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Alzheimer’s sabotages brain wiring?


September 19th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Alzheimer's could actually sabotage the working of several of the brain's networks, says a study.Beau Ances, assistant professor of neurology, Washington University School of Medicine in ... Read more...

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Scottish wildcats may become extinct, only 35 left


September 13th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Scottish wildcats may be the next species to be wiped out from the earth, as conservationists say the numbers of pure-bred cats may have fallen to ... Read more...

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Indonesia slaps bans on scandal-tainted shuttlers


September 5th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 5 (IANS) The Indonesian badminton association (PBSI) Wednesday slapped a four-month ban on the women's doubles pair involved in the Olympic match-throwing scandal."After studying and hearing, the sanction ... Read more...

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Holmes goes shopping to cheer herself


August 26th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) Post her divorce with actor Tom Cruise, actress Katie Holmes is on a shopping spree. She spent a whooping $15,000 only on lingerie."Katie treated ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

We are capable of making a comeback: Kiwis’ Jeetan Patel


August 24th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) New Zealand spinner Jeetan Patel believes his team is capable of making a comeback in the first Test against India."We have to come back tomorrow and ... Read more...

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Sean Bean goes out in drag


August 9th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Actor Sean Bean, who is known for playing tough guy roles, stepped out in full drag to get into character as a transvestite in a new ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Posh launches new range of spectacles


August 9th, 2012 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) After apparels, singer-turned-designer Victoria Beckham has launched her own range of spectacles.The former Spice Girls band member, who is short-sighted herself, decided to introduce new ... Read more...

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Warren Sapp auditioning his collection of Air Jordans?


August 6th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Are you in love with Air Jordans and wear a size 15? You are in for luck. Warren Sapp, former NFL star is auctioning his collection ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Olympics: Wang retires to hand Saina badminton bronze (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) India's Saina Nehwal won women's singles bronze in badminton Saturday when her opponent Wang Xin of China broke down with a knee injury after taking ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Russia earns first medal in women’s doubles


August 4th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian pair Valeria Sorokina and Nina Vislova crushed Canadians Alex Bruce and Li Michele to take the Olympic badminton bronze in the women's doubles Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: China’s Yang quits badminton after being expelled


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) China's Olympic badminton doubles champion Yu Yang has decided to quit the sport, hours after being disqualified from the Games here for "throwing a match".Her announcement ... Read more...

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We hope to make it to quarters: Ponnappa


August 1st, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Contrary to widespread belief that their appeal has been rejected, India's ace doubles shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa hopes she and Jwala Gutta would make it to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic badminton: Four women’s doubles pair suspended (Second Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The 2012 London Olympics organisers Wednesday suspended four female doubles badminton pairs for "not using one's best efforts to win a match".The pairs are: Wang Xiaoli ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic badminton: Eight players disqualified (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Eight shuttlers, charged with throwing away badminton matches at the Olympics, were Wednesday disqualified from the Games.A source told Xinhua that the players have been disqualified ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympics: India tennis doubles matches postponed


July 29th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The Indian men's doubles pairs will have to wait before taking the tennis court at the Wimbledon as their first round match of the London ... Read more...

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Beckham sends box of underwear to Obama


July 21st, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has been sent a box of 50 pairs of men's underwear by David Beckham, after the footballer learnt Obama and first ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Faking love can lead to real romance


July 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Behaving as if you have really flipped for someone can make you fall in love, according to latest research. Richard Wiseman, professor of psychology at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Japanese shuttler wins Russian Open


July 1st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan's Kazumasa Sakai won badminton's Russian Open Sunday, denying Vladimir Malkov a second win at his home event in Vladivostok.Kazumasa's winning margin of 21-17, 21-17 ... Read more...

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Fossils of Mating Turtles Found in Germany


June 20th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Darmstadt, June 19
(THAINDIAN NEWS) For the first time, experts have discovered fossils of two vertebrates copulating. Nine such pairs of fossils have been near Darmstadt (Germany). Paleontology experts believe that ... Read more...

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Hot air balloon lands in Bath city centre


June 6th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bath, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A hot air balloon dramatically crash-landed near a Bath city centre road after completing a flight as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.The pilot claimed ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

60 percent Pakistanis buy just one pair of shoes


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Around 62 percent of Pakistanis say they purchased just one pair of shoes for personal use during the last one year, according to a survey.A Gilani ... Read more...

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French Open: Bhupathi-Bopanna seeded 6th, Paes-Peya 7th


May 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 28 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna have been seeded sixth in the men's doubles draw of the French Open while Leander Paes and new partner ... Read more...

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Cinema needs to wean society from prejudices: Kunal Kohli


May 26th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Kunal Kohli has made Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra's characters in his forthcoming film "Teri Meri Kahaani" switch religious identities during the narration. ... Read more...

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Babies born by caesarean more likely to be obese


May 24th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Babies born by caesarean section are more likely to become obese children than those delivered naturally, according to a media report Thursday.Researchers said the obesity epidemic ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Nicole Richie owns over 200 sunglasses


May 17th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 17 (IANS) Socialite Nicole Richie owns more than 200 pairs of sunglasses and she believes in experimenting with different types of shades."I own more than 200 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Looks may decide whether to trust a person’


May 16th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Looks more likely decide who we would trust with our money rather than their reputation, says a new study. Researchers from Britain's University of Warwick Business ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Railways to deploy software to track train movement


April 27th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Indian Railways Friday said it plans to deploy over the next 18 months a software to track the movement of all trains over its ... Read more...

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Berry keeps shoes for daughter


April 21st, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Actress Halle Berry takes special care of her shoes as she wants to hand them over to her daughter.The 45-year-old says she still owns ... Read more...

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Antarctic Penguins counted in satellite census


April 14th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A satellite census has revealed that the population of emperor penguin in Antarctic was twice as much as earlier estimated, an article in the PLoS ... Read more...

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Chinese school bans contact between sexes


April 5th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) A Chinese school does not allow female and male students to show up on campus in pairs.A student complained that the school in Hangzhou also insists ... Read more...

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Few pegs make people seem more enticing


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Scientists may have the answer to why the opposite sex seems more enticing after a few pegs - they found that alcohol clouded women's judgement. Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Decisions taken by two heads not always better than one


March 7th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Important boardroom decisions and those relating to family matters are often taken by a number of heads - two, three or more. But are they any ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Designer jeans worth $1 mn stolen from warehouse


February 27th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 27 (IANS) Thieves in Australia have stolen designer jeans worth about one million Australian dollars (over $1 million) from a Sydney warehouse.According to police, the theft occurred in ... Read more...

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Man repays debt of neighbours’ kindness with shoes


February 21st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) A man in southwest China has prepared nearly 400 pairs of cloth shoes as a token of gratitude for his neighbours who once helped his parents ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Puzzle solving helps infants pick up math skills


February 17th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Children who love to play with puzzles between two and four years of age develop better spatial skills later, according to an analysis of video recordings."The ... Read more...

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