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Visually impaired vie to shoot Kailash Kher’s music video


August 8th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A group of visually challenged people is competing to qualify to shoot a new music video for popular singer Kailash Kher.One of the many ... Read more...

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First robotic fish tested


April 12th, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 12 (IANS) The world's first robotic fish has successfully debuted among real fish, paving the way for better understanding of animal behaviour, an expert said.The robot, capable of ... Read more...

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UAE, Belarus discuss bilateral cooperation


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 21 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' Vice President Mohammed Bin Rashid and Belarusian Prime Minister Mikhail V. Myasnikovich Tuesday discussed ways for opening new horizons of cooperation between ... Read more...

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UAE, Libya sign cooperation agreement


January 20th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 19 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Libya have signed a cooperation agreement in Tripoli, it was announced Thursday.The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by the representatives of ... Read more...

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Singapore opened new horizons for India: PM


November 20th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 20 (IANS) Singapore had opened new horizons for India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Sunday and recalled that it was New Delhi's engagement with Singapore that ... Read more...

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UAE Quran centre opened in Chechnya


August 27th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Grozny, Aug 26 (IANS/WAM) A centre for the study of the Quran - under the assistance of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - has been opened in the Chechen capital ... Read more...

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Now, a dog that glows in the dark


July 30th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) South Korean scientists have created a dog that glows fluorescent green under ultraviolet light after antibiotic drugs are put in its food.The dog named Tagon - ... Read more...

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Irrfan Khan spreads awareness about education


July 28th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has been named the brand ambassador of Shri Ram New Horizons (SRNH), an education and skill services provider."In a short ... Read more...

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NASA: Astronomers discover Pluto’s fourth moon


July 21st, 2011 - 2:01 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Astronomers from NASA discovered a fourth moon orbiting the icy dwarf planet Pluto, the agency said Wednesday.Using the Hubble Space Telescope to search for rings around the ... Read more...

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Jet Airways joins Arab Air Carriers Organisation


May 30th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Jet Airways, India's leading private airline, has joined Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO) as a partner airline, a top airline official said here Monday."With our growing ... Read more...

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Pluto’s atmosphere ‘is much bigger than previously thought’


April 21st, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 21 (ANI): Pluto's atmosphere is much bigger than previously thought, according to a new study.Recent observations of the dwarf planet have revealed that the icy orb's atmosphere has expanded dramatically ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi film fest invites entries for fifth edition


April 7th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 6 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Film Festival has called for entries for its fifth edition Oct 13-22.The festival will accept feature and documentary films for its competitive ... Read more...

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Past comet collisions ‘left ripples in Jupiter and Saturn rings’


April 1st, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 01 (ANI): The rings of Jupiter and Saturn contain ripples caused by comets that hit them decades ago, according to data from NASA's Cassini, Galileo and New Horizons missions.Jupiter's ripple-producing ... Read more...

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Vatican stresses ‘truth’ as focus of new technologies: Hindus agree


January 22nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 22 (ANI): The truth must remain the firm and unchanging point of reference of new media and the digital world, opening up new horizons of information and knowledge, a ... Read more...

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No trust deficit between India, Germany on high technology transfer: Merkel


December 12th, 2010 - 2:10 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashBerlin, Dec 11 (ANI): German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said there was no trust deficit between Germany and India on the issue of high technology transfer.Responding to a ... Read more...

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Relax export control laws, India tells Germany


December 12th, 2010 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Berlin, Dec 11 (IANS) Visiting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday asked Germany to relax export control laws for opening new horizons for commerce as the two nations have ... Read more...

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Singh praises German support for opening global nuke commerce to India


December 12th, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by ANI
Berlin, Dec.11 (ANI): Visiting Indian Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday, praised Germany for supporting the opening of international commerce for India in the field of civil nuclear energy, adding ... Read more...

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Hayden calls for right balance of Test, 50-over matches


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 23(ANI): New Cricket Australia (CA) Director Matthew Hayden has said that the cricket calendar should be rearranged to have a right balance between Test and 50-over matches.Hayden said that the ... Read more...

