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PM warns against growing intolerance (Roundup)


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) Saying public debate seemed to have become a "hostage to sensationalism", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned against "growing intolerance and "narrow mindedness among Indians"."In ... Read more...

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ISCA to bring out inspirational videos: PM


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) in its centenary year will bring out inspirational video documentaries and a publication on 100 Indian science discoveries to ... Read more...

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India failed to optimally use science and technology: PM


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) Observing that there was lack of optimum use of science and technology for development, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday that the profile of science ... Read more...

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New science policy blueprint by September


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The government is likely to bring out by September this year the blueprint of a new science, technology and innovation policy aimed at sustainable growth ... Read more...

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Psychologists turn spotlight on teamwork


December 18th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Psychologists have turned the spotlight on team work, which is often invoked to boost output, meet targets or deliver better healthcare and services. "We are developing ... Read more...

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China to give tech help to Pakistan


November 5th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) China is to collaborate with Pakistan in building some science and technology projects and in joint research.The 17th Session of the China-Pakistan Joint Committee on ... Read more...

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Deshmukh takes over as science and technology minister


July 19th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Vilasrao Deshmukh Tuesday took charge as the new science and technology minister, a week after the cabinet reshuffle which saw his ouster from the rural ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise to star in ‘Oblivion’


May 23rd, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise has been roped in for a new science-fiction movie "Oblivion" to be directed by Joseph Kosinski.The film is "set in a ... Read more...

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Age-old Kerala fire ritual a natural purifier?


April 13th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panjal (Kerala), April 13 (IANS) The spotlight is on the confluence of science and the Vedas at the 4,000-year-old ritual of 'athirathram' - fire invocation - in the ... Read more...

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Star Trek’s Captain Kirk pays tribute to Shuttle Discovery


March 8th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): A tribute from reel life to real life - Star Trek's Captain Kirk praised the crew of Shuttle Discovery, recording a special version of his famous voiceover from ... Read more...

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Farm technology should be safe and affordable, say experts


January 7th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) With a growing population, stagnating farm production and decreasing arable land and water, there is urgent need for safe and affordable technological intervention in agriculture, an expert panel ... Read more...

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The science behind beautiful faces revealed


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 22 (ANI): An experimental psychologist at the University of St Andrews in Scotland has demystified some myths surrounding the attractiveness of a face, and why for some of us, a ... Read more...

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NASA’s Artemis mission to shed light on Moon’s space environment


October 28th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Two micro satellites launched into the Earth's orbit by NASA in 2007 have now been redirected towards new orbits around the Moon to study its space environment in ... Read more...

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UK scientists are on a mission to find alien life in the Earth’s atmosphere


October 3rd, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In many Hollywood Sci-Fi movies, aliens are portrayed as creatures that live millions of miles away from the earth but new evidence by researchers suggest aliens could be ... Read more...

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Nano robots may treat patients in future: Kalam


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 23 (IANS) Convergence of bio-nano-info technologies may lead to the development of nano robots that can help in treating patients, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has said. "Nano robots, when injected ... Read more...

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‘IPCC for biodiversity’ comes closer to reality


June 14th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14(ANI): A new science body has been approved by more than 90 countries to monitor the ecological state of the planet and its natural resources, which will operate much like ... Read more...

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US scientists to study life below earth’s surface


February 21st, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Aageles, Feb 21 (IANS) The University of Southern California (USC) has announced it will set up a new science and technology centre to study life below the earth's surface. The university ... Read more...

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Prime Minister holds meeting with scientific advisory council


January 29th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi. Jan 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held a meeting with the recently reconstituted Scientific Advisory Council to Prime Minister (SAC to PM) here on Friday.The SAC to PM ... Read more...

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New explanation for sex differences in jealousy


January 27th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): While it has been noted that women cannot digest emotional infidelity and men fail to accept sexual infidelity, new research has suggested that this difference in jealousy goes ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery set for Aug 25 launch


August 20th, 2009 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (DPA) The space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to launch Aug 25 on a mission to deliver supplies and equipment to the International Space Station. A NASA review panel decided Wednesday ... Read more...

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Kalam’s call for energy, resource management inspiring: Report


July 22nd, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) A leading daily newspaper Wednesday welcomed former Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's call for developing alternative sources of energy and new science-based models of development. His words during his ... Read more...

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Man on Moon revolutionised ideas behind vehicles, medicine


July 16th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) Forty years ago, on July 20, 1969, the United States achieved a historic feat when Apollo 11 landed on the moon. "One small step for man, one giant ... Read more...

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What you mother ate during pregnancy decides your health


April 14th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) What your mother ate during pregnancy determines your present condition, whether you are healthy or sick, smaller or larger than your counterparts. For instance, rat foetuses receiving poor ... Read more...

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Maldives plans to become first carbon-neutral nation in the world


March 14th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Male, Mar. 14 (ANI): The Maldives, which is threatened by rising sea level as a result of global warming, is planning to become the world''s first carbon-neutral country. The President of ... Read more...

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DiCapri to star in Nolan science-fiction movie


March 5th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
On Wednesday, the entertainment industry reported that Leonardo DiCaprio will be starring in a new science-fiction film being shot by 'The Dark Knight' director Christopher NolanDiCaprio, 34, whose most recent film was ... Read more...

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Nuts, vegetable oils may keep your heart healthy


January 31st, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 31 (ANI): The American Heart Association says that it may be beneficial to include omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs)found in vegetable oils, nuts and seedsin diet plans charted for ... Read more...

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Aware of his rights, boy ensures teacher for school


January 18th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) For six months he and his peers, all students of the crucial Class 10, went without a science teacher. That's when 15-year-old Haryana boy Wasim Akram remembered ... Read more...

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Why insomniac Macbeth became increasingly paranoid revealed


January 11th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 11 (ANI): Shakespeares play Macbeth suggested a link between sleeplessness and paranoid with the insomniac title character increasingly becoming paranoid that it will be discovered that he had killed ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich fans boycott Keanu Reeves movie over stadium blast scene


December 17th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, December 17 (ANI): Supporters of German sports club Bayern Munich are boycotting Keanu Reeves'' The Day The Earth Stood Still after seeing their stadium being blasted by aliens in the ... Read more...

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Whoopi Goldberg to star in new online sci-fi series


December 17th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Hollywood actress Whoopi Goldberg is all set to act in a new science fiction mini-series called Stream, which would only be broadcasted on the Internet.The 6-minute weekly ... Read more...

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India to develop Nanotechnology


December 13th, 2008 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec 13 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari today said that public funding for scientific and technological research and development should aim at enhancing public welfare and economic development. Inaugurating the ... Read more...

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Scientists predict ”culture war” over nanotechnology


December 8th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Instead of thinking that nanotechnology is safe, a group of scientists have revealed that people who are aware of the novel science become sharply polarised along cultural ... Read more...

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NYT endorses Obama as right choice to be US President


October 24th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 24 (ANI): After nearly two years of a grueling and ugly campaign, Senator Barack Obama of Illinois has proved that he is the right choice to be the ... Read more...

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NASAs Mars Rover to head for much bigger crater


September 23rd, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): Plans are all set for NASAs Mars Rover Opportunity to head towards a crater more than 20 times larger than the current crater in which it was ... Read more...

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DNA based evidence reveals Neanderthal face


September 18th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 18 (ANI): Artists, working along with scientists, have created the first model of a Neanderthal based in part on ancient DNA evidence, and have named her as Wilma, after ... Read more...

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