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Olympic athletics: Jamaica, T&T; in hunt for relay glory


August 11th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago will vie for three medals after booking spots in Saturday's sprint and distance relay finals slated for the penultimate day of the ... Read more...

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BWF expects new faces, new format at London Olympics


July 16th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) The Badminton World Federation (BWF) is expecting new faces to challenge traditional powerhouses and new group stage format to shine at the coming London Olympic Games ... Read more...

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Syria, Jordan confirm Nehru Cup participation


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Syria and Jordan have confirmed participation in the Nehru Cup football tournament in Delhi August 16-26 and the All-India Football Federation (AIFF) is waiting to ... Read more...

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‘Bugs can be tweaked into powerhouses’


January 9th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) Insects can be tweaked to produce biofuels to power sensors and recording devices -- or just to control the bug.The finding is yet another in a ... Read more...

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No terror attack can damage Bhakra, says dam builder


July 21st, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 21 (IANS) No terror attack can damage India's Bhakra dam, an Indian American engineer who built one of its two powerhouses has asserted after intelligence reports indicated ... Read more...

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Cricketers excited to see India-England play 2000th Test


July 20th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) The cricketing world is excited to see India and England play the 2000th Test match at Lord's and hopes that the match will live up to ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey invests in technology to improve players’ fitness


July 6th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 6 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has decided to invest in technology in a bid to bring the national team at par with the world's best sides ... Read more...

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India, China coming up fast as new tech powers


April 16th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) India and China coming up fast as new tech powerhouses will drive much of the growth in information technology over the next ten years, according to ... Read more...

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Ties with China stable, says India


April 12th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), April 12 (IANS) Despite a frosty past, India says its relations with China have stabilised and hold a promise for the future as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Format tweaked to favour India, Pakistan, admits Shetty


February 9th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Tournament director Ratnakar Shetty said the early exit of the game's financial powerhouses India and Pakistan in the 2007 World Cup forced the International Cricket Council (ICC) ... Read more...

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Nitrates in spinach make you big, strong


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) The humble spinach makes you big and strong, but that is thanks to the presence of nitrates not iron.Scientists say nitrates, found abundantly in green leafy vegetables, boost ... Read more...

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Popeye’s muscles were really down to spinach


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): 'Superfood' spinach actually gave 'Popeye the Sailor Man' his bulging muscles, suggests a new study.The new Swedish study has suggested that after eating leafy green vegetables, a source ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey eyeing a podium finish in London Olympics


January 25th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Jan 25 (IANS) Buoyed by the Asian Games hockey gold medal, Pakistan are now eyeing a podium finish at the 2012 London Olympics.The three-time Olympic champions have failed to ... Read more...

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‘Berlin Film Festival’ To Release A Tribute To Jafar Panahi, The Imprisoned Iranian Film …


January 19th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The arrangers of Germany's Berlin Film Festival (BFF) will propel the limelight on the ‘injustice’ being experienced by the imprisoned Iranian film director, Jafar Panahi, by paying a tribute to ... Read more...

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Autistic kids ‘have more trouble fueling energy demands of their cells’


December 1st, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 01 (ANI): A new study has discovered that children suffering from autism face more trouble fueling the energy demands of their cells due to dysfunctional mitochondria.The new findings from UC ... Read more...

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Indian varsities powerhouses of knowledge, says Kalam


November 2nd, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Nov 2 (IANS) Indian universities hold great potential, and are the powerhouses of knowledge, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam said at a convocation here Tuesday."Our universities hold great potential for preparing ... Read more...

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Sanil, lone new face in table tennis squad for Asiad


October 21st, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Young Sanil Shetty is the lone new face in the 10-member table tennis squad for the Asian Games that was announced by the Table Tennis Federation of ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Walks The Ramp For Manish Malhotra


October 9th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 9, 2010  (Sampurn Wire): It has been quite some time that the ramp has witnessed someone as beautiful as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and it is the first time that Manish ... Read more...

