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Breast milk promotes gut bugs that give baby immunity


August 28th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) A unique property in breast milk promotes gut bugs that give infants greater immunity from infections than any infant formula, according to a US study."This study ... Read more...

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‘Women of India, South Africa should partner each other’


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Women of India and South Africa should enter into partnerships in economic development programmes, South Africa's High Commissioner Harris Majeke said here Wednesday.Speaking at ... Read more...

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Britain blamed for Indian Malaysians’ ‘plight’ in ex-colony


June 30th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) An exiled Indian Malaysian human rights lawyer plans to file a lawsuit against the British government for failing to provide adequate safety to the community under ... Read more...

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Malaysian lawyer to sue Britain for independence wrongs


June 30th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) An exiled human rights lawyer from Malaysia has decided to re-file a billion dollar suit against the British governnment, blaming it for having failed to protect ... Read more...

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‘Indian traders made British curious about Africa’ (With Images)


June 25th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 25 (IANS) Did Indian traders prove to be catalysts in Britain's colonisation of Africa? Yes, says the author of a book on sea trade between India and Africa.Blanche ... Read more...

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India becoming a designer baby factory: Author Kishwar Desai (With Image)


May 31st, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Life is no longer a gift of love; it is being created with care to fit specifications furnished by parents in the age of surrogacy ... Read more...

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Kazakhs want Russian names removed from map


May 5th, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Kazakh group has asked the government to remove Russian names from the map of Kazakhstan, saying the names were a "gloomy legacy of Soviet ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding key to keeping infant gut healthy


April 30th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Breast-fed babies have healthier gut than formula-fed infants, thanks to the mother's milk, which encouraged beneficial bugs to grow and protect the infants from illness and ... Read more...

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Norway killer refuses to disclose militant contacts


April 19th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik appeared increasingly irritated and uncooperative, and largely refused to answer as prosecutors questioned him about his alleged "militant nationalist" contacts."It ... Read more...

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Notice to Delhi, central governments on unauthorised colonies


February 17th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to central and Delhi governments on a plea challenging their powers to regularise unauthorised colonies.A bench of Acting ... Read more...

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Moving species could save them, says expert


March 18th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): A radical programme of 'assisted colonisation' to save species endangered by climate change is being proposed by a University of York scientist.Chris Thomas, Professor of Conservation Biology, said ... Read more...

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Lincoln urged Britain to help set up colony for freed slaves


March 6th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): Abraham Lincoln had told freed slaves that they should found a colony in Latin America, and also urged Britain's help in proving land to these slaves in British ... Read more...

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Abraham Lincoln wanted to deport slaves to British colonies, reveals book


February 12th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Late President of the United States Abraham Lincoln, who is revered as the great champion of America's slaves, had wanted to deport slaves to toil in British colonies ... Read more...

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Nicolas Sarkozy to force French kids to learn English from age three


January 31st, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): President of France Nicolas Sarkozy has proposed a bill that would force the youth of the country to learn the English language from the early age of three.Sarkozy, ... Read more...

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Children in France may be forced to learn English


January 31st, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) Children in France will be forced to learn the English language from as early as nursery school if President Nicolas Sarkozy gets his way, a media report here ... Read more...

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Palestinian negotiator rejects claims of back door deals with Israel


January 27th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.27 (ANI): The Palestine Liberation Organization's chief negotiator, Saeb Erekat, has described the leak of confidential memos documenting a decade of Middle East peace talks as a "slander campaign".He also insisted ... Read more...

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Fossils of earliest land plants found in Argentina


October 13th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): Fossils of the oldest plants ever to colonise land have been found in Argentina, claim scientists.The new find puts back by 10 million years the colonisation of land ... Read more...

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Contradictions thrive in Jammu and Kashmir


October 9th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaibans SinghNew Delhi, Oct 9 (ANI): Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's remark on the floor of the state Legislative Assembly on October 6 that Jammu and Kashmir acceded and not merged ... Read more...

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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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Prince William ‘to be asked to return Aborigine warrior’s severed head’


January 16th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 16 (ANI): Australian Aborigines are planning to ask Prince William to help them regain the head of an indigenous warrior who was shot by the British more than 200 ... Read more...

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Antarctica glacier retreat creates new CO2 store


November 10th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 10 (ANI): Reports indicate that the recent and rapid melting of ice shelves and glaciers around the Antarctic Peninsula have led to the creation of a new carbon dioxide (CO2) ... Read more...

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Glacier retreat in Antarctic opens up new carbon sink


November 10th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Large blooms of tiny marine plants called phytoplankton are flourishing in areas exposed by the recent and rapid melting of ice shelves and glaciers around the Antarctic Peninsula. ... Read more...

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New Zealand’s Maori people don’t have “warrior gene” that makes them violent


September 11th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, September 11 (ANI): A new research has shown that despite being over-represented in New Zealand's criminal fraternity and prison population, Maori do not have a "warrior gene" that makes them violent.The ... Read more...

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Pet bites can cause potentially fatal MRSA infection


June 22nd, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Pet owners are at an increased risk of getting infected with the potentially fatal MRSA infection through dogs and cats, say researchers.Dr. Richard Oehler, of the University of ... Read more...

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Australia Day hero blasts Australia Day


January 25th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 25 (DPA) The aboriginal academic voted Australian of the Year for 2009 said after accepting the award Sunday that it was offensive to indigenous people that the nation's most important ... Read more...

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Relocate species endangered by climate change, urge scientists


July 18th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) In a pointer to the gravity of the situation, scientists have called for a last-resort conservation measure like the relocation to safer habitats of species endangered by climate ... Read more...

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Iraqi officials call for radical reduction of US Armys role in countrys affairs


June 11th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Iraqi politicians have denounced the US demand of 50 military bases, control of Iraqi airspace and legal immunity for all American soldiers, and called for radical reduction ... Read more...

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Study sheds new light on Latin American past


March 22nd, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 22 (ANI): A new genetic study has shed light on the Latin American past, by finding that European colonisation of South America contributed to a major shift from a ... Read more...

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Facelift surgeries may cause infections


March 18th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 18 (IANS) Thinking of going in for that long-planned facelift? Take a pause and consider the findings of a new study that says a small number of patients undergoing ... Read more...

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