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Kudankulam reactor may get one year operational licence


September 8th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) India's atomic energy regulator would decide on the duration of the operational license to be given to the first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ... Read more...

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Mary Rose sailors’ ate a diet of salt beef and biscuits


June 5th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Various tests on the bones of sailors aboard the Mary Rose, Henry VIII's flagship, have shown that their diet consisted of salt beef and sea biscuits.The forensic ... Read more...

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Stinking of rotten fish, woman took 10 showers a day


April 17th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) A British woman suffers from a rare metabolic disorder that makes her stink like rotten fish. Strangers shout at her in the streets and she even ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa takes on disaster authority over Mullaperiyar


December 21st, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday accused the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) of succumbing to the subterfuge of Kerala by constituting a team ... Read more...

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Papa bit dazed: Zoa Morani


December 2nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) It was tough for Zoa Morani as she watched her producer father Karim Morani being whisked away to jail for his alleged involvement in the 2G ... Read more...

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Five executives’ bail hearing in 2G case to resume Monday


April 29th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will resume Monday a hearing on the bail pleas of five corporate executives, named as co-accused in the second generation (2G) ... Read more...

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Two-year-old world’s first to have extra DNA strand


April 12th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) A British toddler has become the first person in the world to be diagnosed with an extra strand in his DNA.Two-year-old Alfie Clamp from Nuneaton in ... Read more...

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Brit boy, 2, is world’s first to be born with an extra strand of DNA


April 12th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): A British boy, aged two, has become the first and only person in the world to be diagnosed with an extra strand of DNA.Alfie Clamp was born blind ... Read more...

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Helping muscular dystrophy patients - like her son wanted


March 23rd, 2011 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 23 (IANS) Nearly seven years after her son died of muscular dystrophy (MD) while unsuccessfully fighting a legal battle for euthanasia, K. Sujatha is continuing her mission to ... Read more...

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In rare case, woman delivers after ovarian tumour surgery


February 22nd, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) In what doctors call a first for India, a Mumbai-based woman who had undergone a critical laparoscopic ovarian tumour surgery delivered a healthy girl child and both ... Read more...

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New study explains humans’ critical ability to throw long distances


January 24th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed how humans, unlike any other species on Earth, readily learn to throw long distances.The study by Indiana University and the University of Wyoming ... Read more...

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Testing the ‘toughest’ phone in the world


December 13th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): The JCB Toughphone Sitemaster is being claimed as the toughest phone in the world. But is it?Apparently, it can survive underwater for eight hours; can endure heat of ... Read more...

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Japanese hospitals test robotic nurse Actroid-F


October 28th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some Japanese hospitals are testing a robotic nurse called Actroid-F.Actroid-F, which is the handiwork of Kokoro, looks so real that the Guinness World Record has tagged ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Now, mobile labs to check food quality in Delhi (Lead)


October 13th, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Popular eateries in Delhi will soon have their food tested by mobile labs of London-based food quality certification agency TQS Global Management System, an official said.As part ... Read more...

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Rare surgery performed on pregnant woman in Mumbai (With Images)


September 15th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) In what is claimed to be the first of its kind surgery in India, a 25-year-old four-month pregnant woman underwent a laparoscopic ovarian tumour operation in a ... Read more...

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Indisposed Rosaiah skips PM’s function in Tirupati


September 1st, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah could not accompany Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at Tirupati Wednesday due to illness. The 78-year-old Rosaiah, who completes one year in ... Read more...

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Woman charged with trying to poison Venezuelan actress


August 24th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) A woman accused of trying to poison a Venezuelan actress and members of her family was arraigned here, the Mexico City district attorney's office said. Argentine national ... Read more...

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Rathore taken to hospital for tests; discharged


June 6th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 6 (ANS) Jailed former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore, convicted for molesting teenager Ruchika Girhotra, was taken to a hospital here for medical tests in the wee hours of Sunday ... Read more...

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Guinness crowns Igor Vovkovinskiy as the ‘New tallest man in U.S.’


May 26th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Guinness has named the "Tallest living man in US". And he is none other than 27-year-old Igor Vovkovinskiy who belongs to Minnesota. Igor Vovkovinskiy is ... Read more...

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Sudeep to anchor village-based reality show (Kannada Movie Snippets)


May 7th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) Southern star Sudeep is set to make his small screen debut as the host of the Suvarna Channel's new reality show and says he is curious to see ... Read more...

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Bio-technology regulatory authority needed: Jairam Ramesh


January 20th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 19 (IANS) Union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday stressed the need to set up an autonomous bio-technology regulatory authority in the country. "The need for an independent laboratory for ... Read more...

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Ginkgo doesn’t seem to slow brain decline


December 30th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) Ginkgo biloba supplements, taken by older adults for several years, did not slow down their cognitive decline, says a new study. Cognitive decline is a decrease in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Burial shroud found from Jesus era


December 17th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jerusalem, Dec 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is sure going to raise he faith of the believers onto the next level, because Christmas is just around the corner and researchers said Wednesday for ... Read more...

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Haryana governor hospitalised after chest pain (Lead)


September 19th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia was hospitalised after he complained of chest pain while attending a religious function here Saturday, officials said. The governor's aide-de-camp (police) J.P. Dahiya told IANS ... Read more...

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Ramalinga Raju stable in intensive care unit


September 8th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Disgraced founder of Satyam Computer Services Ltd B. Ramalinga Raju remained in the intensive care unit of a government-run hospital Tuesday after he suffered a cardiac arrest ... Read more...

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Novel discovery may lead to new cancer treatments


July 21st, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Scientists from University of California have identified a new molecular pathway that may lead to new treatments and targeted drugs for cancer and other diseases.The research team has ... Read more...

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Barcelona star Iniesta doubtful for Champions League final


May 11th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 11 (DPA) Barcelona star Andres Iniesta is a doubtful starter in the Champions League final as he pulled a muscle in his right thigh in Sunday's dramatic 3-3 draw ... Read more...

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Cellular process to fight herpes virus identified


March 24th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): In a collaborative effort, scientists in the US and Canada have identified a cellular process that seeks out and fights herpes virus Type 1 herpes simplex (HSV-1).The ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray discharged from hospital


March 8th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) After spending 11 days in hospital here, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray was discharged Sunday. His condition was described as 'fine' by a party spokesman. Thackeray, 82, returned to ... Read more...

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Brain mapping of politician out on bail: Apex court issues notice


February 16th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on a plaint by a state politician alleging that the government, against his wishes, was bent ... Read more...

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Apex court disallows brain-mapping of politician out on bail


February 6th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday halted the Uttar Pradesh police plan to put a small-time politician out on bail to lie detector and brain-mapping tests to ascertain his ... Read more...

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”Girls have better sense of taste than boys”


December 17th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Girls have a far superior sense of taste than boys, according to a new research. The study, conducted by Danish Science Communication, food scientists from The Faculty of ... Read more...

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Now, chromium-free coatings to protect cars against rust


December 10th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 10 (ANI): A new chromium-free coating can help protect cars against rust, reveals new study.Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institutes for Silicate Research ISC in Wurzburg and for Machine Tools ... Read more...

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Health food puts back some flesh on Amy Winehouses skeletal figure


November 3rd, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): Troubled English singer Amy Winehouse has managed to put some flesh on her bones after she started to follow a new healthy food diet and sweets.Winehouse, 25, ... Read more...

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Shinjini’s condition better, says mother Sibani


June 29th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 29 (IANS) Shinjini Sengupta, the 16-year-old Kolkata girl who lost her voice and movement after she was allegedly rebuked by a TV reality show judges May 19, is better than ... Read more...

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