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Astronomical observatory to come up in Tibet


April 13th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) A remote area in Tibet may be chosen as the location for a new international astronomical observatory, because of "limited clouds and vapours" but "high transparency" ... Read more...

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China to continue developing high speed trains


March 11th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (IANS) China will continue developing its high speed rail network in the face of rising public demand for travelling efficiency and for future economic development, a railway ... Read more...

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83 people on Hurun rich list have $1.5 trillion


March 6th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) Eighty-three individuals worldwide with a staggering combined personal wealth of $1.5 trillion have been listed on this year's Hurun Global Rich List.Carlos Slim, 73, tops ... Read more...

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Many young Chinese billionaires built fortune from scratch


May 16th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 16 (IANS) Most of the young billionaires in China have built their fortune from nearly nothing, said a media report.There are 1,900 billionaires living in China.As many as ... Read more...

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Shanghai - a city with 132,000 millionaires


May 13th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 13 (IANS) Over 132,000 people who have a personal wealth of 10 million yuan ($1.54 million) or more live in Shanghai, a media report said Friday.Shanghai has the ... Read more...

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China has 960,000 millionaires and still counting…


April 13th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) China has a mind-boggling 960,000 millionaires, said an annual wealth report that noted it was a jump from 825,000 millionaires two years back.The 960,000 millionaires have ... Read more...

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Nearly 4 percent of America’s population is made up of gays


April 9th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): A survey has revealed that an estimated 9 million Americans or nearly 4 percent of the total population identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.The new report ... Read more...

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A daily dose of safflower oil may help reduce heart disease risk


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A dose of safflower oil, a common cooking oil, each day for 16 weeks may help reduce the risk of heart disease, according to a new research.In the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bad back? Now, you can ‘grow’ a new spine!


November 30th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): Suffering from chronic back pain? Worry not, for you can now 'grow' a new spine, thanks to a revolutionary treatment.Damaged discs, common among older people, occur when the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Diet used by Kate Middleton’s mum branded a ‘health hazard’


November 27th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): A diet based on cottage cheese and prawns, used by Kate Middleton's mother, has been branded a 'health hazard' by French nutritionists.Carole Middleton is slimming down for ... Read more...

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OZ voters angry with Gillard, want new election


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Nov 3 (ANI): Australian voters are angry with Prime Minister Julia Gillard, and are in favour of another election, even if it meant another campaign and more cost to the ... Read more...

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472 million-year-old plant fossils found in Argentina


October 13th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Fossils of the what could be the oldest plants ever have been unearthed in Argentina. The amazing find indicates that plants had already existed on earth 472 million ... Read more...

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Universe’s biggest star discovered


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) The biggest star, with a mass 320 times greater than the sun's, has been discovered at the edge of our galaxy by British astronomers. Scientists at the ... Read more...

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Bad habits claim 12 years of life


April 27th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Four widespread bad habits can claim twelve years of life. In keeping with a fresh exploration, smoking, guzzling alcohol, bodily sluggishness and an unhealthy diet ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Burn injuries sharply decreasing in Delhi: study


November 27th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Women in Delhi are catching up with men in an unusual field -- avoiding burn injuries. A positive trend has reduced the burn injury burden by over ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Russia starts testing anti-swine flu vaccine


September 10th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg (Russia), Sep 10 (RIA Novosti) Russian researchers Thursday said they have begun clinical testing of a swine flu vaccine in the northwestern city of St. Petersburg. "Today we are starting research ... Read more...

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Toothbrushing can reduce hospital-borne pneumonia risk


December 12th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Patients who rely on a mechanical ventilator can reduce their risk of developing ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) by brushing their teeth three times a day.Hospital-borne infections are a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, an Indian film on Apostle Thomas


July 6th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Papri Sri Raman Chennai, July 6 (IANS) Who was the man who inspired the English term "doubting Thomas"? Was he a contemporary of Jesus, or a faithful disciple or a fourth century ... Read more...

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Scientists create pixie dust to help re-grow lost fingers, limbs


May 1st, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by admin
London, May 1 (ANI): Science and technology surely have come off age, so much so that you can now regrow a finger or even a limb thanks to a miracle pig ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Wireless worms may spread in the same manner as flu


February 27th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
London, February 27 (ANI): Software worms may spread between Bluetooth-enabled mobiles in the same manner as flu viruses in humans, say researchers.Christopher Rhodes, an expert on infectious diseases at Imperial College ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

U.N. Web Forum Takes on Cybercrime


November 16th, 2007 - 9:11 pm ICT by admin
The Internet is a powerful tool for free expression and dissent, but those freedoms have also helped child pornographers, predators, terrorists and other cybercriminals.All this has left computer experts, lawmakers and Internet ... Read more...

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