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Mercedes launches the new M-Class


January 5th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) German automobile major Mercedes-Benz Thursday launched the new version of its M-Class sports utility vehicle and open-top sports car SLS AMG roadster.The SLS AMG roadster ... Read more...

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Volcano ash shuts down airports in Germany (Lead)


May 25th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Ash from an Icelandic volcano has forced the closure of major airports across northern Germany, BBC reported Wednesday. Traffic was returning to normal in other parts ... Read more...

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Iceland volcano ash could reach Britain: Report (Lead, changing dateline)


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Ash from an Icelandic volcano eruption could reach northern Scotland by Tuesday as there are no signs of winds that might sweep it away, a media ... Read more...

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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...

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UK company claims it can ‘grow diesel’


March 1st, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 01 (ANI): A Massachusetts company, Joule Unlimited, has claimed that it can produce diesel using the same ingredients that make grass grow.A biotechnology company, based in Cambridge, has created ... Read more...

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Ethnic Indian challenges detention by Malaysian Air Force


January 4th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 4 (IANS) A Malaysian high court Tuesday fixed Jan 17 to hear the application of former Sgt. N. Tharmendran challenging his detention. Tharmendran, an ethnic Indian, served the Royal ... Read more...

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MRI may hold key to improved jet engine performance


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Apart from the usual task of imaging organs and soft tissues, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) could prove useful in improving the efficiency of jet engines, says researcher.Lt. Colonel ... Read more...

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Oil found on A380 fleet engines “where oil shouldn’t be”: Qantas boss


November 8th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): Qantas Airline Chief Executive Alan Joyce has claimed finding issues with three more Rolls-Royce jet engines on its grounded Airbus A380 fleet, adding that oil was found on ... Read more...

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Bat species use remarkable stealth technique to sneak up on their prey


August 24th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): Scientists in the UK have discovered that a rare British bat has developed remarkable stealth technique to sneak up on moths.Holger Goerlitz of the University of Bristol in ... Read more...

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Donald Trump files lawsuit over noisy Florida airport


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): Business magnate Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit against an airport close to his home in Florida in a bid to stop a planned expansion.Trump, 64, filed the ... Read more...

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Dyson Air Multiplier Launched With Enhanced Features


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dyson has come up with two innovative fans as the USA residents are gearing up to brace the summer months. The new Dyson AM03 Pedestal and ... Read more...

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‘Ethnic Indian Malaysian air force officer tortured’


June 18th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 18 (IANS) The ethnic Indian father of a Malaysian air force sergeant accused of stealing two jet engines has said that his son has been tortured in jail. N. Nagarajah, ... Read more...

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Eurofighter displays cockpit demonstrator at Berlin air show


June 9th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
By D. Balaji Berlin, June 8 (IANS) Leading European aerospace consortium Eurofighter GmbH showcased its Eurofighter cockpit demonstrator and a replica of its Typhoon medium multi-role combat aircraft (MMRCA) along with its powerful ... Read more...

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‘Indian rockets to use atmospheric oxygen as fuel by year-end’


May 29th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, May 29 (IANS) In an attempt to make its rockets lighter and carry heavier satellites, the Indian space agency is planning to flight test by the end of ... Read more...

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Wayne Rooney loves to hear a buzz while sleeping!


May 20th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): Wayne Rooney's obsession with hearing a buzz in the background as he sleeps extends much beyond the hairdryer - the Man U footie sleeps on the floor of ... Read more...

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Airport toilets ‘teeming with germs and filth’


May 14th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 14 (ANI): The profusion of germs at airports can cause travellers to fall ill with colds and flus, a top Aussie travel doctor has warned.According to Dr Deborah Mills, from ... Read more...

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European air travel normalises after ash chaos


April 22nd, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 22 (DPA) Air travel across Europe is set to normalise Thursday after days of airspace closures and cancelled flights caused by an ash cloud from an Icelandic volcano. In most ... Read more...

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Volcanic ash further hampers European air traffic (Lead)


April 18th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Reykjavik/London/Warsaw, April 18 (DPA) A cloud of volcanic ash grounded a record number of flights in northern and central Europe Sunday, as repercussions continued around the world. The unprecedented four-day shutdown of ... Read more...

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Passengers stuck as volcanic ash spreads across Europe (Second lead)


April 16th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Reykjavik/Berlin, April 16 (DPA) Massive disruptions of air travel continued for the second day Friday as European airports and airspace were closed because of ash from an erupting volcano in Iceland. European air-traffic ... Read more...

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Iceland’s volcanic ash cloud disrupts flights across Europe (Second lead)


April 15th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo/London, April 15 (DPA) Air traffic across northern Europe was severely affected Thursday by ash from an erupting volcano in Iceland that forced airports including London's Heathrow airport - Europe's largest hub ... Read more...

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India tests advanced sounding rocket successfully


March 4th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 4 (IANS) India successfully conducted the flight test of its new generation high-performance sounding rocket from the spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, the space agency said Thursday. "The test ... Read more...

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Germany “nastily surprised” over non-conclusion of defence deal, alleges political grounds


January 29th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Jan 29(ANI): On the eve of German President Horst Kohler's India visit, which begins on February 1, Germany has expressed deep disappointment over rejection by India of the ... Read more...

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Two Malaysian Indians charged with aircraft engine theft


January 6th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 6 (IANS) Two ethnic Indians were Wednesday charged in connection with the theft and disposal of two jet engines belonging to Royal Malaysia Air Force (RMAF). The two F5 ... Read more...

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Jet vapour trails above Britain can block sunshine over 20,000 square miles


November 30th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 30 (ANI): A research by UK's Met Office has indicated that vapour trails caused by jet aircraft over Britain can cause clouds covering 20,000 square miles, thus reducing sunshine by ... Read more...

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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...

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Russia to deliver MiG-29 engines to India


August 21st, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Zhukovsky (Russia), Aug 21 (RIA Novosti) Russia will deliver 26 engines for upgrading the MiG-29 combat jets of the Indian Air Force (IAF), with another 120 to be assembled in India, following ... Read more...

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Hitler’s stealth fighter re-created by plane experts


July 8th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Top stealth-plane experts have re-created a radical Nazi aircraft, a retro-futuristic fighter, which was made during World War II, under the orders of German dictator Adolf Hitler.According ... Read more...

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‘Hitler’s stealth fighter’ re-created by plane experts


June 26th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Top stealth-plane experts have re-created a radical Nazi aircraft, a retro-futuristic fighter, which was made during World War II, under the orders of German dictator Adolf Hitler.According ... Read more...

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Indian-American to help create molecule sized nano-vehicles


April 28th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Imagine creating vehicles as tiny as a molecule, billions of which could fit into a millimetre and be powered by sugar. The concept is nearly unthinkable, but it's exactly ... Read more...

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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...

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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...

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Swiss Rocket Man flies at 8,200ft


May 15th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
London, May 15 (ANI): After strapping an 8ft jet-powered wing to his back, a former Swiss fighter pilot became a human rocket man flying at 8,200ft for more than five minutes.Swooping ... Read more...

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Scientists to examine heat transfer between materials


May 1st, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 1 (ANI): Inefficient heat flow between materials acts as a major barrier to more powerful, efficient devices such as jet engines to personal electronics to nano-scale transistors. Now, ... Read more...

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Plane passengers, cabin crew being exposed to toxic fumes


March 27th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by admin
London, March 27 (ANI): Thousands of plane passengers and cabin crew staff are at the risk of developing breathing problems, nausea and fatigue that may be caused by toxic fumes pumped ... Read more...

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