Kenya eyeing relay triumph at London

April 18th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, April 18 (IANS) Sprints have never been Kenya's area of specialisation but that history might be changed this summer at the London Olympics where the country is expected to ... Read more...

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Boniface: First dog to do scuba diving

July 5th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, July 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a new name in the long list of famous and weird dogs that have made news around the world. Dog Boniface is the ... Read more...

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Russian Dog Boniface Is Learning Scuba-Diving

July 5th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Scuba diving has always been known as a human task but it has been taken up by a dog in Russia. This unusual ... Read more...

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Dog Learns Scuba-Diving

July 5th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The people in Russia were surprised to witness an amazing incident when a dachshund learnt scuba diving. A recent video posted in the You Tube showed ... Read more...

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Few humorous books come out of Africa: Nigerian author

May 17th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani, winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize 2010 for the best first book in the Africa region, says she has fulfilled her ... Read more...

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Nuclear powers support review of treaty on disarmament

May 16th, 2009 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 16 (DPA) The world's five recognised nuclear powers Friday endorsed the review of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT), stressing the importance of nuclear disarmament and treaty's obligations. The US, ... Read more...

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Church drugstore sends condom buyers to a neighbour

March 19th, 2008 - 12:20 am ICT by admin
DPA Berlin, March 18 (DPA) A drugstore owned by the Catholic Church in the German city of Fulda is compelled to send clients asking for condoms to the competing store down the road ... Read more...

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Hitler, Frankenstein, Romeo, Newton in election race

March 1st, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
By Syed Zarir Hussain Shillong, March 1 (IANS) The run up to Monday's elections in Meghalaya may have been lacklustre but there is no dearth of candidates with names like Hitler, Frankenstein, Hilarious, ... Read more...

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