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French embassies face closure over prophet’s cartoon

September 20th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France will close several of its embassies and schools around the world amid concerns of a backlash after a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad appeared ... Read more...

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Lack of sleep during adolescence skews brain wiring

October 10th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) Lack of sleep during adolescence could skew the brain's wiring and makes it malfunction, neuroscientists say.Researchers have found that short-term sleep restriction in adolescent mice prevented ... Read more...

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Tibetans rounded up ahead of crackdown anniversary

March 11th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lhasa (Tibet), Mar.11 (ANI): Chinese paramilitaries have rounded up hundreds of Tibetans in advance of the anniversary of the fatal riots that took place in 2008.According to The Times, Beijing is anxious ... Read more...

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Poverty in childhood may last a lifetime

February 23rd, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Kids raised in poverty in their first five years are more likely to feel its effects well into adulthood, shows a new study.The finding, that childhood poverty causes ... Read more...

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Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial resumes amid tight security

July 10th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 10 (DPA) The trial of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi resumed Friday amid tight security with a defence witness scheduled to testify. Lawyer Khin Moe Moe, a member of ... Read more...

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UN secretary general to visit Myanmar

June 30th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 30 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will visit Myanmar this week to discuss the issue of political prisoners, including opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the UN said ... Read more...

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Israel to close down West Bank for Jewish holiday

March 9th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 9 (DPA) Israel is to close down access to and from the Palestinian territory of the West Bank for the duration of the Jewish Purim holiday, security authorities in ... Read more...

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Mumbai attacks: JEI chief says UN ban on JuD favours India

December 13th, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.13 (ANI): Criticizing the Pakistan Government for toeing the line of the United States through its crackdown on the Jamaat-ud-Dawa, Jamaat-e-Islami (JEI) Chief Qazi Hussain Ahmad said that move in ... Read more...

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China slams BBC, international court over Darfur (Lead)

July 15th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, July 15 (DPA) China Tuesday voiced "grave concerns" over the International Criminal Court (ICC)'s decision to charge the Sudanese president with genocide in the embattled Darfur region, and said a BBC ... Read more...

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High hormone levels in seabird chicks make them slay their siblings

June 19th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 19 (ANI): A Galapagos Island seabird, called the Nazca booby, has a tendency to kill its own siblings from the very moment it comes out of its shell. ... Read more...

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China asks ‘Indian friends’ to avoid ‘irresponsible words or acts’

March 18th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) China Tuesday asked "Indian friends" not to believe "rumours" spread by the Dalai Lama over the crackdown on protests in Tibet and to avoid "irresponsible words and ... Read more...

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First two years vital for kids cognitive development, IQ

December 24th, 2007 - 3:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): A new study has found that the quality of care given to a child within the first two years of life directly affects brain development and IQ.Led by ... Read more...

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