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World's oldest plant-like fossils push back evolutionary timeline 400 million years

A cluster of fossilized algae discovered in India is believed to be 1.6 billion years old, suggesting advanced multicellular life evolved on Earth hundreds of millions of years earlier than…

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A brief history of Pluto’s 87-year planetary identity crisis

View photo . “Doctor Slipher, I have found your Planet X.” On Feb. 18, 1930, this is what astronomer Clyde Tombaugh told his boss, Vesto Slipher. For years, scientists at…

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India, Australia to play 4 tests in South Africa in 2017-18

View gallery Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed, left, & Younis Khan, back as Australia's Nic Maddinson attempt a … PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AP) — Cricket South Africa says India & Australia will…

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Five good news stories you might have missed in 2016

By Magdalena Mis LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As 2016 draws to a close with news dominated by bloodshed, disasters & disease from the Middle East to Africa & Latin…

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Nestle says has not been notified of any noodle issues in India

ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss food group Nestle said on Friday it had not been informed by Indian authorities of any new health issues with its instant noodles after a newspaper…

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Asia Cup final: India seeks 6th title, Bangladesh its 1st

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — India doesn't believe Bangladesh will enjoy home advantage in the Asia Cup final on Sunday. India beat Bangladesh by 45 runs in the round-robin after posting…

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Apple seeks nod to open India stores amid concerns of slowing sales growth

By Himank Sharma MUMBAI (Reuters) – Apple Inc has applied to set up its own stores in India, one of the world's fastest growing smartphone markets, as the iPhone-maker looks…

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India sentences 35 crew of US anti-piracy ship

Chennai (India) (AFP) – An Indian court Monday sentenced 35 sailors, including several from Britain, Estonia & Ukraine, for illegally entering Indian waters carrying weapons aboard a US-operated anti-piracy boat…

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Japan's NEC Corp in talks to buy India's Mphasis: CNBC TV18

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Japan's NEC Corp is in initial talks to acquire Indian IT services firm Mphasis Ltd, majority owned by HP Inc, CNBC TV18 reported on Friday, citing unnamed…

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Facebook fights for free Internet in India, global test-case

By Himank Sharma & Douglas Busvine MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has become a battleground over the right to unrestricted Internet access, with local tech start-ups joining the front line…

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