Freezing cold sweeps Georgia

February 12th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Georgian capital Saturday experienced its coldest day in almost four decades at minus nine degrees Celsius, the meteorological agency said.Temperatures in some parts of the ... Read more...

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Freezing cold sweeps China

January 26th, 2012 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 26 (IANS) Bitter cold conditions will continue to prevail in most parts of China over the next few days, met officials said.The National Meteorological Centre has forecast freezing ... Read more...

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Urdu media doubts US claims on Osama killing

May 3rd, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 3 (IANS) India's leading Urdu newspapers Tuesday raised doubts over the manner in which United States claimed to have killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.The Urdu media ... Read more...

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Major selective sweeps did not drive human evolution, says study

February 18th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study has found that selective sweeps, which were thought to drive human evolution, may not have done so. In fact, such events may have been rare, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Manipur sweeps Sepak Takraw event in National Games

February 18th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 18 (IANS) Manipur bagged all the four gold medals at stake in the Sepak Takraw event at the 34th National Games here Friday.The sport, introduced as an exhibition event at ... Read more...

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Lady Antebellum sweeps the list of the Grammy winners

February 14th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There were big winners over the weekend during the Grammy Awards. Lady Antebellum though was the biggest winner on the night after walking away with 5 ... Read more...

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‘Dabangg’ sweeps Mirchi Music Awards

January 28th, 2011 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) In this award season, only the film awards were not enough for actor Salman Khan starrer "Dabangg", its music also swept the Mirchi Music Awards ... Read more...

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I am probably playing my best, says Kallis

January 7th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 6 (IANS) South African batsman Jacques Kallis, who played a stellar role in the three-match Test series against India, said Thursday that he was in the prime form of ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena students’ wing sweeps Mumbai varsity polls

December 30th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Aditya Thackeray-led Bharatiya Vidyarthi Sena (BVS), the students wing of Shiv Sena, Thursday won eight out of 10 seats at the Mumbai University Senate elections. The BVS won ... Read more...

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Ruling Left Front sweeps Tripura’s civic polls

December 15th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Dec.15 (ANI): The Communist Party of India-Marxist CPI (M) led Left Front government swept the civic polls in Tripura.The Left Front clinched 13 of the 15 Nagar Panchayats, pushing ... Read more...

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Cartoon character display pics mania sweeps Facebook!

December 4th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Now you can relive your childhood days through Facebook - the social networking site has been bitten by cartoon bug as millions of users are replacing their ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Women spend 5 days in front of the mirror each year

October 27th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): It is a known fact that men keep waiting for their better halves while they perfect their looks before a night out.Now, a new UK research has revealed ... Read more...

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After memorable opening ceremony, CWG medal chase begins

October 4th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Medal chase began Monday in the Delhi Commonwealth Games after Sunday evening's memorable opening ceremony that effectively laid to rest the bitterness and despondency of Indians ... Read more...

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18 women claim NYPD cop illegally strip-searched them

September 24th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 24 (ANI): A NYPD narcotics detective is facing departmental trial over allegations that he illegally strip-searched 18 women in Brooklyn.However, he has brushed away the claims calling them all ... Read more...

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The Justice Department Of America Sues The Sheriff Of The Maricopa County In Arizona

September 3rd, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Justice Department (JD) of America has sued Joe Arpaio, who happens to be the controversial Sheriff of Arizona's Maricopa County. The lawsuit that was ... Read more...

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West Bengal civic polls: Trinamool sweeps Kolkata

June 2nd, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, June 2 (ANI): The Trinamool Congress had won 98 out of 141 seats in Kolkata Municipal Corporation.The Left Front managed to win 31 wards, while the Congress won six wards. ... Read more...

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Confident Morgan won’t balk at playing trademark ‘unorthodox’ shots in Tests

May 26th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26(ANI): England batsman Eoin Morgan, who will possibly make his Test debut against Bangladesh this week, has said that he will continue playing his trademark 'unorthodox shots' even in the ... Read more...

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No show for Left as Congress sweeps Kerala seats (Third Lead)

November 10th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 10 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday won all three assembly by-elections in Kerala, dealing a blow to the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) that had prided itself on the record of ... Read more...

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Would consider prostitution, say one-third of Hong Kong teens

August 30th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Aug 30 (DPA) One in three Hong Kong teenagers would consider selling sex for money as the trend of so-called "compensated dating" sweeps the city, a survey found Sunday. Of nearly ... Read more...

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Century’s longest eclipse sweeps into clouds in Himachal

July 22nd, 2009 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 22 (IANS) Partly cloudy sky Wednesday morning in most parts of Himachal Pradesh marred the early moments of one of nature's greatest spectaculars - the century's longest total solar eclipse, ... Read more...

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15 killed as storm sweeps across Nepal (Lead)

May 3rd, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 3 (DPA) At least 15 people were killed and more than 170 were injured by a storm that struck southern and western Nepal, officials said Sunday. Six districts reported fatalities, the ... Read more...

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Seven killed as storm sweeps across Nepal

May 3rd, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 3 (DPA) At least seven people were killed and dozens injured by a storm which struck many places in Nepal, officials said Sunday. In Rautahat district, about 120 km southeast of ... Read more...

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Ryder not too keen to take up double-sided bat

April 2nd, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 2 (IANS) New Zealand's rising star Jesse Ryder said he is not too interested in the double-sided bats invented for hitting reverse sweeps with the back of the bat's ... Read more...

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Ryder not too taken up with Gray Nicolls’s double-sided bats

April 2nd, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr.2 (ANI): Double-sided bats are here to stay, but Kiwi batsman Jesse Ryder isn't too taken up with the idea of using it.New sponsor Gray Nicolls handed Test batsman Jesse ... Read more...

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Relief sweeps over Nithari on conviction of Pandher and Koli

February 12th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Nithari (Noida), Feb 12 (IANS) They sat glued to their TV sets from morning, wondering what the court verdict would be. A wave of relief swept over Nithari residents Thursday after businessman ... Read more...

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Roddick to take teenager Del Potro in Los Angeles final

August 10th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Los Angeles, Aug 10 (DPA) Andy Roddick and Juan Del Potro ripped effortlessly into the Sunday final at the Los Angeles Classic, posting straight-set sweeps of outclassed opponents. Both the top seeds ... Read more...

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