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Olympic tennis: Tradition takes back seat at All England Club


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) The "home of tennis" is known for its tradition and strict adherence to rules, but during the Olympic Games the venue is looking noticeably different.Gone are ... Read more...

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Football authority clears use of goal-line technology


July 6th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 6 (IANS) The International Football Association Board (IFAB), the governing body that determines the laws of football, at a special session convened in Zurich decided to allow ... Read more...

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Six school girls injured in Gurgaon


May 30th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 30 (IANS) At least six school girls were injured, some critically, when an autorickshaw in which they were travelling was hit by a bus on the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway ... Read more...

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New simulators for training air force pilots


May 9th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is acquiring simulators to help its rookie pilots learn the art of flying, parliament was informed Wednesday.The IAF has already ... Read more...

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Congress candidate booked in Punjab


January 26th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) The authorities in Punjab Thursday registered a case against the Congress candidate from the Jalandhar central assembly seat on charges of distributing free liquor among voters."Rajinder ... Read more...

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Russian army buys cutting-edge mine detectors


January 24th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian defence ministry has begun buying a new mine-detection device able to spot inactivated mines, hidden underground or inside buildings, a military spokesman said.The ... Read more...

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BAE bags $91 mn order to supply Hawk spares


December 12th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) British aircraft major BAE Systems has won a $91 million deal to supply spares and ground support equipment to the Indian Air Force (IAF) and ... Read more...

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Nine survive military helicopter crash in Colombia


December 5th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 5 (IANS/EFE) Nine people - five soldiers and four crewmen - survived the crash of a military helicopter in the northern Colombian province of Cordoba, the army said.The ... Read more...

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Creating content for Youtube: Madonna’s new job


October 31st, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Pop singer Madonna and Jay Z will create their own video channels on YouTube as part of a new business venture to expand the website.According ... Read more...

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MiG crashes due to pilots’ inexperience: IAF chief


October 8th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hindon (Ghaziabad), Oct 8 (IANS) A day after a MiG-21 combat plane crashed near Uttarlai in Rajasthan, Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal Norman Anil Kumar Browne Saturday ... Read more...

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Surya Kiran aerobatics team to take to skies again


October 8th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hindon (Ghaziabad), Oct 8 (IANS) India's nine-aircraft Surya Kiran aerobatics team was badly missed during the Air Force Day parade here Saturday, but its disbanding this February is not the ... Read more...

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123 Hawk trainers to be delivered by 2016: Antony


August 17th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) India is expecting to get delivery of all the 123 Hawk advanced jet trainers (AJTs) ordered for its air force and navy by 2016, the ... Read more...

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Somalia’s food aid stolen, UN launches investigation


August 16th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mogadishu, August 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United Nations has launched investigation into how food aid to the starving people of Somalia went missing. The world body said thousands of sacks of food ... Read more...

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Shame that Hawk-Eye is not being used: Swann (Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) England off-spinner Graeme Swann said it is a shame that the umpires' Decision Review System (DRS) would not be used in its full form in the ... Read more...

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Shame that DRS won’t be available for India series: Swann


July 19th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) England off-spinner Graeme Swann said it is a shame that the umpires' Decision Review System (DRS) would not be available for decision making in the ... Read more...

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Punjab to set up breeding centre for state bird


July 17th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) The Punjab government Sunday said it would set up a breeding centre to save the state bird - 'Baaz', a hawk species, that has a significant ... Read more...

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Osama death: Pak says raid ‘in accordance with declared US policy’


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 2(ANI): The Pakistan government on Monday said that the operation carried out by the US to find and kill Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was conducted in accordance with ... Read more...

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Raid to kill Laden in Pak was planned to minimize collateral damage: US officials


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2(ANI): The US operation to find and kill Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Sunday was planned as an elite strike by a ... Read more...

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‘Golden Hawk’ to guard Chandigarh


April 20th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 20 (IANS) Taking a step forward in the modernisation of its police force, Chandigarh will have the "Golden Hawk", an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), to keep an eye ... Read more...

