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MediaGuru partners with the Guardian for tech summit


May 4th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Media consulting and entertainment company MediaGuru Friday said it had entered into a partnership with the London-based Guardian for organising its technology summit 'Activate' scheduled ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Global warming less dire than estimates?


November 27th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) The most draconian projections of rising temperatures due to the doubling of atmospheric carbon are unlikely, says a new study.The rate of global warming may be ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Aditi Technologies acquires US cloud computing firm


November 21st, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 21 (IANS) Software major Aditi Technologies acquired the US-based cloud computing start-up Cumulux for an undisclosed sum to offer cloud services and drive applications and workloads over a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Polish artist’s Indian works to open


October 31st, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) An exhibition of works of Poland's famous 20th century artist Stefan Norblin, who won patronage from royalties during his stay in India, will open here ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

First Indian film museum in 2013: Ambika Soni


September 9th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The government aims to complete work on the country's first film museum by 2013, which marks the centenary of the Indian film industry, Union ... Read more...

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More people turn to god in societies under stress


August 9th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) Many more people turn to god in stressed societies and also seem happier. However, when peace and plenty reign, people are happier independently of their religious ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Anil to shoot for Hollywood film ‘Cities’ in November


June 17th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Anil Kapoor's Hollywood career seems to be going in the right direction - after completing shooting for "Mission:Impossible 4", he is set to begin ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Soon, mobile technology to provide drinking water and electricity


May 4th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Ever wondered if mobile technology could convert non-potable water into drinking water and extract hydrogen from it to generate electricity?A team of researchers has developed an aluminum ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Anil Kapoor to play cop in Hollywood film ‘Cities’


May 4th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor has bagged another Hollywood project - he is set to share screen space with Clive Owen in Roger Donaldson's thriller ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New alloy could provide cheap drinking water to villages


May 4th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) A new aluminum alloy could convert sea or freshwater into drinking water while also extracting hydrogen to generate power.Such a technology could help provide power and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Superbug does not pose risk: Health ministry (Lead)


April 7th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Indian health ministry Thursday denied superbug NDM-1 posed any public health threat to Delhi's environment, as a study published by a British medical journal ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India’s creative force remains sleeping tiger: James Murdoch


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) News Corp chief executive and media baron James Murdoch says Indians, with all their brains, are making major global contributions in a variety of areas but ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Deal locally with climate change impact


March 21st, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) Think globally, but act locally when studying about plants, animals and the impact of global warming, advise researchers.Policy makers have been pressing biologists to dissect how ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bangladesh team played bad cricket, says media


March 6th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 6 (IANS) The Bangladesh cricket team has come in for severe media criticism for playing "bad cricket" and losing to West Indies last Friday.The New Age newspaper put ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Soot on Tibetan snow ’causes more rainfall over India and China’


March 4th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that in some cases, soot - the fine, black carbon silt that is released from stoves, cars and manufacturing plants - can pack ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soot on Tibetan snow causes rainfall over India, China


March 4th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) Soot falling on the snow covered Tibetan Plateau causes more rainfall over India and China, says a new study.Soot precipitates the plateau's glacier to melt sooner ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

How environmental changes affect bird behaviors


January 12th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new study has shown an important link between the natural variation in climate conditions and complex behaviors among birds.Researchers Walter Jetz from Yale University and Dustin Rubenstein ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

I receive death threats from US soldiers: Assange


December 21st, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has claimed that he receives death threats from US soldiers regularly, a media report said Monday. He also said that a statement on the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britain sets new record for biggest ever pass the parcel


December 9th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Britain has set a new record for the biggest ever pass the parcel, delivering over 10,000 pounds worth of toys to over 100 families during its 1,000 mile ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rabindranath Tagore’s ‘Nouka Dubi’ To Be Revisited By Rituparno Ghosh & Subhash Ghai!


November 29th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 November 29, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): What do you get when you bring together a legend like Rabindranath Tagore and stalwarts like Subhash Ghai and Rituparno Ghosh? The answer is Naukadubi, a Hindi ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Facebook’s only got five years left, says digital expert


November 17th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 17 (ANI): Facebook has just five years before its audience begins to splinter, according to digital consumer expert Jeffrey Cole.Dr Cole, who addressed a digital marketing forum hosted by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sickle cell gene’s global map supports ‘malaria hypothesis’


November 3rd, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 03 (ANI): University of Oxford scientists have produced the first detailed global map showing the distribution of the sickle cell gene, supporting the 'malaria hypothesis'.Haemoglobin S (HbS) is known to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Delhi Commonwealth Games doomed from the start, says Olympic legend Johnson


September 29th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): Former Olympic 200 and 400 metres champion Michael Johnson has said that the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games were "doomed from the start".Over 850 athletes and officials arrived on ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scientist offers better ways to engineer Earth’s climate to prevent global warming


September 8th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 7 (ANI): A University of Calgary climate scientist has said that there may be better ways to engineer the planet's climate to prevent dangerous global warming than mimicking volcanoes."Releasing engineered ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

2.85bn people lived at risk of malaria in 2009


August 4th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): A new evidence-based global distribution map has revealed that that 2.85 billion people lived at risk of infection with Plasmodium vivax parasite in 2009.91 percent of them ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blue-green bacteria may help generate ‘green’ electricity Home


June 21st, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Using blue-green bacteria, researchers have for the first time developed a way to convert sunlight directly into electricity in a CO2-free manner.The study illustrates that electrogenic workings of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blue-green bacteria may help generate ‘green’ electricity


June 20th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Using blue-green bacteria, researchers have for the first time developed a way to convert sunlight directly into electricity in a CO2-free manner.The study illustrates that electrogenic workings of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Simon Cowell to host ‘World’s Got Talent’


June 8th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The former American Idol judge has already landed a new job. He is all set to host the show ‘World’s Got Talent’ in 2011. On the show the participants would ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Perennial Grass Miscanthus shows promise as energy crop


May 22nd, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Miscanthus x giganteus, a perennial grass, could effectively reduce our dependence on fossil fuels, while lowering atmospheric CO2, according to a new research.Using a simulation tool that models ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Climate change caused mass extinction of mammals 50,000 years ago


May 19th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Climate change played a major role in causing mass extinction of mammals in the late quaternary era, 50,000 years ago, an international team of scientists have discovered.Their study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hearing sexual signals helps male crickets grow larger


May 13th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) Male crickets growing in the presence of loud songs used as sexual signals tend to be larger than those growing up in a silent environment, research says. Adult male ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

UN Secretary-General urges lawmakers to promote nuclear-weapon-free world


May 7th, 2010 - 5:01 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday urged parliamentarians worldwide to promote the cause of a nuclear-weapon-free world.“After decades of work, it is clear that real change ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Vedanta University project gets environmental clearance


April 17th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 17 (IANS) The Rs.150 billion Vedanta University project in Orissa by the Anil Agarwal foundation has got environmental and coastal regulation zone (CRZ) clearances from the central government, a project ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Lung virus behind pneumonia kills 200,000 kids worldwide annually


April 16th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): A University of Edinburgh study has shown a common virus that causes wheezing and pneumonia claims the lives of up to two hundred thousand children worldwide each year.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brainy battle of the sexes finally ends: Women are smarter than men


February 24th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): The battle of the sexes is finally over - and it's bad news for the guys. According to the results of an unscientific experiment of a game of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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