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World’s deepest metro station to be in Russia


December 28th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg (Russia), Dec 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A new subway station, the world's deepest, will be unveiled in downtown St. Petersburg, authorities said.The Admiralteiskaya station lies over 100 m below ... Read more...

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Man City’s 96 mln pound deal to make Ibrahimovic world’s highest-paid footballer


August 13th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): Manchester City has offered Barcelona striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic a four-year deal worth a staggering 96 million pounds, roughly 500,000 pounds a week. The deal would make him the ... Read more...

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World Bank gives Pak 48-hour deadline to qualify for 300 mln dollar aid


May 27th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 27 (ANI): The World Bank has given a stiff 48-hour deadline to Pakistan within which it would have to take some tough actions such as increasing electricity tariff by six ... Read more...

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Zardari’s official residence’s 8 mln rupee unpaid gas bills is ‘minor case’ for authority


May 4th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 4 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's official residence, Aiwan-e-Sadr, has been slapped with a notice over non-payment of gas bills amounting to about 8.12 million rupees.The Sui Northern Gas ... Read more...

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Pak to get 30-yr-old 65 mln dollar US warship ‘free of cost’


April 27th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.27 (ANI): The Pakistan Navy has rebuked reports that it is acquiring an over 30-year old guided missile frigate from the United States for a whopping 64.77 million dollars, saying Pakistan ... Read more...

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ICC increases 2011 World Cup prize money to 4 mln dollars


April 21st, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.21 (ANI): The 2011 cricket World Cup winning team would be taking home a prize money of four million dollars, with the International Cricket Council (ICC) deciding to double the total ... Read more...

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Pak to acquire US warship for 65-mln dollars


April 21st, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.21 (ANI): Pakistan has signed a 65 million dollar deal with the United States for the acquisition of warship USS McInerney.The naval frigate will be handed over to Pakistan on August ... Read more...

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Vision originated 600 mln yrs ago in sea-dwelling hydra


March 12th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): A team of scientists at UC (University of California) Santa Barbara have discovered that vision originated in the hydra, a member of an ancient group of sea creatures, ... Read more...

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Tiny dinos died after falling into 160-mln-yr-old deep footprints of larger beasts


February 3rd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 3 (ANI): A rare fossil haul of feathered dinosaurs in a 160-million-year-old marsh in China suggests that they perished after falling into the deep muddy footprints of larger beasts.According to ... Read more...

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36 mln people with TB cured, eight mln lives saved since 1995


December 9th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.9 (ANI): Some 36 million people have been cured of tuberculosis (TB) over the past 15 years through a rigorous approach to treatment endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO).New ... Read more...

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First dino footprints recognized in New Zealand date back to 70 mln years


November 7th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, November 7 (ANI): A team of scientists has to claimed to have found 70 million-year-old dinosaur footprints in Golden Bay, which they believe are the first dinosaur footprints to be recognised ... Read more...

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Scientists unearth fossil of 150 mln yr old squirrel-sized dino


October 25th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, October 25 (ANI): Scientists have unearthed the fossil of a 150 million year old tiny dinosaur, which would have weighed less than a kilogram and measured around 70 centimetres long, about ... Read more...

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Manchester United eyeing 10 mln pound deal with Russian goalkeeper Akinfeev


October 10th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is reportedly keen on signing Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev during the January transfer window.Ferguson is keen to recruit Akinfeev, as current goalkeeper ... Read more...

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Antarctica had more room for ice 34 mln yrs ago than previously thought


September 10th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 10 (ANI): Scientists, in a new research, have found that about 34 million years ago, Antarctica had more room for ice than previously thought.Scientists from the University of California, Santa ... Read more...

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Cole’s 25 mln pound Chelsea deal makes him world’s highest-paid full-back


August 21st, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 21(ANI): Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole has signed a new four-year contract with the Blues, which is reportedly worth 25 million pounds- making him the world's highest-paid full-back.Cole agreed on ... Read more...

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Earliest complex organisms fed by osmosis more than 540 mln yrs ago


August 20th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 20 (ANI): Scientists at Virginia Tech has shown that the oldest complex life forms, which lived in nutrient-rich oceans more than 540 million years ago, likely fed by osmosis.The researchers ... Read more...

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Kiwi walking bat took marching orders from 20-mln-yr-old ancestor


August 8th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 8 (ANI): A new fossil-bat discovery has revealed that a walking bat in New Zealand took its marching orders from a 20-mln-yr-old ancestor, which upends a theory that the ... Read more...

