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New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Selected films of American director and screenwriter Wes Anderson, known for his distinctive visual and narrative style, will be screened here during "The Wes Anderson Fair" beginning Dec 16.
Los Angeles, Dec 10 (IANS) Canadian actress-author Evangeline Lilly says "The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smug" offer came to her at a point of time when she was retiring from acting and looking forward to motherhood.
Washington, Dec. 10 (ANI): Some of the future smartphones working on the Android platform are reportedly set to be equipped with built-in encrypted text messaging feature allowing for secure communications.
Sydney, Dec. 10 (ANI): The Australian Federal Police is reportedly set to introduce the controversial surveillance technology, capable of collecting and storing emails and other information sent via computers, by the next year.
Bhubaneswar, Dec 9 (IANS) A cold wave swept many parts of Odisha Monday with the temperature dropping to 6.6 degrees celsius in one of its towns, an official said.
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who is arriving here Thursday on his 14th visit to India, would seek to push through the "wish list" request for military hardware during his talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as well as apprising him of tensions with the US over inking a key security agreement.
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The new draft legislation for people with disability is in the last stage of finalisation, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Kumari Selja said here Monday.
Beijing, Dec 9 (IANS) China's high-resolution remote-sensing satellite Ziyuan I-03 failed to enter orbit after its launch Monday, military sources said.
Singapore, Dec 9 (IANS) Around 400 South Asian migrant workers staged violent protests in Singapore's Little India neighbourhood following the death of an Indian national in a bus accident Sunday.
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) In a major breakthrough researchers have reported how meditation impacts genes and their actions, which results in swift recovery from a stressful situation.
Aizawl, Dec 9 (IANS) The ruling Congress was in an upbeat mood in Mizoram with its candidates leading in 13 of the 16 constituencies for which trends were available as counting of votes for the 40-member state assembly began Monday. It also won one seat, said the officials.
Aizawl, Dec 9 (IANS) The ruling Congress led in nine of the 11 seats for which trends were available as counting of votes for the 40-member Mizoram legislative assembly began Monday.
Aizawl, Dec 9 (IANS) Counting of votes for the 40-member Mizoram legislative assembly began Monday, officials said.
Aizawl, Dec 8 (IANS) The fate of the Congress government in Mizoram will be known when votes polled for the assembly elections held Nov 25 are counted Monday, officials said here Sunday.
Bhopal, Dec 8 (IANS) The ruling BJP seems all set to retain power in Madhya Pradesh, where the party has been in power the past 10 years.
Sydney, Dec 8 (ANI): Drug cheat Lance Armstrong has met up with one of his former 'victims', Christophe Bassons, to apologise for his role in forcing the French cyclist off the 1999 Tour de France, according to reports.
Bhopal, Dec 8 (IANS) The ruling BJP is leading in Madhya Pradesh, initial vote count trends showed Sunday.
Bhopal, Dec 8 (IANS) Counting of votes cast to elect a 230-member Madhya Pradesh assembly began Sunday.
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) Heavy haze still shrouded China Saturday, with highways closed, and flights delayed or cancelled following an alert for haze.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The capital will host an Israeli Film Festival starting Saturday. Six critically acclaimed films will be screened as part of the event.
Beijing, Dec 6 (IANS) China's Chang'e-3 lunar probe entered a circular lunar orbit Friday, after about 112 hours on a Earth-Moon transfer orbit, the Beijing Aerospace Control Centre said.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Keep your nails healthy by focussing on cleanliness. Try olive oil, milk cream and acetone-free nail polish removers for clean and healthy nails.
Washington, Dec 06 (ANI): A new study has found that mice lacking a protein called Tmprss2 are resistant to certain flu viruses.
The following are the highlights of the Prevention of Communal and Targeted Violence Bill, which the government said will be tabled during the winter session of parliament.
Kanpur, Dec. 5 (ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Subhashini Ali said it was extremely wrong to propose Communal Violence Bill to please a particular section of society for political gain.
