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‘Beetroot boosts runners’ speed, stamina’


April 26th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) Beetroot seems to boost the speed and stamina of runners because of the presence of high levels of performance-enhancing chemicals called nitrates, says a study at ... Read more...

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Fail fitness test, get pay cut: British cops told


March 16th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Policemen in the British capital face a massive cut in their salaries if a fitness test finds them to be fat.Security personnel would be asked to ... Read more...

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`Wonder of wonders: A Pakistani train that runs on time’


February 5th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb5 (IANS) A Pakistani daily described a train that left on time and reached 15 minutes early at its destination as a "wonder of wonders".An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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Force India target better qualifying spot at Monaco GP


May 25th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Monaco, May 25 (IANS) Force India, desperately seeking points after drawing a blank in the last three races, will look to make the most of the qualifying session going into ... Read more...

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Soon, download high-quality movie in 1 min


April 21st, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): Virgin Media, telecom and cable giant, has said that it will test the world's fastest broadband as demand grows for lightning-quick internet connections.The company said it planned to ... Read more...

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Brazil runs world’s longest bus on biofuel


April 18th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, April 18 (IANS/EFE) A 28-metre-long bus, said to be the world's biggest, has been put into service in Brazil using biofuel, officials said.The Mega BRT bus, manufactured by Volvo ... Read more...

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Scientists create DNA engine that can be observed in real-time


February 7th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): Scientists at Kyoto University and the University of Oxford have succeeded in creating a programable molecular transport system, the workings of which can be observed in real time.The ... Read more...

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Solar Powered Car Sets World Speed Record in Australia


January 13th, 2011 - 2:09 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of students who are located in the country of Australia have recently created a solar powered car which has managed to beat the previous world speed ... Read more...

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Speeding Swedish drivers’ fines to fund lottery for safe drivers!


November 29th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 29 (ANI): It's the most innovative way yet, to encourage safe driving practices in Sweden - a lottery for law-abiding drivers - funded by fines from speeding motorists.The Swedish National ... Read more...

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China working to run trains at over 500 km/hour


October 19th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) China has started research on a new super-speed technology that would allow it to run trains at over 500 km an hour, an official said.Railway ministry chief engineer ... Read more...

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Ocean asteroid impact could damage Earth’s protective ozone layer


October 14th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): If a medium-sized asteroid were to land in the oceans a tsunami wouldn't be the only worry, say scientists- Earth's ozone layer could be at risk too.A new ... Read more...

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China’s high-speed train sets new record


September 29th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): A Chinese train linked between Shanghai and Hangzhao created a world by reaching a skyrocketing speed of 416.6 km per hour during it's trial operation.At an average ... Read more...

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Man, flapping wings, makes 20-sec flying history


September 23rd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 23 (IANS) A man-powered aircraft with flapping wings made aviation history by becoming the first of its kind to fly continuously for almost 20 seconds. The "Snowbird" performed its record-breaking flight ... Read more...

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First human-powered aircraft achieves sustained flight


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 23 (ANI): First human-powered aircraft with flapping wings made aviation history by flying continuously for almost 20 seconds.University of Toronto's "Snowbird" performed its record-breaking flight on August 2 at the ... Read more...

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Mumbai to get India’s first monorail in two weeks


September 15th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Indicating that the prestigious Mumbai monorail project is on schedule, a top official said here Wednesday that six trains will ply in the first phase from later this ... Read more...

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42-yr-old Frenchman aiming to become first limbless person to swim the English Channel


September 10th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
ZCZCANI (World/International)42-yr-old Frenchman aiming to become first limbless person to swim the English ChannelParis, Sept 10 (ANI): A Frenchman who lost his arms and legs in an accident 16 years ago and ... Read more...

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Perry Watkins of Buckinghamshire Attempts Guinness Fastest Furniture Record


September 8th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Perry Watkins is anxiously waiting for the decision from the Guinness Book of World Records on whether or not his racing down the road while sitting ... Read more...

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Vessel carrying Lankan Tamil refugees heading for Canada


July 31st, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver (Canada), July 31 (ANI): A vessel believed to be carrying over 200 suspected Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers could arrive in British Columbia in the next three weeks.CTV News and the ... Read more...

