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Dipika reaches Gold Series semis, creates history


August 17th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Aug 17 (IANS) India's Dipika Pallikal recorded a straight sets win over American Amanda Sobhy at the Australian Squash Open to become the first Indian to enter the semifinals ... Read more...

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Cure AIDS with love, says Elton John


July 25th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS)Singer Elton John believes AIDS can be cured with love as that is what drives research into the potentially fatal disease."Maybe you think I am naive. Maybe ... Read more...

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Dean Jones becomes a professional golfer


July 11th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has traded his cricket bat for golf clubs as he announced Wednesday that he will compete on the Australian seniors tour ... Read more...

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Being overweight does not carry higher death risk


July 8th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Those who are overweight need not worry - it does not necessarily carry a higher death risk, say researchers from the University of California-Davis.Compared to those ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

No short-term solution to economic crisis: Brazil


July 5th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, July 5 (IANS) There is no short-term solution to the current global economic woe, which is no less serious than the 2008 global financial crisis, said Brazilian ... Read more...

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Chidambaram denies bias against Myanmar refugees


May 16th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday denied any discrimination against Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar on the basis of religion and said they would ... Read more...

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Fat turns into flab 3 hours after big meal


May 14th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) An average person can virtually add two to three teaspoons of fat to his or her waistline in a matter of hours after eating. Fat from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Want to know Mamata’s vision of future: Hillary


May 7th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday said she wanted to know West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's "vision of the future"."I want to know ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Department’ first look revealed


April 5th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The first look of Ram Gopal Varma's action film "Department" is out with a tagline "justice is their crime". And the director says the ... Read more...

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Was Whitney Houston murdered?


March 7th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 7 (IANS) If the friends and family of Whitney Houston are to be believed, the late singer may have been murdered.According to tmz.com, Los Angeles County Coroner's ... Read more...

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Alicia Keys performs at Whitney Houston’s funeral


February 21st, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Newark, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alicia Keys gave an emotional performance during the funeral of Whitney Houston. Paying tribute to the 48-year-old singer, Keys said Houston was an “angel.” The singer was ... Read more...

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TV show ‘Khloe & Lamar’ premieres


February 20th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The newest edition to the Kardashian television list is "Khloe and Lamar." The show premiered over the weekend and it has since received some favorable ratings. In ... Read more...

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Vodafone brings back pug to attract customers


February 20th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone Monday said it has launched a series of new television commercials marking the return of its mascot, pug Cheeka promoting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

High demand for child care nurses in China


February 20th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) China may witness a baby boom this year following the common belief that children born in the Year of the Dragaon will be endowed with good ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Walking Dead’ premiere sets new rating records


February 15th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The survivors at the end of the midseason finale of The Walking Dead had to overcome the difficult circumstances that they found themselves. The premiere of ... Read more...

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Pennsylvanian couple claims to have caught a purple squirrel


February 10th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pennsylvania, Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Pennsylvanian couple claims to have caught a purple colored squirrel in their own backyard. Percy Emert and his wife Connie set up a trap to ... Read more...

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Traumatic experience, silence linked


February 5th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) People who suffer a traumatic experience often don't talk about it, and many forget it over time. "There's this idea, with silence, that if we don't ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Expert snubs claims of ‘unprecedented winter’


January 18th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) An expert has contested official assertion and a general belief that Kashmir is witnessing an unprecedented winter.Shakeel Ahmad Ramshoo, head of the Geo-Informatics and Remote Sensing ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Congress steers clear of Rushdie visit controversy


January 10th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday sought to steer clear of the demand by Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband to not allow author Salman Rushdie to visit the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Parliament must decide on Lokpal, says PM


December 27th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said parliament must take the final decision on the Lokpal bill.He also said the Lokpal bill tabled in the ... Read more...

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Zaheer, Ishant fit and raring to go: Laxman


December 23rd, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 23 (IANS) Ending all speculations, veteran India batsman V.V.S. Laxman Friday said pacers Zaheer Khan and Ishant Sharma are "fully fit and raring to go" in the Boxing ... Read more...

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NHRC notice to Gujarat on child torture reports


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday issued notice to the Gujarat government after media reports alleged that children were branded with iron rods, heated ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga’s free iPad contest is a hoax


December 22nd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fans who flooded the official Facebook page of pop singer Lady Gaga were disappointed when they learnt later that the account had been hacked. In a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mexico’s Mayan region begin their apocalypse countdown


December 21st, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Mexican region of Mayan has started the countdown to the end of the world. The Mayan believe which is shared by many is based on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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 |

S&P; puts 15 euro zone nations on negative watch


December 6th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 6 (IANS) Standard and Poor's has put 15 eurozone nations, including the area's six AAA-rated countries, on "CreditWatch negative" due to deepening economic and political turmoil in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mumbai NGO trains slum women in basic beauty course


November 28th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) In an attempt to empower urban slum women, the Light of Life Trust Monday gave out passing certificates to 18 women after they successfully completed a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

England can bounce back to win series 3-2: Finn


October 19th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 19 (IANS) England pacer Steve Finn said Wednesday the visitors still have the confidence to bounce back from 0-2 and win the five-match ODI series.On the eve of ... Read more...

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Exercise as good as drugs in staving off migraines


October 11th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) The belief that exercise may be as good as drugs in staving off migraines -- the excruciating headaches -- seems to be validated by latest research.A ... Read more...

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MJ’s family to stage benefit concert


October 11th, 2011 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) Late pop legend Michael Jackson's family is all set to stage a benefit concert in a bid to help children affected by the Japan quake.Michael's ... Read more...

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No time-frame for return to India: Madhuri Dixit


September 21st, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit says her decision to return to India was taken a while ago and was based on a belief that they could do ... Read more...

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Gibson believes West Indies can overcome England


September 20th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 20 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson feels his inexperienced side has to overcome two major challenges when it faces England in two Twenty20 Internationals this weekend at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Amazon planning an e-book rental service


September 13th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amazon is reportedly considering coming out with an e-book rental service. The report claims that the service will be offered in similar fashion to Netflix’s media renting ... Read more...

Posted in Books |

Intoxication fuels sexual aggression


September 8th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) Short tempered men are most likely to commit acts of sexual aggression when intoxicated, says a research."Having a more precise understanding of alcohol's role in sexual ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Americans believe US policies motivated 9/11 attacks: Poll


September 6th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Americans today are generally more willing to believe that US policies in the Middle East might have motivated the 9/11 terror attacks on New York and ... Read more...

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