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New study challenges babies with moral core finding


August 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Aug 16 (IANS) New Zealand researchers have challenged a landmark US study finding that suggested that even six-month-old children possess a moral core that permits them to judge people ... Read more...

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Anupam plans theatre fest in Shimla, says it is payback time


August 6th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 6 (IANS) Noted Bollywood actor Anupam Kher is in his hometown to mentor budding talents in the city. He says that it is payback time and that ... Read more...

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100 crore is the new silver jubilee: Abhishek Bachchan


August 4th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan, whose film "Bol Bachchan" has entered the Rs.100 crore club, says the figure has become new age Bollywood's 'silver jubilee' landmark.The actor ... Read more...

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When do we turn adult - at 21 or 30?


July 30th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) For many people it may remain a puzzle throughout their lifetime but Australian researchers feel the traditional belief of many individuals viewing age 21 to be ... Read more...

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Gayle survives chance, leads Windies reply


July 27th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 27 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle benefited from a huge slice of fortune and marked his return to Tests with a typically flamboyant half-century to lead a ... Read more...

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Tibet tourism park to honour ancient princess


July 9th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) A tourism park to be built in Tibetan capital Lhasa will feature attractions themed around an ancient Chinese princess who married a Tibetan king when she ... Read more...

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Gayle’s presence was icing on memorable century: Samuels


July 8th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 8 (IANS/CMC) Stroke-maker Marlon Samuels said Saturday his first international century in the Caribbean had been made even more special by the presence of fellow Jamaican Chris ... Read more...

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Quickfix guide to Rio+20 (To go with Earth Summit at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil starts Wednesday)


June 19th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
What is Rio+20? Rio+20 is the short name for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development at Rio de Janeiro June 20-22, twenty years after the landmark 1992 Earth Summit in the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Garden of Shimla’s heritage hotel caves in


June 19th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 19 (IANS) The boundary wall and the garden of a hotel, a 1898 heritage building in the Himachal Pradesh capital, caved in early Tuesday because of an ... Read more...

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Westinghouse signs preliminary deal for India nuke plant


June 14th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) US-based power firm Westinghouse Electric Co. has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. aimed at the future construction of ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber escapes from British hotel


June 12th, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Teen singer Justin Bieber had to leave a hotel room in the early hours after his room number was disclosed and the hotel was bombarded with ... Read more...

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Jackson to make documentary on transgenders


June 6th, 2012 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 6 (IANS) Singer-actor Janet Jackson is set to raise awareness about the transgender community with a documentary.Jackson has signed on as the executive producer of the documentary ... Read more...

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‘Clean India’ campaign takes off at Qutub Minar


May 20th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A "Clean India" Campaign was begun Sunday at the capital's landmark Qutub Minar."Since the Qutub Minar gets as many as 25,000 footfalls on a weekend, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Suu Kyi’s party to attend parliament for first time


April 30th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 30 (IANS) All 43 lawmakers-elect of the opposition National League for Democracy (NLD), including its long-incarcerated leader Aung San Suu Kyi, will Wednesday attend the ongoing session of ... Read more...

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Jayant introduces private bill to amend RTI Act


April 27th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Rashtriya Lok Dal MP Jayant Chaudhary Friday introduced a private member's bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the Right to Information (RTI) Act to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

19th century painting sells for record $5.2 mn


April 26th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ivan Aivazovsky's painting "View of Constantinople and the Bosphorus", painted in 1856, has sold at an auction in London for a record $5.2 million.The painting ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to make more non-communists as department heads


April 16th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) More non-communist Chinese would be appointed as chiefs, rather than deputy heads, of governmental agencies, according to an official statement.Currently, two ministers in the cabinet are ... Read more...

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US to ease financial restrictions on Myanmar


April 5th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) The US will ease its financial and investment restrictions on Myanmar following the landmark parliamentary by-election in the country, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said.America was ... Read more...

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Myanmar president calls for cooperation for free, fair by-polls


March 26th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, March 25 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein Sunday called on the government, political parties, media persons and voters to cooperate in making the upcoming April 1 by-elections free ... Read more...

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Let Sachin decide about retirement: Srikkanth


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) India's chief cricket selector Kris Srikkanth said it was for batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar to decide when he should end his international career.Calls for ... Read more...

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Sachin should keep going: Time


March 18th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) Hailing Sachin Tendulkar's feat of scoring 100 centuries, Time magazine has joined issue with those seeking his retirement saying the Indian cricket legend has "earned ... Read more...

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Will carry on as long as I enjoy my game: Tendulkar (Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 16 (IANS) India's batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, who got his landmark 100th international century against Bangladesh here Friday, ended all speculation about his immediate retirement saying ... Read more...

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Delhi fans delighted at Sachin’s feat


March 16th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar's fans in Delhi could not help but jump with joy as their cricketing idol finally scored completed the elusive 100th international hundred ... Read more...

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Tendulkar strikes record 100th international century (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 16 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar struck his record 100th international century to guide India to 289 for five in 50 overs against Bangladesh in the fourth ODI ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian suffers from psoriasis


March 15th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is suffering from psoriasis. Apparently the stress of looking picture perfect all the time has led to the condition and Kim ... Read more...

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Many Britons think Mount Everest is in Britain!


March 12th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) A study in Britain has found that a lot of people here are completely ignorant about some of the basic facts related to their country such ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Time for Tendulkar to introspect: Chappell


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 3 (IANS) Former Australia cricket captain Ian Chappell said India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar has to take a look at himself and ask if he is playing ... Read more...

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20 killed as suicide bomber hits Yemen’s presidential palace


February 26th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Aden, Feb 25 (IANS) A suicide bomber blew up a car outside the presidential palace in Yemen's Hadramout province Saturday, killing at least 20 Republican Guards and injuring dozens of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sehwag’s record 219 earns him ‘VS’ series bat


February 14th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) India's dashing opener Virender Sehwag's record-breaking 219 against the West Indies in a One-Day International in Indore last year has earned him a special series ... Read more...

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Landmark judgement, says CPI-M on Supreme Court verdict


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court order cancelling 122 licences granted to telecom companies during the tenure of former communications minister A. Raja was a landmark judgement, ... Read more...

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Salman Rushdie’s name off Jaipur Festival’s events roster


January 17th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Award winning writer Salman Rushdie, the author of "The Satanic Verses" and "Midnight's Children", seems to be off the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival events roster.His ... Read more...

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Hope England nightmare won’t be repeated: Dravid


January 11th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 11 (IANS) Former India captain and veteran middle-order batsman Rahul Dravid hopes that the ongoing Test series against Australia doesn't turn out to be a nightmare like ... Read more...

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Dutch queen tours Abu Dhabi mosque


January 9th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 8 (IANS/WAM) Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands visited the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque here Sunday.She was accompanied by Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and his wife Princess Maxima and ... Read more...

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India 114/2 in second innings at stumps


January 5th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) India were 114 for two in the second innings, trailing Australia by 354 runs, at stumps on the third day of the second cricket Test ... Read more...

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China races to build world’s second tallest skyscraper


December 28th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Dec 28 (IANS) Work crews have completed the foundation for the world's second tallest building one month ahead of schedule and are now constructing the ground structure of the ... Read more...

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