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UP takes stock of F1 Indian Grand Prix preparations


September 6th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday took stock of the preparations for the second Formula One Indian Grand Prix scheduled Oct 26-28 in Greater Noida.At a high ... Read more...

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Air links for smaller cities, towns on anvil: Ajit Singh


July 17th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Smaller cities and towns across India, including in the northeast region would have air connectivity and new airports, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Tuesday."A new ... Read more...

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Urban renewal mission’s allocation to rise


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission's allocation will be hiked to 0.25 percent of the gross domestic product, Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath said at ... Read more...

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Evidence from octopus hints at ice sheet collapse


May 10th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 10 (IANS) Genetic evidence from an Antarctic octopus indicates that the West Antarctic ice sheet - one of the world's major ice sheets - could collapse if temperatures ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

267 unused flight slots by domestic airlines: DGCA


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) India's aviation regulator Wednesday said it has found 267 slots unused by various airlines out of the total of 1,900 flight operation slots granted to ... Read more...

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Cancellations drive up air fares, DGCA keeping watch


November 17th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India's aviation watchdog Thursday said it was monitoring air fares which have hit a high due to flight cancellations by major airlines. "We have been monitoring ... Read more...

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Queen ants resort to mob tactics to reach top


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Getting to the top involves mean street level fighting, especially among queen ants, who resort to mob tactics to ensure their dominance, new research has found.Researchers ... Read more...

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Typhoon Muifa: China evacuates 206,000, issues red alert (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) Over 206,000 people in the coastal areas of east China have been evacuated as the region braces for Typhoon Muifa. The country issued a red alert, ... Read more...

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200,000 evacuated in China in fear of typhoon


August 6th, 2011 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) Over 206,000 people in the coastal areas of east China have been evacuated as the region braces for one of the strongest typhoons in years - ... Read more...

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China infuses Yangtze river with one bn fish


July 12th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) Around 1.3 billion tiny fish were released into the Yangtze river in China Tuesday in a project launched to "repair" fishing resources affected by the recent ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Despite assurance, Ramdev was rousing passions: Government (Lead)


June 5th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chandigarh, June 5 (IANS) Under fire for cracking down on Baba Ramdev, the government Sunday accused the yoga guru of spreading disaffection and called him a "face" of the ... Read more...

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Ramdev a ‘face of RSS’, says government justifying crackdown


June 5th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Accusing him of being a front for the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), the government Sunday said the action against Ramdev and his supporters was justified."Today ... Read more...

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Moving species could save them, says expert


March 18th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): A radical programme of 'assisted colonisation' to save species endangered by climate change is being proposed by a University of York scientist.Chris Thomas, Professor of Conservation Biology, said ... Read more...

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Japan n-plant damage: US ship crew exposed to radiation


March 14th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) A US aircraft carrier sailing in the Pacific ocean went through a radioactive cloud from nuclear reactors in Japan that were damaged in a massive earthquake, ... Read more...

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45mn-yr-old pollen shows Florida is 10 to 15mn yrs older than thought


March 7th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): A new study of 45-million-year-old pollen from Pine Island west of Fort Myers has suggested that Florida could be 10 million to 15 million years older than previously ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s nuclear assets well protected: Indian official


February 10th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Pakistan's nuclear weapons were well protected through the dispersal of various components and chances that terrorists would get their hands on one were remote, an Indian official ... Read more...

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Malaysia release of GM insects ‘may create uncontrollable new species’


January 27th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): In the first experiment of its kind in Asia aimed at combating dengue fever, Malaysia has released 6,000 genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes in an uninhabited forest area.The landmark ... Read more...

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Earth’s ancient marine life could reveal what triggers mass extinctions


December 31st, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): A new study has found that an influx of invasive species can hinder the natural evolution of new species and trigger mass extinction events.Scientists at Ohio University studied ... Read more...

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Why bird flu didn’t become a pandemic


September 6th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that why irrespective of the 2005 outbreak of the H5N1 'bird flu' virus in South East Asia, it didn't' turn into a pandemic. ... Read more...

