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France bans protest over anti-Islam movie


September 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 20 (IANS) France Thursday banned a protest against the screening of an anti-Islam US movie which has triggered outrage across the Muslim world, Xinhua reported.According to news channel ... Read more...

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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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Label your fear to get over it


September 5th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Can describing your feelings when you are particularly stressed make you less anxious? A new study suggests it may very well be so.A new psychology study ... Read more...

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Russia plans two space laboratories by 2016


August 31st, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti)Russia is planning to launch two space laboratories within the next four years, according to a space company.An x-ray observatory, Spektr-RG, will be launched in 2013, ... Read more...

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Pass or fail - the motto of ‘Sur Kshetra’


August 31st, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Either 'pass or fail' seems to be the motto of 'Sur Kshetra', a musical reality show which will be aired on Colors and Sahara One ... Read more...

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Delhi Book Fair to begin Sep 1


August 30th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The 18th Delhi Book Fair would be held at Pragati Maidan here Sep 1-9, an official said Thursday. The annual event will include seminars and ... Read more...

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25th Burning Man Festival Begins


August 27th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nevada, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 25th anniversary of the burning man festival is coming up. This is a festival where people gather at the Nevada's Black Rock Desert to create a ... Read more...

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Accused child pornographer runs in by-election


August 21st, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manitoba, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 43 years old, Darrell Erwin Ackman, is alleged to via for a political seat and yet he is being accused of several faults that include sexual ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

German farmer showers trance fans with manure


August 21st, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A furious German farmer poured manure on a group of trance music fans who organised an improvised open air festival on his land but did ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Danica does the crab in her Talent Agents task


August 20th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) People were surprised when Danica decided to show off her “talentless skills” as she had claimed. The 24 year old who has been participating in The Big ... Read more...

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5 admitted in hospital after shooting at Austin-area Wal-Mart


August 20th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cedar Park, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shooting occurred in Cedar Park which hospitalized five people. This shooting took place at a Wal-Mart store. The whole incident took place on Sunday at 4.30 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chinese firm to send Spanish rover to moon in 2014


August 18th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) A Chinese company will send a Spanish rover to the moon in June 2014, after competing in the Google Lunar X Prize contest, Xinhua reported.According to ... Read more...

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India rejects OIC reference on Kashmir


August 17th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) India Friday rejected as "erroneous and factually incorrect" a reference to Kashmir by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in its resolution on Syria.Syed ... Read more...

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Women suffer high rates of sleep apnoea: Study


August 16th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Aug 16 (IANS) Women suffer from high rates of sleep apnoea, a condition marked by frequent pauses in breathing during sleep, despite the disorder being linked predominantly with males.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Aspirin lowers risk of cancer mortality


August 12th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Aspirin intake tends to lower the risk of cancer mortality, says a study.A recent pooled analysis of randomized trials looking at the effects of daily aspirin ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

205 players for blind Chess Olympiad


August 9th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) In all, 205 competitors, including 19 International Masters and over 90 FIDE-rated players representing 26 countries will be taking part in the 15th Chess Olympiad for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Telling lies bad for health


August 8th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Honesty is the best policy after all! Researchers have found that telling fewer lies can improve your physical and mental health.A study found that people experienced ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Weight training cuts diabetes risk by 34 percent


August 7th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Regular weight training can cut the chances of developing diabetes in men by up to 34 percent, a study showed.Adding aerobic exercise, such as brisk walking ... Read more...

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Russia, India joint anti-terrorism drills begin Tuesday


August 7th, 2012 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and India will Tuesday hold an official opening of joint INDRA-2012 anti-terrorism military exercises in the Siberian republic of Buryatia, a spokesperson for Russia's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Olympic water polo referees dropped for blown call


August 6th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two Olympic water polo referees were recently suspended for officiating any other match in the Olympics due to their dishonesty in affirming of a goal. Their names ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russia may raise duties on beer


August 1st, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Excise duties on beer could be increased in Russia in view of the rising "beer alcoholism" in the country, said President Vladimir Putin Tuesday, but ... Read more...

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15-years-old swimmer wins gold at the London Olympics


July 31st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The long awaited Olympic Games have come into dawn with a lot of surprises that have uplifted the participants and the countries at large. Among the games ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Smiling speeds recovery from stress’


July 31st, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) Feeling good usually makes us smile, but does it work the other way around? Yes, smiling during episodes of stress can help to reduce its intensity ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Lack of sleep can slow you down


July 29th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) If you sleep only for five to six hours, it is bound to affect your work negatively. Experts recommend eight hours of sleep for ideal health ... Read more...

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Brain sees men and women differently: Study


July 26th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Our brains process images differently depending on which gender we are looking at - regardless of whether we are men or women, a study has found.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Awe is good for mental health: Study


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Regular awe-inspiring experiences may improve our mental health and make us nicer people, experts have claimed.The findings have raised the prospect of "awe therapy" to overcome ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

No ban on women shopping alone in Pakistan


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Officials in Pakistan's northwest tribal region have refuted media reports that said women have been banned from going out for shopping alone during the holy month ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Nintendo Wii helps stroke patients recover


July 21st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 20 (IANS) Stroke patients considered too far gone to regain use of affected limbs are now showing signs of recovery because of a new therapy that utilises the ... Read more...

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We are not here to make up the numbers: Weightlifting coach


July 19th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Indian weightlifting coach Devi Dutt Sharma Thursday said his two-member team can spring a surprise at the London Olympics beginning here next week."I will not like ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chinese disappointed with beauty queens


July 18th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Three winners of a beauty pageant in Chongqing, one of the largest cities in China, have failed to convince web users, who said the winners were ... Read more...

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Indian sand artist wins gold in Spain (With Image)


July 18th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 18 (IANS) Odisha-based sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sculpture of Hindu god Ganesha has won two gold medals at the just-concluded Solo International Sand Art Contest in Marbella, Spain, ... Read more...

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Human dominoes smash Guinness World Record


July 16th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) More than 1,000 volunteers in China have set the record for the world’s biggest human dominoes. Most of the volunteers described themselves as lovers of dominoes. In ... Read more...

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Giving time away can give you more of it, says study


July 15th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Many people are strapped for time, finding it difficult to complete their multiple tasks within a day. However, a new study suggests that volunteering our limited ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘India’s Got Talent’ created job for participants: Cyrus Sahukar


July 10th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Anchor-actor Cyrus Sahukar, who will host the fourth season of "India's Got Talent", says the reality show has "created job opportunities for participants" and given ... Read more...

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