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Russia’s chief investigator dismisses fraud charges


July 28th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Alexander Bastrykin, head of Russia's powerful Investigation Committee, has denied allegations of fraud levelled against him by an opposition leader.Alexei Navalny accused Bastrykin in a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

British Muslim faces war crimes charges in Bangladesh


April 16th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A top Muslim activist in Britain -- a former Bangladeshi citizen -- has been accused of involvement in the abduction and murder of intellectuals during Bangladesh's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russians held in Dubai for $500,000 theft


March 20th, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two Russian nationals have been arrested in Dubai for stealing $500,000 from a money transfer company.According to Dubai-based Khaleej Times Online, an employee of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Internet users wary of backdoor snooping


March 19th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 19 (IANS) Internet users are uneasy about websites collecting personal information on behalf of advertisers and how they might commercialise it, according to a survey.Mark Andrejevic from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Eye contact helps detect autism


January 30th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Unusual patterns of eye contact could help detect developing autism symptoms in babies just six months old, reveals a study. La Trobe University psychologist Kristelle Hudry, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Synthetic muscles make nanobots effective


October 18th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) Powerful synthetic muscles fabricated by researchers will now impart cutting edge to medical nanobots for diagnostics and treatment.Although nanobots have been in the news for cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Man who buried himself alive dies by mistake


June 3rd, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Russian man’s quest for “good luck” for the rest of his life actually ended his life when he persuaded his friend to bury him alive! Police ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Vitamin D speeds up recovery in multiple sclerosis


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 23 (IANS) Higher levels of vitamin D and sunlight exposure seem to lower relapse risk in multiple sclerosis (MS) sufferers, a study says.MS is a chronic degenerative and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Maths research to improve reliability, efficiency of Internet services


December 19th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Tech savvies may soon get reliable 24-hour Internet services at a reasonable cost.Mathematics researchers are now working on a new project that will improve the reliability and efficiency ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Patients’ own stem cells could be used as treatment for their heart disease


November 18th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Scientists are revolutionizing treatment of cardiovascular disease by using patients' own stem cells to regenerate heart and vascular tissue.Chief investigator Douglas Losordo, director of the Program in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Non-invasive method to heal damaged vision developed


October 13th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS) People whose vision is badly damaged by over-exposure to bright light may be able to get their sight restored. Australian researchers at the ARC Vision Centre are ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bayern Munich file charges against UEFA investigator


September 16th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, Sep 16 (DPA) Bayern Munich have filed charges against European football organising body UEFA's chief investigator in connection with match-fixing allegations. It follows a report to appear in Germany's Stern magazine ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kids who spend equal time with both parents post-divorce do well


August 28th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 28 (ANI): A study has found that children who spend equal time with both parents after a divorce or separation are doing well, though not better or worse than children ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gamma Ray Explosion In Space Blinds Satellite


July 16th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A burst of intense light was detected by the scientists in outer space. The searing flash of light was so strong that it blinded ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Potent Quake In April Moves An Entire Calif City By 31 Inches


July 3rd, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A potent earthquake had punched Baja California and the southwestern region of America in April this year. Now, the imagery of NASA radars has illustrated ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Beware of fine print while signing home, car loans


May 27th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 27 (IANS) A majority of consumers are completely clueless about the fine print when they are signing the contract for home loans or car loans, a new study says. The study, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

ICC’s anti-corruption, security unit chief resigns


April 27th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 27 (ANI): The chief investigator of the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption and security unit, Ravi Sawani, has resigned as the game confronts its most serious integrity issue in a decade.With ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

ICC anti-corruption unit cautions youngsters on mobile use


January 17th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan.17 (ANI): On average, cricket attracts betting of 150 million US dollars a day, especially on the Indian sub-continent - and players can be targeted by those seeking to influence results. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Anti-HIV gel fails human trials


December 15th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): An experimental vaginal gel has failed to prove effective against HIV in human trials.The anti-HIV gel called PRO 2000 contains a polymer of naphthalene sulphonate designed to physically ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Anti-HIV microbicide ineffective, trials show


December 14th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) British medical trials in Africa have shown a promising anti-HIV gel to be ineffective, dashing hopes for a cheap way to prevent the AIDS pandemic, a newspaper reported ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Blue light-filtering lens may protect against age-related vision loss


October 27th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study has shown that implantation of blue light-filtering intraocular lens (IOLs) at the time of cataract surgery increases a nutritional component of the eye, which may ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mesac Dama’s wife and 5 children killed in Florida


September 20th, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Sep 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police found the bodies of Mesac Dama’s family inside their home on Hampton Circle around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, when they conducted a search operation after ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bees learn ‘foreign’ dance language


August 6th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 6 (IANS) In an amazing discovery about the honeybee, scientists have found that Asian and European bees are capable of learning and understanding one another's secret dance languages. "Honeybees gauge ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Scientists find undersea volcano has grown a massive cone


May 6th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Marine scientists, on an expedition to an erupting undersea volcano near the Island of Guam, have discovered that it appears to be continuously active, has grown a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

More trout to attract anglers to Himachal Pradesh


March 4th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 4 (IANS) Trout cultivation in Himachal Pradesh is set to get a big boost with the state government planning to encourage more private players. Brown and rainbow trout are abundant ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Bees know a bit of maths too


January 29th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 29 (IANS) Intelligent honeybees know a bit of maths too, and can count upto four, according to an international team of scientists. A new experiment has shown bees can discriminate ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Honeybees can count up to four


January 28th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): An international team of scientists has found that honeybees can tell the difference between different numbers at a glance. Dr. Shaowu Zhang, Chief Investigator of The Vision ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Thousands of fish found dead in Himachal wetlands


June 18th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, June 18 (IANS) Thousands of fish have died in the past two days in Himachal Pradesh's Rewalsar wetlands. Experts say they were either poisoned or did not have enough ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Government must have policy on commuting death sentence’


June 12th, 2008 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 11 (IANS) The chief investigator of the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, D.R. Karthikeyan, has asked for a "uniform policy" on commuting death sentences. Speaking to IANS on ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Study links childhood ear infections to passive smoking


May 20th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Researchers at the Perths Telethon Institute for Child Health Research have discovered a strong link between childhood ear infections and exposure to tobacco smoke.The families of 100 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Late-talking kids continue to have language problems by age 7


May 16th, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A new study on language development has revealed that one in four late talking kids continue to have language problems by the age of seven.The worlds ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Austrian cops to quiz dungeon dads wife again


May 12th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by admin
London , May 12 (ANI): Sex beast Josef Fritzls wife Rosemarie is to be questioned again by police to determine whether she knew about his secret life in the cellar.Detectives are ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Austrian cops to quiz dungeon dads wife again


May 11th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
London, May 11 (ANI): Rosemarie, the wife of sex beast Josef Fritzl, is to be questioned again by police to determine whether she knew about his secret life in the cellar.Detectives ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lahore Police detain eight for Navy War College blasts


March 5th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Mar.5 (ANI): Police have detained eight alleged militants for Tuesdays serial blasts at Lahores Navy War College. Members of several outlawed militant organizations were detained in separate raids hours after Tuesday's bombing, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Taliban leader charged for Bhutto’s killing


March 1st, 2008 - 9:59 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Islamabad, March 1 (Xinhua) Pakistani police Saturday formally charged the top Taliban leader in the country for planning the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, a top official said. The police ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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