Olympic badminton: World No.1 Wang Yihan too good for Saina (Lead)

August 3rd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Saina Nehwal's dream of an Olympic gold was shattered Friday when she lost to a superior Wang Yihan of China in the women's singles semifinals. The ... Read more...

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Five poachers arrested in Rajasthan

July 26th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 26 (IANS) Five poachers were arrested in Rajastan's Nagaur district Thursday and remains of at least two chinkaras (Indian gazelle) recovered from them, police said.According to the police, ... Read more...

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Three poachers arrested with chinkara parts

January 28th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 28 (IANS) Three poachers were Saturday arrested and body remains of at least five chinkaras (Indian gazelle) recovered from them in Rajastan's Barmer district, police said. Two of ... Read more...

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Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam to hit Muscat Festival stage on Feb 11

February 6th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Muscat, Feb 6 (ANI): Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam will perform at the City Amphitheatre as part of the Muscat Festival on February 11.Nigam will be accompanied by two actors Minissha ... Read more...

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Anthropologists discover earliest cemetery in Jordan

February 3rd, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 03 (ANI): Anthropologists have discovered the oldest cemetery in the Middle East at a site in northern Jordan.Anthropologists at the University of Toronto and the University of Cambridge also discovered ... Read more...

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Five-year-old kid names Putin’s new puppy

December 10th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A five-year old boy from Moscow has won a competition to choose a name for Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's new puppy.Dima Sokolov, who chose the winning ... Read more...

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Russia may ban tigers, crocodiles as pets

November 23rd, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Crocodiles, tigers and penguins may soon disappear from Russian homes if the parliament clears a bill that bans "exotic" animals from being kept as pets.A bill on ... Read more...

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Bulgarian PM gifts puppy to Putin

November 14th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was gifted a puppy by his Bulgarian counterpart, Boyko Borisov.The Bulgarian Karakachan puppy was given to Putin after the two countries signed ... Read more...

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Scientists unravel mystique of golden ratio

December 21st, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) The golden ratio is believed to have guided Egyptians in the construction of the Pyramids and Athenians to erect their imposing architecture. It has even found echoes in ... Read more...

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11 dead, 25 hurt in Russia blast

August 17th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rostov-On-Don (Russia), Aug 17 (RIA Novosti) At least eleven people died and about 25 were wounded Monday when a powerful bomb blast took place in Nazran, the largest city in the Russian ... Read more...

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Largest herd of gazelles sighted in Mongolia

May 13th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): A mega-herd of a quarter of a million Mongolian gazelles has been seen gathering on the country's steppes, which is estimated to be the largest herd of ... Read more...

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Prince Harry fails his first flying exam

February 15th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Britains Prince Harry, who was recently exposed for calling a fellow soldier a Paki during a training exercise and broke-up with his long-term girlfriend Chelsy Davy last ... Read more...

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Tiger, gazelle skins seized in Uttar Pradesh

July 25th, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Four skins of wild animals, including one of a tiger and two gazelles, were seized Friday from a man who wanted to sell them here, a police official ... Read more...

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Aamir case hearing postponed to May 9

April 26th, 2008 - 12:00 am ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, April 25 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday adjourned the hearing of Bollywood actor Aamir Khan and four others in a case of allegedly filming chinkara gazelle (a protected species) in ... Read more...

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