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Must hold Siachen positions: Indian Army (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amidst Pakistan pushing for the demilitarisation of Siachen, Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh said Wednesday that India had "lost lot of lives" and "shed ... Read more...

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Must hold Siachen positions: Indian Army


September 19th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amidst Pakistan pushing for the demilitarisation of Siachen, Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh said Wednesday that India had "lost lot of lives" and "shed ... Read more...

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Scottish wildcats may become extinct, only 35 left


September 13th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Scottish wildcats may be the next species to be wiped out from the earth, as conservationists say the numbers of pure-bred cats may have fallen to ... Read more...

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Aussie Scientists Challenge ‘Big Bang’ Theory


August 21st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists from Australia have challenged the long lasting “Big Bang” theory. According to the “big bang” theory all the matters in the universe were sparsely populated before ... Read more...

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Russian cosmonauts go on spacewalk


August 21st, 2012 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti)Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Yury Malenchenko started Monday a six-hour spacewalk to carry out a number of maintenance tasks on the International Space Station ... Read more...

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Chinese firm to send Spanish rover to moon in 2014


August 18th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) A Chinese company will send a Spanish rover to the moon in June 2014, after competing in the Google Lunar X Prize contest, Xinhua reported.According to ... Read more...

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China’s moon rover to run on nuclear power


August 13th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) China's first moon rover will run on a nuclear-powered battery, a scientist said.The rover lands on moon next year on board Chang'e-3, China's third lunar probe, ... Read more...

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London mayor doesn’t want to be PM


August 9th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) London Mayor Boris Johnson has said that at the moment he does not want to challenge David Cameron for the post of prime minister.Johnson said ... Read more...

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Russian spacecraft returns to earth


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 2 (IANS) A Russian spacecraft with three crewmembers on board returned to earth Sunday.The Soyuz spacecraft landed safely in Kazakhstan, Russia's mission control centre said.The crew included Russian ... Read more...

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Knightley’s comic act


June 25th, 2012 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) British actress Keira Knightley will soon be seen tickling audience's funny bones with her comic act in "Seeking A Friend for the End of ... Read more...

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British company to offer 500,000 miles journey around the Moon


June 20th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
An Isle of Man-based Company is planning to offer seats to those willing to complete a journey around the Moon. The first of these journeys could take place ... Read more...

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Police asked to book Gurgaon real estate company


June 8th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 8 (IANS) The Gurgaon district administration has asked the police to register a case against a real estate company here for selling plots of land without a valid ... Read more...

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Transit of Venus marred in Kerala


June 6th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) The rare celestial phenomenon of Venus transiting the sun turned out to be a no-show in Kerala as the monsoon rains took centrestage, leaving hundreds of ... Read more...

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World 10K run raises Rs.1.63 crore for charity


May 21st, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) The TCS World 10K Bangalore to be run here this weekend, has raised Rs.1.63 crore for 84 NGOs, according to Murray Culshaw, chairman, Bangalore Cares, the ... Read more...

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‘India’s growth at the cost of environment’


May 20th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The making of global India is at the cost of the environment, authors Ashish Kothari and Aseem Shrivastava say in their new work "Churning The ... Read more...

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Six buried alive in Uttar Pradesh


May 17th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) Six people, including three women and two children, involved in digging were Thursday buried alive under a mound of earth in Uttar Pradesh, police said.Four other ... Read more...

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Four labourers buried under mound of earth in Haryana


May 17th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 17 (IANS) Four labourers were killed and another one was seriously injured while they were working on a project under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme ... Read more...

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Children brought happiness in Depp’s life


May 9th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 9 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp, who raises two kids with his partner, singer-actress Vanessa Paradis, says becoming a father finally made him happy."There is nothing on ... Read more...

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Acting gives life lessons to Will Smith


May 9th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 9 (IANS) Will Smith says being an actor has taught him valuable life lessons, especially a diplomatic manner to talk to everyone.The star believes he has ... Read more...

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Moon comes closest to Earth (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) As the clock struck 9.05 p.m., space enthusiasts were out to catch the glimpse of the year's biggest and brightest moon, as the celestial body ... Read more...

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Moon to come closest to earth Sunday night


May 6th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Star gazers in the capital are in for a celestial treat Sunday night as it will be the only night in 2012 when the moon ... Read more...

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Moon to be brightest Sunday


May 5th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Watch out for the moon's most prominent and spectacular appearance of the year Sunday -- it will shine at its brightest and look the biggest.This ... Read more...

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Moon to be biggest, brightest May 6


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Get ready for the moon's most prominent and spectacular appearance of the year May 6, as it will shine at its brightest and look the ... Read more...

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Wind farms cause climate change: Study


April 30th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Wind farms can cause climate change, according to a study, that shows how the technology is already pushing up temperatures, The Telegraph reported Monday.Usually at night ... Read more...

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Beyonce named most beautiful woman


April 26th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 26 (IANS) Singer Beyonce has been named the most beautiful woman in the world by People magazine.The pop star is glowing after giving birth to her ... Read more...

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Pippa faces arrest in France


April 16th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Pippa Middleton, the sister-in-law of Prince William and one of the most photographed women on earth, has been questioned by French police after one of ... Read more...

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Kelly Osbourne’s grey hair inspired by ‘The Golden Girls’


April 13th, 2012 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 13 (IANS) Singer Kelly Osbourne says she was such a fan of the 1980s sitcom "The Golden Girls", which followed the lives of four ageing women, that ... Read more...

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Tsunami less likely, says expert


April 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) The nature of the massive earthquake that struck off Indonesia Wednesday makes it "less likely to produce a destructive tsunami", an expert said.Bruce Presgrave of the ... Read more...

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Russian military satellite falls in Pacific


April 8th, 2012 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fragments of a defunct Russian military communication satellite fell into the Pacific Ocean Saturday night."According to preliminary data, fragments of the Molniya satellite that did ... Read more...

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Russian military satellite to fall Saturday


April 6th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A defunct Russian military communication satellite is expected to fall Saturday morning in the Pacific Ocean, Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Alexei Zolotukhin said."Fragments of the ... Read more...

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Asteroid hurtles past Earth


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Earth had a near miss from an 150-foot asteroid that was detected only two weeks ago, it was revealed Monday.The space rock, 2012 EG5, flew past ... Read more...

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B-town celebs urge people to support Earth Hour


March 31st, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities, who always support noble causes, have once again come together for the Earth Hour and urge everyone to switch the lights off Saturday ... Read more...

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Drake wants to be music icon


March 31st, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 31 (IANS) Rapper Drake has revealed he wants to be respected as an icon by the present generation and be remembered through his songs in years to ... Read more...

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Delhi’s stargazers to watch skies during Earth hour Saturday


March 30th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Stargazers in the capital will Saturday get a chance to observe celestial bodies in a sky free from light pollution as the city will turn ... Read more...

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Indonesian kid smokes cigarettes since age four


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) An Indonesian boy has been smoking since he was four years old and gets through a pack of 20 cigarettes in just one day.Although his case ... Read more...

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