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205 players for blind Chess Olympiad


August 9th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) In all, 205 competitors, including 19 International Masters and over 90 FIDE-rated players representing 26 countries will be taking part in the 15th Chess Olympiad for ... Read more...

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Dependence on defence imports risky for India: Experts


March 17th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) As much as 70 percent dependence on imports for weapons and other defence equipment even 65 years after independence is a risky proposition for India and ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa seeks people’s support for price rise


November 20th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 20 (IANS) Defending her decision to hike bus fares and milk prices and the proposed rise in power tariffs, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Sunday urged people to ... Read more...

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Pakistan start training for Sri Lanka series


October 12th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan's national cricket team assembled in Lahore for a short training camp under interim coach Mohsin Khan ahead of the series against Sri Lanka in the ... Read more...

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Growing demand for Ijaz Butt’s removal as PCB chief


September 21st, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 21 (IANS) The opposition to Ijaz Butt's continuing as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman is mounting with former players and officials demanding his removal.While the PCB ... Read more...

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Finn backs Strauss to continue as Test and one-day captain


April 24th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24 (ANI): Fast bowler Steve Finn has backed Andrew Strauss to continue his dual role as Test and one-day captain, despite England's dismal performance at 2011 World Cup.Strauss is now ... Read more...

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Britain receives its largest military aircraft


April 19th, 2011 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Britain's largest military aircraft, which is nearly 60 metres long and has a wingspan of 60 metres, arrived in the country from Madrid to undergo intensive ... Read more...

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How salt causes hypertension


April 15th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A new study tends to comprehend the mechanism behind salt-induced hypertension.A research from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Kent State University has explained the causes ... Read more...

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Kamran’s replacement Salman aims to justify his selection in Pak team for Windies tour


April 8th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 8(ANI): Mohammad Salman, who has replaced Kamran Akmal as the Pakistan wicketkeeper in both Twenty20 and one-day matches during the upcoming West Indies tour, has said that his inclusion in ... Read more...

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Singam Puli - A tiring experience (Tamil Film Review; Rating **)


March 5th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Singam Puli; Director: Sai Ramani; Cast: Jiiva, Divya Spandana, Soundarya, Ponvannan, Pandu, Santhanam; Music: Mani Sharma; Rating: **There was a buzz around this movie, since people wanted to know how ... Read more...

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Molecule engineered to attack HIV shows positive results


January 20th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study has found that an RNA molecule engineered to attack HIV in two different ways is showing positive results.The molecule, which both curbs viral replication inside ... Read more...

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‘Chaperone’ enzyme could help cells tolerate cancer-causing DNA damage


January 19th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): University of North Carolina researchers have found how a 'chaperone' enzyme has a major role in cells' ability to tolerate the DNA damage that leads to cancer and ... Read more...

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‘Siruthai’ is a family entertainer (Tamil Film Review; Rating: ***)


January 15th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Aravindan D.I. Film: "Siruthai"; Cast: Karthi, Tamannaah, Santhanam, Manobala, Avinash, Santhanabharathy, Baby Rakshana; Producer: Studio Green; Director: Sauryam Siva; Music: Vidyasagar; Camera: Velraj; Rating: ***"Siruthai" has come out as a festival bonanza ... Read more...

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Study: Prozac is a multi-use drug; helps in stroke recovery too


January 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study claims that the drug, Prozac which is widely used as antidepressants can also potentially aid in the recovery of patients with mild to severe ... Read more...

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Sampath Is Happy To Play Bharath’s Father In ‘Yuvan Yuvathi’


January 11th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sampath, who is usually known for his villainous character, is going to play father first time on-screen. He plays actor Bharath’s dad in the film, which elaborates the relationship of ... Read more...

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BCCI maintains total transparency on IPL: Amin


January 9th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 9 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Chirayu Amin Sunday denied that Chennai Super Kings owner N. Srinivasan had an edge over the other team owners as he is also ... Read more...

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2G scam: Delhi court holds Swamy’s complaint against Raja as ‘maintainable’


January 7th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): A Delhi court on Friday held as 'maintainable' the complaint filed by Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy seeking prosecution of former Telecom Minister A Raja in ... Read more...

