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Sonia urged to stop new n-plants, evolve energy policy


August 24th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Social activist Aruna Roy has urged Congress chief and National Advisory Council chairperson Sonia Gandhi to ask the government to stop new nuclear power ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US Air Force blocks media sites posting leaked ‘Wikileaks’ documents


December 15th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): The United States' Air Force has reportedly blocked access on its network to over 25 media websites, which have posted secret U.S. diplomatic cables obtained and released by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Climate a major factor in lizard’s sex


October 31st, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 31 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the sex of snow skink lizards is influenced by climate.As part of the research, Ido Pen of the University of Groningen ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What helps plants go green?


June 30th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Researchers have found a central part in the machinery that turns plants green when they sense light.Plants, according to Meng Chen, an assistant professor of biology at Duke, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Capello insists he has finalised England XI


June 10th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 10 (IANS) England manager Fabio Capello confirmed that he has decided his final eleven for the World Cup Group C opener against the US here Saturday. "Yes, I've decided, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

England too heavily dependent on Rooney: Sir Bobby


June 6th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): England legend Sir Bobby Charlton has said that England is too heavily dependent on ace striker Wayne Rooney to lift the 2010 World Cup.The 1966 legend believes Rooney ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Messi lists his World Cup favourites


May 28th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Argentina's star player Lionel Messi rates England, Spain and Brazil as three favourites for this summer's World Cup. "I think that right now, the strongest sides going into the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

How stress may kill you


December 1st, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Showing the link between the nervous and immune systems, researchers have discovered how stress may kill you.According to a report in the December 2009 print issue of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India and China are not in competition: Manmohan Singh


November 23rd, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has reiterated that India and China are not in competition as there is enough economic space for the two Asian giants to realise ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bhutan takes lead in dialogue on democracy in Asia


October 15th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Paro (Bhutan), Oct.15 (ANI): Asia has the promise of democracy with democratically elected Governments in all of South Asia and in many other parts of the region.Countries in Asia have ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India to train Liberian police force


September 23rd, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Two years after sending female peacekeepers to Liberia that is rebuilding itself from the ashes of a protracted civil war, India will help the ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro starts trial run on Noida route


July 25th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Ahead of throwing open the track from Yamuna Bank to Noida across the state border from east Delhi, Delhi Metro began trial runs Saturday on a section ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Arundhati Roy takes a hard look at democracy (IANS Book Review)


July 23rd, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Listening to Grasshoppers: Field Notes on Democracy"; Author: Arundhati Roy; Publisher: Penguin-Books India; Price: Rs 499 By Madhusree ChatterjeeMan Booker winning author Arundhati Roy takes a probing look at the underbelly ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Traffic light nutrition labels effective in improving consumers’ food choices


May 7th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 07 (ANI): A new study by researchers in Australia has shown that consumers are more likely to identify healthy food when they see colour-coded traffic light nutrition labels.Some governments are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistan rules out signing extradition treaty with Britain


May 5th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Pakistan has made it clear that it will not ink any extradition treaty with Britain.Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, before meeting the British Foreign Secretary David ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Old and young brains rely on different systems when it comes to storing memories


December 16th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): When it comes to storing memories, especially those associated with negative emotions, older people use their brains differently than younger people, neuroscientists from Duke University Medical Center ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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