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Two Sets of Pyramids Discovered In Egypt


August 14th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two new possible pyramid sites have been discovered by an American scientist who has spent 10 years studying the region. The archeology researchers known as Angela Micol ... Read more...

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Rare snowfall stuns South Africa


August 9th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pretoria, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Snowfall stunned the people of South Africa on Monday night when heavy snow fell in the country. The snowfall lasted till the next day with the temperatures ... Read more...

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IAEA to meet Iran over access to n-site


June 4th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and Iran have scheduled a meeting for June 8 to get access to the Parchin ... Read more...

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China, Japan, South Korea warn North Korea over n-tests (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) China, Japan and South Korea have warned they will not accept new nuclear tests by North Korea, South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak said Sunday."Our three countries ... Read more...

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Osama dumped 320 km off Indian coast


May 4th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) A US treasure hunter claims to have found the exact spot where Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden's body was dumped -- about 320 km off ... Read more...

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North Korea prepares for underground nuclear test


April 8th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea is preparing for a third underground nuclear test, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported Sunday."North Korea is making clandestine preparations for a ... Read more...

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IT tool helps satellites pinpoint ancient settlements


March 20th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) A new computer tool that extracts clues about ancient human settlements from satellite imagery has uncovered thousands of sites which might otherwise have been lost.The survey ... Read more...

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Ocean warming might hit microbes’ carbon storage capacity


February 13th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Climate change is warming the oceans and preventing water layers from mixing, which could upset the carbon storage capacity of microbes and plankton.As the ocean surface ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Facebook’s releases list of most popular ’shared’ news items


November 30th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook has released the list of the top 40 most "shared" news in the past year. The popular social networking site published the list on Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Tropical depression forms in the western Caribbean Sea, heads for Honduras


August 19th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Depression Eight formed in the western Caribbean Sea on late Thursday evening, forecasters said, prompting tropical storm watches for Honduras and Guatemala.Forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane ... Read more...

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Planes influence local weather during take-off


July 1st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) People living close to airports may not only suffer sleepless nights, they could also experience lousy weather.The very presence of aircraft increases the possibility of snow ... Read more...

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India’s new satellite beams high quality images


May 9th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) India's latest advanced remote sensing satellite Resourcesat-2 has beamed high quality images distinctly showing the northern and western regions of the country, the space agency ... Read more...

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A catch-up phone call, satellite image led to Osama


May 7th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 7 (IANS) An old friend's innocuous, catch-up phone call to Abu Ahmed al-Kuwaiti, the main Pakistani courier for Osama bin Laden, led US forces to his hideout in ... Read more...

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200,000 people living in ‘horrific’ North Korean prison camps: Amnesty


May 4th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4(ANI): North Korea's political prison camps have grown in size over the past decade and now hold an estimated 200,000 people in "horrific" conditions, a report from the London-based rights ... Read more...

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Chopper carrying Arunachal chief minister still missing (Second Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 2 (IANS) The helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, reported missing since Saturday, remained untraced for the third straight day Monday even as authorities zeroed ... Read more...

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657 new islands discovered


April 24th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) A total of 657 new islands have been discovered around the world, a global survey has said.The Earth has many more barrier islands than previously thought, ... 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...

Posted in Health Science |

Malaysia most suited to track piracy in Arabian Sea: Expert


April 17th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 17 (IANS) Malaysia's geographic location and political stability are ideal for the establishment of an international data-processing centre for maritime satellite tracking of piracy in the Gulf ... Read more...

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Wind ‘can be 10 to 100 times more effective in eroding mountains’


March 29th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 29 (ANI): A new report from a University of Arizona-led research team has revealed that wind is a much more powerful force in the evolution of mountains than previously thought.Bedrock ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ten FARC members killed in army operation in southwestern Colombia


March 25th, 2011 - 2:21 am ICT by BNO News
CHOCO, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten militants of the rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) on Thursday were killed during an Army operation in southwestern Colombia.According to El Tiempo ... Read more...

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Expedition to discover colour of the Atlantic Ocean


March 11th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): An international team of scientists have undertaken a seafaring expedition to find out the colour of the Atlantic Ocean.They want to discover the impact of misty clouds ... Read more...

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How to size up the crowd - a lesson in Cairo


February 5th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Just how many protesters are there in Cairo's Tahrir square? Media accounts vary enormously. The crowd estimates depend on rough calculations, including one developed by a former reporter ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Strong eruptions from Japan’s Shinmoedake prompts evacuations


February 1st, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- As Japan's Mount Kirishima continues its strong eruptions, officials in Takaharu, Miyazaki Prefecture have advised at least 500 households to evacuate as landslides and flying boulders could reach ... Read more...

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Satellite images reveal where people swear the most!


January 25th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): A new map shows a unique geographical feature - places where people swear the most.The map, derived from messages posted on Twitter, shows the areas where the foulest ... Read more...

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Some Himalayan glaciers advancing, despite global warming


January 25th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): Some of the Himalayan glaciers are advancing thanks to the presence of debris such as pebbles, rocks, and debris from surrounding mountains, suggests a new study.Bodo Bookhagen, of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Paul Janssen Creates Lego Replica Of Ohio State Stadium


January 17th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Columbus-area man has taken up the trouble to build a Lego replica of Ohio State's horseshoe-shaped football stadium. The construction is complete with an archway ... Read more...

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Tomb of King Tut’s wife may emerge in 2011


January 4th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): The tomb of King Tut's wife, a buried pyramid, and the final resting place of Cleopatra are some of the potential discoveries of 2011, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No new projects in high erosion coastal zones: Ramesh


December 29th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) No new infrastructure projects will be allowed in the high erosion coastal zone in the country, Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh said Wednesday.Ramesh said that the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Scientists train software to keep track of climate change


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): An international team of researchers say that a computer program, which automatically analyzes mounds of satellite images and other data, could help climate scientists keep track of complex, ... Read more...

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E-mail alerts to warn pilots about volcanic eruptions


December 17th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Scientists from New Zealand are developing a new system to alert pilots on flights via e-mails about volcanic eruptions by detecting the lightning their ash clouds trigger. ... Read more...

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N. Korea attack: US weighing options, likely to ask China to act


November 24th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.24 (ANI): Top national security aides of President Barack Obama have said the United States Government is weighing all options, including pressing China to put pressure on the North Korean ... Read more...

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China launches online map service


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 22 (IANS) China has launched an official online mapping service as internet giant Google is yet to apply for a licence to provide a similar service in the country.The State ... Read more...

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China launches own Google mapping service


October 22nd, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 22 (ANI): It's official now. China has launched its online mapping service as Google Inc is yet to apply for a license to provide a similar service in the country.The ... Read more...

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Worried US demands China nuclear pact details from Pak


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 22(ANI): The United States has asked Pakistan to give a detailed account of its nuclear pact with China, US Special Envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke has said."We ... Read more...

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Chinese scientist traces origin of Indus River to southwest China


October 21st, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): A Chinese scientist has challenged the origin of the river Indus, claiming that it's origin located in a valley northeast of Kailash, the highest peak of the ... Read more...

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