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Laxman hits the nets after landing in Adelaide


January 19th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 19 (IANS) India's out of form middle-order batsman V.V.S.Laxman preferred to hit the nets immediately after landing here Thursday while some of his teammates and their wives went ... Read more...

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Clarke aims to take Australia back to the top


January 15th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 15 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke was upbeat about regaining the Number One spot in all formats of the game after his side thrashed India by an innings ... Read more...

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IFFI kicks off Wednesday, half day in government offices


November 23rd, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) The 42nd International Film Festival of India opens here Wednesday and the state government has announced a half-day holiday for government officials to avoid traffic ... Read more...

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No relationship unless SMS in 36 hours of first date


October 20th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) If you have dated someone but are still waiting to receive his or her text message even after one-and-a-half day, it's better not to nurture hope ... Read more...

Posted in World |

We’ve done it, say ecstatic Indians after Mohali win


March 31st, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Whoops of joy, loud applause, joyful back-slapping and congratulations were exchanged in homes across India while out on the streets, the more exuberant cricket fans ... Read more...

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No power cuts in Madhya Pradesh during India-Pakistan match


March 30th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 30 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has gone all out to ensure that people enjoy the India-Pakistan cricket semifinal clash in Mohali without a hitch - no ... Read more...

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Delhi grinds to a halt for Mohali match


March 30th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Much before the clock struck 2.30 p.m. Wednesday - when the India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal was to begin in Mohali - streets here started emptying ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Match gets Delhi government employees half day holiday


March 30th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) All Delhi government departments were shut down Wednesday after 1.30 p.m. to allow their employees to watch the World Cup cricket semifinal between India and ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha gives nod to Mamata’s rail budget (Roundup)


March 7th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Monday passed Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's budget, but not without the expected acrimonious scenes between her and her political rival Left ... Read more...

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Bangladesh can pull off win over India: Mashrafe


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 16 (IANS) Bangladesh pace spearhead Mashrafe Mortaza, who has to sit out the World Cup following a right knee injury, says his team could pull off a win ... Read more...

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Echinacea ‘does not ward off common cold’


December 21st, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Echinacea has been used by many as a common cold remedy for years, but a new study has revealed that the herbal treatment has minimal effect in relieving ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Seattle Public Schools To Remain Closed Today


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The heavy snow fall in Seattle created a lot of problems amongst its citizens. It had literally paralyzed the regular life of the people, who had ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Come often Obama, says Anupam Kher (Movie Snippets)


November 8th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Thanks to US President Barack Obama's visit, the roads in Mumbai were repaired and Bollywood veteran Anupam Kher is enjoying the smooth rides and quips ... Read more...

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Delhi decks up for Diwali, shoppers throng markets


November 4th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) With just a day to go for the festival of lights, the capital's citizens were busy Thursday with last minute shopping for sweets and sparklers.Thousands of people ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aussies keen on levelling series in Bangalore


October 7th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Oct 7 (IANS) Trailing 0-1 in the two-Test cricket series, the never-say-die Australians are raring to go all-out to win the second and Test against India here, beginning Saturday, ... Read more...

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India Inc hopes peace will prevail after Ayodhya verdict (Roundup)


October 1st, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) India Inc Thursday hoped that peace would continue to prevail and normal life will not be disrupted in the wake of the Allahabad High Court ruling on ... Read more...

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Holiday, thin office turnout on Ayodhya judgment day (Lead)


September 30th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Offices in and around the national capital saw a thin turnout Thursday as many companies had declared a half-day ahead of the Ayodhya land dispute verdict. ... Read more...

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Industry appeals for peace (Lead)


September 30th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) India Inc heaved a sigh of relief with leading industry lobbies Thursday saying the Allahabad High Court judgment on the the Ayodhya land dispute suit was a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Holiday, thin attendance in offices ahead of Ayodhya verdict


September 30th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Attendance in a host of offices was thin in and around India's national capital with most managements declaring Thursday a half-day, ahead of the Ayodhya land ... Read more...

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Sudeep Sahir chants ‘O My Friend Ganesha’!


September 18th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sudeep Sahir and Anantika have started keeping Ganpati every year since last year. This year they kept one and a half day Ganpati. The special thing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tiger Woods’ wife ‘to skip his comeback tournament’


March 30th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 30 (ANI): Tiger Woods' wife Elin Nordegren will not be present when he makes his return to golf at Augusta on April 8, sources say.The Swede model has ... Read more...

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Cricket is priority, not Bharat Ratna, says Sachin (Superseding earlier story)


March 2nd, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar Tuesday said it would be "great" to be honoured with Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, but insisted cricket is his priority now. Talking to mediapersons ... Read more...

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Cricket is priority, not Bharat Ratna, says Sachin


March 2nd, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar Tuesday said it would be "great" to be awarded India's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna, but insisted his priority remains his cricket career. Talking to mediapersons ... Read more...

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Weather affects Formula One testing


February 19th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jerez (Spain), Feb 19 (IANS) Rain again played havoc with the Formula One schedule at the Circuito de Jerez here and Force India's drivers Vitantonio Liuzzi and reserve Paul di Resta could ... Read more...

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Amid Shiv Sena tirade, Rahul Gandhi to step in tiger’s den


February 5th, 2010 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Congress leader and MP Rahul Gandhi arrives here Friday morning to interact with Mumbai students and youth, two days after he was warned by the Shiv Sena ... Read more...

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Rahul exhorts students to join politics


January 19th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 19 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday said that he could not do much to change the politics of Goa, but exhorted students to enter the field and ... Read more...

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Rahul came, she saw, he said ‘Cheese’!


January 19th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 19 (IANS) Arguably India's most eligible bachelor Rahul Gandhi Tuesday turned the charm on in sunny Goa for an unsuspecting female student, waiting for a glimpse of the 39-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chewing gum lowers calorie intake


October 28th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 28 (IANS) Chewing sugar-free gum helps cut down calorie intake at lunch and boosts energy expenditure among individuals, a study says. The study was led by Kathleen J. Melanson, associate ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Tokyo stocks close higher in final trading session


December 30th, 2008 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 30 (Xinhua) Tokyo stocks closed higher Tuesday in the year's final half-day trading session. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average advanced 112.39 points, or 1. 28 percent to 8,859.56. The ... Read more...

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Tatum ONeal pleads guilty in drug case


July 4th, 2008 - 12:03 am ICT by ANI
New York, July 3 (ANI): Oscar-winning actress Tatum O'Neal pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct stemming from her drug arrest in June.The 44-year-old actress paid a 95-dollar fee and walked out of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

What your mother ate is vital for your health


April 15th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 15 (IANS) What your mother ate when you were in the womb has a vital impact on your well-being and future life. For example, smaller babies are more likely to ... Read more...

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You are what your mum eats


April 15th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that maternal diet even before conception has a huge impact on the health of their babies.Recent studies have shown that poor nutrition ... Read more...

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Malaysia beckons Indian F1 grand prix fans


March 16th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Malaysia is beckoning Indian racing fans with a special all-inclusive package as Kuala Lumpur readies for the Petronas Malaysian Formula 1 Grand Prix 2008 that commemorates 10 ... Read more...

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Gym food can make you emerge fatter than before


February 3rd, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Running on the treadmill in the health club might be good for the body, but refuelling yourself in the club restaurant after the workout can make you emerge ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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