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Ansari visits Dachigam National Park


September 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari, presently on a five-day visit to Kashmir, Sunday visited the Dachigam National Park which is home to 'Hangul', the world's only ... Read more...

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Dubai to host Children’s Science Congress


June 21st, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 21 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai municipality in association with the Friends of Kerala Sasthra Sahitya Parishad, an Indian voluntary group, will organises the Dubai Children's Science Congress, the first ... Read more...

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Kerala Science Congress to focus on climate change


January 28th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam (Kerala), Jan 28 (IANS) The three-day 24th Kerala Science Congress begins here Sunday with a special focus on climate change and the state's plantation crops."The science congress is expected ... Read more...

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Moon map reveals titanium treasure trove


October 16th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) A map of the moon shows a treasure trove of areas rich in titanium ores, which is helping scientists unravel the mysteries of the satellite's ... Read more...

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Venus has an ozone layer too


October 10th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) An ozone layer high in the Venusian atmosphere has been discovered by a European Space Agency (ESA) probe.Comparing its properties with those of the equivalent layers ... Read more...

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NCSC 2010 witnessed participation of young scientists from northeast


January 7th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati/Chennai, Jan 7 (ANI): The 18th National Children Science Congress (NCSC), which was recently held in Tamil Nadu's Chennai city witnessed the participation of young scientists from Nagaland, Meghalaya and other states ... Read more...

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Mercury found to have comet-like appearance


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Scientists say that NASA satellites designed to view the escaping atmosphere of the Sun have also recorded evidence of escaping gas from the planet Mercury.The STEREO mission ... Read more...

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ISRO to launch university-built nano satellite


June 26th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 26 (IANS) The Indian space agency will be launching a nano satellite being built by the SRM University here after testing, an official Saturday said. "The satellite is being built ... Read more...

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Food inflation, inequity major challenges: Swaminathan


June 26th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 26 (IANS) Food inflation, increasing food production with existing and new technologies and ensuring equitable economic growth are the big challenges facing India, noted farm scientist M.S. Swaminathan Saturday said. ... Read more...

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Indian Youth Science Congress to start Saturday


June 26th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) Around 600 young scientists will participate in the second edition of the three-day Indian Youth Science Congress (IYSC) that will start Saturday at the SRM University near ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh DGP hits out at social activists supporting Maoists


June 5th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur (Chhattisgarh), June 5 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Director General of Police (DGP) Vishwa Ranjan has hit out at the social activists for supporting the Maoists and their activities.Ranjan was quite critical in his ... Read more...

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Police being trained in latest techniques to fight Maoists: Chhattisgarh CM


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, June 3 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has said that State police is being trained in counter-guerrilla strategies.Addressing the 40th All India Police Science Congress here on Wednesday, Singh said: ... Read more...

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India’s police ill-equipped, inadequate: Chidambaram (Second Lead)


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday admitted that the country has an ill-equipped police force that makes policing difficult in a country of over 1.1 billion people in ... Read more...

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12 states avoiding transparency in police jobs: Chidambaram


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday that 12 states had not responded to the central government's suggestion for a transparent recruitment process (TRP) related to police reforms. Addressing ... Read more...

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Chidambaram assures help to Maoist-hit Chhatisgarh


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Referring to Maoist violence in Chhattisgarh, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday that the state was going through a difficult time and the central government stood by ... Read more...

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Police stations only in name in some Maoist areas: Chidambaram


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Police stations exist only in name in some districts most affected by left wing extremism, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday. "The distribution of force among police stations ... Read more...

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Policing with ill-equipped police force difficult: Chidambaram (Lead)


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said policing a country of over 1.1 billion people in a troubled neighbourhood is difficult, especially if the nation has an ill-equipped ... Read more...

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Chidambaram calls for doubling capacity of police training institutes


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, June 2 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday called for doubling the capacity of police training institutes in the states as well as the number of policemen and ... Read more...

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Policing country in troubled neighbourhood difficult: Chidambaram


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday admitted that the country has insufficient police stations and an ill-equipped police force but stressed that policing a country in a troubled ... Read more...

