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US wants ’significant’ naval ties with India to protect sea lanes


July 4th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) Recognising India's growing maritime power, the United States wants to maintain a "significant" relationship with India to help provide stable and secure international commerce through the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Google conjures artificial brain with billion connections


June 26th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Google has done the unthinkable -- the creation of an 'artificial brain' from 16,000 computer processors, with more than a billion connections. The team led by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India’s central bank keeps key lending rates unchanged (Third Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) In a bid to control high inflation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday kept key lending rates unchanged, but said it is ready to provide ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sridevi makes special appearance on Aamir’s show


May 13th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Aamir Khan brought up the issue of child sex abuse in the second episode of "Satyamev Jayate" Sunday. Yesteryears screen diva Sridevi made a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Drowsiness linked with learning problems at school


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Children suffering from excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) may have learning, attention and behaviour problems even though clinical tests show they are sleeping long enough at night.Penn ... Read more...

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Why do we fumble at times in recognising faces?


January 16th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Do you easily recognise everyone you've ever met, or do you struggle, even with familiar faces? It is already known that we are better at recognising ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Poll panel to use social media to attract young voters


November 25th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Election Commission of India will soon use social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to attract youth to take part in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US AptarGroup expanding presence in India


October 27th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) Recognising India as a significant and growing market, AptarGroup, a leading US supplier of clinical dispensing systems, is expanding its presence there by acquisition of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No Pakistani bases used by US forces, says Pakistan


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday described as "absolutely false" reports that US helicopters had taken off from its Ghazi airbase and expressed its "deep concerns and reservations" about the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pilots strike: 12 flights from Mumbai cancelled


April 28th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) At least a dozen flights from Mumbai were cancelled Thursday as a strike by Air India pilots belonging to the erstwhile Indian Airlines entered the second ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Italy recognises Libyan rebels’ interim council


April 4th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 4 (IANS) The Italian government Monday followed France and Qatar in recognising the legitimacy of the Interim Transitional National Council established by Libya's rebels."We have decided to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Islamists protest Dhaka’s equal rights to women policy


March 9th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 9 (IANS) Stating that a woman never be equal to man "according to Islam", Islamist parties in Bangladesh have called for a daylong strike next month to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

London pubs to stay open late for royal wedding


January 12th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) All pubs in the British capital may be allowed to stay open till late at night for the two nights of celebrations for the royal wedding.Prince William ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NATO-Pak to hold ‘more hammer and anvil operations’ on Pak-Afghan border: Petraeus


December 27th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Khost (Afghanistan), Dec 27(ANI): The commander of International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, has said that there will be more coordinated military operations on both sides of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

German man says he had sex with honeymoon murder accused


December 15th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) A 39-year-old German man, working as an escort, has said he had kinky sex with Indian-origin Briton Shrien Dewani, accused of murdering his newly-married wife in a carjacking ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lucid dreams becoming frequent, shows study


October 19th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) It is the stuff of a Hollywood movie: a dreamworld that can be manipulated at will. But for more and more of us, lucid dreams are now becoming ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India, Japan agree to work for enhancing dialogue parameters


August 21st, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.21 (ANI): Recognising the pivotal role that economic cooperation between the two countries played in steering their bilateral ties forward, India and Japan on Saturday agreed on the need to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Draft national mission for green India released


May 24th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The government Monday released a draft of the national mission for green India, which aims to increase forest cover across the country to serve as "carbon sinks" ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US Navy chief on India visit


April 11th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Increased interaction between the Indian and US navies is on agenda of US Navy chief Admiral Gary Roughead's visit to India this week, ahead of the annual ... Read more...

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The crowding effect is anything but random, say experts


March 5th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): A new study suggests that crowding effect in vision is not as random as it has been thought to be - the phenomenon makes the world appear more ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Alcohol tends to blur race recognition


February 22nd, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 22 (IANS) People are much better at recognising faces of their own racial group than of others. But a new study says that drinking alcohol almost eliminates that recognition bias. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India and Turkey jointly denounce terrorism


February 9th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.9 (ANI): India and Turkey on Tuesday denounced terrorism and mutually agreed to the need to recognize the threat being posed to global peace and security by terrorism besides approving ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Every part of India belongs to every Indian: Rahul Gandhi (Lead)


February 2nd, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 2 (IANS) Every part of India belongs to every Indian, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said Tuesday while hitting out at the Shiv Sena for its 'Mumbai for Marathis' ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rahul slams Sena, says India for all Indians


February 2nd, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 2 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday slammed the Shiv Sena for its controversial 'Mumbai for Marathis' slogan and stressed that every part of India belongs to every ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Himachal initiates steps to protect ecology


December 31st, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 31 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has initiated steps for preservation of its ecology and environment, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Thursday. "Recognising the adverse impact of global warming, our government ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India, Australia agree to strengthen joint security cooperation


November 13th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.13 (ANI): The Governments of India and Australia on Thursday announced a committment to a Joint Declaration on Security Cooperation, which they said would strengthen cooperation in a wide ... Read more...

Posted in National |

UK, Pakistan set up joint task force on education


September 21st, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 21 (ANI): The United Kingdom and Pakistan have agreed to set up a joint task force on education to be headed by noted British educationist Michael Barber.Talking to the media ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

I-cards will enable poor access services: PM


August 12th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Recognising that the lack of identity proof resulted in harassment and denial of services to the poor and marginalized, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said high ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Exciting times to be a woman, Clinton tells students (Lead)


July 20th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) These were exciting times and a better time in human history than any other to be a woman, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday ... Read more...

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Oz parents still oblivious to kids’ burgeoning weight


July 16th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): An Australian study has shown that many parents fail to recognize their children's burgeoning weight, despite constant warnings about childhood obesity.The disturbing results of the national MBF Healthwatch ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why we are such experts at recognising faces


June 17th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): A new study suggests that humans' expertise in recognising faces may be attributed to their tendency to see people and faces as individuals.Vanderbilt University researchers, who led ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why ’super-recognisers’ never forget a face?


May 20th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Some people assert that they can never forget a face, even many years later, a claim which has now been substantiated by psychologists. The new study suggests that ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Wills, Harry get ’saucy map with naughty nicknames’ to navigate Britain


April 16th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 16 (ANI): Pilots-to-be William and Harry have been handed a raunchy Royal Air Force map with naughty nicknames to help them find their way around the British territories, according to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India seen as key stakeholder in Obama’s new Afghan strategy


March 28th, 2009 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 27 (IANS) Recognising India as a key stakeholder in the war against terrorism, President Barack Obama proposes to include New Delhi as well as Iran in a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

DU distance learning students left in the lurch


March 26th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Many aspirants for government jobs have been left in the lurch after the Delhi University distance learning course they undertook was not recognised by the recruitment body ... Read more...

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