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Huge welcome in Colombia for Olympic medallists


August 16th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) Colombia gave a huge welcome to its eight athletes who won medals at the London Olympic Games.The main streets of this capital were decorated with Colombian ... Read more...

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Olympics: Boxers shine as tennis duo knocked out (Overall Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Boxers Laishram Devendro Singh and Manoj Kumar packed a lethal punch, while shuttler Parupalli Kashyap humbled a higher-ranked opponent to enter the pre-quarterfinals at the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap, Devendro shine on a dismal day (India Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A day after celebrating its first medal from the Games, India's campaign here stuttered Tuesday despite shuttler Parupalli Kashyap pulling off a remarkable upset while ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap upsets seeded player, Devendro wins in style (Evening Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A day after the high of a bronze medal from the shooting ranges, Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap upstaged a higher ranked player while boxer Laishram Devendro ... Read more...

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Olympics boxing: Devendro punches his way to pre-quarters


July 31st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Indian boxer Laishram Devendro Singh made his way into the pre-quartefinals of the 49kg class in emphatic style with the referee stopping contest in the first ... Read more...

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Olympics: North Korean weight-lifter breaks world record


July 31st, 2012 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) North Korea's Kim Un Guk broke the world record in men's 62 kg category weight-lifting on the way to win gold at the London Olympics Monday.Kim ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Tuesday


July 31st, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the London Olympic Games Tuesday.Archery: Men's individual eliminations: Jayanta Talukdar vs Jacob Wukie (US), Tarundeep Rai ... Read more...

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Tricky draw for Indian boxers, Vikas gets a bye


July 28th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) India's star boxer Vijender Singh, a bronze medallist in the Beijing Games, will start his 2012 Olympic campaign against Kazakhstan's Danabek Suzhanov in the first round ... Read more...

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Playboy model is the talk of Mexican presidential debate


May 8th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 8 (IANS/EFE) A Playboy model who worked as a production assistant at Mexico's first presidential debate over the weekend is at the heart of a controversy Monday, ... Read more...

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Toddler left on slain father’s body


March 20th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, March 20 (IANS/EFE) An 18-month-old boy was left on the body of his father after hired killers gunned down the man Monday in a Puerto Rican town, the ... Read more...

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Mexican students surrender 29 buses seized in protest


March 19th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Morelia (Mexico), March 19 (IANS/EFE) Students at a college in the western Mexican state of Michoacan have surrendered 29 buses they had held since last weekend as part of a ... Read more...

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Bloombito, the alter ego of NY mayor on Twitter


August 31st, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) A new Twitter account that makes fun of Michael Bloomberg's struggles with Spanish has become so popular that even the New York mayor has not ... Read more...

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Watermelon lowers blood pressure


October 14th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Watermelon, apart from being rich in nutrients, has been found to lower pre-hypertension, a precursor to cardio diseases.Assistant professor Arturo Figueroa and Professor Bahram H. Arjmandi of ... Read more...

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Watermelon effectively lowers BP


October 14th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A pilot study led by food scientists at The Florida State University suggests that watermelon can be an effective natural weapon against prehypertension, a precursor to cardiovascular disease. ... Read more...

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Mexico Border Gunmen Kill 8 Officers


September 20th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Sep 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The situation in Mexico due to gang wars is deteriorating rapidly. A group of police officers were ambushed by 30 to 40 men in the Mexican ... Read more...

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Now, a ‘flying dinosaur shaped UFO’ filmed over Argentinean skies


September 10th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 10 (ANI): A strange object spotted flying in Argentinean skies is speculated to be either a flying saucer or a dinosaur.A fisherman near San Rafael photographed the mysterious object flying ... Read more...

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11 Venezuelan soldiers killed in accident


June 4th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, June 4 (IANS) At least 11 soldiers were killed and 21 injured in a road accident in Venezuela's Montes municipality, Spain's EFE news agency reported. "The dead included eight students from ... Read more...

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