The eight-legged oracle octopus, Paul, may have achieved celebrity status in Europe but there’s another animal wonder that has stumped logic and football pundits by correctly picking out the four semifinalists. Mani the parakeet (or parrot as we know them in India) is an astrologer’s assistant in Singapore’s Little India and has become quite the … More Parrot Mani predicts Holland to beat Spain in World Cup final
Paul the octopus, who shot to fame during this year’s football World Cup in South Africa for his flawless record in predicting game outcomes, has died, his aquarium in Germany said on Tuesday. “Management and staff at the Oberhausen Sea Life Centre were devastated to discover that oracle octopus Paul, who achieved global renown during … More Paul the ‘Psychic’ world cup octopus dead : Aquarium
TWO little Afghan girls horrifically injured by a Taliban bomb have been saved by the determination and skill of a group of caring British soldiers and medics. Three-year-old Kamila and pal Wasila, six, nearly died after accidentally triggering an improvised explosive device (IED) as they played outside their home in Musa Qala, Helmand Province.Kamila took … More Two girls blown up by callous Taliban saved by hero !
A golden retriever fended off a potentially deadly cougar attack when the animal began approaching a boy in a small town in British Columbia.On Sunday, as the dog recovered from a vicious fight with the cougar, Austin Forman, 11, recounted his dog’s bravery.Forman said that he was collecting firewood in his family’s backyard in the … More Dog saves 11-year-old B.C. boy from cougar attack!
He was an impassioned and articulate man, a respected teacher, beloved father and grandfather — but none of these explain the unique distinction of Tsutomu Yamaguchi (left), who has died in Nagasaki aged 93.He was the victim of a fate so callous that it almost raises a smile: he was one of a small number … More Man who survived two atomic bombs dies aged 93!
(Pic on the left) Hakani, who lived in the forest for three years after being abandoned, aged two, by her tribe. She was adopted by Marcia and Edson Suzuki Babies born into some Indian tribes in the Amazon are being buried alive, a practice that is being covered up by the Brazilian authorities out of … More Girl survived tribe’s custom of live baby burial!
Dr. Reddy’s labs (DRL) has been working hard on its vision to move beyond Generic.Balaglitazone is result of this vision.Positive test results indicate a move in the right direction.If things fall in place DRL is looking at a revenue stream of 2 – 3 billion in the 1st 5 years of launch.Currently the Anti Diabetic … More Dr. Reddy’s wonder drug for diabetes!
The tallest building in the world has opened in the Gulf emirate of Dubai on 3rd Jan 2010. But the 828-meter tower formerly known as the Burj Dubai has been renamed the Burj Khalifa, to honor the leader of neighboring Abu Dhabi, who gave Dubai $10 billion last month to help repay its debts. Not … More Burj Khalifa tower-The tallest building in the world
For 25 years, residents of Tajnagar village near Gurgaon lobbied for a railway station in their village. When their demand was not met, the villagers decided to take matters in their own hands — they pooled in Rs 21 lakh and built a railway station on their own. On Tuesday 5th Jan 2009 , the result … More Villagers build own railway station!
A FATHER is claiming a Christmas miracle after his wife and newborn baby apparently came back from the dead.Mike Hermanstorfer told how his wife Tracy went into cardiac arrest and stopped breathing in a US hospital delivery room on Christmas Eve.Doctors performed an emergency caesarean section to try to save the baby’s life but then … More ‘Miracle’: Mum, bub back from the dead