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Yale chief who advanced linkages with India to quit


August 31st, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Yale University President Richard C. Levin, who had made advancing the Ivy League institution's connections to India a priority of his administration in recent years, has ... Read more...

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Mosquitoes sniff out victims for blood


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Mosquitoes have an uncanny ability to sniff out potential victims for blood, thanks to a large part of their tiny brains being devoted to the sense ... Read more...

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Youth channel launches R-Day special rap song


January 26th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) On the ocassion of the country's 63rd Republic Day, youth channel UTV Bindass has launched a special rap number.The number, sung by rap artist ... Read more...

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Kashmir, finance and magic in the book case (IANS Books This Week)


June 30th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Negotiate to the second half of the year with a wee amount of seriousness, thoughts of finance and magic. Read on to check out what ... Read more...

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Scientists a step closer to treatment of virulent hospital infection


March 19th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Calgary and the National Research Council of Canada say they are gaining a deeper understanding of Clostridium difficile and are closer to developing ... Read more...

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Genius linked to prenatal exposure of higher levels of testosterone


March 12th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): A new study from University of Alberta has said that being bright is linked to prenatal exposure of higher levels of testosterone.According to Marty Mrazik, in the same ... Read more...

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Blocking rogue gene could stop cancer


January 25th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, scientists have discovered that blocking a rogue gene with the right drugs could halt cancer in its tracks.The culprit gene, known as WWP2, attacks ... Read more...

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New study offers insights into addiction and impulse-driven behavior


December 9th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Scientists have shed new light on dopamine's role in the brain's reward system.The findings could provide insight into impulse control problems associated with addiction and a number of ... Read more...

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Chinese Army deputy chief calls for ’strengthening cooperation’ with US


November 19th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 19(ANI): Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), General Ma Xiaotian, and Charles Freeman, a China specialist at Washington's Center for Strategic and International ... Read more...

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Now, ‘brain atlas’ to understand disorders of the mind


September 8th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): A researcher at Tel Aviv University is building on a previously developed tool to understand how different parts of the human brain "connect" - and use the information ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UAE aims to build bridges with books on Islam


August 12th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 12 (IANS/WAM) Multilingual publications about Islam will be distributed to build a bridge between local people and Muslims from other countries settled in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Dubai Department ... Read more...

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Planck Telescope images reveal the Universe in their first light


July 6th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The team that made the Planck telescope has released the first obtained pictures from it. And the most astonishing thing about the pictures is that ... Read more...

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Planck Telescope Returns The First Image Of The Universe


July 6th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Planck Telescope, which was launched in May 2009, has recorded the first view of the universe with clouds of interstellar gas and ... Read more...

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ESA’s Planck mission delivers first all-sky image


July 5th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 5 (ANI): The European Space Agency's Planck mission has delivered its first all-sky image, shedding new light into the way stars and galaxies form as well as revealing how the ... Read more...

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Now, lizard-like robot that ’swims’ through sand


June 26th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): Scientists have designed a lizard-like robot that can 'swim' through sand.The robot, which could help find people trapped in the loose debris resulting from an earthquake, is being ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ad campaign to bust “Muslims are terrorists” myth launched in London


June 7th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): An ad campaign aimed at dispelling the preconceived negative notions people have about Muslims has been launched in London, after a new poll revealed that most people in ... Read more...

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Clinton clarifies ’serious consequences’ remark by saying Pak must hit ‘common enemy’


May 15th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): While doing nothing to 'clarify' her recent 'serious consequences' warning over attacks in the US by Pakistan based militants, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton once again stressed ... Read more...

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Pakistan should do more to check extremists: Clinton (Lead)


May 14th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wants Pakistan to do more to check extremists and has warned of consequences if a terrorist attack is traced back to ... Read more...

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Pakistan should do more to chcck extremists: Hillary Clinton


May 14th, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wants Pakistan to do more to check extremists with a veiled warning of the consequences of a terrorist attack that can ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Castration solution to abandoned babies: Malaysian Senator


April 30th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 30 (ANI): Malaysian Senator Ahmad Husin has said that men who do not want to take responsibility after having made girls pregnant after marriage, should be castrated.Expressing anger and ... Read more...

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UAE’s private firm employees see bleak career prospects


April 17th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 17 (IANS/WAM) Sixty percent of private sector employees in the UAE have quit their jobs forseeing no prospects of career advancement, a new study says. There has been a continuous ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Famous Teacher Jaime Escalante Dies At 79


March 31st, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Reno, Mar 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 79 year old mathematics teacher of East Los Angeles high-school Jaime Escalante, who changed the notion regarding the inner-city students who are poor in mastering ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Australian institute studying attacks on Indians: Minister


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Australian Institute of Criminology is studying the recent attacks on Indian students there and will come up with an exhaustive report soon to help the government ... Read more...

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Chemical analysis shows ‘ancient’ Bible book to be fake


December 12th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) A micro-chemical analysis has stripped the Book of Mark, one of the most venerable tomes in the Chicago University collection, of its ancient lineage. The book, a copy ... Read more...

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Dubai World woes don’t warrant panic: Mukherjee


November 28th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said there was no need to panic over the potential adverse impact on the country's economy due to the multi-billion-dollar debt default ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scientists isolate liver cancer stem cells prior to tumour formation


September 18th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 18 (ANI): US researchers may have moved a step further towards gaining a deeper understanding of the role of stem cells in liver cancer.A team of experts from Penn State ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Daily Horoscope: 4 September 2009


September 4th, 2009 - 11:29 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Aries: Love is in the air so just relax and give it a chance to catch up with you. Sometimes we move so fast we pass right by opportunities, never noticing that ... Read more...

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Daily Horoscope: 1 September 2009


September 1st, 2009 - 1:30 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Aries: If you take the time to study the situation before you make a move you will probably have better results. Today is a day to begin studying and get a deeper ... Read more...

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Chinese Consul General stresses on strengthening Sino-Indian cultural ties


July 29th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, July 29 (ANI): Chinese Consul General Mao Siwei on Wednesday said that both India and China need deeper understanding of each other's culture for further strengthening of ties."Now China is the ... Read more...

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Streisand doles out most important environmental conservation steps


July 14th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): American singer/actress Barbra Streisand has doled out the most important conservation steps that an individual can follow.Streisand, 67, who revealed she became 'committed to gaining a deeper ... Read more...

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Scientists move a step closer to realising a contraceptive pill for men


June 12th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): An American researcher has for the first time come up with insights into what changes occur within sperm after it enters the female reproductive tract.Mark Platt, an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Balanced relationship with China vital to India


June 12th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Macau, June 12 (IANS) There is an overarching consensus across India's political spectrum that an efficiently transacted and well-balanced relationship with China is vital to India, according to Ambassador Nirupama ... Read more...

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India faces multiple threats from multiple groups: Rand study


April 16th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.16 (ANI): An imploding nuclear-armed Pakistan torn apart by militant groups, economic woes and sectarian tension poses an extraordinary danger to India because of spill-over effects, including effects on India's ... Read more...

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Scientists come up with novel way to freeze water into a solid


February 21st, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): An interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers has suggested a novel way to freeze water into a solid, not by cooling but by confining it to narrow ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mumbai terror attack perpetrators need to booked: David C.Mulford


January 9th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.9 (ANI): The outgoing U.S Ambassador to India David C Mulford on Friday said that the perpetrators of the Mumbai terror attacks needed to be booked. Speaking at his ... Read more...

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