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Everything you need to know about Gannavaram Centre: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Instant oatmeal in breakfast manages hunger better

June 11, 2014 at 12:48 PM

New York, June 11 (IANS) Love ready-to-eat oat cereal in breakfast but do not get that feeling of "fullness"? Switch to instant oatmeal.

Eight de-mining personnel killed in eastern Afghanistan

June 10, 2014 at 10:16 PM

Kabul, June 10 (IANS) Eight Afghan de-mining pesonnel were killed in a Taliban attack in the eastern province of Logar Tuesday, the presidential palace said.

Drugs, sex and corruption in Philippines' largest prison

June 7, 2014 at 1:07 PM

Manila, June 7 (IANS/EFE) Drugs, sex, internet and even electric mopeds are few of the luxuries enjoyed by some of the prisoners in exchange for bribes in Bilibid, the biggest prison in Philippines, a scandal in which the director of the prison and 12 guards have been implicated.

CIA joins Facebook, Twitter

June 7, 2014 at 11:06 AM

Washington, June 7 (IANS) The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), one of the top intelligence-gathering agencies of the US government, has sent out its first tweet on its official Twitter page.

Centre to ensure real integration of northeast: Javadekar

June 6, 2014 at 6:34 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The central government will ensure real integration of the northeast region and engage in constant dialogue with the region, union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said Friday.

Centre urged for proactive agenda on environment

June 4, 2014 at 5:06 PM

New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) On the eve of World Environment Day, an environmental think tank Wednesday presented its action plan and urged the central government to initiate proactive and positive agenda for environmental change.

Johnson, Carter lift HPC to challenging total

June 3, 2014 at 11:21 AM

Bridgetown (Barbados), June 3 (IANS/CMC) Half-centuries from left-handers Leon Johnson and Jonathan Carter helped West Indies High Performance Centre (HPC) to a challenging total on the opening day of their second four-day Test match against Bangladesh A here.

Kerala issues handbook on migrating to free software platforms

June 2, 2014 at 5:52 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) The Kerala government Monday released a handbook to help its various departments and institutions migrate to free and open source software (FOSS) based operating systems.

Centre to intervene on UP governor's report: Kalraj

June 2, 2014 at 2:16 PM

Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) Describing the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh as "very grave" where women were not safe even in their homes, union MSME Minister Kalraj Mishra Monday said the central government would step in if UP Governor B.L. Joshi sends a report on the situation in the state.

Diesel price hike disappoints people: Jayalalithaa

June 1, 2014 at 2:19 PM

Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday said people who expected progress with the change of government at the Centre are disappointed after the 50 paise hike in diesel prices.

Soulful sitar recitals at capital music fest

May 31, 2014 at 2:51 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) An annual two-day music festival will begin here Monday to keep alive the soulful melody of the sitar.

Why most health apps don't live long

May 31, 2014 at 2:27 PM

London, May 31 (IANS) Even as people lap up mobile applications for stress management and healthy eating, making these have long-term effect has been a challenge as their appeal tends to be short-lived.

43 injured in China quake

May 30, 2014 at 10:35 PM

Beijing, May 30 (IANS) A 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted a county in China's Yunnan province Friday, injuring 43 people and forcing the evacuation of 35,000 people.

Syria has suffered $143.8-bn economic loss due to civil war: UN

May 29, 2014 at 4:51 PM

United Nations, May 29 (IANS/WAM) Syria has suffered $143.8 billion in economic losses due to the continuing civil war in the country, according to a new UN report.

Tibetan 'political prisoner' lands in Dalai Lama's abode

May 29, 2014 at 2:35 PM

Dharamsala, May 29 (IANS) Tibetan "political prisoner" Golog Jigme, who was jailed for working in a film expressing feelings of Tibetans ahead of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Thursday narrated tales of physical and mental torture that prisoners are undergoing in China.

Cats do eat more in winter

May 29, 2014 at 11:47 AM

London, May 29 (IANS) Know why your kitten asks for more food as the mercury drops and chill settles in? They too, like humans, need comfort food in the winter.

Self-help group to advocate rights of people with spinal injury

May 26, 2014 at 6:25 PM

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Advocating and facilitating the right to rehabilitation of people with spinal cord injuries, a pan-India self-help group was launched here Monday.

