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Russia prepared for second global crisis: Putin


September 7th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is better prepared for a second global financial crisis, President Vladimir Putin has said."I believe we are even better prepared because we've already experienced ... Read more...

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KMSS to launch stir over non-repair of embankments


July 20th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 20 (IANS) Assam's powerful pressure group Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) has vowed to launch a mass movement from Aug 1 against the state government's failure to protect ... Read more...

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Assam floods: Central team starts to assess damage


July 10th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 10 (IANS) A central team arrived in Assam Tuesday to assess the damage caused by the floods in the state's 27 districts.The first wave of floods and ... Read more...

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Assam flood situation improves, but toll rises


July 6th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 6 (IANS) The toll in floods and landslides in Assam has risen to 117 but the overall situation across the state has improved, officials said Friday.The Brahmaputra river ... Read more...

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Eight Assam districts affected by floods


June 18th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 18 (IANS) The overall flood situation in Assam has worsened since Sunday with flood waters now affecting eight districts, officials said. No casualties, however, have been reported ... Read more...

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Floods affect over 30,000 in Assam


June 12th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 12 (IANS) The first wave of floods that hit Assam about a week ago continues to wreak havoc, affecting over 30,000 people in seven districts of the state ... Read more...

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Putin, Medvedev approval ratings rise amid protests


June 9th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian president and prime minister's approval ratings have been steadily climbing since December 2011 when the first wave of opposition rallies swept ... Read more...

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Floods hit Assam, over 15,000 affected


June 5th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 5 (IANS) Over 15,000 people across Assam were affected by floods triggered by incessant rains in the last two days, and officials Tuesday said water levels of major ... Read more...

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Floods in eastern India kill at least 59, millions affected


September 27th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by BNO News
BHUBANESWAR (BNO NEWS) -- At least 59 people have been killed as severe flooding continues in eastern India, where over two million people are estimated to have been affected by the flood ... Read more...

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Brain molecule found to protect against epileptic seizures


March 7th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): A new Brown University study has found that molecule putrescine present in the brain an epileptic seizure actually protect against them hours later.The scientists have found that putrescine ... Read more...

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The Inside Story Of The Philadelphia Marathon


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Runners from all over participated in the Philadelphia Marathon 2010 on Sunday morning. As many as 20,000 runners and twice as many spectators became a part ... Read more...

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More athletes, officials arrive for Commonwealth Games


September 26th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Around 1,100 foreign athletes, officials and media personnel arrived in the Indian capital Sunday for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. The biggest delegations that arrived were from ... Read more...

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Security tightened in Delhi as athletes start coming for Commonwealth Games


September 25th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 25 (ANI): Authorities deployed thousands of paramilitary personnel and commandos to beef up security around the Commonwealth Games venues as athletes from various countries start coming in for the ... Read more...

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British diver Peter Waterfield pulls out of Delhi CWG citing ‘family fears’


September 25th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25(ANI): British diver Peter Waterfield has become the latest athlete to pull out of the Delhi Commonwealth Games over health and security fears.Waterfield, who won Commonwealth gold in 2002 ... Read more...

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First Wave of Obama Health Care Changes Start Thursday


September 22nd, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Thursday, the first significant changes in the new health care law of the United States of America will begin to take effect. This wave of ... Read more...

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Pak deluge to have lasting effect on battered country


August 17th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.17 (ANI): The devastating deluge in Pakistan has not only inundated acres of land and left millions homeless, but it has also added to the complexities facing the troubled country.With ... Read more...

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50pc of swine flu deaths were in previously healthy people: UK study


July 15th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A new research at the University of Liverpool has shown that over half of UK swine flu hospital admissions and inpatient deaths occurred in people with no underlying ... Read more...

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Ants use Velcro-like claws to trap prey 5,700 times their own weight


July 4th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): Azteca andreae, a South American ant, uses hook-like claws, similar to those seen in Velcro, to hunt prey thousands of times its own weight.In the jungles of French ... Read more...

