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Atomic power station reactors to generate 340 MW


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) One of the two atomic reactors at the Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) at Kalpakkam, belonging to the Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd, will start ... Read more...

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India for ‘concerted action’ against ‘terrorism syndicate’ in Afghanistan


June 28th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 28 (IANS) India has called for concerted action to isolate and root out the syndicate of terrorism including Al Qaeda, Taliban and Lashkar-e-Taiba, saying that terrorism ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu power unit’s early start hinges on port decision


April 8th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) The early commissioning of one of the two 600 MW thermal power units at North Chennai Thermal Power Station (NCTPS) and the easing of Tamil Nadu's ... Read more...

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‘Indians’ hack Pakistan government website


March 30th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) A section of Pakistan's Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) website was hacked Friday, with a media report describing this as the handiwork of 'Indians".The site -- www.fto.gov.pk/ ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

It’s all about my serve: Raonic


January 9th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Milos Raonic did not shy away from saying that the serve was an important, if not the most critical, component of his game and attributed ... Read more...

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Agra MP demands expert investigations for Taj Mahal


October 15th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Lok Sabha member from Agra Ram Shankar Katheria Saturday demanded proper and scientific investigations by experts to reassure the people that ... Read more...

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New material alginate to boost battery life


September 11th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Scientists have extracted a promising new material, alginate, which can boost battery life.Researchers from the Clemson University and the Georgia Institute of Technology have extracted the ... Read more...

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Genetic sequencing alone ‘is not enough’ to understand human disease


January 24th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): Genetic sequencing alone doesn't offer a true picture of human disease, say researchers at Duke University Medical Center.They have shown that functional tests are absolutely necessary to ... Read more...

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New ‘Spaser’ technology to fuel future nano-technologies


January 13th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers have developed a new technology called 'Spaser', a laser that can be as small as needed to fuel nano-technologies of the future.Prof. David Bergman ... Read more...

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New study finds a possible off-switch for anxiety


January 12th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Singapore scientists have made a breakthrough in understanding how anxiety is regulated in the vertebrate brain.The new findings have shed light on how the brain normally shuts off ... Read more...

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Kids often exposed to imaging procedures that use radiation


January 4th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): A new study led by University of Michigan researchers has shown that parents and doctors need to exercise caution before children are exposed to radiation during imaging procedures."Imaging ... Read more...

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Poll results would not affect Obama agenda on Asia trip: aide


November 2nd, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) The predicted rout of US President Barack Obama's Democratic party in Tuesday's Congressional poll would not affect his economic agenda on his Asia trip, starting ... Read more...

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Quantum mechanics allows ‘cryptography over longer distances’


October 20th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Physicists at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta are developing a new, more secure way to send such information across far distances, using existing cables and the ... Read more...

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India’s fast breeder reactor gets critical component


September 18th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) In a 20-hour operation that ended early Saturday, the Rs.5,600 crore ($1.25 billion) prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR) built by Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd (Bhavini) at Kalpakkam ... Read more...

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Cloudy sky delays installation of reactor component


September 16th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) India's fast breeder reactor operator Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited (Bhavini) is awaiting a clear sky report from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) to install a critical component ... Read more...

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India’s fast breeder reactor set to achieve fourth milestone


September 13th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) The Rs.5,600 crore ($1.25 billion) prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR) under construction at Kalpakkam, around 80 km from here, is expected to get its fourth critical component, the ... Read more...

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Veteran journalist Daniel Schorr dies at the age of 93 years


July 24th, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Veteran journalist Daniel Schorr has died. He was 93 years old. He breathed his last on Friday, in a hospital in Washington. He was a critical ... Read more...

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Apes running ‘out of time’ due to global warming


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Global warming may change ape behaviour, which in turn could cause them to run 'out of time', reveals a study.The study states that rising temperatures and changes in ... Read more...

