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The making of new Pakistani cinema - with help from India


August 9th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Mazhar Zaidi and Farjad Nabi are journalists-turned-filmmakers from Pakistan. When they came together to make "Zinda Bhaag" on a burning issue in Pakistan, ... Read more...

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30,000 Indian youth may avoid deportation from US


August 8th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Some 30,000 Indians among 1.76 million unauthorized immigrants who were brought to the US as children could gain a two-year relief from deportation under President ... Read more...

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Brain imaging tells how smart you are


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) What factors distinguish the brains of exceptionally smart humans from those of their average counterparts? Brain size does matter somewhat, accounting for about 6.7 percent ... Read more...

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Tween texting subverts grammar, language skills


July 27th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) Text messaging offer tweens a short cut to send notes to friends and family, but it could also subvert language and grammar skills, point out researchers.When ... Read more...

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Italy’s Euro final loss blow to economic prospects


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 3 (IANS) Italy's economic prospects took a blow over the weekend, without the release of a single key economic indicator or any significant economic news. It was because ... Read more...

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‘Mayan text on world’s end is about political history’


June 29th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, June 29 (IANS) A 1,300-year-old Mayan text discovered in Guatemala provides the second known reference to December 21, 2012, touted as the world's end date. However, archaeologists ... Read more...

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Face-chewing victim Ronald Poppo is now awake and alert


June 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ronald Poppo, the homeless man whose face was chewed off by cannibal Rudy Eugene last May 26, after an attack that took place in a South ... Read more...

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US business school ties up with IIM-Lucknow


May 9th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Indiana University's Kelley School of Business has announced a partnership with the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow to deliver programmes in the growing field of ... Read more...

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Prestigious Art Basel comes to Asia


May 8th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Art Basel, the premier international annual show of modern and contemporary art in the Swiss town of Basel, has announced its first edition in Hong ... Read more...

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22 mn Chinese seek migration to US


April 24th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Experts in China have called for more measures from the government to stop the outflow of talent after an American study said 22 million Chinese want ... Read more...

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‘Raza masterpiece unsold but art market stable’


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The mood appears to be fluctuating in the international art market with an iconic work by 90-year-old contemporary pioneer S.H. Raza, "Village with Church", finding ... Read more...

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Exercise can also trigger female ‘coregasms’


March 19th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 19 (IANS) Surprisingly, sex may not be the only way to an orgasm. Something as unconnected with bedroom as biking, spinning, abdominal exercises or rope climbing could also ... Read more...

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Writer to move court against ‘Satanic Verses’ ban


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) Editor and writer Nilanjana Roy plans to move court against the ban on Salman Rushdie's "The Satanic Verses", said a source in the committee that petitioned ... Read more...

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Writers seek revoking ban on ‘The Satanic Verses’


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) A group of independent writers and artists Sunday presented a petition supporting the right of all artists and writers to freedom of expression and revoking of ... Read more...

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For women, love comes from vulnerability: Namita Gokhale (Interview)


January 10th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Love and grief, motherhood, redemption and her hometown Nainital...Writer and novelist Namita Gokhale runs her readers through a roller-coaster of emotions in her first ever ... Read more...

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Tom Stoppard in India Jan 23 to talk about adaptations


January 9th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The fine art of writing scripts for movies and plays will be in focus next week when one of the world's greatest playwrights Tom Stoppard, ... Read more...

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Seeds of obesity epidemic sown in babyhood


November 8th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) The growth charts that paediatricians use can predict a baby's probability of becoming obese later in life. A population-based study by the Children's Hospital Boston and ... Read more...

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Iranian filmmaker Panahi’s appeal against jail term rejected


October 19th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi has lost his appeal against a six-year prison term and a 20-year ban on filmmaking, travelling abroad and talking to the media. ... Read more...

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No kidding: Child labour rampant around Delhi courts


October 8th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The judiciary may be the upholder of law and justice but when it comes to child labour, children below the age of 14 can be ... Read more...

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Eavesdropping on cells’ chats with nano-sensors


July 18th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) Using nanotechnology, researchers successfully attached sensors to cell surfaces to monitor single cell chats in real-time. This first-time cutting edge innovation provides the ability to further ... Read more...

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I hope ‘Chillar Party’ gets tax exemption: Director


July 6th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) "Chillar Party" director Vikash Bahl says that Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni has recommended tax exemption for his debut film and that he and ... Read more...

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Oz kids as young as four hospitalized after going on dangerous ’slimming’ diets


May 1st, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 1(ANI): Children as young as four are being hospitalized for eating disorders after refusing to eat and going on dangerous diets in their quest to be thin, according to an ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga releases ‘Judas’ four days early after song leaked online


April 16th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): 'Poker Face' singer Lady Gaga has released 'Judas', the second single from her forthcoming album 'Born This Way', four days before the release date after it leaked ... Read more...

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Injectable gel offers hope for arthritis sufferers


April 14th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have developed a potentially new way to treat arthritis.They have made an injectable gel that could spell the future for treating ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles could offer relief from skin allergies


April 4th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 04 (ANI): Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) scientists have suggested that tiny particles, only billionths of a meter in diameter, could offer relief to people who are allergic to the ... Read more...

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Madonna axes board of directors of her Raising Malawi charity


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Madonna has fired the board of directors of her Raising Malawi charity for allegedly wasting 2.4 million pounds on a project to build a school that never ... Read more...

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How smells are detected and processed by the brain


March 26th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a previously unknown step in how odors are detected and processed by the brain.The four year study, focusing on how mice respond to odors, showed ... Read more...

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Jokester Rajaratnam was just kidding: Defence


March 26th, 2011 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 26 (IANS) Hedge fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam was merely joking when he told his close Indian American pal and Intel executive Rajiv Goel he once gave two ... Read more...

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Madonna’s plan to build school in Malawi collapses


March 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 25 (ANI): Madonna's plan to build a school for impoverished girls in Malawi has failed after the board of directors of the charity, Raising Malawi, were replaced by ... Read more...

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Tania Zaetta’s charity ‘Peace For The Children’ under investigation


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 23 (ANI): Bollywood actress Tania Zaetta's charity Peace For The Children is under investigation.The confirmation that the Office of Fair Trading is investigating her charity comes just days after Zaetta, ... Read more...

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Blood chip diagnoses diseases within minutes


March 20th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) A self-powered, low-cost chip can test blood samples and diagnose diseases like tuberculosis and HIV within minutes, scientists say. The device has been developed by researchers ... Read more...

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Mothers get 26 minutes a day for themselves: Study


March 8th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) As the world celebrated International Women's Day Tuesday, researchers in Britain revealed that an average working mother gets barely 26 minutes to relax in daily ... Read more...

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Brit mums get just 26 minutes of ‘me time’ a day


March 8th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 08 (ANI): UK researchers have discovered the amount of time the typical working mum gets to relax each day - just 26 minutes.Juggling a job with looking after kids means ... Read more...

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Weinstein brothers sued for $50m for ’sabotaging’ animated film


March 4th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Bob and Harvey Weinstein, whose company distributed 'The King's Speech', have been sued for 50 million dollars over claims that they 'sabotaged' the production of an animated film.Tony ... Read more...

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Scientists find proteins that reverse learning problems in Down’s mice


February 19th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): In a new study, scientists were able to reverse developmental problems in mice that had Down's syndrome by injecting their mothers with two proteins while they were still ... Read more...

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