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I want to learn more about Indian culture: Halle Berry (With Image)


September 8th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Hollywood actress Halle Berry, who is draped in a bright red sari in her upcoming film "Cloud Atlas", says she is fascinated with Indian culture ... Read more...

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UN to observe Earth Hour


March 31st, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 31 (IANS) The UN will observe Earth Hour Saturday by turning off the lights for one hour at its facilities around the world.The world body, headquartered in ... Read more...

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China, Indonesia condemn Delhi terror attack


September 8th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) China and Indonesia Thursday condemned the terror attack in New Delhi that killed 12 people and injured more than 90 others Wednesday.The explosion took place around ... Read more...

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A Cross-Eyed Opossum Is The Latest German Animal To Captivate The World


January 12th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 12, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Heidi, who is the cross-eyed opossum, is the most recent creature to soar from Germany's front pages to worldwide appreciation. Heidi has seized ... Read more...

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Goa archbishop quotes from Vedas in pre-New Year address


December 30th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 30 (IANS) Goa archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao has quoted extensively from the Sama Veda, an ancient Hindu scripture, in his pre-New Year address to underline the importance of "unity of ... Read more...

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2000-yr-old computer recreated using Lego bricks!


December 10th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): A designer has created the fully functional replica of the world's oldest computer using the Lego bricks.The oldest computer, which dates back to 2000 years and was discovered ... Read more...

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Obama lauds Sikh Americans’ many contributions


November 20th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has lauded the "many contributions that Sikh Americans have made" in a message of "best wishes" to Sikhs on the birth ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi director highlights exploitation of humankind in ‘Ganga Jatra’


November 17th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Bangladeshi filmmaker Syed Wahiduzzaman Diamond's "Ganga Jatra", which was screened at the 16th Kolkata Film Festival, shows that mankind is the ultimate victim when religion is vocal. The ... Read more...

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President, PM greet citizens on Eid


November 17th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh greeted the nation on the ocassion of Eid-ul-Azha which will be observed Wednesday, stating that it teaches the ... Read more...

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Crops reflecting sunlight could offset global warming


November 9th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Planting 'climate friendly' crops that reflect sunlight could help offset the effects of global warming, researchers say.Crops such as wheat have significantly different levels of reflectivity, or ... Read more...

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UN to appoint Earth’s first contact for aliens


September 26th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 26 (ANI): In a strange initiative from United Nations, it is set to appoint an obscure Malaysian astrophysicist to act as Earth's first contact for any aliens that may come ... Read more...

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Scientists baffled by mystery of missing ocean plastic


August 20th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Scientists have found that the amount of plastic floating in the Atlantic Ocean has remained constant for the past 20 years - but the production of plastic has ... Read more...

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America Endorses An Inquisition By The U.N. Into Alleged Myanmarese War Crimes


August 19th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 19, 2010 (Just Flashed): The federal administration of America has privately indicated its endorsement for the implementation of a "U.N. commission of inquiry'. The commission of this U.N. Commission will ... Read more...

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New epoch in Earth’s history might see sixth largest mass extinction


April 15th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A team of scientists has suggested that the Earth might be on the threshold of entering a new geological epoch, which might include the sixth largest mass extinction ... Read more...

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Revolutionary Fridge With Internet


March 8th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 8 (Pen Men At Work): The technological advancements that have taken place in the world have been a source of amazement for all of us. The inventive spirit of ... Read more...

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Doing action scenes was fun: Denzel Washington


January 18th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington has said that he enjoyed doing action scenes for his new movie "The Book of Eli". "It was a lot of fun, actually. I was ... Read more...

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PM flies to Copenhagen, says no sacrificing poor for deal (Second Lead)


December 17th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Amid reports of the collapse of the UN climate summit, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday left for Copenhagen to push for "an equitable outcome", but said ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh seeks constructive approach to combat climate change


December 17th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI) Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday called for a constructive approach to move forward in the global efforts to combat climate change.In a statement issued ... Read more...

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India for collective responsibility towards environment: PM


December 17th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India remains committed towards protecting the environment and willing to do more to fight climate change but cannot do so at the cost of perpetuating poverty ... Read more...

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The Royal Society releases historic papers online on 350th anniversary


November 30th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): The Royal Society, one of the world's oldest scientific institutions is commemorating its 350th year by putting 60 of its most memorable research papers online.Founded in London in ... Read more...

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“2012″ Review: Deadly Predictions In Epic Proportions


November 13th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "2012", the latest arrival from the stable of Columbia Pictures and the brainchild of director Roland Emmerich, bears his signature everywhere. Not unlike his earlier ventures, ... Read more...

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No compromise on development, but India must control emissions: PM


October 22nd, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Developing countries cannot and will not compromise on development. But India must do its bit to keep its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions within levels that are ... Read more...

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India seeks firm commitment to fight ’scourge of terrorism’


October 9th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 9 (IANS) Calling terrorism "the scourge of our times", India has asked the global community to make a firm commitment to fight terrorism by adopting a comprehensive convention ... Read more...

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Terrorism anti-thesis of peaceful co-existence: President


August 14th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Terrorism is the anti-thesis of peaceful co-existence and must be defeated "in the interest of the collective goal of humankind to build peaceful societies and a ... Read more...

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Facedown burials in ancient times was a way to humiliate the dead


June 24th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): A new research has suggested that burying the dead facedown in ancient times wasn't unusual or accidental, but a widely used way to humiliate the dead.According to ... Read more...

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Why ‘Star Trek’ is still popular


June 13th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): 'Star Trek' is everywhere-right from magazines, TV, to the opinion pages of major newspapers-and has left many wondering how the 1960s phenomenon is still a hit with ... Read more...

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Delhiites all set for Earth Hour ‘lights out’


March 28th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) It's a different weekend that many people, especially youngsters, are looking forward to Saturday night. Keeping in mind the 60-minute Earth Hour global campaign against climate ... Read more...

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Obama inauguration great day for US: Peres


January 20th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 20 (DPA) The inauguration of Barack Obama as president of the United States is a great day for the US because his "most unusual hope and election, only ten years ... Read more...

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Christmas an opportunity to celebrate spirit of sharing: PM


December 24th, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Christmas and said the festival was an opportunity to celebrate the spirit of sharing and ... Read more...

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Islam stuck in the Middle Ages behind current global crisis


June 17th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Islam is stuck in its own version of the Middle Ages which is contributing to a global crisis, one of the religions leading experts has said.Professor ... Read more...

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Oz PM calls for end to nuclear weapons


June 9th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 9 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, the first Western leader to visit Hiroshima after it was destroyed by an atomic bomb in 1945, has called for an end ... Read more...

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Pope Benedict expresses support for UN


April 19th, 2008 - 3:08 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, April 19 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI Friday expressed his support for the UN by linking its responsibility to help people with that of the Catholic Church. UN Secretary General Ban ... Read more...

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Developing countries must equip themselves for Climate Change: Sibal


December 12th, 2007 - 11:14 pm ICT by admin
Bali, Dec 12 (ANI): Union Science and Technology Minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday said that developing countries must equip themselves to develop capacities to become climate resilient. Speaking at the 13th Conference of ... Read more...

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New study stresses on historical significance of human interaction with nature


November 26th, 2007 - 12:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that humankind should learn from its past interactions with the environment for fighting against its many accumulated problems like global warming. According to ... Read more...

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Federalism is not only good politics, but also good economics: President


November 14th, 2007 - 10:15 am ICT by admin
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