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Olympic modern penthathon: Svoboda wins gold for Czechs


August 12th, 2012 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) David Svoboda of the Czech Republic took gold Saturday in the men's modern pentathlon at Olympics here .Svoboda entered the final combined run and shoot ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Warm-up exercise helps tiny shrews survive icy waters


July 5th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
This behaviour is unexpected because lower body temperatures enable diving mammals to stay underwater for longer. Heating up doesn't make sense as animals use up oxygen more quickly when they are ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Philippines lauds boxert Pacquiao despite defeat


June 10th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, June 10 (IANS) The Philippines government Sunday hailed Manny Pacquiao although he failed to defend his World Boxing Organisation welterweight belt after losing to American Timothy Bradley.Deputy presidential spokeswoman ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Milk compound tough on waistline isolated


June 6th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Berne, June 6 (IANS) Scientists have identified a natural milk compound that keeps obesity at bay in mice even as they continue to enjoy high-fat diets. "This is present in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Beetroot boosts runners’ speed, stamina’


April 26th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) Beetroot seems to boost the speed and stamina of runners because of the presence of high levels of performance-enhancing chemicals called nitrates, says a study at ... Read more...

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Tendulkar inspired Umesh to work on a new delivery (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils' young fast bowler Umesh Yadav feels that variation and change of pace will be crucial in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and ... Read more...

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Change of pace and variation crucial in Twenty20: Umesh Yadav


March 27th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils' young fast bowler Umesh Yadav feels that variation and change of pace will be crucial in the Indian Premier League (IPL).Umesh, who was ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jakupovic wins ITF women’s tennis tournament title


March 10th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad, March 10 (IANS) Dalila Jakupovic, the 20-year-old top seed from Slovenia, completed a double as she rallied out second seeded Peangtarn Plipuech of Thailand 6-4, 7-5 in the final ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jakupovic in final of ITF women’s tournament


March 9th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad, March 9 (IANS) Top seeded Dalila Jakupovic of Slovenia and No.2 Peangtarn Plipuech of Thailand entered the singles final of the Endurance-MSLTA $10,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) women's tournament ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

MSLTA Women’s Tennis: Arantekin upsets Luz


March 8th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad, March 8 (IANS) Qualifier Seda Arantekin of Turkey saved two match points to upset fourth-seeded Barbara Luz of Portugal while seventh-seeded Italian Sephanie Scimone eliminated No.3 and compatriot Nicole ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Djokovic pips Nadal to win longest Grand Slam final


January 29th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Novak Djokovic edged past Rafael Nadal in the longest Grand Slam final to defend his men's singles Australian Open crown at Melbourne Park here Sunday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tokyo Marathon winner Aryasova stripped of title for doping


January 25th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 25 (IANS) Russian athlete Tatiana Aryasova has been stripped of her 2011 Tokyo Marathon title after she tested positive for a banned substance, organisers of the marathon confirmed.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

TVS to roll out scooters, bikes with common engine


December 28th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 28 (IANS) Two-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company will roll out new gearless scooters, motorcycles and other variants with new and common fuel-efficient engines in 2013 and gain from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Amitabh is like a true soldier: Arjun Rampal


December 16th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) Actor Arjun Rampal, who was last seen in "RA.One", is not only in awe of Amitabh Bachchan as an actor but also as a person ... Read more...

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Freddie Starr all set for Celebrity Big Brother


November 17th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Freddie Starr is reportedly set to join next season’s Celebrity Big Brother show. He reportedly told his friends that he has been added to the show.Starr ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mindless diving is of no use: Jonty Rhodes


October 20th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) His flexibility and quick reflex actions had left many people in awe but Jonty Rhodes, one of the greatest fielders of cricket, says mindless diving ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mustard compound key to becoming lean, muscular


October 4th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) A promising plant steroid found in mustard could help one become lean and muscular. When given orally to rats, it triggered a response similar to anabolic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Revving up style, oomph, racing IQ for Indian Grand Prix


September 29th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Four pretty young things, with a faint clue of F1 - "The Fast and The Gorgeous 2" winners, who will be the face of the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘The Fast and The Gorgeous’ back with Ambika Anand


August 20th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Popular reality show "Force India The Fast and The Gorgeous" is back with its second season - filled with beauty, glitz and glamour with anchor ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Motorsports: Vaidya, Uday maintain lead


June 17th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 16 (IANS) Manoj Vaidya and co-driver Uday Kumar stretched their overnight lead to over four minutes at the end of the fourth and penultimate leg of the 2,100 ... Read more...

