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India third largest shareholder in FAIR science project


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) India is the third largest shareholder in the Germany-based Facility for Anti-Proton and Heavy Ion Research (FAIR), a unique international accelerator facility for research with ... Read more...

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Severe flu doubles odds of developing Parkinson’s


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 22 (IANS) Severe flu doubles the odds of your developing Parkinson's disease later in life, say researchers.However, the reverse holds true for those who got infected with red ... Read more...

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King Pnguins find human presence stressful


July 11th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 11 (IANS) King penguins not used to human presence are likely to become more stressed than those exposed to tourists and noises.All these specimens were from King Penguin ... Read more...

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Caffeinated gum keeps Israeli pilots, commandos alert


May 18th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, May 18 (IANS) The Israeli army is supplying aviators and special operations forces a caffeine-charged chewing gum that dramatically enhances their ability to cope with fatigue on long missions, ... Read more...

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Watercress prevents damage caused by workout: Study


April 27th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Antioxidant-rich watercress can relieve the stress placed on the body by a strenuous workout. Even those who ate the leafy vegetable just two hours before high ... Read more...

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Major quake rattles Sumatra, tsunami alert in India (Second Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hong Kong, April 11 (IANS) Many states along India's east coast felt tremors as a high intensity earthquake rocked Sumatra Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. A tsunami ... Read more...

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Major earthquake rocks Sumatra, tsunami alert in India (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Many states along India's east coast felt tremors as a high intensity earthquake rocked Sumatra Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.While the IMD put ... Read more...

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We need to start our Olympic preparation now: Nobbs


February 27th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India hockey coach Michael Nobbs said the team's preparation for the 2012 London Olympics started Sunday with a 8-1 in over France in the final ... Read more...

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Delhi readies for mass drill to test disaster preparedness


February 15th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) How will the capital react in the event of a high intensity earthquake? The test would be on in hundreds of locations across Delhi Wednesday ... Read more...

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Quake mock-drills in Delhi Wednesday


February 13th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Mock-drills will be conducted Wednesday to test Delhi's disaster response mechanism in the event of a high-intensity earthquake, an official said."It will be the first ... Read more...

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Seismicity study was done before selecting Jaitapur: NPCIL


January 17th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) Tuesday asserted that it had conducted comprehensive seismicity study before selecting Jaitapur for a nuclear power plant.Referring to ... Read more...

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Aamir’s proposal was the moment of my life: Sanjeeda (With Images)


January 11th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Wedding bells are set to ring for actors Aamir Ali and Sanjeeda Sheikh in March. The excited actress says she was left speechless when her ... Read more...

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India will miss Harbhajan in Australia: Gilchrist


December 7th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Former Australian captain Adam Gilchrist feels that Harbhajan Singh will be missed by India during their tour Down Under as the feisty off-spinner can ... Read more...

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India to avert 3 million HIV cases: World Bank


November 30th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India is expected to avert 3 million new HIV infections during the period 1995-2015 by using targeted interventions among vulnerable groups, according to a World ... Read more...

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India loses nearly $18 bn to disasters: Expert


November 6th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 6 (IANS) India is paying a high price for its lack of disaster management practices -- Rs.86,000 crore ($17.5 billion) every year to be precise, says a UN ... Read more...

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China to launch 25 satellites in 2011


October 30th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 30 (IANS) China will have launched 20 rockets and 25 satellites by the end of 2011, an aerospace expert said Sunday."This year, we are supposed to launch 20 ... Read more...

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Mamata to seek Rs.500 crore more for quake-hit Darjeeling


October 11th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, Oct 11 (IANS) Giving in to the demand of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said she will request the central government for ... Read more...

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Footballers planning fund-raiser for quake victims


September 20th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) The Football Players Association of India (FPAI) is planning to organise a football match to raise funds for Sikkim earthquake victims, its president Bhaichung Bhutia said ... Read more...

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Karmapa prays for quake affected people


September 20th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 20 (IANS) The 17th Karmapa, the only major Tibetan monk reincarnate recognised by both the Dalai Lama and China, Tuesday expressed grief over the deaths in the earthquake ... Read more...

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More aid to Sikkim, will visit state soon: Mamata


September 19th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri (West Bengal), Sep 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said her government, which has extended support to quake-hit Sikkim, will continue its rescue and relief ... Read more...

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Quake toll may rise: Home secretary (Lead)


September 19th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) At least 42 people have died and over 100 have been injured in the 6.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked large parts of eastern and northern ... Read more...

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Shimla’s 98 percent buildings unsafe: Minister


September 19th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 19 (IANS) Not even two percent of buildings in this Himachal Pradesh town are safe and can withstand earthquakes of high intensity, a minister said.The fact came to ... Read more...

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25 dead in earthquake: Home secretary


September 19th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) At least 25 people have died and over 100 were injured in the 6.8 Richter earthquake that rocked large parts of northern and eastern India, ... Read more...

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35 killed, hundreds injured in Sunday’s quake in north, east India


September 19th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok/Kolkata/Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) At least 35 people were killed and hundreds injured in India in the 6.8 magnitude earthquake that wreaked havoc in the Sikkim-Nepal border region Sunday, officials ... Read more...

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Quake death toll six in Bihar, officials say


September 19th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) At least six people, including a girl child, were killed and dozens injured in Bihar in the 6.8 magnitude earthquake that shook large parts of northern ... Read more...

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Army fans out for relief operations


September 19th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, Sep 19 (IANS) A day after a powerful earthquake of 6.8 magnitude ravaged the Sikkim-Nepal border, killing at least 30 in India, the army Monday was busy carrying ... Read more...

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Sikkim quake India’s fourth in September


September 18th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The 6.8-magnitude earthquake in India's Sikkim state Sunday evening was the fourth tremor reported in the country in September so far, according to the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chidambaram-Jaitley slanging match over bomb blast (Roundup)


September 9th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The horrific Delhi High Court bombing became the ground for a political slanging match with the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday blasting the ... Read more...

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HuJI e-mail sender arrested


September 9th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 9 (IANS) A man from Kishtwar town of Jammu and Kashmir was arrested Friday for allegedly sending the email claiming that Wednesday's blast at the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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Chidambaram counter-attacks BJP on unsolved cases


September 9th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Taking on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over its criticism on unsolved blast cases, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said that two of the ... Read more...

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Quake-prone Delhi lacks safety measures: Expert


September 8th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) With Wednesday night's earthquake still haunting many in north India, a National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) official said the temblor was just a reminder ... Read more...

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It was back to work at Delhi High Court after blast


September 7th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Work must go on: That was the message the Delhi High Court sent out Wednesday as it went back to work a few hours ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha expresses unity against terror


September 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Wednesday stood together in condemning the blast outside Delhi High Court, with all parties expressing support to fighting the menace of ... Read more...

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Five killed, 20 injured in Manipur blast (Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 1 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 20 injured in a powerful explosion Monday at a crowded marketplace in the capital of India's restive northeastern state ... Read more...

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Exercise more for a good brain


July 26th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) That exercise helps maintain good health is well known but it also improves your brain's wellness, say researchers.New research conducted at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ... Read more...

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