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Chinese terra cotta army was robbed, burned


June 10th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 10 (IANS) The famous life-sized terra cotta army, dating to the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC), was robbed of its weapons and the figures broken and burned by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Government working to get information on black money: President


March 12th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The government had taken steps to open channels for wider information on black money from foreign countries, President Pratibha Patil said Monday and stressed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China resorts to artificial pollination


February 28th, 2012 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) With the numbers of honey bees declining in China, the country has now started depending on artificial pollination to harvest fruits.China's indigenous honey bee -- Apis ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Wall Street too turning to Twitter for stock market predictions


May 5th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 05 (ANI): To gain a trading edge, Wall Street too is now turning to Twitter and other social media to wring useful intelligence out of the words, opinions, rants and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Age-old Kerala fire ritual a natural purifier?


April 13th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panjal (Kerala), April 13 (IANS) The spotlight is on the confluence of science and the Vedas at the 4,000-year-old ritual of 'athirathram' - fire invocation - in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Park your vehicle using a mobile phone


February 8th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) In a move to ease parking hassles, the Delhi government is proposing to set up two smart parking lots in the city where people can pay using ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Taking help of math to predict, prevent future extinctions


January 26th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): Researchers at the Northwestern University have developed a mathematical model that illustrates how human intervention may effectively aid species conservation efforts."Our study provides a theoretical basis for management ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Crop circle in Indonesia causes controversy among locals, scientists


January 25th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): The first crop circle in Indonesia has started a controversy, with locals saying that it is man made, while UFO enthusiasts say it's by aliens, and scientists are ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Central Vigilance Commission to evolve more preventive vigilance regime


December 9th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 9 (ANI): Central Vigilance Commissioner P.J. Thomas on Thursday said the Commission has been continuously working to enhance standards of vigilance administration and to evolve a more preventive vigilance ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New undersea robot is ‘fast, hovers and carries several instruments’


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): MBARI engineers recently demonstrated a new super-efficient autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) that can travel rapidly for hundreds of kilometres, "hover" in the water for weeks at a time, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Google Car To Make Roads Safer


October 11th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Oct 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google has come with a new technological experience for the people. Those who find driving unsafe or tedious can avail the benefits of Google car, which ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Indian-American working on robots to improve daily life


September 27th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) They're mundane, yet daunting tasks: Tidying a messy room or assembling a bookshelf from a kit of parts. Fetching a hairbrush for someone who can't do it herself. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

In 10 years: Affordable robots to complete daunting home-tasks


September 26th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 26 (ANI): Tidying a messy room is an everyday thing, but daunting chore. But soon, you could buy yourself a robot that would do all such tasks for you.Cornell University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Iran fears that Stuxnet worm was specifically made for the country’s nuclear power station


September 24th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has been an outbreak of the Stuxnet worm in Iran and many believe they were specially made for the country’s nuclear power station. The worm is a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Remote metres to keep tab on big Haryana industries


August 13th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 13 (IANS) To reduce line losses and to prevent theft of electricity, a power distribution agency will adopt the latest Remote Automatic Metering (RAM) system for large industrial consumers. Uttar Haryana ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

A robot conducts wedding in Japan!


May 17th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, May 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is sure for the record books. A robot created history, when it became the very first robot to conduct a wedding in Tokyo. The robot ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Glacier National Park loses 2 more glaciers due to climate change


April 11th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Geological Survey has said that the Glacier National Park has lost 2 more glaciers, due to climatic changes. The US Geological Survey also ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Magnetic power revealed in Gamma-Ray Burst Jet


December 10th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Maryland (US), Dec.10 (ANI): A specialized camera on a telescope operated by U.K. astronomers from Liverpool has made the first measurement of magnetic fields in the afterglow of a gamma-ray burst (GRB). ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New law to create safe environment for migration: official


December 1st, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 1 (IANS) The central government will soon enact the Immigration Management Act, which will provide for a safe environment for migration, a senior official of the overseas Indian affairs (OIA) ... Read more...

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Orissa’s gay couple leads happy married life (With Images)


October 20th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 20 (IANS) Pitambar Nayak of Guda village in Koraput district of Orissa is different from his neighbours. He used to attract curious glances as he decided to become the 'wife' ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Deforestation, human intervention threatens Dachigam national park in J-K


October 18th, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 18(ANI): The Dachigam National Park in Jammu and Kashmir is facing threat from deforestation, neglect in preservation, man-animal conflict and global warming, the present situation has wrecked havoc in the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Let giant pandas go extinct, says leading conservationist


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, September 23 (ANI): BBC wildlife presenter and conservationist Chris Packham has stirred controversy after calling on wildlife groups to let giant pandas go extinct because of their inability to effectively evolve.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

N-power the new green fuel, says PM’s scientific adviser


August 13th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) India's per capita electricity consumption has to go up eight times for Indians to have the same quality of life as Americans and Japanese, and for this ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Unique sky survey to reveal new classes of astronomical objects


June 16th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): An innovative sky survey has begun returning images that will be used to detect unprecedented numbers of powerful cosmic explosions called supernovae in distant galaxies, variable brightness stars ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First robo-scientist makes debut discovery


April 3rd, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Adam, the first robo-scientist, has made history by discovering new information about the genomics of baker's yeast. Ross King, a professor who led the research at Aberystwyth University ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mass murder, says Rudd, as Australia hunts its arsonists


February 9th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 9 (DPA) To some, it's just fun. To others, it's psychopathic behaviour they can't control. To Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, deliberately starting fires on scorching days in the wooded ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Eco-tourism can have damaging impact on wildlife


August 14th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): No matter how discreetly nature lovers and ecotourists move around in forests, scientists insist that such human intervention can have detrimental effects on wildlife. In a study ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Human intervention alters natural systems: NASA study


May 15th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Human intervention has caused widespread climatic alterations like permafrost thawing, premature blooming of plants across Europe and declining lakes in Africa, according to a NASA study. Cynthia Rosenzweig ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ex-IIT professor to fast unto death for Ganges


May 13th, 2008 - 11:51 am ICT by admin
Agra, May 13 (IANS) Pained at the way the Ganges has turned into a trickle at some places due to damns built along the river, a former IIT professor has decided to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Finland opens oil treatment centre for birds


May 6th, 2008 - 8:59 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Stockholm, May 6 (RIA Novosti) The world's first mobile treatment unit for birds affected by oil spills opened in south Finland Tuesday, the country's environment ministry said. The treatment unit, set ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Damaged land can restore itself without human intervention: Study


April 2nd, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): A new research has revealed that land damaged by gravel-sand mining has the ability to restore itself without human intervention within few years.The study found that damaged ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Even low levels of nitrogen pollution has drastic environmental effects


February 7th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 7 (ANI): A new study has indicated that lower, chronic levels of nitrogen pollution has much more substantial long-term effects on the atmosphere than previously believed.According to a report in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NASA working on unpiloted Orion to rescue astronauts lost in space


December 21st, 2007 - 4:09 pm ICT by admin
London, December 21 (ANI): NASA is developing sensors and smart navigation software which may enable the space agencys Orion spacecraft to fly unpiloted and rescue astronauts stuck in orbit around the Moon. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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