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He dispels darkness through solar lamps (With photo)


August 20th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Solan (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 20 (IANS) He dispels darkness through solar lamps and compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs)."Eco-man" Gopal Dutt of Solan walks around everyday with a loudspeaker in his hands ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Muslim sect members discovered living underground in Russia


August 10th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Muslim sect was discovered living in an underground bunker in Kazan Russia. The sect consists of 20 children and 50 adults. The sect is being said ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Former Doordarshan cameraman shoots self in Delhi


June 5th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A former cameraman with Doordarshan committed suicide by shooting himself with his revolver at his residence here Tuesday morning, police said.Amarjeet Singh, 65, resident of ... Read more...

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African lake turns red from high levels of salt


June 4th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) A lake in west African nation Senegal has turned blood red in colour due to a high concentration of salt, with some areas within the lake ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China to allow non-animal test for cosmetics


May 10th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Decks have been cleared in China for using non-animal test methods for cosmetics ingredients, thanks to the support from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Risat-1 satellite raised to its intended orbit


April 28th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) India's own Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1), launched Thursday, has been placed in its final intended orbit, said the country's space agency said Saturday. space agency.In a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Shopkeeper roughed up for turning off TV


April 20th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) An angry fan assaulted a shopkeeper in south Delhi for switching the television off while an Indian Premier League(IPL) match was in progress, police said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Leaves guide plant’s battle for sunlight


April 16th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) A plant's primary weapon for survival is the ability to grow towards the light, getting just the amount it needs and shadowing its competition, says a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists create hair thin solar cells


April 10th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) Scientists have created solar cells so thin and flexible that they can be wrapped around a single strand of human hair.The ultra-thin film consists of electrodes ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Caffeine-exercise combo protects against skin cancer


April 4th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) A caffeine-exercise combo may be able to ward off skin cancer caused by exposure to sunlight, a study reveals."We found that this combination treatment can decrease ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Solar jacket’ lets Kindle last forever


April 4th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) A solar Kindle case lets readers "top up" their gadget simply by leaving it in the sun.The case has a built-in solar panel and battery, which ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Moscow to have solar-powered bus stops


March 16th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Though the Russian capital is not known for its sunshine, authorities believe the city gets enough sunlight to afford solar-powered bus stops.The stops, which will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russian scientists finally reach Lake Vostok


February 9th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After 20 years of trying, Russian scientists have announced a major breakthrough in the quest to get to Lake Vostok. The scientists believe that the lake which ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

For better sex drive, enjoy sunshine


February 8th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Men wishing to acquire a higher sex drive can benefit by exposing their body to the sun's rays, as a study by Austrian scientists has found ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Sunshine likely to protect kids from eczema


February 5th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Increased exposure to sunlight may help protect children from the risk of both food allergies and eczema, a study reveals. Researchers from the European Centre for ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Celestial treat on R-Day


January 25th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Sky gazers can look forward to a celestial treat on the evening of Republic Day Thursday, with a conjunction of the Moon and Venus providing ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

If the cool cap fits, wear it!


October 14th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 14 (IANS) Vivek Bhatia's thinking cap has the right fit and he seems to wear it innovatively. In fact, the Pune-based entrepreneur has come up with a cool ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Speeding call centre cab crushes traffic cop


September 28th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Attempting to evade being booked for speeding, a call centre cab ran over two traffic policemen, killing one and injuring the other Wednesday, police said. ... Read more...

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Two school boys stabbed by juniors


August 4th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Two government school students were Wednesday stabbed and seriously injured by their juniors outside their institution in south Delhi, police said.Mehtab and Aftab, both aged ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Honeysuckle coating protects people from UV rays


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 2 (IANS) Clothes coated with honeysuckle extract could effectively protect people from the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays.Ren-Cheng Tang and Sha-Sha Sun, scientists at Soochow University, China, wanted ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Elderly? Get some sunshine to prevent falls


May 5th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 5 (IANS) It's a good idea for older people to get some sunshine regularly. For, it helps maintain adequate Vitamin D levels which in turn can prevent falls.A ... Read more...

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Mathematical formula decides which tattoo designs will age well


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A mathematician has announced that he has devised the formula that will tell how long a tattoo will last on a body. Tattoos are inscribed on cells ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Male peacock’s tail plumage and eyespots attract females for mating


April 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Researchers Roz Dakin and Robert Montgomerie have discovered that natural variation in the number of eyespots on a male peacock's tail does not impact its mating success. However, peacocks whose tails are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Earth sees about 760 thunderstorms every hour, say scientists


April 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): About 760 thunderstorms hit the Earth every hour, scientists have calculated.The figure is substantially lower than numbers that have been used for nearly a century.The new research uses ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Water may be trapped in lunar potholes, suggest scientists


April 4th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 04 (ANI): Water molecules, which was found in 'significant amount' on the moon's surface in October 2009, may be trapped in the pits of its surface, say scientists.In 2009, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Outer tree canopy leaves ‘change shape to let inner ones get sunlight’


April 1st, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): A new study has found that outer tree canopy leaves influence the sunlight reaching inner canopy leaves by changing their shape.The shape and physiology of leaves within the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Husband, son kill Delhi police sub-inspector


March 26th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) A woman sub-inspector of police was allegedly strangulated with an electric wire by her husband and minor son over a financial dispute at her residence ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sunlight linked to drug’s effectiveness


March 10th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) The effectiveness of any drug in a body may be closely linked with exposure to sunlight and may vary seasonally.The findings offer a completely new model ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ultrafast laser to make solar cells more affordable, efficient


March 9th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Researchers at Purdue University's Center are developing a technology that employs ultrafast pulsing laser to help make solar cells more affordable and efficient.The technology will help experts overcome ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Exposure to sunlight ‘helps fight multiple sclerosis’


March 7th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 7 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that people with multiple sclerosis should lie in the sun to fight the disease.This was said after a new research shows that patients with higher ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World Cup spreads fragrance in Lucknow


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) In an attempt to boost the morale of the Indian World Cup team, florists here have prepared an 11-ft-high replica of the trophy with around 50 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sri Lankan maid suffers 17 years’ slavery in Saudi house


February 19th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Feb 19 (IANS) A Sri Lankan maid, who was made to serve virtually as a slave by her Saudi sponsor for 17 years, has been rescued by officials of the Sri ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US teen’s ’solar death ray’ can melt anything from metal to concrete


February 4th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 4 (ANI): An aspiring teenage scientist in the US has created a solar death ray, out of thousands of mirrors, that can melt anything from metal to concrete.Eric Jacqmain, 19, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Winter Vegetable Gardening Tips One Can Benefit From


January 13th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It would be wrong to assume that summer is the only season when you can grow vegetables in your garden. It is also possible to raise ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Solar powered car sets world record


January 13th, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of students from the University of South Wales have made a record with their solar powered vehicle.The vehicle which runs solely on solar with the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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