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Marine microbes fend enemies with antibiotics


September 7th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Some ocean mircobes wield chemical weapons that are deadly to outsiders but leave their own group unharmed, say researchers.The weapons are natural antibiotics produced by a ... Read more...

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‘India intensifying academic collaborations in Africa’


June 26th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The cultural cooperation between India and Africa is moving beyond traditional exchanges to focus on education and capacity building initiatives which can become "a part ... Read more...

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Naseer-Roopa in Usha Uthup’s music video


March 27th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Rabindra Sangeet in English? Who but Usha Uthup would ever imagine such a thing! The indefatigable singer has pulled it off and even roped in a ... Read more...

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Travel on highway of love with ‘London Paris New York’ (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***)


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "London Paris New York"; Cast: Ali Zafar and Aditi Rao Hydari; Writer-Director: Anu Menon; Rating: ***If only Siddharth Anand's "Anjaana Anjaani" was funnier, warmer, more kindered in spirit and less ... Read more...

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Tiny male mice sing songs to impress females


January 29th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Male house mice produce melodious songs to attract mates, but being in the ultra-sonic range our ears cannot detect them. Through analyses of the vocalizations of ... Read more...

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Cinema, dieting, Delhi on book shelf (IANS Books This Week) (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


January 7th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A compilation of short stories on women, the story of a budding lawyer wrongly diagnosed with cancer, the confessions of a serial dieter, an anthology ... Read more...

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Trinidad envoy ‘jams’ with Kashmiri Sufi band


September 15th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) In a rare fusion, the Sufi Kinship, a Sufi music ensemble from Kashmir led by santoor maestro Bhajan Sopori and his son Abhay Rustum Sopori, ... Read more...

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Two families claim kinship to slain mentally deranged youth


August 13th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 13 (IANS) Two separate families have come forward to claim kinship to an unidentified civilian, killed in an alleged fake encounter in Jammu and Kashmir, even as a ... Read more...

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Postage stamp on Rashtrapati Bhavan released


August 5th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Marking the 80th anniversary of the commissioning of Rashtrapati Bhavan, President Pratibha Patil Friday released a commemorative stamp on the historical building."The postage stamp ... Read more...

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India unveils pan-ASEAN car rally for 2012 summit


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, July 22 (IANS) India Friday unveiled its plans for hosting a commemorative summit with the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in New Delhi next year and proposed ... Read more...

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‘Cycle Kick’ a refreshing tale of non-urban youth (IANS Movie Review)


June 17th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Cycle Kick"; Cast: K.P. Nishan, Sunny Hinduja, Dwij Yadav and Tom Alter; Director: Shashi Sudigala; Rating: ***In the clamorous clutter of releases this week, "Cycle Kick" stands out for being ... Read more...

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Humans unique by virtue of being hunters-gatherers


March 13th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) One of the most complex human mysteries involves how and why we became the most progressive species in terms of biological success.Findings by a team of ... Read more...

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Study attributes human uniqueness to hunter-gatherer societies


March 11th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11(ANI): A new study by an international team of noted anthropologists, including several from Arizona State University, has linked human uniqueness to hunter-gatherer societies.Because humans lived as hunter-gatherers for 95 ... Read more...

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Helping others helps alcoholics become and stay sober


January 29th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A researcher from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine reports that participating in community service activities and helping others is not just good for the soul; it ... Read more...

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Gorilla That Walks Like A Man Filmed At Zoo In Kent


January 27th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Kent, Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is one gorilla determined to establish his kinship with humans all the more. Ambam, a resident of the Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in ... Read more...

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Sarna’s new muse: 111 verses of Zafarnama in English


January 16th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Diplomat-author Navtej Sarna has always felt a creative kinship with exiles. This time round, he has penned an English translation of Zafarnama - 111 spiritually ... Read more...

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Swann questions Oz selectors decision to sack Nathan Hauritz


January 2nd, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 2 (ANI): England spinner Graeme Swann has questioned the Australian selectors decision to sack Nathan Hauritz.Swann, the highest wicket-taker last year, was so impressed by Hauritz that he studied ... Read more...

