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Low-cost pain killer can wipe out resistant TB, say researchers


September 13th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) A low-cost drug, which is widely used as a pain killer in developing countries, can kill drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) -- a feat few currently approved TB ... Read more...

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William Dalrymple sad over Hyderabad shedding its past


September 11th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Historian and writer William Dalrymple is sad that Hyderabad has shed much of its past and called for a major effort for conservation and to popularize ... Read more...

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As Kerala celebrates Onam, actor Thilakan battles for life


August 28th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 28 (IANS) While Kerala celebrates its harvest festival Onam, veteran actor Thilakan battles for life.Thilakan has been put on ventilator for the past few days, following multiple organ ... Read more...

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Kerala to foot ailing actor Thilakan’s medical bills


August 26th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 26 (IANS) Kerala will take care of the medical bills of veteran Malayalam actor Thilakan, 74, who in a critical condition after suffering two heart attacks, Health Minister ... Read more...

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Singer of Hippie anthem `San Francisco’ dies


August 21st, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) Singer Scott McKenzie, whose "San Francisco" became an anthem of the California city's 1967 "Summer of Love", died in Los Angeles, according to a statement on ... Read more...

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Male weightlifters do better after watching porn


August 20th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Male weightlifters can lift heavier objects after watching erotic videos, a study has found.Scientists showed different types of video clips to male athletes and then studied ... Read more...

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DDCA names U-16 tournament after Vijay Mehra


August 18th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) has named its Under-16 tournament after former India opening batsman Vijay Mehra.Mehra, who played Test cricket in the ... Read more...

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Saldana to play singer Nina Simone


August 17th, 2012 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (IANS) "Avatar" actress Zoe Saldana has joined the cast of "Nina", a biopic on iconic singer Nina Simone. She will play the lead role.Actor David Oyelowo ... Read more...

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Science fiction writer Harrison dies at 87


August 16th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Harry Harrison, an American novelist whose science fiction novels achieved cult status in post-Soviet Russia, died Wednesday, his official website reported. He was 87.Reports did ... Read more...

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Radical triangular plane to take to sky in future


August 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) NASA has successfully demonstrated a working prototype of the triangle-shaped "plane of the future" - and it hopes the aircraft will become the next universally adopted ... Read more...

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‘Shootout At Wadala’ inspires designer’s gangster-based line


August 7th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) His work in upcoming Bollywood gangster flick "Shoootout At Wadala" inspired designer Rajat K. Tangri to showcase a whole collection based on the concept of "mafias, ... Read more...

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Hillary counts Ela Bhatt among her ‘personal heroes’


July 20th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton related the story of one of her "personal heroes", Ela Bhatt, the founder of the Self-Employed Women's Association in ... Read more...

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US hit by worst drought since 1950s (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US has been hit by the worst drought since 1950s, with almost two thirds of the country toiling it out, a report said.The National Oceanic ... Read more...

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US hit by worst drought since 1950s (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US has been hit by the worst drought since 1950s, with almost two thirds of the country toiling it out, a report said.The National Oceanic ... Read more...

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US faces worst drought in over 50 years


July 20th, 2012 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US has been hit by the worst drought since 1950s, with almost two thirds of the country toiling it out, a report said.It said, as ... Read more...

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‘…Milkha Bhaag’ shooting to resume after summer break


July 6th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) As north India has been reeling under scorching heat, producer-director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has decided to halt the shooting of "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" saying that ... Read more...

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Kristen Stewart and Jennifer Lawrence feud over a role


May 28th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kristen Stewart and Jennifer Lawrence, two of the most popular young actresses, are aggressively for the same role in a Scott Cooper film. The two actresses ... Read more...

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Hundreds of endangered antelopes dying in Kazakhstan


May 24th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, May 24 (IANS) A massive wave of deaths has been reported among the endangered saiga antelopes in Kazakhstan. Around 540 carcasses of the animal has been found in the ... Read more...

