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$3 toothbrush saves day for $100 billion space station (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 6th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A $3 toothbrush, 'designed' by astronauts Sunita Williams and Akihido Hoshide, saved the day for a $100 billion International Space Station, becoming instrumental in the installation ... Read more...

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ISS astronauts take second spacewalk


September 6th, 2012 - 2:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS) Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams and Japanese Akihiko Hoshide began a spacewalk Wednesday in another attempt to install a power unit on the International Space Station, RIA ... Read more...

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Lightning kills 14 in Bihar villages


July 12th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 12 (IANS) At least 14 people, including four women, have been killed after being struck by lightning across Bihar since Wednesday, officials said Thursday.The deaths took place in villages ... Read more...

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Tilting cars on assembly line to protect autoworkers


May 15th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Letting autoworkers sit as they reach a car's interior could help prevent shoulder and back strain - but another solution might be to tilt the entire ... Read more...

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Nikhil Dwivedi to undergo surgery? (With Image)


March 1st, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Nikhil Dwivedi, who fractured his hand during the shoot of "Hate Story", has to undergo surgery to rectify his wrist bone, according to sources close ... Read more...

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Key militant leader held in Pakistan


December 17th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) A key member of the Taliban-linked outfit Al Mukhtar, along with five other militants, has been arrested in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, officials said.Karachi ... Read more...

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Key militant leader held in Pakistan


December 17th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) A key member of the Taliban-linked outfit Al Mukhtar, along with five other militants, has been arrested in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, officials said.Karachi ... Read more...

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13 people die in lightning strikes in Bihar


July 28th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 28 (IANS) Thirteen people, including women and children, were killed by lightning across Bihar Thursday in a single day, an official said."Ten people have been killed by bolts ... Read more...

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World’s longest sea bridge draws safety concerns


July 5th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 5 (IANS) Safety concerns have been raised over the world's longest sea bridge that connects China's eastern Qingdao city with Huangdao island, a media report said Tuesday.There are ... Read more...

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Bolts’ brother Sadiki keen to make it big in cricket’s fast lane


April 17th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has already achieved fame as the fastest man on earth and now his bother Sadiki is gearing up to make it big ... Read more...

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Ruia Group acquires Germany-based Acument GmbH


February 21st, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) Extending its global footprint in the auto ancillary segment, the Rs.5,000-crore Ruia Group Monday announced the acquisition of Germany-based Acument GmbH & Co KG, one of the leading ... Read more...

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Photographer captures rare image of lightning striking Statue of Liberty


October 14th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Statue of Liberty, which is one of the most significant landmarks of the US coast line, was in its finest splendor when she ... Read more...

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Beyonce to add temporary tattoos to sportswear collection


September 26th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 26 (ANI): Singer Beyonce and mom Tina Knowles will add temporary tattoos to their Dereon sportswear collection."We decided to invite Temptu to help us create custom body art for ... Read more...

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Lightning kills 17 in Bihar


August 25th, 2010 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 25 (IANS) Seventeen people, including women and children, have been killed by lightning across Bihar since Tuesday, an official said Wednesday. "Ten men, five women and two children have been killed ... Read more...

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Thieving parrots actually plan to unlock food


August 16th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Kea parrots are renowned thieves in their native New Zealand and now researchers have found that they actually plan their moves to open even a complicated sequence of ... Read more...

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Lightning kills 20 in Bihar


July 11th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 11 (IANS) At least 20 people, including women and children, have been killed by lightning across Bihar since Saturday, an official said. "In the last 24 hours, at least 20 people, ... Read more...

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England not reaching World Cup final would be a personal failure: Capello


May 14th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): Coach Fabio Capello has said that if England does not make the FIFA World Cup final in South Africa, he would see it as his personal failure.Reflecting ... Read more...

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Man Who Stole Dozens Fire Hydrants Taken Into Custody


April 26th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Rubidoux, Apr 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 45 year old Brian Burian who happens to a resident of Rubidoux has been taken into custody for stealing 45 fire hydrants from San Bernardino. ... Read more...

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Neutral dust can get charged on its own


April 12th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Scientists have explained how lightning can occur even in the driest deserts- neutral dust can gain an electrical life of its own, according to a new theory.It has ... Read more...

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Astronauts take their second spacewalk


April 11th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cape Canaveral, Apr 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Astronauts took their second spacewalk in 3 days. Rick Mastracchio and Clayton Anderson took the spacewalk to replace an aging storage tank. The storage tank ... Read more...

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Little League Coach’s Burglary Sends Him To Prison


January 31st, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development a former coach of Arlington Little League has been accused of burglary and found guilty. His accomplices in the crime were a ... Read more...

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Pet dog in China can bolt, unbolt door with front legs!


September 9th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 9 (ANI): A pet dog in China apparently posses extraordinary skills, for it can bolt and unbolt doors with its front legs.The dog, belonging to a family in Ningxiang ... Read more...

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Bolts can smash 100m record yet again, reckons Wells


August 28th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 28 (ANI): British athletic legend Allan Wells believes that Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt can break his 100 metres world record again tonight.Just 12 days after running a staggering 9.58 seconds ... Read more...

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“Upside down” lightning as powerful as strongest Earth-bound Bolts


August 24th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 24 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists has determined that lightning that shoots upward from clouds can be as powerful as the strongest bolts that strike ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan cries fowl at split from Samantha Ronson on Twitter


April 7th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 7 (ANI): Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan has apparently been left devastated by her split from lesbian lover DJ Samantha Ronson, for she has written disdainful remarks about the ... Read more...

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UFO wind turbine ”broke due to mechanical failure


February 11th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): The one million pound Lincolnshire wind turbine, which was believed to have been struck by a UFO, was actually damaged as a result of mechanical failure, investigators ... Read more...

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“Bolt from the blue” no longer a mystery


March 24th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
London, March 24 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that through a new computer model, they have finally worked out how lightning forms, how it escapes the storm cloud that fosters it - ... Read more...

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Parents shouldnt horse around when it comes to playground safety


March 17th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): Parents really shouldnt take playground safety lightly, for adult supervision and risk awareness are the keys to keeping kids playing and progressing, says a new study.The study ... Read more...

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