Windies will be gunning for Australia: Edwards

September 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS/CMC) Confident strike bowler Fidel Edwards says the West Indies will be firing from all cylinders in an effort to win their opening game against Australia in the ... Read more...

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Dhoni happy with Yuvraj’s return to international cricket

September 12th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni says that Yuvraj Singh can draw confidence from his performance against New Zealand in Tuesday's Twenty20 as he made a return ... Read more...

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Wasim Akram was toughest bowler, says Laxman

August 19th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) India's stylish batsman V. V. S. Laxman, who announced his retirement from international cricket Saturday, said Pakistan's legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram was the toughest ... Read more...

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Aarushi murder: Defence says witness doctor unreliable

July 25th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 25 (IANS) In the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case, the defence Wednesday claimed in a court here that a doctor presented by the CBI as a witness was not ... Read more...

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We need to start our Olympic preparation now: Nobbs

February 27th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India hockey coach Michael Nobbs said the team's preparation for the 2012 London Olympics started Sunday with a 8-1 in over France in the final ... Read more...

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Pathan ready to fill all-rounder’s slot in Team India

February 24th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 24 (IANS) Left-arm pacer Irfan Pathan Friday said he would fit in with skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's scheme of a fast-bowling all-rounder in the Indian team.Pathan said he ... Read more...

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City architecture makes birds’ songs shriller

February 23rd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Feb 23 (IANS) Urban birds sing at a higher frequency than their woodland cousins in order to be heard above the barrier of constant noise produced by traffic, machines ... Read more...

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Time factor in risk of getting infection

February 20th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) The time of the day could be an important factor in the risk of getting an infection, BBC reported Monday.US researchers showed how a protein in ... Read more...

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Researchers find that young goats can develop accents

February 16th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers have reported that young goats develop accent based on the group they are in. The study raises the possibility that animals have higher accents than previously ... Read more...

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Scientists establish fat as sixth human taste

January 16th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled on the sixth basic taste that our tongues can detect -- fat -- after sweet, sour, salty, bitter and savoury. A team in ... Read more...

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Acted in compliance of contractual obligations: Nimbus

December 13th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Sports broadcaster Nimbus, whose contract with the Indian board was terminated Monday on grounds of defaulting payments, said Tuesday that it had "acted in compliance ... Read more...

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Our bowling looks very balanced: Dhoni

November 17th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday expressed happiness with the performance of his bowlers, saying the team has a balanced attack."I think the whole bowling unit ... Read more...

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India draw with Australia in U-21 women’s hockey

November 9th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) India and Australia played out a goalless draw in the four-nation under-21 women's hockey tournament here Wednesday.India, who pipped New Zeland 3-2 in the opening ... Read more...

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Bishoo happy playing his part in Windies victory

November 3rd, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Bangladesh) Nov 3, (IANS/CMC) Devendra Bishoo continues to flourish as a legspinner of immense promise. The wiry little Guaynese Wednesday bowled the West Indies to a rare victory overseas with ... Read more...

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British doctors to treat Pakistan’s cleft-lip children

October 21st, 2011 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) A team of British doctors will give free treatment to cleft-lip and cleft-palate children as part of a health camp organised by a charity.The NGO Pakistan ... Read more...

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Today is Boss’ Day

October 17th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Employees all over the world have the opportunity to show their appreciation to their bosses because it is the Boss Day. Every year, the 17th of ... Read more...

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Last two overs made the difference: Harbhajan

October 9th, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 9 (IANS) The two wickets by James Franklin in the 19th over set up victory for Mumbai Indians, according to skipper Harbhajan Singh who also praised Lasith ... Read more...

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2G case: CBI records Jaswant Singh’s statement

September 24th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has recorded former finance minister Jaswant Singh's statement in connection with the 2G spectrum case, an official said ... Read more...

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Imran Khan files suit against drinking age

September 14th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Actor Imran Khan Wednesday filed a public suit in the Mumbai High Court against raising the age limit for drinking to 25 in Maharashtra."After the huge ... Read more...

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Sneijder could play as forward: Inter coach

September 11th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Sep 11 (IANS) Inter Milan's head coach Gian Piero Gasperini confirmed Saturday that star footballer Wesley Sneijder could play as a forward in the new season."I see Sneijder as ... Read more...

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Top British universities charging more than their costs?

September 6th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Top universities of Britain, levying 9,000 pounds in tuition fees next year, will be actually charging up to 50 percent more from their students than the ... Read more...

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RBI maintains 8 percent growth forecast for 2011-12

August 12th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has stuck to its economic growth forecast of eight percent for the current fiscal despite the recent sharp variations ... Read more...

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Animated rakhis a hit in Lucknow

August 12th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 12 (IANS) They will not only adorn a brother's wrist but also greet him and play melodious tunes. They are electronic rakhis being sold here ahead of Raksha ... Read more...

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Arctic ice melt likely to stabilise

August 12th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Arctic sea ice, which seems fated to melt in response to warming climate, might stabilise or even expand over the next few decades.The computer modelling study ... Read more...

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Asian Junior TT: China dominate, India’s U-18 boys get bronze (Lead)

July 22nd, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) India finished with a bronze in the Under-18 boys category while China expectedly won all four titles on offer on the concluding day of the ... Read more...

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Asian Junior TT: India’s U-18 boys lose to China, settle for bronze

July 22nd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) India's Under-18 boys were left clueless by the sheer guile of the superior Chinese as they lost their semifinal to the top seeds 0-3 ... Read more...

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For Donald, aggression starts from the nets

June 20th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 20 (IANS) Allan Donald, with his raw pace, rattled the best of batsmen in his heydays and now as the South African bowling coach he expects the same ... Read more...

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Home conditions favour Super Kings, says Fleming

May 26th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) Playing the Indian Premier League (IPL) final at home and in familiar environment is a huge advantage that the Chennai Super Kings will enjoy and these ... Read more...

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Bishoo wants to make it big in international cricket

April 22nd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), April 22 (IANS) West Indies leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo, who took four wickets in the team's seven-run victory over Pakistan in the Twenty20 match Thursday, said his ... Read more...

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Sunlight linked to drug’s effectiveness

March 10th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) The effectiveness of any drug in a body may be closely linked with exposure to sunlight and may vary seasonally.The findings offer a completely new model ... Read more...

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Body’s ability to break down medicines linked to sunlight exposure

March 10th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated that the body's ability to break down medicines may be closely related to exposure to sunlight, and thus may vary with the seasons. ... Read more...

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Gene variations linked to type 2 diabetes

March 2nd, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): A new study has found that certain variations of the gene HMGA1 are associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus for individuals of white European descent.Type 2 diabetes mellitus ... Read more...

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England bowlers will now need to put their hands up

March 2nd, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar. 2 (ANI): A victory over an Ireland here on Wednesday, would leave Andrew Strauss's men needing only one more win out of three to allow England to qualify for the ... Read more...

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Bresnan confident of England’s showing against Ireland

March 2nd, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 1 (IANS) Fast bowler Tim Bresnan is confident England can take the confidence from the tied match against India into their third game of the World Cup against ... Read more...

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Broad says making early inroads against India critical in World Cup clash

February 26th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 26(ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Broad has said that his team must get to grips with sub-continent pitches quickly to make an impact in the ongoing World Cup.England will face ... Read more...

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