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Science journalism pioneer dies


August 17th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 17 (IANS/EFE) Spanish journalist Manuel Calvo Hernando, a pioneer of reporting on science both in his homeland and in Latin America, died Thursday in Madrid. He was 88.The ... Read more...

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Kanpur boy who never missed a class in 14 years


April 8th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, April 8 (IANS) In a country where bunking classes is common, a 17-year-old Muslim boy stands out in stark contrast. He has not missed a single class in 14 ... Read more...

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Diverting avalanches! More tech marvels unfold in Rohtang


March 15th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), March 15 (IANS) It will not only provide all-weather connectivity but also protect from calamities. The engineering marvel that is the Rohtang tunnel, being built under ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh takes to social media to promote tourism


February 8th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Tourism Board (CTB) has taken to social media to promote tourism in the state and strike a chord with people by highlighting ... Read more...

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Bhopal’s love affair with jeeps (Feature)


October 10th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 10 (IANS) Bhopal has some of the world's oldest and finest jeeps. And these rare vehicles are not just showpieces in courtyards but actually ply on ... Read more...

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Richardson amazed at Tendulkar’s longevity as cricketer (Interview)


February 18th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 18 (IANS) Richie Richardson, the West Indies batting great who captained the side in two World Cups, marvels at Sachin Tendulkar's longevity as a topflight cricketer ... Read more...

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Dita Von Teese strips off in racy new Renault Clio TV commercial


February 8th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 08 (ANI): World-renowned burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese has raised eyebrows playing a stripper in the racy new TV advertisement for Renault Clio.The glitzy commercial also co-stars Rihanna and ... Read more...

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England will be Melbourne marvels: Flower


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 22 (ANI): Coach Andy Flower is confident that England will put up a marvelous performance during the Boxing Day Test that begins here from Sunday.Rubbishing suggestions and reports that England ... Read more...

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Oz school sacks Santa to make non-Christian pupils feel more included


December 8th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 8 (ANI): A school in Victoria, Australia has banned the celebration of Christmas in its premises so that non-Christian pupils will not feel excluded.The Victorian kindergarten, Montessori Marvels Preschool in ... Read more...

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Akshay Kumar To Pay Homage To His Ultimate Screen Idol


October 29th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Akshay Kumar has made a secret pledge to himself. As soon as the first copy of his retro-homage to the 1970s Action Replayy is complete the ... Read more...

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Obama to visit Humayun’s Tomb, described as ‘cultural marvel’ (Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will visit the Humayun's Tomb, a World Heritage site that was the first garden tomb in the subcontinent built in the 16th ... Read more...

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Obama to visit Humayun’s Tomb


October 28th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Barack Obama will visit the Humayun's Tomb here, becoming the first US president to see the 16th century monument, an official said Thursday."I don't think ... Read more...

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Rural artisan creates decorative marvels using coconut shells in Karnataka


July 18th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, July 18 (ANI): Although a blacksmith by profession, Rohit Chimullu from Mangalore in Karnataka makes artifacts out of coconut shells, which are in demand in various parts of the country. Chimullu ... Read more...

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Where clocks have frozen in remembrance of Ataturk (IANS Travel - With Images)


May 25th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Ranjana Narayan Istanbul, May 25 (IANS) That was the bed he spent his last moments on, the glass cabinet full of medicine bottles stands just as it did then, and the clocks ... Read more...

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Unauthorized Oprah Winfrey biography to be released


January 25th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American investigative journalist Kitty Kelley has written the unauthorized biography of the talk show queen – Oprah Winfrey. The talk show host – Oprah ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan To Read News On National Television!


December 30th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaAfter playing Auro from "Paa' in a number of off-screen events and campaigns Big B will now assume the personality of Vijay Harshwardhan Mallik the media commentator in ... Read more...

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Baby Without A Brain: Nicholas Coke Has Lived A Year, And Counting


December 19th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec. 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A baby born without his brain, celebrated his first birthday this week. Nicholas Coke, son of Sheena Coke, was born last year, a few days to ... Read more...

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US Air Force Takes The Veil Off Beast Of Kandahar


December 9th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.09, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the first time US Air Force has confirmed that its arsenal contains an advanced stealth aircraft called 'Beast of Kandahar'. The images of the unmanned drone ... Read more...

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Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Singh of India During Arrival Ceremony


November 24th, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by admin
As released by the White House9:25 A.M. ESTPRESIDENT OBAMA: Prime Minister Singh, Mrs. Gursharan Kaur, members of the Indian delegation -- on behalf of Michelle and ... Read more...

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India is indispensable to US, says Barack Obama


November 24th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 24 (IANS) United States President Barack Obama warmly welcomed Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Washington, affirming that India and the US will form the defining partnership of 21st ... Read more...

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Get ready to experience ‘Galilean Nights’!


October 22nd, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, October 22 (ANI): Hundreds of thousands of people all around the world are all set to experience 'Galilean Nights', in which the people would look up at the sky through a ... Read more...

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Science museum in Coimbatore seeks to dispel social dogmas


June 28th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, June 28 (ANI): A unique museum in Coimbatore not only showcases marvels of science and technology, but also dispels superstitious notions with an essence of rationalism.Usually, there is a regular stream ... Read more...

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2 Characters 2 Time Zones For Akshay, Saif


June 10th, 2009 - 11:03 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaBesides sharing screen space with Kareena Kapoor in one of the biggest fiascos of their careers Tashan Akshay Kumar and Saif Ali Khan now have something else in ... Read more...

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Zee TV Weekend synopsis (5th June 09-7th June ‘09)


June 4th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Saregamapa L'il Champs New LaunchTelecast date: Friday, 5th June at 9:30pmThe show that has been a rage amongst music lovers not only in India but around the globe will be judged ... Read more...

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Ronaldo’s musical taste buds revealed


May 5th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Footie ace Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed his musical tastes."I like hip hop and romantic songs like Sade, Phil Collins, George Michael, Elton John," The Mirror quoted him, as ... Read more...

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Ronaldo to buy a red double-decker bus to impress relatives!


May 5th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Football ace striker Cristiano Ronaldo is buying a red double-decker bus to impress his nieces and nephews.The Manchester United winger marvels at the London buses when he's with ... Read more...

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NASA Inspector General Robert Cobb resigns


April 3rd, 2009 - 9:04 am ICT by admin
Washington, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- NASA Inspector General Robert Cobb will resign effective April 11, the space agency announced on Thursday evening. President Obama accepted the resignation."I have been honored to serve ... Read more...

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Science on wheels takes nature to children


January 25th, 2009 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 25 (IANS) It transports science and its marvels literally to the doorstep. Life-sized models of dinosaurs, rare fossils, ancient manuscripts and models on the evolution of life are being ... Read more...

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Gladiator theme park to lure tourists back to Rome


August 15th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): In a bid to attract tourists, the Roman authorities have come up with a scheme to bring back the crowds by having a Disneyland-style theme park depicting ... Read more...

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Dhoni pays secret visit to Aurangabad


May 13th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by admin
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), May 13 (IANS) He flew in here secretly and managed to stay closetted in a five-star hotel for over 24 hours without a prying eye catching him. But star Indian ... Read more...

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Pritam traumatised by kids’ suffering on reality shows


March 10th, 2008 - 8:41 am ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Reality shows have turned a corner, with the little kids on "Voice Of India" (VOI) emerging as undisputed crooning marvels. But judge Pritam Chakraborty is ... Read more...

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