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Partition affected Muslims adversely: Vice President


September 11th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Partition affected the Indian Muslims adversely, especially those in the country's northern and eastern regions, and its socio-economic impact remains understudied, said Vice President Hamid ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Elephants flirt, argue and have tiffs like humans


June 6th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Elephants flirt and argue like humans, and their family outings too have their share of tiffs over directions. Conservationists have discovered such rows are common among ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Documenting the history of Asian cinema


December 10th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The semantics of Asian cinema has got a new archive - a comprehensive anthology "Asian Film Journey: Selections From Cinemaya" that has compiled 93 best articles published ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

66mn-yr-old ‘bizzare’ croc ‘may have been a vegetarian’


December 9th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Crocodiles are known to be carnivores, but a new study might prove otherwise.Scientists now suggest that the basic body structure of crocodiles, alligators and ghariels evolved from a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cambridge University newspaper runs topless photo of pupil


November 24th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) The Cambridge University's newspaper has published for the first time in 63 years the picture of one of its female students posing topless to promote a fashion brand ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Cambridge student braves the cold to bare all in a field for newspaper


November 24th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): A Cambridge student has braved the cold to pose semi nude for student newspaper Varsity.Charlotte, 20, a King's College undergraduate, is seen posing in a risque photo shoot ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oysters could disappear in next 100 years due to ‘acidic oceans’


November 7th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Oysters and mussels could disappear over the next century because the oceans are becoming increasingly acidic.Dr John Baxter, the co-editor of an international report into the acidification of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Facebook loses friends over privacy settings


May 15th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 15 (ANI): Recent privacy changes have prompted some Facebook users to logout for good."It doesn't feel like Facebook is on the side of its users," said Peter Rojas, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian billionaire to open ’save the planet’ restaurant in UK


May 9th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 09 (ANI): Indian billionaire Radhika Oswal is set to open the world's first restaurant that offers a menu aimed at saving the planet from climate change.Otarian Restaurant, which will open ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Student laptops help improve classroom performance


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new collection of research suggests that one computer per student leads to better performance.The findings of the studies, published by Boston College's Lynch School of Education, have ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Haiti earthquake reconstruction could take more than five years


January 18th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, could take more than five years to get back on its feet after last week's earthquake, but long-term prospects for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Siblings help boost social skills


January 16th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 16 (ANI): Having siblings has a considerable amount of influence on children in their social and emotional development as adults, say experts.Laurie Kramer, a professor of applied family studies in ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Level With Me Ugly Betty


December 5th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by admin
By Anita Thomas New York, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The show started off by criticizing Willamina's fashion sense. Showing her white casual pants and the pink crock shoes as she was seen ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Rural newspapers crucial for development, checking corruption’


November 10th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Rural newspapers are tough to run, but they can help in chalking out development plans and can expose corruption at the grassroot level, mediapersons and experts said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Hindi critic’s death condoled


November 9th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Nov 9 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Monday condoled the death of noted Hindi critic and scholar K.P. Singh, who had written a monograph on famous writer Rahi Masoom Raza ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Stem cell therapy promising in treatment of deafness


March 24th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) Researchers have successfully isolated stem cells from that portion of the inner hear that actually does the hearing. The transplantation of these cells from foetuses may help some ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Blue light eradicates antibiotic-resistant staph infection in lab


January 30th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 30 (ANI): A group of scientists have shown that it is possible to eradicate two common strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, commonly known as MRSA, by exposing them to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obamas supporters not in favour of giving Clinton a Cabinet post


November 19th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.19 (ANI): Supporters of US President-elect Barack Obama dont seem to be too happy over the prospect of a Cabinet post being offered to former US First Lady and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kenyan Indians celebrate Obama Victory


November 5th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Not only the Kenyan Africans but also the Kenyan Indians are ecstatic about the victory of Barack Obama, whose father was a Kenyan, in the US presidential ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Culture, not age and sex, influences youngsters drinking habits


September 23rd, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Its culture, not age and sex that influences a youngsters views on alcohol and drunkenness, according to a new study.Sponsored by the International Center for Alcohol Policies ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Now heart and blood cells from mouse skin cells


May 1st, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Cardiac cells grown from mouse skin cells can be re-programmed into cells with the same unlimited properties as embryonic stem cells, according to a promising new study. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, China nowhere in top league of networked economies


April 10th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, April 10 (IANS) Despite its status as a world leader in information technology, India does not figure among the top 20 of the world's most networked economies. In ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Parents spend 3,000 more hours of quality time with first-born child


February 24th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A new research provides a possible explanation as to why elder siblings tend to earn more and get more education than the younger ones.The study led by Economics ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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