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Jolie praises ex-husband


May 18th, 2012 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie still has a soft corner for ex-husband Billy Bob Thornton. The 36-year-old says Thornton, whom she divorced almost 10 years ago, ... Read more...

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Briton’s dismembered body found in Argentina


January 15th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 15 (IANS/EFE) The dismembered body of a 74-year-old British physicist and mathematician who went missing several months ago has been found in Argentina, police said.Police found Donald ... Read more...

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Not murder, says Oxford don’s widow; Indian-origin academic gets bail (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Indian-origin Oxford mathematician Devinder Sivia, who was arrested after an eminent professor was found dead at his home, has been released on bail. The professor's widow ... Read more...

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Held for friend’s death, Sivia was wooed by British government


January 14th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Indian-origin mathematics lecturer at Oxford University, Devinder Sivia, who was arrested and later released on bail after the body of a fellow academic was found at ... Read more...

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Oxford academic, now dead, suffered a breakdown last year


January 14th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Oxford professor Steven Rawlings, who was found dead at the home of his Indian-origin mathematician friend, had last year suffered a breakdown and was "found wandering ... Read more...

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Oxford don’s death: Exact cause not known


January 14th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) British police are now looking at "underlying health issues" after a post-mortem examination of Oxford professor Steven Rawlings failed to pinpoint the exact cause of his ... Read more...

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Not murder, says widow of Oxford professor


January 14th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) The widow of an Oxford professor has denied her husband was murdered and termed as a "tragic accident" his death at the home of his close ... Read more...

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Babies laugh and cry in womb


September 16th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Babies in the womb develop a range of facial movements which can be identified as laughing and crying, research shows.Study author Nadja Reissland from Durham University ... Read more...

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Mathematical formula decides which tattoo designs will age well


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A mathematician has announced that he has devised the formula that will tell how long a tattoo will last on a body. Tattoos are inscribed on cells ... Read more...

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Michael Blake gives mathematical constant Pi a musical note


March 14th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 14 (ANI): Canadian musician Michael Blake has created a piece of music based on mathematical constant Pi to celebrate Pi Day- the 14th day of the third month."The idea just ... Read more...

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Galileo’s works published in Arabic


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 2 (IANS/WAM) The works of noted mathematician-astronomer Galileo Galilei have been published in Arabic for the very first time.The book "Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo" was published by Kalima, ... Read more...

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Delhi University gets new Vice Chancellor


October 29th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Delhi University Friday got its 20th Vice Chancellor in Dinesh Singh, who is currently the institute's Pro-Vice Chancellor.Singh took over as head of the country's ... Read more...

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13th century Khawja Nasir observatory unearthed in Iran


October 18th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Oct 18 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered ruins of an observatory that had been built by the Iranian polymath Khawja Nasir ad-Din Tusi at a castle during the 13th century in Iran."We ... Read more...

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Campaign to construct Babbage Analytical Engine picks pace


October 17th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): More than 1,600 people have committed money and support to build Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine.Although elements of the engine have been built over the last 173 years, ... Read more...

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People can’t stop worrying even on vacations


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Million of holidaymakers can't let go of their worries even amid beautiful beaches and stunning landscapes, finds a recent study. Now scientists have figured out why so many people ... Read more...

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Why is it so hard to unwind on holiday?


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): You might have taken that much-needed fortnight holiday from work, but despite those beautiful beaches or the stunning slopes, its not possible for you to wind down while ... Read more...

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Danica Mckellar Gives Birth To Her Son Draco


September 11th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Danica Mckellar, the former star who was seen in ‘The Wonder Years’ gave birth to a boy on Tuesday. She welcomed the birth ... Read more...

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Rubik’s cube can be solved in just 20 moves


August 12th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): A team of experts has finally found the answer to a long-standing question: How many moves does it take to solve a Rubik Cube?A maximum of 20 moves ... Read more...

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Indian professor chosen for prestigious mathematics prize


July 8th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Radha Charan Gupta has been selected for the prestigious Kenneth O. May Prize for the History of Mathematics for his contribution to the subject, officials said ... Read more...

