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Apologetic Adriano receives warning


September 5th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 5 (IANS) Troubled striker Adriano has been forced to make a public apology after missing a compulsory training session just two weeks after signing a new ... Read more...

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Malaria morbidity set to rise in Goa


September 4th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 4 (IANS) The mosquito has been making a big buzz in Goa, hogging space in the media. The coastal state expects to see a larger number of malaria ... Read more...

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Kerala court cancels Varkala assembly poll


August 21st, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Tuesday cancelled the election held at Varkala assembly constituency following a petition by Bahujan Samaj Party's (BSP) S. Prahaladan, whose nomination ... Read more...

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Gibb refused cancer scans: wife


August 19th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Singer Robin Gibb, who died of cancer in May, could have saved himself if he had got scans done at the right time, his wife Dwina ... Read more...

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Italy’s Chiellini to miss Euro quarters against England


June 21st, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), June 21 (IANS) Italian centre-back Giorgio Chiellini will miss the former World Cup winners' quarter-final clash of Euro 2012 against England here Sunday due to injury.Chiellini, who limped ... Read more...

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Thailand Open: Saina struggles to get past first round


June 7th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Top seed Saina Nehwal of India edged past local girl Nichaon Jindapon in the first round women's singles of the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold ... Read more...

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Bharat Bandh spells long working hours, loss for TV industry


May 31st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown called by opposition parties Thursday against rising prices and inflation forced the television industry here to take a day off spelling extra work ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India’s exports rise by 3.2 percent in April year-on-year


May 10th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India's exports grew by a sluggish 3.2 percent to $24.50 billion in the first month of the current financial year, after recording nearly 21 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Punjab results compromise BJP’s position in alliance (Punjab Newsletter)


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 22 (IANS) The results of the recent assembly elections in Punjab have brought good and bad news to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state. It's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Government indecision effecting economy: BJP


February 29th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Hitting out at the government for the country's economic problems, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said it would raise the issue of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Asian TT: Sharath-Saha bow out in quarters


February 28th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Macau, Feb 28 (IANS) Achanta Sharath Kamal and Subhajit Saha were knocked out of the quarterfinals of the Asian Table Tennis Championships men's doubles, losing 0-3 to Chu Yan Leung ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily upset at attempt to muzzle media


February 26th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) A Pakistani daily has called on the media to "stand firm in the face of power and coercion" as it says the government plans to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Today is ‘Do A Grouch A Favor Day’


February 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today (the 16th of February) is reserved as Do A Grouch A Favor Day. Of course the day is one of the most challenging for many ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Cowan thanks mentor Roebuck for kick-starting his career


December 21st, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) Australia's new Test opener Ed Cowan thanked noted cricket columnist the late Peter Roebuck for helping him in his career.The 29-year-old from New South Wales, who ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Green Bay Packers give a 46-16 drubbing to the Raiders


December 12th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Green Bay, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Green Bay Packers seem to be at a different level compared with their compatriots at this NFL season. The team has the perfect record after ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gene that clears fat from body identified


December 7th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Scientists have identified a "cream gene" that allows people to clear fat from their systems.For the study, researcher Jan Albert Kuivenhoven focused on two families with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

After poor factory output, India’s inflation nudging double-digit


September 14th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India's annual inflation rate for August inched closer towards double digits, fuelling speculation that the central bank may hike key rates again for the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Broad reveals torn shoulder muscle, may miss fifth ODI


September 12th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) England's Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad revealed he has torn a muscle in his shoulder.Broad had suffered a sudden pain in his right arm during the last ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro amused by speculations about his death


September 11th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) Former Cuban head of state Fidel Castro said he's "amused" that there are people speculating about his death, according to a voice recording aired on Venezuelan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Earthquake cures Robert Valderzak deafness


August 31st, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recent 5.9 quake that struck the United States was not all bad news, at least for one man. 75-year-old Robert Valderzak claims that he was supernaturally ... Read more...

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Consumer spending goes up in US


August 30th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) Consumer spending in the US rose 0.8 percent in July, the biggest increase in two years, the Commerce Department said Monday.July's gain helps offset the bad ... Read more...

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Food inflation rises to 9.80 percent; Pranab expresses concern


August 25th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) India's annual food inflation rose to 9.80 percent for the week ended Aug 13 as compared to 9.03 percent in the previous week even as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Computers replacing dogs’ place in your life


July 27th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Personal computers are fast taking over the place of human beings' long time best friend, the family dog, a British study has found.Researchers have found just ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Overweight people will stay that way for ever


July 26th, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) It's bad news for overweight people. A 55-year study in Britain has found out that once people gain weight, they can never return to their original ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kim Kardashian suffers from psoriasis


July 25th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reality television star Kim Kardashian’s struggle with psoriasis has been highlighted. Psoriasis is an autoimmune condition and it is a shocking revelation to many that the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nitric oxide can ward off deadly infections


July 24th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Nitric oxide acts against Salmonella -- a common food poisoning bug -- by disrupting its metabolism, thereby keeping infection at bay. "Nitric oxide is naturally produced ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Apple pushes BlackBerry to third spot in smartphone market


July 6th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 6 (IANS) There is more bad news for slipping BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM). According to the latest smartphone market data, BlackBerry is at third place as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Google Android smart phones top as Nokia, BlackBerry sink


June 1st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York/Toronto, June 1 (IANS) Google's Android devices have become most popular smart phones in the US, said a Nielsen survey Tuesday, a day when Nokia shares tanked more than ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Osama’s son says other warlords are ‘worse’ than his father


May 4th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Osama bin Laden was Al-Qaeda's most kind person and the rest are 'much, much worse', according to his son.Dead terrorist Osama's fourth son Omar, 29, claims that his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Are you among ’sleepless elite’ members or the sleep deprived?


April 11th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Scientists have identified a small group of people called the 'sleepless elite,' for whom a lie-in is a waste of time.Rather than being tired, bad-tempered under-achievers, they ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brits face biggest squeeze to their wallets since post-WW1 recession


April 11th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Britons are facing the worst financial crisis since the post-World War One recession of 1919-21.The average family is 910 pounds worse off than two years ago because of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Though India’s worst, Haryana’s sex ratio is best in 110 years


April 10th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Haryana has both good news and bad as far as the state's skewed sex ratio is concerned.First, the good news. As per the data by Census ... Read more...

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25 firemen rush to rescue one cat in Britain


April 6th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Some 25 firemen and five fire engines were pressed into service to rescue a cat in Britain, a media report said Wednesday.The cat was perched on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drink tea without milk to lose flab


March 28th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): Previous research has shown that tea contains high levels of compounds that combat the absorption of fat.However, a new research led by an Indian scientist has found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Comfort food’ soothes, but at the cost of health


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) The next time you reach out for macaroni, cheese or meatloaf when you feel low, give it a second thought. Because researchers say while comfort food ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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