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Goa government pitches for fish-devourable Ganesh idols (With Image)


August 1st, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 1 (IANS) With Ganesh Chaturthi, the most popular religious festival in western India to be celebrated next month, Goa's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government is pitching ... Read more...

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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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‘Key player’ that facilitates Parkinson’s disease found


March 4th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 04 (ANI): Johns Hopkins scientists have discovered that PARIS - the protein - facilitates the most common form of Parkinson's disease (PD).The findings could lead to important new targets for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Excess of protein used as anti-cancer drug triggers Parkinson’s disease


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A new study has found that over-activation of a single protein may shut down the brain-protecting effects of a molecule and increases the likeliness of the most common ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

E-waste recycling a ‘health and environmental hazard’


August 27th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Scientists are concerned that recycling of electronic waste from computers, cell phones and other goods might be creating significant health and environmental hazards.Scientists from China and the United ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Popular Zhu Zhu Pets Might Be Recalled From Market


December 6th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec. 06, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Zhu Zhu Pets, which was one of the highly demanded toys of the festive season might be recalled from the market. Reports that have started surfacing ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Dust deposited in oceans may carry elements fatal to marine algae


March 10th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): New findings have shown that some sources of dust that is deposited in oceans also carry toxic elements that can kill marine algae. Dust blown off the continents ... Read more...

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Sanjay Dutt urges people to lead a drug-free life


February 20th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Feb 20 (ANI): Bollywood actor-turned-politician Sanjay Dutt has urged people to lead a drug-free life. Dutt said that leading a natural life was far better than a life filled with ... Read more...

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Chandigarh reserachers make fertilisers from hair, get patent


July 10th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) A team of researchers from Chandigarh has succeeded in converting waste pollutants like human hair and bird feathers into organic fertilisers, and has now been granted two separate ... Read more...

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