Sri Lanka wins over Bangladesh by 92 runs

With centuries from veterans Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lanka banished  Bangladesh by 92 runs in World Cup match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Thursday. The 1996 edition champions reached a mammoth 332 for the loss of only one wicket. In reply, Bangladesh were bowled out for 240 in only 47 overs. With the win, the Lankans ...

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4 New NASA Missions Exploring Deep on Earth, 1 More to Begin Soon

Four new NASA Earth-observing missions are collecting data from space – with a fifth newly in orbit – after the busiest year of NASA Earth science launches in more than a decade. On Feb 27 last year, NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) successfully launched the Earth-observing Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory into space from Japan. NASA’s ...

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Net Neutrality Approved by US Regulator, What it Means? Reactions

The US Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved the much-sought-after proposal to make Internet a public utility or allow Net Neutrality, which means the regulator will allow increased regulation of online activities to guarantee the open access to Net. The 3-2 vote to approve the “Net neutrality” came as expected since the move received support from the Democratic members of ...

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Pakistan hit by 5.8 magnitude earthquake at 3:30 AM

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit northern region of Pakistan, including capital city of Islamabad Friday, media reported. According to initial details, strong tremors jolted Islamabad, Mansehra, Rawalpindi, Murree, Sawat, Malakand, Shangla Hill, Batgaram and adjoining areas, ARY news reported. The duration of the quake was around three to five seconds and its epicenter was about 92 km north of Islamabad. ...

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Swine Flu: 5-year-old Delhi girl dies, Telangana reports 33 fresh cases

A five-year-old girl Alisha succumbed to swine flu om Delhi taking the toll to 10 since January, while in Telangana, the disease is spreading unabated with 33 new cases reported, officials said. According to the Directorate of Health Services (DHS), Alisha died Feb 13 at Hindu Rao hospital in the national capital. “The death happened much before, however, it was ...

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 India to have superior earth observation satellites, says new ISRO chief

  India will soon have satellites with superior earth observation capability, said space agency chief A.S.Kiran Kumar here Thursday. “The future of earth observation relies on three factors – continuity and improvement of the operational constellation of satellites, sustained observation of all climate variables and global co-operation for comparing observation data,” the Indian Space Research Organisation chairman said while speaking ...

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AP Upset Over Railway Budget as No New Projects Granted to State

Andhra Pradesh Thursday expressed its disappointment over the railway budget, saying no new project was sanctioned for the state. Deputy Chief Minister K. E. Krishna Murthy said injustice had been done to the state as neither it was neither sanctioned any new project nor was allocated funds to complete the pending projects. He said the new state expected a better ...

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