Myanmar to launch satellite

August 22nd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 22 (IANS) Myanmar will launch a small satellite with Japanese assistance, official media reported Wednesday.The satellite will be launched with the help of Marubeni Aerospace of Japan for ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam activists willing to withdraw protest

May 7th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) Even as they have decided to return their voter identity cards, the anti-Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) activists under the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) ... Read more...

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Fifteen people fast against Kudankulam project

March 20th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 20 (IANS) Fifteen people have undertaken an indefinite hunger strike at Idinthakarai to press for withdrawal of Tamil Nadu's green signal to the 1,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power ... Read more...

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Climate change speeds up microbial change

February 10th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 10 (IANS) Climate change could affect Antarctica's Dry Valleys more rapidly than previously expected, particularly the microbial communities in the soil, a study reveals."We used to think that ... Read more...

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Tropical forest growth could worsen carbon dioxide problem

August 16th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, August 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and the University of Cambridge, UK have reported that more trees may rather worsen the carbon dioxide problem the ... Read more...

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Myanmar earthquake collapsed Baptist church, killing 25

May 25th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by BNO News
YANGON, BURMA (BNO NEWS) -- The powerful earthquake that struck eastern Myanmar (Burma) in March destroyed a Baptist church in which more than 200 people were praying, the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) ... Read more...

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Salman Khurshid to assess Ganga flood control measures in UP

March 25th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): Minister of Water Resources Salman Khurshid will embark on a two-day tour of Gangatic banks in Uttar Pradesh from tomorrow to assess the status of flood control ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake rocks Myanmar, deaths reported

March 25th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by BNO News
YANGON, BURMA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck the northeastern region of Myanmar (Burma) on Thursday evening, near its border with Laos, China, and Thailand, seismologists said.The 7.0-magnitude earthquake at 8.25 ... Read more...

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7-magnitude quake rocks Myanmar (Lead)

March 25th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, March 24 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale jolted northeastern Myanmar Thursday night, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Loch Ness monster seen in British lake?

February 18th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) The legendary Loch Ness monster -- a dinosaur-like creature with a cluster of humps on its back -- has reportedly been seen in a lake in Britain.The terrifying ... Read more...

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To save world’s tigers, save their preys: Scientists

November 24th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): In order to save tigers from extinction, their preys need to be protected, say scientists.Chris Carbone of the Institute of Zoology in London pulled together population data for ... Read more...

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Long distance migratory birds ‘more vulnerable to climate shifts’

September 26th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that birds embarking on long distance migrations are more susceptible to shifts in the climate than ones making shorter journeys.Scientists have said that ... Read more...

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Mississippi river could fight Gulf oil spill

June 18th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): There is finally a saviour for coastal wetlands of Louisiana, currently threatened by the Gulf oil spill - the Mississippi river.Louisiana wetlands "play a vital role in protecting ... Read more...

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World Snake Population Decline Could Have Serious Consequences to Ecosystems

June 15th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A study which was recently released by the British Royal Society has shown an 'alarming' decline in the world's population of snakes, which could lead to serious ... Read more...

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A Worldwide Study Divulges That The Population Of The Snakes Is Declining

June 15th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The global population of snakes has been undergoing a steady decline. This upsetting statistic has been divulged in the Royal Society academic journal, Biology ... Read more...

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Shrinking Glaciers Might Lead To Severe Food And Water Shortage

June 13th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dubai, June 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dutch scientists have concluded that a total number of 60 million people who dwell around the Himalayan belt shall witness severe food shortages in the ... Read more...

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Atlantic puffins may be dying because of worsening conditions within North Sea

January 10th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 10 (ANI): A new research has determined that a recent increase in winter mortality in Atlantic puffins could be due to worsening conditions within the North Sea.The research team included ... Read more...

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Hazy skies make plants grow, slow down climate change

April 23rd, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, April 23 (DPA) Plants grow better and absorb more carbon dioxide under hazy skies, a team of European researchers has said, presenting a study in Vienna that may affect strategies against ... Read more...

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Swiss glaciers melting away at an accelerating rate

December 20th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Two new studies have suggested that the Swiss glaciers are melting away at an accelerating rate and many will vanish this century if climate projections are correct. According ... Read more...

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Cleaner air threatens Amazon rainforest

May 8th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Climate scientists from the UK and Brazil have come with an unusual theory, which suggests that the Amazon rainforest, so crucial to the Earths climate system, is ... Read more...

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Gurgaon water supply restored, says official

March 26th, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by admin
Gurgaon, March 26 (IANS) Water supply in all areas of Gurgaon city in Haryana was restored Wednesday, the district administration claimed. Water supply to several areas of the city, adjoining Delhi, was ... Read more...

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Dutch research universities to seek partnership with India

March 4th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A Dutch delegation, comprising top scientists and university presidents, will be arriving in India on a seven-day visit, starting March 8, to strengthen scientific cooperation in education ... Read more...

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