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UK teens unique invention: Condoms that change colour to detect STIs

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UK teens unique invention: Condoms that change colour to detect STIs

Guess what a group of schoolchildren in the UK invented? Colour-changing condoms, for...

Watch: Scientists show you what happens when you put a Coke can into liquid nitrogen

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Watch: Scientists show you what happens when you put a Coke can into liquid nitrogen

In a video which made us believe that atypical 'mad scientist' does not just exist in...

Discovered: Here's why parrots can talk like humans

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Discovered: Here's why parrots can talk like humans

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found key structural differences in the...

Alien alert! Pyramid like structure on Ceres seen in NASA photographs

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Alien alert! Pyramid like structure on Ceres seen in NASA photographs

Something interesting is brewing on the dwarf planet Ceres. The largest asteroid in the...

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'Wow, pulled back wrong throttle': Probe reveals why captain of TransAsia plane crashed

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'Wow, pulled back wrong throttle': Probe reveals why captain of TransAsia plane crashed

Taipei: The captain of a TransAsia Airways ATR plane that crashed in Taiwan in February, killing 43 people, had switched off the working engine after the other lost power, the Aviation Safety Council ...


When love prevails: US Episcopal Church approves same-sex marriages

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When love prevails: US Episcopal Church approves same-sex marriages

Salt Lake City:Episcopalians voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a decade ago with t...

Ana Ivanovic dumped out of Wimbledon by American qualifier

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Ana Ivanovic dumped out of Wimbledon by American qualifier

Ana Ivanovic became the highest-profile casualty of Wimbledon's opening days as the seventh seed fell to 158th-ranked qualifier Bethanie Mattek-Sands in a second round clash on Wednesday. Ivanovic, a...

First look at North Korea's new 'showcase' airport terminal in Pyongyang

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First look at North Korea's new 'showcase' airport terminal in Pyongyang

Seoul: North Korea has opened its new airport terminal in the capital, hailing it as a showcase of leader Kim Jong-Un's "unremitting efforts" to put the country's air transport on a world le...

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal pledges entire $32 billion fortune to charity

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Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal pledges entire $32 billion fortune to charity

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia's billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal on Thursday, pledged his entire USD 32-billion fortune to charitable projects over the coming years. The prince said in a statement that t...

Holocaust hero dies at 106: Nicolas Winton

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Holocaust hero dies at 106: Nicolas Winton

London:He was just a 29-year-old clerk at the London Stock Exchange when he faced the challenge of a lifetime. Traveling with a friend to Czechoslovakia in 1938, as the drums of impending war echoed a...

After Delhi, over 4,000 resident doctors in Maharashtra go on indefinite strike

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After Delhi, over 4,000 resident doctors in Maharashtra go on indefinite strike

Mumbai: Medical services are going to be hit in Maharashtra as nearly 4000 resident doctors have gone on an indefinite strike. The doctors have listed 10 demands including regular working hours, bette...