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British granny catches deadliest snake by hood


September 6th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A 57-year-old grandmother in Britain who came across a snake in her garden simply picked it up with kitchen tongs and put it in a chocolate ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Virbhadra Singh threatens to sue Kejriwal


April 1st, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal's remark against MPs came back to haunt him Sunday as union minister Virbhadra Singh threatened to sue him while ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Man loses $49K worth collection of poisonous snakes


February 27th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 51-year-old man has lost $49,000 worth of venomous snakes that he kept in his house as pets. The animals were taken away last August and ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

UK shop worker comes face to face with a venomous spider


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburgh, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Asda worker was given the scare of her life when she came face to face with a venomous spider. The worker found the animal crawling on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Governor, chief minister spar - nothing new for Bengal (West Bengal Newsletter)


January 29th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Facing flak from ally Congress and the Left on issues like farmers' suicides, poor health services and campus violence, West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government now ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Friends, fans mourn death of ‘revolutionary’ Dubey


December 25th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) A controversial figure, one of the founders of contemporary Indian theatre, vibrant, extremely talented, revolutionary in his approach -- that's how friends and fans remembered ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Cuba working on anti-cancer treatment using scorpion venom


November 30th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 30 (IANS/EFE) Cuba is working on four research projects on anti-cancer treatments using the venom of a type of scorpion that is endemic to the island, government officials ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Raymond Hoser lets a snake bite his daughter


August 10th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A snake handler used his 10-year-old daughter to prove that a snake feared to be deadly is in fact not that dangerous because he has de-venomised the ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Disappointed Franklin insists he has lot to offer for Kiwis


July 4th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 4 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder James Franklin Monday expressed disappointment at missing out on a central contract for the second consecutive year and insisted that he had a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Snake expert dies of cobra bite


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) A snake expert who only a few days ago wished to die of a cobra's bite, has died in just this way, Daily Express reported.Luke Yeomans ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

To kill self, woman gets bitten by snake


June 20th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) A woman committed suicide by getting herself bitten by a venomous snake, it was reported here.Aleta Stacey, 56, is believed to have let herself get bitten ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scorpion venom-injected pesticide could protect plants from bugs!


April 28th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered new ways to use scorpion venom to protect plants from bugs.Past research identified scorpion toxin's usefulness in the development of insecticides. Its venom attacks ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“We are hurt and we are here to hurt”, warns Shoaib Akhtar


March 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 1(ANI): Pakistan fast-bowler Shoaib Akhtar has sent out a clear message to the cricket world that the "hurt" Pakistan team would 'heal its wounds' following the numerous controversies that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Defeat fundamentalists, Kashmir says on R’Day


January 26th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 26 (IANS) On India's Republic Day Wednesday, the Jammu and Kashmir government Wednesday called for the defeat of "fundamentalist and anti-peace approaches".Advertisements in newspapers read: "Celebrating six decades of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Mary Harvey Resorts To Internet For Accusing Former Husband Steve Harvey


January 25th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Comedian Steve Harvey's former wife Mary Harvey recently took to the web for bringing up allegations against her ex-husband. Mary Harvey posted three videos over this ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Possible treatment for peanut allergy identified


December 10th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 10 (ANI): Australian scientists have possibly identified world's first treatment for the often-lethal peanut allergy- "fragments" of peanuts.The research identified peanut proteins that lab tests showed were able to interact ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lizard venom may provide drugs to fight hypertension


December 7th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 7 (IANS) Lizards could be the source of novel venoms that may be used to treat high blood pressure.Bryan Fry of the University of Melbourne who led researchers from Switzerland, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

200mn-yr-old fossils reveal how snakes’ syringe-like venom fangs evolved


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Scientists are analysing fossils of a 200 million-year-old reptile of the late Triassic period to understand how syringe-like teeth evolved in snakes that exist today.Although not closely related ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Audrina Patridge’s Mom Apologizes For Her Profane Rant


October 30th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Audrina Patridge has been eliminated from "Dancing With The Stars". If not to anyone else, her elimination was a big shock to her mother, Lynn Patridge, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

The secret behind cone snail’s venom pump discovered


October 28th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): The secret of how an amazing sea snail injects its venom after shooting a harpoon-like tooth into its prey - or some unlucky swimmer - at jetliner speeds ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bollywood film ‘Crook’ slammed as racist


October 14th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 14 (ANI): The Bollywood film 'Crook: it's Good to be Bad', which has scenes inspired from the violent attacks on Indian students in Melbourne, has been slammed as racist.In the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Casey LaBow To Star In “Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn”


October 1st, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Oct 1t, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Casey LaBow who was almost unknown to many as an actress has now become famous and a hot search on the web after her name was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Teeth took 400m yrs to evolve to allow us to eat the way we do today


September 19th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Peter Ungar's book, titled 'Mammal Teeth: Origin, Evolution, and Diversity', examines the tension between the feeder and food, which also evolved ways to minimize the chances of being consumed.Developing teeth meant ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sharon Osbourne returns to the X-Factor after a break of 2 years


August 25th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It’s been two years since Sharon Osbourne quit her role in X Factor but she is set to return on the show while Dannii Minoque is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scientists show how to spot an angry wasp


August 20th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) You need to look a wasp in the face to tell whether it is angry before it stings you, say scientists. But be warned. If you dare undertake ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Invasive Lionfish Killed By Divers In Virgin Islands National Park


August 10th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The officials of Virgin Islands are fighting the invasion of a number of lionfish after a fourth fish was captured and subsequently killed at the Virgin ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Now, ‘banned’ Jamaat-ud-Dawa attempts to forcibly occupy Lahore mosque


August 9th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 9(ANI): Activists of the banned terror group Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), considered the front face of Lashkar-e-Toiba, have reportedly tried to forcibly occupy a mosque in Lahore.According to eyewitnesses, the JuD ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US-hater JuD goes ’soft’ on American aid to gain public sympathy


August 7th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.7 (ANI): In an attempt to cash in on public sympathy amidst the devastating floods which has affected over four million people and killed nearly 1600 in Pakistan, groups like the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Man bitten by pet snake, dies


August 6th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) A man in West Bengal, who kept poisonous snakes as pets, died after one of the reptiles bit him fatally when he was feeding them, officials said Friday. Saifuddin ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Researchers tap into Antarctic octopus venom


July 27th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Scientists have, for the first time, collected venom from octopuses in Antarctica, making a huge leap forward in our understanding of the properties of venom as a potential ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Snakes targeting golfers in Sweden


July 19th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Vipers are targeting Swedish golfers when they go into the rough grass or bushes to track their balls, according to local reports.Soaring temperatures have brought the venomous ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Snake charmer held for selling endangered cobras


July 18th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Morinda (Punjab), July 18 (IANS) A snake charmer was arrested from this Punjab town for selling endangered black cobras and bird species. He would sell the venom to representatives of pharmaceutical companies ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Is Mel Gibson’s film career in danger?


July 3rd, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Mel Gibson's film career seems to be in danger after he spouted vile racist abuse at his ex-lover.Hollywood bosses say that his outburst against Oksana Grigorieva - ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pak television channels ‘glamorising’ Taliban, spewing venom against minorities: Report


June 24th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Amidst the expanding hatred and violence against minorities in the country, Pakistani television channels, particularly the news channels, are fanning hostility against the marginalized sections of society.Promoting ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

The American Government Attacks 485 Mortgage Frauds


June 18th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The American Justice Department on Thursday sounded off about its endeavors to demolish the practice of mortgage fraud. The Department has mentioned that it has ... Read more...

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