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China’s para-powerlifter Liu stuns world


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Guaranteeing the gold and shattering the men's 67.5kg powerlifting Paralympic record in his first attempt, failing in the following two attempts to set a new world ... Read more...

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Olympic weightlifting: Polish underdog bags gold


August 4th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Poland's Adrian Edward Zielinski has won the gold medal in weightlifting men's 85kg category with a total of 385kg.Zielinski, 23, standing in the third place ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Pounds for pounds’ scheme encourages obese people to shed flab


April 29th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
Nearly, 400 people took part in a "pounds for pounds" initiative, which pays thepatients to lose some extra flabs and almost half of them lost more than 5 pc oftheir ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz mum gives birth to 5.75kg baby boy


March 9th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 9 (ANI): A woman in Australia, who has already given birth to two boys weighing more than 4.5kg, recently gave birth to a baby boy weighing 5.75kg.According to the Herald ... Read more...

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Miranda Kerr, Orlando Bloom ’struggling to pick baby name’


January 14th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 14 (ANI): Model Miranda Kerr and husband Orlando Bloom have spent nearly a week with their newborn baby boy but they are yet to come up with a name.Bloom's ... Read more...

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Four Indians arrested in Bangkok with 8.5kg of ‘ice’


November 16th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
BANGKOK, Nov 16 (MCOT) – Four alleged drug smugglers, Indian nationals, have been arrested in possession of 8.5kg of crystal methamphetamine, commonly known as 'ice', valued at Bt32 million (over US$1 million) ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Botched breast reduction wins Oz woman $133K compensation


July 20th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 20 (ANI): A woman in Australia has revealed that she finally feels vindicated after winning a five-year legal battle over a breast reduction op gone wrong.Bronwyn Hooper, 47, who was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Insects are an ecological and tasty alternative to meat, advises scientist


July 19th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): A Dutch scientist has advised people to consume insects as a replacement for beef, after he learned that around 70 percent of the world's agricultural land is being ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Best way to lose weight is to lose it fast, finds surprising study


July 16th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 16 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that the best way to lose fat is to lose it fast, according to a researcher of the University of Melbourne.Dietician Katrina Purcell ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sydney cafe makes world’s biggest burger ever!


June 7th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 07 (ANI): A cafe in Sydney has made the world's biggest burger ever.Ambrosia On The Spot, in Sydney's Randwick, set a new record by preparing the 95.5kg beef burger.The ingredients ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New technology making women’s handbags lighter


January 14th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 14 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the weight of women's handbags has reduced in the last two years, courtesy new technology such as the iPhone and Blackberry.A research ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rat as big as a cat found in extinct volcano in Papua New Guinea


September 7th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
London, September 7 (ANI): An expedition team has found a new species of giant rat in an extinct volcano in the jungle of Papua New Guinea, which at 82cm length, is as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Starbucks Sirena Semi-Automatic Espresso Machine brings the barista out in you


June 6th, 2009 - 2:55 am ICT by John Le Fevre
The secret of good, rich quality coffee any barista will tell you is the quality of the beans, the temperature of the water and the back pressure applied to the pouring sprouts. It’s ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Jolie trying to lose 9.5kg in 21 days for film Salt


March 12th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 12 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, Angelina Jolie is trying to shed 9.5kg in 21 days for a role in her new movie Salt.In the film, the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Drug-runner who filmed himself masturbating at 150 km/h jailed


January 7th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 7 (ANI): A drug-runner who admitted to police that he had been masturbating while driving at 150 km/h has been sentenced to two months jail.On July 16 last year, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Becks advice helps Cruise shed 4.5 kg in just 6 weeks!


August 25th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 25 (ANI): Hollywood actor Tom Cruise has miraculously shed 4.5kg in just six weeks, thanks to the diet prescribed to him by David Beckham.After Cruise noticed he had developed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obesity gene makes it harder to control appetite


July 28th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): A gene linked to obesity might make it harder for people to control their appetite, say researchers.Researchers from University College London and the Institute of Psychiatry, King''s ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Panasonic making 700-pound hybrid electric bike, to go on market on Aug.20


July 14th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Japanese electronics giant Panasonic is making a 700-pound hybrid electric bicycle which will store power from freewheeling downhill in order to recharge a battery to help push ... Read more...

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Scientists clone glowing fluorescent cats


December 16th, 2007 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Researchers in South Korea have cloned a cat and modified its genes, to make it glow red under ultraviolet light.Scientists at the Gyeongsang National University, South Korea, led ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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