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‘Wind power can meet global energy demands’


September 10th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) With oil, gas and coal depleting fast, US scientists say that available wind power is enough to fuel all of the world's energy demands. The atmospheric ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India under pressure to cut oil imports from Iran: Clinton


May 7th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday said countries like India were being pressurised to reduce their oil imports from Iran to make Tehran change its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BRICS countries mull joint development bank


March 28th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The group of five emerging countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - which represents almost 43 percent of the world's population and ... Read more...

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India’s n-power programme to follow highest safety standards: PM


March 27th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 27 (IANS) With India set to expand nuclear energy generation to 62,000 MW by 2032, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday the highest standards of safety and ... Read more...

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Qatari emir to visit India, with gas sale, investment on agenda


March 4th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani, one of the world's richest monarchs and whose tiny country of barely two million people has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gilani to talk Afghan peace in Qatar (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will brief the Qatar leadership about Pakistan's talks with Afghanistan during a three-day official visit to Qatar, a country where ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gilani arrives in Qatar Monday


February 6th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani begins Monday a three-day official visit to Qatar, a country from which Pakistan wants to import gas to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Research nano energy packs, urges Abdul Kalam


January 9th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) Former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday suggested that scientists and technologists to undertake research in the area of nano-energy packages for transmission of energy from ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

UN calls for technological revolution or ‘major planetary catastrophe’


July 6th, 2011 - 7:23 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) on Tuesday warned that humanity is coming close to breaching the sustainability of Earth, urging a greater and faster technological revolution to avoid ... Read more...

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Indians give environment edge over economy


June 4th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) One of the world's fastest growing economies, India is also trying to become a green economy, according to a new poll showing Indians narrowly prioritise environmental ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India can’t do without nuclear, thermal energy: Ramesh


June 3rd, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday said there was no alternative to commercial energy - nuclear and thermal - if India aims to continue ... Read more...

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China’s energy consumption will stabilize by 2035: Study


April 28th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 28 (ANI): The increasing energy demands in China will stabilize between the year 2030 and 2035, according to a study.Researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory said the energy use ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prithviraj Chavan bats for Jaitapur nuclear power project


March 21st, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Making a strong plea on the need for nuclear power, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Monday said the coastal site in Ratnagiri where the controversial 9,900-MW ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Now, ‘pruned’ microchips that are faster, smaller, more energy-efficient


March 17th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new technique for doubling the efficiency of computer chips simply by trimming away the portions that are rarely used.Computing experts from the United States, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Pruned’ microchips faster, smaller, greener


March 17th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) A scientific breakthrough has opened the way to doubling the efficiency of computer chips simply by trimming away the portions that are rarely used."I believe this ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Krishna visit: India asks Australia for uranium to end energy shortages


January 19th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinMelbourne, Jan.19 (ANI): Visiting External Affairs Minister S.M.Krishna met Australia's Minister for Resources, Energy and Tourism, Martin Ferguson, on Wednesday, and sought Canberra's help for providing uranium to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Autistic kids ‘have more trouble fueling energy demands of their cells’


December 1st, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 01 (ANI): A new study has discovered that children suffering from autism face more trouble fueling the energy demands of their cells due to dysfunctional mitochondria.The new findings from UC ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jurassic fast food key to gigantic dinosaurs


May 12th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Why were the sauropod dinosaurs able to grow so much larger than today's terrestrial animals? A research group led by the University of Bonn (UB) seems to have ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

World record in current intensity achieved with 30m cable


May 7th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Creating a world record, researchers at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, ICMAB-CSIC, have created a 30m cable to generate a current intensity of 110 MVA, i.e. five times more ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Maintaining energy balance may protect cyclists’ bones during stage races


May 6th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): A new University of Missouri research has suggested that elite cyclists should match their energy intake to the high-energy demands of stage racing to protect their bones.Previous studies ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India must manage energy demand efficiently: Shinde


May 5th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): Union Minister of Power Sushilkumar Shinde has said that demand for energy in India will keep increasing because of accelerated industrialization, urbanization and an growing economy.Addressing ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India, Italy to cooperate in nuclear energy sector


December 15th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): Visiting Italian Minister for Economic Development, Claudio Scajola has said that Italy has promised to cooperate with India to double the latter's nuclear energy production.Talking to reporters ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New combination therapy may help treat breast cancer


November 17th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A new study led by Indian-origin researchers has shown that adding anti-malaria drug to conventional breast cancer inhibitors can dramatically increase the rate by which the treatment kills ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coming soon: Dual-screen laptop


August 30th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 30 (ANI): The world's first laptop with twin monitors is slated to hit the stores by the end of the year.The dual-screen laptop, entitled Spacebook, was masterminded by Alaska-based ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pachauri defends India’s climate stand


July 21st, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Betwa Sharma United Nations, July 21 (IANS) India will continue to use coal to meet its energy demands, says Rajendra Pachauri, chair of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)."Can ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Booze gives one a high in 6 minutes flat


June 16th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Alcohol can get to a person's head in just six minutes after taking a drink, according to researchers in Heidelberg.Using magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS), the scientists have shown ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Government to electrify over 1.18 lakh villages by 2012: Shinde


June 1st, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde today said that the government has set a target of providing electricity to 1,18,000 villages in the country under Rajiv ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Self-healing concrete may soon bring futuristic protection to bridges and roads


May 6th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new concrete that can heal its own wounds, which may soon bring futuristic protection to bridges and roads.Traditional concrete is brittle and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India seeks n-energy ties with Canada: Montek (With Images)


April 19th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, April 19 (IANS) India is seeking increased nuclear cooperation with Canada to meet its growing energy demands, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said here.Speaking Saturday at the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Social support during breast-feeding helps humans reproduce more


February 15th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the fact that human mothers have support from family while theyre breast-feeding may be a key strategy that enables humans to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Modern day obesity might have evolutionary origins


February 13th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) That craving for a cheeseburger is rooted in the dramatic growth of the human brain and body, resulting from environmental changes two million years ago. Higher quality, nutritionally ... Read more...

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Mukherjee asks international community to fight with terrorism


January 21st, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee today asked the international community to collectively fight the menace of terrorism. Addressing the first Delhi Dialogue on Regional Security and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Japan non-committal on civil nuclear cooperation with India


October 22nd, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo , Oct 22 (ANI): Japan today appeared non-committal on civil nuclear cooperation with India even as the two countries agreed that atomic power could play an important role as a ... Read more...

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China to build two more nuke reactors for Pakistan


October 18th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.18 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmoud Qureshi on Saturday announced that China has agreed to help build two more nuclear power plants to counter electricity shortages. Describing the development ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Heart’’s fountain of youth lies in exercising


July 24th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Heres yet another reason why you should exercise: it makes your heart stay young, says a new research on older adults.According to the study conducted at Washington ... Read more...

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