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‘Corrective actions should be taken to save environment’


February 7th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh Feb 7 (IANS) There is need to evolve time-bound strategies to resolve challenges like climate change, stagnating agriculture yields, decreasing farm lands, water pollution and degradation of environment, Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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BT Brinjal issue: Ramesh loses his cool, but says his ministry will decide now


February 6th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb.6 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests (Independent Charge) Jairam Ramesh today had a heated exchange on the controversial BT Brinjal issue with opponents of the proposal here, ... Read more...

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PM points at political involvement, red tape for scientific regress


January 3rd, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthpuram, Jan 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday regretted red tape, political interference and lack of recognition of good work contributed to regression in country's scientific development.Addressing the 97th ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari to inaugurate 17th National Children’s Science Congress 2009


December 27th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Dec 27 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari will today inaugurate the 17th National Children's Science Congress 2009 here.The five-day national academic event at the Gujarat Science City will begin from today.The ... Read more...

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Children’s science congress to begin in Ahmedabad Sunday


December 26th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 26 (IANS) Vice-President Hamid Ansari will inaugurate the 17th National Children's Science Congress (NCSC), one of the country's premier academic events, in Ahmedabad Sunday. The opening function will be presided ... Read more...

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Gujarat to host National Children Science Congress


December 23rd, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 23 (IANS) As many as 100 child scientists from various SAARC countries will attend the 17th National Children Science Congress (NCSC), a prestigious national academic event, to be held here ... Read more...

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GSLV Mk III to enhance India’s launch capacity: ISRO chief


November 14th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Tirupati, Nov 14 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) chief K. Radhakrishnan said here on Saturday that India is developing the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk III) ... Read more...

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Mars turned red due to grinding rocks, not water


September 19th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 19 (ANI): Recent laboratory studies have shown that Mars is not red due to the rocks being rusted by the water that once flooded the planet, but due to the ... Read more...

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New Drake-like equation to quantify a habitat’s potential for hosting life


September 17th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 17 (ANI): Researchers from the Open University, UK, are laying the groundwork for a new equation that could mathematically quantify a habitat's potential for hosting life, in a similar way ... Read more...

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Cracks on Mars a result of evaporating lakes in ancient times


September 16th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): Networks of giant polygonal troughs etched across crater basins on Mars have been identified as desiccation cracks caused by evaporating lakes, providing further evidence of a warmer, wetter ... Read more...

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Craters on Vesta and Ceres could pinpoint Jupiter’s age


September 14th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 14 (ANI): A new study that models the cratering history of Vesta and Ceres, which are the largest two objects in the asteroid belt, could help pinpoint when Jupiter began ... Read more...

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Gujarat grew 12.79 percent last fiscal


June 30th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 30 (IANS) Despite the global economic slowdown, Gujarat achieved a high growth rate of 12.79 in 2008-09, state Finance Minister Vajubhai Vala said here Tuesday. Announcing the annual state budget for ... Read more...

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Sharp-edged weapons recovered as Haryana governor visits Panjab University


February 26th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 26 (IANS) The police Thursday recovered sharp iron rods, hockey sticks and knuckledusters from a car parked near the Panjab University (PU) campus here minutes before the Haryana Governor A.R. ... Read more...

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39th All India Police Science Congress calls for better training to fight terror


January 22nd, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan. 22(ANI): The recently held 39th All India Police Science Congress at Guwahati in Assam has given a call to provide better training and motivation to police personnel to fight ... Read more...

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Police Congress in India’’s northeast calls for better training


January 22nd, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan. 22(ANI): The 39th All India Police Science Congress at Guwahati in India''s northeast Assam has called for better training and motivation of police personnel to fight urban terrorism. The three-day ... Read more...

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Police meet suggests outsourcing non-core tasks


January 21st, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 21 (IANS) The three-day All India Police Science Congress, which ended here Wednesday, has favoured outsourcing non-core tasks to private agencies and separating law and order from investigations in the ... Read more...

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