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NASA may abandon plans for moon base


April 30th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): NASA's acting administrator, Chris Scolese, has told lawmakers that the agency will probably not build an outpost on the moon as originally planned.According to a report in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Media overlooks health contexts of DUI cases among young celebrities


April 23rd, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Though drinking and driving (DUI) arrests of celebrities such as Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan stir up a news storm, little attention is paid to the health ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Justice may catch up with judges who jailed kids for cash


February 21st, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) Two former judges in Pennsylvania, who made more than $2.6 million in pay-offs by sending minors to prisons run by private companies, now themselves face the prospect of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

South Asian forums in US forge coalition, common agenda


June 26th, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 26 (IANS) Nearly 30 South Asian community organisations in the US have for the first time forged a coalition to work on a common agenda, including on immigration, gender ... Read more...

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Red Ribbon Express comes calling in Tamil Nadu


May 27th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) The Red Ribbon Express, India's flagship HIV/AIDS campaign vehicle, steamed into Katpadi station on the outskirts of this southern metropolis Tuesday to a colourful welcome from banner-waving school ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian workers take their protest to White House


April 1st, 2008 - 11:08 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 1 (IANS) Nearly 100 Indian workers alleging they were lured to come to the United States by false promises of permanent jobs took their protest against a "flawed" ... Read more...

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Using the internet as a knowledge tool


March 30th, 2008 - 9:33 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) India's National Knowledge Commission is laying special emphasis on the internet to act as a "powerful and democratic source of information and knowledge" and is planning to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Israel’s ex-president allowed plea bargain


February 26th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by admin
DPA Jerusalem, Feb 26 (DPA) After a lengthy appeal by women's advocacy groups, Israel's highest court of justice approved a plea bargain signed by former Israeli president Moshe Katsav, under which he is ... Read more...

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US, UK, China and Russia are endemic surveillance societies


January 8th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
London, January 8 (ANI): While the trend of government surveillance is on the rise across the world, the US has emerged as the country whose citizens enjoyed privacy protection the least last ... Read more...

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