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Google India launches premeir SME partner programme


September 5th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Google India Wednesday launched a small and medium enterprise (SME) partner programme to maximize its reach to small businesses across the country and provide them ... Read more...

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Taking time off helps pick up new language


March 29th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) It doesn't hurt to take a break, especially when you are learing a new language, says a new study.Adult subjects who had been taught to speak ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors sign Michael Clarke for IPL-V


March 28th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke has signed-up with Pune Warriors India for his debut season in the Indian Premier League (IPL), replacing marquee player Yuvraj Singh in ... Read more...

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Fund planned to encourage community radios: Soni


April 8th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Thursday said the low government advertisement rates for community radio stations were "shameful" and her ministry was considering ... Read more...

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Future docs may have to pass new breast exam test


March 25th, 2011 - 2:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Future doctors would be better screened to determine whether they could detect breast cancer lumps from benign cyst with the introduction of a breast model equipped ... Read more...

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Learning a new language changes your perspective


March 16th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Learning a foreign language literally changes the way you see the world, says a new study.Panos Athanasopoulos, of Newcastle University in Britain, has found that bilingual ... Read more...

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E. Ahamed returns to MEA after two years


January 19th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) After a gap of two years, E. Ahamed is back in the Ministry of External Affairs, where he had spent five years in the first term ... Read more...

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Remya Nambeesan: ‘Ilaignan’ Was A Learning Experience


December 8th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
‘Ilaignan’ not only provided Remya Nambeesan with the opportunity to work with a director of the status of Suresh Krissna, it also gave her a better understanding of the Tamil language. ... Read more...

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Worst Investments Ever Made By Common Man


October 25th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The common man seldom relaxes with money, he is often worried with inflation and the rising prices of various goods and commodities. His lack of expertise ... Read more...

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Frogs perfected jumping before achieving proficiency at landing


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI Frogs became proficient at jumping before they perfected landing. according to a new study.Dr. Richard Essner from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in the US and colleagues believe this ... Read more...

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PSLV’s success shows India’s proficiency: Chavan


July 12th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The successful launch of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), carrying five satellites, is proof of the country's proficiency in space science, Science and Technology Minister ... Read more...

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Federer gets top seeding at Wimbledon ahead of Nadal


June 16th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (DPA) Roger Federer was Wednesday named as top seed as Wimbledon chose to over-rule the ATP rankings by placing the six-time champion on the top spot ahead of ... Read more...

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Neha Performs on Boogie Woogie Once Again


May 10th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Neha Marda, popularly known as Gehna of 'Balika Vadhu', is known to possess a keen passion for dancing apart from her obvious proficiency at acting. Neha, who ... Read more...

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Iowa Governor Culver signs bill to standardize weapon permit process


April 30th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by BNO News
DES MOINES, IOWA (BNO NEWS) – Iowa Governor Chet Culver signed Senate File 2379 into law on Thursday, a legislation that standardizes the weapon permit process across the state, state officials said.Previously, ... Read more...

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As ‘maharajin buas’, these women perform last rites


March 30th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Allahabad, March 30 (IANS) They are called 'maharajin buas'. Hindu women from several families have defied tradition in Maniaya village of Uttar Pradesh to take up the profession of priests ... Read more...

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Pole dancing headed for the Olympics?


February 24th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 24 (ANI): After being the exclusive property of strip clubs and cheap bars, pole dancing is on its way to transform itself into a respectable - and highly athletic ... Read more...

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Actor Narain becomes script analyzer


February 8th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Much before commencing his acting career, Narain has proved his proficiency as an excellent cinematographer. Closely associated with ace cameraman Rajeev Menon, Narain kick-started ... Read more...

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Kick boxing gains popularity among girls in Punjab


December 12th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar GillAbohar (Punjab), Dec 12(ANI): Girls in Punjab's Abohar city are practicing hard for a career in kickboxing, a sport which is gaining popularity in rural areas, as girls take to ... Read more...

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Allow use of Hindi in courts, urge lawyers


September 6th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A group of lawyers have started a signature campaign in Delhi High Court and the five district courts of the capital, requesting that they be allowed to ... Read more...

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IAF receives four ‘Cheetal’ helicopters from Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.


July 25th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI
Barrackpore (West Bengal), July 25(ANI): The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday received the first batch of four Cheetal helicopters from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in Barrackpore, West Bengal.Assistant Chief of Air ... Read more...

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Satyam renamed Mahindra Satyam


June 21st, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, June 21(ANI): Satyam Computer Services has been renamed as Mahindra Satyam, while the logo will be adopted from the Mahindra Group.Tech Mahindra had bought it in April,The decision was taken at ... Read more...

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My fluency in Hindi due to Teji Bachchan: Priyanka Gandhi


April 25th, 2009 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Priyanka Gandhi, the daughter of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, has given the credit for her proficiency in Hindi to the mother of Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan. "It ... Read more...

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Students most informed about environmental science more realistic on future problems


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Students who are well versed about environmental science and the geosciences are the most realistic about the environmental challenges facing the world in the next 20 years, according ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Malay Indians want maths and science to be taught in Tamil


March 21st, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Mar.21 (ANI): The Federation of Malaysian Indian Organisations wants the teaching of science and mathematics to revert to the Tamil language in Tamil schools. It also wants the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Musical skills rely on workout, not innate genius


March 14th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): Proficiency and skill relies on hard graft, not innate genius, claim researchers after carefully reviewing brain scans of child musicians before and after musical training.Previous studies had ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mice as adept at assessing risk as humans


February 3rd, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 3 (ANI): An American study has shown that when it comes to assessing risk in everyday tasks, humans and mice are equally adept. Writing about their observations in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Delays in the New York City public schools closings irking students


January 28th, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by David M N James
Students are outraged over delays in the city schools closing dates. The schools could be headed for closings, which are often a fashionable and trendy time. The delays have not yet been ... Read more...

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Learning to kick and catch ball at age 10 key to active life


November 24th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 24 (ANI): Being good at manipulating a ball at the age of 10 could be the key to physically active life, according to new study."This study has shown that ... Read more...

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GRE test training goes online in India


July 31st, 2008 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) As many as 50,000 Indians take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) every year but many flounder - not because of lack of knowledge but because they are not ... Read more...

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US fighter pilots praise Harrys expert handling of Afghan air strikes


March 24th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 24 (ANI): British royal Prince Harry has been praised by American fighter pilots for the way he handled air strikes in Afghanistan.On his very first task, Harry ordered two ... Read more...

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American troops hail Harry’s extraordinary air attacks co-ordinating skills


March 24th, 2008 - 11:07 am ICT by admin
London, Mar 24 (ANI): During his short stint in Afghanistan as a forward air controller, Prince Harry showed exemplary co-ordinating skills in launching jet attacks, with the American forces, on the ... Read more...

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Sex workers in Guwahati form self-help groups


February 8th, 2008 - 11:36 pm ICT by admin
By Peter Alex Todd Guwahati, Feb.8 (ANI): Sex workers in Guwahati have formed self-help groups under the aegis of an organisation named Sakhi (a friend) that enables them to be self-reliant by engaging ... Read more...

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