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Auction iron ore from Goa, CM told


September 10th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) Iron ore generated from Goa's 90 plus mines should be auctioned and extraction be brought down from over 50 million tonnes to 10 million tonnes, an ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China launches online map service


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 22 (IANS) China has launched an official online mapping service as internet giant Google is yet to apply for a licence to provide a similar service in the country.The State ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China launches own Google mapping service


October 22nd, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 22 (ANI): It's official now. China has launched its online mapping service as Google Inc is yet to apply for a license to provide a similar service in the country.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Volcanic eruptions in North America were more explosive in the past


June 17th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Scientists say that millions of years ago, volcanic eruptions in North America were more explosive and may have significantly affected the environment and the global climate."Past volcanic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists suggest solutions for poisonous well water crisis in South Asia


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Over 100 million people in rural southern Asia drink water contaminated with unsafe levels of arsenic - sourced by well water.These people face double the risk of cancer, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Australia’s Victoria sitting on $20 billion-worth of gold?


May 9th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 9 (ANI): Up to 20 billion-dollar-worth of undiscovered gold could be lying underground in the Australian state of Victoria, say scientists.In 1851, Victoria experienced its first gold rush - a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists to analyze if Haiti quake could trigger another major temblor


January 27th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 27 (ANI): A team of scientists, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), is returning to Haiti this week to investigate the cause of the January 12, magnitude 7 earthquake ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Giant dino’s footprints may have created “death pits” 160 mln yrs ago


January 20th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 20 (ANI): A new study has suggested that mysterious "death pits" holding the fossil skeletons of nearly two dozen small dinosaur species may actually be the 160-million-year-old footprints of a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’s 30 percent undiscovered gas and 13 percent oil may lie north of Arctic Circle


May 29th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): A detailed geological survey has revealed that around 30 percent of the world's yet-to-be discovered gas resources and 13 percent of its undiscovered oil reserves may lie north ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese earthquake may have been man-made: Experts


February 3rd, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.3 (ANI): An earthquake that killed at least 80,000 people in Sichuan last year may have been triggered by an enormous dam just miles from the epicenter, The Telegraph reports. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Study finds arsenic threats in Southeast Asia


July 14th, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): A new model, developed by Eawag researchers, has shown that the contamination of groundwater with arsenic poses a risk to the health of millions of people, especially ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New method developed to map arsenic affected areas


July 14th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 14 (IANS) A new, low-cost method has been developed to help accurately map areas where the groundwater has been contaminated by arsenic. Earlier, identifying high-risk areas required costly sampling campaigns, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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