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Tourism gets mere nine percent hike in budget


March 16th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India's tourism sector Friday got an allocation of Rs.1,282 crore for 2012-13 - a mere 9.5 percent increase over the previous year.The allocation last year ... Read more...

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Toyota recalls 420,000 cars in US


November 10th, 2011 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) Automobile giant Toyota Motor Corp. has said it was recalling about 550,000 vehicles worldwide, including 420,000 in the US, for a potential steering problem.In the US, ... Read more...

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Supreme Court quizzes Delhi power firms on services


August 30th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked private power distribution companies (Discoms) in Delhi to furnish details of the number of connections provided by them and the ... Read more...

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Green LED TVs and computers ‘a step closer to reality’


April 26th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new method for manufacturing green-colored LEDs with greatly enhanced light output, which could likely lead to a new generation of high-performance, energy-efficient display devices.First ... Read more...

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X-ray technique peers beneath surfaces of artefacts


March 26th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): Researchers say that striking discoveries in archaeology are being made possible by strong beams of X-rays.A report showed how X-ray sources known as synchrotrons could unravel an artefact's ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift to lend voice in ‘The Lorax’


March 19th, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) Actress Taylor Swift has been roped in to lend her voice in the upcoming animated film "The Lorax".The 21-year-old singer will join the cast to voice ... Read more...

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Cellular images now captured in 3D


March 6th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Researchers can now peer right into cellular processes and that too in 3D, thanks to an amazing microscope. The microscopy technique takes images at high speed, ... Read more...

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New microscope helps create dazzling 3-D movies of live cells


March 5th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): Scientists at Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Janelia Farm Research Campus have invented a new microscope that will let researchers use an exquisitely thin sheet of light to peer ... Read more...

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Tourism gets 10 percent hike in budget


February 28th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India's tourism budget was Monday pegged at Rs.1,170.76 crore (Rs.11.7 billion/$258 million)) - a 10 percent increase over the previous year. Most of the budgetary allocation has ... Read more...

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‘Ark Hotel’: a ’self-contained haven’ in case of climate change disaster


January 11th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): A futuristic Ark Hotel has been designed to withstand floods caused by rising sea levels.The floating hotel is a 'biosphere' conceived as a safe, self-contained haven in case ... Read more...

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Toyota recalls nearly 100,000 U.S. vehicles over braking concerns


December 14th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by BNO News
TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Toyota on Monday announced it is initiating a voluntary safety recall of nearly 100,000 vehicles in the United States to replace the car's stop lamp switch bracket.The ... Read more...

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World’s largest floating Christmas tree lighted


December 6th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 6 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of Brazilians and visitors gathered at Rio de Janeiro's Rodrigo de Freitas Lake to witness the lighting of the world's largest floating Christmas tree with ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth: The Man With A Golden Heart!


November 19th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
And this was not the end of his charity services during the festival season. Rajinikanth is an ardent follower of God and thus decided to donate a couple of gopuram models ... Read more...

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Kringle Candle Company Hogging Spotlight After Debut


October 26th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kringle Candle Company which is the brainchild of Michael 'Mick' Kittredge III is hogging the limelight these days and this is only a few days after ... Read more...

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White House becomes Pink House as part of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month


October 15th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Oct 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The White House showed its support for the Breast Cancer Awareness month on Thursday when the most famous office-complex in the world was lighted pink in ... Read more...

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17 Delhi monuments will continue to shine at night


October 15th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The 17 monuments, illuminated 24x7 for the benefit of the Commonwealth Games visitors, will continue to shine at night even though the mega-sporting has come to a ... Read more...

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Over one in ten Oz voters would vote differently, if given another chance


August 31st, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Aug 31 (ANI): Over one in ten voters would have voted differently had they known Australia was headed towards a hung parliament, according to a new poll conducted for the public ... Read more...

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Empire State Building owners still refusing to light up for Mother Teresa


June 9th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 9 (ANI): Owners of the Empire State Building in New York continue to decline to illuminate the building in honour of India's Mother Teresa, though they have no qualms ... Read more...

