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Russia develops ammonia rocket engine


May 6th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A leading Russian manufacturer of equipment for power industries has started developing a new rocket engine that could reduce the cost of rocket launches and ... Read more...

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Himachal needs Rs.400 crore for anti-hail guns


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh requires Rs.400 crore to install anti-hail guns in the state to protect crops from vagaries of the weather, the assembly was told Tuesday."Approximately Rs.400 ... Read more...

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Himachal installs anti-hail guns to protect fruit crop


August 24th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 24 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has installed anti-hail guns, the first in the country, to protect its fruit cros from hailstorms, a minister said here Tuesday. "Three anti-hails have been installed in ... Read more...

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Oxytocin illegal, other ripening agents allowed: Azad


August 20th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) While the government does not approve of the use of oxytocin chemical, other hormones or substances are allowed to be used for ripening fruits and growth of ... Read more...

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Hints of life on Saturn’s moon Titan


June 4th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Cassini orbiter has discovered hints of life on Saturn's moon Titan.Titan is too cold to support liquid water on its surface, but some scientists suggest exotic life-forms could ... Read more...

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Is Saturn’s moon Titan home to some kind of exotic life form?


June 4th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Complex chemical activity on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan has baffled scientists. While some think it's non-biological chemistry, others believe there might exist some primitive, exotic form ... Read more...

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Dubai firm finds eco-friendly fuel for metal cutting


January 31st, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 31 (IANS) A new fuel discovered by a Dubai-based firm is claimed to be more efficient in cutting metals and would cause less harm to the environment. The new product "cutting ... Read more...

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Titan’s hydrocarbon lakes could be brimming with hearty soup for life


November 23rd, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 23 (ANI): New calculations have suggested that Saturn's moon Titan's hydrocarbon lakes are loaded with acetylene, a chemical some scientists say could serve as food for cold-resistant organisms.At about -180 ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh floats global tender for anti-hail guns


September 7th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 7 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has floated global tenders to buy anti-hail guns to protect fruit crops from hailstorms, according to state Horticulture Minister Narender Bragta. "We have floated global ... Read more...

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Planets around cool suns have different mix of life-forming chemicals


April 8th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): A new study from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope hints that planets around stars cooler than our Sun might possess a different mix of potentially life-forming, or "prebiotic," chemicals.Astronomers ... Read more...

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