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Robert Downey Jr. to star in a movie based on the novel ‘Emergency’


October 21st, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood hunk Robert Downey Jr. has almost signed a deal to feature as producer and even actor in a new movie that will be based ... Read more...

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How we become altruistic


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): Michigan State University researchers have shed new light on what it is that makes species altruistic.Defined as the ability to sacrifice yourself for the sake of others, altruism ... Read more...

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N. Korea sends proposal to S. Korea for new reunion event of separated families


September 11th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Pyongyang (N. Korea), Sept. 11 (ANI): North Korea has sent a proposal to South Korea for holding a new reunion event for families separated on the two sides of the Korean Peninsula.According ... Read more...

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Mothers aid mating success of male bonobos


September 1st, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 1 (ANI): In a study on bonobos, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology have found that the presence of mothers enhances the mating success of their sons ... Read more...

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Princess Di has concluded her death was a ‘well-planned accident’: Psychic


August 31st, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 31 (ANI): A top Hollywood psychic Kenny Kingston has revealed late princess Diana has concluded that her death in 1997 was the result of a "well-planned accident".According to sources, ... Read more...

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Eyes of the world on India, says PM on CWG


August 14th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the "eyes of the world" were on India for hosting the prestigious Commonwealth Games and described the sporting event as ... Read more...

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Humans And Whales Linked By Their “Grandmothers”


July 4th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Exeter, UK, July 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Recent researches by the scientists have proved how human beings and whales are linked to one another by their grandmothers. The scientists are of ... Read more...

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The three cancers of Pakistan


May 17th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaibans SinghNew Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Pakistan is dominating the foreign policy agenda of the Obama administration these days.Ever since the aborted terrorist attempt at Times Square, the Obama ... Read more...

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Erra becomes Orr Eravu


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The much awaited horror flick, Erra, is to hit theatres this May. However according to the makers, the movie is not called Erra anymore, but the title ... Read more...

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President Obama to meet Irish Prime Minister Cowen in March


February 6th, 2010 - 4:35 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen will meet President Obama in the White House in March, administration officials said on Friday.Administration officials said the United States and Ireland ... Read more...

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Acclaimed American author sinks teeth into vampire trilogy (IANS Books)


December 27th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) American writer of suspense Chuck Hogan says he is "drawn to stories of man at his extremes". He is now busy spooking readers with "The ... Read more...

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India, US need to work together in Afghanistan: Bush


October 31st, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) India and the US, the world's largest democracies, need to work together to win the battle against extremists in Afghanistan, former US president George W. Bush ... Read more...

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Race plays limited role in people’s ability to spot family resemblances


September 22nd, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): Researchers have found that individuals use a variety of cues to identify their own kin, regardless the fact that the family belongs to the same race as themselves.During ... Read more...

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People can spot family resemblances, even among strangers


September 22nd, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Scientists have ample evidence that individuals use a variety of cues to spot family resemblances. People can also detect resemblances in families other than their own, a new ... Read more...

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Broken hearts love media, while broke people hate it


June 11th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A new study suggests that the last thing most people with broken hearts want to do is to read informational articles about romance, but those facing financial difficulties ... Read more...

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India will deepen ties with its diaspora: President


June 4th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) India will deepen its ties with its 25-million diaspora in 130 countries that has emerged as an important force in respective countries of domicile, President Pratibha ... Read more...

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Horse coach pal, Jordan ’spend quality time at her pad’


May 26th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): While Australian singer Peter Andre is busy hastening divorce proceedings, his estranged wife Katie Price a.k.a. Jordan is busy spending 'quality' time with her horse riding coach.After ... Read more...

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Congress unhappy with Mulayam-Kalyan friendship


March 5th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's bonhomie with rebel Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kalyan Singh seems to be one of the major stumbling blocks in its poll ... Read more...

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