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Palestinians seek political, financial support from Baghdad Arab summit

March 26th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, March 25 (IANS) The Palestinian leadership is looking forward to gain declarations of full Arab political and financial support for their cause in the Arab League annual summit due ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bhabha Centre officials to advise Bengal’s science panels

September 14th, 2011 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) The West Bengal government will revamp the existing advisory councils for development of science and technology in the state with the inputs from scholars and professors ... Read more...

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Pak Navy shows Indian warships in advertisement

March 8th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8(ANI): The Pakistan Navy has apparently put a picture from an Indo-US Naval Exercise in its print advertisement."The Pakistan Navy, 'A Silent Force to Reckon With' has done the biggest ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Map of Facebook friendships shows connections across the globe

December 15th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 15 (ANI): Ever wondered how the world would look like through Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook eyes? Well, an intern with the social networking giant has created a map of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How humans ‘reach for something’ using ‘brain maps’

December 4th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): A new study at UC Santa Barbara explains how humans reach out for different things - be it reaching out to a dance partner or a glass of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How brain is wired for attention

November 2nd, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Scientists have created a wiring diagram that shows how the brain pays attention to visual, cognitive, sensory, and motor cues.The study, conducted by researchers at University of Utah, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tenzing’s tribe angered by polygamy, polyandry slur in Nepal

August 23rd, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 23 (IANS) The Sherpas of Nepal, the hardy mountaineering people made famous by Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, the first man to summit Mt Everest with Sir Edmund Hillary, are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

IBM creates world’s smallest 3D map

April 26th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) IBM scientists have created a 3D map of the earth so small that 1,000 of them could fit on a single grain of salt. They accomplished this through a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Fewer tigers in forests than captive in US

February 11th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) The tiger population is in real crisis worldwide, including the US, where more big cats are held in captivity than are alive in the Asian wilds, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Golden boy Rahman makes India proud with double Grammys (Roundup)

February 1st, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Indians went "Jai Ho" once again Monday when music maestro A.R. Rahman scored a double triumph at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, a year after ... Read more...

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Bollywood cheers as Rahman scoops double Grammys

February 1st, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Hindi film industry is elated after music maestro A.R. Rahman triumphed at the 52nd annual Grammy Awards by scooping two golden gramophones. From Gulzar and ... Read more...

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Western countries will be defeated in Afghanistan: Taliban

September 19th, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 19 (Xinhua) Top Taliban commander Mullah Mohammad Omar has said that despite the surge in international troops, western countries should learn from the history of Afghanistan as a tomb ... Read more...

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Rain Rock Festival at Sohra in Meghalaya , formerly known as Cheerapunji

March 9th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
By D. Henpilen Sohra (Meghalaya), Mar 8 (ANI): The first ever ''Rain Rock Festival'' was organised in Sohra on February 20 to explore prospects of eco-tourism in Meghalaya. The two-day festival ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Spread India’s cultural richness: President to Asiatic Society

August 23rd, 2008 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) The 225-year-old Asiatic Society should go for more partnerships with other academic institutions in the country as well as abroad to disseminate India's cultural richness, President Pratibha Patil ... Read more...

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Brown warns Iran on nuclear arms, threats against Israel

July 21st, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Jerusalem, July 21 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown warned Iran Monday that his government was ready to take the lead in pressing for firmer sanctions to prevent it from realising its ... Read more...

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Avesthagen founder receives top French award

April 23rd, 2008 - 11:19 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, April 23 (IANS) Villoo Morawala Patell, founder-chairperson of India's leading life sciences firm Avesthagen Ltd, was late Wednesday honoured with a top civilian award by the French government for her entrepreneurship ... Read more...

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