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Southampton City Council ordered to stop recording taxi conversations


July 25th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Southampton, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Information Commissioner Christopher Graham has said that the city council should not record taxi conversations. He also added that the Southampton City Council should respect the privacy ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Eye operation helps blind Briton to see


May 4th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) A 54-year-old Briton, who has been blind for 20 years, was able to see a sudden pulsating light in his left eye after doctors implanted a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cambridge richest university in Britain: Report


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) The Cambridge University is worth 4 billion pounds - more than double the combined value of every other university in the country, excluding Oxford, the Daily ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Astonishing bionic enables blind to see


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) Limited trials of a bionic eye that could restore sight to the blind have produced "astonishing" results, says a new study. The tiny implantable microchip permitted ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Britain has over 12,000 centenarians


September 30th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Britain now has a total of 12,640 people over 100 years of age, official statistics show.There were just 2,500 centenarians in 1980, the Daily Express reports.The ... Read more...

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Bhutan king to marry India-educated bride Oct 13


September 16th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sanawar (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) The date is set for a royal wedding. Bhutan's 31-year-old king Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck will tie the knot with his India-educated bride, Jetsun ... Read more...

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Dubai aviation sector to earn $44.5 bn by 2020


June 14th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 14 (IANS/WAM) The aviation sector in Dubai is expected to earn $44.5 billion by 2020, according to an international research firm.Oxford Economics said in its recent report titled ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

RAF holds staff course to beat fear of flying


April 21st, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 21 (ANI): The British Royal Air Force (RAF) is running a course to help staff beat their fear of flying.According to The Sun, RAF chiefs acted after flying phobia prevented ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Child actor got role in ‘Chandragupta Maurya’ by chance


April 13th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Vadodara, April 13 (IANS) Mumbai teenager Rushiraj Pawar could never have imagined that losing his way to his grandparents' house will actually turn out to be a blessing in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New insight into parasite’s reproduction paves way for new therapies


March 17th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): A recent study has shed light on how parasite that causes malaria reproduces and it could lead to new treatments to help curb the spread of the disease.Scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gay couple ’spark off Heathrow terror alert’ through hoax call


March 12th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Two gay lovers sparked off a terror alert at Heathrow Airport's Terminal Five through a hoax call to the police saying that the other was going to 'blow ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Harvard named world’s top university


March 11th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Harvard has been ranked as the top university in the world, a new research has revealed.Cambridge has been named as the most highly regarded universities in the world, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BGT judge David Hasselhoff thinks there’s no talent in Glasgow


February 10th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): New 'Britain's Got Talent' judge David Hasselhoff thinks there's no talent in Glasgow.The ex-Baywatch star has rubbished the show's untalented wannabes.He stuck the knife into legions of humorless ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Missing dog Archie who was lost for 549 days, reunited with family


February 1st, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Essex, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A family was reunited with their lost dog after almost two years.The dog was found about 100 miles from where the family lived. Incredibly when the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Poodle reunited with owner after 18 months of ‘mystery’


January 31st, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Chris, Julie Moran and their daughter Kelly couldn't have been happier when they were reunited with their pet poodle, which had vanished in July 2009.Archie the poodle was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Using heaters at home can make you fat


January 26th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Scientists have some chilling news for those using heaters at home - keeping our homes cosy actually prevents us from burning up calories to warm up our bodies. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Oxbridge students ski strip creates a furor


January 24th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scott Dunn has vowed never to have anything to do with any future “Varsity Trip to the Alps” because of the images that emerged after the most ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

10 jailed for pirating dictionaries


January 5th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) Ten people have been jailed in China for their involvement in printing and selling pirated dictionaries.A court in Hebei province sentenced the 10 to two to six years ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ann Powles found buried under ice after her death


December 23rd, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oxford, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 74-year-old woman who was declared missing on Tuesday, has been found dead.Her body was found in the Cherwell River with that of her dog and it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A third of Brits believe a guardian angel is watching over them


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Nearly a third of Britons believe they have a guardian angel watching over them, according to a new survey.In the survey by the Bible Society and Christian Research, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PM promises enabling environment for double-digit growth (Lead)


November 20th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday promised an environment that will help India attain a nine percent growth next year, expanding further to double-digit levels in the ... Read more...

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Harry Potter’s favourite game sweeping UK, US universities


October 17th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): Harry Potter's favourite game, Quidditch, is taking universities in Britain and the US by storm.Both Oxford and Cambridge Universities have signed up with the International Quidditch Association after ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Malaria infected nurse Matthew Lloyd goes missing


October 12th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Birmingham, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nurse Matthew Lloyd went missing soon when he took part in a clinical trial for malaria. The last information about a 35-year-old nurse was that he phoned ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Britons now prefer all-boys schools


September 30th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) All-boys schools are booming in Britain as more and more parents are now shunning the idea of co-ed institutions as those apparently lead boys to act "tough" or ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oxford shire inhabitant Stepehen Forse finds dead mouse in a loaf of bread


September 29th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oxford shire inhabitant Stepehen Forse got the shock of his life when he found a tiny dead mouse clinging on to a loaf of bread. He ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

A car thief who is just seven years old


September 7th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Britain's youngest car thief is a seven-year-old boy who needs cushions to sit on so that he can see over the steering wheel when he takes stolen vehicles ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Robin Gibb ‘recovering from emergency stomach surgery’


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 3 (ANI): Singer Robin Gibb is said to be recovering from his recent emergency stomach surgery.The Bee Gees star had undergone emergency surgery after suffering excruciating intestinal pains.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Edinburgh ‘best place to visit in UK’


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 3 (AN): Edinburgh has been named Britain's best city in an annual poll compiled by a leading travel industry bible.Readers of Conde Nast Traveller magazine have voted Scotland's capital ahead ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The Oxford Murders To Be Released


July 24th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Oxford Murders movie will soon be released in the month of August this year. It's primarily a combination of crime, romance, and thriller. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Insects are an ecological and tasty alternative to meat, advises scientist


July 19th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): A Dutch scientist has advised people to consume insects as a replacement for beef, after he learned that around 70 percent of the world's agricultural land is being ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Six-year-old Brit girl survives 228 days with artificial heart


July 10th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): A six-year-old British girl lived for more than seven months with an artificial heart pumping blood around her body to keep her alive.Alice lived with the device, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

2000-yr-old human skeleton unearthed at Gloucestershire Roman villa dig


July 6th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Gloucestershire, July 6 (ANI): A 2,000-year-old human skeleton has been discovered alongside Iron Age artefacts near Tewkesbury.The experts do not know yet whether the skeleton is of a male or female but ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Grandfather Sikh wins British athletics award


June 20th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester, June 20 (IANS) A grandfather from Punjab and a popular athlete of the Midlands in England has won two medals at the annual event of the British Masters Athletic Federation in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New telescope to search for aliens


June 9th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): British astronomers have developed a telescope that will be used to search for life in other solar systems.The universities of Portsmouth, Oxford and Southampton have collaborated with other ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No early elections until violence ends: Thai PM


May 24th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, May 24 (ANI): Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said Sunday that only after violence and protests by anti-government activists end completely, would any move be made for an election. "It is ... Read more...

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