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‘Hawk mimicry’ helps cuckoos to scare their hosts


April 18th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 18 (ANI): Scientists have said that cuckoos have evolved plumage patterns that give them a hawk-like appearance to scare the birds whose nests they invade.A study has shown that reed ... Read more...

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Iran tests new home-made missile system


April 17th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Apr 17 (ANI): Iran has successfully test-fired its latest air-defense missile system, named Sayyad 2.Tehran's defense officials said that the system would be deployed across the country in the near future, ... Read more...

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Judges okays boobies bracelet in Pennsylvanian schools


April 14th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pennsylvania, April 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A judge in Pennsylvania has ruled that schools cannot ban a talking-breast cancer bracelet. Critics of the bracelet say the words “I (heart) boobies!” are vulgar and ... Read more...

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Ball-tracking firm Hawk-Eye goes to Sony


March 8th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 8 (ANI): Hawk-Eye, the British-based company that provides ball-tracking technology in tennis and cricket, has been purchased by electronics giant Sony.Financial details weren't disclosed but sections of the British media ... Read more...

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ICC guidelines on lbw review


March 7th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Faced by a barrage of criticism, the International Cricket Council Monday issued guidelines to umpires on the controversial 2.5m rule of the Decision Review System ... Read more...

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Japan Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara ‘offers to resign’ over South Korean’s gift


March 6th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 6(ANI): Japan Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara has reportedly decided to resign after becoming embroiled in an illegal political donation scandal.According to the BBC, Maehara has been under pressure after ... Read more...

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91 year old beats all odds, rappels across 1200 feet deep valley


February 21st, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lonavala, Feb.21 (ANI): Narayan Krishna Mahajan, a 91-year-old rappelled across a 1200 feet long deep valley in Maharashtra.Mahajan climbed a mountain located 3,500 feet above sea level without any help or assistance. ... Read more...

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Poll panel to keep hawk eye on all cash transactions


February 14th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Withdrawing more than Rs.1 lakh from any bank after the notification of assembly poll dates by the Election Commission will be looked at suspiciously and all kinds of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Wild Hawk on the Loose at US Library of Congress


January 26th, 2011 - 3:56 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A wild hawk is reportedly on the loose in the Library of Congress in the United States, where it has been seen flying around for about a week ... Read more...

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Prairie dogs can describe what humans look like


January 23rd, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) Prairie dogs chat with each other and can describe what different human beings look like.The species, only found in North America, call out to warn their friends when ... Read more...

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Prairie dogs can ‘describe humans’ in their own ‘language’


January 22nd, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): According to scientists, prairie dogs communicate with each other in a unique language of their own and have the ability to describe humans.They have a distinct call for ... Read more...

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Orlando Bloom Clashes With Paparazzi


December 29th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
star Orlando Bloom recently lost his cool and got involved in a tussle with the paparazzi. It was not a very unusual situation because the paparazzi were trying to click ... Read more...

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US students defend decision to defy ‘boobies’ bracelets ban


December 17th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Dec 17 (ANI): Two middle-school students in the US have defended their decision to defy a school district ban of the popular 'I [heart] boobies!' bracelets, saying they did it ... Read more...

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‘Virtual Eye’s inaccurate ball-tracking could lead to wrong decisions in Ashes’


December 10th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 10(ANI): The founder of Hawk-Eye, Paul Hawkins, has said that inaccurate ball-tracking by Virtual Eye could lead to wrong decisions in the ongoing Ashes series.Hawkins has produced evidence of an ... Read more...

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Hawk-eye for Chennai Open


November 25th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) Four years after it was first officially used in tournament play, hawk-eye will make its debut at the $450,000 Aircel Chennai Open tennis that will kick-start the 2011 ... Read more...

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Australia ‘neutralizes England’s secret weapon’ to hone batting skills ahead of Ashes


November 17th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 17 (ANI): Cricket Australia has equipped their out of form batsmen with the latest technological breakthrough to sharpen their techniquesRicky Ponting and his teammates will use the baseball-inspired ProBatter training ... Read more...

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