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Gorakhpur residents initiate waste management project


March 13th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
Gorakhpur, Mar 13 (ANI): To check waste accumulation in water bodies, a voluntary forum in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur city moots a waste management by converting domestic waste into compost.With the help of ... Read more...

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Antioxidants in pecans ‘good for your heart’


February 25th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Naturally occurring antioxidants in pecans may help contribute to heart health and disease prevention, according to a new study from Loma Linda University (LLU).Pecans contain different forms ... Read more...

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Summer Camp To Cater To Atheists and Agnostics


July 2nd, 2010 - 3:31 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Camp Quest is a sleep away camp which was created specifically for the children of atheists, agnostics, humanists, and other non believers, even though kids whose parents do ... Read more...

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England turns to science to ensure penalty shoot-out victory over Germany


June 25th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 25 (ANI): To overcome their past history of failures during penalty shoot-outs in crunch games, England has roped in statisticians to ensure a victory over Germany in their crunch game ... Read more...

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Kaziranga boasts of world’s highest tiger density


April 29th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 29 (IANS) The famed Kaziranga National Park in Assam has the highest density of tigers in the world at 32 per 100 sq km, surpassing the Corbett National Park's record, ... Read more...

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Peer counseling, support can improve breastfeeding success in obese women


April 26th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Using a very powerful scientific method employing randomization and intervention groups, Scientists from the University of Connecticut, Hartford's Hispanic Health Council, the Hartford Hospital, and Yale University, studied 154 women recruited during ... Read more...

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Scientist admits sending ‘awful’ e-mails that suppressed data on climate change


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 2 (ANI): Reports indicate that Professor Phil Jones, a climate scientist, has admitted that he had "written some very awful e-mails", that attempted to suppress crucial data on climate change.The ... Read more...

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President Patil encourages children to lead India


November 14th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 14 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil met children at her official residence in New Delhi on Saturday on the occasion of the 120th birth anniversary of India's first Prime ... Read more...

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“Citizen Sky” project to study bright star that will transform after 27 years


August 25th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 25 (ANI): Astronomers have launched a new citizen science project called "Citizen Sky" to help study a bright star that will soon begin a puzzling transformation that only happens every ... Read more...

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Coal price index to be launched in July


June 30th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 30 (IANS) India will soon get a coal index to track the coal price movement in the country. India's leading e-commerce company Mjunction Services Ltd will launch the index in ... Read more...

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Ancient Indian farming technique picks up in mango belt


July 5th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajat Rai Unnao (Uttar Pradesh), July 5 (IANS) Four years ago, when a Lucknow-based horticulture institute floated the idea of homa-farming, cultivators in the mango belt of Kakori and Malihabad adopted it ... Read more...

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Increase in tiger population in Tamil Nadu


March 8th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by admin
Tirunelveli (Tamil Nadu), Mar 8 (ANI): A Tiger census was conducted by Tamil Nadu Forest and Wild Animal Department officials with the help of 150 college students in Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve recently.The ... Read more...

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Scientific and teaching organizations call for evolution education


January 2nd, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 2 (ANI): A coalition of 17 scientific and teaching organizations is calling on the scientific community to become more involved in the promotion of science education, including evolution.According to these ... Read more...

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Three Eids in Pakistan


November 14th, 2007 - 2:17 am ICT by admin
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