Chile hit by 7.2 magnitude earthquake

January 3rd, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): A 7.2 magnitude earthquake has been detected in the Pacific near the central coast of Chile, US authorities have said.News 24 quoted the US Geological Survey as ... Read more...

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Traffic Jam Stretches 60 Miles In China And Lasts For A 9-Day Period

August 24th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A gigantic traffic jam in China on a highway leading into Beijing has decelerated countless lorries and other automobiles to a crawl for a ... Read more...

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‘Poo-powered’ car hits Bristol streets

August 6th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): A 'poo-powered' VW Beetle has started to make its way through the streets of Bristol in a bid to encourage sustainable motoring.The Bio-Bug is powered by methane gas, ... Read more...

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Oz woman, 80, caught driving at 164km/hr

July 8th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 08 (ANI): An 80-year-old woman has been caught driving at the speed of 164 km/hr.The old woman from Heathcote has become one of Victoria's oldest hoon drivers after she ... Read more...

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ISRO admits miscalculation of moon temperature led to Chandrayaan’s early termination

September 7th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Sep.7 (ANI): A senior official at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has candidly admitted that scientists miscalculated the temperature of the moon and that this had led to the ... Read more...

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Meet Poppy the cat that travelled 100km clinging to underside of car

August 18th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 18 (ANI): A Kiwi cat reportedly travelled for 100km clinging to the underside of a car.Poppy, a Burmese cat, is believed to have climbed into the undercarriage of a car ... Read more...

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Soon, whiz around in strap-on mini helicopters!

August 4th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, August 4 (ANI): Tourists visiting New Zealand will soon be able to whiz around in a strap-on mini helicopter to get their thrills.According to a report in www.news.com.au, Glenn Martin, ... Read more...

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Sufi Mohammad not arrested : Malik

June 6th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.6 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's Advisor on Interior, Rehman Malik has rejected reports that the Tehrik-i-Nifaz-i-Shariat-i-Muhammadi (TNSM) chief Sufi Mohammad has been arrested, the Dawn reports.Earlier, the ... Read more...

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Sufi Muhammad arrested along with his deputy and two sons

June 5th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, June 5 (ANI): Pakistani security forces have arrested Sufi Muhammad, chief of the banned outfit Tehreek-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Muhammadi (TNSM), along with three of his aides from Amandara in Lower Dir district on ... Read more...

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Pak shares confidential information about its nukes with West to allay fears

May 1st, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 1 (ANI): In the face of a Taliban advance, senior Pakistani civil and military officials are sharing confidential information about the country's nuclear arms programme with Western countries in ... Read more...

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Tour on Space

December 3rd, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
A first space tour is to be adventured by a Danish, the ride aboard a privately funded, two-seat rocket ship designed by a California rocket maker to fly about 60 ... Read more...

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Volkswagen may launch ‘one-litre’ eco car by 2010

July 3rd, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 3 (ANI): Volkswagen may be set to launch their super-economic and ultra-efficient microcar which is capable of travelling 100km on just one litre of fuel - as early as ... Read more...

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Aussies love talking on mobiles while driving!

December 19th, 2007 - 5:36 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Dec 19 (ANI): Most Aussies cheerfully ignore the hazards of driving while chatting on the phone, for they feel that its the perfect time to catch up with their pals or ... Read more...

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