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Barca captain Puyol fractures cheek bone


August 28th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 28 (IANS) Barcelona captain Carles Puyol has broken his right cheek bone, the club confirmed.The 34-year-old has suffered the same injury on three previous occasions, but ... Read more...

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Karan Malhotra’s wife Ekta to turn director


August 24th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) "Agneepath" director Karan Malhotra's wife Ekta might wield the megaphone soon too, but only once her husband's next movie, scripted by her, hits the screens."She ... Read more...

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Chimps selfish when it comes to food


August 17th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Some things cannot be explained by evolution. Chimps and bonobos don't share an innate sense of fairness with their closest human kin.Keith Jensen, professor at Queen ... Read more...

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India may tweak SME definition for IKEA investment


August 4th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian government may change the definition of small and medium enterprises (SME) to facilitate investments from Swedish furniture giant IKEA, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand ... Read more...

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Clue to why women live longer discovered


August 4th, 2012 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A genetic clue to why women outlive men has been found in a study of fruit flies by British researchers.The research, published in the journal Current ... Read more...

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Grammy-winning band to release new album


February 28th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Feb 28 (IANS/EFE) Black:Guayaba, the first Puerto Rican rock band to win a Grammy, announced Monday the launching of its third album, "La conexion".Lead singer Gustavo Gonzalez told ... Read more...

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Microsoft redesigns Windows logo


February 18th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 18 (IANS) Microsoft Friday announced that it was redesigning the logo of Windows software, making a fundamental change to the iconic four-colour Windows logo users have been ... Read more...

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‘Transformers 4′ all set to be directed by Michael Bay


February 15th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura has confirmed that Michael Bay will return for the next installment of the Transformers movie. Bay directed the first three movies under ... Read more...

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Painter Antoni Tapies dies


February 7th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) Spanish artist Antoni Tapies, who wielded a strong influence on 20th century painting, died Monday, said sources in the Barcelona city government. He was 88.The painter, ... Read more...

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Attentiveness in KG key to work-oriented skills


January 30th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 30 (IANS) Attentiveness in kindergarten (KG) is the key to developing "work-oriented" skills in school children later as adults. "Children who are more likely to work autonomously and ... Read more...

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Historic SCG to get $186 million facelift


January 3rd, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) The hostoric Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) currently hosting its 100th Test is all set to get a $186 million facelift and will don a new look ... Read more...

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Consumer confidence rebounds in US


November 30th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 30 (IANS/EFE) US consumer confidence in the evolution of the nation's economy rose in November to its highest level since July, The Conference Board said Tuesday.The Consumer ... Read more...

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Franco the Gorilla launches new disc


November 19th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Nov 19 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican rapper Franco the Gorilla is launching his second album, "La Verdadera Maquina" (The Real Machine), in which he works with artists he describes ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Growth of US manufacturing sector slows


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 2 (IANS/EFE) Growth of the US manufacturing sector slowed in October to just above the threshhold where expansion begins and contraction is left behind, the Institute for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Buddh track will help drivers overtake: BMW-Sauber


October 21st, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 21 (IANS) The Buddh International Circuit will help drivers overtake but they need to learn where that works and how effective the Drag Reduction System (DRS) ... Read more...

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Chavez says he’s free of cancer


October 21st, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Oct 21 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Thursday that the tests he underwent in recent days in Cuba detected no "malignant cells".Dressed in a military uniform upon his ... Read more...

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Tata Teleservices integrates all services under Tata DOCOMO


October 19th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) All the services of telephony provider Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL) including Tata Indicom, Tata Walky and Tata Photon will be integrated under one unified brand ... Read more...

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World’s first desert geopark opens in China


September 27th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 27 (IANS) The world's first desert geopark opened has opened in China, authorities said.The geopark was opened Monday in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, reported Xinhua.Geoparks are ... Read more...

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Peace in Karachi, No.1 priority: Gilani


July 31st, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) It was in the best interests of Pakistan that peace and stability is maintained in the commercial capital of Karachi, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... Read more...

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US home prices up for first time in eight months


June 29th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 29 (IANS/EFE) The price of single family homes in the 20 biggest US metropolitan areas rose in April by 0.7 percent over the preceding month, the first ... Read more...

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Kerala capital gets high-tech museum


May 8th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 8 (IANS) The historic Park View building in Kerala's capital city has transformed itself into a modern, high-tech museum giving a peek into the evolution of the state ... Read more...

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Pigs’ love of mud linked to their evolution


April 30th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): It is well known that pigs wallow in mud to keep cool because they do not have normal sweat glands to regulate their body temperature.But a scientist in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Female dogs are ‘more intelligent’ than male canines


April 30th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): A study has found that female canines are more intelligent than males, and that in at least once task the females have the edge.Scientists studied a range of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Father of CD,’ Norio Ohga dies at 81


April 24th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 24 (ANI): Norio Ohga, the former president and chairman of Sony, who was credited with developing the compact disc, is dead. He was 81.Sony said Ohga, who led the company ... Read more...

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Like humans, chimps too give birth to backward-facing babies


April 20th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): The pattern of childbirth, long thought to be a unique feature to humans - the arrival of the baby facing backwards relative to its mother - has now ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Constant evolution alone will popularise cricket: Dave Richardson


April 2nd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Powerplays, the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) and free-hits have made 50-over cricket attractive and all these innovations have made the 2011 World Cup more exciting, ... Read more...

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Tata Chemicals re-brands global subsidiaries


April 1st, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Tata Chemicals Limited (TCL), part of the $67.4 billion Tata Group, Friday announced a major re-branding initiative, embracing its subsidiaries in Britain, the US and Kenya ... Read more...

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Mobile phone doubling up as laptop could dethrone iPad


April 1st, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) A mobile phone doubling up as a laptop is being hailed as the gadget that could end iPad's supremacy in the market.The Motorola Atrix phone can ... Read more...

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New plant species offers insights into how evolution works


March 18th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that a new plant species is providing an insight into how evolution works and could help improve crop plants.The new plant species, Tragopogon miscellus, appeared ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People lie more online than in face-to-face chats


March 6th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): A person more is likely to lie on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and online dating portals than in a face-to-face conversation, suggest experts."Most ... Read more...

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‘Femme Fatale’ is the best album I have ever made, says Britney


March 5th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, March 05 (ANI): Britney Spears, who is making a comeback with her new album 'Femme Fatale', has a message for her fans.She says her new work is 'the best album ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber donates his hair for charity


February 25th, 2011 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Teen sensation Justin Bieber, who recently had a new haircut, has donated his locks for auction, money from which will go to charity.Bieber signed a box at the ... Read more...

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Earth’s inner core rotating slower than previously believed


February 21st, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): A new research has given the first accurate estimate of how much faster the Earth's inner core is rotating compared to the rest of the planet.Previous research had ... Read more...

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India to face challenge of inclusive growth


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Feb 10 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D. Subbarao has India would face the challenges of inclusive growth in the coming days as the country would move on a ... Read more...

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Fossilized ancient rabbit skull on display in Beijing


February 7th, 2011 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) A fossilized skull of an ancient rabbit believed to be about 54 million years old was put on display here for visitors to mark the Chinese lunar year ... Read more...

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