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Genes invest you with unique facial identity


September 14th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Sep 14 (IANS) Scientists have isolated genes that shape our facial form and structure, besides explaining why twins and siblings have more similar faces than unrelated people.This study, ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna finish runners-up in Cincinnati


August 20th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 20 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna came up short against Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecau in the men's doubles final at the Western and Southern ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Gelana splashes to gold in marathon (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana splashed to gold in a rainy Olympic marathon here Sunday.Gelana, 24, ranked 11th in the world after wins in Rotterdam and Amsterdam ... Read more...

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Olympics: Gelana wins gold in women’s marathon


August 5th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana splashed to gold in a rainy London Olympic marathon Sunday.Gelana, 24, ranked 11th in the world after wins in Rotterdam and Amsterdam ... Read more...

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Sleep loss jolts immune system into hyperactivity: Study


July 1st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, July 1 (IANS) Severe sleep loss jolts the immune system into hyperactivity, producing the same response as thrown up by exposure to stress, says a study. Researchers in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Standing long hours affects babies’ growth


June 28th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Pregnant women who work more than 25 hours a week and those who stand "often" in jobs more likely to have smaller children, a study has ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Heracles reaches first Dutch Cup final


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 23 (IANS) Heracles Almelo secured its first berth in the final of the Dutch Cup by shocking Eredivisie leaders AZ Alkmaar 4-2.Heracles took an early lead Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dutch police arrest terrorism suspect in Amsterdam


March 17th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands (BNO NEWS) -- Police in the Dutch capital of Amsterdam have arrested a man on suspicion of being involved in terrorism, prosecutors said on Friday. The arrest was made ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Indian Wells: Federer to face Del Potro in quarters


March 15th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 15 (IANS) Sixteen-times Grand Slam winner Roger Federer of Switzerland came back from a set down to beat Thomaz Bellucci in the fourth round of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Six cities bid for 2018 Youth Olympic Games


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lausanne, March 3 (IANS) A total of six cities from Europe and Latin America have submitted applications to bid for the third edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) ... Read more...

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Federer beats Del Potro to capture second title in Rotterdam


February 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague (Netherlands), Feb 19 (IANS) Roger Federer grabbed his second title at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam after beating Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro 6-1, ... Read more...

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Ronald Koeman extends contract at Feyenoord


January 17th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague (Netherlands), Jan 17 (IANS) Coach Ronald Koeman extended his contract at Dutch football side Feyenoord until 2013, the Rotterdam based club announced Tuesday.During a training camp in southern ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

WHO warns of lab-produced bird flu virus


December 31st, 2011 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Dec 31 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued an alert to warn that studies undertaken by several institutions, which generate mutations of the H5N1 influenza virus, could ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dutch baseball star stabbed to death


November 22nd, 2011 - 3:41 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Nov 22 (IANS) Dutch baseball player Gregory Halman, who plays for a US Major League Baseball team, has been stabbed to death, police said.The 24-year-old Halman -- who ... Read more...

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Dutch league match suspended due to dense fog


November 21st, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Nov 21 (IANS) The Eredivisie match between Dutch leaders AZ Alkmaar and Excelsior in Rotterdam was suspended Sunday afternoon due to heavy fog.Referee Kevin Blom decided to stop ... Read more...

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Zhang Jike wins TT World Cup crown


November 14th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 14 (IANS) Newly crowned table tennis world champion Zhang Jike won the World Cup title for the first time, beating fellow Chinese Wang Hao 7-11, 7-11, 11-9, 11-4, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dutch police arrest terrorism suspect who ‘planned terror attack’


July 29th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by BNO News
ALMERE, NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch police have arrested a 34-year-old man who allegedly planned to join al-Qaeda in order to carry out a terrorist attack in Iraq or the Palestinian territories, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mladic arrives in The Hague to face war crimes charges


June 1st, 2011 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 1 (IANS) Former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic Tuesday arrived in the Netherlands to face trial on war crimes charges, Xinhua reported.The war crimes suspect was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Murray should stop blaming others for his defeat: Navratilova


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has asked British No.1 Andy Murray to stop blaming others for his defeat.The 18-time Grand Slam winner Navratilova has been unimpressed with Murray, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Germany may dump acid in Rhine


January 20th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN (BNO NEWS) -- German authorities warned Wednesday they might have to dump 2,400 tons of acid into the Rhine river as traffic remains blocked after a ship capsized, DPA news agency ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Usher’s Respiratory Illness Irks Fans In Berlin


January 15th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Usher has angered many of his fans. From sinus complications to that of upper respiratory disorder, the singing star and actor has not been well for a few days now. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

DNA test can now tell hair colour


January 6th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Researchers have found that DNA taken from blood, sperm, saliva or skin cells can tell whether someone has red or black hair with more than 90 percent accuracy.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Elderly can blame low sodium for fractures and falls


November 21st, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A new study has shown that older adults with even mildly decreased levels of sodium in the blood (hyponatremia) experience increased rates of fractures and falls.Falls are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cough syrup may help predict breast cancer drug’s effectiveness


November 20th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Researchers have found that giving cough syrup to breast cancer patients might reveal on how well they will respond to a vital drug.Women often respond differently to Tamoxifen, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Synthetic DNA spray tracks burglars


October 21st, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) A novel device that sprays burglars with synthetic DNA, which allows police to track them down, is being deployed in restaurants and offices. The spray is activated whenever ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Kate Beckinsale, Mark Wahlberg Team Up For Contraband


September 21st, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood star Kate Beckinsale has recently signed on to star with Mark Wahlberg in the Icelandic thriller entitled Contraband.Contraband will be directed by Baltasar Kormakur; who ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dutch gamers break Guinness world record non-stop gaming


July 19th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by BNO News
ROTTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Six Dutch gamers have broken the Guinness world record for non-stop gaming after they played Red Dead Redemption for 50 hours.The men began their game marathon at 12.55 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bicycles To Undergo Checks At Tour De France


June 24th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Switzerland, June 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The International Cycling Union which is Cycling's governing body is going to perform tests at the Tour de France this year to make sure that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Why some people retire early


June 11th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that poor health is the most primary reason why some workers decide to take early retirement, but factors such as high work pressure ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Simple act of planning a vacation gives us happiness


February 19th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): People anticipating taking a break to go on a vacation are happier than those who have no travelling plans, a new study claims.Jeroen Nawijn from Erasmus University in ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Onir is on cloud 9!


December 7th, 2009 - 11:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Filmmaker, Onir Anirban is on cloud 9 and the reason for this happiness is his film I AM, which has been officially selected for CineMart, the world's biggest film markets in Rotterdam.Onir ... Read more...

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Hockey umpire Satinder Kumar receives Golden Whistle award


November 10th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Satinder Kumar has become the first Indian hockey umpire to receive the International Hockey Federation's (FIH) Golden Whistle award for officiating in 100 international matches. The award is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Arsenal’s van Persie’s close brush with the dark side of life!


November 8th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.8 (ANI): Robin van Persie is a compelling lesson in life, a powerful reminder of just how much the Arsenal star has achieved - and also of how close he ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Fish plays no major role in preventing heart attacks’


October 3rd, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Contrary to popular perception, eating fish has no major role in preventing heart failure, says a new study. The study, which got underway in 1990 and involved men ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Eating fish ‘doesn’t save you from heart failure’


September 30th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): Fish plays no role in the prevention of heart failure, but it can be partly beneficial for people with diabetes, according to a large prospective population study.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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