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Firewalls can help hackers break into Facebook, Twitter


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Firewall technology designed to boost security can unwittingly reveal data that could help a hacker break into Facebook and Twitter accounts, a new study says. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in Business |

Effects of nicotine upon brain mirror those of cocaine


May 4th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new neuroscience research has found that nicotine has a similar initial impact on the brain as cocaine, explaining why both are highly addictive substances.In the new experiments, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Museveni re-elected Uganda’s president


February 20th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Wakiso (Uganda), Feb 20 (IANS) Yoweri Museveni was Sunday declared the winner in Uganda's presidential election, giving him a sixth five-year term in office.According to the official results issued by the electoral ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China set to donate Rs.5.36 million to Tagore Museum in Kolkata


August 28th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 28 (ANI): China would reportedly donate 5.36 million rupees (116,500 dollars) for the establishment of a gallery on "Rabindranath and China" in Kolkata's Tagore Museum.According to Xinhua, an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Landslide kills 65 in China’s Gansu Province


August 8th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 8 (ANI): At least 65 people have been killed in landslides triggered by heavy rain in north-west China's Zhouqu County in the Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Gansu Province."At ... Read more...

Posted in World |

80 dead, 2,000 missing in China landslides (Lead)


August 8th, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) Over 80 people were killed and 2,000 went missing Sunday morning after landslides triggered by torrential rains hit northwest China's Gansu province, an official said. The landslides occurred at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

65 killed in China landslide


August 8th, 2010 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) At least 65 people were killed early Sunday morning due to landslides triggered by heavy rain in China's Gansu province, officials said. The landslides occurred at around 12.00 a.m. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Naga group announces resumption of Manipur blockade


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The United Naga Council announced Sunday it will be resume an economic blockade of Manipur for 20 days from Wednesday as the central government had failed to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Patients to grow own hip, knee replacements


July 29th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Patients with knee or hip problems will be able to 'grow' new replacement joints in the future, scientists say. Researchers have shown it is possible to grow properly ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Soon, ‘grow your own’ hip and knee replacements with full movement


July 29th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): People who have knee or hip problems will soon be able to 'grow' new replacement joints and that too with full range of movement.Researchers have shown that it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Microbloggers fear services will be suspended in China


July 15th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Chinese microbloggers are concerned about such services being suspended in the country after a series of glitches in the last two days disrupted their popular Twitter-like social-networking ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Naga leaders to meet Prime Minister Singh


June 14th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): A delegation of senior Naga leaders is expected to call on Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here this evening in an attempt to find a solution ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nagaland team arrives for talks with Manipur CM, Congress leaders


May 26th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, May 26 (ANI): A six-member Nagaland Congress team has reportedly reached Manipur capital Imphal for talks with Chief Minister O.Ibobi Singh to resolve the stand-off over the controversial visit of rebel ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Bomber killed in Manipur blast


May 18th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, May 18 (IANS) A militant bomber was killed Tuesday in Manipur while trying to plant an explosive beneath a road bridge, officials said. A police spokesperson said the blast took place over ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Strife in Manipur forces people to stay in relief camps


May 17th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kohima, May 17 (ANI): Around 500 villagers belonging to the Moa tribal community has been staying in a relief camp for the past ten days in Kohima, due to the ongoing strife ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Naga students take out a peace rally in Guwahati


May 9th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, May 9 (ANI): Members of the Naga Students Association took part in a peace rally here on Saturday to express their solidarity with Naga sentiments.The demonstration was in the context of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Muivah defers Manipur visit after supporters clash with cops (Lead)


May 6th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, May 6 (IANS) Naga separatist leader Thuingaleng Muivah Thursday deferred his proposed visit to his birthplace in Manipur after violent clashes between his supporters and security forces in a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

70 injured as cops clash with Muivah supporters


May 6th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, May 6 (IANS) At least 70 tribal Nagas, most of them women, were injured Thursday in a border town in Manipur in a clash between security forces and thousands of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Old anti-depressant can reverse cardiac complications


