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Mexico confident tourism sector will grow


September 20th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's comprehensive tourism plan has laid the basis for spurring the growth of a sector that is increasing by about 4 percent each year, the country's ... Read more...

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New mapping tool pinpoints cancer hotspots


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) A new mapping tool simplifies cancer detection by pinpointing genetic information that may be linked with cancer hotspots, a study reveals.A research team, led by Thomas ... Read more...

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Apple denies tracking iPhone and iPad users’ locations


April 28th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): Apple has denied secretly tracking the location of its iPhone and 3G iPad users amid a growing scandal over a hidden program that stores the data.In a ... Read more...

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Himachal offers discount to Pakistani guests


March 30th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 30 (IANS) As a goodwill gesture, Himachal Pradesh Wednesday invited the Pakistani guests to visit the hills after the India-Pakistan cricket World cup semifinal match in Mohali.The state ... Read more...

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India seeks stronger UN General Assembly


March 15th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 15 (IANS) India has called for substantive measures to strengthen the role of UN General Assembly as the chief deliberative, legislative and policy-making and representative body of ... Read more...

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New model could predict next political hotspots accurately


January 20th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new model developed by a team at Kansas State University professors and a colleague in New York could predict the next political hotspots accurately.Called Predictive Societal ... Read more...

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Indian to install ‘Asia’s first commercial-scale tidal power station’ in Gujarat


January 19th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): India is planning to install Asia's first commercial-scale tidal power station off the coast of Gujarat.Atlantis Resources, a UK engineering firm specializing in underwater turbines, would ... Read more...

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‘Harassmap’ technology to allow women report to harassment through Twitter


October 25th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Women in Egypt who get leered at, or face other instances of sexual harassment can now heave a sigh of relief.A planned website, Harrasmap, will allow women to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Durham and Huntsville Among Best Places To Retire In 2010


September 15th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Every working man dreams of a retirement that has not only the highest luxury but also the best health and recreation facilities. In a recent ranking ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Genetic catalyst behind human diversity discovered


September 6th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 6 (ANI): In a new research scientists have explained the genetic catalyst responsible for the diversity present between different generations of people. Sir Alec Jeffreys, who discovered ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mobile charging stations to ensure electric cars never run out of battery


September 6th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 6 (ANI): Drivers, who are fearing they could be left stranded if the battery of their electric vehicles run out of charge, can now breath a sigh of relief, for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Himachal plans houseboats a la Kashmir


August 31st, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 31 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh plans to introduce houseboats on prominent lakes in the state on the lines of Jammu and Kashmir to attract more tourists. "Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has ... Read more...

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Wildfires in Russia, Canada create poisonous ring around planet


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Raging forest fires in central Russia, Siberia and western Canada have created an enormous cloud of pollutants covering the northern hemisphere, according to NASA. Carbon monoxide, one of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Wildfires threaten Russian missile attack warning centre


August 7th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Wildfires raging across the central part of European Russia are threatening to engulf the military command of the Russian missile attack warning centre in the Moscow region, ... Read more...

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Wildfires kill 52 in Russia


August 6th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 52 people have died in wildfires raging throughout Russia, the government said Friday. "A total of 471 people turned for medical help and 72 were hospitalised, ... Read more...

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New tool to predict earthquake risk accurately


July 6th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 6 (ANI): A new tool could now help experts predict areas at high seismic risk, according to new research."What we're talking about here is mapping the earthquake faults in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

She came from Russia, with love.


July 1st, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 1 (ANI): The sexy suspected spy who US feds say was sent to New York to gather intelligence on the United States adored the American way of life and ... Read more...

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New fire-fighter system to prevent tunnel fire


May 16th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): Experts are set to test a system that picks out cars and trucks at risk of catching fire before they enter a tunnel.Engineers at Siemens in Germany will ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Apple confirms that iPad has some Wi-Fi issues


April 7th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Appleā€™s iPad was launched with much fanfare in January, and the first iPad's were available for use in April. Anxious fans of Apple products were ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Apple Confirms iPad Wi-Fi Issues And Offers Solutions


April 7th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The hottest gadget on the scene, Apple iPad, that got released a few days back has already met its first obstacle. The device that was touted ... Read more...

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Joint Indo-Bangladesh forum to save Sundarbans


March 25th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) An India-Bangladesh joint forum will soon be established to take measures to check the impact of climate change on Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest, Environment Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Afghan soldiers lagging behind international forces in Operation Moshtarak


February 21st, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Marjah (Afghanistan), Feb 21(ANI): As the NATO and Afghan soldiers fight their way into the Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan, the performance of the Afghan troops have been tested to the ... Read more...

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Newest meeting ground for singles - workplace!


February 1st, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new research has found that offices are fast becoming the favourite new hotspots for singles looking for romance.Over a third of Aussie workers have admitted to getting ... Read more...

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Genetics may help to crack down on chimpanzee smuggling


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 22 (ANI): A new research has suggested that genetics may provide valuable clues as to how to crack down on the chimpanzee smuggling trade, while also helping to safely reintroduce ... Read more...

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Swindon becomes Walt Disney World’s first ever twin town


December 8th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 08 (ANI): Swindon, a town in Britain, has become Walt Disney World's first ever twin town.The Wiltshire town has been chosen over 24 hotspots including Blackpool, Aberdeen, Chester, Milton Keynes ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Central team meets West Bengal chief secretary


December 1st, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) A three-member union home ministry team, now in West Bengal on a fact-finding mission on recurring political clashes, began a meeting with the state chief secretary Tuesday. The team, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Discounts for disabled in Himachal government-run hotels


November 22nd, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will offer a discount of 30 percent on hotel room tariff from next month to physically challenged people who opt to stay at any of its ... Read more...

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Simple, low cost method helps locate landmines


November 20th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) A simple, cheap and accurate test finds undetected landmines in a jiffy. Landmines and unexploded ordnance kill between 15,000 and 20,000 unsuspecting people every year, according to Handicap International. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New live oral cholera vaccine developed by Indian scientists


November 11th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Nov.11 (ANI): Scientists from three Indian institutes have developed a new live oral cholera vaccine from non-virulent innocuous strain, which was modified to formulate the vaccine.National Institute of Cholera and Enteric ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

10pct Brit teens carry blades to feel safe


June 29th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): One in ten teenagers living in Britain's knife crime hotspots carries a deadly blade to feel safe, finds a new survey.A majority of the respondents also admitted to ... Read more...

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‘Good, quiet’ Taylor Swift puts career before merriment


April 10th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 10 (ANI): Taylor Swift wants to keep her private life out of the spotlight and shuns celebrity parties for quiet nights in with close chums.The China Daily reported ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How Hawaii’s ‘necklace’ developed a bump in the middle


April 4th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, April 4 (ANI): A new research has suggested that a sharp bend in the middle of the Hawaii 'necklace' of islands is a result of a rapid drift of the region's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lady Gaga has been clubbing since childhood


March 5th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): Hitting the clubs may be a common practice for Lady GaGa now, but the singer revealed she was no stranger to the hotspots even as a child.The ... Read more...

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Hong Kong-based think tank says terror threat to rise with Indo-Pak tensions


February 9th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
Hong Kong, Feb.9 (ANI): The Hong Kong-based International Risk says in a review of terrorism trends in Asia, published today, that the terror threat in South Asia is set to intensify ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Piracy watchdog records unprecedented jump in sea attacks


January 17th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 17 (DPA) Global seafarers faced an alarming rise in pirate attacks last year, with an unprecedented 49 ships beings seized and 889 crewmembers held for ransom, a maritime watchdog ... Read more...

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