an amazing spray gun that speedily heals severe burn injuries with stem cells.Jörg Gerlach from the University of Pittsburgh's McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, ... Read more...

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Hilt of 18th-century pirate Blackbeard’s sword may have been found


January 16th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Archaeologists who have been excavating the sunken Queen Anne's Revenge for more than ten years discovered a gilded sword hilt that may have belonged to Blackbeard, the ... Read more...

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Earliest known winery found in Armenian cave


January 11th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Yerevan, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Armenian home may be home to the oldest winery in the history of the world.International team of experts that descended on the location have managed to ... Read more...

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Pluto may be warm enough to harbour ocean beneath its ice shell


December 18th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): New research has suggested that Pluto may be warm enough to contain an ocean beneath its miles-thick ice shell.And that ocean wouldn't be a mere puddle but ... Read more...

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Cruise Ship In Antarctica Returning To Home Port Finally


December 10th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cruise liner named Clelia II ran into troubled in the chilly sea in Antarctica a few days back when it was hot by huge ... Read more...

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Escaped Jaguar Kills Man in Belize


October 28th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An American citizen was killed by a jaguar who escaped from a rescue center in the wake of Hurricane Richard that wrecked a havoc in the ... Read more...

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Army chief confirms probe into Mumbai skyscraper scam


October 28th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 28 (ANI): Chief of Army Staff, General V.K. Singh, has confirmed that the army is investigating the alleged role of senior officers in the multi-storeyed Adarsh Co-operative Housing ... Read more...

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National Geographic plans reality show on army


October 28th, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) National Geographic channel in collaboration with the Indian Army Wednesday announced plans to launch "Mission Army - Desh Ke Rakshak", a reality show that will select ... Read more...

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Pterosaurs could fly non-stop for 10,000 miles


October 20th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Giant pterosaurs may have been capable of flying up to 10,000 miles (16,000 km) non-stop, according to a new research. The huge flying creatures, some ... Read more...

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Scientists ’solve mystery of Saturn’s walnut moon’


October 15th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Research from the University of California, Santa Cruz, suggests that Saturn's moon Iapetus looks like a walnut because it lies in a 'Goldilocks zone' around the giant ... Read more...

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National Geographic launched in Bengali


October 14th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) After Hindi, English and Telugu, the National Geographic Channel (NGC) will now be available in Bengali.The Bengali channel will be available from Nov 3. Viewers across ... Read more...

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‘Hidden’ language discovered in remote Indian tribe


October 6th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Linguists have discovered a 'hidden' language spoken in a northeastern tribe of India.Koro belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family, which includes 400 languages such as Tibetan ... Read more...

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‘Socially sensitive’ teams with more women ‘are smarter’


October 1st, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A team comprising of more women is also more 'socially sensitive' and therefore more successful, reveals a new study.A group is more successful if it contains people ... Read more...

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Standing on a staircase ‘makes you age faster’


September 24th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): Believe it or not, standing on the roof of your building might make you age faster than standing on the ground floor.Research has revealed that Einstein's theories ... Read more...

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‘Afghan Girl’ Photographer Recalls His Experience


September 18th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Steve McCurry - the Photographer who became famous after the publication of the famous 'Afghan girl' photograph recalled the experience in an interview given to a ... Read more...

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Males who bulk up as babies ‘grow up to have more sex partners’


September 14th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): Well-fed males who gain weight quickly as babies grow taller and end up having more sexual partners, a new study has suggested.Previously researchers had known that all ... Read more...

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Rare, vine-swinging Tarzan Chameleon found in Tarzanville


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): A rare, vine-swinging species of chameleon called 'Tarzan chameleon' has been discovered in a tiny patch of forest on the vast Indian Ocean island of Madagascar, a ... Read more...

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60,000 children in hunt for India’s ‘young explorer’


August 26th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) About 60,000 children in 120 schools across three Indian cities will participate in fun games, puzzles and brain tickling trail hunts in the search for the ... Read more...

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King Tut’s early death related to his incestuous lineage: Study


August 21st, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 21 (ANI): King Tutankhamen died at a tender age of 19, and now scientists have found that it was because of his incestuous family ancestry.Using a combination of CT ... Read more...

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Prehistoric ‘Thor’s hammerhead’ found in Viking graves


August 11th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Archaeologists have dug up about ten Viking burials that held thunderstones up to 5,000 years older than the graves themselves in Scandinavia.Thunderstones are fist-size stone tools resembling ... Read more...

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