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More Indians falling pray to Alzheimer’s disease (Sep 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day)


September 20th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With an increasing elderly population falling prey to it, Alzheimer's disease, a kind of dementia, stands as one of the biggest health threats in India, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Shark Night’ - overstretched, but fun little film (IANS Movie Film Review)


August 31st, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Shark Night"; Cast: Sara Paxton, Dustin Milligan, Chris Carmack; Director: David R. Ellis; Rating: ** 1/2The big screen doesn't seem to get enough of limbs underwater being ripped apart by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Goa warns against spread of MMS showing violence


August 18th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) A day after the Goa government reassured people from the northeast of their security, the state police Saturday warned against the spread of an MMS, which ... Read more...

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School bombing by Taliban causes concern in Pakistan


July 25th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) The bombing of schools by the Taliban shows that militancy is not under control, said a Pakistani daily which pointed out that a staggering 100 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Goa college files complaint after forged letters surface


June 9th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 9 (IANS) Goa's only medical college, the Goa Medical College (GMC), has filed a police complaint in the wake of unidentified persons circulating forged letters to aspiring medical ... Read more...

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Leopard ‘evicted’ from Mumbai school after 20 hrs


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) A leopard, which had sneaked into a private school two days ago was trapped and evicted early Sunday after a 20-hour operation by the forest department ... Read more...

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Loss of predators tied with deforestation


April 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) The unbridled growth of moose, deer and other herbivore populations is contributing to deforestation thanks to the loss of predators such as wolves.This loss has allowed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UP to provide free care to seriously ill poor


March 28th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh will provide free medical care to the poor suffering from serious ailments like kidney related infections, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced here Wednesday."In the ... Read more...

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Leopard strays into Nashik colony, attacks three


March 26th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), March 26 (IANS) Panic gripped the city as a leopard strayed into a thickly populated residential area from the adjacent jungles Monday and attacked three people, including a ... Read more...

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Ancient fish pays with life for snaring flying dino


March 12th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Fossil remains of an ancient armoured fish, excavated in Bavaria, Germany, show it in the act of snaring its prey and paying with its life. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fox forces man into handing over dinner


March 8th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) A wily red fox in Britain cornered a man and forced him into handing over his dinner, The Telegraph reported Thursday.Seb Baker, 29, was attacked by ... Read more...

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Tiger on prowl in Lucknow’s neighbourhood


January 10th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 10 (IANS) A fully-grown tiger on the prowl for the last five days near Rehman-Khera village, about 18 km from Lucknow, has caused panic in the area. Authorities ... Read more...

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Tigress, cubs kill, eat farmer in Yavatmal (With Image)


January 10th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Jan 10 (IANS) A tigress from a nearby forest reserve killed a farmer while he was working in the field and, along with her cubs, ate the body ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ten train passengers found drugged, robbed


January 9th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 9 (IANS) Ten passengers in a general, unreserved compartment of the Delhi-Patna Shramjeevi Express were Monday found drugged at Danapur railway station near Patna and their valuables ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

A shampoo called Jan Lokpal


December 28th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) As Anna Hazare Wednesday vowed to continue his fight for a strong Lokpal bill, a man came along explaining the difference between the draft ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Unidentified beast spotted in London’s Olympic Park


December 14th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) With just months to the next Olympic Games, the organizers of the event in London have become concerned after residents near the games’ site reported witnessing a ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

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 |

Panna has a new resident - Kanha’s orphan tigress


November 13th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 13 (IANS) An orphan tigress of Kanha National Park was Sunday morning released into the forests of Panna National Park under the rewilding programme of the wildlife authorities.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kanha’s second orphaned tigress sent to Panna reserve


November 13th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 12 (IANS) A tigress of the Kanha National Park, whose sister had been translocated eight month ago to Madhya Pradesh's Panna National Park, was sent to join her ... Read more...

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‘Vampire’ bug shows potential as living antibiotic


November 1st, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) A vampire-like bug that preys on specific bacteria, including certain human pathogens, could potentially act as a living antibiotic for a range of infections.The bacterium, Micavibrio ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hazare turns blogger; joins Facebook, Twitter


September 29th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare seems set to take the virtual world by storm. He Thursday became a blogger and even joined social networking sites Facebook ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bat’s saliva to cure stroke victims


September 4th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) The saliva of vampire bats, which feed on blood, can save lives of stroke victims, new research shows.The saliva has a compound that can thin blood ... Read more...

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Tharoor opposes Anna’s arrest, ‘omnipotent’ Lokpal


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Terming Anna Hazare's detention over a week ago "unwise", Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said Tuesday a strong Lokpal was needed, but "a large, omnipotent and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

22 Chinese women rescued from forced prostitution


August 14th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) At least 22 women, who were forced to become sex workers in a Chinese city, have been rescued by police, officials said Sunday.Six suspects have been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nepal police comes to Indian’s aid


August 13th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 13 (IANS) An Indian working in Saudi Arabia, who was defrauded of his money and threatened with being slapped with a criminal case as well by the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Army chief warns of terrorist designs


August 10th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh Wednesday warned that terrorists retained the ability to calibrate the level of violence in Jammu and Kashmir despite suffering severe ... Read more...

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Burglar hides in bank, held


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A 21-year-old man has been arrested from a bank where he hid himself in order to commit burglary, police said Tuesday.Police said that Shiv Dutt, ... Read more...

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Pakistan to spend Rs.154 bn on 15 projects


July 30th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Pakistan has approved 15 infrastructure projects at a cost of a whopping Rs.154.52 billion.The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council approved the 15 projects of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Some fish smart enough to use tools


June 28th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 28 (IANS) Fish are not exactly known to be smart, but new evidence suggests that they may even be able to use simple tools.Researchers from Macquarie University and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Anti-graft fight should not be individual-centric: Minister


June 11th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 11 (IANS) No individual should be allowed to become the centre of anti-corruption struggle, union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ashwini Kumar said here Saturday.Talking about ... Read more...

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Omani nationals walk 250 km for drug abuse awareness


June 3rd, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, June 3 (IANS) Two young Omani nationals in a bid to create awareness on drug abuse in the country have walked a distance of 250 km.Khamis al Hatali and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Leopard enters Hema Malini bungalow, vanishes (Third Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) A leopard strayed into Bollywood actress Hema Malini's bungalow here Friday and created panic before escaping back to a nearby forest.The leopard was sighted in the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

West Bengal Left accepts defeat, to be responsible opposition


May 13th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Swept away by a Trinamool Congress tsunami, West Bengal's Left Front leader Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday said the election results were "unexpected", but accepted ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan to sell 200,000 tonnes of wheat


April 12th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) Islamabad has approved the sale and export of 200,000 tonnes of wheat to create space for fresh stock procured from farmers, a media report said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Dropped’ Razzaq blames Pak team management for his unimpressive WC performance


April 7th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 7(ANI): Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq has hit out at the team management following his omission from the national squad for the West Indies tour, saying that he was not utilised ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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