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Ironical that Bose did not get Nobel Prize: CERN chief (Interview)


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) India is like the "historic father" of the Higgs boson project, the search for what could be the basic building block of the cosmos, says CERN ... Read more...

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Saha Institute to take up boson naming case with CERN


September 1st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) The Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP) would take up with European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) chief Rolf-Dieter Heuer the case of sub-atomic particle boson, ... Read more...

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After particle discovery, spotlight on Satyendra Nath Bose


July 5th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) The discovery of a new subatomic particle, possibly the Higgs boson considered "a key to the cosmic riddle", has put the spotlight once again on Satyendra ... Read more...

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India scientist helping to revive Trinidad and Tobago coconut industry


February 27th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Feb 27 (IANS) India has sent a scientist to Trinidad and Tobago to assist in the control of a pest affecting the coconut industry in the Caribbean ... Read more...

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NASA ex-consultant Darade wins distrct poll in Vidarbha


February 17th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Buldhana (Maharashtra), Feb 17 (IANS) Indian scientist-turned-politician and former NASA consultant in the US, Balasaheb S. Darade Friday emerged the surprise winner in the Pangradole circle constituency in the Buldhana ... Read more...

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Indian scientist to be sacked for faking research data


January 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) An Indian-origin scientist will be dismissed for falsifying the data in more than 100 instances while doing research at a US university on the benefits of ... Read more...

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‘Golden question’ that made Indian scientist probe nanotech


December 8th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 8 (IANS) How many atoms are required to keep gold shining? It was this question asked by a student that made India's noted scientist C.N.R. Rao take up ... Read more...

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Indian scientist charged with sending drug ‘recipes’ to India


December 1st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) An Indian American scientist has been charged with emailing trade secrets from an American drug company to his brother-in-law in India, who was setting up a ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar meets Iranian President Ahmadinejad


November 5th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) In a sign of upswing in India-Iran relations, Lok Sabha Speaker Saturday met Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Tehran and agreed to bolster bilateral ... Read more...

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Neutrinos on agenda during Patil’s Swiss visit


September 29th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Neutrinos, sub-atomic particles that reportedly travel faster than light, appear to have fired the imagination of President Pratibha Patil who plans to visit CERN, ... Read more...

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Dhaka varsity turns 90


July 2nd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Dhaka University, one of the oldest institutions for higher education in Bangladesh, has turned 90.Bangladesh founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Indian scientist Satyendra Nath Bose and Nobel ... Read more...

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Drink tea without milk to lose flab


March 28th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): Previous research has shown that tea contains high levels of compounds that combat the absorption of fat.However, a new research led by an Indian scientist has found that ... Read more...

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Don’t worry, India’s deterrence is robust: Pokhran II scientist


January 31st, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Allaying apprehensions about reports of Pakistan doubling its nuclear arsenal, a veteran Indian scientist who played a key role in India's second nuclear test has said India ... Read more...

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First formula found for puzzle that captivated Indian scientist Ramanujam


January 28th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): A puzzle that caught the attention of the legendary Indian scientist Srinivasa Ramanujan seems to have become a little more clear, thanks to a new study.Ramanujan was captivated ... Read more...

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Snappping of connectors caused launch failure: Scientist


December 29th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Dec 29 (IANS) The snapping of around 10 connectors between the second and third stage of the Indian rocket GSLV led to the failure of the communication satellite ... Read more...

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Indian scientist to head global welding institute


October 25th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) Indian atomic energy scientist and Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) director Baldev Raj has been elected president of the International Institute of Welding (IIW).He is the ... Read more...

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C.R. Rao receives India Science Prize


October 19th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) World renowned statistician C.R. Rao Tuesday received the India Science Prize in recognition of his outstanding work in statistics from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.Singh presented the award ... Read more...

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Was Oz-Indian scientist first to discover recently found Earth-like planet?


October 12th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 12 (ANI): The recent discovery of 'Earth-like' planet caused a tizzy in the science world, but a Sydney scientist's claims have caused a debate regarding the find.Steven Vogt, a professor ... Read more...

