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Woodpecker or mynah? Check out your bird-type on email


September 20th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, S Sep 20 (IANS) Emailers exhibit bird-like behaviour and can be grouped into 12 avian categories, says a new study by researchers at the University of Glasgow and ... Read more...

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Thakerays are ‘infiltrators’ in Maharashtra from Bihar: Lalu Prasad


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 9 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Sunday said Bal Thackeray, Uddhav Thackeray and Raj Thackeray were originally Bihari, and that they were "infiltrators" in Maharashtra."Thackeray's ... Read more...

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Citta the elephant predicts Polish win over Russia


June 11th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland will beat leaders Russia in their Euro 2012 Group A clash on Tuesday, at least according to Citta, a fortune-tellng elephant, local Polish ... Read more...

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Tagore’s texts made into pictorial editions (With Images)


May 29th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Three children's texts written by Rabindranath Tagore have been produced in pictorial editions in Hindi, English and Bengali by the traditional "pata chitra" painters of ... Read more...

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Wild animals kill 22 in Himachal


March 21st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 21 (IANS) Twenty-two people were killed by wild animals in Himachal Pradesh in the past three years, a minister said Wednesday.The deaths took place from Jan 1, 2009 ... Read more...

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Parrot scares off burglars


March 1st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) A parrot in Britain managed to scare off intruders by mimicking the sound of an alarm after they tried to break into her owner's pub, the ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani was not chief of Tiger Traders, two firms: 2G witness


February 9th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Reliance Group chief Anil Ambani was not the chairman of any of the three companies, including Tiger Traders, which were allegedly linked to 2G case ... Read more...

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Fourth time lucky: Julian Barnes wins Man Booker 2011


October 19th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Twenty-seven years after his first nomination, Julian Barnes has won the Man Booker Prize for his novella "The Sense of an Ending".Barnes, 65, triumphed in the ... Read more...

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Hurley’s parrot loves swearing!


September 13th, 2011 - 8:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Elizabeth Hurley's parrot Ping Pong loves swearing but the actress insists she hasn't taught him these words."She has started to use foul words which she learnt ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rahul is not a parrot: Renuka


August 19th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Congress Thursday hit out at those questioning party general secretary Rahul Gandhi's silence on the Anna Hazare issue, saying he was not a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

An Urdu speaking parrot in Britain


August 8th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A parrot in Britain has learnt to speak in English and Urdu as well after the bird's owner trained him to utter Islamic phrases.Two-year-old African grey ... Read more...

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Parrot blamed for car crash in prayer of Wing


July 21st, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A man in Britain who led police on a high-speed car chase said he was traumatised by the death of his parrot.John Williams was taking a ... Read more...

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Mumbai RJ gets PETA award for saving parrot


June 15th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Granting a Hero to Animals award to Mumbai radio jockey (RJ) Mantra for his efforts to free a parrot entangled in electric wires, PETA appreciated ... Read more...

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Shane Warne resumes tweet talk with Hurley’s parrot


February 28th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 28 (ANI): Shane Warne and Liz Hurley seem to have resumed their twittersphere flirting, using Ping Pong the parrot.In yet another bizarre, public, three-way conversation between Hurley, Warne and Ping ... Read more...

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Back from Oz stay with Warne, Hurley tweets ’she missed her parrot’


February 17th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 17 (ANI): After Liz Hurley returned way too early from her stay in Melbourne with Shane Warne, the star tweeted that she missed her parrot - with no mention of ... Read more...

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It’s not choice but the brain that decides whether you are left handed or right


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that more than choice, it is the brain that decides which hand-right or left-a person preferably uses to perform various tasks.In the new study, scientists ... Read more...

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Shane Warne ‘wooed Liz Hurley back with Ping Pong the parrot’


January 28th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Spin bowler Shane Warne gifted lover Liz Hurley a lovebird called Ping Pong in order to woo her back.The Aussie cricket legend is thought to have had the ... Read more...

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Liz Hurley gets Ping Pong the parrot as Christmas present


January 20th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Model-and-actress Elizabeth Hurley is very excited about the new addition to her home - Ping Pong the parrot.The 45-year-old British star was given the exotic bird, a Blue ... Read more...

