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Samsung Galaxy S3 sales top 20 mn


September 6th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 6 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Thursday said global sales of its Galaxy S3 smartphone topped 20 million at a faster pace than any of its predecessors.According to an e-mailed ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

He dispels darkness through solar lamps (With photo)


August 20th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Solan (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 20 (IANS) He dispels darkness through solar lamps and compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs)."Eco-man" Gopal Dutt of Solan walks around everyday with a loudspeaker in his hands ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

British couple’s home robbed six times


August 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) A British couple's home in Cambridge has been burgled six times, so much so that there is nothing left to steal.Liz and Jim Thompson were so ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Hypersonic Plane Fails Mach 6 Attempt


August 17th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An experimental aircraft turns out to be a disappointment and failure as well. The X-51A Wave rider which is believed to fly six times as fast ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chinese official held for sodomising minors


August 7th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) A provincial government official in China has been arrested for molesting, sodomising and raping four underage boys.Li Jun, a section chief with the Civil Affairs Bureau ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Legendary Jarnail Singh conferred Mohun Bagan Ratna posthumously


July 30th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) India's legendary soccer defender Jarnail Singh was Sunday conferred Mohun Bagan Ratna - the club's highest award - posthumously. The award was given to his three ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Patil disappointed us, says Vidarbha farm widow


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 23 (IANS) Outgoing President Pratibha Patil did nothing to help thousands of starving farm widows of Vidarbha, an activist Monday alleged."Veteran Congress leader Pratibha Patil is from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Biggest oil spill kills highest number of dolphins


July 20th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The largest oil spill ever caused the highest number of dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico, concludes a two-year scientific study.Most troubling to scientists was ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Paes, Vesnina go down fighting in Wimbledon final


July 9th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina went down fighting to second seeds Mike Bryan and Lisa Raymond in the Wimbledon mixed doubles final here Sunday.The Indo-Russian pair ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Corinthians win first Copa Libertadores title


July 5th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 5 (IANS) Brazil's Corinthians won their first Copa Libertadores trophy with a 2-0 victory over Boca Juniors in the final's deciding leg.Veteran striker Emerson gave the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Advani has mixed luck in World snooker


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 3 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani remained in contention for a berth in the knock-out phase as he beat Thailand's Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5-4 for his second win, but later ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Schiavone fights back to oust Robson (Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone was forced to fight back from a set down to beat British youngster Laura Robson in the Wimbledon tennis ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Safarova crashes out at Wimbledon


June 26th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Czech 19th seed Lucie Safarova became the fifth seeded player to fall in the Wimbledon women's draw after a straight-sets defeat in the first round ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

With rising ridership, Delhi Metro to have more gates


June 20th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) With commuter volumes crossing the two million mark on six days in June alone this year, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) proposes to upgrade ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Arshavin’s creativity outweighs low stamina: Russia coach


June 16th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian midfielder Andrei Arshavin's creative genius is enough to make up for his low stamina, coach Dick Advocaat said.Arshavin played the the entirety of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Putin’s timepieces


June 11th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has a collection of watches worth almost six times his official annual salary of 72,000 pounds, it was reported here.One of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Finnair sees India as key market for tourism, transit


June 7th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, June 7 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair sees India as a strategic market not just for in-bound tourism into Finland, but to also serve as a convenient hub for transit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Liu Xiang equals men’s 110m hurdles world record


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang equalled the 12.87 seconds world record to claim the men's 110m hurdles title at the 2012 IAAF Diamond League at Eugene, Oregon.Cuban ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hardly a contest in Mant seat


May 30th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, May 30 (IANS) Though the Congress and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) have fielded a joint candidate, it looks like a one-sided contest for the Mant assembly seat here in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nadal wins sixth Rome Masters title


May 21st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 21 (IANS) Rafael Nadal became the first tennis player to win six Rome Masters titles after defeating World No.1 Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-3 in a rain-affected final ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Squash players campaign for Olympic spot


May 18th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Dipika Pallikal, the highest ranked Indian along with other leading players, including World No.1 Nicol David (women) and James Willstrop (men), have came together at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Shaktimaan’ recreated in animation


May 17th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Popular Indian superhero series "Shaktimaan" has been animated and it comes every weekday on Nick channel.The first season of the series is a co-production between Reliance ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Apex court notice to government on SIMI ban (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central government on two pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, under ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Journalist slain in Brazil


April 25th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 25 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian political reporter and blogger Decio Sa was gunned down at a bar in Sao Luis, capital of the northern state of Maranhao, police ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Malhotra hails Randhir’s ANOC nomination


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Vijay Kumar Malhotra, acting president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), Monday hailed the nomination of six times Olympian and sports administrator Randhir Singh as ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gang in Britain jailed for rape as Eid celebrations


April 21st, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) A group of Muslim men in Britain was jailed for a total of 38 years after they abducted and raped two teenage girls as part ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cheryl Cole working to get into shape


April 12th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole, who has gained weight, is working hard to achieve a perfect figure and is taking help of renowned fitness guru Tracy Anderson.The 28-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cole, Fortune tip Manchester United to win EPL


April 11th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, April 11 (IANS) Former Manchester United star striker Andy Cole and midfielder Quinton Fortune have tipped their former side to bag a record 20th English League crown at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Loss of predators tied with deforestation


April 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) The unbridled growth of moose, deer and other herbivore populations is contributing to deforestation thanks to the loss of predators such as wolves.This loss has allowed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Katy Perry brushes six times a day


March 24th, 2012 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 24 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry reportedly brushes her teeth six times a day because she is scared of getting fillings.The singer is said to keep 20 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Need marketing, instant impact for success: Saif Ali Khan (Interview)


March 15th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) From a game to a graphic book to a 12-city tour, Saif Ali Khan is using every possible marketing tool to promote his newest ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dravid, the ultimate team man (Tribute)


March 9th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Sport and fairytales do not always go hand in hand, and for Rahul Dravid, an otherwise glorious international cricketing career did not end in a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Teens junking healthy lifestyle kiss happiness away


March 4th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Teenagers junking a healthy lifestyle for drinks, cigarettes and fast food become morose versions of their healthier, happier cousins and also get involved in risky behaviour. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Britain’s oldest n-power station closes


March 1st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Britain's oldest running nuclear power station was shut down Thursday after 44 years in use, the Daily Mail reported.Staff at Oldbury Nuclear Power Station near Thornbury, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Beatles music fuels giant street party in Rio


February 21st, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) A musical troupe that sets Beatles tunes to Brazilian beats Monday drew 60,000 people to a carnival street party in Rio de Janeiro.Sargento Pimenta ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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