'Set up one-stop crisis centres for sexually-abused children'

May 26, 2014 at 5:33 PM

Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) With India witnessing over 300 percent increase in child sexual offences in the last decade, child rights experts Monday called for setting up of one-stop crisis intervention centres that provide multiple forms of support under one roof for the victim.

Drug screening reveals new anti-cancer compound

May 24, 2014 at 3:56 PM

London, May 24 (IANS) Using an accelerated drug screening process, researchers have discovered a previously unknown molecule that kills cancer cells.

Second draft of Myanmar peace pact made

May 23, 2014 at 6:28 PM

Yangon, May 23 (IANS) Peace negotiators of the Myanmar government and ethnic armed groups worked out their second draft of the nationwide ceasefire agreement here Friday.

Week-long activities to mark World No Tobacco Day

May 22, 2014 at 7:35 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, May 22 (IANS) Tobacco control programmes aimed at the vulnerable sections of society will be the highlights of the state-level activities to mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) May 31.

Air-conditioned helmets to help soldiers beat the heat

May 20, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Washington, May 20 (IANS) Soldiers may soon get a breath of cool air, literally.

Have cordial relations with Centre, BJP's Babul Supriyo urges Mamata

May 18, 2014 at 7:54 PM

Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Bollywood singer and BJP's MP-elect Babul Supriyo Sunday urged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to maintain a cordial relationship with the central government for the sake of the people of her state.

SC declines Centre's plea on revisiting order on black money

May 16, 2014 at 5:46 PM

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court (SC) Friday declined to entertain the Centre's plea seeking recall of its order for setting up of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the stashing away of black money in foreign banks and bringing it back to India.

Obama opens 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York

May 15, 2014 at 11:38 PM

Washington, May 15 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Thursday dedicated a Ground Zero museum commemorating the Sep 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the site of the collapsed World Trade Towers in New York, a media report said.

India Islamic centre condemns Boko Haram terror activities

May 15, 2014 at 7:38 PM

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The India Islamic Cultural Centre (IICC) Thursday "strongly condemned the terror activities" of Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram which has been holding more than 200 schoolgirls hostage for over a month.

Thai army chief warns protestors of action

May 15, 2014 at 5:38 PM

Bangkok, May 15 (IANS) The Thai army chief Thursday warned anti-government protestors of military action if they did not stop indulging in violence.

Mercedes launches SUV ML 63 AMG at Rs.1.5 crore

May 15, 2014 at 3:14 PM

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Luxury automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz India Thursday launched its high-performance sports utility vehicle (SUV) ML 63 AMG priced at Rs.1.49 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Even neighbour's foreclosed property can give you BP

May 13, 2014 at 11:22 AM

New York, May 13 (IANS) Are you living next to a property that is caught in legal tangles? Go get your blood pressure checked as living near foreclosed property may increase your risk of higher blood pressure, an alarming research indicates.

First Indian cultural festival to be held in Nepal

May 13, 2014 at 9:22 AM

Kathmandu, May 13 (IANS) Nepalis will get a taste of the huge cultural diversity of their neighbours at the first Indian cultural fest here from May 17.

Genes decide if medicine will work for you or not

May 12, 2014 at 6:10 PM

London, May 12 (IANS) Ever wondered why a particular medicine is effective for certain people but not for others? That is largely decided by genes, research reveals.

NASA recreates cosmic dust in lab

May 11, 2014 at 3:24 PM

Washington, May 11 (IANS) NASA scientists have for the first time reproduced tiny particles of dust that are known to accumulate around red giant stars.

Myanmar urges Asean leaders to address climate change

May 11, 2014 at 2:36 PM

Nay Pyi Taw, May 11 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein urged Asean leaders to address the impact of climate change along with other relevant issues as the 24th summit of the group began in the country Sunday.

IIT Delhi graduate develops tools to counter cyber attacks

May 9, 2014 at 1:16 PM

Washington, May 9 (IANS) Sanjam Garg, a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, has won the 2013 Doctoral Dissertation Award for developing a technique to protect against cyber attacks.

