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Fresh threat to Indian vultures from cattle medicine


August 24th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) The critically endangered Indian vulture, nature's scavenger, faces another potential danger from the mass-produced veterinary painkiller aceclofenac administered to cattle, a new research paper says.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Britain may crack down on e-cigarettes


August 5th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Electronic cigarettes - that contain nicotine-infused water which is inhaled as a vapour - face a crackdown in Britain after the health minister said some were ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

End fast immediately, doctors tell Hazare (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Doctors attending on Anna Hazare, whose fast entered its second day here Wednesday, have "strongly advised" him to end his hunger strike as it could ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

School coach driver sacked for playing Sudoku while driving


November 29th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A school bus driver in London has been sacked for playing Sudoku while riding. A 12-year-old student brought the dangerous behavior of the unidentified driver to the ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes off Sumatra island, Indonesia


May 29th, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 29, (IANS) A shallow-undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 jolted Sumatra island earlier Sunday, however, suggested no potential danger of a tsunami, Xinhua quoted the Meteorology ... Read more...

Posted in World |

FIFA May Ban Snoods From Football Over Safety Concerns


February 8th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an International Football Association Board meeting that is scheduled to take place next month, FIFA authorities are expected to debate about whether player should be ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

FIFA considering ban on neck-warming ’snoods’ on health and safety grounds


February 5th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5(ANI): FIFA is set to discuss whether snoods, neck-warmers, should be banned on health and safety grounds at an International Football Association Board (IFAB) meeting.The neck-warmers have become a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US warns citizens against travelling to Pakistan due to Al-Qaida, Taliban threats


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3(ANI): The United States has warned its citizens against travelling to Pakistan owing to militant threats, saying that terrorists have "disguised themselves as Pakistani security forces personnel to gain ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Display radiation risks, phone firms urged


October 10th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Scientists and pressure groups have urged mobile phone companies to display the possible radiation risks more prominently. Manuals for mobile phones tell users not to place devices ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Delhi Commonwealth Games bound Kiwi teams hiring own security consultants


September 11th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Sep 11(ANI): Netball New Zealand (NNZ), Hockey New Zealand (HNZ) and the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) have hired independent security consultants ahead of next month's Delhi Commonwealth Games.According to The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India could face another terror attack: US


August 13th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Washington, Aug.13 (ANI): In a "Worldwide Caution" issued Thursday, the US State Department has warned that terrorist groups in South and Central Asia, including in India and Pakistan, may be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Energy drinks ‘pose serious threat to kids’ health’


July 27th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, July 27 (ANI): Highly-caffeinated energy drinks pose serious health risk to children, according to an editorial.It argues that the growing availability of energy drinks is a potential danger to the health ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vermont Scrap-Wood Dinosaur Under Threat


July 13th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Vermont, July 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Call it a piece of art or a mass of assembled wooden planks and scraps, the 25-foot-tall and 122-foot-long scrap wood dinosaur named "Vermontasaurus" is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Leslie Van Houten Appeals For Parole For The 19th Time


July 6th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Los Angeles, July 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, Leslie Van Houten the follower of infamous criminal Charles Manson will face the California parole board with her appeal for the 19th ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

India-US strategic dialogue: Possibilities and Challenges


May 31st, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, May 31 (ANI): The first India-US strategic dialogue is taking place amid the backdrop ofincidents which see commonality of interests between the oldest and the largest democracies ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Court’s observations on 1996 Lajpat Nagar bomb blast case


April 22nd, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A city court Thursday sentenced three men to death for a bomb blast in Lajpat Nagar in 1996 that claimed 13 lives. Here are some of the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Icelandic volcanic ash: Brit airspace closed until Friday1p.m.