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‘Silent Souls’ best film, Andrew Garfield best actor at Abu Dhabi Fest


October 23rd, 2010 - 2:01 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 23 (IANS) Russian filmmaker Aleksei Fedorchenk's "Silent Souls" won the best narrative film award and Andrew Garfield, who will be seen as Peter Parker in "Spider-Man 4", won the ... Read more...

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‘Paan Singh Tomar’ to be premiered at Abu Dhabi film fest


September 27th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 27 (IANS) UTV's production venture "Paan Singh Tomar", about the soldier-athlete who went on to become a bandit, will have its world premiere at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, ... Read more...

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Jamia to organise conference on remote sensing


August 9th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Experts from various institutions, including the premier Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), will participate in a day-long conference Tuesday on 'Remote Sensing and GIS for Environmental Management' ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Science behind ‘once bitten, twice shy’ unravelled


July 27th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): The first time you burn your fingers by touching a hot stove you get the lesson to avoid doing it in the future. And now scientists are trying ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Erin Andrews Signs New Contract With ESPN


July 13th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American sportscaster Erin Andrews has signed a new deal with ESPN Network, as per which the sports anchor would be hosting two new shows in the ... Read more...

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US varsity sets up Jain Studies professorship


April 21st, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 21 (IANS) The Florida International University (FIU) has established the Bhagwan Mahavir Professorship of Jain Studies, the first of its kind in the western world, with a $600,000-donation ... Read more...

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Director’s cut of MNIK goes to Indian Film Fest LA


April 16th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) The director's cut of Shah Rukh Khan starrer "My Name Is Khan" (MNIK) will be screened at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) April ... Read more...

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Now a ‘Black Pearl’ for young Arabian filmmakers


April 6th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 5 (IANS/WAM) Debut feature films made by young directors from Arab countries will now be able to get the prestigious Black Pearl Award at the Middle East International Film ... Read more...

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PM, president greets nation on spring New Year (Lead)


March 15th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of spring New Year, being celebrated Tuesday under different names in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Iran’s Ahmadinejad sworn in for second presidential term (Lead)


August 6th, 2009 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 5 (DPA) Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was sworn in Wednesday for a second four-year presidential term. The swearing-in ceremony, held in the Iranian parliament, was overshadowed by continued allegations of fraud in ... Read more...

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Prince William’s girlfriend wants to move on from ‘boring’ family job


July 12th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Prince William's girlfriend Kate Middleton has had enough of putting in long hours working for her parents' business Party Pieces and she now wants to explore new ... Read more...

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World’s first breakthrough in using non-invasive brain surgery to treat patients


June 23rd, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): Health experts at the University Children's Hospital Zurich have opened new horizons for the treatment of different neurological brain disorders by successfully treating ten patients using transcranial high-intensity ... Read more...

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A R Rahman’s new studios in Los Angeles and London


May 29th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After establishing his studios in Mumbai and Chennai, music maestro A R Rahman have now went international with establishing his studios in Los Angeles and London too. Previously Rahman has to ... Read more...

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Pluto has upside-down atmosphere


March 7th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 7 (ANI): A new study has found that Pluto has an upside-down atmosphere compared with Earth, with temperatures rising, rather than dropping, with altitude on the dwarf planet.According to ... Read more...

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New congenital neutropenia syndrome and genetic mutation behind it found


January 4th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, January 4 (ANI): An international team of scientists has discovered a new syndrome associated with severe congenital neutropenia (SCN), a rare disorder in which children lack sufficient infection-fighting white cells. The ... Read more...

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Astronomers hope to get Pluto recognized as planet in 2009


January 3rd, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): In 2009, a group of astronomers is planning to get the ruling that Pluto is not the ninth planet of our solar system, overturned.The International Astronomical ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian spiritual leader in Kenya with message of peace


November 24th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 24 (IANS) On a mission to spread the message of spiritual brotherhood in Kenya, Acharya Purshuttompriyadas, a Swaminarayan sect leader based here, has met Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga as ... Read more...

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