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Can you really work up an appetite?


September 13th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) US scientists are challenging the popular notion that we can "work up an appetite" with vigorous exercise, saying it actually reduces a person's motivation for food.James ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Job creation a priority for Brazilian president


August 11th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 11 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has pledged to put job creation as a priority for her government, especially ensuring jobs for the underprivileged.Rousseff Friday made ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russian professors jailed for selling missile secrets to China


June 20th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian court Wednesday sentenced two university professors to long prison terms for selling military secrets, including sensitive data on Russia's Bulava missile system, to ... Read more...

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Dads can ground kids in perseverance


June 17th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Fathers can show their adolescent children the way to perseverance and grounding in positive traits, new research says. Brigham Young University professors Laura Padilla-Walker and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

18 killed in Nigerian university attack


April 30th, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, April 30 (IANS) At least 18 people, including two university professors, were killed at a university in Nigeria's northern city of Kano during a church service, said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bugs ground into bread in Australia


January 2nd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) Ever thought of eating bread and biscuits made of worms? A woman insect breeder in Australia has now come up with a recipe where worms are ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

US, India facing same challenge: Envoy


October 27th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 27 (IANS) The US and India are facing the "same challenge" of providing for the energy needs of their people while ensuring that environment is not harmed, US ... Read more...

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Tagore’s monumental works to go up on internet


May 9th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The works of Rabindranath Tagore will soon be uploaded on the internet in an online electronic variorum by a group of scholars from Kolkata's ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

40 people injured in clashes between protesters and security forces in northern Iraq


April 19th, 2011 - 2:27 am ICT by BNO News
ARBIL, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- At least 40 people on Monday were injured in clashes between protesters and security forces in two northern Iraqi cities, Aswat al-Iraq news agency reported.In Arbil, a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Referendum on amending Egypt’s constitution March 19


March 5th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt will hold a national referendum March 19 on amendments to its constitution, the ruling military council said on its Facebook page.The council, which ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kashmir interlocutors ask BJP to reconsider flag hoisting plan


January 19th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 19 (IANS) Three interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday made a forceful plea to the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) to "reconsider" its decision to hoist the national tricolour in Srinagar's ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Everest’s biggest mystery solved


August 9th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 9 (IANS) The greatest mystery in mountain climbing involving the death of two British mountaineers who might have climbed Mount Everest in 1924, nearly 30 years before Edmund Hillary and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Relationships ‘improve our odds of survival by 50pc’


July 28th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Friends and family are crucial in predicting our survival - in fact they can better our odds of living by 50 percent - says a new study.Brigham Young ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Terror roots will deepen if basic amenities lacking: US envoy


July 20th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 20 (IANS) The "roots of terrorism" would deepen if basic amenities were not provided to the people, US Consul General in Kolkata Beth A. Payne said here Tuesday. "If ... Read more...

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Summer holidays in Ladakh for Abdullahs


April 27th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and his family would be heading to Ladakh for holidaying this summer. This would be the first time that the third ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Massachusetts Judge To Carry Out Inquest Into Death Of Amy Bishop’s Brother


April 13th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Boston, Apr 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amy Bishop, the Alabama University professor who was arrested in Feb 12 this year for shooting three university professors, might end up in more trouble ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

A thousand hands to save Yamuna in Taj city (March 22 is World Water Day)


March 22nd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 22 (IANS) As the world marks the World Water Day Monday to raise awareness about this basic natural resource essential for life, volunteers here have cleaned up the banks of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

More alcohol sales sites mean more violence in neighbourhood


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): After a keen observation, two Indiana University professors have found that the more alcohol sales sites in a neighbourhood, the more violence occur in premises surrounding it.Tony ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Students suffer as central varsity teachers skip classes


January 29th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, lakhs of students across India suffered as thousands of central university professors continued their protest seeking better service conditions and promotion ... Read more...

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Central university teachers to go on two-day strike


January 28th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Over 25,000 teachers of all central universities will go on strike for two days beginning Thursday, demanding faster promotion based on teaching experience. "The University Grants ... Read more...

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Agatha Christie suffered from Alzheimer’s


December 17th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 17 (IANS) It is official: famous mystery novelist Agatha Christie suffered from Alzheimer's. Two Toronto university professors have finally proved what many biographers of the world's top mystery novelist have hinted ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Scottish varsity delegation to visit India for tie-up


November 4th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) A delegation of university professors from Scotland will be visiting India later this week to forge stronger ties in the field of higher education. The delegation, which will ... Read more...

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Rudolph the red nosed reindeer is actually a female


November 3rd, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): Rudolph the red nosed reindeer, famous in Christmas folk tales, is actually female, scientists have said.Because female reindeer still have antlers at Christmas and males shed theirs before ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fearing violence, Yale removes Prophet Muhammad’s cartoons from upcoming book


September 9th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep. 9 (ANI): Yale University Press has removed 12 controversial caricatures of Prophet Muhammad from an upcoming book in order to avoid any violent protests.The book "The Cartoons That Shook the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iran’s Rafsanjani defies clergy criticism


July 27th, 2009 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 27 (DPA) Iranian ex-president Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani Sunday defied criticism from the country's leading clergy, continuing to insist on the release of all political prisoners. "My standpoint is the same as I ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Iranian academics held after meeting with Moussavi


June 25th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 25 (DPA) Iranian authorities arrested 70 academics after they met opposition leader Mir-Hossein Moussavi, the defeated presidential candidate's website said Thursday. The report did not clarify where the university professors, who ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

How to hit that perfect wrist shot while playing hockey


May 30th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): A team of Canadian researchers believe that they have isolated the key components of a successful wrist shot in hockey, which is considered to be one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ahmadinejad says ‘ready’ to negotiate with US


May 30th, 2009 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 29 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Friday reiterated that Tehran was ready to negotiate with the US but stressed that the talks should be held under "equal conditions". "The Americans keep ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Six dead in Guatemala plane crash


May 15th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, May 15 (EFE) At least six people were killed when a small plane crashed into a house in the Guatemalan capital, authorities said. A fire department spokesman told the media that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A hundred percent score in SAT


April 7th, 2009 - 11:12 pm ICT by GD
An eleven-year old student from St Helen's primary school has scored a perfect score in last year's controversial SATS tests . Needless to say that this beat the national average hands down. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Water and life may be present beneath Martian volcano


March 5th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): A team of scientists has used a computer modeling system to reach the surprising conclusion that pockets of ancient water may still be trapped under the Martian ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Houses of Indian diplomat, three professors burgled in Trinidad


March 1st, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, March 1 (IANS) Robbers broke into the homes of an Indian diplomat and three professors here and stole jewellery and electronic equipment worth thousands of dollars, police said. The homes ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New software to improve design tools developed


January 14th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have developed software that will let engineers design new products by simply sketching their ideas on a tablet computer.The software, dubbed SketchCAD, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nixon wanted to destroy North Vietnam


December 4th, 2008 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Newly released memos and tape recordings from President Richard Nixons archives show that he wanted to decimate North Vietnam and viewed university professors as enemies.The tapes were ... Read more...

Posted in National |

58 Panjab University professors retired in one day


November 1st, 2008 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 1 (IANS) Panjab University Saturday retired 58 professors from various teaching departments following a high court order dismissing petitions seeking to increase the retirement age of teachers from 60 to ... Read more...

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