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US Open: Makarova-Soares win mixed doubles


September 7th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) Brazil's Bruno Soares and Russia's Ekaterina Makarova captured the US Open tennis mixed doubles title Thursday beating Czech Kveta Peschke and Poland's Marcin Matkowski 6-7 ... Read more...

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US Open: Azarenka overcomes Stosur to reach semis (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (IANS) World No.1 Victoria Azarenka advanced to the US Open semifinals for the first time with a 6-1, 4-6, 7-6(5) victory over seventh-seeded defending champion ... Read more...

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NPCIL inspection at Kudankulam to end soon


July 14th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corp of India (NPCIL) is hopeful of getting the sectoral regulator's sanction to load fuel in the first 1,000 MW ... Read more...

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Serena Williams wins fifth Wimbledon singles title


July 7th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Serena Williams overcame a resurgent Agnieszka Radwanska to clinch a hard-fought 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 victory and earn her fifth Wimbledon singles title Saturday.The American, a ... Read more...

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Reactor pressure vessel inspected at Kudankulam


June 30th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) Atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) Saturday commenced the pre-service inspection of the reactor pressure vessel of the first 1,000 MW ... Read more...

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Mulayam calls for UP shutdown over petrol price hike


May 26th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Days after hobnobbing with the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) leadership over the third anniversary dinner, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has called for ... Read more...

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New software can spot liars accurately


March 7th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) A new software can identify liars more accurately than astute sleuths -- by looking for telltale eye movements, a study reveals. The software can identify liars ... Read more...

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Di Resta eighth fastest after ‘intense’ day of testing


February 24th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Feb 24 (IANS) Sahara Force India's Paul di Resta lost track time in the morning session on the third day of pre-season testing here before completing 83 laps and ... Read more...

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Bhupathi and Paes crash out of ATP World Tour finals


November 27th, 2011 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi have crashed out of the doubles at the Barclays ATP World Tour finals doubles, losing their semifinal match to Polish ... Read more...

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Federer demolishes Nadal to go into ATP Finals last four


November 23rd, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Defending champion Roger Federer qualified for the semi-finals at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals with a 6-3, 6-0 demolition of his fierce rival second ... Read more...

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Canada’s inflation rate drops in October


November 19th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Nov 19 (IANS) Canada's inflation rate dropped to 2.9 percent in October from 3.2 percent in the previous month, largely due to the less gain of energy prices, Statistics ... Read more...

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Siemens’ new strategy targets 60 ‘Made for India’ products


November 16th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 16 (IANS) With a focus on healthcare, energy and renewables, diversified German giant Siemens has charted a new strategy to design and develop some 60 products specially for ... Read more...

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Mozart helps in the detection of colon cancer


November 1st, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has shown that listening to the music of Mozart helps doctors to detect colon cancer more accurately. Previous studies have shown that the composition ... Read more...

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Inflation remains sticky, growth will moderate: RBI


October 24th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday said economic growth for 2011-12 will be lower than its earlier projection of 8 percent even as inflation remained ... Read more...

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Prerna to meet Shlomo in ITF women’s final


June 24th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Prerna Bhambri entered her maiden ITF women's final after Belgian Desiree Bastianon retired hurt trailing 6-4, 3-6, 0-1 in the $10,000 tournament at the DLTA ... Read more...

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Li Na wins French Open, is first Asian to win Grand Slam singles


June 4th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 4 (IANS) Chinese Li Na defeated defending champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy 6-4, 7-6 (7-0) to lift the women's singles title at the French Open here Saturday and ... Read more...

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Shove away those textbooks and welcome the digital way of learning


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): The traditional education system of attending lectures and reading from the textbooks is likely to get replaced by more contemporary style of learning through text, videos, quizzes and ... Read more...

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Death risk high in older adults with sleep apnea and daytime sleepiness


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 02 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the risk of death is more than two times higher in older adults who have sleep apnea and report struggling with excessive ... Read more...

