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Germany defeat Faroe Islands 3-0


September 8th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 8 (IANS) Germany sealed an expected 3-0 win against Faroe Islands in Group C to start with a win in 2014 World Cup qualifiers owing to a brace ... Read more...

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Chess for blind: India down Kazakhastan


August 18th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Hosts India 'A' came up with an inspired show to defeat Kazakhastan 3-1 in the eighth round of the Tata 14th IBCA Chess Olympiad for the ... Read more...

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World champion Anand still eager to learn: Grand Master Ganguly (Interview)


June 4th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) Notwithstanding five World Chess Championship triumphs, Grand Master Viswanathan Anand continues to be flexibile and is still eager to learn, says a member of his team ... Read more...

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‘BJP to retain Uttarakhand, Congress slightly ahead in Punjab’


March 4th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win a majority in Uttarakhand while Punjab will see a tight race with the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Relationship with Ponting won’t be strained: Clarke


February 24th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 24 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke has said his role in dropping Ricky Ponting from the ODI squad will not strain his relationship with the ex-skipper.Clarke said he ... Read more...

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Gurgaon runs to spread awareness about obesity


February 19th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 19 (IANS) More than a thousand people ranging in age between 12 and 60 Sunday participated in the 'Run from Obesity' here to spread awareness and educate people ... Read more...

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Oprah issues apology for TV remark


February 14th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) International talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has issued an apology for breaking TV ratings rules and urging fans to watch her "Oprah's Next Chapter" show ... Read more...

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Saina loses to Jiang Yanjiao in Korea Open quarters


January 6th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Saina Nehwal went down 17-21, 10-21 to China's Jiang Yanjiao in the women's singles quarterfinals of the Korea Open Superseries badminton event in Seoul Friday, ... Read more...

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Fischer, Pedersen Denmark’s badminton players of the year


December 30th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 30 (IANS) Denmark's badminton mixed doubles champions Joachim Fischer and Christinna Pedersen have been named badminton players of the year 2011.The pair was voted shortly after successfully defending ... Read more...

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Super Series Finals: Saina to face Yihan Wang in title clash


December 17th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Saina Nehwal defeated Denmark's Tine Baun 21-17, 21-18 Saturday to cruise into the BWF World Superseries Finals at Liuzhou, China.This was Saina's fourth consecutive win ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s consumerism to grow in 2012: Report


December 10th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 10 (IANS) International market research company Nielsen expressed optimistic views on 2012 economic progress in Sri Lanka, noting that rapid growth and consumer spending would be seen.Nielsen, launching ... Read more...

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Survey reveals that Android and Apple control 71 percent of the smartphone market


November 30th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new survey by the research firm Nielsen has revealed that more Americans are switching to the smartphone. The survey found that 56 percent of all ... Read more...

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Gutta, Ponnappa in quarterfinals of China Open


November 24th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Nov 24 (IANS) India's Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa defeated Iris Wang and Rena Wang of USA 21-9, 21-12 to move into the women's doubles quarterfinals of the China ... Read more...

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‘Facebook dominates social websites in Southeast Asia’


November 15th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 15 (IANS) Facebook dominates social websites in Southeast Asia as more than 50 percent of netizens have an active profile on it, a report said Tuesday.The report ... Read more...

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Nokia to focus on sub-Rs.6,000 category


October 31st, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) The mobile handset market below the price point of Rs.6,000 is expected to grow at five to six percent annually in India, mobile handset giant ... Read more...

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Saina crashes out of Denmark Open


October 20th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal crashed out of the women's singles second round of the Denmark Open badminton with a 19-21, 13-21 loss to Tzu Ying Tai ... Read more...

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Nielsen resigns as coach of Australian cricket team


September 20th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 20 (IANS) Tim Nielsen Tuesday stepped down from his position as head coach of the Australian cricket team, ending his tenure with the side's Test and One-day series ... Read more...

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Birth control pills impair memory


September 11th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Women taking contraceptive pills face problems with their memory, new research says.University of California, Irvine researchers have shown that hormonal contraception pills "alter memory".The medications ... Read more...

