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FBI - the new friend on Facebook


March 17th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 17 (Pen Men at Work): US investigative agencies will be using disguises on internet again. A decade ago they kept a watch on chat rooms of MSN and AOL to nab ... Read more...

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Silicon-coated nanonets could pave way for longer-lasting lithium-ion batteries


February 17th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A team of Boston College chemists has developed a tiny scaffold-like titanium structure of nanonets coated with silicon particles, which they say could pave the way for faster, ... Read more...

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Scientist takes giant leap in quantum computing


February 6th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): A scientist at Princeton University has made a giant leap in quantum computing, by overcoming a major hurdle in the ambitious quest to design and construct a radically ... Read more...

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Cosmetic surgery-crazy Brits having up to 4 ops in one go to save cash


October 26th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): The craze of cosmetic surgery has risen so much in the UK that Britons are opting for "surgery saver packages", which involves having up to four procedures at ... Read more...

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Sarang to display breathtaking aerobatics on 77th Air Force Day


October 6th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj GudiHindon (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 6 (ANI): A grand display of aerobatics by the Sarang Advance Light Helicopter (ALH) team will hit the skies during 77th Air Force day celebrations, here ... Read more...

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Rosemary Christensen’s Tragic Story Featured On NBC


August 8th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by GD
According to the sources, the NBC news program called "Dateline" featured yesterday the tragic story of Rosemary Christensen, a Pinellas County real estate agent whose unconscious body was discovered buried in a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bizarre ‘cheese space mission’ fails soon after take-off


July 29th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): A cheesemaker's stunt to launch a wedge of cheddar cheese into space fell flat on its face after they lost contact with its payload just minutes after lift-off.West ... Read more...

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British scientist claims he coined Neil Armstrong’s moon landing quote


July 22nd, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): A British scientist has claimed that he coined Neil Armstrong's "one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind" speech as he became the first man ... Read more...

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Common cold virus may help treat cystic fibrosis


July 21st, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Scientists from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have found what may be the most efficient way to deliver a corrected gene to ... Read more...

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Doesn’t matter who was first on moon, says “Buzz” Aldrin


July 20th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, July 20 (ANI): Edwin "buzz" Aldrin, the second man on the moon, has said that it doesn't matter who was the first on the Moon, as the landing was more important ... Read more...

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Neil Armstrong: A man who shuns the limelight


July 18th, 2009 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (DPA) In the four decades since the world watched his "one giant leap for mankind", Neil Armstrong hasn't had much use for the limelight. Armstrong became the first man to ... Read more...

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Man on Moon revolutionised ideas behind vehicles, medicine


July 16th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) Forty years ago, on July 20, 1969, the United States achieved a historic feat when Apollo 11 landed on the moon. "One small step for man, one giant ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Herschel’s first insight into space reveals spectacular results


July 11th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, July 11 (ANI): The Herschel Space Observatory has carried out the first test observations with all its instruments, has revealed spectacular results, finding water and carbon and revealing dozens of distant ... Read more...

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9/11 terror attacks voted most iconic TV moment of all time


July 10th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): The 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York City have surfaced as the most iconic TV moment of all time in an online ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BBC World News launches One Giant Leap season to commemorate moon landings


July 9th, 2009 - 4:01 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mumbai, 1 July 2009. This July, a special season of programming will broadcast on BBC World News to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the extraordinary 1969 moon landings. The programmes will ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Armstrong didn’t say “one small step for a man” when he set foot on Moon


June 4th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): A linguistic analysis has confirmed that Neil Armstrong missed out an "a" and did not say "one small step for a man" when he set foot on the ... Read more...

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Saurabh Pandey turns out to be a real life action hero


April 21st, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
"Shaurya Aur Suhani'Every Sat and Sun at 8 pm as STAR PLUSSaurabh Pandey, who plays the brave Shaurya in Star Plus's latest offing "Shaurya Aur Suhani', likes to take up the ... Read more...

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What Richard Nixon would have said had the Moon landing failed


April 20th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): Almost 40 years since the successful Moon landing, a document has emerged that contains former US President Richard Nixon's speech, which would have been read out to the ... Read more...

