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China to deploy drones for marine surveillance

August 29th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) are to be deployed along China's coastline to undertake remote-sensing marine surveillance, an official said Wednesday.The project also includes the construction of ... Read more...

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Hundreds of fossils found outside Argentina’s capital

April 20th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, April 20 (IANS/EFE) Paleontologists found about 300 well-preserved fossils of pre-historic animals at two quarries outside Buenos Aires, Argentine officials said.The fossils were found by specialists from the ... Read more...

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Wipro forecasts $1.4 billion IT revenue in Q4 (Lead)

January 21st, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 21 (IANS) Software major Wipro Ltd Friday said revenue from its global IT business for the Jan-March fourth quarter of this fiscal would be $1.4 billion, projecting a sequential growth ... Read more...

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Ames, Iowa Flooding Claims Its First Victim

August 12th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 16-year-old girl of Des Moines, Iowa became the first victim of the raging flood that took a worse shape in the state on Wednesday after ... Read more...

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Facebook helps mom, son reunite after 4yrs!

June 19th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19(ANI): If you think that sites like Facebook are only for fun, you need to have second thoughts- a Texas mother who had not seen her son for more ... Read more...

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Genetic markers could help detect early prostate cancer onset

June 8th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have found a series of genetic mutations that could help detect early onset of prostate cancer.The study was presented ... Read more...

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Malaysian syndicate ‘delivers’ prostitutes to customers

April 30th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, April 30 (ANI): It has emerged that a syndicate in Malaysia has been delivering prostitutes to its customers the way fast-food outlets delivered food.According to Kosmo!, the service came to ... Read more...

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Small plane crashes into a 7 storeyed Austin Building

February 19th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Austin, Feb 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A small private plane crashed into a seven storeyed corporate office building in Austin, which is located on a major highway. After the crash, black ... Read more...

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Meningitis returns to Tripura, Meghalaya also affected

December 11th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Shillong, Dec 11 (IANS) The deadly meningococcal meningitis viral disease, which killed more than 60 people earlier this year in Tripura, has returned to the northeastern state and led to more deaths, ... Read more...

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Swine flu infection cases rise to five in Nepal

July 2nd, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 2 (IANS) Three days after Nepal reported its first cases of swine flu, health officials Thursday said the Influenza A (H1N1) virus has also been detected in two more. While four ... Read more...

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Keen fight for Malaysian Indian Congress posts

April 30th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 30 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress is gripped by election fever, with different factions of the party holding their meetings to finalise their strategy over the next fortnight.Although ... Read more...

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Obama’s G-20 sojourn, a bag of mixed results

April 3rd, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.3 (ANI): American and British dailies have described President Barack Obama's first trip abroad as Head of State as a bag of mixed results, but all in all, not bad ... Read more...

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Bickering in Malaysian Indian Congress draws mixed response

January 26th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 26 (IANS) The expulsion of a senior Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) leader last week has drawn mixed reactions from the party insiders, some of whom say it was "hasty ... Read more...

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Needle-less hepatitis B nano vaccine shows promise for third world

August 13th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): University of Michigan scientists say that a new hepatitis B has proved non-toxic, and able to produce strong immune responses in animal studies. They believe that it may ... Read more...

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Beijing to take drug cheats head on

August 1st, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Lou Chen Beijing, Aug 1 (Xinhua) Chinese anti-doping officials have pledged to enforce a transparent and open doping control system to combat doping cheats and host clean Olympic Games. "We will catch ... Read more...

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Restaurants asked to keep dog meat off menu during Olympics

July 15th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Pranay Sharma Beijing, July 15 (IANS) Exotic items like dog meat may be missing from the food menu in China during the Olympics scheduled to begin Aug 8. Authorities here have asked ... Read more...

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Counsel claims bugging devices still in Dr Khans house

July 15th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , July 15 (ANI): Pakistan nuclear scientist Dr AQ Khans counsel has claimed that bugging devises were still being installed in his clients house, and demanded that he should be ... Read more...

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Now, bike your way through the Beijing Olympics

July 10th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Beijing, July 10, (ANI): Concerns over pollution and traffic congestion has prompted the Chinese Government to encourage people to bike their way through the mega event, which commences ... Read more...

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MIC chief demands Indian representatives for each constituency

May 12th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 12 (ANI): Kangsar Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) division Chief M. Bhupalan said that the Malaysian Government should appoint an Indian representative in each parliamentary constituency to identify and ... Read more...

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Potatoes, pasta, rice may be relatively safe compared to table sugar

December 13th, 2007 - 1:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): If you think that going for a no-carb diet can keep you fit, then you need to think again, for a new study has found that table sugar ... Read more...

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