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‘Shudra’ a film on evils of the caste system (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


April 14th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Many filmmakers have moved away from masala movies and made movies on socially relevant issues. The latest to join the list is director Sanjiv Jaiswal ... Read more...

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‘Shudra’ releases Saturday, highlights ills of caste system


April 13th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Many filmmakers have moved away from masala movies and made movies on socially relevant issues. The latest to join the list is director Sanjiv Jaiswal ... Read more...

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Tagore’s ‘Chitra’ holds audiences spellbound in Trinidad and Tobago


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Dec 3 (IANS) Audiences in Trinidad and Tobago sat entranced watching "Chitra", a rendition of Rabindranath Tagore's poem presented through the medium of Manipuri dance, staged in ... Read more...

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Scientists study isolated islands to test limits of human existence


February 21st, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Scientists are studying an isolated segment of islands in the Pacific Ring of Fire to test the limits upto which humans can survive in extreme conditions.The Kuril Islands ... Read more...

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Quicken developing scientific knowledge, says PM (Lead)


October 19th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday urged developing countries to put science on a pedestal and also stressed the need for collaboration among scientific communities of these countries.He ... Read more...

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Quicken developing scientific knowledge, says PM


October 19th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday urged the developing world to make a renewed and determined effort to quicken the pace of developing scientific knowledge and application relevant ... Read more...

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Hindus express concern about “Ramayana-The Epic” film


October 16th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 16 (ANI): Hindus have expressed concern over Bollywood and Hollywood not staying true to the story and the spirit of Hindu scriptures when making movies about those.Renowned Hindu statesman ... Read more...

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NASA Observes Primitive Life On Second Largest Planet Of The Solar System


June 7th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
NASA has recently figured out some vital clues which in their opinion accounts for the existence of primitive life on Titan; one of the primary moons of Saturn.Reportedly, Saturn is ... Read more...

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Obama’s Moon plans ‘catastrophic’, say former NASA astronauts


March 13th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 13 (ANI): A BBC report has voiced the displeasure that former NASA astronauts have over US President Barack Obama's decision to push Moon missions further back, with one astronaut ... Read more...

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Experience World Culture at the Kala Ghoda Festival 2010


February 5th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): UTV World Movies brings you a slice of world culture in your neighborhood by showcasing 19 hand-picked international best sellers at the Kala Ghoda Festival 2010. Held ... Read more...

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Stephen Fry ’switches off’ from Twitter to pen autobiography


January 3rd, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 3 (ANI): Popular British broadcaster and writer Stephen Fry has revealed he is going to temporarily withdraw from Twitter to pen his second autobiography.The 52-year-old, one of the most popular ... Read more...

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Scientists aim to “barcode” the world’s plants


July 29th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): An international team of scientists, including botanists from the University of Toronto, has identified a pair of genes which can be used to catalogue the world's plants using ... Read more...

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Scientists can now catalogue plants worldwide


July 29th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 29 (IANS) Botanists have identified a pair of genes which can help catalogue plants worldwide, using a technique known as DNA bar coding. "Bar coding provides an efficient means by which ... Read more...

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China to cut 10 percent sulfur dioxide emission by 2010


April 13th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 13 (ANI): A document released by the Information Office of the State Council, China, has aimed to cut the country's sulfur dioxide emission by 2010.According to the document, in ... Read more...

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Oscar Fernandes says Amendments in Factories Acts, 1948 in final stage


February 10th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
Faridabad, Feb. 10 (ANI): Minister of State for Labour and Employment Oscar Fernandes on Monday said the Government is seriously contemplating comprehensive amendments in the Factories Act, 1948 that would require ... Read more...

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Evidence of early human existence in Malaysia rewrites Out of Africa theory


January 30th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 30 (ANI): Scientists have found evidence of early human existence in Malaysia that dates back to 1.83 million years, which is proof of human mobility coming from Asia ... Read more...

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Best and worst of science in 2008


December 26th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): New Scientist has reviewed the best and worst of science stories in the year 2008. Called ''News review 2008: The year in science'', the article features the following ... Read more...

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Conductor Daniel Barenboim prepares for debut at Metropolitan Opera


November 29th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Renowned pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim is getting ready for his debut at New York''s Metropolitan Opera.Barenboim, 66, will be the first conductor other than music director ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari inaugurates national conference on Interfaith Movement


October 31st, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 31 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari inaugurated a national conference on the Theme The Interfaith Movement Where Do We Go From Here today. Speaking at the conference organised ... Read more...

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Need to prevent food contamination, says Ansari


September 23rd, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 23 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday said tackling non-biological contaminants required awareness and interventions across the food-chain with a focus on the management of food safety ... Read more...

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Urdu Rubaiyat now in Polish


April 18th, 2008 - 11:17 am ICT by admin
Warsaw, April 18 (IANS) Urdu poetry, which has made inroads in Polish literary circles in the last few years with the publications of Mir, Ghalib, Faiz and Firaq, now has a new ... Read more...

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