physical strength

Rannvijay Singh challenges school-goers with obstacle race (With Images)


September 5th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Adventure enthusiast Rannvijay Singh Sangha has launched Rocksport Challenge, an obstacle race for school-going children. He feels the youth has distanced itself from nature, and ... Read more...

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Record number of free condoms for Olympians (Olympic diary)


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The 10,500 athletes competing at the London Games have been handed out a record number of 150,000 condoms -- an average of 15 per athlete -- ... Read more...

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B-wood mourns Dara Singh’s death


July 12th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan remembers Dara Singh as a great Indian and the finest human being. Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt calls him his childhood hero. Veteran actor ... Read more...

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‘Mirror Mirror’ not the fairest, but real good nonetheless (IANS Movie Review)


April 22nd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Mirror Mirror"; Director: Tarsem Singh Dhandwar; Actors: Lily Collins, Julia Roberts, Armie Hammer; Rating: ***1/2 Retelling age old fables in a tongue-in-cheek manner has been the fashion in cinema ever ... Read more...

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Why physique matters in political leadership


October 19th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) The preference for taller, physically stronger politicians may have evolved out of the ancient belief that they could protect their subjects from enemies and dangers.The ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama congratulates Nobel Peace Prize winners


October 9th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 9 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Sunday congratulated the three winners of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize -- Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee, and Tawakkul Karman ... Read more...

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Chinese teachings give me inner strength: UN chief


July 3rd, 2011 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says inner strength is more important than physical strength and he gets his strength by following the classical teachings of Chinese greats ... Read more...

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Armed forces considering greater role for women officers: Antony


June 10th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) India Friday said women will play a greater role in its armed forces, which are in the process of opening up more streams for them ... Read more...

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Elderly? Get some sunshine to prevent falls


May 5th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 5 (IANS) It's a good idea for older people to get some sunshine regularly. For, it helps maintain adequate Vitamin D levels which in turn can prevent falls.A ... Read more...

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US Navy SEALs’ training makes soldiers ‘most mentally equipped on planet’


May 4th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4(ANI): The US Navy SEALs who carried out this week's capture and kill raid on Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden's compound in Pakistan are some of the most physically fit ... Read more...

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Seniors more productive than their juniors


April 18th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Senior employees may be frail or less agile than their juniors, but they more than make up with greater experience, teamwork and success at coping when ... Read more...

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China’s huge labour pool ‘dries up’, says leading economist


March 28th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.28 (ANI): China's vast worker pool that helped to create the country's economic miracle has finally 'dried up' due to the shortage of young workers, says Zhang Zheng, a leading economist.Zheng, ... Read more...

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WC 2011: Siddle the ideal choice to replace injured Bollinger, says Clark


March 5th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 5 (ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Stuart Clark believes that Victorian fast bowler Peter Siddle would be the ideal replacement for injured Doug Bollinger in the Australian World Cup side, ... Read more...

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How sunlight shapes daily rhythms


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Understanding how biological clocks adjust to having less sunlight in the winter could help us better understand the impact of jet lag and shift work, say scientists.Scientists studying ... Read more...

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Bikram yoga ‘doesn’t really help you lose weight’


November 6th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 6 (ANI): Experts have said that Bikram yoga, which is believed to help weight loss, doesn't really work.Star athletes, actors and everyday New Yorkers have tested the mettle ... Read more...

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Top 5 Superfoods of the World


September 1st, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Obesity is on the rise all over the West, reaching epic proportions, and causing unhealthy children as well as adults. With food items such as the Krispy ... Read more...

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‘Predators’ like a build-up to violent video (IANS Film Review; Rating:**1/2)


August 6th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Predators"; Director: Nimrod Antal; Cast: Adrien Brody, Topher Grace, Alice Braga, Walton Goggins, Oleg Taktarov; Rating:**1/2When the first "Predator" came in 1987, there was no money to ... Read more...

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Why women make better ’spooks’


July 18th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Anna Chapman made headlines across the world after the red headed beauty was arrested in New York last month on charges of spying for Russia. But she's just ... Read more...

