Futnik the pig predicts wins for Poland, Russia

June 9th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland and Russia will dominate the opening day of matches at Euro 2012, a Ukrainian pig named Futnik, billed as the tournament's fortune-telling expert, indicated ... Read more...

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Barath backs Narine to hurt England in final Test

June 6th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 6 (IANS) West Indies opening batsman Adrian Barath has tipped mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine to have a major impact in the final Test against England at Edgbaston starting ... Read more...

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West Indies sweating on batting trio as tour bowls off

May 6th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hove, (England) May 5 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies were still waiting on three players to join their touring party even as the first match of the series bowled off here.Guyanese ... Read more...

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People more likely to eat fruits within reach

May 1st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Want to stay healthy - then place fruits in a clear bowl within arm's reach, so that you could help yourself whenever you felt the urge ... Read more...

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Nitish shown black flags by parateachers

April 23rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Protesting against non-payment of their salaries for nearly 11 months, hundreds of parateachers showed black flags to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday and shouted slogans ... Read more...

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Rihanna’s favourite snack goes missing

March 7th, 2012 - 1:56 am ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Singer Rihanna was reportedly given a different snack after her emergency box of Cheetos, flown from US to Britain, went missing in transit.The star, who ... Read more...

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Oprah’s warmth bowls over B-town celebs

January 17th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Oprah Winfrey's warmth and down-to-earth attitude has impressed Bollywood celebrities and people like Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher and Neha Dhupia are raving about her.Bollywood ... Read more...

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Clarke praises injury-prone Harris

January 12th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke backed rejuvenated fast bowler Ryan Harris to fire on a bouncy WACA track here and considers the injury-prone bowler equal to Glenn ... Read more...

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Fidel Edwards aiming to be fastest bowler on earth

December 18th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 18 (IANS) Speedster Fidel Edwards threatens to touch the 160 kmph-mark in the next one year and get closer to the fastest delivery ever unleashed by Pakistani ... Read more...

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Australia tours West Indies from March 16

November 12th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Nov 12 (IANS/CMC) Arnos Vale in St. Vincent will host its first international match in two years when it stages the first three One-Day Internationals on Australia's tour of ... Read more...

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Parents should avoid pestering kids for meals

October 12th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Parents who keep nagging their children to make them "eat their greens" would do their kids' health a big favour by avoiding to do so, say ... Read more...

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Beijing restaurant basks in Biden’s visit fame

August 20th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) A nondescript restaurant in Beijing became famous overnight after US Vice-President Joe Biden and his entourage visited the eatery this week.Biden and his entourage walked into ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals’ Shaun Tait bowls fastest ball in India

April 12th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 12 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait Tuesday bowled the fastest ball in India while playing for Rajasthan Royals against Delhi Daredevils in their Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Chinese 3-year-old toddler weighs 132 pounds

March 29th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors in China are shocked by the rate at which a 3-year-old baby is gaining weight. Lu Hao was not born with an abnormal weight and that ... Read more...

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3-year-old boy in China weighs nine stone

March 23rd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 23 (ANI): A three-year-old boy in China, who weighs nine stone, is giving tough time to his parents.Lu Hao is dangerously overweight, and at 9st 6lb is five times ... Read more...

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Ancient Britons used skulls as cups

February 17th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British scientists say they have found human skulls that date back to the ice-age Britain.The skulls – that of a child and two adults- have given scientists ... Read more...

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83-yr-old UK grandma chases burglar, brings him to justice

February 1st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): An 83-year-old UK grandma showed no fear when a prolific thief confronted her at her home. Instead, she chased him down the streets and brought him to justice.Betty ... Read more...

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Thinking about workout makes you eat more

January 16th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Thinking about a workout makes you eat 50 percent more food. Researchers link it with a subconscious reward theory, which suggests that when physical or mental effort is ... Read more...

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Earliest known winery found in Armenian cave

January 11th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Yerevan, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Armenian home may be home to the oldest winery in the history of the world.International team of experts that descended on the location have managed to ... Read more...

