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Animals build giant web to survive the Australian flood


March 8th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the wake of the recent floods that have devastated the Wagga Wagga region of Australia, some creatures have come to the realization that only teamwork can ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

A house for conservationists


September 13th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 13 (IANS) If you are one of those who worry about mounting water bills or are a plain water conservationist, a special shower in Japan may have been ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Katie Price to launch her magazine


August 27th, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 27 (IANS) Former glamour model Katie Price is set to launch her magazine called "Katie Price".The mother-of-three turned into chief editor, writer and picture editor for her magazine. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Work behind every Indian garment is unique: Filipino fashion blogger


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Filipino blogger Bryan Grey Yambao began tapping away at the keyboard from the age of 17 to express his views on global fashion and has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

South Korea’s midnight ban on young online gamers


May 1st, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): As part of a move to reduce online addiction, South Korea has introduced a new law making it illegal for young gamers to play online after midnight.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Forget safe-drinking levels, any amount of alcohol can give you cancer!


May 1st, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): In a shocking new revelation, a new report from the cancer council has warned that any amount of alcohol could give you cancer, regardless of your drinking levels.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Justin Bieber attacked with eggs during Sydney concert


May 1st, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 30 (ANI): Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber was bombarded with eggs while performing at a concert in Sydney recently, but he didn't crack under pressure and continued performing.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Web full of free programs to hack sites, bank details ‘at click of a button’


April 30th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 30 (ANI): IT experts have warned that easy-to-use programs that can access bank details and crash websites are multiplying online, resulting in an increase in attacks during the past year."The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nicaraguan President Ortega terms royal wedding ‘offensive’


April 30th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has said that he is offended by Prince William and Kate Middleton's marriage ceremony, as it is being celebrated while Libya is facing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maldives planning $500m floating golf course


April 29th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
A Dutch company has announced its plan to build a 500 million dollar floating golfcourse in the Maldives.Dutch Docklands, who is handling the project, claim that it will be a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, ‘Social Vending System’ to help you socialise with strangers


April 29th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 29 (ANI): A new "Social Vending System" has been developed by Pepsi that lets people pay it forward by buying a drink for someone else.You can send one to a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UK divorce rate statistics show Wills, Kate have better chance at marriage


April 29th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 29 (ANI): Prince William has a better chance of making his marriage to Kate Middleton work than his parents ever did, reveals data from the UK statistician.When Charles married ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Australians hooked to Thorpe attending Will-Kat royal wedding


April 26th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 26 (ANI): The focus of entire world will be on Kate Middleton when she arrives for her wedding to Prince William on Friday, but Australians will be hooked on ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Australian support for republic slips to lowest in 17 years


April 25th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Apr 25 (ANI): Support for making Australia republic has slipped to it's lowest level in 17 years.The overall support for a republic is now ten points below a pre-referendum peak ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, chat with your Facebook friends from your wristwatch!


April 24th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Your wristwatch is no more just a time reminder; you can now update your Facebook pages through it.A Canadian company called inPulse has created a watch that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Aussies want to cheat on partners with Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Hawkins


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 23 (ANI): Hugh Jackman and Jennifer Hawkins are the celebrities most Australians would like to have an extra-marital affair with, reveals a study.Infidelity website, AshleyMadison.com, surveyed more than 10,000 married ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Australian Labour MP charged with child pornography offences


April 21st, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 21 (ANI): An Australian Labour MP has been charged for allegedly accessing child pornography.The man, who cannot be named until his committal, was arrested at his house in Adelaide's northeast ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Here’s the eligibility for Jolie-Pitt nanny job


April 20th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 20 (ANI): Getting a nanny job for Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's brood, for which the couple spend 1million dollars every year, is not an easy task.According to gossip ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Isla Fisher likely to star in ‘The Great Gatsby’ remake


