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Smoking More Than 20 Cigarettes a Day Triples Chances of Brain Haemorrhage


August 30th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research has shown that smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day triples the chances of someone getting brain hemorrhages. It has also been found out that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Sharath Kamal in Asian table tennis team


August 21st, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Achanta Sharath Kamal has been included in the Asian table tennis team that will take part in the 2012 Euro-Asia Event European Stage to be held ... Read more...

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Korea’s Jin fires his way to pistol gold


July 28th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korean shooter Jongoh Jin held off a late charge from Italy's Luca Tesconi to win the Olympic gold in the men's 10 meter air ... Read more...

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India eves in semis of Junior Asia Cup hockey


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 3 (IANS) India rallied from a goal down to beat Malaysia 2-1 in its final league match here Tuesday and booked a semi-final berth in the Junior Women's ... Read more...

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Indian elected global nuclear operators group chief


June 21st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) S.K. Jain, the former chairman and managing director of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) was elected as the chairman of governing board of World ... Read more...

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India face Holland in Olympic hockey opener


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) India will open their campaign in the 2012 Olympics hockey competition in London with a game against the Netherlands July 30, according to the schedule released ... Read more...

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Three Indian rowers qualify for Olympics


April 29th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chung Ju (Korea), April 29 (IANS) India's Swarn Singh Virk along with Manjeet Singh and Sandeep Kumar won their individual events at the Asian Olympic Qualifiers and booked their berths ... Read more...

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India move up to fifth place at Sirikit Cup


April 26th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, April 26 (IANS) The Indian women's team at the 34th Queen Sirikit Cup moved up one place Thursday and gave themselves a realistic chance of contending for a podium ... Read more...

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Aditi leads Indian challenge at Queen Sirikit Cup


April 24th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, April 24 (IANS) Aditi Ashok, Gurbani Singh and Raksha Phadke will represent India at the 34th Queen Sirikit Cup at the Tanah Merah Country Club here April 25-27.Aditi, who ... Read more...

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South Korean firms’ profitability weakens in 2011


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 23 (IANS) South Korean firms' profitability weakened last year due to an increase in production costs caused by a rise in global raw material prices, the country's central ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pregnant Sienna Miller doesn’t stop working


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) While most actresses would avoid taking part in general advertising campaigns when heavily pregnant, unless it would be for nappies, maternity clothes or food, Sienna ... Read more...

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Manavjit Sandhu, Imran Hassan qualify for London Olympics


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Doha, Jan 21 (IANS) Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Imran Hassan Khan secured Olympic berths on the concluding day of the Asian Shooting Championships here, ensuring India of at least 11 ... Read more...

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SRK to attend ‘Don 2′ screening at Berlinale


January 18th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan fans in Germany are in for a treat. The actor's latest release "Don 2: The King Is Back" will be screened ... Read more...

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Saina loses to Jiang Yanjiao in Korea Open quarters


January 6th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Saina Nehwal went down 17-21, 10-21 to China's Jiang Yanjiao in the women's singles quarterfinals of the Korea Open Superseries badminton event in Seoul Friday, ... Read more...

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Korea Open: Saina advances to quarters


January 5th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal advanced Thursday to the women's singles quarterfinals of the Korea Open Superseries badminton in Seoul defeating Chinese Taipei's Shao Chieh ... Read more...

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Tribal families spend nights outside due to wild jumbos


January 3rd, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 3 (IANS) For the last week, about a dozen tribal families in Chhattisgarh's Surguja district have been spending their nights in the open despite the chilly weather after ... Read more...

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My confidence is back, says Saina Nehwal


December 28th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 28 (IANS) Ace Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal says her confidence is back and she is looking forward to doing well at the London Olympics.Talking to reporters here ... Read more...

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South Korean firms’ profitability weakens in Q3


December 20th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 20 (IANS) South Korean firms' profitability weakened in the third quarter due to an increase in production costs caused by a rise in global raw material prices, the ... Read more...

