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Europe’s central bank unlikely to change interest rates


August 6th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Frankfurt, Aug 6 (DPA) The European Central Bank (ECB) is expected to leave interest rates on hold at an historic low of 1 percent Thursday as it faces up to a string ... Read more...

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Brain control ‘memory’ via a region that grabs images


April 3rd, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): A special region of the brain's visual cortex, which is in charge of distinguishing between background and foreground images, called V2, is what makes brain cells remember things, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Three-tier security for surviving 26/11 terrorist


March 10th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) The Arthur Road Jail here is being fortified with three security rings to keep Mohammed Ajmal Amir alias Kasab, the sole 26/11 terrorist captured alive, safe from potential ... Read more...

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Facebook gets celebrity-centred makeover


March 5th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 5 (ANI): Keeping a track of celebrities and causes just got easier all thanks to Facebook.The popular social networking site has made changes to its services, which would soon ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Haddin must open in ODIs, says ex-Oz keeper Rixon


January 21st, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.21 (ANI): Former Australian wicketkeeper Steve Rixon believes current wicketkeeper Brad Haddin should open for the team in the one-dayers, as he sees him as one of the "world''s best ... Read more...

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Cancellation of Indian tour is a big blow: Wasim Akram


December 20th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec.20 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has said that the cancellation of the Indian tour is a big setback. The series cancellation is a big blow to Pakistan, The News ... Read more...

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Caroline Kennedy to bid for Hillary Clintons Senate seat


December 16th, 2008 - 11:15 am ICT by ANI
Albany (New York, US), Dec.16 (ANI): Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of former US President John F. Kennedy, has said that she is interested in bidding for the soon-to-be vacated Senate seat ... Read more...

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Ranvir steals the show in ‘Ugly Aur Pagli’ (Film Review)


August 2nd, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Ugly Aur Pagli"; Cast: Mallika Sherawat, Ranvir Shorey; Director: Sachin Khot; Rating: ** A romantic comedy that starts with a fart and a puke joke can only get ... Read more...

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Kolkata Knight Riders clash with Delhi Daredevils (Preview)


May 12th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) Hosts Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils, who are better-placed to make the semi-finals, will look to climb up the Indian Premier League (IPL) ladder after their high-voltage ... Read more...

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Nadal to face Ferrer in Barcelona Open tennis final


May 4th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
DPA Barcelona, May 4 (DPA) Rafael Nadal hammered a German with ease while David Ferrer had to fight through against a Swiss as the top Spanish pair set up an all-Iberian final at ... Read more...

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McCullum ton takes Kolkata to 222/3


April 18th, 2008 - 11:26 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, April 18 (IANS) New Zealander Brendon McCullum scored Twenty20 cricket's highest ever score, an unbeaten 158, to guide Kolkata Knight Riders to 222 for three wickets in 20 overs against Bangalore ... Read more...

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Now, New York Governor Paterson admits to snorting cocaine and marijuana


March 25th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
New York, Mar.25 (ANI): Fifty-three-year-old New York Governor David Paterson has sprung another revelation by admitting to snorting cocaine and marijuana when he was in his 20s. Governor Paterson admitted to this ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Seven dead in US campus shooting, killer identified


February 16th, 2008 - 12:14 am ICT by admin
(Night Lead) By Parveen Chopra New York, Feb 15 (IANS) Six students were killed and 15 injured when a gunman, identified as a former student, opened fire inside a lecture hall at ... Read more...

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