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Bieber offered position in hockey team


September 13th, 2012 - 5:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 13 (IANS) US National Hockey League farm team the Bakersfield Condors has invited singer Justin Bieber to be part of their 2012-2013 season.The team's general manager Matt ... Read more...

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Tata Steel launches branded Silico Manganese


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Tata Steel, the world's seventh largest steel maker, Wednesday launched India's first branded Silico Manganese, widely used in steel making, to dominate the market of ... Read more...

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Preity shoots ‘Ishq In Paris’ in minus 21 degrees


February 28th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Preity Zinta has wrapped up the first schedule of her debut production "Ishq In Paris" and says it was a pleasure to shoot with the French ... Read more...

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A dignified genius, say Manna’s contemporaries


February 27th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Sailen Manna's contemporaries Monday hailed the legendary Indian footballer as one who combined on-field toughness of a defender with dignity and ability to intimidate the opponents ... Read more...

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TVS Motor launches upgraded TVS Star City model


January 24th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) TVS Motor Company Ltd, which manufactures two- and three-wheelers, Tuesday announced the launch of an upgraded version of its 110cc motorcycle TVS Star City.In a statement, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Insect inspires ultra-strong alternative to plastic


December 19th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) Insect cuticle has inspired scientists to develop a new material that duplicates its exceptional strength, toughness and versatility. Low-cost, biodegradable, and biocompatible, the new material called ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Darren Lehmann can be a great coach: Shane Warne


October 20th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Shane Warne thinks his former teammate Darren Lehmann will make a standout chairman of selectors or coach of Australia, but the South Australian is not in ... Read more...

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Scientists unravel secrets of strong spider silk


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Spiders spin silk to use in webs and to suspend themselves.However, the mysterious mechanics of what makes spider silk strong have baffled scientists for generations.Now, German researchers believe ... Read more...

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Steel-like ‘tough and strong’ amorphous ‘glassy’ metal developed


January 10th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Scientists have developed an extremely tough amorphous material that could eventually replace steel in buildings, cars or bridges.A metal alloy masquerading as a glass is the first material ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Surekha Sikri: ‘Maa Exchange’ Won’t Show Unnecessary Things


January 8th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Veteran television actress Surekha Sikri, who is going to appear in a new avatar in Sony TV’s upcoming reality show ‘Maa Exchange’, says that it is different from any other ... Read more...

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Warne’S 10-point plan to lift Aussies after Ashes humiliation


January 6th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.6 (ANI): Former Australian leg spinner Shane Warne has revealed a 10-point plan to improve his country's cricketing fortunes after the Ashes debacle.In an article for Fox Sports, it is ... Read more...

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Get over it, Siddle tells sore losing Poms


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 22 (ANI): Australian pace bowler Peter Siddle has branded England sore losers, saying they were only complaining about sledging from the home side because they had lost the Perth Test.Siddle ... Read more...

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Ponting certain to play in Boxing Day Test: Langer


December 21st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 21 (ANI): Australia's batting coach, Justin Langer has said that Ricky Ponting is certain to play in the Boxing Day Test, and added that the captain's broken finger might be ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Researchers create novel, self-healing autonomous material


December 8th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): It's not uncommon for us to see self-healing robots like 'Terminator' but only in movies. Now, researchers at Arizona State University have created a material that exhibits self-healing ... Read more...

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New high-performance fiber promises better bulletproof vests, airplanes


December 4th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Northwestern University researchers have created a new kind of fibre that could be tougher than Kevlar.Working in a multidisciplinary team, the group has created a high performance fibre ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women tennis fans slam McEnroe for ‘patronizing’ comments about female athletes


August 30th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 30 (ANI): Women's tennis fans have slammed former World No. 1 professional tennis player John McEnroe for alleged "patronizing" comments about female athletes, where he said that female players ... Read more...

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Watson snubs possibilities of his ‘Hayden-Langer man love’ with Katich


August 28th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 28(ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has said that people would not see any man love between him and his opening partner Simon Katich, like former opening pair Matt Hayden and ... Read more...

