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Bernanke hints at moves to aid US labour market, recovery


September 1st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has hinted that the central bank might provide further monetary easing steps to improve the US labour market and broader ... Read more...

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Scientists pinpoint cause of past sea level rises


July 12th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Scientists have identified what actually triggered the rapid rise of sea levels in the past, using climate and ice sheet models.The process, named 'saddle-collapse', was found ... Read more...

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US marks warmest March on record


April 10th, 2012 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Monday that last March was the warmest in recorded history, creating thunderstorms and tornadoes across the country.According ... Read more...

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MiG crash spot identified, snowfall hampers search


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 22 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Saturday said it has identified the spot in the rocky mountains of Lahaul Valley in Himachal Pradesh where a MiG-29 jet ... Read more...

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How the Rocky Mountains may have been ‘formed by giant suction’


March 8th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study shows that the Rockies may have been formed when a giant suction created a counter force that thrust the mountains upward.Mountains generally form where continental ... Read more...

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Eurocopter sells five choppers in India


February 11th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore,Feb 11 (IANS) European helicopter manufacturer Eurocopter Friday announced it has sold five AS350 B3 passenger transport helicopters to three Indian customers.Three were ordered by Global Vectra, whose fleet will ... Read more...

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Cole to welcome New Year skiing with beau


December 26th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole will welcome the New Year with a ­romantic skiing holiday with ­boyfriend Derek Hough."The X Factor" judge is heading to the Rocky Mountains in north-west ... Read more...

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Ability to tolerate aggression is partly genetic: Study


December 8th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): UCLA scientists have said that the ability to tolerate aggression is partly genetic."The ability to tolerate aggression is passed on across generations; there is genetic variation in the ... Read more...

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“The Santa Clause” Series And Many More For “ABC’s 25 Days Of Christmas”


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Santa Clause" series and many more flicks are all set to pump up the Christmas spirit for this season. Since the Holiday Season has started, ... Read more...

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Warming Earth ‘could mean more toxins in environment’


November 10th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): There seems to be one more addition to the already known repercussions of global warming-more toxins in the environment, suggests a new research.Scientists have warned that global warming ... Read more...

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Baby dino footprints discovered near Denver


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 02 (ANI): Paleontologists have once again discovered infant dinosaur footprints in the foothills west of Denver, near the town of Morrison.The discovery was made by Morrison Natural History Museum staff.Dating ... Read more...

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76 cyclists to test skills on lofty mountains


October 23rd, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 23 (IANS) Seventy-six cyclists set out from here Saturday to conquer the lofty mountains for the sixth edition of the Hercules MTB Himachal 2010 - the country's toughest cycle rally.During ... Read more...

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Bee decline could slash food output, finds study


September 6th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) The double impact of decline in bee numbers and global warming is not only cutting down plant pollination but will also badly impact global food output. In fact, ... Read more...

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Climate change may lead to decline in bee pollination


September 6th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 06 (ANI): A new study has indicated that decline in the population of bees and other flower-visiting animals may also lead to decline in pollination.A recent University of Toronto study ... Read more...

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China mourns mudslide victims, toll rises to 1,248 (Roundup)


August 15th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 15 (IANS) China paused for three minutes Sunday as the nation mourned the deaths and misery of thousands of people in devastating mudslides that swept the northwestern region, with the ... Read more...

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Girl digs with hands to rescue family in China


August 14th, 2010 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) Tired and injured, an 18-year-old girl braved inclement weather and dug with her bare hands for three days in a vain attempt to rescue her family members burried ... Read more...

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Ten millennia old hunting weapon discovered in melting ice patch


June 30th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): A University of Colorado at Boulder researcher has discovered a 10,000-year-old wooden hunting weapon in a melting ice patch in the Rocky Mountains close to Yellowstone National Park, ... Read more...

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New study links mantle flow to ‘uplift and volcanism in mobile belts’


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): Mountains and volcanoes in the Mediterranean rise due to pressure from the mantle below, according to a new study.The new theory appears in the journal Nature.Study co-author Thorsten ... Read more...

