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Floodlights fail during Kolkata soccer match

November 21st, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) Kolkata was shamed as a power failure led to a 19-minute blackout and disruption in the I-League soccer game under floodlight between arch-rivals East Bengal and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tihar inmates allowed phone calls to families

May 10th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) In a bid to bring down the stress levels among prisoners in Tihar Jail, effective Tuesday authorities allowed inmates to call up their family and ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist’s smartphone app for home eye tests

June 24th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Going to an eye clinic for a simple eye test may soon become passé, thanks to the efforts of an Indian-origin American scientist, who has developed a simple ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Man penalised 50 pounds for slapping son

April 8th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) A Briton, who slapped his 10-month-old son after he knocked down a photo frame, has been ordered to pay the baby 50 pounds in compensation, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Stone Age man used ostrich eggshells for communication

March 3rd, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Scientists have said that a cache of ostrich eggshells engraved with geometric designs demonstrates the existence of a symbolic communication system around 60,000 years ago among African hunter-gatherers.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Thinking about a task helps to do it better

December 4th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Thinking persistently about a task could help to do it better, lab studies suggest. "When trained, radiologists are able to detect anomalies on medical images which are extremely hard ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

How constant stimulus can aid perceptual learning

December 4th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Thinking about something over and over again could actually be as good as doing it, says new study on perpetual learning.Elisa Tartaglia of the Laboratory of Psychophysics at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, acoustic tweezers to position tiny objects

August 29th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): While it gets quite difficult to manipulate tiny objects like single cells or nanosized beads via relatively large, unwieldy equipment, Penn State engineers have now designed a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First Temple period bone seal with engraved name found in Jerusalem excavations

May 20th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, May 20 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a bone seal, engraved with the name 'Shaul', from the time of the First Temple, in excavations in the walls around Jerusalem National Park, in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New technique can help further shrink silicon chips

July 11th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): US scientists have achieved a breakthrough that can cause silicon chips to become more densely packed with transistors than before. Ralf Heilmann of the Massachusetts Institute of ... Read more...

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Blondie all set to release new album

July 8th, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 8 (ANI): American rock band Blondie has revealed that they will be releasing a new album in the year to come.The news of the release was revealed by ... Read more...

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