Solar system like ours discovered

July 26th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A solar system arranged just like our own has been discovered a thousand light years from the Earth, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.The planets, captured by ... Read more...

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Russia allows NATO to use air base

June 30th, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian has given the approval for the US and its NATO allies to use a Russian air base in Ulyanovsk city as a hub for ... Read more...

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Venus transit clouded in Kerala, monsoon strengthens (Lead)

June 6th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) Rains lashed the Kerala capital Wednesday, disappointing hundreds of school children and others here who could not have a clear view of Venus's transit across the ... Read more...

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UN urges Sudan, South Sudan to resolve issues

January 30th, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Jan 30 (IANS) The United Nations has urged Sudan and its new neighbour South Sudan to resolve all outstanding issues threatening peace and security between them, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Karachi link to fake Indian currency in Nepal

May 7th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) The Pakistani city of Karachi continues to grow as the base of faceless groups seeking to fund terror attacks and destabilise economies by exploiting weak links ... Read more...

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Nasa space telescope spots odd new solar system

February 3rd, 2011 - 2:48 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- NASA's Kepler mission has discovered a planetary system including six planets orbiting a Sun-like star called Kepler-11, located approximately 2,000 light years from Earth. "Kepler-11 is a remarkable system ... Read more...

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Iran hangs dozens of drug peddlers

January 30th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 30 (IANS) The Iranian government has hanged dozens of drug traffickers in the first month of 2011 and vowed to pursue its anti-drug trafficking campaign. The latest one to be ... Read more...

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NASA’s super-Earth characterization could help find life on other planets

December 2nd, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Using a ground-based telescope, a team of astronomers, including two NASA Sagan Fellows, has made the first characterizations of a super-Earth's atmosphere.A super-Earth is a planet up to ... Read more...

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‘Now ‘body scanners’ could be deployed at US train stations, subways, other mass transits’

November 26th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Despite recent controversies being raised about full-body scanners at airports, US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has hinted that such scanners and "enhanced" pat-downs could be deployed at ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways says parcel bomb found in Dubai traveled on passenger flights

October 31st, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by BNO News
DUBAI (BNO NEWS) -- Qatar Airways on Sunday confirmed that an explosive device discovered at a FedEx facility in Dubai on Friday had traveled on two of its passenger flights before it ... Read more...

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US plans to create thousands of jobs in Haiti

January 26th, 2010 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (DPA) The US plans to create thousands of jobs in Haiti by hiring people to help with the cleanup following the earthquake earlier this month, a US official said ... Read more...

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NATO seeks more Russian help in Afghanistan

December 16th, 2009 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (RIA Novosti) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Wednesday the Western military bloc is seeking greater Russian assistance for international operations in Afghanistan. Speaking to reporters after talks with ... Read more...

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Russia has no plans to send troops to Afghanistan: Lavrov

March 16th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 16 (RIA Novosti) Moscow has no intention of sending a military contingent to Afghanistan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday. "The international community is not asking the Russian Federation ... Read more...

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Ukraine starts receiving Russian gas for transit to Europe (Lead)

January 20th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 20 (RIA Novosti) Ukraine's gas system started receiving Russian gas for transit to Europe Tuesday, a spokesman of Russian energy giant Gazprom said.Following Sunday's talks between the two countries' premiers, ... Read more...

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Russia, Ukraine sign new gas deal

January 19th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 19 (DPA) Russia and Ukraine clinched an agreement Monday ending a protracted dispute that froze gas shipments to Europe for nearly two-weeks.Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart ... Read more...

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Russia, Ukraine reach deal on gas transits to Europe (Lead)

January 18th, 2009 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 18 (DPA) Russia and Ukraine settled their contractual dispute over gas supplies early Monday morning, bringing an end to a week-long embargo on transits to gas-starved Europe.Russian Prime Minister Vladimir ... Read more...

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Medvedev says gas crisis beyond bilateral solution

January 16th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 16 (DPA) European leaders must attend a crisis summit in Moscow this weekend because bilateral talks will no longer suffice to defuse a Russian-Ukrainian conflict over gas transits, Russian President ... Read more...

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New camera may help spot Earth-like habitable planets

December 16th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): A team of astronomers have reported that a new camera is giving them the sensitivity they need to spot habitable extrasolar planets, which are nearly as small ... Read more...

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Astronomers detect visible light in exoplanets atmosphere for first time

December 27th, 2007 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 27 (ANI): Astronomers have for the first time detected and monitored the visible light that is scattered in the atmosphere of an exoplanet.The transiting exoplanet under study circles the dwarf ... Read more...

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