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Last updated: Saturday, February 28, 2015 10:32:16 PM

Methane on Mars hints life existed there: NASA
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) After an exhaustive analysis of data obtained during 605 Martian days, NASA's Curiosity rover has confirmed the presence of methane on Mars environment which may hint that life once existed on the Red Planet.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 2:58:04 PM

Efficiency of Electric cars depends on weather
New York, Feb 28 (IANS) If you are mulling buying an electric car to cut on travelling costs and save the planet, consider the factor of geography with new research pointing to regional energy sources and climate greatly affecting emissions and driving range.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 2:56:17 PM

Blues legend Muddy Waters's Chicago house seek better days
Chicago, Feb 28 (IANS/EFE) The house in south Chicago where blues legend Muddy Waters lived for two decades, now appears abandoned with its windows blocked by plywood.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:46:14 PM

Pregnancy is terrifying: Olivia Wilde
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Actress Olivia Wilde, who has 10-month-old son Otis with her partner Jason Sudeikis, says pregnancy is a "terrifying" experience, but she recommends it.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:46:13 PM

PR managers tilted towards print media
New York, Feb 28 (IANS) In an age where digital media is ruling the roost, public relations practitioners and business professionals still see the benefits of traditional media coverage, says a new study.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:40:04 PM

Ariana Grande 'almost died' during stage performance
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Singer Ariana Grande "almost died" during the opening night of The Honeymoon Tour when she got trapped in a malfunctioning lift.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:38:03 PM

How to buy happiness with money!
New York, Feb 28 (IANS) To make the most of your money, better go for a vacation rather than spending it on a designer dress, suggests a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:30:05 PM

UN condemns Iraqi heritage destruction by IS
United Nations, Feb 28 (IANS) The UN Security Council has condemned the destruction of religious and cultural artifacts and burning of rare manuscripts by the Islamic State (IS) terror group in Iraq's Mosul city.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:20:04 PM

Oliveira denies Japan coaching reports
Sao Paulo, Feb 28 (IANS) Palmeiras manager Oswaldo de Oliveira has denied reports linking him to the vacant Japan coaching job.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:16:13 PM

First black player of NBA dies
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Earl Lloyd, the first African-American hoopster to play in the NBA, has died at the age 86.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 12:46:11 PM

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