New Delhi,Dec.5 (ANI): Responding to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's criticism of the the government's Communal Violence Bill, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said it would be his endeavour to develop a broad-based consensus on the proposed legislation.
Beijing, Dec 5 (IANS) China's logistics sector growth slowed in November compared to the previous month, the authorities said Thursday.
Hyderabad, Dec 5 (ANI): Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhar has called for shutdown in the 10 districts of Telangana today against the proposed move of inclusion of districts from Rayalaseema in the proposed state.
Washington, Dec 05 (ANI): While it is well known that mothers play an important role in the upbringing of their child, a new study has shown that the absence of a father during critical growth periods, leads to impaired social and behavioral abilities in adults.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi tweeted Thursday that he opposed the Communal Violence Bill and has written to the prime minister, urging him to seek wider consultation on the bill.
Washington, Dec. 4 (ANI): A new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health has suggested that people who are more prone to developing Alzheimer's disease later in life show changes in their brains from childhood.
Sydney, Nov. 4 (ANI): New Yorkers have reported hearing an eerie sound coming from the new One World Trade Centre building.
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) If Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has his way, instead of bombs, unmanned drones may soon be delivering from books to medicines to essential supplies at one's doorstep at the click of a button.
York (England), Dec 3 (IANS) China's Liang Wenbo, who came within six pots of making a break of 147 points in the opening match, again missed a chance to beat sixth seed Stephen Maguire in the third round of the UK Championships here.
Washington, Dec. 2 (ANI): Heading to a job interview without an outstanding and apt resume can be very intimidating, but your honesty and drive can help you bag the job, it has been revealed.
Washington, Dec 02 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a promising new approach to treating colorectal cancer by disarming the gene that drives self-renewal in stem cells that are the root cause of disease, resistance to treatment and relapse.
Beijing, Dec 2 (IANS) The launch of China's lunar probe Chang'e-3 was "successful", the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre announced Monday.
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has charged the Centre with being hand in glove with the Sri Lankan government, and working against the interests of Indian fishermen and against the Tamil minority in the island nation.
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Saturday more initiatives are required for further growth of trade between the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Kashmir since it is an important CBM between India and Pakistan.
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) Kerala's Technopark and a Brussels-based incubation centre have joined hands to promote cooperation and exchanges between the two entities.
Beijing, Nov 30 (IANS) China will launch the Chang'e-3 lunar probe Monday from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre, the mission's launch headquarters said here Saturday.
Noida (Uttar Pradesh), Nov.29 (ANI): In view of the growing significance and relevance of vocational education in India, Amity Universities signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with TAFE (Tertiary and Further Education), South Australia and Heraud Education Trust, Melbourne.
Wellington, Nov 29 (IANS) New Zealand defence minister said Friday that talks with his Chinese counterpart General Chang Wanquan on building links between the two countries' armed forces were successful.
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 29 (IANS) Rio Olympics organisers confirmed Thursday that they and the international Olympic federations have signed off a venue masterplan after a two-day meeting.
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): Researchers have taken a significant step forward in unraveling the mechanisms of Pavlovian conditioning and understanding this will help understand how memories form and, ultimately, provide better treatments to improve memory in all ages.
London, November 28 (ANI): Quentin Tarantino has revealed that he has had so much fun with Django Unchained that he has decided that his next project will be a western.
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): The Swarm satellites have completed its first critical phase of their new mission, reaching a significant milestone for ESA's magnetic field mission.
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) Blaming the erstwhile Left Front government for making West Bengal "dependent", Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday asserted her government was working towards making the state self-reliant in terms of food produce.
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott should retract his remarks condoning the use of torture in Sri Lanka, leading rights groups said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Nov.25 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to appraise it of the points of reference made to the Law Commission for suggesting plausible changes in legislations to ensure de-criminalisation of politics.
Toronto, Nov 25 (IANS) In a finding that could be important for treatment of depression, scientists have found that one of the smallest parts of the brain may be the key to decision making skills, says a study.
Washington, Nov. 25 (ANI): A new Kickstarter campaign has been recently launched to aid a new service that will take broken iPhones and transform them into entirely new objects, ranging from earrings to clocks to coasters.