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Cop clampdown as Wimbledon touts send tickets soaring to 14,000 pounds


June 28th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28(ANI): A clampdown on black market tickets for Wimbledon has been launched by British police, as passes for games are believed to be changing hands for as much as 14,000 ... Read more...

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The secret behind sharks sniffing out their prey


June 11th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (IANS) It's no secret that sharks have a keen sense of smell and a remarkable ability to follow their noses through the ocean, right to their next meal. Now, researchers ... Read more...

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How sharks sniff out their prey


June 11th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Sharks have a keen sense of smell and a remarkable ability to follow their noses through the ocean, right to their next meal. Now, scientists have discovered how ... Read more...

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‘Terminator asteroids’ can regenerate after being nuked


March 12th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 12 (ANI): It seems like the fictional 'Terminator' robot has met its cosmic equivalent in asteroids that quickly reassemble if blasted by a nuclear bomb.If a sizeable asteroid is found ... Read more...

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Teeth may be used to reveal level of radiation exposure in bomb explosion


February 27th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Scientists are developing tools to use teeth enamel to test how much radiation a person has been exposed to in the case of a major emergency, like a ... Read more...

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Reducing natural water flow rates may bring ecological benefits


January 5th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 5 (ANI): A new study by scientists has suggested that in some highly disturbed landscapes, restoration of natural water flows may cause more harm than good, which suggests that reducing ... Read more...

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Hopes revive for saving Tasmanian devil from extinction


January 1st, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 1 (DPA) Hopes were renewed Friday that the Tasmanian devil could be saved from extinction after Australian researchers picked the genetics of the deadly facial tumours afflicting the world's largest ... Read more...

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Secret of mushroom structure uncovered


December 13th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): A new American study has unveiled the perfect shape for a mushroom's fleshy gills.Professor Nicholas Money from Miami University, Oxford, US and Dr Mark Fischer from the College ... Read more...

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Marine reserves can be effective tool for managing fisheries


November 10th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 10 (ANI): Biologists at the University of California, Santa Cruz have said that studies conducted in California and elsewhere provide support for the use of marine reserves as a tool ... Read more...

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Pakistan Navy begins Seaspark exercise in Arabian Sea


October 12th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (Xinhua) The Pakistan Navy Monday started its six-week-long Seaspark 2009 maritime exercise in the North Arabian Sea, officials said. Pakistan Marines, Special Services Group, ships, submarines and aircraft will participate ... Read more...

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7 new glow-in-the-dark mushroom species discovered


October 6th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 6 (ANI): Scientists have discovered seven new glow-in-the-dark mushroom species, increasing the number of known luminescent fungi species from 64 to 71.The discoveries also shed light on the evolution of ... Read more...

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Government fine-tuning strategy against Maoists


October 2nd, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) The gunning down of 16 villagers in a remote Bihar village by Maoist guerrillas at a time when the government is thinking of pumping in more paramilitary ... Read more...

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More than half Britons get injured while eating biscuits!


September 8th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 8 (ANI): Britons have an amusing way of getting injured - eating biscuits on coffee or tea breaks.According to a survey conducted by Mindlab International, on commission by Rocky, a ... Read more...

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Radio telemetry used to track movement of the roadrunner


August 2nd, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 2 (ANI): A team of scientists, using radio telemetry, has tracked the movement of the roadrunner and studied its ecology and habitat.The study was lead by Dr. Dean Ransom, AgriLife ... Read more...

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Fourth BSF contingent leaves for Congo


July 7th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) An Indian paramilitary contingent Tuesday left for Congo as part of the UN peacekeeping mission duties. The contingent comprising 125 personnel of the Border Security Force (BSF) ... Read more...

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Chidambaram flags off BSF contingent to Congo


July 7th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): The 4th BSF contingent for UN Peace Keeping in Congo was flagged off here today by Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram.In his address, DG BSF M.L.Kumawat said ... Read more...

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