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Sri Lanka to boost domestic cricket


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 3 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Cricket Board Monday said it will take measures to boost their domestic cricket after its first ever Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) concluded ... Read more...

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Human lungs can sweep out intruders


August 26th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) Human lungs rely on sticky mucus to expel foreign matter, including toxic and infectious agents during a cold or an allergy that causes a running nose ... Read more...

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Dallas declares emergency over west Nile virus


August 17th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dallas, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dallas County has declared a state of emergency after suffering 10 deaths from the west Nile virus. The announcement has set the stage for the stage for ... Read more...

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Sarus cranes seen in Pakistan after a decade


May 27th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) Sarus cranes, the world's tallest flying bird, is back in Pakistan after more than a decade, wildlife experts have said.A pair sighted in Nagarparkar in Sindh ... Read more...

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Joshna, Anaka head Indian challenge in Chennai Open squash


May 19th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Seasoned campaigner Joshna Chinnappa and young Anaka Alankamony will head the Indian challenge in the WSA Chennai Open squash tournament to be held here from May ... Read more...

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Baby girls more malnourished than boys, says survey


January 17th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 17 (IANS) About 48 percent of pediatricians across Delhi, Haryana and Punjab, areas with most skewed sex ratio in India, have observed baby girls are more malnourished ... Read more...

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Turning old tyres into new rubber products


October 3rd, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 3 (IANS) Every year, a billion tyres are discarded worldwide following wear and tear, with the bulk going into landfills and placing a burden on the environment. But ... Read more...

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‘Promiscuous parasites’ can make you reckless


September 22nd, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) A class of 'promiscuous parasites' can sneak into your bloodstream and brain, triggering behavioural changes from recklessness to neuroticism.Toxoplasma gondii, a highly contagious protozoa, infects more ... Read more...

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Inflammation may provide breeding ground for cancer


April 20th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A recent study has shown that inflammation can create fertile ground for cancer to develop.Chronic inflammation due to infection or to conditions such as chronic inflammatory bowel disease ... Read more...

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Hamilton says his disabled brother has always been an inspiration to him


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2(ANI): Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton has said that his disabled younger brother, Nicolas, who will make his racetrack debut at Brands Hatch today, has always been an inspiration to ... Read more...

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Court orders probe into Delhi parking mafia


March 30th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi Police chief to probe the complaint about the alleged nexus between the police and the illegal parking ... Read more...

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Hamilton to take 13,000-mile detour to watch disabled brother make racetrack debut


March 29th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 29(ANI): McLaren's Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton will make a 13,000-mile round trip to England this weekend to watch his disabled younger brother, Nicolas, race.Hamilton will watch 19-year-old Nicolas, ... Read more...

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A ‘Big Match’ rivalling the World Cup quarter-final (World cup Diary)


March 26th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 26 (IANS) Atmosphere outside the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC), the headquarters of Sri Lanka Cricket, was festive. It could easily be mistaken as the build-up for Saturday's quarter-final ... Read more...

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Delhi reports year’s first dengue case


March 21st, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The national capital's first case of dengue of the year has been reported from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), and the country's ... Read more...

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Hamilton’s disabled brother to hit racetrack as inspiration for other ‘challenged people’


February 17th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17(ANI): Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton's disabled younger brother is all set to take to the racetrack.Nick, who has cerebral palsy, wants to follow Lewis' footsteps and be an ... Read more...

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Ugg boots ‘can cause fungal infections’


January 11th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 11 (ANI): Uggs-the trendy, flat-booted suede boots which are popular among celebs and comfort-craving pedestrians-can increase your chances of getting fungal, infection especially if you wear them without socks. ... Read more...

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Migratory birds arrive in Harike Bird Sanctuary


January 9th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Harike (Punjab), Jan.9 (ANI): Migratory birds have arrived at the world famous Harike Bird wetland-cum-sanctuary, and are expected to remain till the month of March. They include geese and Siberian cranes.Spread over ... Read more...