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Smartphones capture 40 percent of US market


September 2nd, 2011 - 5:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) Up to 40 percent of mobile phone users in the US now own smartphones instead of other phones, a new survey said.From May 11 to July ... Read more...

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India sail into quarterfinals of World squash


August 25th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Paderborn (Germany), Aug 25 (IANS) Sixth seeded India moved into the quarterfinals of the men's World team squash championship with a runaway 2-0 win against giant-killers Denmark, here Wednesday to ... Read more...

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Saina in quarterfinals of World Badminton championships


August 12th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal moved into the quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championships after her opponent Pui Yin Yip of Hong Kong conceded the match here Thursday.Sixth ... Read more...

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Saina in third round of World Badminton


August 10th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal defeated Chloe Magee of Ireland 21-10, 21-7 to move into the third round of World Badminton Championships here Wednesday.The sixth seeded Indian, who ... Read more...

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‘Deadliest Catch’ season finale to be aired today


July 26th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The season finale of the show Deadly Catch will be aired on Tuesday night. This season’s show was the first that didn’t feature Captain Phil ... Read more...

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We are not thinking of regaining No.1 Test ranking: Nielsen


July 4th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 4 (IANS) Australia's cricket coach Tim Nielsen, who is under the scanner since his team's defeat in the Ashes, says they are looking for consistency rather than regaining ... Read more...

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Steve Rixon appointed Australia’s fielding coach


June 28th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 28 (IANS) Former wicket-keeper Steve Rixon was Tuesday appointed as the Australian cricket team's fielding coach.Rixon, who played Test and one-day cricket for Australia during the late 1970s ... Read more...

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New Colgate offering for instant relief from tooth-sensitivity


June 8th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Colgate-Palmolive (India) Wednesday announced the launch of a toothpaste clinically proven to provide instant and long-lasting relief from tooth-sensitivity.Tooth-sensitivity is the condition of a short, sharp ... Read more...

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Gillard’s ratings plunge after budget


May 16th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 16 (IANS) Support for Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has plunged, leaving her personal standing even lower than her predecessor Kevin Rudd, a media report said.Gillard's support ... Read more...

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Change in Bengal, close fight in Kerala, Tamil Nadu: Exit polls


May 10th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Election surveys by three television channels Tuesday gave a unanimous clean sweep for Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, predicting the end of ... Read more...

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US media outlets’ coverage of Royal wedding is twice that of Brits


April 26th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): A survey has showed that the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton is getting twice more coverage from American media outlets than British media.According to a ... Read more...

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Australia also needs director of cricket to regain top cricket billing: Buchanan


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:12 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr. 23 (ANI): John Buchanan who is about to embark on a four-year stint in control of New Zealand's high-performance program, has said he believes Australia also needs a Director of ... Read more...

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Oz Internet users now take up ‘media multi-tasking’


April 11th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 11 (ANI): A survey has found that Australians are now into "media multi-tasking" with more than half revealing they use the Internet while also watching television.According to the Nielsen Australian ... Read more...

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White has to trust his hitting skills to end form slump: Nielsen


April 11th, 2011 - 8:19 am ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Apr. 11 (ANI): Australian cricket team coach Tim Nielsen has urged middle-order batsman Cameron White to hit the ball like he means it to get out of his form slump.Nielsen said ... Read more...

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Coach Nielsen believes ex-skipper Ponting is ready to fire


April 11th, 2011 - 8:15 am ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Apr.11 (ANI): Australian cricket team coach Tim Nielsen believes Ricky Ponting is ready to fire against Bangladesh in Monday's one-dayer.Ponting sped to 34 before being run out in Saturday's 60-run ... Read more...

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Nielsen urges Ponting to strike form against India


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 22 (IANS) Australian coach Tim Nielsen has challenged skipper Ricky Ponting to strike form with a trademark innings against India in the quarterfinals of the World Cup here ... Read more...

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Pressure would be on India not Australia: Nielsen


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 22 (ANI): Ahead of their quarterfinal clash against India, Australian coach Tim Nielsen has said that most of the pressure would be on India rather than on his team.If Australia ... Read more...

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