high performance

Pilot killed in US air show crash


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) A plane performing at an air show in the US crashed and exploded, killing the pilot in front of thousands of spectators, CNN reported Sunday.The crash ... Read more...

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Hockey India to appoint high performance manager


August 29th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) In the aftermath of the London debacle, Hockey India (HI) Wednesday decided to appoint a high performance manager, who will oversee the affairs of all ... Read more...

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Battery invention could lead to new phone designs


August 7th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) South Korean scientists have developed a battery that can be bent and twisted, giving the possibility that future phones could be flexible and hold more capacity, ... Read more...

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Microsoft to acquire multitouch display maker


July 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 10 (IANS) Microsoft has announced that it has agreed to buy large-scale multitouch display maker Perceptive Pixel.Perceptive Pixel's "large touch displays, when combined with hardware from our ... Read more...

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Kallol Datta, Pankaj-Nidhi to present LFW grand finale


May 24th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Fashion designers Kallol Datta and Pankaj-Nidhi have been chosen as the grand finale presenters for the upcoming winter-festive 2012 season of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW), to ... Read more...

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Essar unleashes cloud power with Windows Azure


April 30th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Aiming to cut costs by nearly 65 percent while improving scalability, multinational conglomerate Essar Group has rolled out Windows Azure, Microsoft's cloud services platform, offering ... Read more...

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German club Cologne sack coach Solbakken


April 13th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 13 (IANS) Struggling German Bundesliga side Cologne sacked Norwegian coach Stale Solbakken following the club's 0-4 hammering in Mainz.The club appointed former coach Frank Schaefer for the final ... Read more...

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Sourav Ganguly captain-cum-mentor of Pune Warriors


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 22 (IANS) Sahara Pune Warriors Thursday announced that former India captain Sourav Ganguly will be the captain-cum-mentor of the franchise for the fifth edition of the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Women’s ex-captain in running for CA’s top post


August 20th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 20 (IANS) Belinda Clark, Australia's most successful women cricketer and captain, has emerged as one of the front runners for Cricket Australia's (CA) newly created post of cricket ... Read more...

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Hockey India short-lists five foreigners for coach’s job


June 16th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 16 (IANS) The five-member Hockey India panel, assigned to find a foreign expert, has short-listed five eminent coaches, including Dutch legend Roelant Oltmans."The list has been prepared in ... Read more...

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AI not to levy cancellation or refund fees


April 27th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Air India Wednesday announced that it would not levy any cancellation or refund fees from travelers hit by disrupted flight operations following a pilots' strike.The airlines ... Read more...

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Green LED TVs and computers ‘a step closer to reality’


April 26th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new method for manufacturing green-colored LEDs with greatly enhanced light output, which could likely lead to a new generation of high-performance, energy-efficient display devices.First ... Read more...

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Buchanan keen to make NZC a template for high-performance sport


April 16th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) John Buchanan said he would like to make New Zealand Cricket (NZC) "a template for high-performance sport".The former Australian coach has been roped in as ... Read more...

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Buchanan appointed New Zealand cricket director


April 15th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 15 (IANS) Former Australian coach John Buchanan was Friday confirmed New Zealand's new director of cricket.Buchanan, who guided Australia to three World Cups, will be designing the blueprint for ... Read more...

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Buchanan confirmed as New Zealand cricket’s director


April 15th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 15 (ANI): NZC chief executive Justin Vaughan confirmed former Australia coach John Buchanan's appointment today, as director of New Zealand cricket.Buchanan will start with NZC at its Christchurch base ... Read more...

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Buchanan likely to take over NZ cricket


April 10th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 10 (ANI): The New Zealand Cricket board will meet on Friday to approve the appointment of former Australian coach John Buchanan as the organisation's first director of cricket.The job was ... Read more...

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Buchanan likely to become New Zealand Cricket’s director


April 8th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 8 (ANI): Former Australian cricket coach John Buchanan is likely to become New Zealand Cricket's new all-powerful director of cricket.Buchanan confirmed to The Dominion Post that he was in ... Read more...

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NZ cricket ‘blown away’ by ICC generous cash relief


April 5th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 5 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) generous donation of one million dollars to help New Zealand Cricket build its new office, which was destroyed by earthquake, has "blown away" ... Read more...

