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Come out with truth on Osama raid: Pakistani daily


August 31st, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's killing by US commandos is an event of such enormity that it deserves transparency but that is "prevented by ... Read more...

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Flirting may help women be liked, not trusted


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Some women's habit of flirting at workplace holds the possibility of them being viewed as more likeable among men. But, at the same time, it ... Read more...

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Sheen took steriods during ‘Major League’ shoot


July 7th, 2012 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen has revealed that he took steroids while shooting for sports movie "Major League" to get the grip of the game."I wanted to put ... Read more...

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Bank of Canada holds benchmark interest rate


June 6th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, June 6 (IANS) Canada's central bank has kept its benchmark interest rate at 1 percent, which has been unchanged since September 2010, the longest period it has stayed neutral ... Read more...

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Expected 24/7, feel Indian public sector employees


April 11th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Over 70 percent public sector employees in India feel their employer expects them to be available at all times compared to those who work in private ... Read more...

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IMF advises caution on policy easing to India


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Noting that the global recovery had suffered a setback, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised India and other emerging economies with high inflation and public ... Read more...

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Japan’s GDP growth lowered to 5.6 percent


December 9th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 9 (IANS) Japan's economy grew at an annualized 5.6 percent in the July-September quarter, down from a preliminary projection of 6 percent, the authorities said Friday.The downward revision ... Read more...

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Gas prices decline & stand at $3.29 per gallon


December 5th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The price of gas continues to go on the downside despite the fact that the commodity is still costly on the international market. The price of ... Read more...

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World Bank projects 8.4 percent growth for China in 2012


November 22nd, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 22 (IANS) The World Bank Tuesday projected a growth of 9.1 percent for China in 2011, followed by a slower growth of 8.4 percent in 2012.The developing East ... Read more...

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India should use her cricketing power responsibly, says Warne


May 21st, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Spin legend Shane Warne wants India to use her cricketing powers responsibly to ensure that smaller nations are not trampled over in the search for ... Read more...

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I am smitten with my family: Travolta


May 13th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) John Travolta loves being a dad and says he can't think of anything more fun than family time.The 57-year-old actor and his wife Kelly Preston lost ... Read more...

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Wearing leggings could do more harm than good


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): In what has come as a rude shock to an army of women, a new study has warned that leggings could make the muscles 'lazy' and can ... Read more...

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Gibson regrets becoming a movie star


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:10 am ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Troubled actor Mel Gibson regrets ever having pursued a movie career and says he is angry at himself.In an interview with entertainment attorney-turned-showbiz journalist Allison ... Read more...

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52 percent Americans support Peter King Muslim radicalization hearing


March 10th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March.10 (ANI): Nearly 52 percent Americans believe that Republican Senator Peter King's investigation into US Muslims radicalization is appropriate.Gallup poll found 52 percent back a hearing by King's House Homeland Security ... Read more...

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‘Vampire facelift’ using patient’s own blood latest cosmetic fad


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Texas, Feb 23 (ANI): A clinic in Austin, Texas, is offering those who wish to regain their youthful look a new cosmetic procedure called the "vampire facelift", which uses a patient's own ... Read more...

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Now children are cooking their first meal 5-yrs earlier than their parents did


February 16th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A survey has shown that children are taking to the stove and cooking their first meal five-years earlier than their parents' generation did.The Lloyds TSB Home Insurance poll ... Read more...

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‘Thinking cap’ actually makes people ‘think outside the box’


February 9th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 9 (ANI): It's official - the 'thinking cap' developed by Australian researchers really makes people 'think outside the box'.Professor Allan Snyder and Richard Chi from Sydney University's Centre of the ... Read more...

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‘Back-to-back Ashes series could dilute interest’


January 30th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 30 (ANI): Australia's leading experts on sports broadcasting, Colin Smith, has warned that back-to-back Ashes series could dilute interest in the oldest rivalry in cricket.Smith, who helped broker Cricket Australia's ... Read more...

