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Pacific colonisation more recent and rapid than previously thought

December 28th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 28 (ANI): A new research has suggested that East Polynesia was colonised by humans more recently, and faster, than previously thought.The study indicates the region was settled in two ... Read more...

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Australia’s earliest contact rock art found

July 24th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Scientists have found evidence of Southeast Asian sailing vessels visiting Australia in the mid-1600s -- the oldest contact rock art in Australia.The team taking part in the ... Read more...

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Protest held against proposed Essar jetty in Gujarat

June 28th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 28 (IANS) Representatives of various trade and commerce bodies Monday took out a rally to protest against the jetty planned by corporate giant Essar near Salaya in Gujarat, saying that ... Read more...

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Sensitise fishermen on safety aspects: Coast Guard

June 17th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard Thursday urged coastal states to sensitise fishermen about safety aspects while at sea. India's coastal security and preparedness to deal with anyoffshore threats ... Read more...

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Governor calls for top priority to sailors’ safety

March 31st, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Expressing serious concern over the growing incidents of sea piracy, armed robbery and hostage-taking on the high seas, Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Wednesday said that top priority must ... Read more...

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India bans its dhows beyond southern Oman, Maldives (Lead)

March 30th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) India Tuesday banned the movement of its mechanised sailing vessels (MSVs or dhows) to the south and west of Salalah in Oman and Male with immediate effect ... Read more...

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Week-long Minicoy festival begins in Kochi

November 18th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 18 (IANS) It is a small island with a population of about 10,000 people that you have probably not heard of. Minicoy is Lakshadweep's southernmost island and it takes ... Read more...

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115 mln-yr-old pterosaur could not only walk and fly, but also sail across the sea

October 25th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 25 (ANI): A team of scientists has determined that a particular pterosaur that existed 115 million years ago was a master of nature's drawing boards, as it not only could ... Read more...

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Global warming may soon spoil the party for beer lovers

May 3rd, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by admin
London, May 3 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, global warming has threatened the production of hop plants, which are used in breweries for making beer.Hops initially served as a ... Read more...

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Official website launched for Volvo Ocean Race India Stopover

April 5th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by admin
By Juhan Samuel Kochi, Apr 5 (ANI): The official Website of the world famous Volvo Ocean Race for its India stopover was recently launched in Kerala. The official website '' was ... Read more...

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