Rwanda plans to eliminate malaria deaths by 2018

May 7, 2014 at 6:58 AM

Kigali, May 7 (IANS) The Rwandan government Tuesday launched a $329 million plan to stop malaria deaths in the country by 2018.

Allocate more gas for Bawana plant, Delhi to Centre

May 5, 2014 at 11:06 PM

New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The Delhi government will ask the Centre to allocate more gas to its Bawana power plant which can help it reduce power tariff in the national capital.

Obese kids must avoid fast food to stay sharp

May 4, 2014 at 1:10 PM

New York, May 4 (IANS) Is obesity of your kid weighing down his/her academic performance? Then, persuade them to eat natural, unprocessed, raw food instead of chips, sodas and fast foods, move whenever possible, and restrict media exposure, said a study.

SC refers plea challenging SIMI ban renewal to larger bench

May 2, 2014 at 8:22 PM

New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday referred to a larger bench a petition challenging the latest renewal of the ban on the Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI).

58 arrested in Philippines for sextortion racket

May 2, 2014 at 1:50 PM

Manila, May 2 (IANS) As many as 58 people have been arrested in Philippines over involvement in a global sextortion network, the local police and the Interpol said Friday.

Trilateral meeting on MH370 in Canberra on Sunday

May 2, 2014 at 12:54 PM

Kuala Lumpur, May 2 (IANS) Malaysia, China and Australia will held a trilateral meeting in Canberra on Sunday on issues related to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, a senior minister has said.

Storms leave 35 dead in US, thousands without power

April 30, 2014 at 10:06 AM

Washington, April 30 (IANS) As severe storms swept across South and Central America, at least 35 people were left dead and tens of thousands remained without power even as forecasters downgraded the threat to the eastern half of US.

Killer tornadoes in US leave 20 dead

April 29, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Washington, April 29 (IANS) A new round of twister tornadoes ripped through South US killing five people in Mississippi and Alabama a day after another storm left a trail of destruction in Arkansas.

120 dancers to perform on International Dance Day in Delhi

April 28, 2014 at 8:06 PM

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) At least 120 dancers from India and abroad will perform classical and contemporary dances here Tuesday to celebrate the International Dance Day and make people aware about various dance forms, organisers said.

MH370 search area being widened, says Australian PM

April 28, 2014 at 5:50 PM

Canberra, April 28 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Monday that the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 entered a new phase after 52 days of searching failed to find any sign of the plane wreckage.

Bluefin to search adjacent areas to focused underwater area: JACC

April 27, 2014 at 11:26 AM

Perth, April 27 (IANS) The planned air and surface search for the missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370 has been suspended for Sunday due to deteriorating weather conditions in the search area, the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) said.

British helicopter crashes in Afghanistan, 5 killed

April 26, 2014 at 9:26 PM

London, April 26 (IANS) A British helicopter crashed Saturday in southern Afghanistan, the British Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.

Odisha towns sizzle as mercury rises to 43 degrees

April 25, 2014 at 9:50 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 25 (IANS) Two towns in Odisha recorded maximum temperatures of 43 degrees Celsius Friday, as the heat condition further intensified in the state, an official said.

Two Odisha towns sizzle at 43 degrees

April 25, 2014 at 9:26 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 25 (IANS) Two towns in Odisha recorded maximum temperatures of 43 degrees Celsius Friday, as the heat condition further intensified in the state, an official said.

Gunman attacks military helicopter in Ukraine

April 25, 2014 at 6:54 PM

Kiev, April 25 (IANS) A sniper fired a single shot into the fuel tank of a helicopter in eastern Ukraine, causing a massive explosion and severely injuring the commander, authorities said Friday.

Bhubaneswar hottest in Odisha at 42.8 degrees

April 24, 2014 at 9:11 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 24 (IANS) The capital city of Bhubaneswar recorded a maximum temperature of 42.8 degrees Celsius Thursday, the day's highest in Odisha, an official said.

Life is like that: An Caricatures by Edua Szucs organized

April 23, 2014 at 12:13 PM

The Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre organised organizing a graphics exhibition titled LIFE IS LIKE THAT, caricatures by Édua Sz?cs from Hungary who is an eminent graphic artist, cartoonist and illustrator.

