first years

Brazil’s Kuerten enters tennis Hall of Fame

March 9th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 9 (IANS) Brazilian tennis legend Gustavo "Guga" Kuerten has been officially inducted into the Hall of Fame.The player received the prestigious honour in Sao Paulo Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Coin minted in 1789 auctioned in Australia

July 5th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 5 (IANS/EFE) A coin minted in Spain in 1789 for Britain, and which was in circulation during the first years of the British colony in Australia, has been ... Read more...

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Skyrocketing divorce rate in Iran leaves officials concerned

December 7th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 7 (ANI): The skyrocketing divorce rate in Iran has left concerned officials looking at it as a national threat.According to official figures, over a decade, the number each year ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women stay away from math out of their own free choice

October 27th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Ever wondered why there are such few women in math-intensive fields? Two psychological scientists at Cornell University believe women aren't innately poor at math; instead they choose to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cars bigger culprits than planes in global warming

October 21st, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) Travelling by car increases the earth's temperature more in the long run than covering the same distance by air, researchers say. However, in the short term, air travel ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Car-travel in longer run hikes global temperatures more than air travel

October 21st, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A new study has found that driving a car increases global temperatures in the long run more than making the same long-distance journey by air.However, in the short ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Early married life was rough: Heigl

June 13th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 13 (IANS) Actress Katherine Heigl has admitted that she struggled to adjust with husband Josh Kelley in the early days of their marriage as the rocker led a disorganised ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Michelle Obama outpolls her husband with 71 percent favorability rating

January 23rd, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23(ANI): A new poll has indicated that US First Lady Michelle Obama has very strong approval ratings and high cross-party appeal, which is completely in contrast to her husband ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Amitabh Bachchan Fan club celebrates Paa’s release

December 4th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec. 4 (ANI): The Amitabh Bachchan Fan club took out a colourful procession in Kolkata on Friday to mark the release of his film, 'Paa'.Most of them were seen wearing ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Protein that repairs Alzheimer’s brain damage identified

September 24th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): Scientists from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey have identified a protein that can repair brain damage in Alzheimer's patients.They said that a protein called vimentin ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Maternal stress key to behavioural problems in kids

August 9th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that maternal stress both prenatal and early post-partum may lead to conduct problems in kids, which is likely to continue into adolescence.Partner cruelty ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Foetal short-term memory starts functioning at 30 weeks

July 16th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): The short-term memory of a foetus begins functioning at 30 weeks, say researchers in the Netherlands.The study, conducted by researchers at Maastricht University Medical Centre and the University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Men, not women, are the weaker sex

April 21st, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 21 (ANI): It has been made official: Women are not the weaker sex. According to a myth-busting study, boys are more prone to becoming seriously ill or injured than girls.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian-born industrialist setting up $2.5 bn urea unit in Australia

March 9th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, March 9 (IANS) An Australian company promoted by a New Delhi-born industrialist Vikas Rambal Monday announced plans to construct a $2.5-billion urea manufacturing plant at the Shotts Industrial Park at Collie ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Einstein’s doctorate diploma to be auctioned

March 7th, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 7 (DPA) An art house in Switzerland will auction off this summer the doctorate diploma issued to Albert Einstein from the school of mathematics and natural sciences at Zurich University, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Queen to relaunch Royal website with new-look

February 12th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, February 12 (ANI): The Queen is set to relaunch her website along with World Wide Web''s creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee at a Buckingham Palace, which hit cyberspace 12 years ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Growth hormone therapy can help make short kids taller

November 7th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): Growth hormone therapy can significantly increase height in children with short stature, says a new study.The study involving 150 short children, followed over a period of 20 ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Short arms and legs may boost dementia risk

May 6th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 6 (ANI): People with short arms and legs are at an increased risk of developing dementia in later life, says a new study.The researchers believe that the link ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Global warming to imperil tropical species

May 6th, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Global warming is likely to imperil tropical species much more than fauna in the Arctic regions, even with a slight rise in temperature. "Many tropical species can only ... Read more...

Posted in World |