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‘Cambridge alumni played role in India’s freedom’


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has said that many Cambridge alumni played a leading role in India's struggle for independence and later in guiding ... Read more...

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British couple’s home robbed six times


August 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) A British couple's home in Cambridge has been burgled six times, so much so that there is nothing left to steal.Liz and Jim Thompson were so ... Read more...

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First in Cambridge: Twins to study same subject


August 17th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Britons Kirstie and Zoe Green have become the first set of identical twins to study the same subject at a college under Cambridge University.The 18-year-old twins, ... Read more...

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Cambridge scientists synthesize mother of pearl


July 25th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Scientists have synthesised the strong, shiny coating known as the mother of pearl or nacre, found on the inside of some molluscs, by mimicking nature's way ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi: M.Phil from Cambridge, MP since 2004


July 20th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi was first elected to the Lok Sabha in 2004 from the Amethi constituency in Uttar Pradesh.He was appointed general secretary of the party in 2007 ... Read more...

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Mother triumphs in exams - 28 hours after delivery


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) You might want to say hats off to a determined British woman who wrote her final graduation exams from a hospital bed, just 28 hours after ... Read more...

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‘Incredible India’ luring fashion world with business sense: Pakistani designer (With Images)


April 15th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Indian fashion industry, with its talent, craft, textile and business sense, is luring the international fashion world with a vengeance, says Pakistani designer Sahar ... Read more...

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Ovarian cancer hits taller women more


April 4th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Taller women are more vulnerable to ovarian cancer than their shorter counterparts, says new research based on a review of 47 studies, involving more than 100,000 ... Read more...

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Dinosaurs lived in water, claims scientist


April 4th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Dinosaurs were too big and heavy to support themselves on dry land and must have lived in water, a scientist has claimed.Professor Brian J Ford said ... Read more...

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Amazing painkilling gel from rainforest


March 14th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) A gel from an Amazon rainforest plant could kill the most excruciating toothache in a jiffy and is far more effective than existing drugs and treatments, ... Read more...

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Former IMF chief jeered at Cambridge varsity


March 10th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) At least two people were arrested as protesters scuffled with police and jeered at former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who was invited to ... Read more...

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Cambridge richest university in Britain: Report


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) The Cambridge University is worth 4 billion pounds - more than double the combined value of every other university in the country, excluding Oxford, the Daily ... Read more...

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Sivia and dead professor were like brothers, says his dad


January 14th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Devinder Sivia, mathematics lecturer at Oxford University who was held for the death of professor Steven Rawlings and later released, was "very, very good friends" with ... Read more...

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‘Don’t shake hands with Muslims’


December 15th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Academics at Cambridge University have been asked not to shake hands with Muslims or disabled people because it might upset them, a media report said Thursday. A ... Read more...

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Climate change - a blessing in disguise!


November 21st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Periods when the earth cooled or warmed have always boosted human evolution by forcing man to adapt to changing conditions and allowing migration. Climate change not ... Read more...

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Computer system promises cancer breakthroughs


November 20th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) A computer system that can read scientific treatises just like humans promises potential breakthroughs in cancer research. Called CRAB, it can trawl through millions of scientific ... Read more...

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Arctic sea ice to melt by 2015: Expert


November 10th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) The Arctic Sea ice could completely melt away by mid 2015, destroying the habitat of polar bears and other endangered animals, says an expert.Peter Wadhams, professor ... Read more...

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Cambridge U students clueless about unsafe sex?


November 5th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) A survey by Cambridge University's student newspaper has made the shocking revelation that show half of the students having had unprotected sex.Of the 309 students surveyed ... Read more...

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Chocolate also insures against stroke risk


October 12th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Women who munch a bar of chocolate every week could cut stroke risk by 20 percent. The finding is based on a study of more than ... Read more...

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Pompeii red is actually yellow


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) "Pompeiian red" became a favoured colour following the discovery of Pompeii in the 18th century. But, the red colour in the Roman town's frescoes was initially ... Read more...

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Feel-good transmitter levels in brain determine anger


September 19th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Fluctuating levels of serotonin, which may be triggered by abstaining from food or being stressed, affects brain regions that enable people to manage anger, a study ... Read more...

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Indian varsities slip in global ranking


September 6th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Indian universities have slipped in the prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) global ranking with not even a single one making it to the top 200.The Indian ... Read more...

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Harvard invite for Mamata


September 4th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) Months after forming the West Bengal government by defeating the communists, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has received an invitation from Harvard University to give a ... Read more...

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Has human mind reached limit of its intelligence?


July 31st, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) The human mind may have reached its limit of intelligence, as a research has suggested that the humans are presently as smart as they are ever ... Read more...

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Modern humans scripted Neanderthals’ disappearance


July 29th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) What befell our Neanderthal ancestors to make them vanish after their domination of the world for 300,000 years? Modern humans, say scientists. According to Cambridge University ... Read more...

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Gilmour’s son jailed over student riots


July 16th, 2011 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) "Pink Floyd" rocker David Gilmour's son Charlie has been jailed for 16 months for rampaging during student riots.Charlie admitted violent disorder after he was arrested for ... Read more...

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Cambridge students told to stay out of river


June 28th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Students of Cambridge University have been warned to stay out of the Cam river after a couple of them were detected with a potentially fatal water-borne ... Read more...

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Sex ‘predator’ strikes in Cambridge


June 2nd, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) A bike-riding sex maniac, who is targeting female students in Cambridge, has caused a scare here.Each time he has struck, the man has prowled the streets ... Read more...

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Stressed? Drum it away


May 15th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The high-energy beats of Western and African drums can reduce stress in younger people as they battle to make headway in the academic or professional ... Read more...

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Pakistan undoubtedly supports terrorism in India: Chomsky


April 20th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 20(ANI): Pakistan has "undoubtedly" supported terrorist groups in Kashmir and terrorism in India, renowned scholar and author Professor Noam Chomsky has said.Speaking about Pakistan's outlook towards India, Chomsky said ... Read more...

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US doesn’t care about Pakistan: Noam Chomsky


April 20th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 20(ANI): The United States does not care about Pakistan at all, and Washington's policy towards Islamabad might benefit it only accidentally since that is not the actual purpose, renowned ... Read more...

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Super 30 founder is Europe magazine’s global personality


April 20th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 20 (IANS) Anand Kumar, who founded Super 30, Bihar's free coaching centre which helps economically backward students crack the IIT-JEE, has been selected by Europe's famous magazine ... Read more...

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Date of Last Supper miscalculated, says expert


April 18th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) The date of Jesus's last supper has long been miscalculated by the church, a British expert has claimed.The church has been observing the occasion on Maundy ... Read more...

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Last Supper ‘is commemorated a day late’


April 17th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 17 (ANI): A new book by a Cambridge University physicist claims that Jesus Christ's last supper - the final meal thatheshared with his12 Apostles in Jerusalem beforehis crucifixion - is ... Read more...

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Sibling rivalry ups kids’ social skills, vocabulary and development


April 9th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 9 (ANI): Scientists at Cambridge University have found that children who argue with their siblings are likely to do better in later life, and younger offspring arguing with their older ... Read more...

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