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No retirement yet for Vishy Anand (Roundup)

June 3rd, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) At 42, Viswanathan Anand, who last week won his fifth World title defeating Boris Gelfand of Israel in Moscow, asserted that he has not thought of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kerala IT firm to lure youths to intelligent gaming

May 12th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 12 (IANS) Schogini Systems, a Technopark IT firm, is trying to wean young minds from blood-thirsty computer games to intelligent gaming.Schogini Systems has charted out this strategy of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Jayalalithaa attacks home ministry per se (Lead)

May 5th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Rejecting the NCTC in its present form, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday blamed the home ministry for the growing distrust between the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jayalalithaa attacks home ministry on NCTC

May 5th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Rejecting the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) in its present form, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday blasted the home ministry, saying it ... Read more...

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Israeli chess champ takes world record from Iran with 19-hour match

October 22nd, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): An Israeli chess grandmaster has taken the world record for concurrent chess games from Iran after a marathon 19-hour match against 523 players.Alik Gershon won 86 per ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kay Kay In Love With Chess

August 9th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Acclaimed Bollywood actor Kay Kay Menon has some smart moves up his sleeves or over the board so to speak! Now, don't be alarmed, we aren't ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Zoos to be Earth’s last sanctuaries if climate talks fail

November 30th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Zoos and aquariums will become the last places on Earth to see species such as polar bears and coral if climate change negotiations fail at Copenhagen, the world's ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Looking for someone to replace Oprah

November 23rd, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.23 (ANI): A number of names are doing the rounds for a replacement for Oprah Winfrey, when she decides to quit her show in 2011.As Oprah prepares to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maldives’ islander discovers pre-Islamic Buddhist relic

May 29th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Male (Maldives), May 29 (ANI): An Islander has discovered a pre-Islamic stupa, a Buddhist relic, beneath his house in Raa atoll Agolhitheemu in Maldives, while digging to build a well.According to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

GOP is finding little to criticise in Obamas team

December 3rd, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Republicans spent much of the year portraying President elect Barack Obama as a socialist and an appeaser who would kowtow to Americas enemies, but have started heaping ... Read more...

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