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Just imagine if Gandhi had Twitter and internet: T&T; minister


August 16th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 16 (IANS) "What would have happened if Gandhi had today's new technology like internet, Skype, Twitter, email and facebook to challenge the British Raj," a Trinidad and Tobago ... Read more...

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China can learn from India’s blackout, says daily


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) China can use the blackout in India to reflect on its own problems since it is also facing a developing bottleneck, said a state-run Chinese daily ... Read more...

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Former Liberian president jailed for 50 years


May 30th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, May 30 (IANS) Liberia's ex-president Charles Taylor was sentenced to 50 years in jail by a UN-backed war crimes court Wednesday for aiding and abetting rebels in Sierra ... Read more...

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Pakistani textbook says 9/11 happened last year!


May 9th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Shocking Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa lawmakers with its factual errors, a Pashto textbook for Class 5 students says the 9/11 terror attack happened in 2011 and the ... Read more...

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Hitler had son with French teen


February 18th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Adolf Hitler had a son with a French teenager while serving as a soldier during the First World War, The Telegraph reported Friday.Jean-Marie Loret, who died ... Read more...

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Wikipedia shuts for 24 hours


January 18th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) Wikipedia, which describes itself as the largest encyclopaedia in human history, has blacked out its English-language site to protest proposed US anti-piracy laws."Imagine a world ... Read more...

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Every human being has the right to be happy: Dalai Lama


November 30th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Making a strong argument for world peace, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday said many of the problems besetting humanity today are due to ... Read more...

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Omar says politicians exploiting Kashmiri youth


October 18th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 18 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday blamed both the mainstream and the separatist politicians for exploiting the local youth for political ends.Addressing the 'Kashmir ... Read more...

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Obama: Steve Jobs among greatest American innovators


October 6th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday hailed former Apple CEO Steve Jobs as one of the greatest of American innovators, adding that the world has lost a ... Read more...

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First humans out of Africa once shrank to 1,000: Study


July 19th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) The number of descendants of the first humans leaving Africa had once reduced to barely over 1,000 before they began to expand rapidly, a study has ... Read more...

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Women’s prejudice linked to their biology


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Ovulating women seem to be more suspicious of male strangers, says a new sociological study.Male strangers may have posed considerable risk of sexual coercion throughout human ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hate crimes against gays, transgenders on rise: UN


May 18th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 18 (IANS) Hate crimes against gays, bisexuals and transgenders are on the rise around the world, said Navi Pillay, the UN high commissioner for human rights, and ... Read more...

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Prejudice springs from ancient evolutionary roots


March 18th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) The tendency to perceive others as "us versus them" isn't exclusively human but appears to be shared by our primate cousins, says a new study.Yale researchers ... Read more...

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Prejudice is a trait humans have retained from their evolutionary predecessors


March 18th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A new study led by Yale researchers has found that the tendency to perceive others as 'us versus them' isn't exclusively human but appears to be shared by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

BP oil spill’s psychological effects go beyond residents of impacted areas


February 18th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study has found that the psychological effects of the BP oil spill, the largest recorded environmental disaster in human history, extend far beyond people living around ... Read more...

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Dogs aren’t the only best friends of man


January 4th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) The ability of dogs to fetch a pair of slippers, assist the blind or help round up sheep may be well known. But there are many other creatures ... Read more...

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‘10 bn dollar business deals between India-U.S firms to create 50,000 jobs in U.S’: Obama


November 6th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.6 (ANI): The United States President, Barack Obama, on Saturday announced conclusion of 20 deals worth 10 billion dollars by the US and Indian Business firms while stating that it ... Read more...

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Highlights of President Obama’s address at business summit


November 6th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) Key quotes from US President Barack Obama's address to a 400-strong gathering of business leaders at a summit organised by the United States-India Business Council (USIBC):--I believe ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Five minutes to midnight: Chile shows the way (Comment)


October 15th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
By Nupur Basu In the last two decades when the world has been plagued by terrorism, violence, war, poverty, disease and natural disasters like tsunamis and earthquakes, the pictures of the amazing operation ... Read more...

