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US stocks mixed amid euro uncertainties


June 12th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 12 (IANS) US stocks opened mixed Tuesday as investors welcomed the Spanish bank aid package.However, investors have now turned their attention to Italy's struggling banking system, fearing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Wedding ring eaten by calf re-discovered at butcher’s shop


February 16th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) A wedding ring sucked off a man's finger by a calf three years ago has been recovered from the animal's stomach at a butcher's shop, Daily ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

More people now want to be astronauts: NASA


February 5th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) NASA has received 6,372 applications for its 2013 class of astronauts, double the usual number, the US space agency said.Only in 1978, when applications surged to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Renewed interest in de Beauvoir’s ‘The Second Sex’: New translators


January 19th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) More than six decades after celebrated French feminist Simone de Beauvoir wrote "The Second Sex", feminists are sifting through her interpretations of women's emancipation in ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kudankulam: Nuclear Corp eyes February fuel loading, protesters miffed (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) would be commissioned soon, nuclear officials Saturday ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fuel loading in Kudankulam reactor possible by February: Nuclear Corp


December 17th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) India's atomic power plant operator, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) is confident of loading the real fuel to power the Kudankulam Nuclear Power ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Four killed in Delhi building collapse


December 3rd, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Four people, including three women, were killed when a four-storeyed building collapsed Saturday afternoon in west Delhi, a fire brigade official said. Some others were ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sensors help track bird calls to monitor climate change


July 26th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 26 (IANS) Automated acoustic sensors are helping dramatically slash the time and cost of following bird calls to monitor the effects of climate change. Until recently, ecologists wanting ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Track public health trends, through Twitter


July 7th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Twitter allows millions of social media fans to comment in 140 characters or less on just about anything - from an actor's outlandish behaviour to an ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

2,000-year-old poo reveals Romans’ rich diet


June 15th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) A British team has unearthed tonnes of 2,000-year-old ancient Roman poo from a sewer, throwing light on Romans' rich diet of urchins, dormice and figs, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

RTI queries on Balakrishnan’s assets pile up


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) India's apex human rights body gets about 40 RTI queries a month. But of late, the number has shot up to almost 200. And a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Cricket icon Sachin, an example of a good person for generations to come


May 1st, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitNew Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Sachin Tendulkar is a name most of India is familiar with. So much has been written about him and his many achievements on the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Alex Reid plans tell all about ’sex life, bitter rows’ with Katie Price


March 6th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 6 (ANI): Alex Reid is apparently planning to write a tell-all that will give explicit details of his sex life and bitter rows with estranged wife Katie Price.The cage fighter ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New Zealand quake toll is 147


February 27th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch, Feb 27 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Sunday announced the launch of a fundraising event as the death toll in the devastating Christchurch earthquake rose to 147, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prince William to sift through 1,000 Valentine’s cards!


February 14th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): Prince William will be sifting through a huge pile of Valentine's cards, sent by children whose parents are in the British Armed Forces, on Monday.Campaigner Sarah Bennett ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The book ‘no one can read’ dates back to 15th century


February 11th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Researchers have cracked one of the puzzles surrounding what has been called 'the world's most mysterious manuscript' - the Voynich manuscript, a book filled with drawings and writings ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pietersen shocked, disappointed by hoax bid on Queensland flood fundraiser


January 31st, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Jan.31 (ANI): England middle-order batsman Kevin Pietersen has expressed both shock and disappointment over a cruel hoax that foiled his attempt to help flood victims in Queensland.Pietersen had offered his Ashes ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Palins go gold mining on Alaska’s final episode


January 6th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): The two-hour season finale of 'Sarah Palin's Alaska' this Sunday will offer final serving of a theme that the series has revisited week after week - outdoor ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Croc causes plane to crash, killing Brit pilot and 19 others


October 22nd, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): A British pilot and 19 others were killed in a plane crash that was caused by a crocodile that had escaped from a traveller's large sports holdall.A ... Read more...

Posted in World |

14 large space rocks found beyond Neptune


September 14th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 14 (ANI): A team of astronomers have found a cache of 14 large space rocks beyond the orbit of Neptune while sifting through archival observations from the Hubble Space ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pentagon scurrying to save its sources from Taliban beheadings following Wikileaks expose


August 1st, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.1 (ANI): The Pentagon is reportedly working around the clock sifting through the thousands of leaked secret documents on the Afghan war to determine whether its sources have been compromised.ABC ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New Yorkers hire virtual dating assistants to write online profiles


July 10th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): With online dating becoming popular day by day, New Yorkers have started hiring virtual dating assistants to write online profiles for them in the hope that it will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Soon, cancer-preventing medicines based on natural substances


June 24th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Scientists are trying to come up with medicines based on substances in naturally-occurring foods and turn their potential into reality - of preventing cancer.A new research has described ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Megan Fox engaged again to Brian Austin Green, loses ring during proposal on beach


June 17th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hawaii, Jun 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) it was a bittersweet day for the gorgeous actress Megan Fox. On one hand, her on and off boyfriend Brian Austin Green proposed to her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Megan Fox Gets Engaged, Loses Ring


June 17th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brian Austin Green has proposed once again to Megan Fox, and she consented, once again, to marry him. Sadly, however, the celebration and excitement was cut ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Megan Fox engaged to Brian Austin Green yet again


June 17th, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jun 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Megan Fox is engaged to Brian Austin Green yet again. Her representative has confirmed the news also. The couple has been dating since 2004, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

14 killed, many injured in Dhaka building collapse


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, June 2 (ANI): At least 14 people have died and dozens more are reported trapped in debris after a five-storey building collapsed in Dhaka on Wednesday.Reports said that several homes have ... Read more...

Posted in National |

10 bodies found in Bangkok shopping centre


May 21st, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 21 (DPA) Firefighters sifting through the ruins of the Central World shopping centre in Bangkok found nine bodies in the basement Friday and police discovered one other, Thai news reports ... Read more...

Posted in Politics, Thailand |

Anthropologists Find Possible New 9/11 Remains


April 10th, 2010 - 3:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Monday, The Chief Medical Examiner's Office of New York City began a new search for the remains of the still missing victims of the September ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Possible Remains of 9/11 Victims Found Near Ground Zero


April 9th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 09 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Searchers have unearthed at least 25 objects so far, which could be human remains of the victims from the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at The World ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Extinctions were more severe in northern oceans after catastrophe 65 mln yrs ago


March 1st, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 1 (ANI): A new study has determined that the extinctions that happened 65 million years were more severe in northern oceans than the southern ones.The extraterrestrial body that slammed into ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sacha Baron Cohen was producer’s first choice to host Oscars


February 21st, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 21 (ANI): Oscars producers wanted Sacha Baron Cohen to host the upcoming 82nd Academy Awards show, but Academy turned down the plan.At an interview with NPR's "Fresh Air," Oscars' ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Agencies aware of terror plot regarding Jewish Chabad House: Pune IG Law and Order


February 14th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Feb.14 (ANI): Re-iterating Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram's stance of there being no intelligence failure in Saturday night's bomb explosion at the German Bakery in Pune's Koregaon area, Special Inspector General (IG) ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Shruti Haasan’s language skills


December 12th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shruti Haasan, the daughter of actor Kamal Haasan who was last seen in the slick flick "Luck' opposite Imran Khan, has shown off her multi-tasking skills time and again.The girl has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Koda scam: Union Bank under ED scanner


November 13th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 13 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today issued notice to the manager of Union Bank in connection with the Madhu Koda scam.The manager employed at Union Bank's Zaveri Bazaar branch ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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