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Kate Middleton supports Prince Harry


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton has made a vow to support Prince Harry who is her brother-in-law through the naked photo scandal. The Duchess of ... Read more...

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‘The Bourne Legacy’ - interesting reboot, but not exciting enough (IANS Movie Review)


August 11th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Bourne Legacy"; Actors: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton; Director: Tony Gilroy; Rating: ***With a star-laced film being no criteria for success and cinema viewers going fickle to like ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indians in Syria asked to leave (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) With violence in Syria escalating by the day, India Tuesday asked its nationals and families of the staff of the Indian mission in Damascus to ... Read more...

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India at Olympics: Indians abroad have high expectations (With Image)


July 21st, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
No matter where they live in the world, non-resident Indians, particularly the older generation, will cheer for Indian participants at the London Olympics. Even those born in their countries of residence ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Today is Flag Day


June 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today June 14th is Flag Day in the US, celebrating the date in 1777 when the Second Continental Congress adopted the “Stars and Stripes” flag. In ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

3.2 mn Indians are third-largest growing Asian group in US


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Asians are the fastest growing race group in the United States with Indians (3.2 million) making up the third largest Asian group after the Chinese (four ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brazilian aircraft carrier catches fire; 1 dead


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) One sailor died and two suffered burns in a fire Wednesday aboard the aircraft carrier Sao Paulo, the only warship of its type ... Read more...

Posted in World |

40 percent single Indians looking for love, says survey


February 14th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Four in ten (40 percent) single women and men in India think that finding someone to fall in love with will bring them the greatest ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No more outages? Pakistani daily mocks minister


February 8th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) "When our dear minister tells us there won't be any loadshedding from tomorrow, we're very, very suspicious," said a Pakistani daily after Water and Power Minister ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New tagging method can track fake goods, explosives


January 16th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Scientists have come up with a way of tagging products, including drugs and food, to tell the genuine from the fake and also trace the source ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Global carbon emissions up 50 percent


December 5th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Global carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels have gone up by 49 percent over the last two decades to reach a staggering 10 billion tonnes ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fizzy soft drinks spur teens’ aggressiveness


October 25th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) Drinking more than five cans of non-diet fizzy soft drinks every week fosters aggressiveness among teens, new research says.This includes carrying a weapon and perpetrating violence ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Maid to order — with biodata!


July 17th, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 17 (IANS) It's a problem of hearth-shaking proportions! You need to hire a new maid but don't know where to begin and whom to trust and also hate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Life-size Barbie’s shocking dimensions reveal dangers of eating disorders


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): A former anorexia sufferer has created a life-sized Barbie as a means to raising awareness about the dangers of eating disorders.The mannequin, which stands 5ft 9in tall, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Life-sized model of Barbie creates a buzz


April 20th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In order to create awareness of eating-disorders, Galia Slayen decided to create life-size version of the famous children idol, Barbie. Slayen’s work stands at 6 feet ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Six dead after gunman carrying machine gun opens fire inside Dutch shopping mall


April 9th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by BNO News
ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN, NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- An unidentified man carrying a machine gun opened fire inside a shopping mall in the Netherlands on early Saturday afternoon, killing at least 5 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

No pressure on Pak team ahead of semi-final clash against India: Afridi


March 29th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Mar 29 (ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi today said his team is not under any pressure for Wednesday's semi-final clash against India, as they were not the favourites to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Filmgoers tired of older women being portrayed as ’sexless grandmothers’


March 28th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): A survey has found that more than half of filmgoers are tired of seeing older women portrayed as "sexless grandmothers".A survey of more than 2,000 filmgoers by the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ten bad work habits that test even the most amiable workers


March 25th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 25 (ANI): A list of the ten most common habitual workplace offences shows how even the most amiable worker can be driven into becoming an office tyrant.First on the list ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Elizabeth Hurley cast as ‘Wonder Woman’ villain


March 4th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Elizabeth Hurley has landed a villainous role on the new 'Wonder Woman' TV pilot.The 45-year-old, who has been in the news for her relationship with cricket legend Shane ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Arnold Schwarzenegger inspects his larger-than-life clay sculpture


February 18th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Actor and former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger was pictured inspecting a 9-foot-tall clay sculpture build in his image during his bodybuilding days.The statue, which depicts the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Thomas Alva Edison was spot-on about his predictions for the future


January 29th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Late American scientist Thomas Alva Edison was dead right with most of his predictions for the future, which he had made in a 1911 interview.Edison had predicted that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Life expectancy for ‘early modern and late archaic humans was same’


January 12th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new study from Washington University in St. Louis has found that the life expectancy was probably the same for early modern and late archaic humans.Erik Trinkaus examined ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oregon Cheerleaders’ New Uniform Fails To Bring Victory For The Ducks


January 11th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Audiences present at the University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale to witness the match between the Auburn Tigers and the Oregon Ducks on Monday could not resist ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Dental Facelift’ promises to make you look up to 10 years younger!


December 13th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): A pioneering new non-surgical technique, which promises to not only give you a perfect set of teeth, but also restructure the face to make it look up to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cell phone use by pregnant mums linked to behavioural problems in kids


December 7th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): A new study has suggested that pregnant mothers who use mobile phones regularly are likely to give birth to kids with behavioural problems, especially if those children start ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Have we become obsessed with physical beauty?


November 25th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): "You are beautiful on the inside" has no meaning whatsoever in today's world, where every judgment is made in a moment - depending on how beautiful one ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Paid news’ phenomenon spreading: Goa official


November 16th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 16 (IANS) The phenomenon of "paid news" is reaching serious proportions in the media and no newspaper is willing to offend its corporate advertisers, a senior Goa bureaucrat said Tuesday. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Developing nations facing ‘obesity epidemic’


November 11th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A global policy group has called on the governments of developing nations to take comprehensive action to tackle the rising incidence of obesity.According to a new report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People change names on Facebook ‘to escape evidence of wild youth’


November 9th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 9 (ANI): A survey has revealed that several young people are on a name-changing spree on Facebook in order to escape their digital footprint.Google chief executive was right when ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Exmoor Emperor May Still Be Alive!


October 28th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was reported last week that Britain’s largest wild animal, a red stag nicknamed the ‘Exmoor Emperor’ had been gunned down two weeks ago by sport hunters. Since ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Indian doctor head of Asian bariatric surgical society


October 23rd, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Pradeep Chowbey, an Indian laparoscopic surgeon, Saturday took over as the president of Asia Pacific Metabolic and Bariatric Surgical Society (APMBSS).The APMBSS promotes the teaching and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Commonwealth is home to 64 percent malnourished kids


October 13th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Commonwealth countries, which came together for their Oct 3-14 Games here, are home to 64 percent of the world's underweight children with India toting up ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Students more responsible drinkers than adult workers


October 8th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) Students seem to be more responsible drinkers than young adult workers. They are more likely to drink less and are less likely to find it acceptable to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Female fish fan out fins to attract a mate


October 8th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Scientists have for the first time described the evolution of the size of a female trait that males prefer when choosing a partner.The research has shown that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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