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Jayaram packs off World No. 9 at China Masters


September 12th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou (China), Sep 12 (IANS) India's Ajay Jayaram outplayed World No.9 Kenichi Tago while his compatriot R.M.V. Gurusaidutt beat higher-ranked Muhammad Hafiz Hashim in the men's singles opening round at ... Read more...

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Weightlifting: Kazakh prodigy takes gold, world record


July 29th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan's teenage prodigy Zulfiya Chinshanlo powered her way to a weightlifting gold in the 53kg category Sunday, breaking her own world record in the clean ... Read more...

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Jayaram in second round of Asian Badminton Championship


April 17th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Qingdao (China), April 17 (IANS) India's top men's shuttler Ajay Jayaram notched up a straight-set victory at the Asian Badminton Championships here Tuesday on a day best forgotten when three ... Read more...

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Beware of aromatherapy’s polluting effects


October 21st, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Beware of spas offering aromatherapy -- they may have higher levels of harmful indoor air pollutants, including volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and ultrafine particles.These compounds in ... Read more...

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Asian Junior TT: India’s U-18 boys win thriller against Chinese Taipei, enter semis


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) India edged out Chinese Taipei 3-2 to enter the semifinals of the U-18 category at the Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships here Wednesday and assured ... Read more...

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Evolution caused genetic variation that may affect diabetes


February 8th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Stanford University researchers have identified genetic variations in a hormone involved in the secretion of insulin-a molecule that regulates blood sugar levels-that occur more frequently in some human ... Read more...

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Taiwan Turns Military Brothel Into Museum


December 7th, 2010 - 3:41 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tourist bosses in Taiwan have opened a former military brothel to welcome another kind of guest, after turning the house if ill repute into a museum.With the amusing ... Read more...

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Taiwan turns military brothel into a museum


December 5th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Taipei, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A military brothel that used to exist on the island of Kinmen in Taiwan has got a huge makeover. Its seedy past is now certainly buried ... Read more...

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Childhood kidney disease linked to maternal diabetes, obesity


November 21st, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A new study has found that kids with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) are more likely to have mothers who were obese or had diabetes during pregnancy.The study ... Read more...

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Hello Kitty wrapper for Smart Cars creates a buzz


October 25th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you love your Smart car and a Hello Kitty wrapper, then you have it all in one.This is because Sanrio as part of ... Read more...

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Hello Kitty Creator Sanrio Teams Up With Smart Car


October 25th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest offering of the automotive brand Smart is all set to turn into a huge favorite among girls. The automobile company has teamed up with ... Read more...

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Hello Kitty And Smart Car Team Up


October 25th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Is Hello Kitty smart car really smart? This is the question that had the millions of car lovers wondering as plans for the new ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New discovery could pave way for anti-aging drugs


August 19th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): A team of University of Michigan scientists has found that suppressing a certain gene in roundworms extended their lifespan.The U-M results could pave the way for discovery of ... Read more...

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‘Eat Drink Man Woman’ sequel to promote vegetarianism


August 1st, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The first film left one hungry for Chinese and Taiwanese delicacies with its lip-smacking portrayal of cooking methods, while its sequel will promote vegetarianism, says Taiwanese producer ... Read more...

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Taiwanese producer wants to make Bollywood-type film


July 28th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) One of Taiwan's most celebrated producers, Hsu Li-Kong, wants to make "a Bollywood-type" movie. And he finds India a rich source of themes, be ... Read more...

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Mysterious Taiwanese offers free meal at restaurant


July 11th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, July 11 (DPA) Thousands of Taiwanese queued up outside a restaurant Sunday for a free meal paid for by a mysterious man who wanted to feed 1,000 people without saying why. A ... Read more...

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Bar big burgers, says dentist


July 9th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) A professor of dentistry in Taiwan has asked fast food chains to drop over-sized burgers due to a number of jaw injury cases. People have developed sore jaws ... Read more...

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Why presence of mercury in seawater is more dangerous


June 28th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): The presence of mercury in seawater can be a threat to the health of people consuming saltwater fish like tuna, mackerel and shark. Duke university researcher have revealed ... Read more...

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Morrissey’s tribute to late superfan


May 5th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Singer Morrissey expressed his deep sympathies in a tribute that he penned for a long time fan who passed away last month.After being told by DJ Janice Long ... Read more...

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Erin Andrews case: Cops demand ‘Hot Blonde Out of Shower’ video from Yahoo


December 5th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 05 (ANI): Michael Barrett, who allegedly filmed ESPN reporter Erin Andrews naked through a hotel peephole, illegally taped other women, cops believe.In fact, FBI agents are investigating a 42-second video ... Read more...

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US model to sue man for using his photos to dupe women


November 24th, 2009 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, Nov 24 (DPA) A US model has flown into Taipei to sue a Taiwan man for using his photos to lure up to 20 women into sex and defraud others, a ... Read more...

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Taiwan woman sprains ankle at pothole, wins compensation


October 27th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, Oct 27 (DPA) A Taiwan woman has been awarded 81,000 Taiwan dollars (about $2,500) in compensation for injury caused by a pothole in front of the presidential office in Taipei, a ... Read more...

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Children, women in Indian villages benefit most from solar lanterns


April 28th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Lanterns powered by solar energy, that are now being promoted in India's villages as the way out of the electricity shortfall, benefit women and children the most, ... Read more...

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Court orders insurer to pay for man scared to death


April 22nd, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, April 22 (DPA) The Taiwan High Court has ordered an insurance company to pay out an accidental-death policy on a man whose family claimed he was scared to death by a ... Read more...

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Three sect leaders sentenced for inciting incest


February 7th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, Feb 7 (DPA) Three Taiwanese have been sentenced by a local court for posing as religious masters and forcing a man to have sex with his three daughters, a newspaper said ... Read more...

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Gas used to make TV screens more harmful to environment than coal


July 4th, 2008 - 10:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 4 (ANI): The rising production of television sets may worsen global warming because a greenhouse gas used for the purpose is more harmful than coal, warns a leading environmental ... Read more...

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Harvesting natural gas from rotting manure can help rural families in India


May 13th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by admin
London, May 13 (ANI): A new study by a scientist of Indian origin, has determined that by harvesting natural gas from rotting manure, rural families can slash their energy costs, improve ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on neurological basis of moral decision-making


May 9th, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Most people would choose letting some food go to waste instead of giving more food to a few hungry people if they were given a choice between ... Read more...

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China to become world’s second largest consumer market by 2015


November 14th, 2007 - 2:39 am ICT by admin
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