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US welcomes India joining Financial Action Task Force


July 3rd, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The US Saturday welcomed the membership of India in the Financial Action Task Force, an inter-governmental organisation to fight money laundering and terror financing. A US embassy press ... Read more...

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US official congratulates India on financial action task force membership


July 3rd, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): The United States has congratulated India after it became a member of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global standard-setting body for anti-money laundering and counter ... Read more...

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Experiencing different cultures boosts creativity


July 1st, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Experiencing cultures different from one's own can enhance creativity, according to a new research.Three studies looked at students who had lived abroad and those who hadn't, testing them ... Read more...

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India’s new fast-breeder on track, nuclear power from September next


May 11th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, May 11 (IANS) With another critical component set to join the Rs.5,600-crore ($1.25 billion) fast-breeder reactor at Kalpakkam, some 80 km from here, scientists at the 500 mw nuclear ... Read more...

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Power of touch helps paternal mice to bond with offspring


May 11th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): Scientists have shown that paternal mice bond with their offspring through the power of touch.In the study, it was shown that paternal mice that physically interact with their ... Read more...

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UN and Haiti to launch online portal to monitor efficient use of January earthquake funds


April 24th, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations (UN) announced Friday that, along with the Haitian Government, they have launched an online portal to promote the efficient use of the more than ... Read more...

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Sand suppliers’ strike hits Mumbai builders


April 12th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Uncertainty has gripped the construction of thousands of residential flats, commercial premises and infrastructure projects here following a week-long strike by sand suppliers. An official of the Builders Association ... Read more...

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PM’s council pushes fiscal order, pegs growth at 7.2 percent (Roundup)


February 19th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Advocating caution while withdrawing fiscal stimuli, the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Friday pegged India's growth for this fiscal at 7.2 percent, accelerating to 8.2 percent ... Read more...

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PM’s council pegs India’s growth at 7.2 percent


February 19th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Friday predicted India's growth for this fiscal at 7.2 percent, and later accelerating to 8.2 percent and 9 percent, respectively, ... Read more...

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Governor Paterson releases amendments Executive Budget


February 10th, 2010 - 2:36 am ICT by BNO News
ALBANY, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – New York Governor David Paterson on Tuesday released his 21-day amendments to the 2010-2011 Executive Budget.As previously announced on February 3, the State must address an ... Read more...

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Lucy Lawless again battling it out in the Spartacus


January 27th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pasadena, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lucy Lawless sweated in out to become an action hero in ‘Xena: Warrior Princess’. And now she is all set to return to that genre which got ... Read more...

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Depressed people can’t sustain positive emotions


December 22nd, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Depression can zap the brain's ability to sustain positive emotions, according to a new study. It also affects the reward circuitry of the patients, the study says.The findings ... Read more...

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Depressed people can’t sustain positive feelings


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): People who suffer from depression cannot sustain activity in brain areas related to positive emotion, according to a new study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.The research has overturned ... Read more...

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India promises best-ever and first ‘Green’ Commonwealth Games


November 28th, 2009 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Port of Spain, Nov 28 (IANS) Blending sports with climate change diplomacy, India Saturday said it will hold the first-ever Green Commonwealth Games in 2010 and the best-ever sporting ... Read more...

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‘India committed to organising successful Commonwealth Games’


November 28th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Nov 28 (IANS) India Saturday reaffirmed its commitment to organising the best Commonwealth Games ever next year. At the Sports Breakfast during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) here, ... Read more...

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‘Irresponsible’ to send more troops to Afghanistan: US senator


October 18th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) John Kerry, an influential US senator, has cautioned President Barack Obama against raising troop levels in Afghanistan, saying it would be "entirely irresponsible" to do so while ... Read more...

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Cities, human brains evolved in similar ways


September 4th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) Cities and human brains have evolved in strikingly similar ways, says a new study. Just as advanced mammalian brains require a robust neural network to achieve richer and more ... Read more...

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