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Mexican cabbie sentenced to 163 years for raping passengers


February 12th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 12 (IANS/EFE) A Mexico City taxi driver who kidnapped and raped several of his female passengers was sentenced to 163 years in prison, authorities said. Valentin Mendez Cortes raped two ... Read more...

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Tiny asteroids playing ‘hide and seek’ with Earth


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 22 (ANI): Reports of a tiny asteroid buzzing by Earth recently has suggested that our planet is vulnerable to objects whose peculiar orbits put them in a game of hide-and-seek ... Read more...

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‘Scruffy’ Hong Kong pilots ordered to smarten up


January 3rd, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Jan 3 (DPA) Pilots at Hong Kong's biggest airline were Sunday under orders to smarten up after being given a dressing down for being poorly turned-out in public. A memo sent ... Read more...

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Manipur hosts a cycle rally to spread HIV/AIDS awareness


December 1st, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Thoubal (Manipur), Dec 1 (ANI): A lot of people gathered here at the cycle rally held on Sunday (November 29) to spread awareness about HIV/AIDS.Thousands of enthusiasts took part in the event ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Dream-enacting behaviour common in healthy youngsters, says study


December 1st, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study by Canadian researchers has found that dream-enacting behaviour is common in healthy young adults.The study appearing in the Dec.1 issue of the journal Sleep also ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Novel compound that boosts anti-inflammatory fat levels developed


November 17th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Scientists at University of California, Irvine, have found a new way to boost levels of a natural body fat that helps decrease inflammation.According to them, the discovery could ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Big B Sings With Rashid Khan


November 13th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaAfter singing for 30 years in films -his first song was recorded for Mr. Natwarlal in 1979 -Amitabh Bachchan has joined vocal forces with a trained and renowned ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

2 Deaths Occur At James Arthur Ray’s “Spiritual Warrior Event”


October 10th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Phoenix, Oct. 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a reported incident that had taken place at an Angel Valley resort, at least two people have been reported dead. According to the reports ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bleaching can make corals more susceptible to disease


October 2nd, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): Scientists have found that bleaching can make corals more susceptible to disease and, in turn, coral disease can exacerbate the negative effects of bleaching."Traditionally, scientists have attributed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rumors Of Kristin Cavallari Dating LA Based Businessman Sonny Smith Surface


September 24th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Sep 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is one bit of publicity that the cast and crew at "The Hills" could mostly do without. The rumors, that are presently doing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mechanism behind memory formation during sleep uncovered


September 16th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16 (ANI): A team of scientists have for the first time uncovered the mechanism that causes learning and memory formation during sleep.Researchers led by Gyorgy Buzsaki, professor at the Center ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hurricane Bill Follows Tropical Storm Ana Closely


August 16th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by GD
A depression which consistently formed behind Ana, the first tropical storm in 2009 has taken the shape of the Tropical Storm Bill at 5pm Saturday. Bill and Ana could strike anywhere between ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Zee TV synopsis of the coming week (10th Aug 09 and 11th Aug 09)


August 10th, 2009 - 10:46 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Telecast date: Monday, 10th aug at 10:30pm Shree Dead Jigna walks over to Shree's bedside and tries to say something. But immediately falls down. They all discover the eerie fact that according to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brit birdwatchers using hides for sex


August 6th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): After reports were made of visitors having sex in bird hides, birdwatchers in Lincolnshire have been told to report any untoward behaviour to the police.The misuse of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Largest solar eclipses hits real and reel!


July 22nd, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
As the whole country watched the skies at longest solar eclipse of the 21st Century on Wednesday morning, interestingly we learn there is also a Hollywood movie that walks on similar ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Michael Jackson memorial tickets for sale


July 6th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Just hours after Michael Jackson fans were notified if they had won tickets to the entertainers memorial at the Los Angeles Staples Center on Tuesday, tickets for the closed event started ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

National policy on safety, health and environment to become operational


June 29th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): Minister of State for Labour and Employment Harish Rawat today said that the Directorate General Factory Advice Service and Labour Institutes (DGFASLI) should make an action plan ... Read more...

