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Global solar industry set to shine again


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) The slump in the global solar industry may be over soon due to industry consolidation and improving demand, the world's leading solar cell maker has said.Solar ... Read more...

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World snooker: Cao Yupeng loses, Hendry thrashes holder


April 29th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), April 29 (IANS) China's Cao Yupeng lost 7-13 to Ryan Day of Wales in the last 16 clash while Stephen Hendry shut out the defending champion John Higgins ... Read more...

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Angry at Allen remark, WPBSA moots action


April 24th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), April 24 (IANS) World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) said in a statement here that Mark Allen will face disciplinary proceedings for comments he made after ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chinese debutant Cao stuns Allen at world snooker


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield, April 23 (IANS) Crucible Theater debutant China's Cao Yupeng stunned World Number 11 Mark Allen 10-6 in the first round of the World Snooker Championship.Qualifier Cao, who turned professional ... Read more...

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Wild elephant kills Chinese man


November 7th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 7 (IANS) A villager was killed by a wild Asian elephant in a southwest Chinese province, officials said.The incident took place in Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture in Yunnan ... Read more...

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36,000 Chinese officials probed for duty crimes


October 26th, 2011 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) More than 36,000 civil service officials in China are investigated annually for allegedly committing crimes while on duty, a report said.A total of 3,205 county-level procuratorates ... Read more...

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Thought it was a joke, says scientist who won Nobel


October 6th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Oct 6 (IANS) Jules Hoffmann, one of the three scientists who shared the 2011 Nobel Prize for medicine, initially "thought it was a joke, just a mistake" when he ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Factor X in coffee boosts protection against Alzheimer’s


June 30th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) An unidentified component of coffee interacts with the beverage's caffeine which seemingly offers protection against Alzheimer's. A new mouse study by University of South Florida has ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cutting carbon concentrations can prevent drought


March 25th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) Reducing carbon concentrations would have a beneficial spin-off -- help prevent droughts caused by global warming.New research from Carnegie Global Ecology scientists Long Cao and Ken ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chinese get new year’s first haircut for good luck


March 6th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) Sunday, March 6, was the second day of the second lunar month in China. Considered a lucky day, many Chinese nationals got a haircut to give ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Asian Games: Narang shines on day one, Bindra, Rajput unlucky (Evening Lead)


November 13th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian shooter Gagan Narang won silver in the men's 10 metre air rifle and combined with Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra and Sanjeev Rajput to clinch another silver ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Asian Games shooting: Narang helps India win two silver


November 13th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 13 (IANS) Ace Indian shooter Gagan Narang won silver in the individual event and also helped the team clinch the silver in the men's 10 metre air rifle contest ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Asian Games: Indian shooters win silver, badminton teams lose (Afternoon Lead)


November 13th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian shooters got the country its first medal in the Asian Games with Abhinav Bindra, Gagan Narang and Sanjeev Rajput winning silver in the men's 10 metre ... Read more...

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India expecting first Asian Games medals from Bindra, Narang


November 12th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) India will be expecting its first medal from the 16th Asian Games here when its two leading marksmen Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra and Gagan Narang take their ... Read more...

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IPL Governing Council meets to discuss Modi’s role in bidding


April 26th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 26 (ANI): The Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council meeting has started at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) headquarters this morning to find out the irregularities ... Read more...

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BCCI to take final decision on Modi at IPL Governing Council meeting on April 26


April 24th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 24 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)'s informal meeting here on Saturday reportedly decided that a final decision on Lalit Modi's continuance as Indian Premier League ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Perfect wife formula: Bride must be five years younger, cleverer, from same background as groom!


March 3rd, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): Ladies around the world please take note: Scientists have announced the mathematical formula for the perfect wife which includes - the bride should be five years younger than ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Today is National Hugging Day


January 22nd, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today 21 January is the National Hugging Day. It is also an annual holiday, and is officially recognized by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Improved nanotubes will help transistors shrink smaller than silicon sized ones


January 16th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 16 (ANI): Scientists have found a way to build better carbon nanotubes, which would help transistors to shrink smaller than silicon sized ones.Reports indicate that engineers are running out of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists develop anti-microbial paint to kill superbugs


April 21st, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Scientists have developed the first broad-spectrum antimicrobial paint, that can simultaneously kill not just disease-causing bacteria but mould, fungi and viruses. Designed to both decorate and disinfect homes, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Happy to start the season with a medal: Gagan (Lead)


April 10th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) India's Gagan Narang added a fourth World Cup medal to his tally by winning the bronze Fridayin 10-metre air rifle event in Changwon, South Korea. Gagan was eighth ... Read more...

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Gagan Narang wins World Cup bronze


April 10th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) India's Gagan Narang won the bronze in 10-metre air rifle event in the shooting World Cup in Changwon, South Korea, Friday. Gagan was eighth and the last to ... Read more...

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Controlling blood vessels could help combat obesity


January 8th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Scientists have found that controlling blood vessel development may help fight obesity and diabetes.As the growth of fat cells and their metabolism depend on oxygen and blood-borne ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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