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Limbless man swims between US and Russian Isles


August 20th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bering Strait, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A limbless man has challenged many when he swam from America to Asia within less than two hours. Quadruple Amputte Philippe Croizon is the alleged ... Read more...

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Rains to lash Pakistan from Tuesday


June 24th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) Scattered rains are expected in Pakistan from Tuesday to Thursday, according to the meteorological department."Southwest monsoonal currents are likely to penetrate southern and eastern parts of ... Read more...

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Pope denounces gay marriage


March 10th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) Pope Benedict XVI has denounced gay weddings, terming them as "powerful political and cultural currents seeking to alter the legal definition of marriage".The pope urged US ... Read more...

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Kazhak boy pulled into sea by strong waves


September 10th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 9 (IANS) A five-year-old Kazhak boy was pulled into the sea by powerful waves off a Goa beach and rescuers have failed to trace him, police said Friday.According ... Read more...

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Nation must accept Netaji’s death: Biographer (Interview)


July 24th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Contrary to doubts raised about his death, historical evidence indicates that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose died in an air crash Aug 18, 1945, and the ... Read more...

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Monsoon enters Uttar Pradesh, to remain normal


June 18th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) With the monsoon arriving, widespread light to moderate rains are expected in parts of Uttar Pradesh Saturday, met officials said.The monsoon that arrived in the state ... Read more...

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Monsoon likely in Uttar Pradesh June 18


June 16th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) Monsoon is likely to reach Uttar Pradesh by this weekend as its currents are advancing rapidly after maintaining a tardy pace over the Bay of Bengal ... Read more...

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Released Pakistani man brings good news from India


April 13th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 13 (IANS) Steadfast devotion, uncanny coincidence and real-life adventure... packing all the elements in is the story of Pakistani fisherman Abdul Rasheed Gugo, swept away into Indian waters ... Read more...

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Racism in Australia gets similar to United States’ Deep South: Johnny Lee Clary


March 15th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington. Mar.15 (ANI): A former Ku Klux Klan leader has said that racism in Australia has reached a similar intensity to what he saw in the United States' Deep South.Johnny Lee Clary, ... Read more...

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Underwater robots to get smaller, cheaper and ‘independent’


November 24th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Scientists are developing robots that would be able to explore the deep seas independently, without help from humans.Thomas Rauschenbach, of the Fraunhofer Institute for Optronics, System Technologies and ... Read more...

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Soon: Electric cars that get charged without electricity!


November 11th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A Kiwi firm has developed a technology that can charge an electric car with the help of magnetic fields.Though it's not the first time someone has discovered wireless ... Read more...

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All-electric spintronic semiconductor devices created


October 21st, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): A team of physicists has come closer to making electron spin the universal language of computation - they are the first to develop a simple, all-electric method to ... Read more...

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Fresh tar balls sweep across Goa beaches


September 17th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) Fresh tar balls have swept across several beaches in South Goa, an official said Friday. According to an eyewitness, tea bags too floated in at one of ... Read more...

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Five youths drown in Kerala


August 26th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Munnar (Kerala), Aug 26 (IANS) Five youths visiting this picturesque tourist location, drowned Thursday while swimming in the Kundala dam here, police said. The five were among eight youths from near the Technopark ... Read more...

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Spin-based electronics hold promise for next-gen supercomputers


August 25th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): University of Kansas researchers have discovered a new way to recognize currents of spinning electrons within a semiconductor, which could lead the way to development of superior computers ... Read more...

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Perth grandmother becomes oldest woman to swim the English Channel


August 10th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 10 (ANI): A Perth grandmother has become the oldest woman to swim the English Channel, completing the crossing in 17 hours and 31 minutes.Sue Oldham, 64, from Carine in ... Read more...

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Humans survived ice age by sheltering in ‘Garden of Eden’


July 27th, 2010 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) The Garden of Eden, a strip of land off Africa's southern coast, had provided shelter to a handful of humans who survived mass extinction on earth during the ... Read more...

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Last few early humans survived in ‘Eden’ during ice age


July 26th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 26 (ANI): Researchers have found ochre and evidence of shellfish - which has revealed the earliest dated evidence of modern humans at Pinnacle Point.A strip of land on Africa's southern ... Read more...

