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Spreading peace, brotherhood among Northeast friends - through music (With Images)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India has repeatedly proven how multi-ethnic groups can co-exist without killing each other and it must continue to do so, believes Nagaland-based singer-composer Alo Wanth, ... Read more...

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Anti-colonialism, corruption dominate weekend bookshelf (IANS Books)


August 18th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The bookshelf this weekend is a mix of critically-acclaimed non-fictions and powerful dramas... Browse with IANS...Book: "From the Ruins of Empire"; Written by Pankaj ... Read more...

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‘India heading for Mars, doesn’t need British aid money’


August 17th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) India, which has announced it will send a space probe to Mars, is now a country with more technological prowess than Britain and the "best ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sharjah marks International Museums Day


May 20th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, May 19 (IANS/WAM) Sharjah 's Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) marked the International Museums Day here Friday.This year the annual event was themed: "Museums in a Changing ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad’s visit to disputed island irks Lebanon


April 15th, 2012 - 3:29 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, April 15 (IANS) Lebanon has criticised the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to the disputed island of Abu Musa.Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati Saturday discussed with Iranian Ambassador to ... Read more...

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Machines control over human beings astounds Kailash Kher


February 7th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Singer-Composer Kailash Kher says he is surprised the way technology and social networking sites have controlled human emotions."Just like during the Indus Valley and the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Krishna meets Khar, tells Pakistan to dismantle terror camps


September 27th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 27 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna has told his Pakistani counterpart that there cannot be a "selective approach" in the fight against terrorism and ... Read more...

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Second book in Shiva trilogy promises many revelations (Lead)(With Images)


August 11th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) He used to be an atheist, but author Amish Tripathi says none other than Lord Shiva blessed him with the bestseller, "The Immortals of Meluha", which ... Read more...

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Second book in Shiva trilogy makes many revelations: Author


August 11th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) He calls himself an atheist, but author Amish Tripathi says he was blessed with the bestseller, "The Immortals of Meluha", by none other than Lord Shiva. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Goutam Buddha University marks Buddha Purnima


May 18th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, MAY 17 (IANS) The Gautam Buddha University here Tuesday marked Buddha Poornima with a seminar focussing on Buddhism in India.The seminar, held in the main hall of the ... Read more...

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Mars spacesuits, unmanned rover tested in Spanish mining desert


May 4th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): A Spanish mining terrain has become the latest testing ground for specially-made equipment that could one day take mankind to Mars.European Space Agency scientists tested the spacesuit simulator ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Africa was cradle of all languages?


April 15th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) A sophisticated analysis of hundreds of languages has helped researchers trace back their beginnings to the same place and the same time in Africa.They pinpointed the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Javier Bardem to star in ‘The Dark Tower’?


April 8th, 2011 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) Actor Javier Bardem is in talks to star in a movie trilogy and TV series based on author Stephen King's horror book series "The Dark Tower".The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘The Eagle’ fails to take flight (IANS Film Review)


March 26th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: The Eagle; Director: Kevin Macdonald; Actors: Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell and Donald Sutherland; Rating: **1/2Films once pandered to the simplistic black and white notion where good battles bad, and nad ... Read more...

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‘The 99′ Muslim superheroes to hit TV screens soon


February 26th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
'The 99' Muslim superheroes to hit TV screens soonDubai, Feb 26 (ANI): As many as 99 Muslim superheroes are set to hit the television screens around the world this summer.Dana Ebrahim aka ... Read more...

Posted in World |

French President Nicolas Sarkozy, wife Carla Bruni visit Taj Mahal


December 4th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by ANI
Agra, Dec.4 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni visited Taj Mahal here on Saturday.Earlier the couple had planned to visit Taj Mahal tomorrow for a look at ... Read more...

