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Harry to visit China to improve tense relations


September 10th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Prince Harry has reportedly been asked by the Foreign Office to visit China next year to help improve tense British relations with the country, the Daily ... Read more...

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India, China agree to work closely in Asia-Pacific region


September 7th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In an important confidence-building step to ease their ties, India and China have agreed to work closely for stability in the Asia-Pacific region, widely seen ... Read more...

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Bengal addressing technical manpower shortage, says minister


June 10th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Baruipur (West Bengal) June 9 (IANS) Conceding a dearth of technical workforce in West Bengal, state Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee Saturday said the government was attaching more importance to technical ... Read more...

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Karnataka cabinet vacancies continue, MLAs restless (Karnataka Newsletter)


May 5th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) The Karnataka assembly elections are less than a year away and an increasing number of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators are getting restive, not ... Read more...

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‘Chhote Miyan’ gives joy to Mahima (TV Snippets)


February 24th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Bollywood actress Mahima Chaudhary says she couldn't turn down the offer to judge "Chhote Miyan Chapter 3" because she loves spending time with kids."I have ... Read more...

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No friction with poll panel: Khurshid


January 14th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Saturday said there was no friction between his ministry and the Election Commission which, like any constitutional body, was ... Read more...

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Trouble in Take That?


July 18th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Trouble seems to be brewing between the members of pop group Take That, following Robbie Williams' bad behaviour.According to a source, band members Gary Barlow, ... Read more...

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Frog feet could solve sticky medical problems


July 3rd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) White's tree frogs have specially adapted self-cleaning feet which could solve some of the sticky medical problems as they could provide a re-useable, effective adhesive."Tree frog ... Read more...

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Board-players friction affecting Caribbean cricket: Richards


June 16th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Antigua, June 16 (IANS) West Indies cricket great Sir Vivian Richards feels the constant differences between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the West Indies Players' Association is affecting ... Read more...

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6.6 quake hits Papua New Guinea (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 16 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale jolted Papua New Guinea Thursday, the US Geological Survey said.The quake struck 175 km east of Kandrian on ... Read more...

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Magnitude 6.6 quake hits New Britain region, Papua New Guinea (Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 16 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale jolted New Britain region, Papua New Guinea at 0003 GMT Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, but no ... Read more...

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Japan conjures locomotive that rides on air cushion


May 13th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) The Japanese, who pioneered high speed trains nearly half a century ago, have now conjured up a flying locomotive - straight out of the pages of ... Read more...

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Time to reflect on Pakistan’s jihad enterprise: daily


May 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) It is time to reflect on "the jihad enterprise the Pakistani state has been peddling for the last four decades", a Pakistani daily said, adding ... Read more...

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Two F1 world champions can race together if there is equality in team: Hamilton


April 9th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 8(ANI): British Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton insists that he would have no qualms about having another world champion as his teammate.Hamilton's comment comes after Red Bull team principal ... Read more...

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Autonomy recommendations fuel political debate in Kashmir


March 20th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 20 (IANS) The reported recommendation to restore some autonomous powers to Jammu and Kashmir has fuelled a predictable political debate, with opponents suggesting it would create more ... Read more...

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US sumo wrestler aims to become heaviest person ever to run marathon


March 19th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, March 19 (ANI): A 29-stone sumo wrestler from the US is aiming to become the heaviest person ever to run a marathon this weekend.Kelly Gneiting, a hospital statistician and sumo wrestler ... Read more...

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Spice Girls divided over plans to release album of unheard songs


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): Spice Girls are reportedly divided over plans to release an album of previously unheard songs.While Mel C and Mel B are in favour of putting out 60 ... Read more...

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New novel metals - stronger than steel, as mouldable as plastic


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Yale University scientists have developed novel metal alloys that can be moulded into virtually any shape and are stronger than steel.Jan Schroers and his team have shown that ... Read more...