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Imran, Rashid move ahead in Dakshin Dare Rally


June 14th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 14 (IANS) Imran and co-driver Rashid snatched a slender lead over Manoj Vaidya and Uday Kumar at the end of Leg-2 in the Dakshin Dare Rally that arrived ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Teen juggler creates world record with 26 catches with 10 balls


June 9th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jacksonville, June 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A teenager is the record holder in the juggling world after he managed to complete 26 catches with 10 balls. The Juggling Information Service Committee on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Yoga helps elderly stroke victims improve balance, endurance


June 5th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Elderly victims of stroke exposed to yoga produce "exciting" results, including greater confidence and balance, new research says.Researchers from Indiana University explored whether this popular mind-body ... Read more...

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FOX History & Entertainment gets a new name


May 16th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) FOX History & Entertainment has been renamed FOX History & Traveller and now the focus of the English infotainment channel will be travel-based content. "Travel ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Super-fit Brit businessman, 50, will run 66 ultra-marathons in 66 days


April 20th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20 (ANI): A businessman in Britain is set to run 66 ultra-marathons in 66 days to help raise 1 million pounds for a charity.Andy McMenemy, 50, the son of a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jenson Button, Jessica Michibata compete in Hawaii triathlon


April 5th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Formula One driver Jenson Button and his model girlfriend Jessica Michibata were spotted taking part in a triathlon in Hawaii.Button, 31, managed to come an impressive ninth out ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

You don’t need to look like Tarzan if you bowl like Jane, Steyn tells budding pacers


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 16 (ANI): The world's leading fast bowler Dale Steyn ahs said that budding pacers must train their bodies for endurance, not bursts of power to avoid being plagued by injuries.South ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mini choppers inspired by spinning seeds could soon be a reality


January 29th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Technology gets inspiration from nature very often - and a new study is just another example of that - a mini helicopter that mimics flying tree seeds.Standard mini ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Modern humans would easily beat Neanderthals in a marathon


January 29th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): If humans were to be pitted against Neanderthals in a marathon, the former would win, says a new study.Having said that, Neanderthal bones were built for long-distance walking ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Being called ‘Pommy bastard’ in Oz shaped my character: Prince Charles


January 27th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 27 (ANI): While sympathising with Australia over its recent devastating floods, Prince Charles revealed his 'huge affection' for the Australians who called him a 'Pommy bastard' in his youth and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to test endurance of its astronauts in space


January 18th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan.18 (ANI): China plans to test the endurance of its astronauts in space through long-term missions.According to the China Daily, the aim is to establish the astronauts' operational and decision-making abilities ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

James Cameron Says Filmmaking Is About Absorbing Storytelling


January 17th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
. His squad was conscious that, if the viewers had to be wholly dipped into the underwater world, it had to be perpetrated with 3D. Cameron has asserted to IANS that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mizoram win police badminton championship


January 10th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Mizoram won the team championship at the 3rd All India Police Badminton Championship, organised by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), which concluded here Sunday.In the singles event, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mike Tyson back to Brooklyn for new reality show on racing pigeons


January 7th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 07 (ANI): Boxer Mike Tyson is gearing up for his new Animal Planet reality show on racing pigeons in Brooklyn.Tyson admits his new TV show is strictly for the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chinese set new record after standing in ice for 2 hrs


January 5th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Two Chinese men have made a new world record for endurance after they stood encased in ice for two hours.Chen Kecai and Jin Songhao stripped down to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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