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It pays to go veg


August 30th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Boston, Aug 30 (IANS) PETA, the global animal rights organisation, is offering $1,000 to the first group of US students who banish meat from their college dining hall.People for the ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: Lone bullet hole left as grim reminder


August 10th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 10 (IANS) As the Sikh gurdwara where six worshippers were killed reopened after being swept, scrubbed and painted, a lone bullet hole was left unrepaired as ... Read more...

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Siberian prisoners slash wrists over caste issue


November 10th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Chelyabinsk (Russia), Nov 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 82 prisoners from a Chelyabinsk penal colony slashed their wrists in protest as they were forced to eat from plates earlier used ... Read more...

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A ruined home now Ground Zero for crash probe


May 26th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Faridabad, May 26 (IANS) Just a day earlier, house number 1254/3 in Faridabad's Parvatiya colony was a bustling home to 10 people. Now it is a blackened ruin, reeking of ... Read more...

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Aligarh Muslim University to reopen May 13


May 10th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Aligarh, May 9 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University, which shut down April 30 following violence among students, has decided to reopen on May 13 and also open the hostel for ... Read more...

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Like smoke, Shimla’s chimneys fade from skyline (Letter from Shimla)


February 16th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Feb 16 (IANS) They once reminded homesick sahibs of their beloved England. But the European style masonry chimney, a legacy of the British colonial era, is fast disappearing from ... Read more...

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Chinese students hospitalised after eating noodles


December 24th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) Over 20 students in China's Heilongjiang province fell sick after eating noodles in school and had to be rushed to hospital, officials said Friday.The students of Deqiang Primary ... Read more...

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A university to teach how to laugh your way through life!


December 18th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S Karnic Bangalore, Dec 18 (IANS) Imagine a campus where you learn how to laugh instead of mugging up textbooks, where you are trained to accumulate health instead of wealth, where you ... Read more...

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CGF deny contamination fears in CWG swimming pools as pigeon rumours do rounds


October 8th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 8(ANI): The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has played down fears of contamination in the swimming pools at the Dr. S.P. Mukherjee Aquatics Complex in New Delhi.A CGF spokesman said ... Read more...

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Confusion over ‘contaminated pool or Delhi belly’ being behind athlete illness at CWG


October 7th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 7 (ANI): Confusion surrounds whether food at the Commonwealth Games village or contaminated water in the swimming pool is the reason behind a host of athletes reporting sick.The 'Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dozen Australian swimmers take ill at Commonwealth Games


October 7th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 7 (IANS) Over a dozen Australian swimmers have fallen sick, and two of them have pulled out of their events Thursday. An official said the illness "seems quite isolated to ... Read more...

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Prince Charles tours Games Village, meets athletes (Lead)


October 3rd, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, went around the Commonwealth Games Village Sunday morning and interacted with players from the countries participating in ... Read more...

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Top Indian sports persons check into Village


September 30th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Beijing Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra and bronze medallist Vijender are among 464 Indian athletes who have checked into the Commonwealth Games Village, ... Read more...

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1100 athletes arrive in Delhi: Canada set to welcome boxers, lawn bowlers in Village


September 30th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.30 (ANI): Nearly 1100 athletes, team officials, technical officials and media personnel from overseas arrived in the Capital on Sunday, with close to 100 more arrivals from Norfolk Islands and ... Read more...

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No golf at Games? Says who! (Games Sidelights)


September 29th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Golf may not be a discipline at the Olympics or, for that matter, at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) but a golf simulator facility in the Games Village ... Read more...

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Gill says arrangements in place, focus on athletes (Lead)


September 29th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Sports Minister M.S. Gill Wednesday said that all arrangements for the Commonwealth Games are in place and the focus now should be on the athletes."Our government ... Read more...

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Gill gives Village ‘all clean’ chit, Australia issues fresh alert (Afternoon Lead)


September 29th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games Village buzzed with activity Wednesday as Sports Minister M.S. Gill and Organising Committee (OC) chief Suresh Kalmadi toured the complex to ensure ... Read more...

