Sluggish Bolt wins as sharp Blake also triumphs

September 8th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels (Belgium), Sep 8 (IANS/CMC) Sprint icon Usain Bolt and fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake scored contrasting victories to headline the season-ending Memorial Van Damme Diamond League meeting here.While Bolt coasted to ... Read more...

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Bolt breezes to take 200m in Zurich Diamond League

August 31st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 31 (IANS) London Olympics champion Usain Bolt sprinted to a comfortable 200m win in the Diamond League meeting in Zurich.Bolt posted a meet record of 19.66 seconds as ... Read more...

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A robot that walks on water!

July 29th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bejing, July 29 (IANS) The first bio-inspired microbot is capable of not just walking on water but jumping up and down on the water's surface like the insect, a ... Read more...

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China builds train link to ’sea of death’

July 23rd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) China has finished constructing a railway link to a lake that is known as the "sea of death" due to its high salt content, a ... Read more...

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US President wants cheaper pennies and nickels

February 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama is seeking the permission to mint cheaper pennies and nickels. The President has petitioned US lawmakers to give him the permission to ... Read more...

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Trace elements in toenails show up cancer risk

December 20th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Trace elements present in the toe nail can actually tell whether one is likely to suffer from cancer or not, reveals a study. Researchers from National ... Read more...

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Emma Stone’s life not affected by fame

September 30th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Actress Emma Stone, who will be seen in the upcoming Spider-man series "The Amazing Spider-Man", says fame hasn't affected her life so far."I'm not preparing myself ... Read more...

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Bolt sparkles but upstaged by amazing Blake

September 17th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels (Belgium), Sep 17 (IANS/CMC) Sprint sensation Usain Bolt stormed to a world-leading 9.76 seconds in the 100 metres, but for the second time in three weeks was upstaged by compatriot ... Read more...

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RBI to issue new coins

July 22nd, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Three weeks after the 25 paise coins were withdrawn from circulation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Friday announced it will introduce new coins in five ... Read more...

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China to test clothes for cancer-causing chemicals

June 25th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 25 (IANS) Children's clothes in Shanghai will now be tested for cancer-causing chemicals, after parents showed concern about the quality of clothes currently on sale.Textile experts said heavy ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles could offer relief from skin allergies

April 4th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 04 (ANI): Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) scientists have suggested that tiny particles, only billionths of a meter in diameter, could offer relief to people who are allergic to the ... Read more...

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Burberry introduces new range of watches in India

August 18th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Burberry, a British luxury fashion house, has launched a new range of timepieces in India for men and women. With modern and elegant styles, these timepieces ... Read more...

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Why cheap jewellery can be nightmare for women

August 17th, 2010 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Scientists from University of Giessen claim to have found the reason why cheap jewellery cause painful rashes on women's skin. Many women who wear a pair of alloy earrings ... Read more...

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Why nickel causes allergies in humans

August 16th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): German researchers have finally traced the reason for allergies caused by nickel.Researchers at University of Giessen, Germany found that the metal directly activates a member of the family ... Read more...

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Oklahoma man jailed after stealing 55 cents

July 16th, 2010 - 5:48 am ICT by BNO News
YUKON, OKLAHOMA (BNO NEWS) -- A Yukon, Oklahoma man has been arrested for stealing 55 cents from a parked car at an apartment complex, police said on Thursday.A police spokeswoman said Tyler ... Read more...

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Italy Alarmed Due To Blue Mozzarella Balls

June 21st, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A shopper in Italy was recently shocked, and raised an alarm which led to a recall of at least 70,000 mozzarella balls, after noticing that the ... Read more...

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San Diego Chargers Acquire Donald Butler

April 24th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Apr 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that A.J. Smith was in no mood to miss the chance of acquiring linebacker Donald Butler this season. The General Manager of the San ... Read more...

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US pushing to complete largest movement of military material from Iraq to Afghanistan

April 3rd, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.3 (ANI): The United States is pushing to complete the largest movement of military materiel since World War II from Iraq to Afghanistan, and it involves shifting nearly three million ... Read more...

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Nicolas Cage threatens to sue ex-wife over ‘abuse’ claims

December 14th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage has threatened to sue his ex-wife if she went ahead with a press conference about their ongoing legal battle.Christina Fulton has filed a lawsuit ... Read more...

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For exports, BHEL chooses Karaikal port over Chennai

November 28th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) Power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd's (BHEL) Tiruchirappalli unit will start exporting its boilers through the newly built private port at Karaikal, a company official said. The ... Read more...

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Henry VIII immortalised in coins

June 9th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): Henry VIII has been immortalised in coins to honour five centuries since he became the King of England.Image of the royal would appear on five new coins made ... Read more...

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Shampoos, conditioners, soaps can cause eczema

March 28th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Many shampoos, skin conditioners and soaps contain an ingredient that can cause eczema, warn Swedish scientists.A thesis presented at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden found that ... Read more...

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George Michael can demand $2.2m for private gigs

March 18th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Brit singer George Michael can now demand 2.2 million dollars for a private gig, as revealed by newly published accounts. Michael, 45, had fuelled rumours that he was ... Read more...

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Dubious drugs on Internet may have terror link

January 28th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) People tempted to buy dubious drugs on the net could not only be risking their lives but also funding terrorism, unwittingly, warned a medical expert.Graham Jackson, a ... Read more...

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Bacteria steal iron from human hosts to survive

August 1st, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Like humans, bacteria need iron to survive, a discovery that can open up new and more effective ways to target diseases like tuberculosis. Some bacteria are equipped with ... Read more...

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Your cell phones and iPods may cause allergies

April 28th, 2008 - 7:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): It's not just pollen that may cause allergies, for your cell phones and iPods also play a key role in accelerating your seasonal miseries, says an expert.Todd ... Read more...

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