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After particle discovery, spotlight on Satyendra Nath Bose


July 5th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) The discovery of a new subatomic particle, possibly the Higgs boson considered "a key to the cosmic riddle", has put the spotlight once again on Satyendra ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Brave’ - fun, emotional adventure ride (IANS Movie Review)


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Brave"; Directors: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell; Actors: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson; Rating: ****Wisdom is a funny thing. When you could really make good use of it, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘West Is West’ - good, but not better than ‘East…’ (IANS Film Review)


June 11th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "West Is West"; Cast: Om Puri, Aqib Khan, Linda Bassett, Ila Arun; Director: Andy DeEmmony; Rating: ***1/2In 1999, a film set 28 years back in Britain, "East is East", stole ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ophiuchus: The New Sign In The Zodiac?


January 14th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The zodiac signs that determined your personality traits, have now got slightly reshuffled. With the incorporation of yet another zodiac sign, Ophiuchus, some of the people ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Deepak Chopra launches graphic novel on Buddha’s life


December 6th, 2010 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) New age guru Deepak Chopra is all set to publish a graphic adaptation of his New York Times bestselling novel "Buddha: A Story of Enlightenment" in collaboration with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Review Of Hisss: Mallika, The Sexiest ‘Ichchadhari Naagin’


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Film: HisssCast: Malika Sherawat, Divya Dutta, Priyanka Rawat, Irrfan Khan, Jeff DoucetteDirector: Jennifer LynchGenre: ThrillerRating: 2.5 out of 5Mallika Sherawat has sizzled on screen again with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Preview Of Hisss


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director: Jennifer LynchMusic: Alexander von BubenheimActors: Mallika Sherawat, Divya Dutta, Priyanka Rawat, Irrfan Khan, Jeff DoucetteGenre: ThrillerWe are left with just one day to see the ‘naagin’ ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Manmohan Singh pays tributes to Pakistani scientist Abdus Salam


October 19th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday paid tributes to Pakistani Nobel laureate Abdus Salam and recalled his association with him at Cambridge during his student days.Inaugurating the 21st ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cheap, solar-powered lamp ‘most important object of the 21st century’


October 15th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A cheap solar-powered lamp has joined the list of the most priceless treasures in the British Museum.It was unveiled as the 100th item in the BBC Radio 4 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Mayan texts doesn’t predict end of world in 2012′


July 8th, 2010 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 8 (IANS/EFE) None of the roughly 15,000 existing ancient Mayan texts state that cataclysmic events will occur in 2012. Those predictions of impending doom are instead contained in esoteric ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global wind-shift caused Earth’s last ice age to end


June 26th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): A global shift in winds is what led to the end of Earth's last ice age- an event that ushered in a warmer climate and the birth of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Moily receives Moortidevi Award for Shree Ramayana Mahanveshanam


March 18th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Thursday presented the prestigious Moortidevi Award of Bharatiya Jnanpith to Union Minister of Law and Justice Veerappa Moily for his outstanding work ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Manmohan Singh keen to rediscover Asian, Arab confluence


March 1st, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh, Mar. 1 (ANI): Visiting Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday said that the confluence of Asian and Arab ideas and culture will help India and Saudi Arabia to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Record-breaking snow is due to global warming, says Al Gore


March 1st, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 1 (ANI): Al Gore, the former vice president of the US, has said that the record-breaking snow is not an indication that global warming is a hoax, rather it is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Handique confers national mineral awards to geoscientists


February 27th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27(ANI): Union Mines Minister B.K. Handique on Saturday conferred the National Mineral Awards-2008 to seventeen eminent geoscientists, engineers, and mining technologists in a presentation ceremony in the national capital.Professor ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Organizations Plans Relief For Survivors Of Haiti Earthquake


January 13th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Haiti, Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The strong earthquake jolts that had shaken Haiti and claimed the life of several people, has completely devastated the region. As per the reports, it ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

