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Longest novel in China focuses on 4.5 mn people


December 4th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 4 (IANS) A Chinese man has written the country's longest novel that encompasses an astounding 4.5 million people, runs into 10 volumes and took 22 years to finish.Novelist ... Read more...

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Queers, self-help, Delhi on book shelf (IANS Books This Week)


November 17th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The book cart is an exciting mix of fun, practical knowledge and visual delight this weekend.1. "The Man Who Would Be Queen"; Compiled by Hoshang ... Read more...

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Hero Groups forays into hospitality sector


September 5th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Hero Group Monday said it had bagged a bid to develop a five-star deluxe hotel in Gurgaon."Looking at the huge growth potential and dynamic social ... Read more...

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‘Dharampatni’ not about Gandhiji: Harshad Chopra


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Popular TV actor Harshad Chopra, who plays the lead role in forthcoming show "Dharampatni", admits that his character, Mohan Galla, has "slight inspiration" from ... Read more...

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China to modernise military: Defence minister


August 1st, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) China will "steadily" reform its national defence and modernise its military forces, the defence minister said on the occasion of the Army Day which is observed ... Read more...

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Women are treated badly in developing countries, says Annie Lennox


March 8th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 8 (ANI): Scottish singer Annie Lennox has admitted she had a 'wake-up call' when visiting developing countries.The 56-year-old is doing her best to raise awareness of International Women's Day, which ... Read more...

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Anti-graft efforts have yielded results, says China


December 29th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) China has probed over 69,200 cases of commercial bribery, involving 16.59 billion yuan (about $2.5 billion), from 2005 to 2009, and the anti-corruption efforts have "achieved results", the ... Read more...

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How a gene mutation leads to autism


December 17th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have developed a mouse model to find how a gene mutation leads to autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).They found that when one ... Read more...

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President Patil calls for using latest technology


October 29th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Friday underlining the need for using latest technology for development said that there is a need to look at methods of doing ... Read more...

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Violence increases during puberty: Study


July 14th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 14 (ANI): Scientists have confirmed a common assumption that violence and antisocial behavior increase during puberty.According to a new study by Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, compared to early puberty, children ... Read more...

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Rapid social change led to kid-stabbing spree in China


May 11th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) Stress brought about by rapid social changes created tension and caused mental illness which led attackers in China stab over 60 schoolchildren in a string of knife attacks ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth To Address UN General Assembly On July 6


January 25th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The British Queen Elizabeth II is going to address the UN General Assembly in New York in July as is reported by Buckingham Palace and the ... Read more...

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Even a simple road can turn subsistence communities into commercial hunting camps


September 13th, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 13 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have found that even a simple road can turn subsistence communities into commercial hunting camps that empty rainforests of their wildlife.The study was ... Read more...

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Ancient granaries preceded Agricultural Revolution


June 23rd, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A new study has determined that it apparently took a long time to get the Agricultural Revolution off the ground, with discoveries at a Jordan site indicating that ... Read more...

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Spanish prostitutes most likely to have unprotected sex


May 29th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Spanish prostitutes are least likely to use condoms, a new study has found.The Centre for Epidemiological Studies into Sexually-Transmitted Diseases and AIDS in Catalonia (CEEISCAT) started the research ... Read more...

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Men too suffer from ”menopause”


February 19th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 19 (ANI): It''s not just women who undergo menopause, even men experience midlife crisis, says researchers. Middle-aged men often show irritability in behaviour, which they often blame it on their ... Read more...

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Speaker Somnath Chatterjee defends live coverage of Lok Sabha proceedings


January 7th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.7 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Wednesday justified the live coverage of the proceedings of the Lok Sabha for public knowledge. The Speaker said people had the ... Read more...

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Pressure to look good turning more and more men anorexic


September 23rd, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 23 (ANI): While anorexia has been seen as a "women''s disease" for long, eating disorder experts are now reporting a rise in the number of male sufferers. Some even ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh asks youth to seek adventure


January 28th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, asked the youth of the country to seek adventure and test their limits, not just academically but in all spheres of their ... Read more...

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