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Anzhi smash five past Alkmaar to qualify for Europa


August 31st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala qualified for the group stage of the Europa League for the first time Thursday with an emphatic 5-0 away win over ... Read more...

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Vardhan starts favourite in Bangalore ITF meet


June 10th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 10 (IANS) Following his impressive showing last week in the second leg at Mysore, Vishnu Vardhan again begins the favourite in the $10,000 Toyota ITF Bangalore Open ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Humans walked upright to carry scarce resources


March 25th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) The necessity of carrying more of scarce, high quality resources may have prompted human beings to adapt to walking upright millions of years ago, a study ... Read more...

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World’s first quadruple limb transplant


February 26th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Feb 26 (IANS) The world's first successful quadruple limb transplant operation was carried out at a Turkish hospital.Two arms and two legs of a deceased donor were transplanted to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Huge Pakistan rally demands halt to US drone strikes


October 28th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) A large number of Pakistani tribesmen rallied here Friday to demand an immediate halt to the US drone strikes in tribal regions.Tribesmen from North Waziristan ... Read more...

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Marathon runner claimed $72,000 as ‘disability’ benefits!


October 18th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) A woman, who acquired a whopping 46,000 pounds ($72,321) as disability benefit, is facing jail after it was discovered that she belonged to a running club ... Read more...

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Nepal woman pedals towards win in Himachal - again


October 5th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
B0y Vishal Gulati Kullu Sarahan (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 5 (IANS) The woman, her mean machine and the mountains. As she cycles through the cold, often inhospitable terrain of the Hercules MTB (mountain ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Spanish surgeon performs first transplant of two legs


July 12th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia (Spain), July 12 (IANS/EFE) Spanish surgeon Pedro Cavadas carried out here Monday the world's first-ever double leg transplant.The operation performed by Cavadas and his medical team at Valencia's La ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Around 30 teams for Rally de Sea View


July 7th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Around 30 teams will participate in the 160-km Rally de Sea View motor sports event traversing popular sea resorts including Digha, Shankarpur and Mandarmoni in West ... Read more...

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We’ll meet aliens in next 20 years: Russian scientist


June 28th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Human beings will meet creatures from outer space within the next 20 years, a top Russian scientist has said."The genesis of life is as inevitable as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Early men stayed at home while their females worked


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Early species of cavemen who roamed the earth two million years ago did not go to work but stayed at home and looked after the kids, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Women are attracted to tall men


May 19th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Good news for all you tall guys -- women are enticed by your height!Women prefer taller men because they are physically more powerful than shorter men. ... Read more...

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Man U not afraid of facing Barcelona: Fergie


March 18th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has warned Champions League favourites Barcelona that his players are not afraid of facing them.Barcelona is the hot Champions League favourites ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Helena Bonham Carter Predicts That Her Oscar Dress Is Going To Be A “Catastrophe”


February 9th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) English actress Helena Bonham Carter is well known for her outrageous and eclectic red carpet gown. The actress somewhat shocked the onlooker on the Golden Globe ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gorilla That Walks Like A Man Filmed At Zoo In Kent


January 27th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Kent, Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is one gorilla determined to establish his kinship with humans all the more. Ambam, a resident of the Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Big babies ‘may have helped define the shape of modern human societies’


January 12th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Large babies shaped the development of modern human societies, according to a new study.The research revealed that human babies weigh proportionately more at birth than the newborns of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fossils show mysterious human species lived 30,000 years ago


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) A mysterious new species of the human beings which lived alongside our ancestors 30,000 years ago has been discovered by the scientists. The cavemen, called Denisovans, were identified ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Ron Santo Passes Away At 70


December 5th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ron Santo is no more. The legendary Chicago Cubs baseball player and broadcaster breathed his last on December 2, Thursday in Arizona. He was 70. According to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Early humans more promiscuous than modern-day people


November 4th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Scientists have found evidence that early humans who lived thousands of years ago were more promiscuous and competitive than the people of modern age.A study of fossilised remains ... Read more...

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Meet the diva pooch that walks on her hind legs, carries her own handbag!


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): For a dog, walking on its hind legs might be at most a smart trick, but for diva dog Lulu it's a habit and not just that - ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mass murderer Mao killed 45 million Chinese during ‘Great Leap Forward’


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.3 (ANI): China's communist ruler Mao Tse Tung killed 45 million of his people between 1958 and 1961 during what was dubbed as the world's biggest man-made famine.According to a historian, ... Read more...

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T-Rex’s cousin’s remains discovered in Edmonton sewers


August 24th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): Edmonton sewer workers stumbled upon the remains of three dinosaurs - possibly the cousins of Tyrannosaurus Rex.Aaron Krywiak and Ryley Paul first saw a sharp tooth while digging ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese version of Guinness gets recognition


July 28th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) Now, it's official. 'Chinness', the Chinese version of Guinness, has been recognised by the country's trademark regulator. Derived from 'Chinese' and 'Guinness', 'Chinness' has been officially approved by ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Newly found hominid may be the grandfather of the fossil Lucy


June 22nd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists reported in Tuesday's edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that they have discovered a partial skeleton of one of the earliest ... Read more...

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Early homonids walked on twos 400,000 years earlier than believed


June 22nd, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): The discovery and the consequent analysis of an early hominid skeleton - 400,000 years older than the famous "Lucy" skeleton - suggests that advanced human-like, upright walking occurred ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fabled Bigfoot on verge of discovery, claims expert


June 18th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Bigfoot expert Billy Willard says he is on the verge of discovering the most fabled of cryptozoic beasts.According to Willard, the last decade has witnessed 14 Bigfoot sightings ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bigfoot Sighted In North Carolina Again


June 16th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Tim Peeler, who lives in a deserted site of Vanada Drive, in the state of North Carolina, has reported sighting a so called ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Nature invented the wheel movement, not humans


June 15th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Wheel, which has evolved from Stone Age to today's time of racing bikes, also represents how animals, including humans, have come to move more efficiently and quicker over ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Humans, animals have learnt to move efficiently over time


June 14th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) A mechanical engineer argues that just as the design of the wheel became lighter with fewer spokes over time, and better at distributing the stresses of hitting the ... Read more...

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Jockey Randy Romero And Point Given Along With Two Others Enter Racing Hall Of Fame


May 30th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Friday, the Hall of Fame officials announced that Jockey Randy Romero and Point Given who has remained the former Horse of the Year have been ... Read more...

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Ferguson blames ‘typical German’ attitude of Bayern players for defeat


April 8th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): Sir Alex Ferguson has blamed 'typical German' attitude of Bayern Munich players for the ouster of Manchester United from Champions League after a red card sunk the ... Read more...

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Child’s fossil could be missing link between man and ape


April 4th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) A two-million-year-old skeleton of a child, discovered in South Africa, could be the missing link between apes and humans, and may lead to the history of human evolution ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Growth, but not at cost of ecological security: Ramesh


January 18th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) India needs economic growth but not at the cost of ecological security, Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh said Monday, stressing that a fundamentalist view on development ... Read more...

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Discovery of “Ardi” named breakthrough of the year


December 18th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 18 (ANI): The discovery of Ardipithecus ramidus, or "Ardi," has received the top honor as the Breakthrough of the Year 2009 by the magazine 'Science' and its publisher, AAAS, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Panda swaps four legs for two to fulfil his romantic duties!


November 19th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A panda walking on two legs has become a top attraction at the zoo in Zhouzhi, China.The panda has been trained to walk on twos to help him ... Read more...

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