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South Korea gets the fastest Internet in the world


July 29th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): The fastest broadband city in the world is Masan in South Korea, according to an analysis.The data, from network giant Akamai reveals the average global net speed is ... Read more...

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Satellites will issue speeding tickets now


April 23rd, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 23, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): People, who like to zoom on their automobiles, must reflect again before doing so. Soon, they will be viewed by the powers that be, ... Read more...

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Satellite To Keep An Eye On Speeding Cars


April 23rd, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar London, United Kingdom, Apr 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) U.K drivers will get into some real trouble the next time they flout the traffic speed rule as it would not be a ... Read more...

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Shoppers have a lot to learn from migrating geese


April 20th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Even the most effective shoppers can take a lesson or two from ducks and geese in hopping from one shop to another on a busy high street, say ... Read more...

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Boat made of 12,000 recycled plastic bottles all set to sail


February 27th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): An explorer has come up with a sailboat known as 'Plastiki', which is constructed of more than 12,000 recycled plastic bottles.According to a report in National Geographic ... Read more...

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China to double bullet trains production this year


January 29th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) In order to meet the increasing demand of bullet trains for enhancing China's high-speed rail transport system, the country's passenger train manufacturing firm Thursday said it will double ... Read more...

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China launches world’s fastest train


December 27th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 27 (DPA) China launched the world's fastest train on the weekend, running from Wuhan to Guangzhou, local media reported. With an average speed of 350 km per hour, the train ... Read more...

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It’s a lot easier for volcanoes to erupt than we think


November 12th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, November 12 (ANI): Scientists, who conducted a study of bubbles trapped in pumice rock, have suggested that it's a lot easier for volcanoes to erupt than we think.According to a report ... Read more...

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Brit kids celebrate Ask A Stupid Question Day


September 29th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): The traditional 'Ask A Stupid Question Day' in America has now made its way into Britain's schools, encouraging pupils to ask teachers the daftest things they can ... Read more...

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One-two finish for Brawn GP, Force India’s Sutil is fourth


September 13th, 2009 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Monza, Italy, Sep 13 (DPA) Force India missed a second successive podium finish with Adrian Sutil coming fourth at the Italian Grand Prix Sunday, showing that Giancarlo Fisichello's second-place finish in Spa ... Read more...

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Brit car smashes century-old speed record by clocking 225 kms per hour


August 26th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): A British-built car has broken the land speed record for steam-powered cars for the first time in more than 100 years, after it achieved an average speed of ... Read more...

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Contador wins 2009 Tour de France, Armstrong finishes third


July 27th, 2009 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 26 (DPA) Alberto Contador won the 2009 Tour de France Sunday, the second Tour title of his career, outsprinting Luxembourg's Andy Schleck and seven-time Tour champion Lance Armstrong. The 26-year-old Contador's ... Read more...

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2009 Tour de France: Alberto Contador Ahead Of The Rest


July 24th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by GD
At the end of the stage 18 of the 2009 Tour de France, Alberto Contador still managed to remain ahead of all the others, warding off off all the attacks and keeping ... Read more...

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Tour de France Stage 5: Thomas Voeckler Wins


July 8th, 2009 - 11:59 pm ICT by GD
Thomas Voeckler won the stage 5 of this prestigious and widely followed bicycle race. The stage 5 was a 196.5 Km race and it started from Le Cap d'Agde and ended at ... Read more...

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Indian National Rally Championship begins Saturday


June 26th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 26 (IANS) The first round of the 2009 Indian National Rally Championship (INRC) under the aegis of the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) will be flagged off ... Read more...

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Soon, vehicles that drive on their own


May 27th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Ever imagined reading a book or watching a movie in your car, while your vehicle guides itself through the traffic and navigates on its own? Well, thanks to ... Read more...

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Faster, cheaper way to sequence human genome on the cards


April 16th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Researchers are developing a faster and cheaper way of sequencing the human genome to make it a part of routine medical care. The idea is to figure out how ... Read more...

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