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A Finnish solution to India’s diesel dilemma


September 20th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 20 (IANS) Even as the whole of India is up in arms at the hike in the diesel price, new technology offers hope of a cheaper alternative by ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘My Week With Marilyn’ - layered, poignant (IANS Movie Review)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Film: "My Week With Marilyn"; Actors: Michelle Williams, Kenneth Branagh, Eddie Redmayne, Emma Watson, Judi Dench, Dominic Cooper; Director: Simon Curtis; Rating: **** Little lost souls we all are - ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Heat-loving fungi open way to greener fuels


October 5th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 5 (IANS) Two heat-loving fungi, found in composts that self-ignite minus flame or spark, could pave the way to faster development of greener biofuels and chemicals, new research ... Read more...

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We’ve got Bieber fever, says Middleton family


May 30th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton's family is banking on teen sensation Justin Bieber as they have secured a deal to sell a range of Bieber merchandise ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

PETA protests against goldfish racing at bar


April 21st, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has for sometime been protesting against the use of goldfish in bar racing. The protests seem to have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Valentine’s Day sees longest kiss in history - 46-hour Thai smooch


February 15th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A Thai couple has made history with the longest kiss ever during a Valentine's Day "kissathon" after they locked lips for 46 hours, 24 minutes and nine seconds.Organizers ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sven Koppler charged for smuggling tarantulas into the US


December 5th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) German Sven Koppler has been charged with smuggling tarantulas into the US through the United States Postal Service. His modus operandi was very simple, as ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

TSA body scanners are tipping point for travellers


November 28th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): A psychologist has said that the new security measures at the nation's airports are the straws that broke the travellers' backs.UAB psychologist Josh Klapow, a professor in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Haryana to implement strict ban on plastic bags, containers


November 14th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) Haryana will strictly implement a ban on the manufacture, sale, distribution and use of virgin and recycled plastic carry bags, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said here Sunday. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Christine O’Donnell Makes Light of Witchcraft Comment


September 20th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christine O’Donnell, who is the Republican Senate candidate in Delaware is making light of the comments which she made over a decade ago, in high school saying ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Discovery of new brain passage may help predict Alzheimer’s early


August 11th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): For decades, scientists have struggled to locate the tiny passage, which is believed to deteriorate gradually as part of normal aging and far more quickly due to Alzheimer's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

200 slum dwellings gutted in Haryana fire


May 12th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), May 12 (IANS) Hundreds of people were rendered homeless when more than 200 slum dwellings were gutted in fire in this Haryana district. Five people were injured, an official said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mariah Carey ‘downgrades her on-tour demands, asks for $200 wine’


April 21st, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 21 (ANI): Mariah Carey has become rather reasonable when it comes to throwing starry tantrums.The 'Hero' hit maker now requests for 200-dollar wine while on tour, instead of her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Palin’s lecture demands - private jet, suite, bendable straws


April 15th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) Sarah Palin, former Alaska governor who was John McCain's vice-presidential candidate in 2008, has sought a private aircraft, a deluxe suite and bendable straws at the lectern ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Palin ‘has more demands than an opera diva’ when she hits the road


April 14th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 14 (ANI): Sarah Palin is very particular in her demands when she hits the road, according to a contract for an upcoming speech.The details of Palin's contract with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britain’s beaches ‘drowning in plastic’


March 26th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26(ANI): The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has called for an urgent marine action plan in Britain after they found piles of plastic rubbish along beaches across the country during the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Watch ‘Paa’ for Amitabh playing 13-year-old (IANS Preview)


November 30th, 2009 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan never ceases to surprise. The 67-year-old does it again by playing a 13-year-old in R. Balakrishnan's "Paa", which releases Friday. Produced by AB ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UK doesnt support US unilateral strikes in Pak


September 16th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Sept 16 (ANI): UK Secretary for Justice Jack Straw has reportedly told Pakistan that his country doesnt support the recent US unilateral strikes inside Pakistan s territory from across ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Quadriplegic woman set to sail solo around UK using just her breath


June 17th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Hilary Lister, a quadriplegic woman and first quadriplegic to sail across the English Channel, now is embarking on a record-breaking journey to sail alone around the British ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Researchers boost biofuel production from rice straw


June 4th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Researchers at Beijing University of Chemical Technology have developed a new method that dramatically increases the yield of a clean biogas fuel from rice straw.Rice straw, ... Read more...

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Traditional handmade paper industry flourishes in Rajasthan


January 21st, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by admin
By Lokendra SinghSanganer (Rajasthan), Jan 21 (ANI): Traditional handmade paper industry, patronized by erstwhile ruler Sawai Man Singh 400 years ago in Rajasthan, continues to flourish in modern times.Sanganer is renowned for ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Spears’ ‘eat it, lick it, snort it, f– it” words find their way into song


November 14th, 2007 - 8:13 am ICT by admin
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Petrol-station air pump is the key to a perfect Peking duck!


November 14th, 2007 - 1:53 am ICT by admin
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Posted in Health |

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