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Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Former US president Bill Clinton congratulated actress Eva Longoria on completing her Master's.
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Researchers at Michigan State University including an Indian professor were able to quickly identify one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects from law enforcement video, using the latest in automatic facial recognition technology.
Panaji (Goa), May 24 (ANI): Surfers from across the country are competing for top honours at a national surfing competition here.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): The menace of 3-D printed guns has already spread far and it will be 'impossible' to stop the manufacturing of more guns, an intelligence bulletin has revealed.
Shimla, May 24 (ANI): Asserting that disruption has no role in a parliamentary democracy, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday expressed sadness and anxiety over repeated disruptions in the functioning of Parliament and state legislatures without transaction of any business.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Jailed Pakistani doctor, Shakil Afridi, who helped the US track down Osama bin Laden, had applied for asylum in the US but was denied by authorities, according to a classified Pakistani government report.
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): The Planning Commission has approved an annual plan outlay of Rs. 8,500 crore for Uttarakhand for the financial year 2013-14.
Los Angeles, May 24 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria gladly flaunted a graduation gown after picking her Master's degree from the California State University.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) State-run gas distributors Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) Thursday reported an over 4 percent rise in net profits year-on-year for its fourth quarter ended March 31.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): A new study has shown that there is a gender gap when it comes to behavior and self-control in American young children - one that does not appear to exist in children in Asia.
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev participated in a 2011 gruesome triple murder outside Boston along with a Chechen killed during a confrontation with law enforcement officers,
Minsk, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Belarusian foreign ministry has dismissed part of the Religious Freedom Report published by the US State Department about the country as "outdated" and failing to take into account the current situation in the country.
Dubai, May 23 (IANS/WAM) The Third UAE-Korea Economic Partnership Forum begins May 27 in the South Korean capital city of Seoul.
Madrid, May 22 (IANS) Spanish basketball was thrown into turmoil late Tuesday night with the news that players from the Endesa ACB League will go on an indefinite strike from Sunday.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A compound abundant in the Mediterranean diet takes away cancer cells' "superpower" to escape death, a new research has suggested.
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Scientists have found a compound in foods associated with Mediterranean diet that deprives cancer cells of their immortal nature, says a study.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 21 (IANS) State Labour Minister Shibu Baby John Tuesday said Kerala is almost free of child labour and that his ministry will launch an awareness campaign to educate people about the ills of child labour.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): American singer Mary J. Blige has been slapped with a 3.4-million-dollar bill by Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
London, May 21 (ANI): Discrimination against Jews and Muslims is on the rise around the world, according to a new report in the US.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): The old "practice makes perfect" adage may be overblown, a new study has argued.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Sometimes the better part of wisdom is to know when to quit in a new business, a new study has concluded.
Washington, May 21 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry has expressed concern at global problems of discrimination and violence against religious groups, including Baha'is, Buddhists, Hindus, Jews, Christians, Muslims, and Sikhs besides increasing use of blasphemy and apostasy laws.
Moscow, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will need three to five years to exit stagnation and build an efficient economy, former finance minister Alexei Kudrin has said.
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Ahead of US Secretary State John Kerry's June visit for the India-United States Strategic Dialogue, a senior American diplomat is travelling to New Delhi this week to exchange notes on the preparations.
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) If you are a tourist in China, you better have "healthy and civilised" manners.
Moscow, May 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's children's rights ombudsman Pavel Astakhov has said Moscow may change its adoption agreement with France in response to the country's new gay marriage law.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Michelle Obama urged graduates of Bowie State University to encourage more young African Americans to follow in their footsteps and focus on education.
Moscow, May 18 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed regret over the inability of experts, investigating the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria, to visit the country.
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Opposition parties in West Bengal Friday demanded deployment of central paramilitary forces in an all-party meeting convened by the State Election Commission to ensure proper, free and fair panchayat elections.
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Friday said it is considering selling stakes of some deep-water blocks to Shell Exploration Company BV as a part of its strategy to tie up with the global energy major.
Cairo, May 17 (IANS/EFE) Archaeologists found the 1,400-year-old remains of a soldier in Aswan, a city in southern Egypt, Minister of State for Antiquities Ahmed Eisa said.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): The Planning Commission has approved an annual plan outlay of Rs. 49,000 crore for Maharashtra for the financial year 2013-14.
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The alleged CIA operative who was attempting to recruit a Russian security services officer was detained by that officer himself, a Federal Security Service (FSB) representative said.
London, May 16 (ANI): The planet-hunting space telescope Kepler has been hobbled by a broken wheel, NASA scientists have revealed.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): The Planning Commission has approved an annual plan outlay of Rs. 34,000 crore for Bihar for the financial year 2013-14.