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Indian scientist concerned over effect of solar storm on earth


August 10th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKolkata, Aug.10 (ANI): Solar storm, termed as 'Solar Tsunami' by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) can disturb the Earth's magnetic field and can interfere with satellites, Debi Prasad Duari, ... Read more...

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Indian scientist duo design compressed air powered bike engine


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): Two Indian scientists have broken new ground by conceptually designing a new, cleaner motorcycle engine which is powered by compressed air.The engine uses compressed air to turn a ... Read more...

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Canadian Indian scientist pats Ramesh on Bt Brinjal, smells conspiracy


February 15th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Papri Sri Raman Pashtapur (Andhra Pradesh), Feb 15 (IANS) Leading Canadian-Indian microbiologist Shiv Chopra has praised Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh for putting a moratorium on Bt Brinjal and says selection of ... Read more...

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UNFCC, government back Pachauri (Lead)


February 4th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Facing criticism after the goof-up on melting of Himalayan glaciers, Rajendra Pachauri, chief of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Thursday got support from the Indian ... Read more...

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Pachauri should not resign: UNFCC head


February 4th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Chief of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Rajendra Pachauri should not resign succumbing to media pressure, according to Yvo De Beer, executive secretary of ... Read more...

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I won’t resign, climate change a reality: Pachauri


February 3rd, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Indian scientist Rajendra Pachauri has refused to apologise for a mistake in a 2007 climate change report and hit out at his critics, declaring: "the larger picture is ... Read more...

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‘UN warning over Himalayan glacier meltdown based on speculation’


January 17th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 17 (ANI): A UN warning that global warming will melt most of the Himalayan glaciers by 2035 was based on a "speculative" article published in New Scientist, experts behind the ... Read more...

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PM fetes Indian scientist on getting German award


January 5th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday congratulated eminent scientist C.N.R. Rao on his being awarded the August Wilhelm-von-Hoffimann Medal for his contribution to chemistry, saying it was ... Read more...

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Indian scientist examines possibility of life on planets other than Earth


December 25th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, December 25 (ANI): A recent article by Ashwini Kumar Lal, from the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India, has examined the possibility of life on planets and ... Read more...

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German honour for noted Indian scientist (Lead)


December 22nd, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Dec 22 (IANS) Noted Indian scientist C.N.R. Rao, who is chairman of the Scientific Advisory Council to the prime minister, has become the first Indian scientist to win the prestigious ... Read more...

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German honour for Indian scientist


December 22nd, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Professor C.N.R. Rao, chairman of the Scientific Advisory Council to the prime minister, has become the first Indian scientist to win the prestigious August-Wilhelm-von-Hoffmann medal for his ... Read more...

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Indian nuclear program was first in South Asia: Pakistani expert


December 7th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 7 (ANI): India was the first country in the South Asia to have a nuclear program and it didn't go nuclear in response to Chinese quest for atomic weapons but ... Read more...

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Indian scientist designs method to reduce radioactive waste


November 28th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Nuclear power could meet all our energy needs but leaves dangerous radioactive waste. Now, a team led by an Indian scientist has developed a new method to reduce ... Read more...

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India wants to live in peace with all neighbours: PM


October 30th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) India seeks to live in peace with all its neighbours and the "world at large", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Friday. Stressing that India sought good ... Read more...

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When Indian scientist disproved US data on methane emission


October 18th, 2009 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 18 (IANS) India's leading agro-scientist A.P. Mitra had disproved the US government data on emission of methane gas from wet paddy cultivation in the country, Union Minister for Environment ... Read more...

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CSIR selects eleven scientists for Bhatnagar Award


September 26th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 26 (ANI): Eleven scientists have been selected for this year's prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award for Science and Technology research by the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).The ... Read more...

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Indian scientist discovers X-ray bursts from neutron stars can help reveal their size


September 8th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, September 8 (ANI): In a new research, an Indian scientist has determined that the pattern of x-rays generated by neutron stars may reveal their true size.According to a report by ABC ... Read more...

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