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Fight against Somali pirates now a private battle


September 12th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 12 (IANS) The fight against Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean has now become a private battle using private security companies, an Australian study said Wednesday.The research titled ... Read more...

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Shashi Tharoor’s ‘Pax Indica’ at top spot (IANS Books)


September 1st, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) An elected member of parliament and prize-winning author Shashi Tharoor's "Pax Indica" was at the top spot in the non-fiction category this week, as ... Read more...

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Kalam’s ‘Turning Points’ still reigns on top (IANS Books)


August 4th, 2012 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's "Turning Points" continued to reign in the top spot in the non-fiction category this week, as did E.L. James' "Fifty ... Read more...

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Kalam’s ‘Turning Points’ retains top spot (IANS Books)


July 28th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's "Turning Points" retained the top spot in the non-fiction category this week, while E.L. James' "Fifty Shades of Grey" continued ... Read more...

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Kalam’s ‘Turning Points’ retains top spot on bestsellers list (IANS Books)


July 21st, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's "Turning Points" retains top spot in the non-fiction category this week, while E.L. James' "Fifty Shades of Grey" continues to ... Read more...

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E.L. James and Ruchir Sharma top authors again this week (IANS Books)


June 9th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) E.L. James's "Fifty Shades Of Grey (Trilogy)" dominates the fiction category again in the bestsellers list this week, while Ruchir Sharma's "Breakout Nations" is at ... Read more...

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Ruchir Sharma and E.L. James top authors this week (IANS Books)


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Ruchir Sharma's "Breakout Nations" dominates the non-fiction category again in the bestsellers list this week, while E.L. James's "Fifty Shades Of Grey (Trilogy)" is at ... Read more...

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Alex Rutherford and Ruchir Sharma top authors again this week (IANS Books)


May 26th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Ruchir Sharma's "Breakout Nations" dominates the non-fiction category again in the bestseller list this week, while Alex Rutherford's "Empire Of The Moghul: The Tainted Throne" ... Read more...

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Alex Rutherford and Ruchir Sharma top authors this week (IANS Books)


May 19th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Ruchir Sharma's "Breakout Nations" dominates the non-fiction category in the bestseller list this week, while Alex Rutherford's "Empire Of The Moghul: The Tainted Throne" is ... Read more...

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John Grisham, Ruchir Sharma top authors this week (IANS Books)


May 5th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Ruchir Sharma's "Breakout Nations" dominates the non-fiction category in the bestseller list this week, while John Grisham's "Calico Joe" is at the top spot in ... Read more...

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James Patterson is world’s highest paid author


August 19th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Author James Patterson, who earned $84 million, was this year's highest paid authors on the Forbes list, a media report said Friday.Patterson, 64, is a prolific ... Read more...

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`Without Men’ features Eva Longoria in lesbian scene


July 29th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 29 (IANS/EFE) The interest sparked by a lesbian scene featuring Eva Longoria and Mexican actress Kate del Castillo has marked the US debut of the comedy "Without ... Read more...

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U.S. self-help author James Arthur Ray found guilty of negligent homicide


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Yavapai County, June 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A motivational speaker in the United States could be jailed up to 11 years after he was found guilty on three counts of negligent homicide. 53-year-old ... Read more...

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US scientists grow cold-causing virus on sinus tissue


April 11th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Scientists have managed to grow a recently discovered species of human rhinovirus (HRV), the most frequent cause of the common cold, in culture, on sinus tissue removed during ... Read more...

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Trees more sensitive to climate change than previously thought: Study


April 5th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): Tree growth and fecundity - the ability to produce viable seeds - are more sensitive to climate change than previously thought, according to an 18-year US study of ... Read more...

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‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ flying car to be featured in new series of books


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): An author of children's books is writing a new series of novels that will feature the iconic 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' flying car.Frank Cottrell Boyce, the author, has ... Read more...

