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Brush up your British history, prospective immigrants told


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Prospective immigrants to Britain will now be expected to be first familiarise themselves with the country's basic history.A handbook for foreigners taking the immigration test puts ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iran has drone engine know-how


February 25th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 25 (IANS) Iran has the know-how to build engines used in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), an official said."We are building turbofan engines for a variety of UAVs," Iranian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prince Harry wants to go to space


August 7th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Britain's Prince Harry plans to train with NASA as he wants to go to space, a media report said.Harry, 26, is "obsessed with space", said his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China working on passenger jet engine


June 30th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 30 (IANS) A design plan for an indigenously developed large passenger-jet engine is expected to be released by the end of the year, authorities said Thursday.Trials of prototype ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India withdraws tender for newer Jaguar combat jet engine


May 19th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The defence ministry has withdrawn its tender for re-engining the Indian Air Force's Jaguar combat jets after one of the two contenders opted out, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Soon, jet engines to have volcano-proof coatings!


April 14th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): A new research led by an Indian-origin scientist has discovered that a new class of ceramic coatings could offer jet engines special protection against volcanic ash damage in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Construction on Bloodhound ’supercar’ to begin this week


February 8th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): British engineers will this week begin construction on what they hope will be the world's fastest car.Called Bloodhound, it's designed to reach a record-breaking 1,000mph.The British car will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Boeing jet-powered portable loo - when you really have to go!


December 30th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Each one of us is familiar with that sense of urgency when you just have to use that bathroom, and despair when you don't have a loo around ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

SpiceJet orders 15 aircraft from Bombardier for $446 million


December 10th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 10 (IANS) In a major deal for the burgeoning Indian aviation market, Bombardier Thursday won a $446-million order from SpiceJet airline for 15 turboprop aircraft.Though the Canadian company ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Book Chrysler’s Turbine Car Says Bureaucracy Killed American Triumph


October 15th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In 1953, the Chrysler Corporation quietly built a successful jet powered car. No on in America new about it, not even people within the company new about it, ... Read more...

Posted in Books |

Airplanes that also travel in space to be ‘the holy grail’ of aeronautics


October 12th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A British firm is working on an airplane that would also travel in space.Reaction Engines is constructing a prototype of a critical piece of its spaceplane's technology, which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scottish team seeks to create land speed record in Utah


August 16th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): A Scottish team has expressed its determination to beat the world one-litre land speed record, when it competes in the Salt Flats of Utah at the Bonneville Speed ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Music may damage hearing


April 22nd, 2010 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
London, April 21(IANS) Young people are putting their hearing at risk by listening to music as loud as a jet engine, a researcher has warned. Playing music at high volume and using earphones ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Personal music players can imperil hearing


April 21st, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Young people who listen to personal music players for several hours a day at high volume could imperil their hearing, an expert warns. Peter Rabinowitz, professor at Yale University ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Listening to iPods at ‘jet’ volume can make you deaf


April 21st, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Listening to personal music players for several hours a day at high volume could put your hearing at risk, an expert has warned.Writing in the British Medical Journal, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UN agency says Icelandic volcano poses no health threat


April 21st, 2010 - 2:34 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said that even though the Eyjafjallajokull volcano has been ejecting ash lately it poses no health threat beyond immediate ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Israel Air Force gets new generation drone


February 22nd, 2010 - 3:59 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 22 (IANS) The Israel Air Force has added into its fleet a new generation drone designed to perform versatile operations. The new unmanned plane "Eitan" which has been put into ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

British team aims to break own land speed record by going beyond 1,000 mph


November 24th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 24 (ANI): Reports indicate that the UK team aiming to smash its own land speed record by driving a car beyond 1,000 mph (1,610km/h) has settled on a final design ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Invading black holes cause ‘cosmic flashes’


September 19th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 19 (ANI): Mathematicians at the University of Leeds, UK, have determined that cosmic flashes, known as gamma ray bursts, are produced by jets of plasma that originate from invading black ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China to build indigenous jet engine by 2016


August 27th, 2009 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 27 (Xinhua) China's first indigenously built jet engine will debut in 2016, an official said Wednesday. "China is expected to complete its first jumbo jet engine in 2016," said Zhang Jian, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Researchers control unmanned jet flying faster than sound


April 30th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) When a jet is flying at supersonic speeds, a trifling mistake can shred it into pieces. But when it is an experimental one that must fly unmanned, only ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Exploding volcanoes make noise similar to jet engines


April 9th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 9 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have suggested that the large-amplitude signals from volcanic eruptions are similar to the noise produced by typical jet engines.The research was done ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Worlds first 1,000mph car would be faster than a bullet


October 23rd, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): British engineers have unveiled plans for the worlds first 1,000mph car, a vehicle designed not to break the world land speed record, but to shatter it.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, a jet-engine silencer to cut aircraft noise


July 1st, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): That shrieking aircraft noise of jet engines during take off and landing is one of the biggest problems faced by the aviation industry. A researcher now claims ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Headset that muffles loud, unnerving MRI noises developed


April 23rd, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): The experience of an MRI (magnetic resonance image) exam, which many people describe as stressful and uncomfortable because of the loud noises, could soon become a bit ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US interest in revival of democracy in Pak remains marginal


January 7th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): The US interest in revival of democracy remains marginal and can be illustrated from the fact that American budgetary allocations to Pakistan on this count have been no ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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