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Endangered pheasant species multiply in Himalayan park (With Image)


May 8th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), May 8 (IANS) The presence of the highly endangered, elusive western tragopan can now be felt more clearly in the Great Himalayan National Park in Himachal Pradesh, ... Read more...

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China’s multimedia network has 16 mn users


March 20th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) China's biggest mobile multimedia broadcasting network serves 336 cities with 16 million paying subscribers, said an official.Wang Gengnian, director-general of China Radio International, said the network ... Read more...

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Indian fishermen to be freed soon: Sri Lanka


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka has said it will soon release the 23 Indian fishermen taking into custody for fishing in Sri Lankan waters."Following the due process of ... Read more...

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Autos to go off Delhi roads on Thursday, Friday (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Thousands of autorickshaws in the capital will go off the roads Thursday and Friday to press for the demand that the government pay for global ... Read more...

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Two-day auto strike in Delhi from Thursday


May 18th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Autorickshaw trade unions will go on a two-day strike from Thursday to oppose the Delhi government's decision to equip all autos with global positioning systems ... Read more...

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GPS systems increasingly vulnerable to jamming


March 16th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 16 (IANS) Global positioning systems (GPS) are becoming increasingly vulnerable to accidental interference or deliberate jamming, raising concerns about reliability and security.People rely on GPS for navigation, vehicle ... Read more...

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Intense solar activity in 2012 will trip mobile phones, GPS


December 12th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Experts predict the Northern Lights will be at their brightest in 50 years in 2012 and could cause disruption of mobile phones, Global Positioning Systems and even national ... Read more...

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Grunts, not technology, win wars: Historian


August 1st, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): The "grunts"- American troops on the ground-have been better than technology in winning wars, says military historian John C. McManus in a new book about America's ground forces.The ... Read more...

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Space junk may crash earth’s communication networks


May 28th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/London, May 28 (IANS) Junk of abandoned rockets, shattered satellites and missile shrapnel in space may cause collision between satellites, destroying communication facilities on earth, the US defence department has warned. According to ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft sheds light on storms on the sun


May 26th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has, for the first time, revealed comprehensively the dynamic nature of storms on the sun.The Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA), one of three ... Read more...

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US donates surveillance equipment to Pakistan


March 2nd, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) The US has donated eight armoured personnel carriers and surveillance equipment, including binoculars, global positioning systems and night-vision binoculars, to Pakistan to help fight extremists. Donated by the Bureau ... Read more...

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Earth’s north magnetic pole racing towards Russia due to core flux


December 25th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 25 (ANI): A new research has determined that Earth's north magnetic pole is racing toward Russia at almost 40 miles (64 kilometers) a year due to magnetic changes in ... Read more...

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Two killed as bus falls into gorge in Himachal Pradesh


December 15th, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 15 (IANS) Two people were killed and 35 injured when a state-run bus skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district early Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Three all-women teams in Raid-de-Himalaya rally


October 6th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 6 (IANS) Three all-women teams are among the 108 entries in the 11th edition of the world's highest and toughest motor rally - the Maruti Suzuki Raid-de-Himalaya rally - that ... Read more...

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SurroundSense in your phone could tell which room you are in


September 25th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 25 (ANI): The next time you go shopping, your smart phone will not only tell that you have entered the mall, but also know if you are in the jewellery ... Read more...

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New internet-based tool improves agricultural terrace design


September 23rd, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): A new internet-based tool for designing agricultural terraces promises to reduce the considerable labor involved and to optimize design by allowing rapid development of alternative layouts.The tool was ... Read more...

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Gujarat fishermen equip their boats with GPS


September 11th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Sep. 11 (ANI): Fishermen in Gujarat's Veraval region have now equipped their trawlers with Global Positioning Systems (GPS).Now, it would be easy to locate these trawlers on high seas and also ... Read more...

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Police put lottery winner in jail


July 24th, 2009 - 4:57 am ICT by IANS
New York/Toronto, July 24 (DPA) For Canadian Barry Shell, the $4 million was worth a night in jail. Shell showed up at the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp delighted to claim his win ... Read more...

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Miniscule magnets in ant antennae act as internal GPS


May 22nd, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A new research has led to the discovery of miniscule magnets in ant antennae, which act as an internal GPS (Global positioning system), making these insects aware as ... Read more...

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LeT trying to push 300 terrorists across LOC: General Kapoor


March 25th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 25 (ANI): Army chief General Deepal Kapoor on Wednesday said that the Pakistan based militant group, Lashkar-e-Toiba, is attempting the biggest ever push of around 300 terrorists across the ... Read more...

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Six more guerrillas killed in Kashmir gunfight, death toll 25


March 24th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 24 (IANS) Six guerrillas were killed in an ongoing gunfight with security forces in Kashmir, as the death toll rose to 25 on the fifth day of the ... Read more...

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Ansari inaugurates Map World Forum in Hyderabad


February 10th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb. 10 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Tuesday inaugurated the Map World Forum in Hyderabad. He noted that the instruments for accessing geo-spatial information have become much ... Read more...

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LTTE agent caught in India, more arrests likely


December 29th, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) A Sri Lankan Tamil man trying to smuggle communication equipment to the Tamil Tigers has been arrested in India. Informed sources said Monday that more arrests are ... Read more...

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Scientists study Jupiter to understand magnetic substorms on Earth


December 6th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Dec 6 (ANI): The European Space Agency''s (ESA''s) Cluster satellites have studied the mysterious magnetic substorms on Earth and compared it with similar phenomenon on the giant planet Jupiter for ... Read more...

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India reviews coastal security, to add 204 interceptor boats


December 5th, 2008 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Home Secretary Madhukar Gupta Friday reviewed the country's coastal security in the wake of the terror strikes in Mumbai and asked the state governments to operationalise all ... Read more...

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UN food convoy for war displaced people enters LTTE-held areas


October 2nd, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 2 (IANS) A 50-truck UN food convoy for civilians, displaced due to the escalation of clashes between the advancing government troops and the Tamil Tiger rebels, has entered the rebel-held ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh to train bus drivers to prevent accidents (Lead)


July 31st, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 31 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) has decided to set up training institutes for its drivers since government-run buses cause about 900 accidents annually, an official ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh to open training institutes for bus drivers


July 31st, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 31 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) has decided to set up training institutes for its bus drivers, an official said here Thursday. "UPSRTC will establish driving ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu police busts LTTE procurement network


July 24th, 2008 - 8:41 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, July 24 (ANI): The Q Branch of the Tamil Nadu police busted a major Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) procurement network when it arrested three persons, including a Sri ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh buses to have global positioning system


June 25th, 2008 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) plans to install Global Positioning Systems (GPS) in its buses, an official said Wednesday. "We would be able to keep ... Read more...

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Micro gyroscopes to improve navigation in future


June 1st, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, June 1 (IANS) A new array of cheap, high-performance tiny gyroscopes would help airplanes, submarines and automobiles navigate better in the near future. They are being developed by a team of ... Read more...

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Rare one-horned rhino on a rebound in Nepal


March 28th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 28 (ANI): A nationwide government census in Nepal has found out that the numbers of the rare one-horned Indian rhinoceros are increasing in the country.According to a report in ... Read more...

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