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Solar park launched in Dubai


January 9th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 9 (IANS/WAM) The Supreme Council of Energy (SCE) for Dubai Monday launched a solar park which is first utility-scale production capacity park of its kind in the region.The ... Read more...

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Enviro chips to avoid harmful radiation from mobiles, PCs (Lead, Correcting name in first para)


November 19th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Mobile phones, computers and even granite in your kitchens emit varying amounts of radiation and people should take steps to fend off its harmful effect ... Read more...

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Enviro chips to avoid harmful radiation from mobiles, PCs


November 19th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Mobile phones, computers and even granite in your kitchens emit varying amounts of radiation and people should take steps to fend off its harmful effect ... Read more...

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China to train 35,000 medical staff for disaster situations


November 18th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) China has plans to prepare thousands of medical staff who could be helpful in emergency situations caused by disasters.According to health authorities, over 35,000 emergency response ... Read more...

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Argentina struck by 6.2 magnitude earthquake


October 6th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Buenos Aires, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck Argentina on Thursday. The quake has been described by some residents as the “strongest” they have felt in years. There ... Read more...

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Houseflies have more than 152,000 cousins!


April 19th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): Houseflies have more than 152,000 cousins that have been described and named, and least that many more that haven't yet been discovered and described, a new research has ... Read more...

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China detects ‘extremely low level radiation’ from Japan


March 29th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.29 (ANI): China has detected extremely low levels of radioactive material in the air from Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.According to a statement issued by China's National Nuclear Emergency Coordination ... Read more...

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Love your smartphone? Then check out the negatives too


March 20th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Proud of your latest smartphone and the sparkling bright images? Well take care, your status symbol could cause premature facial wrinkles as well as increase ... Read more...

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19 more exposed to nuke radiations in Japan


March 13th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.13 (ANI): Nineteen more people have been exposed to the radioactive radiations at Fukushima nuclear plant, in addition to three cases of exposure recorded on Saturday in Japan.People were taken to ... Read more...

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Telecom BTS to face penalty for non-certification: Pilot


December 20th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Telecom and infrastructure companies whose base transceiver stations (BTS) do not have environmental clearance by Nov 15 will face a penalty of Rs.5 lakhs once the government ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Govt. to monitor mobile tower radiation levels from Nov.16: Pilot


October 30th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.30 (ANI): The Union Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology, Sachin Pilot, said on Saturday that nationwide random testing of radiations emitted by mobile towers will commence from ... Read more...

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Now get a tan without exposure to cancerous UV rays


October 15th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cutaneous Biology Research Center (CBRC) have found out how one can get a tan without being exposed to harmful UV radiations.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mobile Phone users threatened by hidden health hazards posed by cell phones?


October 10th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Mobile phones have become so synonymous with modern life, that it becomes almost impossible to survive without one, for most people.However, recent reports suggest that ... Read more...

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Daylight Saving Starts In New Zealand, UV Radiation Goes Up


September 25th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the Daylight Saving time goes into effect the residents of New Zealand have been asked to take appropriate measures since they will be spending more ... Read more...

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NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory Finds Cosmic “Ghost”


September 5th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Chandra X-Ray Observatory of NASA has come across a cosmic activity that it has named cosmic "ghost". The scientists who carried out the research believe ... Read more...

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Moldova authorities intercept a 2kg consignment of Uranium-238


August 25th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moldova, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities in Moldova have intercepted a consignment of two kilograms of Uranium-238 radioactive that authorities say could be used to make atomic bombs.Authorities say they ... Read more...

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Solar Storm In 2012 : Reports NASA


August 17th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): It has been made official now! A solar storm in 2012 is in the offing. NASA has reported that the power source of our ... Read more...

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Most massive star ever 300 times heavier than Sun discovered


July 22nd, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered the most massive stars to date, one weighing at birth more than 300 times the mass of the Sun.Paul Crowther, Professor of Astrophysics at the ... Read more...

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Dazzling star explosion blinds satellite


July 16th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Wednesday, astronomers experienced the brightest star explosion ever seen till now. The explosion was so bright, that it temporary blinded the satellite that was recording ... Read more...

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Fear of lawsuits leads to over-testing in ER’s


June 22nd, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors in the United States say that the number one reason why they always over-test in the emergency room is the fear of malpractice lawsuits.Doctors also ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Geography and radiation determine how you tan


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Getting a tan is a matter of radiation and geography as there is great variation of ultraviolet radiation, says a study. "The variation of ultraviolet radiation, especially in the ... Read more...

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Blame your ancestors if you don’t get a tan


June 22nd, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): People who remain pale and never tan have their ancestors to blame for choosing to live in the northern reaches of the globe, while those who easily achieve ... Read more...

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Biggest Radiation threat is due to medical scans


June 15th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The biggest radiation threat to the body does not come from cell phones or even the airport scanners. They come from the hospital scanners, which ... Read more...

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Medical Scans - A Major Source Of Radiation Threat For Americans


June 15th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The modern world uses radiation indiscriminately. The various scans at the airport, the working of the mobile phone, even the humble microwave oven ... Read more...

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Staying away from sun causes depression: Study


May 23rd, 2010 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Hiding away from sun rays to protect oneself from skin diseases can harm one's health in many other ways, says an expert. A study published in the British Medical ... Read more...

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Himachal to crackdown on illegal mobile towers


March 10th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 10 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will crackdown on telecom operators for the illegal and unregulated construction of mobile phone towers in the state, a minister said here Wednesday. "We will ... Read more...

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N-reactors do not cause environmental degradation, says AEC


January 29th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) The nuclear reactors which are being set up across India to fulfil the future energy requirements do not cause any environmental degradation, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chairman Srikumar ... Read more...

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Cell phone exposure may reverse Alzheimer’s


January 7th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) A cell phone, much maligned for its radiations that might cause cancer, actually protects or even reverses Alzhemier's, says a new study. "It surprised us to find that ... Read more...

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CT scans ‘increase cancer risk’


January 4th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
New York, January 04 (ANI): Overexposure to CT scan radiations can increase cancer risk, according to a new study.Dr. Rebecca Smith-Bindman, from the University of California in San Francisco, claims that these ... Read more...

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Once again, no snow in Shimla on New Year’s Eve


January 1st, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 1 (IANS) The Himachal state capital once again witnessed dry weather on the last day of the year. The lack of snow disappointed thousands of tourists who came here ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Coldest December in Himachal in 15 years


December 31st, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 31 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh experienced the coldest December in over 15 years this winter with the minimum temperature recording two to three degrees Celsius below normal across the state, ... Read more...

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Butler University Basketball Coach Successfully Battles Breast Cancer


November 27th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov.27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Beth Couture, coach of the woman's basketball team at the Butler University has emerged as an inspiration to her players as well as the other university students ... Read more...

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Extinction rates higher in open-ocean settings during mass wipeouts


November 21st, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 21 (ANI): In a new research, a team of paleontologists has found that extinction rates higher in open-ocean settings during mass extinctions.The research was conducted by Arnie Miller, University of ... Read more...

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Institute For Human Continuity (IHC): Doomsday Predictions And Viral Marketing


August 26th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar The movie 2012 is an apocalyptic one that relates to events of the world coming to an end. For its publicity Sony pictures has come up with this site on ... Read more...

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New species emerge just as often as they die out


August 1st, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 1 (ANI): A new study by paleontologists has statistically proven that new species emerge just as often as they die out, with most evolution occurring in small bursts.The study, by ... Read more...

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