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Saina eyeing good show at India Open ahead of Olympics


April 14th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) India's top badminton player Saina Nehwal Saturday said a good performance in the upcoming India Open will boost her chances for a medal at the ... Read more...

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Shiva Thapa enters final at Czech boxing meet


March 24th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Shiva Thapa advanced into the final of the 56 kg category at the Boxing Grand Prix in Ústi nad Labem, Czech Republic while Vikas Krishan ... Read more...

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India’s dragflickers grateful to Jugraj for improving penalty corner conversion rate


February 12th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Drag-flicker Jugraj Singh, now 28, would have been at the peak of his international hockey career had it not been for a life-threatening accident that ... Read more...

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Anticipation and tackling our main problems, says Nobbs


January 20th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India hockey coach Michael Nobbs was concerned with anticipation and tackling as his boys came from a goal down to beat South Africa 4-3 in ... Read more...

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Cocaine chronicles: Metros see steep rise in party drugs


November 9th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Twenty-year-old Alisha Jose, a bright college student from a middle-class family in Delhi, was coaxed to try a "pill" at a party by her friends ... Read more...

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Delayed symptoms ravage asthmatics


August 14th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Delayed symptoms ravage half the people with asthma, several hours after exposure to allergens, says a new research.Allergens -- pollen grains and dust mites -- can ... Read more...

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Karunuday wins maiden ITF tournament


June 11th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) India's Karunuday Singh powered his way to his maiden ITF men's singles title with an emphatic 6-4, 6-2 victory over compatriot Vijayant Malik in the ... Read more...

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Music therapy for disabled children, and parents too


May 9th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 9 (IANS) Disabled children and their parents are likely to benefit from music therapy sessions, which can improve social, motor and communication skills. Kate Williams of Queensland University ... Read more...

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Scale to assess newborns exposed to methamphetamine may predict later problems


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A scale used to assess the behaviour of newborns exposed to methamphetamine before birth might be able to identify those children who will develop problems later on.A large ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chong Wei-Peter Gade final at India Open Super series (Lead)


April 30th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) World No.1 Lee Chong Wei registered a convincing 21-11, 21-15 win over Yun Hu of Hong Kong to set up a title clash with ... Read more...

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Ponting’s days numbered if he loses to India in World Cup: Roebuck


March 24th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 24 (ANI): Cricket writer Peter Roebuck has said that Ricky Ponting's future will be at stake if he loses today's quarter-final against India."Ponting is 36 years old, has been struggling ... Read more...

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Oz provincial side selector says struggling Ponting should bat lower down


December 15th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec.15 (ANI): Western Australia selector Daryl Foster has said that Australia's struggling skipper Ricky Ponting should drop down the batting order.Foster's comments assume significance in the wake of Ponting posting ... Read more...

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CWG badminton: Jwala, Ashwini stun top seeds to win gold (Lead)


October 14th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India's Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa stunned top-seeded Singaporeans Yao Lei and Sari Shinta Mulia, 21-16, 21-19 to win the gold in the badminton women's ... Read more...

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Form slump not due to ‘old age’, says Ponting


July 18th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18(ANI): Australia captain Ricky Ponting has said that his form slump is not due to 'old age'.When asked if age had slowed his reflexes, Ponting said: "I'd like to think ... Read more...

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Paes wins Wimbledon mixed doubles for 12th Grand Slam (Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Zimbabwe's Cara Black won the Wimbledon mixed doubles titles, overpowering Wesley Moodie of South Africa and American Lisa Raymond 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) here Sunday. The ... Read more...

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9/11 workers lost ability to smell, detect irritants: Study


May 19th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A study has found that workers exposed to the complex mixture of toxic airborne chemicals following the 9/11 disaster had a decreased ability to detect odours and irritants ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

WTC workers suffer from lasting sensory loss


May 18th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Workers exposed to the complex mixture of toxic airborne chemicals at the razed World Trade Centre (WTC) had a decreased ability to detect odours and irritants even two ... Read more...

