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Chinese automaker to develop electric car with US partner

April 26th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) One of China's major privately owned automakers, Great Wall Motors, will work with a US company to develop electric vehicles.The automaker signed an agreement Tuesday with ... Read more...

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Hyundai to expand capacity in India

October 18th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) India's second largest car maker Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) will be expanding its capacity by 40,000 units next year while waiting for clarity on fuel ... Read more...

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Hero MotoCorp launches new motorcycle Impulse

October 17th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp Monday launched its 150cc motorcycle -- Impulse, priced at Rs.66,800 (ex-showroom Delhi)."Impulse - the first model to be launched under our ... 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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Hover plans to sell 100,000 Nissan cars

September 22nd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) Hover Automotive India Pvt Ltd, the distribution company for Japanese car maker Nissan, said it planned to touch sales figure of 100,000 units in two years."We ... Read more...

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Hyundai offers glimpse of new i30

September 7th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) South Korean auto major Hyundai Motor Company Wednesday revealed the first picture of its new generation i30 hatchback, ahead of its unveiling at the Frankfurt Motor ... Read more...

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Labourers decline work as aid flows in flood-hit Pakistan

December 1st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Labourers are shying away from taking on work in flood-hit areas of Pakistan due to the deluge of free aid, said a media report that pointed out when ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bionic eye to help the blind ’see’

November 27th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Researchers at Australia's National ICT Centre for Excellence (NICTA) have developed a bionic eye in collaboration with Bionic Vision Australia and University of New South Wales.The microchip will ... Read more...

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Solitary fish may be first model for human depression

November 23rd, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Zebrafish that stop swimming when left alone could be the first fish model of a human mood disorder.In 2005, when Herwig Baier of the University of California, was ... Read more...

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Honda Accord gets the highest safety rating

November 11th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Honda’s Accord got the highest possible safety rating for 2011 auto models. The car’s ratings edged out that of Toyota and Hyundai. The ratings were as ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

My Touch 4G From T-Mobile Lands Today

November 5th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After much anticipation and wait the T-Mobile my Touch 4G is going to hit the stores. This high end android based smart phone is the flagship ... Read more...

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Now, model that replicates tropical cyclone formation five days in advance

July 22nd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A researcher at the University of Maryland-College Park has employed NASA's Pleiades supercomputer and atmospheric data to simulate tropical cyclone Nargis, which devastated Myanmar in 2008.The result: ... Read more...

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Honda to start making automobiles in Argentina in 2011

June 25th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 25 (IANS/EFE) Honda will start manufacturing automobiles in Argentina in 2011, when the Japanese automaker's plant opens in Campana, a city on the outskirts of Argentine capital Buenos Aires, ... Read more...

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Losing temper could actually be good for you

June 2nd, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Have you ever wondered what really goes on in the body and the brain when we get angry? Well, a research has provided an insight.When we get angry, ... Read more...

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Renault-Nissan venture to start production in May

January 18th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) Renault Nissan Automobile India, a joint venture between Japanese Nissan Motor Co and French Renault, is all set to start commercial production of a compact car this May, ... Read more...

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Mahindra to foray into motorcycle segment next year

November 4th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 4 (IANS) After an entry into scooters, auto manufacturer Mahindra and Mahindra will launch a motorcycle next year, a senior company official said here Wednesday. "The company is working on motorcycle ... Read more...

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Reva to roll out two new electric cars soon

September 30th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Sep 30 (IANS) The maker of India's sole battery-run car, Reva Electric Car Co., is setting up a second plant in the country's tech hub to roll out ... Read more...

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Teen Kiwi scientist’s traffic-light noise-meter can prevent hearing loss in preschoolers

September 24th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, September 24 (ANI): A 16-year-old Kiwi student has come up with a gadget that can prevent preschoolers from going deaf at child care, due to exposure to excessive noise.Jamie Fenton, ... Read more...

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Top lingerie models revealed

August 21st, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 21 (ANI): A British newspaper has put together a racy collection of snaps featuring sizzling models for lingerie firm Ultimo.The pictures of Ultimo angels, compiled by the Daily Star, include ... Read more...

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David versus Goliath: fledgling Kolkata firm takes on mobike biggies

August 9th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kolkata, Aug 9 (IANS) A 29-year-old former banker has a dream: taking on the big guns of India's two-wheeler segment through his range of mobikes, not only on home turf ... Read more...

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Motor nerve model could help cure multiple sclerosis, diabetic neuropathy

July 22nd, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): In what may lead to cures for diabetic neuropathy and help further understanding of multiple sclerosis and related conditions, researchers at the University of Central Florida (UCF) have ... Read more...

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People on airport travelators actually tend to slow their pace

July 19th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): An Indian-origin researchers in the U.S. has found that airport travelators actually tend to slow passengers' pace, making time-savings minimal.Manoj Srinivasan, a locomotion researcher at Princeton University, ... Read more...

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Nagpur, first model solar city in India

February 18th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): An ambitious programme of development of solar cities is being launched tomorrow in the country. Nagpur in Maharashtra will be the first solar city in the ... Read more...

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DNA based evidence reveals Neanderthal face

September 18th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 18 (ANI): Artists, working along with scientists, have created the first model of a Neanderthal based in part on ancient DNA evidence, and have named her as Wilma, after ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi inventor makes solar-powered car

August 16th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 16 (IANS) A young inventor here has developed a solar-powered car - the first in the Middle East - that can run at 50 km an hour, WAM news ... Read more...

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Car that changed the world - Tin Lizzie turns 100

August 7th, 2008 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
By Reino Gevers Hamburg, Aug 7 (DPA) When the Ford Model T went into production in 1908, it marked the beginning of an era when motoring became affordable to the masses and an ... Read more...

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Open source EV community invites suppliers to offer components for converting existing ICE vehicles to electric drive

August 4th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by admin
Electric Cars - Now!, a Finland-based open source EV community, is working to promote the mass conversion of ICE cars to electric drive. The first model to be converted will be a ... Read more...

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18-ft long Titanic replica to cost PS1.3 million

May 27th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by admin
London , May 27 (ANI): Almost a century after the Titanic surrendered itself to the Atlantic waters, the first model of the doomed ship has been erected on the lines of ... Read more...

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Prefabricated wood homes launched in India

March 25th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Lockwood International, a leading New Zealand-based wood construction company, has launched its first prefabricated wood houses in India aimed at the luxury realty segment in the country. ... Read more...

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Family of proteins critical for normal brain function identified

November 20th, 2007 - 4:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A study has identified a family of proteins key to the formation of the communication networks critical for normal brain function.The mouse-based study, led by Massachusetts Institute of ... Read more...

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