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Mystery behind cats, zebra stripes to be solved?


September 21st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) With the help of a newly-discovered animal gene, the US scientists appear to be closer to unravel the mystery behind origin of cats' stripes.The gene ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mechanism discovered to help treat inflammation


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 3 (IANS) The discovery of a crucial step in the body's process for healing wounds could open a new way of treating inflammation, which is the immune system's ... Read more...

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Polar bear dies from zebra virus


August 18th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Scientists have warned equine herpes might have developed the ability to jump species in the same way as influenza, after a polar bear died in a ... Read more...

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Ang Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’ to release in India first


June 21st, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Director Ang Lee's magnum opus "Life of Pi", featuring Irrfan Khan and Tabu, will hit Indian screens Nov 21, ahead of its worldwide release.It will ... Read more...

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‘Madagascar 3′ - cramped but triple the fun (IANS Movie Review)


June 9th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Madagascar 3"; Cast: Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock; Directors: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon; Rating: ***As a film franchise progresses, its creators face a unique problem. They ... Read more...

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Zebra fish’s self-healing could help spinal injury victims


June 3rd, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 3 (IANS) Scientists have decoded the secrets of the zebra fish's amazing ability to heal its spinal cord after injury. The findings could eventually pave the way to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Madagascar 3′ on Indian screens June 8 (With Images)


April 17th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The third instalment of animation film "Madagascar" is set to release in India June 8."Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" will narrate the story of ... Read more...

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Traffic cops in Lucknow take to ‘gandhigiri’


April 4th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 4 (IANS) Don't be surprised if you see traffic policemen extending roses and eclairs to motorists jumping the red light or breaching other rules. The police have decided ... Read more...

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Zoo seeks match for female zebras


March 1st, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 1 (IANS) The Prince of Wales zoo here has a new task cut out for itself - finding a matrimonial match for two of its female inmates - ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Things you may wish to have done differently


February 27th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) Failure to see more of the world, not having worked harder at school, starting smoking and not exercising enough are some of the biggest things people ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Anil Ambani was not chief of Tiger Traders, two firms: 2G witness


February 9th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Reliance Group chief Anil Ambani was not the chairman of any of the three companies, including Tiger Traders, which were allegedly linked to 2G case ... Read more...

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Khan sisters oppose caged animals in zoos


January 24th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Celebrity siblings Nigaar and Gauahar Khan have teamed up with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India for an ad campaign against caged ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US’ Parkside Hotels plans big in India


January 19th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) The US-based hotel management group Parkside Hotels and Resorts is hoping to have around 4,000 hotel rooms in different categories under its banner by 2013, said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No formula for making successful films: Kay Kay Menon


December 30th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Kay Kay Menon, who has played varied roles in films like "Sarkar", "Life In A...Metro" and "Gulaal", doesn't conform to any particular style and says ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Damon in awe of ‘We Bought…’ lion


October 17th, 2011 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Actor Matt Damon is excited to have got a chance to work closely with a lion while shooting for his film "We Bought A Zoo"."What they ... Read more...

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A donkey gets zebra’s stripes overnight


September 17th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Pranksters spray-pained black and white stripes on a donkey in Britain. A caretaker was astonished when "a zebra came in for a feed in the morning ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cuban zoo reports birth of odd animal


July 8th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Havana, July 8 (IANS/EFE) A Cuban zoo has reported the birth of an animal that is a cross between a donkey and a zebra, officials said.The "donkra" has features characteristic ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rare zebra-donkey hybrid born in Xiamen Haicang Zoo


July 6th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A rare creature made of half-donkey and half-zebra has been born in China. The animal was born last Sunday at a zoo which is located in the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Detecting zinc could pave way for better diabetes treatment


July 4th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) A new way of detecting zinc in zebra fish could pave the way for more effective treatment of diseases like Type 2 diabetes, prostate cancer and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Psycho’ star Janet Leigh’s home on sale for $4.5m


April 15th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Late actress Janet Leigh's former home has been put on the market for 4.5 million dollars.Leigh died in 2004 at the age of 77, and the home is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Anti-social’ attitude in boozy fish may explain alcoholism impact in humans


February 14th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): Even small amounts of alcohol at an early age can have a long-lasting impact on fish and humans alike, according to a new study.It found that alcohol exposure ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pill to repair damaged hearts ‘just 5 years away’


February 1st, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): A major research programme involving experts in Scotland has suggested that a pill to repair damaged hearts could be a reality in as little as five years.Researchers are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Opposites attract, but do they make better parents?


January 28th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Couples with similar personalities make much better parents than those with different dispositions -- at least in the world of zebra finches.Researchers from University of Exeter, Britain, found ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Like-minded partners ‘make better parents’


January 28th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Exeter have revealed that couples with similar personalities make much better parents than those with different dispositions - at least in the world ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Funky Footwear: Red And Raring To Go


January 24th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Footwear with a funky touch is the flavor that springs up for the fun element just as spring is round the corner. Funky footwear can be absolute fun when worn ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jimmy Choo launches new range of footwear for men


January 18th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Glitzy accessories label Jimmy Choo has launched a new range of footwear for men.Designed by Tamara Mellon, who was recently appointed UK trade ambassador by David Cameron, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hearst Zebras Killed by Angry Neighbors in California


January 14th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The three zebras which had been reported to have escaped from the Hearst Ranch located in California were shot and killed by neighboring ranchers who claimed that they ... Read more...

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Hearst zebras killed by angry neighbors


January 13th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sacramento, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Angry ranchers in California have shot and killed three Hearst Ranch zebras which had escaped from the ranch.The ranchers who are all live in the same ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

3 Striking But Fugitive Zebras Of The Renowned Hearst Ranch In California Killed By Enraged Neighbors


January 13th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Three zebras that fled from the Hearst Ranch (HR) located in California were gunned down by the neighboring ranchers, who have asserted that the striking ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Hearst Zebras Killed By “Angry Neighbors”


January 13th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three zebras which escaped from the Hearst Ranch in California last week were shot to death by neighboring ranchers who claimed that the exotic animals were ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Simple rubber device sheds light on how birds produce complex songs


January 3rd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): A group of US scientists, including an Indian-origin boffin, has developed a simple rubber device that replicates complex bird songs.Researchers at Harvard University said the song is produced ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Beatles’ Abbey Road crossing now in rock-n-roll history


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): It's official - the famous zebra road crossing featured on the album cover of 'Abbey Road' is set to get a place in rock-and-roll history.The crossing is to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Why Alzheimer’s patients could forget that zebras have stripes


December 21st, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A normal person wouldn't forget that a zebra has stripes or that a giraffe has four legs because these are concepts related to semantic memory - something that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Irrfan Khan Or Adil Hussain: Who Will Play Pi’s Father In Ang Lee’s Movie?


December 11th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
However, as per the sources, Adil Hussain, who was last seen in Ishqiya, has been finalized to play Pi’s father and he has already reached Taiwan. Ang Lee reportedly met Irrfan ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Alessandra Ambrosio Flaunts Her Wings With Grace


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) All those who are under the impression that modeling in an easy task that involves walking down the ramp by simply sporting designer clothes, give a ... Read more...

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