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China to use chicken army to fight locusts


July 7th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 7 (IANS) An "army of chickens" will be employed by the administration of a Chinese province to fight locusts in its pastureland.Gansu province in northwest China will send ... Read more...

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I hate riding horses: Stewart


May 27th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 27 (IANS) Actor Kristen Stewart says she hated doing the horse riding scenes in her latest movie "Snow White and the Huntsman" in which she plays the ... Read more...

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Adele gifts herself 7-million-pound mansion


February 26th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) British singer Adele, who has taken the music world by storm, has one more reason to celebrate - after staying in a dingy flat, she has ... Read more...

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Fire squad pulls racehorse from a swimming pool


July 20th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Melbourne, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Firefighters had a hard time in Melbourne on Tuesday when they had to rescue a racehorse from the swimming pool. The race horse in question was a ... Read more...

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Sugarcane ‘can help in cooling climate’


April 18th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): Sugarcane, grown in Brazil to power automobiles as an alternative to gasoline, has a double benefit - if cultivated in massive scale, it also helps in cooling the ... Read more...

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Lawson for complete overhaul of Cricket Australia following top-down disintegration


February 10th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 10(ANI): Former Australian fast bowler and Pakistan coach Geoff Lawson has called for a complete overhaul of Cricket Australia (CA) following the national team's slump to No.5 on the Test ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama to host NY farm-to-table luncheon for diplomats’ spouses


September 18th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 18 (ANI): Michelle Obama is set to add another feat to her campaign for healthy living. She has planned to host a farm-to-table luncheon for spouses of foreign leaders ... Read more...

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Climate change, not hunting, killed woolly mammoths: Study


August 18th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the woolly mammoths died out because of dwindling grasslands - rather than being hunted to extinction by humans.There was a severe decline ... Read more...

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British cattle factory to house 8,000 cows


August 6th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) An ambitious plan to set up a 50-million-pound cattle factory, where over 8,000 cows will be milked around the clock, has been unveiled in Britain. First of its ... Read more...

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Lightning kills 100 sheep


May 6th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 6 (IANS) At least 100 sheep were killed and scores injured by lightning in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district. The sheep died in a remote grazing pasture Wednesday night, Deputy Commissioner B.M. ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to launch river revival campaign


April 15th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 15 (IANS) Midhasan river in Madhya Pradesh's Panna district will get a new lease of life as a campaign for reviving dying rivers in the state begins Friday, an official ... Read more...

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Hussey safe for another tilt at Ashes


February 6th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb. 6 (ANI): Dismissed as a has been at the start of the Australian summer, middle-order batsman Michael Hussey continues to be a key member of Australia's Test and one-day teams, ... Read more...

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Oz funeral home buries dead people vertically to save space!


December 8th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): A funeral home in Australia has come up with the idea of burying dead people vertically in order to be able to save space.The scheme, about to be ... Read more...

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Switchgrass could be used to produce biomass efficiently


November 24th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 24 (ANI): A new study has determined that 50 million US acres of cropland, idle cropland, and cropland pasture could be converted from current uses to the production of perennial ... Read more...

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Kirsten Dunst says she and ex Jake Gyllenhaal “are not good friends”


November 19th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Kirsten Dunst has confessed that she is not really in touch with her ex-flame Jake Gyllenhaal."It would be nice to see him...But we're not good friends," Us mag ... Read more...

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15th century Battle of Bosworth’s ‘victory spot’ moves two miles


October 29th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 29 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have sited the exact spot where the English kingdom was won in 1485 in the famous Battle of Bosworth, determining the location to ... Read more...

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CO2 from food crops’ displacement maybe twice as much as those from lands for biofuels


October 23rd, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 23 (ANI): A study examining the impact of a global biofuels program on greenhouse gas emissions during the 21st century has found that carbon loss stemming from the displacement of ... Read more...

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Haminson vows to have another crack at the Aussies


July 15th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): England's most expendable fast bowler Steve Harmison keeps coming back after being discarded, and is hoping to win his 62nd cap in the Second Npower Ashes Test against ... Read more...

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2005 Ashes destroyer Jones says Lee will swing momentum


July 4th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Worcester (UK), July 4 (ANI): Former England pacer Simon Jones believes Australia's Brett Lee will swing the momentum in this year's Ashes series.Regarded as one of the world's finest proponents of reverse ... Read more...

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Deforestation causes ‘boom-and-bust’ development in Amazon


June 12th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A new research has suggested that clearing the Amazon rainforest increases Brazilian communities' wealth and quality of life, but these improvements are short-lived, and the situation results to ... Read more...

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10-year-old boy killed in Kashmir explosion


May 2nd, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 2 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy was killed and his two sisters wounded when a bomb, probably left behind by militants, exploded accidentally in a meadow in north Kashmir Saturday, police ... Read more...

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Royal Challengers may opt to give Kallis another mini break


April 30th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), Apr. 30 (ANI): Bangalore Royal Challengers coach Ray Jennings may be thinking about giving Jacques Kallis another mini-break to freshen him up better for the business end of ... Read more...

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Pregnant US tourist beheaded in Puerto Rico


February 5th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Feb 5 (EFE) A six-month-pregnant US tourist was kidnapped and beheaded in Puerto Rico, EFE reported Thursday.According to the police report Wednesday, Sarah Kuszak, described as being in her mid-to-late ... Read more...

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Global warming threatens Australias iconic kangaroos


October 16th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): A new study has found that an increase in average temperature of only two degrees Celsius could have a devastating effect on populations of Australias iconic kangaroos.Our ... Read more...

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Argentina declares emergency over bushfire


April 19th, 2008 - 7:56 pm ICT by admin
Buenos Aires, April 19 (IANS) Argentina has declared a state of emergency and shut down highways, as smoke from huge bushfires to clear pasture, was making visibility in and around the capital ... Read more...

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UK wildlife species must move to new habitats for survival


December 30th, 2007 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Some wildlife species in the UK will have to move to new habitats as climate change causes temperatures to rise, the Wildlife Trusts have warned.The trusts have cautioned ... Read more...

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