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Microsoft redesigns Windows logo


February 18th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 18 (IANS) Microsoft Friday announced that it was redesigning the logo of Windows software, making a fundamental change to the iconic four-colour Windows logo users have been ... Read more...

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India backs UN call for end to US trade embargo on Cuba


October 26th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 26 (IANS) India joined 181 other nations in the UN General Assembly in calling for the immediate lifting of the economic and trade embargo imposed on Cuba ... Read more...

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Changes in land acquisition law soon: Congress


October 21st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Hours after the Allahabad High Court ordered cancellation of land acquisition in three Uttar Pradesh villages, the Congress Friday said changes in the national land ... Read more...

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9/11 changed life along US-Mexico border


September 11th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Arizona, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) The terror attack of Sep 11, 2001, forever changed the dynamics of life along the US-Mexico border with increased militarisation, use of technology and sanctions against ... Read more...

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Hundreds arrested, dozens injured in Chilean student protests


August 11th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO (BNO NEWS) -- Nearly 400 people have been arrested and dozens have been injured as tens of thousands protested across Chile on Tuesday, the government said on Wednesday.Deputy Interior Minister Rodrigo ... Read more...

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China won’t be next superpower: Kissinger


June 21st, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) China will not dominate the current century, says former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.The US will continue to maintain its position in the world as ... Read more...

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State finance ministers to discuss accounting reforms


June 20th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Finance ministers from states and union territories and secretaries of various departments of federal and state governments are scheduled to meet here Tuesday to ... Read more...

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New technique converts skin cells into brain cells


June 10th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) It is now possible to reprogramme mature cells from human skin directly into brain cells, bypassing the stem cell stage, a new breakthrough has shown.Lund University's ... Read more...

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Shipping community condemns Somali pirates


April 18th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) The shipping community Monday condemned the Somali pirates for not releasing all the Indian crew members of a hijacked merchant vessel despite the payment of ransom ... Read more...

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China will overtake US, dominate global trade by 2030: Report


March 25th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 25 (ANI): Leading accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has claimed that China will overtake the US and dominate global trade by 2030.Currently, China's international trade is worth 2.21 trillion dollars ... Read more...

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Weed-eating fish key to reef’s survival


March 11th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 11 (IANS) Preserving a species of weed-eating fish may be the key to saving the world's coral reefs from being engulfed by weed as human and climate impacts ... Read more...

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US backing Mubarak’s “consigliere” Suleiman in Egypt transition moves


February 8th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.8 (ANI): The Obama administration appears to be backing Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman, and expects him to play a pivotal role in a still uncertain transition process in that country.After ... Read more...

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Goodyear, NASA honored for innovative ’spring’ tyre


November 25th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) NASA and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company have been honored with an R&D 100 Award, billed as the Oscars of Innovation for an airless tyre capable of ... Read more...

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New undersea robot is ‘fast, hovers and carries several instruments’


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): MBARI engineers recently demonstrated a new super-efficient autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) that can travel rapidly for hundreds of kilometres, "hover" in the water for weeks at a time, ... Read more...

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New advance may change modern electronics


October 31st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Researchers at Oregon State University have made a new discovery that could form the basis of a new approach to electronics.They have solved a quest in fundamental material ... Read more...

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‘Taliban cannot be defeated militarily’


October 17th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 17 (IANS) A top Australian combat soldier in Afghanistan has warned that the Taliban militants cannot be defeated by military means and called for a fundamental change in strategy, ... Read more...

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Google launches ‘Instant’ service


September 9th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Google search is now faster than before as the company has launched a live-updating service that will save surfers 2-5 seconds of online search time. The product, named ... Read more...

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US tells Pak to punish 26/11 attackers to convince India


July 27th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): The Obama administration is reported to have asked Pakistan to bring to justice the Mumbai terror attack masterminds to "convince" India it has made a "fundamental change".Islamabad ... Read more...

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Punish Mumbai attackers to convince India: US to Pakistan


July 27th, 2010 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 27 (IANS) As leaks by a whistleblower site laid bare past links between the Pakistani spy agency ISI and terror outfits, the United States asked Islamabad to ... Read more...

