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The NRI as bureaucrat: coaching schools warm up to idea


August 7th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Hoping to touch a patriotic chord, private coaching academies are increasingly looking at Indians settled abroad and their children and selling them the idea of ... Read more...

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Schizophrenic brain tries to heal itself


August 6th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 6 (IANS) Brains of people who suffer from schizophrenia may attempt to repair damage caused by the disease, suggesting an adult brain's capacity to change and grow.Professor Cyndi ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola, Jain Irrigation to showcase modern mango farming in Andhra


July 24th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) In a joint effort, Coca-Cola India and Jain Irrigation System plan to train around 50,000 mango farmers in ultra high density plantation (UHDP) techniques over the ... Read more...

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Hyderabad Metro to finalise vendors in two months


May 1st, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 1 (IANS) Larsen and Toubro Metro Rail (Hyderabad), a subsidiary of L&T; Infrastructure Development Projects, will finalise in the next two to three months vendors for various components ... Read more...

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Railways to deploy software to track train movement


April 27th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Indian Railways Friday said it plans to deploy over the next 18 months a software to track the movement of all trains over its ... Read more...

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Chinese supercomputer begins operations


January 20th, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 20 (IANS) China's Sunway BlueLight supercomputer, which was built with domestically-produced microprocessors and is capable of performing around 1,000 trillion calculations per second, has officially begun operations.The computer ... Read more...

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Proteins protect bones during weight loss dieting


December 1st, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 1 (IANS) Eating protein-rich foods, especially dairy products, protect bones when overweight or obese young women try to shed weight through dieting, suggests a new study.The study found ... Read more...

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Potato-shaped asteroid could be a stillborn planet


October 30th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) A potato-shaped asteroid observed by a European space probe last year may be the remnant of an ancient stillborn planet, say scientists."This is the first object ... Read more...

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Russian airline Transaero orders four A380s


October 29th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Russian airline Transaero has signed an agreement with Airbus for four A380 aircraft in a deal valued at approximately $1.5 billion, the aircraft manufacturer announced on Friday.Transaero Airlines ... Read more...

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Six-lane roads to connect India’s metros


September 12th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India's metros -- Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai -- will soon be connected through six-lane roads, Minister for Road Transport and Highways C.P. Joshi said ... Read more...

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A whiff of African heritage in capital’s artscape (With Image)


August 13th, 2011 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The historic stone art of Tengenenge, a region located in northern Zimbabwe, may be barely 40 years old but it is breaching high-end ethnic boutique ... Read more...

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40 percent rainwater lost in Goa: Study


August 12th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 12 (IANS) Goa loses nearly 40 percent of its rainwater due to natural discharge, a study of the state's groundwater resources has revealed.The study by the state's department ... Read more...

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Himachal dam meant for parched Delhi in troubled waters


August 4th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 4 (IANS) The much-delayed construction of a multi-billion rupee hydroelectric project in Himachal Pradesh, which was supposed to provide drinking water to Delhi, has received another setback -- ... Read more...

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Made in China furniture sold as ‘Italian’ product


July 11th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) A probe has been initiated after a Shanghai company was found to have sent furniture made in China to Italy and then imported it back to ... Read more...

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European airlines cancel more than 500 flights as volcanic ash spreads


May 24th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by BNO News
EDINBURGH (BNO NEWS) -- Numerous airlines on Tuesday morning were forced to cancel hundreds of flights to and from Scotland and several other regions as the latest volcanic ash crisis continued to ... Read more...

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Inflow of salt water from Indian Ocean could stabilize climate in Europe


April 30th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): It has been predicted that global warming will weaken the effects of the Gulf Stream leading to dry climate in Europe, but a new study has suggested that ... Read more...

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Genes that aid antimalarial drug resistance identified


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Using a pair of powerful genome-search techniques, researchers have identified several genes that may be implicated in the malaria parasite's notorious ability to rapidly evade drug treatments.Further ... Read more...

