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Two-in-one device cleans up sewage, produces fuel


March 30th, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) An innovative device as big as a washing machine kills two birds with one stone - it harnesses bugs to clean up municipal sewage and produces ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britain’s ‘rogue’ swan to be relocated


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) A swan that has become notorious for brutal attacks on tourists on the Cam river in Cambridge will be relocated along with its female mate.The bird ... Read more...

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On Sankranti, cockfights thrive in Andhra despite ban


January 15th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) For people in parts of Andhra Pradesh, Sankranti is incomplete without cockfights and, like in the past, a ban could not prevent them from betting crores ... Read more...

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Congress could be eyeing SP as alternative ally (News Analysis)


January 4th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 4 (IANS) Is the Congress eyeing the Samajwadi Party (SP) as an alternative ally to the Trinamool Congress (TMC), whose leader Mamata Banerjee's tantrums are causing the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Silk and jobs: Kashmir eyes two birds with one stone


October 16th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 16 (IANS) In a bid to revive its silk industry and create employment opportunities for youth, the Jammu and Kashmir government has embarked on a novel idea of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Haven’t spoken to Britney in 10 years: Timberlake


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Pop singer Justin Timberlake has revealed that he and former girlfriend Britney Spears have not spoken to each other in nine or 10 years.The childhood sweethearts ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now GPS to monitor winged visitors to Himachal


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Jan 22 (IANS) The bar-headed goose, the ruddy shell duck and the mallard, all winter visitors to Himachal Pradesh's Pong Dam wetlands, are about to find themselves tailed - ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Gordon Ramsay’s cookbook named worst of 2010 for unhealthy recipes


December 21st, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): TV chef Gordon Ramsay's cookbook has been voted worst of the year for its unhealthy recipes.The food in the book 'Gordon Ramsay's World Kitchen: Recipes from the F-Word' ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lack of female company drives penguins to ‘gay flings’


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) According to a new study, lack of female company drives penguins to short-term gay flings.Scientists who studied a colony of king penguins discovered that even though more than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sparrows eavesdrop to distinguish good neighbours from bad


October 21st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Scientists have found that sparrows can identify troublemakers by eavesdropping on them.A study has shown that the birds can tell, "who started it" in a neighbouring squabble over ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Angelina selects Bosnian actress for lead role in directorial debut


September 25th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Award winning Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has selected a young actress from Bosnia called Zana Marjanovic to play the lead role in her directorial debut. The movie ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bipasha To Shoot Her Fitness Video In Goa


August 30th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bipasha, will be spending a lot of time in Goa in the coming weeks. First she will shoot her fitness video on the beaches quickly before ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gond artist’s work in Sotheby’s New York sale (With image)


August 16th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Sotheby's will put on auction a colourful natural landscape by a Gond tribal artist from Madhya Pradesh, Jangarh Singh Shyam, nine years after his suicide in Japan ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cheryl Cole and beau to get a tattoo


August 7th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6(IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole and her boyfriend Derek Hough are set to seal their romance with a tattoo of a pair of lovebirds. The pair have had sketches drawn of two ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Teens set fire to chickens in school


July 26th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Three British teenagers set fire to live chickens kept as pets at a primary school, a judge ruled, saying it was "horrific" and the court was "sickened during ... Read more...

Posted in World |

WB police organise soccer match to lure local youth away from Maoism


July 20th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Lalgarh (W. Bengal), July 20 (ANI): West Bengal Police came forth with the formula of 'Two Birds with One Stone' and organised a football tournament as a part of their public relations ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Miley Cyrus ‘dating’ both Liam Hemsworth and Justin Bieber


May 28th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 28 (ANI): Miley Cyrus is killing two birds with one stone these days, as she claims dating two men at the same time.The Hannah Montana star says she's spoilt ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Peacocks Keep Ohio Police Busy


May 10th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Ohio, May 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fairfield Township is under threat from the birds of paradise. Reportedly, the sheriff of the town has informed all that two notorious peacocks are at ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Meet the gay swan couple with eyes only for each other!


April 14th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 14 (ANI): Visitors at the Abbotsbury Swannery in Dorset get to witness a rare sight of togetherness-a gay swan couple, who have set up a nest together.The happy couple are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Donald Trump To Bring Back Jobs With “The Apprentice”


March 18th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is some good news for those who are stuck in the recession without a job, or with jobs that pay bad and are not satisfactory ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sparrows ‘learn songs by twitter’


October 21st, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): It takes at least two adult birds to teach a young song sparrow how and what to sing, a new study has found.In the research, University of Washington ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Twitter-like technology can reveal songbirds’ social lives


September 25th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25 (ANI): Creating what could be called Twitter for tweeters, scientists have developed a new social networking technology that could find out which songbirds spend time together, and could also ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kelly fights the flab with dance


September 17th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kelly Osbourne has decided to kill two birds with one stone- earn more while cutting the flab. The Rock offspring has reportedly decided to shed her excess weight and has signed herself with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Song birds have to deal with cover artists too


September 9th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 9 (ANI): Just like great singers among humans, birds too have to deal with cover artists who copy songs.A new research has revealed that some bird species have evolved to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’s smallest parrot filmed in wild for first time


September 8th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 8 (ANI): The world's smallest parrot, which is not much bigger than an adult person's thumb, has been filmed in the wild for the first time.According to a report by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China’s carbon emissions may peak around 2030


August 18th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 18 (ANI): A panel of experts have determined that China's carbon emissions output could peak around 2030 if the government continues to be serious about "strengthened measures" to improve ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aesop’s fable ‘The crow and the pitcher’ may be true


August 7th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): An Aesop's fable about 'The Crow and the Pitcher', in which a crow uses stones to raise the level of water in a pitcher to quench its thirst, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Do crows plan their actions ahead of time to achieve a goal?


August 5th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 5 (ANI): A pair of British researchers have cast doubt on the suggestion that New Caledonian crows plan their actions ahead of time to achieve a goal.Past studies have shown ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sharad goes back to school


July 28th, 2009 - 4:04 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sharad Malhotra of Dulhan fame is now learning behind the camera aspects. After three years of rigorous acting he is exploring the technicalities involved in filmmaking. How? Obviously, by joining a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Birds never forget their T-shirt wearing killers!


July 17th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 17 (ANI): In a bizarre incident, two black birds in Zhengzhou, capital of Henan province, have been reported to be attacking men, who wore T-shirts.Around 50 men have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Watching Naseer act is like opening a Pandora’s box: Arshad Warsi 




July 13th, 2009 - 10:07 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Arshad Warsi's next release after Shortkut- The Con is On is going to be Vishal Bharadwaj's Ishqkiyaan. Interestingly in the film, Arshad Warsi and Naseeruddin Shah are coming together once again ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bidaai kills two birds with one stone


July 11th, 2009 - 3:05 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bidaai's Mamaji and Mamiji celebrated their birthday together last night. Vibha Chibber's birthday bash began on Thursday eve but continued till wee hours of the night to welcome Aloknath's birthday that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hudson hero Sully regrets having not warned passengers about river landing


June 10th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Hero pilot Chesley (Sully) Sullenberger told federal officers that the next time he faces any situation like emergency landing in the Hudson River, he'd make sure to tell ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Conservation group warns of more birds in danger of extinction


May 14th, 2009 - 7:42 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 14 (DPA) More of the world's species of birds are threatened with extinction than ever before, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said Thursday. The critically endangered list has ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Parrots can not only mimic humans, but groove too


May 1st, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Parrots which can mimic voices can also groove as well as their human counterparts, implying an evolutionary link between the two capacities, a new study has found. The study ... Read more...

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