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Saina aims for greater feats after Olympic bronze (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal Tuesday said winning a bronze medal at the London Olympics was a dream come true and would motivate her to achieve ... Read more...

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Journal apologises to Chinese swimmer for controversial article


August 7th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A prestigious academic journal has apologised to Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen for carrying a controversial article on its website that "gave the impression that we were ... Read more...

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‘The Hunger Games’ - great potential lost (IANS Movie Review)


March 24th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Hunger Games"; Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth; Director: Gary Ross; Rating: **1/2It is bizarre fact of our times that a film makes its first $100 million in ... Read more...

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No praise enough for Messi: Guardiola


March 21st, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 21 (IANS) Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola had words of praise for striker Lionel Messi, who made history by becoming the football club's leading scorer Tuesday.Messi's hat-trick in Barca's ... Read more...

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PM congratulates Tendulkar on 100th international ton


March 16th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday congratulated batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on his scoring his 100th international ton, saying that the cricketer had made India ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chinese acrobats to perform at the Oscars


February 25th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 25 (IANS) Acrobats from China will for the first time perform at the Academy Awards ceremony to be held in Los Angeles Sunday.Nine artists from east Shandong province ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gecko’s feet inspire unique wall hugging device


February 17th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Cracking the mystery of gecko's amazing sticking power, scientists have developed 'Geckskin,' a unique wall-hugging device that can hold up to 700 pounds or over ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cuban man sets fifth Guinness record


November 21st, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 21 (IANS) A Cuban man has set a new Guinness record, his fifth overall, by rolling an 81.8-metre-long cigar, the longest in the planet, Prensa Latina news agency ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Morkel promises to take up challenge to Warner


October 12th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 12 (IANS) South African pace spearhead Morne Morkel has promised to take up his challenge to Australian opener and his Indian Premier League (IPL) teammate David Warner when ... Read more...

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Obama: Steve Jobs among greatest American innovators


October 6th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday hailed former Apple CEO Steve Jobs as one of the greatest of American innovators, adding that the world has lost a ... Read more...

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Gene Simmons & Paul Stanley working on KISS memoir


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The history of the legendary band KISS is being worked on and it is expected to be released in the Summer of next year. The project is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gayle powers RCB to victory over Kochi Tuskers (Roundup)


May 8th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) Chris Gayle was on fire again, hitting five mighty sixes in his rampaging 44 off 16 balls and powering Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to a nine-wicket ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ferguson desperate to join Europe’s ultra-elite


April 26th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 26 (ANI): Sir Alex Ferguson wants Manchester United to join other European Cup legends.United, echoing the feats of Barcelona and Inter Milan, currently boast three European Cups - behind ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Septuagenarian carries 305 country flags and maps - on his body (Lead, superseding earlier story)


April 25th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 25 (IANS) An Indian businessman has been carrying the tattoos of 305 country flags and maps on his body to promote amity among nations. Now, 70-year-old Har Prakash, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

70-year-old carries 305 country flags - on his body (With Images)


April 25th, 2011 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 25 (IANS) An Indian businessman has been carrying the flags of 305 countries on his own body to promote amity among nations. Now 70-year-old Har Prakash, who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US man dubbed ‘Mr Elastic’ attempts record with feet turned backwards


March 26th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): A man in the US, who is known as "backwards feet man" and "Mr Elastic", is hoping to enter the Guinness Book of Records by rotating his feet ... Read more...

Posted in World |

After Carnival, Goa goes into Shigmo festivities


March 21st, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 21 (IANS) While the echoes have not yet died of the Carnival celebrated March 5, Goa is braced for another week-long celebration of the carnival's indigenous variant called ... Read more...

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BJP calls Goa governor’s speech unimaginative


January 31st, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 31 (IANS) Goa Governor S.S. Sidhu's "unimaginative" and "boring" speech -- and not the balmy, winter morning -- almost lulled leader of opposition Manohar Parrikar to sleep in his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Oz coaching set-up needs overhaul: Bracken


January 29th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.29 (ANI): Retired left-arm swing bowler Nathan Bracken wants Australian cricket's coaching setup to be overhauled so players can spend more time with individual mentors.Bracken signed off tearfully on Saturday, a ... Read more...