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Checking cyber crime a high priority, says C-DAC


November 24th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 24 (IANS) Cyber crime was rising across the world, and India is equipping itself to tackle the menace, an official said here Wednesday."Cyber space has been engulfing all aspects of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Michelle Obama to walk through 5,000 years of Indian crafts, culture


November 7th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama will get a glimpse of 5,000 years of Indian handicrafts, culture, heritage and civilisation when she visits the National Handicrafts and Handloom ... Read more...

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Obama visits Humayun’s tomb, finds it spectacular (Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday visited the 16th century Humayun's tomb in the Indian capital and called it "spectacular". He was accompanied by his wife and ... Read more...

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Innovation key to solving country’s critical problems: PM


October 20th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said that innovation in conservation methods is key to solving the critical challenges our nation faces in providing food, water and ... Read more...

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Unearthed cities in Southern Siberia could rewrite Aryan history


October 4th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that recently unearthed cities in Southern Siberia could rewrite Aryan history-as they are believed to be the original home of the Aryans.Twenty of ... Read more...

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Indian-origin scientist ’solves one of world’s most complex math problems’


August 11th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): Computer scientist Vinay Deolalikar claims to have solved maths riddle of P vs NP - one of the world's most complex and intractable mathematical problems.Deolalikar, who works at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Patil visits Beijing’s Temple of Heaven


May 28th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 28 (ANI): Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Friday visited the Temple of Heaven in Beijing.Addressing a gathering of distinguished guests at the venue, Patil said that mutual understanding of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mayans did not predict end of world in 2012: expert


April 12th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, April 12 (IANS/EFE) The pre-classic era calender of Maya civilisation did not predict the end of life on earth in 2012, an archaeologist has said. The Mayans in their texts and symbols ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Are Indians in tune with their culture? (With Image)


February 28th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The time has come for Indians to introspect whether they are in tune with their culture or not, "to pause and put a mirror before ... Read more...

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Away from home, 95-year-old Husain offered Qatar nationality (Roundup)


February 25th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Under attack from sections of the Hindu right and shuttling between Dubai and London as he lives out his last years as a homeless itinerant, India's ... Read more...

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Skeleton of 8,000-year-old pre-historic human found in Malaysia


February 7th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Berang (Malaysia), Feb. 7 (ANI): Eight thousand-year-old skeletal remains believed to be those of a pre-historic human have been discovered from the Gua Bewah Cave in the Kenyir Lake area here.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tharoor hits out at sensation-seeking media, denies Nehru remarks (Lead)


January 10th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor, who hit the media headlines once again for his reported remarks, this time on Jawaharlal Nehru, Sunday said ... Read more...

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I am victim of tendentious reporting: Tharoor


January 10th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor, once again under fire for his reported observations, this time on Jawaharlal Nehru, Sunday morning called a press ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CO2 emissions can be stabilised only with collapse of economy


November 24th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 24 (IANS) Rising carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions can be stabilised only if the global economy collapses or society builds one nuclear power plant each day, says a new report. "It looks ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Of art, memories and new interpretations (With Images)


November 20th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Artistic memory is spreading itself beyond the brain, says noted Mumbai-based poet, art critic and curator Ranjit Hoskote, whose show "Retrieval Systems" in the capital, featuring five ... Read more...

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Dubai hosts Arabic calligraphy exhibition


September 23rd, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 23 (IANS) An exhibition of calligraphy by young artists from the United Arab Emirates and the Middle East is being hosted in Dubai, WAM news agency reported Wednesday. Speaking on behalf ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama makes mistake in speech to Muslim world


June 5th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 5 (DPA) US President Barack Obama made a factual mistake on Spanish history in his keynote speech to the Muslim world in Cairo, Spanish commentators pointed out Friday. Obama Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blair wants world to wage war against militant Islam


April 24th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24 (ANI): Former Prime Minister Tony Blair, who does not regret leading Britain to Iraq war, has called on the world to take on and defeat Islamic extremists.He believes ... Read more...

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‘Superstition hinders healthcare in tribal Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh’


April 2nd, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Thirty-five years ago, Hemalkasa village in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district had no power, no healthcare facilities and no road connection to the outside world. Today it has a ... Read more...

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