19th and 20th centuries

India must covertly target terrorists like Hafiz Saeed: Book


May 18th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) If India wants to destroy terrorism, then it must target terrorist leaders in India and abroad, including the Pakistan-based Hafiz Saeed, a new book says."In ... Read more...

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French philosopher finds Indian audience


September 3rd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) French philosopher, writer, filmmaker and illusionist Yann Kerninon has found a new segment of readers: young urban Indians with a philosophical streak. His book ?An Attempt ... Read more...

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To counter China, India needs to do naval diplomacy (Comment)


August 28th, 2011 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
It was 500 years ago that the Portuguese captured the Malacca Strait, establishing supremacy in the East Indies. Despite limited military might, Portugal set up active sea-trading outposts in Asia such ... Read more...

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Britain responsible for many of world’s problems, including Kashmir: Cameron


April 6th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 6(ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has held his own country responsible for many of the world's historic problems, including the Kashmir conflict between India and Pakistan.Cameron's remarks came ... Read more...

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Tsunami in Japan ‘may return after 1000 years’


March 16th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Tsunamis that hit north-east Japan last week are likely to strike the region once every 1000 years, suggests an expert.Roger Musson, a leading seismologist, has said that there ... Read more...

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Luxury Hotel Of 23 Bedrooms To Be Inaugurated In 2012 At The Regal Palace Of Versailles


January 5th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
One of the superlative sites in which one can doze kingly is the Palace of Versailles (PoV) in France, which is a treasured cultural landmark. Now, tourists might obtain that opportunity to ... Read more...

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Rudranil Ghosh And Kanchan Mullick Lament The Lack Of Comedy In Bengal


December 24th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bengali television and film actors Rudranil Ghosh and Kanchan Mullick are celebrated artists, but does a filmmaker really keep the two actors in mind while working on a project? In ... Read more...

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Aboriginal people viewed comets as portents of doom


October 19th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 19 (ANI): A new study of Aboriginal astronomy has found that Australia's first people viewed comets as portents of doom.Writing on the pre-press website arXiv.org, Duane Hamacher from Sydney's Macquarie ... Read more...

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Smell of old books can tell you about their condition


November 11th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) There is something lovable about the faint yet familiar smell of old books, which could also tell you about their condition, says a new study. Scientists have developed a ... Read more...

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Now, ’sniff test’ to tell condition of old books


November 11th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): 'Don't judge a book by its cover' goes the old adage, but a group of scientists has given the metaphorical phrase a new twist after finding a method ... Read more...

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Largest genetic study of humpback whale populations conducted in Southern Hemisphere


October 14th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 14 (ANI): Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the American Museum of Natural History, and an international coalition of organizations have unveiled the largest genetic study of humpback whale populations ... Read more...

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Grigoryan Brothers: Strumming classical notes in age of funk rock


October 7th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Oct 7(IANS) Australia's leading classical guitarists, the Grigoryan Brothers, swear by classical music in an age when the guitar is either associated with contemporary western sounds or ... Read more...

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8 myths from ‘The Lost Symbol’ on Freemasons decoded


September 16th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): After novelist Dan Brown portrayed the Freemasons in his new book 'The Lost Symbol', and wrote on the various myths surrounding them, the search for the truth ... Read more...

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Cricketers honour Ranji, ‘greatest batsman of all time’


September 11th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar has led eminent cricketers in London in honouring the original Indian cricketing hero, K.S. Ranjitsinhji, with one devotee describing him as the "greatest batsman ... Read more...

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Cleaner air will make buildings turn green with lichen and moss


December 5th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): A new research into how stone facades will be altered by changes in the atmosphere has suggested that as pollution patterns change, iconic limestone structures like the ... Read more...

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Tracing Bhojpuri roots in `Chini-Dad’ (Book Review)


July 29th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh Book: 'Jahajin'; Author: Peggy Mohan; Publisher: Harper Collins; Price: Rs.295. About 130,000 Indians travelled to Trinidad as indentured migrants in the 19th and 20th centuries. The early migrants went from ... Read more...

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