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Demand for Olympic torch soars


July 27th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Biswajit Dey (27), who works in Radisson Edwardian Hotels Group, arrived at Olympic Park early in the morning. Making his way towards the main entrance into ... Read more...

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Romney creates history in clinching Republican nomination (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (IANS) Mitt Romney created history as he finally clinched the Republican nomination to challenge President Barack Obama in the November presidential, becoming the first Mormon nominee ... Read more...

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How birds avoid hitting trees


January 25th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Birds don't have to bother about overcrowded roads, but they do stick to a speed limit to avoid hitting trees or other objects.Researchers from the Massachusetts ... Read more...

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Political games cloud Lokpal bill’s fate (Intro Evening Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The fate of the long-discussed Lokpal bill, passed in the Lok Sabha two days ago, appeared uncertain Thursday evening with the government trying desperately ... Read more...

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War of words as Rajya Sabha debates Lokpal (Evening Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Two days after it was passed in the Lok Sabha, the Lokpal bill moved to the Rajya Sabha Thursday with the government trying hard ... Read more...

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Bangalore buzz: Bounty for 16 rebel law makers’ support?


May 14th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) A day after the apex court restored the membership to 16 rebel Karnataka lawmakers, the dominant topic of discussion in political circles here was what ... Read more...

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Congress, opposition confident of winning in Assam


May 12th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 12 (IANS) The stage is all set for counting of votes Friday for assembly elections held in 126 constituencies of Assam even as both the ruling Congress ... Read more...

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Where gambling is the stuff of dreams!


February 15th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
By R.R. Kharmujai Shillong, Feb 15 (IANS) Come over to Bara Bazaar on any lazy afternoon and you'll stumble upon many people dozing off at some quiet uninviting corner. The idea is not ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Mystery of a double rainbow revealed


December 24th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Twitter was in a flurry over a double rainbow that formed over Los Angeles last night."And L.A. peeps, did you see the amazing double rainbow? I don't wanna ... Read more...

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Italy lays out pasta, cheese for Delhi homes


November 10th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The two-minute noodles of our childhood is making way for the 10-minute pasta, cheese and sauce. Italy is hardselling its packaged food to middle class ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell says he’s bedded up to 2,000 women


September 20th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 20 (ANI): X factor judge Simon Cowell has claimed that he has had sex with almost 2,000 women.Simon revealed that during his "good times" he had two women a week.The ... Read more...

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Less or more than seven hours of sleep per day ups the risk of heart disease


August 3rd, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research indicates all the sleep we need as humans is around seven hours, which also includes the afternoon naps and the power naps as well. ... Read more...

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10 flirting tips to pick up a guy during World Cup


June 18th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Single girls, the World Cup might just be your chance to pick up a hottie.Flirt website Flirtomatic have put together some ace tips to show how the World ... Read more...

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Stella McCartney feeling broody


February 10th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney's daughter Stella is planning to have a fourth child, as she believes four is the magic number when it comes to children.The 38-year-old fashion ... Read more...

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Chris Lannetta guides Colorado Rockies to a win


October 1st, 2009 - 12:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Denver, Sep 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American born pinch-hitter Chris Lannetta hit a two-run homer off David Weathers in the 11th inning to give the Colorado Rockies a 7-5 victory over ... Read more...

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Man U ready to sell Ronaldo to Real for 75m quid


June 5th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5(ANI): Manchester United has said that it is willing to sell Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo to Spanish football giants Real Madrid for 75million pounds.Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson ... Read more...

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BJD heading for landslide win in Orissa (Third Lead)


May 16th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 16 (IANS) Orissa's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) was far ahead of its rivals - the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress - as counting of votes for ... Read more...

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Congress doors open to new partners, says Pranab


May 3rd, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee Sunday indicated that his party's doors were open to alliances with parties other than its partners in the United Progressive Alliance ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party for Congress, rules out tie-up with Third Front


April 26th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Sunday said it was open to a tie-up with the Congress after the Lok Sabha polls but ruled out any truck with the Third ... Read more...

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SP not to support Third Front


April 26th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Apr 26 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) General Secretary Amar Singh on Sunday ruled out possibility of any post-poll tie-up with the Third Front or the Left parties, saying as long ... Read more...

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PML-Q chief asks PML-N to stop ‘horse-trading’


March 28th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar. 28 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) President Chaudhary Shujaat Hussain has asked the PML (Nawaz) to stop horse-trading in its quest to poach its candidates to reach the magic number ... Read more...

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Lalu advocates Left-UPA friendship


February 3rd, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb. 3, (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav said on Tuesday said that Left would be a better ally than any other party if existing constituents ... Read more...

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Congress-National Conference alliance more compatible: Karan Singh


December 28th, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Karan Singh Sunday said that an alliance between the Congress and the National Conference (NC) would be "more compatible" as the results indicated a ... Read more...

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Having an imperfect body can actually be good for you


December 3rd, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Having an imperfect body may not be all that bad, says a new article, which claims that imperfections come with substantial benefits for some women.The report has ... Read more...

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Race to get 270 electoral votes getting tougher: McCain


October 27th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Republican presidential nominee John McCain has acknowledged that the race to get to the magic number of 270 electoral votes is tough, but said polls are all ... Read more...

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I will become chief minister of Jharkhand any time: Soren


August 12th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, Aug 12 (IANS) Former Jharkhand chief minister and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) supremo Shibu Soren said in the national capital Tuesday that he would become chief minister of Jharkhand "any ... Read more...

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People want me to become chief minister: Soren


July 31st, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 31 (IANS) Declaring his intention to become Jharkhand chief minister, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren has said people wanted to see him in the post and Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Will 13 to prove lucky for Nepal Maoists?


July 10th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 10 (IANS) After having waged a 10-year war to root out Nepal's royal dynasty and emerging as victors in the battle of the ballot three months ago, the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Minority government too can conclude n-deal, say experts


July 8th, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) A minority government can conclude a pact with the IAEA and sign any international agreement, including the nuclear deal, as long as it enjoys the ... Read more...

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Potter wasps use parasitic mites to guard their babies


July 8th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Japanese scientists have discovered that that potter wasps use a parasitic mite called Ensliniella parasitica as bodyguards to protect their babies from parasitic wasps.Kimiko Okabe and ... Read more...

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Magic shows to raise awareness against seasonal epidemics in Kerala


June 4th, 2008 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 4 (IANS) Gopinath Muthukad, a magician who is known to spread social messages through his craft, will hold a series of shows through Kerala to educate people how seasonal epidemics ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Clinton not yet ready to quit as Obama nears finish line (Lead)


June 3rd, 2008 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 3 (IANS) As the five-month long marathon for Democratic presidential nomination comes to an end Tuesday with Barack Obama tantalisingly close to the finish line, Hillary Clinton appeared ... Read more...

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Clinton scores big win, but Obama nears finish line (Lead)


June 2nd, 2008 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 2 (IANS) Hillary Clinton scored an emphatic victory in the Puerto Rico primary, but even in defeat front runner rival Barack Obama edged closer to clinching the Democratic ... Read more...

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BJP all set to form government in Karnataka


May 26th, 2008 - 10:12 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 26 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party is all set to form the new government in Karnataka securing the magic number of 113 required to get a simple majority with ... Read more...

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BJP to stake claim Monday to form government


May 25th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has fallen short of a majority in the Karnataka assembly by one or two seats, will meet Governor Rameshwar Thakur Monday to ... Read more...

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