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Olympics: Jamaica celebrates historic 200m one-two-three


August 10th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 10 (IANS/CMC) Chaos erupted in Jamaica's capital city Thursday afternoon as thousands gathered in the busy thoroughfare of Half Way Tree to witness the men's 200 metres finals ... Read more...

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German Bakery blast: Punekars to pay quiet homage


February 13th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 13 (IANS) Exactly two years after a blast ripped through Pune's popular German Bakery, killing 17 and injuring 64 others, Punekars Monday prepared to pay a silent homage ... Read more...

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‘Rockstar’ is soul stirring: Anurag Kashyap


November 11th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap says Ranbir Kapoor is "awesome" in "Rockstar" and describes the film as Imtiaz Ali's best work."Rockstar is easily Imtiaz Ali's best. ... Read more...

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Chatter between cells can lead to cancer drugs


September 6th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Cells chat with one another, 'discussing' what kind they will become -- a neuron or a hair, bone or muscle. This breakthrough opens the way to ... Read more...

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Sensors help track bird calls to monitor climate change


July 26th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 26 (IANS) Automated acoustic sensors are helping dramatically slash the time and cost of following bird calls to monitor the effects of climate change. Until recently, ecologists wanting ... Read more...

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PML-N, MQM exchange barbs in Pak National Assembly


January 26th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 26(ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement indulged in a nasty blame game in the National Assembly, accusing each other of point-scoring in the wake ... Read more...

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Driving a convertible could be hazardous to health


January 5th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) Driving a convertible with the top down could be hazardous to your health -- exposing you to dangerous noise levels, claims a new study. Levels as high as ... Read more...

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Tendulkar - enduring in both body and bat (Comment)


December 20th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Veturi Srivatsa Four years ago, some cricket buffs proclaimed it was the end of the road for Sachin Tendulkar as an international cricketer, simply because they saw his batting averages falling ... Read more...

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O’Reilly’s ‘Muslims killed us on 9/11′ remark prompts Whoopi to walk off


October 15th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Bill O'Reilly's comment on the mosque near Ground Zero on the show "The View" prompted two of its co-hosts to walk off while the show was on ... Read more...

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Now, audio zoom that picks out lone voice in the crowd


October 6th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): The arguments between players during a cricket match could soon be overheard even within the cacophony of a packed stadium -thanks to a new microphone system.The new system ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

England fans out-sing the vuvuzelas


June 24th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, South Africa, June 24 (DPA) England's victory Wednesday over Slovenia set up what could turn out to be another memorable clash between the two greatest rivals of world football, England ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Vuvuzelas Banned By Premier Inn Hotels


June 21st, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The fans of England caused much commotion by blowing on horns, last Saturday. The Premier Inn ,chain of hotels had decided to ban ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

German sound engineer claims to have found ‘anti-Vuvuzela filter’


June 15th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): A sound engineer based in Munich, Germany, has claimed to have devised a hi-tech antidote to the popular Vuvuzela, the deafening plastic trumpets, which have attracted complaints from ... Read more...

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S. Africa’s Vuvuzela horns may soon invade other sports in England


June 13th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): The Vuvuzela instrument, which making waves at the FIFA World Cup in South Africa, is likely to invade other sports in England such as cricket, tennis, motor racing ... Read more...

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Thousands greet S. African squad on arrival in Jo’burg


June 10th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Tens of thousands of people poured on to the streets of Johannesburg to greet the South African side's appearance on an open-top bus with an ear-splitting cacophony of ... Read more...

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South Africa break into World Cup celebrations


June 9th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 9 (DPA) South Africa erupted in a cacophony of hooting at lunchtime Wednesday as people across the country answered a call to "get behind" the national football team, two days ... Read more...

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70 to 75 percent voting in West Bengal civic polls despite violence


May 30th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, May 30 (ANI): The West Bengal civic polls witnessed 70 to 75 per cent polling on Sunday despite violent incident reported from different parts of the State.In today's polls, about ... Read more...

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‘Leaving Home’ gives insight into Indian Ocean’s survival (Review - Ratings: ****)


April 4th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Leaving Home"; Cast: Asheem Chakravarty, Susmit Sen, Rahul Ram, Amit Kilam; Director: Jaideep Varma; Ratings: ****How does a band consisting of, as one member Amit says, "not the ... Read more...

