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Moscow, May 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 2,500 police officers are engaged in search of four inmates, jailed for murder and burglary, who escaped from a prison in the East Siberia's Irkutsk region by digging a tunnel, local officials said Saturday.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Researchers have linked four genes in baboons that regulate levels of "bad" cholesterol.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): When a coffee stain dries, its edges become noticeably darker and thicker, while the middle of the stain remains almost unsoiled.
St. Lucia, a tiny island nation of 176,000 people in the eastern Caribbean, held its first Indian Arrival Day programme to commemorate the arrival of the first group of Indian indentured workers over a century and a half ago.
Washington, May 8 (IANS/EFE) The population of honeybees in the US declined by 31 percent last winter, a situation that endangers a number of crops requiring bees for pollination, the Department of Agriculture said Tuesday.
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): The Netherlands-based nonprofit project Mars One, which opened its astronaut-selection process on April 22, plans to land four people on the Red Planet in 2023 as the vanguard of a permanent human colony on the Red Planet.
London, April 22 (ANI): A company from the Netherlands is planning to send four astronauts on a trip to Mars to set up a human colony in 2023.
Commissioner of North Delhi Municipal Corporation, P.K. Gupta today visited Naturopathy Hospital, Community Centre, sector 15, Rohini. He also visited the Raja Vihar unauthorized colony under Ward no. 49. During his visit, commissioner directed the officials to improve the situation in the area.
London, April 10 (IANS) Australia's Foreign Minister Bob Carr has accused late former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher of making "unabashedly racist" comments, where she said Australia will become "like Fiji where Indian migrants have taken over".
Melbourne, Apr 7 (ANI): Second man to walk on the moon, Buzz Aldrin has his sight set on the next big step for man - Mars.
London, Apr 2 (ANI): In yet another important milestone on Burma's journey to democracy, private daily newspapers are being sold in the country for the first time in almost 50 years.
London, Mar 31 (ANI): A woman from Yorkshire, who as a child was kidnapped and left to fend for herself in the Columbian rainforest, said she was "mesmerised" by the small carablanca monkeys which became her companions.
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Eavesdropping on the buzzing of honey bees in their hives can reveal whether they are suffering from disease, scientists have claimed.
Hyderabad, March 23 (IANS) The explosion at a house in Andhra Pradesh's Vikarabad town Friday night was caused by leakage from a cooking gas cylinder, police said Saturday.
Moscow, March 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A daring Hollywood-style attempt to spring two inmates from a penal colony in Ukraine was foiled by prison guards, the country's penitentiary service said.
Chennai, March 13 (IANS) Having made 24 Telugu films in a little over three decades, southern director Vamsi, who is currently busy working on his 25th Telugu romantic-drama "Love", says he never makes films in a hurry.
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Television actor Rohit Roy seems to be serious about his production plans - he and his actress wife Mansi Joshi are working on a "spice of life" kind of show for the small screen.
BJP had accused Delhi Government of carrying out substandard development work in haste in the unauthorized colonies of Delhi and also of corruption in this work. BJP Delhi Pradesh President Vijender Gupta has demanded the Lt. Governor of Delhi
Tel Aviv, Feb 5 (IANS) You may dismiss pea aphids as irritable insects, but their skills could teach aerospace engineers a thing or two about flight control, says an Israeli research.
London, Feb 1 (ANI): One of the jailed members of Russian feminist punk rock band Pussy Riot has been moved to a prison with a hospital after suffering headaches and fatigue.
Berlin, January 13 (ANI): Economic and identity issues, rather than starvation and disease, drove Viking descendent out of Greenland back to their ancestral homes in the 15th century, researchers say.
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Pro-democracy politicians are making a symbolic attempt to impeach Hong Kong's Beijing-backed leader.
Moscow, Jan 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three inmates died when a fire broke out at a penal colony in Russia's Vologda region Monday, a source in the region's law enforcement authority said.
London, Jan 4 (IANS) A nature-loving British couple have moved to an island inhabited only by 10,000 birds after winning a competition for the posts of the isle's wildlife wardens.
Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan. 2 (ANI): In a bid to provide relief and rehabilitation to migrated Kashmiri Hindus, the Jammu and Kashmir Government has constructed a colony at Nathnoosa in Kupwara District.