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Peru shipwreck toll rises to 21


May 30th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, May 30 (IANS/EFE) Peruvian authorities have recovered 21 bodies from a ferry that sank in the Amazon River near the border with Colombia, while the number of confirmed survivors stands at ... Read more...

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Shark inspired paint can cut down aviation costs


May 21st, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) An innovative paint, inspired by shark scales, can reduce fuel consumption in airplanes and ships by minimising resistance in water or air. The scales of fast-swimming sharks have ... Read more...

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NASA Photo: Nat’l Guard Will Stop Oil Slick Threat With Fire


April 29th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In images which can be seen below NASA has released pictures of the oil spill that is seeping it's way to the shorelines of Florida, Louisiana, and other ... Read more...

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Three drown at Mumbai’s Aksa Beach (Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Two teenagers and a 10-year-old drowned while five others were rescued at the Aksa Beach in northwest Mumbai Wednesday, police said, adding that they had ignored warnings by ... Read more...

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Three drown at Mumbai’s Aksa Beach


April 14th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Two teenagers and a 10-year-old drowned while six others were rescued at the Aksa Beach in northwest Mumbai Wednesday, police said. The group of nine youngsters from Jogeshwari were ... Read more...

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Tsunami warning for Hawaii cancelled after Chile quake


February 28th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by BNO News
HONOLULU (BNO NEWS) -- A tsunami warning for Hawaii was canceled after some 13 hours on Saturday, triggered by an 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck the coast of Chile. The small tsunami that ... Read more...

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Bering Strait influenced ice age climate patterns worldwide 100,000 years ago


January 11th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 11 (ANI): A new study has shown that water levels in the Bering Strait helped drive global climate patterns during ice age episodes dating back more than 100,000 years.The international ... Read more...

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Iceberg, 19 km by 8 km, drifting towards Australia


December 9th, 2009 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 9 (DPA) An iceberg twice the size of Sydney Harbour is heading towards Western Australia, news reports said Wednesday. The iceberg, known as B17B and measuring 19 km by 8 km, ... Read more...

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Brit kids banned from paddling in water during school trips!


November 7th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Brit kids have been banned from paddling in water during school trips under new health and safety guidelines.The students have been told they are not to wade into ... Read more...

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The Pacific Gyre From The Eyes Of Chris Jordan


November 4th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov. 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chris Jordan, the artist from Seattle, has come out with mind wrenching pictures from the Pacific Gyre or the Great Pacific garbage patch. The gyre, is ... Read more...

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Orissa directed to monitor oil spill off Paradip port


October 7th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 (IANS) The central government has directed Orissa to form a crisis group to monitor the pollution caused due to oil spilling off a sunken Mongolian ship near Paradip port, ... Read more...

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H1N1 virus unlikely to mutate into ’superbug’


September 2nd, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): The H1N1 virus, responsible for spreading swine flu, is unlikely to mix with other flu strains to form a more virulent 'superbug', say researchers.In the study, researchers from ... Read more...

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Two baby elephants found dead in Kerala stream


August 22nd, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Thattekad (Kerala), Aug 22 (ANI): Residents and forest officials found the bodies of two baby elephants that probably slipped and drowned from a steep upstream due to heavy rainfall near Thattekad Bird ... Read more...

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Seasonal winds might drive current variability in the northern Indian Ocean


August 9th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 9 (ANI): A new research has determined that seasonal winds might drive current variability in the northern Indian Ocean.The research was carried out by J. Vialard and his team from ... Read more...

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Ultra fast destruction of Martian methane spells bad news for life


August 6th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 6 (ANI): New calculations suggest that methane gas on Mars may be destroyed 600 times faster than it is on Earth, and possibly in as little as one hour, which ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh suffers intense heat as monsoon is delayed


June 24th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) Severe heat wave conditions Wednesday prevailed in parts of Uttar Pradesh, where the arrival of the monsoon has been delayed. The monsoon currents are moving slowly towards Uttar Pradesh. ... Read more...

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Tiny rotors may help develop nano-scale generators


May 28th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Scientists are working on infinitesimally small rotors that may one day lead to nano-scale generators.Collaborating with the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, a research team have already ... Read more...

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