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Somdev felicitated for CWG, Asian Games feats


December 30th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) It was time for nostalgia and emotions as the Tamil Nadu Tennis Association (TNTA) Thursday felicitated Somdev Devvarman who will be carrying India's hopes in the Aircel ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Water For Elephants’ – What Does The First Trailer Reveal?


December 17th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Haven’t we heard enough about Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon’s latest flick ‘Water for Elephants’? Not only have we heard Witherspoon calling Pattinson “extraordinarily attractive”, but also seen them locking ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lizard enzyme could let humans regrow organs, limbs


December 7th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Amputees could regenerate their limbs thanks to scientists on the verge of discovering how salamanders grow back lost legs and damaged organs.Axolotl salamanders are now going under ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Yoga master shows off his twists, turns, folds at Oz Yoga Aid Challenge


November 15th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 15 (ANI): A yoga master shared some of his secrets at the Yoga Aid Challenge in Brisbane's Botanic Gardens, performing feats of balance and strength that left many looking on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

England pacers have stolen Australia’s Ashes domination blueprint, says Broad


November 11th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 11 (ANI): England pacer Stuart Broad has said that he and his colleagues have stolen Australia's blueprint for Ashes domination.Broad said much of England's pre-Ashes planning focused on the feats ... Read more...

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Edgar Renteria gives a MVP performance


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Edgar Renteria gave a “Most Valuable Player” performance in what could be his last game for the San Francisco Giants. He helped the Philadelphia Giants to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

DD left with permanent legacy after CWG


October 27th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Public broadcaster Doordarshan has been left with a permanent legacy after the 2010 Commonwealth Games as now its staff knows "how to go about such ... Read more...

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‘Won’t allow uniformed people, political actors to play joke with Pak again’: Zardari


October 12th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nawabshah, Oct 12 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has stated that uniformed people played a joke with the country when they came into power, adding that they would no more ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Marriage can wait, want more medals, say women wrestlers


October 9th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) They speak about practice sessions, technique and the challenges faced by them until now. But mention marriage and the women wrestlers - most of them in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gavaskar tops Bradman in ‘fantasy’ selectors’ ‘In a League of Their Own’ stakes


October 4th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 4 (ANI): One of the greatest cricketers of all time, Sir Donald Bradman's Test batting average of 99.94 puts him in a league of his own, but not everyone is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Norwegian Recycling - The Mind Blowing Musical Experience


October 3rd, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Norwegian Recycling's Peter Bull has churned up a great spread of musical mix ‘n’ match in such a short space as a few minutes to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Actress Daryl Hannah Speaks For Nature


September 26th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Sep 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Daryl Hannah is creating buzz lately for a different reason altogether. The actress has been urging people to be more environmental friendly. She is leaving ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Will Ferrell’s Dream of a Football Comedy


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Will Ferrell's sports-themed comedy 2008's "Semi Pro" didn't do well at the box office and the failure of this film has made him take a personal ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brit man’s world record dream crushed after 121 days with deadly snakes


September 18th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 18 (ANI): A Brit man's heart-thumping stunt of spending 121 days with few of the most venomous snakes in a locked room has been rejected by Guinness World Records, as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz couple spends $25K to save family cat


September 10th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 10 (ANI): An Australian couple has spent 25,000 dollars -to save their family cat.Charmion Phillips and her partner drew on their house deposit savings, cancelled plans for an overseas holiday ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Stosur eyes Tour Championships in Doha despite clash with Delhi CWG


September 5th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 5(ANI): Australian tennis star Samantha Stosur insists that missing the New Delhi Commonwealth Games would not be important to her, as she eyes one of the rarest feats in women's ... Read more...

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