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Drinking alcohol after age 75 linked to lower risk of dementia


March 8th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 08 (ANI): Alcohol consumption after the age of 75 is associated with lower risk of developing dementia, according to a new study.3202 German individuals (75 plus) attending general practitioners , ... Read more...

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Light-to-moderate alcohol consumption helps stave off dementia


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Scientists have found that light-to-moderate alcohol consumption may decrease the risk of cognitive decline or dementia.Estimates from various studies have suggested the prevalence of alcohol-related dementia to be ... Read more...

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New Force India car takes to track


February 11th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jerez, Feb 11 (IANS) Force India's brand new 2011 model, the VJM04, completed its first-ever laps Thursday with Adrian Sutil behind the wheel at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit in southern ... Read more...

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Thanks to ‘Goldilocks effect’, dinos left footprints at the perfect time


February 4th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): A new study has found that thanks to something called a 'Goldilocks effect,' dinosaurs left lasting footprints only when conditions were just right."By using computer modelling, we were ... Read more...

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High vitamin D levels may not reduce frailty risk in older women


December 9th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 09 (ANI): Lower and higher vitamin D levels are associated with an increased likelihood of frailty in older women, a new study has found.Women with vitamin D levels between ... Read more...

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Not smoking increases levels of good cholesterol


November 15th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Researchers have found that smoking cessation increases levels of HDL (high density lipoprotein), a good type of cholesterol - despite the weight gain commonly associated with quitting.Those who ... Read more...

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Having relative with atrial fibrillation ‘ups own risk’


November 14th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A new study has found that people who have a first-degree relative with atrial fibrillation (AF) are at increased risk themselves for the potentially deadly heart rhythm disorder.The ... Read more...

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Heavy drinkers cut intake over time, but still drink more than average adult


October 31st, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): A new study has suggested that heavy drinkers may reduce the amount of alcohol they consume over a period of years but are not likely to go down ... Read more...

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CWG tennis: Somdev breezes into final


October 8th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman entered the men's singles final of the tennis competition at the Commonwealth Games, defeating Matt Ebden of Australia here at the R. ... Read more...

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Djokovic predicts Nadal to be world’s best ever tennis star


September 15th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): US Open finalist and Serb tennis star Novak Djokovic has predicted that World Number One Rafael Nadal will become the greatest player of all time.The Spanish maestro ... Read more...

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Insomniac men at four-time higher death risk than normal counterparts


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Men who are chronic insomniacs or sleep for short durations are at an increased risk of death, says a new study."We believe that cumulatively these findings will increase ... Read more...

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Federer to clash with Murray in Rogers Cup final


August 15th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Aug 15 (ANI): Former World No.1 Roger Federer will meet defending-champion Andy Murray of Britain in the Rogers Cup final.Federer booked his spot in the final with 6-1, 3-6, 7-5 ... Read more...

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Delirium in elderly patients linked to greater risk of death, dementia


July 28th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Review and analysis of previous research has indicated that delirium in elderly patients is associated with an increased risk of death, dementia, and institutionalisation."Delirium is a syndrome of ... Read more...

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Single drink doubles stroke risk for an hour


July 16th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) The risk of stroke appears to double in the hour after consuming just one drink - be it wine, beer or hard liquor. "The impact of alcohol on your ... Read more...

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Lilo’s handwriting shows ’she’s a control freak’


July 10th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 10 (ANI): Handwriting experts have revealed that Lindsay Lohan's handwriting indicates that she is a control freak - that she was striving for control in her life.A photo ... Read more...

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Federer pines for serve and volleying tennis heroes Agassi, Sampras


June 30th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer has admitted that he misses the presence on court of legends like Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras.The Sun quoted the Swiss ... Read more...

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‘Synthetic strings’ behind Stosur’s ‘manly power’ at French Open?


June 5th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 5(ANI): Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur's decision to emulate claycourt maestro Rafael Nadal's unorthodox stringing system is believed to be the reason behind the claims that 'she plays like ... Read more...

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