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Discovery shows statins could fight cancer


September 14th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) A new discovery linking cholesterol with cancer shows how cholesterol busting drugs, or statins, can prevent cancer or supplement its existing treatments.The discovery was made by ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Cinema all about human experiences’ (With Images)


May 25th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Ridhima Sud was trained under Lary Moss, who also mentored Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio, and now the model-turned-actress is making her debut with the international ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Zubair Kirmani takes designer menswear to Srinagar


May 19th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Delhi-based designer Zubair Kirmani, who hails from Srinagar, has recently set up shop in his native town in an attempt to cater to the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Nanostars harnessed to target cancer core


April 9th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Scientists are gaining the upper hand against cancer by developing a simple but specialised nanoparticle that directly targets the nucleus of a cancer cell."Our drug-loaded gold ... Read more...

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Was waiting to do children’s film: Raveena (Movie Snippets)


December 5th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Actress Raveena Tandon, who is making a full-fledged comeback with the bilingual project "Gin Liya Aasmaan", says she had been waiting to work in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

ISS orbit raised by 1.8 km


December 1st, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 1 (IANS) The orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) was Thursday elevated by 1.8 km by Russia's Mission Control Centre.The orbit was raised to 428.4 km to ... Read more...

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Fewer women on NASA space flights: US astronaut


October 6th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The nature of NASA's space programmes is changing, says a former American woman astronaut, pointing to a growing gender imbalance on the US agency's space ... Read more...

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Shuttle Atlantis makes its last landing


July 21st, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cape Canaveral, Fla, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) America’s space shuttle program is getting closer to the end after 30 years. The launch of Atlantis earlier in the month marked the last time ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Russia’s space freighter readjusts ISS orbit


July 2nd, 2011 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Progress M-11M space freighter Friday readjusted the orbit of the International Space Station by 3.5 km, an official said."The adjustment was conducted by docking ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Minor ragpicker shuttles between streets, school (June 12 is World Anti-Child Labour Day)


June 12th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) In a ragpickers' hutment at Rangpuri Pahari, close to the upscale Vasant Kunj neighbourhood in south Delhi, 12-year-old Govinda Kumar begins to scribble on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pope to talk with ISS crew


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pope Benedict XVI will talk with International Space Station (ISS) astronauts during the space shuttle Endeavour's final mission to the station, the official newspaper of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Political violence big worry for West Bengal: Somnath Chatterjee (Lead, Interview)


April 11th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) Political violence and the "politics of confrontation" are a big worry for West Bengal as even civil society and the media tend to politicise issues, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Penelope Cruz Reveals Angelica And Sparrow Secret


January 26th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
has been corrupted by Jack Sparrow, the character portrayed by Johnny Depp.According to the buzz, Angelica and Sparrow were in a relationship previously and it was then that the daughter ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘My Idiot Brother’ Opens To A Warm Response At Sundance Film Festival


January 24th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
in the hands of The Weinstein Company. The movie, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival yesterday was successfully grabbed by TWC. TWC has joined hands with Ron Burke to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Traffic guidelines for Delhi trade fair issued


November 12th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday issued traffic guidelines for the India International Trade Fair (IITF) which is to be held at Pragati Maidan from Nov 14 to Nov 27.According ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Death of a hippie and rise of high value tourism in Goa


October 28th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Oct 28 (IANS) The death of 85-year-old Yertward Mazmanian aka 'eight finger Eddie', arguably Goa's first hippie, curiously comes at a time when the state is on the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Need hi-tech to check floods: Sidhu


September 1st, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 1 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu Wednesday emphasised the need to use hi-tech mechanisms to check floods. This year, at least a dozen districts of Punjab and Haryana have been ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Those who fail perform better in long run, study shows


August 25th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) People and organisations crippled by failures do much better in the long run. That is because they learn more from their failures than their successes and retain the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wyclef Jean disqualified from Haiti presidential election


August 21st, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, August 21 (ANI): Wyclef Jean has been disqualified as a candidate for president election in Haiti, Haiti's electoral council announced.No explanation was given. A council spokesman, Richardson Dumesle, simply read ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rare protein may regulate cocaine intake


August 16th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): A new study has found that a regulatory protein best known for its role in a rare genetic brain disorder may help in controlling the intake of cocaine.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian Air Force in Congo evacuates injured in tanker accident


July 6th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): The Indian Air Force helicopters on United Nations mission in Democratic Republic of Congo carried out 'Casualty Evacuation' of the seriously injured patients from Sange village to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Atlantis starts home journey


May 23rd, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (DPA) The US space shuttle Atlantis separated from the International Space Station (ISS) Sunday to prepare for its home journey on the shuttle's last-ever mission before being retired. The Shuttle ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

M.F. Husain to accept Qatar citizenship, says son


February 27th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) India's most celebrated artist Maqbool Fida Husain, who has been under attack from sections of the Hindu right, has accepted Qatar's offer of an ... Read more...

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Women cops on trains for security of female passengers


February 24th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) In a bid to improve security of women passengers travelling by train, twelve companies of women security personnel called Mahila Vahini will be raised for the ... Read more...

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Robbers kill passenger aboard train


February 4th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 4 (IANS) Unidentified armed robbers killed a passenger when he resisted their attempt to loot people aboard a moving train in Ghaziabad, police said. The killing occurred on an EMU train ... Read more...

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NASA selling off Discovery Space Shuttle for 28.2 million dollars


January 18th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 18 (ANI): Reports indicate that NASA is selling off the Discovery Space Shuttle for 28.2 million dollars.The soon-to-be redundant shuttle was the ultimate boy's toy, flying faster and higher than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kylie shuttles between model beau, family


December 27th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Singer Kylie Minogue has been shuttling between her family in Australia and her model-boyfriend Andres Velencoso's kin in Spain this festive season. The jet-setting couple spent a week ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia’s Soyuz craft docks with space station


December 23rd, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 23 (RIA Novosti) Russia's Soyuz spacecraft carrying a crew of three has docked with the International Space Station (ISS), Mission Control said Wednesday. The spacecraft docked with the ISS in an ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Musician Biddu turns writer, works on autobiography, novels


November 25th, 2009 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) After being in the music industry for 50 years and causing many a pelvic thrust, British Indian composer Biddu has now switched to writing. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Space shuttle Discovery set for midnight launch


August 29th, 2009 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (DPA) The space shuttle Discovery was set for a midnight launch on Friday after problems associated with a fuelling valve that forced previous delays were resolved, NASA officials said. Discovery ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

How a gene mutation causes devastation of Huntington’s disease


June 15th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): A new study conducted by scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine has shed new light on how the mutated huntingtin gene acts on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smith dreamt of leading Proteas since he was 12


December 26th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 26 (ANI): Graeme Smith became the South Africas skipper at the age of 22, fulfilling his dream that he saw since he was 12.Smith was never the studious ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

AirAsia tickets will be cheaper?


December 23rd, 2008 - 9:07 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The most budget aircraft AirAsia will the budget the fares and even decrease up to a 15 per cent reduction in prices when the airline proposed a low-cost terminal opening in Labu, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz to wed this Saturday?


May 13th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): If sources are to be believed, pop singer Ashlee Simpson is set to exchange wedding vows with fiance Pete Wentz this Saturday i.e. May 17.The wedding ceremony ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scientists develop nano vehicle out of single molecule


April 11th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by admin
London, April 11 (ANI): Scientists in Barcelona have used nanotechnology to develop for the first time a micro vehicle made out of a single molecule, that traveled about 500 millionths of ... Read more...

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