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Negotiate between Mahabharata, management and fiction (IANS Books This Week)


September 9th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Mythlogy to leadership, the weekend bookshelf offers variety and adventure. 1. Book: "Jaya: The Illustrated Retelling of Mahabharata"; Written by Devdutt Pattanaik; Published by Penguin Books ... Read more...

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Vaccination deaths: Cause still untraced


August 25th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 25 (IANS) Four days after four infants died within minutes of receiving routine immunisation in three Uttar Pradesh villages near here, the authorities are still not clear about what caused ... Read more...

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NASA Warns Solar Storms of 2012 Can Shut Down US for Months!


August 17th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following up on a study which was done in 2009 by the National Academy of Sciences which predicts that a solar storm will be arriving in 2012 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

China is now world’s second largest economy, overtakes Japan


July 31st, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): China has overtaken Japan to become the world's second-largest economy.The China Daily and the Xinhua news agency quoted Yi Gang, China's chief currency regulator, as saying that ... Read more...

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Tibetans underwent ‘fastest genetic change’ in human history to thrive at high altitude


July 2nd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Tibetans split off from the Han Chinese some 3,000 years ago and since then rapidly developed a unique ability to thrive at high altitudes and low oxygen levels, ... Read more...

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Mystery of million mummies buried near Snefu’s Seila pyramid


June 14th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, June 14 (ANI): Researchers from Brigham Young University, in Utah, are trying to find why a million mummies are buried near Pharaoh Snefru 's Seila pyramid.About 4,600 years ago, Snefru initiated ... Read more...

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Ongoing Gulf oil spill wreaking havoc for marine ecology


June 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): The continuing oil spill disaster in Gulf of Mexico is becoming a reason for serious worries as researchers are beginning to collect data on how it is changing ... Read more...

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US rules out new probe in Bhopal gas leak tragedy


June 8th, 2010 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 8 (IANS) The United States has ruled out reopening any new inquiry against Union Carbide after an Indian court's verdict in the 1984 Bhopal gas leak that killed ... Read more...

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India’s role in UNSC reform important: Burns


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Asif IsmailWashington, June 2 (ANI): India's expanding global role will naturally make it an important part of any future consideration of reform of the UN Security Council (UNSC), said US Under ... Read more...

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Europe’s first printed book to be displayed in Korea


May 27th, 2010 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 27 (DPA) Europe's first printed book, a bible made by Johannes Gutenberg between 1452 and 1454, leaves Berlin this Saturday under tight security for an exhibition in Seoul, South Korea. "It ... Read more...

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Human mating competition was won by brawn, not beauty


May 14th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Winning mates in early human history was dependent on sheer physical prowess, not attractiveness."There is sexual competition in many species, including humans," said David A. Puts, assistant professor ... Read more...

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Future temperatures could surpass liveable limits


May 5th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): In what could be called the worst scenarios for global warming, the temperatures could reach such heights that it would be impossible for humans to survive on the ... Read more...

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Hindu ethos key to Indian democracy, secularism: Advani


April 11th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday said Hindu ethos was responsible for the success of democracy and secularism in India. "In human ... Read more...

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Cult hails Indian-origin British economist as a Messiah


March 25th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 25 (ANI): An Indian-origin British economist is baffled because a cult is hailing him as a Messiah.Raj Patel, 37, from Golders Green, North London, was flooded with emails from ... Read more...

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Indian-origin economist hailed as messiah


March 25th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) A British economist of Indian origin has been left perplexed after being hailed by a cult as its "chosen one" who it believes was hiding in the Himalayas ... Read more...

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U.S. and El Salvador to protect archeological heritage of El Salvador


March 9th, 2010 - 3:38 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – An extension of the Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of El Salvador Concerning the ... Read more...

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