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EU experts in Sri Lanka to study dengue


February 16th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 16 (IANS) Experts from the European Union have arrived in Sri Lanka to conduct a study on the dengue epidemic, the health ministry said Thursday.According to an official, ... Read more...

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Go by gut feeling, you would be right


August 31st, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) While setting goals one should go by his or her gut feeling, as more often than not it will be right, say researchers.According to a study ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams shares bed with dogs


July 16th, 2011 - 3:44 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field share their bed with eight dogs.The "Take That" singer, who is married to US actress, has ... Read more...

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Exercise helps brain cancer patients live longer: Study


June 22nd, 2011 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 22 (IANS) Brain cancer patients who are able to exercise live significantly longer than patients who are not able to do so, says a new study.The study ... Read more...

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Will-Kat postponed honeymoon ‘weeks ago’ following location speculation


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 02 (ANI): It has emerged that the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate, decided "weeks ago" to postpone their honeymoon following frenzied speculation about where ... Read more...

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Queen to take post-wedding weekend with hubby Philip


April 29th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
"They will also be rather tired. After all, they have the wedding in the morning and then a reception for more than 650. But mainly they want Middleton and William's friends to ... Read more...

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FarmVille’s new offering - the English Countryside


March 17th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) FarmVille, a farming social network game on Facebook that has 45 million active players across the world, has now come up with the English ... Read more...

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Obama puts basketball bets on Pittsburgh Panthers


March 16th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 16 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has announced his NCAA March Madness picks, and made it clear that he is especially keen on the Pittsburgh Panthers."I haven't finished my ... Read more...

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Famous Purse Employed In The Florida School Board’s Shooting Case Is Auctioned On eBay


December 24th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The brownish faux crocodilian purse of Ginger Littleton had entered the headlines in the preceding week when Littleton had employed it in an audacious endeavor ... Read more...

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England cool, calm and ready for Ashes storm: Broad


November 23rd, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov.23 (ANI): The England cricket team is cool, calm and ready for Ashes storm, claims fast bowler Stuart BroadIn a write-up for The Sun, Broad said the preparation for the first ... Read more...

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Prince William to buy superbike


November 13th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Britain's Prince William, the second-in-line to the throne, has plans to take his girlfriend Kate Middleton for a long drive -- not in a luxury limousine but ... Read more...

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Prince William to buy 190mph superbike


November 13th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Britain's Prince William is apparently planning to buy a new top-of-the-range Italian-made 190mph superbike.The Prince, 28, is in discussion about ordering 17,500-pound Ducati 1198SP- nicknamed Duke.According to ... Read more...

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Hitting wicket hard key to mastering Kookaburra ball Down Under: Broad


November 11th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 11 (ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Broad has said that hitting the wicket hard is the key to mastering the Kookaburra ball in Australian conditions.He further said bending your back ... Read more...

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England bowlers to practice with Kookaburra balls to come out swinging


August 1st, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 1 (ANI): England's fast bowlers will start practicing with the unfamiliar Kookaburra cricket balls well before the Ashes in the hope of reproducing their impressive swing-bowling form in Australia.The threat ... Read more...

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‘Wedding gift’ Chinese vases auctioned for 500,000 pounds


August 1st, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) A pair of old Chinese porcelain vases which were lying for years on a shelf in a retired couple's home in Britain have fetched a whopping 500,000 pounds ... Read more...

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World’s richest man buys New York mansion


July 29th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 29 (IANS) Mexican Carlos Slim, the world's richest man, has just bought a magnificient mansion in New York for a whopping $44 million. Slim already owns a major interest in ... Read more...

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Oz collapse not due to inability to handle ’swing-friendly’ Dukes ball: Nielsen


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23(ANI): Australian coach Tim Nielsen has denied suggestions that his batsmen cannot cope with the swing-friendly nature of the Dukes ball used in England.Australia's collapse on the opening day of ... Read more...

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Clarke expects close Test series against Pakistan


July 12th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Australia batsman Michael Clarke is expecting a tight Test series against Pakistan following his side's 2-0 defeat in the Twenty20 series.Clarke, who captained the side in Twenty20s, believes ... Read more...