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‘Conan the Bacterium’ could have been the origin of life on Earth


July 19th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 19 (ANI): Brazilian scientists have suggested that organisms like a microbe dubbed 'Conan the Bacterium' could have been the origin of life on Earth, after they found that it could ... Read more...

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Emraan plays underworld don in ‘Once Upon A Time…’


July 12th, 2010 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Emraan Hashmi says upcoming film "Once Upon A Time In Mumbai", in which he plays an underworld don, is a "turning point" in his career ... Read more...

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Martell Webster Goes To Minnesota Timberwolves


June 25th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Portland Blazers have sent Martin Webster aka 'The Definition' to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for the No.16 overall pick, Luke Babbitt. The Portland Blazers ... Read more...

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Membrane to cut carbon dioxide emission from coal power units


June 17th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 17 (IANS) High-tech cling wraps that filter out carbon dioxide (CO2) from waste gases can help save the world, says the researcher who developed the technology. The membranes can be fitted ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

North Korean striker confident of beating Brazil


June 9th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Jun 9 (ANI): North Korean striker Jong Tae Se is confident that his side will beat five time champion Brazil on Tuesday.North Korea is making its first appearance at the tournament ... Read more...

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Michael Johnson Decides To Exit “The Celebrity Apprentice”


April 13th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest episode of the hit NBC reality series "The Celebrity Apprentice" which was aired on Sunday night, had loads of drama to ensure that the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nearly five in 10 Americans disapprove Obama’s handling of Detroit bomber


March 9th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 9 (ANI): Nearly five in 10 Americans have disapproved the Obama administration's handling of the arrest of Detroit bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, following two months of continuous criticism by Republicans, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A new Manmohan Singh takes a bow (Comment)


March 6th, 2010 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The man who seemed incapable of raising his voice has changed. The soft-spoken Manmohan Singh is no longer as mild-mannered as before. Behind the amiable exterior, a hint of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ex-F-1 world champ Jody hails ‘tough’ Button


December 8th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.8 (ANI): Former world champion Jody Scheckter has hailed Jenson Button's "toughness" as the key to the Brit's world championship.Speaking exclusively to Sun Sport, Scheckter said criticism of Button's mid-season slump ... Read more...

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Robson rates Rooney a better player than Drogba


December 8th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.8 (ANI): Former Manchester United legend Bryan Robson rates Wayne Rooney a better team player than Drogba.According to the Daily Express, Robson would rather have Rooney in his team than ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tiny Barath aims to stand tall against Australia


November 26th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov 26 (ANI): After consistent success at the domestic level earning him a spot in the West Indies team, opening batsman Adrian Barath has said that he is confident of doing ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Amir Sadollah Wins Against Phil Baroni In UFC 106


November 22nd, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov.22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Iranian American martial arts fighter Amir Sadollah registered a victory against Phil Baroni in UFC 106 this weekend. The clash turned out to be an extremely interesting ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mullen calls for sustained US relationship with Pakistan


November 5th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): America's top general has called for fostering a sustained US relationship with Pakistan as he said Washington has obligation toward security of the region it abandoned two decades ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

R. Madhavan to endorse Spark Mobiles


October 8th, 2009 - 2:23 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Spark Mobiles, part of UAE based Spark Group of Companies announced their foray into the Indian market while also appointing multi-lingual actor R. Madhavan as the official brand ambassador for its ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama and Bill brought ‘enormous intelligence’ to White House: Hillary Clinton


August 10th, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Both President Barack Obama and former president Bill Clinton brought "just enormous intelligence" to the nation's top job, says the US Secretary of State Hillary ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama doing an incredible job: Hillary Clinton


July 27th, 2009 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 27 (IANS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is now convinced that her boss and one time rival President Barack Obama has plenty of international savvy and toughness ... Read more...

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Save Mt Everest - with an apple pie (With Images)


July 4th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 4 (IANS) Want to save Mt Everest, the universal symbol of grandeur, toughness and adventure? Then eat an apple pie.A mountaineer and entrepreneur has hit upon the novel ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Just add titanium for ’super-tough’ spider silk


May 2nd, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): A team of scientists has determined that by adding the metal titanium, spider silk can be made super tough, in fact 10 times as hard to snap.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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