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LUKoil ups stake in Italian refinery


September 5th, 2012 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian oil company LUKoil has closed a deal to buy a 20 percent stake in the ISAB refinery in Sicily from Italy's ERG in a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fish could explain how we developed arms, legs


August 8th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) The American paddlefish, one of the oldest fish on the planet, could explain why we developed our arms and legs, according to scientists.Researchers have found that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women really have better IQ than men


July 15th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Men may now need to think twice before questioning a woman's intelligence at home or in the office. Psychologists have found female IQ scores have risen ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Army doesn’t have answers to Pakistan’s problems: Daily


July 14th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) An unprecedented public consensus in the country is that the army "does not have the answers to Pakistan's problems" and should stay out of governance ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China daily asks foreign media to behave


May 10th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) A state-run Chinese newspaper Thursday asked the foreign media to take an "objective and balanced view" towards China, saying some journalists tend to be negative."We don't ... Read more...

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Dogs yawn hearing master do the same


May 10th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Dogs may yawn after hearing the sound of their masters do the same, suggesting they can empathise with their owners on how tired they are, researchers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Neither Congress nor BJP has the people’s mandate (Comment)


April 21st, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Elections in India for even the panchayats and civic bodies are seen as political barometers. Although they are supposed to reflect local concerns, no party can afford to ignore their ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Joshua Schulman leaves Choo for Bergdorf Goodman


April 13th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 13 (IANS) Former Jimmy Choo executive Joshua Schulman has quit the fashion house to join department store Bergdorf Goodman as its president. He admits he is delighted ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Essar Oil completes expansion of Vadinar refinery


March 29th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Energy major Essar Oil Thursday said it has completed expansion of its Vadinar oil refinery in Gujarat that would boost turnover by about a third and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

I feel right with Velencoso: Kylie Minogue


January 28th, 2012 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Singer Kylie Minogue says her relationship with model Andres Velencoso is the most fulfilling she's ever had and she just "feels" right with him.The 43- ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Japan invites Pakistan for conference on Afghanistan


January 17th, 2012 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Japan has invited Pakistan for a conference on Afghanistan to be held in Tokyo this July.The invitation was extended by Japan's Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

LSU tops BCS rankings


December 5th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) LSU continue to lead the BCS rankings. Sanford Cardinal continued to hold on to their position at the fourth place with Alabama tightening their grip on ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

LSU tops the BCS rankings


November 28th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The complexity of the BCS rankings saw the Stanford Cardinal moving to the fourth position when they figured a win was taking them to No. 5. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Computer system promises cancer breakthroughs


November 20th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) A computer system that can read scientific treatises just like humans promises potential breakthroughs in cancer research. Called CRAB, it can trawl through millions of scientific ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China’s financial system sound: IMF


November 15th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Monday that China's financial system is sound."China has made remarkable progress in its transition toward a more commercially-oriented and financially ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Synthetic muscles make nanobots effective


October 18th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) Powerful synthetic muscles fabricated by researchers will now impart cutting edge to medical nanobots for diagnostics and treatment.Although nanobots have been in the news for cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bat’s sonar more sophisticated than thought


September 14th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) The way fruit bats use sonar to navigate through complex environments is more advanced than first thought.A study examines Egyptian fruit bats which use echolocation to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Big B defends Indian cricket team


August 17th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Indian cricket team is getting brickbats after it lost its World No.1 Test crown to England. But Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan supports the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New tool can detect deadly anthrax attack in 15 minutes


July 7th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) A nano detector that takes just 15 minutes to analyze a sample suspected of anthrax contamination, is being developed by researchers. Bacillus anthracis, commonly known as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gibson and I share complex friendship: Foster


June 13th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Actress Jodie Foster, who shares a strong bond with troubled actor Mel Gibson, says their friendship is complicated."I knew the minute I met Mel that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hasan Ali Khan’s custody extended


March 21st, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday extended the Enforcement Directorate's custodial remand of alleged money launderer and tax evader Hasan Ali Khan for three more days, his lawyer ... Read more...

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Hasan Ali surrenders before ED (Lead)


March 18th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) Following the Supreme Court stay on his bail, Pune stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan, alleged to be the country's top tax evader, surrendered to the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays Hasan Ali’s bail, orders custody


March 17th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday stayed a Mumbai court's order granting bail to Pune stud farm owner, Hasan Ali Khan, alleged to be the country's biggest ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Model to show how toe strength determines body balance while leaning


March 11th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): A new model developed by researchers at the Ohio State University will be able to tell us how toe strength can determine how far people can lean while ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US artist uses nude models for her stunning floral creations


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): An artist in the US has turned her pictures she took of nude models into stunning floral creations with the help of her computer.Artist Cecelia Webber, 25, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Eat less red meat to reduce cancer risk, scientists warn


February 20th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): British people will be urged to reduce their consumption of red meat to decrease the risk of cancer, following official advice from the Government scientists.Under recommendations to be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Language may play key role in learning meanings of numbers


February 8th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 08 (ANI): A new study has concluded that people who communicate using self-developed gestures, called homesigns, were unable to comprehend the value of numbers greater than three because they had ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

BJP slams radio collaring of Indian students of closed US varsity


January 30th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 30(ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday criticized the United States' decision of making some Indian students of the California-based Tri Valley University (TVU) wear radio collars ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Now, an ‘anytime universal intelligence’ test to tell how smart you are


January 28th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Researchers at University of Valencia have developed an 'anytime' intelligence test that gives a more accurate idea of the intelligence of the test subject if there is a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Danish film takes home Golden Globe in foreign language category


January 17th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 17 (IANS) Denmark's drama "In A Better World" has bagged the Golden Globe trophy for the best foreign language film.Directed by Susanne Bier and written in collaboration with screenwriter ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dr. Conrad Murray faces manslaughter hearing


January 5th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Jackson’s doctor, Dr. Conrad Murray will have to convince judge in LA County Superior Court on why he should not be charged with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Facebook feature’ in brain vital to your social life


December 30th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): A tiny structure in the human brain that scientists have dubbed 'Facebook feature' may determine a rich and varied social life among humans.Scientists at the Northeastern University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

We judge people by their accents: Study


December 18th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): Psychologists from Jena University, Germany, have shown that people's accents play a crucial role in how we judge them."The accent is much more important than the way a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists working to make internet better, more responsive


December 14th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 14 (IANS) Researchers are working on a new project to improve the reliability and efficiency of internet services.The team includes researchers from the AT&T Labs Research, the research arm of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Daniel Radcliffe Compares ‘Harry Potter’ With ‘Hamlet’


November 17th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Recently, he revealed how his theft was caught when he tried to sneak the golden egg from the sets of 'Goblet of Fire'. And speaking of the final films 'Deathly Hallows', ... Read more...

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