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African women set to drive continent’s resurgence: AU official (Interview)


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 23 (IANS) It's a dream come true for African women, says Litha Musyimi-Ogana, the African Union's chief pointsperson on gender issues as she hails the election of ... Read more...

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With India’s profile growing, foreign service strength will double: S M Krishna (Interview)


June 10th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) With more countries supporting New Delhi's quest for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council and its global profile growing, India will expand its ... Read more...

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Keep your cool with wrong hand


March 12th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) People who find it difficult to rein in their aggression and yell at others even for silly mistakes can benefit by simply using the wrong ... Read more...

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Stiglitz against foreign investment


January 10th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 10 (IANS) Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz Tuesday said opening doors to foreign investment would have disastrous consequences and would lead to serious economic instability."Insufficiently regulated capital market and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hackers could make your car unsafe, McAfee warns


September 9th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Hackers could shut down your running car and expose you to all-too-sudden dangers - so beware, says anti-virus firm McAfee.It warns that greater reliance on computers ... Read more...

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New robotic hand types like its human counterpart


March 4th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Engineers in US have developed a robotic hand that is capable of performing human tasks such as opening doors and typing.The researchers have been trying to create robots ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stealth Ford Police Interceptor’s pictures released


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Las Vegas, Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ford has release the photos of the new generation of police cars that are set to hit the streets pretty soon. The picture which was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women prefer modern ‘gentlemen’ who text regularly and take out rubbish


September 30th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that women of today no longer expect a gentleman to pay for dinner, instead they prefer men who text regularly and also ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Now, snake ‘robots’ that may help detect and disable explosives


July 30th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Engineers have developed snake-like autonomous robots that can slither into dangerous situations to detect and disable explosives.U.S. Army Research Laboratory engineers have developed these robots to aid soldiers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Apple’s ‘iKey’ to replace the humble door key


March 7th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Computer giant Apple is set to revolutionize the traditional door key with introduction of a hi-tech alternative nicknamed the 'iKey'.It means people can stop carrying around a bunch ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Zambia seeks strong economic partnership with India: Envoy


March 7th, 2010 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) When Indian President Pratibha Patil gave her speech in parliament on Feb 22, one among the millions watching her speak in Hindi on television ... Read more...

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Vivek Oberoi launches Dilip Chhabria’s Imperator


January 6th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) For once, the product overshadowded the star as Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi launched automotive designer Dilip Chhabria's awecome Imperator sedan at the AutoExpo 2010 here Wednesday. "This is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Oz mining giant Rio Tinto to sell iron ore to India’s Essar Steel


December 17th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 15 (ANI): Marking a strategic sales breakthrough in the Asian market, Rio Tinto, a multinational mining and resources group based in Australia and England, has agreed to sell iron ore ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bollywood shining with a little help from Hollywood


August 18th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood emerged as a major player in Hollywood on August 17 as Oscar winner Steven Spielberg finalized his funding deal of USD 825 million, with major chunk coming from India's Reliance. Anil Dhirubhai ... Read more...

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Historic Bollywood-Hollywood pact signals India’s emergence in world cinema


August 18th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug.18 (ANI): Bollywood emerged as a major player in Hollywood on August 17 as Oscar winner Steven Spielberg finalized his funding deal of 825 million dollars, with major chunk ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Liam Gallagher’s fashion website crashes in seconds after launch


June 5th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): Seconds after Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher launched his debut fashion line, it got crashed due to the sheer volume of fans logging on.Traffic of over 100,000 people jammed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Vice President Biden Visits Serious Materials Chicago Window Factory


April 28th, 2009 - 1:28 am ICT by admin
CHICAGO – Vice President Joe Biden today visited Serious Materials Chicago, a window factory that is reopening thanks to increased demand for energy-saving building products as a result of American Recovery and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Padma Vibhushan for Kakodkar, Madhavan Nair


January 26th, 2009 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Anil Kakodkar, head of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and one of the architects of the India-US nuclear deal, and G. Madhavan Nair, chief of the Indian ... Read more...

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India, Canada agree to initiate exploratory talks on economic partnership agreement


January 21st, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.21 (ANI): India and Canada have agreed to initiate exploratory discussion towards a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement. Commerce and Industry MInister Kamal Nath and Canada''s Minister for the Asia-Pacific ... Read more...

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India, Canada agree to strengthen business ties


January 21st, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) India and Canada have decided to strengthen business and trade ties that will open fresh opportunities "for our respective business communities", Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath ... Read more...

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Indian Ocean to compose music for Aamir Khan venture


November 19th, 2008 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Popular band Indian Ocean, which changed the course of contemporary fusion music in India with its album "Kandisa", has been experimenting with Bollywood music and its latest ... Read more...

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Beyonce hopes her fame opens doors for showbiz aspiring Afro-Americans


September 11th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 11 (ANI): Beyonce Knowles is proud being a black and thinks that her success may help "open doors" for other African-Americans who want to get into showbiz.Although the singer ... Read more...

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New technique to compress light opens doors to optical computing


August 1st, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Mountain View (California), Aug 1 (IANS) Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley have devised a way to squeeze light into tighter spaces than ever thought possible, potentially opening doors to new ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

The 39 signs of drunkenness!


July 6th, 2008 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 6 (ANI): The next time your husband turns up drunk at home but behaves as if hes not, just observe his speech and walk to make out whether hes ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Scientists against going ahead with IAEA pact, n-deal


June 24th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Ahead of the crucial meeting between the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and its communist allies over the India-US nuclear deal, top nuclear scientists Tuesday asked the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Researcher working towards explaining how enzymes break down cellulose


February 1st, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): An American researcher is trying to shed light on the complicated structure of enzymes, by studying how the protein-based molecules break down cellulose.Iowa State University's Peter Reilly is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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