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Coming soon: a pacemaker with no battery


September 4th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) An implantable pacemaker as tiny as a pinhead is set to revolutionise medicine with its big advantage. It is powered by radio waves from outside the ... Read more...

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Milestone tributes for Raman, Bose


August 31st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) To honour the memory of scientists C.V. Raman and Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose, a global institute of engineers will put up two milestone plates in Kolkata.The ... Read more...

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New therapy knocks out high BP with radio waves


August 27th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A radical new therapy could knock out high blood pressure by zapping the kidneys with radio waves, a new research demonstrates.The procedure may be available early ... Read more...

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Indian astronomy satellite to study universe at multi-wavelengths


July 16th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 16 (IANS) Astrosat, the $50 million astronomy satellite India will put in polar circular orbit in 2013, will study the universe at multi-wavelengths for the first ... Read more...

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Radio waves from black hole detected


July 11th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) Surprisingly, scientists have for the first time ever detected the radio waves emanating from a mid-sized black hole, called the HLX-1, around 300 million light years ... Read more...

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Additional $1.3 billion for defence communication network


May 9th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A proposal is being processed for a Rs.5,236 crore ($1.3 billion) exclusive pan-India optical fibre cable (OFC) for the defence forces to enable them to ... Read more...

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Apex court reserves order on Chidambaram in 2G case (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its order on whether to issue notice to union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on a plea of Janata Party ... Read more...

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Devas Multimedia gets new chairman


March 30th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 30 (IANS) The controversial Devas Multimedia Services Ltd appointed Lawrence T. Babbio as the new chairman of its board in place of M.G. Chandrasekhar who resigned from ... Read more...

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Spies could use your TV to snoop on you


March 18th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) Spies could now snoop on you through your TV, dispensing with the necessity of planting bugs in your room, according to CIA director David Petraeus. The ... Read more...

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Ex-ISRO chief Nair moves CAT against blacklisting


March 5th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 5 (IANS) Indian space agency's former chairman G. Madhavan Nair Monday filed a petition before the Central Administrative Tribunal challenging the government's decision to bar him from ... Read more...

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Tiny diagnostic device can navigate bloodstream


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Engineers have developed a tiny, wirelessly powered, self-propelled device that can navigate the blood stream to deliver drugs, do diagnostics or microsurgeries. Ada Poon, assistant professor ... Read more...

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Antrix case against Devas’ arbitration adjourned (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) A local court Thursday adjourned the case of the Indian space agency's commercial arm, Antrix Corporation, seeking injunction against Devas Multimedia Services Ltd. proceeding ... Read more...

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Indian air carriers should have professional management: Minister


February 7th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Airlines in India should have a professional team for better management, Union Minister for Corporate Affairs M. Veerappa Moily said here Tuesday.When queried about bailing out ... Read more...

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Spectrum will be sold only through auction: Pilot


February 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 6 (IANS) The Indian government has decided that spectrum (radio waves) would hereafter be sold only through auction and not on first-come-first-serve basis, Minister of State ... Read more...

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Ex-ISRO chief slams Antrix-Devas probe reports


February 5th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 5 (IANS) Former Indian space agency chief G. Madhavan Nair Sunday slammed the twin probe reports on the multi-billion dollar Antrix-Devas spectrum deal, saying they were "one-sided ... Read more...

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PM should probe ISRO blacklisting order: Former chairman (Interview)


January 29th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 29 (IANS) Stung by a government order debarring him and three other reputed space scientists from occupying official posts, former Indian space agency chairman G. Madhavan Nair ... Read more...

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I’ve been barred without probe, former ISRO chief tells PM (Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) The nixed Devas spectrum deal came again to haunt the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), as its former chairman G. Madhavan Nair complained to ... Read more...

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Asteroid longer than aircraft to whiz past earth


November 5th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 5 (IANS) If you have an eight-inch telescope, you can catch it! A 55-million tonne asteroid, jet black in appearance and longer than an aircraft carrier, will fly ... Read more...

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All accused can’t be tried for breach of trust: Balwa (Lead)


October 10th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Jailed Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa Monday told a special court here hearing the 2G spectrum allocation scam that all the 17 accused in ... Read more...

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Transparency promised in full ’spectrum’ of new telecom policy (Roundup)


October 10th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The government unveiled a draft of its new telecom policy here Monday that focuses on free roaming, transparent allocation of airwaves, strategies to increase rural ... Read more...

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Gravitational waves emanate as ’sounds of universe’


October 4th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) Scientists are still looking for gravitational waves -- small ripples in the fabric of space-time which are considered to be the sounds of the universe.Just as ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi extends tacit support to Chidambaram


September 27th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M.Karunanidhi Monday extended tacit support to union Home Minister P.Chidambaram whose resignation the opposition has been demanding for ... Read more...

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‘Spectrum could have been auctioned if Chidambaram wanted’ (Roundup)


September 21st, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) In a new twist to the second generation (2G) spectrum case, a note to the Prime Minister's Office from the finance ministry says this ... Read more...

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Astromers capture rare flaring black hole


September 21st, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Astronomers captured a flaring black hole, which is extremely uncommon, allowing them to find new details about these rarities, NASA said in a report.The blazing jets were ... Read more...

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Goa to have wireless trackers on ore-laden trucks


September 19th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 19 (IANS) The Goa government is mulling installing radio frequency identification (RFI) devices on ore-ferrying trucks in a bid to curb illegal mining in the state, chief minister ... Read more...

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2G: Make Chidmabaram co-accused, Swamy tells court


September 15th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy in a fresh application Thursday sought the special court here give directions to make Home Minister P. Chidambaram ... Read more...

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JPC probing 2G scam gets time till May 2012


September 6th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing the 2G spectrum scam and India's telecom pricing policy from 1998 to 2009 was Tuesday given an extension till ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia should clarify on Raja’s charges: Jayalalithaa


July 30th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Home Minister P. Chidambaram and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi should ... Read more...

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2G JPC may not meet monsoon session deadline


July 11th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing the 2G spectrum scam and India's telecom pricing policy from 1998 to 2009 has examined only one witness in ... Read more...

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Joshi’s attempt to revive trashed 2G report thwarted


June 28th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Congress and its allies Tuesday thwarted Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi's attempt to table before the reconstituted Public Accounts Committee ... Read more...

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Will place PAC’s 2G report before new committee: Joshi


June 17th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairperson Murli Manohar Joshi Friday said he would present the report on 2G ... Read more...

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Speaker snubs Joshi, returns PAC report critical of PM


June 14th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) In an apparent snub, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has returned the controversial report of the Murli Manohar Joshi-led Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on ... Read more...

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CBI clean chit to Tata in 2G case


June 2nd, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday said the Tatas had done nothing wrong to get 2G licences, thus giving a clean chit to the ... Read more...

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Have submitted PAC’s 2G report to speaker: Joshi


April 30th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairperson Murli Manohar Joshi Saturday said he has submitted the committee's draft report on the 2G spectrum allocation to the ... Read more...

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2G report war intensifies, Chidambaram lashes out at Joshi (Roundup)


April 29th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The war between the government and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) draft report on the alleged 2G scam ... Read more...

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