“After Armageddon” Shown On History Channel


January 6th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) History Channel aired a docudrama named 'After Armageddon' yesterday. It was produced by Randy Murray Productions. The compelling docu-drama narrates the tale of what changes happen ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nathan Myhrvold Comes Up With Anti-Global Warming Suggestion


December 21st, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec. 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The climate research scientists in Copenhagen Climate Conference have tried to find out several ways to check the increasing effects of global warming. Though the climate ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

How Facebook gives rise to new words


November 28th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): With the advent of new modes of communication, such as Facebook, language and social interaction have gone through a major change, says an expert.Recently, the New Oxford ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Climate swings in northern hemisphere linked with changes in tropics


September 26th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 26 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have found evidence that climate swings in the northern hemisphere over the past 12,000 years have been tightly linked to changes in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stone-age rings unearthed at prehistoric sites in Central Java


July 15th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, July 15 (ANI): An archeological research team from the Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) and the Purwokerto-based Jendral Sudirman University has discovered at least 50 new sites rich in prehistoric rings ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Synthetic Genomics In Partnership With Exxon Mobil To Make Fuel From Algae


July 14th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
Synthetic Genomics, a private company founded by Craig Venter, who is a pioneer in the field of genomics, will be partnering with Exxon Mobil to develop fuel from algae. In 2005 Synthetic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sulabh founder to get Renewable Energy Award


June 10th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 10 (IANS) Sulabh International, an Indian organisation popular for introducing low-cost toilet technology, has been selected for this year's prestigious Renewable Energy award. The Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Organisation (IREO) will ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Glaciers in Southern Hemisphere are growing out of step with those in North


May 2nd, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A new study has found that for the last 7,000 years, glaciers south of the equator in South America and New Zealand have often moved out of step ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

I AM NOT THE DICTATOR IN THE REALITY SHOW SARKAR KI DUNIYA-ASHUTOSH RANA


April 7th, 2009 - 11:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
ASHUTOSH RANA tells JYOTHI VENKATESH ( who chased him all the way to the unique riverine 13.5 acres Island called Mango Island on the Kalinadi river, encircled by a string of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Al Gore to write a book : ‘Our Choice’


March 25th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Al Gore, the former vice president and Nobel laureate Al Gore on Wednesday announced the November release of 'Our Choice,' his new book on climate change that proposes solutions to global warming ... Read more...

Posted in Books |

Al Gores new book on climate change due in November


March 25th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Nobel Peace Prize winner and former US Vice President Al Gore has announced that the follow-up to his 2006 best-seller An Inconvenient Truth will release in November.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pottery becoming a style statement in India


February 14th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh, Feb.14 (ANI): Though pottery has been in use since earliest stages of human civilization, in India and abroad it is witnessing a revival. The decoration conscious families ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Globe-warming CO2 already in danger zone


November 19th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A revised theory by a group of 10 prominent scientists has suggested that the level of globe-warming carbon dioxide (CO2) in the air has already reached the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

TERI University hosts its second convocation


November 17th, 2008 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 17 (ANI/Business Wire India): With the growing need for developing alternative methods through specialised education to create a sustainable living, TERI University graduates today at their convocation ceremony, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ancient axe find suggests Copper Age began earlier than believed


October 9th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Amsterdam, Oct 9 (ANI): Archaeologists have found a 7,500-year-old copper axe at a Balkan site, which suggests that the Copper Age began earlier than believed. According to Deutche Press-Agentur, Serbian archaeologists, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Lataji’s work is beyond awesome: Javed Akhtar


September 27th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) As India's melody queen Lata Mangeshkar enters her 80th year Sunday, noted writer and poet Javed Akhtar says that she is the only artiste to have achieved perfection ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China’s jailed activist urges IOC chief to visit prison


August 7th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 7 (DPA) One of China's most prominent human rights activists has written to International Olympic Committee (IOC) chief Jacques Rogge to visit the jail where he is locked up to ... Read more...

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