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Pak pace trio will worry Oz batsmen: Waqar


July 7th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jul 7 (ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis has said that pace trio of Mohammad Aamer, Mohammad Asif and Umar Gul will worry the Australian batsmen in English conditions during their ... Read more...

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Man arrested for breaking into a Georgia house and taking a shower


July 1st, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Roswell, Georgia July 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police have arrested a man for breaking into a home, located in Roswell, Georgia and then taking a shower there too.The Roswell police spokesman Lt. ... Read more...

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Roswell, Georgia Man Arrested For Entering Home and Taking Shower


July 1st, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An unidentified man, who claims to be the “Duke of Germany” has been arrested in Roswell, Georgia, after home owners came in to discover him standing inside their ... Read more...

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What helps plants go green?


June 30th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Researchers have found a central part in the machinery that turns plants green when they sense light.Plants, according to Meng Chen, an assistant professor of biology at Duke, ... Read more...

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Butler Bulldogs Registers Victory Against Michigan State In NCAA Semifinal


April 4th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Indianapolis, Apr 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) All the fans of the Butler Bulldogs were in for a treat on Saturday night as the team registered a scintillating victory against the Michigan ... Read more...

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Tyler Hansbrough’s Jersey Number 50 Retired


February 11th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Feb 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The talented basketball player of the Indiana Pacers, Tyler Hansbrough, who had exhibited some incredible performances in his college career has been ... Read more...

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Low-income mothers distrust men


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) The vast majority of low-income mothers strongly distrust the opposite sex, says a recent study. But it did not come in the way of their marrying, and cultivating a ... Read more...

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Obama’s ’secret weapon’ on the basketball court revealed


October 7th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, October 7 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama secret weapon that helps him defeats others on the basketball court has been revealed by Senator Bob Casey.Casey was speaking at ... Read more...

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Revenge-for-hire service to get even with your enemies


September 23rd, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 23 (ANI): Want to get even with your friends, loved ones and colleagues? Well, a revenge-for-hire service might just do the trick for you.Alibis and Paybacks, opened by two American ... Read more...

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Akram offers to help Johnson to resurrect his Ashes campaign


July 25th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 25 (ANI): The greatest left-arm pacer of all time, Wasim Akram, has offered to come to the aid of Mitchell Johnson, as the Australian paceman seeks to resurrect his Ashes ... Read more...

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“Real Housewives of New Jersey” season finale


June 17th, 2009 - 10:49 pm ICT by GD
It seems just yesterday that the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" embarked on their new season, but the show is already headed towards the season finale. The finale got aired on Bravo ... Read more...

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US man sues Guinness Book for naming him world’s most litigious man!


May 28th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 28 (ANI): A Kentucky man who keeps suing people is suing the Guinness Book of World Records for naming him the world's most litigious man.It is believed that ... Read more...

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Cutting down on carbohydrates slows prostate tumour growth


May 27th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS) Cutting down on carbohydrates may slow prostate tumour growth, according to a study conducted on animals. "Researchers believe that insulin and insulin-like growth factor contribute to the proliferation ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen cant tell his twin sons apart


March 21st, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): Hollywood actor Charlie Sheen, who recently became a father after his wife Brooke Mueller gave birth to twin sons, has revealed that he still cant tell his ... Read more...

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Kitty Spencer Grossed Out by the Princes


March 10th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by GD
The niece of the late Princess Diana said she cannot understand why blood sports should be a hobby. The 18-year old socialite and daughter of Diana's brother Earl Spencer says ... Read more...

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America’s loss is India and China’s gain: US study


March 2nd, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Loss of tens of thousands of skilled immigrants to countries like India and China "is an economic catastrophe that will hurt US competitiveness for decades to come", says ... Read more...

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Terracotta vase left in garden for 20 years turns out to be ancient Egyptian relic!


February 3rd, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 03 (ANI): A terracotta vase used as a garden ornament turned out to be an ancient Egyptian relic dating back almost 3,000 years.The owner inherited the 13-inch high stone ... Read more...

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