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Star Trek-like hologram to revolutionise video conferencing


May 6th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 6 (IANS) Researchers have created a Star Trek-like human-scale 3D video conferencing pod that allows people in different locations to communicate as if they are standing in front ... Read more...

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Wind turbine produces water out of thin air


May 1st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Imagine wind turbines that conjure drinking water out of thin air and how they could help developing countries overcome their water scarcity. French engineering firm Eole ... Read more...

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Eight years later, illicit liquor vanishes in thin air


April 14th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Eight years of trial ended in the acquittal of a woman, accused of smuggling illicit liquor, when police in a court here presented an empty ... Read more...

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Nepal Army to use helicopter to rescue stranded tourists


November 6th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 5 (IANS) Nepal Army agreed Saturday to use its MI-17 helicopter to rescue stranded foreign tourists in northeastern Nepal.More than 100 flights have been cancelled due to bad ... Read more...

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Indian U-13 team awaits full squad in Bangkok


July 14th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 14 (IANS) Only half of the Indian squad to play in the third Yamaha ASEAN Cup U-13 Football tournament has arrived here but that has not whittled the ... Read more...

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Devices to be powered out of thin air


July 11th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a way of harnessing energy from the air around us that could potentially power wireless sensors, microprocessors and communications chips. "There is a ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba detractor P.C. Sorcar condoles death


April 24th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Legendary magician P.C. Sorcar Jr, who had replicated the "miracles" of Sathya Sai Baba during a meeting with him 35 years ago, Sunday mourned the death ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba: A village boy who became demi god (Obituary)


April 24th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 24 (IANS) Sathya Sai Baba, who died here Sunday, was seen as a reincarnation of god by millions, having preached an eclectic blend of Hindu religion ... Read more...

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Just take gossips with pinch of salt: Preeti’s mantra


April 10th, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Her first film is yet to hit the screens, but Preeti Desai is making news owing to her alleged affair with Bollywood actor Abhay Deol. ... Read more...

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Google to turn your smartphones into credit cards!


March 30th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Web giant Google has masterminded a mobile phone that doubles as a wallet.Instead holding up checkout queues as customers rifle through their purses to find the right card, ... Read more...

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South Africa win one of the best moments of my career: Oram


March 26th, 2011 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) After spearheading New Zealand to the cricket World Cup semi-final by taking four wickets and two magnificent catches, Jacob Oram Friday said the victory against South ... Read more...

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Ryder-Oram plot South Africa’s downfall, take New Zealand into semis (Roundup)


March 26th, 2011 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 26 (IANS) Jesse Ryder and Jacob Oram plotted to defy conventional wisdom in inspiring New Zealand to outplay South Africa in all departments of the game and ... Read more...

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China asks foreign journalists to abide by laws


March 7th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) China Monday asked foreign journalists to abide by the country's laws and regulations in reporting activities in the country.Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, however, dismissed media reports ... Read more...

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New breakthrough to revolutionize US navy’s weaponry


January 21st, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): In what could be considered a major breakthrough, the US navy has passed a major milestone in its quest to build an extremely powerful anti-aircraft gun that will ... Read more...

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Mission to search for alien life on outer fringes of Earth’s atmosphere


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Life from outer space could be surviving on the outer fringes of the Earth's atmosphere, in the form of bacteria, scientists have revealed.Scientists, who are set to launch ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Thief calls for help as tonnes of rubbish crushes him


September 25th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) A thief had to call his friend for help after tonnes of rubbish on his getaway trash truck crushed him down, a media report said Saturday. When police ... Read more...

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Extracting water out of thin air now possible


September 12th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Getting water out of the thin air is now possible, thanks to a new technology. "Drinking water can be extracted from the humidity in the air even in the ... Read more...

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Peter Morgan Alleges Tony Blair Of Lifting His Own Lines


September 10th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a bizarre case, Peter Morgan has accused Tony Blair of lifting lines from his film in his memoir 'A Journey'. The film from which the ... Read more...

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Soybean could create ‘green fuel from thin air in future’


August 6th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): There's petrol, diesel and even electricity - but soybean could be fuel of the future, according to a new study.Vanadium nitrogenase, an enzyme found in the roots of ... Read more...

