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Why is Hindi not at the United Nations? (Comment)


September 21st, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Ahead of the ninth World Hindi Convention in Johannesburg, South Africa (Sep 22-24), it defies logic why Hindi, a language spoken by over half a billion people, or every 10th person ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Cut temporary workforce in factories: Experts


August 31st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) At a time when multi-national and domestic companies employ temporary workers on a large scale resulting in industrial unrest, there is a need to reverse the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russia ready for possible economic meltdown: Putin


August 16th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian economy is prepared for a possible economic meltdown as a result of the slowing of global growth and the escalating eurozone debt crisis, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No more cuts coming, says Spanish minister


August 6th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 6 (IANS/EFE) Economy Minister Luis de Guindos has said in an interview that although Spain is finally asking for help from the European rescue fund there will be ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New insights into cancer formation


July 18th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Researchers have uncovered an important step in healthy tissue formation - signals that cause proteins to form the glue that binds cells into tissues but may ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Divided BJP discusses option of backing Sangma


June 17th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's core committee Saturday weighed the options of backing P. Sangma for the post of president, even as a section within ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Insects use plants as ‘green phones’


June 13th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London. June 13 (IANS) Insects use plants as "green phones" for communication with other bugs, scientists say.Herbivorous insects store their voicemails via their effects on soil fungi. Among the messages ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Jaswant Singh meets Mulayam Singh Yadav


June 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh Tuesday briefly met Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, giving way to speculations over his lobbying ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mumbai limps on second day after railway fire


April 19th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Mumbai continued to limp for the second day Thursday as Central Railway (CR) suburban train services remained disrupted, impacting commuters and students. Work on a fire-ravaged ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

CII concerned over power tariff hike in Andhra


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 2 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Monday voiced its concern over the steep hike in electricity tariff for industry in Andhra Pradesh.Suchitra Ella, chairperson, CII Andhra ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

New Apple iPad in wi-fi trouble?


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Apple's new iPad has trouble picking up and holding on to wi-fi signals, say users.A thread on Apple's official forums has 144 posts from angry users, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Enhanced cleavage makes women more confident: Study


March 21st, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) British scientists have measured the effect an enhanced cleavage has on confidence - and found there is a direct link, the Daily Mail reported.The unique study, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New software can spot liars accurately


March 7th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) A new software can identify liars more accurately than astute sleuths -- by looking for telltale eye movements, a study reveals. The software can identify liars ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cell phone jammers without proper authorization are illegal in US


March 6th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ever since a bus commuter, only identified as Eric, admitted to the use of cell phone jammer, the interest in the device has gone up in many ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Hungry people are fixated on food


March 6th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 6 (IANS) Hungry people seem to be fixated on food, seeing food-related words more clearly than people who have just eaten, says a new research.Psychologists have known for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hungry people are fixated on food


March 6th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 6 (IANS) Hungry people seem to be fixated on food, seeing food-related words more clearly than people who have just eaten, says a new research.Psychologists have known for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Channel Tunnel to get mobile phone coverage


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) The Channel Tunnel that passes 250 feet under the seabed and connects Britain with France will soon get mobile phone coverage, The Telegraph reported Saturday.Eurotunnel, which ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UN resolution on Syria shows ‘unilateral’ approaches : Russia


March 2nd, 2012 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 2 (IANS) The newly adopted UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution on Syria reflected some countries' intentions to promote unilateral approaches to the Syrian crisis, according to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gene therapy boosts cell repair in brain disorders


February 12th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Researchers have found a way to help the brain replace damaged nerve cells or neurons, a study reveals. Myelin forms a protective sheath around the axons ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Rotational chief minister decision upto ‘high command’: Soz


December 17th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 17 (IANS) It is for the Congress high command to decide on the issue of rotational chief minister in Jammu and Kashmir which is governed by the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

2016 deadline for 73 border roads: Antony


November 23rd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) India's 73 strategic border roads projects in the north and northeast will be completed in phases by 2016, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Wednesday.Of the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

New heads for Central, Western Railways


November 10th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) The Central Railway and Western Railway, both headquartered here, got new heads Thursday, officials said.S.K. Jain took over as the new general manager of the Central ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scientists identify how brain cells keep us awake


November 7th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Scientists have identified brain cells that respond to bright light, secreting a substance that keeps us wake. Jerome Siegel, professor of psychiatry at the University of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pietersen reprimanded for ICC conduct breach


October 30th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 30 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen has been reprimanded for breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) code of conduct during the one-off Twenty20 international game against India Saturday.Pietersen ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IOA wants strict action against dope offenders: Malhotra


October 13th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Thursday called for strict action against the sportspersons caught for doping, saying there should be "zero tolerance for those who test ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Factory output rises a sluggish 4.1 percent, may affect GDP


October 12th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) India's industrial output grew at a sluggish rate of 4.1 percent in August, prompting Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to say it was disappointing and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

CSK to shift gears: Fleming


October 1st, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) Coach Stephen Fleming sent out strong signals that his team, the Chennai Super Kings, will be shifting gears in a bid to retain the Champions League ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Plane carrying 18 missing in Indonesia


September 29th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 29 (IANS) A plane with 18 people on board went missing Thursday in Indonesia's Sumatra island, an official said.The aircraft was operated by PT Nusantara Buana Airline.The CASA ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Computer chip used to make rat blink


September 25th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) In a development that could open the way to reverse the effects of dementia, strokes and other brain injuries, scientists used a computer chip to make ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Storm warning hoisted at Orissa ports


September 22nd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 (IANS) Orissa Thursday hoisted storm warning signals at all its four ports even as the weather office forecast heavy rain at a few places in northern parts ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Women find deep, low male voice appealing


September 13th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Women looking for a mate find a deep yet low masculine voice appealing and rely on their memories to seek clues about the attributes of potential ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mumbaikars happy with Anna victory


August 27th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) People in Mumbai voiced happiness that the mass campaign led by Anna Hazare had forced parliament to take the first steps towards a strong anti-corruption ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Khar’s appointment shows Pakistan’s soft image: Zardari


July 20th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) The elevation of Hina Rabbani Khar as foreign minister "will send positive signals about the soft image of Pakistan", said President Asif Ali Zardari.Khar, 34, Pakistan's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Eye on tiger: Satellites to track Sariska’s big cats


July 14th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) Tigers in Rajasthan's Sariska Tiger Reserve may soon be connected with a satellite, enabling foresters to keep a constant watch on their movement. The system will ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Stars to help track space junk


May 29th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Soon a method to track geostationary objects, including space debris, could be in place, using the position of the stars.A team of researchers from the Royal ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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