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India, world will miss Bhimsen Joshi, says Krishna


January 24th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday mourned the death of legendary musician Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, saying India and the world has lost "a shining light of music ... Read more...

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US foundation urges Indian honour for Rock Garden creator


January 15th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) A US-based foundation has urged the Indian government to honour the creator of Chandigarh's famous Rock Garden with the country's second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan.The ... Read more...

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Booker Prize is like backward shining light on all my works: Howard Jacobson (Interview)


October 16th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Novelist Howard Jacobson, who won the Man Booker Prize for his "The Finkler Question", says the award is like a "backward shining light" that ... Read more...

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Cheek swabs could help detect lung cancer early


October 10th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Researchers have thought up a new method to detect lung cancer - by shining light on cell swabs from patients' cheeks.The technique - called partial wave spectroscopic (PWS) ... Read more...

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Two found guilty in JFK bomb plot face life in prison


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 3(ANI): Two men charged with plotting to blow up fuel tanks at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport have been found guilty by a federal jury in Brooklyn.The ... Read more...

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Henman says it would be risky to write Federer off


July 2nd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Former Wimbledon men's semi-finalist Tim Henman has said that writing off Swiss great Roger Federer after his loss in this year's tournament, would be very foolish and ... Read more...

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MJ’s brothers still struggling to comprehend life without him


February 1st, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Michael Jackson's brothers are still struggling to overcome late king of pop's tragic death.Last night at the Grammy's the Jacksons sat like a close-knit family as they ... Read more...

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Scientists zap unruly brain cells with yellow, blue light


January 7th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) Opening up new ways of understanding brain disorders, neuroscientists have developed a new class of tools to zap unruly brain activity with blue or yellow light. These tools, ... Read more...

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Yellow and blue lights may harbour chronic brain disorder cure


January 7th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): A powerful new class of tools, developed by neuroscientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, could reversibly shut down brain activity by using different colours of light.When targeted ... Read more...

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Ponting sings Ashes tune to lessen ouster pain


June 9th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Knocked out of the World Twenty20, Australian captain Ricky Ponting was left singing the Ashes tune to lessen their pain. The World Champions in the 50-over format slumped to ... Read more...

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IPL franchises may not bid for `unavailable” Aussies


February 4th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.4 (ANI): Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises may baulk at signing Australian stars at this week''s auction because of uncertainty over their availability. The IPL is scheduled for April-May and the ... Read more...

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New scanner to raise alarm in case of ancient manuscripts deterioration


December 1st, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): Newly developed scanners would be able to raise an alarm when ancient manuscripts deteriorate and need to be restored.Normally, chemical tests are used to estimate the quality ... Read more...

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Animals developed eyes for seeking light


November 20th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the first eyes in the animal kingdom evolved for the purpose of seeking light.Larvae of marine invertebrates worms, sponges, jellyfish - ... Read more...

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Florida university researchers test groundbreaking new magnet design


November 14th, 2007 - 8:13 am ICT by admin
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How gold ‘nanorods’ help trigger tumour cell death revealed


November 14th, 2007 - 2:24 am ICT by admin
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