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Western intelligence shaken by Canada spy leaks

July 26th, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A vast amount of classified information allegedly leaked to Russia by a Canadian naval intelligence officer has seriously compromised the spy agencies of major English-speaking ... Read more...

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‘Unknown child’ onboard the Titanic identified

April 29th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) A little boy previously called the "unknown child", whose body was found among the victims of the Titanic disaster, has finally been identified.A team of American ... Read more...

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Titanic’s ‘unknown child’s’ identity finally revealed

April 27th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): The identity of one of the Titanic's most famous passengers, a little boy known as the "unknown child," has finally been recognized- a team of American and Canadian ... Read more...

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Mixing energy drinks with alcohol risky: Study

December 19th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Energy drinks lead to increased alcohol consumption, according to a new research.Sean Barrett, associate professor of psychology and psychiatry at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and colleagues ... Read more...

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Canadian couple who won $11.2m lottery donate the money to charity

November 5th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 05 (ANI): A Canadian couple, who won a lottery of 11,255,272 million dollars, has given away all the money to charities, friends and hospitals.According to the Toronto Star, Allen, ... Read more...

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Tarzan among the first mass marketed figures, says Canadian academic

July 4th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): As soon as a Disney blockbuster is out these days, its characters seem to be everywhere - in comics, toys, books and video games. But this marketing strategy ... Read more...

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Saying ‘don’t worry’ freaks out fearful kids

June 23rd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A new study has revealed that reassuring your kids when they are about to undergo a painful medical procedure might just increase their fear and pain.On the other ... Read more...

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Fewer great white sharks left than tigers

February 19th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Findings from the Census of Marine Life have claimed that there are fewer great white sharks left in the oceans than there are tigers surviving on Earth.According to ... Read more...

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Hurricane Bill Weakens To Category 1

August 23rd, 2009 - 10:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Hurricane Bill is in the last leg of its journey, as it reaches the peripheries of the waters and looms largely near the land. The first hurricane of the Atlantic ... Read more...

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Hurricane Bill heads for Obamas’ vacation island

August 23rd, 2009 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (DPA) Hurricane Bill, the first major Atlantic storm of the season, churned up the US East Coast late Saturday and was within reach of Martha's Vineyard, where the ... Read more...

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Mum sperm whales have babysitters when they go food shopping!

June 14th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): Biologists studying sperm whales in the North Atlantic have found that mothers use organised babysitting sessions so they can go hunting for food.Scientists at the University of St ... Read more...

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US plane makes emergency landing in Canada

June 10th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Halifax (Canada), June 10 (DPA) An American Airlines plane with 206 people on board made an emergency landing in Canada because of a fire in a toilet, a television channel reported. The Boeing ... Read more...

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Titanic cruise to repeat original route, menu to mark 100th anniversary

April 15th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): A cruise will take the original route followed by the Titanic and will also have a similar menu which was offered in 1912 to mark the 100th anniversary ... Read more...

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It’s Vikings versus alien in ‘Outlander’ (IANS Preview)

January 3rd, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Blending myth with sci-fi and taking alien monster movies to a next level, Hollywood director Howard McCain's forthcoming venture "Outlander" weaves the legend of Vikings with pop ... Read more...

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Whales sing duets to cement social bonds

October 30th, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 30 (ANI): A team of Canadian and British researchers has found that sperm whales sing duets to cement the bonds between individuals within a social group. Researchers from Dalhousie University ... Read more...

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