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China to send tourists to Xisha Islands


April 5th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) China is going to open its Xisha Islands to tourists in a bid to reassert its sovereignty over a scattering of islands and reefs in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cyber attacks could disrupt rail services


December 30th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Advances in switching technologies have exposed rail networks to the simplest form of cyber attacks that could be launched by inexperienced teen hackers. Knowing how to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cyclone Thane makes landfall in Tamil Nadu (Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/Puducherry Dec 30 (IANS) Cyclone Thane, packing wind speed of 140 kmph, made landfall on the coast between Cuddalore in Tamil and Puducherry Friday morning, officials of the Indian Meteorological ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

1.3mn Chinese to compete for 18,000 government jobs


November 26th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 26 (IANS) As many as 1.3 million people in China are all set to contest for 18,000 civil servant posts over Saturday and Sunday, the official Xinhua news ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cell phones killing off global bee populations


May 13th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) The mobile phone may be a blessing for millions of people worldwide, but it has also become a deadly bane for bees, say experts.Researchers say mobile ... Read more...

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World’s smallest atomic clock in matchbox size


May 8th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Researchers have created an amazing, matchbook-sized atomic clock 100 times smaller than commercial versions with both military and commercial applications. For instance, pocket-sized Chip Scale Atomic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Air New Zealand to allow mobile use on new A320


February 7th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 7 (ANI): Air New Zealand has said that the passengers on the black Airbus A320 will soon be able to use their mobile phones.This privilege, however, will come at a ... Read more...

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Mexico to block cell phone signals in prisons


June 1st, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 1 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities will install mobile network jammer devices in prisons to curb use of cell phones by inmates and check crimes. Of the total 429 jails, devices will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

ISAF troops in Afghanistan need to get rid of their seige mentality


August 13th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Aug.13 (ANI): For the vast majority of troops at the International Security and Assistance Force (ISAF) headquarters, Afghanistan remains an enigma, a threatening land lying beyond the concertina wire of ... Read more...

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ISI is spoofing Tharaya phone signals to help terrorists: India


July 8th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorOnboard Special Aircaft, July 8 (ANI): Pakistani Intelligence agencies are assisting terrorists by spoofing the signals of Tharaiya phones through its powerful transmitters authoritative sources in government of India ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cell phone towers can help predict the next big flood


July 7th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Tel Aviv, July 7 (ANI): Researchers from Tel Aviv University, Israel, have said that they can predict the intensity of the next big flood by using common cell phone towers across the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cell phone towers may help predict next big flood


July 7th, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Cell phone towers could be a novel and reliable way to help predict the intensity of the next big flood, according to a new study. A model developed by ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Female birds ‘jam’ their mates’ flirtatious songs


March 13th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Female antbirds will sing over the songs of their male partners to jam their messages from getting through to solitary female that may be around, a new study ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Female birds ”jam” their partners” flirtatious tunes


March 13th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): Female antbirds sing over the songs of their male partners in a bid to prevent their flirtatious messages from reaching single female birds, a new study has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

15-year-old Iraqi girl was forced to become a suicide bomber


December 6th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Dec.6 (ANI): Fifteen-year-old Rania al Ambaki, a resident of Baquba, an al-Qaeda hotspot north of Baghdad, was made into a human bomb at an Iraq security checkpoint recently. According to a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

SUV of MP and Akali Dal president hits bus, two constables killed


August 16th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 16 (IANS) Two police constables were killed when the bullet-proof Mitsubishi Pajero of Akali Dal president and MP Sukhbir Badal collided with a private bus near here, police said Saturday. ... Read more...

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BSNL to install over 600 towers in rural Uttar Pradesh


July 18th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 18(IANS) Indian telecom major Bharat Sanchar Nagar Limited (BSNL) will expand and improve its mobile connectivity in rural Uttar Pradesh by installing over 600 new base transmitting station towers (BTS) ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Taliban torches telecom tower in southern Afghanistan


February 29th, 2008 - 9:49 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kabul, Feb 29 (DPA) Taliban militants blew up a telecommunications tower in southern Afghanistan after a three-day deadline to stop all night telephone signals expired Friday. Taliban militants had warned Monday to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cellphones can cause insomnia, headaches


February 3rd, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by admin
Wellington, Feb. 3 (ANI): Talking on mobile phone before bedtime can deprive you from a good nights sleep, say researchers.Scientists from Sweden's Karolinska Institute and Wayne State University in the US say ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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