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Assange guilty of only ‘bad sexual etiquette’: British MP


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, wanted in Sweden over allegations of sexual assault, may only be guilty of "bad sexual etiquette" and that the case has "all ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kidnapped Mexican mayor found dead


June 29th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Veracruz (Mexico), June 29 (IANS/EFE) A mayor kidnapped last weekend in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz was found dead Thursday, authorities said.The body of Marisol Mora Cuevas was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Heard her voice, now taste her food - with Asha’s (With Image)


May 11th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Food is a far cry from playback singing. But Bollywood's girl with the golden voice, Asha Bhosle, who has morphed into an astute hotelier over ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Memory deteriorates faster in life’s last two years


April 5th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) A person's memory deteriorates at a faster rate in the last two-and-a-half years of his or her life than at any other time after memory problems ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Five slain at Mexican hospital


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 3 (IANS/EFE) Five people were gunned down at a private hospital in Culiacan, capital of the western Mexican state of Sinaloa, authorities said Friday.Several armed men entered ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Six killed in Nigeria church attack


January 6th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least six people were killed and 10 injured in an armed attack on a church in northeastern Nigeria, international media reported.A group of gunmen ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Assailants kill two wounded men at Honduran hospital


September 15th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 15 (IANS/EFE) Two men being treated for injuries were fatally shot at a hospital in the Caribbean coastal city of La Ceiba, Honduran authorities said Wednesday.Bartolome Bautista, 33, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Congress accuses BJP of hypocrisy on Lokayukta, Reddy arrest


September 7th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Targeting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the arrest of former Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy and its stalling of parliament ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mexican journalist kidnapped


August 25th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 25 (IANS/EFE) The editor of Mexican online newspaper A Discusion was abducted Wednesday in Culiacan, capital of the western state of Sinaloa, authorities said.Humberto Millan, who also ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

The Hazare movement: Making India a true beacon of democracy (Comment)


April 8th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
As Indians rise in protest and rally around Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption, the corrupt and the opportunist are looking for cover. The swelling resolve to birth a movement that would ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Charlie Sheen may be off drugs but damage has been done, say experts


March 10th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 10 (ANI): Experts have said that Charlie Sheen's off-the-wall online performances show that even if he's off drugs, the damage has been done.The TV star claims he's sober, but ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scientists find galaxy cluster aged 3bn yrs, but still very young


March 10th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): ESO's Very Large Telescope has discovered the most distant mature cluster of galaxies ever found which is three billion years old."We have measured the distance to the most ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obamas name openly gay man as social secretary


February 26th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): The White House is about to get its first ever male -and openly gay - social secretary.Jeremy Bernard will serve as social secretary to President Barack Obama ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Three killed in Mexico violence


December 9th, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Dec 9 (IANS/EFE) Three people were found brutally murdered in this Mexican resort city, where a UN climate summit is going on amid heavy security.In two separate incidents Wednesday that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Pakistan must learn from India on action against corruption’


November 11th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) India has "lived up to its status as an emerging major player" by holding its leaders accountable and two top politicians facing corruption charges being told to resign, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

How tarantulas trigger panic alarm in human brains


November 9th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Treating people with phobias could be possible one day with better understanding of which brain regions fail to function normally when confronted with fear, say scientists.A large network ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Emerging Kiwi star Williamson found Indian bowling taxing


November 8th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov. 8 (ANI): Emerging New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has said he found the Indian attack quite taxing while making his debut century under trying circumstances for the team."It ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Is Al Qaeda focusing on small-scale attacks?


October 31st, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 31 (ANI): US authorities believe Al Qaeda is focusing on small-scale attacks against the West.If the latest terrorist plots are less spectacular than 9/11, or the failed 2006 Heathrow plot ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cargo plot has ‘hallmarks of Al Qaeda’: US official


October 31st, 2010 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) The cargo terror plot discovered in Britain and Dubai has the "hallmarks of Al Qaeda", a top US official has said."We know that the perpetrators of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mexican town police force quits en masse after attack


October 27th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Oct 27 (IANS/EFE) The entire police force of a rural community in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon resigned after a grenade attack on their headquarters, the town's mayor ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Daughters of obese fathers ‘more likely to develop diabetes-like disease’


October 21st, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that obese fathers may be putting their daughters at risk for diabetes-like diseases.'Epigenetic' chemical tweaks to the genes alter how they are expressed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cambridge University ‘May Go Private’ In Order To Compete With The Top Universities Of America


October 18th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Cambridge University, one of the hallmarks of educational institutions, may have to relinquish government control in the near future. The university will have ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Hobbit’ was ‘iodine-deficient human, not another species’


September 29th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): The debate over the origins of so-called Homo floresiensis-the 'hobbit'-has been re-ignited as scientists have claimed that it was nothing but the iodine-deficient species of human.Charles Oxnard of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mariah Carey’s second holiday album to arrive November


September 28th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) American singer-actress Mariah Carey has put finishing touches to her second holiday album "Merry Christmas II You" that will be released Nov 2. The album - Carey's 13th ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Exhibition of Andy Warhol’s work focuses on his development as an artist


September 6th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 6 (ANI): A major new exhibition of works by late Andy Warhol has been showcased, which focuses on a four-year period pivotal to his development as an artist.The key to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tiffany’s ‘1837 Interlocking Circles’ Is Back


August 11th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): One of Tiffany's most widely known and highly praised significant collections, is the "1837 Interlocking Circles'. This is inclusive of chic 18k yellow gold, rose gold ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Afghan president’s advisor survives attack


August 4th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 4 (DPA) A senior Afghan official Wednesday survived an attack in southern Afghanistan, but another explosion in the region killed five private security guards, officials said. Jan Mohammad Khan, President ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Roadside bomb kills 25 civilians in Afghanistan


July 28th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (DPA) A roadside bomb tore through a passenger bus in western Afghanistan Wednesday, killing 25 civilians, a provincial governor said. At least 20 other civilians were injured in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Boffins ‘reprogram’ adult mouse fat cells into stem cells


July 27th, 2010 - 10:22 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Scientists at the Monash Institute of Medical Research, Australia, have successfully "reprogrammed" adult mouse fat cells and neural cells into clinically useful stem cells that can differentiate into ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Centuries-old festival takes Tripura on spiritual journey (With Images)


July 19th, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, July 19 (IANS) A centuries-old tradition comes alive in Tripura as the idols of 14 Hindu deities, kept locked in a room throughout the year, are brought out for ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Canada-bound female spouses from India need counselling


July 14th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 14 (IANS) With rampant domestic violence, including honour killings, against women in Indian and other South Asian communities in Canada, a study here has recommended bold steps ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Excess oxygen could slow formation of wrinkles


June 30th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): An overdose of oxygen could help reduce wrinkle formation by lessening tissue damage due to UVB rays, according to a Japanese study.In the study, mice that were placed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Yemen arrests suspected mastermind behind San’a jailbreak


June 21st, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
San'a (Yemen), June 21(ANI): Yemeni security forces have arrested the suspected mastermind behind an attack on its intelligence headquarters, in which four heavily armed militants had stormed their way into the building ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Eleven killed in attack on Yemen’s spy agency (Lead)


June 20th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), June 19 (DPA) Armed militants attacked the headquarters of Yemen's intelligence services in the southern port city of Aden Saturday, killing 11 people, police said. The attackers broke into the offices ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cheese intake boosts immunity among the elderly


May 16th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Cheese can help preserve and boost the immune system of the elderly by acting as a carrier for probiotic bacteria, researchers have found discovered. The research reveals that daily ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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