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US Open: Rain postpones most matches


September 5th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (IANS) Frequent rains postponed most matches of the US Open here at the Flushing Meadows.The remnants of Hurricane Isaac dumped rain here a couple of ... Read more...

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Heavy rains continue in Maharashtra


September 4th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Torrential rain continued to lash Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra for the second day Tuesday, disrupting road and rail traffic.Mumbai's lifeline, the suburban trains, were ... Read more...

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Want to remember facts! Simply close your eyes


July 24th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Closing your eyes for a few minutes could be the key to remembering important facts, say scientists.Simply taking a few minutes of "wakeful resting" allows the ... Read more...

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14 punished in China over delay in exam


June 30th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) Fourteen people have been punished in China for a 10-minute delay in distributing answer-sheets to seven students appearing in the national college entrance exams.According to authorities, ... Read more...

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Unsung Czech Lukas Rosol stuns Nadal (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 5:56 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Little-known Czech Lukas Rosol pulled off one of the biggest upsets at Wimbledon by knocking out two-time champion Rafael Nadal over five sets in the ... Read more...

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Daredevils crush Knight Riders in Kolkata (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils crushed Kolkata Knight Riders by eight wickets, displaying a superb all-round show to open their Indian Premier League campaign in style in a ... Read more...

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Signalling defect leaves Metro commuters stranded


March 29th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Tens of hundreds of Metro commuters in the national capital were left stranded Thursday morning due to a signalling defect, an official said."The problem is ... Read more...

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Russian cosmonauts take a six-hour spacewalk


February 17th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two Russian cosmonauts ventured outside the International Space Station (ISS) Thursday to carry out tasks under the Russian space programme, said the Russian Mission Control.Cosmonauts ... Read more...

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Technical snag hits Delhi Metro again


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) A technical snag on the Dwarka-Noida Metro route Friday morning resulted in a 20-minute delay, leading to massive crowds at platforms and inconveniencing commuters.An official of the ... Read more...

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1 million votes may be nullified amid reports of widespread fraud in Afghan elections


October 18th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct 18 (ANI): In the wake of the preliminary results of the September 18 Afghan parliamentary elections having been postponed, interviews with Afghan and Western officials have indicated that fraud was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tharoor’s honeymoon trip starts with technical snag


August 24th, 2010 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) Shashi Tharoor and wife Sunanda Pushkar didn't have a very pleasant start to their honeymoon that takes them to Dubai and Spain. While their flight took off ... Read more...

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Mars expedition starts in Moscow


June 3rd, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A team in a simulated Mars expedition will "take off" for a 520-day "space trip" Thursday, an official said. Six people will take part in the experiment ... Read more...

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Lahore-bound bus hits road-divider in Punjab town


March 26th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Phagwara (Punjab), March 26 (IANS) The passengers of a Lahore-bound 'Sada-e-Sarhad' peace bus between India and Pakistan had a narrow escape Friday when the bus hit a road divider in this industrial ... Read more...

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Fashion Week gets the nod, back in action


March 25th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) A day after a complete no-show on the first day of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week due to lack of a fire safety permit, the event ... Read more...

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News channels end boycott following pact with IPL


March 12th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) News broadcasters Friday ended their boycott of the third edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) after an agreement with the cash-rich Indian league authorities. "The news broadcasters ... Read more...

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International news agencies threaten to boycott IPL over ‘restrictive’ conditions


February 26th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 26 (ANI): The Indian Premier League organiser's attempts to impose stringent media-accreditation guidelines could result in international news agencies boycotting the Twenty20 tournament for the second time in three years.Already, ... Read more...

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Lack of morning light keeps teenagers awake


February 17th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Insufficient exposure to morning light may be instrumental in depriving teenagers of enough sleep, a new study says. "As teenagers spend more time indoors, they miss out on ... Read more...

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Lack of morning light delays sleep in teens


February 17th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Insufficient daily morning light exposure contributes to teenagers not getting enough sleep, concludes a new study."As teenagers spend more time indoors, they miss out on essential morning light ... Read more...

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Armstrong team given special treatment by UCI during Tour


October 5th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 5 (DPA) A report charges that Lance Armstrong's Astana cycling team was given "special treatment" by the International Cycling Union (UCI) during this year's Tour de France, the online edition ... Read more...

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Punctuality, thy name is Indian home ministry


September 9th, 2009 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) It's 8.45 a.m. and the clock is ticking fast. Hundreds of employees of the Ministry of Home Affairs at North Block are sweating and ... Read more...

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Advani dubs Third Front a ‘joke’, Fourth Front a ‘farce’


April 21st, 2009 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader and prime ministerial candidate L.K. Advani Monday termed the Third Front "a joke" and the Fourth Front "a farce". "I consider the ... Read more...

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India win toss, to bat first


December 19th, 2008 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Dec 19 (IANS) India won the toss and decided to bat first against England in their second and last cricket Test of the RBS Cup that began Friday here at ... Read more...

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Mars on Earth mission moves one step closer to launch


November 12th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): The European Space Agencys search for two people who will spend 105 days in an isolated chamber that will feature Earth-bound simulations of a Mars mission, has ... Read more...

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Spain to face Argentina in Davis Cup final


September 22nd, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 22 (DPA) Argentina and two-time champion Spain will face off in November's Davis Cup final after victories against Russia and the US in their respective semi-final matches.Rafael Nadal waited out ... Read more...

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Nadal routs Roddick to lead Spain into Davis Cup final


September 21st, 2008 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 21 (DPA) Rafael Nadal endured a lengthy rain delay before assuring Spain a place in the Davis Cup final with a 6-4, 6-0, 6-4 mauling of American Andy Roddick Sunday.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Students in schools that start late are less sleepy in the daytime


June 10th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A new study has shown that high school students with a delayed school start time are more likely to sleep longer, and less likely to feel sleepy ... Read more...

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Active social life helps prevent memory loss in older adults


May 31st, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 31 (ANI): Older people who love to interact and socialise in parties, are less likely to experience memory loss, a problem long been associated with aging, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Atwal braves elements to make cut, lies 18th


May 31st, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by admin
Glenview (Illinois), May 31 (IANS) Indian golfer Arjun Atwal slipped early in the round with back to back bogeys, but then braved the elements to make up with a late birdie as ... Read more...

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Active social life delays memory loss


May 30th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 30 (IANS) Elderly people who are active socially may delay or have a slower rate of memory loss, according to a new study. Earlier studies have suggested that an active ... Read more...

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MP-businessman threatens privilege motion against pilot


April 8th, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, April 8 (IANS) Indian MP and prominent Dubai-based businessman P.V. Abdul Wahab is set to move a privilege motion in parliament against a pilot of state carrier Air India ... Read more...

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MP-businessman threatens privilege motion against Air India pilot


April 8th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by admin
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, April 8 (IANS) Indian MP and prominent Dubai-based businessman P.V. Abdul Wahab is getting ready to move a privilege motion in parliament against a pilot of state carrier Air ... Read more...

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I will work at my own speed: Kajol


March 29th, 2008 - 8:56 am ICT by admin
By Arpana New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) She is one of the most talented actresses in Bollywood, but Kajol, who graces the screen after a gap of two years in her home production ... Read more...

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Digvijay best among Indians, Lin wins title


March 23rd, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by admin
Chonburi (Thailand), March 23 (IANS) Digvijay Singh turned in his best performance of the week to emerge as the best Indian at the inaugural Asian Tour International golf while Chinese Taipei star ... Read more...

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