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Pakistan re-elected to Unesco executive board


November 3rd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 3 (IANS) Pakistan has been re-elected to the executive board of the Paris-headquartered UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco), a statement said Thursday.Pakistan secured 156 votes out ... Read more...

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Indian teams 10th and 13th in FIH rankings


November 2nd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 2 (IANS) India are placed 10th and 13th among men and women in the latest International Hockey Federation World rankings released Tuesday.World champions Australia (men) and 2008 Olympic ... Read more...

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Terrell Owens was hospitalized for overdose


October 12th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NFL star Terrell Owens was reportedly hospitalized last week. According to TMZ, the 37-year-old was rushed to the hospital after an unidentified person called the emergency ... Read more...

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LG Electronics hikes IT product prices


September 27th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) LG Electronics Tuesday hiked the prices of its IT products including laptops, monitors and ODD drives by 6 percent in India owing to depreciation of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

7,028 jumbo attacks in Chhattisgarh in 7 months


September 9th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 9 (IANS) Chhattisgarh has witnessed a record 7,028 cases of attacks by wild elephants -- on houses, standing crops and forest residents -- in the first seven months ... Read more...

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Sahara India inks deal with Korean firm for 6,000-MW power project


August 17th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Sahara India Power Corporation Wednesday said it will set up a total 6,000-megawatt capacity in thermal power plants in India in association with government-run South ... Read more...

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Archery World Cup Stage II: Deepika Kumari lifts Indian team to 2nd place


June 8th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) India's Deepika Kumari came up with an impressive performance to finish fourth overall (1,354 points) behind three Koreans on the opening day of the World Cup ... Read more...

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Shiv Kapur moves up to tied fourth


May 1st, 2011 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 30 (IANS) Shiv Kapur was three-under through 13 holes and moved to tied fourth at the Ballantine's Championships in Blackstone Golf Club here in Korea. He was seven-under ... Read more...

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Modest day for Indian golfers at Ballantine Championship


April 28th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 28 (IANS) None of the Indians were able to break par, as Gaganjeet Bhullar and Shiv Kapur shot 72 each and were the best Indians in tied 36th ... Read more...

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Bhullar finishes tied 20th in Indonesia


April 24th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 24 (IANS) Gaganjeet Bhullar emerged as the top Indian at the Indonesia Masters despite a par round of 72 on the final day. The 23-year-old Indian totaled five-under ... Read more...

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Bhullar, Sujjan move up at Indonesian Masters


April 23rd, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 23 (IANS) Gaganjeet Bhullar moved closer to a top 10 finish with a fine four-under 68 built on four birdies in the back nine at the Indonesian Masters ... Read more...

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Researching a purchase ‘can help ease buyer’s remorse’


April 10th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): A new study has suggested that consumers often experience less post-purchase regret when they use more cognitive effort, which involves performing research, gathering opinions and exploring options ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Korean team calls on Minister Virbhadra Singh


March 24th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Virbhadra Singh and a team of senior officers met a Korean delegation here today.Issues concerning the development of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ecclestone snubs Melbourne Grand Prix


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 22 (ANI): Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone will snub the Melbourne Grand Prix and head to New York this weekend to discuss a plan to poach the event from Australia. ... Read more...

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Batra elected Asian Hockey Federation vice president


January 18th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) secretary general Narinder Batra has been elected vice president of the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF).At the AHF congress held at Kuala Lumpur Sunday, Batra ... Read more...

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Park Chan-wook makes a movie with iPhone 4


January 11th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seoul, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The iPhone achieved another major milestone. The most popular smartphone in the world was used to shoot a movie in Korea.The short movie which is just 30 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

S. Korea denies military cooperation with Japan


January 5th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Jan 5 (ANI): A South Korean foreign ministry official has turned down reports that Seoul has discussed a joint declaration with Japan on boosting bilateral military cooperation between both nations."We ... Read more...

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