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What’s your town in US? Monkeys Eyebrow, Boring, Climax?


August 8th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) From Monkeys Eyebrow to Belchertown, America is full of weird and downright embarrassing town names. But Toad Suck is apparently the worst, according to a global ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Branson among 529 signed up for space trip


July 12th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Sir Richard Branson Wednesday announced that he and his children will be the first passengers when the Virgin Galactic space tourism programme begins next year, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Over 1,200 firefighters battle New Mexico’s largest ever wildfire


June 4th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Mexico, June 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The biggest ever wildfire in New Mexico's history continued to burn last Saturday in the Gila National Forest. The fire, which was generated after lightning strikes ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Man-made noise stunts plant growth


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Noise from cars, machines and other forms of human activity could affect the growth of wild flowers, trees and animals nearby, say scientists.Such noise may be ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Woman taken to court for stealing a pumpkin


February 20th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Mexico, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman in New Mexico has been dragged to court for stealing a $2 pumpkin from a store. The woman’s sister maintains that she forgot and ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Austrian plans to jump from stratosphere


February 13th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) An Austrian stuntman is planning to jump from a balloon high up in the stratosphere.Felix Baumgartner, 42, termed it a mission to the "death zone" and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

At 64, Schwarzenegger wants to do stunts himself


November 28th, 2011 - 3:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (IANS) Hollywood action hero Arnold Schwarzenegger may be 64 years old, but he refuses to use stuntman and insists on doing is won stunts.Arnold has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Wells Fargo to charge $3 fee per month for debit cards


August 17th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wells Fargo has rolled out a new program to charge customers in five States $3 every month for debit card use. The financial institution has subsequently sent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Helena Bonham Carter in talks for ‘The Lone Ranger’


July 21st, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 21 (IANS) Actress Helena Bonham Carter is in talks to work with actor Johnny Depp in Disney's "The Lone Ranger".Depp will play Tonto opposite Armie Hammer's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Firefighters try to contain Arizona wildfire


June 7th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Firefighters are in a race against time to contain one of the state’s worse fire disasters in history. The fire is threatening to spill over into neighboring ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Johansson, Penn not together anymore?


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 3 (IANS) Scarlett Johansson is said to be no longer dating actor Sean Penn.Speculation about the couple parting ways began after Johansson did not attend the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Michele wants an end to medical research on apes


May 30th, 2011 - 3:00 am ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) "Glee" star Lea Michele has written a letter to US officials to call for an end to medical research carried out on chimpanzees at a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mini black holes could be passing through Earth


May 15th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Space is littered with black holes that collapsing giant stars leave in their wake, but a miniature version could be passing through the Earth daily. Unlike ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New Mexico woman arrested for allegedly biting off boyfriend’s lip


May 4th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A woman in New Mexico has been arrested after she allegedly bit off the lower lip of her boyfriend during a heated argument with him.Aurelia Reyes grabbed her ... Read more...

Posted in World |

U.S. jobless claims rise by 25,000 to 429,000


April 28th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Initial claims for unemployment insurance in the U.S. rose to 429,000 in the week ending April 23, which represents an increase of 25,000 compared to the previous ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Mexico boy, 9, to be world’s youngest pilot to fly hot air ballooon solo


April 17th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, April 17 (ANI): A 9-year-old boy from New Mexico is preparing to become the world's youngest trained pilot to fly solo in an ultra-light hot air balloon.Bobby Bradley will be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Virgin Galactic ‘hiring world’s first pilot-astronauts for private spacecrafts’


April 13th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 13 (ANI): Virgin Galactic is hiring the world's first pilot-astronauts to fly passengers into space on the WhiteKnightTwo and SpaceShipTwo spacecrafts, which are currently undergoing flight tests.The spacecrafts, built to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Liz Taylor’s only known nude photo released


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Elizabeth Taylor's only known nude photo, taken at the age of 24 for her then fiancé Michael Todd, has been released by a private collector. It was an engagement ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Forbes releases the ‘best places to retire’ list


March 31st, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Forbes has released its list of the best places to retire. The list does not rank the states but just give the list out in alphabetical ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

By 2050, whites ‘will be the minority race in US’


March 26th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 26 (ANI): Whites will be a minority in the U.S. by 2050 as black and Hispanic birth rates soar, according to official figures.Hispanic, black and Asian people accounted for 90 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ashley Phillips sues Chili’s restaurant over needle in food


March 16th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Mexico, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman in New Mexico has sued Chili’s restaurant after claiming that she found a sewing needle in her food. She believes that the needle was ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Booze puts Brits in the mood for sex: Study


February 24th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): The more alcohol Brits drink, the more turned on they become.That's the conclusion of a new study, which also found that the sexy side-effect can wear off if ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brooke Wilberger’s Murder Featured On “DateLine NBC”


February 6th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The beautiful 19-year-old teenager, Brooke Wilberger was raped and murdered by Joel Courtney in May 2004. This Friday's episode of "Dateline NBC" dug the truth, to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Newly discovered dino ‘may be father of Triceratops’


February 1st, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A newly discovered species of dinosaur appears to be related to the horned dinosaur species, Triceratops.The new species, called Titanoceratops weighed nearly 15,000 pounds and a massive eight-foot-long ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Biggest-ever image of night sky released


January 12th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Astronomers are moving closer to creating a 3-D map of the universe.As part of that project, images from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey of SDSS ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Illinois likely to end death penalty


January 12th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Illinois, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Illinois governor, Pat Quinn now has the singular honor to determine whether capital punishment in the state should be abolished or not.This follows the resolution and passage ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cheese causes E.coli outbreak in five US states


November 6th, 2010 - 4:47 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 6 (IANS) An E.coli outbreak in five US states has been traced to cheese sold at a supermarket chain, a media report said.At least 25 people fell sick after ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Harry Potter ‘encourages witchcraft’


October 25th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Harry Potter series encourage witchcraft, claim Christian fundamentalists.The books, which are beloved by millions of children and adults alike, have attracted widespread censure from fundamentalists, reports the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Runway opens at world’s first spaceport in US


October 23rd, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Commercial space travel moved a step closer with the unveiling of a runway at the world's first spaceport in New Mexico.The event was marked with a flypast of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Poll shows that Muslim face growing bias at their workplaces


September 14th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many Americans have more than just a bad opinion of Islam and this is seemingly becoming greater in the wake of the proposed plans to build a mosque ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fugitives John McCluskey and Casslyn Welch finally nabbed


August 20th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A couple who have been running away from the law for the past three weeks, has been finally captured while they were camping out in an Arizona ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Woman Goes Missing While Swimming In Rio Grande


August 18th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A fun swim at the Rio Grande river of New Mexico has led to the disappearance of a 32-year old woman named Marriah Walker. On Tuesday, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Daniel Craig Passionate About Third Bond Movie


August 16th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Daniel Craig has expressed his ardent desire to essay James Bond once again. James Bond is a legendary literary character created by Ian Flaming. Though ... Read more...

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Ted Turner aces the ‘Forbes List of the World’s Largest Landowners’


July 29th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Forbes has compiled the list of the world's largest landowners.The top five names in the list all own lands in the region of millions of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US National Guard forces to be deployed at the Arizona border


July 20th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States National Guard forces will be deployed along the Arizona border in August. Government officials announced on Monday that they would fully train the National ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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