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Four earthquakes hit Philippines

July 12th, 2011 - 7:49 am ICT by IANS
Manila, July 12 (IANS) Four earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 5 to 6.2 on the Richter Scale hit Philippines early Tuesday, Xinhua reported.The tremblors hit Philippines' Negros Occidental province, with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

MCD sets up monsoon control room

June 26th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) With the monsoon hitting the capital three days before schedule, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi has set up a round-the-clock control room to tackle ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Remnants of boozy village discovered beneath downtown San Francisco

January 7th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
San Francisco, Jan 7 (ANI): Archeologists have discovered dozens of relics from the 1800s underneath a parking lot in downtown San Francisco.They have found dozens of vestiges-dolls, a piece of a tent, ... Read more...

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‘Pristine’ Impact Crater Discovered In Egypt Leaves Scientists Spellbound

July 26th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Egypt, July 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A crater which was originally formed as a result of a meteorite falling on ground surface has been discovered by scientists in Egypt. According to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cockroaches inspire creation of sprinting robots

December 29th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) A bio-engineering marvel like the cockroach is inspiring researchers to build robots capable of sprinting effortlessly over rough terrain. "Humans can run, but frankly our capabilities are nothing compared ... Read more...

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Worm Grunting Gets A Fan Following

December 23rd, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Dec 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A week ago, the Americans were unaware of a term 'Worm Grunting'. However, today it has become one of the top-most searches on the web, courtesy ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Overheating disables bugs used in groundwater purification

September 14th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 14 (IANS) Overheating disables bugs that help break down groundwater contaminants under the soil, says a new study. Probing ways of cleaning groundwater, scientists examined how bugs break them down ... Read more...

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Stonehenge’s ‘wood version’ unearthed

April 12th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Dublin, Apr 12 (ANI): A visibly mammoth wooden version of the famous Stonehenge monument has been unearthed at the Hill of Tara.In a new RTE documentary, scientists have provided insights into Ireland's ... Read more...

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Four street dogs have a poll job on hand

April 1st, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, April 1 (IANS) Lily, Sally, Kareena and the lone male Teja used to roam the streets, but they will soon be reporting for election duty in the restive, forested ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Siddle is primed to bounce right back against Proteas

December 15th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 15 (ANI): There is no doubt about Peter Siddle, the 24-year-old fast bowler from Traralgon in country Victoria, is on the verge of completing the ascent from a net ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Volcanoes function in a far more complex way than previously thought

October 10th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): A new research by a team of US and UK scientists has found that volcanoes function in a far more complex way than previously thought, making future ... Read more...

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NASAs Phoenix Mars Lander scoops up soil sample for lab analysis

August 23rd, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 23 (ANI): NASAs Phoenix Mars Lander has scooped up a soil sample from an intermediate depth between the ground surface and a subsurface icy layer and delivered it to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

AFC Challenge Cup final postponed due to heavy rains (Lead)

August 9th, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Heavy rains for the past 24 hours has forced the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to postpone Sunday's final and third place match of the AFC Challenge ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hiroshima Day: Let us worship peace and shun violence

August 6th, 2008 - 9:54 am ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla Every year, peace loving people all over the world, and more so in Japan , observe 6th August as Hiroshima Day in memory of the millions killed and/ or maimed ... Read more...

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Ground cracks develop in Balasore, three families evacuated

July 23rd, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Balasore, July 23 (IANS) Wide and deep cracks appearing on a ground surface area of about a kilometre in this Orissa district, the site where the Indian Army develops indigenous missiles, have ... Read more...

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Korean dino cranked up its speed at 11 miles per hour for lakeside run

June 25th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): A new study has suggested that between 145 and 100 million years ago, a dinosaur ran nearly 11 miles per hour in a straight line next to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Street dogs graduate in explosives detection course!

April 16th, 2008 - 11:01 am ICT by admin
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, April 16 (IANS) They are alert, know danger when they see it and are certainly not hard to come by. Street dogs are now being roped in for an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dino fossil confirmed to be oldest known plesiosaur

March 21st, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 21 (ANI): Paleontologists have formally described a creature, whose remains were discovered 14 years back in Canada, as one of the oldest and most complete plesiosaur fossils recovered in ... Read more...

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