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Three World War 1 sunk UK warships discovered off Estonia coast


August 24th, 2010 - 11:09 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug.24 (ANI): An Estonian naval vessel has found the wrecks of three British warships that were sunk by the Germans after the end of World War One.The damaged HMS Cassandra, HMS ... Read more...

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Missing Ship Found After 150 Years


August 7th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of Canadian archeologists has been able to find the British ship that was abandoned by its crew back in 1853 when it got trapped ... Read more...

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Canadian explorers find the wreck of 150 years ship - old 19th century ‘HMS Investigator’


July 30th, 2010 - 2:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Canadian explorers have discovered a 19th century British ship that was abandoned during a rescue mission on the Arctic.The ship - HMS Investigator was found by the ... Read more...

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Lord Nelson’s letter reveals his desperation to fight the French


July 13th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): A letter that was written by Lord Nelson four days before Trafalgar, has revealed his desperation to fight the French.In the letter, which was sent from flagship HMS ... Read more...

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‘Museum under the sea’ discovered at Gallipoli


June 21st, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 21 (ANI): A team of Australian and Turkish archaeologists has discovered what they've dubbed a "museum under the sea" at Gallipoli.According to The Dominion Post, the find includes the wreck ... Read more...

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Gut-residing bacteria can trigger arthritis


June 18th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) A single species of bacteria that lives in the gut can result in the development of arthritis, says new research. The gut is filled with thousands of species of ... Read more...

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Gut bug might trigger arthritis


June 18th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A new study on mice suggests that bacteria living in the gut may trigger the immune response that can result in rheumatoid arthritis.Our gut, like that of most ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Napoleon’s hair to be auctioned by Kiwi family


May 27th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 27 (ANI): Valuable relics of Napoleon Bonaparte, including a lock of his hair - believed to be taken from his deathbed - will be sold off at a New Zealand ... Read more...

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Thales to modernise avionics on Indian Air Force MiG-29s


April 22nd, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) European aerospace giant Thales has been chosen to modernise avionics on the Indian Air Force (IAF) fleet of MiG-29 multi-role fighters to enable interoperability with Western military ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Duke of York praises Princes William, Harry’s Afghanistan desires


February 15th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): The Duke of York has expressed qualified appreciation for his nephews Princes William and Harry's desire to serve on the battlefield.Prince Andrew has served for 22 years ... Read more...

Posted in World |

President Patil to visit INS Viraat today


December 23rd, 2009 - 11:20 am ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec. 23 (ANI): India's only aircraft carrier -- the INS Viraat -- will have a special guest today -- President Pratibha Devisingh Patil.Patil, the supreme commander of the country's armed forces, ... Read more...

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Patil to visit INS Viraat on Wednesday


December 22nd, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec. 22 (ANI): India's only aircraft carrier -- the INS Viraat -- will have a special guest on Wednesday -- President Pratibha Devisingh Patil.Patil, the supreme commander of the country's armed ... Read more...

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Signature campaign for total nuclear disarmament launched


December 11th, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 11 (IANS) A signature campaign titled "Dismantle All Nuclear Weapons, Save Mankind" was launched Friday by Hind Mazdoor Sabha (HMS) president Thampan Thomas here. It envisages collecting one crore signatures ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

DNA collected by Darwin in 1835 may help resurrect a rare mockingbird


November 18th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 18 (ANI): With the help of some specimens collected by Charles Darwin in 1835, a rare mockingbird could be soon reintroduced to the Galapagos Islands by a team of geneticists.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India’s sole aircraft carrier turns 50 Wednesday


November 16th, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Indian Navy's lone aircraft carrier INS Viraat will complete 50 years in service Wednesday, a defence official said Monday. "The navy chief (Admiral Nirmal Verma) will ... Read more...

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Hayden Panettiere turns producer for medical drama


November 15th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) "Heroes" star Hayden Panettiere is going behind the camera as a producer for the new CW television network show "HMS". Imdb.com reports that this is 20-year-old's first production ... Read more...

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Battle of Trafalgar flag sells for 384,000 pounds


October 22nd, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22(ANI): The only surviving Union Jack from the Battle of Trafalgar has been sold at an auction for 384,000 pounds at the Trafalgar Day Sale in London.The flag was part ... Read more...

