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Indian air chief in Brazil to deepen defence ties


August 21st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, who heads the Indian Air Force, Tuesday left for Brazil on a bilateral visit when he will inspect the ... Read more...

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Four die in Pakistan from deadly amoebic infection


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) At least four people have died in the port city of Karachi due to an amoebic infection caused by a deadly waterborne organism called naegleria fowleri, ... Read more...

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Assam urges weather data sharing system with neighbouring countries


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 3 (IANS) Assam has asked the centre for help in installing an advanced weather information-sharing mechanism with neigbouring countries like China, Bhutan and Myanmar, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi ... Read more...

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PM recognises Assam soil erosion as natural disaster


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said Assam's erosion problem will be included in the list of the country's natural disasters, a move that will enable ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to establish warning system for n-disasters


June 30th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Atomic Energy Authority is to set up nuclear disaster early warning system in the naval bases around the island in the wake of increasing ... Read more...

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27 kids die of measles in Sindh: WHO


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) At least 27 children under five years have died due to measles in Pakistan's Sindh province, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.The provincial health minister, ... Read more...

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Russia turns on new missile warning radar


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia placed its new Voronezh-M long-range missile warning radar on duty in the Irkutsk region of Siberia Wednesday."At 10:15 a.m. on May 23, it was ... Read more...

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London mayor accused of hiding pollution


April 24th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) London Mayor Boris Johnson has been accused by opposition Labour MPs of using dust particle suppressants around air quality monitors in the British capital to bring ... Read more...

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Major quake rattles Sumatra, tsunami alert in India (Second Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hong Kong, April 11 (IANS) Many states along India's east coast felt tremors as a high intensity earthquake rocked Sumatra Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. A tsunami ... Read more...

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Major earthquake rocks Sumatra, tsunami alert in India (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Many states along India's east coast felt tremors as a high intensity earthquake rocked Sumatra Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.While the IMD put ... Read more...

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China develops coal mine early-warning system


March 29th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) China has developed its first coal mine early-warning system that will enable getting advance warning about potential dangers in coal mines.According to the National Science and ... Read more...

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On World Sparrow Day, move to monitor common birds


March 19th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) A unique public participation initiative to monitor common birds in the country will be launched Tuesday, to coincide with "World Sparrow Day", an official said here ... Read more...

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Internet more comprehensive in tracking epidemics


January 11th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Monitoring the Internet may prove to be a better way for hospital authorities to prepare for epidemics, compared to waiting for outdated official reports. Researchers from ... Read more...

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Anxiety-ridden less sensitive to their environment


December 21st, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Dec 21 (IANS) Anxious people have been classified as hypersensitive, but they may actually not be sensitive enough, reveals a study. Tahl Frenkel, doctoral candidate in Tel Aviv ... Read more...

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Early warning alerts our cells against invading bugs


October 16th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Like sensors in a bank vault, our cells too have their own early-warning system for intruders: deadly pathogens and viruses waiting to attack and infect us.Scientists ... Read more...

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Indian Ocean countries test integrated tsunami warning system


October 12th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Oct 12 (IANS) Nations around the Indian Ocean Wednesday tested the first full-scale tsunami early warning system installed after the massive tsunami in December 2004 left nearly 300,000 people ... Read more...

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India to join exercise to re-enact Indian Ocean tsunami


October 7th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 7 (IANS) India and over 20 other nations will participate next week in a full-scale exercise to test a United Nations-backed early warning system which will re-enact ... Read more...

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Indian ocean tsunami warning system on test Oct 12


October 6th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 6 (IANS) More than 20 nations will participate in a full-scale exercise on Oct 12 to test the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System, the Paris-based UN ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks UN help for early weather warning system


October 6th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday sought UN help for provision of early weather warning system for his country to pre-empt damage in any ... Read more...

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UAE issues rules for chicken, egg imports


July 11th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 10 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Sunday issued guidelines for importing live chickens and eggs from Asia.Exporters should have an early warning system for detecting avian flu, said the document ... Read more...

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FIFA probing Argentina-Nigeria friendly


June 4th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) FIFA vice-president Julio Grondona, who is also president of the Argentine football association, is staring at a huge embarrassment after the world governing body's match-fixing unit ... Read more...

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How natural disasters, political unrest affect Internet usage


April 5th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A study on natural disasters and political unrest has provided unique insight into the effects they have on the Internet.Researchers at Northwestern University analysed data from the recent ... Read more...

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Website launched to tracks ‘at- risk historic sites’


March 17th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Mar. 17 (ANI): Global Heritage Fund, a California-based nonprofit organization that focuses on historical preservation has launched a new Internet platform called Global Heritage Network (GHN), to rescue cultural heritage ... Read more...

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Flotilla of spacecraft to give accurate space weather forecasts


February 13th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Space scientists from the UK may soon send a flotilla of spacecraft into orbit around the sun to provide an early warning system for the huge solar explosions ... Read more...

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Set-up of Indian Ocean tsunami warning system completed


December 24th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Six years after the tsunami disaster of December 2004, the set-up of the German-Indonesian Tsunami Early Warning System for the Indian Ocean (GITEWS) has been completed.The project ends ... Read more...

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E-mail alerts to warn pilots about volcanic eruptions


December 17th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Scientists from New Zealand are developing a new system to alert pilots on flights via e-mails about volcanic eruptions by detecting the lightning their ash clouds trigger. ... Read more...

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Gene therapy can treat pulmonary hypertension: Study


October 25th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A Heart and Stroke Foundation researcher has discovered that gene therapy could be useful in treating pulmonary hypertension.Pulmonary hypertension is a devastating, life-threatening condition, which results in an ... Read more...

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Now, cellphones to reveal emerging disease outbreaks


October 16th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): Texting, browsing, playing games, taking directions, listening to music are the things you use your cellphone for. But now it can be used to fight diseases.Cellphones would start ... Read more...

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Indian Statistical Institute, a key policymaking player: Mukherjee


September 13th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sep 13 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said that Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) has a key role to play in policymaking and formatting plan objectives.Mukherjee, who is also the chairman ... Read more...

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India’s tsunami early warning system one of the best


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India's tsunami early warning system is one of the best in the world and, in case of a disaster, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is ready ... Read more...

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Dinosaurs wiped out by meteor shower lasting ages


August 30th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Dinosaurs may have been wiped out from the earth 65 million years ago by a meteor shower which lasted thousands of years, according to new evidences. Scientists had identified ... Read more...

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health official denies cholera cases


August 15th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Aug 15(ANI): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Director-General of Health, Dr. Sajid Shaheen, has contradicted the reports about cholera case in the province.Dr. Sajid said that the health teams deputed in the affected ... Read more...

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ED to probe money transfer in Satyam scam: Khurshid


July 13th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 13 (ANI): Minister of State for Corporate Affairs Salman Khurshid on Tuesday said the Enforcement Directorate probing the financial irregularities in the multi-crore Satyam scam is investigating if ... Read more...

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UK announces sweeping banking regulation reforms


June 17th, 2010 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 17 (IANS) British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has announced sweeping changes for stronger regulation of the UK's banking system in order to avoid a banking meltdown ... Read more...

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Heartbeats tapped to generate power for implant


May 21st, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): A minuscule electricity generator implanted in the body could tap heartbeats to power an early-warning system for hypoglycaemia, or other medical conditions, according to a study.A "nanogenerator" has ... Read more...

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