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Strong earthquake shakes Papua New Guinea, no damage

August 20th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by BNO News
ANGORAM, PAPUA NEW GUINEA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck on land near the north coast of New Guinea in Papua New Guinea on early Monday morning, seismologists said, but there ... Read more...

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Australian hockey player dies on field

May 7th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, May 7 (IANS) In a tragic incident, a talented young women's hockey player Lizzie Watkins was killed in an on-field incident after she was hit on her head by ... Read more...

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New record for deep-sea drill depth

April 30th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) A Japanese research team has set a new record for deep-sea drilling depth, reaching 25,400 feet below the Pacific Ocean's surface.The Chikyu, operated by the Japan ... Read more...

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Hundreds of dead pelicans found in Peru

April 30th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, April 30 (IANS/EFE) Fishermen and environmentalists are calling on officials to investigate the deaths of more than 200 pelicans on the beaches of northern Peru, media reports said.The dead ... Read more...

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Irish archaeologists say Spanish Armada wreck found

August 6th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Dublin, Aug 6 (IANS) Underwater archaeologists in Ireland believe they may have discovered a sunken 16th century Spanish Armada vessel off the north coast.In the course of a dive survey ... Read more...

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Bats too have regional accents

September 13th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 13 (ANI): It's not only humans who have accents, for even bats from different regions speak differently, say Aussie scientists.'Bats in different regions have different calls. You may have the ... Read more...

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Whales’ ’sense of smell’ may shed light on how they locate prey

August 7th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): Scientists have revealed a previously undiscovered ability of bowhead whales' to smell the air - a finding that could change the understanding of how they locate prey.The whales' ... Read more...

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I am not ready to strip: Shakira

June 15th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Pop singer Shakira is not ready to pose naked for videos or photo shoots. "I don't want to and I don't have to. I couldn't strip naked," ... Read more...

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Andaman quake tremors jolt Orissa

March 31st, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) Tremors from an earthquake in the north Andaman Islands Tuesday night jolted parts of Orissa, forcing people to rush out of their houses in panic in several places, ... Read more...

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Body of man who fell into volcano recovered

February 17th, 2010 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 17 (DPA) Rescuers have recovered the body of a 52-year-old man who died after falling 500 meters into the Mount Saint Helens volcano in the US state of Washington, ... Read more...

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Traces of natural gas found off Dominican Republic

December 2nd, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Dec 2 (EFE) Spanish experts have found traces of natural gas in the Dominican Republic's marine subsoil but the existence of large quantities of the fuel cannot be confirmed for ... Read more...

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Brazilian oil giant announces new offshore find

November 18th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Nov 18 (EFE) State-controlled oil company Petrobras has announced the discovery of an estimated 25 million barrels of oil in Brazil's Atlantic waters. The deposit is located in the Campos basin, ... Read more...

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Pirates hijack Indian Dhow near Bosasso

July 11th, 2009 - 12:31 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Somali pirates have hijacked an Indian dhow with 16 crew onboard as it left the north coast port of Bosasso, in the Gulf of Aden.Andrew Mwangura, coordinator of the East African Seafarers' ... Read more...

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UK explorer aims to set new Arctic endurance record

May 8th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): UK explorer Adrian Hayes aims to set a new Arctic endurance record. This time the Dubai-based adventurer is hoping to make the longest unassisted Arctic Polar journey in ... Read more...

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3,000-year-old “Spider God” temple found in Peru

October 30th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a 3,000-year-old temple featuring an image of a spider god in Peru, which may hold clues to little-known cultures in the ancient past of ... Read more...

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Tropical storm Laura looses steam and weakens completely

October 1st, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by David M N James
Highly feared and susceptible Tropical Storm Laura has lost strength already drowning the fears that it was headed to become a major threat by the weekend.Storm Laura became weaker late Tuesday ... Read more...

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OVL gets green signal to invest in Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago

June 26th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Thursday approved a $437 million investment by the state-run overseas exploration body ONGC Videsh Limited in offshore oil blocks in ... Read more...

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