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Early dinosaur cousins had crocodile-like features: Study

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New York, April 13 (IANS): Paleobiologist’s dicovery of the teleocrater rhadinus — the earliest-known dinosaur relative — has overturned popular predictions as the six-foot-long lizard-like creature was found to have walked on four legs like a crocodile and was not dinosaur-like. For decades, scientists have wondered what the earliest dinosaur relatives looked like. Most assumed […]

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NASA’s Cassini probe set to end 20-year journey

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Washington, April 13 (IANS): NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which was launched in 1997 and arrived at Saturn in 2004, is about to begin the final chapter of its remarkable story this month. On April 26, the spacecraft will make the first in a series of dives through the 2,400-kilometre gap between Saturn and its rings as […]

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Why your shoelaces often get loose

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New York, April 12 (IANS): Ever wondered what causes your shoelaces to loosen even when you tie them as firmly as possible? It is because while running, the force of a foot striking the ground stretches and then relaxes the knot, a study has showed. As the knot loosens, a second force caused by the […]

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Honey bees have better eyesight than thought

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Sydney, April 13 (IANS): Honey bees have 30 per cent better eyesight than has been previously recorded, suggest results of “eye tests” given to the flying insects. The findings suggest that they can spot a potential predator, and thus escape, far earlier than what we thought previously. The researchers believe that the results, published in […]

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Earth-sized ‘Tatooine’ planets could support life

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Washington, April 13 (IANS): An Earth-sized exoplanet with two suns in its sky — like Luke Skywalker’s home planet Tatooine in “Star Wars” — could be habitable, says a study. In the new study published in the journal Nature Communications, the scientists asked the question “if an Earth-size planet were orbiting two suns, could it […]

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Bad digital day

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The announcement of the Digital India Day to be observed on April 14 that falls on Good Friday has created quite a flutter among the Christians in India and especially in the Northeast region. The chief of the National People’s Party, an ally of the BJP, Conrad Sangma had also written to the Prime Minister […]

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From state bodies to players, BCCI releases funds for all

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New Delhi, Apr 13 (PTI): The BCCI has released pending payments to various stakeholders which include Test match centres, state bodies, match fee of India players besides salary of coaches and commentators. Also the IPL franchises were paid one installment of their share from the “Net Central Rights”. The board’s website has uploaded all the […]

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In goal fest, All Blacks draw with Morning FC 7-7

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Kohima, April 13(EMN): Vashapra and Renbemo’s hat-trick not enough for All Blacks to lift the team for victory as Morning FC hold on for a draw with 7-7 played at the Kohima local ground on Thursday morning. All Black’s draw with 16 points lifted them above MRH FC to retain the first place of the […]

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Guwahati Futsal festival recieves huge response

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Dimapur April13, (EMN): The first ever Guwahati Futsal Festival witnessed an overwhelming response from the futsal enthusiasts of the state, as reported through a press release from the organisers. The release further added that “In the first season itself the futsal extravaganza witnessed participation of 48 teams and gathering of around 4000 spectators during the […]

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Catholics observe Maundy Thursday

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Dimapur, April 13 (EMN): Catholics of Nagaland together with the rest of the world observed Maundy Thursday with the washing of the feet and adoration of the Holy Eucharist, at the Mary Help of Christian, Cathedral, Kohima on April 13, with Most Rev. Dr. James Thoppil, Bishop of Kohima as the main celebrant.

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