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China mulls cheaper cars for officials


November 20th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 20 (IANS) The Chinese government is planning to buy cheaper cars for official use. This is in line with the government's plans to cut costs.According to the plan, ... Read more...

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Medvedev calls for more contract soldiers


September 27th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Tuesday urged an increase in the number of contract soldiers in the country's armed forces.The Kremlin has announced it will ultimately ... Read more...

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Golfer scores two holes-in-one in same round to defy 100mln-to-one odds


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22(ANI): A 66-year-old golfer has defied odds of 100 million to one by sinking two holes-in-one in the same round.According to the Daily Mail, John Richardson achieved the feat ... Read more...

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Brit couple’s pair of twins beat 17m-to-one odds to share same b’day


April 18th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): In what happens against incredible odds of 17 million to one, a couple in Britain has two sets of identical twins born on the same day, three years ... Read more...

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Chinese writers reject copyright infringement apology from search giant Baidu


March 28th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.28 (ANI): Several Chinese writers have rejected an offer by country's most popular search engine, Baidu.com, in their ongoing dispute about alleged copyright infringements.Earlier, around 50 Chinese writers accused Baidu of ... Read more...

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Lesbian couple in Oz beat 60 million-to-one odds to have quintuplets


March 8th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): A lesbian couple in Australia has entered the record books after they became the proud parents of quintuplets.Melissa Keevers, 27, had conceived the five babies through the help ... Read more...

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Scot golfer hits two holes-in-one, in half a round


February 1st, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Stonehaven (Scotland), Feb.1 (ANI): An amateur Scottish golfer has beaten odds of 67 million to one by scoring two holes-in-one in a single round of golf.The remarkable golfing double - four times ... Read more...

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Guessing three separate no-balls in a period would be 1.5 million to one, cricket hearing told


January 10th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Doha (Oman), Jan.10 (ANI): Cricket bosses have told a tribunal looking into the alleged Pakistan spot-fixing incident in England have said the odds of guessing three separate no-balls in a specified period ... Read more...

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Brit golfer hits two holes-in-one, beating odds of ‘67mn-to-one’


October 28th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A Brit golfer hit two holes in one during a round - a feat that has 67 million-to-one odds.John Blackburn, 62, bagged the aces within just three holes ... Read more...

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Brit couple beats odds of 48m to 1 with 3 kids born same day, different years


October 14th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): A couple in Britain has three children who were born on the same day but different years, beating the odds by an astonishing 48 million to one.Jennifer ... Read more...

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It’s raining white babies for black couples!


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): Recently, a white baby girl Nmachi Ihegboro's arrival amazed genetic experts, as she was born to black parents.However, she was not the first case. Another black couple ... Read more...

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Fortunate American Woman Wins Lottery For An Extraordinary Fourth Time


July 10th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Joan Ginther is a 63-year-old American woman, who resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. She has now been designated as the most fortunate lottery ... Read more...

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Gail Posner’s son fights for his share in her millions


June 22nd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, Jun 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gail Posner’s son is no doubt miffed with his mother, because she was manipulated into leaving millions for her staff and household help and her beloved ... Read more...

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Black holes with a retrograde spin can create jets that control galaxy evolution


February 12th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A team of scientists has suggested that the jets that control galaxy evolution might be formed by the retrograde spin of supermassive black holes.Every galaxy has a collection ... Read more...

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Brit mum beats odds of 50m-to-one to give birth to 3 babies on same date!


February 11th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 11 (ANI): In an apparent case of defining new heights of co-incidence, a British woman beat odds of 50 million-to-one after giving birth to her third baby who has the ... Read more...

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The golden apple with split personality - one half green, other half red!


September 25th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 24 (ANI): A fruit grower in Britain has found a golden delicious apple split exactly half green, half red down the middle.Ken Morrish, who lives in the village of Colaton ... Read more...

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Cheating American mum has twins from different dads!


