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BJP tries to mop up votes with sops (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


July 20th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 20 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and five-time former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh's fears have come true. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to have ... Read more...

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Greenland ice most vulnerable to global warming


March 12th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 12 (IANS) The Greenland ice sheet seems to be the most vulnerable to global warming at this stage than previously estimated.The temperature threshold for melting the ice sheet ... Read more...

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New genetic study helps solve Darwin’s mystery of evolution of flowering plants


April 11th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): A new study has suggested the evolution and diversification of the more than 300,000 living species of flowering plants may have been "jump started" much earlier than previously ... Read more...

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How neurons in the brain decide how to transmit information


March 26th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Scientists have established a fundamental mechanism by which neurons in the brain communicate.There are billions of neurons in the brain and at any given time tens of ... Read more...

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Observing flares of ultraviolet light from Jupiter’s aurora


February 10th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists has reported that Jupiter's aurora often emits dramatic flares of ultraviolet light lasting several tens of seconds.Bonfond et al. capture high-time-resolution image sequences of the ... Read more...

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Humans helped vulture population flourish in Canary Islands


December 13th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new study has found that the Egyptian vulture population of the Canary Islands flourished around the same time as humans began to colonise the islands."We found that ... Read more...

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Human skin turned into 3-D cancers in tissue culture dishes


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): For the first time ever, Stanford University researchers have successfully transformed normal human tissue into three-dimensional cancers in a tissue culture dish.Watching how the cells behave as they ... Read more...

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33 trapped Chilean miners could be free in ten days


October 5th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): The 33 miners trapped underground in Chile could reportedly be rescued in just 10 days.According to the Daily Mail, the rescuers are expected to make contact with the ... Read more...

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Hepatitis B virus may be over 19-mn-year-old, reveal songbird fossils


September 29th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): Biologists at The University of Texas at Arlington have found fragments of the modern Hepatitis B virus inside the genomes of songbirds such as the modern-day zebra finch. ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves proposal of cadre restructuring of Military Nursing Services


August 26th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.26 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday gave its approval to the proposal of cadre restructuring of Military Nursing Services (MNS).The decision is intended to reduce stagnation in the ... Read more...

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Why Antarctic sea ice is increasing despite warming climate


August 17th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): While the Arctic sea ice has been decreasing over the years, the Antarctic sea ice extent has been increasing slightly - a phenomenon that has left scientists baffled."We ... Read more...

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Scholarship scheme for medicos to attract them to para-medical services


June 29th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 29(ANI): The Union Home Ministry on Tuesday approved a scholarship scheme for offering scholarship to twenty-five candidates getting admission to selected medical colleges in the country.The Central Para-Military ... Read more...

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Scientists find youngest planet outside our solar system


June 11th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Scientists have identified the youngest known planet outside our solar system and established that planets can grow up fast.According to researchers, Beta Pictoris b is already fully ... Read more...

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Centre announces eight percent increase in DA for Central Govt employees


March 19th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government on Friday announced an eight percent Dearness Allowance (DA) increase for the Central Government employees.The DA increase has been ... Read more...

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Archaeological ‘time machine’ might answer key questions in human evolution


February 12th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Scientists at Queen's University in Canada have helped produce a new archaeological 'time machine' that could answer key questions in human evolution.The new calibration curve, which extends back ... Read more...

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Scientists develop new technique for glass creation


November 5th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 5 (ANI): Harvard University's materials scientists have come up with what they believe is a new and better way to model the formation of glasses, a type of amorphous solid ... Read more...

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England have to wait for Flintoff’s return to ODIs


August 26th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) There is some time before Andrew Flintoff's career as a One-day specialist can take off following a surgery that will need a recovery period of at least ... Read more...

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Alien platinum ’stirred’ into Earth’s interiors 1.5 billion years


August 1st, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 1 (ANI): A new research has determined that meteorites raining down on Earth 1.5 billion years ago created a debris rich in platinum, which 'stirred' down into the interior of ... Read more...

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Mars, a seething cauldron for 100 million years


July 24th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 24 (IANS) Mars may have been a seething cauldron for nearly a 100 million years after its formation, thwarting evolution of life on the planet, according to an analysis of ... Read more...

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New transplant method helps cancer victims have babies


July 1st, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) A new method developed by researchers helps women whose ovaries have been struck by cancer to have babies. Pascal Piver, who manages the in vitro fertilisation centre at Limoges ... Read more...

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New ovarian transplant technique offers hope to infertile


June 30th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): French doctors have unveiled a new technique for transplanting the ovaries of women who have lost their fertility as a result of cancer treatment.The technique, described by Pascal ... Read more...

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Sea level has risen by 20 mm from 1955-2008


February 17th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): In a new research, a scientist has determined that the observed ocean warming has contributed approximately 20 mm to global average sea level for the time period ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi promises to implement Sixth Pay Commission recommendations on I-Day


August 15th, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Aug.15 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi on Friday promised that his DMK-led Government would implement the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission approved by the Union Cabinet to the ... Read more...

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Winehouse finally getting back to work


August 13th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Troubled British singer Amy Winehouse has returned to the studio to work on another album which she plans to release when her husband Blake Fielder-Civil gets out of ... Read more...

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Water in our bodies is different from ordinary water


August 7th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Water, as we know it, does not exist within our bodies, says a leading researcher, who added that the fluid has different physical properties from ordinary bulk ... Read more...

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Scientists create brightest, sharpest and fastest x-ray holograms


August 2nd, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 2 (ANI): An international team of U.S. and German researchers has produced two of the brightest and sharpest x-ray holograms of microscopic objects ever made, with the help of ... Read more...

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World should focus on short-term goals to reduce carbon emissions, says study


July 2nd, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): A new study has called for stronger short-term goals to reduce carbon emissions, as long-term climate change policy is likely to reverse the tide of climate change ... Read more...

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Astronomers detect light echoes from supernova explosion in Milky Way


May 31st, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Astronomers have for the first time spotted light echoing from the original explosion of a supernova that exploded hundreds of years ago in the Milky Way.It was ... Read more...

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E. coli can learn to anticipate changes in their surroundings


May 9th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by admin
London, May 9 (ANI): Scientists have shown that bacteria possess the ability to learn to anticipate change of conditions in the stomach.Saeed Tavazoie of Princeton University in New Jersey says ... Read more...

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Rush towards biofuels might lead to global starvation


March 7th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by admin
London, March 7 (ANI): A top British Government official has warned that the rush towards biofuels is threatening world food production and the lives of billions of people.According to a report in ... Read more...

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No compulsory military service: Antony


March 3rd, 2008 - 8:53 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The defence ministry Monday brought the curtain down on a raging debate on introducing compulsory military service to address a severe shortage of over 14,000 officers in ... Read more...

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Dust dumped on ocean floor impacts global climate


February 29th, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) Nine hundred million tonnes of dust from deserts and land that is dumped into the ocean every year impacts global climate, but exactly how was for long a ... Read more...

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Cascading-driven downslope currents can reverse overexploitation of deep-sea organisms


January 16th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): A new study by scientists has described how a climate-driven phenomenon can influence the biological processes of a deep-sea living resource by reversing its overexploitation.Carried out by Joan ... Read more...

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Cabinet extends tenure of AFMS Short Service Commissioned Officers to 14 years


November 14th, 2007 - 2:50 am ICT by admin
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