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Device to free diabetics from pinpricks?


September 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 9 (IANS) A non-invasive approach could free diabetics from the pain of several pinpricks.A tiny bio-sensor engineered by Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems IMS, Germany, is ... Read more...

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20-minute treatment for blood pressure on the anvil


August 14th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Soon, patients suffering from high blood pressure will be able to get long-term treatment for the lifestyle-related disorder in a span of 20 minutes, experts ... Read more...

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Swan Telecom questions CAG role


August 4th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Swan Telecom Thursday told a Delhi court that the CAG has "no authority to decide" the correct market value of radio frequency airwaves, a scarce ... Read more...

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Opposition using Raja comment to tarnish government: Sibal


July 25th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Monday said the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was spreading false propaganda against the government, using some comments on ... Read more...

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2G transactions known to PM, Chidambaram: Raja


July 25th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Transactions made in the allocation of 2G spectrum were known to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and then finance minister P. Chidambaram, former communications minister ... Read more...

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Bees navigate home by ‘reading the sky’


May 19th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 19 (IANS) How do bees display this incredible knack of navigating cross-country? Scientists have now hit upon the reason for this -- bees are sky readers!Bees can home ... Read more...

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Mobile-phone use not linked to increased brain cancer risk


February 18th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A study by University of Manchester scientists suggests that radio frequency exposure from cell phone use does not increase the risk of developing brain cancers by any significant ... Read more...

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Mobile phones don’t up brain cancer risk


February 18th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Mobile phone use doesn't seem to increase the risk of developing brain cancers by any significant amount. Researchers from the University of Manchester used publicly available data from ... Read more...

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Telecom watchdog suggests six-fold hike in spectrum fee


February 9th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has proposed a six-fold hike in the fee charged for scarce spectrum, or airwaves, on mobile phone service firms in ... Read more...

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Spectrum crisis deepens, TRAI cancels 60 licences (Intro Roundup)


November 19th, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The opposition Thursday piled up heat on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the 2G spectrum scam after again paralyzing parliament, leaving the Congress groping for a ... Read more...

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Watchdog wants 69 new 2G telecom licences scrapped


November 18th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) In a new twist to the controversy that led to the resignation Sunday of former communications minister A. Raja, India's telecom watchdog Thursday said it had ... Read more...

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‘Reliance Communications had no stake in Swan’


November 16th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Reliance Communications Tuesday strongly denied having any stake in Swan Telecom, among the companies that India's official auditor claims had benefited in the issue of ... Read more...

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Mobile Manufacturers Hiding Health Risk Warnings?


October 10th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Health activists are nowadays pointing fingers at the top mobile handset manufacturers of deliberately hiding the risks associated with phone usage. Some of the accusations ... Read more...

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Display radiation risks, phone firms urged


October 10th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Scientists and pressure groups have urged mobile phone companies to display the possible radiation risks more prominently. Manuals for mobile phones tell users not to place devices ... Read more...

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Mobile phone giants accused of burying warnings in small print


October 9th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): Mobile phone giants have been accused of keeping the warnings about the health risks of using their handsets undercover-by keeping them buried deep inside the manual.A warning that ... Read more...

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Reach venues early, CWG spectators told (Lead)


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Commonwealth Games spectators should use public transport as much as possible and reach the venues early on if they want to avoid serpentine queues, the government said ... Read more...

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Fat zappers ‘may just be a fad after all’


September 12th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 12 (ANI): Those planning to undergo techniques to 'zap', 'dissolve' or 'melt' their flab may have to rethink, as these procedures are under scanner for the appropriateness of their claims.Some ... Read more...

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Intelligent cat flap with microchip is bliss for worried cat owners in UK


September 11th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): An intelligent cat flap, which uses a pet's microchip to ensure only a verified animal enters and leaves the home, is selling like hot cakes in the UK.With ... Read more...

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Wave goodbye to flab - the non-surgical way


July 30th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) You've heard of liposuction, but that involves surgery. Now comes a non-surgical way of shedding that flab - ultra-contouring - which is gaining popularity in ... Read more...

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Walmart’s New Smart Tags Raise Privacy Concerns


July 25th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development, Wal-Mart Stores Inc which is one of the biggest retailers of the USA is planning to put new electronic identification tags in ... Read more...

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India needs to allocate more spectrum for digital dividend


July 22nd, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) India needs to allocate more spectrum to achieve its target of 100 million broadband subscribers by 2014, Robindhra Mangtani, senior director of GSM Associations, said Thursday. GSM ... Read more...

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Consumer Reports Slams the “Flawed” iPhone4


July 14th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The engineers from Consumer Reports has stated that they do not recommend the flawed iPhone4 from Apple, even if it is considered the “must ... Read more...

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Apple Apologizes For iPhone Problem, Blames Software


July 5th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, July 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tech-giant Apple came up with an official apology which said that it was wrong to report AT and T's signals being weak which was ... Read more...

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Cell phone masts ‘do not increase risk of childhood cancer’


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): A new study has found no association between a mother living near to a mobile phone base station during her pregnancy and the risk of that child developing ... Read more...

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Light from lamps could one day encode a wireless broadband signal


March 10th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Getting a broadband connection may soon be as simple as flipping on a light switch, say researchers from Germany.According to the scientists, the light coming from the lamps ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Group of Ministers to evaluate 3G spectrum vacation


November 19th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): An Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) will meet today to evaluate the development on the auction of 3G mobile licenses, and differences that have arisen between ... Read more...

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Mukherjee hopes for end to spectrum vacation tangle


November 3rd, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said he hoped the ministries of defence and communications and IT would reach a consensus on vacation of third generation (3G) ... Read more...

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Smallest optical gold nanoantennas may lead to high-speed data networks


October 21st, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 21 (ANI): Scientists have succeeded for the first time in specifically and reproducibly manufacturing smallest optical nanoantennas from gold, which would lead to new high-speed data networks.To reach the ... Read more...

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FAA grounded flights because of false media reports


September 11th, 2009 - 11:54 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grounded almost two dozen flights because of media reports there was a possible incident in D.C. waters, officials told BNO News on ... Read more...

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Coast Guard statement on D.C. exercise


September 11th, 2009 - 11:46 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The Coast Guard released the following statement on Friday afternoon after an exercise caused panic in the U.S. capital."The U.S. Coast Guard reported on Friday that reports ... Read more...

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Nine dead in US air collision, including five Italians (Lead)


August 9th, 2009 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 9 (DPA) A sightseeing helicopter with five Italian tourists on board collided with a light aircraft over New York's Hudson River Saturday, sending wreckage from both plunging into the ... Read more...

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Economic Survey calls for transparent telecom spectrum auction


July 2nd, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Economic Survey 2008-09 tabled in parliament Thursday has sought to end the controversy surrounding allocation of radio frequency by advocating an open and transparent auction process. ... Read more...

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Spectrum for military should be given priority: Army chief


April 14th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The military requirement for radio frequency or spectrum has to be given priority to deal with security issues, the Indian Army chief General Deepak Kapoor said Tuesday. "The ... Read more...

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Pulse weapons that bring down civil aircraft can be built using the net


April 2nd, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 2 (ANI): Counter terrorism analysts have warned that electromagnetic pulse weapons capable of frying the electronics in civil airliners can be built using information and components available on the net.According ... Read more...

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Heavy security for international air show


February 10th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) With the country's IT hub Bangalore being the target of a terror attack last year, an unprecedented security apparatus has been put in place for the seventh edition ... Read more...

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