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Now blink and flick channels!


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) You can now blink and change channels on your TV, thanks to a latest discovery called the Eye Control TV.Manufactured by the Chinese consumer electronics firm ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists find new ways of choking tumours


August 24th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Scientists can now choke tumours by cutting off the supply of a specific sugar known as GlcNAc (glick-nack), which they have identified for the first time.Tumours ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

China to formulate five-year anti-corruption plan


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) China will implement a five-year plan to eliminate corruption after the upcoming national congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), a senior official said.He Guoqiang, ... Read more...

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Gas prices see biggest jump of the year


August 13th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This year has caught many by surprise when the Survey Publishers came up with a result of statistics about the booming prices of gas this year. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Repeatedly scaring viewers a challenge: Vikram Bhatt


August 8th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt, who has almost mastered the horror genre with films like "Raaz", "Shaapit", "Haunted" and now "Raaz 3", says it's not easy to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Burberry ends talks with Interparfums


July 27th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Burberry, which is a British luxury brand, has ended talks with its partner Interparfums. Interparfums is a fragrance company and the two have ended their talks over ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Barbie dolls for Olympics 2012


July 26th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Mattel Toys India has launched new editions of the "Barbie I Can Be" range of dolls to commemorate the entire female contingent for Olympics 2012, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Maano ya na maano’, small screen horror is back


July 26th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) You may or may not believe in paranormal and horror stories, but they're back after a gap on Indian television with new shows like "Fear ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Britannia NutriChoice’s healthy online ‘Olympic’ games


July 25th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Home-grown global processed food and snacks major Britannia Industries has launched a 40-day, event-packed online pastime -- "Game for Health" -- coinciding with the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Babies of HIV-positive women show exposure to antiretrovirals


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) Hair and blood samples from three-month-old infants born to HIV-positive mothers surprisingly show exposure, both in the womb and from breast-feeding, to the antiretroviral drugs being ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Capital tales: Books get voices to reach more children


July 19th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) It is 9 a.m. on a Saturday. A group of nearly 100 schoolchildren aged 5-16 waiting at the gates of the American Centre in the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indonesia blocks 1 mn porn websites before Ramadan


July 18th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 18 (IANS/AKI) Indonesia's communications and information ministry has shut down more than one million pornographic websites ahead of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.Minister Tifatul Sembiring said Wednesday ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Yahoo, Facebook form advertising alliance


July 10th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Facebook and Yahoo have agreed to form a web advertising alliance and haave also settled their patent litigation case, The Telegraph reported Monday.The companies said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Saif not playing superhero in my film: Luthria


June 20th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Milan Luthria denies reports that Saif Ali Khan will be seen as a superhero in his next directorial venture, and adds that people have misinterpreted ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Leaves guide plant’s battle for sunlight


April 16th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) A plant's primary weapon for survival is the ability to grow towards the light, getting just the amount it needs and shadowing its competition, says a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Facebook to buy Instagram for $1 bn


April 10th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Facebook will purchase the popular photo sharing app Instagram for $1 billion, Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced."For years, we've focused on building the best ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

UAE, Iraqi army chiefs meet


April 8th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Iraq have discussed new ways to enhance their military cooperation.The issues were discussed during a meeting between UAE's Chief ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pound of aerogel can ferry half tonne boatloads


March 26th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 26 (IANS) A pound of aerogel, an amazing, ultra lightweight material, is enough to build a boat capable of carrying half tonne loads, says a study. Aerogel, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian army eyes youth in Uttarakhand


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 23 (IANS) With the youth showing little interest in joining the Indian Army, the force is devising new ways to lure young men and women to sign up.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Artisans to turn designers, thanks to local NGO


March 18th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Happy Hands Foundation, an organisation that works closely on artisan-support programmes, has launched an initiative - Artists-in-Residence - that gives artisans from the remove corners ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Finnair to test anti-jet lag headsets


March 10th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 10 (IANS) In a bid to provide hassle free travel, Nordic carrier Finnair Saturday said it will start a unique pilot project to test a revolutionary headset technology ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New smartphone could help you cope with blues


February 8th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) A new smart phone senses your depression and nudges you to go out with friends, a study reveals.It's the future of therapy at a new Northwestern ... Read more...

Posted in World |

We shouldn’t copy older generation: Shahid Kapoor


January 24th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor, last seen in romantic drama "Mausam", is looking forward to doing an out-and-out masala entertainer. However, he believes filmmakers need to find ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Stay in touch with news to live longer


January 15th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) People who stay up-to-date with news and current affairs are more health-conscious and will live longer, says a new study.The study found that people who were ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Donkey cart bombing shows Taliban inventive: Pakistani daily


November 15th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) Using a donkey cart for a bombing indicates that the Pakistani Taliban is becoming inventive and it "is about time authorities proved themselves capable of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Watching another being caressed acts as turn-on


October 18th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Humans love and enjoy sensual caresses but the brain reacts just as powerfully to seeing another person being caressed, new research says.Being gently caressed by another ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Microsoft acquires Skype for $8.5 bn


October 14th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Software giant Microsoft has bought Internet communications company Skype for $8.5 billion in its largest ever acquisition deal, Microsoft said Friday."Skype is a phenomenal product ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Steve Jobs was an innovative man: PM


October 6th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday he was "saddened" by the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and described him as an "innovative man ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Abu Dhabi to host global economic summit


October 5th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 5 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi will host the 4th World Economic Forum Summit Oct 10-11, it was announced Wednesday.Over 800 experts representing educational and business sectors, the civil ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Karisma’s first day shoot nearly called off


September 17th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) It seems the first full-fledged day of Karisma Kapoor's comeback film "Dangerous Ishq" almost didn't happen, all thanks to the ultra-sophisticated equipment that director Vikram Bhatt ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Give stern punishment to perpetrators of Karachi, Quetta killings’


August 1st, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) The Pakistan government must mete out stern and exemplary punishment to those responsible for the vicious spate of "target killings" that have engulfed Karachi and now ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Harvesting power of 140-character journalism


July 29th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) One hundred and forty characters can be quite a constraint for a scribe, but in the age of Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus, he ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Don’t blame Mumbai blasts on intelligence failure: Experts


July 15th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Former top sleuths and security experts concede that terrorists are outwitting Indian intelligence agencies but say it would be unfair to lay the blame for incidents ... Read more...

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Removing FDI barriers in high-tech trade, US urges India


July 11th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The US Monday pressed India to dismantle barriers to foreign direct investment and ease procurement processes to increase bilateral defence and high-tech cooperation."India has embarked ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sex hormones help women beat common cold


June 24th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 24 (IANS) Young women have it easier when it comes to fighting common cold as compared to their male counterparts.Researchers led by Professor John Upham at the University ... Read more...

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