Wild Hawk on the Loose at US Library of Congress

January 26th, 2011 - 3:56 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A wild hawk is reportedly on the loose in the Library of Congress in the United States, where it has been seen flying around for about a week ... Read more...

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Congress leader demands appointment of Muslim academicians in varsities

December 24th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 24 (IANS) The chairman of Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee's minority department Friday alleged that there has been deliberate negligence in the selection of teaching faculty from the Muslim community in ... Read more...

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Discovery: Donner Party’s member James Reed had a Lincoln document

July 21st, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American researchers have unexpectedly discovered a military document that has former United States president Abraham Lincoln on it.The document was found among other properties of ... Read more...

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$300,000 Library Book Fines In The Name Of The Earliest US President George Washington

April 20th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Librarians in New York's oldest library have discovered an unexpected borrower with books in arrears. The borrower being discussed is George Washington, the initial President ... Read more...

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Comics improve early literacy

November 6th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 06 (ANI): Comic books are as valuable as any other form of literature to be a part of children's education, says an expert from University of Illinois.Carol L. Tilley, a ... Read more...

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Chandigarh’s old, disabled will have library at doorstep

September 8th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 8 (IANS) A helping hand from the administration in Chandigarh will now take library books and magazines right to the doorstep of senior citizens and the disabled. The scheme was launched ... Read more...

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Tattooed Ladies Of TLA Calender: Creating Buzz For A Cause

July 31st, 2009 - 12:59 am ICT by GD
Librarians are a serious lot or at least that's the image they have. Well, not anymore as some librarians form Texax, all women between the age group of 20 and 60 years ... Read more...

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Estate agents get most sex, while truckers the least

February 6th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): A new British survey has revealed that those working as an estate agent have more sex than others who are working in other jobs.As per a recent ... Read more...

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Dubai public libraries use radio frequency identification

May 6th, 2008 - 11:21 am ICT by admin
Dubai, May 6 (IANS) Public libraries in the Emirate of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have deployed RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) system for managing information, WAM news agency reported Tuesday. ... Read more...

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