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Testicular Torsion: A fatal disorder of the testicles


May 15th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by GD
Testicular Torsion refers to the emergency surgical need for the person affected by the testicular disorder.This testicular disorder is one of the most fatal of health disorders and if not treated in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India, Lanka release detained fishermen


February 6th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rameshwaram (Tamil Nadu), Feb 6 (IANS) Indian and Sri Lankan authorities Friday handed over to each other more than 20 fishermen who had strayed into their waters, the police said.While 22 Indian ... Read more...

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”Baby boomers” increasingly hit by sex cancers


February 4th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Rates of anal, vulval and vaginal cancers have increased among "baby boomers" born in the decades after the Second World War, says a new study.And according to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Family doctors making 600 errors in diagnosis and treatment in a day


December 11th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 11 (ANI): An NHS report has suggests that family doctors these days are committing about 600 errors a day, especially in diagnosis and treatment. Though the errors are said ... Read more...

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Scientists identify two new species of extinct corals


December 9th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Scientists have identified two new species of extinct corals, which provide an important link between corals in the Atlantic and Pacific.The corals - Isopora curcaoensis and Isopora ... Read more...

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Indias attitude undiplomatic after Mumbai terror strikes: Fazlur


December 1st, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 1 (ANI): Maulana Fazlur Rehman, the chief of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam, has termed Indias attitude as undiplomatic after the Mumbai terror strikes that killed 195 people. He said New Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Habitual snoring may be behind womens daytime fatigue


November 12th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A new study by researchers from Sweden has revealed that in women, habitual snoring may be an independent cause of excessive daytime sleepiness and daytimefatigue, regardless of ... Read more...

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Reflux may be behind barking cough, breathing difficulties in kids


September 22nd, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 22 (ANI): Recurring croup among kids barking cough that may be accompanied by breathing difficulties, and sometimes or wheezing result from laryngopharyngeal reflux, the backflow of stomach contents into ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Butt Bandit imprints his naked behind on windows wherever he strikes!


September 13th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, September 13 (ANI): A strange vandal has been nicknamed the Butt Bandit by people in a Nebraska town because he imprints his naked behind on windows wherever he strikes. For ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rape of minors inhuman and unfortunate, says court


August 5th, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Awarding a man a 12-year jail sentence for raping a three-year-old girl, a city court noted that the crime was especially inhuman in a society where minor ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Study shows link between thunderstorms, asthma attacks


July 11th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A study conducted in the Southeastern United States has shown a link between thunderstorms and asthma attacks in the metro Atlanta area that could have a ''significant ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

How to stand up to a bully


June 17th, 2008 - 1:09 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Rude behavior can make you want to scream, but confronting a rude person isn't easy either. And so, a leading researcher has come to your rescue with ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

The Royal Court Theatre really is haunted!


June 6th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): They say the Royal Court Theatre in Bacup, Lancashire has a resident ghost called Norah. And now, after an investigation has of the place, Paranormal Activity Research ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Another Sikh student assaulted in New York


June 5th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 5 (IANS) A ninth grade Sikh student of a school here was attacked by a fellow student in another instance of Sikhs becoming targets of hate crime in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hindustan Zinc to become world’s largest integrated zinc-lead producer


April 24th, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Apr 24 (ANI/Business Wire India): Expanding capacity to 1,065,000 tonnes per annum, making Hindustan Zinc Limited the largest integrated zinc-lead producer in the world and achieving stated capacity goal of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Israeli PM doubts Iran’s nuclear capability


April 17th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by admin
DPA Tel Aviv, April 17 (DPA) Widespread international efforts against Iran's nuclear programme mean Tehran will not have nuclear capability, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said in remarks published Thursday. "There is a ... Read more...

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Women’s panel to probe British teenager’s death


March 27th, 2008 - 10:40 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) India's National Commission for Women (NCW) will inquire into the mysterious death of British teenager Scarlett Keeling in Goa last month, the commission said Thursday. The NCW ... Read more...

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Smoking in movies does encourage kids to light up


January 9th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Movies seen in childhood does influence kids to start smoking, says a study, which also discovered that films rated "G," "PG" and "PG-13, provided the maximum exposure of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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