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Russia reveals huge diamond source under asteroid crater


September 18th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Russia can supply diamonds across world markets for the next 3,000 years. The government has revealed a vast diamond source under a 100-km-wide crater that was ... Read more...

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Student suicide: Engineering college chief discharged


May 12th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) An engineering institute's director and teacher, accused of abetting a student's suicide in 2005, were discharged by a Delhi court due to lack of evidence ... Read more...

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Agra students claim world record for ‘bedai’


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 23 (IANS) Students of Agra University's Tourism and Hotel Management Institute have claimed a new world record for making a 'bedai', a spicy snack made of fine flour ... Read more...

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Pakistan urged to sell nuclear energy


July 10th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) Pakistan could exploit the global nuclear energy market as it possesses nuclear scientists and technology, an expert here has warned.South Asian Strategic Stability Institute director general ... Read more...

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A diploma course in traditional Oriya cuisine


April 21st, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) A Delhi-based Hotel Management Institute has launched a six-month course on traditional cuisine of Orissa to promote its authentic food in the rest of the world.The ... Read more...

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Talking on cell phones while crossing the street risky for older people


March 16th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): A new study has found that older adults may put themselves at risk by talking on cell phones while crossing the street.Researchers at the University of Illinois ... Read more...

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Dental college students call off stir as principal removed (Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 7 (IANS) Students of a dental college affiliated to Panjab University Monday ended their six-day-old strike as the varsity authorities agreed to remove the institute's director, who had asked a ... Read more...

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Race on for Chandigarh medical institute’s top job


February 4th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Nearly 100 top names from the medical fraternity in the country are likely to be considered for the coveted post of director of the Post-Graduate Institute ... Read more...

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Dalit students forced to tonsure heads for fee delay


February 3rd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 3 (IANS) Thirty Dalit students of a privately-run institute in Ghaziabad, affiliated to the Uttar Pradesh Technical University, were forced to tonsure their heads as the state government ... Read more...

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Dental college strike over T-shirt tiff continues


February 3rd, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 3 (IANS) Students of a dental college affiliated to the Panjab University (PU) Thursday refused to end their indefinite stir to demand the resignation of their institute director who had ... Read more...

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Dental students go on strike over t-shirt tiff


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 1 (IANS) Students of a Panjab University medical institute went on an indefinite strike Tuesday, following the institute director's remarks over a girl's t-shirt.High drama was witnessed on the premises ... Read more...

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Argentine glacier recedes due to global warming


December 14th, 2010 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 14 (IANS/EFE) The Ameghino glacier in Argentina has receded four kilometres over the past 80 years due to the effects of global warming, non-governmental environment organisation Greenpeace has said.Greenpeace ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

How to beat a hangover after that Christmas party!


December 9th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 9 (ANI): After a hard night on the booze, you would do or pay just about anything to ease the headache, the nausea and the feeling as though you're as ... Read more...

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US President Elbowed By Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Director Rey Decerega


November 27th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Friday saw some unusual contrasts in the White House. On one hand when the arrival of the Christmas tree in a horse driven carriage had US ... Read more...

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Goat delivers test tube twins


November 4th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Farah (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 4 (IANS) A goat, which had been artificially implanted with fertilised eggs through in-vitro technique, has delivered twins at a research institute in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district.Scientists ... Read more...

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Indian Institute of Foreign Trade targets Middle East


October 31st, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), established by the commerce ministry, is set to foray into the Middle East next year with a ... Read more...

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Women in urban areas more prone to breast cancer


October 6th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Urban women are more prone to breast cancer than their rural counterparts due to changing lifestyle and stress.So says Galaxy Cancer Institute's radiation oncology department director ... Read more...

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Post CWG should see demand in sports management courses


October 2nd, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Raymond Raplang Kharmujai Shillong, Oct 2 (IANS) With India playing host to global sporting events like the 2010 Commonwealth Games that are expected to boost the market for sport management professionals in ... Read more...

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Images of Latin American sufferings in Delhi


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) They narrate gut-wrenching tales of immigration, natural disasters, middle-class urban angst and street stage in several Latin American nations. Ten emerging Mexican photographers have brought snapshots of ... Read more...

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Children’s brain development linked to physical fitness


September 16th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Researchers have found an association between children's brain development and physical fitness.University of Illinois psychology professor and Beckman Institute director Art Kramer and his colleagues found differences in ... Read more...

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Walking ‘boosts brain function’


August 27th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Even moderate exercise - like walking - can enhance the connectivity of important brain circuits, combat declines in brain function associated with aging and increase performance on cognitive ... Read more...

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Now a mango wine to take you ‘high’


June 28th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 28 (IANS) If the several mango drinks available in the market are not enough to give you a kick, a group of scientists here have developed wines made of mangoes ... Read more...

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IIT-Kanpur plans presence in Bangalore, US


June 19th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-K) plans a presence in India's IT hub here, the US and Malaysia, institute director S.G. Dhande said here Saturday. IIT-K intends to set ... Read more...

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IIM-Shillong first B-School to webcast convocation


April 2nd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 2 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Meghalaya is set to be first business school in the country to webcast its first convocation ceremony live April 3. ... Read more...

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Y chromosomes evolving much faster in humans


January 16th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) The Y chromosome, one of the two sex determining chromosomes in mammals, including humans, is evolving much faster through continuous renovation contrary to the popular theory that it ... Read more...

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Males’ Y Chromosome evolving faster than expected


January 14th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): A new study has challenged the widely held scientific theory that the mammalian Y chromosome is slowly decaying or stagnating.It has suggested that the Y chromosome, found only ... Read more...

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Malaysia moots insurance, welfare fund for its sportsmen


November 27th, 2009 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 27 (IANS) Malaysia has mooted an insurance scheme and a welfare fund for its sportsmen, particularly for those who have retired, to ensure better health care, an official said. Deputy ... Read more...

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Malaysia introduces insurance for its sportsmen


November 26th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 26 (IANS) Malaysia has introduced an insurance scheme and a welfare fund for its sportsmen, particularly for those who have retired, to ensure better health care, an official said. Deputy ... Read more...

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Maulana Azad’s vision is lauded in Trinidad


November 13th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Nov 13(IANS) The work and vision of India's first minister of education Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad was highlighted during the celebration of International Scholars' day in Chaguanas in central ... Read more...

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New technique may help cancer victims regrow their breasts


November 12th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 12 (ANI): Aussie scientists have developed a surgical technique that may allow women to regrow their breasts after undergoing mastectomies.The experimental stem cell breast-growing technique, called Neopec, will allow breast ... Read more...

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Lab-grown penis brings hope to men


November 10th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center's Institute for Regenerative Medicine say they have found a way to replace penile erectile tissue and function in animals.According to ... Read more...

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NASA probe searches for water on Moon’s south pole


October 13th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moffett Field, Oct 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On 9th October, in a scientific mission to solve the mystery whether the presence of lunar water is true or not, NASA had launched a ... Read more...

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Scientists develop rice that requires no cooking


October 5th, 2009 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Jatindra Dash Bhubaneswar, Oct 5 (IANS) Indian scientists claim to have developed a rice variety that requires no cooking, only soaking in water.The rice variety developed at the government-run Central Rice ... Read more...

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Amity University student drowns in college swimming pool


September 3rd, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Sep 3 (IANS) An 18-year-old engineering student of Amity University drowned in the college swimming pool Thursday, police said. Justine John Xavier, a first year B. Tech student of Amity Institute of ... Read more...

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Film institute closed due to swine flu scare


August 12th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 12 (IANS) The well-known Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) has been closed for a week due to the spread of influenza A (H1N1) virus, an official said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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