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Pro-democracy Egyptian protestors fear army will install a ‘new Mubarak’ to cling on to power


February 20th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 20 (ANI): Amid concerns that the current military regime in Egypt is strongly anti-reformist, the pro-democracy protestors fear that the army would promote a candidate as a "new Mubarak" ... Read more...

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New ‘torso-rocking walker’ has most energy-efficient gait yet discovered


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): A team of engineers from the Cornell University in Ithaca and the Rochester Institute of Technology has developed a torso-rocking walker, which has the most energy-efficient gait of ... Read more...

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Jeff Maehl Concludes Season With Stellar Performance


January 11th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although the second ranker in the BCS standing, Oregon Ducks could not bag the final title in the BCS National Championship series, the team's senior defensive ... Read more...

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Chinese, US defence ministers meet to strengthen military ties


January 10th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 10 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie Monday met with his US counterpart Robert Gates here for talks and called for joint efforts to deal with disagreements between the two ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa meets Karnataka Governor Bhardwaj, seeks to mend relations


December 31st, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec 31 (ANI): In an attempt to bury the hatchet over differences regarding corruption issues in the state, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa met Governor HR Bhardwaj here at Raj Bhavan ... Read more...

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Anushka and I are very good friends: Ranveer Singh


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) Newcomer Ranveer Singh, who has debuted in the comedy "Band Baaja Baaraat" opposite actress Anushka Sharma, said the two are "very good friends" and ... Read more...

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Matt Flynn Gives A Remarkable Friction To The Patriots


December 20th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Matt Flynn might be one of the youngest quarterbacks in his team, but it seems like, he is getting deadlier than anyone else when it comes ... Read more...

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China’s machinery, electronics exports up 30 percent


December 17th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 17 (IANS) China's machinery and electronic exports were up 30 percent year-on-year, and is on course to become the world's largest exporter of such goods in 2010, reports Xinhua. China ... Read more...

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`I’m not gay,’ says hubby of murdered Brit-Indian woman


December 10th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.10 (ANI): The millionaire husband of murdered Brit-Indian woman Anni Dewani has denied that he is secretly gay, and that he may have dashed Anni's dreams of starting a family due ... Read more...

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Holland Reynolds Crawls Her Way To State Championship


December 5th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For high school country star Holland Reynolds, this was an experience that she would remember for the rest of her life. Although the 16-year-old collapsed half ... Read more...

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Another whistle-blower to rival WikiLeaks


November 5th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) Whistle-blower WikiLeaks, which became popular after publishing secret files of US military related to war in Iraq and Afghanistan, will now face a competition from a similar website ... Read more...

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Boy dies as crackers fall on ground, explode


November 4th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 4 (IANS) In a freak accident, a minor boy in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district was killed Thursday after the crackers he was carrying fell to the ground and exploded, police ... Read more...

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Mancini for Man City players to womanize, rather than gambling


October 24th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24(ANI): Manchester City stars have reportedly been told to keep away from gambling for cash by manager Roberto Mancini.According to a club source, Mancini does not approve of gambling because ... Read more...

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New discovery offers hope to sufferers of osteoarthritis


October 24th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): Lubricin, a synovial fluid glycoprotein, reduces wear to bone cartilage, a team of researchers in North Carolina has discovered.This result has implications for the treatment of sufferers of ... Read more...

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Ron Washington Shows Pride For His Rangers


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was the best day for Texas Rangers manager, Ron Washington, as his team could finally make it to the World Series 2010, after defeating the ... Read more...

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New type of sound sensor system to predict likelihood of a landslide


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A new type of sound sensor system, believed to be the first system of its kind in the world, has been developed to predict the likelihood of a ... Read more...

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Lonavala civic body orders eviction of ‘Bigg Boss’ team (Lead)


October 21st, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lonavala, Oct 21 (IANS) The controversial "Bigg Boss" show on Colors TV received another jolt when the Lonavala Municipal Council (LMC) ordered the channel management to immediately stop its shooting, an official ... Read more...

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