water world

Hubble discovers new, all-water planet


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) A class of planet that is a water world and enshrouded by a thick, steamy atmosphere has been discovered.Astronomers spotted the planet through the Hubble space ... Read more...

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Asian water crisis worsening, Asian Development Bank says


October 12th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by BNO News
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday said Asia is facing a water crisis that continues to worsen and threaten the region's economy.ADB's Special Senior Advisor Arjun ... Read more...

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Educational programmes via TV from Germany to India


August 3rd, 2009 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) German broadcaster Deutsche Welle has signed up with IT@School ViCTERS, India's first dedicated educational TV channel, to allow Indian students access to more than ... Read more...

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Deutsche Welle to broadcast educational programmes in Kerala


July 21st, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 (IANS) Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster, Tuesday signed an agreement with the Kerala government to telecast educational programmes for school children in the state. Under the agreement, educational television ... Read more...

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Brit-Pakistani Slumdog kid now worth 60 million pounds


January 27th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.27 (ANI): Mo Chaudry shared his childhood home with livestock in a village that had no electricity. Now Chaudry, a 48-year-old entrepreneur, is worth 60 million pounds, reports The Sun. Mo says ... Read more...

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Earth was a barren water-world 2.5 billion years ago


December 31st, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): A model of the early Earth has suggested that until around 2.5 billion years ago, our planet was almost completely covered by water.Today, some 28 per cent ... Read more...

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Two-headed tortoise found on a farm in China!


September 14th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): A two-headed tortoise has left aquarium staff stunned after taking advantage of his disability to consume twice as much food as his siblings.The unusual case of ... Read more...

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Comeback swim queen: Water doesn’t know your age


July 8th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, July 8 (DPA) The Olympics may still be a month away, but it looks as though the Games may already have its comeback queen. US swimmer Dara Torres, 41, will ... Read more...

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