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Personal information from Facebook passed on to ad firms

October 19th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Facebook was hit by another privacy row after it emerged that millions of pieces of personal information from the site were being shared without users' consent.Vast ... Read more...

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Scientists stumble on genes that make you tall or short

October 1st, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled on genes which help explain why some people tower over others even as some struggle to attain five feet. While obesity is caused by a ... Read more...

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New ET threat coming, warns Indian-born professor

May 12th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 12 (IANS) Scientists have warned that outer space is becoming too crowded with satellites and the debris of dead satellites to pose dangers to mankind.The new extraterrestrial threat ... Read more...

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Mexico City declares war on chewing gum

January 16th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 16 (EFE) Authorities in this chaotic metropolis of 20 million people have declared war on the millions of pieces of chewing gum that residents have thrown on the streets ... Read more...

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Mecca of ancient Egypt to be renovated

October 17th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): An archaeological site, which is considered as the Mecca of ancient Egypt, is being renovated by a government-run project.According to a report in National Geographic News, ... Read more...

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600 Afghans killed by mines, explosives in 2007: UN

April 4th, 2008 - 11:54 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kabul, April 4 (DPA) More than 600 Afghans were killed by landmines and explosives last year, the UN Mine Action Programme in Afghanistan said Friday. Mine initiatives had cleared more than one ... Read more...

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