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Bangalore Nano to focus on business opportunities


August 28th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 28 (IANS) The fifth edition of Bangalore Nano 2012, the premier nanotechnology event Dec 6-7, will focus on business opportunities in the sunrise sector, which helps in improving ... Read more...

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Need to evolve world opinion against n-weapons: Kalam


July 14th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) Former Indian president and world renowned scientist A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Saturday said world opinion was needed to be created against nuclear weapons of mass destruction."Nuclear energy ... Read more...

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Goa wants ‘nuke-guru’ Anil Kakodkar as president


April 28th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 28 (IANS) Goa's top industry body, scientists and local intelligentsia are pitching hard to put a 'nuke-guru' Anil Kakodkar in the presidential race and are seeking support ... Read more...

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Shakira up for charity award


March 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Colombian singer Shakira has been nominated for a prestigious award in Spain in recognition of her endless charity work.The 35-year-old, a Unicef goodwill ambassador, is ... Read more...

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Irreversible inhibition of a protease central to hepatitis C infection: Study


November 29th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated that irreversible covalent inhibition can increase selectivity, potency and duration of action, broadens applications for targeted covalent drugs to the protease gene family.Avila ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking couldn’t read until he was 8!


October 21st, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 21 (ANI): Britain's most renowned scientist Stephen Hawking has revealed that he could not read until he was eight years old.He also said that he was academically idle until he ... Read more...

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Food entitlement act in India soon, says Swaminathan


October 7th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 7 (IANS) India will soon be the first country in the world "to enact a food security entitlement act under which every family below the poverty line ... Read more...

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India to join hands with global groups for monsoon forecast


July 28th, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India will collaborate with international organizations to develop a single weather forecast system in a bid to provide accurate monsoon predictions, officials announced Tuesday. "We will be working ... Read more...

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Hypothesis on mystery of dengue virus infection confirmed


February 12th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): La Jolla Institute scientists have proved a hypothesis that said antibodies contribute to severe dengue virus-induced disease.The findings of the La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology have ... Read more...

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States, scientists happy with Bt Brinjal moratorium


February 9th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Many state governments and scientists Tuesday hailed Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh's decision to reject for the time being the commercial release of Bt Brinjal, the genetically modified ... Read more...

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NASA thanks ISRO for discovering water on moon


September 25th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 25 (ANI): America's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) thanked the efforts of the Indian Space Research organisation (ISRO) which traced water molecules on the moon's surface.ISRO ... Read more...

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Indian scientists rejoice as Chandrayaan-1 traces ‘water’ in moon


September 24th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) As news trickled out about Indian maiden lunar mission tracing water molecules on the moon's surface, scientists rejoiced at the discovery and hope that it will ... Read more...

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BCCI organizes energy and environment conclave


August 19th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IBNS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IBNS) The energy and environment Conclave being organized by the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCI)on August 28-29 will have speakers who are the veritable “who’s who” of ... Read more...

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Kalam dreams of terror-free India by 2020


January 5th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 5 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam said he visualises India in 2020 as a country free from terrorism and a secure place to live in with people proud of ... Read more...

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Children’’s Science Congress inaugurated at NEHU


January 5th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): The Children''s Science Congress opened today at the North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), providing an opportunity to hundreds of students to have a glimpse of the ... Read more...

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Super computer inaugurated in Meghalaya


January 5th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 5 (IANS) PARAM Sheersh, a supercomputing facility for bio-informatics and computational biology, was formally inaugurated at the North Eastern Hill University here Monday. Inaugurating the facility, renowned scientist Prof ... Read more...

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Kalam’s visit hailed as Nepal’s pride


November 18th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 18 (IANS) Former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's maiden visit to Nepal was hailed as a matter of pride and recognition for the new Himalayan republic that gave a rapturous ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking to retire as Cambridges Professor of Mathematics next year


October 24th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): Stephen Hawking, renowned scientist, will retire as Cambridge Universitys Professor of Mathematics on October 1, 2009.According to a report in the Telegraph, Hawking will continue his work ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking to unveil handless clock that shows time with the help of light


September 15th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London , September 15 (ANI): Renowned scientist Stephen Hawking is going to unveil a remarkable clock that has no hands and shows time with the help of light.According to a report ... Read more...

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Scientists experiment, reassure as people fear Big Bang


September 10th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Fear joined excitement here Wednesday as scientists in Geneva started an ambitious experiment to recreate the conditions that existed a tiny fraction of a second after the ... Read more...

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Indian scientists secular, but firm believers in god: survey


June 14th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Indian scientists are very much secular but that doesn't go against their belief in god. A survey has found that many of them seek ... Read more...

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India drafting plan to address climate change: PM


March 21st, 2008 - 12:29 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Indian government is drafting a National Action Plan to address the issue of climate change, including the measures required for mitigating its impact on food grain ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking hosting TV show on how the universe works


January 3rd, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by admin
London, January 3 (ANI): Renowned scientist Stephen Hawking is all set to debut as a television presenter with a new programme for Channel 4.The show titled Stephen Hawking: Master Of The ... Read more...

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