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Brazil calls on oil firms to operate responsibly

March 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 22 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff called on oil companies to operate responsibly and comply with all environmental regulations after a new crude leak was detected ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Radioactive water from Japan n-plant leaks into Pacific

December 6th, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 6 (IANS) Radioactive water from the tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant may have leaked into the Pacific Ocean, the plant operator has said.The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Japan farmers from disaster zone demand compensation

August 4th, 2011 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japanese farmers from areas affected by the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster have demanded compensation from the plant operator, after bans were imposed on meat ... Read more...

Posted in World |

High radiation levels in Japanese travellers to China

March 26th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) Two Japanese travellers who had flown into an eastern city in China from Tokyo had radiation levels well above safety limits, officials said.The travellers who flew ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Laser canons to zap high sea pirates

January 10th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) Laser canons mounted on ships and boats could zap pirates trying to board them. The non-lethal weapon, which has been developed by defence firm BAE Systems, is ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Wi-Fi radiation killing trees

November 24th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Radiation from Wi-Fi networks which enable our burgeoning online communications may be killing off magnificent trees.Trees planted close to a wireless router had bleeding bark and dying ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Radioactive Fish Found Near Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant

June 1st, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Montpelier, June 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Connecticut River fish was tested positive for radioactive Strontium-90 which had all tracks leading straight towards the nuclear plant of Vermont Yankee. Reportedly, the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Majority of toys in Indian market toxic: Study

January 15th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Think before you buy toys for toddlers as even the branded plastic toys sold in the Indian market can cause asthma, lung problems and reproductive problems in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hangover-causing acetaldehyde in alcohol can lead to cancer too

March 20th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Acetaldehyde in alcohol is no longer a chemical that causes hangover, for scientists have found new evidence that it can also lead to cancer.Researchers at the Centre ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |