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Del Bosque expected tough fight from Georgia


September 12th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 12 (IANS) Spain football coach Vicente del Bosque said he expected a tough fight from Georgia, whom they beat 1-0 in an away game to kick-off their World ... Read more...

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New technology may free diabetics from daily injections


August 14th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) A new technology could free diabetics and cancer patients from the daily necessity of painful routine injections by releasing the required drug dosage over six months.University ... Read more...

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Pakistan can learn from Egypt shake-up, says daily


August 14th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's shake-up of the military top brass has "instructive connotations" for Pakistan, said a daily, observing there was "no accountability for the military's ... Read more...

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Boxer Vikas promises a fearless show in London


July 21st, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Indian boxer Vikas Krishan is banking on his fearlessness for a medal at the London Olympics.Vikas, the second Indian after Vijender Singh to win a ... Read more...

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Simple coating to keep you car clean for ages


July 20th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, July 20 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new coating that has many potential applications - keeping your car and mobile phones clean for ages and aircraft that need less ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Boca in bid to convince Riquelme to stay


July 6th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 6 (IANS) Argentine side Boca Juniors have not given up hope of convincing Juan Roman Riquelme to remain at the club.Riquelme announced he was leaving the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chinese province hit by sex crimes


April 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Sexual assault accounts for over 75 percent of all crimes committed against teenaged girls in a Chinese province. The perpetrators were often neighbours, friends and relatives, ... Read more...

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Carrie Underwood not ready for kids


April 16th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood says she is not ready to start a family because she does not want the responsibility yet.The 29-year-old, who married hockey player ... Read more...

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Body language tips for young executives (To go with ‘Tech, SMS dividing generations at workplace’)


April 9th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Here are five body language tips for the young executive by grooming guru Allan Pease:1. Always carry a briefcase or laptop to one side when you go for an interview or ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Chanderpaul hails West Indies’ rookies


April 9th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 9 (IANS/CMC) Experienced West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has praised the maturity of the side's younger players and said their performance against Australia in the first Test here ... Read more...

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Snoring could spell serious trouble for us


April 1st, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Snorers are three times more likely to suffer a potentially fatal blood clot, a new study has found.Patients diagnosed with the snoring-related condition -- sleep apnoea ... Read more...

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Sitting for long hours kills you fast


March 28th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Sitting for 11 hours or more in everyday life increases our chances of dying within three years, irrespective of whether we are physically active or not, ... Read more...

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Exercise won’t help you if you are sedentary


March 26th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 26 (IANS) One way to achieve fitness is by exercising, but long sedentary periods can also be risky, healthwise, in spite of physical activity. When the muscles are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Drought in London during Olympics?


March 13th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) The London Olympics and the Paralympic Games look set to take place amid water restrictions in the city.A hosepipe ban is set to be enforced from ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sedentary life style invites heart diseases, cancers


March 1st, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 1 (IANS) Sedentary life is not only an invitation to obesity, but is also linked with something much worse - heart diseases and cancers, research said.Particularly overweight office ... Read more...

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Juventus draw with Parma in Italian Serie A


February 16th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 16 (IANS) Juventus failed to reclaim the top spot of the Italian Serie A football standings after being held to a goalless draw by Parma.Juventus dominated Wednesday's ... Read more...

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World’s biggest trees face dire future


February 9th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 9 (IANS) The world's biggest and most magnificent trees face a dire future - thanks to logging, deforestation, pest invasions and effects of climate change.William Laurance, professor at ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Electric shock improves academic performance


January 26th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Passing small electric currents through the brain can lead to increased academic performance and boost people's learning, a study has said.Known as "Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation", ... Read more...

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We will keep India under pressure, says Hussey


December 23rd, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 23 (IANS) Australia's veteran Test batsman Mike Hussey said that Indians will be kept under pressure during the four-match Test series starting with the Boxing Day Test here ... Read more...

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Sitting down makes your bum bigger


December 5th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) If you happen to sit more often you are more likely to have a bigger bottom. Experts say that the pressure put on areas of the ... Read more...

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Badal conferred highest Sikh title, radicals cry foul


December 5th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 5 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was Monday bestowed the "Panth Rattan Fakhr-e-Qaum (Jewel of the religion, pride of the community)" title by the Sikh clergy ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India unimpressive, lucky to get a point (Lead)


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India were lucky to get away with a 1-1 draw and a point against lower-placed Afghanistan in their first match of the SAFF Cup football ... Read more...

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Walker, Ayouri snuff out Indian challenge


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian challenge, spearheaded by Pankaj Advani and Kamal Chawla, was blown away as former professional Lee Walker, the 35-year-old from Wales, and Iranian teenager Hoosein ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Free Pakistani prisoners, says Supreme Court (Lead)


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Holding that liberty of a person should be taken seriously, the Supreme Court Friday directed the central government to immediately release Pakistani prisoners languishing in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Navy awaits nod to use Kolkata airfield


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian Navy is awaiting a final nod from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to use an airfield in Kolkata to operate unmanned aerial vehicles ... Read more...

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England upset Spain 1-0 in football friendly


November 13th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) A Frank Lampard goal in the 49th minute was enough to secure an upset 1-0 win for England over world and European champions Spain in an ... Read more...

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Pakistan mulls alternative energy plan


October 15th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistan is considering alternative energy sources to mitigate the country's massive power crisis, Water and Power Minister Naveed Qamar has said.He said the draft alternative energy ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistani tribal areas face 23-hour power cuts


October 10th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Pakistan's restive tribal areas are facing up to 23 hours of power cuts, leading to an acute shortage of water as the pumps remain idle for ... Read more...

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Prolonged stress can shrink the brain


October 3rd, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Being stressed for lengthy periods can actually shrink the brain and cause dementia, new research says. Types of stress linked to the condition include those suffered ... Read more...

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Britain mulls gender-free passports ‘to spare transgender’


September 19th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Britain plans to introduce passports that do not contain details of the holder's sex. The move is designed to spare transgender people and those who have ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kids entertained at Abu Dhabi hospital


September 9th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 9 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi administration staged an event at a city hospital to entertain about 100 children admitted there for long periods.The programme held at Al ... Read more...

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12 mn across the world have no citizenship: UN


August 25th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Some 12 million people across the world do not have citizenship of any country, and are being denied basic human rights as a result, the UN ... Read more...

Posted in World |

England’s top order batting is the key: Willis


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Former England fast bowler Bob Willis has said the current side's fantastic run in Test cricket was possible because of the solid performance of the top ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Will power keeping fasting Hazare in form: Doctors


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) He has not had food for a week, but Anna Hazare is apparently going strong despite weakening health. The 74-year-old anti-corruption campaigner seems to have ... Read more...

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IndiGo, Canada’s CAE to set up pilot training centre


July 9th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 9 (IANS) Montreal-based CAE, a world leader in providing simulators for training pilots, and InterGlobe Enterprises Limited of India have announced to form a joint venture training centre ... Read more...

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