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Dutch and Spanish football closely connected for 40 years


July 9th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 9 (DPA) In many ways it is appropriate that Spain's opponents in Sunday's World Cup final will be the Netherlands. For almost 200 years the Netherlands were Spanish colonies, and the ... Read more...

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Malaria-stricken Cheryl Cole may pull out of ‘X Factor’ this year


July 7th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Cheryl Cole is believed to be too sick to do 'X Factor' this year. The singer recently contracted the killer disease malaria.Cole, 27, may also pull out of ... Read more...

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German team is best: Spanish players


July 5th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Potchefstroom (South Africa), July 5 (IANS/EFE) Ahead of the match against Germany in the World Cup semifinals, Spanish players say that the German team is "the best" in the 2010 soccer ... Read more...

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The Phantom Airs On SyFy


June 21st, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'The Phantom' aired on SyFy with two back to back TV movies that keeps the options of a miniseries open for the fans of the superhero.... Read more...

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Dalai Lama salutes British troops


June 18th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (DPA) The Dalai Lama has praised Britain's armed forces for their "courage and determination", which he said originates from inner strength more commonly seen in monks, it was reported ... Read more...

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Scientists map camel’s DNA in quest of medical breakthrough


June 11th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 11 (IANS) An international team of scientists have decoded the entire genome of the Arabian camel, a step which is claimed to be a breakthrough towards finding remedy of cancer ... Read more...

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Kate Gosselin Becomes A Garbage Collector For TLC Show


June 3rd, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Kate Gosselin has got a new job of a garbage collector. Don’t get confused, she is not taking a leave from her ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir Police recruit women


May 30th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir), May 30 (ANI): Girls from Sunderbani, quite close to the Line of Control (LoC) between Indian and Pakistan, appeared in large numbers for the three-day long police recruitment ... Read more...

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Rape by traffic cop shakes faith in police: activists


May 26th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The rape of a woman Sunday night in a moving car allegedly by a Delhi Police traffic constable and his friend is not just shocking, but also ... Read more...

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Ricky Williams Says He Might Quit Football


April 28th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ricky Williams, the running back of the Miami Dolphins, has recently announced in an interview that he is contemplating retiring by the end of this ... Read more...

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Act naughty or nice for more willpower, endurance


April 20th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Moral actions may increase our capacity for willpower and physical endurance, says a new study. Participants who did good deeds -- or even just imagined themselves helping others -- ... Read more...

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Being Mr. Nice can help you boost your willpower


April 20th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Moral actions may increase our capacity for willpower and physical endurance, concludes a new study from Harvard University.Published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science, the study ... Read more...

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Shawn Michaels Defeated At Wrestlemania 26


March 29th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Glendale, Mar 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fans of World Wrestling Entertainment saw some incredible fighting stunts from the two heavy weight names of the wrestling world. Shawn Michaels and The Undertaker, ... Read more...

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NFL Combine Results 2010 Come Up With Some Surprises


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Indianapolis, March 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Like every year this year too Lucas Oil Stadium of Indianapolis played host not only to hundreds of young college football players but also to ... Read more...

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Indian Army launches recruitment drive for tribal youth in Orissa


February 16th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Bolangir (Orissa), Feb.16 (ANI): In a bid to prevent the tribal youth from getting lured by the Maoists, the Indian Army on Monday (Feb.15) launched a recruitment drive in Orissa.The objective of ... Read more...

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Jessica “Sugar” Kiper Voted Off “Survivor: Heroes Vs Villains”


February 12th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The reality show "Survivor: Heroes Vs Villains" season 20 said goodbye to its first castaway survivor, the burlesque singer Jessica "Sugar" Kiper. Her name was not ... Read more...

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Indian judokas slog for success in Bhopal for upcoming sports events


February 11th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Ram Chand SahuBhopal, Feb.11 (ANI): Ahead of upcoming major sports tournaments like the Asian Games and Commonwealth Games, selected Indian Judo players are preparing themselves rigorously here at an ongoing camp ... Read more...

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