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People with sense of humour more attractive


August 6th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) People with a good sense of humour are "more attractive" and have a better chance of finding a partner, a study has found.Many people deploy a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cruise to file for divorce in Los Angeles


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise was deeply saddened by Katie Holmes decision to end their five-year marriage when she filed official papers in New York but ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Little to gain from Siachen, daily to Pakistan and India


April 19th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) There is little to gain by hanging on to miles of high-altitude ice in Siachen, said a Pakistani daily that wanted Islamabad and New Delhi to ... Read more...

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Du Plessis seeks IPL push to Proteas Test squad


April 11th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) South African batting all-rounder Faf du Plessis wants to flourish in his role of opening for defending champions Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Women archers look for Olympic medal, men a berth


April 9th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Indian women archers may have a legitimate grouse if they feel they are not getting enough hype and hoopla ahead of the London Olympics. For, ... Read more...

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Under-pressure Vijender hopes to book London berth in Astana


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India's top boxer Vijender Singh, who won a bronze medal in the 2008 Beijing Games, said he has got used to the pressure of expectations ... Read more...

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Software combo that turns computers impregnable


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) A triple combo of protective software on your computer foolproofs it against identity or password theft, snooping and malware installation, according to a criminology study.Computer users ... Read more...

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We are still positive, says Ishant


January 25th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) India pacer Ishant Sharma said that the team remains positive despite trailing Australia by a huge 543 runs in the first innings on the second ... Read more...

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Juventus beat Atalanta to lead midway in Serie A


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 22 (IANS) Juventus beat Atalanta 2-0 in Bergamo to secure the top spot in Italian Serie A at the midway stage of the season.Stephan Lichtsteiner opened the ... Read more...

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Tough for Sunil and Jeje in Rangers: Houghton


November 28th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Former India coach Bob Houghton feels it will be tough for Indian strikers Sunil Chettri and Jeje Lalpekhlua to impress the coaches at Scottish giants ... Read more...

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When Italian senate applauded likely caretaker PM


November 11th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 11 (IANS/AKI) Mario Monti, who is expected to be named Italian prime minister, was greeted with a round of applause Friday as he appeared in the Senate a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

We have to play better cricket: Dernbach


October 16th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) England pacer Jade Dernbach said Sunday that the team will be looking to avoid the mistakes committed in the first ODI in Hyderabad when they ... Read more...

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Crossing legs after stroke may signal recovery


October 11th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) People who are able to cross their legs soon after a severe stroke are more likely to recover than those who can't."Despite having severe strokes that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Underdogs’ Cape Cobras in with a chance: Kemp


September 19th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) South African T20 champions Cape Cobras seemed to be reconciled to the thought that their team begin the Champions League tournament this weekend as underdogs, but ... Read more...

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Microbes’ tricks to kill other bugs may help fight disease


July 26th, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Microbes too employ underhand methods to kill off other bugs, rivals and competitors, and this ability could some day be used to target disease-causing germs, say ... Read more...

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TV will give face to my voice: singer Javed Ali


May 25th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) He is known for his melodious rendition of songs like "Jashn-e-bahaara" and "Tu hi haqeeqat" and Javed Ali now hopes that his voice will finally ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UK divorce rate statistics show Wills, Kate have better chance at marriage


April 29th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 29 (ANI): Prince William has a better chance of making his marriage to Kate Middleton work than his parents ever did, reveals data from the UK statistician.When Charles married ... Read more...

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Youngsters are sexually active by 16 but only half use protection


April 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A study has found that most youngsters make their sexual debut at the average age of 16, but only half use condoms.The survey on the sexual habits, attitudes ... Read more...

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Indonesian troops prepare hostage rescue operation against Somali pirates


April 14th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesia's National Defense Forces (TNI) on Thursday announced that it is prepared to deploy security forces to rescue the 22 nationals captured by Somali pirates last month ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tottenham tried but failed to sign Man U’s Ferdinand: Redknapp


April 11th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.11 (ANI): Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp has revealed that he failed in a bid to sign England and Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand before the start of the season. Redknapp ... Read more...

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Pakistan was world’s 8th largest asylum-seeker in 2010


April 1st, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, April 1(ANI): More than 10,000 Pakistani nationals applied for asylum in 44 countries last year, making Pakistan the eighth largest asylum-seeker in industrialised nations, according to a report of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak’s impressive bowling and passion will ensure them World Cup glory: ex pacer Zahid


March 28th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 28(ANI): Former Pakistan fast bowler Mohammed Zahid believes that the Shahid Afridi-led team's bowling attack can help them win the ongoing World Cup on the Indian sub-continent."I genuinely can't ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Imran disagrees with Afridi’s ‘Pak doesn’t want to play in India until finals’ statement


March 9th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 9(ANI): Pakistan should refrain from voicing their views publicly that they do not want to play the 2011 World Cup quarterfinals and semifinals in India, as it sends out a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Dark horse candidate’ will be formidable opponent to Obama: Richardson


March 7th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.7 (ANI): Former Mexico Governor Bill Richardson has said that a "dark horse candidate" will be the most formidable challenge to President Barack Obama in 2012 elections.He said: "A dark ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Botha feels spinners have to attack, look for wickets


February 21st, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) South Africa's frontline spinner Johan Botha feels that spinners will have to attack and look for wickets on the helpful sub-continent pitches in the World Cup.After their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bowlers cost us the game: Shakib


February 20th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 20 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan defended his decision to field first and said bowling cost them the opening World Cup match against India here Saturday.Replying ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Insensitive’ Jobcentre tells UK transsexual to dress as a man to get job


February 9th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): A transsexual in Britain has considered taking legal action after Jobcentre workers told her she would have a better chance at getting a job if she was dressed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Immigrants ‘must know English’, says British PM


February 3rd, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged to introduce tougher rules to ensure that immigrants specially from the Indian sub-continent have a "reasonable standard" of English, a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Long-sought-after anti-cancer agent synthesized


February 1st, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): For the first time, Yale University scientists have synthesized a chemical compound, leading to the development of a new class of molecules that may target and destroy cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ricky Williams Bids Final Farewell To Miami Dolphins


January 23rd, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Has it ever happened this way that you are at a job where people are trying to suppress the success that you deserve? Well there are ... Read more...

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Mancini says ‘goals, goals, goals’ against Manchester City can blow title chances


January 19th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19(ANI): Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini reckons that the club's sloppy defence could blow their shot at Premier League glory.In their last three games City have conceded seven goals, including ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Liverpool succumbs to tenth defeat of season


January 13th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): Liverpool caretaker chief Kenny Dalglish lost his second consecutive game since taking over from Roy Hodgson as his players suffered humiliation at the hands of Blackpool.After ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Search for cancer ‘biomarkers’ to make treatments more effective


January 11th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): A Florida State University scientist is working to identify a variety of 'biomarkers' that might provide earlier warnings of the presence of breast and prostate cancers."Biomarkers are indicators ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jet lag key to tackling malaria parasites: Study


January 7th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the malaria-causing parasite is poor at spreading the disease if it is jet lagged.Researchers at the University of Edinburgh 'jet lagged' the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Venables feels that Man U, not Chelsea will be Premier League champs


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 23 (ANI): Former football star and manager Terry Venables believes that Manchester United and not Chelsea have a better chance of winning this season's Premier League title.In an article ... Read more...

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