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When brain tells you to stop drinking water
Sydney, March 27 (IANS) Although we cannot predict if our brain signals us to stop taking that extra glass of champagne, our brains are hardwired to stop us from drinking more water than what is healthy.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 12:10:05 PM

Crows are as clever as your seven-year-old!
Auckland, March 27 (IANS) Aesop's fable that told us how smart the thirsty crow was. Scientists have now discovered that crows are as intelligent as a seven-year-old child.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 11:32:19 AM

Search for missing Malaysian plane resumes
Canberra, March 27 (IANS) The search and recovery operation for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 resumed Thursday with six military aircraft, five civil aircraft and five ships in the Australian Search and Rescue Region, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 4:50:04 AM

Search for lost jet again ends without headway (Roundup)
Canberra/Perth/Kuala Lumpur, March 26 (IANS) The search operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370 that was declared "lost" concluded again in the southern Indian Ocean without any headway, Australian authorities said.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 9:46:16 PM

Australia offers free visas to lost jet victims' kin
Canberra, March 26 (IANS) Families of the people aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, now declared lost, will be given free visas if they wish to come to Australia during the search and recovery operation, the immigration authority said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 7:04:05 PM

Barbados recall Fidel Edwards
Bridgetown (Barbados), March 26 (IANS/CMC) Sidelined pacer Fidel Edwards has been recalled to the Barbados squad for its 5th round WICB first-class match against Jamaica at Sabina Park in Kingston starting Friday.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 2:36:16 PM

Indian-origin man charged with murdering woman
Sydney, March 26 (IANS) An Indian-origin man was Wednesday charged with the murder of a Singaporean student at a hotel in the Australian city of Brisbane.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 2:22:15 PM

Search for lost Malaysian jet continues
Canberra, March 26 (IANS) The search for the Malaysian airliner that went missing March 8 and was declared lost continued Wednesday in the southern Indian Ocean, the Australian authorities said.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 2:16:15 PM

Australian footballer Harry Kewell to announce retirement
Canberra, March 26 (IANS) Australian football legend Harry Kewell is set to announce his retirement Wednesday, the media reported.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 7:54:03 AM

Search for Malaysian flight resumes
Canberra, March 26 (IANS) The search for any signs of the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft in the Australian Search and Rescue Region is set to resume around 8 a.m. Wednesday, the Australian Maritime Safety Authorities (AMSA) said.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 4:32:06 AM

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