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God Particle’s discovery ‘biggest leap in physics’ (Roundup)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Scientists have finally locked onto Higgs Boson, the 'God Particle', a discovery that crowns the global scientific community's most challenging and comprehensive quest for ... Read more...

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ASI wants marble removed from Bodhi tree


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 23 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is to probe why the Bodhgaya temple management has not removed marble slabs around the base of the Bodhi ... Read more...

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Himachal launches green policy on used CFL lamps


December 11th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 11 (IANS) Worried over the environmental hazard posed by discarded CFL and fluorescent lamps, the Himachal Pradesh government is working on a policy to make firms manufacturing and ... Read more...

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Top Gujarat Congress leaders slam Modi, announce satyagraha


September 15th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 15 (IANS) The Congress party in Gujarat Thursday came out with a set of posers for Chief Minister Narendra Modi, describing his proposed "five-star" fast as the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Using satellite imagery, Haryana to digitize land records


July 13th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Haryana's land records will soon have a satellite connection.The state government has initiated a project for digitizing and updating land records by using high resolution satellite ... Read more...

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India to establish 80 new institutions across Africa


May 25th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 25 (IANS) India will establish over 80 new institutions in Africa in areas as diverse as agriculture to English language teaching in its support for institutional ... Read more...

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For India, it’s time for Africa


May 24th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) Following are what Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said were "initiatives" that India was prepared to take as part of its "emerging partnership" with Africa, ... Read more...

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Now, trees can detect soil, water contaminants


April 18th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 18 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla have proved that trees can really let you know about unseen degradation of their environment.They have developed a method to detect ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Up for Sale: Agricultural land in Chhattisgarh


March 5th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
By Vipin ThakurRaipur, Mar 5 (ANI): Another name for Chhattisgarh is ' Dhan ka katora' or 'Rice Bowl'. There is an amazing variety of rice being grown across the region in Central ... Read more...

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Greenpeace demands a “Green Budget” during consultation with Mukherjee


January 13th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.13 (ANI): Meeting Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee at a pre-budget consultation, environment watchdog Greenpeace said on Thursday that it was high time the Government brought a 'green' component ... Read more...

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Right to productive living denied in Goa: Church


August 21st, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 21 (IANS) The Church in Goa Saturday said rights of residents to carve out a productive living was being forcibly denied in the state, where nearly 26 percent of the ... Read more...

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Linking India to superbug unfair and wrong, says India (Lead)


August 12th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India Thursday termed as unfair and wrong linking a multiple drug-resistant superbug detected in Britain to India saying a number of such bacteria have also been reported ... Read more...

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Unfair to link superbug to India: Government


August 12th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) It is unfair to link a multiple drug-resistant superbug detected in Britain to India as a number of such bacteria survive in nature and have been reported ... Read more...

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Build on the bounty of Bastar


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Asha ShuklaChhattisgarh (Kanker), July 23 (ANI): The story of Bastar has unfortunately shrunk to that of a battle ground; a battle of wits and a show of strength between State ... Read more...

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Bt Brinjal moratorium disheartened scientific community: Pawar


May 13th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Thursday said the moratorium on the commercial release of Bt Brinjal has "disheartened" the scientific community in the country. "I am worried that ... Read more...

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Plant hormones found to increase cotton yields during drought conditions


March 11th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11(ANI): Scientists from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have found that a naturally occurring class of plant hormones called cytokinins has been found to help increase cotton yields during drought ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Elevated CO2 levels may mitigate losses of biodiversity from nitrogen pollution


December 4th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 4 (ANI): A new study by scientists has determined that elevated carbon dioxide (CO2) levels may mitigate losses of biodiversity from nitrogen pollution.The study involved a 10-year open-air outdoor experiment ... Read more...

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Agroforestry is the future of agriculture, say scientists


June 28th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 28 (ANI): Scientists have said that agroforestry is the future of agriculture, as it can create greater economic value, enhance biodiversity, and improve soil, water and air quality on many ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist develops tool that can search best solutions for pollution control


June 16th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A scientist of Indian origin has designed a tool that takes into consideration all feasible solutions for decreasing non-point source pollution for the amount of money available.The scientist ... Read more...

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Cocaine production polluting Peru rivers, says government


June 5th, 2009 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, June 5 (EFE) Peruvian drug syndicates dump nearly 15 million litres of harmful chemicals into the rivers in the Amazon region annually, causing large-scale destruction of the fragile ecosystem, an official ... Read more...

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A quarter of the world’’s land area is degrading, reveals study


March 22nd, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 22 (ANI): A new study has determined that almost a quarter of the world''s land area is degrading, often in very productive areas. Land degradation, which is the decline ... Read more...

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5000-yr-old pottery kiln identified in Iran’’s Burnt City


March 2nd, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, March 2 (ANI): Archaeologists have identified a 5000-years-old pottery kiln near the ancient Burnt City of in Shahr-e Sukhteh in Sistan-va-Baluchestan Province in Iran. "Current evidences verify that this pottery ... Read more...

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Devastated forests could soon be replanted from the air


January 31st, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): If tests of a technology being developed in the UK prove successful, forests devastated by fire or illegal logging could soon be replanted from the air.According to ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researchers test to dramatically reduce deadly disease diagnosis time


August 22nd, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 22 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher at Kansas State University has developed a rapid test that can significantly reduce the time taken for diagnosing dangerous diseases in the lab, and ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas victims demand commission and extradition of erstwhile owners


April 22nd, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): Bhopal gas tragedy victims have demanded the setting up of an empowered commission to look into their grievances, and also called for the extradition of Union ... Read more...

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Fashion Week kicks off with message to ‘Save The Earth’


March 12th, 2008 - 5:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Dancers swaying to the primitive beats of drums and sounds of the jungle, followed by models showcasing the creative brilliance of fashion designer Vikram Phadnis set the ... Read more...

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