UK Government worried about Internet meltdown during Olympics

February 6th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The British government is concerned that the upcoming Olympic Games could bring additional burden on the country’s Internet load. In a document highlighting how to take advantage ... Read more...

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Japanese Encephalitis claims 89 lives in Assam

August 23rd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) More than 350 cases of Japanese encephalitis and nearly 90 deaths due to the viral disease were reported in Assam this year, the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Indian communication satellite raised to its orbit

July 21st, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) Indian communication satellite GSAT-12 has reached its intended orbit, the country's space agency said Thursday.In a statement, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said GSAT-12 ... Read more...

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Indian communication satellite raised to near its orbit

July 18th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) The Indian communication satellite GSAT-12 is now very near to its ultimate geo-stationary orbit at 36,000-km apogee, or farthest point from Earth, space agency ISRO ... Read more...

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Israel shoos away dogs with high-pitched noise

April 30th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, April 30 (IANS) The Israeli capital city of Tel Aviv has declared war on dogs that soil public parks. It is using an "unpleasant, high-pitched" tone - that ... Read more...

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Display radiation risks, phone firms urged

October 10th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Scientists and pressure groups have urged mobile phone companies to display the possible radiation risks more prominently. Manuals for mobile phones tell users not to place devices ... Read more...

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Over 32,000 people displaced in Brazil floods

June 20th, 2010 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 32,000 people have been displaced in Brazil's Alagoas state due to floods caused by heavy rains, the civil defence service said Sunday. Heavy rains are ... Read more...

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Homework, video games, computers ruining kids’ eyes

January 18th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, January 18 (ANI): Spending more time inside the house playing video games, computers and doing homework and less time on outdoor activities is taking a toll on children's eyes, experts have ... Read more...

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VOA-PBC agreement to see expansion of US propaganda network to Pakistan

October 27th, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 27(ANI): The Voice of America (VOA), a US government agency, and the Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) have reportedly reached an agreement, wherein Pakistan has agreed to accept the expansion of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Blue lasers can tear through water to establish better contact with submarines

August 26th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is turning to blue lasers to establish contact with submarines, as they penetrate water more effectively.The water that hides enemy ... Read more...

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Genes help placebos work in depression patients

July 21st, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) Some combination of biological and psychological factors was thought to be responsible for why placebos, sugar pills designed to gauge the effectiveness of the actual medication, work for ... Read more...

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Taliban executes alleged US spy in North Waziristan

April 19th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.19 (ANI): The Taliban has reportedly gunned down a 19 year old Afghan tribal boy following his alleged confession of planting transmitters which guided US drones to carry out strikes ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Natural ‘First Aid’ system for brain cells protects inflammation after stroke

April 17th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Scientists have found that the body comprises a cellular "First Aid" system for brain cells in which certain immune cells in the blood, called regulatory T lymphocytes (Treg), ... Read more...

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Genes decide weight loss drugs effectiveness

October 2nd, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Obese patients with specific genetic makeup have an enhanced response to a weight loss drug, while others who lack the factors lose little or no weight, says ... Read more...

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Talking robofish set to do undersea environmental duties

June 18th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): University of Washington researchers have equipped three fish-like robots, each 20 inches long and weighing just over six pounds, with acoustic transmitters to communicate wirelessly with one ... Read more...

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Doppler radar to monitor heartbeat rate developed

February 5th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by admin
London , Feb 5 (ANI): Heart patients will soon not have to contend with painful ECG leads, for a Doppler radar has been introduced to monitor the tiniest chest movements caused by ... Read more...

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