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Infrared light heals vision damaged by Parkisnon’s


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 3 (IANS) A non-invasive treatment with a soft infra-red light can protect and heal the damage to the human retina in Parkinson's disease, says a study."Near infra-red light ... Read more...

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Conte: We wasted a bonus


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 3 (IANS) Antonio Conte, head coach of Italian Serie A club Juventus, has admitted that his side "wasted a bonus" in their 1-1 draw against Lecce at ... Read more...

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Katrina in awe of Yash Chopra’s sharpness


March 30th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif, who is back in town from London after wrapping up a shooting schedule of Yash Chopra's directorial venture, says she is in ... Read more...

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Pre-historic fish had tiniest yet sharpest teeth


March 20th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 20 (IANS) A long-extinct prehistoric fish had the sharpest teeth that have ever been recorded, even though they were only a millimetre in size.Scientists from Monash and Bristol ... Read more...

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WSH: Cheetahs rout Lions


March 18th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) Chennai Cheetahs helped themselves to a 4-1 win against Karnataka Lions to move into joint second place on the leaderboard in the World Series Hockey here ... Read more...

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Ashok Gehlot emerges triumphant - for now (Rajasthan Newsletter)


November 20th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 20 (IANS) By bringing his government out of turmoil, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has proved his political acumen of 40 years.The Bharatpur violence and the disappearance ... Read more...

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Record breaker Xavi gives Barcelona 1-0 win in Malaga


October 26th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 26 (IANS) Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez celebrated his 392nd La Liga appearance for the football club with the only goal of the game as his side defeated Granada ... Read more...

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England make merry off fragile Indian attack (Lunch report)


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) England ambled to 217/3 at lunch on the second day of the first cricket Test at Lord's here Friday after India were left a bowler short ... Read more...

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Chargers look to carry form against Super Kings (Lead)


April 30th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) Deccan Chargers, fresh from their stunning win against the Kochi Tuskers earlier in the week, would be looking to put it across hosts Chennai Super ... Read more...

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Super Kings firm favourites against Chargers


April 30th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) Red hot from their stunning win against the Kochi Tuskers earlier in the week, the Deccan Chargers seem to have tasted blood and would be ... Read more...

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‘Exhausted’ Tevez needs a break to get back to his best: Mancini


March 17th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has said skipper Carlos Tevez needs a break to get back to his best.The goals have dried up for Tevez, with just one ... Read more...

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India International Centre annexe catches fire, members evacuated


August 26th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.26 (ANI): A part of the annexe of the India International Centre (IIC) caught fire on Thursday.Fire service officials said the source of the blaze was the kitchen located on ... Read more...

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Prayer really is capable of healing the sick


August 5th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): The power of prayer really can help cure the sick, according to a new study.A US team from Indiana University, led by religious studies professor Candy Gunther Brown, ... Read more...

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Naval helicopter makes an emergency landing near Visakhapatnam


July 20th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, July 20 (ANI): A helicopter of the Indian Navy made an emergency landing on the fields of Kotapadu Mandal village of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.The pilots landed the helicopter on Monday, ... Read more...

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Meet your type of ‘wisdom’ font


January 31st, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, January 31 (ANI): Experts have come up with ideal style of print for every user based on four simple questions.English design firm Pentagram posted a playful video claiming people can know ... Read more...

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Computer programme to help witnesses remember criminals


November 30th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Criminals are having a harder time hiding themselves, thanks to new software that helps witnesses recreate images and recognise suspects relying on principles borrowed from the fields of ... Read more...

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Fit Gerrard ready to take on Manchester City


November 18th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 18 (ANI): Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard, who has recently recovered from a groin injury, has said that he is fully fit to take on Manchester City in the Premier League ... Read more...

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New software can recreate criminal faces efficiently


October 6th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Criminals are going to have a really tough time hiding their faces, thanks to a new software that can recreate their faces. The software is being used by approximately ... Read more...

