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US eyes infrastructure spending in India, emerging economies


September 21st, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) With India and other emerging economies set to spends trillions of dollars to build infrastructure, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is hoping that they would ... Read more...

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Oldest-known Mayan calendar found


May 11th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS/EFE) A team of US archaeologists announced Thursday the discovery of the oldest Mayan calendar to date, a ninth-century artifact amid the ruins of an ancient ... 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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How cholera bug invades the gut


January 29th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Scientists have figured out how cholera bugs invade our guts, infecting millions and killing more than 100,000 people worldwide every year, reveals a study. The discovery ... Read more...

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A last tango between Washington and Islamabad? (Comment)


December 27th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
The tension between Islamabad and Washington is being stretched to the limit. Reports from Washington say US officials are trying to "limit" its counter-terrorism alliance with Pakistan. But this time, ... Read more...

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Large intestine bugs play spoilsport in slimming


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Bugs in our large intestine may be slowing down the activity of brown or 'good fat' that quickly burns calories and keeps us slim. Sandrine P. ... Read more...

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New tool to pick out hidden patterns in vast data sets


December 16th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Researchers have developed a statistical tool that can pick out unsuspected or hidden patterns in mountains of data in a way that no other software programme ... Read more...

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White House says ‘no evidence’ of extraterrestrials


November 8th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. government has said it has no evidence that any life exists outside our planet or that an extraterrestrial presence has ever contacted any human being.Phil ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda isn’t near defeat, it’s winning: Author


September 28th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 28 (IANS/AKI) Even after the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, the terror outfit is not going away, in fact it is winning, says Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, ... Read more...

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9/11 transformed South Asia geopolitics (10th anniversary of 9/11)


September 9th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) When the architects of 9/11 were traced to shadowy caves in Afghanistan, the US sent thousands of troops to smoke them out and topple ... Read more...

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Obama, congressional leaders announce deal to raise debt ceiling, cut spending


August 1st, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama and congressional leaders on late Sunday evening announced a bipartisan deal to cut federal deficits by trillions of dollars while raising the debt ... Read more...

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India, China giving US stiff competition on jobs: Obama


July 1st, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Citing stiff competition from nation's like China, India and Brazil, President Barack Obama has said he is not prepared to bring US deficit down by ... Read more...

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India, US want peaceful rise of China: Palin


March 20th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Former US vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin Saturday said India and the United States want to ensure China's peaceful rise, even as she expressed ... Read more...

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Dull brain? Blame it on family genes!


March 4th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 4 (IANS) Your family's genetic make-up may explain why your brain is sharp or dull, so says researchers.Alex Fornito from the University Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre said the findings ... Read more...

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Scientist urges ‘to take risk of a global Katrina seriously’


February 28th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): A Brit top scientist has urged that the risk of a devastating space storm wreaking havoc like a 'global Katrina' and costing the world trillions of pounds should ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Forget search engines, try the new ‘answer engines’


February 14th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): Computer wizards have claimed that by using a 'cutting-edge' technology they have created a clever website that gives direct answers to direct questions.According to creators, "trueknowledge.com" site is ... Read more...

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‘Double-Dip’ recession 2011


February 11th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world was hoping that the recession that did hit the world almost three years ago was slowly getting to an end.While the 2011 predictions were ... Read more...

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Last five blocks of Internet addresses to be shared


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): The current pool of Internet addresses is running out with the last five blocks set to be distributed to regional agencies.In the early hours of February 1, the ... Read more...

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Internet Armageddon is my mistake, says Google chief


January 21st, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 21 (ANI): Google's chief internet evangelist, Vint Cerf, has said that the world is going to run out of internet addresses 'within weeks' and it will be all his fault.The ... Read more...

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Facebook, Google join web future warning


January 16th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16 (ANI): Web addresses are likely to run out as soon as November and to raise public awareness Google and Facebook have decided to switch their websites to a ... Read more...

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Bacteria that live on and in humans orchestrate health and disease


December 16th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the old saying from Aesop's fables-You are known by the company you keep-also applies to the trillions of microscopic bacteria and viruses ... Read more...

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Universe holds more stars than sand grains on earth


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) The universe holds more stars than the total number of sand grains on the earth, or just triple the current estimates, boosting chances of alien life elsewhere in ... Read more...

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Scientists capture ’song’ of a distant star


November 8th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) Scientists have captured a hum emitted by a star trillions of miles away as part of new research that is providing insights into what lies beneath the surface ... Read more...

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Global warming ‘the most successful pseudoscientific fraud ever’: US physicist


October 12th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12(ANI): An American professor has branded global warming as "the greatest and most successful pseudoscientific fraud" he has ever seen.Professor Harold Lewis claimed that man-made climate change has become a ... Read more...

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Study: Repeated use of antibiotics can create havoc in the stomach


September 15th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The human gut is home to trillions of bacteria and a recent research has indicated repeated use of antibiotics can have long lasting alteration to the bacteria.The ... Read more...

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Telescope captures galactic super volcanic explosion


August 23rd, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) A spectacular "super volcano" that erupted trillions of miles away from earth has been clicked by a NASA telescope. The staggering eruption was filmed by NASA's Chandra X-Ray ... Read more...

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NASA Warns Solar Storms of 2012 Can Shut Down US for Months!


August 17th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following up on a study which was done in 2009 by the National Academy of Sciences which predicts that a solar storm will be arriving in 2012 ... Read more...

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Internet addresses to dry out within a year


July 26th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 26 (ANI): The world is going to run out of Internet addresses in less than a year and inaction by internet providers could lead to broken applications and more expensive ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Boffins simplify nanowire manufacturing


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A researcher at the University of Florida claims to have found an inexpensive solution to making nanowires.Nanowires are so tiny that a human hair would dwarf them - ... Read more...

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Hottest material ever created sounds like ‘an eerie drone’


June 4th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): The hottest material ever created in the laboratory sounds like a weird drone - similar to a sound that may have pervaded the universe just after the big ... Read more...

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Fed Predicts Low Rates Will Prevail


March 17th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Mar 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, the Federal reserve kept its key interest rate close to 0% and said that for some time the rates should remain like ... Read more...

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Statement of President Obama on financial reform


March 16th, 2010 - 2:20 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Obama on Monday released the following statement on financial reform."It has now been well over a year since the near collapse of the financial sector, and ... Read more...

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Catastrophic event halted birth of stars, say Durham researchers


March 10th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.10 (ANI): Scientists at Durham University's Department of Physics have found evidence of a catastrophic event that they believe was responsible for halting the birth of stars in a galaxy in ... Read more...

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World’s most sensitive neutrino experiment may reveal why we exist


February 26th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Reports indicate that the world's most sensitive neutrino experiment, which could shed some light on why we exist, has begin.According to a report in New Scientist, in ... Read more...

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Physicists take quantum leap in development of phonon lasers


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Physicists have taken major step forward in the development of practical phonon lasers that emit sound in much the same way that optical lasers emit light, a development ... Read more...

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