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Israeli technology minimizes bird hits in flight


February 8th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 8 (IANS) Bird hits can be particularly nasty for an airplane, forcing it to land or send it crashing to the ground, often with devastating consequences. Now, ... Read more...

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NATO rejects criticism over Libya


December 21st, 2011 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The NATO has defended its mission in Libya, saying it saved lives and was strictly in line with the UN mandate."We took every precaution to ... Read more...

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Pak’s counter-terrorism body ‘impotent’ in battle against militancy


April 9th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 9(ANI): Pakistan's National Counter-Terrorism Authority (NACTA) lacks powers to act against militancy thriving in the country, according to a newspaper report.Although the government has rejected a recent White House report ... Read more...

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Obama: U.S. mission in Libya is succeeding, saved ‘countless’ lives


March 26th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama on Saturday said the U.S. mission in Libya is succeeding and already saved 'countless' of lives, but said the country cannot intervene every time ... Read more...

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ADB offers support for quake-hit Japan victims


March 14th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Manila (Philippines), Mar. 14 (ANI): Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Haruhiko Kuroda has expressed his condolences and offered support to the people and Government of Japan, following a powerful earthquake-cum-tsunami in the ... Read more...

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Healthcare firms eye choppers as air ambulances


January 6th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) In keeping with global trends, helicopters are now being eyed as air ambulances to provide emergency medical aid and ferry patients to hospitals across India.A ... Read more...

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QUOTES — Reaction to the passing of U.S. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke


December 14th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, the president's special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, died at a hospital in Washington, D.C. on Monday. He was 69.The following is a ... Read more...

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New hope in fight against HIV, TB


May 21st, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Scientists writing in an eminent American medical journal have expressed hope of dramatic changes in the fight against HIV and TB.According to authors of a special new issue ... Read more...

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Poland-based Urdu poet answers ‘Unmasked Questions’ (IANS Book Review)


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:15 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Book: "Unmasked Questions"; Author: Surender Bhutani; Publisher: Wydawca Indo-Polish Chamber of Commerce and Industry.Warsaw-based Urdu poet Surender Bhutani's new anthology of English poetry addresses posers on religion, love, freedom, the ... Read more...

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Annie Lennox wears ‘HIV Positive’ T-shirt to raise awareness


November 30th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cape Town, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The British musician Annie Lennox is very passionate about her cause and she is leaving no stone unturned in popularizing it. Recently at an awards ... Read more...

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World’s largest malaria vaccine trial begins in 7 African countries


November 4th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): The world's largest trial of one of the leading malaria vaccine candidates, called RTS,S, is now underway in seven African countries: Burkina Faso, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique ... Read more...

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NASA approach to tracking deadliest cyclones before they strike


April 14th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) A new NASA modelling approach could track the deadliest cyclones before they strike and save countless lives, besides predicting weather more accurately. About 15 percent of the world's ... Read more...

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Proud Queen praises son Charles charity efforts


November 13th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 13 (ANI): The Queen has commended son Charles for his public service following the setting up of his Princes Trust charity, adding that both she and Prince Philip were ... Read more...

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US House approves $50 bn AIDS package


July 25th, 2008 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, July 25 (DPA) The US House of Representatives have approved a nearly $50 billion aid package to halt the spread of HIV/AIDS in the developing world over the next five years. ... Read more...

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South African Indian filmmaker’s special present for Mandela


July 18th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, July 18 (IANS) As million of tributes continue to pour in from all over the world for his 90th birthday Friday, there is another special treat in store for ... Read more...

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UK Health Secretary calls for stopping antibiotics use for colds


January 9th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
London, January 9 (ANI): British Secretary of State for Health Alan Johnson has said that doctors should stop prescribing antibiotics for coughs, colds and sore throats because their overuse is increasing the ... Read more...

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Violence in Swat due to ‘growing influence of Talibanisation’: PPP


November 14th, 2007 - 2:55 am ICT by admin
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