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US hit by worst drought since 1950s (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US has been hit by the worst drought since 1950s, with almost two thirds of the country toiling it out, a report said.The National Oceanic ... Read more...

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US hit by worst drought since 1950s (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US has been hit by the worst drought since 1950s, with almost two thirds of the country toiling it out, a report said.The National Oceanic ... Read more...

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US faces worst drought in over 50 years


July 20th, 2012 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US has been hit by the worst drought since 1950s, with almost two thirds of the country toiling it out, a report said.It said, as ... Read more...

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Millions of Americans battle blistering heat without power


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) Washington was Monday slowly limping back to normal even as hundreds of thousands of residents across central and eastern United States continued to battle power failures ... Read more...

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Mysterious disease toll is 36 in Bihar


June 7th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 7 (IANS) The deaths of five more children because of a mysterious disease in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts has taken the death toll to 36 in 11 ... Read more...

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Mysterious disease toll is 31 in Bihar


June 6th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 6 (IANS) The deaths of eight more children because of a mysterious disease in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts has taken the death toll to 31 in 10 ... Read more...

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5 killed in Uttar Pradesh cracker blasts


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) Five people, including three women and two children, were killed Monday in explosions of stockpiled crackers at two places in Uttar Pradesh, police said.Two women and ... Read more...

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Chicago Marathon 2010 Makes Management Slightly Jittery


October 10th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Chicago residents are about to witness the 33rd Bank of AmericaChicago Marathon today. It has been reported that almost 45,000 runners are participating in the Marathon who have come ... Read more...

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American East Coast roasts for second day


July 8th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 8 (IANS) America roasted for another day as temperatures approached or surpassed the 100-degree Fahrenheit (37.77 degrees Celsius) mark for a second consecutive day in many East Coast ... Read more...

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Sony Laptops Recalled Owing To Overheating Issue


July 1st, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sony, the Japan based electronics giant is in the news one again but this time it is for recall of its well known and popular Vaio ... Read more...

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‘The Couples’ Complete Guide to Getting Pregnant’


July 1st, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new book has shed light on some pregnancy myths and offers tips to couples who want to get pregnant.'A Baby at Last!: The Couples' Complete Guide to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rain showers delight residents in Bikaner region


June 7th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by ANI
Bikaner/Jodhpur, June 7 (ANI): Rain showers have brought much-needed relief for local residents in Bikaner region of Rajasthan on Monday.These showers have ushered much awaited relief to the people from the ... Read more...

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Five women killed in Haryana religious meet stampede (Lead)


April 30th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sirsa (Haryana), April 30 (IANS) At least five women devotees were killed in a stampede early Friday during a religious gathering at the Dera Sacha Sauda sect headquarters near this Haryana town, ... Read more...

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The secret of keeping flowers fresh


April 23rd, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Roses, carnations, orchids, oriental lilies...If you love to decorate your home with flowers even in summer, go ahead. A little sugar here, some distilled water there should ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kerala to distribute CFL bulbs to 75 lakh households


March 13th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 13 (IANS) In what is being billed as the single biggest programme to save electricity, the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) will from Monday distribute two 14 watts compact fluorescent ... Read more...

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New technology can ‘cool’ laptops


October 30th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): Heating up of your laptop will soon be a thing of the past, for researchers have developed a new technology that could help keep it cool.Jairo Sinova, physics ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Intense heat wave leaves Jaipur panting


September 28th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Sep 28 (ANI): Even as winter is around the corner, Jaipur continues to reel from an intense heat wave.The mercury is hovering between 40-45 degree Celsius in the month of September, ... Read more...

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Aloe vera’s healing power extends to teeth, gums


July 18th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) The aloe vera plant's ability to heal burns and cuts and soothe pain has been documented as far back as the 10th century. Now, it has also gained ... Read more...

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Aloe vera ‘fights cavities’


July 18th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Apart from being magically beneficial for sunburns, minor cuts, skin irritation, and many other ailments, aloe vera's healing power extends to teeth and gums, says a new study.Recently, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

At least 100 human skulls, bones and skeletons found in Aligarh


May 24th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Aligarh, May 24 (ANI): Panic prevailed at the Aligarh railway colony when at least 100 human skulls, several bones and two skeletons were recovered from a pond near the mortuary."Children while playing ... Read more...

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Two dozen human skulls, bones, found in Uttar Pradesh


May 23rd, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 23 (IANS) Panic prevailed in the Civil Lines locality of Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh town Saturday when over two dozen human skulls and bones were found in a pond, police said. The ... Read more...

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Changing climate will lead to more extreme weather conditions in the future


June 21st, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21 (ANI): A new scientific assessment has determined that changing climate will lead to more extreme weather conditions in the future.According to a report in ENN (Environmental News ... Read more...

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India seeks Israeli technology to boost litchi output


June 12th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, June 12 (IANS) India is eyeing Israeli technology to increase the life span of the litchi fruit after searing heat destroyed much of the crops in Bihar, which accounts ... Read more...

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Boiler blast injures 12 in Assam


February 8th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by admin
Dibrugarh, Feb.8 (ANI): At least 12 workers of an aluminium manufacturing factory were seriously injured in a boiler blast in upper Assam on Friday. Police said excessive heat in the oiler inside ... Read more...

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