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Dhaka begins process for ‘war crime’ trials


February 15th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 15 (IANS) Bangladesh has launched investigation against the chief of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), beginning the process of trial of those accused of committing "war crimes" during the 1971 liberation war.People ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maradona removes fear of defeat among Argentines


November 20th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Diego Maradona's journey as the Argentine coach started with a low-key 1-0 victory over Scotland in an international friendly in Glasgow.The manic hype preceding Wednesday's game at the ... Read more...

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Susan Sarandon has no body issues during an orgasm


November 12th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): American actress Susan Sarandon has revealed that her body issues are the last things on her mind when she is having an orgasm.Sarandon had been asked about ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Gujarat aims to reduce infant and maternal mortality: Modi


October 14th, 2008 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Gujarat aims to reduce its infant and maternal mortality rates, Chief Minister Narendra Modi said here Tuesday at a workshop in which delegates from 14 Southeast Asian countries ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Froghoppers use archery techniques for record-breaking jumps


September 30th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): University of Cambridge researchers have found that froghoppers use archery techniques to achieve the jump of up to 700 mm, more than 100 times their own body ... Read more...

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India, Japan cultural ties take a leap forward with `NAMASTE INDIA fest


September 29th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Sept.29 (ANI): Cultural ties between India and Japan have taken a giant leap forward with Tokyo hosting the two-day Namaste India 2008 festival at the weekend. Vaibhav Kant Upadhyay, the Chairman ... Read more...

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Scientists take a giant leap forward in developing quantum machines


September 26th, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 26 (ANI): A team of University of Calgary (U of C) researchers has come up with a unique new way of testing quantum devices to determine their function and ... Read more...

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123 sole guiding spirit of n-deal: PM


September 13th, 2008 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday underlined that the 123 agreement “is the sole guiding spirit" of the India-US nuclear deal and vigorously defended the pact, saying it ... Read more...

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Bengali sweet maker in talks with IIT to go hi-tech


August 5th, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) City-based sweets manufacturer Hindustan Sweets are in talks with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kharagpur for developing a fully automated sweetmeat manufacturing process. The company will also introduce ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sarang helicopter team to participate in Farnborough Air Show in UK


July 14th, 2008 - 8:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): The Sarang Helicopter display team flying the Hindustan Aeronautical Limited build Dhruv helicopters would be participating in the Farnborough Air Show in the United Kingdom from ... Read more...

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IAFs Sarang helicopter display team adjudged the best at Berlin air show


June 12th, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , June 12 (ANI): The Indian Air Forces helicopter display team Sarang has been adjudged the Best looking close formation aerobatic team at the ILA Berlin Air Show 2008.Out ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New Zealand indigenous party welcomes Obama’s victory


June 5th, 2008 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Wellington, June 5 (DPA) New Zealand's indigenous Maori Party Thursday welcomed Barack Obama winning the Democratic nomination for the US presidency as an inspiration to coloured people around the world. "One small ... Read more...

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BJP’s southern dream comes true, Yeddyurappa promises ‘model Karnataka’(Roundup)


May 30th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
By V.S. Karnic and Fakir Balaji Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday finally realised its dream of ruling in southern India when a 30-member ministry headed by long-time Hindu ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India samples slice of Persian culture


May 1st, 2008 - 1:54 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 01 (IANS) Cultural diplomacy between India and Iran, with shared past spanning more than 1,000 years, took a giant leap with the inauguration of "Days of Iranian Culture in ... Read more...

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Dempo take a giant leap towards I-League title


February 28th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by admin
(Roundup)New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Dempo Sports Club of Goa seems to have one hand on football's I-League title as they extended their lead at the top by five points over second ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, a safety helmet that transmits SOS


February 10th, 2008 - 11:40 am ICT by admin
Washington, February 10 (ANI): An engineering student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has created a helmet that may help prevent thousands of sports enthusiasts from accidental deaths.Brycen Spencer says that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, gecko lizards inspired Spiderman gloves


January 23rd, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Your dreams of scaling walls like Spider-man may soon be a reality, for researchers at the University of California, Berkeley are developing gecko-gloves for the comic hero type ... Read more...

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