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India more opportunity than threat: Pakistani daily


August 29th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) India is more opportunity than threat, said a Pakistani daily that noted the thaw in ties between Islamabad and New Delhi."Today, India is more opportunity ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New spider with fearsome claws found in US cave


August 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) A new family of spiders has been discovered in a cave in America's Oregon state, and was named "Trogloraptor" for its fearsome claws.The spider, measuring up ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

New type of glass to prevent bird crashes


August 12th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) A new type of glass inspired by spider web will prevent hundreds of thousands of birds crashing into car windows and dying every year.The high-tech product ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Tooth Tattoo’ Developed That Could Save Your Life


June 8th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Princeton, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 'tooth tattoo' manufactured from silk strands and gold wires could be used by experts to detect serious diseases. The small sensor sticks to dental enamel and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Boldness is a complicated issue: Nandana Sen


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Beautiful Nandana Sen shot bold scenes for "Rang Rasiya" unabashedly, but she feels boldness is treated with double standards in the industry.The daughter of Nobel laureate ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Expect fun in ‘What To Expect When You’re Expecting’ (IANS Movie Review)


May 19th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "What To Expect When You're Expecting"; Actors: Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Banks; Director: Kirk Jones; Rating: ***1/2In one of most profound dialogues of the film, a character referring ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Starch fibres could make for ‘painless’ bandages


May 3rd, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) A new method of spinning starch into fine strands could help make painless bandages as well as low cost and more eco-friendly toilet paper, napkins and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy ‘ to release in India Dec 30


December 19th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy", the big screen adaptation of John le Carre's iconic 1974 spy novel of the same name, will release in India ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fog strands 1,200 ships in China


November 18th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) More than 1,200 ships were stranded in eastern China Friday due to heavy fog, an official said.Parts of Jiangsu province were engulfed by heavy fog Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

This is it - women’s immunity gene!


September 28th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Women can thank a single gene for enjoying better immunity and health than their male counterparts, new research says.The research, led by Claude Libert from Ghent ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Spiders weave erratic webs as they age


July 3rd, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Young spiders create webs with perfect angles and regular patterns, but as they age, their skills show gaping holes and erratic weaving, new research claims.By using ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Minor girl strangled by rope swing


May 14th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) In a freak accident, an 11-year-old girl died after getting tangled in a rope swing here Saturday, police said.Saba, a resident of Gomti Nagar, was accidentally ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Record trash collected from New Jersey beaches


April 19th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Jersey, April 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An audit of the thrash that were picked from the beaches in New Jersey showed that about 475,000 pieces of trash were collected last year. That ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cracked ice runway strands Prince Harry in Arctic


April 8th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 8 (ANI): Prince Harry has been left trapped in the Arctic while on an expedition with four disabled servicemen due to cracks formed in an ice runway.The Prince is likely ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Justin Bieber’s hair has its own personal bodyguard!


March 30th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber's hair apparently has its own personal bodyguard.The hair that Bieber recently chopped off during the infamous salon session to donate to a charity auction ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now bid for Bieber’s locks on eBay


February 26th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Teen singing sensation Justin Bieber, who recently got a haircut, has his locks being sold on internet auction site eBay for charity.Contactmusic.com reports that his locks are listed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scientists convert skin cells to stem cells more effieciently


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 03 (ANI): A team at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) have identified several specific microRNAs (miRNAs) that are important during reprogramming and exploited them to make the transition from skin ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists crack genetic code for form of pancreatic cancer


January 21st, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Johns Hopkins researchers have deciphered the genetic code for a type of pancreatic cancer, called neuroendocrine or islet cell tumors.The work shows that patients whose tumors have certain ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New solar cells repair themselves like natural plant systems


January 5th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Purdue University researchers have designed solar cells that can repair themselves just like plants do."We've created artificial photosystems using optical nanomaterials to harvest solar energy that is converted ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The Obama visit to India (Part-I)


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
The Obama visit to India (Part-I)By Salim HaqNew Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): The Wikileaks tsunami is yet to peak. It would, thus, be premature to comment on what impact they will ultimately ... Read more...

Posted in National |

At 28, Prince William suffering from ‘hair thinning’


October 30th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 30 (ANI): Prince William, the heir to the throne of England has recently been spotted with his mane, which has become increasingly thin.Appearing at a naval base in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rare ice rainbow clicked in Britain


October 24th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 24 (IANS) A British photographer has captured on camera an optical phenomenon known as an ice rainbow, whose brilliant white light almost blinded him while driving.Photographer Reyaz Limalia spotted the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Yesteryears’ item girl Jayshree T. set for TV debut


October 16th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) After a five-year break from showbiz, yesteryears' popular item girl-actress Jayshree T. is back. She will be seen as a strong-headed character in Zee TV's new show ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Systems crash strands thousands at Australia airports


September 26th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 26 (IANS) Thousands of Virgin Blue passengers in Australia were stranded at airports across the country after the airline's check-in system crashed Sunday morning. The check-in system crashed just after ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Why older women are more prone to fertility problems


September 5th, 2010 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Scientists have discovered why women are more likely to suffer from miscarriages and infertility problems if they try to have babies later in life. Their study also sheds light ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Raveena, Pooja Batra add shimmer to Mumbai jewellery exhibition


August 29th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug.29 (ANI): A jewellery exhibition here acquired unsual sparkle with the presence of gliteratti from Bollywood on Saturday,as actors Raveena Tandon, Tulip Joshi and Pooja Batra added glamour to the occasion. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tiny clays curb giant earthquakes


June 25th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Scientists have found why some areas of the San Andreas fault experience repeated earthquakes and other areas do not.Professor Ben van der Pluijm at the University of Michigan ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India, EU to combat terror, piracy


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India and the European Union will enhance their counter-terror cooperation and step up efforts to combat piracy off the coast of Somalia, EU's chief diplomat Catherine ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jennifer Aniston Wants To Be Retouched


May 22nd, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, May 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jennifer Aniston is all of 41 years now. Unlike most other actresses it seems that the 41-year-old does not want to age gracefully. While ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary should reflect his personality: PM


May 20th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manamohan Singh on Thursday said the commemoration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore should reflect his complex and multi-layered personality besides showcasing ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Having “dream hair” could lead to baldness


March 18th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 17 (ANI): Even as the demand for hair extensions goes on the rise, a study has revealed that women could end up paying a high price as the attachments could ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Ashley Dupre’s hair catch fire during Playboy photoshoot


March 16th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 16 (ANI): Ashley Dupre, the former high-class call girl at the centre of the Eliot Spitzer prostitution scandal, found that posing for Playboy could be dangerous when her hair ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

John Travolta ‘fighting baldness with hair treatment’


February 11th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 11 (ANI): John Travolta was said to be fretting over his thinning hair and turning to treatment to save his strands.The 55-year-old actor was seen sporting a hairline with a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kate Moss ditches one-night grey streaks to go blonde again


January 30th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 30 (ANI): Kate Moss has ditched her greyish blue highlights to go back to her blonde colour in Paris.The British supermodel left onlookers gasping after she was spotted with the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

BSF in search of infiltrators after discovering holes in border fence


January 23rd, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Abdullian Sector (Jammu-Kashmir), Jan.23 (ANI): Border Security Force (BSF) personnel have launched a massive search operation here after noticing holes in the border fence along the International Border between Indian and Pakistan.The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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