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31 killed in Syrian bombings (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 10th, 2012 - 7:40 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed Sunday in two separate bombings that marked an intensification of violence in the unrest-torn Syria, Xinhua reported.The day started with ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Piles of cash found in Japan mountain


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Osaka, Aug 22 (IANS) Piles of cash amounting to nearly 150 million yen (about $1.25 million) were found in the mountains of southwestern Japan following the arrest of two men ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Termites eat through 32,000 pounds in cash


June 28th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Termites got into a Taiwanese woman's safe and munched their way through 32,700 pounds in cash that she saved to study abroad, it was reported here.She ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

African lake turns red from high levels of salt


June 4th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) A lake in west African nation Senegal has turned blood red in colour due to a high concentration of salt, with some areas within the lake ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US apologises over Afghan Quran burning


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has apologised to the people of Afghanistan for an incident in which copies of the Quran were reportedly burned, according ... Read more...

Posted in World |

500 dwellings gutted in Delhi slum fire


January 31st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Nearly 500 dwellings were gutted Tuesday morning in a fire broke that out in a densely populated slum at Ghazipur in east Delhi. However, no ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

New technology automatically updates online data


November 30th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 30 (IANS) Popular websites Wikipedia and Tripadvisor rely on public participation to build up their pool of information, in a process known as crowd data sourcing.Even though ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Yeddyurappa’s cup of woes


October 31st, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 31 (IANS) Another dubious distinction piles on former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, arrested in two corruption cases. He will be the first former chief minister of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

You run! It’s okay if grandma dies: China train crash survivor


July 24th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) "Run! You run! It's okay if grandma dies," a woman shouted at her grandson after a high-speed train crash in China's Zhejiang province. The woman, however, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now Apple goes after BlackBerry’s enterprise base


July 12th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 12 (IANS) As BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) co-CEOs face jittery investors Tuesday at the annual meeting amid the company's declining market share, Apple has stepped up ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Chubby cheeks sell! Vinay piles on kilos for ‘Bheja Fry 2′ (With Images)


May 10th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Actor Vinay Pathak was apprehensive about gaining weight for "Bheja Fry 2" because getting rid of it was a Herculean task for him after the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chandigarh wakes up to save lost heritage (With Images)


May 9th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) Authorities in Chandigarh have finally woken up to the value of the "precious" junk lying in their backyard.Items originally designed by the team of architects associated ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Katy Perry strips off for chart-topping E.T. video


April 1st, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 1 (ANI): Katy Perry has shed her clothes in her video for new single E.T.The singer revealed her lower half, but to her fans' surprise it turned out to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now, ’super’ wash that takes only 12 mins!


March 17th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): All your worries related to washing those piles of clothes may now take a backseat as scientists have developed a new washing machine that cleans clothes in just ... Read more...

Posted in World |

13 dead, 50 hurt in Pakistan suicide blast (Second Lead)


March 8th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and over 50 injured Tuesday when a vehicle packed with explosives blew up after it was shot at by security ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mother-daughter duo held for drug trafficking


February 1st, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) A woman and her daughter from Mumbai were arrested here with 22 kg of drugs, police said Tuesday. Rasida Begum, 45, and her daughter Naznin, 20, were ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

NY workers accused of go-slow on snow removal in revenge for spending cuts


December 31st, 2010 - 8:46 am ICT by ANI
New York, Dec. 31 (ANI): Workers in New York have reportedly been told by their supervisors to remove the piles of snow that have paralysed parts of city slowly in revenge for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

6,000-year-old jade workshop found in China


December 27th, 2010 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) Chinese archaeologists have discovered the ruins of an ancient workshop dating back 6,000 years that processed jade and stone objects.The ruins are located in Tonglu county in Zhejiang ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Like humans, fish feel pain too


December 7th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): A new book by Penn State professor Victoria Braithwaite has suggested that fish, like most other organisms, are capable of experiencing pain and that humans can cause fish ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ancient Egyptian temple sits submerged in sewage


November 24th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Nov 24 (ANI): An ancient Egyptian temple of Ptah, located in the village of Meet Rahina near Memphis, just south of Cairo, now sits in stinking effluent.The temple, built during the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Probe Into Blast At Playa Del Carmen’s Grand Riviera Princess Hotel Begins


November 16th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Playa Del Carmen, Nov 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities in the resort city of Playa Del Carmen have launched a thorough probe into the blast that ripped apart the lavish Grand ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Frozen piles of CO2 on Mars may trigger avalanches


October 30th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have revealed that mysterious gullies are forming on Mars as a result of frozen carbon dioxide that's piling up on Martian dunes.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sri Lankan caught smuggling over 2,000 diamonds in swallowed condoms


October 28th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by BNO News
CHENNAI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) – A Sri Lankan Man, who had swallowed 2,060 diamonds worth up to Rs. 3 crore ($674,715 dollars) packed in several condoms, was arrested at an airport on ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

F1 teams stay in brothels due to lack of hotels at Korean Grand Prix


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): Formula One teams are staying in brothels because of a lack of hotels at the Korean Grand Prix.The 150 pounds-a-night 'love hotel' rooms are the only spaces available ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Flash floods in Papua, Indonesia kill at least 10


October 4th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by BNO News
JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 10 people have died in the Indonesian region of Papua after heavy rainfall since Sunday night spawned flash floods in the area on Monday morning, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Negative CWG publicity has hurt tourism: Selja


September 27th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The negative publicity about the Commonwealth Games has affected the prospects of tourism, Tourism Minister Kumari Selja said Monday. "We are fully prepared to host the Games and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Thieves steal tyres as owner celebrates new car


September 6th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 6 (IANS) Thieves quietly removed the tyres of a brand new car as its owner celebrated the new acquisition by having a party at a hotel in China. Thieves not only ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man finds wife’s body in rubbish heap after four months


August 30th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) A US man has found the body of his wife buried under piles of rubbish at their home, four months after she went missing, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Death roll rises to 145 while 500 persons still missing in Leh


August 8th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by ANI
Choglumsar (Leh), Aug.: The death toll in the devastated Leh region reached 145 on Sunday even as rescue workers struggled through piles of mud and slush in search of over 500 people ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Noida to rope in private players to deal with garbage (Lead)


July 30th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, July 30 (IANS) With piles of garbage and untreated sewage becoming one of the biggest problems in Noida, authorities are now planning to rope in private players to clean up the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Save sea otters to fight global warming


July 12th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Sea otters could lock nearly 10million tons of carbon from the Earth's oceans, if their population was resorted to healthy, pre-hunting levels, according to an American scientist.Chris Wilmers, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rocker Ted Nugent Describes President Barack Obama As ‘Clueless & Rookie’


July 4th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rocker Ted Nugent has been hitting headlines lately after he made certain brazen comments about United States president Barack Obama in an article published in a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rare Elvis Presley Photos Dating Back To 1957 Discovered


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three rare photographs of musical legend Elvis Presley have been discovered by archivists among huge piles of files that actually belonged to his father, Vernon Presley. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

The social roach loves to dine in groups


June 11th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Cockroaches are social insects and like to swarm on food than to dine alone, a new study reveals.Mathieu Lihoreau of Queen Mary, University of London, and his colleagues ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Anti-ageing supplements can retard old age


May 25th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Anti-ageing supplements can retard old age, says a new study. It appears that such so-called neutraceuticals should be taken before very old age for benefits such as improvement in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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