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The 50-year-old principal of a municipal school in Delhi committed suicide by hanging himself in his office early Friday, police said, adding depression over his relatives not returning a loan seemed the reason for the extreme step.
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) A 50-year-old principal of a municipal school in Delhi committed suicide by hanging himself in his office early Friday, police said.
Moscow, Dec 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A jailed member of the Pussy Riot group has been reprimanded for oversleeping at a penal colony where she is serving time for a high-profile protest in Moscow's largest cathedral.
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) The wife of a Pakistani politician was killed when unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen opened fire at their house in Sindh province, Geo News reported Sunday.
Moscow, Dec 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Kazakhstan court Tuesday handed down a life sentence to a former border guard convicted of killing 15 people this summer at an outpost near the Kazakh-Chinese border.
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Internet search giant Google avoided to pay tax in the UK on 10 billion pounds revenue last year by doubling the amount of money put into a shell company in Bermuda, it has emerged.
Johannesburg, Dec. 9 (ANI): Zimbabwe's long-serving President Robert Mugabe has vowed to fight like a 'wounded beast' to retain power in elections due next year.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal and around 200 party supporters were detained by the Delhi Police Friday for protesting outside Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's residence, police said. They were released after some hours.
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Supporters of Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party were allegedly roughed up by police Saturday while they were protesting police's refusal to register a complaint on a minor's rape in the capital.
Suva (Fiji), Nov 29 (IANS) Signifying an end of an era, Fiji's central bank will remove the portrait of British Queen Elizabeth II from all banknotes and coins in Fiji in 2013, and replace it with local flora and fauna, the bank said Thursday.
Jaipur, Nov 27 (IANS) The desert state Rajasthan has prepared a draft law obligating its residents in urban areas to plant a tree in every house built on over 200 square metres of land and moots steep penalties for unauthorised tree felling, officials said Monday.
Washington, Nov. 27 (ANI): The billionaire founder and CEO of private spaceflight company SpaceX, Elon Musk is planning to help establish a Mars colony of up to 80,000 people by ferrying explorers to the Red Planet for about 500,000 dollars a trip.
Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) A massive fire broke out in sheds for film shooting at Poppalaguda on the city outskirts Sunday night, police said. Witnesses claimed six people may have died.
Moscow, Nov 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) One of the two jailed members of the Pussy Riot group, Maria Alyokhina, will be placed in solitary confinement for the next three months at her own request, a regional prisons spokesperson told RIA Novosti Friday.
Washington, November 21 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that some grey seal mums adopt risky tactics when it comes to the future of their young, a strategy that can give their pup a real advantage.
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Nine people, including a woman, were arrested for using forged documents to grab land meant for the evictees of a demolished slum cluster here, police said Sunday.
Washington, November 8 (ANI): Scientists using high-precision techniques have estimated that the first human settlers arrived in Polynesia nearly 3000 years ago.
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Chanting "Yes We Can", Barack Hussein Obama made history four years ago as he became America's first African-American president. On Tuesday, he did it again to retain the world's most powerful office.
Moscow, Nov 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two women in a Russian town are charged with killing their female friend on suspicion that she was the source of their lice infestation, authorities said Tuesday.
London, October 29(ANI): It may take decades before astronauts could set foot on Mars, but scientists have warned that humans could be a danger to the planet's native if they land on it.
Los Angeles, Oct 28 (IANS) Actress Halle Berry was forced to move out of her Hollywood home after a gardener found a colony of black widow spiders under a lawn chair in her pool area.
London, October 22 (ANI): The tale of a Yorkshire housewife, who spent five years in her childhood with a colony of capuchin monkeys in Colombia, is going to be told for the first time in a book and planned television documentary, it has been revealed.
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) If all goes as planned, the script of yet-to-be released "Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana" may soon be launched as a book! And, what's more, it will also reveal the secret Chicken Khurana recipe.
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) An 11-year-old girl here was stabbed by her neighbour, who reportedly attempted to rape her, police said Friday. The assailant has been arrested.
Moscow, Oct 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yekaterina Samutsevich, a member of the anti-Putin punk group Pussy Riot, has lodged a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights, Kommersant daily reported Friday.
