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Monthly Archives: April 2009

Chennai Super Kings drub Rajasthan Royals

Suresh Raina struck a dazzling 55-ball 98 to fashion Chennai Super Kings’ impressive 38-run win over defending champions Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League match on Thursday. Riding on Raina’s blistering knock, Chennai got their campaign in the T20 ... Read More »

WHO raises swine flu alert level as virus spreads

Mexico readied a “temporarily closed” sign, taking the drastic step of ordering a suspension of nonessential federal government and private business activity to stamp out a swine flu epidemic, as the World Health Organization raise its alert level and warned ... Read More »

Keen fight for Malaysian Indian Congress posts

Kuala Lumpur, Apr 30 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress is gripped by election fever, with different factions of the party holding their meetings to finalise their strategy over the next fortnight. Although most of the major factions have retained their ... Read More »

SU-30 MK-I crashes in Rajasthan, pilot killed

New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): A SU-30 MK-I aircraft of the Indian Air Force on a routine training mission crashed 70 kms southeast of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan, today. The aircraft had taken off from aircraft had taken off from the ... Read More »

How scientists made fast quantum communication possible

Washington, April 30 (ANI): Researchers from Toshiba and Cambridge University’s Cavendish Laboratory have developed high speed detectors that are capable of receiving information with much higher key rates, thereby able to receive more information faster, in a technique known as ... Read More »

Meteor hunting begins in Ontario

Toronto, April 30 (ANI): Researchers have issued a call for meteorite-hunters and interested locals to start searching for a meteorite that landed on rural land north of Newmarket, Ontario, in Canada. The space rock fell to Earth at 8:37 p.m. ... Read More »

Steve Waugh says Aussies just ahead for Ashes

Sydney, Apr. 30 (ANI): Former captain Steve Waugh believes Australia are entitled to be slight favorites in this year’s Ashes series, but feels bowling selections will be crucial to the outcome. Waugh was part of four triumphant Ashes tours between ... Read More »

Bopara proving a big hit, clinches No.3 spot

London, Apr 30 (ANI): Indian origin England batsman Ravi Bopara has been preferred for the No.3 position for the first Test against West Indies, beating Michael Vaughan, Ian Bell and Owais Shah to get the coveted spot. Coach Andy Flower ... Read More »

Now, bagpipes are ethically sound

Edinburgh, April 30 (ANI): Two communities in Tanzania have gained appreciation for making bagpipes from ethical sources of wood for the first time. All Highland bagpipes and many other traditional Scottish pipes are made from African blackwood, which comes from ... Read More »