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Olympics: German eight hold off Britain for rowing gold


August 1st, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) German rowers held off a spirited challenge from Britain to take the Olympic gold in a thrilling men's eight final Wednesday.Germany, unbeaten since 2008, went ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Carrots motivate workers, not sticks: Study


June 21st, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) Workers seem to respond positively to the promise of reward or carrots, than they do to the threat of punishment or sticks, finds a new study. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Energy bugs drain smartphone batteries


June 14th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) A new method will detect software glitches in smartphones called "no-sleep energy bugs," which can drain batteries while the phones are not in use. "These energy ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Genes drive gender specific behaviours in parenting, sex


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) Men and women tend to behave differently, especially when it comes to sex and parenting, thanks to the role their genes and sex hormones play.New evidence ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Can parent’s education affect offspring’s mental health?


January 29th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 29 (IANS) It is quite possible that depression in adulthood could spring from a parent's level of education, a Canadian study suggests. Amelie Quesnel-Vallee from McGill University and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Anna’s future may be less rosy than his past (Comment)


November 5th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
It is possible that the Congress will finally succeed in outflanking Anna Hazare. It isn't only the decision to introduce the Lokpal bill which is likely to take the wind ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

NASA telescope discovers youngest pulsar to date


November 4th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 4 (IANS) NASA has announced the discovery of a pulsar estimated to be less than 25 million years old, the youngest ever found.NASA said in a press ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

China must act against Indian ambition: Daily


October 16th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) A state-run Chinese daily has urged Beijing to prevent India from "reckless attempts in confronting China" after it inked a pact with Vietnam to explore oil ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

So You Think You Can Dance: Season 8 Episode 6 & 7


June 19th, 2011 - 3:38 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the first performances of the top twenty contestants were given on 'SO You Think You Can Dance', Mitchell was already in trouble since he could not perform ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Water management processes directly impacts our health: expert


February 21st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Changes to water systems affect the health and well-being of communities living within them, says a new study.For Margot Parkes at the University of Northern British Columbia, watersheds ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Greenpois0n Jailbreak Arrive For Mac Users


February 4th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Apple the Cupertino based technology giant is offering iOS 4.3 beta builds to several developers an untethered jailbreak for iOS 4.2.1 has been ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Lovers’ shared language reflects state of relationship


October 5th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Couples deeply in love speak and write alike, mimicking words and phrases that each other uses, reflecting the state of their relationship.But if it goes bad then ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why we mimic some language styles


October 4th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 4 (ANI): New research reveals that people match each other's language styles more during happier periods of their relationship than at other times, and the phenomenon is called language style ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tea Party Movement Gains Ground With GOP Senate Primary Wins


September 15th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the Republican Primaries are approaching the end, the results of the GOP nominations for the gubernatorial election scheduled for this fall, points to a rise ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Voyage to Mars Would Dangerously Weaken Astronauts Muscles


August 20th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research has shown that a trip to Mars may not be all it is cracked up to be, since the long trip in zero gravity will ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

171 million Facebook users info leaked


July 29th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A hacker at the Skull Security - Ron Bowes has managed to compile a list of 171 million Facebook users information onto his website. ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Joran van der Sloot sues his lawyer


July 6th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Lima, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Joran van der Sloot, the Dutchman who is accused of killing a Peruvian business student in Peru has sued the lawyer, who represented him during his ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Centre signs 31 contracts under New Exploration Licensing Policy


June 30th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): The Central Government on Wednesday signed 31 Product Sharing Contracts (PSCs) for 31 oil and gas blocks awarded to 23 companies in the eighth round of auction, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Body-image distortion leads to unsafe weight loss behaviours


June 18th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A new study indicates that normal weight and underweight teenage girls who falsely believe they are overweight may succumb to unsafe weight-loss behaviours."Body-image distortion appears to be a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Urgent:Teen Sailor Abby Sunderland Feared Lost; Emergency Rescue Launched


June 11th, 2010 - 1:33 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Abby Sunderland, the sixteen year old who is hoping to be the youngest sailor to ever circumnavigate the world alone is feared to be lost at sea, after her crew ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tourists Invade Sandra Bullock’s New Orleans Home!


May 12th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Most people are aware of the roller coaster ride which has plagued Sandra Bullock's life this past year. Her performance in the movie "The Blind Side" won ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Victory For Medical Marijuana Advocates, Pot Now Legal In DC


May 5th, 2010 - 2:07 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The DC has voted unanimously in favor of medical marijuana use for the second time. A preliminary voting took place on April 20. What this means is that ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

John Malkovich Involved In Madoff Legal Drama


April 6th, 2010 - 2:18 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 05 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Madoff investments, which quickly became known worldwide, is still managing to take money from it's investors. Bernie Madoff's famous Ponzi scheme consisted of paying investors ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Soldier Master Sgt. Jeffrey Sarver Sues “Hurt Locker” Producers


March 5th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A United States soldier, who served in the Iraq war, has sued the producers of the movie, "The Hurt Locker," a movie which has won 9 Oscar ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New York Governor David Paterson Bows Out of Race


February 27th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
New York Feb 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The governor of New York, David Paterson, will not seek re election this year. Although he has not yet confirmed this news, nor made any announcement ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Even mild kidney disease deteriorates a child’s quality of life


January 28th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Even mild to moderate kidney disease could have grave negative effects on a child's quality of life, according to research led by Johns Hopkins Children's Center.The new finding ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Domestic dogs prove Darwin’s ’survival of the fittest’ theory right - but with a twist


January 21st, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new American research suggests that domestic dogs have an "incredible amount of diversity" which proves Charles Darwin's theory of the 'survival of the fittest' in a twisted ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dannii Minogue expecting first child


January 9th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Popstar Dannii Minogue is pregnant with her first child with model beau Kris Smith.According to Sydney Morning Herald, the 38-year-old star was spotted with a baby bump while ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nine facts about fitness


January 7th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 7 (ANI): Experts have examined latest evidence and exploded some myths from several studies to put together benefits of exercise on the heart and circulation, as well as on almost ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How to control dengue fever spread


December 25th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, December 25 (ANI): Researchers from University of Queensland's (UQ) School of Biological Sciences claim to found a way to control the spread of dengue fever.The disease afflicts more than 50 million ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What organisations promise to employees don’t matter as much as thought


August 5th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): A new piece of research suggests that what an organization promises to employees-training opportunities, benefits, compensation, etc.-do not matter nearly as much as what the organization actually delivers.Samantha ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Buchanan says his comments on Indian stars taken out of context


July 9th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): Former Australia cricket coach, John Buchanan has accused the Indian media of taking his comments on former and current Indian cricketers out of context.He also said ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Embryonic stem cells and reprogrammed skin cells are clearly distinguishable


July 4th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) have shown that there are certain molecular differences between embryonic stem cells and skin cells skin cells reprogrammed into embryonic-like ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientific system can predict H1N1 spread, claims study


June 30th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): A scientific system, designed to rapidly evaluate the world's air traffic patterns, can accurately predict how the H1N1 virus would spread around the world, says a new study.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A step closer to unifying capital’s fashion scene?


June 23rd, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) It what is being described as a step closer to unity, the newly-promoted Fashion and Design Promotion Council (FDPC) announced Tuesday that it had engaged style impresario ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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