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Assam refinery to explore potential markets in neighbouring countries


September 8th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sept 7 (IANS) Given its proximity to countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan and Myanmar, Assam's Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) is now planning to explore potential markets for its products in ... Read more...

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Assam remains largely peaceful on ULFA raising day (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 7 (IANS) Assam remained largely peaceful on the 33rd raising day Saturday of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), despite threats from the anti-talk faction of ... Read more...

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Blast in Assam refinery, ULFA claims responsibility (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 7 (IANS) An explosion rocked a refinery in Assam Saturday evening. The banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) claimed responsibility for the blast in which no casualties ... Read more...

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Axeing of Katich is unfathomable: McGain


June 16th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 16 (IANS) Australia's veteran leg-spinner Bryce McGain, who was discarded after playing a Test, feels the axeing of Test batsman Simon Katich shows the "blatant ageism" by ... Read more...

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Australia also needs director of cricket to regain top cricket billing: Buchanan


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:12 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr. 23 (ANI): John Buchanan who is about to embark on a four-year stint in control of New Zealand's high-performance program, has said he believes Australia also needs a Director of ... Read more...

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Four CRPF personnel killed in Assam encounter


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Karbi Anglong, Apr 2 (ANI): The outlawed insurgent outfit Karbi Peoples Liberation Tiger (KPLT) gunned down four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and injured another in an encounter in Assam's Karbi ... Read more...

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Oz Olympic boss demands new national anti-corruption watchdog to stop illegal betting


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, March 2 (ANI): Australian Olympics boss John Coates has said there is a need for a new national anti-corruption watchdog, with powers to tap phones, to stop match-fixing and illegal betting. ... Read more...

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Drug use rampant in Australian Football League, says Oz defender Milicevic


February 16th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 16(ANI): Australian footballer Ljubo Milicevic has claimed that drug use is rampant in the Australian Football League (AFL), and admitted that players had offered him cocaine in Melbourne nightclubs.The 30-year-old ... Read more...

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Huaritz could be on fast track to recovery


January 31st, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 31 (IANS) Australian off-spinner Nathan Hauritz can be on the fast track to recovery to play in the World Cup in the sub-continent starting Feb 19."A radical treatment involving controversial ... Read more...

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1 in 4 young Australians has a tattoo


October 31st, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 31 (ANI): The trend of getting ink injected into the body is increasing - one in four young Australians has a tattoo.Most parents hate them and recruitment agencies tell ... Read more...

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India’s Oz Twenty20 investment plans bigger than ‘Kerry Packer moment’: CA


October 28th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney. Oct 28(ANI): Cricket Australia has described the plans of Indian investors trying to seize a share in the country's Twenty20 Big Bash as the most significant development since World Series Cricket.According ... Read more...

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Stephanie Rice’s flourishing romance with Quade Cooper


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 22 (ANI): Stephanie Rice and Quade Cooper are making no attempts to conceal what is obviously a flourishing romance.The two made their public debut with Rice accompanying the Wallaby playmaker ... Read more...

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Kiwi fans now wondering what’s the point in playing ‘match-fixers’ Pakistan


September 20th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sept.20 (ANI): Many Kiwi cricket fans are reportedly wondering what's the point of playing Pakistan in both Tests and one-day internationals, given that they have been known to cheat and fix ... Read more...

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Bad boy hairdos not allowed in Sydney nightclubs!


September 12th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 12 (ANI): Heading to a Sydney nightclub? Well, here's a piece of information: some of the clubs in the city are turning away people with certain hairstyles or bad attitudes. ... Read more...

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Blockade supporters attack 20 trucks near Imphal, injure truck drivers


May 24th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by ANI
Imhpal, May 24 (ANI): A number of truck drivers and helpers suffered serious injuries, when about 20 goods-laden trucks were attacked by several blockade supporters here on Monday morning. The convoy of ... Read more...

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Ex-Oz cricketers call for ODI format overhaul to bring in the crowds


February 9th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.9 (ANI): Former Test stars Damien Fleming (fast bowler) and Kerry O'Keeffe (leg spinner) have both called for a dramatic overhaul of the limited overs schedule, as they feel that fans ... Read more...

