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Swimmers raise China’s Paralympic gold tally to 46


September 4th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Chinese swimmers surged to collect five gold medals at the London Paralympics Monday, raising China's gold tally to 46 after Day 5 of competitions.China, which clinched ... Read more...

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Bolt, Blake break meet records in Lausanne


August 24th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lausanne (Switzerland), Aug 24 (IANS/CMC) Olympic legend Usain Bolt and his Jamaican heir apparent Yohan Blake both set new meet records as they swept both sprints at the Lausanne Grand Prix ... Read more...

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China wants to boost badminton abroad


August 19th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Badminton giant China is ready to spread its expertise abroad for the game's betterment, China Daily reported Sunday.China's dominance in badminton has raised concerns about the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Sushil secures silver on concluding day (India Roundup)


August 12th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Wrestler Sushil Kumar's silver Sunday made him the first individual athlete from India to win back-to-back medals at the Olympics and ensured the country's sixth ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Sushil first to win back-to-back medals (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Wrestler Sushil Kumar Sunday became the first individual athlete from India to win back-to-back medals at the Olympics after settling for silver in the men's ... Read more...

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Scientists uncovering origins of singing mice


August 12th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Singing mice have tawny brown fur instead of the common white albino strain; they hail from tropical cloud forests in the mountains of Costa Rica, and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Olympic swimming: Russia takes synchronised team gold


August 10th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia won Olympic gold in the team synchronised swimming final Friday.The Russians, headed by two-time Olympic champions Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina, scored 98.930 out ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Italy’s Mangiacapre, Mongolia’s Uranchimeg take bronze


August 10th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy's Vincenzo Mangiacapre and Mongolia's Munkh-Erdene Uranchimeg won bronze in the men's Olympic 64kg boxing here Friday after losing their semi-finals.Cuba's Roniel Iglseias Sotolongo and ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: I have nothing left to prove, says Bolt (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) In a show of his sprint dominance to sports fans around the world, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won the gold medal in the 200 metres here ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Bolt claims historic double with 200m gold (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) In a display of his sprint dominance to sports fans around the world, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won the gold medal in the 200 metres ... Read more...

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Android, iOS power 85 percent of smartphones shipped


August 9th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 9 (IANS) Eighty-five percent of all smartphones shipped worldwide during the second quarter of 2012 were powered by Google's Android and Apple's iOS operating systems, research results ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom goes down fighting, takes bronze (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) India's M.C. Mary Kom had to settle for the bronze as she went down fighting in her 51 kg semifinal bout to Britain's Nicola Adams ... Read more...

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Olympic medals attest to China’s progress, says daily


August 6th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) A state-run Chinese daily Monday said "sporting achievements attest to the country's progress" as the country led the medals tally in the London Olympics.An article in ... Read more...

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Olympic diving: Chinese divers eye 1-2 finish in women’s springboard


August 5th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) China's Olympic diving champion He Zi said she hopes to join hands with favourite Wu Minxia to sweep gold and silver in women's 3m springboard final ... Read more...

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China to react if India seeks oil in South China Sea


August 1st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) India and Vietnam should be given a "strong response" if they insist on exploring oil and gas in waters claimed by China, a Chinese newspaper has ... Read more...

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Bolt’s doctor declares him fit and ready


July 27th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/CMC) Team doctor of Jamaica's track and field outfit Winston Dawes says Usain Bolt is fit and ready for the Olympics despite lingering public concerns over his ... Read more...

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China plays down expectations for dominance at Olympics


July 26th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) China has put its name down in a repeat of dominating performance on home ground as the clock ticks down to London Olympics."It won't be a ... Read more...

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FDI into South Africa soars


July 9th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, July 9 (IANS) South Africa led the sub-region as foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into sub-Saharan Africa jumped by 25 percent in 2011, according to the 2012 World Investment ... Read more...

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Russian luge head dies in Croatia


June 25th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The president of the Russian Luge Federation, Leonid Gart, has died in an accident in Croatia, federation spokesman Mikhail Potapov said Monday.Gart, 39, had been ... Read more...

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‘Chinese military power in line with defence needs’


June 4th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 4 (IANS) China's growing military power is in accordance with the country's economic and social development, and in line with its defence needs, a top official said Monday.Responding ... Read more...

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FIFA chief Blatter calls for alternative to penalty shootouts


May 25th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, May 25 (IANS) FIFA president Sepp Blatter Friday called upon German great Franz Beckenbauer, head of the Football Task Force 2014, to find an alternative to the "tragedy" ... Read more...

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Indian books on spirituality a big draw, says NBT chief


May 12th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 12 (IANS) The books on Indian spiritualism are in great demand in foreign countries, and even the Chinese are quite impressed with their neighbouring people's spiritual richness, ... Read more...

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Perry named artist of the year


May 12th, 2012 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
California, May 12 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has been honoured with the artist of the year award at the Narm Music Business Association Awards.The popstar was honoured for her ... Read more...

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Eritrea tops list of 10 most censored nations


May 4th, 2012 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eritrea, in the Horn of Africa region, leads the list of top 10 most censored countries in the world, according to an international non-governmental organisation, ... Read more...

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Singapore 4th most desirable place to work: Survey


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, May 2 (IANS) Singapore has moved up two spots to become the world's fourth most desirable place to live and work, while the US, Britain and Australia remained the ... Read more...

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Being a Khan doesn’t guarantee success: Irrfan


April 16th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Actor Irrfan was Bollywood's Khan with a difference, until he dropped his surname. He is unhappy with the way his decision is being talked about ... Read more...

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Parenting moving towards mutual growth, freedom


April 15th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Do your homework, eat whatever is on the table and don't ever try to be naughty. Parenting has moved beyond the reprimands and stern etiquette ... Read more...

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China is now world’s largest art, antiques market


March 17th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 17 (IANS) China has overtaken the US as the world's biggest market for art and antiques, according to a report.The historic turning point was also an important indicator ... Read more...

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WSH: Pune Strykers salvage another draw


March 9th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) A penalty corner conversion six minutes from close by unheralded Simrandeep Randhava helped Pune Strykers snatch a 3-3 draw with hosts Chennai Cheetahs and maintain their ... Read more...

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Nicest guy Dravid phenomenal: Watson


March 9th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 9 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has showered praise on retired Indian batsman Rahul Dravid, calling him a "phenomenal man" and the "nicest guy" he has ever met ... Read more...

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A rising China good for US: Clinton


March 8th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has praised the progress of US-China relations and rejected the notion that her country is attempting to contain China's rise ... Read more...

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Apple is now worth more than Poland


March 1st, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Apple is now worth more than Poland as its stock market value hit over $500 billion for the first time Thursday, the Daily Mail reported.Apple is ... Read more...

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Dominance of meaningless songs disturbs Javed Akhtar


February 16th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Lyricist Javed Akhtar says he is saddened by the phenomenon of meaningless songs increasing day by day and dominating the music scene."At any given point ... Read more...

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Maoists set road construction vehicles ablaze


February 7th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 7 (IANS) Dozens of armed Maoists Tuesday set on fire at least four road construction vehicles in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police officials here said.Police say that armed Maoists ... Read more...

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Men and women are very different in personality traits


January 5th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Women show greater sensitivity, warmth and apprehension than men, while emotional stability, dominance, rule-consciousness and vigilance are the domain of males, says a study, indicating that ... Read more...

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