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Ban urges Israel to fundamentally change its Gaza policies


June 19th, 2010 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 19 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed Israel's decision to ease the land blockade of the Gaza Strip, but said a "fundamental change" was needed to improve ... Read more...

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No scope of fundamental change in Pak SC’s NRO verdict: Experts


June 8th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 8(ANI): Several Pakistani legal experts believe that despite the government's fight for reversing the Supreme Court's December 16 judgment on the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) there is no scope of ... Read more...

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More powerful arms needed to fight 26/11 style attack: British cop


April 15th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Police have to be armed with more powerful weapons to battle a Mumbai-inspired terror strike in Britain, said a senior Scotland Yard official. "It's going to mean heavy ... Read more...

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US did not broker India-Pakistan talks: Experts


March 4th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 4 (IANS) Leading South Asia experts have discounted speculation that it was the US which brought India to the table for last week's meeting with Pakistan in ... Read more...

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Vibrant journalism is based on professional ethics: Ansari


January 28th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Emphasising that the purpose of journalism and the objectives of media enterprises have undergone a fundamental change, Vice-President Hamid Ansari said that in a changing world "vibrant ... Read more...

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Shared effort needed to prevent spread of infectious diseases


June 17th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Everyone should share responsibility for preventing the spread of diseases like swine flu, SARS, avian influenza, diarrhoeal and skin diseases, and even the common cold, according to a ... Read more...

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Scientists describe novel strategy for phytoplankton growth in nutrient-poor areas of sea


March 11th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11 (ANI): An international team of scientists has described a novel strategy for phytoplankton growth in the vast nutrient-poor habitats of tropical and subtropical seas.Until now, it was thought ... Read more...

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Obama Effect played big role in reducing racism, says study


February 23rd, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A study has revealed that Barack Obama played a big role in changing the way the whites thought about African-Americans, even before he was elected US President.The ... Read more...

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Pak-Americans say US can ensure stability in South Asia


December 13th, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.13 (ANI): The Pakistani-American community is of the view that only the United States Government can ensure that South Asia remains stable in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in ... Read more...

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Intelligence ,security failures caused Mumbai attacks:Chidambaram


December 5th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec.5 (ANI):Union Home Minister P Chidambaram admitted on Friday that there was an intelligence and security failure which resulted in the Mumbai terror attacks. Chidambaram who was on a visit to ... Read more...

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Obama airing TV infomercial tonight in ad-war in the run up to Nov 4 Prez poll


October 29th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Oct 29 (ANI): Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama will showcase his campaign on Wednesday night in a 30-minute commercial to air before the World Series, spending about one ... Read more...

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UK Defence Secretary says troops may be pulled out by 2009


October 20th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.20 (ANI): British Defence Secretary John Hutton, who is currently on his first visit to Iraq, has said that all British troops could be pulled out of that country by ... Read more...

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Britain claims turning point has been reached in Iraq


September 23rd, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): Britain might soon withdraw its troops from Iraq, going by UK Defence Secretarys statement that a turning point has been reached in Iraq.According to the Mirror, at ... Read more...

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Delhi encounter hero Mohan Chand Sharmas funeral today


September 20th, 2008 - 10:57 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 20 (ANI): The funeral of Delhi Police Special Cell inspector Mohan Chand Sharma, who succumbed last evening to bullet injuries received during an encounter in Jamia Nagar, will ... Read more...

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Obama, Clinton tout Democratic unity at joint rally


June 28th, 2008 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, June 28 (DPA) Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton put on a show of party unity Friday after a tense 16-month Democratic nomination process, promising to move forward as allies to elect ... Read more...

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Che Guevara legend endures, 41 years later


June 13th, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
By Cecilia Caminos Buenos Aires, June 13 (DPA) Argentine-born Ernesto "Che" Guevara, the physician who imprinted his forceful personality on revolution in Latin America during the second half of the 20th century, would ... Read more...

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