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‘Allergies linked to lower risk of brain tumours’


August 6th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Allergies may be linked to lower risk of brain tumours known as gliomas, especially among women, suggests a new US research.It also bolsters scientists' belief that ... Read more...

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Naked body scanners in British airports?


May 4th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Controversial "naked" body scanners could be introduced at all British airports after top scientists declared them safe, Daily Mail reported Friday.Manchester Airport has been trialling the ... Read more...

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Kyrgyzstan remembers Chernobyl n-disaster victims


April 27th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bikshkek, April 27 (IANS) Kyrgyzstan Thursday paid tributes to the victims of the Chernobyl nuclear accident, 26 years after the world's worst nuclear disaster.Rallies and requiems were held in major ... Read more...

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Warren Buffett diagnosed with prostate cancer


April 18th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) American billionaire investor Warren Buffett has been diagnosed with stage I prostate cancer, the CNN reported Wednesday.In a letter to shareholders of his firm Berkshire Hathaway, ... Read more...

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US authorities keeping an eye on n-plant that lost power


April 6th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has said its staff was monitoring the situation at a nuclear power plant in South Carolina after it lost offsite power.The ... Read more...

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AIIMS favours Swedish surgical machines


February 21st, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A Swedish machine that does minimally invasive surgery should be used all over India, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said Tuesday."There are ... Read more...

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Nuclear Power Corp to reach out to people, allay fears


January 9th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Admitting that no efforts were made to allay fears among people about nuclear power, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) Monday announced it ... Read more...

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Researchers verify the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Italian scientists say the image in the Shroud of Turin was not faked after a study of the famous piece. The shroud is famed for being the ... Read more...

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800 police vans to be equipped with radiation monitors


November 30th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The government proposes to equip 800 police control room (PCR) vans covering 80 cities in the country with radiation monitors to detect any radioactive source ... Read more...

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Airport body scanners banned by EU over cancer fears


November 17th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) The European Union has banned the controversial airport body scanners over fears the X-ray technology could cause cancer, a media report said.Experts have found the scanners ... Read more...

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Discovery on measles could spur less toxic cancer cure


November 6th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) A new discovery about the measles virus, arguably the most virulent pathogen which afflicts 10 million children worldwide, could also help spur less toxic cancer treatments.The ... Read more...

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Three-eyed fish found in Argentina


October 29th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) A fish with three eyes has reportedly been found in a reservoir near a nuclear power plant in Argentina.The mutated wolf-fish was caught by fishermen in ... Read more...

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‘No radiation from Andhra truck accident’


October 25th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) Tuesday said there has been no radioactive leakage from a container carrying uranium peroxide which met with an accident in ... Read more...

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Giuliana Rancic diagnosed with breast cancer


October 17th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reality television star Giuliana Rancic has revealed that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Though she admitted being nervous regarding the diagnosis, the 36-year-old believes ... Read more...

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Japan nuclear fallout has far-reaching effects in San Francisco


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Sept 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Japanese nuclear disaster had far reaching impact on the planet than many people thought. Scientists in San Francisco Bay have confirmed that radioactive materials from the ... Read more...

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Activists demand fresh study on Orissa thermal plants


September 21st, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) The Orissa government should conduct a fresh study on thermal power plants in the state, civil society groups said Wednesday, a day after the National Green ... Read more...

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Last chance to view the Supernova


September 7th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Space watchers around the world will have the last chance to take a look at the new supernova on the 8th of September. The supernova is located ... Read more...

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Today is the 66th anniversary of the Atomic bombing event in Nagasaki, Japan


August 9th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today – 9th of August 2011 – marks the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the Japanese town of Nagasaki. This year’s anniversary is important because ... Read more...

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Radiation detected on Japan seabed


June 28th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) High levels of radioactive strontium have been found on the seabed near the tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, officials said Tuesday.The Tokyo Electric ... Read more...

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NASA captures solar flare on video


June 9th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA has captured on tape a solar flare that scientists warn could disrupt satellite signals to earth. The flare produced the highest level of radiation since ... Read more...

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India-Japanese economic pact by August: Ambassador


June 3rd, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) The Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between India and Japan will be signed Aug 1 if all goes well, Japanese Ambassador Akitaka Saiki said Friday."Process has ... Read more...

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PM takes stock of nuclear safety


June 1st, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday took stock of India's nuclear disaster preparedness in the backdrop of Japan's nuclear plant leak following an earthquake and ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber visits Japan


May 20th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Canadian teenage singer Justin Bieber is in Japan for series of concerts in the country. When he met with some children in the country, Bieber told them ... Read more...

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New York to ban indoor tanning for kids


May 5th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lawmakers in New York are inching closer to ban indoor tanning for minors. Supporters of the legislation say many people will be saved from cancer if ... Read more...

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Radiation rises to 1,000 times above normal level near Fukushima plant


May 4th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, May 4 (ANI): The radiation readings have risen from 100 to 1,000 times above the normal level on the Pacific seabed near the tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.Japan's Kyodo ... Read more...

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Miss USA speaks about her ordeal at the hands of a TSA agent


April 28th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Miss USA 2003 Susie Castillo has narrated her ordeal at the hands of an agent of Transportation Security Administration agent. The 31-year-old spoke to a paparazzo ... Read more...

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Ex-Miss USA tears up describing how TSA agent sexually assaulted her


April 28th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28 (ANI): A former Miss USA was filmed weeping as she described her ordeal at the hands of a TSA agent, who she said sexually assaulted her after she refused ... Read more...

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Chernobyl recovery officer criticizes Japan’s “slow motion” efforts at Fukushima


April 26th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 26 (ANI): Soviet efforts to contain the Chernobyl nuclear disaster were much better than Japan's "slow-motion" response to the disaster at Fukushima nuclear plant, according to a leading member of ... Read more...

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Ships from Japan not allowed to de-ballast in Goa ports


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 22 (IANS) Fearing transmission of radiation, ships coming in from Japan at the Mormugao port in Goa have been asked not to de-ballast water from its holds, a ... Read more...

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Japan PM declares no-entry-zone around Fukushima nuke plant


April 21st, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 21 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister, Naoto Kan, has declared the 20 kilometer evacuation area around the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant a legal no-entry zone.He said the government would legally enforce ... Read more...

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Japan to dismantle Fukushima Daiichi plant owner after crisis is averted: Report


April 16th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): The Japanese Government is reportedly set to dismantle the Tokyo Electric Power Co. after it fixes the damage at its Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility, according to a secret ... Read more...

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Catherine Zeta Jones ‘received treatment for manic depression’


April 14th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 14 (ANI): It has emerged that Catherine Zeta-Jones recently sought treatment for manic depression over the stress of husband Michael Douglas's battle against cancer."After dealing with the stress of the ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out at Japan’s Fukushima nuke plant, but extinguished


April 12th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 12 (ANI): A fire broke out at the crisis-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan on Tuesday morning, but was extinguished soon, said the plant's operator.The Tokyo Electric Power Company ... Read more...

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14,000 still missing one month after Japan’s quake-tsunami


April 11th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 11 (ANI): One month after a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, nearly 14,000 people are still missing and workers are still struggling to regain the control of the crippled ... Read more...

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Greenpeace to observe one month of Japanese tsunami


April 8th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) To mark the one month of the catastrophe in Japan, Greenpeace Friday said it will observe April 11 as a National Day of Action Against ... Read more...

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