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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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18 dead, 15 missing in landslides triggered by heavy rains in Darjeeling

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18 dead, 15 missing in landslides triggered by heavy rains in Darjeeling

Siliguri: At least 18 people have been killed in landslides triggered by heavy rains in Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong sub-divisions of Darjeeling district since the night before, a Sahastra Sena ...


One in three people in the world have no access to sanitation facilities: UN report

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One in three people in the world have no access to sanitation facilities: UN report

United Nations: Some 2.4 billion people - one out of every three inhabitants of the planet - still have no access to sanitation facilities, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF said on Tuesd...

One in three people in the world have no access to sanitation facilities: UN report

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One in three people in the world have no access to sanitation facilities: UN report

United Nations: Some 2.4 billion people - one out of every three inhabitants of the planet - still have no access to sanitation facilities, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF said on Tuesd...

Greece ready to call off referendum, Eurozone finmins to evaluate new proposals

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Greece ready to call off referendum, Eurozone finmins to evaluate new proposals

Athens Eurozone finance ministers were set to weigh Greece's latest proposal for aid Wednesday, hours after the country's international bailout expired without a deal, cutting it off from vital finan...

New Jersey governor Chris Christie announces bid for 2016 US Presidential run

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New Jersey governor Chris Christie announces bid for 2016 US Presidential run

Washington: Chris Christie, Governor of US state of New Jersey, on Tuesday announced his bid for the 2016 US presidential race, jumping into the group of 13 other Republican candidates already in the ...

Supreme Court takes a tough stand on mediation in rape cases, says it's illegal and against dignity of women

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Supreme Court takes a tough stand on mediation in rape cases, says it's illegal and against dignity of women

The Supreme Court on Wednesday lashed out at lower courts over settlement in rape cases, saying any such attempt for mediation is against the dignity of women. Taking a tough stand on the issue, the ...

Greek Bailout Fund: British shoe seller launches crowdfunding project to help IMF debt repayment

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Greek Bailout Fund: British shoe seller launches crowdfunding project to help IMF debt repayment

A British shoe shop worker launched an online crowdfunding campaign to raise the money for Greece to meet its now expired IMF debt repayment, saying he just wanted to help austerity-stricken Greeks.Th...