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Five 'supermassive' black holes discovered
Five 'supermassive' black holes discovered

Five supermassive black holes that were previously hidden by clouds of dust and gas have been discovered by astronomers who suggest that millions of concealed monster black holes exist in the universe.

Russia halts gas supplies to Ukraine amid new spat

 Gas giant Gazprom said on Wednesday it was halting all natural gas supplies to Ukraine after pricing talks broke down in the latest row between Russia and its war-torn ex-Soviet neighbour.

China probes high-ranking sports official for corruption

A deputy head of China`s sports administration has been put under investigation, the ruling Communist Party`s anti-corruption agency said, the highest-ranking official to fall in the notoriously graft-prone sector.

China probes deputy minister on Olympic panel for discipline breach
China probes deputy minister on Olympic panel for discipline breach

A deputy sports minister who sits on China`s Olympic committee is being investigated for suspected "serious breaches of discipline and the law", the ruling Communist Party`s anti-graft watchdog said using a term often employed to denote corruption.

Manthan: Expert's tips to avoid stomach gas, constipation

Ayurvedic Dr Vibha Sharma gives some natural home remedies that will help you avoid stomach gas and constipation during the hot summer season.

Oklahoma scientists say earthquakes linked to oil and gas work

Oklahoma geologists have documented strong links between increased seismic activity in the state and the injection into the ground of wastewater from oil and gas production, a state agency said on Tuesday.

Two killed in gas leakage from GAIL pipeline in Telangana

Two workers were killed and three others injured due to gas leakage from Gas Authority of India Ltd's LPG pipeline in Telangana's Nalgonda district on Saturday, an official statement said.

Putin offers to extend gas deal with Ukraine for 3 months

Russian President Vladimir Putin on today said Russia would extend the current gas deal with Ukraine by another three months, hours before it was due to expire.

How magnetic field influences star formation
How magnetic field influences star formation

A new study has provided a deeper insight into how the magnetic field influences star formation on a variety of scales, from hundreds of light-years down to a fraction of a light-year.

Japan's quake-tsunami disaster in 2011 triggered global warming, ozone loss
Japan's quake-tsunami disaster in 2011 triggered global warming, ozone loss

A new study has recently revealed that Japan's quake-tsunami disaster in 2011 triggered global warming andozone loss , as it released tons of harmful chemical in the atmosphere.

Ukraine, Russia start new talks to supply gas to Kiev

Ukraine and Russia have launched EU-brokered talks in Brussels aimed at supplying gas to Kiev through next winter and securing onward deliveries to Europe.

Intestinal gas can help diagnose diseases

Throwing fresh insight on how microbes affect our health, a new study reveals that gut microbes in human body produce gases that may contribute to gastrointestinal diseases and could be used as biomarkers for one's state of health.

Vladimir Putin says Kiev`s gas cutoff in east Ukraine `smacks of genocide`: Report

 Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said that Kiev`s decision to cut off gas supplies to east Ukraine last week, which prompted Moscow to start direct deliveries, smacked of "genocide."

Ukraine must pay for Russian gas sent to rebel areas: Medvedev

Ukraine must pay for Russian gas being supplied to rebel areas in the country`s war-torn east, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Friday, raising the possibility of another gas dispute in the midst of winter.

Why some galaxies die young
Why some galaxies die young

 Some galaxies die early because they expel the gas needed to make new stars early, suggests a study.

Trial of final Tokyo gas attack fugitive begins

 The murder trial of the final suspect in the nerve gas attack on Tokyo`s subway got under way Friday, almost two decades after a cult killed 13 people and injured thousands more.

'Monster black' holes discovered at hearts of two colliding galaxies
'Monster black' holes discovered at hearts of two colliding galaxies

NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, has recently imaged two colliding galaxies, collectively called Arp 299, located 134 million light-years away, and found monster black holes in the hearts of each galaxy.

Too much gas in body can cause memory shut down: Study

An Indian-American researcher has found that hydrogen sulfide, a short-lived gas produced in the body, can impact the brain's ability to use food and glucose and result in memory loss.

Leave coal, oil in ground for climate's sake: Study

The Middle East must leave 40 per cent of its oil reserves in the ground, and China, the US and Russia most of their coal if global warming is to be curbed, researchers said on Wednesday.

Simulation of universe with realistic galaxies created
Simulation of universe with realistic galaxies created

An international team of astronomers has developed a simulation of the universe in which realistic galaxies are created.