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Where are extraterrestrials hiding?


November 8th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) If extraterrestrials really exist then where are they hiding?The Pioneer and Voyager probes, having travelled hundreds of millions of miles into space, are still looking for ... Read more...

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Fewer women on NASA space flights: US astronaut


October 6th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The nature of NASA's space programmes is changing, says a former American woman astronaut, pointing to a growing gender imbalance on the US agency's space ... Read more...

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Peaceful future will prevail: UAE minister


September 10th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 10 (IANS/WAM) After 10 years of the 9/11 terror attack, a senior UAE minister feels there is no better way to honour the victims of the incident ... Read more...

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Chinese stone tools introduced in Japan 20,000 years ago


August 4th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) Archaeologists from China and Japan have said that a technique used to make stone tools in China, which later made its way to Japan, might have ... Read more...

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Multi-pronged strategy can combat drugs: Sibal


June 26th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) India needs a multi-pronged approach to fight drug abuse, which has destroyed many civilisations in the past, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal said ... Read more...

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‘Africa looks forward to Indian enterprise’(Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 12 (IANS) With Indian firms having invested over $25 billion in Africa, the continent looks forward to furthering ties with India that date back to more ... Read more...

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‘Africa welcomes Indian enterprise’


May 12th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 12 (IANS) With Indian firms already having invested more than $25 billion in Africa, the continent looks forward to furthering its ties with India ... Read more...

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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...

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Differences are no barrier to good ties: Wen


December 16th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) India and China may have certain points of disagreement but this cannot stop them from establishing a stronger relationship, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Thursday."We both are ... Read more...

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UN launches International Year of Youth


August 13th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 13 (IANS) The UN Friday called on governments, civil society, individuals and communities worldwide to support activities for children as it launched the International Year of Youth. Members of the ... Read more...

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President to unveil Tagore statue in Shanghai


May 26th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, who left Wednesday on a six-day visit to China, will unveil a statue of poet Rabindranath Tagore in Shanghai in honour of the ... Read more...

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No politics in selling Gujarat tourism: Big B


March 25th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) There is no politics involved in his being the brand ambassador for Gujarat, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has said, reacting sharply to the Left parties opposing his ... Read more...

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Rampant fishing endangers dolphin populations


February 5th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Rampant fishing endangers dolphin populations in the Mediterranean, says a new study. Aviad Scheinin, who specialises in Maritime Civilisations at the University of Haifa, conducted a study supervised ... Read more...

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‘Rising or falling sea levels nothing new’


January 27th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Rising and falling sea levels over relatively short periods do not indicate long-term trends, a new study says. "An assessment of hundreds and thousands of years shows that what ... Read more...

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Digital revolution making Earth invisible to aliens in outer space


January 26th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, January 26 (ANI): The world's leading alien hunter has said that satellite TV and the digital revolution is making humanity more and more invisible to inquisitive extraterrestrials on other planets.According to ... Read more...

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India guest country at Turin book fair


January 19th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Indian literature and publishing is set to make a mark in Europe in the summer of 2010, with India being nominated the guest country at the Turin ... Read more...

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Of Ganga Maiya, the river that washes away all sins (Letter from Haridwar)


January 18th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Haridwar, Jan 18 (IANS) The early morning mist covers the Ganga river as it flows past the temple town of Haridwar like a gossamer drape, untouched by the sun. At ... Read more...

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Chances to locate your perfect mate are 1 in 285,000


January 14th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): There is just 1 in 285,000 chance that you will end up meeting your perfect partner, according to a university maths tutor.Releasing his 'Why I Don't Have a ... Read more...

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Hindu Spiritual and Service Fair begins in Chennai


December 25th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) A five-day fair highlighting the services being rendered by Hindu spiritual organisations has begun in this Tamil Nadu capital. Over 100 Hindu spiritual and service organisations including Ramakrishna Mission, ... Read more...

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UAE to organise lecture on ‘Dialogue of Civilisations’


November 1st, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 1 (IANS) A lecture titled "Dialogue of Civilisations between yesterday and today" will be organised here Monday under the patronage of Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president's representative ... Read more...

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UAE, China sign cultural cooperation pact


August 25th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 25 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates and China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cultural cooperation, WAM news agency reported Tuesday. "The MoU is part of Abu Dhabi's ... Read more...

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Global faith meet will promote dialogue among religions: Kazakh president


July 2nd, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani Astana, July 2 (IANS) The curtain came down Thursday evening on a two-day global faith meet, with its host Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev expressing confidence it would promote a dialogue ... Read more...

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‘India very important for world religions’ conference’


July 1st, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani Astana, July 1 (IANS) India is a very important player in the two-day global conference of faiths and civilisations that opened in this Kazakh capital Wednesday, a top diplomat says."India ... Read more...

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India among 60 nations attending Kazakh world religious meet


June 30th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani Astana, June 30 (IANS) Academics, clerics and leaders from 60 nations, including India, have gathered in the Kazakhstan capital for a global conference of faith and civilisations where they will ... Read more...

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Nearly 38,000 ET civilisations trying to contact us!


February 5th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) There could be nearly 38,000 intelligent civilisations in our galaxy - and some of them could be trying to contact us even as you read this, British scientists ... Read more...

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Obama presidency is new page in history: Canada


January 21st, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 21 (IANS) Canadians, who had overwhelmingly supported Barack Obama during the US presidential campaign, congratulated the first black American president on his inauguration, with the country's black Governor General Michaelle ... Read more...

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Global Congress on World Religions begins at Jamia


January 17th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) A three day Global Congress on World Religions in the Aftermath of 9/11, organised by Jamia Millia Islamia in an attempt to promote harmony between the followers ... Read more...

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Star Trek warp drive comes closer to reality


August 17th, 2008 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): Star Trek fantasies of interstellar civilisations and voyages powered by warp drive may no longer be the exclusive domain of science fiction writers, with two physicists from ... Read more...

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Earths messages too boring to earn ETs reply


December 19th, 2007 - 5:31 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 19 (ANI): The reason humans arent getting a reply from extraterrestrial beings that might exist on other planets, is because the messages were sending out are too boring.Reaching this conclusion ... Read more...

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