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Girl injured in Kashmir landmine blast


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 2 (IANS) A girl was injured Friday when an explosive device went off while she was collecting firewood in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said."A girl named Masrat ... Read more...

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Beware of fatal fall in Himachal rivers


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/Manali, June 2 (IANS) Next time you feel adventurous while staring at a waterfall and plan to jump into the rippling river, think again. A slew of accidents has led ... Read more...

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Fog harvesting draws inspiration from Namib beetle


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) In the arid Namib desert on the west coast of Africa, the Namib beetle survives by collecting water droplets on its bumpy back, then lets the ... Read more...

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Now shower power used to run radio


March 26th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): An inventor has managed to harness the force of a shower to power a micro-turbine, which drives a generator to create electricity to run a radio.Vivian Blick's H2O ... Read more...

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Four engineering students booked for friend’s death


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Four B. Tech students of a private engineering college in Ghaziabad were booked for causing death of a fellow student by negligence in Masuri area, police said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Water flowing through ice sheets speeds up warming


November 4th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): A new study has suggested that water flowing through ice sheets via crevasses, fractures and large drains called moulins can carry warmth into ice sheet interiors, greatly accelerating ... Read more...

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Frozen piles of CO2 on Mars may trigger avalanches


October 30th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have revealed that mysterious gullies are forming on Mars as a result of frozen carbon dioxide that's piling up on Martian dunes.The ... Read more...

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Rescue work on as floods threaten Punjab, Haryana


August 26th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 26 (IANS) Work was continuing on war-footing in Haryana and Punjab Thursday to plug fresh breaches in the Satluj and Yamuna rivers and people were evacuated to safer locations from ... Read more...

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Four missing after boat capsizes in northeast China


August 20th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by BNO News
HARBIN, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Four people remain missing after a passenger boat capsized in northeast China on early Friday morning, state-run media reported.The incident happened around 7.40 a.m. local time on ... Read more...

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Flood alert in Panchkula, Ambala districts


July 17th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), July 17 (IANS) Authorities of Haryana's Panchkula and Ambala districts Saturday issued a flood alert following a rise in the water level of Ghaggar river. At least three children, who were ... Read more...

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River embankment breach causes floods in Bihar district


July 12th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Motihari (Bihar), July 12 (ANI): Monsoon rains have caused a breach of embankments of a river in Bihar's Motihari District.Chaos prevailed in Turkaulia region of the district as the embankment of the ... Read more...

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Rejuvenating ayurvedic massage, the Kairali way (IANS Spa review- With Image)


May 24th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina Palakkad (Kerala) May 24 (IANS) A massage on a wooden plank in natural light with no air-conditioners or music systems around might not be your idea of a relaxing massage, ... Read more...

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Heal yourself in nature’s lap at Kairali (IANS Travel, With Images)


May 20th, 2010 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina Palakkad (Kerala), May 20 (IANS) Read a book, sip herbal tea, ponder upon life and soak in a relaxing ayurvedic massage. Kairali health resort, set amid 55 acres of lush ... Read more...

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Godh Bharaai: One hour special


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Come Monday, Sony is all set to air a one hour special episode of Sphere Origin's Godh Bharaai. This show, which is about a protagonist who ... Read more...

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Haryana to assist Saraswati river research


November 21st, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 21 (IANS) The Haryana government Saturday reiterated its commitment for research on the mythological Saraswati river. Haryana's Irrigation Minister Ajay Singh Yadav assured all assistance to Saraswati River Research Institute in ... Read more...

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Jerusalem’s geology molded it into one of world’s most religiously important cities


October 20th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 20 (ANI): A new study has determined that Jerusalem's geology has been crucial in molding it into one of the most religiously important cities on the planet.It started in the ... Read more...

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Assam affect wild life, agriculture and infrastructure devastated by floods


September 15th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Vaschipem KamodangGuwahati, Sep 14(ANI): Monsoon related floods in some parts of Assam have severely affected villages, destroyed crops and are also posing a threat to wild animals especially on Majuli Island ... Read more...

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Scientists identify lake shorelines on Mars


August 9th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 9(ANI): A team of scientists, using images from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on board NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, have reported direct evidence of lake shorelines in ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover surprising new pathway for North Atlantic circulation


May 14th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): A new study has shown that much of the southward flow of cold water from the Labrador Sea moves not along the deep western boundary current, but along ... Read more...

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Two drunken mates fined for nude bike ride!


March 1st, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Cairns, Mar 1 (ANI): Two drinking buddies have been fined 200 dollars and slammed as a pair of fools after a nude bike ride through floodwaters.Matthew Kean Fenn and Damien Mark ... Read more...

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Red Sea to save Dead Sea from drying up


December 26th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): Under a groundbreaking plan, the Dead Sea could be saved from drying up by flooding millions of gallons of seawater in from the Red Sea more than ... Read more...

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Mystery deepens over Antarctic mountain range buried under miles of ice


November 9th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
img src="/newsportal/images/National Geographic-83180.jpg" alt="National Geographic" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="2" width="180" height="180" align="right"Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A new study has said that the existence of a massive Antarctic mountain range buried under miles ... Read more...

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Water may have existed on some parts of Mars longer than previously believed


September 17th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 17 (ANI): A new research has suggested that surface water may have existed in some parts of the Martian landscape a billion years longer than previous studies have shown. Catherine ... Read more...

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New solar collector could turn roads into inexpensive sources of electricity


August 13th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): A research team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in the US are developing a solar collector that could turn roads and parking lots into inexpensive sources of ... Read more...

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Reality show ‘Sa Re Ga Ma..’ uses Feng Shui for luck


July 12th, 2008 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Glass, bamboo, flowing water and blue lighting - the sets of the latest season of Zee TV'S popular talent hunt show "Hero Honda Sa Re Ga Ma ... Read more...

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Finolex to introduce lead-free pipes


June 12th, 2008 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai June 12 (IANS) Pipes manufacturing major Finolex Industries Ltd (FIL) is set to launch lead-free plumbing systems in India. Announcing this here Thursday, FIL president V.V. Khandekar said in the first ... Read more...

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Sand artist Sudarsan wins prize in Moscow


May 31st, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, May 31 (IANS) A sand sculpture of Lord Ganesh expressing his concern over global warming, created by Orissa artist Sudarsan Patnaik, has won the people's choice prize at an international sand ... Read more...

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Glaciers reveal that Martian climate might change again in future


April 24th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Researchers at Brown University, US, have found compelling evidence of thick, recurring glaciers on Mars, a discovery that suggests that the Red Planets climate was much more ... Read more...

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