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Retrofitting buildings with carbon fiber may protect it from terrorist attack

April 15th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A researcher at the University of Missouri may have discovered a way to protect buildings from a terrorist attack - retrofit buildings with carbon fiber.Sarah Orton, assistant professor ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Agartala gets tag of ‘best city’ among small states

December 3rd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Agartala, Dec 3 (IANS) Tripura's capital Agartala was Friday given the 'best city' award among small states in India for providing homes to the urban poor, officials said.The award was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Assam’s Kamprup District a heaven for Tiwa tribe

June 14th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Todd AlexGuwahati, June 14 (ANI): The Bherakuchi village in Assam's Central Kamprup District is a home to the Tiwa tribe and away from influence of modern cities.Here there is ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Online games help professionals de-stress - but only so much

June 12th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) He juggles hectic corporate meetings and numerous deadlines, but 28-year-old marketing professional Rajiv Singh never fails to plough his farm and water his plants. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Why Haiti quake killed so many people

January 20th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 20 (ANI): Geologists have explained some of the reasons why the Haiti mega earthquake killed such a large number of people.One of the reasons that the quake was so deadly ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hundreds feared dead in massive earthquake in Haiti (Third Lead)

January 13th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince/Washington, Jan 13 (DPA) Hundreds of people were feared dead Wednesday in Haiti after a major earthquake hit the impoverished Caribbean nation. The 7.0 magnitude quake is thought to be the worst ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Massive earthquake devastates Haiti (Second Lead)

January 13th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 13 (DPA) A magnitude 7 earthquake struck Tuesday evening near this capital of Haiti, blocking roads, collapsing buildings and leaving bodies strewn in the streets. With spotty communications into the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maoists continue to damage school buildings in Jharkhand

October 19th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Narayanpur/ Bharanda (Jharkhand), Oct 19 (ANI): Suspected Maoists have damaged scores of school buildings in Jharkhand, badly affecting spread of education in the backward areas of the state.The rebels, who ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Children worst affected by Cyclone Aila (Second of a three-part series)

June 29th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Anand Pathar Pratima (West Bengal) June 29 (IANS) Children are emerging as one of the worst affected groups among the estimated one million people hit by Cyclone Aila in the Sundarbans, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New design would make high-rise buildings better braced for quakes

February 28th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Michigan (U-M), US, have designed a new technique for high-rise concrete buildings, which has passed an earthquake simulation test.Their technique passed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chandigarhs Drop in restaurant goes green

December 22nd, 2008 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashwani KaushalChandigarh, Dec.22 (ANI): To enhance Chandigarhs serenity and beauty, the Chandigarh industrial and tourism development corporation (CITCO) has converted its food court with `green'' as its theme. Once a concrete ... Read more...

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Mussoorie fast becoming a concrete jungle

July 9th, 2008 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashish Goel Mussoorie, July 9 (ANI): Mussorie that was once known for its greenery all around, today presents a dismal picture. Residents complain of rampant and large scale felling of trees ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shelling kills at least 15, injures 64 in Somali market

June 8th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Mogadishu (Somalia), June 8 (DPA) At least 15 people were killed and 64 wounded Sunday when shells rained down on an open market in the Somalian capital during fighting between government troops ... Read more...

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Chandigarh remains green with motto My Garden, My City

April 25th, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, April 25 (ANI): Though most of the cities in India today appear to be giving importance to concrete buildings at the cost of their green cover, Chandigarh city is defying ... Read more...

Posted in National |