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I’m satisfied with CWG arrangements: Gill


September 29th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Sports Minister M.S. Gill Wednesday said all arrangements for the Commonwealth Games are in place and he is "personally satisfied" with them.Gill along with Organising Committee chairman ... Read more...

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New Zealand athletes give thumbs up to Delhi Games Village


September 28th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): The first batch of New Zealand athletes to check into the Delhi Commonwealth Games Village has given the thumbs-up to the facilities provided by the Organising Committee.Coach ... Read more...

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More athletes, officials arrive for Commonwealth Games


September 26th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Around 1,100 foreign athletes, officials and media personnel arrived in the Indian capital Sunday for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. The biggest delegations that arrived were from ... Read more...

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Impressed with facilities at Games village, Canadian team to stay put in it


September 26th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 26 (ANI): The 35-person advance Canadian team is planning to get settled at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games village on Sunday.Forty athletes and coaches who are scheduled to ... Read more...

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CWG Village will be ready in a few days: Diplomats assured


September 25th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Commonwealth diplomats were assured Saturday that accommodation for players will be ready in a couple of days, with some of the smaller countries complaining that the facilities ... Read more...

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Still not satisfied, Commonwealth envoys to visit Village Saturday


September 24th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) After a long delay, envoys from Commonwealth nations will finally visit the Commonwealth Games village Saturday, even as diplomats pointed out that there was still a lot ... Read more...

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No team will pull out of Delhi 2010: Kalmadi


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.23 (ANI): Organising Committee Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi Chairman Suresh Kalmadi today said he was happy with the progress made in the Games Village as it got ready to welcome ... Read more...

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Cancellation of 2010 Commonwealth Games would be bad for India: Key


September 22nd, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 22 (ANI): New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said on Wednesday that the cancellation of the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games would be bad for the future of the games ... Read more...

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Kiwi chef de mission impressed with dining hall, recreation zones around Games village


September 21st, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 21 (ANI): New Zealand chef de mission Dave Currie slammed the authorites on Tuesday for 'not having done enough' with regard to the Delhi Commonwealth Games, but added that ... Read more...

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New Zealand chef de mission feels Games Village needs scrubbing


September 18th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 18 (IANS) The facilities at the Commonwealth Games Village in Delhi have got the nod of approval from New Zealand chef de mission Dave Currie, though he feels the block ... Read more...

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Mother obsessed with computer game neglects kids and pets


September 14th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman who got so obsessed with playing an Internet game, has been given six months suspended sentence for three charges of child neglect and two charges of ... Read more...

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Canola Oil Production Eyed By Penn State Researchers


September 4th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Penn State is looking forward to use canola seed for making edible oil and bio diesel in the near future. A year old research is being ... Read more...

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Surrey Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara Society ‘denounces’ shooting on its premise


August 29th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 29 (ANI): The Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara Society in Surrey has strongly denounced a shooting in its parking lot on Saturday during a wedding."This event or the individuals involved ... Read more...

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Five-second rule for fallen food is bogus


July 21st, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 21 (ANI): The so-called "five-second rule" should be changed to the "zero-second rule", say scientists at Clemson University, claiming that food that falls on the ground for even five ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dining in the sky


June 1st, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) This is one up on roof-top, revolving restaurants. A dining hall virtually hanging in the sky, 100 feet above the ground. The Festival in the Sky, a 22-seat dinner ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fast Food Joints To Go Away From Some American Military Bases In Afghan Territory


April 6th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): It is time to say farewell to some of the junk food/ fast food outlets at some of the American military bases in Afghanistan. At ... Read more...

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Thousands gather for Mayawati’s rally


March 15th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) Tens of thousands of people from all over the country, including Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala, gathered here Monday for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's rally to mark ... Read more...

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Elaborate arrangements made for Mayawati’s rally


March 14th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 14 (IANS) Elaborate arrangements were being made for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's rally here March 15. Over a million people are expected to attend the rally on ... Read more...

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