April 20th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 35-year-old Australian actress is in talks to play Myrtle in the film adaptation of the classic novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, reports News.com.au.Leonardo DiCaprio was cast ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Natalie Barr’s on-air gaffe about ‘virgin’ sized Barbie doll


April 19th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 19 (ANI): Australian television presenter Natalie Barr made an on-air gaffe when she referred to a life-size version of Barbie as a "virgin" instead.Barr, 43, sent the entire Sunrise team ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fans hope to raise $150K to send M. Night Shyamalan back to film school


April 18th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): A new website is hoping to raise 150,000 dollars to send Razzie Award-winning filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan back to film school.Shyamalan, 40, who earned fame with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

John Galliano sacked from own fashion label following anti-Semitic rant


April 16th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 16 (ANI): British fashion designer, John Galliano, has been fired from his own fashion label just weeks after an anti-Semitic outburst cost him his top job at French couture house, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit teacher fired for teaching ‘f-word’ to Oz students wins legal suit


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 13 (ANI): A British teacher, who was fired from his job for teaching students in Australia the various uses of the "f-word", has won his unfair dismissal claim.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Qantas passengers say they were not told about emergency landing


April 13th, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr.13 (ANI): Passengers on board Qantas flight QF 50 said Wednesday that crew did not inform them about the emegency landing at Sydney Airport until they were on the ground.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Oz to allow women to fight on frontline


April 12th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Apr 12 (ANI): The Australian Government has said it would lift the ban on female soldiers by allowing them to fight on the frontline.Former soldiers and defence groups have welcomed the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Japan upgrades nuke emergency to highest level 7, says disaster as bad as Chernobyl


April 12th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 12 (ANI): Japan's nuclear authorities have raised the nuclear emergency level at the Fukushima nuclear plant to seven on par with the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, described as the world's worst ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz retailers fight online rivals with ‘try-on’ charges


April 11th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 11 (ANI): Shop operators in Australia have come up with a smart tactic to stop shoppers who use their changing rooms to try on garments that they then buy online.Customers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Japan hit by another 7.1-magnitude aftershock, tsunami warning issued


April 11th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 11(ANI): A magnitude-7.1 aftershock rattled Japan on Monday, one month after the 9.0-magnitude earthquake that spawned a deadly tsunami.The epicenter of the earthquake, which struck at a depth of 10 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

1 in 5 Brit pilots admits to falling asleep while on duty


April 9th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 9 (ANI): A British study has found that one in five pilots have admitted to falling asleep while on duty in the cockpit.According to the Daily Mail, the study commissioned ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US man watches 25 James Bond films in 3 days to find out best 007


April 6th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 6 (ANI): A man and his friends in America decided to watch all 25 James Bond films, including the three "non-canon entries", to find out which 007 is the best.Brad ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US airline ‘apologises’ for booting tall passenger from plane


April 6th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 06 (ANI): Horizon Air flight has apologised to a "humiliated passenger" who was told to get off the plane for being too tall to fit into his seat properly.The anonymous ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lady Gaga’s mum to join her on tour to control her drinking


April 5th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 5 (ANI): Lady Gaga'smother is reportedly joining her daughter on tour in order to keep an eye on how much her celebrity daughter drinks.Cynthia Germanotta, 56, is said to be ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Workplace stress ‘costing Oz billions of dollars a year’


April 4th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 04 (ANI): A new report has suggested that the workplace stress is costing Australia billions of dollars a year.Experts have urged employers to create "interventions" to stem the damage.Psychologists Mike ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pregnant women living near highways likelier to give birth prematurely


April 4th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 04 (ANI): A new research has suggested that women who live near freeways and highways are more likely to give birth prematurely.The link between the concentration of major road routes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Clarke celebrates 30th birthday in Sydney


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr.3 (ANI): Australian cricketer Michael Clarke celebrated his 30th birthday and his appointment, as Australian cricket captain with a partying spree across Sydney with close friends and family.The celebrations extended to ... Read more...

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