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“Pinocchio” frog’s nose grows when it calls others


May 18th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): A frog with a Pinocchio-like nose is among the new species discovered in Indonesia's remote Foja Mountains, say scientists.Scientists have called it the "Pinocchio" frog because of its ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Violent video games ‘make you smarter’


April 23rd, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): Contrary to claims that video games turn teenagers into violent criminals, a new research has shown that a bit of virtual blood-and-guts is actually good for brain.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World Champion Dan claims his first Asian badminton title


April 18th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Olympic and three-time World champion Lin Dan of China claimed his maiden Asian title with a 21-17, 21-15 win over Wang Zhengming while Xuerui Li overcame a ... Read more...

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Punjab backs Tendulkar’s Mumbai Indians over Kings XI Punjab


April 9th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Mohali (Punjab), April 9 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar who is successfully leading the Mumbai Indians, which is currently topping the Indian Premier League-III (IPL-III), is enjoying full support ... Read more...

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Germany to play Australia in World Cup final (Roundup)


March 12th, 2010 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy and Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) World and Olympic champions Germany outplayed European champions England 4-1 in the semi-final Thursday to set up their third consecutive World Cup ... Read more...

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Vogels makes goalkeeping look all too simple


March 8th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Fourteen years is a long career in sport. More so, if you are a hockey goalkeeper. But the Dutch great Guus Vogels makes ... Read more...

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Oz psychologist says Punter’s mind is his best weapon against bogyman Roach


January 31st, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.31 (ANI): A top psychologist believes Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting should use his mind as a key weapon to counter the mind games being played by West Indian fast bowler ... Read more...

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Christmas Bomber report is a shocker


January 8th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an interview with USA Today, White House national security adviser James Jones says that Americans will feel "a certain shock" when a report on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Ponting not having an enjoyable Boxing Day Test clash


December 29th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 29 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting may be just a few runs and 10 wickets away from becoming the most successful Test captain in history, but he does not ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nigerian Senate condemns Christmas Day Bombing attempt


December 28th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Lagos, Dec 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Nigerian Senate has condemned the flight bombing attempt after a 23 year old Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab tried to bomb a Northwest flight 253, which ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Concerns about airline safety high, after Christmas Day bombing attempt


December 28th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Dec 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 23 year old Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab tried to bomb a Northwest flight 253, which was flying from Amsterdam to Detroit. But it can certainly ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Shapely hips help Shakira play golf!


December 11th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): When it comes to golfing, Shakira says she's a natural - thanks to her curvy hips.The Mirror reports, while talking to GMTV's Lorraine Kelly, the singer explained ... Read more...

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Shakira loves to play golf


November 26th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Colombian pop star Shakira admits she loves to play golf.She insists she has always been terrible at sports - but is still hooked to golfing."I'm really bad ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shakira finds new passion for golf


November 26th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) Colombian pop star Shakira seems to be following Halle Berry and Celine Dion's footsteps -- the singer is the latest celebrity to get hooked to golf. "I'm ... Read more...

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Raquel Houghton Breaks Up With Boyfriend Dane Cook


November 5th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov.5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "American Idol" aspirant Raquel Houghton is making news once again as she has reportedly split from her longtime boyfriend Dane Cook, who is a well known comedian ... Read more...

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Raquel Houghton has set her sights on American Idol


November 4th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The twenty-eight year old Raquel Houghton was American Idol’s Dane Cook’s girlfriend, but now she has moved on, and has instead set her sights to ... Read more...

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Spurs All-Star Manu Ginobili Turns “Batman” On Halloween Night Game


November 2nd, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 2, San Antonio (THAINDIAN NEWS) The players at the NBA match at San Antonio between the Spurs and the Kings on the night of Saturday 31st October had a ... Read more...

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Berlusconi’s daughter jumps to his defence over sex scandal


September 13th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 13 (ANI): Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi's daughter Marina, who is ranked the 10th most powerful businesswoman in the world by Fortune magazine, has come to her father's defence, saying he ... Read more...

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