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Weightlifting: Kazakh prodigy takes gold, world record


July 29th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan's teenage prodigy Zulfiya Chinshanlo powered her way to a weightlifting gold in the 53kg category Sunday, breaking her own world record in the clean ... Read more...

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UK Teacher quits school to become a rapper


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An English schoolteacher has quit his profession to take up the challenge as a rapper. Mark Grist decided to drop the chalk for the mic after beating ... Read more...

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Sania-Rodionova triumph in Pattaya Open


February 12th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Pattaya, Feb 12 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Australian partner Anastasia Rodionova beat Hao-ching Chan and Yung-jan Chan of Chinese Taipei to win the women's doubles event at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Single shot relieves pain in spinal injuries


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) A single shot of Fibronectin, administered just after a spinal injury, can limit pain for eight months, according to new research.Fibronectin, a protein that exists naturally ... Read more...

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Harmeet, Mallika enter mixed doubles pre-quarters of World Junior TT


November 17th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Manama (Bahrain), Nov 16 (IANS) It was a mixed day for India at the Volkswagen World Junior Table Tennis Championships here Wednesday with Harmeet Desai and Mallika Bhandarkar entering the ... Read more...

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Chong Wei wins India Open Super Series


May 1st, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) World No.1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia defeated a fighting Peter Gade 21-12, 12-21, 21-15 to win the inaugural India Open Super Series badminton men's ... Read more...

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The mystery behind recurring dreams and nightmares


November 25th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): We all dream but some of us have a specific dream or nightmare over and over again - a new study tries to find out why.Calvin Kai-Ching Yu ... Read more...

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Herriman Wildfire Still Not Under Control


September 21st, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Herriman, Sep 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 580 people were accommodated in Herriman High school all through out Sunday night, as they were subjected to a wild fire, that charred 4300 ... Read more...

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Shock video turns tide against shark’s fin soup


September 16th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Sep 16 (DPA) A mutilated whale shark lay helpless on a beach in the Philippines, dying slowly as fishermen and tourists strolled by. Its fins had been hacked off by ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Malaysian parent finds ’sex product brochures’ among son’s books


August 29th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 29 (ANI): A Malaysian parent received the shock of his life when he discovered 'sex product brochures' among his son's books."I picked up my son from school and saw ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China has 870,000 intangible heritage items


June 4th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): China has over 870,000 intangible culture heritage items that need protection.The China Daily quoted a national culture survey as saying that the study had been carried out ... Read more...

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Malaysian man aghast after marrying ‘married’ Vietnamese mail order ‘bride’


May 8th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 8 (ANI): A store manager's dream of marrying a young and beautiful Vietnamese bride was shattered when he found that the girl, recommended by an agent, was already married.Tan ... Read more...

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Radio tags may help save lives after earthquakes


May 7th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A new study claims that radio frequency identification, RFID, could be used in the immediate aftermath of a major earthquake to save lives.The study has been published in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parasitic disease targets HIV-infected gay males


November 30th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) A rare parasitic disease, normally transmitted by contaminated water, has been shown to be transmitted by sex between HIV-positive men. Taiwanese researcher Chieng-Ching Hung, who led the study, had ... Read more...

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Taiwan man kills mom over TV remote control


April 28th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, April 28 (DPA) A Taiwan man accidentally killed his mother while fighting with her for the television remote control, a newspaper reported Tuesday. The incident occurred Saturday in Nantou City, the Apple ... Read more...

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Here’s who Dannii Minogue wants to ‘Shoot, Shag and Marry’


April 21st, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 21 (ANI): Dannii Minogue has confessed that she would shoot Simon Cowell in a game of 'Shoot, Shag, Marry'.The panellist was asked to rank Cowell alongside other talent judges David ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Militants shot down two Congress workers


March 17th, 2009 - 11:17 pm ICT by ANI
Khundrakpam (Manipur), Mar 17 (ANI): Two Congress workers were shot down allegedly by the proscribed militant outfit of Kangleipak Communist Party-Military Council (KCP-MC) on Tuesday. The incident occurred at 10.30 a.m. in ... Read more...

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Near bankruptcy, California starts issuing IOU’s instead of cheques


February 3rd, 2009 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 3 (DPA) The world's eighth largest economy started issuing IOU (I-owe-you) vouchers instead of cheques Monday as an ongoing budget battle and a $42-billion deficit left the state without ... Read more...

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New software that can turn bathroom singers into Radiohead!


September 16th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): Two University of Southern California researchers have written a piece of software that can help create a musical accompaniment in the style of any chosen artist, or ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Vijender finishes with bronze in President’s Cup boxing


May 31st, 2008 - 12:28 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India's lone hope Vijender had to contend with a bronze in the President's Cup boxing tournament after going down to Thailand's Angkhan Chomphuphu in a controversial semifinal ... Read more...

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Malay Indian creates history, sworn in as Assembly member


May 9th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
Taiping (Malaysia), May 9 (ANI): Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leader M. Manoharan created history by becoming Malysias first state assemblyman to be sworn in while detained under the Internal Security ... Read more...

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Friends born on the same day, die in accident with each other


May 2nd, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 2 (ANI): This sure is a classic example of twist of fate. Pals Khoo Ching Leong and Tey Swee Seng, were born on the same day, and 19 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Singapore fears its worst-ever dengue epidemic


April 8th, 2008 - 8:48 am ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, April 8 (DPA) Dengue fever infections are mounting alarmingly in Singapore due to a change to a more deadly strain of the disease, sparking fears of the city-state's potentially worst epidemic ... Read more...

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Release of Malaysia’s Hindraf leaders ‘just rumours’


March 24th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, March 24 (IANS) People should disregard rumours circulated via SMS that the five Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leaders detained under Malaysia's Internal Security Act (ISA) would be released, wife ... Read more...

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Bhangra at Malaysian election rally


March 4th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, March 4 (IANS) Heavy downpour has not cooled the campaign fever as Malaysia goes to the polls Saturday. And there is bhangra too, to entertain voters. Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Poll papers filed for detained Hindraf leader


February 25th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 25 (IANS) Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leader M. Manoharan, detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA), has filed his nomination papers for the upcoming elections in Malaysia through ... Read more...

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