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Kerala should do more science and technology: Vayalar Ravi


September 13th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Kerala should formulate a policy for science, technology and innovation and align it to the National Policy 2013, said union Minister for Science and Technology and ... Read more...

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Wipro to train school teachers in US


August 29th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) Indian IT major Wipro Limited will train 120 school teachers in partnership with the University of Massachusetts in Boston, US, over the next three years ... Read more...

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Innovative method prints colours without inks


August 13th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 13 (IANS) An innovative method for creating sharp, full-spectrum colour images at 100,000 dots per inch (dpi) does not need inks or dyes, thanks to metal-laced nano-sized structures.Conversely, ... Read more...

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Graft case: Former IGNOU chief denies wrongdoing


July 28th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) V.N. Rajasekharan Pillai, former vice chancellor of the Indira Gandhi National Open University who is facing a CBI probe for alleged graft, Saturday denied wrongdoing in ... Read more...

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Brazil hopes 2016 Olympics will boost industry


July 19th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 19 (IANS) Brazil is hoping that the 2016 Olympics to be hosted here will help boost the nation's industrial output through purchases from local suppliers."We have ... Read more...

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Ban toxic imports, SC tells government


July 6th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed the government to ban import of toxic wastes which had been identified and declared hazardous under an international convention.The ... Read more...

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New science policy blueprint by September


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The government is likely to bring out by September this year the blueprint of a new science, technology and innovation policy aimed at sustainable growth ... Read more...

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BP drug lowers weight in spite of high fat diet


April 13th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 13 (IANS) ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor captopril (CAP), a drug commonly used for the treatment of hypertension and cardiac conditions, can reduce the weight of mice even on ... Read more...

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Brazil seeks association with US in education, science


April 4th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's drive to establish a partnership with the US in the spheres of education, science, technology and innovation will be a key topic of President ... Read more...

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China needs own space laws: Official


March 12th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) China needs its own law to protect its rights in outer space as well as regulate its domestic space activities, a top official has said."China is ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs technology-based business: PM


December 30th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islambad, Dec 30 (IANS) Pakistan needs technology-based business that fetch higher returns, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.Gilani Thursday made the remark while meeting students from National University of ... Read more...

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PM arrives in Moscow for India-Russia summit


December 15th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 15 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Thursday on a three-day visit for a bilateral summit with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at which the two ... Read more...

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Brain drain by foreign students may hit British economy


December 5th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) A rising number of foreign students who return home after studying science, maths and engineering at British universities could hit Britain's manufacturing economy with a brain-drain, ... Read more...

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Skilled Indians face a 70-year green card wait!


October 6th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) A highly skilled Indian national sponsored today for the most common skilled employment-based immigrant visa could wait 70 years to receive a green card, conclude two ... Read more...

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Himachal varsity in National Knowledge Network: Pilot


July 24th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 24 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) would be soon connected with the National Knowledge Network, Union Minster of State for Communication and Information Technology Sachin Pilot said ... Read more...

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FICCI hosting seminar on African Fellowship


June 27th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, June 27 (IANS) In an important initiative to bolster knowledge on African issues, a seminar will be organised here by an apex Indian industry body Tuesday to focus ... Read more...

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Now, watch Nat Geo in Tamil


June 16th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) After Bengali and Telugu, the National Geographic Channel is now available in Tamil, as a result of the channel's quest of strengthening its regional ... Read more...

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Study science, maths to keep ‘hungry’ Indian, Chinese at bay: Obama


June 14th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Citing a growing challenge from job-hungry students in India and China, US President Obama wants more Americans to study science, maths and engineering to keep "jobs ... Read more...

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China’s second moon orbiter Chang’e-2 heads for outer space


June 10th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) China's second moon orbiter, Chang'e-2, Thursday set off on a journey into outer space that will take it about 1.5 million km away from the ... Read more...

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China and Venezuela sign agreement for satellite construction


May 27th, 2011 - 5:12 am ICT by BNO News
CARCAS, VENEZUELA (BNO NEWS) -- China and Venezuela on Thursday signed an agreement for the construction of the South American country's second satellite, the state-run AVN news agency reported.China will provide support ... Read more...

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Leaders need to listen more closely to Americans: Poll


April 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 7 (ANI): A new poll has suggested that leaders in the United States should look more deeply at the public's priorities, particularly regarding proposed cuts to medical, health and scientific ... Read more...

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Silkworms can now produce coloured silk


March 12th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, March 12 (IANS) Researchers in Singapore have succeeded in making silkworms produce coloured silk, a media report said.Eight scientists from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research - a ... Read more...

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Gene behind rare skin cancer that heals itself discovered


March 11th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Scientists have for the first time identified the gene behind a rare skin cancer, which grows rapidly for a few weeks before healing spontaneously.Institute of Medical Biology (IMB) ... Read more...

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‘China may overtake US as premier nation for scientific and technological innovation’


February 20th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): US President Barrack Obama's science adviser has warned that China could overtake America as the premier nation for scientific and technological innovation, if "we don't lift our game". ... Read more...

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We need to outbuild, outeducate and outhustle the world: Obama


February 19th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) For once US President Barack Obama did not name India as he underlined the importance of math and science education in pushing for more education ... Read more...

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Women afraid of being stereotyped by male service providers


February 15th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has found that women prefer female service providers in situations where they might fall prey to stereotypes about their math and science abilities."One of the ... Read more...

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30th edition of science exhibition concludes in Agartala


January 2nd, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Jan.2 (ANI): The 30th edition of ongoing five-day science exhibition concluded on Saturday in Agartala.This exhibition was organised under the aegis of provincial Science and Technology of the State ... Read more...

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Malay-Indian NGOs send memorandum to PM highlighting problems


December 31st, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 31 (ANI): A number of Indian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have reportedly sent two memoranda to Malaysian Special Implementation Task Force for Indians to highlight their problems to the Prime ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shimla’s snow ritual continues, but no sign of snow!


December 26th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Dec 26 (IANS) The British are long gone. But one of their legacies still remains in this hill town even though its relevance has by and large melted away ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

UAE, IAEA working on safe nuclear energy programme


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Dec 3 (IANS/WAM) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Friday it is working closely with the United Arab Emirates on the establishment of a safe and secure nuclear programme in ... Read more...

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Indian innovator award to be announced Nov 22


November 13th, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Indian Innovation Initiative (i3), a competition on innovative technologies, has received 1,000 entries this year compared to 250 last year. The winner will be announced Nov ... Read more...

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Himachal’s Kinnaur weavers to benefit from trademark


October 20th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 20 (IANS) With the Kinnauri shawls receiving the prestigious Geographical Indications (GI) tag, over 1,000 weavers involved in the creation of the iconic shawls stand to gain the most."The registration ... Read more...

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National Geographic launched in Bengali


October 14th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) After Hindi, English and Telugu, the National Geographic Channel (NGC) will now be available in Bengali.The Bengali channel will be available from Nov 3. Viewers across ... Read more...

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Hawkins’ controversial Marie Claire naked pose nominated for The Maggies


September 21st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 21 (ANI): Miss Universe 2004 Jennifer Hawkins' controversial naked pose for a Marie Claire cover has been nominated for The Maggies, which is a new magazine award.The February cover ... Read more...

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NASA buys life-like humanoid as tour guide


September 15th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) A life-like robot, which speaks more than a dozen languages and has a pawky sense of humour, has been bought by NASA to become a robotic tour guide. The ... Read more...

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