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Olympics: Phelps misses out on gold, but claims record


August 1st, 2012 - 3:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) South African Chad le Cos won the gold medal for men's 200-meter butterfly at the Olympics Tuesday, but defending champion American Michael Phelps still made ... Read more...

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England maintain lead in Test rankings, India slip to 5th


July 14th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 14 (IANS) England extended their lead as the top team in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings released Saturday while India slipped one place to be ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily wonders why no tax on agriculture


May 31st, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) For decades Pakistan has "flirted with the idea of imposing taxes on the agricultural sector", but the effort has met with little success, rued a leading ... Read more...

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Australia goes ahead of India in Test rankings


April 29th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 29 (IANS) Australia's 2-0 Test series win in the West Indies put them ahead of India in third position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Championship rankings ... Read more...

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India may slip to fourth spot in ICC Test rankings


March 30th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 30 (IANS) A series win for Australia in the three-match Test series against the West Indies may push India one place down to the fourth spot in the ... Read more...

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Device hushes talkative bores into silence


March 4th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) A Japanese device could be handy in stopping bores who go about inflicting their loud, non-stop chatter on other people who may prefer silence.The prototype, devised ... Read more...

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India drop to third place in ICC Test rankings


January 28th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 28 (IANS) India dropped a place to the third spot in International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings after their humiliating 0-4 whitewash by Australia in the Border Gavaskar ... Read more...

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New liquid-cooled LED as bright as 100W bulb


January 15th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) A new line of liquid-cooled LED bulbs will deliver better and last longer than their incandescent cousins, using just a fraction of the energy required to ... Read more...

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Water in Mars regions may have rudimentary life


December 13th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 13 (IANS) Patches of Mars sub-surface could contain water and sustain a rudimentary form of life, such as martian microbes, reveals a study. "Our models tell us that ... Read more...

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Ready for mid-term polls, will get more allies: Gadkari


December 1st, 2011 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Asserting that it was prepared for mid-term polls in the country, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday exuded confidence of crossing 170 Lok Sabha seats ... Read more...

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Lohan in legal trouble again


October 15th, 2011 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan is reportedly in legal trouble - the bosses at the Downtown Women's Centre in Los Angeles have terminated her community service ... Read more...

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Westminster clock tower is leaning


October 9th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) The Westminster clock tower is leaning and this is noticable from outside.Endless underground building works have been blamed for the tiny topple and civil engineers say ... Read more...

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England will get a chance to claim No.1 Test spot


July 14th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 14 (IANS) England can claim the number one Test spot if they beat India by at least two Tests in the upcoming four-match cricket series.Currently at third position ... Read more...

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Brain key to near-perfect visual search


May 9th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Mammals survive in the wild because they can see and evade predators lurking in the shadowy bushes. This ability to recognise target objects surrounded by distracters ... Read more...

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Ever seen moving photos? Check out cinemagraphs!


April 27th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Artists have developed 'cinemagraphs' that look like still photos but actually feature a subtle area of movement designed to grab your eye and keep you looking. ... Read more...

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Gaddafi planned to kill opponents before uprisings


April 6th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi had drawn up plans to kill his opponents months before the Arab uprisings spread to Libya, a media report said Wednesday.Gaddafi ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ ex-wife spends $12.2m of divorce fortune on Florida mansion


March 19th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): Tiger Woods' ex-wife Elin Nordegren has paid 12.2 million dollars for a new home in Florida.Although it is a fraction of the cost of Woods' new 60-million-dollar ... Read more...

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Himachal stops rock salt mining


March 13th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 13 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has barred Hindustan Salts Limited (HSL), a government of India undertaking, from carrying out rock salt mining in the state, an official ... Read more...

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Starless planets could be warm enough for human survival: Study


February 21st, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): It seems that starless planets may be able to harbour human life after all.In what has offered new possiblies of life around the galaxy, it has emerged that ... Read more...

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Government assured us we would not be singled out: RIM


February 18th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) Friday said it has been assured by the Indian government that it would not be singled out on policies related to ... Read more...

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Beware! Your lover may be cyberstalking you


February 15th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Ever felt that someone was snooping on your email account or watching your movements? You might be right, according to a new study.Sloane Burke at East Carolina ... Read more...

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Can’t provide access to corporate e-mails BlackBerry maker (Lead)


January 27th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Jan 27 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) Thursday said there was no possibility of providing India access to corporate emails as its technological make-up did not allow it ... Read more...

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Can’t provide access to corporate emails: BlackBerry maker


January 27th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) Thursday said it was unable to provide a solution to the government for monitoring its corporate e-mailing service but added that it ... Read more...

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Steel-like ‘tough and strong’ amorphous ‘glassy’ metal developed


January 10th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Scientists have developed an extremely tough amorphous material that could eventually replace steel in buildings, cars or bridges.A metal alloy masquerading as a glass is the first material ... Read more...

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India maintains top spot in ICC Test Championship


January 7th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jan 7(ANI): India continues to dominate the ICC Test Championship following the drawn Test series against South Africa.The Proteas, who started the series against India on 116 ratings points, have gained ... Read more...

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South Africa’s No 2 Test ranking in jeopardy


January 6th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Jan 6 (ANI): South Africa is in danger of losing their No 2 Test ranking position if they lose the third and final Test against India at Newlands.ICC Media and ... Read more...

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Size of ocean garbage patch exaggerated


January 5th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) A lot of plastic trash is floating on the Pacific Ocean but claims that the 'Great Garbage Patch' between California and Japan is twice the size of Texas ... Read more...

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‘Asteroid’ found 100 years ago could be an extinct comet


December 24th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): New observations have suggested that an asteroid discovered more than 100 years ago may not be an asteroid at all, but an extinct comet that is coming back ... Read more...

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CBS News airs fake cover of Bush’s memoir


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): CBS News is said to have aired a fake cover of former President George W. Bush's memoir after a staff mistook it for the real deal after it ... Read more...

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Long lasting chemicals toxic to humans and the environment


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): A new research at the Arizona State University is trying to find what happens to toxic chemicals when they enter the environment.Rolf Halden and colleagues have suggested that ... Read more...

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New way to track tigers in the wild to ensure survival


November 19th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Indian experts have discovered that it is possible to accurately predict the number of tigers in the wild by monitoring both paw prints and feces."Tigers are cryptic, nocturnal ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka pip India to second place in ODI rankings


November 9th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 9 (IANS) Sri Lanka, fresh from a series victory against Australia, have overtaken India to bag second place in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) one-day rankings. The struggling ... Read more...

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14 Year Old Simon Fairburn Regrows 1 Ft of Leg Bone


November 5th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When doctors had to remove a cancerous tumor from the leg of fourteen year old Simon Fairburn, everyone feared that the leg would have to be amputated. With ... Read more...

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NASA’s humanoid robo ‘to walk the Moon in just 1000 days’


November 3rd, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): NASA has unveiled a plan to send a humanoid robot to the Moon in just 1,000 days for a fraction of the cost of sending a human.The plan ... Read more...

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President stresses importance of chemical industry


October 28th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday expressed concern over the low per capita consumption of chemical products in the country, saying it is only a fraction of the global average."In ... Read more...

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