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New Zealand hopes to eradicate smoking by 2025

February 29th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 29 (IANS) New Zealand is aiming to eradicate smoking across the country by 2025, and health researchers have said the government needs to set a date to end ... Read more...

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Indians shine in Chennai Open chess

January 6th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 6 (IANS) The Indian trio of S.L. Narayanan, Akshayraj Kore and Vishnu Prasanna stunned Grandmasters Mark Paragua (Philippines), Dzhumaev Marat (Uzbekistan) and Gomez John Paul (Philippines) respectively in ... Read more...

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India-US ties have lost momentum: US experts

December 28th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Welcoming the "admirable choice" of Nancy Powell, a "capable South Asia hand" as the next United States Ambassador to India, two US experts have said US-India ... Read more...

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Padmini, Tania in lead at National Chess

November 5th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 5 (IANS) Woman Grandmaster Padmini Rout of Orissa drew with WGM Meenakshi Subbaraman of Air India to join leader International Master Tania Sachdev (Air India) after the seventh ... Read more...

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Rombaldoni scores sixth win in World junior chess

August 7th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) Italian International Master Axel Rombaldoni (6.0) continued to impress as he stylishly put it across Polish Grandmaster Piorun Kacper for his sixth win in a row, ... Read more...

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Grover picks up full point in world junior chess

August 5th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) Warming the Indian hearts, Delhi-based International Master Sahaj Grover (3.5) scored a facile victory over FIDE Master Petrisor Adrian-Marian of Romania in the fourth round of ... Read more...

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Internet IP addresses will run out ‘in the next 24 hours’

February 3rd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Growth of Internet-enabled phones like the iPhone and web use in Asia has seen a rapid depletion of IP addresses, which are going to run out in the ... Read more...

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US to call Pak’s bluff with more aid despite its double game on terror

January 8th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): The Obama administration has decided to offer more military, intelligence and economic support to Pakistan, despite the ongoing frustration that Pakistani officials are not doing enough to ... Read more...

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EU-India FTA end game negotiations most difficult: Khullar

December 11th, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashBrussels, Dec 10 (ANI): India's Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar on Friday said that end game negotiations relating to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the European Union and New Delhi ... Read more...

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NATO confident of ‘end-game’ against Taliban in Afghanistan

October 10th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct 10(ANI): NATO officials in Afghanistan have expressed confidence that their fight against the Taliban might be coming to an end.According to some NATO commanders, the insurgency in the region ... Read more...

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California scientists hail ‘penicillin moment’ in cancer treatment

September 15th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): Scientists in the US have hailed a 'penicillin moment' in cancer treatment after trials of a drug that targets the formation of specific tumours using genetic data.The study ... Read more...

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‘Penicillin’ breakthrough in cancer treatment?

September 15th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Scientists have hailed as yet another "penicillin moment" the successful clinical trial of a new drug that could halt or reverse the growth of cancer in the human ... Read more...

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Ex-Oz armed forces chiefs for clarity on troop exit strategy from Afghanistan

July 17th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 17 (ANI): As the Australian death toll in Afghanistan this week reached 17, former defence chiefs contacted by The Age said Australia lacked a clear strategic objective and exit strategy ... Read more...

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Playing Robin Hood made me feel 20 years young: Russell Crowe

April 28th, 2010 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Hollywood actor Russell Crowe has revealed that playing "Robin Hood" has made him feel 20 years young at heart."I pushed myself really hard for Robin Hood. You ... Read more...

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UK boxer Haye as good as Ali, says trainer Dundee

April 3rd, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.3 (ANI): American boxing corner man and trainer Angelo Dundee believes Britain's David Haye "has lit up the world heavyweight division" and will go on to defeat Wladimir Klitschko and unify ... Read more...

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Kiwi scientist wants to rear giant squid in captivity

February 3rd, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 3 (ANI): A New Zealand scientist is attempting to break his own world record for keeping a giant squid alive in captivity.The project is a warm-up for Steve O'Shea from ... Read more...

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Anand, Negi begin with draws at Corus chess

January 17th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Wijk An Zee, Jan 17 (IANS) It was a modest opening for the Indian players as four of the five, including World champion Viswanathan Anand, drew their games while Pentala Harikrishna was ... Read more...

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World’s first molecular transistor created

January 13th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 13 (ANI): Scientists from the US and South Korea have managed to create the world's smallest transistor from only six atoms of carbonsuspended between two gold electrodes.A transistor is ... Read more...

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Karzai says Afghan forces will take over security within five years

November 20th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov. 20 (ANI): Afghan President Hamid Karzai has set a five-year time frame for Afghan forces to take over from international troops."We are determined that by the next five years, ... Read more...

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Jha stuns Ziaur in Asian Zone Chess Championship

August 13th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Local hope and International Master Sriram Jha brightened his dream of qualifying for the World Cup with a stunning victory over top seed Ziaur Rahman in the ... Read more...

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Obama’s Middle East plan to be launched within ‘weeks’

August 4th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Aug. 4 (ANI): Although both Israel and Arab countries have refused to budge from their stands over the settlement issue, the Obama administration is positive that all pieces will fall ... Read more...

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Anderson and Ponting differ on end-game strategy

July 13th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) England's batting hero Jimmy Anderson said Australian captain Ricky Ponting got it wrong by bowling part-time spinner Marcus North in the dramatic final overs of the drawn Cardiff ... Read more...

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End game begins:Parties look for new post-poll allies

May 7th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Anand New Delhi, May 7 (IANS)The end game has begun. The two leading national parties - the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) - have realised that existing pre-poll alliances ... Read more...

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Reconciliation with Taliban only on Afghan Government guidelines: US

March 12th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.12 (ANI): United States Defense Secretary Robert Gates has asserted that any settlement with insurgents in Afghanistan must be under terms set by the Kabul Government. "I think almost all insurgencies ... Read more...

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$635 million effort to wipe out polio in India, Pakistan

January 22nd, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) An international effort spearheaded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged $635 million towards eradicating the crippling polio disease with focus on India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and ... Read more...

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Pak National Assembly passes unanimous resolution against Israel

January 12th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.12 (ANI): Pakistan''s National Assembly on Monday passed a unanimous resolution against Israel''s attacks on the Gaza Strip in a bid to neutralise the militant group Hamas, which has been ... Read more...

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Eight more rescued from besieged hotel, over 15 terrorists inside (Lead)

November 27th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) At least eight more hostages were rescued from Oberoi Trident hotel Thursday evening in what appeared to be the end game of a long drawn battle of attrition ... Read more...

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Foreign diplomats keenly watching Musharrafs impeachment process

August 12th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 12 (ANI): Foreign diplomats posted in Islamabad have said that the ongoing development in Islamabad (Musharrafs impeachment) was an internal matter of Pakistan and that their respective countries ... Read more...

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Obama beats Clinton in money raising game

March 7th, 2008 - 11:54 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 7 (IANS) As the battle for Democratic presidential nomination grows fiercer by the day, front-runner Barack Obama's campaign announced it had raised a record $55 million in February, ... Read more...

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