January 8th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) An anti-depressant developed over 40 years ago can blunt and even reverse the muscle enlargement and weakened pumping function associated with heart failure, research says. A team of Johns ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

HP Set To Acquire 3Com In A $2.7 Billion Deal


November 12th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov. 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Leading computer manufacturer Hewlett Packard, commonly known as HP, is going to acquire networking device maker 3Com Technologies. The whopping $2.7 billion deal is aimed at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rising star, 19, pips Kidman to claim AFI Best Actress award nomination


October 29th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 29 (ANI): Nicole Kidman has been piped by rising star Sophie Lowe in the race for the AFI Best Actress award nomination.Lowe, 19, beat the Hollywood heavyweight, 42, to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Himmat Rai best Indian at tied 12th at Queen’s Cup


August 14th, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Samui (Thailand), Aug 14 (IANS) Young Indian golfer, Himmat Rai showcased his talent on the Asian Tour stage with a five-under 66 that saw him rise to tied 12th at the midway ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Meet Obama the Joker “Socialism”!


August 4th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 4 (IBNS) A poster of US President Barack Obama as the Joker, flaunting a large caption stating “Socialism”, has been arresting the attention of the passersby, with nobody being traced ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chinese Consul General stresses on strengthening Sino-Indian cultural ties


July 29th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, July 29 (ANI): Chinese Consul General Mao Siwei on Wednesday said that both India and China need deeper understanding of each other's culture for further strengthening of ties."Now China is the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Taiwan Air Force jet crashes (Lead)


July 15th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, July 15 (DPA) A Taiwanese Air Force F-5F jet is believed to have crashed during a training missing over the Taiwan Strait Wednesday morning. The twin-seat F-5F took off from the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

24 killed in China bus fire


June 5th, 2009 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), June 5 (Xinhua) At least 24 people were killed when a bus caught fire Friday morning in the city of Chengdu in southwest China's Sichuan province, officials said. The accident took ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Manipur hosts punk music festival


March 30th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
By L. C. K. SinghSenapati (Manipur), Mar 30 (ANI): In an effort to promote the talent of youths, Manipur staged the 'Screamo Punk Festival 2009' here last week.The music festival featured bands ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Scientists create an impossible alloy


February 27th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Scientists have created an alloy between two incompatible elements, which was considered impossible earlier.The impossible alloy was created by a research team led by Professor H.K. Mao ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India the ‘back office’ of the world: Chinese consul general


February 22nd, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) India can rightly be called the back office of the world for its achievements in Information Technology (IT) and IT-enabled services, Chinese Consul General in Kolkata Mao Siwei ... Read more...

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Older adults in China leading a lonely life


January 22nd, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): Amid rapid economic and social change, many of Chinas 140 million elderly are leading a lonely life, according to a new study.According to the study led by ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Biochemical switch needed for nerve cells to respond to DNA damage identified


January 19th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): Scientists at Emory University School of Medicine have announced the identification of a biochemical switch, which is required for nerve cells to respond to DNA damage. The researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese teachers hardly get Indian visa: Chinese diplomat


January 14th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 14 (IANS) There is a rising demand in India to learn the Chinese language, but New Delhi is hardly issuing visa to teachers from China, says Beijing's top diplomat here."There ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China screens 22.4 mln babies fed melamine-tainted milk


January 12th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan.12 (ANI): The Chinese Ministry of Health said Monday that it had screened 22.4 million babies who were fed melamine-tainted formula milk, and that 296,000 babies were sickened by the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fighting terrorism won”t affect ethnic relations within China: Official


August 16th, 2008 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug.16 (ANI): The Chinese Government''s effort to fight terrorism would not affect relations among various ethnic groups in China, said Mao Gongning, director of the Policy and Law Department with ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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