Weightlifting: Kazakh prodigy takes gold, world record

July 29th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan's teenage prodigy Zulfiya Chinshanlo powered her way to a weightlifting gold in the 53kg category Sunday, breaking her own world record in the clean ... Read more...

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Taiwanese vegetable vendor is among Asia’s Nobel winners

July 26th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manila, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A vegetable vendor is among the winners of the Nobel price of Asia. Chen Shu-chu who is of Taiwanese origin was awarded by the Ramon Magsaysay Award ... Read more...

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Vitamin E lowers liver cancer risk

July 19th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Greater intake of Vitamin E either as part of the diet or through supplements lowers the risk of liver cancer, new research shows.Vitamin E is fat-soluble ... Read more...

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A China House for London Olympics

July 14th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) China House, a place to host friends from all over the world and display China-related activities, will be set up in London during the 2012 London ... Read more...

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Mamata among Time’s 100 most influential people

April 18th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Time magazine has listed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in its list for ... Read more...

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Man loses memory, finds kidney missing

February 26th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) A Chinese man says he lost his memory for four days and was shocked to wake up in a hotel and find one of his kidneys ... Read more...

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Oz man’s world’s hottest chillies feel like rubbing soldering iron in mouth!

April 15th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 15 (ANI): Chillies grown by a man in Darwin city have been named as the world's hottest chillies.Grower Craig Zwetsloot, The Narrows, who started competitively producing chillies two years ago, ... Read more...

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National Games: Manipur top medal tally with ten wushu gold

February 15th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 15 (IANS) Manipur Tuesday topped in medal tally by winning ten of 18 gold medals on offer in wushu, a form of martial arts, in the National Games. Overall Manipur ... Read more...

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Karun to test with GP2 teams

November 26th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 26 (IANS) Karun Chandhok will get back behind the wheel of a race car this week here following his first season in the Formula 1 World Championship.Chandhok will ... Read more...

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Asian Games billiards: Advani in quarters, Sethi out (Lead)

November 13th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 13 (IANS) Defending champion Pankaj Advani scored a thumping 3-1 win over Indonesian Ricky Yang to march into the quarter-finals of the English billiards singles at the Asian Games here ... Read more...

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Asian Games snooker: India women in quarter-finals

November 13th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 13 (IANS) India easily beat Singapore 3-0 to enter the quarter-finals of the women's 6-red snooker team event at the 16th Asian Games here Saturday.Vidya Vishwanathan Pillai comfortably beat Shu ... Read more...

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Cosmetics giants Estee Lauder, Maybelline adding Asian faces to their brands

August 28th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 28 (ANI): Asian faces have now been added to front the brands of cosmetics giants Estee Lauder and Maybelline in a bid to appeal to the fastest-growing market in ... Read more...

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China flood toll reaches 1,072

August 5th, 2010 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) The toll in floods triggered by torrential rains in China this year has reached 1,072, while 619 people are still missing. The floods have affected over 140 million people ... Read more...

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China auctions sidewalks to street vendors

May 17th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 17 (IANS) Street shops in China will be legalised soon with the government launching an auction of sidewalks to vendors, a move that many say was brought about due to ... Read more...

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Mumbai Coast Guard evacuates two injured crew from sea

April 23rd, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) The Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) here has rescued a Chinese and an Indian from the sea in the last four days, a defence spokesperson said Friday. "We received ... Read more...

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Regular exercise, green tea may help beat breast cancer blues

January 25th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Regular exercise and drinking green tea may help combat depression among breast cancer patients, reveals a new study.However, lead researcher Dr. Xiao Ou Shu, at Vanderbilt University ... Read more...

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Enzyme that leads to cancer aggressiveness identified

January 13th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 13 (ANI): Scientists have observed that an enzyme that normally helps break down stored fats is capable of making cancer cells more malignant.Experts at The Scripps Research Institute identified the ... Read more...

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Numerologist turns producer

May 1st, 2009 - 3:36 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Well known astro numerologist Bhavikk Sangghvi is fast converting in to a full fledged theatre producer. Being a Gujarati, he is comfortable producing only Gujarati plays (as of now) but he ... Read more...

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A mere touch of an object can make you buy it

April 1st, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): Want to avoid making unnecessary purchases? Well, then keep your hands off the object, for a new study has shown that merely touching an item increases the feelings ... Read more...

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Smokeless tobacco may not help smokers quit

February 16th, 2009 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 16 (Xinhua) Smokeless tobacco does not increase smokers' quit rates, according to a new study by US researchers.Previous researches showed that many smokers in Sweden try to quit smoking ... Read more...

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Student dies of bird flu in China

January 20th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Changsha (China), Jan 20 (Xinhua) A 16-year-old male student died of bird flu in central China's Hunan city Tuesday, the third death from the disease this year, health authorities reported.The student, surnamed ... Read more...

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Sexually harassed workers experience lower job satisfaction, performance

November 21st, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Employees who were sexually harassed experience lower levels of job satisfaction, organizational commitment, and job performance, according to a new study.The study revealed that such employees also ... Read more...

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Ethnic Indian boy the only student at Malaysian school

August 12th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 12 (IANS) V. Sivasanthiran, a 12-year-old ethnic Indian boy, is bored with school despite getting excessive attention from his teachers. The reason, he is the only student in the ... Read more...

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Jackie Chan to sing for Olympic film

April 8th, 2008 - 10:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 8 (ANI): Jackie Chan, Lee-Hom Wang, Zhang Ziyi and Stefanie Sun will team up to sing Stand Up, the theme song for The One, a film about China's first ... Read more...

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Taslima leaves India for medical treatment abroad

March 19th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen Wednesday left India for medical treatment abroad. "I am at Heathrow airport now, waiting for a connecting flight," Nasreen told a friend in ... Read more...

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HSBC unveils light sculpture at Heathrow

March 7th, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar.7 (ANI): The HSBC Yan Shu Commission has put up a twin columned light sculpture to welcome all passengers at Terminal Five of London's Heathrow Airport The sculpture created by UnitedVisualArtists, is ... Read more...

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Hokshun satiates Kashmiri appetite in winters

February 13th, 2008 - 10:01 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Feb.13 (ANI): Every year when heavy snowfall disrupts normal life in the Kashmir Valley, Hokshuns, the indigenously dried and preserved vegetables, are part of the diet of general household here. While ... Read more...

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