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How dangerous food-borne pathogen evades body’s defenses


May 14th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Stanford University School of Medicine investigators have deciphered how Listeria monocytogenes, a dangerous food-borne pathogen, slips through the intestine's defenses and causes disease.This bacterial strain thrives in salty ... Read more...

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Another Jihad Jane arrested for conspiring to kill Swedish cartoonist


March 13th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 13 (ANI): A 31-year-old Colorado woman has been arrested by Irish authorities for allegedly plotting a conspiracy to murder a Swedish cartoonist who made fun of the Prophet Mohammed. ... Read more...

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Second Major Earthquake Of 2010 Hits Venezuela


January 16th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Venezuela, Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After Haiti, it was now the turn of Venezuela to be hit by an earthquake. A quake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale hit Venezuela ... Read more...

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McDonald’s online map shows ‘McFarthest Point’ in America


October 1st, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): McDonald's is certainly everywhere - the popular fast food chain has reached America's farthest spot between the grasslands of South Dakota.An online map created by Steven von Worley ... Read more...

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Mountains may be cradles of evolution


September 26th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 26 (ANI): American scientists have suggested that growing mountains may give rise to new species, thus making them cradles of evolution."The major times of (species) diversification directly coincide with ... Read more...

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Increased forest fires may degrade air quality and damage human lungs


August 10th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 10 (ANI): A new study has found that as the climate gets warmer and dryer, forest fires will become as much as three times more common in parts of the ... Read more...

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Wildfires may increase due to global warming in coming decades


July 29th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): Atmospheric scientists at Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and their colleagues have determined that as the climate warms in the coming decades, the frequency of ... Read more...

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Genetic evidence indicates first Americans arrived as two separate migrations


January 9th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): In a new study, genetic evidence has revealed that the first Americans arrived as two separate migrations, traveling in different groups to arrive in their new home ... Read more...

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Polls show Obama with a clear advantage over McCain


November 4th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.4 (ANI): Having already secured New Hampshire, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, continues to maintain a clear advantage over Republican rival John McCain, even as both made final appeals in ... Read more...

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Cold temperatures episodically gripped tropical regions 300 million years ago


August 1st, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 1 (ANI): New evidence has emerged indicating that cold temperatures episodically gripped tropical regions 300 million years ago.Earlier, geoscientists had presumed that, like today, the tropics remained warm throughout ... 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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Canadians among worst polluters on earth


April 23rd, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by admin
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, April 23 (IANS) The Earth Hour last month might have evoked a huge response from Canadians, but a study shows they are among the worst polluters in the world. ... Read more...

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Ancient bison bones supports theory about Ice Age seafarers being first in Americas


March 25th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by admin
Ottawa, March 25 (ANI): A series of discoveries of ancient bison bones in Canada and the US have fuelled speculations among researchers that the first settlers in the New World arrived ... Read more...

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Warmer springs cause fewer flowers to bloom in the Rocky Mountains


March 6th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 6 (ANI): Research conducted on the Rocky Mountains in western North America has shown that due to warmer springs, snow is gone sooner than before, due to which fewer flowers ... Read more...

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Texan billionaire set to challenge BCCIs IPL


February 26th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Feb.25 (ANI): A Texan billionaire with an outsized passion for Twenty20 is pouring part of his fortune into a West Indian competitor to the Indian Premier League. Allen Stanford has no ... Read more...

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Altered sleeping patterns among hibernating animals linked to global warming


February 3rd, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): New evidence has suggested that the sleeping patterns of hibernating animals have been altered due to rising temperatures from global warming, which could bring them to the brink ... Read more...

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Humans behind diminishing water flow in the West


February 1st, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A collaborative study has found the reason behind the diminishing water flow in the Western United States humans.Since the Rocky Mountains have warmed by 2 degrees Fahrenheit, the ... Read more...

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