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Getting mad at your spouse may be the secret to a happy married life


January 30th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): It may not be a good idea to forgive your spouse for all the mistakes, as those who do are more likely to face additional bad behavior compared ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Couples’ way of talking can predict relationship success


January 26th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): People who speak in similar styles are more compatible, according to a new study.People tend to be attracted to, date, and marry other people who resemble themselves in ... Read more...

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Your genes help you pick your friends: Study


January 18th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that groups of friends show patterns of genetic similarity.The study was conducted by lead author James Fowler, a social scientist at the ... Read more...

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Kidney’s role vital in managing blood pressure


January 16th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) The kidneys play a vital role in maintaining blood pressure, says a new study.The organ is made up of roughly a million basic working units called nephrons, which ... Read more...

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Scientists find BP control system in kidney’s structural units


January 15th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A new study has found blood pressure control system in kidney's structural units.The kidney is made up of roughly 1 million working units called nephrons. These basic structural ... Read more...

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Why getting mad at your spouse is important


January 8th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): It may not be a good idea to forgive your spouse for all the mistakes, as those who do are more likely to face additional bad behavior compared ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts ‘upset’ over brother’s ‘abuse’ claim


January 2nd, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): Actress Julia Roberts is said to be 'very upset' over her actor brother's allegations that he was abused as a child by his mother.Roberts said she was "deeply ... Read more...

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Egg-laying lizards on verge giving live births


September 5th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Scientists have caught up with lizards about to abandon egg-laying for live births in an evolutionary leap. The skink, snake-like with four tiny legs, has been found laying ... Read more...

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Drug-resistant strain of E. coli emerges in US


July 31st, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, July 31 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that a new, drug-resistant strain of E. coli is causing serious antimicrobial-resistant infections in the US.The new strain, ST131 has ... Read more...

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Behavioural economic analysis may help understand craving for booze


July 15th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Behavioural economic analysis may lead to an improved understanding of craving for alcohol and other drugs, suggests new research.This method of studying how craving alters the way ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to enact law to prevent defamation of national heroes


July 12th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) In the wake of state-wide protests over US author James Laine's controversial book on Chhatrapati Shivaji, the Maharashtra government Monday announced plans to enact a law to prevent ... Read more...

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Opposition parties’ protest lifting of ban on controversial book on Shivaji


July 12th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jul 12 (ANI): Opposition parties came together in Mumbai on Monday to protest against the lifting of ban on a controversial book which allegedly carries derogatory references to the legendary ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena protests lifting of ban on James Laine book on Shivaji


July 12th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 12 (ANI): Shiv Sena protested in various parts of Maharashtra against the lifting of a ban on a book, which allegedly carries derogatory references to Shivaji, the legendary Maratha warrior ... Read more...

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Mental activity ‘can protect memory of patients with multiple sclerosis’


June 15th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): A mentally active lifestyle may protect against the memory and learning problems that often occur in multiple sclerosis (MS), says a new study."Many people with MS struggle with ... Read more...

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The how and why of popping bubbles finally revealed


June 10th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): American engineers have uncovered the physics that works behind the bursting of bubbles.The study appears in the journal Nature.Lead author James C. Bird, a graduate student at ... Read more...

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Social status in paper wasps is established early in life


May 20th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): The road to royalty begins early in paper wasps, a new American research has found.While many social insects have distinct social classes that differ in appearance and ... Read more...

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Obama 2009 financials include $1600 pet Bo


May 18th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): US President Barack Obama raked in a lot of moolah in 2009 - millions of dollars in book royalties and a 1600-dollar worth dog which was listed ... Read more...

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Melting sea ice spurs warming in Arctic


April 29th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 29 (IANS) Melting sea ice is a major cause of warming in the Arctic, says a new study. The findings by the University of Melbourne (UM) team reveal that the ... Read more...

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Simple test to determine concussion in athletes


February 16th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Scientists have devised a simple test that may help judge concussion (mild traumatic brain injury) in athletes.The test may also indicate when athletes are ready to play again.Study ... Read more...

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