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  • Royal succession: Cameron proposes changes

    London, Oct 13 (): British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday that British government is pushing its plan to change the rules on royal succession to provide equal treatment for princes and princesses. David Cameron said he has written to 15 other Commonwealth nations where Queen Elizabeth II is head of state, requesting their views on…

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  • Lanka’s UPFA battered by sectional split

    Chennai, Oct 13 (): With the violence – marred local body polls in Sri Lanka just over and as though not enough, a Colombo suburb witnesses a deadly shootout today between rival sections of Sri Lanka’s ruling party, President Rajapakse‘s United People‘s Freedom Alliance (UPFA), once more bringing the spotlight on the island country’s aggression  and violence – ridden…

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  • Karnataka sends new rath for Advani yatra

    Varanasi/New Delhi, Oct 13 (): The modified bus which is the chariot (rath) of L K Advani BJP leader which is to take him across the country to campaign against corruption and bring back black money hit a snag .Now Karnataka BJP unit has dispatched a new rath but Advani has chosen to travel in…

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  • Brisk polling in Puducherry bye-polls

    Puducherry, Oct 13 (): By noon, 41% polling was recorded in the bye-polls to the Indira Nagar Assembly constituency here that has 29,005 voters. The bye-poll was called for after the Territorial Chief Minister and founder of the All-India N R Congress (AINRC), N Rangasamy quit the seat on 25th June. Rangasamy, who won from both…

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  • Bigg Boss 5: Poonam Pandey to go in semi-nude

    Karjat, Oct 12 (): Model Poonam Pandey, who rose to fame with her big promise of going nude if India wins the 2011 cricket World Cup, will make a special entry in the Bigg Boss house. That’s not all. The actress will stay in the house for a couple of days and might go semi-nude…

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  • Ashok Kumar,100 years of a legend

    Mumbai, Oct 13 (): Ashok Kumar, the legend straddled Hindi cinema from the mid-1930 to the 1990s. He earned the title of the ‘Grand old man of Hindi cinema’. LIFE HISTORY Ashok Kumar (13 October 1911 – 10 December 2001) who attained iconic status in Indian cinema, is a Bengali by birth. His father Kunjalal Ganguly was a…

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  • Small particle could reveal one of physics’ greatest mysteries

    Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): A theoretical physicist has proposed that experiments with a small particle called a deuteron could reveal one of the greatest mysteries of physics: the imbalance of matter and antimatter in the universe. A deuteron is a simple atomic nucleus, or the core of an atom. Its simplicity makes it one of…

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  • Mammals reveal millions of new regulatory elements in human genome

    London, Oct 13 (ANI): By studying the genomes of 29 mammals, an international team of researchers has discovered millions of new regulatory elements in the human genome that in various ways govern how proteins are formed. The new knowledge is important for our understanding of how mutations in human genes give rise to diseases. The…

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  • Iran’s attempt to launch monkey into space fails

    Tehran, Oct 13 (ANI): Iran has acknowledged that its attempt to send a live monkey into space has turned out to be a failure. “The Kavoshgar-5 rocket carrying a capsule with a live animal (a monkey) was launched during Shahrivar (an Iranian calendar month spanning August 23 to September 22),” the Telegraph quoted Deputy Science…

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  • How psychopathic killer’s own tweets could get him busted

    Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): Scientists are trying to discover if we can spot a psychopathic killer using anything he or she has written, from a tweet to a blog post. The researchers want to take methods used to analyze the language of psychopaths and apply it to the general population using social media, reports CBS…

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