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Minimising fat with more exercise easy way to shed weight

May 7th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) Eating less fat and doing more exercise is the simplest and the straightest way to slimming, says a new study that vindicates a common sense approach ... Read more...

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Need urgent solutions to prevent child deaths, says NGO

November 4th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Urgent workable solutions is the need of the hour to prevent child deaths in India, where millions of children below the age of five die ... Read more...

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Digvijay Singh is ill: BJP

October 12th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Digvijay Singh is ill, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) declared Wednesday as it hit out at the Congress leader for his comments on the ... Read more...

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Messi choreographs Argentina’s 1-0 victory over gritty Venezuela (Lead)

September 3rd, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) Lionel Messi celebrated his debut as Argentina's regular captain by setting up the winner from a setpiece to enable his side get past fellow Latin Americans ... Read more...

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CBS owes me an apology while licking my feet: Charlie Sheen

March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): 'Two and a Half Men' star Charlie Sheen has said that CBS owes him an apology and that they should do it while licking his feet.In an interview ... Read more...

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Vettori, Wright say Kiwi failure in Wellington Test ‘not an option’

January 14th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 14(ANI): New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori and coach John Wright have demanded a better performance from the team in the second Test against Pakistan, starting in Wellington on Saturday.Vettori and ... Read more...

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William Wallace: The man who ’sparked Robin Hood myth’

January 2nd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): It was Scottish arch-Anglophobe William Wallace who brought the belief of the mythical hero Robin Hood to life, claims a best-selling writer.Jack Whyte, who specialises in historical fiction, ... Read more...

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Ex-FBI officer says US can expect more “unguided missiles” like Shahzad

May 6th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 6 (ANI): A former FBI official has said that a shift in terrorist strategy, coupled with an imperfect system for detecting threats, will allow more "unguided missiles" like foiled ... Read more...

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List of clichés Australians hate the most

January 31st, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 31 (ANI): A new research has come up with a list of clichés that Australians hate the most.Social researcher Mark McCrindle surveyed 1300 Australians to come up with the list.Respondents ... Read more...

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Brit Pub chain to get Sex And The City makeover to pull in ‘Swags’!

January 30th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 30 (ANI): A pub chain in Britain is ready to lure "Swags" with larger wine glasses, glossy magazines and free toiletries in loos.Greene King Pub Partners plans to target "Sassy, ... Read more...

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Apple a day ‘can reduce bowel cancer risk’

January 11th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 11 (ANI): Tucking in an apple with its skin on could help trim the risk of bowel cancer by more than a third, say researchers.Polish experts from Jagiellonian University in ... Read more...

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Behavioral change in sanitation practices will lead to lasting social development

October 24th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by admin
By Kulsum Mustafa (CNS)"One of the biggest challenges before us is to bring about sustained behavioral change in the mindset of people towards sanitation. It is important that the man on the ... Read more...

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I get depressed when people try to pull me down: Kareena Kapoor

July 22nd, 2009 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor admits she gets upset when uncharitable remarks are made about her or her performance. Though the actress doesn't mind healthy criticism, she isn't ... Read more...

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Young India falling prey to party drugs: UN official

July 5th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sahil Makkar New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Youth in India and China face huge risks from party drugs like Ecstasy and Adam because of their large populations and increasing disposable income, a ... Read more...

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Australia’ Watson says team unfazed by Buchanan’s shift in loyalty

June 12th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Leicester (UK), June 12 (ANI): Australia's cricketers have said that they are not to too bothered about appointment of their former coach John Buchanan to a consultancy role with the ECB.According to ... Read more...

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Now, painless nanoneedles to deliver drugs to cell organelles directly

May 23rd, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Always dreaded those moments when the doctor got that syringe ready to painfully jab it into your arm? Well, not anymore, for scientists have now designed gold-plated ... Read more...

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First short film from Jaipur goes to US, Thailand film fests

May 6th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) A short film titled "Picnic" from Jaipur is traversing boundaries for screenings in Los Angeles and Phuket and director Gajendra S. Shrotriya says he is perhaps the ... Read more...

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Oz PM Rudd’s ill behaviour linked to iron deficiency

April 5th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 5 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Michael Rudd's ill behaviour with a flight stewardess on a VIP flight from the Pacific Islands Forum in Port Moresby in January has been ... Read more...

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Victorian era scientists height predictor rule still most accurate

March 4th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): If your parents are tall, there''s a very good chance you will be too, suggests a new study, which claims that a rule of thumb from the ... Read more...

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Queensland resort to boost tourism with month of orgies!

November 12th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 12 (ANI): A north Queensland nudist resort is planning to bring back swingers and sex parties in a bid to boost flagging tourist numbers.The White Cockatoo Resort in Mossman, ... Read more...

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What annoys us? At the end of the day, it’s not rocket science

November 7th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Indians may be accused of a fondness for English-language clich├ęs, but Britons use some expressions so frequently they have been classed as irritating.In fact, they have been positively ... Read more...

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Oxford’’s top ten most irritating phrases

November 7th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): There are some phrases and words that drive us literally mad. Now, researchers at Oxford University have compiled a list of top ten most irritating expressions. The expression ... Read more...

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Weather, breakfast may dictate your shopping

October 28th, 2008 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 28 (IANS) Marketers, please pay attention!A shopper's spending may be affected by the weather, the kind of breakfast he or she had, the layout and lighting of the shop and ... Read more...

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Ponting says he owes his hundred to Greg Chappell

October 11th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 11 (IANS) Whether the Indians like it or not, Greg Chappell's contribution in preparing the Australian team for the ongoing four-Test series has been immense.The role of Chappell, a former ... Read more...

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For India’s ‘missile woman’, it is all about rocket science(Feature)

May 13th, 2008 - 10:05 am ICT by admin
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) She has been dubbed India's 'missile woman', one in the team of India's elite scientists behind the Agni III, India's longest-range nuclear capable missile that ... Read more...

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Olympics torch burns bright, thanks to rocket science

May 8th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 8 (Xinhua) Though the Olympics torch has gone through the most adverse weather conditions while reaching Mount Everest Thursday morning, its flame is burning bright, thanks to China's rocket science. ... Read more...

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Battles within battle at the Mohali IPL opener

April 18th, 2008 - 10:21 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, April 18 (IANS) In what promises to be an intriguing battle, Chennai Super Kings take on Kings XI, Punjab, in their opening Indian Premier League T20 tournament, at the Punjab Cricket ... Read more...

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Olympic torch burns bright all thanks to rocket science

April 10th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Though the Olympic torch has gone through unprecedented abuse by protestors this year, its flame is still burning bright, all thanks to a new burning system, which ... Read more...

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