London, Oct. 18 (ANI): About 60 iconic fighter planes, or 'Spitfires', which were hidden in airfields in Burma after battling against invading troops during the Second World War, will be dug up over the next few weeks.
Moscow, Oct 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Moscow court freed Pussy Riot member Ekaterina Samutsevich at an appeal hearing Wednesday, but ruled that two other women in the anti-Putin punk group must serve out their two-year sentences.
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) India Against Corruption Saturday launched a 'bijli-paani satyagraha' to protest against alleged inflated power and water bills by restoring the power connection of household whose connection was cut for the non-payment of bill which ran into thousands.
Thrissur (Kerala), Oct 2 (IANS) The ruling Congress Tuesday launched a fact-finding mission to the colonies of the Scheduled Castes in Kerala's 14 districts to know about their socio-economic condition and present a report to the state government.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Chief Minister, CLP Spokesperson Mukesh Sharma has stated that it is strange that certain persons are putting questions on the Delhi Government's decision of regularizing unauthorized colonies
Washington, September 27 (ANI): Slave rebellion is widespread in ants, a new study has revealed.
Berlin, Sep 27 (IANS) Ants enslaved by other ant species damage their oppressors through repeated acts of sabotage, says a new study.
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Dikshit has said that the principal opposition party is in habit of misleading people.
Washington, September 23 (ANI): Researchers have found a special population of stem cells in cord blood that has the innate ability to migrate to the intestine and contribute to the cell population there, suggesting the cells' potential to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Telugu director Sekhar Kammula says he has nothing against working with big heroes, and admits he loves working with newcomers as his story demands them.
Film: "Life Is Beautiful"; Cast: Amala Akkineni, Shriya Saran, Anjala Zaveri, Abhijeet Duddala, Sudhakar Komakula, Kaushik, Shagun, Zara Shah and Rashmi Shashtry; Director: Sekhar Kammula; Rating: **
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A photo of a part-time maid, suspected to be involved in the murder of a 70-year-old retired woman Income Tax officer here, was released Thursday, police said.
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A cluster of about 250 families in a government colony in south Delhi are battling official lethargy and the haphazard road laying that has almost cut them off from the nearest main road.
Beijing. Sept. 9 (ANI): Hong Kong officials have dropped plans to make students take Chinese patriotism classes after massive protests.
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) India's official auditor said Tuesday that state miner Coal India Ltd (CIL) could have saved at least Rs.20 crore had it initiated prudent action against avoidable expenditure.
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): Thousands of students and parents in Hong Kong have launched a protest against what they call the Chinese government's effort to 'brainwash' the city's children using 'moral and national education'.
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) This is the second time the release date of director Shekhar Kammula's "Life Is Beautiful" has been postponed. The Telugu film, initially slated to release Aug 31, was first re-scheduled for Sep 13, but now it has been further pushed by one more day and will hit the screens Sep 14.
New Delhi Sep 1 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday launched a plantation drive in the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) area during which over 5,000 saplings will be planted.
New Delhi, Aug.28 (ANI): The Delhi Government's decision to regularize 917 unauthorised colonies has been welcomed by the over 40 lakh residents living in them.
Senior BJP leader Vijay Goel has criticized Sheila Dikshit for her latest announcement and blamed that she has been doing this keeping in mind the coming elections.
BJP Delhi Pradesh President Vijender Gupta has said that in view of its certain defeat in the forthcoming assembly election, the Congress Government is making frantic efforts. Due to this it is adopting many political stunts.
Washington, August 19 (ANI): Researchers have tried to decode the language to animals so that humans - the most intelligent species on earth, could someday learn it rather than teaching human communication to animals.
Quito, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) Ecuador said Wednesday that the British government has raised the possibility of forcibly removing Julian Assange from the Andean nation's embassy in London, where the WikiLeaks founder has been holed up since June awaiting Quito's decision on his bid for political asylum.
New York, August 4 (ANI): A JFK-bound Delta flight from Pittsburgh was delayed as the staff found a swarm of bees that had taken a liking to the left wing of the plane.
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Former British colony Fiji has scrapped a bank holiday on the birthday of Queen Elizabeth because it was "unimportant" and a "burden" on the country, a media report here said.
