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Apple redesigns iPod touch, updates iPod nano


September 13th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 13 (IANS) Apple Wednesday gave an overhaul to its iPod portable music players.At a media event in San Francisco, Apple debuted the new iPod touch featuring a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Debutant Vani snatches lead in Hero Women’s golf


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 23 (IANS) Vani Kapoor marked her professional debut with a stunning four-under 68 that gave her a four-shot lead going into the third and final round of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Parasite in cats may lead people to suicides


August 21st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Exposure to a parasite hosted by cats could make people more likely to attempt suicide, says a new study.Toxoplasma gondii, which can cause toxoplasmosis, is easily ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Harmless bug makes you suicidal


August 19th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) A seemingly harmless bug may be priming suicide bids by causing subtle changes in the brain.New research adds to the growing work linking an infection caused ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Olympics: Kenya’s lost glory in hockey


August 9th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 9 (IANS) Twenty-four years ago, the Kenyan hockey team lined up with the rest of the world to vie for Olympic honours in the 1988 Seoul edition.And that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘New thermal power plants to escalate Vidarbha farm crisis’


August 8th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Large clusters of coal-fired power plants proposed in Maharashtra's Vidarbha - known for farmers' suicides - may bring down the future availability of water in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Man who killed wife’s lover in bed jailed for 5 years


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 3 (IANS) A man in Sydney has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing his wife's lover after catching both of them in bed.Joachim Won, 56, ... Read more...

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Invoking Batman name promotes healthy eating


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Invoking super heroes such as Batman or Superman could help parents get their children to eat healthy, says a study.Just as Popeye inspired a generation to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

A Pakistani train that broke down seven times


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) The ill-health of Pakistan Railways was highlighted when a train broke down seven times and reached its destination a staggering 35 hours late.Jaafar Express, which began ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Boca defender to play in Libertadores


July 1st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 1 (IANS) Fiorentina has reportedly granted permission to newly contracted defender Facundo Roncaglia to remain at Boca Juniors until after the Copa Libertadores final.Roncaglia's contract with ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Try sprinting to shed belly fat


July 1st, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 1 (IANS) Want to shed that belly fat? Try sprinting, say Australian researchers.Just 20 minutes of sprints on an exercise bike, three times a week, will do.It ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Monsoon in Himachal delayed by over a week


June 28th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 28 (IANS) The arrival of the southwest monsoon in Himachal Pradesh would be delayed by over a week, the weather office here said Thursday."There is no possibility ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Musharraf was behind n-strike warning for India


June 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) The Pakistani warning of a nuclear strike on India within eight seconds, as reported in a British daily, was actually made at the behest of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Nadal, Djokovic eyeing history in French Open final (Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 8 (IANS) World No.1 Noval Djokovic crushed Roger Federer in the French Open semi-final here Friday to set-up a title clash with title holder and six-time champion ... Read more...

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Nadal one win away from French Open title record


June 9th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 8 (IANS) French Open defending champion Rafael Nadal thrashed fellow Spaniard David Ferrer 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 in the semi-final Friday to move within only one win away ... Read more...

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Nadal wins his seventh Barcelona Open title


April 30th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 30 (IANS) Rafael Nadal defeated Spanish compatriot David Ferrer 7-6(1), 7-5 to win his seventh Barcelona Open men's tennis title.It was Nadal's 34th successive match victory on ... Read more...

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Mexican cop’s badge saves his life


April 9th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 9 (IANS/EFE) A Mexico City police officer survived a shooting when his badge stopped a bullet fired at him by a robbery suspect, authorities said.Juan Daniel Ruiz ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Inspired by TV soap, teen kills mother with hammer


April 4th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) A British teenager has been jailed for 16 years for beating his mother to death with a hammer in a murder inspired by TV soap "Coronation ... Read more...

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Indian Wells: Sania-Vesnina crushed in finals


March 18th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 18 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina lost to American pair Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond in the women's doubles final of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Asteroid to whiz past earth


March 18th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 18 (IANS) A newly-discovered asteroid, roughly the size of a soccer field, is going to whiz past our planet at just 24,000 km, a mere whisker in cosmic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Champions League: Milan draw Barca, Chelsea face Benfica


March 16th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Nyon (Switzerland), March 16 (IANS) Italian giants AC Milan were drawn against tournament favourites Barcelona in the Champions League quarterfinals draw held here Friday, while Chelsea, the only English ... Read more...

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11 dead in Vietnam from hand-foot-mouth disease


March 15th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, March 15 (IANS) At least 11 people have died and more than 12,400 cases of hand-foot-mouth (HFM) disease have been reported in Vietnam this year, a media report said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shiv Sena indestructible, says Bal Thackeray


February 14th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Monday asserted that his party was "indestructible" and the Congress could not finish it off even if it had "seven ... Read more...

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Yuvraj will be fight it out, says father (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 6 (IANS) India's star cricketer Yuvraj Singh's father Yograj said his son, who is undergoing chemotherapy in the US for a malignant lung tumour, will come back strongly ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Yuvraj will emerge stronger: Father


February 6th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) India's star cricketer Yuvraj Singh's father Yograj was confident that his son, who is undergoing chemotherapy in the US for a malignant lung tumour, will ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Government will help Yuvraj: Sports minister


February 6th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken has assured help for star cricket all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, who is undergoing chemotherapy in the US for a malignant lung ... Read more...

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Diesel cars guzzling 40 percent of segment’s fuel: CSE


January 25th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Trashing industry contention that diesel use by cars is very low, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) Wednesday said 40 percent of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Treatment restores productivity among depressed employees


January 12th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 12 (IANS) Depressed employees become more productive after undergoing treatment than those who don't receive treatment, suggests a study. The study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Schumi has lost the edge, says old rival Frentzen


December 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Yas Marina (Abu Dhabi), Dec 20 (IANS) Seven times Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher, who came out of retirement last year, has lost the "edge" that had separated him ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pedestrian stabbed for shouting at rash driver


November 26th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) In a road rage incident, a 32-year-old pedestrian was stabbed by unidentified attackers in east Delhi moments after he shouted at a vehicle owner driving ... Read more...

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iPhone 4S launched in India starting Rs.44,500


November 25th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) TheApple iPhone 4S was Friday launched in the Indian market by leading telecom operators Bharti Airtel and Aircel at a starting price of Rs.44,500 for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Ace rally driver Balu calls it a day


November 20th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chikmgalur, Nov 20 (IANS) Arjun Balu, one of the finest drivers to grace the Indian rallying scene in recent times, has decided to quit after a 17-year career during which ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

A third of women dislike cuddling


November 5th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) Believe it or not -- a third of women actually dislike cuddles, shredding the popular stereotype that they are the ones demanding it.It is the ... Read more...

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India to be motorsports hub in South Asia


October 31st, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Riding on the stupendous success of the inaugural Formula One race in the country, the organisers, Jaypee Sports International (JPSI), want to turn the Buddh ... Read more...

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Buddh International Circuit comes in for huge praise


October 30th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 30 (IANS) The motorsports world gave a big thumbs-up to the Indian Grand Prix organisers Sunday for hosting a phenomenal Formula One race in the country.BIC, promoted ... Read more...

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