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Danish warship frees Pakistani, Iranian hostages


January 9th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Jan 9 (IANS) A Danish warship has freed 14 Iranian and Pakistani hostages following a seaborne action against pirates off Somalia's coast, the Danish Navy said.On Saturday, the warship ... Read more...

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Dhaka to sensitise teachers against corporal punishment


May 29th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 29 (IANS) Bangladesh will sensitise school teachers against corporal punishment to students, a media report said.Authorities are preparing a training manual and plan to start the first programme ... Read more...

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Customers overrate their ability to learn before purchase


July 21st, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Consumers give up on using products because they underestimate their learning abilities, according to a new study.Authors Darron Billeter (Brigham Young University), Ajay Kalra (Rice University), and George ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dogs really can understand human emotions


April 27th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 27 (ANI): Dogs can tell the difference between a happy and an angry person and a laugh from a cry, a New Zealand study claims.To reach the conclusion, researchers at ... Read more...

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Patient in a vegetative state ‘talks’ to scientists


February 4th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) British scientists are hailing a world-first 'conversation' with a man diagnosed as being in a permanent vegetative state, a media report said Thursday. They say the breakthrough has enormous ... Read more...

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Verbal cues help in improving kids reading skills


December 11th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) Verbal instructions do prompt the brain into improving a kid's reading skills, says a new study. Timothy Keller and Marcel Just, from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), wanted to track ... Read more...

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My husband was murdered to protect vested interests: Asthana’s wife


October 19th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Sushma Asthana, the wife of dead court official Ashutosh Asthana, has alleged her husband was murdered inside the jail "to protect some vested interests" and has demanded a ... Read more...

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Main accused in provident fund scam dies in Ghaziabad jail


October 18th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Arrested court official Ashutosh Asthana, the key to the multi-crore provident fund (PF) scam in which some judges of the higher judiciary were also named, has died at ... Read more...

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Pak Senate panel summons Shaukat Aziz on developmental funds allegation


August 9th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug. 9 (ANI): A Senate committee has decided to summon former Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz to seek his explanation into an allegation that he had stopped the disbursement of development ... Read more...

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Brit scientists get PS1m grant to see if robot can stir soup!


May 14th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
London, May 14 (ANI): British scientists are trying to find out if a robot can safely be employed to stir soup in a kitchen and for this they have won a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Point and click guidance for Ellie the robot


March 20th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 20 (IANS) Ellie helps people with limited mobility accomplish everyday tasks, getting them things like towels, tablet bottles and telephones. Thank her, and you will probably receive a hum ... Read more...

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Pak Foreign Ministry contradicts Aziz’s statement on Sharif’s deportation


November 14th, 2007 - 2:58 am ICT by admin
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