| 2013 | January | 11

  • Science, technology and innovation key to progress and prosperity: Mukherjee

    Gangtok (Sikkim), Nov.11 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 40th Jawaharlal Nehru National Science, Mathematics and Environment Exhibition (JNNSMEE) on the occasion of National Education Day here today. Speaking on the occasion, Mukherjee said this day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of India’s first Education Minister, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, whom he described…

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  • Sad that politics is being played over contributions of Maulana Azad, Acharya Kriplani: Modi

    Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Nov.11 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister and the Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 general elections, Narendra Modi, on Monday, expressed his deep anguish over certain sections of society reducing stalwarts of the country’s freedom struggle to mere partisan political leaders. Writing in his blog on the occasion of the 125th…

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  • Reed musicians at risk of developing ‘saxophone lung’

    Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new study has claimed that reed instruments, such as the clarinet and saxophone, can be detrimental to the health of the musician if not cleaned properly. Researchers noted that musicians can develop allergic pulmonary disease to specific funguses that collect over time in the instrument’s reed. The rare disease, known…

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  • Rebecca Romijn reveals she is ‘done having kids’

    Washington, November 11 (ANI): Rebecca Romijn has revealed that she is content with her twin daughters and won’t be having any more kids. The 41-year-old former fashion model said that her daughters won’t be getting any new siblings as she always wanted only two kids, Us Magazine reported. The ‘King and Maxwell’ actress who got…

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  • One dead, many trapped in Dhanbad mine collapse

    Dhanbad (Jharkhand), Nov.11 (ANI): At least one person was killed and three others were rescued after a coal mine collapsed near Dhanbad on the West Bengal-Jharkhand border. Television reports quoted the district collector of Dhanbad, as saying that several miners were still trapped inside the mine, which is owned by Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL)….

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  • Novel therapeutic approach may help make Lou Gehrig’s disease history

    Washington, Nov. 11 (ANI): Scientists have identified a novel therapeutic approach for the most frequent genetic cause of ALS, a disorder of the regions of the brain and spinal cord that control voluntary muscle movement, and frontal temporal degeneration. The study establishes using segments of genetic material called antisense oligonucleotides – ASOs – to block…

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  • Jennifer Lawrence fears trenched feet and fungi

    New Delhi, Nov 11 (ANI): Jennifer Lawrence has confessed that she feared trenched feet and fungi, during the shooting of film’ The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’. The 23-year-old actress said that as they were filming in a swamp for days, she was paranoid in general, and Josh Hutcherson wouldn’t stop talking about trench foot and…

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  • India, Bangladesh discuss blast outside Indian mission in Chittagong

    Gurgaon, Nov.11 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid met his Bangladeshi counterpart Dipu Moni on the margins of the ASEM Ministerial meeting here this evening. According to official sources, the The recent explosion near the Assistant High Commission in Chittagong was discussed at the meeting. A cocktail bomb was hurled outside Indian Mission on Sunday…

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  • ISS crew lands on Earth with Olympic Torch after 166 days in space

    Washington, Nov. 11 (ANI): Expedition 37 crew members Karen Nyberg of NASA, Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian Federal Space Agency and Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency (ESA) have returned from the International Space Station, landing at 9:49 p.m. EST Sunday, after spending 166 days in space. Inside the Soyuz spacecraft carrying the astronauts…

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