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Energy from waste to power US army


October 6th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 6 (ANI): Defence firm Qinetiq has sent to the US a system that generates energy from waste.According to a report by BBC News, the PyTEC system heats mixed waste, releasing ... Read more...

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US Coast Guard, British Royal Navy seize cocaine worth 55-mn dollars


July 23rd, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): The US Coast Guard and British Royal Navy in a joint operation seized 55 million dollars worth of cocaine from a speedboat off the coast of South America.A ... Read more...

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Rod Stewart, Suggs urge musicians to busk for charity


May 26th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): Rod Stewart and Madness frontman Suggs have urged fellow musicians to take to the streets and start busking to help raise funds for charity.The duo is initiating "Busking ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lost Darwin ‘evolution egg’ surfaces 200 years on


April 10th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): An egg collected by Charles Darwin on his five-year voyage on the HMS Beagle in the 1830 and lost for nearly 200 years has been found in a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Infant weight gain likely to cause childhood obesity


March 30th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Researchers have found that rapid weight gain during the first six months of life may place a child at risk for obesity by age of three. "There is increasing ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

China lashes out at US charge that it is altering Asia military balance


March 26th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.26 (ANI): The Chinese Foreign Ministry has categorically rejected the Obama administration's charge that it is altering the military balance in Asia.Commenting on the Pentagon report, a Foreign Ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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Spandau Ballet reunites for world tour


March 26th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): Eighties pop group Spandau Ballet is reuniting for a world tour, band members told reporters at a press conference on the HMS Belfast in London.The band, which gave ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama gives prominent place to British mementos in Oval Office


March 5th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 5 (ANI): After facing much criticism for returning a bust of Winston Churchill, US President Barack Obama is giving some British mementos a prominent place in and near ... Read more...

Posted in World |

EPF interest rate remains unchanged


February 23rd, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) board, in a meeting chaired by Labour and Employment Minister Oscar Fernandes, decided on Monday that the rate of interest would ... Read more...

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UK, French submarines may have suffered greater damage


February 20th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 19 (ANI): The British and French nuclear missile-carrying submarines that collided earlier this month in the Atlantic Ocean earlier this month may have hit each other several times causing ... Read more...

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British, French nuclear submarines collide in Atlantic


February 16th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) A British and a French nuclear submarine collided in the Atlantic Ocean, a media report said Monday.According to the report, both the submarines had nuclear warheads on board ... Read more...

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Spandau Ballet set to make a comeback


February 16th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): Popular Brit band Spandau Ballet are all set to make a comeback after they disbanded in 1989.The band, which is made up of Tony Hadley, brothers Martin ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Exact replica of Charles Darwins HMS Beagle cabin goes on show


February 10th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): As part of a one-million pound exhibition staged at Charles Darwin''s home in Kent, an exact replica of his cabin aboard the HMS Beagle has been produced.English ... Read more...

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Wreck of HMS Victory, containing golden treasure, found under English Channel


February 2nd, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): An exploration company has claimed to have found the shipwreck of the fourth HMS Victory, which is thought to contain millions of pounds worth of gold, at ... Read more...

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Wills to be posted to Falklands Islands as search and rescue pilot


February 1st, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 01 (ANI): In his first tour of duty as a search and rescue pilot, Britains Prince William is set to be posted to the Falkland Islands.The 26-year-old, who is ... Read more...

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Methane from seamens rotting faeces may be behind HMS London explosion


December 26th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): The explosion on royal warship HMS London, which claimed 300 lives, might not have resulted due to an unstable mix of chemicals as earlier thought, according to ... Read more...

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Common anaesthetic produces Alzheimer’’s-related brain changes in mice


November 13th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 13 (ANI): A new study has confirmed that a commonly used anaesthetic can produce changes associated with Alzheimer''s disease in the brains of living mammals. Led by Massachusetts General Hospital ... Read more...

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Lord Nelson mourning ring fetches PS18,000 at auction


September 24th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 24 (ANI): A rare mourning ring made following the death of Lord Nelson has fetched 18,000 pounds at an auction.After his death aboard HMS Victory at the Battle ... Read more...

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