adversity

Fred keeps Fluminense on top


September 10th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Sep 10 (IANS) Former Brazil international forward Fred struck a first-half winner against Internacional as Fluminense maintained top spot in Brazil's Serie A football standings.The 27-year-old pounced ... Read more...

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No vindictiveness in show cause notice: Army chief (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) There was no vindictiveness in issuing a showcause notice to an officer who is in line to succeed the Indian Army chief-designate, incumbent Gen. V.K. ... Read more...

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‘Gattu’ to open Goa’s Children’s Film Festival


May 5th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 5 (IANS) Rajan Khosa's "Gattu", which has already received positive response at international film shows, will open the Children's Film Festival to be held in Goa starting May ... Read more...

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Chinese teen commits suicide over dress code


May 1st, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) A 14-year-old student who jumped to her death in China to protest her school's dress code has triggered an online debate among the netizens.Ying Ying succumbed ... Read more...

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Indian IT poised for second revolution: Kiran Karnik


April 4th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The second phase of the infotech revolution in India - themed around innovation and creativity - is pushing IT promotion body Nasscom to focus on ... Read more...

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Ramnarine resigns as WIPA president


March 27th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), March 27 (IANS/CMC) Combative West Indies Players Association (WIPA) chief Dinanath Ramnarine has resigned as head of the organisation.In brief statement posted on the WIPA website Monday, ... Read more...

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Madonna to support Russian gay community


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Madonna has vowed to use her upcoming concert in Russia's St. Petersburg city to voice her support for local gays and campaign against a controversial ... Read more...

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Multi-starrers are risky: Sajid Khan


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) The "Housefull 2" cast is called the Dirty Dozen as it boasts of prominent names from Bollywood, but making a multi-starrer is not easy says ... Read more...

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Thank you India, says Japan with an exhibition


March 16th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 16 (IANS) A year after being ravaged by a devastating tsunami, Japan is organising an exhibition here called Japan Next to thank India for its support.The three-day exhibition ... Read more...

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I dare to dream: Djokovic


February 7th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) "I dare to dream about becoming the best player. Now I have this special award and I think everything is possible," said Serbian tennis giant ... Read more...

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Fighting once a week? It’s good for marriage


January 11th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Forty-four percent of married couples across India agree that the key to a long and happy marriage is having fights more than once a week, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Poorer people more compassionate


December 21st, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Poorer people are more attuned to suffering and more compassionate than their richer counterparts, says a study. "It's not that the upper classes are coldhearted," ... Read more...

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Bits of adversity toughen you up like steel


December 18th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Going through adversities might seem like a bitter pill to swallow, but such experiences often help people develop resilience. "Of course, everybody's heard the aphorism: 'Whatever ... Read more...

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For cancer survivor, sun shines in heart (IANS Book Review)


November 10th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Sunshine: My Encounter With Cancer", Author: Minakshi Chaudhry: Publisher: Rupa; Price: Rs.195; Pages: 200Here's a deeply personal account by middle-aged Shimla-based Minakshi Chaudhry, who beat the ghost of breast cancer. ... Read more...

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‘The Rum Diary’ - Resistance is the message (IANS English Film Review)


November 5th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Film: "The Rum Diary"; Director: Bruce Robinson; Actors: Johnny Depp, Giovanni Ribisi, Amber Heard, Aaron Eckhart; Rating: ****In one of the pithiest scenes of "Rum Diary" a lobster tells our ... Read more...

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India will grow at 8-8.5 percent: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday exuded confidence on 8-8.5 percent growth for India despite the difficult global situation and said a ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs turned smallest of ideas into life-changing products (Tribute)


October 6th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
It's a well-worn cliche to speak of the end of an era when someone well known has passed away. Today, however, it does feel like something has changed forever in the ... Read more...

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India face herculean task to save Lord’s Test (Roundup)


July 25th, 2011 - 1:56 am ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A depleted India face an herculean task to save the first Test against England at Lord's after the hosts set them a record target ... Read more...

