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China’s jade trade is off-limits to officials


May 7th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) Chinese officials have been barred from the "jade rush", in which excessive mining has almost exhausted reserves of the precious stone.The government of Hotan prefecture, Xinjiang ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Some honey bees tend to take risks


March 11th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) Believe it or not -- some honey bees tend to take the initiative or the risk to find new hives, with their brains showing similar patterns ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Damage To Dummies Prompts Ride Rethink in Thorpe Park


January 25th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thorpe Park has been forced to order its latest ride to be redesigned after test drive damaged the dummies. Some of the dummies lost limbs and that ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

30 killed in Arunachal bridge collapse (Lead)


October 29th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Oct 29 (IANS) At least 30 people, including children, were feared killed when a suspension bridge over the Kameng river collapsed late Saturday in Arunachal Pradesh, a police official ... Read more...

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It’s traditional over glitzy saris for Sharmila! (WIFW Diary)


April 8th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, who barely goes wrong with her dressing style, says she would always choose a traditional sari over a sequinned, blingy six-yard ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kashmiri youth swarm army recruitment rally


February 19th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 19 (IANS) Over 8,000 enthusiastic local youth Saturday thronged an army recruitment rally at Manasbal Sainik School in north Kashmir's Ganderbal district.Braving rain and sleet, the youth reached the recruitment ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Icelandic volcano ‘looks set to erupt dwarfing last year’s devastation’


February 10th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Geologists have warned that another volcano on Iceland looks set to blow, bringing far more chaos than last year's eruption.Researchers detected the high risk of a new eruption ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dust mites ’swarm’ around houses in search of moisture


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): A new study has suggested that dust mites 'swarm' around houses, migrating as a group in search of moisture.The movement takes place when mites leave a dry area ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hilton painting, cleaning Hollywood


November 21st, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton has been cleaning the streets and painting the buildings of Hollywood as a part of her community service sentence following a drug arrest in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tourism picks up in Gulmarg


November 12th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtGulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov.12 (ANI): Gulmarg is experiencing a rush of tourists after months of curfews and security lockdowns in the region.The roads and market now swarm with tourists, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Ray Allen Talks Defense Against Miami Heat


October 27th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The star studded Miami heat side was cut to size by the Boston Celtics in the first game of the season. In spite of LeBron James ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Moths at R.K. Khanna tennis complex trouble players


October 10th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The floodlights might have been the high point at the refurbished R.K Khanna tennis complex, but they also attract a swarm of insects which are giving a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Grasshopper swarm destroys crops in Kathua district


August 30th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanKathua (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 30 (ANI): Farmers in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district and adjacent areas have been hit by a swarm of grasshoppers.The new species of grasshopper ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Now, solar-power ‘Seaswarm’ robots to clean up Gulf oil spill in 30 days


August 28th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): Scientists may bring in a swarm of solar-powered robots to clean up the Gulf oil spill in a record time of 30 days.The robots, named 'Seaswarm', are being ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

YouTube installs vuvuzela button on its best videos


June 28th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): You Tube has added a vuvuzela button to its best clips.Video sharing website YouTube has installed a vuvuzela button which plays the distinctive buzzing soundtrack over its videos. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

YouTube adds vuvuzela button to Obama, Cameron clips


June 27th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Popular video-sharing website YouTube has now added a button that plays the high-decibel buzzing sound of a vuvuzela along with video clips featuring US President Barack Obama ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mechanism behind controlled swarm in bacteria discovered


June 23rd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a mechanism in which pathogenic bacteria populations control the way they spread over the surface of the organs they infect and stop when they detect ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Flood of frogs closes down a highway in Greece


May 27th, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Thessaloniki, May 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a flood of frogs on a highway in Greece, which has managed to close down the highway for hours. Greek officials confirmed that one of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Sotheby’s to auction Bharti Kher’s iconic elephant


May 24th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) British auction house Sotheby's will June 28 offer on sale leading Indian contemporary artist Bharti Kher's sculpture "The Skin Speaks a Language of Its Own". The much ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nine quakes in seven hours shake up New Zealand town


May 20th, 2010 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 20 (DPA) Nine earthquakes in just over seven hours awakened and shook up the town of Whakatane, on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island, Thursday. The swarm began at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Justin Bieber Fans Cause Stampede-Again


April 26th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
April 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Canadian teen who's shows caused fans to stampede in shopping malls in both New York and Paris France, as well as getting his manager locked ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mega quake also set off swarm of unusual tsunamis in Haiti


February 24th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Scientists have determined that the devastating January 12 earthquake in Haiti also set off a swarm of unusual tsunamis, which killed three and destroyed several homes.Though surveying ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Artist depicts migration as ants’ invasion on Colombia


February 18th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Swarm of ants made of fibreglass carved on the facade, pillars and windows of Colombian Congress building depicts the impact of migration and displacement across the world, says ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hilton’s Barbie look for new commercial


February 7th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Socialite-heiress Paris Hilton has donned the Barbie look for a new commercial by dressing in pink from head to toe. Shot in New York, the blonde is shown ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How ’superswarms’ of krill form some of Earth’s largest gatherings of life


October 10th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 10 (ANI): Scientists have discovered how 'superswarms' of krill assemble together to form some of the largest gatherings of life on the plant.Krill are small shrimp-like crustaceans that gather ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Virtual reality gallery opens in Punjab’s science city


September 22nd, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kapurthala (Punjab), Sep 22 (IANS) Playing with butterflies, sand, molecular bubbles, shadows and magical flowers will now be child's play, literally, with a virtual reality gallery being opened at the Pushpa Gujral ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bees kill man at wife’s cremation


September 20th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 20 (IANS) A 50-year-old man died after being stung by a swarm of honeybees while he was cremating his wife in a Madhya Pradesh village, police said Sunday. Jaam Singh Girdhan ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eight quakes in 13 hours rattle central New Zealand


June 27th, 2009 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 27 (DPA) A series of eight earthquakes in 13 hours rattled the central region of New Zealand's North Island Saturday, seismologists at GNS Science reported. The quakes ranged in magnitude from ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Robert Pattinson’s taxi-collision reports ‘exaggerated’


June 20th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Movie bosses have claimed that reports saying that Robert Pattinson was running away from fans when he was hit by a taxi are completely false and "exaggerated".The 'Twilight' ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Teri Hatcher’s fears for safety after swarming bees attack home


May 16th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher is fearing for the safety of herself and her 11-year-old daughter, Emerson, after thousands of swarming bees attacked their Los Angeles mansion, forcing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US First Dog, Bo, arrives at White House


April 15th, 2009 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (DPA) It was the campaign promise everyone was waiting to see fulfilled: Bo the First Dog finally joined US President Barack Obama and his family at the White ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

In Sri Lanka, wasps send 20 tourists to hospital


March 25th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Mar 25 (IANS) A colony of wasps Wednesday attacked a group of tourists at a fifth century rock fortress in central Sri Lanka, leading to 20 people being hospitalised, officials here ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Serotonin turns peaceful locusts into rampaging swarms


January 30th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) What transforms a harmless, solitary and peace loving insect like the desert locust into a rampaging, voracious swarm that blacks out the sky and strips bare vast swathes ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

90 percent of failed asylum seekers in UK are never deported


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.23 (ANI): Over 90 percent of failed asylum seekers are not deported from Britain, shock new figures have revealed. The Daily Star quoted immigration experts as warning last night that a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Atlantic Ocean observatory to solve mysterious irregularity of Earth’’s magnetic field


November 30th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): A newly developed observatory on a remote island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean will provide researchers with new knowledge about the mysterious irregularity of the ... Read more...

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