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Whistle blows for Mumbai's last Anglo-Indian train driver - 11/14/2008

Mumbai - For the last 34 years, Adrian Eric Baldrey has driven trains on India's railways but he is a dying breed and his retirement on his 60th birthday will spell the end of Mumbai's Anglo-Indian...

John Travolta heads to gritty suburb for 'From Paris With Love' - 11/14/2008

Paris - Hollywood star John Travolta will head to France this weekend to film in a Paris suburb that was at the epicentre of nationwide riots in 2005, the movie's producer said Wednesday. Travolta...

Solar wind weakest since beginning of space age - 11/14/2008

Washington - The intensity of the sun's million-mile-per-hour solar wind has dropped to its lowest levels since accurate records began half a century ago, scientists say. Measurements of the cosmic...

NASA concludes Mars lander program - 11/14/2008

NASA said on Tuesday its Phoenix Mars Lander had ceased communications after operating for more than five months on the Red Planet, and announced the termination of the successful space exploration...

Zoo keeper of Knut the polar bear dead - 11/14/2008

Thomas Doerflein, the zoo keeper in charge of rearing Berlin zoo's superstar polar bear Knut, has died, police said on Monday. BERLIN (AFP) - Thomas Doerflein, the zoo keeper in charge of rearing...

Sir Michael Stoute clears 26th hurdle - 11/14/2008

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Climate change could devastate Philippines: NASA scientist - 11/14/2008

MANILA (AFP) - Climate change could have a devastating impact on the Philippines, leading to widespread destruction of the country's flora and fauna and flooding the capital Manila, a NASA...

Solar wind weakest since beginning of space age - 11/14/2008

The intensity of the sun's million-mile-per-hour solar wind has dropped to its lowest levels since accurate records began half a century ago, scientists say. WASHINGTON (AFP) - The intensity of the...

Japan university gets patent for stem cell breakthrough - 11/14/2008

TOKYO (AFP) - Japan has given Kyoto University a patent for groundbreaking stem cell research in what is believed to be a world first for such scientific research, officials said Friday. TOKYO...

Facebook, Politics, Dissent & Social Networking - 11/02/2008

As Ramadan gets under way Muslims are turning to faith, family, and Facebook.com, a Web-based social networking site that hosts groups, like Are You Ready for Ramadan?, devoted to the celebration...
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