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Pakistan flood-related losses reach $43 bn, says Gilani

September 1st, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (DPA) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Wednesday that his country has suffered losses of around $43 billion due to the floods that have displaced over 17 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Solar System is older than previously thought

August 23rd, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): A meteor discovered in the Saharan desert has indicated that the age of our Solar system is much older than previously thought.Analyses of the meteorite indicate that the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The social roach loves to dine in groups

June 11th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Cockroaches are social insects and like to swarm on food than to dine alone, a new study reveals.Mathieu Lihoreau of Queen Mary, University of London, and his colleagues ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Like humans, roaches too ‘recommend eating joints’ to each other

June 5th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Research suggests that cockroaches, just like humans, share their local knowledge of the best food sources and follow 'recommendations' from others.Assumed to forage for their own food till ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Next Gen mobile phones becoming little ones’ toys

January 3rd, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 3 (ANI): Five-year-old tots may soon get busy chatting with pals on their own mobile phones as their toy phones may be replaced by real ones in the near future.According ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Beware gossip-mongers, celebrities will take you to court

August 4th, 2009 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) There are stories and rumours galore about film stars, but celebrities are no longer willing to tolerate gossip that will affect their relationships. Many ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Socialites, curmudgeons may have different brain structures

June 1st, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): A British study suggests that the brains of socialites and curmudgeons may be differently structured.Published in the European Journal of Neuroscience, the study involved 41 randomly selected ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Traumatic brain injury victims experience lifelong effects

May 12th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Children who suffer traumatic brain injuries can experience either lasting neuro-psychological problems or their onset later in life, according to two new studies. Researchers at Universities of Ohio ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Russia against military strike, asks India to seek UN support

December 6th, 2008 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Cautioning against a unilateral Indian military strike against Pakistan, Russia Saturday said New Delhi should seek the support of the international community and present its case to ... Read more...

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