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Chinese paleontologists discover large feathered dinosaur


April 6th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Paleontologists in northeastern China have discovered fossils of a large feathered dinosaur, disproving a widely believed theory that large dinosaurs were featherless, according to research published in ... Read more...

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Metformin may protect against liver cancer


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) Metformin, a well-tolerated drug prescribed for diabetics, may also protect against liver cancer, says a new study.The study, led by Geoffrey Girnun, assistant professor of biochemistry ... Read more...

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Police kept eyes closed during 1984 riots, CBI tells court


March 31st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The CBI Saturday told a Delhi court hearing a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar that police kept their ... Read more...

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A few pegs can produce sense of euphoria


January 16th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Drinking alcohol releases endorphins in areas of the brain that produce feelings of euphoria.Endorphins are compounds produced naturally in the brain, triggered by exercise, consumption of ... Read more...

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Climatic conditions on early earth similar to current ones


December 1st, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) The atmosphere on our planet just 500 million years after its creation was not a methane-filled wasteland as believed, but surprisingly much closer to the current ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How nerve cells unravel jumbled information


November 21st, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) The human brain is constantly bombarded with a jumble of information from sensory organs -- the eyes, ears, nose, mouth and skin. Now, scientists at the ... Read more...

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Court convicts Sukh Ram in 1996 telecom case


November 18th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A trial court here convicted 84-year-old former telecom minister Sukh Ram for misusing his official position when he was in the P.V. Narasimha Rao cabinet ... Read more...

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Court convicts Sukhram in 1996 telecom case


November 18th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A trail court Thursday convicted 84-year-old former telecom minister Sukhram for misusing his official position when he was in the P.V. Narasimha Rao government in ... Read more...

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Court gives bail to nine in 2006 Malegaon blasts case


November 5th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) A Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act special court here Saturday granted bail to all nine accused in the 2006 Malegaon blasts that killed 37 people, ... Read more...

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CBI witnesses’ statements made court frame 2G charges


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A special court here considered the statements of witnesses presented by the CBI while framing charges against former communications minister A. Raja and 16 others ... Read more...

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Katara murder case: Vikas Yadav withdraws bail plea


October 21st, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Vikas Yadav, serving life sentence along with his cousin for the murder of MBA graduate Nitish Katara in February 2002, Friday withdraw his bail ... Read more...

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Need to learn from China, says IAF chief


September 1st, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) India needs to learn from China not to attempt all military research and development itself and instead get key technologies from abroad, Indian Air Force ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes scam: Amar Singh, three others summoned


August 25th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A day after a charge sheet was filed in the cash-for-votes scandal that rocked parliament during a trust vote in 2008, a district court ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP demands PM, Chidambaram quit; Congress dismisses Raja’s claim (Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday seized on the allegations of former communications minister A. Raja in the 2G spectrum controversy to demand the ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa fast running out of options (News Analysis)


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's options to stay on in power are dwindling, with the Lokayukta naming him in the report on illegal mining and ... Read more...

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Congress targets BJP over Karnataka mining scam


July 21st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of not taking any action to stop illegal mining in Karnataka, the Congress Thursday said the resignation ... Read more...

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International Criminal Court seeks Gaddafi’s arrest


May 16th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The International Criminal Court at The Hague Monday sought the arrest of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, his son Saif al Islam and intelligence chief Abdullah ... Read more...

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Gaddafi forces using Viagra, condoms as part of sexual violence against rebels?


April 30th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 30 (ANI): U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Susan E. Rice has raised serious concerns over reports that Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's forces have been supplied with tablets of ... Read more...

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Prosecute Modi, says CPI-M


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi should be prosecuted for his "culpability" in the 2002 riots, in the wake of the allegations by a senior ... Read more...

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How brain learns and encodes new skills


April 14th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): UT Dallas researchers have found that brain nerve stimulation accelerates learning in laboratory tests.The breakthrough may aid treatment of learning impairments, strokes, tinnitus and chronic pain.Another major finding ... Read more...

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Vitamin A plays key role in the human body


March 18th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists have found that Vitamin A may play a more direct role than was previously known in certain physiological functions including sperm cell formation and the development of ... Read more...

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Superfluid found in neutron star’s core


February 24th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): NASA scientists have found the first direct evidence for a superfluid, a bizarre, friction-free state of matter, at the core of a neutron star.Superfluids created in laboratories ... Read more...

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Aarushi murder: CBI slammed for closure when evidence points to parents


February 10th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 10 (IANS) The CBI special magistrate was very critical of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for filing a closure report in the Aarushi Talwar murder case when "the ... Read more...

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2006 Malegaon blasts case: MCOCA court adjourns hearing till Feb. 7


January 28th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 28 (ANI): The special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court here on Friday adjourned the 2006 Malegaon blasts case till February 7.The court ordered all nine accused ... Read more...

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CBI opposes bail plea of nine accused in 2006 Malegaon blasts


January 28th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 28 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) opposed the bail plea of the nine accused in the 2006 Malegaon blasts in a special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act ... Read more...

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Massive volcanic eruptions wiped out life on sea, land


January 24th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 24 (IANS) Massive volcanic eruptions that produced ash clouds wiped out nearly 95 percent of life on sea and 70 percent on land. "This could literally be the smoking ... Read more...

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160mn-yr-old pterodactyl fossil solves dino sex riddle


January 21st, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Scientists from the Universities of Leicester, Lincoln and the Geological Institute, Beijing, have finally solved the mystery of sex between pterodactyls - flying reptiles that lived alongside dinosaurs ... Read more...

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Man’s best friend bred for meals 10,000 years ago


January 20th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Man's best friend - the dog - was surprisingly bred for meals some 10,000 years ago.While this may not shock people in Korea where dog meat is a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Malegaon blasts accused seek bail


January 17th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) All the nine accused in the 2006 Malegaon blasts Monday moved a special court seeking bail following the confession of arrested Hindutva leader Swami Aseemanand indicating involvement of ... Read more...

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‘Standard candles’ Cepheids not quite as standard as once thought


January 13th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Astronomers have now gathered proof that Cepheids, which were thought of "standard candles" used to illuminate the size of the universe, are not quite as standard.Standard candles are ... Read more...

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Thunderstorms on Earth hurl antimatter into space


January 11th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): With the help of NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, scientists have detected beams of antimatter produced above thunderstorms on Earth, a phenomenon never seen before.Scientists think the antimatter ... Read more...

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Nails, hair indicate booze intake over last 90 days


January 9th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): United States Drug Testing Laboratories (USDTL) has launched two new tests - one for fingernails and the other for hair - which can report a donor's alcohol exposure ... Read more...

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Kristi Cornwell’s Brother Richard Cornwell Finds Her Remains In North Georgia


January 4th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The law enforcement officials had been searching the missing woman Kristi Cornwell, who disappeared a year ago, when she went out for a walk. In a ... Read more...

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Neanderthals cooked and ate vegetables


December 29th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Neanderthals' diet was not confined to meat alone but they also cooked and ate vegetables, a study has found.Researchers in the US have found grains of cooked plant ... Read more...

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Telecom BTS to face penalty for non-certification: Pilot


December 20th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Telecom and infrastructure companies whose base transceiver stations (BTS) do not have environmental clearance by Nov 15 will face a penalty of Rs.5 lakhs once the government ... Read more...

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