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KSCSTE wants new advanced Raman Spectroscopy centre


August 10th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) The state-owned Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) Friday said it wants to set up a collaborative advanced research facility for co-ordinating interdisciplinary ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Raja, Pilot launch ‘Indian Language Technology Proliferation and Deployment Center’


November 12th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.12 (ANI): Information Technology and Communication Minister A. Raja and Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot launched the 'Indian Language Technology Proliferation and Deployment Center' (ILTP-DC) at ... Read more...

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Pakistani universities go on strike


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The academic scene in Pakistan's state-run universities came to a standstill Wednesday as the faculty and students went on a strike to protest the reduction ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Report enlists top priority research activities for astronomy and astrophysics


August 14th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): A new report by the National Research Council has enlisted top priority research activities for astronomy and astrophysics in the next decade.The report is based on the activity's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dentists laud US chewing gum maker’s healthcare initiative


September 9th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Indian Dental Association (IDA) has lauded a leading US chewing gum maker's oral healthcare initiative in this country, saying it would bring on a common platform ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IISc gets Pratt and Whitney chair


July 14th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) The US-based Pratt and Whitney, one of the world's leading aircraft engine manufacturer companies, has funded a chair at the department of aerospace engineering of the Indian Institute ... Read more...

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Canada forges new links with India in research, higher education


July 8th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): With two new initiatives in research and higher education, Canada continues to forge new links and strengthen existing ties with India. David Malone, who was Canada's High ... Read more...

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Cancer to become leading cause of death worldwide in 2010, says report


December 12th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Cancer is projected to become the leading cause of death worldwide in the year 2010, according to a new report the International Agency for Research on Cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘India’s share in global potato trade is 0.5 percent’


December 11th, 2008 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) India may be the third largest potato producer in the world but its contribution to global potato trade is merely half a percent, industry officials and experts ... Read more...

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Pawar asks farmers to exploit potato export potential


December 9th, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Dec. 9 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister, Sharad Pawar, called upon farmers to exploit the vast potential for export of potatoes by adopting available technology and maintaining high quality.He ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Do cell phones really increase brain tumour risk?


October 21st, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): An editorial by a neurosurgeon at Lake Forest Hospital has delved into the biggest scientific concerns of recent times- Do cell phones increase brain cancer risk? Pawl has ... Read more...

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NASA takes visitors on an interactive tour of its first 50 years of exploration


August 2nd, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 2 (ANI): To commemorate NASAs 50th anniversary of the signing of the space act that created the agency, it has released a fascinating multimedia experience that takes visitors on ... Read more...

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Canada, India join hands in $17 mn research programmes


June 17th, 2008 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, June 16 (IANS) Indian and Canadian companies and researchers will carry out 10 research initiatives, valued at more than $17 million, in areas such as pollution control, aviation, bio-fuels and telecom ... Read more...

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