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Bihar pledges to preserve Orwell’s birthplace - again


April 24th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Patna, April 24 (IANS) Big brother should have been watching out for it. But legendary British author George Orwell's birthplace in Bihar's Motihari town has been lying neglected for decades ... Read more...

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New Zealand hopes to eradicate smoking by 2025


February 29th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 29 (IANS) New Zealand is aiming to eradicate smoking across the country by 2025, and health researchers have said the government needs to set a date to end ... Read more...

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Re-engineering mosquito’s immunity to block malaria


December 29th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) Scientists have hit upon a novel way to block the transmission of malaria parasites to humans -- re-engineering Anopheles mosquito's immune system. "The immune system of ... Read more...

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Amish Tripathi rules charts with two books (IANS Books)


September 15th, 2011 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) "Poor Economics" by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo leads the non-fiction section of the bestseller list again, while Amish Tripathi rules the fiction set with ... Read more...

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Amish Tripathi leads with two bestsellers (IANS Books)


September 8th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) "Poor Economics" by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo rules the non-fiction set of the bestseller list yet again, while Amish Tripathi takes the first ... Read more...

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Amish Tripathi’s book on Nagas bestseller (IANS Books)


September 1st, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) "Poor Economics" by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo and "The Secret of The Nagas" by Amish Tripathi have topped the non-fiction and fiction categories of ... Read more...

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Economics, Nagas again on top of book charts (IANS Books)


August 25th, 2011 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) "Poor Economics" by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo and "The Secret of The Nagas" by Amish Tripathi rule the non-fiction and fiction sections of the ... Read more...

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We recorded history, we made history: News of the World


July 10th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) The News of the World, a Sunday tabloid that peppered its pages with sex and sensationalism for nearly 168 years, said in its final editorial: "We ... Read more...

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Teacher claims house where George Orwell was born


April 2nd, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Patna, April 2 (IANS) Legendary British author George Orwell was born in this nondescript house in Bihar's Motihari town. The state government four months ago declared it a protected site, ... Read more...

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US general backs report saying Afghan withdrawal date ‘emboldens’ Taliban


September 4th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4 (ANI): An influential American general Jack Keane, has endorsed a report entitled 'Succeeding in Afghanistan' that criticises US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron's decision ... Read more...

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Researchers made blood cells work as embryonic stem cells


April 21st, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Researchers have reprogrammed blood cells into cells that are functionally indistinguishable from embryonic stem cells, which are used to treat a multitude of diseases. The breakthrough provides a ... Read more...

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Early peanut consumption may keep allergy at bay


October 31st, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Kids who avoid peanut in infancy and early childhood are 10 times as likely to develop peanut allergy as those who are exposed to the groundnut, according ... Read more...

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Viagra works for women too


July 22nd, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 22 (ANI): Viagra doesnt only boost mens performance in bed, but as it turns out, women too can reap benefits from the magical pill to fight sexual dysfunction.The study, ... Read more...

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Social hierarchy in herd influences elephants’ movement during scarcity


November 14th, 2007 - 3:04 am ICT by admin
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