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Chinese firms probed for offering foetal videos


May 1st, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) Health authorities in Chinese business hub Shanghai have launched an investigation after a few medical facilities reportedly offered foetal ultrasound photography that includes 3D photos and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

With Rs.1,100 crore, AIIMS bags highest budget share


March 16th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) With Rs.1,124 crore, the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital tops the list of hospitals and research institutes ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

New technology to drive Internet faster


March 12th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 12 (IANS) Lightning-quick net speeds, more robust connections and a big increase in network capacity at little extra cost may now be possible, thanks to the ground-breaking fibre-optic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Infosys’ Murthy pitches for Indians to study in Japan


February 27th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 27 (IANS) Global software major Infosys chairman emeritus N.R. Narayana Murthy Monday exhorted Indian students to study in Japanese universities, especially in the University of Tokyo, as it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India to help Ethiopia boost agricultural output


December 14th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Dec 14 (IANS) A premier Indian agricultural research institute has tied up with an Ethiopian institute to help it increase the country's agricultural output.The Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian sociology is distinguished: Ansari


December 11th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Indian sociology is distinguished by its grounding in Indian reality and the diversity in its scope of research, Vice President Hamid Ansari said here Sunday."Indian ... Read more...

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Cuba to overhaul postal service


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 23 (IANS/EFE) Cuba's postal service will become a state-owned corporate group next year, seeking greater efficiency and quality as part of President Raul Castro's effort to "modernize" the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Why Indian researchers fail to make news (Comment)


October 29th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Most Indian scientists working in the anonymity of their labs or research institutes seldom make news even if they achieve a vital breakthrough or invent something new. Their discoveries and insights ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Six pharma research institutes to be set up


September 30th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The central government Friday proposed six new pharmaceutical educational and research institutes in the country, including in Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's constituency Rae ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

China to hike post-doctorate enrolments


September 3rd, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) China plans to raise the annual enrolment of post-doctorates to 17,000 in 2015, an increase of over 60 percent from that in 2010, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India should aim to produce more Nobel laureates: PM (Lead)


August 21st, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) India should aim to produce more Nobel laureates, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday, calling for closer ties between academia and research and greater international ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India should aim for more noble laureates: PM


August 21st, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) India should aim to produce more noble laureates, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday, calling for closer ties between academia and research and greater international ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India needs more foreign policy experts: Omprakash Mishra


August 12th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India needs hundreds of new foreign policy scholars and experts to tackle the challenges of the current global situation, says eminent foreign policy expert and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

World’s slenderest material to shape future computers


July 25th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Graphene, the world's slenderest material, could help shape the next generation of computers that would make their existing counterparts seem like stone age relics. Thanks to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UAE warns against selling diseased animals


February 12th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 11 (IANS/WAM) The UAE government has warned livestock traders against selling or trading in diseased or feeble animals. The ministry of environment and water, in a circular, has warned against ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bansal calls for greater synergy with Austria in science and technology


February 7th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Monday called for greater synergy between the scientific communities and research institutes of India and Austria.Bansal, who holds the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

China to test endurance of its astronauts in space


January 18th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan.18 (ANI): China plans to test the endurance of its astronauts in space through long-term missions.According to the China Daily, the aim is to establish the astronauts' operational and decision-making abilities ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India should lead world again in science, says Stalin


January 3rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) India led the world in science more than 1,000 years ago and time has come to lead the world again, Tamil Nadu's Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin said ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

More than 240,000 cultural relics unearthed in China


November 29th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 29 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed more than 240,000 cultural relics near the Three Gorges Reservoir in China.The Three Gorges Reservoir is on the upper middle-reaches of the Yangtze, China's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bangalore to host first global Sanskrit book fair


September 20th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The first World Sanskrit Book Fair will be held here in January next year. Scholars in the ancient Indian language from around 20 countries will interact with their Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indian Statistical Institute, a key policymaking player: Mukherjee


September 13th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sep 13 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said that Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) has a key role to play in policymaking and formatting plan objectives.Mukherjee, who is also the chairman ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Beijing’s Forbidden City can accomodate more tourists


August 22nd, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) More tourists will be able to visit China's Forbidden City after a renovation project to double the size of this heritage complex in the heart of Beijing is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Uganda offers farmland for Indian investment


August 20th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) As India looks at avenues beyond its shores to deal with food security, Uganda, which has nearly half the arable land in east ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Developed nations’ currency notes have less bacteria


August 13th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Syndey, Aug 13 (IANS) Researchers have found currency notes in developed countries to have fewer bacteria than money in poorer countries. Led by University of Ballarat's food microbiologist Frank Vriesekoop, a global research ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

ORF, Fudan University to study rural economies and governance practices


July 31st, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): In a novel initiative, research institutes of India and China have agreed to undertake a two-year joint research project on rural political economies and governance practices in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

100,000 US students to visit China in four years


May 27th, 2010 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) China will receive 100,000 US students in the next four years as part of the education cooperation programme, a Chinese official has said. The two countries have agreed on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oil Spill Fight Hampered By Bad Weather


May 2nd, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Mouth of the Mississippi River, May 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The blown-out well in the Deepwater Horizon is reportedly causing havoc as the bad weather is complicating the operation of restricting ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Soon, change TV channels and send messages just by thinking


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): One could soon be able to change a television channel by thinking or send a text message composed through thought, all thanks to Japanese scientists, who are developing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Large Hadron Collider performing well


March 9th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A detailed check of the world's most powerful atom smasher -- the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) -- has shown that it is "performing well," the European ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

CeBIT draws to a close amid new plans for its future


March 7th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Hanover (Germany), March 6 (DPA) The CeBIT trade fair, one of the world's biggest annual electronics events, drew to a close Saturday, with organisers promising a new concept for the next edition ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Erectile dysfunction - a warning of future heart attacks


February 9th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 9 (IANS) Beware! Erectile disorder (ED) could be a grim warning of future heart attacks, stroke, atherosclerosis and congestive heart failure. These findings are based on 12-year research study ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Large Hadron Collider produces first physics results


December 16th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 16 (ANI): The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has produced its first physics results on proton collisions.On November 23, 2009, two counter-rotating proton bunches were circulated concurrently for the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers operate biomedical robots from different locations worldwide via Internet


September 18th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 18 (ANI): Experts from the University of Washington and SRI International have jointly developed a new software protocol, to standardize the way biomedical robots are managed over the Internet.Nine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Genetic mutation linked to ‘wrinkly skin’ syndrome identified


September 1st, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): Singapore and Germany scientists claim to have discovered a genetic mutation responsible for premature skin aging disease.They hope that the new finding would provide a new approach for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Academic cheating ‘common’ in China


July 11th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 11 (ANI): Almost half of those working in the field of science or any other related field in China's research institutes, universities, medical institutes, and hospitals think that cheating ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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