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Olympics women’s hockey: China lose to Japan, miss making semis


August 7th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) China failed to reach the women's hockey semifinals at the London Olympics after losing to Japan 0-1 in the last round of group matches.China collected ... Read more...

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‘Indian rowers performed beyond expectations at Olympics’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) India rowing coach Ismail Baig says he is satisfied at the way his three-member team performed at the London Olympics.He said Swaran Singh finishing 16th in ... Read more...

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Olympics archery: No excuse to offer, say coaches


August 5th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) India's archery coaches Limba Ram and Ravi Shankar have no excuse to offer for their team's disastrous show at the London Olympics."There are no excuses at ... Read more...

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Hype around Indian archery team justified: Team manager


July 20th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Team manager Paresh Mukherjee has said the hype around Indian archers was justified but the athletes should be reasonable with their expectations at the London ... Read more...

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Weather can decide the medal, says shooter Sodhi


July 19th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) India's top double trap shooter Ronjan Singh Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, said weather can be the deciding factor in his event during the London Games."It ... Read more...

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Guwahati molestation: Amitabh questions media role


July 18th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) How did a television camera crew know about the molestation of a teenage girl outside a pub in Guwahati, Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan has asked ... Read more...

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Kim doesn’t count calories


July 18th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 18 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian says she is happy to indulge in whatever she wants when she goes out for dinner."I used to eat a ton of ... Read more...

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Don’t bring Lokpal bill on last day, BJP warns government


May 18th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday warned the government against bringing the Lokpal bill on the last day of the current budget session of ... Read more...

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Briton held for sexual assault in Beijing


May 10th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) A Briton has been detained in the Chinese capital for getting drunk and allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on the side of a road, police said ... Read more...

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Easy win for Nadal, but Spaniard unhappy with surface in Madrid


May 10th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 10 (IANS) Rafael Nadal enjoyed a comfortable debut in the Mutua Madrid with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Russian Nikolay Davydenko, though the Spaniard raised concerns with ... Read more...

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China urges US to stop meddling on Tibet


March 29th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) China has urged the US to stop meddling in its internal affairs through the Tibet issue."We are resolutely opposed to it," the China Daily quoted Foreign ... Read more...

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Changes in marriage law welcome, says women


March 25th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The government's move to make divorce a quicker process has been largely welcomed as a long overdue step though some women activists and lawyers have ... Read more...

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We will have a couple of tricks up our sleeve: Arthur


March 7th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 7 (IANS) Australia coach Micky Arthur Wednesday promised that his team will have some tricks up its sleeves to defeat Sri Lanka in Thursday's tri-series decider.The South African ... Read more...

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Definition: What are Paczkis?


February 21st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Due to their similarities, Paczkis are often referred to as doughnuts and vice versa but there is a slight difference between the two. Over the years, ... Read more...

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David Domoney: ‘Viagra is good for plants too’


January 19th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Plant lovers have the excuse to buy Viagra. In the first of its kind, the blockbuster drug has been found to be beneficial to plants as well. ... Read more...

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People tell more lies in January


January 13th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Believe it or not, people tell the maximum number of lies in the month of January than at any other time of the year, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US troops to be out of Iraq this year


December 12th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After almost nine years, the last US troop in Iraq is expected to leave the country by the end of the year. The Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri ... Read more...

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Nagas warn of fresh action as PM visits Manipur


December 3rd, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 3 (IANS) The United Naga Council, which recently lifted the over 100-day economic blockade of Manipur, Saturday warned of fresh action if their land is "bifurcated". The ... Read more...

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FDI standoff an excuse not to bring Lokpal, alleges Hazare


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Dec 2 (IANS) Anna Hazare Friday accused the central government of prolonging the parliament stalemate over the issue of foreign equity in retail as an excuse not ... Read more...

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Russian newsreader fired for giving Obama the finger


November 25th, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian woman newsreader has been dismissed for reportedly giving US President Barack Obama the finger while on air.Award-winning REN TV presenter Tatiana Limanova ... Read more...

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James Franco turns photographer


November 23rd, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Actor James Franco has signed a project to work as a guest campaign photographer for denim brand 7 For All Mankind.Franco will direct and shoot the ... Read more...

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Hurley has shoulder pain, resting


November 17th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Hurley is resting at home after suffering pain in her shoulder.The 46-year-old experienced the pain Monday when she was changing her clothes. She then ... Read more...

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ISI calls the shots in Pakistan: Imran Khan


November 14th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency is calling the shots in the country, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan says, adding that the government lacks moral courage, "giving ... Read more...

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No time for workout: Lavigne


October 26th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Canadian singer Avril Lavigne says her hectic schedule keeps her away from the gym but she is thankful her work keeps her constantly on her toes."If ... Read more...

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Parents force daughter to have medieval duels


October 20th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A married couple in the United States have told the police that they have the right to punish their child in any way that they deem ... Read more...

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WWE Raw: Ryder vs Swagger/ Ryan vs Ziggler


October 18th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vickie Guererro accompanied her two clients, Jack Swagger and Dolph Ziggler to the ring last night on 'WWE Monday Night Raw' as Swagger prepared to face Zack Ryder. ... Read more...

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Excuse me, are you the PM? Indian woman asks Cameron


October 17th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) "Excuse me, are you the prime minister," an Indian woman asked when David Cameron, who was travelling in the London Underground, struck up a conversation ... Read more...

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Advani’s yatra an insult to land of Jayaprakash Narayan: Lalu


October 11th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 11 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Tuesday termed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani's 'Jan Chetna Yatra' as an "insult" to the land ... Read more...

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Deaf-mute jailed for sex attacks in China


September 28th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 28 (IANS) A Chinese deaf and mute man has been jailed for attempting to rape young women who tried to help him as he pretended being a Japanese ... Read more...

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Possibility of civil war in Libya: PM


September 28th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Sep 27 (IANS) With the security situation deteriorating in Libya, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday voiced his concern, saying there is "a chance of ... Read more...

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Britons say sorry eight times a day


September 14th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Britain is a country of "over-apologetic" people who say sorry up to eight times a day. And most of the time for things that are not ... Read more...

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Denis Leary talks about ‘Rescue Me’ finale


September 8th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ahead of the airing of the season finale of the show “Rescue Me,” creator Denis Leary spoke about the episode. When he appeared on Late Night ... Read more...

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Nivea apologizes for ‘racist’ ad


August 19th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Beauty care company Nivea has issued an apology for its ad that has been tagged racist. The “Look like you give a damn” ad has a ... Read more...

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Obama to vacation at Martha’s vineyard


August 11th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama and his family will be jetting off to Martha’s Vineyard for a vacation. The President’s trip to the island which is off the coast ... Read more...

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A 4-0 whitewash against India is possible: Swann


August 5th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) England spinner Graeme Swann feels a 4-0 whitewash is possible in the Test series against World No.1 India."I'd like to think that it's possible to win ... Read more...

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