April 16th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16(ANI): Britain faces another day of travel chaos, as all but emergency flights will remain grounded until 1pm on Friday due to the volcanic ash cloud caused by Iceland's second ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Asteroid 2010 GA6 Flies Past Earth


April 9th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez California, Apr 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Just like thousands of asteroids have crossed the Earth over the years, NASA announced today that another asteroid named 2010 GA6 flew past our planet ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Kiwi police fear Indian taxi driver Hiren Mohini’s killer could strike again


February 13th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Feb.13 (ANI): Auckland Police fear that the killer of Indian taxi driver Hiren Mohini could strike again.Thirty-nine-year-old Mohini was repeatedly stabbed in a frenzied attack after an eight ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US issues travel alert warning of attack on its citizens, facilities in S.Asia


February 13th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.13 (ANI): The United States has issued a travel warning regarding the threat to American establishments and citizens in South and Central Asia.The US State Department said that extremist groups ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Chocoholic mice have no fear of pain!


February 10th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 10 (ANI): Starved mice are ready to tolerate electric shocks despite painful consequences - all for a chocolate nibble, experts have observed.Rossella Ventura, along with a team of researchers from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Atlanta high-rise catches fire, no injuries


February 6th, 2010 - 2:26 am ICT by BNO News
ATLANTA (BNO NEWS) – A 14-story Atlanta building caught fire on Friday, causing damage to two floors.Fire units were dispatched to a reported structure fire, who, upon arrival, immediately upgraded to a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Federer plays mind games to overcome Andreev in Melbourne


January 19th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (DPA) Roger Federer's famed mental strength rescued the top seed from potential danger as the world number one began his Australian Open campaign Tuesday with a turnaround 4-6, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Deaths caused by narcotic pain relievers on the rise


December 8th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 08 (ANI): The number of death resulting from narcotic pain relievers has doubled since 1991, according to a new Canadian study.Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the Institute for Clinical ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Netaji was waiting for big come back in 1950s’: Declassified CIA document


November 30th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj Gudi New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): In a first instance of its kind, the United State Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has declassified and released records that estimate that most Indians ... Read more...

Posted in National |

How rat pups learn to avoid potential danger


September 29th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): Scientists from New York University have uncovered changes in the brains of helpless rat pups that make them learn about potential danger.They say that if similar mechanisms operate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aussie pigeons use feathers as predator alarms


September 2nd, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 2 (ANI): An Australian species of pigeon, called the Ocyphaps lophotes, has the ability to produce a unique whistling sound with its wings to alarm others in the flock about ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Xinjiang riots affected tourism, China says


July 11th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), July 11 (Xinhua) Authorities in northwest China's Xinjiang province Saturday said that tourism and air transport have been affected by the July 5 ethnic violence that claimed at least 184 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

The Afghan Taliban warlord Pak seeks as a “friend” is US’ worst foe


June 20th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 20 (ANI): With the Pakistan government deciding to initiate an offensive against the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud in South Waziristan, and ordering the troops to march in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Heritage sites in China under termite threat


May 5th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): Reports indicate that more than 70 percent of ancient buildings in Xi'an in China are under attack from termites, posing a long-term risk to the city's heritage.Pest ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vanessa Hudgens carries taser gun to keep bad guys at bay


April 9th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9 (ANI): Muggers and robbers need to think twice before they go near actress Vanessa Hudgens, for the 'High School Musical' star now keeps herself armed with a taser ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Robots take centre stage in U.S. war in Afghanistan


March 24th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.24 (ANI): The U.S. military is deploying the robots to Afghanistan to navigate the country''s treacherous terrain. Called BigDogs, these robots are being deployed in addition to big guns. The BigDogs four-legged ... Read more...

Posted in World |

ISI exists primarily to fight India: Expert


March 24th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.24 (ANI): Pakistans Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) appears primarily to exist to fight India and to maintain a constant link between its political and military wings. It spends most of its time ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Krav Maga, an Israeli system of self-defence, makes its way to India


January 10th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.10 (ANI): Under constant threat of terrorism and urban street crime, all military forces, security & law enforcement agencies, youngsters of India are opting for ''Krav Maga, an Israeli ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Jamie Lynn Spears look-alike sues LAPD for being used as a decoy


January 8th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 8 (ANI): A Jamie Lynn Spears lookalike is taking LAPD to court, claiming damages worth 1.3 million pounds, after she was used as a decoy for Britneys younger sister ... Read more...

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