Wellington, Nov 25 (IANS) New Zealand's renowned glaciers in the Southern Alps will shrink up to 60 percent by the end of the century as the earth's climate continues to warm, scientists forecast Monday.
Washington, Nov. 25 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that the lateral habenula - one of the oldest regions of the brain, evolution-wise - a region of the brain linked to depression and avoidance behaviors, has been largely misunderstood and may be integral in cost-benefit decisions.
Tegucigalpa, Nov 25 (IANS) The general elections held to elect president, legislators and local mayors in the central American country of Honduras concluded Sunday evening after a relatively tranquil day of voting.
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Singer Adele, who recently cleared driving test, has reportedly spent 100,000 pounds on a Porsche Cayenne vehicle instead of a sports car.
Melbourne, Nov. 24 (ANI): A leading Mexican cardiologist has branded the Mexican cuisine as the world's most lethal cuisine.
New Delhi, Nov.23 (ANI): A YSR Congress Party delegation and their party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy met President Pranab Mukherjee today at Rashtrapati Bhawan, and sought his intervention for the cause of a United Andhra.
Seoul, Nov 22 (IANS) South Koreans got a taste of India on home turf at a three-day event themed 'India Week' at Seoul National University (SNU) here.
Melbourne, Nov 22 (IANS) In a landmark advancement, Australian scientists have developed a new approach to the treatment of aggressive adult and childhood leukaemia which promises to lead to long-term survival for those suffering from the blood cancer, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre here said Friday.
Shillong, Nov 22 (IANS) Meghalaya, a state of just 3 million people and a 75 percent literacy rate, is embarking on a skill development programme covering 196,000 youths to stem burgeoning unemployment and unemployability in this mountainous northeastern state.
London, November 22 (ANI): Fifty Shades of Grey producer has denied rumours of fan pressure which led them to replace Charlie Hunnam with Jamie Dornan.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (ANI): Union Rural Development Minister Jairman Ramesh has suggested consolidation of Rural Self Employment Training Institutes (RSETI) model which provides self-employment training to rural youths.
Kathmandu, Nov 21 (IANS) Two prominent international organisations -- Carter Centre and European Union Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) -- keeping an eye on Nepal's Constituent Assembly polls said Thursday that the elections were held in a fair manner.
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (IANS) Actor Matthew McConaughey, who acted in low-budget movie "Dallas Buyers Club" without any trailers or lights, says the biopic is a labour of love.
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Researchers, who have for the first time identified the optimal structure and cell ratio associated with heart function, have also designed the first-ever three-dimensional arrhythmia tissue model.
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Former cyclist Lance Armstrong has settled a lawsuit brought by an insurance company that paid him 3 million dollars for his successes while he was involved in doping, to avoid deposition.
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 20 (IANS) A report reflecting the concerns of people about the fallout of the implementation of recommendations of the Kasturirgangan committee on the ecology of the Western Ghats shall be submitted to the Centre, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Wednesday.
London, Nov. 20 (ANI): Nokia shareholders have reportedly agreed to sell out the Finnish company's mobile business to software giant Microsoft for a deal valued at 7.2 billion dollars.
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has asked that a fraud case instituted against him by the United States government be dismissed.
London, Nov. 19 (ANI): An expert has reportedly warned that despite the crackdown on online child abuse images shown in search results by Google and Microsoft, paedophiles would still be able to download the illegal images.
Washington, Nov. 19 (ANI): Researchers have said that by transferring the vital insulin-producing cells from the pancreas to the eye, the latter can serve as a kind of window through which health reports can be obtained from the former.
Rome, Nov 18 (IANS/AKI) Italy's coalition government is more stable after the centre-right party of Silvio Berlusconi split at the weekend, Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta said Monday.
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A two-day India Non Fiction Festival will make its debut here Nov 30 with eminent authors from diverse fields discussing subjects like economy, business, national security and international relations.
Sydney, Nov 18 (ANI): Former Cricket Academy boss Rod Marsh has said that emerging stars in Australia have no excuse to succeed under the nation's ambitious plan to return to the apex of world cricket.
