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47 killed in two China expressway collisions


August 26th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Yan'an/Chengdu (China), Aug 26 (IANS) Forty-seven people were killed and four were injured in two separate expressway collisions in China on Sunday.The first accident occurred around 2.18 a.m. in ... Read more...

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Full grid of Swift unlikely in National Championship


July 27th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 27 (IANS) As the cars rev up their engines for the start of the second round of the 15th JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship here this weekend at ... Read more...

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Post Higgs, Cern turns spotlight on dark matter


July 8th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Post Higgs boson's discovery, touted as the biggest leap in physics, scientists at CERN are preparing to turn the spotlight on dark matter.Physicists believe dark ... Read more...

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Earth’s oldest crater found in Greenland


June 29th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Geo-scientists have stumbled upon a vast, 100 km-wide crater in Greenland resulting from a massive asteroid hit a billion years before any other known collision on ... Read more...

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NASA to clear space junk with gas puffs


April 13th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) NASA hopes to sweep away more than half a million pieces of space junk, adrift in the skies, with a radical solution.It is looking at ... Read more...

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Space dust changing weather conditions?


April 5th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Cosmic dust that fills space could be playing a part in climate change, scientists say. A study is now trying to ascertain how much of this ... Read more...

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Bangladesh ferry capsize toll rises to 110


March 14th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 14 (IANS) The toll in one of worst ferry collisions in Bangladesh Wednesday rose to 110 as more bodies were found after the wreck was salvaged. A total ... Read more...

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NASA films far side of moon


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Rare and spectacular video footage of the far side of the Moon has been captured by a NASA spacecraft, The Telegraph reported Thursday.One whole face of ... Read more...

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10 killed, 18 injured in Florida highway pileups


January 30th, 2012 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) As many as 10 people were killed and 18 injured overnight in pileups on a highway in the US state of Florida, due to fog and ... Read more...

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Watch out, headphone may cost your life


January 17th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Researchers have found a dramatic rise in injuries to people using headphones while walking on the streets and have warned of serious accidents involving pedestrians using ... Read more...

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Andy Carroll’s kiss with Lukasz Fabianski shocks fans


December 9th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Liverpool, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Football fans are wondering why the latest FIFA game has Andy Carroll kissing Arsenal goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski. A clip of the scene has been uploaded on the ... Read more...

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Hamilton-Massa embrace each other as F1 season ends


November 28th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo (Brazil), Nov 28 (IANS) McLaren's Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari's Felipe Massa have called truce after sharing some tense moments in the Forumula One seaon where they collided with ... Read more...

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20 cars damaged in chain collision


November 4th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 4 (IANS) In a chain collision, about 20 cars were damaged when they rammed against one another on National Highway-24 Friday in Hapur town of Panchsheel Nagar district, ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Haryana accident


October 28th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 27 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and nine others injured in an accident involving two cars and a Canter truck near Hansi town of Haryana Thursday ... Read more...

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ISS orbit readjusted by 3 km


October 20th, 2011 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) has been raised by 3.1 km, a spokesman for Russia's Mission Control said.The maneuver was carried out ... Read more...

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‘Take horse-drawn carriages off Mumbai roads’


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) Salsa dancer Sandip Soparrkar and his supermodel wife Jesse Randhawa have written to Mumbai's civic corporation chief to stop plying of horse-drawn carriages in the ... Read more...

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Railways pulled up over delay in safety steps


September 20th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A parliamentary standing committee has criticised the railways over delay in installing anti-collision devices and asked it to prepare a concrete strategy in six months ... Read more...

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40 train accidents till July 2011


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) As many as 40 train accidents, including four collisions and 31 derailments, have taken place from January to July 2011, the Rajya Sabha was informed ... Read more...

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China comes up with plan to save Earth from asteroid hit


August 19th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of Chinese scientists have proposed a method to prevent the possible collision of Apophis - a 46-million-tonne asteroid - with the Earth in ... Read more...

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Three killed in five-vehicle collision in Delhi


August 6th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Three people were killed and eight seriously injured early Saturday in an accident involving five vehicles, including a truck and a police patrol car, police ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki served legal notice on non-functioning airbags


May 8th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Leading car maker Maruti Suzuki has been served with a legal notice to explain why the safety airbags in a Swift Dzire model, meant to ... Read more...

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Toyota recalls over 300,000 vehicles to replace airbag sensor


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:27 am ICT by BNO News
TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Toyota on Thursday announced a voluntarily recall of over 300,000 RV4 and Highlander vehicles in order to replace an airbag sensor.The automaker intends to conduct a safety ... Read more...

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Jagjit Singh raises elephant deaths with Mamata


April 20th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Ghazal singer Jagjit Singh Wednesday appealed to Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee to look seriously into the killings of elephants by speeding trains."When I learnt from ... Read more...

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Walking robot HECTOR developed to study animal movements


April 20th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A six-legged robot HECTOR (Hexapod Cognitive autonomously Operating Robot), designed by researchers at the University of Bielefeld's Center of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology, has been built to study ... Read more...

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Scientists find strong evidence for presence of liquid water in comet


April 6th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): University of Arizona scientists have found convincing evidence for the presence of liquid water in a comet.The finding has shattered the current paradigm that comets never get ... Read more...

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New exotic particle pops up during LHC experiments


March 29th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): The question of why the universe started out with more matter than antimatter has haunted physicists for years.Now, a new study using data from experiments performed at ... Read more...

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Here’s why birds collide with man-made objects


March 17th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Wonder why many species of bird are prone to colliding with large man-made objects? A new study outlines a new approach to understand how birds see the world ... Read more...

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Ponting appears to be aging suddenly


March 17th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar. 17 (ANI): Sydney Morning Herald columnist Robert Craddock believes that Australian captain Ricky Ponting's tantrum throwing incident in a World Cup match against Canada on Wednesday, suggests that he is ... Read more...

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Could Large Hadron Collider be world’s first time machine?


March 16th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Large Hadron Collider - the world's largest atom smasher that started regular operation 2010 - could be the first machine capable of causing matter to travel backwards ... Read more...

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Lasers could zap space junk


March 16th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Scientists at NASA have proposed using a low-powered, ground-based laser to avoid collisions among space debris, and possibly even reduce the amount of debris in orbit.Debris orbiting Earth ... Read more...

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New study finds how Kleopatra got its moons


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A team of French and American astronomers has found how the asteroid Kleopatra gave birth to two moons probably spawned by the asteroid sometime in the past 100 ... Read more...

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New ‘torso-rocking walker’ has most energy-efficient gait yet discovered


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): A team of engineers from the Cornell University in Ithaca and the Rochester Institute of Technology has developed a torso-rocking walker, which has the most energy-efficient gait of ... Read more...

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UK truckers caught drinking lager, texting on phones while driving


January 15th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Some truckers driving on Britain's busiest motorways have been caught drinking lager, texting simultaneously with a mobile phone in either hand, and watching DVDs from a laptop on ... Read more...

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100-vehicle pile-up in China leaves seven dead (Lead)


December 27th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) More than 100 vehicles rammed into the back of each other in a foggy Monday morning on an expressway in China, killing seven people and injuring 15.Over 100 ... Read more...

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Earth may have had water ‘from the day it was born’


November 6th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): A new study claims that Earth may have had water on its surface right since the day the planet came into being.The study suggests that Earth's life-sustaining liquid ... Read more...

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