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‘India Show’ to be held in Toronto


October 11th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Over 150 Indian engineering companies are likely to participate in the 'India Show' to be held in Toronto Oct 17-20, officials said Tuesday.It will be ... Read more...

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Now, a ‘Star Wars’ theory for Kanishka bombing


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 2 (IANS) Even as the mystery over the Air India Kanishka bombing continues, a report released Wednesday by a rights activist in Meghalaya suggested that the plane could ... Read more...

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IFFI bigger, richer this year: Organisers


November 21st, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is bigger, richer and has much wider reach this year, the organisers said Sunday.Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF) chief S.M. ... Read more...

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Fossil of new dinosaur species found in China


October 10th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 10 (IANS) Scientists in China have discovered the fossils of a previously-unknown dinosaur species - a meat-eating theropod.The fossils of the dinosaur were unearthed at Longshan in Yi Autonomous Prefecture ... Read more...

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North American continent is a layer cake: Study


August 26th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): A new study by seismologists at the University of California, Berkeley, has revealed that the North American continent is not one thick, rigid slab, but a layer cake ... Read more...

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New theory to reveal why midcontinent faults generate earthquakes?


July 31st, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Researchers at Purdue University may finally unravel the mystery of why the New Madrid fault - lying in the middle of the North American continent and not along ... Read more...

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Paleontologists discover new bony-skulled dinosaur species


April 20th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A new species of dinosaur with a softball-sized lump of solid bone on top of its skull has been discovered by paleontologists.The paper has been published in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Modi exploring options to take IPL to US


February 11th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) supremo Lalit Modi and USA Cricket's chief executive Donald Lockerbie are exploring options to take the IPL to the US. Issues ranging from infrastructure ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Native Americans planted farms with hardy “pioneer” crops 3800 years ago


April 9th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 9 (ANI): New evidence of the first farming in eastern North America has emerged which suggests that 3800 years ago, Native Americans planted farms with hardy "pioneer" crops.The ancient ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Azores - The Portuguese Archipelago


January 27th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Azores is a Portuguese archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, which is about 1,500 km from Lisbon and about 3,900 km from the east coast of North America. The two westernmost ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ozone hole just got bigger this year


October 8th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) The 2008 ozone hole - a thinning in the ozone layer over Antarctica - is larger both in size and ozone loss than 2007.The ozone layer, 25 km ... Read more...

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Ozone hole in 2008 is larger than last year


October 8th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Oct 8 (ANI): Reports from the ESA (European Space Agency) indicate that the ozone hole in 2008 is larger than last year.Ozone is a protective atmospheric layer found in about ... Read more...

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Arctic sea ice annual freeze-up underway


October 4th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Oct 4 (ANI): After reaching the second-lowest extent ever recorded last month, sea ice in the Arctic has begun to refreeze in the face of autumn temperatures, closing both the ... Read more...

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Sierra Nevada in US rose to current height earlier than thought


April 24th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Geologists studying deposits of volcanic glass in the western United States have found that the central Sierra Nevada largely attained its present elevation 12 million years ago, ... Read more...

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3 billion-yr-old microcrystals provide new record of planetary evolution


March 4th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 4 (ANI): An international research team has discovered three-billion-year-old zircon microcrystals in northern Ontario in Canada, which are proving to be a new record of the processes that form continents ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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