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I want my dad to be proud of me: Gaga


July 13th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga says her father Joseph Germanotta is one of the biggest inspirations for her music and she wants him to be proud of ... Read more...

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Tyeb Mehta’s work sets new price record at Christie’s


June 10th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) An untitled work showing a figure on a hand-pulled rickshaw painted by Tyeb Mehta in 1984 has set a new record for the artist's works ... Read more...

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Back from captivity, Punjab sailors dream of next voyage


April 28th, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 28 (IANS) It is said the only time a sailor feels at home is when he is at sea. Demonstrating this spirit, two young sailors from Punjab, ... Read more...

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Fulham expecting Man U backlash in Premier League clash: Hughes


April 9th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9(ANI): Fulham manager Mark Hughes is expecting a Manchester United backlash sparked by the Football Association bans for manager Sir Alex Ferguson and striker Wayne Rooney.Fulham will face United ... Read more...

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Giggs bamboozled by Rooney’s suspension for swearing


April 8th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 8 (ANI): Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs has admitted that he is "bamboozled" by Wayne Rooney's suspension for swearing.The Daily mail quoted Giggs, 37, as saying: "I'm not surprised ... Read more...

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Babies, toddlers too can suffer mental illness


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Infants and toddlers too can suffer serious mental disorders, yet they are not likely to receive treatment that could prevent lasting damage, says a new study. "The ... Read more...

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I’ll do everything to make comeback from “worst day of my life”, says banned Amir


February 8th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 8(ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir, who has been handed down a five-year ban by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for spot-fixing, has said that he would comeback from the ... Read more...

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Saina in Hong Kong Super Series final (Lead)


December 11th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Dec 11 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal staved off a strong challenge from Germany's Juliane Schenk 21-19, 17-21, 21-12 to move into the final of the Hong Kong Open Super Series ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Edwards Dies At 61


December 8th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The best selling author and estranged wife of former US senator John Edwards, Elizabeth Edwards passed away at her home on Tuesday leaving her friends and ... Read more...

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Sexual, physical abuse history linked to fibroids in premenopausal women


November 16th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new US study has found that both physical and sexual abuse history are associated with higher incidence of uterine fibroids later in life.Uterine leiomyomas, also known as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hamilton still chasing ‘impossible dream’ of winning F1 championship


November 9th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9(ANI): British Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton insists that he can still come from behind to win this year's championship title race.To win the drivers' title, Hamilton must win the ... Read more...

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Whatever doesn’t kill us really can make us stronger


October 16th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the age-old saying 'whatever doesn't kill you makes us stronger' has some truth to it.The University at Buffalo study examined a national ... Read more...

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Misbah has ‘best cricket brain’ in Pak: Lawson


October 12th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 12(ANI): Former Pakistan coach Geoff Lawson believes that Misbah-ul-Haq has the 'best cricket brain' in Pakistan, and is well-placed to handle the Test captaincy in the forthcoming series against South ... Read more...

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Absent mums can lead to hyperactivity, anxiety later in life


September 29th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): A new study revealed that early weaning and separation from mothers promotes long-lasting hyperactivity and anxiety in mice.Researchers described the development of this new behavioural model, which they ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lefties more likely to be angry


September 18th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 18 (ANI): Left-handed? Well, then you are more likely to be angry, says a new research.For lefties, life holds many frustrations - from the everyday items designed for right-handers to ... Read more...

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Gerrard backs pal Rooney to get over his off-field problems


September 7th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.7 (ANI): England skipper Steven Gerrard has come out in support of striker Wayne Rooney after having emerged from his own nightmare last year.The Liverpool midfielder, who leads England against Switzerland ... Read more...

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The Luminaries Of ‘Mad Men’ Cover The Special Edition Of ‘Rolling Stone’


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): ‘Mad Men’ happens to be a popular and admired drama series of AMC. Now, the celebrities of 'Mad Men' have swathed the fresh and ... Read more...

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