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Sharapova happy with 2012


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova has announced she is "pretty happy" with her Grand Slam-winning season which she entered with apprehension due to a niggling ankle ... Read more...

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No intention to tinker with judicial independence, says government


August 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Maintaining that judicial independence can co-exist with judicial accountability, the government Friday said it has no intention to impair the independence of judiciary through the ... Read more...

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First unit of ONGC’s Tripura project to generate power in September


July 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 9 (IANS) The first unit of ONGC-Tripura Power Coorporation's 726 MW gas-based power plant at Palatana in southern Tripura will start generation by September, officials said here Monday.ONGC ... Read more...

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Corinthians into Copa Libertadores final


June 21st, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) Corinthians earned a 1-1 draw to eliminate defending champion Santos from the Copa Libertadores and advance to the final of South America's most prized ... Read more...

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Consistency has been Dempo’s hallmark: Climax


April 12th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Former India football captain Climax Lawrence Thursday praised his side for their consistency as Dempo looked all set to retain the I-League title.Dempo recorded a ... Read more...

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Japanese designers to showcase at WIFW


February 7th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Three designers from Japan will showcase their collection durings the autumn-winter edition of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) in a show titled Tokyo ... Read more...

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Van Halen releases new song


January 10th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the first time in more than 27 years, The band Van Halen has come out with a song. The group performs with original singer David ... Read more...

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Dravid named captain of Rajasthan Royals


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 3 (IANS) Indian batting great Rahul Dravid was Saturday named the captain of the Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals. He replaces Australia's Shane Warne, who led ... Read more...

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Russian gays plead for end to crackdown


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's gay community Friday called for an end to what they see as an ongoing crackdown spearheaded by the ruling United Russia party.The appeal came ... Read more...

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Pinjore heritage festival begins Dec 2


November 20th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) The sixth Pinjore Heritage Festival will be organised Dec 2-4 at Yadvindra Gardens in Pinjore town of Haryana, an official announced here Sunday.Chief Parliamentary Secretary Ram ... Read more...

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Medvedev pledges modernisation will continue


November 13th, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) President Dmitry Medvedev has vowed the modernisation of Russia will continue even after he leaves the Kremlin.Medvedev made the comments during talks with business representatives ... Read more...

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Fashion weeks don’t drive business: Former FDCI chief


October 2nd, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Fashion weeks are giving recognition to new designers, but they are not driving business growth, says Vinod Kaul, a former director of the Fashion Design ... Read more...

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Protein behind Alzheimer’s patients loss of smell?


September 29th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sept 28 (IANS) A protein may explain why Alzheimer's patients often lose their sense of smell, say scientists."Deficits in odour detection and discrimination are among the earliest symptoms of ... Read more...

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Surprise call for Mathurin in West Indies squad


September 19th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados) Sep 19 (IANS/CMC) Garey Mathurin gained an unexpected, last-minute call in the West Indies squad for two Twenty20 Internationals in England next weekend.The 27-year-old left-arm spinner replaced off-spinner Ashley ... Read more...

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Google doodle remembers Uncle Pai


September 17th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Google's homepage Saturday paid homage to Anant V. Pai, who introduced Indian culture and tradition to millions of his countrymen through his Amar Chitra Katha ... Read more...

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Jaguar C-X16 concept car to debut at Frankfurt motor show


August 17th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Automobile giant Tata Motors Wednesday said its new Jaguar C-X16 production concept car will make its global debut at the Frankfurt motor show on Sep ... Read more...

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Scientists give India strategic edge: Ashwani Kumar


August 12th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Scientists provide the country its strategic parity with world powers and innovations define 21st century India, says Ashwani Kumar, minister of state for science and ... Read more...

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Cook confident of getting back to form


August 6th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) England opener Alastair Cook is confident of regaining his form in the two remaining Tests against India.Cook, who was in fine form against Sri Lanka before ... Read more...

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Eight soldiers die in Yemen car bombing


July 24th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), July 24 (IANS) At least eight soldiers were killed and 20 injured when a booby-trapped car targeted a military patrol in Yemen's southern port city of Aden Sunday.A ... Read more...

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Goutam Buddha University marks Buddha Purnima


May 18th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, MAY 17 (IANS) The Gautam Buddha University here Tuesday marked Buddha Poornima with a seminar focussing on Buddhism in India.The seminar, held in the main hall of the ... Read more...

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Hair snipper butchers two women


May 17th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) A man, who had a fetish for cutting women's hair without their consent or knowledge in buses or at cinema halls, killed two women ... Read more...

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Few silly decisions cost us game against Chennai Super Kings: Warne


May 5th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, May 5 (ANI): Rajasthan Royals skipper Shane Wrane has admitted that his team lost due to few silly decisions made on the ground against Chennai Super Kings.The Chennai Super Kings beat ... Read more...

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Single gene’s mutations shaped our brain


April 29th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) A single gene may have structured the size and shape of the human brain's cerebral cortex, the seat of his intellect.The evolution of the ... Read more...

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Model shows promise to develop therapies for protein folding diseases


April 28th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): A computer analysis has shown promise for helping develop therapies for some major diseases.The analysis by two University of Michigan researchers showed that by rescuing proteins that have ... Read more...

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Gene key to kidney disease, failure and death identified


April 24th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): A new study has found that a gene called PVT1 may help reduce the kidneys ability to filter blood, leading to kidney disease, failure and death.Researchers at the ... Read more...

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Study provides new insight into Parkinson’s disease


April 5th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A new study has provided the first link between the most common genetic risk factor for Parkinson's and the hallmark accumulation of a protein called alpha-synuclein within the ... Read more...

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Three day Goa carnival begins


March 6th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Panaji, Mar.6 (ANI): The annual carnival festivities began in Goa today amid much excitement in Panaji, with thousands of people gathering to watch the float-parade led by 'King Momo', an honorary fantasy-figure, ... Read more...

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Scientists generate pluripotent stem cells from horses


February 28th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): For the first time ever, Canadian researchers have generated pluripotent stem cells from horses.The findings will help enable new stem cell based regenerative therapies in veterinary medicine, and ... Read more...

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How broccoli fights cancer


January 27th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Scientists have discovered how broccoli and its veggie cousins fight cancer.They found for the first time that certain substances in the vegetables appear to target and block a ... Read more...

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90210 stars Jason Priestley & Luke Perry appear on ‘Lopez Tonight’


January 21st, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jason Priestley and Luke Perry were reunited when they appeared on George Lopez’s TV show, Lopez Tonight.The pair were the main characters of the 90s ... Read more...

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Jason Priestley And Luke Perry Call Their 90210 Characters Homoerotic!


January 21st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Luke Perry and Jason Priestley - the TV stars of the 1990s who later shifted to pursue a career on silver screen had a reunion Wednesday ... Read more...

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Scientists discover gene that triggers violent anger


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a genetic mutation that could trigger violent anger under alcohol's influence. They sequenced the DNA of a number of impulsive volunteers and compared those ... Read more...

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Australian players lack killer instinct: Allan Border


December 5th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 5 (ANI): Cricket legend Allan Border has said that the Australian players lack killer instinct, as England took total control of the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval.Australia ... Read more...

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Toonz starts Canadian operations


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 23 (IANS) Animation major Toonz Tuesday announced that it has set up its new production unit in Canada, Toonz Entertainment Global (TEG), in association with Mediabiz International, Canada.Toonz Entertainment Global ... Read more...

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Obama lauds Sikh Americans’ many contributions


November 20th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has lauded the "many contributions that Sikh Americans have made" in a message of "best wishes" to Sikhs on the birth ... Read more...

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