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Sean Connery to ring NYSE bell


May 17th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 17 (IANS) Sean Connery, the Scottish actor and producer, and Louise Richardson, principal and vice-chancellor of the University of St. Andrews, will ring the opening bell for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chimps likely to warn groups unaware of dangers


December 30th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Animals are known to sound alarm calls when predators are around, particularly when their kin are present, reveals a study.But when chimps spot a snake, they ... Read more...

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Chimpanzees have repertoire of gestures for chatting


May 8th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Chimpanzees rely on more than twice the number of gestures to chat with one another than previously thought, scientists say. They have at least 66 different ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

University of St Andrews to review Syria funding arrangement


April 28th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): The University of St Andrews, the third oldest university in the United Kingdom, has decided to review the work of one of its academic research centres because its funding ... Read more...

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Pluto’s atmosphere ‘is much bigger than previously thought’


April 21st, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 21 (ANI): Pluto's atmosphere is much bigger than previously thought, according to a new study.Recent observations of the dwarf planet have revealed that the icy orb's atmosphere has expanded dramatically ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Falling church attendance? Blame it on higher life expectancy!


April 11th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 11 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that churches will continue to attract older congregations because increasing life expectancy tend to discourage religious participation until later in life.The study, by Elissaios Papyrakis ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wills-Kate ‘invite exes to wedding’


March 20th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Prince William and Kate Middleton have apparently invited their exes to the royal wedding."There are some surprising additions that are raising a few eyebrows, in the number ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kate Middleton’s ’see-through dress drawing global interest at auction’


March 13th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): The see-through dress, which helped Kate Middleton catch Prince William's eye, is sparking global interest ahead of its auction.The transparent knitted lace dress was originally estimated to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Thousands welcome Wills-Kate back to St Andrews


February 26th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Thousands of people flocked to the streets of historic St Andrews as the Royal couple made their first formal visit to the Fife town where they first ... Read more...

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University creates scholarship in Wills-Kate’s honour


February 25th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): The University where Prince William and Kate Middleton met has created a special scholarship in their honour as a wedding present.The couple's visit to the University of ... Read more...

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Shooting begins on ‘William and Kate’ film


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) A television film about Prince William's relationship with his fincee Kate Middleton has gone on floors in the US.Contactmusic.com reports that the movie titled "William and Kate" ... Read more...

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UK Government trying to make money out of Royal Wedding


February 4th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Britain apparently is attempting to cash on the Royal Wedding fever.Headquartered in London, Visit Britain, Britain's National Tourism Agency responsible for marketing Britain overseas (which is sponsored ... Read more...

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Brit actress to play Kate Middleton in Royal wedding flick


February 3rd, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): An obscure actress by the name of Camilla Luddington has reportedly been chosen to play Kate Middleton for a US made-for-TV movie about the upcoming royal wedding.She ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Wills-Kate romance to get movie treatment


January 29th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): American TV network Lifetime is all set to make a film about the romance between Prince William and Kate Middleton.The movie's producers said it would chart "the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Prince William – Kate Middleton Romance To Get Life In Big-Screen Too


January 28th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The film will start with Kate and William meeting at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland and then it will pan out to the couple’s relationship over the past nine ... Read more...

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Kiwi actor lands lead role in film about Wills-Kate marriage


January 28th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 28 (ANI): A little-known New Zealand actor has bagged the lead role in a film about Prince William and Kate Middleton's marriage.Nico Evers-Swindell, a former Victoria University of Wellington ... Read more...

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Eating plenty of vegetables is key to a glowing skin


January 12th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables is the best way to have a healthy, glowing skin.Ian Stephen from the University of Bristol, who led the research, said: "Most ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

The science behind beautiful faces revealed


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 22 (ANI): An experimental psychologist at the University of St Andrews in Scotland has demystified some myths surrounding the attractiveness of a face, and why for some of us, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Prince William and Kate Middleton Engaged to Marry in London


November 19th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The British have been eagerly awaiting the next fairytale royal wedding for years, and were very excited to hear of Prince William’s engagement to Kate Middleton, after a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Hindus urge Prince William, Kate to visit Hindu temple after wedding to seek blessings


November 17th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 17 (ANI): Hindus have sent congratulations to Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton on their engagement and wished them every happiness on their journey together.Prominent Hindu statesman Rajan ... Read more...

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Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak may become a reality


November 4th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) A new material designed by British scientists could help create a real-life Harry Potter-style 'invisibility cloak'.The material, called "Metaflex" may in future provide a way of manufacturing fabrics ... Read more...

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New material brings Harry Potter style ‘invisibility cloak’ a step closer


November 4th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Scottish researchers have made a practical breakthrough that brings the possibility of an invisibility cardigan - or any other item of invisibility clothing - one step closer.Two ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why women get attracted to men who look like their father


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 23 (ANI): All of us have at some point heard someone saying that girls fall for men who look like their fathers, and now an expert has explained why this ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Avoiding exercise ‘can prematurely age your face’


September 17th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 17 (ANI): UK researchers have warned that avoiding exercise can prematurely age your face.Researchers at the University of St Andrews created the images of how three people would look ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blair, like most politicians, ‘reached end of his shelf life’, says psychologist


September 15th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.15 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's "Journey" took him on the classic path of politicians and other leaders who reach the end of their "shelf life", a psychologist has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prince William To Marry Kate Middleton Next August At Westminster Abbey?


August 29th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that Kate Middleton's long wait of seven years to became the royal bride of Prince William might finally be over. If recent reporters that ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Price William to marry girlfriend in November?


August 10th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Prince William is all set to marry his long-time girlfriend Kate Middleton next summer, says a report. The lovebirds are said to be ready to tie the knot ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Prince William to wed Kate Middleton ‘next summer’?


August 10th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): After a decade of courtship, Prince William is finally set to marry Kate Middleton next summer, say sources.After announcing their engagement in November, the pair will marry ... Read more...

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Palmer, Watson and Harrington awarded honorary degrees(British Open diary)


July 14th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy St. Andrews (Scotland), July 14 (IANS) St. Andrews is not just about golf. This little golfing town is probably better known for its university among the academics. And ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scottish varsity denies snubbing Tiger Woods


July 12th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, July 12 (ANI): Scotland's University of St Andrews has denied snubbing golf superstar Tiger Woods for an honorary degree.Reports alleged that Scotland's oldest university, following the sensational revelations about the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Orangutan gestures have specific intentional meanings


June 18th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): In a study on a group of orangutans, researchers have found that these non-human primates perform gestures that have intentional meaning and are made with the expectation of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Breadth of cheekbones may convey males’ trustworthiness


March 9th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): You can know whether or not a man is trustworthy by the breadth of his cheekbones, claims a new study.The study has been published in the journal Psychological ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Respect for elders is in our genes, says monkey study


January 7th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): We are always taught to respect our elders, but according to scientists, the affection might not just be good manners, it could be in our genes.A monkey study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Success in conserving endangered whales depends on understanding feeding behavior


December 17th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 17 (ANI): In a new research, an international team of scientists has determined that by understanding feeding behavior, the conservation of endangered whales can be done much more successfully.The researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists use stockings to test whales’ sex drive!


October 29th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Australian scientists have discovered a new method to measure a whale's sex hormones without harming it - stockings.For the first time, testosterone and progesterone-two key hormones that signal ... Read more...

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