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Mobsters kidnap Man U star Berbatov’s brother


July 29th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 29 (ANI): Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov's family fear that mobsters have kidnapped his brother.Berbatov was said to be "monitoring developments" in their native Bulgaria, where troubled Asen has not ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise And Katie Holmes In A Reality Show?


July 24th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Mission: Impossible" star Tom Cruise was reportedly planning to appear in a reality show with his wife Katie Holmes and daughter Suri. Sources revealed that the ... Read more...

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Wonder Woman Movie?


July 24th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The most recent Hollywood rumor is that the renowned movie production company, Warner Bros might just again be moving in to make a Wonder Woman film. ... Read more...

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Volunteer group spends 40 days removing rubbish from Mt. Everest’s ‘Death Zone’


July 20th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 20 (ANI): Twenty people have braved dangerous "death zone" conditions of Mount Everest to clear the world's highest peak of rubbish left behind by climbers.Namgyal Sherpa, the leader of the ... Read more...

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Kin hikes reward for American trekker missing in Nepal


June 16th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 16 (IANS) Almost two months after a young American hiker went missing in Nepal, her family Wednesday trebled the reward for anyone who found her, refusing to call off their ... Read more...

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Sexual Favours Were Taken To Help Someone But That Girl (Joanna) Didn’t Win: Nikhil Chinapa


June 5th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Kalengada Bhemaiah Chinapa! The world knows him better as Nikhil Chinapa, the man who has been the face of MTV for close to two decades. The 37-year-old ... Read more...

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Climbers risk lives clearing rubbish off Mount Everest


April 21st, 2010 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
April 21 (IANS) A team of climbers is risking their lives to clear decades-old rubbish from Mount Everest. They are the first to tackle debris above 26,246ft, which is known as the "death ... Read more...

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Race to reach survivors as China quake toll hits 617 (Lead)


April 15th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) Rescuers fought chilly weather, strong winds and frequent aftershocks Thursday to claw through rubble and reach survivors of the devastating earthquake that left 617 people dead and nearly ... Read more...

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Burt Reynolds’ Illness Strike Up Death Rumors


March 4th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest death rumor to have been churned out by the rumor mills involve actor Burt Reynolds. However, this time, the rumors have not been conjured ... Read more...

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Marijuana Disappears In Thin Air From Truck


February 22nd, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Memphis, Feb 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Federal agents are looking for a truckload of marijuana, almost about 1700 pounds of it. According to the authorities, it is being estimated that the ... Read more...

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Renee Zellweger Pregnant Or Just Some Extra Flab?


February 15th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rumormills have turned to their second favorite category. For a very long time, they have not been churning out any story about any of the ... Read more...

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Donald Sutherland Narrates Canada’s Story At Olympics


February 13th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Vancouver, Feb 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Vancouver was being touted as the most expensive one on the history of the Winter Olympics, and ... Read more...

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Fat people lose weight at high altitudes sans dieting


February 6th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Tried every plan in the diet book but love handles still giving you nightmares? Well, here's a tip: Move to a mountaintop.In a study, detailed in the Feb. ... Read more...

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‘Aayirathil Oruvan’ transports you to a new world (Tamil Film Review)


January 16th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Aravindan D.I. Film: "Aayirathil Oruvan"; Director: Selvaraghavan; Cast: Karthi, Parthiban, Reema Sen, Andrea, Azhagam Perumal, and Prathap Pothan; Music: G.V. Prakash Kumar; Rating:**1/2Director Selvaraghavan's long-awaited "Aayirathil Oruvan", which has been touted as ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan adopts unique strategy to promote his forthcoming film


December 12th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 12 (ANI): In a unique marketing strategy to promote his upcoming film '3 Idiots', Bollywood actor maker Aamir Khan has virtually disappeared into thin air before the film's release. ... Read more...

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I’m not turning producer: Katrina Kaif


November 24th, 2009 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Katrina Kaif has denied reports of her turning producer with a remake of French film "À la folie...pas du tout" and said she is happy ... Read more...

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