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Attack of the moths at Olympics Village


July 25th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) It was a terror attack of a different kind. Swarms of moths of the Tineola bisselliella and Tineola pellionella species arrived at the Olympics Village, attracted ... Read more...

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Antony emphasises freedom of navigation in South China Sea


July 21st, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) India Saturday called upon nations having territorial disputes in South China Sea, including China, to settle issues through dialogue, even as it emphasised on freedom of ... Read more...

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Travolta visits gay tourist hub?


July 19th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 19 (IANS) John Travolta recently visited a Greek island known for its gay tourism.Recently, Travolta was accused by two masseurs in the US for demanding sex from ... Read more...

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South China Sea: India calls for respect to global laws (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India Thursday called for all parties to the territorial disputes in the South China Sea to respect global laws governing freedom of navigation and access ... Read more...

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South China Sea: India calls for respect to global laws


July 12th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India Thursday called for all parties to the territorial disputes in the South China Sea to respect global laws governing freedom of navigation and access ... Read more...

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ICC declines to make DRS mandatory, retains current format


June 27th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) executive board Wednesday rejected its chief executives' committee's (CEC) decision to make the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) mandatory for ... Read more...

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Confusion can be good for learning: Study


June 21st, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) US researches have found that by strategically inducing confusion on difficult conceptual topics, people actually learn more effectively and were able to apply their knowledge to ... Read more...

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Chandigarh’s ‘Stu-C’ remains hot-spot even after decades (Feature)(With Images)


May 27th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 27 (IANS) It may not be a pilgrimage spot but not one student on the Panjab University (PU) campus here would say that he or she has not ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Pakistan considers India an existential threat: US


February 1st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) The United States wants its relations with Pakistan to remain positive, but their interests sometimes differed as Pakistan considered India as an existential threat, according ... Read more...

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Dhoni prefers umpires to DRS


December 29th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said Thursday the on-field umpires should be more consistent with their decisions rather than relying on the contentious Decision Review System ... Read more...

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Hot Spot blinks, no DRS for India-England series


October 7th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) The controversial Decision Review System (DRS) will not be used in the India-England One-day International series, beginning Oct 14 in Hyderabad.The Board of Control for Cricket ... Read more...

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No Hot Spot for India-England ODI series


October 6th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderbad, Oct 6 (IANS) Hot Spot technology will be not be in use dduring the forthcoming five match One-day series between India and England that begins here Oct 14.Warren ... Read more...

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Implement DRS on permanent basis: Dar


October 4th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 4 (IANS) Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar has backed the use of the Decision Review System (DRS) and feels it should be used on a permanent basis to avoid ... Read more...

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No DRS for Bangladesh-Windies series


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 2 (IANS/CMC) The controversial Decision Review System (DRS) will not be used during the West Indies' tour here this month, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has said.BCB media chairman ... Read more...

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Dead Sea floor craters teeming with life


September 30th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Scientists have found giant craters at the bottom of the Dead Sea, teeming with bug infested fresh water. The Dead Sea, which lies on the border ... Read more...

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ICC to discuss India’s reservations on UDRS


September 21st, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 21 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat Wednesday said the world cricket body would discuss India's reservations on the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) next ... Read more...

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Ganguly offered BCCI technical panel chairmanship


September 19th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly was Monday offered the chairmanship of the technical committee of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).BCCI's newly appointed president ... Read more...

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Dhoni expresses doubts on Dravid’s dismissal


September 4th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chester-le-Street, Sep 4 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni expressed his reservations on the accuracy of the Decision Review System after his team's senior batsman Rahul Dravid was controversially adjudged ... Read more...

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Hot Spot makers reject Vaughan’s ‘vaseline’ claims


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) BBG Sports, the company that owns the Hot Spot technology which is used for the Decision Review System (DRS) in cricket, has rejected former England captain ... 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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India ranked ninth on innovation efficiency


July 3rd, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) India is the ninth most efficient country when it comes to innovation, according to a study jointly conducted by the Confederation of Indian Industry ... Read more...

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BCCI accepts ICC’s modified DRS version (Roundup)


June 28th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong/New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's chief executives' committee has recommended a modified version of the Decision Review System (DRS), which has been accepted by the ... Read more...

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ICC meeting recommends mandatory use of modified DRS version


June 27th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's chief executives' committee has recommended a modified version of the Decision Review System (DRS) be made mandatory for Tests and ODIs.However, ... Read more...

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UDRS not reliable, reiterates Indian cricket board


June 18th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday reiterated that the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) is not reliable.The board's unwillingness to ... Read more...

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BCCI, Tendulkar want UDRS to be accurate


June 17th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Indian cricket board and batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar feel that the Umpires Decision Review System (UDRS) should be made accurate with Snickometer and ... Read more...

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Strauss Kahn’s NY apartment is a new tourist hot spot


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tourists are flocking to the New York apartment where former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn is being held. DSK as Strauss Kahn is known was granted $1 ... Read more...

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Near infra-red light can heal damaged vision


April 20th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 20 (IANS) Applying gentle near-infra-red light can undo damage caused by exposure to bright light, which may end in vision loss otherwise.Krisztina Valter of the Vision Centre and ... Read more...

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Shirley MacLaine’s UFO date with ex Oz Minister Andrew Peacock


April 17th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 17 (ANI): In a new tell-all book about her string of prominent lovers, legendary actress Shirley MacLaine has revealed that former Australian Foreign Minister Andrew Peacock, nearly "climbed the sky" ... Read more...

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Bruce Willis’ resort town nightclub on market for $6M


April 15th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 15 (ANI): Bruce Willlis' Idaho nightclub is on the market for a whopping 6 million dollars.According to the New York Daily News quoting a report in Real ... Read more...

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UDRS has to be foolproof: World Cup umpires


March 31st, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Some international cricket umpires feel that the technology has to be fool-proof if the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) is to inspire confidence among the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nainital Tourism to greet summer vacationers


March 24th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nainital. Mar.24 (ANI): As the summer begins, people in the tourism business in Nainital are busy making preparations to greet vacationers coming to the hill station.As the Nainital Lake is a hot ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Lorgat defends umpire decision review system


March 5th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) The hotly debated Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) is here to stay, but there is scope for improvement as it is still not fool-proof, according to ... Read more...

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How mushrooms evolved alongside humans


March 4th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): A researcher at Oregon State University and her team has published one of the most detailed genetic analyses ever done on morels or mushrooms, to help identify their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Arun Nayar ‘enjoying with new girlfriend as Hurley tries to forget Warne’


February 25th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Indian textile tycoon Arun Nayar, who recently parted ways with wife Liz Hurley, looked pretty pleased as he stepped out in Soho with his new girlfriend, model Kim ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tendulkar’s favoured Hot Spot technology owners go cold on WC after CWG fiasco


February 13th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 13 (ANI): The patent holder for Hot Spot technology, Warren Brennan of BBG Sports, is not very enthusiastic over bringing the innovation to India due to logistical precedents and ... Read more...

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