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‘The Bourne Legacy’ - interesting reboot, but not exciting enough (IANS Movie Review)


August 11th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Bourne Legacy"; Actors: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton; Director: Tony Gilroy; Rating: ***With a star-laced film being no criteria for success and cinema viewers going fickle to like ... Read more...

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Chinese shadow puppetry joins intangible heritage list


November 27th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 27 (IANS) Chinese shadow puppetry has been added to the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity along with Belgian Leuven age set ritual repertoire, the UN ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Human error blamed for 2008 plane crash in Madrid


July 30th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 30 (IANS/EFE) The crew was at fault in the August 2008 crash of a Spanair MD-82 airliner in the vicinity of Madrid's Barajas International Airport that left 154 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two new elements added to Periodic table


June 9th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two new elements have been added to the periodic table. Scientists added the two elements and made it public this week, in an announcement that has ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new type of mineral in historic meteorite


April 6th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new mineral named 'Wassonite' in one of the most historically significant meteorites recovered in Antarctica in December 1969.The new mineral was found within the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Common freshwater algae holds promise for nuclear clean-up


March 31st, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): At a meeting of the American Chemical Society in Anaheim, California, scientists said that common freshwater algae might hold a key to cleaning up after disasters such as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

DMK to pull out all stops to save Raja


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Dec. 24 (ANI): The ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party in Tamil Nadu has reportedly decided to pull out all stops to save and defend the reputation of former Telecom Minister ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ireland and EU agree to multi-billion aid package


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN, IRELAND (BNO NEWS) -- Ireland could be receiving between €80 billion and €90 billion ($110 to $123 billion) as European Finance ministers have agreed to release a multi-billion euro assistance package ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, cotton T-shirt that can literally fend off bullets


April 12th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): An ordinary cotton T-shirt can be converted into body armour, thanks to scientists from South Carolina, Switzerland and China.They combined the carbon in the cotton with boron to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Doing Indian detective thrillers proud (IANS Book Review)


March 2nd, 2010 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
By Keki N. Daruwalla Book: "No Flying From Fate"; Author: Saurbh Katyal; Publisher: Gyaana Books; Price: Rs.295The dharma of the detective-thriller writer cannot be encapsulated easily because there ... Read more...

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Heaviest chemical element 112 named “Copernicium”


February 25th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Feb 25 (ANI): Reports indicate that the heaviest recognized chemical element with the atomic number 112 has officially been named "Copernicium" and carries the chemical symbol "Cn".The element was discovered at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Big B takes to voice blogging now


February 9th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Avid blogger Amitabh Bachchan has gone a step closer to his fans through vogging or vocal blogging by which they can hear his thoughts anytime and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

V.K. Singh will be Indian Army’s 25th chief


January 22nd, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Lieutenant General V.K. Singh, who was Friday named the new Indian Army chief in the rank of general, will be the 25th in line to occupy the ... Read more...

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Turning the Dead Sea mud into money


December 11th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mitzpe Shalem, Dec 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is a very unlikely business model that few would attempt to emulate. It is extremely hot and the only ingredients present there in enormous ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Jeeva’ a letdown (Kannada Film Review)


November 28th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Jeeva"; Director: Prabhu Srinivas; Cast: Prajwal Devaraj, Ruthwa, Guru Datt and Chandrashekhar; Music: Guru Kiran; Rating: **Prajwal Devaraj's new film "Jeeva" ends up as an ordinary fare despite ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scientists propose new mechanism for dune formation on Saturn’s largest moon


August 26th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 26 (ANI): A new research paper has proposed a possible new mechanism for the development of very large linear dunes formed on the surface of Titan, Saturn's largest moon.The paper, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New tracking approach to help protect polar bears


June 19th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Queen's University researchers in Canada have developed a new approach to tracking polar bears, which will shed more light on the potentially endangered Arctic animal and help boost ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists create an impossible alloy


February 27th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Scientists have created an alloy between two incompatible elements, which was considered impossible earlier.The impossible alloy was created by a research team led by Professor H.K. Mao ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Male crabs bluff to scare rivals away


November 17th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 17 (IANS) Dishonesty helps male fiddler crabs scare rivals away. They grow claws that are seemingly powerful but actually weak and puny. The signals they send one another about their ... Read more...

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How lying saves crabs lives


November 12th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A team of Australian ecologists has discovered that crabs bluff about there fighting ability.They found that some male fiddler crabs lie about their fighting ability by growing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How scent brings back memories of emotional events


October 17th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): A new study in mice, conducted by researchers at the Duke University Medical Center, has shown that the part of the brain that processes scents is indeed ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sun Direct planning major expansion across country


August 16th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) Sun Direct TV Pvt Ltd, a leading direct-to-home (DTH) service provider in south India, is set to replicate the success story in the other parts of ... Read more...

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Earth cooled down in three rapid steps 33 million years ago


April 15th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A new research has shown that it took three separate cooling events to step down the Earths temperature around 33 million years ago.According to a report in ... Read more...

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