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Drinking water for Delhi: Dam proposal to be re-submitted


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 3 (IANS) An environment clearance proposal of a controversial multi-billion-rupee hydropower dam project in Himachal Pradesh that will quench the thirst of Delhi would be re-submitted to the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Orchid wears the scent of death to attract flies for pollination


March 15th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Orchid Satyrium pumilum lures flies into its flowers by mimicking the smell of rotting flesh, according to a new study.The orchid S. pumilum is found in sandy, moist ... Read more...

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Himachal to re-submit Renuka dam proposal for green clearance


March 11th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 11 (IANS) An environment clearance proposal for Himachal Pradesh's multi-billion-rupee hydropower dam project - which will quench the thirst of Delhi - would be re-submitted to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Weed-eating fish ‘vital to coral reefs’ survival’


March 11th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): A new study has found that a weed-eating fish could be the key to saving the world's coral reefs.Researchers at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef ... Read more...

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At least 475 houses submerged by flooding in Bali


February 24th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by BNO News
BALI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 475 houses on Wednesday were submerged due to the severe flooding that hit the Indonesian Island province of Bali, the Antara news agency reported,Three villages, ... Read more...

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Delhi feels quake tremors


January 19th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Several people were jolted out of their sleep and some ran out of their homes as tremors were felt in Delhi and other parts of northern India ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US Postal Service is planning to raise first class rates in 2011


January 14th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Postal Service is seeking to raise its first class rates for 2011.Subsequently, the service has petitioned the Postal Regulatory Commission to allow the new ... Read more...

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W.Bengal commuters enjoy ride in first AC double-decker train


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Rik Sundar SasmalKolkata, Nov.23 (ANI): The West Bengal Government has launched first air-conditioned double-decker train and people from all walks of life enjoyed the ride in ten coaches that included eight ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Red light forces cancer cells to absorb chemo drugs


November 14th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that cancer cells suck up chemotherapy drugs more readily if they are zapped with red light.According to researchers, the finding could help produce more ... Read more...

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Another Himachal dam project caught in logjam


November 4th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Nov 4 (IANS) Another mega hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh has been caught in an administrative logjam after the central environment and forests ministry objected to the transfer of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

High-resolution microarray used to advance malaria research


October 26th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Scientists have developed and used a high-density SNP array for the malaria vector mosquito, which has established 400,000 genetic markers capable of revealing new insights into how the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, hairbrush that reads your mind


October 20th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Who says hairbrush can only be used to comb locks? Scientists have made a hairbrush like device that would be able to monitor mental activity.One of the main ... Read more...

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China mine blast kills 21, traps 16 (Lead)


October 16th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) Twenty-one miners were killed and 16 others are trapped underground Saturday in a coal mine blast in China, Xinhua reported.The blast occurred around 6 a.m. in Yuzhou city ... Read more...

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‘Love map of the brain’ shows how heart rules the head


October 16th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 16 (ANI): Being in love can spread electricity through your brain, literally, as a new study suggests.A US scientist has shown that being in love can spark a torrent of ... Read more...

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Green concerns cloud Himachal dam project


October 13th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 13 (IANS) The union environment and forests ministry has turned down Himachal Pradesh's proposal to transfer a huge chunk of forest land to build a multi-billion-rupee dam, an official said ... Read more...

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MIDC to set up 15 truck terminals across Maharashtra


October 4th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) The Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) is developing 15 truck terminals across the state to improve the transport and supply chain network. "It is very critical ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games village gets high-speed broadband network


September 21st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Swedish telecom equipment giant Ericsson Tuesday said residents of the Commonwealth Games Village will get access to high-speed broadband connection, thanks to its fibre-optic cable network it ... Read more...

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Skyrider Airline Seats To Be Unveiled At Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas Conference


September 13th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Aviointeriors, an Italian company have created an innovative kind of seat, the Skyrider. The new seat has special feature in it as it cuts passenger space ... Read more...

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