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India offers to play role in achieving Middle East peace

December 1st, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Dec 1 (IANS) Underlining the importance of the West Asian region to the international community, India has expressed its readiness to play a supportive role to achieve ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Magic and vampires stir India’s young adult literature (Feature)

July 13th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Boy wizard Harry Potter, youthful criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl and vampire Edward from the Twilight series - the neo-adolescent heroes of the West - have ... Read more...

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China marks 65th anniversary of victory against Japanese invasion

September 3rd, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) China Friday marked the 65th anniversary of Japan's surrender and paid homage to soldiers who died fighting during the Second World War, Xinhua reported. At the Museum of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Scientists figure out what ended last ice age

June 26th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) The answer to what ended the last ice age, an event that ushered in a warmer climate and the birth of human civilisation, may be blowing in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Traditional art of letter writing ‘dying out’ among kids

May 21st, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): A survey has found that the traditional art of letter writing is fast dying out among children, as they turn to email, text messages and social networking ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New innovations required for finding aliens

March 2nd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): The author of a new book, titled "The Eerie Silence: Are We Alone?" has said that bold new innovations are required to search for extraterrestrial intelligence.Writing in March's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World Book fair inaugurated in Delhi

January 30th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The 19th World Book Fair began at the Pragati Maidan here Saturday with 'India- The Nehru-Gandhi family and indigenous publishing' as its spotlight. The nine-day fair, organised ... Read more...

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‘Big freeze’ plunged Europe into ice age in months 13,000 years ago

December 1st, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, December 1 (ANI): New research has indicated that a 'big freeze' that Europe went through almost 13,000 years ago, plunging it into an ice age, happened over the course of a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Earthworms pip humans, dinos in Most Successful 100 Species On Earth table

October 3rd, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 3 (ANI): Earthworms have pipped mankind and dinosaurs to emerge as the most successful 100 species on Earth in a new league table.Christopher Lloyd, the author of 'What on Earth ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global warming could raise sea level by five metres: Scientist

July 2nd, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 2 (DPA) New evidence shows that if global warming melts the West Antarctic ice sheet, sea levels around the world could rise by up to five metres, a New Zealand ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Terminator Salvation’ an edge-of-seat watch (IANS Review - Rating ***)

June 26th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Arpana Film: "Terminator Salvation"; Cast: Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Moon Bloodgood, Helena Bonham Carter, Bryce Dallas Howard, Anton Yelchin; Director: MCG; Rating: ***The fourth instalment of "Terminator" series has hit the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Delhi meets basic world heritage criteria, says expert

June 24th, 2009 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Delhi, a city dotted with historical monuments and said to have been continuously inhabited since the 6th century, already fulfils two of the basic criteria ... Read more...

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More sex in 2009, predict visionaries!

January 2nd, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 2 (ANI): If last year was not so rocking for you, then stand by for some good news theres going to be a lot of bedroom action in 2009!Yes, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Sting operation recovers looted ancient treasures in Iraq

December 23rd, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Ancient treasures stolen from museums in the aftermath of the United States-led invasion of Iraq five years ago have been found in Basra, in one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Designer Ritu Kumar honoured with prestigious French award

December 9th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The French government has honoured veteran designer and revivalist Ritu Kumar with the prestigious Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres award (Knight of the Order ... Read more...

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Globalisation not sustainable: Yechury

November 13th, 2008 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Globalisation is not sustainable as it cannot survive without financial ups and downs, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury said Thursday."We do not want this slowdown. ... Read more...

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Composite dialogue, a good avenue for solving Kashmiri aims: Expert

September 24th, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Sept.24 (ANI): A well known supporter of the Kashmiri cause for self-determination, has said that the ongoing composite dialogue between India and Pakistan, is a good avenue for realizing this ... Read more...

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Women scientists have instinct to work selflessly: president

March 8th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Lauding the role of women scientists in the country, President Pratibha Patil Saturday said they have the instinct to create, to nurture and to work selflessly with ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Kashmir issue to be resolved according to UN resolutions: Sharif

December 15th, 2007 - 3:05 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 15 (ANI): Former premier Nawaz Sharif, while announcing the election manifesto of his party, has said that every effort would be made to resolve the issue of Jammu and Kashmir, ... Read more...

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