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NASA trains astronauts to land on asteroid

May 13th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) In a space mission straight from the movie "Armageddon", astronauts are being trained to land on an asteroid, explore it for minerals and even destroy the ... Read more...

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NASA discovery suggests aliens exist - even on Earth

December 2nd, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) NASA has made a stunning claim of an "astrobiology finding" that could suggest alien life exists - even on Earth.The discovery could prove the theory of 'shadow' ... Read more...

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Miami Heat Stars Speak About The Game After Their Defeat

October 27th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The highly anticipated season opener of Miami Heat and Boston Celtics saw the former getting thrashed by the latter in all four intervals. It seems that ... Read more...

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Security concerns may prompt Kiwis to pull out of Delhi Commonwealth Games

September 13th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Sep 13(ANI): New Zealand may reportedly pull out of next month's Delhi Commonwealth Games over security concerns.The security and operational systems for the Games would be confirmed over the next 10 ... Read more...

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Delhi Commonwealth Games bound Kiwi teams hiring own security consultants

September 11th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Sep 11(ANI): Netball New Zealand (NNZ), Hockey New Zealand (HNZ) and the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) have hired independent security consultants ahead of next month's Delhi Commonwealth Games.According to The ... Read more...

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CRPF trooper commits suicide in Kashmir

May 30th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 30 (IANS) A trooper of the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) committed suicide inside his camp in north Kashmir's Ganderbal district Sunday, police said. The trooper of the 118 battalion ... Read more...

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Scientists developing futuristic communications systems to protect frontline troops

November 5th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 5 (ANI): A team of researchers at Queen's University Belfast's Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) is working to develop futuristic communications systems that could help protect frontline troops.Building on ... Read more...

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Australian openers battling for Test recall at SCG

November 3rd, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 3(ANI): A number of Australian openers battling for a Test recall will compete against each other at the SCG in the Sheffield Shield match that starts today.The game will have ... Read more...

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Oozy new military robo can squeeze through tiny spaces

October 17th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 17 (ANI): A technology company has developed a new military robot that resembles an oozy blob, which has the ability to squeeze through all manner of cracks and crevices.According ... Read more...

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Global warming may trap birds in hostile environments

June 10th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A new study has indicated that African bird species could struggle to relocate to survive global warming because natural features of the landscape will limit where they can ... Read more...

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Bacteria steal iron from human hosts to survive

August 1st, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Like humans, bacteria need iron to survive, a discovery that can open up new and more effective ways to target diseases like tuberculosis. Some bacteria are equipped with ... Read more...

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Finally, ‘healthy’ super chocolate!

April 8th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, April 8 (IANS) It is packed with vitamins, low on fat, does not melt at high temperatures and can last for years - yes, it is super chocolate. Developed by scientists ... Read more...

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