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Small screen’s ‘Madhubala’ has no Bollywood plans (With Images)


May 21st, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) She is set to portray a Bollywood diva on the small screen, but Drashti Dhami, the lead actress of forthcoming show "Madhubala... Ek Ishq, Ek ... Read more...

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Express your love with diamond-studded undies


May 17th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) If you happen to be one of those who believes buying an annoyed wife a nice set of innerwears is one of the surest ways to ... Read more...

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Parliament factfile [To go with Parliament fractious, state issues pervasive' (May 13 is 60th anniversary of Indian parliament)]


May 12th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Here is a brief factfile of the Indian Parliament:* First chairman of Rajya Sabha - S. Radhakrishnan.* First Speaker of Lok Sabha - G.V. Mavalankar.* First Lok Sabha meeting ... Read more...

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Maharashtra plans low-cost houses for Mumbai mill workers


May 1st, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) As Maharashtra turned 52 Tuesday, the government said it would provide low-cost housing to mill workers and free houses to kin of mill workers who died ... Read more...

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Norah Jones inspired by Elvis


April 30th, 2012 - 7:52 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 30 (IANS) Singer Norah Jones says she finds inspiration from Elvis Presley and his Graceland home in Memphis, US, for her music. The 33-year-old is a ... Read more...

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More painful times ahead for Farhan!


April 13th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Essaying the role of an athlete is not easy. After undertaking a rigorous regime to get into the character of Milkha Singh, Farhan Akhtar will ... Read more...

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Chandigarh will remain Harayana’s capital: Hooda


March 25th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Sunday asserted that Chandigarh is part of his state and would remain its capital.Interacting with the media in Rohtak ... Read more...

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Russia scraps outdated tanks, armoured vehicles


March 24th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Outdated tanks and armoured vehicles will be scrapped in a "massive" scheme launched by the Russian defence ministry, a military official said."From 2011 onward, in ... Read more...

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Two die as plane crashes into lagoon


March 16th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, March 16 (IANS/EFE) Two people died Thursday when their cargo plane crashed into Torrecillo Lagoon in Carolina, Puerto Rico.Authorities identified the crew as pilot and owner of the ... Read more...

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Hendricks borrows clothes from show


March 11th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 11 (IANS) Actress Christina Hendricks says she sometimes borrow clothes from the set of "Mad Men" to wear at events.The 36-year-old plays office manager Joan Harris in ... Read more...

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LSD lowers relapse among alcoholics


March 9th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, March 9 (IANS) A single dose of psychedelic drug LSD helped heavy alcoholics cope with the after-effects while lowering the possibility of a relapse, according to several studies.The results ... Read more...

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Debarun Mukherjee ropes in Shahana as his showstopper (With Image)


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Designer Debarun Mukherjee is set to pay tribute to old Bollywood charm with his collection at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) and he has roped ... Read more...

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Today is the “Presidents’ Day”


February 20th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Americans celebrate the Presidents’ Day on the 20th of February 2012. The day is used to mark the birthday of America’s first President George Washington which falls ... Read more...

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Hitler had son with French teen


February 18th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Adolf Hitler had a son with a French teenager while serving as a soldier during the First World War, The Telegraph reported Friday.Jean-Marie Loret, who died ... Read more...

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World’s biggest ‘prawn’ discovered


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) A British expedition has discovered an enormous species of crustacean that looks like a prawn and is 11 inches long, Daily Mail reported Thursday.The so-called 'supergiant' ... Read more...

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Witherspoon, Reynolds to star in ‘Big Eyes’


January 24th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) Actors Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Reynolds have signed up to play lead roles in "Big Eyes".Witherspoon and Reynolds have been signed up to play artists Margaret ... Read more...

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Russia revives permanent moon base plan


January 19th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Space Agency Roscosmos is in talks with its European and US partners on the creation of manned research bases on the moon, the agencies ... Read more...

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