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Pitt buys Jolie shooting range as wedding gift


September 4th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 4 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt has splashed 250,000 pounds on a shooting range as a wedding present for Angelina Jolie.The couple are set to tie the ... Read more...

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Sammy says Windies must back up ‘favourites’ tag


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 2 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy believes his star-studded West Indies have an excellent chance of winning the Twenty20 World Cup starting this month but says the label of ... Read more...

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Scientists show how infection fighting cells form


July 10th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 10 (IANS) Scientists have shown for the first time how an important class of immune cells, which spur development of antibodies to fight infections, comes into being.'Follicular dendritic ... Read more...

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Nyoma violence: No mutiny, only indiscipline, says army


May 12th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Indian Army Saturday denied reports of a "mutiny" in one of its artillery units in Nyoma in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region and claimed ... Read more...

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South Korea puts new cruise missile into service


April 19th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 19 (IANS /RIA Novosti) South Korea has put into service a new long-range cruise missile, capable of striking missile sites or nuclear installations in any part of neighbouring North ... Read more...

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New aspirin curbs 11 kinds of cancer, shrinks tumours


March 9th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS) A new aspirin compound, the latest to join the armoury of drugs against cancer, has shown great promise in fighting and shrinking 11 different types of ... Read more...

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Honduran army admits theft of grenade launchers


February 9th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) The Honduran armed forces acknowledged Wednesday that 22 grenade launchers were stolen from an armoury in 2010.By itself, the launcher "does not represent a lethal danger", ... Read more...

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British Sikh martial art master seeks apprentice


November 9th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Nidar Singh Nihang, who claims to be the last remaining master of the Sikh martial art Shastar Vidiya, is seeking an apprentice to keep the ancient ... Read more...

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Berlusconi to meet Libya’s rebel leader


August 24th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 24 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will meet Libyan rebel leader Mahmoud Jibril Thursday in Milan, the prime minister's office said in a statement.How to protect the ... Read more...

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Scientists find way to decimate malarial mosquitoes


August 9th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Scientists have unearthed a vital clue that could help them decimate malaria-causing mosquito populations by rendering males genetically sterile.They figured out that the female mosquito is ... 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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Making mosquitoes pay for every bite


July 20th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) Scientists have hit upon a novel way to kill mosquitoes with every bite they make by disrupting their blood meal digestive syetem.The approach could be the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Orissa Police get to question top Maoist leader


June 2nd, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 2 (IANS) A court in Orissa Thursday handed over the custody of a top state Maoist leader, an accused in the 2008 murder of Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen slams sedition laws


May 30th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Rights and public health activist Binayak Sen Monday termed sedition laws in the country as "draconian" and said these are often misused to "suppress the voice ... Read more...

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Bangladesh remembers Chittagong’s woman revolutionary


May 5th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) Bangladesh Thursday remembered Pritilata Waddedar, considered one of the first woman revolutionaries in undivided India who died fighting the British, with a call for recording ... Read more...

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Gang supplying arms to Maoists busted (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 2 (IANS) An inter-state gang trading in illegal weapons and supplying these to Maoists in other states was busted with the arrest of 15 people, including seven ... Read more...

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Northeast rebels visiting China for arms: Government


March 9th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The government Wednesday said it had inputs suggesting that some rebel leaders in the northeastern states had visited China on many occasions to seek help ... Read more...

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Fierce fighting keeps Libya on the edge (Lead)


March 7th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 7 (IANS) It was another day of pitched battles in Libya Monday with troops loyal to Muammar Gaddafi battling rebels in several places as UN Secretary General Ban ... Read more...

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Fresh fighting breaks out in two Libyan towns


March 7th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 7 (IANS) Heavy fighting broke out in at least two Libyan towns early Monday when troops loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi attempted to wrest control from the ... Read more...

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WC 2011: Siddle the ideal choice to replace injured Bollinger, says Clark


March 5th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 5 (ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Stuart Clark believes that Victorian fast bowler Peter Siddle would be the ideal replacement for injured Doug Bollinger in the Australian World Cup side, ... Read more...

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Ponting, Watson carry Aussie hopes of fourth consecutive World Cup win: Clark


February 19th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 19(ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Stuart Clark reckons that the key to success in the World Cup will the ability of captain Ricky Ponting and all-rounder Shane Watson to stand ... Read more...

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Lee lynchpin of Oz World Cup attack: Chappell, Waugh


February 7th, 2011 - 8:54 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.7 (ANI): Former Australian Test skippers Greg Chappell and Steve Waugh have both rated fast bowler Brett Lee as the spiritual leader and lynchpin of Australia's World Cup attack after his ... Read more...

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Chappell, Waugh describe Brett Lee’s comeback as Australia’s World Cup inspiration


February 5th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 5 (ANI): Fast bowler Brett Lee, who made a rousing return from a 15-month injury lay-off, has been hailed as Australia's World Cup "inspiration" by greats like Greg Chappell and ... Read more...

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New phone app to identify potential paedophiles


January 25th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new phone application to identify potential paedophiles.The software, called Child Defence, enables kids to scan webchat on their mobile phones to verify the ... Read more...

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New cell phone app identifies predatory adults posing as kids


January 25th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): Worried that your child may be being secretly groomed on the Internet by a predatory paedophile? Well, you can take a breather as scientists have developed a ... Read more...

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Key gene helps virus sabotage immune system


January 6th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) A key gene helps viruses sabotage the immune system by making them 'invisible' and spreading infections.Immunologists from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Australia with the University ... Read more...

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Advani praises ‘Khelein…’ for educating people about Chittagong uprising


December 17th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Watching Ashutosh Gowariker's "Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey", based on the Chittagong Uprising of 1930, was a revelation for senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. ... Read more...

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My film offers different take on Chittagong uprising: director


December 17th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap may have put his hand in the Big B's nest, tacitly accusing the megastar of stalling his production "Chittagong" to create space ... Read more...

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Idealism in cynical times? No takers for “Khelein…” in film loving India (Comment)


December 11th, 2010 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Here's a snap quiz... Who is Surjya Sen? Chances are most have heard the name vaguely mentioned in the context of the freedom struggle but no more. A hidden ... Read more...

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Abhishek, Deepika promote ‘Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey’ in Kolkata


November 28th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKolkata, Nov.28 (ANI): Bollywood actors Abhishek Bachchan and Deepika Padukone promoted 'Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey' here over the weekend.Bachchan said he was very proud to play the main ... Read more...

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New ‘PiggyBac’ mutation tool to identify new cancer genes


October 15th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Researchers have developed a genetic tool to speed the discovery of novel genes involved in cancer.The system-called PiggyBac-has already been used by the team to identify cancer-causing genes.This ... Read more...

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Karni Singh Range will see high scoring shot gun events


September 14th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Karni Singh Shooting Range, overlooking the Aravalli hills, has a breathtaking look with the landscaping and beautification in and around the stadium completed for the Oct ... Read more...

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Man eater squids devouring fish stock in Pacific


August 30th, 2010 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Millions of giant squids have been devouring fish stock and attacking humans in the Pacific Ocean, causing potential threat to marine ecosystem. Monster squid are the stuff of legend. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘The Expendables’ cast meets UK’s royal regiment


August 10th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): The star cast of the upcoming action movie 'The Expendables' met soldiers from the Royal Regiment of the Princess of Wales.Stars including Sylvester Stallone, Dolph Lundgren and ... Read more...

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