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‘All in one’ car radio ‘makes calls, connects to GPS, finds online music’


January 8th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A new smart car radio called Parrot's Asteroid lets drivers make calls, find music with voice activation, and connects to GPS or the Internet - all in one.You ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Custody row over Italian-speaking bird in Britain


October 23rd, 2010 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) A parrot that can sing and speak Italian is at the centre of a bitter custody row in Britain, a media report said Saturday.The bird is a children's ... Read more...

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‘Virtual mates’ shed light on role of romance in parrot calls


August 4th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Challenging traditional understandings of the difference between birds 'songs' and 'calls', scientists used 'virtual mates' to discover if female parrots judge male contact calls when deciding on a ... Read more...

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Parrot’s piercing screech scares off burglars!


July 30th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): A parrot scared off a gang of burglars when it screeched loudly.Thieves were shocked to see Kuzya, the parrot when they tried breaking-in the house in London's Docklands. ... Read more...

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PETA Demands To Free Paul As Fifa World Cup 2010 Final Draws Close


July 11th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tonight the attention of the media and football fans are fixed on the final of the ongoing 2010 Fifa world cup that is being place on ... Read more...

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Intense heat wave takes toll of animals, birds in Gujarat


May 22nd, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad (Gujarat), May 22 (ANI): Veterinarians and volunteers in Gujarat are taking special care of the animals and birds to safeguard them from the intense heat wave that has gripped the country.The ... Read more...

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Runaway parrot lured back home with red wine, crisps!


May 8th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 08 (ANI): A parrot that had escaped from its home in Brockley, South London, was lured back with red wine and Pringles crisps.The parrot Reggie was missing for last 24 ... Read more...

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U.S. woman alleges that a bank took her house and parrot


March 10th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 10 (Pen Men at Work): Angela Iannelli, 46, has taken legal action against the Bank of America in Allegheny County on Monday. She has pronounced that her mortgage expenditures ... Read more...

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Rooney’s in-laws sick of “Kai Wayne Rooney” squawking parrot!


December 18th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): British footballer Wayne Rooney's in-laws are said to be sick of their pet parrot, as it keeps on squawking their new grandson's name.Rooney, 24, and his wife Coleen, ... Read more...

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Carly Gullickson And Travis Parrot: Winning Combination At US Open


September 11th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by GD
Carly Gullickson teamed up with Travis Parrot for the 2009 US Open Mixed Doubles title. They made their way to the title by stunning the second seeded pair of Leander Paes and ... Read more...

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When a parrot stole a British tourist’s passport in New Zealand


May 29th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): A British tourist was left in the lurch after a large wild parrot known as the kea stole his passport in New Zealand.According to the police, the Scottish ... Read more...

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Parrot that plays golf, basketball takes YouTube by storm


March 18th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): A sporty parrot, who plays golf and basketball, has become a big rage on the online video-sharing website YouTube.The bird named AJ can be seen putting a ... Read more...

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Pet parrots help severely injured US fireman regain speech


February 28th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 28 (ANI): Parrots have helped an American fireman speak again, after he had lost his power of speech following a traffic accident. Brian Wilson from Damascus, Maryland, had lost ... Read more...

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Meet the parrot who cleans its owners teeth


July 17th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 17 (ANI): Meet Rainbow, a lorikeet parrot from Sydney, who loves to clean its owners teeth.It was the parrots teeth-cleaning talent that reunited him with its owners after ... Read more...

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Peas and Dlouhy in Wimbledon quarter-finals


June 30th, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Czech partner Lukas Dlouhy advanced to the men's doubles quarter-finals of the Wimbledon lawn tennis Championships, beating American Travis Parrot and Slovak Filip ... Read more...

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Meet the worlds most talented jumbo and parrot!


December 27th, 2007 - 3:42 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 27 (ANI): A particular parrot and an elephant might look like the rest of their species, but according to their owners the two are the most talented animals on Earth.Griffin, ... Read more...

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