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Kalam awards Infosys prizes to six noted scientists


January 9th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 9 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday awarded six distinguished scientists with the Infosys Prize 2011, instituted by the Infosys Science Foundation, a not-for-profit trust set up ... Read more...

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Goa aims to cash in on Bollywood boom


December 19th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 19 (IANS) There was a Bollywood touch to Goa's celebration of its 50th anniversary of liberation from 450 years of Portuguese rule Monday with a vision document suggesting ... Read more...

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Bangalore professor among six Infosys’ Prize winners


November 16th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 16 (IANS) The Infosys Science Foundation of the IT bellwether Wednesday selected premier Indian Institute of Science (IISc) physics professor Sriram Ramaswamy for the Infosys Prize 2011 in ... Read more...

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India not in arms race: DRDO chief


November 16th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Discounting talk of an arms race in the neighbourhood after its successful test of the Agni-IV strategic nuclear-capable missile, India's defence research chief V.K. Saraswat ... Read more...

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In Karachi, Indian delegation calls for ending cross-border mistrust


March 20th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar. 20 (ANI): An Indian delegation participating in a seminar organized by the Institute of Business and Technology (BIZTEK) here, has called on the governments of India and Pakistan to take ... Read more...

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Britain may soon sell cigarettes in plain packets


March 7th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 07 (ANI): Britain may soon become the first European country with its decision to force all cigarettes to be sold in plain packs - with no logos or graphics.Distinctive colours ... Read more...

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Potential cancer drug developed from Australian rainforest plant


June 15th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 15 (ANI): A potential cancer drug derived from an Australian rainforest plant has successfully cleared inoperable tumours in pets, and is thus being promoted to human trials, according to its ... Read more...

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Boeing set to test unmanned aircraft in Australia


July 12th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, July 12 (ANI): Australian scientists and US aviation giant Boeing are set to test unmanned aircrafts, which would share airspace with piloted passenger planes without causing any collision.In a non-descript shed ... Read more...

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Oz PM Rudd is a “psycho chook”, says senator


June 1st, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra (Australia), June 1 (ANI): An Australian senator -- Barnaby Joyce - has described Prime Minister Kevin Rudd as a "psycho chook" with peculiar habits, while another senator -- Mark Arbib ... Read more...

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Phoenix lander finds water on Mars


August 1st, 2008 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, Aug 1 (DPA) The Phoenix Mars mission has found water in a soil sample after spending the last two months examining the red planet for evidence that it could support life, ... Read more...

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