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Britain’s swine flu patients take up hospital beds for kids


January 3rd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Seriously ill babies and children are being forced to travel to different places across Britain as intensive care beds have been allotted to swine flu patients.Only 15 of ... Read more...

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Ponting expects his ‘boys to play with emotion’


December 24th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 24(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting is loving his team's newly discovered art of sledging and aggression, and says that it would boost their confidence going into the Boxing Day Test ... Read more...

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Deal firmly with terrorists, says CPI-M


December 8th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday asked the government to deal firmly with terrorists, a day after a terrorist bomb blast killed a two-year-old girl in ... Read more...

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Karun to test with GP2 teams


November 26th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 26 (IANS) Karun Chandhok will get back behind the wheel of a race car this week here following his first season in the Formula 1 World Championship.Chandhok will ... Read more...

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Pak won’t allow terrorists to use its soil for spreading extremism, says Zardari


November 8th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 8 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has vowed that Islamabad would never allow a handful of terrorists and extremists to forcefully impose their extremist ideological agenda on the ... Read more...

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RSS activities should be monitored, says Congress


October 27th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said that activities of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) should be closely monitored and it was for the government to decide if any ... Read more...

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‘Taliban cannot be defeated militarily’


October 17th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 17 (IANS) A top Australian combat soldier in Afghanistan has warned that the Taliban militants cannot be defeated by military means and called for a fundamental change in strategy, ... Read more...

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Germany has become new breeding ground for jihadi Islamic radicals: Report


October 13th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Oct 13 (ANI): Despite being spared of terrorist attacks like those that have hit the United States, Britain and Spain, Hamburg in Germany still remains the breeding ground for Islamic radicals, ... Read more...

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West responsible for making Pak breeding ground for international terrorism: Musharraf


October 5th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Oct 5 (ANI): Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has blamed the West for having made Pakistan the breeding ground for international terrorism.In an interview to der Spiegel, Musharraf said that ... Read more...

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‘Extremism in Pak’ fuelling terrorism, linkage with Taliban: Musharraf


October 5th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct 5 (ANI): Former Pakistani military ruler and now the head of the newly established All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), Pervez Musharraf has acknowledged that extremism in Pakistan is responsible ... Read more...

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Kids with lung disease prone to serious infections at daycare


September 27th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 27 (ANI): A new study has revealed that exposure to common viruses in daycare puts children with a chronic lung condition caused by premature birth at risk for serious respiratory ... Read more...

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City life gives you immunity from diseases


September 24th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Living in cities helps people develop immunity to diseases, finds a study. Researchers discovered that such people are more likely to have a genetic variant that protects them from ... Read more...

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Kiwi fans now wondering what’s the point in playing ‘match-fixers’ Pakistan


September 20th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sept.20 (ANI): Many Kiwi cricket fans are reportedly wondering what's the point of playing Pakistan in both Tests and one-day internationals, given that they have been known to cheat and fix ... Read more...

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Sepahipara village in Tripura benefits from peace


September 16th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki Das Sepahipara village (Tripura), Sep.16 (ANI): Memories of problems caused by militancy are rapidly fading away from people's minds in Tripura, as transformation in general life cheers everyone here, especially ... Read more...

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England shops for protective gear to battle dengue


September 16th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) The chef de mission of the England's Commonwealth squad, Craig Hunter is on a shopping spree in Delhi for 560 pairs of trousers and long-sleeved tops to protect ... Read more...

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West Africa Plagued By Cholera Epidemic


September 11th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Reports have stated the outbreak of a serious cholera epidemic in West Africa. The situation has worsened after heavy rains with the reports ... Read more...

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Cholera Claims About 800 Lives In West Africa


September 11th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nigeria, Sep 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Cholera outbreak in West Africa has claimed nearly 800 lives in two months. The survey reveals that this the worst epidemic in 19 years ... Read more...

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England to send full contingent despite dengue fear


September 9th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) England Thursday confirmed they would be sending 371 athletes - their biggest team to Commonwealth Games - despite looming fears of dengue fever in the Indian capital. The ... Read more...

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