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Swine flu flies to all corners of the earth

Where: Worldwide!April 30, 2009 : Swine Flu has claimed the life of its first victim in the United States of America, a small child who lives near the Mexican border. With this, it appears that the world is on the brink of a virus attack, the Swine Flu.It all started in Mexico, in South America, where people started...

Indian elections 2009: a symbol of people power

Where: IndiaMay 6, 2009 : When a nation of over one billion citizens wakes up every five years to elect its leaders, the entire world turns to watch. The "world's largest democracy*", India, went to the polls on April 13, 2009, to elect members of the 15th Lok Sabha (or House of Commons, in the Indian Parliament)....

UFO in Kolkata?

Where: Kolkata, West Bengal, IndiaOctober 30, 2007 : In a city as passionate about football as it is about Rabindra Sangeet and rosogollas, an unlikely visitor made a flying visit. An unidienfitied flying object or UFO was spotted in Kolkata's skies early Monday morning. The fireball, which was filmed by a Kolkata-based executive, seemed to move very rapidly...

Anchor rips through phone and internet cable

Where: The Mediterranean SeaDecember 22, 2008: A ship’s anchor slammed into the ocean bed, ripping apart an undersea cable that connected millions of computers and telephones. Cut somewhere between Sicily and Tunisia, in the Mediterranean Sea, the cut ends of the cable are being searched by an undersea robot. The robot will bring the cable ends up to the...

Plans to shut Guantanamo Bay prison

Where: Guantanamo Bay, CubaDecember 19, 2008: The controversial prison camp, Guantanamo Bay Detention Center, may finally be closed. US Defense Secretary Robert Gates has ordered that plans be made to close the prison that houses "alien combatants" accused of supporting terrorist activities against the United States.Often colloquially referred to as Gitmo (a spoken version of GTMO, which stands for...

Bird Flu Virus Returns to Asia

Where: ChinaDecember 18, 2008: The deadly Bird Flu virus is back, and hundreds of thousands of chickens are being culled (killed) across Asia and Africa to stop the virus from spreading. The H5N1 virus is commonly referred to as Bird Flu virus since it spreads through birds. It can be fatal for human beings, especially those that are exposed...

Wet behind the ears: Mumbai floods again

Where: Mumbai, IndiaJune 25, 2007: A kid of five would tell you that it rains in June. Especially in Mumbai, which being on the coast, takes a soak before the rains make their way to inland cities like Delhi.Yet, year after year, with unfailing precision, Mumbai goes under water. Knee deep water, with floating trash, stinking dead rodents...

Potatoes get you in the pink of health

Where: SpainJune 25, 2007: Word's just in: potatoes are good for you. But, you may still have to hold off on those fries you've been eyeing. Turns out, potatoes are best eaten in a cold salad, and not drowned in oil.A team of Spanish researchers say that eating potatoes could have a beneficial effect on the body's...

Couch pet-atoes

Where: Lucknow, IndiaJuly 18, 2007: First it was kids. Now, it's the dogs. Middle class families across India are plagued by obesity. In other words, from the master to his pooch, everyone is fat, and very likely sick.According to a report in The Times of India, doctors at the Government Veterinary Hospital (GVH) in Lucknow estimate that nearly...

Indian Shooters Combat Racism

The Indian squad that just won the Commonwealth Shooting Championships in the UK, has brought back more than just 13 gold, six silver and eight bronze medals. They're also carrying some bad memories. According to the Indian shooters, who included Jaspal Rana and Mansher Singh, the behaviour of their British hosts bordered on racism.In a report in The Hindustan...

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