May 18th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): An American mother was left dumbstruck after she found out that she had incredibly conceived her twin sons from two different fathers.Mia of Dallas, Texas, gave birth to ... Read more...

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Mega Millions Lottery Results Announced


March 4th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
The multi-state Mega Millions Lottery drawing for Tuesday night places $212 million at stake and players from every corner of the country are waiting with bated breath to see if they have ... Read more...

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Brooklyn-based Kashmiri native stopped 21 times by NYPD


February 20th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb.20 (ANI): A Brooklyn-based Kashmiri native was stopped 21 times by personnel of the New York Police Department (NYPD) in what''s supposed to be a random bag search. According to ... Read more...

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Soon, computers, cameras to have massive amounts of storage capacity


November 23rd, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Computers, handheld media players, cell phones and cameras, will soon have massive amounts of storage, all thanks to researchers at Rice University who have developed a new ... Read more...

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Brit beats odds of 200m to 1 to give birth to triplets despite being on the pill


October 8th, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
London , Oct 8 (ANI): A Brit woman has beaten odds of 200 million to one to become pregnant with triplets while she was on the pill.Kirsty Hale, 22, and fiance ... Read more...

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Identical twins suffering from leukaemia recover and return to school


September 4th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4 (ANI): A pair of twins who have spent over seven years suffering from leukaemia have finally recovered from the disease completely, and returned to school Katie and Chelsea Young, ... Read more...

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Born next to each other, they’re marrying after 22 years


August 7th, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A British couple is going to tie the knot this weekend - 22 years after they were born next to each other in the same hospital ward. Kelly ... Read more...

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Sacked Assam education minister gets bail in bribery case


August 5th, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) A city court Tuesday granted bail to sacked Assam education minister Ripun Borah and two others arrested for allegedly offering bribe to an officer investigating a murder ... Read more...

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The identical twins who married twins and had twins


July 23rd, 2008 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): As if the chance of meeting and falling in love with identical twin brothers Craig and Mark Sanders was nothing short of a wonder for identical twin ... Read more...

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Sacked Assam minister’s jail term extended


July 6th, 2008 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) A court here Saturday extended the jail term of sacked Assam education minister Ripun Borah, arrested last month for allegedly trying to bribe an officer investigating a ... Read more...

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Sacked Assam minister’s bail plea rejected


June 9th, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) A city court Monday rejected the bail plea of sacked Assam education minister Ripun Borah, arrested here last week for allegedly trying to bribe an officer investigating ... Read more...

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Sacked Assam minister in jail for two weeks (Lead)


June 7th, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Sacked Assam education minister Ripun Borah, caught here this week on charges of bribing an officer investigating a murder case, was Saturday remanded to judicial custody till ... Read more...

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Sacked Assam minister in jail till June 21


June 7th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Sacked Assam education minister Ripun Borah was Saturday remanded to judicial custody till June 21. Borah, along with Mukul Pathak and R.K. Maheshwari - who were held ... Read more...

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Sacked Assam minister sent to three-day police custody


June 4th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A city court Wednesday remanded sacked Assam education minister Ripun Borah, arrested here Tuesday for allegedly offering bribe to a CBI officer investigating a murder, to three-day ... Read more...

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A new material that cleans up nuclear waste


March 4th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 4 (IANS) Those opposed to nuclear power because of problems related to the disposal of radioactive waste can now breathe easy - scientists have found a substance to do ... Read more...

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Poor sanitation kills over 200,000 kids a year in East Asia


February 26th, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Bali (Indonesia), Feb 26 (Xinhua) More than 200,000 children in East Asia die every year of water-borne diseases such as diarrhoea, half of them in Indonesia, a UN official said here Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Worlds with potential for life might be more common than thought


February 18th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered that terrestrial planets might form around many of the nearby sun-like stars in the disk of our galaxy, which indicates that worlds with potential for ... Read more...

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Amateur golfer’s amazing two holes-in-one in a day!


November 14th, 2007 - 3:01 am ICT by admin
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