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Government to cancel four coal blocks to private firms


September 13th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The inter-ministerial group (IMG) on coal block allocations Thursday recommended de-allocation of four coal blocks allotted to private companies since they have failed to set ... Read more...

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Dinosaur-bird ‘missing link’ could be egg


July 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) A fossilised dinosaur egg found in Spain shares the same characteristics as that of birds' eggs and could be the "missing link" to prove their "common ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse’s life-size statue to be put up in Camden


June 8th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Camden, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amy Winehouse is dead but her legacy and her music lives on. There are plans afoot to be put up her life-sized statue in Camden.The exact place ... Read more...

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Winehouse’s life-size statue in Camden?


June 8th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) There are plans to put up a life-size bronze statue of late singer Amy Winehouse at the Roundhouse concert hall, near her home in Camden, ... Read more...

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Mixed fortunes for Mahindra at Estoril GP


May 7th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Estoril (Portugal), May 7 (IANS) Mahindra Racing rider Marcel Schrotter overcame first-lap problems to secure a solid top-20 finish as he came 19th in the Portuguese Moto GP.But his team-mate ... Read more...

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Robotic jellyfish invented


March 21st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) A hydrogen-powered robot that moves in water like a jellyfish and could eventually be used in underwater rescue operations has been invented by US engineers, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mahindra to launch Reva NXR in six months


October 7th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Electric automobile manufacturer Mahindra Reva will launch its new car NXR in the next six months, says a top company official."We are at the final ... Read more...

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China launches Pakistan’s first communications satellite


August 12th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) China has launched Pakistan's first communications satellite that will provide TV broadcasting, Internet and data services, it was reported here.The country's first communications satellite PAKSAT-1R, which ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘194 coal blocks under various stages of development’


August 1st, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal Monday said 194 coal blocks in the country, with reserves of about 44.44 billion tonnes, are under various stages of development ... Read more...

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Indian company to fund Nigerian power plant


June 7th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Calabar (Nigeria), June 7 (IANS) Indian company Essar African Holdings will finance a 600-MW power plant in Cross River State in the West African nation of Nigeria, company officials say.The ... Read more...

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Chinese military develops video game


May 16th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 16 (IANS) Chinese soldiers will soon be able to play a video game and learn combat, a media report said.People's Liberation Army (PLA) officers and soldiers will get ... Read more...

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Study on frogs and fish sheds light on human hearing


March 20th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Scientists have turned to fish and frogs to better understand the normal inner ear development in humans.Andres Collazo at the House Ear Institute, Los Angeles, and his team ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Viacom18 to release nine films in 2011-12


February 14th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Viacom18 Motion Pictures has nine films on its slate for 2011-12. The company has plans for 10 to 12 movies, nine of which have already been finalised and ... Read more...

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James Franco to star in ‘Iceman’


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) "Spider Man" star James Franco is set to play an assassin's role in the movie "The Iceman" based on the true-life story of mafia killer Richard Kuklinski.The "127 ... Read more...

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New way to stop pancreatic cancer in early stages discovered


January 12th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Oklahoma have found a novel way to stop early stage pancreatic cancer.C.V. Rao, and his team were able to show for the first ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New genes as vital to life as old ones


December 17th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Contrary to what most experts previously thought, genes do not have to be old to be vital for life. Even genes that evolved only one million years ago ... Read more...

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O-Zone to open 40,000 wireless internet zones


December 14th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Leading wireless mobility solution provider O-Zone Networks Tuesday said it plans to open another 40,000 wireless internet zones in the country in the next two-and-a-half years.The company's ... Read more...

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The Vampire Diaries: Is A Companion Series In The Offering?


December 1st, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
There is a buzz that Kevin Williamson has been appointed as the writer for the new companion series. It is still in the early stages of development but as per the ... Read more...

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Pantaloons to open 50 new stores within 2-3 years


November 27th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Leading fashion retailer Pantaloons Saturday said that it plans to open 50 new stores in the country within the next two to three years."We will open another ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

George Clooney may star in ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E’


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): George Clooney is reportedly in talks to play Napoleon Solo in a big screen adaptation of 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E'.The actor has met Steven Soderbergh, who is ... Read more...

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Steven Soderbergh in Negotiations to Direct ‘Man from U.N.C.L.E.’


November 18th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report from ‘Heat Vision Blog’, Steven Soderbergh has begun negotiations to direct ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ for it’s big screen adaptation. Although earlier reports had ... Read more...

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Genes determine a lot more than just our looks


November 8th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 08 (ANI): A study has suggested that the two sets of chromosomes we humans inherit from our parents do not only determine our physical traits but also how we develop.Dr ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jellyfish glow helps spot cancerous tumours


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Scientists have found a way of using luminous cells from jellyfish to spot tumours deep within the human body.Professor Norman Maitland, of the Yorkshire Cancer Research Laboratory at ... Read more...

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Jellyfish glow could help spot tumours deep inside the body


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 03 (ANI): Proteins that cause luminescence in jellyfish could be used to spot cancers, say scientists.British scientists have found a way of using luminous cells from jellyfish to spot tumours ... Read more...

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Harm reduction ciggies ‘more harmful than conventional brands’


October 21st, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A new research has revealed that 'harm reduction cigarettes', marketed by tobacco companies as safer than conventional brands, could in fact, be more harmful.Harm reduction cigarettes are made ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Al Pacino to play notorious producer on TV


October 10th, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) Hollywood legend Al Pacino is reportedly set to star as notorious record producer Phil Spector in a TV film to be written and directed by David Mamet.Spector, who ... Read more...

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Al Pacino ‘to play Phil Spector in a movie’


October 9th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): Al Pacino will apparently play legendary record producer Phil Spector in a TV film to be written and directed by David Mamet.According to HBO, the film will be ... Read more...

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New medical weapons against anthrax attacks


June 24th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) The 2001 anthrax attacks in the US are fostering development of a new generation of vaccines and antibiotics to protect people against deadly bacteria in future bio-terrorist incidents. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Brain circuits behind hearing develop without sensory experience


June 20th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Applying a new technique, researchers have found that brain circuits that enable hearing develop without sensory experience.Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Proteins that regulate early embryonic development identified


May 13th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): American scientists analysing the chromosome 22q.11 deletion syndrome have identified proteins that play a key role in early embryonic development.Though the findings of the research do not currently ... Read more...

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HSIIDC to set up food centre with Canadian collaboration


May 12th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) will set up a food development centre in the state in collaboration with Canada's Manitoba Food Development Centre ... Read more...

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The bug that administers the kiss of death


April 30th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 30 (IANS) A bug crawls onto your lips while you sleep, numbs your skin, bites and gorges on your blood. And if that's not insult enough, it promptly defecates on ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Britain names 20 most influential pro-Islamic blogs


March 24th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 24 (ANI): British counter terror officials have compiled a list of the top 20 most influential "pro-Islamic" bloggers, who write about Britain's politics.The British Government's counter terrorism communications unit ... Read more...

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India’s women’s bill inspiring for Africa: Ghana minister


March 22nd, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) India's experiment with gender equality in parliament through the women's reservation bill has struck a chord in Africa, says Ghana's Trade and Industry Minister Hannah ... Read more...

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New technique shakes brain cancer cells to death


February 20th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago Medical Center have created a technique to combat brain cancer using tiny, nano-sized ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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