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Jeeva’s Busy New Year


December 28th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
that features him in the role of a photo journalist. Yesteryear actress Radha’s daughter Karthika and Pia have starred opposite him in female lead role.The other film Singam Puli features ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan Wants A New Face To Replace Priyanka Chopra In 2 States


December 24th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Chetan Bhagat’s novel ‘2 States’, which is going to make a big screen entry in Bollywood, has now got new hero, new director and may be a fresh heroine too! ... Read more...

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Swiss engineers may be charged with smuggling N-technology to AQ Khan ring in Pak


December 24th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): A Swiss magistrate has called for the prosecution of three Swiss engineers suspected of smuggling nuclear weapons technology to scientist Dr A.Q. Khan's network in Pakistan.Swiss federal magistrate ... Read more...

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Siruthai To Wrap Up Shooting Next Week


December 7th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
As known earlier, the film is a remake of yesteryear Tollywood blockbuster 'Vikramakudu' starring Ravi Teja in dual roles with hottie Anushka in female lead character. Karthi takes up the dual ... Read more...

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Trade bodies address ‘Strategies and Preparedness for trade and Globalisation in India’


October 19th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.19 (ANI): World Trade Organsiation (WTO), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) came together at a conference here on ... Read more...

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Jeeva Becomes A Father!


October 18th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Good news for Jeeva fans. The actor has become a dad now, as his wife Supriya delivered a baby boy on October 14 morning. Jeeva and ... Read more...

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Court questions cricket board’s secretary on dual role


September 16th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday suggested to Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary N. Srinivasan to either contest election for the presidentship of the cricket ... Read more...

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Cigarette smoke may cause inflammation through a new chemical pathway


September 3rd, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): Cigarette smoke causes a key enzyme that regulates the body's response to inflammation, to shut off, according to a new study.Researchers at University of Alabama at Birmingham found ... Read more...

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Superstar Rajnikanth To Meet Big B


August 14th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Superstar Rajnikanth will be visiting Mumbai after 15 long years for the music release of his upcoming movie Robot. The Tamil audio was launched in ... Read more...

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A.R. Murugadoss Disappointed With Inception Connection


July 9th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Disgruntled with rumors that Murugadoss' upcoming trilingual movie 7 AUM Arivu is a remake of Christopher Nolan's yet to be released movie Inception, the filmmaker ... Read more...

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Protein that thwarts tumor invasion uncovered


June 6th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Cancer cells lacking a key protein are more invasive and more likely to metastasize, providing a possible drug target to combat certain tumor types, scientists at UT Southwestern ... Read more...

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Love Aaj Kal Remake In Telugu


June 5th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Good News for the Pawan Kalyan fans and movie lovers who want to see a variety in movies regardless of the hero. Telugu film industry's power ... Read more...

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OCA takes exception to Sports Ministry’s remarks on Randhir Singh


May 28th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has taken serious exception to the Sports Ministry questioning the credibility of its secretary general Randhir Singh, saying that such personal ... Read more...

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MTNL to provide online broadband security


May 25th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) State-run Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) Tuesday entered into a pact with security services provider F-secure to provide online protection to its broadband customers. The MTNL PC protection, ... Read more...

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“There is lot more enthusiasm in ‘Housefull’” - Deepika


March 31st, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Deepika Padukone can pretty much be complimented for the variety of roles that she has been picking up ever since playing the dual role of a ... Read more...

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Giles slams claims of preferential treatment to Bell, Trott


December 14th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14(ANI): England selector Ashley Giles has slammed reports that batsman Ian Bell and fast bowler Jonathan Trott were included in the squad on tour to South Africa due to his ... Read more...

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New neurons erase old memories to make new ones


November 13th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Newborn neurons in the brain make room for new memories by moving out the old ones, concludes a new mice study.The study provides some of the first evidence ... Read more...

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‘I never recommended Poonam Bajwa’ -Jeeva


November 4th, 2009 - 3:48 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
After winning rave reviews for sharing a scintillating onscreen chemistry in "Thennavattu'. Jeeva and Poonam Bajwa have paired again for "Kaccheri Arambam'. In the recent times, there has been a buzz ... Read more...

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