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Domestic violence very high in Asia-Pacific: UN report


July 6th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Nearly half the population of women in the Asia-Pacific region have experienced physical and sexual violence at the hands of their partners, a report by ... Read more...

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Lincoln urged Britain to help set up colony for freed slaves


March 6th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): Abraham Lincoln had told freed slaves that they should found a colony in Latin America, and also urged Britain's help in proving land to these slaves in British ... Read more...

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Lincoln had ’secret talks’ with Britain to set up colony for freed slaves


March 6th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): Abraham Lincoln made contact secretly with the British to help found a colony in the then British Honduras, now Belize, for freed slaves, reveals a new book.A new ... Read more...

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Pope urges Christians to remain ’strong’ following Egypt church blast


January 2nd, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): Pope Benedict XVI has urged Christians to remain strong after a car explosion outside an Alexandria church in Egypt killed at least 21 worshipers yesterday."In the face ... Read more...

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Rubbish on Facebook may be more worthwhile than we think


October 19th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Superficial contacts on Facebook, seemingly needless comments, and boring status updates may be more valuable than we think.A new report from the National IT User Centre has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Google’s German Street View to go live after privacy row


August 10th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 10 (DPA) Internet giant Google is set to make images of 20 German cities available online through its controversial Street View technology after reaching agreement with data protection officials, the ... Read more...

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Colorado Attorney General John Suthers to challenge constitutionality of individual health care mandate


March 23rd, 2010 - 4:37 am ICT by BNO News
DENVER, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) – Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced on Monday that he will be joining nearly a dozen other state attorneys to challenge the constitutionality of the of the ... Read more...

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Do good to look good


June 12th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A new study from Tel Aviv University (TAU) suggests that "image motivation", the positive recognition a giver gets from other members of the community, is a major factor ... Read more...

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In online gaming, it’s time for raids


June 30th, 2008 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
By Heiko Haupt Hamburg, June 30 (DPA) One identical image appears on 20 computer monitors scattered across Germany: a dragon, with a group of figures in the foreground preparing to face off against ... Read more...

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