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Rapper Launches New Single from Red Planet


August 28th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The famous rapper Will.I.am is planning to launch his new album in planet Mars through rover Curiosity. He will manage this through the help of astronaut Leland Melvin. The up coming album ... Read more...

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Now, a robot that will understand emotions


August 24th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Aug 24 (IANS) A robot being developed in Finland will be capable of recognising human emotions and understanding speech and gestures.Being created at the University of Oulu in Finland, ... Read more...

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Enjoy 3D movies without glasses


August 19th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 19 (IANS) You can now enjoy 3D movies on TV without those vexing 3D glasses, thanks to a new technology being developed in Germany.The 3D movies currently available ... Read more...

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More people watched Games opening than royal wedding


August 7th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) The Olympic Games opening ceremony was watched by more people than the royal wedding last year, an International Olympic Committee (IOC) marketing official said here Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Arbaaz and my son keep me updated about technology: Malaika


July 26th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Actress Malaika Arora Khan says the two men in her life -- husband Arbaaz Khan and son Arhaan -- keep her well-informed about new technology."Arbaaz is ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to set up fisheries technology institute


July 20th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalaltihaa has sanctioned Rs.34.08 crore for setting up of a fisheries technology institute offering diploma courses in prawn/ornamental fish farming and maintenance ... Read more...

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Simple coating to keep you car clean for ages


July 20th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, July 20 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new coating that has many potential applications - keeping your car and mobile phones clean for ages and aircraft that need less ... Read more...

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Madonna sued over ‘Vogue’ song


July 14th, 2012 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Pop star Madonna is being sued by a record company that claims she used a sample of one of their hits in her 1990 song ... Read more...

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Islamabad to have export processing zone


July 7th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) An export processing zone will be established in Islamabad, said Deputy Prime Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi.Elahi said Friday that Islamabad Export Processing Zone would be established ... Read more...

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Russia, France to jointly build armoured vehicle


June 30th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and France will jointly build a new armoured infantry vehicle, Russian arms export monopoly Rosoboronexport said.Igor Sevastyanov, the company's deputy chief, said he was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gogoi for harnessing hydropower in Assam


May 31st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Assam government will soon constitute a global level expert committee to look into the various aspects of using Piano-key Weir technology to harness the ... Read more...

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EGoM to take final call on pricing and refarming of spectrum


May 26th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) An empowered group of ministers (EGoM) led by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will take the final call on key issues such as pricing and ... Read more...

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No gender bias in science: Missile scientist Tessy Thomas (Interview, With Images)


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 23 (IANS) She sees no paradox in a woman working to develop Agni-V, the indigenously developed, 5,000-km range, nuclear-capable ballistic missile that some would call a weapon of ... Read more...

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NASA to clear space junk with gas puffs


April 13th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) NASA hopes to sweep away more than half a million pieces of space junk, adrift in the skies, with a radical solution.It is looking at ... Read more...

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Scorpene submarines delayed by 3 years: Antony


March 19th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India will induct the six Scorpene submarines that it is building at the Mumbai-based Mazagon Docks Limited (MDL) only beginning 2015, a full three years ... Read more...

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UAE to make camel milk ice-cream


March 19th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 19 (IANS/WAM) In a first of its kind, a leading producer of dairy products in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is planning to introduce a new variety ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

New technology to save water in Abu Dhabi farms


March 13th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 12 (IANS/WAM) New technology that supplies regular and sufficient amount of water to the roots of vegetables is being used by the Abu Dhabi Farmer's Service Centre ... Read more...

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Programme converts sign language into text


March 12th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Researchers are designing a software programme which instantly translates sign language into type which can be read on a computer screen.The new technology could be available ... Read more...

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Chinese female astronauts may catch flight


March 12th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) The initial selection of crew members for China's first manned space docking mission has been completed, and it includes female astronauts, an official said.But the final ... Read more...

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Future mobile phones can project movies


February 29th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Feb 29 (IANS) You may have a collection of excellent videos showcasing family life or an outing, shot with your expensive mobile phone. But how often do you wish ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US tests portable gun detector


January 18th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) The New York Police Department is testing a new portable device to detect concealed weapons or explosives, Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Tuesday.If all goes well, ... Read more...

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Anti-crisis measures cost Russia about $100 bn : Putin


January 18th, 2012 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian authorities have spent 3 trillion rubles ($95 billion) on anti-crisis measures, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said."Overall, we have spent 3 trillion rubles on anti-crisis ... Read more...

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Fire crackers help railways deal with fog


January 8th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) In these high-tech times, Indian Railways continues to rely on the age-old practice of bursting fire crackers on tracks to alert train drivers during dense ... Read more...

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Roll-out flat-screen TV on the way


December 12th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Scientists are creating flat screen TVs that can be rolled up and safely tucked away in your pockets, thanks to QD or quantum dot technology. Developed ... Read more...

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New technique to rid hospitals of deadly microbes


December 11th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 11 (IANS) A new technique would not only disinfect hospitals worldwide but also stop bed bug outbreaks. "This is the future, because many hospital deaths are preventable with ... Read more...

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Apple denies claims Siri is anti-abortion


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tech company Apple has been forced to come out after claims that its voice-activated assistant called Siri is anti-abortion. The rumors follow what Apple calls "not ... Read more...

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Technique can tell beer’s country of origin


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) A new technology can tell you about the precise location where your favourite brand of beer has originated.Researchers at the University of Seville (Spain) have developed ... Read more...

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New technology automatically updates online data


November 30th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 30 (IANS) Popular websites Wikipedia and Tripadvisor rely on public participation to build up their pool of information, in a process known as crowd data sourcing.Even though ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘High-tech’ London creates 1,300 new jobs


November 15th, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) The British capital is fast emerging as Europe's leading digital city and a new technology hub dubbed "Tech City" has led to the creation of 1,300 ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘The Three Musketeers’ - action precedes story (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***)


October 14th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Three Musketeers"; Cast: Logan Lerman, Matthew Macfadyen, Ray Stevenson, Milla Jovovich; Director: Paul. W.S. Anderson; Rating: ***What would you want from a film made on a story that is ... Read more...

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A quicker way of detecting hearing loss


October 7th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Oct 7 (IANS) A low cost gene-based technology will detect hearing loss more quickly and cheaply than existing methods.Karen Avraham, professor at the Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty ... Read more...

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Unknown viruses found in sewage


October 6th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) Raw sewage houses thousands of undiscovered viruses, some of which could have a direct bearing on human health.James Pipas, Roger Hendrix and Michael Grabe of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

50 agreements inked under India Innovation Growth Programme


September 29th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 (IANS) Fifty commercialization agreements were inked here Thursday by the 2011 winners of the DST-Lockheed Martin India Innovation Growth Programme that aims at getting new technology from ... Read more...

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New technology to convert wasted heat into power


September 21st, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Imagine thermoelectric materials that capture the bulk of energy lost by cars and machines as heat and convert them into electricity. Thermoelectric generation captures waste heat ... Read more...

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Karisma’s first day shoot nearly called off


September 17th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) It seems the first full-fledged day of Karisma Kapoor's comeback film "Dangerous Ishq" almost didn't happen, all thanks to the ultra-sophisticated equipment that director Vikram Bhatt ... Read more...

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