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President Patil to inaugurate International Congress of Mathematicians


July 5th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 5 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will inaugurate the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM), the biggest and the most prestigious International meeting of Mathematicians at Hyderabad, on August 19.ICM ... Read more...

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Gravity-defying ramps win Best Illusion of the Year award


May 12th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): A mathematician at Meiji Institute in Kawasaki, Japan, has won the world's best visual illusion award for making downward-sloping ramps appear to run uphill.Kokichi Sugihara won the ... Read more...

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Oddest book title of the year: ‘Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes’!


March 26th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 26 (ANI): 'Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes' has won the Diagram Prize, which rewards the oddest book title of the year.Dr Daina Taimina, a mathematician at Cornell University in New ... Read more...

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‘Wonder Years’ Star Danica McKellar Pregnant


March 18th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 18 (Pen Men at Work): Danica McKellar, the popular and endearing Winnie on 'The Wonder Years', is expecting her initial child. She is pregnant. This news is indeed genuine. Danica ... Read more...

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Mike Verta & Danica McKellar Awaits Their Greatest Joy


March 18th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri NEW YORK, Mar 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The math guru is calculating her days of becoming a mother. That's right. The former American actress and author Danica McKellar is expecting her ... Read more...

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Big B perfect at tennis, violin, piano: Director Leena Yadav


February 24th, 2010 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) That Amitabh Bachchan leaves his co-stars in awe is well-known but "Teen Patti" director Leena Yadav says the megastar not only spells magic in front ... Read more...

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Big B wears old watch from Chor Bazaar in ‘Teen Patti’


February 15th, 2010 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Cheap cloth, ill-fitted trousers, checked cotton shirts and an old watch from Mumbai's Chor Bazaar - these are what designer Ameira Punvani used to create ... Read more...

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Abandoned dockyards, mills became gambling dens: ‘Teen Patti’ designer


February 10th, 2010 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Finding locations that could resemble gambling dens, bombarding them with dirt and grime, painting gruesome graffiti..."Teen Patti" production designer Ayesha Punvani says creating setups ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi remains big draw - 62 years after death


January 30th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) More than six decades have passed since Mahatma Gandhi was killed, but his philosophy and thoughts continue to attract people from across the world. Thousands visit his ... Read more...

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Nine-year-old Brit Indian girl, brother get GCSE A* in maths


January 22nd, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22(ANI): A nine year-old Indian origin girl and her eight-year-old brother have both gained A* grades in GCSE maths.Meera Songara and her brother Raam, who began studying independently after ... Read more...

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‘Teen Patti’ would have been incomplete without Big B, Sir Ben: Director


January 8th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Leena Yadav is ecstatic about her second directorial venture "Teen Patti" because she got to work with stalwarts like Amitabh Bachchan and Sir Ben ... Read more...

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Scientists to probe global warming’s impact on avian flu virus


January 2nd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS) Does global warming help the avian flu virus mutate into more lethal versions? That's the million-dollar question bothering scientists as they embark upon research to shed light on ... Read more...

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Viruses that adapted to high temperatures may jump species more easily


December 27th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 27 (ANI): A team of scientists is all set to investigate whether viruses that have adapted to higher temperatures can jump species more easily, which could shed light on the ... Read more...

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Indus Valley civilization created world’s first sophisticated financial exchange system


November 21st, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 21 (ANI): A Canadian mathematician has discovered that the Indus Valley's Bronze Age civilization may have developed the world's first sophisticated financial exchange system.According to the Telegraph, a new study ... Read more...

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Math formula says date at least 12 times to find the perfect mate!


August 24th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 24 (ANI): Want to find your one and only? Well, then the best chances of finding the perfect partner is to date at least 12 people before even thinking of ... Read more...

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Scientists create ‘gas gauge’ to avoid pregnancy loss


August 3rd, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Yale University scientists have developed what they call a "gas gauge" that can help measure the volume of the placenta, and prevent pregnancy loss.According to lead author Dr. ... Read more...

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