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CEC unhappy that 40 percent voters stayed away in 2009


September 21st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) V.S. Sampath Friday expressed unhappiness that nearly 40 percent voters had not taken part in the 2009 Lok Sabha polls.The CEC ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mars rover sends back human voice recording


August 28th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) The first recorded human voice that travelled from Earth to Mars and then back to Earth was released Monday at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gates praises India for containing polio


May 31st, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Bill Gates met Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad here Thursday and praised India's triumph over polio, even as the software tycoon's foundation is also helping ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Resumed budget session may generate heat for government


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Congress may have averted some house trouble by asking Abhishek Manu Singhvi to step down from party and parliamentary posts over a sleaze ... Read more...

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Obama authorises 25 mn dollars in aid to Libyan opposition


April 27th, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday authorised up to $25 million in non-lethal aid to the opposition in Libya, the White House said.In a memorandum to ... Read more...

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Brazilian Navy rescues 64 passengers after Canadian ship sinks (Update)


February 19th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by BNO News
TORONTO (BNO NEWS) -- The Brazilian Navy rescued 64 passengers after a Canadian-based student ship sank off the coast of Brazil on Friday, according to news reports."Officials at Foreign Affairs and International ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Brazilian Navy reportedly rescues 64 passengers after Canadian ship sinks


February 19th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by BNO News
TORONTO (BNO NEWS) -- The Brazilian Navy reportedly rescued 64 passengers after a Canadian-based student ship sank off the coast of Brazil on Friday, according to news reports."Officials at Foreign Affairs and ... Read more...

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Rebel NCP leaders lash out at Pawar, call him ‘communal’


June 10th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 10 (IANS) Members of Nationalist Congress Party's (NCP) Goa unit, who resigned from the party a day earlier, Wednesday lashed out the party chief and union minister Sharad Pawar calling ... Read more...

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Scientists observe rapid recovery of coral reefs in tsunami-hit areas of Indonesia


December 27th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 27 (ANI): Four years after the tsunami that devastated coastal regions throughout the Indian Ocean, a team of scientists, from the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), has reported ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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