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PM backs Space Commission decision on Devas (Lead)


February 16th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the S-band spectrum deal between Indian space agency ISRO and private firm Devas was not operational and there was no ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tata’s water purifier wins top innovation prize


October 27th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Tata's inexpensive water purifier, aimed at households that may not have electricity, bagged the top prize in The Wall Street Journal's Asian Innovation Awards.The purifier named Swach, which ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Oz cricketers told to participate in IPL at own risk


January 26th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 26(ANI): Australian cricketers have been told to participate in the third edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at their own risk after the players' association said it was worried ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Robert Burns dubbed racist, misogynist drunk by leading historian


January 5th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Late Scottish poet Robert Burns has been dubbed a racist, misogynist drunk by a leading historian, who says that the Bard is not a fitting figure for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lore surrounding Cleopatra’s snakebite suicide a myth?


April 2nd, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): A leading Egyptologist has dismissed the popular lore surrounding the distraught queen Cleopatra's last moments - that she smuggled a poisonous snake into her locked chamber and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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