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Women win Mexico’s first-ever medals in Olympic archery

August 3rd, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/EFE) Mexico ended its medal drought in Olympic archery here Thursday with a double triumph for Aida Roman and Mariana Avitia, who came away with the silver ... Read more...

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Leap second decision postponed till 2015

January 20th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) A decision on whether to abolish the leap second, the occasional extra second added to the world's time, has been deferred to 2015, BBC reported.Experts at ... Read more...

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The child in a 63-year-old has over 2,000 toys

August 13th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 13 (IANS) They say in every man a child is hidden. And to discover that child in 63-year-old Gopal Khanna is not difficult at all.Just look ... Read more...

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Chinese imperial relics sold for $48 mn

March 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Two Chinese imperial art works that were reportedly stolen from the Forbidden City palace during an invasion in the 1900s have been sold for a staggering ... Read more...

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Beijing’s summer palace marks 150 years of destruction

September 26th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) People in the Chinese capital would soon be able to see how the country overcame the destruction and loot of the imperial summer palace that took place 150 ... Read more...

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Apple iPad To Release In More Countries Soon

May 9th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The few hostile reviews and similar product launches by rival companies notwithstanding, Apple is determined to make its iPad the category killing internet access device in ... Read more...

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World Cup Google Doodles To Be Designed By Tiny Tots

April 26th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google has devised a new way to celebrate the spirit of the season. As usual, it is the Google Doodle that is actually the biggest part ... Read more...

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October 9th, 2009 - 3:16 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Legendary screenwriter/director probes Mumbai underworld with innovative bi-cultural thriller.David Weisman's Vanishing Cinema LLC, in conjunction with Indian producers Mushtaq Shiekh and Anubhav Sinha, have announced a financing deal with Newport Beach ... Read more...

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Russia to dismantle 191 nuclear submarines by 2010

September 29th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
St Petersburg, Sep 29 (RIA Novosti) Russia's state-run civilian nuclear power corporation 'Rosatom' will dismantle 191 out of 198 decommissioned nuclear submarines by 2010, a company report said Tuesday. "As of today, 198 ... Read more...

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G20 summit: Will it find a cure for the global recession?

March 27th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Chris Cermak and Andrew McCathie Washington/Berlin, March 27 (DPA) The world's big economic powers will hold an emergency summit in London next week amid a deepening sense of despair about the ... Read more...

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India to be major contributor to nine billion strong global population by 2050

March 12th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.12 (ANI): Nine nations -- India, Pakistan, Nigeria, Ethiopia, the US, Congo, Tanzania, China and Bangladesh will be majority contributors to the worlds population that will hit seven billion by ... Read more...

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Turning junk into objects of beauty

November 24th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 24 (IANS) Automobile parts, nuts and bolts, metal scrap, discarded wood and even domestic waste is not junk for artist Ilyas Ahmed. They are a rich source of raw material ... Read more...

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Sand artist Sudarsan wins Berlin contest, creates record

July 15th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 15 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Patnaik has become the first Indian to win a world championship held in Berlin for his sculpture on global warming. His victory will see his ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi announces cash prize for world carrom champ

March 12th, 2008 - 1:16 am ICT by admin
Chennai, March 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Tuesday evening announced a cash prize of Rs.1 million for World Carrom Champion Ilavazhagi, the daughter of a poor three-wheeler driver. "Ilavazhagi's ... Read more...

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Did you know - world carrom champ is Chennai girl

February 29th, 2008 - 1:28 am ICT by admin
(Feature, Lead) By Papri Sri Raman Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) The world carrom champion is a 24-year-old from Chennai who has been winning global plaudits, but is virtually unknown. Despite her many achievements, Ilavazhagi, ... Read more...

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