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Radioactivity levels in Tokyo’s tap water declared safe for infants


March 27th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 27 (ANI): Radioactivity levels in tap water at Tokyo water purification plants have been detected to be safe for infants' consumption.The levels continued to drop after samples were detected ... Read more...

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Saturnian moon may have fizzy ocean capable of harbouring life


January 29th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 29 (ANI): Saturnian moon Enceladus may have a fizzy ocean capable of harbouring life, suggests new data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.The findings could explain the vast icy plumes of water ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd bags Rs.614 crore contract for water project


October 1st, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Infrastructure major Punj Lloyd said Friday its subsidiary Sembawang Engineers and Constructors, has won a Rs.614 crore contract from from PUB, the national water agency of Singapore.The ... Read more...

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Karzai eyes Chinese investments to rebuild Afghanistan


March 22nd, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Mar. 22 (ANI): In order to rebuild his war-torn country, Afghan President Hamid Karzai is set to seek Beijing's assistance in the form of Chinese investments during his visit to ... Read more...

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Dams can trigger more frequent fierce storms


February 5th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have suggested that dams, along with reservoirs, might trigger more frequent fierce storms.According to a report in National Geographic News, the study ... Read more...

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Pink Performs In Grammy Awards


February 1st, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Los Angeles, Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Grammy Awards 2010 took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Jan 31, 2010. This was the 52nd installment of the ... Read more...

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Taxpayers paying to fix penile erection problems of jailed rapist


December 12th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): It has emerged that taxpayers' money will be used to help fix the penile erection problems of a jailed rapist who was part of Ivan Milat's gang.The decision ... Read more...

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Seven security guards shot dead in Algeria


October 22nd, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers/Paris, Oct 22 (DPA) Seven security guards were killed early Thursday by a group of suspected Islamic extremists near the eastern city of Tizi Ouzou, local security sources said. The victims were Algerians ... Read more...

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Women cry more than men - and in more dramatic fashion


October 15th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Men knew it all along. And now a new study has made it official: women shed tears more often than blokes, for longer, and in a more dramatic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

When Aaron Eckhart bathed himself in his front yard!


September 19th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 19 (ANI): Actor Aaron Eckhart recently stripped to his undergarments in front of his neighbours as he took bath at his front yard in his Los Angeles home.The 'Paycheck' star ... Read more...

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Usher slapped with lawsuit over outstanding plumbing bill!


August 12th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Five time Grammy winner Usher has been dragged into a legal battle with plumbers after he allegedly failed to pay up for work done in his Atlanta, Georgia ... Read more...

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Cowell will meet 17 ex-girlfriends at his birthday bash


July 23rd, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell will be confronted by 17 of his ex-girlfriends at a special bash organised ahead of his birthday. Cowell will be turning 50 in October, ... Read more...

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‘Witch bottle’ containing finger nails, hair and pins uncorked


June 4th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): A "witch bottle" commonly used to ward off evil spells during the late 16th and 17th centuries has been found intact, containing finger nail clippings, hair and pins.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ritchie comforts Madonna as adoption plan fails


April 9th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) British filmmaker Guy Ritchie has been comforting ex-wife Madonna after her attempt to adopt a baby from Malawi failed. Thesun.co.uk reports that the two had got divorced in ... Read more...

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Lake Ontario’’s human footprints date back to 11,000 yrs, not 100,000 years


November 24th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Nov 24 (ANI): A new research has suggested that human footprints found a century ago in Lake Ontario, Canada, are 11,000 years old, not 100,000 years, as was indicated by ... Read more...

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Bird sanctuary a bone of contention in dry Agra


April 12th, 2008 - 9:51 am ICT by admin
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, April 12 (IANS) A water reservoir developed by the British has been notified as a bird sanctuary. But Agra residents are peeved as they feel the winged visitors seem ... Read more...

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