Lausanne, May 15 (IANS) It's status quo for the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Wednesday refused to lift its suspension until free and fair elections are held.
Moscow, May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Wednesday lodged an official protest with the US ambassador over an embassy official who Moscow says is an undercover CIA officer.
Washington, May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US officials were tight-lipped over the arrest of US diplomat Ryan Fogle in Moscow who has been accused of trying to recruit an agent for the CIA.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): in an effort to combat cyber attacks, North Carolina State University researchers have developed a software algorithm to detect and isolate cyber-attacks on networked control systems that play an important role in coordinating transportation, power and other infrastructure across the United States.
Moscow, May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Damascus's participation in an international conference between representatives of both sides in the Syrian conflict depends on "details and developments" and it will not be a party to any act that would harm national sovereignty, Syria's state news agency SANA reported.
Bangkok, May 14 (IANS) Myanmar should take immediate action to evacuate to higher ground tens of thousands of Muslims displaced by ethnic cleansing in Arakan State in advance of a tropical cyclone in the Bay of Bengal, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.
Moscow, May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet on the sidelines of the two-day Arctic Council meeting due to begin in Sweden Tuesday.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Even species considered "tolerant" of human activity might be adversely impacted by human disturbances, according to a new study from scientists at Boise State University.
Beijing, May 12 (IANS) China will simplify regulations on foreign exchange management to create a more convenient environment for foreign investors, authorities said.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): People who used a workplace wellness center on frequent basis reported an improvement in their overall quality-of-life, while those that used the center less often reported no improvements in their physical quality-of-life and a decline in their mental quality-of-life, a new study has found.
Sochi, May 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An international conference between representatives of both sides in the Syrian conflict is unlikely to take place before May end as earlier stated, as there are still too many differences of opinion over the event's format.
London, May 11 (ANI): Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told US media he has evidence that Syria used chemical weapons against opposition forces.
New York, May 11 (ANI): Chefs across the US are creating deep-fried treats using unusual foods, much to the delight of junk-food lovers at the State Fair of Texas.
Bangkok, May 11 (IANS) Authorities in Myanmar should drop charges against ethnic Arakanese activists who took part in peaceful protests against Chinese-led oil and gas projects, Human Rights Watch said Saturday.
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Kolkata-born Ritankar Das, a bioengineering and chemical biology double major at the University of California at Berkeley, has become the youngest student to receive the University Medal in more than a century.
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Describing India as its most important partner in Asia, the US says the growing convergence in interests and outlook has brought about unprecedented cooperation on issues ranging from regional and global security to counterterrorism.
Sochi, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Britain have common interest in preserving Syria's territorial integrity and sovereignty, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday after talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron.
Sydney, May 10 (ANI): A key US 'wiki weapon' agency, Defence Distributed, has expressed dismay over the U.S. Government's action to ban 3-D printed plastic guns.
London, May 10 (ANI): Syrian President Bashar al-Assad would have no role in a political settlement to Syria's conflict, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said.
London, May 10 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has expressed his country's strong hunger for foreign investment to boost economic growth at the Global Investment Conference held in London.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Research conducted at Michigan State University demonstrated that mosquitoes could be equally adept in curing diseases such as malaria.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has given its approval for moving official amendments to the Multi-State Co-operative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2010 pending in the Lok Sabha.
Damascus, May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria's foreign ministry Thursday welcomed rapprochement between the US and Russia over resolving the crisis in the war-torn country, state news agency SANA reported.
London, May 9 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad would have no role in a political settlement to Syria's conflict, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Scientists now know the additional ways the components of walnuts and their extracts lower risks of heart diseases.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Adding captivating visuals to a textbook lesson to attract kids' interest may sometimes make it harder for them to learn, a new study has suggested.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Consumption of whole walnuts or their extracted oil can reduce cardiovascular risk through a mechanism other than simply lowering cholesterol, researchers have claimed.
New York, May 9 (ANI): A phallic-shaped ashtray with the face of Adolf Hitler is being sold on Craigslist for 1 dollar.
Brussels, May 9 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has expressed satisfaction with the US and Russia's joint call for an international conference on Syria to end the escalating crisis in that country.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Days after his meeting with External Affairs Minister SalmanKhurshid in the Kazakh capital Almaty, US Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns arrives in New Delhi this week to hold talks on a host of issues, including Afghanistan and expanding civil nuclear cooperation with India.
Washington, May 8 (ANI): 56 per cent of Americans trust Clint Eastwood, compared with the 45 percent who trust President Barack Obama, a new survey has revealed.
Sydney, May 8 (ANI): Internet traffic in and out of Syria suddenly stopped in the wee hours of Wednesday.
