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Bhanwari Devi case: Re-arrested suspect sent to 10-days custody


July 4th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, July 3 (IANS) A day after he was re-arrested after his escape 19 days ago, a court here Tuesday sent Bhanwari Devi murder case accused Kailash Jakhar to 10 ... Read more...

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Soldier, another arrested for ‘magic mirror’ fraud


April 24th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) Two men, including an army soldier, were arrested in Rajasthan Monday for duping a property dealer of Rs.60 million on the pretext of selling him a ... Read more...

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Chandipur beach: Where the sea disappears suddenly (Feature)


March 16th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandipur (Odisha), March 16 (IANS) Have you seen the sea disappear in front of your eyes? A unique phenomenon rarely seen anywhere else, the sea recedes by as much as ... Read more...

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South Korean media delegation visits UAE


March 16th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 15 (IANS/WAM) A South Korean media delegation is currently on a visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to chronicle the country's development in economic, educational, cultural, ... Read more...

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Traces of ancient civilisation found in Chinese desert


October 18th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) Archaeologists have discovered 10 sites of ancient civilisation in the Badain Jaran desert, China's third largest desert.An archaeological team composed of 11 experts from Inner Mongolia, ... Read more...

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One couple on a drive - along India’s border


August 12th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) Even before stepping on the gas, they are describing their journey as insanely long, incredibly extensive and a never done before thing. But when Chennai-based couple ... Read more...

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Taj amid sand, this time for real!


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 3 (IANS) Some years back there was a story in a leading daily that the Taj Mahal is being shifted to Rajasthan. It later emerged that it was ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Remnants of boozy village discovered beneath downtown San Francisco


January 7th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
San Francisco, Jan 7 (ANI): Archeologists have discovered dozens of relics from the 1800s underneath a parking lot in downtown San Francisco.They have found dozens of vestiges-dolls, a piece of a tent, ... Read more...

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Frozen piles of CO2 on Mars may trigger avalanches


October 30th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have revealed that mysterious gullies are forming on Mars as a result of frozen carbon dioxide that's piling up on Martian dunes.The ... Read more...

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Orissa takes steps to conserve its coastline


October 1st, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirBhubaneswar/Puri, Oct 1 (ANI): Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced plans to initiate an Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project (ICZMP) in his State.Patnaik revealed aspects of theproject at a seminar ... Read more...

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Over 420,200 people visits UAE pavilion at Shanghai Expo


May 21st, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 21 (IANS/WAM) More than 420,200 people from China and abroad visited the UAE pavilion at the Shanghai Expo 2010 since the event kicked off here three weeks ago, the organisers ... Read more...

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Indian Army to get 124 more Arjun tanks


May 17th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Indian Army Monday ordered another 124 Arjun main battle tanks (MBTs) to boost the firepower of the 1.13-million strong force after the indigenously developed platform outgunned ... Read more...

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Skinny-dipping tourist gets bitten by venomous spider on willie


May 14th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 14 (ANI): A Canadian tourist, who fell asleep on the sand dunes after skinny-dipping at a beach in New Zealand's far north, is said to have woken up with a ... Read more...

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Spider attacks sleeping nudist


May 14th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, May 14 (IANS) A Canadian tourist who dozed off naked on a New Zealand beach after a swim suffered inflammation of the heart after being bitten on his penis by a ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft to photograph Saturn’s moons


April 3rd, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 3 (IANS) NASA has announced its plan to capture closer images of the two moons of Saturn through its spacecraft next week. The spacecraft Cassini will have a closer look ... Read more...

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Donald Trump’s “best in the world” golf course revealed


April 3rd, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 3 (ANI): American business tycoon Donald Trump's "best in the world" golf course has been unveiled by his team of designers.His developers in Scotland released two views depicting two ... Read more...

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Street Named After Patti Page


February 28th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Barnstable, Feb 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Patti Page, the 82-year-old singer who sang "Old Cape Cod," back in the year 1957, is given an honor. One of the roads in Centerville ... Read more...

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Trump reveals master plan for ‘world’s greatest golf course’ in Scotland


February 17th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.17 (ANI): American tycoon Donald Trump has revealed his master plan for "the greatest golf course in the world" to be built on a windswept stretch of Scottish coastline.According to The ... Read more...

