Promoting peace: Japanese man on hugging spree

Kuwabara returned to Japan to work temporarily at Disneyland Tokyo

Tokyo: A young Japanese man has been traveling three years through Asia distributing “free hugs for peace” in an initiative to bring people together, His videos have registered more than 1.5 million views on Youtube. Kuwabara returned to Japan to work temporarily at Disneyland Tokyo Koichi Kuwabara, 29, began his adventure just after graduating More...

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The book begins in the 1930s and ends in 2004
By IANS On Sunday, September 14th, 2014
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Manmohan Singh’s daughter releases book on parents

New Delhi: Manmohan Singh’s daughter Daman Singh on Sunday said her book traces the journey of the former prime minister and his wife Gursharan Kaur’s life from the 1930s to 2004. The book begins in More...

The patient experienced no effusive bleeding or other serious problems
By IANS On Saturday, September 13th, 2014
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World’s first lab grown stem cells implanted

Tokyo: Japanese researchers have successfully implanted lab-grown retinal tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) into a woman in her 70s – the world’s first recipient of stem cells. The patient More...

All possible efforts would be made to revive Vikramshila University like Nalanda University
By IANS On Friday, September 12th, 2014
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After Nalanda, Bihar to revive Vikramshila University

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Friday announced the development of Vikramshila University, an ancient seat of Buddhist learning, on the lines of the revived Nalanda University. All possible efforts More...

This (allocation) is found to be illegal and the result of illegality is that all must go and be cancelled
By IANS On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
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Supreme Court reserves verdict on coal blocks

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on the fate of 218 coal blocks whose allocation since 1993 it had held to be arbitrary, non-transparent and illegal. This (allocation) is found to be More...

When nuclear interaction attains critical mass it produces a chain reaction
By IANS On Saturday, September 6th, 2014
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Sarat Bose’s ideals cure for society’s pessimism: Ex-CJI

Kolkata: Former chief justice of India MN Venkatachaliah on Saturday expressed concern over the people’s growing loss of faith in society and called for following the ideals of nationalist leader Sarat Chandra More...

Jamaat is seriously concerned at the rise in hate campaign against minorities, particularly Muslims
By IANS On Saturday, September 6th, 2014
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Modi’s silence on divisive campaigns cause of concern: Muslim body

New Delhi: Muslim organisation Jamaat-e-Islami Hind on Saturday said while Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks of development, his silence on the divisive campaign and hate campaigns of party leaders and affiliated More...

He was a very stubborn person who would brush aside something he didn't like
By IANS On Thursday, September 4th, 2014
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‘SD Burman was stubborn and thoughtful musician’

New Delhi: SD Burman had composed four songs for “Talash” (1969) when the producer suggested to use singer Mukesh’s voice for “Tere Naina Talash Karein”, but the musician was determined More...

Cadmium can cause damage to several organs. It also has estrogen-like effects disrupting the functions of other hormones
By IANS On Thursday, September 4th, 2014
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Harmful lead found in chocolates in Brazil

New York: Savoring the sweetness of chocolates may come with a bitter side-effect on your health as researchers have found varying levels of lead and cadmium in samples of chocolate purchased in Brazil. Cadmium More...

Vahanvati had been ailing with a lung infection since some time
By IANS On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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Ex-attorney general GE Vahanvati dead

Mumbai: Legal luminary and former attorney general of India Goolamhoossein Essaji Vahanvati died following cardiac arrest at a private hospital here on Tuesday evening, official sources said. He was 65. Vahanvati More...