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Storm leaves 12 dead in Argentina


April 6th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, April 6 (IANS/EFE) Twelve people were killed and 18 injured in a storm that brought rain, hail and winds of more than 90 kph to Buenos Aires, Argentine ... Read more...

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First women-only call centre opens in Saudi Arabia


December 25th, 2010 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Jeddah, Dec 25 (IANS) Saudi women, who are prohibited by society from living or working independently without written permission from a male guardian, will now be part of a first-of-its-kind "women-only" call ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Emotional farewell for metre gauge train in Kerala


September 19th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Punalur (Kerala), Sep 19 (IANS) It was all over for the last metre gauge train in Kerala when the Punalur-Chencotta passenger train to Tamil Nadu pulled out of this city Sunday evening. Since ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Active travel’ one of the keys to healthy lifestyle


August 20th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that communities with more walkers and cyclists are healthier than those where people must rely on cars to get around.Researchers analyzed city- and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Today’s Tweets have roots in 18th century diaries


June 13th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Sharing what's on your mind via Twitter is not a recent phenomenon, but the trend has its roots in 18th century diaries.While reviewing volumes of 18th and 19th ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pachauri slated for using car for 1.6-km journey


January 31st, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) Climate change scientist Rajendra Pachauri has been slammed by a British newspaper for using a car to travel just one mile (1.6 km) to work. "Controversial climate change boss ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India’s lunar mission finds water on moon (Roundup)


September 24th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Washington/London/New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) In a discovery that has rocked the scientific establishment and hailed as path-breaking, India's maiden lunar mission has found evidence of water on the moon. "The moon ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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