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England WAGs invade Cape Town ahead of Algeria WC clash


June 18th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, June 18(ANI): The first wave of England's World Cup wives and girlfriends (WAGs) invasion has hit Cape Town, with Emile Heskey's fiancée, Chantelle Tagoe, leading a gang ahead of Friday's ... Read more...

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Two drown, 150,000 people hit in Assam floods


April 24th, 2010 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) At least two people drowned overnight as flash floods triggered by heavy rains inundated more areas in Assam, displacing over 150,000 people. A thunderstorm also swept parts ... Read more...

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Support for Taliban was at an ‘all-time high’ in Kandahar in Spring 2009


April 7th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kandahar (Afghanistan), Apr.7 (ANI): Public support for the Taliban was at an "all-time high" in Kandahar province last spring, just as the United States was preparing to pour in the first ... Read more...

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First wave of floods hit Assam


March 25th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 25 (IANS) Heavy rains have triggered flash floods in Assam Thursday, breaching a mud embankment and affecting at least 10 villages in the eastern district of Lakhimpur, officials said. A ... Read more...

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Darwin’s genetic history suggests he came from a long line of adventurers


February 5th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): The genetic history of Charles Darwin, the father of evolutionary theory, has been analyzed to reveal that the scientist comes from a long line of adventurers, his ... Read more...

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U.S. State Department involved in preventing human trafficking in Haiti


January 29th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. State Department on Thursday said it’s actively involved in investigating and addressing the potential for trafficking in persons, particularly children, in post-earthquake Haiti.The disaster in ... Read more...

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Artificial muscle may offer ray of hope to patients with facial paralysis


January 19th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, surgeons from UC Davis Medical Centre have used artificial muscles to restore the ability of patients with facial paralysis to blink.The new study is ... Read more...

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Botham revisits site of Tsunami devastation in Sri Lanka


December 26th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 26 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Sir Ian Botham recently revisited Seenigama, near Galle in Sri Lanka, which faced the brunt of the December 26, 2004 Asian Tsunami that claimed ... Read more...

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Detained Sri Lankans may be Tamil Tigers fleeing to Canada: Expert


November 12th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver, Nov 12(ANI): The 76 Sri Lankans, detained on a migrant ship off the West Coast last month, may be the first wave of defeated LTTE fleeing to Canada, a terrorism expert ... Read more...

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Over 100 feared dead in tsunami-hit Samoa


September 30th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 30 (ANI): The tsunami death toll triggered by an 8.3 magnitude earthquake, which rocked Samoa and other Pacific islands, could reach 100, according to Red Cross and media reports.Locals ... Read more...

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New swine flu jabs may trigger deadly brain disorder


August 17th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 17 (ANI): The British Government has written to senior neurologists to warn them that the new swine flu vaccine may trigger a deadly brain disorder called Guillain-Barre syndrome.Medical experts ... Read more...

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US gearing up for second wave of swine flu


August 13th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) One of the worst hit nations, the US is gearing up for a second wave of the swine flu virus fearing a new attack that ... Read more...

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Evacuations ordered for Australia’s Lord Howe Island


July 15th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by admin
LORD HOWE ISLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Emergency services have ordered evacuations for parts of Australia's Lord Howe Island following a series of major earthquakes off New Zealand on Wednesday, officials said.An undersea ... Read more...

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Warm weather may not halt swine flu


May 10th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 10 (ANI): New data from Mexico and case numbers so far suggest that if the spread of H1N1 "swine flu" continues elsewhere as it has in the Americas, the virus ... Read more...

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New study warns over pandemic flu vaccine 6-month time lag


April 28th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): It will take at least six months to come up with an effective vaccine in the event of a pandemic flu outbreak, scientists have warned.Dr Iain Stephenson, Consultant ... Read more...

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Pandemic flu vaccine may take 6 more months, say scientists


April 28th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): It will take at least six months to come up with an effective vaccine in the event of a pandemic flu outbreak, scientists have warned.Dr Iain Stephenson, Consultant ... Read more...

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Obama unveils $1.75 trillion deficit budget plan


February 26th, 2009 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Thursday unveiled a budget blueprint for 2010 projecting a stunning deficit of $1.75 trillion for the current fiscal year that began last October with ... Read more...

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