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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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Google doodle celebrates India’s I-Day


August 15th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The latest Google doodle celebrates India's Independence Day.A colourful peacock cranes its neck to form the `G' of the word Google as its bright ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Maharashtra governor welcomes peacock trophy (With images)


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Moved by the gesture of a taxidermist, Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan was elated when the preserved trophy of his favourite peacock, which died in May, was ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Four arrested for poaching peacocks in Rajasthan


June 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 17 (IANS) Four men were arrested for poaching peacocks in Rajasthan's Jalore district Sunday, police said.According to the police, the poaching took place in Bhanwarni area of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

PETA for banning horse drawn carriages in Mumbai (With Images)


June 13th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Animal rights group PETA Wednesday strongly pitched for banning horse drawn carriages in Mumbai, citing cruelty to the animal, and suggested it be replaced with battery-operated ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

More peacocks die of heat in Aravalli


June 12th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 12 (IANS) After the death of eight peacocks Monday, three more of the national bird were found dead Tuesday in the same village, Hasanpur, in the Aravali hills ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

After tigress, Priyanka adopts lioness


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 2 (IANS) After tigress Durga, Bollywood's 'junglee billi' Priyanka Chopra has adopted lioness Sundari of Ranchi's Birsa Munda zoo, an official said Saturday."We have received a cheque ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indian man faces deportation from Britain


March 9th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) An Indian in Britain is faced with deportation after being jailed for over 14 years for running Britain's biggest fraudulent scheme.The 41-year-old Kautilya Pruthi, who ran ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Where children conduct their parents’ marriage (Feature with images)


August 9th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Saputara (Gujarat), Aug 9 (IANS) Among the Bhil tribal community in Gujarat's Dang district, youths very often conduct the marriage of their parents! This is among the many quaint customs ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Peacock escapes from Central Park zoo


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials at NYC’s Central Zoo are waiting for an escaped peacock to return to its enclosure. The colorful bird does not pose any danger to ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Preity Zinta turns babysitter! (Movie Snippets)


July 21st, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Bollywood actress Preity Zinta turned babysitter for a day for her nieces and their friends. She says they had fun together."Spent the whole day ... Read more...

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Punjab comes to peacock’s aid


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 2 (IANS) Worried over their falling numbers, the Punjab government has initiated a peacock breeding project."The government is quite concerned about the ill-effects of insecticides and pesticides on ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Three held with peacock carcasses


May 10th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) Three men have been held with peacock carcasses in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh, police said Tuesday, revealing that the birds were killed for their flesh. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

18 peacock carcasses found, poisoning suspected


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Auraiya (Uttar Pradesh), March 22 (IANS) The carcasses of 18 peacocks have been recovered from a village near here. The deaths were not natural and appear to have taken place ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Woman found dead at railway station remains unidentified


February 14th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Three days after a woman's body was found in a bag at the New Delhi railway station, the police are yet to identify the victim. About 50 ... Read more...

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Two arrested for killing peacocks


February 11th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Two poachers, who had killed two peacocks in Ghaziabad, were caught by alert farmers Friday and handed over to police, officials said. Two men, carrying a sack, were ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Wolverines to vanish due to climate change?


February 9th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 09 (ANI): A new research has concluded that the aggressive wolverine may not be powerful enough to survive climate change in the contiguous United States.Wolverine habitat in the northwestern United ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Return Of ‘Law & Order: L.A.’ Is Deferred By NBC While ‘Parenthood’ Moves Into …


January 19th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
NBC is perpetrating some modifications in its mid-season time-table that have engendered additional postponement for ‘Law & Order: Los Angeles’ , which is an offshoot of ‘Law & Order’.  ‘Law ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Man held with peacock carcasses in Uttar Pradesh


January 16th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 16 (IANS) A man was arrested with carcasses of peacocks - India's national bird - while three of his accomplices managed to escape in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad district, police said ... Read more...

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Katy Perry: Twitter Call To Fans


December 15th, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Katy Perry the pop star who is best loved for her California Gurls, asked her fans on twitter to pick a song from her Album Teenage Dreams so that she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Celebs Sports Single Piece Jewelery


December 8th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Let’s just concentrate on jewelery for now! The youth brigade of Bollywood is going very simple when it comes to fashion jewelery. Recently, the ‘masakkali’ girl Sonam Kapoor was spotted at an award event ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now, ’smart’ wallets that shrink when low on cash!


December 7th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 07 (ANI): Now, buy yourself a 'smart' wallet that can control how much you spend this season.The set contains three wallets, which bear different characteristics to tell you when you ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Peacock Poacher arrested with three carcasses


November 24th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 24 (IANS) A peacock poacher, who operated an inter-state racket in its meat and feathers, was arrested with carcasses of the national bird in Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, police ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nomadic look in vogue at WIFW


October 27th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Designer Charu Parasher's collection on the final day of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) saw modern divas transforming into free spirited nomadic women.The show started ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Russell Brand reveals all about affair with Kate Moss


October 18th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 18 (ANI): In his new book Russell Brand has spilled the details about his hookup with Kate Moss in 2006 which eventually ended up making him a star.The wild-haired ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bond girl Gemma Arterton’s granny commits suicide


October 1st, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): Bond Girl Gemma Arteton's granny has committed suicide by stabbing herself into heart, an inquest heard.Helen Sarfas, 69, who suffered from manic depression, was distressed over what ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Michaele Salahi ‘won’t return to ‘Real Housewives of D.C’


September 21st, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 21 (ANI): Michaele Salahi won't return as a star on 'Real Housewives of D.C,' according to sources.A source has revealed that Salahi won't repeat as a star to the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Amin tells court he fears for life in jail


August 27th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 27 (IANS) Former deputy superintendent of police N.K. Amin, an accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh staged shoot-out case whose plea to turn approver is pending in court, has raised serious ... Read more...

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Maslow’s pyramid renovation triggers controversy


August 20th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): A team of psychologists who have updated a cornerstone of modern psychology - Abraham Maslow's pyramid of needs - has triggered a controversy on the way.Maslow's pyramid describes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Katy Perry’s trip to India with Russell Brand inspired her song ‘Peacock’


August 14th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 14 (ANI): Singer Katy Perry has revealed that her album Teenage Dream's raciest song, 'Peacock', was inspired by a trip to India with fiancee British comedian Russell Brand."There're a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Models showcase latest diamond jewellery


August 4th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Aug 4 (ANI): Models walked the ramp for a jewellery shop in Karnataka's Bangalore city on Tuesday and exhibited great pieces of diamond jewellery, featuring trendy necklaces and rings.Miss India-World 2010 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Prayers and the peacock - dancing in tune with namaz


July 8th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 8 (IANS) As others lower their heads and offer namaaz, it stands in the courtyard of the mosque and does an elegant dance. No one minds, however, for the dancer ... Read more...

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Vivid colours of butterflies could help cut bank fraud


May 31st, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a way of mimicking the stunningly bright and beautiful colours found on the wings of tropical butterflies. The findings could help make bank notes and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Ohio police warn drivers of prowling peacocks


May 11th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, May 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police in Ohio have warned motorists of a mysterious pair of prowling peacocks. Police say there have been more than a dozen 911 calls concerning the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Police Personnel Of Ohio Release A Notice About A Duo Of Troublesome Peacocks


May 10th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Two peacocks troublesomely parading their possessions i.e. their pulchritude and elegance have made certain that the motorists are in a state of extreme preparedness ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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