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Arctic sea ice to melt by 2015: Expert


November 10th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) The Arctic Sea ice could completely melt away by mid 2015, destroying the habitat of polar bears and other endangered animals, says an expert.Peter Wadhams, professor ... Read more...

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Scholars from across the world hail glory of Tamil literature


June 24th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, June 24 (ANI): Scholars from India and abroad hailed the grandeur of Tamil literature at the World Classical Tamil Conference, which commenced here on Wednesday.Inaugurated by President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, the ... Read more...

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Spooky sightings of ghosts and evil spirits in Britain highest in 25 years


April 26th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): In Britain, spooky sightings of ghouls, ghosts and evil spirits have come out to be higher than they have been in the past 25 years, according to a ... Read more...

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Jekyll and Hyde effect of workplace gossip revealed


October 29th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): Gossip in the workplace can function as a weapon to attack people's reputation or a gift in enhancing it, according to researchers.Lead researcher Tim Hallett, assistant professor in ... Read more...

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Novel two-step chemical process makes cancer cells glow quickly, safely


September 25th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 25 (ANI): Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a two-step process that uses a chemical reaction to make live cancer cells light up quickly and safely.This attains significance because ... Read more...

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No apology for ’stupid’ remark, but maybe a beer: Obama


July 25th, 2009 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Friday moved to quell a racial firestorm over his remarks about the arrest of a black Harvard professor, saying he had called the ... Read more...

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Sanjaya Baru to return to PMO in August


June 6th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS)Sanjaya Baru, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's former media adviser, will return in August to take up a new assignment in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO). Knowledegable sources told ... Read more...

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Now, four, not ten-year-old malt whisky comes of age


April 19th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.19 (ANI): Traditionalists may not like it, but distilleries are bringing out a new range of youthful malts in a bid to attract a younger generation of drinkers.Advances in the technology ... Read more...

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‘Gifted children also need nurturing and support’


January 17th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 17 (IANS) "Oh, they're smart, they'll do fine on their own", is what is often said about gifted children, but according to experts they require just as much attention and ... Read more...

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Battle between towns over Jane Austens true home


September 20th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 20 (ANI): Chawton in Hampshire, the village in which Jane Austen spent the last years of her life and produced some of the best-loved novels, is fighting to retain ... Read more...

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Found: New fish that crawls


April 3rd, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 3 (IANS) A fish that crawls into crevices rather than swim may be able to see like humans, perhaps representing an entirely unknown family of fishes, according to a new ... Read more...

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Thirteenth century ‘Mappa Mundi’ joins UNESCO list of world treasures


December 24th, 2007 - 2:40 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec.24 (ANI): The 13th century map -- Mappa Mundi -- has been added to a list of the world's most important historical documents. The map, regarded as an outstanding treasure of the ... Read more...

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Rembrandt valued at 1500 pounds sells for 2.2 million!


November 14th, 2007 - 2:57 am ICT by admin
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