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One dead as small plane crashes in China lake


August 19th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) The pilot of a small aircraft died and and two people were injured when their plane crashed into a lake in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur region.The ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to finalise border agreement


July 29th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) India and Bangladesh are expected to finalise on Saturday an agreement that will allow them to swap small pockets of land in each ... Read more...

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Polish airspace safe despite Iceland volcano eruption


May 24th, 2011 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 24 (IANS) The eruption of Iceland's most active volcano has not threatened air traffic safety in the Polish airspace, an official said.Air traffic over Poland was normal and ... Read more...

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One of the largest stone arches discovered in Afghanistan


March 31st, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) One of the world's largest natural stone arches, spanning more than 200 feet, has been discovered in a remote corner of Afghanistan.Located at the central highlands ... Read more...

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Cholera toll rises to 643 in Haiti


November 11th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Nov 11 (IANS/EFE) A total of 643 people have died in Haiti in the cholera epidemic that is spreading throughout the impoverished Caribbean country, health officials said.A total of 9,971 people ... Read more...

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Carbon and oxygen isotopes in tree rings may shed new light on past climate events


December 4th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 4 (ANI): Scientists have determined that the analysis of carbon and oxygen isotopes embedded in tree rings may shed new light on past climate events.Scientists have long looked at the ... Read more...

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How climate change might impact species’ geographic ranges


June 24th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): A new study by a team of researchers has provided insights into how climate change might impact geographic ranges of species.The study, by researchers led by Jessica Hellmann, ... Read more...

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Blair gets a million-pound award for his global leadership


May 18th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has received a million-pound Dan David prize for leadership at a ceremony at Tel Aviv University.The prize, named after international businessman and ... Read more...

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Loose soil forces NASA’’s Mars rover Spirit to change route to summer destination


March 8th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 8 (ANI): Loose soil piled against the northern edge of a low plateau called "Home Plate" has blocked NASA''s Mars Exploration Rover Spirit from taking the shortest route toward ... Read more...

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Russia prepares for future combat in the Arctic


June 24th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, June 24 (RIA Novosti) Russia must be ready to fight wars in the Arctic to protect its national interests in a region that contains large and untapped deposits of natural ... Read more...

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One of the worlds most biodiverse hotspots faces destruction


June 3rd, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): A new report has indicated that the tropical rainforests of Papua New Guinea (PNG), which falls in the top ten of the worlds most biodiverse hotspots, are ... Read more...

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10 Sri Lankan fishermen caught off Chennai coast


April 12th, 2008 - 5:13 am ICT by admin
(Lead)Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Ten Sri Lankan nationals were nabbed off the coast of Chennai by Indian fishermen after a mid-sea fracas Friday. "We are in the process of getting them remanded ... Read more...

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Tibet became the world’s roof in stages


March 25th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 25 (IANS) It has long been known that the Himalayas rose, and the Tibetan plateau became the "roof of the world", thanks to the collision of tectonic plates as ... Read more...

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Guess who just got a bigger home? Corbett tigers


March 10th, 2008 - 11:15 am ICT by admin
By Sanjeeb Baruah Corbett (Uttarakhand), March 10 (IANS) Riding high on its success in protecting the big cats, the Corbett tiger reserve in Uttarakhand now aims to expand its core area to over ... Read more...

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Mars rover frees itself from loose soil


December 5th, 2007 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Reports indicate that NASA's Mars Rover Spirit has freed itself from the loose soil it had been stuck in for about two weeks. Spirit had been heading to ... Read more...

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