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Do tigers have AIDS? Government says ‘no’


August 7th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Is there any evidence of HIV/AIDS in lions and tigers, asked an MP in August 2010. Two years later, the environment ministry has come out ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nintendo Wii helps stroke patients recover


July 21st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 20 (IANS) Stroke patients considered too far gone to regain use of affected limbs are now showing signs of recovery because of a new therapy that utilises the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The crocs of Bhitarkanika: A problem of plenty? (With Image)


May 21st, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhitarkanika (Odisha), May 21 (IANS) It is a tiny piece of heaven on the Odisha coast. The Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary is where the world's largest living reptile, the estuarine crocodile, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

KJo a ‘twittillionaire’! (Movie Snippets)


May 8th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) He must be a millionaire, but now filmmaker Karan Johar is also a 'twittillionaire'! He has crossed the million followers mark on micro-blogging site Twitter, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Video games improve shooting accuracy


May 1st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Just 20 minutes of playing a violent video game turned players into more accurate shooters when firing a realistic gun at a mannequin and were more ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Uttarakhand’s killer tusker evades death


January 11th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), Jan 11 (IANS) Life almost slipped away from this 35-year-old tusker when marching orders were issued to shoot him dead. But destiny had willed otherwise.This bull tusker trampled ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Microsoft to bring cable TV content to Xbox game console


October 6th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Oct 6 (IANS) Microsoft announced Wednesday that it will bring cable television content to its Xbox video game console over the upcoming holiday season, expanding the console into ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NBA 2K12 to be available on PS3, Xbox 360, PS2, Wii & PC


October 5th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gamers all over the world woke up on Tuesday to the news that NBA 2K12 will be available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PS2, Wii and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mexican-made game world’s most downloaded iPad app


August 26th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 26 (IANS/EFE) Taco Master, the creation of Mexican company Kaxan Games, is the world's most downloaded iPad application and among the most purchased software for use on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Highly endangered cat species spotted in Corbett


August 12th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) A highly endangered cat species - the rusty spotted cat - has been spotted by a team of wildlife experts in the Corbett Tiger Reserve ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Goa urged to set up tiger reserve


July 23rd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) Even while the Goa government is dithering over the setting up of a tiger reserve in the state, a member of the National Board for Wildlife ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nintendo Wii keeps idle people fit


May 5th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 5 (IANS) Nintendo Wii, a popular fitness game console, could get inactive or overweight people back into the exercise regime.A study on Nintendo Wii Fit found that participants, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tigers in Kanha to be recounted


April 18th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 18 (IANS) Jolted into action after the latest tiger census reported that Madhya Pradesh no longer had the highest number of tigers in India, the state government has ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Goa may add to India’s tiger numbers


April 17th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 17 (IANS) Where have Goa's tigers gone? Despite consistently throwing up four to five tigers in past counts, the latest 2011 tiger census conspicuously avoids reference to the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Video games may boost stroke recovery


April 8th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 08 (ANI): A research from St. Michael's Hospital has indicated that virtual reality and other video games can significantly improve motor function in stroke patients.Patients who played video games, such ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Video games benefit older women socially


April 5th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 5 (IANS) Video games tend to be associated with laziness, isolation and pre-teens and are rarely known to improve lifestyles, communication and mobility for people over 50 years ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Over 200 or 70: Difference in Sundarbans tiger numbers?


March 28th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) How many tigers are there in West Bengal's Sundarbans area? While the latest national tiger census puts the figure at 70 in the dense mangrove forest, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Serena Williams’ gaming ad deemed too sexy for TV


March 25th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): A new gaming commercial featuring Serena Williams has been deemed too sexy for television.The 60-second advertisement was made to promote Top Spin 4, a tennis game made ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brit Army to get supergun to counter Taliban snipers


March 18th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): The British Army is testing rifles fitted with a "gunfire locator" pod which uses sonar to calculate an enemy's position within 1.3 seconds in order to counter ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops’ is best selling video game ever


March 16th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): First-person shooter video game 'Call of Duty: Black Ops' has set a new record by becoming the best selling video game in history.According to market research firm NPD, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Microsoft Kinect becomes fastest-selling electronic device of all time


March 11th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Microsoft's Kinect has thrashed iPhone and iPad to become the fastest selling consumer electronics device of all time.The company has set a new Guinness World Record after selling ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wii fit can actually keep you fit: Study


March 10th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study has suggested that playing Wii Fit video games could provide adequate exercise to improve health and physical fitness.These Wii Fit games, Step and Hula, 'can ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Sexy’ video game encouraging ‘flirty striptease’ awarded 12 + certificate


February 26th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): A 'sexy' computer game, in which players are encouraged to act out a 'flirty striptease', has been awarded a 12+ certificate, to the anger of politicians and parents.We ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Girls benefit from playing video games with parents


February 1st, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Researchers from Brigham Young University's School of Family Life have found that girls who play video games with a parent enjoy a number of advantages - the behave ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Girls who play video games behave better


February 1st, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) Girls who play video games behave better, feel more connected to families and have stronger mental health. Researchers from Brigham Young University focused on girls aged between 11 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Woman diagnosed with Parkinson’s after playing on WII Fit


January 13th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 54-year-old mother-of-two has discovered that she has Parkinson’s disease after playing on Nintendo’s Wii Fit.Julie Wilks claim that while playing the game standing on the Balance ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Tiger Woods removed from cover of his own video game


January 7th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): Golfer Tiger Woods has been dropped from the box cover of the latest Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12.Despite being dumped by some of his major sponsors after ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Is Sukhna sanctuary in Chandigarh home to leopards?


December 21st, 2010 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Dec 21 (IANS) Chandigarh houses over a million people and now it seems leopards too have found it suitable for a home! Substantial evidence on the presence of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chandigarh to conduct its first-ever wildlife census


December 8th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Dec 8 (IANS) This union territory, one of the greenest cities of India, has now turned its attention on its fauna as the first-ever census of wildlife here ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Classic Cartoon Character Mickey Mouse Creates Buzz With “Epic Mickey” Video Game


December 4th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Not only the kids, but the entire world celebrated the World Cartoons Day yesterday on December 2. With that, every one is indulged in recollecting the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sony PlayStation Move Sales Eclipsing Kinect?


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:59 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It looks like the craze for the motion controlled enabled gaming devices is touching an all time high. The Christmas season is ahead and the gamers ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Cyber Monday Unveils Bonanza For Gaming Addicts


November 30th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This year a lot of people are preferring to shop on Cyber Monday as it gives them the opportunity of buying desired products at rock bottom ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Walmart And Amazon Attracts Customers For Their Best Cyber Monday Deals 2010


November 29th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cyber Monday 2010 made a grand start as all the shoppers of US were waiting with anticipation to grab their desired items from the stores. American ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

iPod tops kids’ Christmas wish list


November 28th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 28 (ANI): Christmas is set to go hi-tech this season and iPods are the most sought after gadgets kids want for Christmas.This year's big-ticket items include Apple iPods, gaming consoles, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Target Black Friday Offers Leave Buyers Salivating!


November 26th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today the shoppers are trying their level best to find the best offer in top retail outlets in USA because it is Black Friday the yearly ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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