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Discovery Channel to air 10-part series on coal


September 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) At a time when coal is dominating the political discourse in India, a 10-part Discovery Channel television series titled "Coal" premieres Sunday.A Discovery Networks Asia ... Read more...

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UP allows Delhi to set up power towers in Noida


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government allowed has Delhi to install six power transmission towers in Noida to provide the capital's densely populated eastern part an alternate ... Read more...

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China’s moon rover to run on nuclear power


August 13th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) China's first moon rover will run on a nuclear-powered battery, a scientist said.The rover lands on moon next year on board Chang'e-3, China's third lunar probe, ... Read more...

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Need to evolve world opinion against n-weapons: Kalam


July 14th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) Former Indian president and world renowned scientist A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Saturday said world opinion was needed to be created against nuclear weapons of mass destruction."Nuclear energy ... Read more...

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Scientists to harness solar energy in space


May 17th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Solar power from space could be a valuable source of renewable energy, thanks to an innovative research. Researchers at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, have already ... Read more...

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Harmful for country to give up n-power option: PM (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday asserted that it would be harmful for the country to give up the option of nuclear power as an ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Vitamin K2 found promising in Parkinson’s treatment


May 13th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 13 (IANS) Vitamin K2 has shown promise in the treatment of Parkinson's, a condition characterised by lack of movement, tremors and muscle stiffness. Using vitamin K2, Patrik Verstreken, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pair of liver molecules could control diabetes


April 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Salk Institute researchers have discovered a pair of molecules that regulate the liver's production of glucose and could be the key to controlling diabetes. Controlling the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Shale gas exploration policy by March 2013: Reddy


March 13th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
"Shale gas policy is proposed to be announced tentatively by March 31, 2013," Reddy said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, adding the government has already started formulating the ... Read more...

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‘India diversifying sources to reduce dependence on Iranian oil’


February 29th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) India will increase imports of crude oil from Africa and Latin American countries to reduce dependence on Gulf countries, especially Iran which is facing sanctions ... Read more...

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Indian, Israeli experts tap sun for hybrid power plants


February 14th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The success of hybrid cars is inspiring yet another way of going green but on a more ambitious scale -- harnessing solar energy to drive ... Read more...

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China to promote shale gas


February 13th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 13 (IANS) China plans to increase efforts to explore shale gas in 2012.This natural gas has become an important source of energy in the US over the past ... Read more...

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Iran: EU seeks India’s leverage, Manmohan backs diplomacy


February 10th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The European Union, which has imposed fresh sanctions against Iran, Friday asked India to use its leverage to broker talks with Tehran over its ... Read more...

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Delhi’s rooftop solar power policy a non-starter


December 30th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) It seemed to be the panacea for the capital's power woes, but seven months down the line the Delhi government's ambitious plan to generate electricity ... Read more...

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US energy policy moving in wrong direction: Chevron CEO


October 20th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) The energy policy in the US is moving in the wrong direction and may risk making energy more scarce and expensive, John S. Watson, chairman and ... Read more...

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Dev Anand turns 88, going strong with new projects


September 26th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) "Main zindagi ka saath nibhata chala gaya" -- true to his popular song, Dev Anand, one of the most loveable romantic heroes of the 1950s and ... Read more...

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Exhibition recapitulates spiritual master Sohan Qadri’s journey


September 3rd, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Sohan Qadri, one of the country's leading spiritual artists, believed that an artist had to see through the form to break its laws. A rare ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indoor pollution ups cardio risk among women


July 10th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) The practice of cooking with wood or cow dung inside houses exposes millions of women to fine particles of air pollution in developing countries which can ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Artificial pancreas to eliminate daily insulin shots


June 26th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) Two Indian American researchers in the US are developing an artificial pancreas to deliver insulin automatically and with an individualized precision never before possible.Thanks to Mayo ... Read more...

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‘Cars 2′ drives on a weaker engine (IANS Movie Review)


June 26th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Cars 2"; Director: John Lasseter; Voiceover: Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, Larry the Cable Guy; Rating: ***When "Cars" came out in 2006, the film, in its own way, changed animation ... Read more...

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Two Indian firms win clean energy awards


June 17th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Two Indian companies specializing in alternative energy sources for rural electrification have won this year's prestigious Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy in London.The Husk Power ... Read more...

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Algal turf can clean highly polluted streams, lakes


June 1st, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) Field-sized algal turf scrubbers could clean up streams, canals, and lakes polluted by agricultural, domestic and some industrial runoff. These devices work by pulsing contaminated water ... Read more...

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Gujarat villagers vow to oppose Bhavnagar nuclear plant


May 28th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Jaspara (Gujarat), May 27 (IANS) Village council members of over 50 coastal villages in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district Friday took a pledge to oppose the proposed 6,000 MW nuclear power ... Read more...

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Star India adopts HD technology, unveils new corporate logo


April 15th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) It seems television channels are adapting to new technologies to be the best in the business as Star India has upgraded its top-five channels with high-definition ... Read more...

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Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao holds wide-ranging consultations in Tokyo


April 8th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 8(ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao today held constructive and useful discussions with Japanese Vice-Foreign Minister Kenichiro Sasae and Deputy Foreign Minister Koro Bessho in Tokyo on bilateral, regional and global ... Read more...

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India should learn from Japan episode: Jairam Ramesh


March 18th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) India is not prepared to abandon nuclear power as a source of energy, but should definitely take lesson from the nuclear disaster in Japan and ... Read more...

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Nearly 5 in 10 Americans think nuke power is safe energy source


March 18th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 18 (ANI): Nearly five in ten Americans think nuclear power is a safe source of energy, according to a Fox News poll released Thursday.Though, most of the respondents expressed ... Read more...

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Why some people are apple-shaped and others pear-shaped


March 10th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have shed light on why some people are apple-shaped and others are pear-shaped.Researchers have pinpointed a protein that plays a part in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Are you pear or apple shaped? Blame your proteins


March 10th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) The presence of a protein may help explain why some people are apple shaped and others pear shaped.Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have pinpointed a ... Read more...

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Nepal reels under 14-hour power cuts daily


February 7th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 7 (IANS) As Nepal's new communist Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal assumed office Monday, Nepal's power authorities announced a stringent 14-hour daily electricity blackout, citing the drying up ... Read more...

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Meet the 12-yr-old who wants a Renewable Energy or Astrophysics degree


January 10th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 10 (ANI): A 12-year-old Malaysian boy caught the attention at an education fair recently when he expressed his urge to pursue his graduation in either Renewable Energy or Astrophysics."The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Diesel could be the ‘future green fuel’


November 10th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A Norwegian company is working to make diesel the new environmentally friendly source of energy.Nordic Power Systems, in conjunction with Cal Tech spin-off SAFCell Inc., recently released a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Russia to use sawdust biofuel in planes


November 10th, 2010 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia may start using biofuel made from sawdust to power aircraft, a minister has said."We have a country full of forests and plenty of sawdust; why not ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Romans Were First To Invent The Eco-Friendly House Claims New Study


November 5th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Oxford University researcher has found that the Roman villas built 2000 years ago had almost all the features of a modern eco-friendly house. The study ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India seeks partnership with hydrocarbon producers: PM


November 1st, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday sought to strengthen economic partnerships with hydrocarbon producing countries, saying the demand for this source of energy would increase by over ... Read more...

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