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India pitches for free movement of labour across borders


July 26th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) India's Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Thursday urged countries across the world, especially in European region, to liberalise visa norms and allow free movement of ... Read more...

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Brain stimulation boosts problem-solving capacity


March 30th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 30 (IANS) Stimulating the brain can boost one's ability to solve complex problems, a new study suggests."The results suggest non-invasive brain stimulation could assist people in solving tasks ... Read more...

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Can caring mothers prevent drug use?


December 10th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (IANS) While mothers' crucial role in their children's upbringing is well known, an attentive, nurturing mother can be the key in helping her children resist temptations of ... Read more...

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Now, camp in a tent if you are in Goa for IFFI


October 4th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 4 (IANS) If you haven't booked rooms in a cramped hotel already, delegates and film enthusiasts queuing up for the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) can ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Susan Sarandon shows her support for the Wall Street protestors


September 28th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon has expressed her support for the protesters who have overtaken the Wall Street. The protesters have camped in Zuccotti Park and this ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Craig shuns social networking sites


August 3rd, 2011 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Daniel Craig will never join any social networking website because he does not want to share tit-bits about his personal life.In fact, the James Bond ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan vows to protect its strategic, nuclear assets


July 15th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Expressing confidence in the operational readiness of its strategic weapons, Pakistan's National Command Authority (NCA) has vowed to pursue the policy of credible minimum deterrence.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Real threat to Pakistan not from India: daily


May 29th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) The real threat to Pakistan is internal and "not from India", a Pakistani daily said Sunday.An editorial in the Daily Times also wondered what role, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

McDowell’s No.1 Platinum sells 30 million bottles


April 12th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) India's top liquor firm United Spirits Tuesday said that its premium grain-based whiskey McDowell's No. 1 Platinum has sold over 30 million bottles across the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Amole Gupte makes film out of children’s workshop


April 12th, 2011 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) They were supposed to be weekends full of cinema and theatre workshops for students of his alma mater, but a year and a half down ... Read more...

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Pinkett Smith defends her kid’s showbiz career


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Actor Will Smith's wife Jada Pinkett has defended her decision to let her two children start their showbusiness careers at such a young age, insisting ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Has the paradigm for women labour changed?


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Aloka KujurRanchi, Mar 2 (ANI): Across millions of households in India, straddling the rural and urban, there seems to be a tacit understanding that women of the house including girls should ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Every Brazilian girl can dream of being president: Rousseff


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 2 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has said that she has opened the way for every girl in the country who dreams of being president."What is ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan to discard ‘frontline state in war on terror’ tag


January 21st, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 21(ANI): Pakistan has decided to do away with the phrase 'frontline state in war against terrorism', which is frequently used by officials to stress the country's role in anti-terror efforts."Descriptions ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Designer Raghavendra Rathore turns painter (With Image)


October 2nd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Designer Raghavendra Rathore has changed his medium - instead of clothes, he has used colours and brushes on a canvas to give expression to his thoughts."Art to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Australia wants India to play greater role in East Asia


August 17th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Australia wants India to play an increased role in the strategic security paradigm of East Asia, Australian envoy Peter Varghese said here Tuesday. "It is right to think ... Read more...

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Make corporates answerable: Bangladesh information chief


July 22nd, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Bangladesh's Chief Information Officer (CIC) wants that the Right to Information Act be amended to cover corporate offices and MNCs operating in the country to effectively combat corruption. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Unique Identification to make public distribution easier: Nilekani


July 13th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 13 (ANI): Unique Identification Authority of India (UID) Chairman Nandan Nilekani on Tuesday said food supply through unique identification numbers will make distribution of food more transparent and will ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Painkillers Can Make The Cancer Cells Kill Themselves


June 21st, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent research in the US claims that pain killers may help in triggering the process of cancer cells killing themselves. The researches found a link ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Black holes that spin backwards might produce more ferocious jets of gas


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Backwards spinning black holes might make bigger jets of gas, suggests a new study.Theoretical astrophysicist David Garofalo of NASA's Jet PropulsionLaboratory in Pasadena, Calif., said: "A lot of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Raghav out with new single ‘So Much’


May 4th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Musician Raghav made quite an entry into the Urban Desi scene with a distinctive sound and vibe that was rather inimitable. Raghav is now back with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China assures Pak to back its demand for civil nuke deal with US


April 8th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.8 (ANI): China has assured Pakistan that it would support the latter during the forthcoming nuclear summit in Washington on all issues, including Islamabad's long standing demand for a civil-nuclear ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sino-Indian ties never a zero-sum game, critical to meet common challenges: Krishna


April 6th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokendra SinghBeijing, Apr.6 (ANI): Urging the younger generation of Indians and Chinese to draw inspiration from the early years, when both India and China became independent nations, visiting Indian External ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Songbirds help cure autism?


April 2nd, 2010 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) A new study has concluded that a baby songbird can help cure autism and a range of other disorders. "Song learning is an excellent paradigm for all types of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mixed response over Women Reservation Bill


March 4th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): The political parties expressed mixed reaction for the Union Government's decision to introduce the Women Reservation Bill in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.On February 25, Union ... Read more...

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Early auditory exposure may facilitate word learning in deaf kids


February 22nd, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, February 22 (ANI): Early exposure to auditory input may facilitate language skills in deaf children, scientists have suggested.Indiana University Department of Otolaryngology experts made use of the Intermodal Preferential Looking ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Disabled employment foundation making a difference to the handicapped (Part I)


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Sandeep DattaNew Delhi, Dec.3 (ANI): As the nation takes its time in realising the sensitivity of the disabled citizens even after half a century since gaining freedom, the National Centre for ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Disabled employment foundation making a difference to the handicapped


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Sandeep DattaNew Delhi, Dec.3 (ANI): As the nation takes its time in realising the sensitivity of the disabled citizens even after half a century since gaining freedom, the National Centre for ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Now, video game that improves intelligence


November 8th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): A new video game developed by an online gaming site along with scientists from University of Michigan has been found to improve intelligence.Developed by Luminosity.com, the Dual N-Back ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

More than 100 arrested in US, Egypt phishing scheme


October 8th, 2009 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 8 (DPA) Authorities in the US and Egypt have arrested about 100 individuals in an international phishing scheme, the FBI said Wednesday. The suspects were indicted by a grand jury ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Tata Docomo launches pay-per-character Diet-SMS


September 8th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Tata Docomo, the GSM brand of Tata Teleservices, Tuesday launched a short messaging service (SMS), called Diet-SMS, which enables customers to pay on a per-character basis. "The cost ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tata Indicom’s offer: Talk endlessly for Re.1


September 1st, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Telecom operator Tata Teleservices Tuesday launched a scheme that will enable its CDMA subscribers to talk endlessly for just Re.1. Breaking away from the usual practice ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

INS Arihant a ‘destabilising step’ by India, says Pakistan


July 27th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Pakistan Monday called the launching of India's first nuclear-powered submarine a "destabilising step" that could trigger an arms race in the region, a media report said. The induction ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Manmade Pancreas’ to benefit diabetics


June 2nd, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): British scientists have developed what they call 'artificial pancreas' - a revolutionary insulin pump designed to mimic the human pancreas.'Paradigm Veo' automatically stops the flow of insulin to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Past experiences do come in handy while making complex decisions


May 14th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Past experiences do come in handy when people have to make complex decisions based on uncertain or confusing information, according to a study.Funded by the Biotechnology and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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