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Canada to drop penny from circulation


July 31st, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 31 (IANS) Canada will no longer circulate the one-cent coin as of Feb 4, 2013, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced.In his 2012 federal budget delivered in March, Flaherty ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Usher’s stepson laid to rest


July 28th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 28 (IANS) Singer Usher's 11-year-old stepson Kile, who passed away following a jet ski accident, was laid to rest in Atlanta.According to tmz.com, Usher was present at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Lake-tapping’ at Koyna to hike power supply (With Images)


April 25th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) For the second time in Asia, a "lake-tapping" project to generate additional electricity was carried out in the reservoir of Maharashtra's biggest Koyna Dam here Wednesday, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Unreturned library book found after 123 years


December 31st, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) A library book that was borrowed 123 years ago but was never returned has finally been found. The book, however, could not be deposited back as ... Read more...

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Marxists face the heat at Durga Puja stalls


October 4th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 4 (IANS) For decades, the Marxists sold Left literature during Durga Puja. Now out of power, the Communists are struggling to get people to run the stalls. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Medvedev holds talks with Kim Jong-il


August 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is holding talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in a closed military town in the south Siberian region of Buryatia. Kim, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Biological invasions ‘may be more damaging than natural disasters’


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 3 (ANI): Biological invasions get less attention than natural disasters, but can be more economically damaging, according to biologists.Anthony Ricciardi of McGill University and his colleagues said that species invasions ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Harry Potter’ car up for auction


February 14th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14(IANS) Iconic cars from movies like "Harry Potter" and "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" are to go on sale on auction website eBay.com.Peter Nelson, who owns the Cars of Stars museum ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive Closed Owing To Blizzard


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The citizens of Chicago witnessed one of the biggest blizzards of the decade in last two days. The National Weather Service announced that there would be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lavasa disappointed at environment ministry’s extended stay


December 15th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Dec 15 (IANS) Lavasa Corporation chairman Ajit Gulabchand Wednesday said he was disappointed at the environment ministry's decision to extend the 'stop work' order issued for the company's Lake City project ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Biblical deluge actually happened and created Persian Gulf: Study


December 10th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 10 (IANS) The mythical deluge in the biblical story of Noah's Ark could have be an actual event caused by unprecedented worldwide floods triggered in Canada in 6000 ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sarah Palin slams Joe McGinniss in TLC show premiere


November 15th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has criticised journalist Joe McGinniss, who moved next door to her to write about her, in the pilot of her new reality ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pink paddled through drinking water


November 7th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Singer Pink was almost kicked out of a campsite on her birthday because she accidentally paddled through a lake of drinking water.The "So What!" hitmaker, who turned 31 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Mysterious, jiggly alien pod’ found in Virginia lake


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): An employee at Home Technologies in City Center at Oyster Point saw a large, mysterious blob floating in the Center's manmade lake.Co-worker Dale Leonart's initial guess was that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sarah Palin’s ’stalker’ author moving to Massachusetts


September 5th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 5 (ANI): Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin can now take a breather as her neighbour of three months is moving to his home in Massachusetts.'Stalker' author Joe McGinniss, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Underwater Birthday Bash Of James Cameron


August 17th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Maverick film maker James Cameron has decided to celebrate his 56th birthday underwater.The Avatar director has picked a submersible and will dive deep into Russia's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama misses driving along Chicago’s Lake Michigan


August 6th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.6 (ANI): Living in a kind of secure bubble after assuming the office of the President of the United States in January 2009, Barack Obama on Thursday said that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

70 feared dead in boat accident in Uganda


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala, Aug 2 (DPA) Over 70 people are feared to have drowned after storms overturned an overloaded boat in Uganda's Lake Albert, reports said Monday. The accident was the latest in a spate ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lake Delhi In Iowa Fails, Inundates Hopkinton Town


July 25th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Iowa, July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Eastern Iowa's Lake Delhi dam gave way Saturday as it was unable to cope with the rising pressure of floodwater from the raging Maquoketa River. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Is Christine Bleakley pregnant with Frank Lampard’s child?


July 25th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Love-struck footballer Frank Lampard has sparked speculations that his girlfriend is pregnant - after he was spotted touching Christine Bleakley's tummy.The moment came after the England midfielder took ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Swiss made Truxor machines set to clean Dal Lake


July 22nd, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, July 22 (ANI): The magnificent Dal Lake is all set be cleared of weeds, muck and pollutants with the held of special Swiss made Truxor machines here.Procured at ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

George Clooney’s Lake Como Villa sees disaster after disaster


May 1st, 2010 - 4:48 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): George Clooney's Lake Como villa was the site for an arsenal of WWII bombs to be found on Thursday. Though the actor is taking the scare ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Unexploded WWII bomb discovered outside Clooney’s villa


April 29th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 29(ANI): An unexploded Second World War bomb has been found outside George Clooney's Lake Como villa.The 500lb explosive was discovered 15 yards underwater in the Italian lake in the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russian mini-subs to repeat dive in world’s deepest lake


February 26th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 26 (IANS) Two Russian mini-subs that have spent the past two summers researching Siberia's Lake Baikal will return to the depths of the world's deepest freshwater lake this summer, a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Smaller fishes prefer bigger, bossier fishes for protection


December 15th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 15 (IANS) Smaller fishes of the cichlid group prefer bigger, bossier ones for company and protection from other predators. "It seems that cichlids potentially prefer groups of dominant members for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bigger and bossier better for fish families


December 15th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): When it comes to fish families, the bigger and bossier the better, a new study has found.Among cichlids, a species that lives in groups, members make strategic decisions ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mars may have once hosted a body of water the size of Lake Michigan


November 26th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 26 (ANI): Scientists have found a telltale "bathtub ring" of minerals inside an ancient Martian impact crater, which has led them to suggest that Mars may have once hosted ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brit boy, 5, becomes youngest person to complete 214 Wainwright walks


October 20th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): A 5-year-old Brit boy has emerged as the youngest person to scale all 214 peaks in Alfred Wainwright's Lake District guide books.Sail Chapman, who is three feet ten ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Beckinsale freezes during shoot


September 12th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) British actress Kate Beckinsale froze in Canada's Lake Winnipeg where she was shooting for a movie. The cold was so intense that her voice froze and she was not ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Madonna blamed for boating accident in Bulgaria


September 11th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): Queen of Pop Madonna has been blamed for a boating accident that claimed 15 lives on September 5 in Bulgaria.Church officials, who insisted that Madge's decision to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Madonna is unlucky for Bulgaria, say religious leaders


September 10th, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna has been declared unlucky for Bulgaria by the religious leaders of the country. They claim that her decision to perform in the country on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World Series Of Poker Circuit Games 2009: Date Announced


July 12th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
The complete schedule for the 2009- 2010 WSOP Circuit games has been announced by the Harrah's Entertainment and the World Series of Poker 2009. The upcoming year's championship series travels to the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Moonwalker Jackson gets Moon crater named after him


July 8th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Late King of Pop Michael Jackson, whose moonwalk was a dancing phenomenon in itself, has got the ultimate tribute, for a crater on the Moon has now ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Climate change threatens Siberian lake’s ecological balance


May 1st, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): An analysis by a joint US-Russian team has determined that Siberia's Lake Baikal, the world's largest and most biologically diverse lake, faces the prospect of severe ecological disruption ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Youngest person to climb all 214 hills in Lake District is just 5yrs old


April 17th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): The youngest person to climb all 214 peaks in Alfred Wainwright's Lake District guides is just five years old.Little boy Robin Regan started climbing up the fells ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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