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44 Indians shortlisted for one-way trip to Mars

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Forty-four Indians, including 17 women, are among 705 aspirants shortlisted for an ambitious private mission to send four people on a planned one-way trip to Mars in 2024 to colonize the red planet. The Netherlands-based non-profit organisation Mars One announced ...

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Temporary Protected Status Re-registration Period Extended for Haitian Nationals

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending the re-registration deadline from May 2, 2014 to July 22, 2014 for Haitian nationals who have already been granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and seek to maintain that status for an additional 18 months. ...

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De Villiers assault stuns Sunrisers

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It happened once, in 2012, when AB de Villiers, his South Africa teammate, had taken Dale Steyn apart for 23 runs in a crucial 18th over as Royal Challengers Bangalore had emerged close winners over Deccan Chargers, Steyn’s former franchise. ...

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10 old-school nutrition tips for slim waistline

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Doing it the way they did it in the ’60s may not be a bad idea for your waistline, say nutritionists As Mad Men comes back on TV for its seventh season, have you wondered why everyone in the show ...

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USCIS Will Accept Only the Current Version of Form N-400 Beginning May 5

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Beginning May 5, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will accept only the current edition of Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, dated 9/13/2013. USCIS will reject and return all naturalization applications using previous versions of Form N-400 after Sunday, May ...

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How to ward off mosquitoes

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Summers have set in and so have mosquitoes — small bite, big threat from these winged creatures which spread dengue and malaria. Here are some ways to keep mosquitoes at bay. Neem oil: Rub some neem oil mixed with equal ...

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Microsoft Xbox 360 gets a price in India

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Microsoft has slashed the price of its Xbox 360 video game console in India. The standard Xbox 360 model with 250GB storage now costs Rs 21,990, down from Rs 24,990. Similarly, the Xbox 360 model with Kinect motion controller and ...

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Galaxy S5 coming in June

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Samsung will launch the premium version of its Galaxy S5 smartphone in June this year, according to a report by Korean newspaper Asia Today. Citing industry sources, the report claims that a metal-bodied tablet is also under development. The report ...

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EU bans Indian Alphonso mangoes, four vegetables from May 1

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The 28-member European Union has temporarily banned the import of Alphonso mangoes, the king of fruits, and four vegetables from India from May 1, sparking protests from the Indian community, lawmakers and traders. The recent decision by the grouping’s Standing ...

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