wear and tear

Proposal to relocate parliament shot down


August 10th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Parliament will not shift from the iconic, British built building but steps will be taken to declutter and strengthen the heritage structure, sources said ... Read more...

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Colonial era family silver set for auction (With images)


August 10th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Colonial era silverware from old Indian homes are set to go under the hammer in a sale of 'Historic Silver' for the growing tribe of ... Read more...

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Students’ death in roof collapse shocks Pakistani daily


May 10th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) A Pakistani daily, shocked at the death of nine students in a roof collapse, has demanded the revival of the "moribund system of school inspections to ... Read more...

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Kids who face violence age faster


April 25th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Kids who have experienced violence seem to age faster, their DNA shows wear and tear normally linked with aging, says a new study."This is the first ... Read more...

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Our batting line-up flopped: Dhoni (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday attributed the team's 122-run loss in the first Test here to the failure of the batsmen and praised the ... Read more...

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Haryana to stop collection at 10 toll points


December 14th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 14 (IANS) The Haryana government Wednesday decided to close down collection at 10 toll points in the state. The decision was taken at a meeting of the ... Read more...

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Turning old tyres into new rubber products


October 3rd, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 3 (IANS) Every year, a billion tyres are discarded worldwide following wear and tear, with the bulk going into landfills and placing a burden on the environment. But ... Read more...

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Tait all praise for Rahul Dravid’s mental toughness


September 17th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait cannot stop praising Rahul Dravid's mental toughness and happily admits that sharing the Rajasthan Royals dressing room in the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Kane vs Randy Orton


July 23rd, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As Kane came out on WWE Friday Night Smackdown for his street brawl with Randy Orton, he came out on fire. Kane immediately began to beat down on ... Read more...

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Bacteria resistant stainless steel developed


July 20th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) A new bacteria resistant steel developed by a British university is likely to be useful in hospitals and other places to prevent the spread of bacterial ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Spinal ozone jab can relieve back pain


May 17th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) A shot of ozone, a form of oxygen found naturally in the atmosphere where it shields us from the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays, could relieve your ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

BCCI denies changing Jaipur track to suit Super Kings


May 10th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) The Indian cricket board has rubbished media reports that the pitch at Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium for Monday night's Indian Premier League (IPL) game between Rajasthan ... Read more...

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Train blockade cost railways Rs.300 crore


March 27th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 27 (IANS) Train services resumed partially in Haryana Sunday as Jats seeking job quotas vacated tracks after around three weeks, the protests costing the railways Rs.300 crore, officials ... Read more...

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Maharashtra temple stops decades-old tradition


March 10th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), March 10 (IANS) In a revolutionary move, the management of the Shani-Shingnapure Temple struck down a decades-old tradition of compelling devotees to wear wet 'lungi' (sarong) before praying ... Read more...

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40-million-year-old mating mites reveal sex role reversal


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): New research from the University of Michigan and the Russian Academy of Sciences describes an extinct mite species in which the traditional sex roles were reversed.The evidence comes, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Langer says Oz grade cricket batsmen lacking quality practice


February 27th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 26(ANI): Former Australian batsman Justin Langer is concerned that his country's next generation of batsmen could suffer from not getting enough quality time in the nets due to rules designed ... Read more...

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Backache problem is as old as the Stone Age


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): An archaeologist has found that backache is not a modern problem - even cavemen suffered from it.A damaged spine found in northern Spain, with other fossil evidence, suggests ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Buddhadeb admits mistakes, asks cadres to shun arrogance


February 13th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) Conceding that arrogance of a section of party cadres had alienated the masses from the Left Front government, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday kickstarted the alliance's ... Read more...

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Asia, cyber attacks headline list of growing threats to US, military says


February 9th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.9 (ANI): The US military in its first revision of the National Military Strategy since 2004, has singled out Asia as a region of rising power and concern, and pointed to ... Read more...

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Cell binding discovery paves way for skin, heart problem treatments


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new University of Manchester study has revealed the mechanism that binds skin cells tightly together.According to researchers, it will lead to new treatments for painful and debilitating ... Read more...

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‘Liquid pistons’ could lead to new advances in camera lenses, drug delivery


January 16th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Engineering researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed liquid pistons, which could lead to new devices like micro displacement pumps and liquid switches, to adaptive lenses and advanced ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hulk Hogan checks into hospital to undergo back surgery


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Hulk Hogan reportedly checked into a Tampa area hospital to undergo back surgery early Tuesday morning.A source said that Hogan is " attempting to stabilize his back ... Read more...

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Tendulkar - enduring in both body and bat (Comment)


December 20th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Veturi Srivatsa Four years ago, some cricket buffs proclaimed it was the end of the road for Sachin Tendulkar as an international cricketer, simply because they saw his batting averages falling ... Read more...

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JAXA confirms that its Venus probe ‘Akatsuki’ misses orbit


December 9th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In some news that is going to provide a setback to the scientific community, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has revealed that its Venus probe ... Read more...

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Going to gym can help us age more gracefully


December 6th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Working out can help you look and feel younger - or at least that's what most of us who regularly work out fondly hope. Now scientists have discovered ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Now, super rubber that does things science says rubber never can do


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Japanese scientists have created a new kind of carbon-based rubber that conducts electricity, could withstand extreme temperatures of space and even eventually power your iPod.The new carbon ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Endurance exercises’ can make us look younger


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study from Tel Aviv University has found that 'endurance exercises,' like a Central Park jog or a spinning class, can make us look younger.The key, ... Read more...

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Curator promises “traditional Adelaide Oval pitch” for second Ashes Test


November 30th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 30(ANI): Adelaide Oval curator Damian Hough has promised a "traditional pitch" for the second Ashes Test between Australia and England starting on Friday."Like all curators, I want to make sure ... Read more...

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Stem cell jab could replace hip, knee surgeries


October 18th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) A simple treatment that could end the need for painful hip and knee replacements is being developed by British scientists.Within 10 years, damaged joints could be rejuvenated by ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Few isolated incidents in marriage not cruelty: Apex court


October 8th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said married life should be assessed as a whole and few isolated incidents over a period of time would not amount to cruelty."Sustained ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Icon FJ45: USA’s Most Expensive Truck Now


October 7th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Forbes has listed the Icon FJ 45 as the costliest ever truck made in the USA. It is a military style truck with a long bed and the creator ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Rare pink diamond could fetch up to $38 million at auction


October 7th, 2010 - 2:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sotheby is all set to auction a rare pink diamond next month. And the auctioneers at Sotheby are hoping that the diamond would fetch something in the range of $27-$38 million. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Cholesterol drugs lessen arthritis risk, finds study


September 8th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Cholesterol lowering statins taken by millions also nearly cut by half the risk of developing arthritis. The finding raises hopes that the drugs could be used to prevent ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Allergies ‘may not be cause of asthma’


August 31st, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 31 (ANI): A new research in Western Australia has questioned the long-held belief that allergies cause asthma in children.The study, conducted at Perth's Princess Margaret Hospital, suggests that cell abnormalities ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

It rained in the Lok Sabha too!


August 19th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The heavy rains that lashed the capital Thursday were felt in the Lok Sabha - thanks to a leaking roof. Jagdambika Pal of the Congress raised the ... Read more...

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