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Artificial intelligence to boost airplane safety levels

July 15th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 15 (IANS) Researchers are developing a system based on artificial intelligence (AI) to pinpoint internal flaws in aircraft quickly and accurately that are missed otherwise. Aircraft made mostly ... Read more...

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Radioactive iodine found in breast milk of Japanese mothers

April 21st, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 21 (ANI): The breast milk of four Japanese mothers has been found to contain small quantities of radioactive iodine. This development has led to pressure being brought on the government ... Read more...

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AgustaWestland sells two more VIP helicopters in India

February 9th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) AgustaWestland, a subsidiary of Italian aerospace major Finmeccanica focusing on helicopter manufacturing, Wednesday announced that it has sold two more AW-139 medium twin-engined helicopters to Indian customers.The firm ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NCDC to be apex disease controlling body

December 2nd, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The union cabinet Wednesday approved the health ministry's proposal for declaring the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) the apex institute for communicable diseases on the lines ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Now, electricity sub-stations that work through remote!

November 23rd, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Nov 23 (IANS) A power distribution agency in Haryana has started a unique experiment - running two 33 KV power sub-stations through remote control.The Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) ... Read more...

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End anti-Delhi CWG campaign: Crosswhite

August 15th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 15 (IANS) Australian Commonwealth Games Association chief executive Perry Crosswhite believes the constant criticism surrounding the New Delhi Commonwealth Games needs to stop. Crosswhite said some people are trying to stop ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Colorado Town Bans Bicycle Riding

June 19th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Denver, June 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A small mountain town of Black Hawk in the state of Colorado has hogged the limelight after it banned cyclists from most part of the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Private Prison Company

March 14th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Boise, Idaho, Mar 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A private prison company as well as state prison officials have found themselves amidst legal troubles after a lawsuit was filed by the American ... Read more...

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Lead paint exposure remains serious global health threat

August 5th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): A new environmental health study has revealed that exposure to lead-based consumer paint is still a global public health threat.Scott Clark, University of Cincinnati (UC) and his team ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Paint samples from India, China contaminated with lead

August 5th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Seventy-five percent of paint samples from India, China and Malaysia contained dangerous levels of lead that greatly exceeded safety norms, says a new environmental health study. Scott ... Read more...

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Flooding affects 20,000 in Colombia

December 15th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 15 (IANS) At least 20,000 people have been displaced in the latest flooding in northern Colombia already ravaged by an unusually long and disastrous rainy season, EFE reported Monday.The city ... Read more...

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Poison warning over Ayurvedic drugs bought online

August 27th, 2008 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) British medical researchers are advising consumers against buying Indian ayurvedic drugs online claiming they contain lead, mercury and even arsenic.Their warning is based on research at Boston University ... Read more...

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