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Loss of cell powerhouses linked to Parkinson’s


October 7th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): Scientists have bolstered the link between Parkinson's disease and the loss of cellular powerhouses called mitochondria after conducting a painstaking analysis of more than 400 brain tissue samples.If ... Read more...

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India one of the powerhouses of world economy says German Minister


September 25th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Sushil PareekMumbai, Sep. 25 (ANI): German Minister of Economics and Technology Rainer Bruderle, presently on a two-day visit to India said that India is one of the powerhouses of the ... Read more...

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Rugby India leaves for Shanghai Sevens


September 2nd, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) After successful stints at Istanbul and England, the Indian rugby team will leave Thursday night for the Shanghai Sevens tournament scheduled Sep 4-5 in Shanghai. The two-day tournament ... Read more...

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Soon, recharge laptops and cell phones with soda pop, vegetable oil


August 26th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Ever thought of "recharging" your cell phones, laptops and other portable electronics with a sugar fix from a shared sip of soda pop or even a dose of ... Read more...

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Rishi Bhutani Up For A Challenge


July 20th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rishi Bhutani the small town boy with big dreams and the talent and ambition to back it wowed not just critics but audiences alike with his ... Read more...

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Uruguay must shed sorrow of defeat for playoff: Tabarez


July 7th, 2010 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 7 (DPA) Downcast Uruguay boss Oscar Tabarez Tuesday said his team must shake off the pain of a World Cup semi-final loss to the Netherlands before Saturday's third-place playoff. Goals ... Read more...

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Sports teams’ success ‘affects how politicians fare in elections’


July 6th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): The success of your local sports team in the two weeks before an election affects the performance of incumbent politicians, says a new study led by an Indian ... Read more...

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India aiming at best ever performance on home turf (Commonwealth Games countdown)


June 24th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy (Attn Editors: This is the second of the 100-day countdown series for the 19th Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. The main curtainraiser on overall preparation ran Wednesday. This is ... Read more...

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Semi-portable powerhouses: Laptops to replace the PC


June 21st, 2010 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
By Philipp Laage Hanover, June 21 (DPA) Laptops long ago usurped desktop PCs in terms of sales figures. Yet not all laptops are used on the go. Many are intended as a replacement ... Read more...

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India Open: Time Indian badminton stars performed at home


June 7th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, June 7 (IANS) Seven times All-England champion Erland Kops had once remarked that there was no home ground for a champion and India's best hope, Saina Nehwal would do ... Read more...

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Shocked Paraguay will look to recover


May 31st, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Asuncion (Paraguay), May 31 (DPA) Paraguay have been regular participants on world football's biggest stage over the last two decades, firmly establishing themselves among the pantheon of South American powerhouses. However, at ... Read more...

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Anti-ageing supplements can retard old age


May 25th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Anti-ageing supplements can retard old age, says a new study. It appears that such so-called neutraceuticals should be taken before very old age for benefits such as improvement in ... Read more...

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Anti-aging pills should be taken before old age for benefits


May 25th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Anti-aging supplements should be taken before old age for benefits, researchers at the University of Florida's Institute on Aging claim.The experts opine that neutraceuticals- supplements made up ... Read more...

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Germany and Netherlands delight in 2-2 draw (Lead)


March 8th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) In a battle of drama, intensity and fast paced hockey, European arch-rivals Germany and the Netherlands finished 2-2 in the World Cup Sunday to throw ... Read more...

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Korea in danger of missing World Cup semi-finals


March 6th, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy and Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The woes of the Asian teams continued as Korea followed India and Pakistan to the brink of missing the semi-final cut even ... Read more...

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Can reversal of ageing help save our muscles?


February 13th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) We begin to lose muscle by the age of 40. By 80, up to a third of it may be gone. It's an inevitable process of ageing called ... Read more...

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India bag bronze in world team chess championship


January 13th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) India drubbed Brazil to win the bronze in the World Team Chess Championship which concluded in Turkey Wednesday. According to information received here, the team comprising Grand Masters Krishnan ... Read more...

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