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Massive greening of Earth 700 mln yrs ago triggered off explosive growth of life


July 9th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A team of scientists has suggested a massive greening of the planet by non-vascular plants, or 'primitive ground huggers', triggered off the Cambrian explosion of life, roughly 700 ... Read more...

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Early land creatures borrowed shells for protection around 500 mln yrs back


April 11th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have studied the fossilized tracks left by arthropods 490 to 510 million years to suggest that these creatures crawled out of the ocean ... Read more...

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PCB set to generate whopping Rs. 400 mln from Dubai Oz series


February 5th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb.5 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) which has been facing a huge financial crunch due to lack of international events on its soil, is looking to make huge money ... Read more...

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World Bank links economic reforms to 500 mln dollar loan to Pakistan


January 28th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.28 (ANI): The World Bank (WB) is expected to give Pakistan a soft loan of 500 hundred million dollars to tackle the sluggish economic conditions and counter the ever increasing ... Read more...

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US releases 101 mln dlrs for its efforts to fight Al Qaeda and Taliban


January 25th, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 25 (ANI): The United States has reimbursed 101 million dollars to Pakistan for its efforts to fight Al Qaeda and Taliban militants along the Pakistan-Afghan border. Diplomatic sources that the ... Read more...

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Half of Indian population, 120 mln Pakistanis will be wiped off in case of war, says Pak minister


December 27th, 2008 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
Obaro, Dec.27 (ANI): It seems that everyone in Pakistan enjoys being in news, and when the situation is as volatile as it is now, the easiest way to be in lime ... Read more...

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Worlds oldest spider may have arrived 80 mln yrs later than previously thought


December 23rd, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Scientists have found that the species once described as the worlds oldest spider is a more primitive version of the web-spinning modern spider, which has led to ... Read more...

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Norman asked to cut Florida mansion sale price by 27 mln dollars


November 19th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.19 (ANI): Australian golf champion has become victim of America''s sagging real estate market. Just months after ex-wife Laura Andrassy won a US 103 million dollar bitter divorce battle, Norman ... Read more...

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Barack promises rescue plan to middle-class Americans in 4-mln-dlr infomercial


October 30th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): In what is being described as the final summation of Barack Obamas campaign, the Democratic presidential nominee promised a rescue plan in tough times to the middle-class ... Read more...

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Tony Blairs lectures @ 2.5 lakh dlrs per 90 minutes earn him a 12 mln pound booty!


October 29th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London , Oct 29 (ANI): Former British premier Tony Blair, who is said to be the highest paid speaker in the world, is learnt to have amassed a wealth of 12 ... Read more...

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Obama camp planning grand victory celebration @ two mln dlrs!


October 24th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): With Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama all set to become the first ever African-American president in the Nov 4 polls, as suggested by various polls and surveys, ... Read more...

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Livid British war hero lives in car while Afghan family given 1.2 mln pound mansion


October 24th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): A British war hero who fought in Afghanistan is living in his car, while a migrant family of Afghans has been handed over a 1.2million pounds mansion. ... Read more...

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Now, 2 mln records of potential UK armed forces recruits goes missing


October 14th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.14 (ANI): The British Ministry of Defence has confirmed that up to two million records of potential armed forces recruits have gone missing. Last week the Ministry of Defence said ... Read more...

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Sikh tourism can help Pak earn 500 mln dlrs


July 9th, 2008 - 10:58 am ICT by ANI
Lahore , July 9 (ANI): By promoting Sikh tourism and allowing Sikh tourists to land directly at the Lahore Airport, Pakistan can earn up to 500 million dollars per year, a ... Read more...

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70-mln-yrs old dinosaur may represent a new species


June 13th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): The recent examination of a partial dinosaur skeleton unearthed in 1971 from a remote British Columbia site, has suggested that the 70 million years old dinosaur may ... Read more...

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Predation among animals may have caused 500 mln year old explosion of life


May 11th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by admin
Washington , May 11 (ANI): Scientists have attributed the cause of the "Cambrian Explosion", an event which may have sparked an ancient explosion of life 500 million years ago, to predation ... Read more...

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Earths magma sculpted valleys and mountains 180 mln years ago: Study


December 4th, 2007 - 6:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec.4 (ANI): A professor of earth and planetary sciences at the Johns Hopkins University who challenged the century-old concept that the Earth's outer layer formed when crystal-free molten rock called magma ... Read more...

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Over 48 mln rupees paid as compensation to Samjhauta blast victims


November 14th, 2007 - 10:18 am ICT by admin
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