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Sunlight reflection confirms presence of liquid on Saturn’s moon Titan


May 6th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): NASA's Cassini Spacecraft has captured a glint of light reflecting from the surface of Saturn's moon Titan, which confirms the presence of a lake filled with liquid.The discovery ... Read more...

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Hindus upset with West’s fixation just on sex in Tantra


April 5th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 5 (ANI): Tantra is reportedly becoming quite popular in North America and Europe and Hindus are strongly critical of such self-styled "tantrics" who apparently think and describe of Tantra ... Read more...

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‘Addams Family’ in 3-D?


March 19th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) Director Tim Burton is reportedly planning a 3-D version of popular TV horror-comedy "The Addams Family". The director, who wowed audiences with his 3-D version of Lewis Carroll's classic ... Read more...

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Tim Burton to direct 3-D version of The Addams Family?


March 19th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): Film director Tim Burton is reportedly planning on bringing a new animated 3-D version of The Addams Family.Burton, 51, is hoping the groundbreaking movie technique will resurrect the ... Read more...

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Light from lamps could one day encode a wireless broadband signal


March 10th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Getting a broadband connection may soon be as simple as flipping on a light switch, say researchers from Germany.According to the scientists, the light coming from the lamps ... Read more...

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New roll-on light-emitting material developed (Lead)


February 6th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Soon you could plaster your walls and ceilings with light-emitting paper - thanks to a new super material that can be produced from liquid solutions. The new material is ... Read more...

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Super material to make lighting cheaper, recyclable


February 6th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Soon you could plaster your walls and ceilings with illuminated paper - thanks to a new super material that is helping researchers design a new type of low ... Read more...

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Pakistan likely to become more Islamist, anti-U.S in coming years: Washington Post report


January 12th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12(ANI): Pakistan is expected to become a more Islamist and an increasingly anti-American country in the coming years, making it difficult for the Obama administration's efforts to win its ... Read more...

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Spain’s New Year fete features EU theme


January 2nd, 2010 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 2 (IANS/EFE) At midnight Spain greeted its half-year rotating presidency of the European Union (EU), lighting up a dozen public buildings with the blue of the EU flag. After the bells ... Read more...

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Tantra now used in dating


November 30th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 30 (ANI): Tantra is now reportedly being used in dating in Europe.Tantra is said to be an activity in such dating where each session is guided by a tantric ... Read more...

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‘Deep Daan Mahotsav’ organized on Vaikunth Chaturdashi in Rishikesh


November 2nd, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
Rishikesh, Nov.2 (ANI): Thousands of lamps illuminated the river banks of Ganga here during the 'Deep Daan Mahotsav' or, a lamp offering festival, marked here annually on the occasion of Vaikunth Chaturdashi. ... Read more...

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Coming up: Vehicle fitness centres to curb road accidents


October 23rd, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) In an effort to curb the rising number of road accidents in which India has surpassed all other countries, the central government plans to set up state-of-the-art ... Read more...

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Researchers engineer proteins to help restore vision


October 21st, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Engineered light-sensitive molecules, introduced into a blind rodent's eye caused it to see, according to results from an interdisciplinary collaboration among labs. The results could lead to treatment for ... Read more...

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Findings from India’s Chandrayaan to provide new understanding of lunar surface


September 18th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 18 (ANI): India's Chandrayaan-1 X-ray Spectrometer (C1XS) has gathered data for a total of 30 solar flares, giving the most accurate measurements to date of magnesium, aluminum, silicon, calcium, and ... Read more...

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NASA’s Cassini spacecraft reveals 3D objects in Saturn’s otherwise flat rings


August 8th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 8 (ANI): Recent images captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft are revealing new three-dimensional objects and structures in Saturn's otherwise flat rings, thanks to the planet approaching equinox on August 11th.Through ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles cross blood-brain barrier for ‘brain tumour painting’


August 4th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have succeeded in illuminating brain tumours by injecting fluorescent nanoparticles into the bloodstream that safely cross the blood-brain barrier-an almost impenetrable barrier that ... Read more...

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Oz scientists closer to identify mystery light that lit up universe


June 21st, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 21 (ANI): Scientists in Australia are getting closer to identify the mystery light that lit up the universe.The universe was covered in a thick fog of neutral hydrogen gas thirteen ... Read more...

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