80 percent of underwater search for missing jet completed

April 22, 2014 at 2:33 PM

Canberra, April 22 (IANS) The Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) has completed 80 percent of the planned underwater search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 with no signs so far of the jet, the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) said Tuesday.

'No direct evidence of link between mobile radiation and cancer'

April 21, 2014 at 9:37 PM

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The preponderance of evidence shows that there is no link between cell phone radiation and cancer, said oncologist and renowned author Siddhartha Mukherjee.

'No direct evidence of link between mobile radiation and cancer'

April 21, 2014 at 6:41 PM

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The preponderance of evidence shows that there is no link between cell phone radiation and cancer, said oncologist and renowned author Siddhartha Mukherjee.

Shape up for summer season

April 19, 2014 at 4:24 PM

Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) What better than beating the summer heat in a pair of comfortable shorts and a sleeveless top? But not without having a fit frame, and to achieve that, make sure you eat right and exercise even better, suggests an expert.

Tiny robots to help you perform daily chores

April 18, 2014 at 3:52 PM

London, April 18 (IANS) Soon, tiny robots would be performing tasks such as measuring pollution, extinguishing fire and delivering medicines into the body in a non-invasive way.

Potentially habitable Earth-sized planet discovered

April 18, 2014 at 12:56 AM

Washington, April 18 (IANS) Astronomers said Thursday they have found a planet roughly Earth's size that may have liquid water on its surface and thus, theoretically, be habitable.

Jamaican high jumper receives one year ban

April 17, 2014 at 4:48 PM

Kingston (Jamaica), April 17 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican high jumper Damar Robinson has been banned for a year after testing positive for an illegal substance.

Ancient meteors reveal Red Planet's early atmosphere

April 17, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Washington, April 17 (IANS) In a bid to know whether life exists, or has ever existed, on Mars and and how water flowed there in the past, geologists have successfully analysed 40 meteorites that fell to earth from Mars.

Indian attitudes don't change: Whitening products continue to sell

April 16, 2014 at 12:08 PM

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Matrimonial advertisements for "fair girls" or commercials of beauty brands glamourising the light skin show that the obsession for fair skin persists among women in India despite a majority of Indian women being of brown or dark pigment.

Infant hair reveals life inside the womb!

April 16, 2014 at 11:12 AM

New York, April 16 (IANS) Hairs can reveal a lot, from your personality to even drug abuse or hormonal changes. Now, add foetus growth in the womb to the hair list.

Search for missing Malaysian jet resumes

April 16, 2014 at 6:40 AM

Perth, April 16 (IANS) Up to 14 aircraft and 11 ships will assist in Wednesday's search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, while the autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) Bluefin 21 was again deployed Tuesday night from Ocean Shield for underwater searching, the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) said Wednesday.

An artist paints canvas using trash

April 15, 2014 at 9:36 PM

Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Thin strips of leather replicate strokes of oil paint in the canvases of artist Anita Ahuja, who has used waste products like seat belts and bottle caps to highlight the usability of such objects.

Search for missing Malaysian plane resumes

April 14, 2014 at 6:36 AM

Perth, April 14 (IANS) Up to 12 aircraft and 15 ships will assist in Monday's search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) said in its latest update Monday.

Italy to extradite mafia linked suspect from Lebanon

April 13, 2014 at 5:24 AM

Rome, April 13 (IANS) Italy is seeking to extradite ex-senator Marcello Dell'Utri, a mafia linked suspect and Silvio Berlusconi's former political ally, who was arrested in Lebanon, Italian Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said Saturday.

Neanderthal were good parents: Study

April 11, 2014 at 11:56 AM

London, April 11 (IANS) Learn from our ancestors when it comes to good parenting.

Search continues for Malaysian flight MH370

April 8, 2014 at 8:12 AM

Perth, April 8 (IANS) Up to 11 military planes, three civil planes and 14 ships will assist in Tuesday's search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) for the international search efforts said.

Monkey lesson: Eat less to live longer

April 7, 2014 at 2:06 PM

New York, April 7 (IANS) Monkeys on a reduced-calorie diet live longer than those that can eat as much as they want, a fascinating research suggests.

