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Olympic rowing: South Africa takes gold in coxless fours


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South African rowers pipped Britain and defending champions Denmark to gold at the Olympics in a thrilling lightweight coxless fours race here Thursday.South Africa's James ... Read more...

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PSV sign Dutch forward Narsingh


July 16th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dutch striker Luciano Narsingh has signed a five-year contract with PSV Eindhoven, the football club announced Monday.The 21-year-old Heerenveen forward was included in Bert van ... Read more...

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Wrongly produced green biofuels can be harmful


July 31st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Replacing petrol and diesel with plant-based biofuels may be crucial in curbing climate change but the manufacture of such fuels could leave hazardous chemicals, new research ... Read more...

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Dominick Cruz Retains His Title Through Unaminous Victory Over Scott Jorgensen


December 17th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dominick Cruz once again proved his worth and lived up to the meaning of his nickname "Dominator", as he emerged victorious over challenger Scott Jorgensen in ... Read more...

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Learning to swim ‘could make kids smarter’


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 2 (ANI): Queensland researchers believe that learning to swim could make children smarter.A Griffith University research project will examine over 10,000 kids aged up to five to find out if ... Read more...

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Kashyap loses in Denmark Open Super Series quarter-finals


October 30th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Odense (Denmark), Oct 30 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap bowed out of the Denmark Open Super Series badminton, going down to Pengyu Du of China 13-21, 17-21 in the quarter-finals.Kashyap, who has been ... Read more...

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WEC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz Defeats Joseph Benavidez


August 19th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Las Vegas, Aug 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) World Extreme Cagefighting champion Dominick Cruz successfully defended his title against American fighter Joseph Benavidez at WEC 50 which was held in Las Vegas ... Read more...

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Male antelopes trick females to boost chances of mating


May 20th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Scientists have found that male topi antelopes trick females in order to boost chances of mating.A study of topi antelopes in Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve Park found ... Read more...

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Hollywood sign to be turned into a luxury hotel


May 11th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 11 (ANI): As part of a unique project, the iconic Hollywood sign would be turned into a luxury hotel with spectacular views.The idea has come from Danish architect ... Read more...

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Procedure to knock out genes in nematode discovered


April 26th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): After developing knockout mice and fruit flies, scientists have now devised a procedure for knocking out genes in nematode worms.By knocking genes out of action, researchers led by ... Read more...

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2010 Oscar Predictions: Best Supporting Actress


February 25th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by admin
By Greg Jorgensen Bangkok, Feb 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nominees: Penelope Cruz, Nine; Vera Farmiga, Up in the Air; Maggie Gyllenhaal, Crazy Heart; Anna Kendrick, Up in the Air; Mo’Nique, Precious. Funnily enough, the ... Read more...

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2010 Oscar Predictions: Best Supporting Actor


February 25th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by admin
By Greg Jorgensen Bangkok, Feb 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nominees: Matt Damon, Invictus; Woody Harrelson, The Messenger; Christopher Plummer, The Last Station; Stanley Tucci, The Lovely Bones; Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds. Every year there ... Read more...

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2010 Oscar Predictions: Best Picture


February 24th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by admin
By Greg Jorgensen Bangkok, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nominees: Avatar; The Blind Side; District 9; An Education; The Hurt Locker; Inglourious Basterds; Precious; A Serious Man; Up; Up in the Air. A lot ... Read more...

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Saina wins her second Group match at Super Series Masters


December 3rd, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Johor Bahru, Dec 3 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal defeated Canadian Reid Charmaine 21-14, 21-9 for her first victory in the World Super Series Masters Final badminton here Thursday. Top seeded Saina lost her ... Read more...

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Migrating white sharks form isolated populations in northeastern Pacific Ocean


November 4th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 4 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that the migratory behaviors of the white shark has lead to the formation of isolated populations in the northeastern Pacific Ocean ... Read more...

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World Badmintion: Danes stun South Koreans in mixed doubles semis


August 15th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Denmark's mixed doubles pair of Thomas Laybourn and Kamilla Rytter Juhl's joy knew no bounds after they stunned top seeded South Korean Yong Dae Lee and ... Read more...

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Crowd turns up in full force on I-Day eve (World Badminton Championships diary)


August 14th, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) The Independence Day eve saw crowds flock to the Balyogi Indoor Stadium here in full force as the World Badminton Championships entered a crucial stage. The sparse crowd ... Read more...

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Xie stuns top seed Zhou to enter World Badminton semis


August 14th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) China's Xie Xingfang knocked out top seed Zhou Mi of Hong Kong 21-15 21-18 to move into the semi-finals of the women's singles at the the ... Read more...

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Comet swarm may have delivered Earth’s oceans around 3.85 billion years ago


August 6th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 6 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a barrage of comets may have delivered Earth's oceans around 3.85 billion years ago.Scientists have long suspected that Earth and its near ... Read more...

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Daytime sleepiness among elderly may indicate increased cardiovascular death risk


February 27th, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Washington, February 27 (ANI): The European Society of Cardiology has warned that elderly people, who regularly report feeling sleepy during the day, may be at an increased risk of dying from ... Read more...

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Antelopes click knees to say ”back off” when it comes mating


November 4th, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): When it comes to settling disputes over access to fertile females, antelopes click their knees to ward off the competition, according to a new study.The study, conducted ... Read more...

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Chetan Anand wins Spanish Open badminton title


May 25th, 2008 - 7:48 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Chetan Anand capped his brilliant run to beat Henri Hurskainen of Sweden in a thrilling three-setter and win the men's singles title at the Spanish Open badminton ... Read more...

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Sharks hang out at the white shark cafe


February 17th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 17 (ANI): If you think that socialising is a mans favourite pastime, you need a recheck, for a new study has found that the great white sharks too have animal ... Read more...

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Study finds link between fatherhood, prostrate cancer


January 7th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 07 (ANI): Becoming a dad may be fraught with more risks than previously believed, for a new study has found a link between fatherhood and prostrate cancer.The study has found ... Read more...

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Sexual orientation lies in the brain


November 14th, 2007 - 2:51 am ICT by admin
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