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Gear up for Sean Paul’s India concerts


July 19th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) World-famous Jamaican reggae artist Sean Paul is set for his maiden India visit and he will perform across the country starting Nov 1.He promises to ... Read more...

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Sagan wins again as crashes hit Tour de France


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Slovakian prodigy Peter Sagan won a second stage in his maiden Tour de France as the peloton was ravaged by crashes.As in stage one Sunday, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IAF, navy relief teams alert after Indonesia quake


April 11th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) India Wednesday kept its air force and navy teams ready to address any eventuality in case a tsunami hits coastal states following an earthquake off ... Read more...

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Myanmar diaspora apprehensive yet hopeful after Suu Kyi’s victory


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Hailing victory of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in the Myanmar by-polls, Myanmarese settled here say that they are eagerly waiting to see how ... Read more...

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Languages are assimilating many influences : Amol Palekar


March 1st, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Languages and fine sensibilities are extensions of one another in the world of appreciation of modern cinema and stage -- one has to have ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

viSparsh: Helping the blind through touch (With images)


February 6th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Mohammed Wasim is a young helpline operator at India's National Association for the Blind (NAB) who could only perceive brightness and lights, but the lack ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Jackman to stage one-man show in New York


September 7th, 2011 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) After staging his one-man song-and-dance show in San Francisco and Toronto, actor Hugh Jackman is set to perform in New York in October.The Australian actor made ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

DMK silent on cabinet representation, alliance (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) Contrary to its earlier announcements, the DMK's general council, which met here Sunday, remained silent on the crucial issues of naming two representatives for the union ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Long wait for Posco - a timeline


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) It took almost five years for South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion project in Orissa to get an environment clearance. The environment ministry Monday ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India looking to make the most against Netherlands


March 8th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said they want to make the most of their World Cup Group B match against the Netherlands here Wednesday ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scalp cooling cap may help patients undergoing chemotherapy keep hair


February 25th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center will conduct a feasibility study to test the use of a scalp cooling device that breast cancer patients will wear while undergoing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A long wait for Posco (Timeline)


January 31st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) It took almost five years for the South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion project in Orissa to get an environment clearance. The environment ministry Monday accorded ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Soya beans could help to fight cancer


January 14th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Scientists believe that soya could boost the battle against two of the most dangerous cancers.Two new university studies have revealed that the bean can stop the spread of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Senior space scientist describes GSLV failure “a tragic incident”


December 25th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.25 (ANI): Senior space scientist Professor Yashpal described the failure of the GSAT-5P communication satellite launch today as a very tragic incident.In his first reaction to the failure of ... Read more...

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GSLV launch suffers technical failure at Stage One


December 25th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Dec 25 (ANI): The launch of India's latest communication satellite GSAT-5P on board GSLV-F06 vehicle from the Sriharikota rocket launch centre in Tamil Nadu failed on Saturday due to technical ... Read more...

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Regional security, development to feature in GCC summit


December 4th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Dec 3 (IANS) Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are set to meet next week in the United Arab Emirates capital Abu Dhabi, where the bloc was founded about ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chemotherapy limits my day, says Michael Douglas


September 10th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Veteran Hollywood actor Michael Douglas says a daily combination of radiation and chemotherapy limits his day, but is still hopeful of making a full recovery from cancer. Doctors discovered ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Catherine Zeta Jones angry with docs for delay in spotting hubby’s cancer


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): Actress Catherine Zeta Jones has lashed out at doctors for failing to spot husband Michael Douglas's throat cancer sooner."It makes me furious they didn't detect it earlier," the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Orissa to examine rejection of Vedanta clearance (Lead)


August 24th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 24 (IANS) Expressing his surprise over the union environment ministry's rejection of London-listed Vedanta's bauxite mining project in the Niyamgiri hills, Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday said his government ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Orissa protests rejection of Vedanta clearance


August 24th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 24 (IANS) Orissa Tuesday protested the union environment ministry's rejection of London-listed Vedanta's bauxite mining project in the Niyamgiri hills, saying it was likely to affect industrialisation in the state ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas To Undergo Chemotherapy For Throat Tumor


August 17th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The sixty-five year old Academy Award winning actor, husband of Catherine Zeta Jones, and ex-smoker Michael Douglas is preparing to undergo radiation and chemotherapy for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Abu Dhabi set to host its debut Test match between Pakistan, South Africa


April 1st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.1 (ANI): Abu Dhabi is likely to become the newest Test venue in the world with Pakistan planning to hold one of its two 'home' Tests against South Africa in October ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sugar scenario a matter of concern: Pawar


January 31st, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 30 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Saturday said India was well stocked with rice and wheat for the next two years, but agreed that the sugar scenario in the country ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Becks may hang up boots after World Cup to settle with Posh, kids in Britain


January 16th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16(ANI): England striker David Beckham is reportedly planning to hang up his boots after their final game of the World Cup campaign in South Africa.According to reports, Beckham ... Read more...

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Baby food recall by Nuture Inc.


January 15th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report at coloradoconnection.com, a New York-based company Nuture, Inc has issued a voluntary recall of selected varieties of baby food meals. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Baby Food Recalled By Nuture Inc.


January 15th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Selecting a baby food has always been one of the most difficult of tasks for parents. Mothers, who were so long feeding their babies with ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Indian surgeons, Australian aid give Iraqi boy new life


December 22nd, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Undertaking a rare and complicated brain surgery, doctors at the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in Delhi have saved the life of a 14-year-old Iraqi student. The expensive surgery ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ludhiana hosts Mr. India 2009 body building competition


November 1st, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana, Nov. 1 (ANI): Body builders from across the country participated in Mr. India 2009 body building competition held at Ludhiana.Body builders came on stage one by one and displayed their physique ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Hyderabad to host IPL III starting March 12, 2010


August 12th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IBNS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IBNS)The third season of Indian Premier League (IPL) is going to start March 12 , 2010 at Hyderabad, said chairman Lalit Modi here.The first match will be between the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Katherine Heigl rules out West End stint


August 7th, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Katherine Heigl has revealed that even the thought of appearing in the West End petrifies her.The actress has long harboured ambitions to supplement her movie and TV career ... Read more...

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Fabian Cancellara Wins Stage 1 Of Tour De France 2009


July 5th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by GD
Among the mainstream sports that are gaining much media attention, the Tour De France 2009 has been giving them quite a competition as the world's number one cycling race began on July ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

AN EXTRAVAGANZA OF ‘LUCK’


July 2nd, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Promotions for Shree Ashtavinayak CineVision Ltd's latest offering LUCK, directed by Soham Shah took off with a thrilling start on Wednesday 1st July when the cast & crew of LUCK descended ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ads, visual media content change body reactions: CNN study


June 18th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Advertisements and programmes on television and multimedia change body reactions in viewers such as heart and respiratory rates, motion and cause galvanic skin response such as ... Read more...

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Puffing cigarette does not affect everyone the same way


June 5th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 5 (IANS) Cigarette smoking does not affect everyone in the same way, according to a new study. Puffing induced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease that causes severe breathing ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cigarette smoking does not affect everyone in same way


June 5th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): Cigarette smoking induced COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, does not progress in the same way in all smokers, a new study has found.COPD, a disease that results ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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