Mercury remains high in Odisha

April 5, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 5 (IANS) Heat wave conditions continued in several parts of Odisha Saturday with a town recording a maximum temperature of 41.5 degrees Celsius, the day's highest in the state.

No confirmation pulse detected linked to MH370: China (Roundup)

April 5, 2014 at 9:10 PM

Beijing/Perth, April 5 (IANS) A pulse signal picked up by a Chinese patrol ship Saturday has not been confirmed as related to missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, according to China Maritime Search and Rescue Centre even as the search operation for the lost jet in the southern Indian Ocean made no headway by the end of the day.

Search for missing jet continues

April 5, 2014 at 3:18 PM

Perth, April 5 (IANS) The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 continued Saturday in the southern Indian Ocean search area.

India puts second navigation satellite into orbit

April 4, 2014 at 6:53 PM

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 4 (IANS) India Friday moved a step closer to setting up its own satellite navigation system when in a copy-book style it successfully placed into orbit a satellite using its own rocket.

Congress will get only enough MPs to fill train coach: Trinamool

April 4, 2014 at 3:25 PM

Panaji, April 4 (IANS) The Congress will get only enough MPs to fill a railway compartment in the Lok Sabha election, Trinamool Congress spokesperson Derek O'Brien said here Friday.

In sunny Goa, Russia sells icy Sochi as tourism destination

April 3, 2014 at 7:01 PM

Panaji, April 3 (IANS) In sunny Goa, Russians are selling icy Sochi, the Black sea resort that has just hosted the spectacular 2014 Winter Olympics as a possible destination in an Indian tourist's itinerary.

Can't remove government leaders from ads: Centre to SC

April 2, 2014 at 9:12 PM

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Centre Wednesday told the Supreme Court that government leaders could not be blacked out of official advertisements just before the Lok Sabha election.

Lost jet: Criminal probe on as search continues

April 2, 2014 at 10:29 AM

Perth/Kuala Lumpur, April 2 (IANS) The search for the lost Malaysia Airlines flight resumed Wednesday in the Indian Ocean, while a top Malaysian police official said a criminal investigation is under way over the missing jet.

Programme for women to go green in Rajasthan

April 1, 2014 at 8:13 PM

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Recognizing the importance of women's participation in governance, a non-governmental organisation has decided to develop a programme to encourage environmental initiatives in rural areas of Rajasthan.

Katrina Kaif and Big B invited to literary and cultural conference in Lahore

March 31, 2014 at 12:38 PM

Karachi, Mar.31 (ANI): Katrina Kaif and Amitabh Bachchan have been reportedly invited as foreign dignitaries to attend the annual Literary and Cultural Conference being organized by the Lahore Arts Council in May.

Congress will join any 'secular party' to avoid BJP at Centre, says Antony

March 31, 2014 at 10:29 AM

Kasargod (Kerala)/New Delhi, Mar 31 (ANI): Senior Congress leader and Defence Minister A K Antony has hinted at the possibility of the formation of a fresh secular front to keep the BJP out of power.

5.5 magnitude quake hits Tibet

March 31, 2014 at 2:37 AM

Beijing, March 31 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit Tibet early Monday, the China Earthquake Networks Centre said.

Erectile dysfunction could be reversed sans medicines

March 30, 2014 at 12:13 PM

Washington, March 30 (ANI): Researchers have said that by focusing on lifestyle factors and not just relying on medication, men suffering from sexual dysfunction can be successful at reversing their problem

Unanswered questions of missing Malaysian plane haunt Pune family

March 29, 2014 at 4:53 PM

Pune, March 29 (IANS) The Pune-based family of a woman passenger on the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 is distraught, and her husband has shot off an email to the airlines and the Malaysian government, demanding answers to various issues.

Water between rocks builds massive earthquakes?

March 28, 2014 at 6:05 PM

London, March 28 (IANS) Water pressure in the pores of the rocks making up the oceanic plates boundary zone takes the dominant role in determining how big an earthquake is, new research has found.

Mercury touches 40.5 degrees in Odisha

March 27, 2014 at 9:41 PM

Bhubaneswar, March 27 (IANS) Many parts of Odisha Thursday came under the grip of a heat wave condition, with a town recording the highest temperature in the state at 40.5 degrees Celsius, an official said.