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Akshay, Kareena smoulder in comically chaotic ‘Kambakkht Ishq’ (IANS Film Review; Rating: ***)


July 4th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Kambakkht Ishq"; Cast: Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor; Director: Sabbir Khan; Rating: ***There's no business like show-off business. And "Kambakkht Ishq" has plenty to show off. Fabulous Hollywood ... Read more...

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Lily Allen calls Susan Boyle “overrated”


May 27th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
"Britain's Got Talent" is again in the eye of another controversy. In a recent blog in the social networking site Twitter, Lily Allen had criticized Susan Boyle as an "overrated" singer. Incidentally, ... Read more...

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‘Rajaathi Raja’ succumbs to poor script and direction (Tamil Film Review)


May 17th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Maudgalyan Film: "Rajaathi Raja"; Director: Shakthi Chidambaram; Cast: Raghav Lawrence, Meenakshi, Mumtaz, Kaamna, Snigdha, Karunas; Music Director: Karunas, Perarsu; Cinematograper: Suresh Devan; Rating: *Shakthi Chidambaram's "Rajaathi Raja" is such a bad film ... Read more...

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‘Padikkathavan’ - a run-of-the-mill love story (Tamil film review)


January 16th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Padikkathavan"; Cast: Dhanush, Tamannah, Suman, Sayaji Shine, Atul Kulkarni, Pratap Pothen and Vivek; Direction: Suraj; Music Director: Mani Sharm; Cinematographer: A. Venkatesh; Rating: *The title "Padikkathavan" (illiterate) sort of fits the ... Read more...

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Oz tourism deptt. offers $150000 adventurous Island Caretakers job


January 12th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Here is a golden chance to make 150,000 dollars in just six months, for which all one needs to do is to become the caretaker of the ... Read more...

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Sex is the key behind cocks dawn cacophony


November 3rd, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): Sex is the guiding factor behind that familiar dawn cacophony by cocks, according to a new study.Behavioural ecologists have established that sex apparently makes chickens noisier and ... Read more...

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Karnataka festival, where abusing God is a fashion


May 28th, 2008 - 10:17 pm ICT by admin
By K.G.Vasuki Madikeri (Karnataka), May 28 (ANI): Thousands of hill tribes recently converged at the famous Ayyappa Temple to mark Kunde Habba, a festival of abusing God, in Karnatakas Devarapura area near ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vijay starrer ‘Kuruvi’ is disappointing (Lead)


May 5th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
By Ayyappa Prasad Film: "Kuruvi"; Cast: Vijay, Trisha, Manivannan, Ashish Vidyarthi and Suman; Director: Dharani; Producer: Udayanidhi Stalin; Ratings: 1/2 "Kuruvi", the first home production of Udayanidhi Stalin, Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi's grandson, ... Read more...

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‘Kuruvi’ - don’t even feed it to the birds (Review)


May 5th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by admin
By Ayyappa Prasad Film: "Kuruvi"; Cast: Vijay, Trisha, Manivannan, Ashish Vidyarthi and Suman; Director; Producer: Udayanidhi Stalin; Ratings: 1/2 "Kuruvi", the first home production of Udayanidhi Stalin, Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi's grandson and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Over 3,000 Mumbai motorists fined on ‘No Honking Day’


April 7th, 2008 - 7:10 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai April 7 (IANS) It was cacophony as usual on Mumbai roads Monday and over 3,000 motorists were fined in four hours for honking despite it being 'No Honking Day'. "Between 10 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India’s military stages major war game


March 20th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) By Vishnu Makhijani Pokhran (Rajasthan), March 20 (IANS) Tanks rumbled across the sand, artillery guns boomed out a cacophony and combat jets dropped precision-guided bombs as India's military staged a war game in ... Read more...

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Indian military shocks and awes


March 20th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin
By Vishnu Makhijani Pokhran (Rajasthan), March 20 (IANS) Tanks rumbled across the sand, artillery guns boomed out a cacophony and combat jets dropped precision-guided bombs as the Indian military staged a war game ... Read more...

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Ben Kingsley hates stink, noise from neighbouring pig farm


January 17th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 17 (ANI): Sir Ben Kingsley does not like the cacophony of animal sounds and the stink coming from a pig farm in his neighbourhood.The Oscar-winning actor lives just next ... Read more...

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Dandiya and Garba dances influenced by Bollywood


November 14th, 2007 - 2:20 am ICT by admin
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