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Indian-American law student sues Preet Bharara


July 26th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 26 (IANS) A second-year Indian-American law student has filed a lawsuit against Manhattan's famed Indian-American US district attorney Preet Bharara and the US Marshals Service for seizing ... Read more...

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Texting at the table and working at the laptop while eating - Meal time manners have slipped badly


July 11th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new survey has revealed that meal time manners have slipped drastically. Earlier people used to eat food together as a family and discuss how their day ... Read more...

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Tripura militants recruiting youth, warns intelligence


June 21st, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 21 (IANS) In the lead-up to the Tripura assembly elections due next February, separatist groups in the state are recruiting tribal youths, an official statement here said Thursday.In ... Read more...

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Three militants arrested in Tripura


June 18th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 18 (IANS) Three hardcore militants, including a woman, belonging to an insurgent group with bases in Bangladesh were arrested with Rs.25 lakh cash and some electronic gadgets in ... Read more...

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Bihar to launch caste census from April 20


April 19th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 19 (IANS) Bihar is all set to begin caste census from April 20 under a central government scheme. It's a gigantic exercise undertaken across the country after a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

iPads could replace books in China school


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 3 (IANS) Students in a Chinese school may soon carry iPads instead of books to their classrooms as the management is planning to allow the use of the ... Read more...

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Bihar to use photography for caste census


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 22 (IANS) Bihar plans to use photography and videography when it conducts a caste census from April 15.Rural Development Minister Nitish Mishra said Bihar will be the first ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Myanmar foreign trade to grow by 30 percent


February 13th, 2012 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 13 (IANS) Myanmar's foreign trade will grow by more than 30 percent to $16.1 billion in the 2011-12 fiscal year, the commerce ministry said. It was $12 billion ... Read more...

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Watch out, headphone may cost your life


January 17th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Researchers have found a dramatic rise in injuries to people using headphones while walking on the streets and have warned of serious accidents involving pedestrians using ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shazahn Padamsee misses family X-mas dinner (Movie Snippets)


December 25th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Actress Shazahn Padamsee is sad to miss her annual Christmas dinner with her family due to work commitments."Missed most of my dad's Christmas party ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New fire retardants polluting atmosphere


December 15th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) Compounds used in new fire retardants are showing up in the environment in increasing concentrations, reveals a study.The study led by Indiana University researchers in Bloomington, ... Read more...

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Ban cell phone use while driving: US safety panel


December 14th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS/EFE) The US transportation safety board has unanimously recommended that people be banned from using cell phones and other electronic gadgets while driving, save in an emergency. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Belkin to increase Indian channel partners to 30,000


December 6th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) Belkin, a US-based provider of interconnectivity solutions across computing and consumer electronic devices, is planning to increase its channel partners in India from 17,000 to 30,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China to recycle 70 percent waste products by 2015


November 7th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 7 (IANS) In a move to prevent the likelihood of posing any danger to the environment, China is going to put in place a complete and advanced system ... Read more...

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Fierce gunfight between Garo rebels and commandos


July 9th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 8 (IANS) A fierce gunfight lasting for an hour broke out between Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels and Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) commandos in Meghalaya's East ... Read more...

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Mobile phones may make planes crash: Study


June 10th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A mobile phone when kept on during a flight can actually disrupt the plane's electronic systems and eventually lead to a crash, a study says.The study ... Read more...

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China prepares against hi-tech classroom cheaters


June 7th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) Chinese educational authorities have geared up against electronic cheating aids in classrooms as tech-savvy students take up national college entrance exams.The authorities in China have detained ... Read more...

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Sleep problems may cause kids to become aggressive


June 1st, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) School kids who experience sleep-disordered breathing or daytime sleepiness are twice as likely to become bullies, according to a study. "What this study does is raise ... Read more...

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Kindle outsells print versions of books


May 20th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Sales of digital e-books have outstripped real books for the first time, according to Amazon. Four years after the launch of electronic novels, the firm announced ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Israel’s disabled people to recycle electronic waste


May 5th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, May 5 (IANS) Israel is soon starting a programme for people with disabilities who would recycle electronic waste, including old computers donated by people.The programme hopes to be environment friendly, ... Read more...

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Hybrid spintronic computer chips a step closer to reality


April 14th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Hybrid spintronic computer chips are now one step closer to reality.Researchers have developed the first electronic circuit to merge traditional inorganic semiconductors with organic "spintronics"."Spintronics" are devices that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Weight-loss doctor in US arrested for sexually assaulting his patients


April 13th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): A weight-loss doctor in the US, who claimed that an orgasm could burn 200 calories, has been arrested after his patients accused him of sexually assaulting them during ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Soon, Twitter and Facebook will be available on your cars!


April 10th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 10 (ANI): Car owners could soon upgrade the software systems on their car, upload apps and even interact with social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook.The basis for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

MPs allowed to ‘tweet’ during debates in Commons


March 25th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 25 (ANI): MPs are no longer barred from taking their iPads and Blackberrys into the Commons chamber to update their micro-blogging site 'Twitter' during debates.An official standards committee has said ... Read more...

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From citing God as reference to rhyming CVs - what people do to get jobs!


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): It's true that one should try to stand out to garner more attention but some people cross the line when it comes to creating their resumes.Recruiters face everything ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Re-cycling electronic waste in Ahmedabad


February 11th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad Feb, 11 (ANI) : Innovative ideas are coming up from Ahmedabad to recycle electronic waste.Some unique methods are being developed by Bimal Raval , a computer science teacher.Suchi Patel, a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Scientists closer to developing graphene spintronic devices


January 26th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Physicists from the City University of Hong Kong and the University of Science and Technology of China have taken a huge step toward the development of useful graphene ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mom challenges family to unplug for 6 months


January 21st, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Susan Maushart has done a very crazy experiment that shocked her family to the core. She challenged her family to unplug for half a year. That ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Perfect storm’ from mobile use can cause planes to crash


January 19th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Experts have revealed that mobile phones and other gadgets can create enough of a "perfect storm" of interference with aircraft instruments to cause a crash.With more and more ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, an eye mask that wakes you up gently by simulating sunrise!


January 13th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): Do you find it hard to wake up suddenly to that damn morning alarm clock everyday before the sunrise? Well, an eye mask that will wake you up ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coiled nanowires bring stretchable electronics closer to reality


January 12th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): North Carolina State University researchers have created the first coils of silicon nanowire on a substrate that can be stretched to more than double their original length.The new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How to prevent cell phone malfunctions


December 5th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): With cases of cell phone batteries overheating increasing, it is vital to keep the phones safe and an expert has revealed how.CNET technology contributor Katie Linendoll explained the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

If your GPS stops working, find your way with ’shoe radar’!


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): The invasion of GPS technology in everything - from cars to cell phones - has ensured that we never get lost, but what if your GPS stops working?North ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, a ‘USB’ for medical diagnosis


November 30th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): UC Davis researchers have developed a plug-in interface for the microfluidic chips that will form the basis of the next generation of compact medical devices.They hope that the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Packed ’sea of photons’ could shrink the size of electronic devices


November 25th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): A sea of photons has been combined to make a 'super photon' - a feat that could help shrink the size of electronic devices.Close to absolute zero, some ... Read more...

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