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People in North East India condemn terror activities


December 25th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Dec 25 (ANI): In recent days, many incidents have been reported in Manipur where militants have used grenades and bombs to speed fear among the people.Using explosives is the latest modus ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia unveils plan for new tribal T20 competition


December 15th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 15 (ANI): Cricket Australia plans to unveil a lucrative new Twenty20 league featuring cities rather than states in 2011.According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Australia is pressing ahead with plans ... Read more...

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Australia’s FIFA World Cup dream runs into rough weather


December 9th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 9 (IANS) Australia's hope to bid for the 2018 or 2022 FIFA World Cups suffered a set-back with rules football and rugby bodies refusing to step aside to relinquish their ... Read more...

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Hydrogen-powered unmanned plane sets 26-hour flight endurance record


December 1st, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 1 (ANI): The Naval Research Laboratory's Ion Tiger, a hydrogen-powered fuel cell unmanned air vehicle (UAV), has flown 26 hours and 1 minute carrying a 5-pound payload, setting another unofficial ... Read more...

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New model can track movement of radioactive fall-out after nuclear explosion


November 23rd, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 23 (ANI): A scientist has developed models that can track the movement of radioactive fall-out carried by the wind after a nuclear explosion.The models have been developed by Adam Wachtor ... Read more...

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ULFA blow up petroleum-laden train in Assam (Lead)


November 17th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 17 (IANS) Militants of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) blew up a petroleum-laden train in Assam. At least 20 wagons went up in flames and a loss ... Read more...

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Train carrying petroleum products catches fire in Assam


November 17th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 17 (IANS) At least 20 wagons were damaged in Assam when a goods train carrying petroleum products went up in flames. Authorities are not ruling out the possibility of a ... Read more...

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Symonds, cricket’s vagabond, revelling in his freelance lifestyle


September 30th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Sep.30 (ANI): Andrew Symonds is loving life outside the cricketing establishment, and believes that he stands on the cusp of cricket's new freelance frontier.Since being sacked from the Australian team on ... Read more...

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Unmanned aerial system achieves flight endurance milestone


August 7th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has completed a successful flight test of the fuel cell powered XFC (eXperimental Fuel Cell) unmanned aerial system (UAS), in which the aircraft ... Read more...

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Hayden will get a grand farewell at Sydney


February 18th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 18 (IANS) Australian opener Matthew Hayden denied himself a worthy farewell after suddenly announcing his retirement last month. But now the burly Queenslander will be given one last hurrah in ... Read more...

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Fans welcome decision to close roof (Australian Open diary)


January 29th, 2009 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Tennis fans have welcomed the decision to close the centre-court roof on another scorching hot day at the Australian Open. The mercury rose beyond 40 degrees as ... Read more...

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Australia to make history by hosting first day-night Test match with Pak in Nov. 2009


December 28th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 28 (ANI): Australia is almost certain to make history in November 2009 by hosting crickets first day-night Test match.Australia and Pakistan will become the first teams to clash in ... Read more...

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Oz court serves default judgement via Facebook!


December 13th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, December 13 (ANI): Facebook has apparently started to leave its impact on judicial systems also, with the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory ruling that a default judgement can ... Read more...

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Satellite observes Earths highest clouds


November 14th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): The Naval Research Laboratorys (NRL) SHIMMER (Spatial Heterodyne Imager for Mesospheric Radicals) satellite has successfully observed Earths highest clouds.The satellite observed a second northern season of Polar ... Read more...

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Warney cozies up to TV bikini babe, but only for charity!


September 12th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept.12 (ANI): Spin king Shane Warne is rubbing shoulders with one of TV''s hottest women, bikini babe Jodhi Meares. A generous contribution to The Shane Warne Foundation on behalf of the ... Read more...

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Aussie cricketers still role models


May 7th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 7 (ANI): The reputation of Australian players remains untarnished in spite of the confrontations they had with the Indian team during their tour of Australia in December and January, ... Read more...

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Lifting missing fingerprints from human skin


May 3rd, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 3 (IANS) In the battle against crime, forensic experts have enlisted a tool that would lift missing fingerprints from the human skin and help nab the killer! The portable system, ... Read more...

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Lunar telescope will study the dark ages of the Universe


March 12th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 12 (ANI): A team of scientists and engineers, led by the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), are going to design a telescope based on the moon, that would study the dark ... Read more...

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Heres why the deep-blue Hope Diamond glows red like a fiery coal


January 9th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 9 (ANI): An expert at the United States Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has unearthed the reason why the deep blue Hope Diamond exhibits a red glow for several seconds, and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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