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Thar villagers have an answer for climate change


January 25th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Dileep BidawatBarmer (Rajashthan), Jan.25 (ANI): Through discussions and cross-sectoral sharing like at the Climate Change workshop held Rajasthan's Barmer district recently, people have taken it upon themselves to act in ... Read more...

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New Spider Species Discovered


January 16th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A brand new species of spider in the Arava Region in Israel has been discovered by the University of Haifa-Oranim. This species was found in the ... Read more...

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Trees on Mars?


January 13th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): A Mars probe has baffled NASA scientists by sending images of what look like trees on the red planet.The images show rows of dark conifer type trees emerging ... Read more...

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A difference in the function of a single gene can actually matter


January 9th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 9 (ANI): In a new research, scientists at the University of Idaho, US, have discovered not only that different species sometimes use the same gene to produce the same adaptation, ... Read more...

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Archaeologists may have found temple of Peruvian mythical ruler


December 7th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lima (Peru), December 7 (ANI): Archaeologists of the Bruning Museum in Lambayeque, Peru, have discovered, next to the Huaca Chornancap pyramid, what is thought to be the sacred temple of Naylamp, a ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi Grand Prix could be a crash-fest, says David Coulthard


October 29th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29(ANI): Former Formula One racing driver David Coulthard has warned that the new Abu Dhabi circuit's shortened run-off areas could see ambitious racers pay for their mistakes during the final ... Read more...

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A stark beauty that keeps calling you back (Postcard from Ladakh, with images)


October 21st, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma Leh, Oct 21 (IANS) Known as the "land of high passes", Ladakh is a kaleidoscope of nature's extremes -- snow-capped peaks to sand dunes, sub-zero temperatures to scorching sun -- ... Read more...

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Arabian cottages become a major tourist attraction in Pushkar


October 15th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokendra SinghPushkar (Rajasthan), Oct 15 (ANI): Cottages built on the pattern of Arabian architecture has become a major tourist attraction in Pushkar in Rajasthan.Rajendra Singh, director of the Arabian ... Read more...

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Raid-de-Himalaya champion aims to retain title


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 2 (IANS) Known as the 'King of Racers', Suresh Rana of Himachal Pradesh's Manali town is once again ready to test his nerves and his machine in the 11th edition ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rajasthan, through a rider’s goggles


September 4th, 2009 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Sand dunes, magnificent forts, heritage resorts, small villages, wildlife, your motorcycle and you. Come October and 30 bikers from across the country will undertake a ... Read more...

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Mice living in sandy hills quickly evolved lighter coloration


August 28th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 28 (ANI): Scientists at Harvard University have found that deer mice living in Nebraska's Sand Hills quickly evolved lighter coloration after glaciers deposited sand dunes atop what had been much ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lady Gaga poses naked for V magazine shoot


July 3rd, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jul 3 (ANI): Singer Stefani Germanotta, aka Lady Gaga, has struck up a provocative pose in the nude for style magazine V.She was seen sporting a curly, Pamela Anderson-style hairdo, posing ... Read more...

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Vinay hit by a sand storm in Dubai


April 3rd, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
An unfortunate accident took place with Vinay while shooting for Saran's flick Modhi Vilayadu in Dubai. A sequence was been filmed in the sand dunes where Vinay had to drive a car. ... Read more...

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Four die in mid-air aircraft collision in Britain


February 12th, 2009 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (DPA) Two female teenage air cadets and two Royal Air Force (RAF) instructors were killed in a mid-air collision of two RAF training aircraft in Britain Wednesday. The two light ... Read more...

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Speediest sand dunes clocked from space


January 4th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new and more convenient approach to monitoring the speed and sand flux of migrating dunes, using high-resolution optical satellite images taken at differing ... Read more...

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Scientists spot earth-like snowy avalanches near Mars north pole


November 8th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): A team of scientists has spotted strange Earth-like snowy avalanches near the north pole of Mars, while combing through images from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiters high resolution ... Read more...

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Trump gets his golf course, plus 500 luxury homes


November 4th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): New York-based billionaire businessman Donald Trumps contentious plans to transform a wild and windswept stretch of the Aberdeenshire coastline into an exclusive 1 billion pound golf resort ... Read more...

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