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There is rivalry in shooting too: Manavjit Sandhu


July 20th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Trap shooter Manavjit Sandhu has said it is a myth that marksmen compete with themselves and don't have a rival like other sports do."I have been ... Read more...

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Priyanka finds Jhilmil endearing


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Bollywood's 'Desi Girl' Priyanka Chopra is playing an autistic girl in 'Barfi' and describes it as the most lovable character she has ever played. She ... Read more...

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ITC, Bangalore airport get GreenCo awards


June 15th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) ITC's Bhadrachalam (Andhra Pradesh) unit and Bangalore International Airport Friday won the golden and silver plaque, respectively, at the Confederation of Indian Industry's GreenCo Summit, 2012 ... Read more...

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Research busts myth of mid-life blues


June 7th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 7 (IANS) People are happiest at retirement age and miserable in their geriatric years, says a new study that reveals how the happiness quotient changes over a lifetime.The ... Read more...

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Mallika misses mom’s ‘aalu paratha’


May 11th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Actress Mallika Sherawat, known for her bold onscreen avatar, uses her mother's maiden name and says she misses the 'aalu parathas' made by her the ... Read more...

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Multi-tasking makes you feel good but hits performance


May 1st, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) People multitask not because they are good at it but because it makes them feel good, says a new study, which explains why it is so ... Read more...

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Actresses can’t be best friends: Sameera Reddy


April 21st, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Bollywood beauty Sameera Reddy had no clash with Kangna Ranaut on the sets of their forthcoming film "Tezz", but she says no two actresses can be ... Read more...

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Women in red a real turn off for men


April 17th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Popular perception equates red with women's sexual allure, but the colour may actually act as a turn-off for most males, says a study.Sarah E. Johns, evolutionary ... Read more...

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Mallika supports homosexuals, to host gay friends’ engagement bash


March 7th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Mallika Sherawat, who recently shot for the NOH8 campaign demanding equality for homosexuals, has come out strongly in support of the gay community."There should be NO ... Read more...

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Are smses affecting kids’ reading skills?


February 18th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Text messaging could be stunting children's reading skills, a Canadian study has revealed.A study of students at the University of Calgary in Canada showed that those ... Read more...

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Today 3rd February (Friday) is ‘National Wear Red Day’ for women


February 4th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today 3rd of February is ‘National Wear Red Day’ for women to create awareness about heart disease. It ought to be mentioned that heart disease is ... Read more...

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Study reveals that ‘Women are better at parking than men’


January 30th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has concluded that when compared to men, women are better parkers of cars. The study, which was conducted by a car park company, claims ... Read more...

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Time has come for majority not to be silent: CAG


January 14th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai, who had estimated that the 2G spectrum allocation caused the exchequer Rs.1.76 lakh crore, Friday said that democracy ... Read more...

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Men love thinking about sex the most, women about food


December 1st, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) A new study has found it's wrong to believe that men think about sex every seven seconds but, of course, they do think of it more ... Read more...

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Rahul raised fundamental issue of governance: Congress


November 29th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday praised party general secretary Rahul Gandhi for making the Indian Youth Congress a body with the largest membership of youth, and ... Read more...

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Shooting of ‘Agent Vinod’ remains stalled


October 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jaisalmer, Oct 28 (IANS) The shooting of Bollywood movie "Agent Vinod" starring Saif Ali Khan has remained stalled at a village in this Rajasthan district for the past three days ... Read more...

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Myth: Video games sharpen brain


September 16th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) That playing video games makes the brain smarter and improves concentration might be a myth fostered by a host of studies."Despite the hype, in reality, there ... Read more...

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Smaller plates, bowls key to weight loss


August 7th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) You can shed unwanted pounds just by eating from smaller plates and bowls. "People don't think that something as simple as the size of a bowl ... Read more...

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Too many misconceptions about Islam: Actor Arshad Warsi


June 14th, 2011 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arshad Warsi feels that there are too many misconceptions about Islam and that 90 percent of what people know about the religion is a ... Read more...

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Study busts myth of ‘lefties’ being more gifted


June 8th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 8 (IANS) Psychologists have busted the myth that left-handed people are more gifted.In a study led by Professor Mike Nicholls, director of the Brain and Cognition Lab in ... Read more...

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Pistachios, not pretzels, are weight-loss snack!


May 4th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 04 (ANI): Nutrition researchers at UCLA have indicated that choosing to snack on pistachios rather than pretzels as part of a healthy diet not only supports your body mass index ... Read more...

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Women urged to love their heart also


May 1st, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 1 (ANI): Women have been urged to think of their hearts also, with a new research showing that more women die from heart attacks than men in Australia, and yet ... Read more...

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Kalmadi unilaterally announced Rs.33 crore to CWG associations: Shunglu


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi announced a grant of $7.2 million (Rs.33 crore) "without any authority or prior consultation" to 72 Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Ex-Oz captains praise Ponting’s move to play and help Clarke


March 30th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 30 (ANI): Ponting's decision to resign as captain but continue to make himself available for selection as a batsman is unconventional in Australian cricket, but former skipper Kim Hughes believes ... Read more...

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Scientific institute to study yetis to be opened in Siberia


March 24th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): A scientific institute to study yetis is to be opened in Siberia.The regional government's education and science department said the Russian coal-mining region of Kemerovo in western Siberia ... Read more...

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Men are not from Mars, nor are women from Venus: Study


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 23 (ANI): The battle of the sexes could be a myth after all.A study of 75 couples has found no evidence of gender differences, according to the Herald Sun.It seems ... Read more...

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3.23 p.m. - the time when dieting fails


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) A myth that a midnight snack spelt doom for people on a diet has finally been broken. Experts say temptation for food is maximum during mid-afternoon ... Read more...

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People with symmetrical faces aren’t that good looking: study


March 19th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): The myth that people with symmetrical faces are better looking has been set straight by a photographer, who studied the faces of 11 subjects.Julian Wolkenstein, 38, from ... Read more...

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Zayed Khan loves shopping from fashion streets (With Images)


March 15th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Actor Zayed Khan, who walked the ramp with Dia Mirza for designer Rocky S at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week, says he loves to pick ... Read more...

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Barack Obama admits he was a victim of bullying


March 11th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 12 (ANI): Barack Obama has confessed that he was bullied as a kid.While opening a White House summit on preventing bullying, the US President said that he was taunted ... Read more...

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Assange’s mother slams Gillard for ‘prejudicing’ Wikileaks founder’s right to fair trial


March 7th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Mar 7 (ANI): The mother of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has accused Prime Minister Julia Gillard of 'character assassination' and 'prejudicing her son's right to a fair trial'.Responding to Gillard's statement ... Read more...

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It’s true- men too are chatterboxes


February 19th, 2011 - 1:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) This is the news which will leave many men lost for words. When it comes to which is the more talkative sex, researchers have uncovered the unspeakable truth ... Read more...

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Men chat more than women: Survey


February 18th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): It may come as a surprise to many, but men talk more than women, according to a new survey.When it comes to which is the more talkative sex, ... Read more...

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Internet playing cupid for middle-aged people: Study


February 15th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that middle-aged people are most likely to look for love online - dispelling the myth that Internet dating is primarily for the young. ... Read more...

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Brits adopting American-style pronunciation of certain words


February 6th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): British people are now adopting the American-style pronunciation of certain words.Interim results of a study by the British Library suggested a third of Britons taking part now adopt ... Read more...

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