Kashmiri artists and ghazal lovers mourn Mehdi Hassan

June 13th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 13 (IANS) As the news of Mehdi Hassan's death spread in Kashmir Wednesday, a pall of gloom descended on the artistic fraternity and ghazal lovers here.Mir Muneer, a ... Read more...

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New technology offers 1st view of DNA damage within entire human genome

January 19th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Cardiff University researchers have developed a new technology that provides the first view of DNA damage throughout the entire human genome.According to researchers, it may offer a valuable ... Read more...

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Why vaccines do not work as well for some as they do for others

December 2nd, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new discovery by scientists from Singapore may explain why a tuberculosis vaccine is not as effective for some people as anticipated, and potentially explains why other vaccines ... Read more...

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Malaysian-Indian politician wants Race Relations Act to be implemented to fight racism

September 6th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept 6 (ANI): The DAP chairman, Karpal Singh, has said that the proposed 'Race Relations Act' is the best way to prevent racist remarks from being uttered by irresponsible individuals ... Read more...

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Android set to overtake iPhone

August 6th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 6 (DPA) Phones running Google's Android operating system are selling at the rate of 200,000 a day, according to Google chief executive Eric Schmidt. Schmidt made the comments at the ... Read more...

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Thailand lead, India second; Kao leads Chikka by one

May 14th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) Thailand, the most successful team in the history of Asia Pacific Junior Golf Championship, opened up a five-shot lead over hosts India at the end of the second ... Read more...

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Artisan wants to keep alive art of Sikkim’s Lepcha tribe

October 31st, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Tashi Pradhan Gangtok, Oct.31 (ANI): Woven with bamboo, Sumuk Thyaptuk or the Lepcha hat, creates a fabulous piece of art that is laced with history and a deep cultural heritage associated ... Read more...

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Girl doesn’t want death for father who killed her mother

March 19th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 19 (Xinhua) The 10-year-old daughter of a man who killed his wife two years ago in China's Henan province has written a letter to a court pleading for a reprieve ... Read more...

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Malaysian government says no to Race Relations Act

February 24th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 24 (IANS) The government of multi-ethnic Malaysia Tuesday rejected a proposal for a Race Relations Act, saying it preferred to review existing laws that "are enough to keep the ... Read more...

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Jailed Hindraf leader sworn in; vows to fight for minorities

May 9th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 9 (IANS) Malaysian Indian lawmaker M. Manoharan, sworn in while in jail, has said he would continue to fight for the rights of the country's ethnic minorities. Manoharan, 46, ... Read more...

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Olympic torch relay concludes in Macao

May 3rd, 2008 - 10:22 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Macao, May 3 (Xinhua) Thousands of people cheered here Saturday as the Olympic torch on the Macao leg of its global tour completed its run without any interruption. The torch relay, which ... Read more...

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Two firsts for Malaysia - non-Malay speaker, woman deputy speaker

April 23rd, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 23 (IANS) Malaysia has got its first non-Malay speaker and its first woman deputy speaker in the opposition-ruled Selangor state. Ethnic Chinese Teng Chang Khim was sworn in as ... Read more...

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