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The six worst things about being male (The Funny Side)


August 31st, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guys, you'll never have to sit next to noisy kids on flights any more. A policy sweeping through the airlines means all men seated next to children are moved before ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Rich nations shy from commitment at Rio Earth Summit


June 21st, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) As the Earth Summit began Wednesday, India had more than one reason to be happy, with its main concerns addressed in the draft ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Study reveals that 10% of the Brits believe that David Cameron is an alien


June 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) David Cameron, the British Prime Minister, might be an alien, according to one in ten Britons, as a survey carried out by the Daily Star has shown. ... Read more...

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Evidence from octopus hints at ice sheet collapse


May 10th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 10 (IANS) Genetic evidence from an Antarctic octopus indicates that the West Antarctic ice sheet - one of the world's major ice sheets - could collapse if temperatures ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Astronomer finds planetary system larger than our own


April 13th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) An astronomer has found evidence that points to a planetary system larger than our own solar system, around the star named HD 10180.Originally reported in 2010 ... Read more...

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‘Titanic 3D’ more magnificent after 15 years (IANS Movie)


April 6th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Titanic 3D"; Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet and Billy Zane; Director: James Cameron; Rating: **** 1/2Since "Titanic" originally released in 1997, the first question that comes to one's mind is ... Read more...

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I’m very religious: Mugdha Godse


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Mugdha Godse reveals that she is a very religious person and believes in universal power."I'm a very religious person," said Mugdha who was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I’m very religious: Mugdha Godse


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Mugdha Godse reveals that she is a very religious person and believes in universal power."I'm a very religious person," said Mugdha who was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Oprah Winfrey in Mumbai, to attend private party


January 16th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) International talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has reportedly landed in Mumbai and will meet a variety of well-known figures and celebrities Monday at a dinner ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scientists home in on seals’ amazing navigation skills


November 20th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS)Some seals can point out on the spot they had been born even after spending five years out at sea, a study reveals. Antarctic fur seals', arguably ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Apocalypse discernible as population booms: Pakistani daily


November 1st, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) As the world's population reached the seven billion figure with a baby girl being born in India, an apocalypse "is discernible on a far horizon", said ... Read more...

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NASA rover reaches rim of the big Martian crater ap


August 11th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity got to rim of the Endeavour crater, the space agency has announced. NASA released a statement shortly after they received ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘The Tree Of Life’ a masterful creation (IANS Film Review)


July 30th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Tree Of Life"; Director: Terrence Malick; Actors: Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain; Rating: ****We might leave our childhood, but it never leaves us. It follows us and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Largest water body discovered in universe


July 24th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Astronomers have detected the largest water body in universe whose volume is enough to fill the earth's oceans by more than 100 trillion times.The water body ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Science fiction movie “Another Earth” all set to release


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The science fiction movie Another Earth is set to hit the giant screens this weekend. The movie was first shown at the 27th Sundance Film Festival ... Read more...

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‘Spy Kids’ - a 4D movie you can smell


July 1st, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) After enjoying the action-adventure of 3D movies, there's a new experience in store with the fourth instalment of Warner Bros' "Spy Kids" - audiences will ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig to narrate BBC documentary


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 3 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig has been roped in to narrate natural-history feature "One Life".The documentary, directed by Michael Gunton and Martha Holmes from the BBC ... Read more...

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Capitalism may have killed life on Mars, says Hugo Chavez


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Capitalism may be the reason behind lack of life on the planet Mars, according to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez."I have always said, heard, that it would not be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NASA scientist finds ‘worm-like alien life form in meteorite’


March 6th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): Maybe this is what an alien really looks like - a worm-like bacteria.NASA scientist Dr Richard Hoover claims to have found life form, which may explain how life ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Weinstein brothers sued for $50m for ’sabotaging’ animated film


March 4th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Bob and Harvey Weinstein, whose company distributed 'The King's Speech', have been sued for 50 million dollars over claims that they 'sabotaged' the production of an animated film.Tony ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Earth’s value: 3,000 trillion pounds


February 28th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) A scientist has thought up of a formula to calculate the worth of planet Earth and has valued it at 3,000 trillion pounds. Astrophysicist Greg Laughlin came up ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Milky Way ‘has 50 billion planets’


February 21st, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have taken the first cosmic census. After the process, the scientists estimate that the Milk Way where planet earth is found has as much as ... Read more...

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Understanding soil could help tide over climate changes


February 10th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) The lowly soil is often overlooked when it comes to addressing climate change and population growth. A team of scientists say soil is an essential piece of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Race to reach Antarctica’s buried Lake Vostok ‘nearly over’


February 6th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Russian scientists are on the brink of revealing the secrets of Lake Vostok - they are left with only 20 meters (164 feet) away to hit their goal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Like Crazy’ bags top prize at Sundance Film Festival


January 31st, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Director Drake Doremus's 'Like Crazy' won the grand jury prize at this year's Sundance Film Festival.Felicity Jones, who starred in the movie about a long-distance relationship, received the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

NASA Announces Press Meet To Discuss ‘Extraterrestrial Life’


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Dec 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A press release issued by NASA declaring 'an astrobiology finding' has managed to create an uproar in various quarters. The United States based space agency ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Global dimming threatening Beijing, Delhi the most, warn scientists


November 11th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.11 (ANI): Scientists and environmental experts scheduled to attend a UN-sponsored Environment Program in Cancun, Mexico, this month, have warned that "global dimming" is emerging as the latest threat to planet ... Read more...

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How fear takes centre-stage in climate change debates


November 6th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 06 (ANI): We have apparently been forced to fear climate change and it isn't that bad as it seems to be, says researcher.Historian Matthias Dorries has revealed the role of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Romans too recycled glass: study


October 4th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Apart from being pro at making beautiful vessels, ornaments and plates from glass, Romans were also good at recycling the stuff, just like we do today.A new study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Earth set to have a close encounter with Comet Hartley 2


October 4th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The earth will have a really "close" encounter with a comet called "Comet Hartley 2" on Oct. 20. 

The comet will pass just over 11 million miles from ... Read more...

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Aliens ‘hit our nukes’ claim US airmen


September 27th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 27 (ANI): Aliens have been hovering over US and UK since 1948 and hitting weapons-a scene, which seems straight from a sci-fi movie is actually a reality, only if US ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Asteroid 2010 RX30 misses Earth by a whisker


September 9th, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An asteroid just passed between the Earth and the moon and astronomers say there is another asteroid that is also making the approach to pass. Scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Teenager Elisany Silva stands tall at 6 feet 9 inches & is all set to model


August 27th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ajuruteua, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Elisany Silva, a 14 year old aspiring model star might arguably be the tallest model on planet Earth! In fact she ranks among the tallest youth in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

NASA discovers 2 new planets


August 27th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA with the aid of its Kepler Space Telescope has detected two exoplanets that are shaped like Saturn, and they are crossing in front of ... Read more...

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Astronomers: The alien solar system is similar to ours


August 25th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Astronomers say they have discovered what they believe is the highest tally of alien planet’s ever discovered.Astronomers have already discovered a cluster of at least ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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