Brussels, July 31 (IANS) The annual Indian Diaspora conference in the Netherlands will be held this year in Amsterdam city Sep 30, EuAsia News reported Tuesday.
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) At least 936 Indian citizens from the St. Andre assembly constituency, 15 km from here, have opted for Portuguese nationality in the last five years, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.
Washington, July 20 (ANI): Endothelial colony-forming cells (ECFCs) derived from human placenta are better for forming blood vessels than the ECFCs derived from umbilical cord blood, according to a new study.
London, July 19 (ANI): Seabirds are able to identify their relatives from smell alone, scientists have claimed.
Paris, July 11 (IANS) King penguins not used to human presence are likely to become more stressed than those exposed to tourists and noises.
London, July 11 (ANI): Regulars at the city centre boozer in UK were surprised when the landlord installed a hive in the back garden.
Washington, July 5 (ANI): Seabirds feed their young less as they reach an age to fly the nest, but it's hormones that actually control when the chicks leave home, reveals a new research.
Beijing, July 1 (IANS) Thousands of pro-democracy marchers took to streets in Hong Kong as the former British colony marked 15 years since returning to Chinese rule.
London, June 30 (IANS) An exiled Indian Malaysian human rights lawyer plans to file a lawsuit against the British government for failing to provide adequate safety to the community under the rule of Malay-Muslim majority when independence was granted to the former colony.
London, June 29 (IANS) An exiled human rights lawyer from Malaysia has decided to re-file a billion dollar suit against the British governnment, blaming it for having failed to protect the Indian Malaysians when independence was granted to the former colony in 1957.
Continuous ice melting of Antarctica is threatening extinction of many species. One such specie is of Emperor penguins who are on the verge of extinctions according to a new study.
Washington, June 21 (IANS) Scientists have warned that Emperor penguins, Antarctica's largest and most iconic flightless birds, may vanish if global temperatures and sea ice melting continues unabated.
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two former servicemen from a Russian city of Rostov-on-Don have been sentenced to three years in a penal colony for stealing navigation gears from MiG-29 fighter aircraft.
London, June 10 (ANI): A study about the Adelie penguin's sex life by Captain Scott's expedition, which was deemed too shocking for the public 100 years ago, has been unearthed at the Natural History Museum.
London, June 9 (IANS) A parasitic mite that is killing honey bee colonies around the world through a virus has been identified, a media report said.
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has expressed her hope that the pace of regularization of colonies in Delhi will get desired momentum resulting in substantial relief to the residents of unauthorized colonies
Wellington, June 4 (ANI): A brand new private space venture from the Netherlands called Mars One aims to send four astronauts on a one-way journey to Mars in just 11 years time.
Gorakhpur, May 22 (ANI): The number of chickenpox cases escalated in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur city.
Film: Kiladi Kitty; Producer: Shivakumar; Director: Anantha Raju; Camera: Ravi Kumar Sana; Music: Jessie Gift; Cast: Sreenagara Kitty, Haripriya, Niveditha, Sharan, Rangayana Raghu, Dileep, Anand, Kurigalu Pratap and others; Rating: **1/2
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Open defecation in Savda Ghevra, one of Delhi's largest resettlement neighbourhoods, could end soon with the Centre for Urban and Regional Excellence(CURE), a non-profit organisation, bringing an award-winning sewage plan to the 250-acre enclave.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Tibetans in the capital paid homage and offered prayers to Jamphel Yeshi at Jantar Mantar on Monday. Yeshi had self-immolated at the very venue in protest against the repressive Chinese rule, hours before Chinese President Hu Jintao's arrival in India for BRICS summit.
Washington, May 11 (IANS) The secret of the East African naked mole rat's long, robust life has been unravelled. The revolting looking animal -- bald and wrinkly with worm-like tails and walrus-style teeth -- lives for 30 years and is blessed with large amounts of a protein essential for normal brain function.
London, May 7 (ANI): Advisers to Queen Elizabeth have said that the word 'Empire' should be removed from the British honours system awards as it is old fashioned and no longer relevant.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): The human vagina is a lively place, teeming with beneficial bacteria that put off spiteful microbes from invading.
Delhi Chief minister Sheila Dikshit has directed the department and agencies to speed up their works and complete the same at the erliest