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Tunisia to showcase at ‘Africa Village’ in London


July 28th, 2012 - 2:01 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Along with 33 African countries, Tunisia will take part in the activities of the African Village at the Kensington Gardens in London.The village will be open ... Read more...

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Exploring India’s national diversity - by train


July 5th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) One thousand students and teachers from Delhi University (DU), all women, will travel throughout central and western India in a train to study the national ... Read more...

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Phones to beat computers for surfing net in China


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) The number of Chinese people accessing internet on cell phones will exceed those doing so on computers in the next two to three years, experts have ... Read more...

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President greets nation on Holi


March 7th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday wished the nation on Holi eve, saying the festival binds together all the colours of India's diversity.Conveying her greetings, Patil ... Read more...

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Swamy can’t be arrested till Jan 30: court (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy, accused of writing an inflammatory article, can't be arrested till Jan 30, the Delhi High Court ruled Friday while asking ... Read more...

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Indian sociology is distinguished: Ansari


December 11th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Indian sociology is distinguished by its grounding in Indian reality and the diversity in its scope of research, Vice President Hamid Ansari said here Sunday."Indian ... Read more...

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Governor expresses grief over Mario Miranda’s death


December 11th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Condoling the death of cartoonist Mario Miranda's death, Governor of Maharashtra and Goa K. Sankaranarayanan has expressed grief over his demise."Mario Miranda will go down in ... Read more...

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India’s Kanishtha Dhankhar out of Miss World 2012


November 7th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) India's hope of winning the Miss World title for the sixth time came crashing down Sunday evening as Miss India World Kanishtha Dhankhar failed to ... Read more...

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Puerto Rican rapper releases new album


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Nov 2 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican rapper Vico C Tuesday released his latest album in which he presents his hits of the past decade.Luis Armando Lozada, "Vico C", told ... Read more...

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Spend more on fighting deforestation: Greenpeace tells Mexico


October 20th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 20 (IANS/EFE) Greenpeace called on Mexican lawmakers to allocate more funds to combating deforestation, saying nearly a half-million hectares were being lost annually.Of the 6.81 billion pesos ... Read more...

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Dead Sea floor craters teeming with life


September 30th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Scientists have found giant craters at the bottom of the Dead Sea, teeming with bug infested fresh water. The Dead Sea, which lies on the border ... Read more...

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‘Schools admitting poor students unsure of being reimbursed’


September 15th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Private schools are admitting 25 percent children from disadvantaged sections of the society under the Right to Education (RTE) Act but are apprehensive about receiving ... Read more...

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Nivea apologizes for ‘racist’ ad


August 19th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Beauty care company Nivea has issued an apology for its ad that has been tagged racist. The “Look like you give a damn” ad has a ... Read more...

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Iftar hosted for 35 orphans in UAE


August 19th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 18 (IANS/WAM) An Iftar was hosted Thursday for 35 orphans in collaboration with Action Care Organisation and the UAE Red Crescent Authority at the Emirates Palace ... Read more...

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New Spider-Man is half-Latino


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 3 (IANS/EFE) Marvel Comics revealed Tuesday that the heir to the Spider-Man costume following the death of Peter Parker will be Miles Morales, a teenager of half-Hispanic ... Read more...

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Today is ‘Different Colored Eyes Day’


July 12th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 12th of July every year has been set aside as the Different Colored Eyes Day. The day is used to celebrate the diversity in eye ... Read more...

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Prince Charles claims abuse for promoting inter-faith dialogue


April 7th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.7 (ANI): Britain's Prince Charles has complained of being "abused and ridiculed" over attempts to promote inter-faith dialogue during a visit to Morocco.Prince Charles and his wife Camilla have been in ... Read more...

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Victorian Muslims feel threatened by racism


April 4th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 4 (ANI): Victorian Muslims feel threatened by racism and say it is an issue that needs to be addressed.According to the Herald Sun, Victorian Muslims say many in their ... Read more...

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Sensory wiring for odours varies among individuals


March 31st, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): One might assume that our odor-sensing nerve cells are all wired in the same way. But, they are not, according to a new study from scientists at The ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh greets nation on Holi


March 19th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has greeted the people on the joyous occasion of Holi."The festival of colours is a celebration of the diversity ... Read more...

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PM greets nation on Holi


March 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Holi and hoped the spring festival will strengthen the "bond of brotherhood" ... Read more...

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President, vice president greet nation on Holi


March 18th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Vice President Hamid Ansari have greeted the nation on the festival of colours - Holi - that will be celebrated ... Read more...

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President, Vice President greet nation ahead of Holi


March 18th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil and Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari today greeted the people ahead of the joyous festival of Holi.In her message, President Patil said: ... Read more...

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Miller designs for all shapes


March 17th, 2011 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) Actress Sienna Miller thinks her fashion line is for people of all ages and shapes.She and her sister Savannah Miller created the brand Twenty8Twelve, now ... Read more...

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Robert Redford brings Sundance Film Festival to London


March 16th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Actor turned film-maker Robert Redford is bringing his Sundance Festival to London, a four-day culture festival to be held at the O2 from April 26-29, 2012.Redford hoped the ... Read more...

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Indian art, culture and cuisine on display in three-day Abu Dhabi fest


February 19th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Feb 19(ANI): A three-day cultural and entertainment event is being organized at Abu Dhabi's Indian Social and Cultural Centre (ISC) to give a glimpse of Indian art, culture and cuisine ... Read more...

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Kiran Karnik joins Attero Recycling board


February 13th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Former Nasscom president Kiran Karnik has joined venture capital funds-backed Attero Recycling, an electronic waste management firm, as its first independent director."I am excited to join ... Read more...

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Indian institute wants tie-up with Malaysian daily


February 10th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 10 (IANS) An Indian institute is keen to tie-up with a Malaysian daily "to expose students to the diversity of print media", an official said.A team from the ... Read more...

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Little ants impact environment in big way


February 6th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Little ants impact the environment in a big way, thanks to their role as 'ecosystem engineers' and predators, a British study has found. A University of Exeter study ... Read more...

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Euphoria: Song On Unity And Brotherhood Termed Abusive


January 31st, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The musical band ‘Euphoria’ has recently jumped right back into the limelight with their brand new song and it is reportedly based on the flavor of unity and brotherhood.Thus the ... Read more...

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Characters With Shades – Not A Negative One For Sudesh Berry


January 15th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sudesh Berry started his career a long time back as an actor, in spite of seeing a moderate success in the film industry he went MIA for some time and ... Read more...

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Chauhan slams Omar, Arundhati for questioning status of J-K


January 13th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
Khajuraho, Jan 13 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Thursday said Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and noted writer Arundhati Roy should be prosecuted for questioning the status of ... Read more...

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British cops to be asked whether straight or gay


January 13th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Millions of teachers, nurses and policemen in Britain would reportedly be asked to disclose their sexual orientation, religion and race as part of a new equality drive.Equalities minister ... Read more...

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‘IGNOU committed to promoting Hindi’


January 13th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is committed to conserving and promoting the Hindi language, Vice Chancellor V.N. Rajasekharan Pillai Thursday said."Keeping in mind the government ... Read more...

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Recognizing diversity can actually encourage people to help each other


January 12th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that recognizing diversity can actually encourage people to help each other rather than sparking conflict."The standard assumption has been that group-based differences serve ... Read more...

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