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Mughal Gardens unfold floral carpets, 120 rose varieties


February 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Floral carpets adorning immaculately manicured lawns, palette of colours and range of flowers in the sprawling Rashtrapati Bhavan -- 'Careless Love', 'Kiss of Fire', ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

How male spiders try to trick females into sex


November 14th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Male nursery web spiders try to trick females into sex with worthless silk-wrapped gifts. But females are not so easily impressed.Most gifts contain insects, but some ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russian cargo spacecraft takes off for ISS


April 28th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS) A Russian cargo spaceship took off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Wednesday for the International Space Station (ISS), the Mission Control Centre said.This was the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Winter Vegetable Gardening Tips One Can Benefit From


January 13th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It would be wrong to assume that summer is the only season when you can grow vegetables in your garden. It is also possible to raise ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Engineered plants ‘could be turned into green plastics someday’


November 9th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Scientists have engineered a plant that produces industrially relevant levels of compounds that could potentially be used to make plastics."The raw materials for most precursors currently come from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Canola Oil Production Eyed By Penn State Researchers


September 4th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Penn State is looking forward to use canola seed for making edible oil and bio diesel in the near future. A year old research is being ... Read more...

Posted in World, World News |

Proteins in unroasted coffee beans pave way for new insecticides


May 21st, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Scientists in Brazil have found that unroasted coffee beans contain proteins that can kill insects, a finding that may lead to new insecticides for protecting food crops.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mind-game playing Fergie’s Man U should be worried, not us, says Lampard


December 18th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 18 (ANI): Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has warned Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson that his old mind-game tricks won't work on his team this time.Fergie is trying ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Vine seeds that disperse like ‘giant gliders’ inspiring aircraft design


December 7th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 7 (ANI): Remarkable footage of falling Alsomitra vine seeds, which use paper-thin wings to disperse like giant gliders, is inspiring researchers for designing aircraft.The Alsomitra vine is a type ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

List of the hardest working members of animal kingdom


September 8th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): It's not just humans who need to work hard in order to earn a living, many wild animals too have to toil themselves throughout the year to survive.However, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Seven ways to boost your lover’s libido


April 21st, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Feel all revved up to have some hot action in bed but partner doesn't share the same sexual appetite? Well, then it's high time you did something to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Smuggler stopped with pigeons in his pants


February 3rd, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 3 (DPA) An Australian man was stopped at the Melbourne airport Tuesday with two pigeons concealed in his underwear.The 23-year-old arrived on a flight from Dubai and was discovered to ... Read more...

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Extinct bird’s droppings yields details of pre-human New Zealand


January 13th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) Droppings of a giant extinct bird, buried beneath cave floors and rock shelters for millennia, have yielded a mine of information about pre-human New Zealand. Ancient DNA and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

It’’s most difficult to restore trust if broken early in relationship


January 8th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Trust, they say, once broken can never be built again, but researchers have now said that if the breach of trust happens in the beginning of a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Bad first impression worse than betrayal in relationship


January 8th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) A bad initial impression is much harder to overcome than an act of betrayal in a relationship built on trust, according to a new study.While betraying trust is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

African ginger spice may harbour diabetes cure


October 30th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): A pungent peppery spice known as grains of paradise or Aframomum melegueta, which is an integral part of West African cuisine, may harbour diabetes treatment, suggests a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bombard seeds with electrons to kill fungal spores, viruses


October 11th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) Researchers have developed a method to bombard seeds with electrons to kill fungal spores and viruses and ensure untainted food, as well as protect plants. Until a few ... Read more...

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Achaemenid era fort discovered in Iran


September 15th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, September 15 (ANI): Archaeologists carrying out surveys in Bam, Kerman province, since the devastating earthquake in December 2003 have discovered a fort from the Achaemenid era. Shahram Zare, director of archaeological ... Read more...

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