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Hyderabad student’s family says he is innocent


September 1st, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) The family of a city student who was arrested by the Bangalore police Friday in an alleged terror plot has claimed that he is innocent.Kausar Begum, ... Read more...

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Jamia Millia open to students’ union poll, court told


July 24th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that an experimental attempt could be made for holding elections to the students' union which ... Read more...

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Professor fined $159 for plagiarism


March 27th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) A college professor in China's Luoyang city was fined $159 for plagiarizing the work of a former undergraduate student at Beijing Sport University, China Daily reported ... Read more...

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Briton faces extradition over pirated movie website


January 14th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) A 23-year-old British student, accused of running a pirate movies website faces 10 years in jail after a judge said he could be sent to the ... Read more...

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Meditation changes brain activity


July 8th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Landscape artist Jane Anderson struggled with seasonal affective disorder in the winter months. She tried meditation and noticed a change within a month."My experience was a ... Read more...

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‘Bollywood inspired’ student held for forgery


March 6th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A "Bollywood inspired" undergraduate student of Delhi University has landed in jail for allegedly encashing stolen cheques worth about Rs.28 lakh posing as the director ... Read more...

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Flood-tolerant rice plants ‘can also recover from drought’


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Scientists at the University of California, Riverside have made a discovery that can greatly benefit rice growers and consumers everywhere.The researchers have demonstrated in the lab and ... Read more...

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Flood-drought tolerant rice can feed world’s hungry


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) Flood-tolerant rice plants can surprisingly survive drought and feed more of the world's hungry, says new research.Plant scientists at the University of California, Riverside have made ... Read more...

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Why slopes seem steeper than they are when gazed at


February 11th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Scientists have finally found that our perception of climbing or descending hills being dangerous is because our view is clouded by the expected physical exertion or danger of ... Read more...

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We pay closer attention to people we think are more attractive: Study


December 22nd, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): If you were meeting two people, one of whom was very attractive and the other, so-so, you would tend to pay more attention to the better looking person, ... Read more...

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Cops take woman to husband in Kerala, parents cry foul (Lead)


November 1st, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 1 (IANS) An Agra woman, who was allegedly being confined by her parents here, is being taken back by police to her husband's home in Kerala on court orders. But ... Read more...

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Bio-plastics ‘aren’t necessarily greener than oil-based relatives’


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Biopolymers are more eco-friendly, but farming and energy-intense chemical processing means they are dirtier to produce than petroleum-derived plastics, according to a new study.University of Pittsburgh researchers suggest ... Read more...

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Saree Queen contest held in Malaysia


October 18th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), Oct 18 (IANS) Dinitha Ambiga, an undergraduate student, beat 11 other contestants to win the Miss Saree Queen 2010 (Perak) beauty pageant held here.The 22-year-old, who aspires to be a ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Hawkenson In Trouble Over Porn Video


October 10th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Elizabeth Hawkenson, an undergraduate student at Arizona State University, is reportedly facing the heat after it became known that she has appeared in a pornographic video. Elizabeth Hawkenson, 18 ... Read more...

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Why are mobile phone conversations so distracting?


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): Overhearing mobile phone conversations is very annoying. And now, a new study has discovered why: Hearing just one side of a conversation is much more distracting than hearing ... Read more...

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Rape accused BSP legislator declared absconder


July 13th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) A court in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district Monday declared as absconders a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator and his two aides, accused in a 2008 rape case. ... Read more...

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Today’s college goers ‘less empathetic’


May 29th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): College students of the 1980s and '90s were more empathetic than present day counterparts, a new study claims.A University of Michigan study saw an analysis of data on ... Read more...

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Jurors give attractive people lighter sentences: Study


May 22nd, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Being attractive has its advantages, even in a court of law, a new study Cornell University has found.The research showed that unattractive defendants are 22 percent more likely ... Read more...

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Transforming waste plastic into an alternative fuel


May 16th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Northeastern University student researchers have come up with an apparatus to convert plastic waste into clean energy without releasing harmful emissions.Under the leadership of Yiannis Levendis, distinguished professor ... Read more...

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Supermassive black hole gets kicked out of galaxy


May 12th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): An international team of astronomers has discovered what appears to be a supermassive black hole leaving its home galaxy at high speed.For her final-year project, undergraduate student Marianne ... Read more...

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‘Youth needs to be made aware of Tagore’s works’


May 10th, 2010 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) There is an urgent need to increase awareness among youth about the vast works of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore during the bard's 150th birth anniversary celebrations, intellectuals feel. A ... Read more...

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Shocked, but not scared, say Pune youngsters


February 14th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 14 (IANS) Boasting of some best known colleges and numerous educational institutes, Pune is often called the students' capital of India. Saturday night's blast in one of the popular youth ... Read more...

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Students clash with police in Varanasi


November 21st, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Nov 21 (IANS) Agitated over the death of a student, several groups of college students fought a battle with the police here. They targeted public property and damaged a number of ... Read more...

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Dogs ‘don’t understand human deception’


October 24th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): There is no evidence to prove that dogs can detect deception, says a new study.Mark Petter conducted the study as an undergraduate student at the University of Western ... Read more...

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Setback for Sarkozy as son quits from chairmanship race over nepotism claims


October 23rd, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Oct. 23 (ANI): The withdrawal of Nicolas Sarkozy's 23-year old son from a race to chair a 100-million-pound-a-year public agency amid nepotism allegations has become a cause of humiliation for the ... Read more...

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Coal-mining outbursts resemble explosive volcanic eruptions


October 2nd, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): A new research by scientists has suggested that coal outbursts in underground mines occur through a process very similar to what happens during explosive volcanic eruptions.Worldwide, thousands ... Read more...

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Tweeting helps communicate product information


September 12th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) It's not just individuals and NGOs -- companies are tweeting too, and they are letting everyone know by displaying in their ads the logo of an animated blue ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lawn fertilizer ban improves water quality in US


August 18th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): A new study has presented evidence which indicates that water quality in the United States (US) has improved after the ban on lawn fertilizers.In an effort to keep ... Read more...

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Babies receptive to new information excel in academics


August 8th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Babies receptive to new information at the age of six months and one year also excel in academics as adults, according to a new study. The study, led ... Read more...

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Social networking goes mobile


August 2nd, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Nayan Sakhuja New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Are you constantly on the move and don't have time to log on to your computer to be in touch with your friends? Coming ... Read more...

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Sarah Slocum Crowned As The New Miss Arkansas


July 19th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by GD
The 23 year old Sarah Slocum has been the one among teeming number of beauties who managed to walk away with the coveted crown and the title on the Miss Arkansas 2009 ... Read more...

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Two Indo-Canadian youth die in street racing


July 8th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 8 (IANS) Two Indian Canadian young men were killed in street car racing on a busy inner-city highway here Monday night.Adam Bhagirathi, 21, who was driving his Nissan ... Read more...

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Norm Coleman-Leaving no voter behind


June 20th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by GD
Coleman's words in a letter to the City Convention Delegates were "I have never sought any other political office. I have no other ambition other than to be mayor." But why ... Read more...

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Ankita to take on Maloo in ITF quarters


June 3rd, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Top seed Ankita Bhambri swept aside Treta Bhattacharyya 6-2, 6-3, to set up a quarter-final clash with Parija Maloo in the $10,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament ... Read more...

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Outrage in Oxford at attacks in Australia


June 1st, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Indian students at Oxford University Monday joined in the growing protests over racist attacks on their counterparts in Australia, saying they are "baffled" by the failure of ... Read more...

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