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Taliban deny involvement in Afghan killings


August 29th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 29 (IANS/AKI) The Taliban has said it was not involved in the beheading and shooting of 17 people in Afghanistan, and called the accusation "baseless propaganda".The Afghan ... Read more...

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Making calls least popular smartphone function


June 30th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Mobile phones began life as machines built for talking - but now, actually making calls is one of their least popular functions.Smartphone owners now spend ... Read more...

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Simon Pegg remembers fascination for goth


June 25th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Simon Pegg says he used to be a goth and enjoyed listening to music by Bauhaus and Sisters of Mercy."I grew up listening to my ... Read more...

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Shanghai kids take to Internet aged 8, says survey


June 16th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 16 (IANS) A study in China's Shanghai city has found that the average age of children beginning to use the Internet is eight and browsing the web on ... Read more...

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Man crosses 6,000 ft high canyon without safety net


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) A 40-year-old American slackline walker Monday crossed a canyon in central China almost 6,000 feet above sea level without a safety line, the Telegraph reported.Dean Potter, ... Read more...

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Rihanna loves her nightclub times


April 16th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has revealed that she loves going out to dance in nightclubs because the experience allows her to enjoy without feeling self-conscious, and ... Read more...

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Music de-stresses, evokes positive emotions


March 6th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 6 (IANS) Listening to music daily can evoke positive emotions and bring down your stress levels, being a simple and effective way to enhance well-being and health.The thesis ... Read more...

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104 years old Taufeek Khanjar becomes oldest UK citizen


February 6th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Taufeek Khanjar, a 104-year-old Iraqi native, has become the oldest naturalized citizen in Britain. The documentation to become a British was completed when he joined the ceremony ... Read more...

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Link between heavy metal music, suicidal tendencies


October 25th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) Youths repeatedly listening to heavy metal music might be suffering from suicidal tendencies, new research says.Youths at risk of depression are likely to seek respite in ... Read more...

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Essex sack South African fast bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe


May 27th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) English county Essex terminated the contract of their South African fast bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe after the player criticised the club on a social networking site.The South ... Read more...

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Teen drinking linked to higher internet use


May 10th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Teenagers who drink alcohol spend more time on their computers for social networking, downloading and listening to music compared to peers who don't drink.These results are ... Read more...

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Most Brits risking hearing with MP3 volumes louder than pneumatic drill


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that millions of Britons are risking their hearing by listening to music at a volume louder than that of a pneumatic drill.One in ... Read more...

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Jamie Foxx ‘makes a move on Christina Milian’


April 6th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 06 (ANI): Jamie Foxx has been spotted flirting with Christina Milian.The actor worked his notorious charm on the singer at Vegas club Haze's "I'm With the DJ" party.After taking ... Read more...

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Thinking about workout makes you eat more


January 16th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Thinking about a workout makes you eat 50 percent more food. Researchers link it with a subconscious reward theory, which suggests that when physical or mental effort is ... Read more...

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Meet the Kansas State University prof who works while walking!


December 12th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Most of us get away with eating or listening to music while working, but this Professor walks.Kansas State University professor Deb Sellers was very well acquainted with ... Read more...

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Why does music chill and thrill some people?


December 8th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) Most people feel chills and shivers in response to music that thrills them, but some people hardly feel them at all.People who are particularly open to new ... Read more...

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Why some of us feel chills while listening to music


December 8th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Most of us have experienced goose bumps or a chill going down our spine when we listened to music of some kind - now a new study explains ... Read more...

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‘Noisy’ Brit army bands ordered to wear earplugs to meet safety rules


September 28th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): Army bandsmen in Britain have been asked to wear earplugs when they perform over health and safety concerns-but they are not liking as it makes them play out ... Read more...

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Cancer helped bring together Douglas’ family


September 25th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Hollywood actor Michael Douglas' ill health due to cancer helped bring his family together. The 65-year-old actor, who is undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatment after doctors found a tumour ... Read more...

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Aussies ’spend more than 80pc of their waking hours consuming media’


September 5th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 5 (ANI): Australians spend more than 80 per cent of their waking hours consuming media, according to a new study.A survey of more than 2300 people reveals that Australians ... Read more...

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iPods ‘one of the most anti-social things’ for footballers: Kitson


August 20th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20(ANI): Stoke City striker Dave Kitson has claimed that listening to iPods in the dressing room crushes team morale during crucial moments before kick-off."I find iPods one of the ... Read more...

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Teenage deafness linked to iPods, MP3 players


August 18th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) MP3 players, iPods and more exposure to live music could have caused an increase in hearing loss among teenagers, research in the US suggests. The study noticed that the ... Read more...

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iPods, MP3 players linked to hearing loss in teens


August 18th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 18 (ANI): An American research has suggested that iPods, MP3 players and increased exposure to live music have led to a surge in hearing loss in teens.The number of teenagers ... Read more...

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Sex predator admits impregnating victims


August 16th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 16 (IANS) A sex predator in Australia has admitted abusing 18 children over a 25-year period, including a mentally-challenged seven-year-old girl who he later impregnated. Dennis Alfred Goudge, 57, formerly of ... Read more...

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Christian TV On ‘So You Think You Can Dance’


July 30th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christian TV was one of the artists who performed on Thursday's episode of 'So You Think You Can Dance' and the artist has become a rage ... Read more...

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Listening to music ‘can impair performance’


July 28th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Doing math sums while listening to your favourite songs may not help you focus better - in fact it could cut down your performance in the exam.A new ... Read more...

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Cochlear implants bring back music to hearing impaired ears


July 12th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 12 (ANI): For Daniela Andrews listening to music is not a problem anymore as scientists have found that wearing a cochlear implant helps recognizing sound.Andrews developed a condition three years ... Read more...

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Overworked Britons prefer email to sex


April 23rd, 2010 - 3:20 am ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) The bedroom is no longer the setting for romance, a new survey has found. Overworked Britons would rather check their email or update pages of the social networking ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole to publish photo book


March 30th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole is to publish a book titled "My World" that will have photographs of her life. "My World", the first official Cole book, will chart the singer's ... Read more...

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Single engine plane kills jogger while making emergency landing


March 20th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hilton Head, Mar 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Robert Gary Jones was killed in a freak accident while he was jogging on the beach. A single engine plane had to make an emergency ... Read more...

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Plane kills jogger in emergency landing


March 16th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hilton Head, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A single engine plane made an emergency landing on a South Carolina beach, and killed a jogger in the process. The jogger probably didn’t listen to ... Read more...

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Parents shouldn’t stop kids from listening to music while studying: Study


January 11th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 11 (ANI): It may not be necessary for parents to nag their children to turn off music while they are studying, as they are most likely to do it themselves, ... Read more...

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‘Doctored’ music may ease tinnitus suffering


December 29th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): For people suffering from tinnitus, listening to music may spell the end for their pain, say researchers.According to the research team from Westphalian Wilhelms University, individually designed music ... Read more...

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Artistic men ‘less likely to be depressed’


December 17th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Men who take the time to engage in cultural activities or artistic pursuits are less likely to suffer from depression, says a new study.The study, by the Norwegian ... Read more...

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Music-obsessed Aussies addicted to their iPods


December 15th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, December 15 (ANI): Music fans in Australia are so hooked on to their iPods that they seem to be living, breathing and sleeping with the gadget, according to a study.Researcher Andrew ... Read more...

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