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A false case that delayed India’s cryogenic project (Kerala Newsletter)


September 8th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 8 (IANS) In the early 1990s, S. Nambi Narayanan was working to develop cryogenic technology when things went for a toss and he was arrested on false ... Read more...

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Essar sets high target of methane extraction in Bengal


August 8th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Integrated energy firm Essar Energy has set a target of extracting 1 trillion standard cubic metres per day of coal bed methane (CBM) gas from 600 ... Read more...

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‘Structural failure of launching girder led to Mumbai bridge crash’


July 20th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) A structural failure of a launching girder resulted in Thursday night's accident on the Eastern Freeway Project bridge near Wadala in Mumbai which killed one person ... Read more...

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Fortified wheat flour for Jaipur open market


June 26th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 26 (IANS) Jaipur witnessed one of the biggest-ever food fortification drives in the open market with the Tuesday launch of wheat flour fortified with iron, Vitamin B12 and ... Read more...

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Kailash Chandra Purohit to head NPCIL


June 25th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Nuclear scientist and technocrat Kailash Chandra Purohit took over as the new chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) Monday, an ... Read more...

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UAE builds 40 schools in Pakistan


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Project to Assist Pakistan has built 40 schools and handed them over to authorities in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.Around 21,000 boys and girls ... Read more...

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Sekhar Basu new BARC chief


June 18th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) A nuclear submarine propulsion and nuclear reprocessing and waste management expert, Sekhar Basu will be the new director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre here, an ... Read more...

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World Bank’s $152 for UP healthcare


June 6th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) The World Bank will give $152 million for the Uttar Pradesh Health Systems Strengthening Project, officials said.The ambitious project is meant to help improve the healthcare ... Read more...

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Top level changes at two atomic power operators


June 1st, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Top level changes took place Friday at India's two nuclear power operators - Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd (Bhavini) and Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd ... Read more...

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Change of guard at Kudankulam N-plant


April 30th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) A series of top level changes due to retirement at India's atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIl) has resulted in change ... Read more...

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Over 1,000 Cambodians dance for world record


April 29th, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, April 29 (IANS) Over a thousand young Cambodians performed "the Madison", a popular dance carried out during weddings and the Cambodian New Year, in a bid to create ... 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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PM briefed about Agni-V, India’s future missile programme


April 21st, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was Saturday briefed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief V.K. Saraswat on the launch of India's nuclear capable ... Read more...

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78 mn Chinese expected to travel abroad this year


April 20th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) China is widely anticipated to overtake Germany and US to become the world's biggest source of outbound travellers by the end of this year, an official ... Read more...

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Wonder mix halves chances of cardiac attack, death


March 28th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Paramedics can practically halve a patient's chances of a heart attack or dying by promptly administering a mixture of glucose, insulin and potassium (GIK).A Tufts Medical ... Read more...

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Kudankulam officials to attend power sector meeting Thursday


March 22nd, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) After a long gap, officials of the Nuclear Power Corporation Ltd (NPCIL) will be participating in the power project review meeting called by the Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

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World Bank extends $130 mn loan for North East development


January 20th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The World Bank Friday extended a $130 million loan to India that will be used to fund rural development programmes in the North East region ... Read more...

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Cease-fire finally ends 60 years old Myanmar war


January 13th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Myanmar, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Myanmar government has penned a cease-fire agreement with the country’s rebels, giving hope that the 60-year-old war may be coming to an end. The conflict is ... Read more...

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Testing of India’s fast breeder reactor by September


January 11th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Systems testing of India's own 500 MW prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR) is expected to commence in September this year -- by when the construction work ... Read more...

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Jamaica celebrates its 50th independence anniversary


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kingston, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jamaica is celebrating its 50th independence anniversary this year. They had previously been ruled by Britain and just half a century ago, they attained freedom. Needless to ... Read more...

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Cuban cancer vaccine to be tested in Britain


November 28th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) A therapeutic vaccine for advanced lung cancer, which was created by scientists at Cuba's Centre for Molecular Immunology, will be tested in Britain.The medication, which was ... Read more...

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Kudankulam officials hopeful of resuming work soon


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 3 (IANS) Officials of the Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd (NPCIL) employed at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu hope to resume ... Read more...

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Himachal project to get carbon credit in first for India on public land


October 31st, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Ahead of its 17th Conference of Parties in Durban late-November, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has registered for carbon credits the ... Read more...

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10th-century tomb found in Peru


October 26th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Oct 26 (IANS/EFE) A 10th-century tomb has been discovered in northern Peru.Experts from the Bruning National Archaeological Museum found the tomb of a dignitary who belonged to the 10th-century ... Read more...

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Spreading AIDS awareness through music


October 15th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dimapur (Nagaland), Oct 15 (IANS) Appealing to youths to be careful about diseases like AIDS and asking them to stay away from drugs, well-known musician Vishwa Mohan Bhatt Saturday said ... Read more...

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Andhra launches drive for AIDS vulnerable sections


August 18th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) A special campaign "Mana Suraksha" has been launched in Andhra Pradesh to provide quality health services to populations vulnerable to HIV/AIDS.The vulnerable sections include female sex ... Read more...

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Himachal afforestation scheme gets UN nod


July 17th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) India's first multi-million public afforestation scheme in Himachal Pradesh has been registered for carbon trading by the UN, an official statement said here Sunday."The United Nations ... Read more...

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Music classes keep away Mexican youth from drugs


July 11th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 11 (IANS/EFE) Music and dance lessons have kept dozens of children and young people from taking drugs and dropping out of school in areas of Mexico City ... Read more...

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India’s first fast-breeder reactor to cost Rs.5,677 crore


April 30th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kalpakkam (Tamil Nadu), April 30 (IANS) The upcoming 500 MW prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR) being built by Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd (Bhavini) in this Tamil Nadu town is ... Read more...

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UN praise for India’s pollution monitoring system


April 15th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) A United Nations body has praised a pollution monitoring system developed by Indian scientists to ensure clean air during the Commonwealth Games in Delhi last ... Read more...

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Soon, rocket powered Brit car to be tested for 1,000mph speed


March 7th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): The UK is soon to if a rocket powered British car can clock speeds of over 1,000mph.Producing 27,000lb of thrust, the hybrid Falcon motor will be the ... Read more...

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Abducted Malkangiri Collector implemented many schemes for villagers’ benefits


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Malkangiri District Collector R V Krishna, who was abducted by the Maoists on February 16, made it a priority to begin development works there, as he was ... Read more...

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Construction on Bloodhound ’supercar’ to begin this week


February 8th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): British engineers will this week begin construction on what they hope will be the world's fastest car.Called Bloodhound, it's designed to reach a record-breaking 1,000mph.The British car will ... Read more...

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India’s first balloon-mounted radar launched successfully


December 28th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 28 (IANS) India's first indigenously-developed balloon-mounted radar that will greatly enhance the surveillance capabilities of the armed forces has been successfully launched here, an official said.The aerostat radar was launched ... Read more...

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HIVs pad up to fight stigma on World Aids Day


December 1st, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 1 (IANS) A friendly 20-20 cricket match was played here Wednesday. However, what was unusual about the match was that 10 of the 30 players were HIV positive.The two teams ... Read more...

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