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‘Inability to handle peak-time power loads hit us hard’


July 31st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The inability to handle peak-time power loads combined with failing monsoon that has led to 19 percent drop in energy generation may be responsible for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Smart home follows smart phone


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) It won't be long before our homes use sensors and software to anticipate our needs and help improve our health and energy efficiency, a study says.Many ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

UK Government worried about Internet meltdown during Olympics


February 6th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The British government is concerned that the upcoming Olympic Games could bring additional burden on the country’s Internet load. In a document highlighting how to take advantage ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mobile charging stations to ensure electric cars never run out of battery


September 6th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 6 (ANI): Drivers, who are fearing they could be left stranded if the battery of their electric vehicles run out of charge, can now breath a sigh of relief, for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

JetBlue and Delta Beg To Be ‘Exception’ To The Tarmac Rule


March 10th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new rule which was made by the Department of Transportation will go into effect on April 29. This rule demands that any airline which keeps ... Read more...

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Jet Blue and Delta request tarmac rule exemptions


March 10th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 10 (Pen Men at Work): JetBlue and Delta yearn for impermanent exemptions from a new government rule that will restrict the time the travelers can be held on the tarmac. ... Read more...

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Shanghai crackdown to prevent underage teens’ Karaoke club visits


February 11th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Feb 11(ANI): Shanghai is tightening its supervision of entertainment venues as more and more teenagers flock to karaoke clubs during school holidays for the spring festival.Shanghai Cultural Market Administrative Law Enforcement ... Read more...

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Spring break boosts binge drinking among college students


March 1st, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): With spring break just round the corner, researchers claim that more college students will indulge in dangerous binge drinking.Scott Walters, Ph.D., associate professor at The University of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

EU’’s new online library reopens after crashing


December 26th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): The European Union''s digital library, Europeana, which crashed on its opening day, is back in operation.European Commission spokesman Martin Selmayr said the website was working after its ... Read more...

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Soon, a carbon-neutral system will power, heat and cool homes


December 2nd, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Researchers at Newcastle University are developing a super-efficient system that has the potential to power, heat and cool homes, resulting in near zero overall carbon emissions.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

4-day work week is win-win situation for both employer, employee


July 26th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): Converting a five-day work week into a four-day work would certainly result in higher job satisfaction and lower levels of work-family conflict, thus leading to higher productivity, ... Read more...

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College students less likely to indulge in risky sex


June 6th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 6 (ANI): Teens who go to college after six-months of completing high-school are less likely to indulge in risky sexual behaviour than those who are not enrolled in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Case for keeping residential areas free of liquor shops


May 13th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
Toronto, May 13 (IANS) Setting up liquor shops in residential neighbourhoods is not a good idea - so says a Canadian study that has sought to link a spurt in sales in ... Read more...

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Soon, smart computer controlled electric cars charged by the sun


April 28th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Researchers at the Southern New Hampshire University are working on a system of grid-tied electric vehicles (Vehicle to Grid or V2G) combined with a solar photovoltaic charging ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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