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Eva Mendes would rather be considered funny than sexy


January 23rd, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): It has been 10 years since 'Training Day' put Eva Mendes on the map. Since then, she has worked non-stop, dividing her time between action movies, cop dramas ... Read more...

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‘Taking kids to see Satan’ and ‘heading out for a riot’: Predictive texting


January 8th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): We all have ended up typing a text message that turned out to be something entirely different from what we meant to say, and that sometimes borders on ... Read more...

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Study: Eco-bulbs are a health hazard for babies & pregnant women


December 23rd, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There seems to be a new mankind-created problem. In trying to reduce the amount of harm the mankind’s dependence on energy has created for the environment, new ... Read more...

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Silambarasan Severely Injured!


December 21st, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Silambarasan calls it as a ‘rebirth’ as it was a narrow escape due to his presence of mind. It all happened last night when Silambarasan and his team was busy ... Read more...

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“I’ve never taken fixing allegations seriously”: Kamran Akmal


November 20th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 20 (ANI): Even as uncertainty prevails over Pakistan cricketer Kamran Akmal's future following his implication in the spot-fixing scandal, the discarded wicketkeeper denies taking the 'fixing' allegations against him "seriously," ... Read more...

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New protocol to cut children’s radiation exposure during cardiac treatment


November 15th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): According to a new research, a protocol that uses continuous real-time radiation monitoring, low-dose imaging programs and requires physician awareness of radiation dose, significantly reduced radiation exposure during ... Read more...

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Graphic images on cigarette packs influence intentions to quit smoking


November 14th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Highly graphic images of the negative consequences of smoking have the greatest impact on smokers' intentions to quit, say researchers at the University of Arkansas, Villanova University and ... Read more...

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Global dimming threatening Beijing, Delhi the most, warn scientists


November 11th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.11 (ANI): Scientists and environmental experts scheduled to attend a UN-sponsored Environment Program in Cancun, Mexico, this month, have warned that "global dimming" is emerging as the latest threat to planet ... Read more...

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Gentlemen’s club in UK to finally welcome female members after 119-yrs


October 28th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A gentlemen's club in Britain has finally decided to admit ladies as full members after 119-years.The Caledonian Club had originally been set up as a gentlemen's club in ... Read more...

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Steve Harvey gears up to lose 21 pounds in 21 days


October 17th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 21 pounds in 21 days would seem like a dream (or a goal to scoff at) for those trying everything under the sun to trim ... Read more...

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TV screens to be set up for CWG marathon spectators


October 11th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) TV screens will be set up at public places in Delhi to facilitate easy viewing for the upcoming marathon, Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi said ... Read more...

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The downside of flexible work hours


September 30th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): According to new research out of the University of Toronto, people who have flexible work hours are reporting more blurring of the boundaries between work and the other ... Read more...

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Microsoft LifeCam Studio pledges to do away with grainy web videos


September 25th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Are you tired of the poor quality videos on the web and want to have good quality video capturing device for your video chats then ... Read more...

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Aspirin really can save lives, say Oz researchers


September 14th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): A new Australian study has revealed that the humble painkiller aspirin really can save lives and drastically reduce rates of stroke and heart attack.Meg Jardine from the ... Read more...

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Jude’s Ex To Say It All


August 16th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sadie Frost learnt it the hard way that being married to a famous movie star has its downside if the star in question is Jude ... Read more...

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UK middle-distance runner to decide on participation in 2010 Commonwealth Games


August 16th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): The Kent middle-distance runner Lisa Dobriskey reportedly would decide today whether to defend her 1500-metre title at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi in October this year.Dobriskey ... Read more...

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Goats - cheap, eco friendly lawn mowers!


August 11th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 11 (ANI): If you are the lazy kind, who hates mowing your lawns, or just can't afford it - buy a goat and let it loose!They have a ... Read more...

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