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Kerala readies to launch seaplane services in January


September 21st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) The first success of the recently-concluded 'Emerging Kerala' investors' meet could be the seaplane project to be operationalised in seven tourist destinations in the state in ... Read more...

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IVF gaining popularity among villagers: Expert


September 20th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) With a success rate of nearly 40 percent, in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) has been steadily gaining popularity among rural couples suffering from infertility, an expert said here ... Read more...

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Delnaaz Paul wants to do innovative work


August 18th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Delnaaz Paul has made a mark for herself on both the big as well as small screen, but the actress is still open to trying ... Read more...

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Amish report staggering growth in Midwest


August 8th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a new census carried out by researchers from Ohio state university, the Amish have been found to be one of the fastest growing religious groups ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Olympics: Triple jumpers fail, hockey team’s pathetic show continues (India roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) India had a luckless day at the Olympics with the men's hockey team continuing their pathetic show by going down to Belgium 0-3 to suffer their ... Read more...

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‘Reservation under RTE Act aimed at social inclusion’


August 7th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Batting for the Right to Education (RTE), a top government official Monday said the 25 percent reservation of seats in schools for the economically deprived was ... Read more...

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Book downloads overtake print sales


August 6th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Sales of virtual books have surpassed the sale of their print counterparts, according to Amazon's UK site.The firm, which started selling virtual books in the UK ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: South Koreans take men’s doubles bronze


August 5th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korea's Lee Yong Dae and Chong Jae Sung won bronze in the men's badminton doubles Sunday, beating Malaysia's Tan Boon Heong and Koo Kien ... Read more...

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Ashoka stupa restored in Tibet (With Images)


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Nangchen (China), Aug 3 (IANS) Nestled in eastern Tibet and surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, Nangchen is once again in the spotlight with the restoration of a 2,000-year-old stupa constructed ... Read more...

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Russia to build new aircraft carrier after 2020


July 27th, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will begin building new aircraft carriers after 2020, in a bid to give a major boost to the country's ability to deploy air power ... Read more...

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Musical glove improves sensation in paralyzed people


July 18th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) A wireless, musical glove -- improving sensation and motor skills -- could be a boon for people with paralyzing spinal cord injury (SCI).The gadget was successfully ... Read more...

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Coaching for 30 poor IIT aspirants in Maharashtra


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A private initiative will enable 30 underprivileged students from Maharashtra to pursue their dreams of admission to an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), an official said ... Read more...

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‘Rubber band electronics’ will cut hospital visits


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) 'Rubber band electronics' will enable seamless integration of monitoring devices with the human body to track a patient's vital signs and transmit them to doctors, making ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

mycity4kids.com a lifeline for parents in Delhi NCR


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Frustrated and helpless in your search for a summer camp or in finding the right hobby class for your child or not being able to ... Read more...

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Antony campaigns, showers praise on Chandy government


May 29th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 29 (IANS) Union Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday opined that Kerala was on course to becoming the number one state in the country on account of a very ... Read more...

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After payments to male cricketers, women want their share


May 27th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Former women players who turned out for the country have appealed to the Indian cricket board for a one-time payout as was done for their ... Read more...

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Benefits on exercise on brain unravelled


May 20th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Exercise is a real boon - clearing the mind, pumping in more blood and oxygen to the brain and doing much more, latest research suggests. David ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Smartphones can be a boon for visually impaired’


May 17th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) iPhones and other smartphones can be a boon to those with low visions, but few doctors are recommending them to patients, according to a new study. ... Read more...

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Single screen theatres resurface to tell Vidya’s ‘Kahaani’


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) If Vidya Balan-starrer "Kahaani" has catapulted director Sujoy Ghosh into the big league, it has also benefited much-neglected single-screen theatres in the city that have ... Read more...

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I researched a lot about Manya Surve: John Abraham


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) John Abraham says he has worked hard to get into the character of Manya Surve, the gangster who was shot dead by Mumbai police in ... Read more...

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Ritalin boon for people who commit mistakes


February 28th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 28 (IANS) Psychostimulant drug Ritalin could be a boon for people who commit mistakes habitually, even without being aware of them, says an Australian study.A single dose of ... Read more...

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My job is to communicate with the junior players: Ignace


February 10th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Ignace Tirkey was there in Santiago when eight times Olympic hockey champions missed qualifying for the Games in Beijing for the first time in 80 ... Read more...

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Dilip Tirkey’s presence at camp is a boon: Sandeep Singh


February 7th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) India hockey players feel the presence of former captain Dilip Tirkey and goalkeeper A.B.Subbaiah as part of the back-up staff is helping them prepare better ... Read more...

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E-textbooks knocking at Indian classroom doors


February 7th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) For a generation that has learnt to articulate thoughts in 140 characters and knows its smartphones and tabs, e-textbooks are only the next step. But ... Read more...

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New angiography technique a boon for many


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) At 55, Ratnesh Shah was suffering from frequent chest pain and was advised a coronary angiography -- which involves opening up blocked vessels. Unfortunately, both his ... Read more...

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Molecular pathology boon for prenatal diagnosis: Expert


January 28th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Around half a million newborns in India suffer from congenital genetic disorders every year - the highest in the world - but advances like molecular ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Eight people of Indian origin in Padma list


January 25th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Ten people of Indian origin and foreigners have been awarded India's prestigious Padma awards announced Wednesday. While seven have got the Padma Bhushan, three are ... Read more...

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Seed extract proves boon for water purification


January 19th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) A compound extracted from the seeds of a 'miracle tree' could purify water cheaply in the developing world and act as a boon for a billion ... Read more...

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India to launch spoken web service for farmers


January 13th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Soon farmers across the country can get their agriculture and weather-related queries answered quickly. The Indian government is planning to launch a spoken web service ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

US would like India to move forward on opening retail


December 13th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) The United States has said that it would eventually like India to move forward with foreign direct investment in retail trade but it was a decision ... Read more...

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Champions Challenge hockey: India concede last-minute goal to lose (Lead)


December 5th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Dec 4 (IANS) A last minute goal saw India lose 3-4 to Belgium in an exhilarating final of the Champions Challenge hockey tournament here Sunday.India were comfortably sitting on ... Read more...

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India concede equaliser in dying seconds to draw with Belgium


November 27th, 2011 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 27 (IANS) India have been unlucky to concede a goal 26 second from time to draw 3-3 their opening game in the Champions Challenge hockey tournament against Belgium.It ... Read more...

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Focus on cartilage injuries at India meet


November 13th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The first international congress of the Indian Cartilage Society (ICS) saw surgeons from the country and abroad put the focus on cartilage injuries - a ... Read more...

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Blood pressure drug a boon for stroke patients


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) A commonly prescribed blood pressure lowering medication appears to kickstart recovery after a stroke by boosting blood vessel growth. The discovery, based on a study using ... Read more...

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Shammi-ji has left behind lot of love: Ranbir


September 20th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who got a chance to act with late Shammi Kapoor in "Rockstar", says his grand uncle has left a lot of love ... Read more...

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