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‘Scaredy-cat’ Bengal tiger too scared to climb down from 15ft tower!


September 23rd, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): A Bengal tiger that climbed a 15ft activity tower is too afraid to come down, prompting zoo authorities to dub him "scaredy-cat".Two-year-old Tanvir easily scaled the activity tower ... Read more...

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Details of Swayze memoir released


September 17th, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (DPA) The first excerpts of Patrick Swayze's memoirs were released Wednesday, two days after the "Dirty Dancing" star died from pancreatic cancer at age 57. Written with his ... Read more...

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Alam backs Asif’s selection, says he would add ‘fire’ to team’s bowling


August 26th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.26 (ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Intikhab Alam has backed the selection of fast bowler Mohammad Asif in the 15 member squad for the ICC Champions Trophy saying his presence will add ... Read more...

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Ponting will always be behind Bradman: Roebuck


August 1st, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug.1 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has become his country's highest scorer in Test cricket, but according to cricket columnist Peter Roebuck, he will always be regarded as the second-best ... Read more...

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Modhi Vilaiyadu- Stylishly made with fast-paced screenplay


July 27th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Production- Media One Global Entertainment, Gemini Industries Direction- Saran Star-casts- Vinay, Kajol Agarwal, Yuva, Kalabavanmani, Santhanam, Tattoo Ram and many others. Music- Hariharan-Leslie. Lyrics- Vairamuthu Cinematography- Karun Editing- V.T. Vijayan Modhi Vilaiyaadu doesn't have a rare script, ... Read more...

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Santosh Trophy: Bengal to clash with Services in semi-finals Wednesday


June 9th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, June 9 (IANS) There will be no comebacks from here on as the semi-finals of the 63rd Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy get underway here Wednesday with 29 ... Read more...

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Sherlock Holmes trailer released


May 19th, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by GD
The first trailer of the much hyped "Sherlock Holmes" by Warner Bros. is finally out. This is a new age thriller, a new Sherlock Holmes altogether. A glimpse of the new approach ... Read more...

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Exercise reverses memory loss in Alzheimer’’s patients


October 16th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): Regular exercise can reverse the mental decline caused by ageing and Alzheimer''s disease, say a group of researchers.Boffins reckon that there is strong proof that aerobic exercise ... Read more...

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I’m competent to judge dance show now: Ronit Roy


July 30th, 2008 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Popular TV actor Ronit Roy participated in dance show "Jhalak Dikhla Jaa" last year and has since then mastered the art. So much so that ... Read more...

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200,000 yr old flaked flint hints at existence of Paleolithic man in Ireland


July 28th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): A flaked flint dating to about 200,000 years ago, found in Co Down in Ireland, hints at existence of Paleolithic man in the country.According to a report ... Read more...

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Ankita to meet Rushmi in ITF tournament final


June 13th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 13 (IANS) Ankita Bhambri extended her winning sequence against Isha Lakhani as she dispatched the top seed in straight sets to enter the finals of the $10,000 ITF tournament at ... Read more...

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The Great Khali heads for hometown Himachal Pradesh


May 12th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
People in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur District, including dhabawalas, restaurant owners and others are looking forward to the visit of Daleep Singh Rana alias Great Khali, who has earned global acclaim as ... Read more...

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Birds can practically smell out predators


April 28th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
London, April 28 (IANS) Birds can detect and avoid predators by smell, an ability earlier thought to be associated with other animal species, according to latest research. Birds are not only capable ... Read more...

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Colour manufacturers in Jaipur work overtime to meet demand for Holi


March 15th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, Mar 15 (ANI): With the festival of colours 'Holi' round the corner, the colour-manufacturing units in Jaipur are working round the clock to meet the increasing demand. Blessed with some of ... Read more...

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New ultra-powerful microscope to provide closer look at atomic world


January 25th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Scientists have created a new ultra-powerful microscope, which will enable them to study atoms within materials more closer than ever before.Known as SuperSTEM 2 (Scanning Transmission Electron ... Read more...

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