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India offers to build IT, educational infrastructure for Turkmenistan


September 19th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India on Wednesday offered to build information technology (IT) and educational infrastructure for Turkmenistan to provide better education.The offer was made by India's Communications Minister ... Read more...

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S.S. Rajamouli pledges to donate organs


September 18th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Telugu filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli recently pledged to donate his organs.On a recent visit to Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, the filmmaker was so inspired and moved by ... Read more...

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Bomb scare prompts US university evacuation


September 18th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) A bomb threat at the Louisiana State University (LSU) Monday resulted in evacuation and cancellation of all campus activities for the day, Xinhua reported.At about 2 ... Read more...

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Debt-ridden Bengal announces increment for government college teachers


August 21st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) The West Bengal government Tuesday announced that it would provide increment to those professors of government colleges who have undergone higher studies such as M.Phil and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India to boost cooperation with Belarus in IT


August 15th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, Aug 15 (IANS) Indian companies are willing to step up cooperation with Belarusian partners in the IT industry, said India's Ambassador Manoj Bharti. Some Indian companies see Belarus as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New drug limits brain damage in stroke


July 27th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Anakinra, a drug already used for rheumatoid arthritis, has shown promising results in stroke patients by dramatically limiting the amount of brain damage, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

11,000 doctors to graduate in Cuba


July 12th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 12 (IANS) Cuba will see about 11,000 would-be doctors from 60 countries and regions graduate from its colleges this month, the official Granma daily reported.According to Granma, 5,315 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Tiny tots are happy giving treats to others


June 20th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 20 (IANS) Toddlers less than two years old find great joy in giving treats to others than receiving one themselves, says a new psychological study. "People tend to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two Bengal professors asked to explain ‘anti-government comments’


June 8th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) Two professors in two government colleges of West Bengal have been issued show cause notices by the higher education department and asked to explain ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Promotion best for the heart!


June 8th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Employees with better promotion prospects are 20 percent less likely to suffer heart disease than those with slender chances of improving their situation. So says a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian boy solves 350-year Newton math puzzle


May 26th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) A 16-year-old Indian origin schoolboy in Germany has managed to crack puzzles that baffled the world of maths for more than 350 years, it was reported ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fresh cartoon row: Bengal professor complains to police


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Cartoons and professors in West Bengal continue to be in the news. This time a medical college professor has filed a police complaint against two ... Read more...

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Kolkata rocked by protests, counter protests


April 19th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Even days after the arrest of a Jadavpur University professor for circulating cartoons involving West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the city continued to be ... Read more...

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Brazil arrests two men for plotting massacre


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS/EFE) Two men accused of planning a massacre of university students in Brasilia and maintaining a Web site on which they incited violence against blacks, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Four children die of wrong blood transfusion


March 16th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 15 (IANS) Suspected transfusion of blood of the wrong group led to the death of four thalassemia-affected children aged between two and eight at a government hospital in ... Read more...

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Parrotfish play vital role in preserving coral reefs


December 12th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) Brilliantly-hued parrot fish are playing a vital role in preserving whatever remains of the imperilled coral reefs. The new study, led by David Bellwood and Terry ... Read more...

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Muslim students in Britain boycotting lectures on evolution


November 27th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) A growing number of Muslim students at a leading British university are avoiding lectures on evolution, saying it is contrary to the creationist ideas stated in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese expert lauds Indian courts


November 25th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 25 (IANS) Chinese courts are much weaker than India's, an opinion piece in a Chinese daily said, adding that initiating a PIL in India "comes with no political ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Consumer sentiment rises in Italy


November 25th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 25 (IANS/AKI) Italian consumer confidence rose in November defying an economic crisis that toppled one government and forced the new one to explore ways to implement unpopular austerity ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Harsh discipline prompts lying among kids


October 25th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 25 (IANS) Harsh discipline at school prompts young children into lying more readily about their misdemeanours than their peers from less stricter institutions, new research says.The study of ... Read more...

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IIT exam panel behind poor student quality: Super 30 founder


October 5th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 5 (IANS) Anand Kumar, who founded Super 30, Bihar's widely acclaimed free coaching centre for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) aspirants, has blamed the institutes' entrance exam panel ... Read more...

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China’s government departments flunk transparency test


September 30th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) Thirty-five of China's State Council's 43 departments have failed a test conducted to determine the transparency of government agencies in the country.The institution that did the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bhabha Centre officials to advise Bengal’s science panels


September 14th, 2011 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) The West Bengal government will revamp the existing advisory councils for development of science and technology in the state with the inputs from scholars and professors ... Read more...

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200 faculty posts vacant at AIIMS, admits Azad


August 30th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) As many as 200 faculty posts are lying vacant at the premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) that serves an estimated 8,000 patients ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Six Bengal students punished over Facebook ragging


August 4th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Six students of a West Bengal engineering institute were punished for indulging in ragging and abusing colleagues on social networking site Facebook, a varsity official ... Read more...

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Bengal students ragged on Facebook


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) Two first-year students of a reputed West Bengal engineering institute have alleged that they were abused and harassed by their seniors on social networking site ... Read more...

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What is the secret of charismatic leadership?


July 17th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) The secret of charismatic leadership may lie in what seemingly looks like magical thinking, a process requiring hours of effort and polishing. Researchers at Columbia Business ... Read more...

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Misinformation sticks, says new study


July 7th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 7 (IANS) Humans are taught from an early age to speak the truth but when we find that facts have been misrepresented, we do our best to set ... Read more...

Posted in World |

17,000 students register for quota in Delhi varsity


June 8th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) About 17,000 candidates have registered for the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes category and around 450 for physically disabled quota as Delhi University completed its registration ... Read more...

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IGNOU signs MoUs with three Chinese varsities


June 2nd, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with three Chinese universities, an official said Thursday.The three institutions are Open ... Read more...

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Hormone level predicts onset of menopause


May 27th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) If you're a working woman and have been postponing having a child, it might help to know till when you will be fertile. The levels of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Government has ‘complete trust’ in IIT, IIM faculty: Sibal


May 26th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Objecting to Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh's view that the IIMs and IITs did not have world-class faculty, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday ... Read more...

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Nepalese journalist assaulted by American Club guard


April 27th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) Veteran Nepali journalist Yubaraj Ghimire, who also writes for the Indian Express, was assaulted by an armed police guard on duty at the American Recreation Centre ... Read more...

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US issues new rules for travel to Cuba


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS/EFE) The US Treasury Department Thursday published new rules governing travel to Cuba which include the relaxation of some of longstanding regulations that were announced in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Spanish scientists create first bioartificial organ


April 16th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): University of Granada researchers have developed the first bioartificial organ in Spain.Professors Antonio Campos and Miguel Alaminos (histologists), Maria del Mar Perez, Ana Ionescu and Juan de la ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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