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Money crunch hits capital’s biggest culture gala


November 15th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The capital's biggest cultural extravaganza - the Delhi International Arts Festival - is facing an acute financial crunch, that has cast a shadow of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Soon, jet engines to have volcano-proof coatings!


April 14th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): A new research led by an Indian-origin scientist has discovered that a new class of ceramic coatings could offer jet engines special protection against volcanic ash damage in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

S.African artists, designers to reinvent Vuvuzelas as earrings


November 10th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.10 (ANI): The much reviled and controversial plastic horns that were the highlight of this year's football World Cup, Vuvuzela, are likely to be reinvented as earrings. A panel of South ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Venezuela nationalises steelmaker


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Nov 2 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has announced the nationalisation of steelmaker Sidetur and of several real estate developers that failed to complete housing projects.Chavez broke the news Sunday during ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mail order service that offers human, animal body parts


June 1st, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) What do you want - a sliver of human head, a piece of smokers' lungs or a slice of human hand? All that and much more are now ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Law to conserve groundwater on anvil in Uttar Pradesh


May 20th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to bring in a law to regulate exploitation of groundwater across the state after finding that an alarming situation was developing in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Matriarchy, patriarchy, lumenarchy…age of light dawns (IANS Books)


March 5th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) After matriarchy and patriarchy, the world is gradually moving towards an age of light or 'lumenarchy', says noted Polish philosopher and Indophile Henryk Skolimowski, who ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

30,000-year-old child’s teeth sheds new light on evolution


January 9th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) The teeth of a child who died 30,000 years ago are shedding new light on the evolution of modern humans. They are part of the remarkably complete remains of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

30,000-year-old teeth of ancient child shed new light on human evolution


January 8th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 8 (ANI): In a recent research by scientists from the University of Bristol, UK, the teeth of a 30,000-year-old child are shedding new light on the evolution of modern humans.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Google Earth may help shed light on origins of African wildlife


April 29th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A scientist has used the help of Google Earth in discovering a trove of mammal fossils that may shed light on the origins of African wildlife.The scientist in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

CT scanning performed on prehistoric turtle to find skull, eggs, embryos


April 16th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): The fossilised remains of a 75-million-year-old turtle, only the second in the world found with eggs inside it, underwent CT scanning at Bozeman Deaconess hospital recently.Knell, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lok Rajniti Manch fields former cop in Lucknow


April 1st, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) Lok Rajniti Manch, which aims to build a political alternative in the country, Wednesday announced a former Indian police service officer as its official candidate for the Lucknow ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Today is Square Root Day!!


March 3rd, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by admin
Square root day is a humorous holiday celebrated on dates where the day and the month are both the square root of the last two digits in the current year. For example, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Special team to probe Pakistan journalist’s killing


February 21st, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) A special police team has been formed to probe the killing of Pakistani journalist Musa Khankhel while he was reporting on a peace deal brokered with the Taliban ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Climate change may drain American Great Lakes in future


January 30th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): A new study has opened up the possibility that climate change may lead to the Great Lakes in the US getting all dried up in the future.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

National Commission for Minorities Educational Institutions strengthened


January 9th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 9 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved amendments to the National Commission for Minorities Educational Institutions Act 2004. The National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions was established through ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Your brain ”wiring” is key to your innovativeness


November 24th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): If you are among those who try experimenting with new thingswhether its food, places or even your jobthen there are chances that your neural connection between ventral ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Scientists map soils on an extinct American volcano


October 21st, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A team of scientists have conducted sophisticated mapping of the soil landscape on an extinct American volcano.The volcano that featured in the research was the Capulin volcano, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

10,000 people participate in worlds richest 10 km Marathon


May 18th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 18 (ANI): Regardless of sunny weather, at least 10,000 people from cross sections of society participated in the world's richest marathon known as Sunfeast 10 Km Marathon in Bangalore ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Intellectuals welcome the surrender of ULFA militants


November 24th, 2007 - 4:18 pm ICT by admin
By Peter Alex Todd Guwahati, Nov 24 (ANI): Assamese have welcomed the return of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) cadres to the mainstream of society. Cross sections of the society feel ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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