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Mystery behind cats, zebra stripes to be solved?


September 21st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) With the help of a newly-discovered animal gene, the US scientists appear to be closer to unravel the mystery behind origin of cats' stripes.The gene ... Read more...

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Diaz to share bed with cheetah


September 10th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 10 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz will have a cheetah as her pet in the upcoming film "The Counselor" and will even share her bed with the ... Read more...

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Navy floats $900 mn tender for utility choppers


August 10th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Looking to replace its navy's ageing Chetak helicopter fleet, India has floated a $900-million global tender, after a five-year delay, to procure around 60 utility ... Read more...

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Why Rupert Grint became nervous


July 31st, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) British actor Rupert Grint became nervous when he was shooting scenes for "Cbgb" when musician Cheetah Crome turned up at the shoot.The movie is a ... Read more...

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Demystifying the diet jungle (To go with: Fall in love with food, says nutritionist-author)


June 27th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
* Camel Diet: High on liquids, this diet, which uses water to kill hunger, can cause malnutrition* Monkey diet: This jumps from fad to fad - from grapefruit diet, apple cider ... Read more...

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‘Madagascar 3′ - cramped but triple the fun (IANS Movie Review)


June 9th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Madagascar 3"; Cast: Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock; Directors: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon; Rating: ***As a film franchise progresses, its creators face a unique problem. They ... Read more...

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Four killed in Mumbai bakery cylinder blasts (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Four people, including two women, were Wednesday killed and 28 others injured in a fire and multiple blasts of cooking gas cylinders in a bakery in ... Read more...

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Four killed in Mumbai bakery cylinder blasts


May 30th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 29 others injured in a fire and multiple blasts of cooking gas cylinders in a bakery in a suburb ... Read more...

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Army pilot killed in chopper crash (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jammu, May 23 (IANS) An Indian Army officer was killed and another injured Wednesday when their helicopter crashed on the Siachen glacier, the world's highest battlefield, the military said.The ... Read more...

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Woman mauled by cheetahs in South African game park


May 4th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) A woman tourist from Britain in a South African game park was mauled by two cheetahs in a horrific attack.Violet D'Mello was petting the "tame" cats ... Read more...

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Mammals running speed determines eye size


May 3rd, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Maximum running speed practically determines mammalian eye size other than body size, says a new study.Species with larger eyes usually have higher visual acuity, says Chris Kirk, ... Read more...

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Gujarat declines to shift its Asiatic lions to Madhya Pradesh


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Gujarat Monday told the Supreme Court that it could not consent to the shifting of its Asiatic lions from Gir forests to Kunopal sanctuary in ... Read more...

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WSH: Cheetahs win to remain on course


March 29th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) Chennai Cheetahs came up with a late surge to turn back a 1-3 deficit and score a 6-4 win against Delhi Wizards here Wednesday to remain ... Read more...

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IAF Sukhoi squadron gets President’s Standard


March 6th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday presented a Standards, a highly prestigious decoration and recognition, to Indian Air Force (IAF) 24 Squadron that operates the frontline ... Read more...

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Robot makes speed record


March 6th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) A four-legged robot known as the Cheetah has set a new land speed record for legged robots by running at 29 kmph on a treadmill in ... Read more...

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WSH: Sher-E-Punjab win big against Chennai Cheetahs


March 2nd, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, March 1 (IANS) The home crowd had plenty of reasons to celebrate as favourites Sher-E-Punjab launched their campaign in the World Series Hockey (WSH) in style, winning 5-2 win ... Read more...

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Nine civilians rescued alive from Sonamarg avalanche


February 24th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Nine people trapped in an avalanche Thursday in north Kashmir's Sonamarg hill station were rescued alive in a joint rescue operation Friday by the army, the ... Read more...

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Woman officer leads IAF contingent


January 26th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) History was made Thursday when Flight Lt Sneha Shekhawat, a woman Indian Air Force (IAF) officer, led a contingent of 144 airmen at the 63rd ... Read more...

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Guaranteed a laugh, or money back!


December 12th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) Watch it. If you like it, you pay for it. If you don't, you get your money back! That's the offer made by an India-born doctor, ... Read more...

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Pakistan may have inspected Indian Army chopper: Antony


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) It is possible that the Pakistani authorities examined an Indian Army helicopter that strayed into their territory a month ago and was returned the same ... Read more...

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India stepping up defence preparedness: Pallam Raju


October 25th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) The government is stepping up defence preparedness in the wake of reports that India's security was breached as the Pakistani Army downloaded confidential information on helipads ... Read more...

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Indian chopper incursion like a CBM: Pakistani daily


October 25th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) The lesson to be learnt from the Indian helicopter that entered Pakistani airspace is that "a drama need not be turned into a crisis", said ... Read more...

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Plane hits Ferris wheel in Australia


October 1st, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) A small aircraft crashed into a Ferris wheel in Australia, it was reported here.Four people, including two children, on board the aircraft were trapped in the ... Read more...

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Army air unit going for Congo UN mission


September 6th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) An Indian Army aviation unit, comprising six light helicopters and 70 personnel, will leave Wednesday for a United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Congo's restive ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to welcome 60 African cheetahs (Lead, Correcting word in para four)


August 25th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 25 (IANS) Come December and the forests of Madhya Pradesh might just get resounding with the yowls of cheetahs. That's when the state government will bring in six ... Read more...

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60 Bengal fishermen still missing


June 18th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) At least 60 fishermen, who went out to sea days before the storm and deep depression hit the costal areas of West Bengal, are still missing, ... Read more...

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IAF to transfer remains of Khandu Thursday


May 4th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 14 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Wednesday said helicopter sorties are planned Thursday morning to transfer the remains of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Dorjee Khandu and others killed ... Read more...

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Arunachal chief minister may be dead: Chidambaram


May 4th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Amid continuing suspense about Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, Home Minister P. Chidambaram, citing unofficial reports, said Wednesday, some 100 hours after he ... Read more...

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Indian Army helicopter missing in Sikkim


April 21st, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Two days after a commercial helicopter crashed in Arunachal Pradesh, an Indian Army helicopter went missing in north Sikkim Thursday, an official said.The helicopter went ... Read more...

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10 Cheetah choppers crashed in five years


March 16th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Ten Cheetah helicopters of the Indian armed forces have crashed since 2006-07, Defence Minister A.K. Antony informed the Rajya Sabha Wednesday.In a written reply, Antony ... Read more...

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India gives Cheetah helicopter to Namibian Air Force, two Chetaks in pipeline


February 10th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Feb 10 (ANI): India's defence major Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has handed over a Cheetah Helicopter to the Namibian Air Force at the Aero India 2011 here, with two ... Read more...

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IAF MiG crashes, pilot safe (Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Gwalior, Feb 4 (IANS) A Soviet-era MiG-21 of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Madhya Pradesh Friday but there were no casualties as the pilot ejected safely, an official said. The ... Read more...

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Extremely rare Saharan cheetah spotted


December 27th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) One of the world's most elusive cats has finally been photographed after a year-long search by conservationists. The Saharan cheetah was captured in a series of murky images ... Read more...

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Some snails evolved ‘counter-coil’ to evade predators’ uneven bite


December 8th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Evolutionary benefit often makes for show-stopping stuff - for instance, a cheetah's speed or a moth's almost perfect mimicry of tree bark. In case of some snails, it's ... Read more...

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Cheetah delays Qantas jet’s take-off


December 8th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 8 (ANI): Qantas passengers on a Melbourne to Adelaide flight were shocked to learn that a Cheetah had been behind the delay of their plane taking off.The passengers were ... Read more...

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