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Pakistan takes control of Shamsi airbase as US leaves


December 11th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 11 (IANS) Pakistan's defence ministry Sunday took control of the Shamsi airbase as the US vacated the facility after the government ordered this following the NATO strikes ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Life’s building blocks discovered on surprising meteorite


December 16th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Scientists has identified amino acids, a fundamental building block of life, in a meteorite where none were expected."This meteorite formed when two asteroids collided. The shock of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Water was present during Earth’s birth


May 14th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Volatile elements - most likely to include water - were present during the violent process of the Earth's birth between 30 and 100 million years after the solar ... Read more...

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Lunar polar craters likely to be live with electricity


April 19th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Polar lunar craters may be live with hundreds of volts of electrical energy, potentially triggered by solar winds blowing over natural obstructions. Polar lunar craters are of interest because ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Engaging ‘rogue’ state Pak better bet to prevent proliferation, nuke theft by terrorists: US


April 9th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.9 (ANI): The United States' latest nuclear policy review document, dubbed as the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR), highlights that the Obama Administration wants to keep Pakistan on its side in order ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mysterious ring fort in Ireland may have held sports arena during Bronze Age


February 26th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Dublin, Feb 26 (ANI): New findings by a team of archaeologists has suggested that a mysterious ring fort in County Tipperary in Ireland may have held a sports arena during the Bronze ... Read more...

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Kabul’s `Obama Market’ selling items bought, stolen from US military bases


November 12th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov.12 (ANI): Want to buy US military wares in Afghanistan? Go to Kabul's "Obama Market".Afghanistan vendors here sell MREs, military cots, and goggles like those used by the American military.Most ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Concrete columns with internal bars made of glass fibers can make a building sturdier


July 15th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A new research has determined that concrete columns with internal bars made of glass fibers can make a building sturdier.In the research, the University of Miami, through its ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Astronauts finish Hubble repairs


May 19th, 2009 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (dpa) Two US astronauts Monday put the final vital maintenance touches on the Hubble Space Telescope, replacing old insulation and a guidance sensor on the ageing satellite before ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Lost U.S. weapons going to Taliban, GAO says


February 12th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.12 (ANI): An audit undertaken by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) in Washington has reported that tens of thousands of assault rifles and other firearms in Afghanistan are at risk ... Read more...

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Laser can crack unbreakable quantum communications


October 4th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): A new research has found that by shining a bright laser into sensitive equipment that uses the technology of quantum cryptography, makes it possible to hijack communications ... Read more...

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