Centre admits delay in Bhullar's mercy petition

March 27, 2014 at 8:21 PM

New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The central government Thursday said that there was delay in the deciding death row convict Devinderpal Singh Bhullar's mercy petition and the court could decide on his wife's plea for commutation of death sentence into life imprisonment.

Centre admits delay in Bhullar's mercy petition

March 27, 2014 at 3:25 PM

New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The central government Thursday admitted there was delay in the deciding death row convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar's mercy petition and the court could decide on his wife's plea for commutation of death sentence into life imprisonment.

How a cyclone looks from space in 3D!

March 26, 2014 at 5:41 PM

Washington, March 26 (IANS) The first spacecraft designed to detect light rain and snowfall from space has now captured the first 3D images of precipitation on earth.

Award for Indian journalist-activist

March 21, 2014 at 7:23 PM

London, March 21 (IANS) Indian journalist-activist Shubhranshu Choudhary, who founded a hyper local mobile news platform in Chhattisgarh state, has been honoured with the prestigious Digital Activism Award at this year's edition of Freedom of Expression Awards in Barbican Centre in London.

Big Bang! New-wave discovery backs Einstein's relativity theory

March 20, 2014 at 7:07 PM

New York, March 20 (IANS) In a significant development that may have profound implications on understanding the origin of the universe, astronomers have identified an echo of so-called gravitational waves - reinforcing Albert Einstein's theory of relativity.

Scientists find evidence of double space impact on ancient Earth

March 19, 2014 at 5:31 PM

London, March 19 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that they have found evidence of a double space impact, where an asteroid and its moon struck ancient Earth in tandem.

Scientists find evidence of double space impact on ancient Earth

March 19, 2014 at 4:59 PM

London, March 19 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that they have found evidence of a double space impact, where an asteroid and its moon struck ancient Earth in tandem.

Thailand revokes emergency decree

March 18, 2014 at 3:39 PM

Bangkok, March 18 (IANS) Thailand's caretaker cabinet Tuesday decided to revoke an almost two-month-old emergency decree imposed in Bangkok and adjacent provinces.

Next Holi will see NDA at the helm of affairs in Centre: Paswan

March 17, 2014 at 1:31 PM

New Delhi, Mar 17, (ANI): Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday expressed hope yet again that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led NDA will form the next government in Delhi.

Madonna dresses up as Game of Thrones' Daenerys Targaryen for Purim

March 17, 2014 at 1:31 PM

Washington, March 17 (ANI): Madonna dressed up as Game of Thrones heroine Daenerys Targaryen to celebrate Purim.

Paralympics: Switzerland wins first gold, Russia on podium

March 16, 2014 at 3:55 PM

Sochi, March 16 (IANS) Swiss skier Christoph Kunz won the first gold medal for his country while Russia joined the United States and Canada on the sledge hockey podium at the Winter Paralympics here.

We'll all soon know why babies laugh

March 16, 2014 at 12:11 PM

London, March 16 (ANI): Scientists have recently launched a huge study to find out what makes a baby laugh and why.

AAP shields Kejriwal, says 'paid media' sin for democracy

March 14, 2014 at 1:31 PM

New Delhi, Mar.14 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday defended party chief Arvind Kejriwal, who is at the centre of another controversy over his remark that he would send every compromised media person to jail if his party comes to power at the Centre.

A 9,000-year-old magic wand!

March 13, 2014 at 4:35 PM

London, March 13 (IANS) A 'magic wand' that is believed to be part of an ancient burial ritual 9,000 years ago in Syria has been unearthed by archaeologists.

India among world's 'worst online spies' in democratic countries

March 13, 2014 at 1:23 PM

Johannesburg, Mar. 13 (ANI): Shady agencies working in democratically elected governments are among the worst online spies in the world, a media watchdog has said.

Weak brain connection won't let you stop smoking!

March 13, 2014 at 12:03 PM

New York, March 13 (IANS) Despite umpteen resolutions that you are going to quit smoking, why do you succumb the very next day to that uncontrollable craving to light another one?