Four New Gases that Harm Ozone Layer Found, Despite Bans: Study
Scientists have detected four new man-made gases that damage the Earth's protective ozone layer, despite bans on almost all production of similar gases under a 1987 treaty, a study showed on Sunday.
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John Sculley, Apple Ex-CEO to Build Smartphone Firm in India
Apple Ex-CEO John Sculley plans to launch a new smartphone in India. The brand name is not disclosed yet, but its leader is already known - Ajay Sharma, former head of the smartphone division of Micromax and HTC India.
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Sensex, Nifty Flat after Hitting Record Highs
The Sensex and the Nifty briefly hit record highs on Monday on the back of continued strong foreign buying in blue chips such as HDFC Bank.HDBK.NS, but were flat in trade soon afterwards on profit-taking and because of falls in regional shares.
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Global Warming Strengthens Growing Malaria Cases Worldwide, Africa, Asia, Central & Southern America at Risk
A new study published in the Science journal has advised governments and health authorities as well as travelers wishing to visit Africa, Asia, Central and Southern America to up their proactive measures against the malaria-carrying mosquitoes as cases of the disease will multiply each year due to global warming.
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Apple-Samsung Patent War Update: Apple's Request Denied, Samsung Products Not Banned, But Will Still Pay Over $900M Damages
In the court fight between Apple and Samsung, Apple renewed its request for a permanent ban of Samsung products, specifically 23 smartphones and computer tablets. However, Judge Lucy Koh denied the request.
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Climate Council Releases Angry Summer Report
Climate Council releases its Angry Summer report for the 2013-2014 summer
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Freelance Photographer from Canada Killed in Syria, Government Blamed
Ali Moustafa, a freelance photographer from Canada, got killed in Syria on Sunday, March 9.
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Ranbaxy Shares Fall after U.S. Drug Recall
Shares in Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd fell as much as 3.8 percent on Monday after the drug maker recalled more than 64,000 bottles of the generic version of a cholesterol-lowering drug in the United States after dosage mix-up was detected.
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Maldives Court Sacks Top Elections Officials for Disobedience
The Maldives Supreme Court on Sunday dismissed the country's top elections officials for failing to follow its guidelines during last year's presidential polls and for disbanding eight political parties ahead of a parliamentary election this month.
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Mars One Mission: Volunteers' Real Stories and Their Decision to Leave Earth for Good
Would you die on Earth to live in Mars? More than 200,000 people applied for one-way expedition to live permanently in the red planet and leave the Earth for good. In a new interview filmed about five of prospective Martians, they share their reasons on their desire to start a new life, being a part of history, and the burden of leaving their loved ones for the sake of their dreams.
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