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Germany, Canada to conduct joint ocean research


August 18th, 2012 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 18 (IANS) Germany and Canada will jointly conduct marine research.The Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research in Kiel announced Friday that both sides have agreed on the joint cooperation. ... Read more...

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India’s S. Rajan re-elected to UN sea body


June 7th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 7 (IANS) In a keenly contested election, India's candidate Dr. S. Rajan, has been re-elected to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS) for ... Read more...

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UPA committed to bringing in Lokpal bill in monsoon session


June 11th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Vasco-da-Gama, June 11 (IANS) In the wake of the high drama of yoga guru Baba Ramdev's anti-corruption fast, Minister of State for Science and Technology Ashwani Kumar Saturday said the ... Read more...

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India confident of extending exclusive economic zone


June 11th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Vasco-da-Gama (Goa), June 11 (IANS) India Saturday said it was confident that the UN will soon clear its claim to almost double the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) extending to the ... Read more...

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Cooking was toughest task on South Pole expedition: Scientists


January 11th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) It was not the bone-chilling minus 54 degrees Celsius, the difficult terrain or even the cold gusts blowing at 150 km/hour, but lighting a stove and cooking ... Read more...

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Indian scientists traversed shortest path to South Pole


January 11th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Braving temperatures as low as minus 54 degrees Celsius and navigating jagged sharp ice hills, India's first scientific expedition team to the South Pole took a ... Read more...

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India’s maiden scientific team reaches South Pole


November 22nd, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) After traversing over 2,350 km in nine days, India's first scientific expedition team to the South Pole planted the Indian flag at the earth's southernmost point Monday ... Read more...

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New undersea robot is ‘fast, hovers and carries several instruments’


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): MBARI engineers recently demonstrated a new super-efficient autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) that can travel rapidly for hundreds of kilometres, "hover" in the water for weeks at a time, ... Read more...

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India’s launches its first South Pole expedition


November 1st, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) India Monday launched its first expedition to the South Pole to study the changes in climate patterns that have taken place in the Antarctica over the last ... Read more...

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India launches its first South Pole expedition Monday


October 31st, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) India will Monday send its first expedition to the South Pole to study the changes in climate patterns that have taken place in Antarctica over the last ... Read more...

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India’s South Pole expedition to study climate change


October 29th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) India will send an expedition to the South Pole to study changes in climate patterns that have taken place in Antarctica in the last thousands of years, ... Read more...

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CCEA approves acquisition of Ice-class research vessel


May 19th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 19(ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved the acquisition of an Ice-class Research Vessel at a total cost of Rs.490 crore.The vessel would be acquired ... Read more...

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IBSA agrees to focus efforts on implementation of their initiatives: PM


April 16th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinBrasilia, April 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the IBSA countries-India, Brazil, and South Africa-have agreed to focus their efforts on the implementation of the ... Read more...

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IBSA has entered period of consolidation, must focus on new intiatives: PM


April 16th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Brasilia (Brazil), Apr.16 (ANI): Stating that the India, Brazil, South Africa (IBSA) grouping has entered a phase of consolidation, visiting Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh said on Wednesday that leaders ... Read more...

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IBSA nations can do a lot together for each other and world: PM


April 16th, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by ANI
Brasilia, April 15 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday said that India, Brazil, and South Africa or, the IBSA countries can do a lot by working together to ... Read more...

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Australia, India to conduct ocean research


March 23rd, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Australia and India plan to jointly conduct research on climate change and the impact of human population growth on oceans. The team of researchers from eight Australian ... Read more...

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Ocean research organisation to get research vessel soon


February 15th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 15 (IANS) The Sindhu Sankalp, a research vessel acquired by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) will be handed over to the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) within ... Read more...

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Alicia Keys, Justin Timberlake to pay tribute to philanthropic teens


December 4th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 04 (ANI): Alicia Keys, Justin Timberlake and Hayden Panettiere will soon honour teenagers involved in charity work at the TeenNick HALO Awards.The celebrities will join the kids to participate in ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves Polar Science continuation


August 27th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by IBNS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IBNS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today accorded its approval for the continuation of the project “Polar Science; Expedition to Antarctica” during the XI Five Year Plan ... Read more...

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Indian expedition to Antarctica approved


August 27th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today accorded its approval for the continuation of the project "Polar Science; Expedition to Antarctica" during the XI Five Year ... Read more...

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Underwater robots to rapidly identify potential threats in murky waters


July 5th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 5 (ANI): A team of scientists is developing novel underwater laser networking and imaging technologies that will be used onboard a group of small, co-operating robots, which will be able ... Read more...

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India finalising claims on continental shelf to extend economic sovereignty (Lead)


March 8th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) India is in the last stages of finalising its claims internationally on extending its claim into the continental shelf that will extend its economic sovereignty ... Read more...

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India finalising claims to continental shelf


March 8th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) India is in the last stages of finalising its claims on extending its claim into the continental shelf before an international convention, which will increase ... Read more...

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India sets up permanent research base near North Pole


July 2nd, 2008 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Science and Technology Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday inaugurated a permanent base near the North Pole to enable scientists to carry out research, especially on climate change. The ... Read more...

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Kapil Sibal inaugurates ‘Himdari’ in the Arctic


July 1st, 2008 - 11:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): Union Minister of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Kapil Sibal today inaugurated the Indian research base in the Arctic region.The base to be called ... Read more...

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