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Now, mystic Briti monkey making correct Ashes predictions

December 19th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 19 (ANI): Paul the psychic octopus of FIFA World Cup fame maybe dead, but that doesn't mean the predicting the results in key events has gone down south, for now, ... Read more...

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Warned rules out comeback, says he is not match fit

December 16th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 16 (IANS) Australian spin legend Shane Warne has turned down the request of his fans to make a comeback in the national side, saying he is not fit enough to ... Read more...

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Study Concludes That Less Sugary Cereals For Kids Activates Healthful Consumption By Those Kids

December 14th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Kids, who are bequeathed cereals consisting of low sugariness, are more likely to gobble a wholesome breakfast, even if they sprinkle on table sugar, as ... Read more...

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Australia’s captaincy can pull Warne out of retirement: Jones

December 10th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 10 (ANI): To rescue the Australia team from another Ashes debacle, Shane Warne could come out of the retirement if he is offered the captaincy, according to cricketer-turned-commentator Dean Jones.The ... Read more...

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Gator Bowl Decides To Invite MSU And Michigan

December 6th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the declaration of the BCS Power rankings, all the bowl game committees are now sure about which teams they would like to invite. Gator Bowl ... Read more...

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Like humans, apes too play it safe when odds are uncertain

November 30th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Apes prefer to play it safe when the odds are uncertain, according to a new study.Humans are known to play it safe in a situation when they aren't ... Read more...

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Villagers complain of police torture in West Midnapore

November 29th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Rik Sundar SasmalWest Midnapore (West Bengal), Nov.29 (ANI): Villagers in West Bengal's West Midnapore district have complained that police are subjecting them to torture on the suspicion that they are Maoists.Villagers ... Read more...

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BCS Rankings Determines The Clashers At The Bowls

November 29th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Every fan of football has been waiting to know the final BCS ranking of week 14, which was declared yesterday at about 7:30 p.m. The BCS ... Read more...

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Cats show how they drink milk elegantly

November 12th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Unlike dogs, who messily slurp water using their tongues as crude ladles, cats have evolved a sophisticated and super-efficient technique for sucking up liquids, say scientists.Researchers made the ... Read more...

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Bollinger bowls ‘ego bouncer’ at Pietersen to add fuel to Ashes fire

October 30th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 30(ANI): Australian fast bowler Doug Bollinger has backed former coach John Buchanan's claims that England batsman Kevin Pietersen could be a weak link for the tourists during the Ashes series."John ... Read more...

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Parents of Prince Williams’ girlfriend ‘cash in on X Factor’

October 27th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Parents of Prince William's girlfriend Kate Middleton have allegedly been using X Factor's red and white "X" logo to promote parties on their website.Party Pieces, run by ... Read more...

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Formula to run perfect marathon

October 22nd, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Marathon runners need never "hit the wall" again after a scientist devised a formula to ensure they always have a strong finish. Hitting the wall occurs when ... Read more...

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Romans too recycled glass: study

October 4th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Apart from being pro at making beautiful vessels, ornaments and plates from glass, Romans were also good at recycling the stuff, just like we do today.A new study ... Read more...

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McCullum raring to open again with Ryder in Tests

September 29th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sept.29 (ANI): Black Caps opening batsman Brendon McCullum says he can't wait to rekindle his old relationship with fellow opener Jesse Ryder in Bangladesh.McCullum and Ryder last opened together in ... Read more...

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Oz athletes denied chance to interact with media at Delhi airport

September 28th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 28(ANI): Australia's gymnastics team for the Delhi Commonwealth Games was reportedly denied a chance to speak to the media after touching down at the Indira Gandhi airport late on ... Read more...

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Is Reggie Bush going to be stripped off his Heisman Trophy Award?

September 8th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are mounting speculations that Reggie Bush may be stripped of the Heisman Trophy Award he received in 2005.Reggie Bush received the award during his ... Read more...

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