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Wipro to train school teachers in US


August 29th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) Indian IT major Wipro Limited will train 120 school teachers in partnership with the University of Massachusetts in Boston, US, over the next three years ... Read more...

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Mind power can create billionaires: Vayalar Ravi


July 15th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 (IANS) Giving a thumbs up to the concept of mind power creating billionaires, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi suggested Sunday that industrial enterprises should also ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Indian traders made British curious about Africa’ (With Images)


June 25th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 25 (IANS) Did Indian traders prove to be catalysts in Britain's colonisation of Africa? Yes, says the author of a book on sea trade between India and Africa.Blanche ... Read more...

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Chandy launches IT incubator


March 27th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Assuring full support for the Startup Village, an incubator for the Information Technology entrepreneurs, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday said his state invited investment ... Read more...

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TV show aims to curb domestic violence


March 8th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) "Saubhagyavati Bhava", a TV show which seeks to highlight the plight of women who face domestic abuse, has tied-up with an NGO to encourage men ... Read more...

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Kerala mulling cutting operating costs of IT firms


January 19th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday said his government would consider reducing the operating costs of IT companies functioning out of state-owned IT parks to attract ... Read more...

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Pranab compliments CAG work, gets Joshi’s praise (Roundup)


November 16th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Complimenting the role of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in putting checks and balances on the use of taxpayers' money, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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Government to make CAG more effective: Pranab


November 16th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Complimenting the role of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in putting checks and balances on the use of taxpayers' money, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US seeks business help to leverage India-US partnership


April 26th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Businesses and governments in India and the United States can leverage their complementary strengths to develop solutions to many of the 21st century's defining challenges, according ... Read more...

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Building strong economic plank key to taking US-India strategic ties forward: Official


January 28th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.28 (ANI): The United States is of the view that building a strong economic plank with India is the key for building and taking forward the existing strategic partnership into ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bio-based polymers that heal cracks on the anvil


January 9th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Iowa State University researchers are developing biorenewable polymers capable of healing themselves as they degrade and crack.Lead researcher Michael Kessler said that the results of this research might ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Christine O’Donnell seals book deal


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 03 (ANI): Christine O'Donnell has signed a deal to tell the story of her 2010 run, which drew national tea party support and the backing of the former Alaska ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Evolution on Earth was quickened by heat: Study


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have found that the time required for evolution on a warm Earth is shorter than critics might expect.Enzymes, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Civil servants have to play vital role in empowering poor: Meira Kumar


November 20th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Saturday asserting that the civil servants have to play a decisive role as catalysts for social transformation, urged them to ... Read more...

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Coming soon: Stronger, more durable plastic consumer products


October 21st, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Long awaited advances in reducing the cost of certain catalysts - substances that kick-start chemical reactions - have led to production of super-strong forms of the world's most ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Conversion of waste vegetable oil into biodiesel simplified


October 8th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Two chemists at Brown University have streamlined the conversion of waste vegetable oil into biodiesel, eliminating the need for corrosive chemicals to perform the reactions.Jason Sello and postdoctoral ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study: Popular kids get flu first


September 17th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It looks like there are many more disadvantages for being a famous kid amongst peers and in the social circle.A survey announced in PLOS One has stated that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bugs to reclaim rare metals from waste for clean energy


September 2nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Bugs could soon be used to convert wastes from rare metals into high-value catalysts for generating clean energy, finds a recent study. Biosciences researchers have uncovered the process that ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Urine-powered fuel cells to offer pee power to people


August 27th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): This could literally be called pee power to the people-researchers have figured out a way to make the world's first urine-powered fuel cells.Chemistry postdocs Shanwen Tao and Rong ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pak chief selector backs Yousuf for ODI return


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 23(ANI): Pakistan middle order batsman Mohammad Yousuf's successful return to the Test side has prompted chief selector Mohsin Khan to back him for inclusion in the one-day squad.Khan is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Yousuf’s experience worked as catalyst in win against England: Butt


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 22 (ANI): Ecstatic over the four wicket win against England at The Oval, Pakistan captain Salman Butt has described veteran batsman Mohammad Yousuf's return to the side as one of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

“The Reason Why I Am Not Hosting A Game Show In Tamil, Like Say Amitabh Bachchan Or Shah Rukh Khan Do In Mumbai Is That Down South The Mindset Is Very Different And If You Host A Show On Tv, The Actor Will Be Written Off And Dubbed As Jobless In Films”


June 18th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Vikram tells Jyothi Venkatesh frankly that though an actress from down South, like say Asin or Trisha can afford to keep on acting in Tamil as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

World telecom meet lays roadmap for growth


June 4th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Friday adopted the Hyderabad Action Plan, outlining a road map to foster the global development of information and communication technology (ICT) networks and ... Read more...

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‘Nature’s batteries’ could have been an energy source for early life


May 26th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Researchers may have stumbled upon new clues to the origin of early life on Earth.The team at the University of Leeds found that a compound known as pyrophosphite ... Read more...

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Times Square suspect’s radicalisation was gradual: US investigators


May 7th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): American investigators have said that Times Square bombing suspect Faisal Shahzad's radicalization was gradual, cumulative and largely self-contained, meaning that it did not involve typical catalysts such ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Visible light photocatalyst kills bacteria, viruses in the dark


January 20th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): An American study has found that that a new visible light photocatalyst kills bacteria and viruses, even when the light is turned off.The technique, developed by University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Best way to cut down emissions is to make cars smaller


January 18th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) The best way to cut down emissions of poisonous gases in the short term is to make smaller petrol and diesel cars. Manufacturers are more likely to produce smaller ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Accidentally discovered catalyst strips CO2 from air


January 15th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): In what could be called as an accidental discovery, chemists have found a catalyst that strips only carbon dioxide from the air - ignores oxygen - and converts ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Healthcare to become $77-bn sector in India by 2012: Report


November 25th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) India's healthcare sector is expected to grow at 23 percent annually to become a $77-billion industry by 2012, a report released Wednesday said. According to the ... Read more...

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Cellphone radiation, clock radios can act as “catalysts” for cancer


October 28th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 28 (ANI): An Australian brain cancer surgeon has called upon people to use mobile phones and clock radios with caution as, according to him, they are "catalysts" for cancer."Just to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists come one step closer to turning methane gas into liquid fuel


October 23rd, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 23 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) and the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill have taken an important step in converting methane gas to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Catalyst simulations for fuel cells may make clean cars a reality


September 18th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 18 (ANI): University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers are working towards developing better catalyst for fuel cells in a bid to make clean cars a reality.If successful, the researchers could make a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Foul odour from industrial chicken rendering facilities may soon be history


August 27th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): A research team led by Indian-origin scientist from North Carolina State University has devised a new technique that can help eliminate foul odour and air pollutants from industrial ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Alcohol may soon power artificial muscles for robots, prosthetic limbs


July 11th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Instead of batteries, artificial muscles driving robots or prosthetic limbs might soon be powered by a kind of alcohol that can make people blind, say researchers."You can imagine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lara Bingle, Lee Furlong no-shows at WAG counselling session


May 27th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 27 (ANI): Cricket WAGS Lara Bingle and Lee Furlong were no-shows at yesterday's special counselling seminar held at the team's pre-Ashes camp on the Sunshine Coast.The wives and girlfriends of ... Read more...

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