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GoM on encephalitis has to deliver: Child rights panel

November 6th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The group of ministers (GoM) formed on Japanese Encephalitis (JE), which has claimed over 400 lives in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh this year, has a ... Read more...

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Orchid wears the scent of death to attract flies for pollination

March 15th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Orchid Satyrium pumilum lures flies into its flowers by mimicking the smell of rotting flesh, according to a new study.The orchid S. pumilum is found in sandy, moist ... Read more...

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Ice-age reptile extinctions shed light on responses to climate change

December 10th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Michigan have found that a wave of reptile extinctions on the Greek islands over the past 15,000 years may shed light on how ... Read more...

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Richards, Bekele and Isinbayeva share $1 mn jackpot

September 5th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 5 (DPA) American Sanya Richards, Russian Jelena Isinbayeva and Ethiopian Kenenanisa Bekele Friday shared the one million dollar jackpot on offer at the Golden League series. The jackpot is shared by ... Read more...

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Cockroaches can survive climate change by holding their breath to save water

August 18th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 18 (ANI): A new study has found that cockroaches can hold their breath to save water, a trick that could help them to thrive in the face of climate change.When ... Read more...

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Target was not easy to chase, says Dhoni

March 11th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton, March 11 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said Wednesday that despite Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir making it look easy, the victory in the fourth One-day International was not easy ... Read more...

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Dominating India crush Pakistan by 140 runs

June 11th, 2008 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 10 (IANS) Indian cricketers made the best use of their Twenty20 experience to halt Pakistan's 12-match winning run by beating them by 140 runs in the second match of the ... Read more...

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Daredevils keep IPL semi-final hopes alive

May 20th, 2008 - 1:54 am ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 20 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils improved their chances of making it to the semi-finals of the Indian Premier League (IPL) by beating Bangalore Royals Challengers by five wickets at the M. ... Read more...

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