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Britain to store phone, email records of people


February 19th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) The British government is planning to store details of phone calls, text messages, email traffic and websites visited online as part of its new anti-terror ... Read more...

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China mulls property market regulation


January 31st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 31 (IANS) China is planning to introduce new regulations to further cool the property market.Housing Minister Jiang Weixin said his ministry has started a project to link databases ... Read more...

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NATGRID will improve India’s war on terror


August 9th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) will create a facility "that improves India's capability to counter threats to internal security", parliament was informed Tuesday.Minister of State ... Read more...

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11 CDs of CCTV footage being scanned: home secretary


July 15th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Investigation agencies are scanning 11 CDs of CCTV footage for clues into the Mumbai serial bombings, Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Friday.The scooter on which ... Read more...

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Surgery can help obese teens lose weight, shows study


March 7th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): A new study has shown that bariatric surgery can result in significant weight loss in severely obese adolescents.'Bariatric surgery' refers to several different surgical procedures designed to assist ... Read more...

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Weight-loss surgery successfully treats overweight teens


March 5th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): A new study has revealed that bariatric surgery can result in significant weight loss in severely obese adolescents.'Bariatric surgery' refers to several different surgical procedures designed to assist ... Read more...

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Lightning strikes, rat bites, falling off toilet-how Brits got injured in 2010!


January 1st, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Rat bites, lighting strikes, falling off toilets-are some of the top reason why Brits had to run to the hospital in 2010, reveals new data.Yearly hospital admissions data ... Read more...

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Users Restless As Tumblr Remains Down For Hours


December 6th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tumblr has been down for hours now and it looks like the users are not liking it anymore. The micro-blogging platform took to Twitter to address ... Read more...

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Quantum computer ‘to be unveiled within 5yrs’


September 17th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 17 (ANI): A new type of silicon chip that works on light instead of electricity could lead to the first ultra-fast quantum computer within five years, say Brit scientists.Jeremy O'Brien, ... Read more...

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Dental patterns as accurate as DNA


June 30th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A person's dental patterns can identify a person as accurately as DNA testing in forensics. Researchers from the University of Granada (UGR) in Spain came to this conclusion after ... Read more...

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Internet privacy could be improved by fading data


June 17th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Privacy concerns among Internet users could be reduced if data was allowed to fade over time, suggests research.Dutch researcher Dr Harold van Heerde from the Centre for Telematics ... Read more...

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Making personal data fade away to protect net privacy


June 10th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A method that makes personal information of netizens fade away online over time - just letting the details gradually disappear from view - can be formulated, according ... Read more...

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UAE to develop e-learning techniques


April 21st, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 21 (IANS/WAM) Experts in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are discussing ways to develop e-learning techniques and communications technology in the entire Gulf region. The UAE's Advanced Network for Research ... Read more...

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Infosys Australia posts solid year


April 15th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 15(ANI): Infosys Australia has ended the financial year on a high note with 150.4 million dollars in revenue, for the year ending March 31, up 31.39 million dollars over 2009.However, ... Read more...

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Indian IT major Infoys bags three-year Microsoft outsourcing deal


April 14th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 14 (ANI): India's Infosys Technologies has bagged a three-year IT outsourcing deal with technology giant Microsoft that covers 104 countries.Infosys will manage Microsoft's global internal IT services including helpdesk, desk-side ... Read more...

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Now, mobile phones to offer X-ray vision


March 10th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, March 10 (ANI): Researchers at the University of South Australia have developed mobile phone software that can offer X-ray vision to see what's on the other side of the building in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Home minister wants to set up National Counter Terrorism Centre


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Calling for a radical restructuring of India's security architecture, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday proposed the setting up of a National Counter Terrorism Centre. "As the name ... Read more...

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New search engine helps net surfers hunt for information about plants and animals


September 6th, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 6 (ANI): The USGS (US Geological Survey) National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) has developed a new search engine that helps users hunt through massive amounts of online information about plants ... Read more...

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Folic acid ‘prevents congenital heart defects’


May 15th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): While fortifying grain products with folic acid has been found to be effective in preventing neural tube defects in Canada, scientists have now found that this form of ... Read more...

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Artificial intelligence as research assistants?


April 7th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (IANS) Artificial intelligence and automation are helping researchers make sense out of data thrown up by ongoing endeavours in every discipline of science. These systems and devices are not only ... Read more...

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Retention of peoples DNA records by police banned in Europe


December 5th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled in a landmark verdict that the retention of innocent peoples DNA and fingerprint records by police is illegal.According ... Read more...

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UK convicts wanting freedom early are now hugging trees


July 15th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): British prisoners are signing up for a National Lottery-funded project to assess and measure ancient trees in the hope that by doing so, they will gain freedom ... Read more...

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Chinas .cn Internet domain surpasses global .net


June 19th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Proof that Internet use in China is rapidly rising can be found in the fact that registrations for Internet addresses ending in .cn have surpassed those ... Read more...

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Descon ties up with Spanish firm, floats web portal


April 19th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Descon Ltd, an IT unit promoted by Dishergarh Power Supply Co Ltd (DPSCL), has joined hands with a Spanish consultancy firm to launch a web portal disseminating information ... Read more...

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