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Wonder why doctors leave scissors in gut?


August 1st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Ever wonder why extremely capable surgeons leave scissors in the patient's gut, after successfully concluding a difficult operation? It's not carelessness but failure of ... Read more...

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‘Kyaa Super Kool…’ not for high-brows, says Ekta


July 10th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Unapologetic about her forthcoming production "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum", Ekta Kapoor says that people with "pristine sensibilities" should stay away from it."I am not ... Read more...

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A business deal made easy for young minds


June 30th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Be it a toothbrush or a toy... each has a business story behind it.The world of business is greening in years to touch kids in ... Read more...

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Handwriting dying a slow death


June 24th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) The art of handwriting seems to be dying a slow but sure death, thanks to our overwhelming reliance on computers and mobile phones for sending messages. ... Read more...

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G-20 Summit Declaration


June 20th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Text of the G-20 Summit declaration in Los Cabos, Mexico, June 18-19: 1. We, the Leaders of the G20, convened in Los Cabos on 18-19 June 2012.2. We are united in our ... Read more...

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Arctic ice melt prelude to severe winters


June 7th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) The dramatic melt-off of Arctic sea ice due to climate change could lead to severe winter outbreaks, reveals a study. Charles H. Greene, professor of earth ... Read more...

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Multi-tasking good for brain


April 14th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Juggling too much technology at once - such as texting or browsing online while watching TV - is said to make you less efficient. But researchers ... Read more...

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Text messages can soothe stressed souls


April 11th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) Text messaging is often rapped for promoting reckless driving, but it could be good for people who feel stressed out, isolated or alone. Adrian Aguilera, professor ... Read more...

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Hypnosis effective in treating irritable bowels


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 3 (IANS) Hypnosis can be highly effective in treating the irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), characterised by abdominal pain, abdominal distension and bloating.Studies based on 346 patients conducted by ... Read more...

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Fretting over decisions creates dissatisfaction


December 16th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) You have been looking out for a new microwave oven that would suit your budget and requirements but the simple quest becomes quite an ordeal over ... Read more...

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Medvedev calls for probe into alleged Russian poll fraud


December 8th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) President Dmitry Medvedev said Thursday that allegations of fraud during Sunday's parliamentary polls should be investigated."The main thing now is to calm (our) nerves and ... Read more...

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Optimism keeps heart in robust health


July 5th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Research involving thousands of civil servants in Britain revealed that the more self-satisfied they were, the fewer problems they had with their hearts. Researchers from the ... Read more...

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Student shocks Canada with stunt inside parliament


June 6th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 6 (IANS) A young Canadian woman has become an instant national celebrity by pulling off a protest stunt against Prime Minister Stephen Harper inside parliament.Brigette DePape, 21, stunned ... Read more...

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For teens online tagged photos more precious than actual ones


May 10th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) For young people a digital photo that friends have tagged, linked and annotated is more meaningful than a photo in a frame or a drawer."A digital ... Read more...

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Being part of a crowd is what makes you unique: Study


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): You may feel lost when you're in a crowd. But UCLA life scientists say that being part of a crowd is what makes you unique.Biologists Kimberly Pollard and ... Read more...

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Play was central element of people’s lives in Mohenjodaro 4000yrs back


February 17th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): An archaeology thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has revealed that play was a central element of people's lives even 4000 years ago.Elke Rogersdotter is investigating the ... Read more...

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Every 10th find in Indus Valley Civilisation games-related


February 8th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Every 10th find from the ruins of the Indus Valley Civilisation 4,000 years ago relates to some sort of game, says a recent study from Sweden. Elke Rogersdotter ... Read more...

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Play was a central element of people’s lives - even 4,000 years ago


February 8th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Play was an important part of people's everyday lives as far back as 4,000 years ago, according to an archaeology thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, which ... Read more...

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Brits spend more time driving than socialising with friends, family


January 28th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Britons have become so dependent on their cars that most spend more than one working day (10 hours) every week driving.This compares to just 3.7 hours spent walking, ... Read more...

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Which Film Will Get The Big Honour At The Oscar Evening?


January 26th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
have won 16 Oscar nominations together and this comes at a crucial time when film makers are shying away from shooting in the Bay State.Mark Wahlberg’s The Fighter and one ... Read more...

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Big breakafast beacons weight loss? Nay, says study


January 17th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Far from ensuring weight loss, a hearty breakfast could be a sure recipe for piling on the pounds, say researchers.The study, which contradicts the dieting mantra that a ... Read more...

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New discovery brings quantum computers a step closer to reality


November 10th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Scientists have found that quantum computers should be much easier to build than previously thought, because they can still work with a large number of faulty or even ... Read more...

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Social connections affect sensitivity to physical pain: Study


November 9th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A new study from University of Toronto has identified the influence of human social interaction on sensitivity to physical pain."Our study is among the first to show in ... Read more...

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Paris authorities face flak over ban on ‘raunchy’ exhibition for teens


October 8th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Paris was known to be the home of artistic liberation, but it is not the case anymore-teenagers in the city were banned from a photographic exhibition about teen ... Read more...

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One day without social networking - for a good cause


October 7th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) Braving all the temptations, the twitterati and the Facebook addicts will come together Nov 1 and shut down all means of social networking to support the cause ... Read more...

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Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Richard F. Heck, Suzuki and Negishi


October 6th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
This year’s Noble Prize in chemistry has been won by three scientists, one American and two Japanese. The prize was handed to them for their work on simplifying carbon molecules to help ... Read more...

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Monash University student puts up own poo for exhibition!


September 29th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 29 (ANI): In a controversial work of art, a student artist has put on display her own brightly coloured excrement at a Moorabbin gallery.Student artist Georgie Mattingley's work 'Life is ... Read more...

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Winston Churchill joins Facebook, Twitter from beyond the grave


September 18th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 18 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill is set to enter the virtual world with his own iPhone app, Facebook and Twitter.The Estate of Churchill has apparently launched ... Read more...

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Vegetable garden on Moon comes closer to reality


September 16th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): With no air, no water, poor soil, extreme heat and cold, deadly cosmic rays, the atmosphere on the moon doesn't look suitable to grow crops, but researchers are ... Read more...

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Women ‘more stressed than men Down Under’


July 14th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 14 (ANI): In Australia, women are more stressed than the male population, a poll has found.The Newspoll commissioned by Lifeline found overall that 46 per cent of women and 41 ... Read more...

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Parthiv Patel, Irfan Pathan in small screen cameo


June 30th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Indian cricketers Parthiv Patel and Irfan Pathan are set to make a cameo appearance on the small screen with SAB TV's comedy show "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah ... Read more...

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Jillian Michaels On “Losing It With Jillian”


June 2nd, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey June 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fitness show, Losing It With Jillian, was aired on NBC on Tuesday, June 1, 2010. The show is based on the concept of a healthier ... Read more...

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Crimes involving Facebook up 346 percent: Police


April 3rd, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Crimes involving social networking site Facebook have increased by 346 percent in less than a year, a police report said. Incidents of abuse or other crimes involving ... Read more...

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‘Mad Men’ Barbies in the pipeline


March 11th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Barbie dolls inspired by the television drama ‘Mad Men’ are in the pipeline. The manufacturers of the acclaimed doll revealed that plans are afoot to ... Read more...

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Why genealogical tourism is popular?


March 5th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): Genealogical tourism is redefining leisure travel market, says a University of Illinois travel expert.U. of I. recreation, sport and tourism professor Carla Santos explains: "Genealogical tourism provides an ... Read more...

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