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Hockey India inducts Hockey Bhopal in its fold


September 13th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Hockey Bhopal (HB), which has been admitted as a new associate member of Hockey India (HI), will now take part in all national championships under ... Read more...

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Himachal forester resigns after legislator’s threats


March 25th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 25 (IANS) A forest official in Himachal Pradesh has reportedly resigned from service after being threatened by a legislator for seizing a tractor-load of logs being transported ... Read more...

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Bypoll shock for Congress in Andhra (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) In a setback to Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) bagged four assembly seats while the YSR Congress and an independent won ... Read more...

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TRS leads in four constituencies


March 21st, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Wednesday established early leads on four assembly seats while YSR Congress party is leading in Kovur, the only seat it contested.Former ... Read more...

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Asia, Africa, face daunting challenges: PM (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Noting that three-fourths of the world's poor live in Asia and Africa, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said rural rebuilding and war on poverty ... Read more...

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ICC’s decision on 10-team World Cup an joke: Ireland captain


April 5th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Ireland captain William Porterfield Tuesday lashed out at the International Cricket Council (ICC) for limiting the 2015 World Cup to 10 full-member teams, terming this an ... Read more...

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Delhi-born Canadian cricket captain regrets World Cup exclusion


April 5th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 5 (IANS) Delhi-born Canadian cricket team captain Ashish Bagai is dismayed at the exclusion of associate members, including Canada and Ireland, from the next two World Cups by ... Read more...

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World Cup: Bangladesh put celebrations on hold till quarter final


March 16th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 16 (IANS) Bangladesh have put their celebrations for last Monday's crucial six-wicket win over the Netherlands on hold until they are assured of a place in the quarter ... Read more...

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Ireland moves past Zimbabwe in ICC one-day rankings


March 8th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 8 (ANI): Minnows Ireland have leapfrogged Zimbabwe in the one-day international cricket rankings after their stunning Cricket World Cup win over England.The sensational victory in Bangalore earned Ireland, a second-tier, ... Read more...

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India can contribute a lot at CERN, says official


March 2nd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) India can make significant contribution at both industrial and scientific levels if it becomes associate member at CERN (European Organisation for Nuclear Research), the world's largest ... Read more...

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We are not taking Netherlands lightly: Gibson


February 26th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson Saturday refused to term their Monday's World Cup opponents, the Netherlands, as minnows and said they have already proved a point after ... Read more...

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Sikkim girls practise hard to get into national cricket team


December 20th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Gangtok, Dec.20 (ANI): Girls representing the Sikkim Cricket Association are practising hard to make their way into the national team."Cricket is a good game and women can learn the game easily ... Read more...

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New Zealand to promote cricket in United States


December 19th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 19 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket has signed a deal that will make them the United States' official partner to promote the game there.Early estimates suggest the deal, which was finalised ... Read more...

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Gentlemen’s club in UK to finally welcome female members after 119-yrs


October 28th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A gentlemen's club in Britain has finally decided to admit ladies as full members after 119-years.The Caledonian Club had originally been set up as a gentlemen's club in ... Read more...

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‘Cricket in America’ documentary released


May 26th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, May 26 (ANI): Following the success of the historic New Zealand v Sri Lanka Twenty20 International series played in Florida earlier this month, the USA Cricket Association (USACA), in association with ... Read more...

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1976 swine flu immunization might protect against pandemic H1N1 virus


April 24th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): A new American study has linked 1976 'swine flu' shot to stronger immune response to 21st century pandemic flu.Researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital found that individuals ... Read more...

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New scientific approach could reveal pieces of human DNA favored by evolution


January 10th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 10 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have come up with a method that could reveal the pieces of human DNA that have been favored by evolution because they confer ... Read more...

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Scientists zap unruly brain cells with yellow, blue light


January 7th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) Opening up new ways of understanding brain disorders, neuroscientists have developed a new class of tools to zap unruly brain activity with blue or yellow light. These tools, ... Read more...

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Cancer survivors who smoke not getting the help to kick the butt: Study


October 21st, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Smoking is known to adversely affect cancer survivors' quality of life, and now a new study shows that health care providers are failing to assist patients in kicking ... Read more...

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Holland’s Nannes shocked by Australia call-up


August 11th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Dutchman Dirk Nannes admitted his inclusion in the Australia squad Tuesday, for the two Twenty20 matches against England later this month, took him by surprise. Nannes, who represented ... Read more...

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Migraines linked to reduced breast cancer risk


July 10th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): For women who suffer from migraines, here's some good news: New study shows that your risk of breast cancer may be reduced by as much as 26 percent.And ... Read more...

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Younis asks his team to learn from Caribbean debacle


May 20th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, May 20 (IANS) Still haunted by the bitter memories of the 2007 World Cup in the West Indies, Pakistan captain Younis Khan has asked his team to take lessons ... Read more...

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ICC CEO condoles death of terrorist victims in Mumbai


December 1st, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec.1 (ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO Haroon Lorgat today offered his condolences to the people of Mumbai and those caught up in the terror attacks on the city, on ... Read more...

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Two-headed antibody-like molecule may help slow cancer progression


November 14th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 14 (ANI): Scientists at Fox Chase Cancer Center say that they have created an antibody-like molecule that may help slow the progression of cancer. The researchers said that the ... Read more...

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New gene mutation implicated in lupus


August 2nd, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 2 (ANI): Scientists at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation have identified a gene mutation that may cause the immune system to remain active even after fighting an infection, and ... Read more...

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India A beat Israel, win ODI series 3-0


July 16th, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India A defeated Israel by 106 runs in the final one-day international and won the three-match series 3-0 in the Israeli port city of Ashdod Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Guernsey granted ICC associate status


July 6th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Guernsey, an island country in the English Channel off the French coast of Nornmandy, in has been granted associated member status of the International Cricket Council (ICC). ... Read more...

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Blood test and symptom screening boosts early detection of ovarian cancer


June 23rd, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 23 (ANI): A simple blood test, along with screening of recent-onset symptoms linked to ovarian cancer, will now be able to improve the early detection of ovarian cancer ... Read more...

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SICA Foreign Ministers to meet Pranab Mukherjee today


June 10th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Foreign Ministers of the countries of the Central American Integration System (SICA), comprising eight members, will meet External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee, here today.Issues like strengthening ... Read more...

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Molecule that can shut down a cancer-promoting enzyme identified


April 19th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Scientists at Fox Chase Cancer Center have come up with a way to clamp down on a cancer promoting enzyme called the p21-activated kinase 1 (PAK1). The ... Read more...

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