Helsinki, May 8 (IANS) Finland is considered to be the country where mothers enjoy the best conditions in the world, according to a worldwide report.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Minister of State for Home R.P.N. Singh has informed that the Union Government has deployed Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), including Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in the LWE-affected states to assist the state police in conducting anti-naxal operations.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): The annual plan for the year 2013-14 for Haryana was finalised here today at a meeting between Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda.
London, May 06 (ANI): A small Scottish island has been put up on sale for 2.5 million pounds.
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) Chinese ships carried out their routine patrolling Sunday around the disputed Diaoyu Islands that are also claimed by Japan.
New York, May 5 (ANI): Researchers at Penn State have developed a smart tissue box that says "bless you" when you sneeze.
Islamabad, May 4 (ANI): US Secretary of State John Kerry has named veteran diplomat James Dobbins as the new special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Beijing, May 4 (Xinhua-ANI): Pakistan has welcomed the appointment of new U.S. Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan and hoped that the appointment would help joint efforts to establish peace, stability and prosperity in the region, Pakistani Foreign Ministry said Saturday.
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An ecological support group in Russia, running a protected site for cranes, has been branded as a "foreign agent" by Russian prosecutors - the latest in a series of NGOs to be listed as such by the authorities.
Ljubljana (Slovenia), May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow is ready to hold talks with all representatives of the Syrian opposition, including Salim Idriss, leader of the Free Syrian Army, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian government has granted state-controlled gas giant Gazprom the right to explore four gas fields in the northern Barents Sea.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) State-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) Thursday said it has raised Rs.1,700 crore from the domestic bond market to meet working capital requirements.
Sydney, May 2 (ANI): In a delirious accident, a five-year-old American boy has reportedly shot his two-year-old sister, identified as Caroline Starks with a .22 calibre rifle that he had been gifted by his parents on his birthday last year.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Female rats are much more likely to binge eat than male rats, a new study has revealed.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A team of scientists has examined a meteorite that formed on Mars more than a billion years ago to determine if conditions were ever right on the red planet to sustain life.
Washington, May 2 (IANS) The US government Wednesday condemned the clashes that took place in the Venezuelan parliament and described the violence as " particularly inappropriate".
Washington, May 2 (IANS) India, the United States and Japan held their fourth trilateral dialogue at the State Department here, exchanging views on a wide range of regional and global issues of mutual interest.
Islamabad, May. 2 (ANI): The United States has expressed concern over the wave of violence surrounding Pakistan, but has called for the electoral process to continue.
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) China's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for the manufacturing sector fell to 50.6 percent in April from 50.9 percent in March, the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing (CFLP) said Wednesday.
Islamabad, May. 1 (ANI): The United States has condemned terrorist attacks on Pakistani politicians and their supporters during May 11 election campaigns.
Islamabad, May. 1 (ANI): A US government-appointed panel has urged Washington to step up pressure on Pakistan over religious freedom, warning that risks to its minorities have reached a crisis level.
Moscow, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US Secretary of State John Kerry will pay a working visit to Moscow from May 7-8, the Russian foreign ministry said Tuesday.
Beijing, Apr. 30 (Xinhua-ANI): Bangladesh for the first time is going to get a woman speaker for its parliament as the ruling Awami League Parliamentary Party has unanimously nominated State Minister of Women and Child Affairs Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury for the post of speaker of parliament Monday evening.
Tehran, April 30 (IANS) Iran has accused the US of having a "politicised and double-standard approach" over the issue of human rights.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The government admitted Monday that a section of contract workers in Delhi Metro have not been paid minimum wages.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Silicosis is one of the most common diseases that affects Indian mine workers, parliament was informed Monday.
Minsk, April 29 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Belarus have held talks over bilateral relations and ways to boost them in all fields while stressing on the need to enhance the existing bonds between them.
Washington, Apr. 28 (ANI): A new survey at The Ohio State University has supported what previous research has shown to be true - people, who have higher beliefs in their ability to engage in healthy lifestyle behaviours also have more participation in behaviours that support their overall health.
Abu Dhabi, April 28 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ireland have held discussions over joint cooperation in developmental and humanitarian issues between them.
Ramallah, April 27 (IANS) A senior Palestinian official said Saturday that Israel has proposed holding a four-way summit to sponsor the resumption of the stalled Mideast peace talks with the Palestinians.
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) Major Chinese industrial firms saw their combined profits rise 12.1 percent year on year in the first quarter of 2013, official data showed Saturday.
Washington, Apr. 25 (ANI): US Secretary of State John Kerry has said Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev returned from Russia last year 'with a willingness to kill people'.
Washington, April 25 (ANI): A new study suggests clenching your right hand may help form a stronger memory of an event or action, and clenching your left may help you recollect the memory later.