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Hoopster Zach Randolph shot 22 points to help the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Sacramento Kings 97-86 in NBA.
Washington, Nov. 18 (ANI): Two billion years ago, the Earth system was recovering from perhaps the single-most profound modification of its surface environments: the oxygenation of the atmosphere and oceans, which led to a series of major changes in global biogeochemical cycles.
Moscow, Nov 17 (IANS) The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced Sunday it would suspend the accreditation of the Moscow Anti-doping Centre for six months should the latter fail to comply with its conditions.
New Delhi, Nov.16 (ANI): The Union home ministry has told the Supreme Court that no state police personnel should be deployed in a Naxal-hit area for more than three years.
Bangalore, Nov 15 (IANS) Global healthcare firm Novo Nordisk, in partnership with the state-run postal department, Friday launched an awareness campaign here against diabetes.
Mumbai, Nov.15 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that India has an enormous requirement of electrical power for accelerating economic growth for raising the living standards of the vast majority of the people.
Ottawa, Nov. 15 (ANI): Nearly 341 people have been arrested after a global child-porn ring was busted by the Canadian police.
London, Nov. 15 (ANI): The deep space actually sounds like the dawn chorus of birds singing in spring that's interspersed with sun's deep bass pulses.
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The value of assets owned by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit grew over 40 percent in the last five years, to Rs.18 million, according to an affidavit submitted by her Thursday.
Melbourne, Nov 14 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has admitted he does not want to risk injury again by returning to bowling prematurely
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will give away the Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation Awards in Mumbai Friday to people who have dedicated their life to Gandhian work, an official statement said Thursday.
Mumbai, Nov.14 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will attend the graduation function of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) training school on November 15.
Addis Ababa, Nov 14 (IANS) After South Africa and Nigeria, Ethiopia is becoming a hub of Africa's aspirations in space with the East African nation's finalising the installation of two huge deep-space observatory telescopes to promote space research in the region, a prelude to its developing a space mission by launching its own satellites.
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) "Snow White and the Huntsman" director Rupert Sanders will help a new biopic about French military leader Napoleon Bonaparte.
New Delhi, Nov.13 (ANI): The Government on Wednesday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court opposing autonomy for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
New Delhi, Nov.13 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Central Government and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file replies on a plea seeking to direct the government to take action on findings of Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO), which found "irregularities" in some business transactions after examining the Nira Radia tapes.
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In more bad news for people diagnosed with diabetes, the lifestyle disease has now been linked to an increased incidence of tuberculosis (TB) in patients.
Chennai, Nov 13 (ANI): The Tamil Nadu Assembly in its special meeting adopted a resolution against the Centre's decision to participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Colombo.
Washington, Nov 12 (IANS) Even as the number of Indian students in the US dropped below 100,000 after four years largely due to devaluation of the rupee, India remained the second leading source of students coming to the US.
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) A memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Canadian International Training and Education Corporation (CITREC) and India's Prabhatam Group was signed Tuesday to help fill jobs lying vacant in Canada.
Chennai, Nov. 12 (Business Wire India-ANI): Sify Technologies Limited (NASDAQ Global Markets: SIFY), a leader in Managed Enterprise, Network and ICT Services in India with growing global delivery capabilities, has announced the launch of its fifth Data Centre at Noida, India.
Sydney, Nov 12 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) will reportedly unveil a new 29 million-dollar cricket facility in Brisbane as a boost for the future of Australian cricket.
Havana, Nov 11 (IANS) The Cuban drug Surfacen reduced infant mortality in the country due to respiratory distress syndrome in newborns to 0.2 per thousand live births in 2012.
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 10 (IANS) The Voice of Tobacco Victims (VoTV), a unique campaign which will give a collective space and voice to tobacco victims will be launched here Tuesday.
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Pollution in Delhi is likely to worsen during the weekend with the day temperature expected to fall by 2-5 degree Celsius and calm winds, thus hampering dispersion of suspended pollutants.