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Bugs filch copper to spread urinary infections

July 9th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (IANS) Bugs causing serious urinary tract infections stay ahead of the immune system by filching copper to prevent the metal from being used against them, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Narine could be trump card in final Test, says Gibson

June 2nd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester (England), June 2 (IANS/ CMC) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine could prove a huge asset to the West Indies attempts to avoid a whitewash against England, head coach Ottis Gibson has ... Read more...

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What will Obama’s gay turn cost?

May 14th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Since Barack Obama "came out of the closet" on the issue of same-sex marriage, the spotlight has turned not so much on one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Boxers Shiva, Sangwan strike gold at Olympic qualifier

April 12th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 12 (IANS) Teenage boxers Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Sumit Sangwan (81kg) won gold in their respective categories at the Asian Olympic qualifying event here Thursday, a day ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dependence on defence imports risky for India: Experts

March 17th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) As much as 70 percent dependence on imports for weapons and other defence equipment even 65 years after independence is a risky proposition for India and ... Read more...

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Sleazegate scalps three Karnataka ministers, leaves BJP red-faced (Roundup)

February 8th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) Three Bharatiya Janata Party ministers in Karnataka Wednesday quit over viewing porn in the assembly and were barred from house proceedings till cleared, but demands ... Read more...

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Technical snag cuts short indigenous chopper’s flight

February 10th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
By N.C. Bipindra Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) A technical snag Thursday forced India's indigenous light combat helicopter (LCH) to cut short its flying display at the AeroIndia air show soon after it took ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr lives on in India: Expats

January 17th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr lives on in India's inclusiveness, cultural plurality, ethnicities and in the spirit of freedom, members of DilliNet, ... Read more...

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Shoaib Akhtar all set to return to Pak team for Asia Cup

June 1st, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun 1 (ANI): Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar is all set to make yet another return to international cricket on June 3 when Pakistan will name their 15-man squad for ... Read more...

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Lee must get back to his best to resume career: Hilditch

May 1st, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 1 (IANS) Australian chief selector Andrew Hilditch has told injured pacer Brett Lee that he must be back to his best form if he wants to resume his international career. ... Read more...

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Injured Lee deserved national contract, will be a potent weapon: Hilditch

May 1st, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 1 (ANI): Australia's chief selector Andrew Hilditch has said that he does not regret handing a national contract to pacer Brett Lee, who has been out of the ODI side ... Read more...

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Street theatre more relevant than ever, say Bengal artists(April 12 is National Street Theatre Day)

April 12th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) From raising awareness on AIDS and child marriage to driving home political messages, street theatre has been used to telling effect over the years. The popularity of ... Read more...

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Hockey is not all about penalty corners: Taekema

March 4th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Modern hockey experts may feel that penalty corners are the most potent weapon to win matches, but famed Dutch drag-flicker Taeke Taekema thinks otherwise.Taekema says ... Read more...

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Stephen Colbert Lashes Out At Global Warming Theory Opponents

February 13th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The skeptics who do not believe in the theory of global warming are mocking its proponents as the Snowmageddon is lashing several parts of USA. However, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Experimental compound found effective against deadly bird flu

December 22nd, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): An experimental compound might prove to be a potent weapon against drug-resistant form of the deadly H5N1 avian influenza also known as bird flu, say researchers.They believe that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chili bomb to become part of defence armoury

June 27th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 27 (IANS) The world's hottest chilli could soon become part of India's defence armoury with scientists trying to develop teargas canisters and hand grenades by mixing the fiery pepper to ... Read more...

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At right length, Lee’s formidable, says Gillespie

June 22nd, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 22 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie feels that Brett Lee can become a formidable force against England in the Ashes series if he can get his length right. "The ... Read more...

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Lee can be a formidable force in England: Gillespie

June 22nd, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 22 (ANI): Retired Australian bowler Jason Gillespie cannot be sure of Brett Lee's form, but believes his former new-ball partner can be a formidable force in England if he gets ... Read more...

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CPI-M, Trinamool both hope to ride on Nano factor

March 13th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Singur (West Bengal), March 13 (IANS) For Tata Motors' Nano, Singur may be history. But for rival parties in this rural hamlet where the abandoned factory of the world's smallest ... Read more...

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Dharamsala’’s exiled Tibetans hurl shoes at Chinese President’’s effigy

February 27th, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Feb 27 (ANI): Tibetan exiles living in Dharamsala hurled shoes at Chinese President Hu Jintao''s effigy on Friday as a mark of protest against alleged Chinese atrocities on Tibetans in ... Read more...

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India go down to Indonesia in Fed Cup tennis

February 5th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Feb 5 (IANS) India slumped to their second successive loss in Fed Cup tennis as they went down 0-3 to Indonesia in the Asia Oceania Zone Group I tie at the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Exiled Tibetans use internet as weapon against China

June 23rd, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), June 23 (IANS) They might not have the guns and the numbers to match the might of the world's biggest army in China, but determined Tibetans living ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Left Front’s panchayat poll shock jolts industry

June 18th, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) The ruling communist coalition in West Bengal isn't the only entity jolted by the panchayat polls. The future of several industrial projects too seems uncertain today. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Musharraf offers PPP, PML-N to shun power to dissolve Parliament

March 14th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 14 (ANI): If the PPP and the PML-N leaders privy to the latest political developments in Pakistan are to be believed, President Pervez Musharraf has offered to shun his ... Read more...

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