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ICC’s decision to cut down teams doesn’t make sense: Ouma


March 5th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Kenyan batsman Maurice Ouma Saturday slammed the International Cricket Council's (ICC) decision to trim teams for the 2015 World Cup.The apex body has decided to ... Read more...

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Now, hi-tech toilet that can swallow 18 golf balls!


February 26th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): An American company has designed toilets that have the ability to flush several items with ease, including 18 golf balls."Flush once and forget it," Discovery News quoted James ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cricket minnows arrive in Dubai to hone skills ahead of World Cup


February 1st, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 1 (ANI): The four ICC associate nations, Ireland, Kenya, the Netherlands and Canada, have arrived in Dubai to sharpen their skills ahead of the World Cup at the International Cricket ... Read more...

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Jonty to continue as Kenya coach


January 19th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Nairobi, Jan 19 (ANI): Former South African batsman Jonty Rhodes has accepted to continue his coaching role with Kenya until the start of the Cricket World Cup.Rhodes, who first worked with the ... Read more...

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Dhoni wants India to be disciplined in all three areas


December 31st, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 31 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels the team has to be disciplined in all three areas if they want to win the third Test against South Africa starting ... Read more...

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Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 4: Renuka Shahane Evicted


December 28th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 4' had its second eviction on the Monday episode and this time it was the girl with the cute smile, Renuka Shahane who along with her partner ... Read more...

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Brit racer dubbed next ‘Lewis Hamilton’ faces driving ban after doing 92mph in 50mph zone


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.22 (ANI): A race ace, who has been named Britiain's Young Driver of the Year, faces a ban for dangerous driving after he was allegedly caught doing 92mph in a 50mph ... Read more...

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I’m not a casualty of Bangladesh debacle, says resigned Kiwi cricket GM Allott


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Nov 2(ANI): New Zealand Cricket's General Manager Geoff Allott has said that he has not resigned from his post over the Black Caps' recent embarrassing 0-4 ODI series loss to Bangladesh."I ... Read more...

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NZC General Manager resigns over humiliating Bangladesh ODI series


November 1st, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Nov 1(ANI): New Zealand Cricket's General Manager Geoff Allot has resigned from his post following the Black Caps' recent humiliating 0-4 ODI series loss to Bangladesh.According to Stuff.co.nz, Allott will ... Read more...

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Mortimer vows to walk the plank if Black Caps crash


October 31st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington/Ahmedabad, Oct. 31 (ANI): Under fire Black Caps high-performance director Roger Mortimer has promised to walk the plank if the team continues to deliver poor results."I feel fully responsible for what happened ... Read more...

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Marching orders to one of Oz selectors will be “a pity”: Hilditch


October 27th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 27(ANI): Cricket Australia's chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch has said that issuing marching orders to one of his panel members this week will be "a pity".Cricket Australia is expected to ... Read more...

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Kiwi quick McKay training under ‘legend’ Hadlee for India tour success


October 26th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Oct 26(ANI): New Zealand fast bowler Andy McKay has revealed that he is training under the guidance of Kiwi great Sir Richard Hadlee to prepare for his Test debut in ... Read more...

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Boon, Cox or Hughes face sack following Chappell’s CA full-time selector appointment


October 26th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 26(ANI): One of Australia's cricket selectors -David Boon, Jamie Cox or Merv Hughes - will reportedly be sacked after a Cricket Australia (CA) board meeting in Melbourne on Friday.The need ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia chief backs radical changes to 50-over World Cup format


October 24th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 24(ANI): Cricket Australia Chief Executive James Sutherland has defended moves to condense the 2015 50-over World Cup.The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to cut the number of teams ... Read more...

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Black Cap batsmen must step up and perform: Sinclair


October 21st, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Napier (New Zealand), Oct. 21 (ANI): Veteran New Zealand Test player Mathew Sinclair has said that it is time for senior Black Cap batsmen to step up to the plate and perform."The ... Read more...

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Kiwi keeper McCullum set for move down batting order


October 20th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct. 20 (ANI): New Zealand cricket captain Daniel Vettori and batting coach Mark Greatbatch have reportedly decided to push batsman-wicketkeeper Brendon McCullum down the order to change the fortunes of the ... Read more...

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RIM launches new BlackBerry smartphone in India


October 14th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Research In Motion (RIM) Thursday launched BlackBerry Torch 9800, the first BlackBerry smartphone with the new BlackBerry 6 operating system.The 3G-ready device priced at Rs.35,000 will be available ... Read more...

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