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Pakistani varsity students design solar car


June 21st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Students of physics at a university in Pakistan have designed a solar car and want to introduce the energy-friendly and pollution-free vehicle at the commercial level.Raja ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kings XI to don green caps for ‘One watt’ campaign


April 17th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 17 (IANS) When Kings XI Punjab take to their home ground, the PCA stadium at Mohali, against Kolkata Knight Riders for their Indian Premier League (IPL) match Wednesday, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Upgraded Aakash to be unveiled in May: Sibal


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Kapil Sibal Monday said the upgraded version of tablet PC "Aakash" will be unveiled in May."The upgraded Aakash will be fabulous. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Animal Kingdom’ heading to US TV


December 21st, 2011 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) Oscar-nominated Australian movie "Animal Kingdom" is heading to the small screen as a new US television show.The drama, which was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bicycle-powered Christmas tree lighted in Mexico


November 28th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Puebla, Mexico, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) A Christmas tree whose 8,000 lights get their electricity from the kinetic energy of 15 bicycles has been lighted in the Mexican state of Puebla, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bengal to add 1,600 MW with Santaldih plant


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to set up two new thermal power units, with a total capacity of 1,600 megawatts, at Santaldih in Purulia district, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China to phase out incandescent lamps


November 4th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 4 (IANS) China Friday unveiled its three-step plan for phasing out energy-inefficient incandescent light bulbs in an attempt to promote energy conservation and reduction in emissions. Imports and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi blames Uttar Pradesh for power shortage


October 11th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Faced with power shortage, the Delhi government Monday blamed the Mayawati-led Uttar Pradesh government for the power cuts witnessed in the capital since last week.Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mum who fails to toilet-train kids loses custody


July 15th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 15 (IANS) An overprotective Australian mother who did not toilet-train her two kids, has lost their custody to their father.The woman kept her son in nappies until well ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Laser technology treats man with enlarged prostate


June 15th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) In a life saving procedure using the latest laser technology, a team of doctors here treated a 75-year-old patient whose prostate gland had enlarged 23 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Work-related burnout affects good lecturers the most


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Conscientious academics are the most likely to suffer from work-related burnout, researchers say.Positive traits that can make lecturers more appealing teachers, such as openness, also make ... Read more...

Posted in World |

An eco-friendly gym that converts sweat into electricity


April 27th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Since the past three years, Boesel has been turning his clients' endless miles on aset of custom-made exercise bikes into clean energy that he also markets. Agenerator creates electricity, which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, generate power from wind produced by passing trains!


April 6th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Industrial designers in China have developed a device that can generate electricity from the wind produced by trains as they whoosh down the track.The 'T-Box' device is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wal-Mart Recalls 2.2 Million Heaters


December 18th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development, retail giant Wal-Mart has decided to recall over 2 million electric heaters following the directive of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese lights popular during Diwali


October 30th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Pawan ShahGorakhpur, Oct.30 (ANI): The demand for Chinese lights has risen in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur city ahead of Diwali.On Diwali, people decorate their homes with lights, flowers and earthen lamps. But ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

What is carbon footprint of your gadget?


October 24th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 24 (IANS) Google has recently invested $5 billion on an offshore wind farm project in a bid to reduce the company's carbon emissions. The MacBook 2010 produces nine grams ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Closing ceremony — sound, light and fireworks


October 14th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) While the opening ceremony was packed with cultural performances, the closing ceremony was more about lights, sounds and fireworks.Here is a factfile: Fireworks: Fireworks were released from ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Doctors: Powerful laser pointers are hazardous


September 12th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sep 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New England Journal of Medicine on Thursday reported that a 15-year-old boy's eyes have been destroyed after he exposed his eyes to a laser pointer ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Lung Zapper’ fires equivalent power of 70 ovens to vaporize tumours


September 12th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 12 (ANI): For the first time in the UK, an innocuous-looking new laser machine, which packs enough power to vaporise lung tumours, is being used.The cost of this device ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tamil Nadu bans incandescent bulbs to save power


August 20th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Friday banned use of old-style, energy intensive incandescent bulbs in offices across the state and ordered the use of compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) to save power. According ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

British troops will soon be wearing Chinese socks!


July 1st, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1(ANI): British troops will now wear socks made in China after the Ministry of Defence decided to terminate the contract of a firm which supplied them for 80 years.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Matthew Vaughn to direct the next X-Men movie?


May 6th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Husband of model Claudia Schiffer – Matthew Vaughn is in discussion with the 20th Century Fox, about taking over the helm of the ‘X-Men’ movies. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Upcoming X-Men Film To Be Directed By Matthew Vaughn


May 6th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Those who love watching Australian hunky actor Hugh Jackman flexing his muscles and flashing his steel claws in his on screen Avatar of Wolverine in the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Danielle Steel’s assistant stole $760K from her


April 22nd, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): Romantic novelist Danielle Steel's former assistant is said to have been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for embezzling more than 760,000 dollars from the writer.Kristy Watts ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Loveland, CO man sentenced for airline tickets fraud scheme


March 10th, 2010 - 6:56 am ICT by BNO News
DENVER, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) – On Tuesday, a man of Loveland, Colorado, was sentenced to 51 months (over 4 years) in federal prison for wire fraud related to a scheme to sell ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Digital revolution making Earth invisible to aliens in outer space


January 26th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, January 26 (ANI): The world's leading alien hunter has said that satellite TV and the digital revolution is making humanity more and more invisible to inquisitive extraterrestrials on other planets.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists achieve breakthrough in quantum cascade laser output power


December 2nd, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 2 (ANI): Northwestern University researchers have achieved a breakthrough in quantum cascade laser output power, delivering 120 watts from a single device at room temperature.The results are particularly attractive for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, get to know how much radiation does your mobile emit


October 13th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, October 13 (ANI): An online database will now allow mobile phone users to see how much radiation they may be exposed to because of their cells.According to a report carried ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

BSA Motors unveils electric scooters in Delhi


October 6th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) BSA Motors, part of the Chennai-based Tube Investments, Tuesday unveiled five models of its electric scooters here. The models, priced in the range of Rs.19,450 and Rs.27,200 (ex-showroom ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Paris Hilton more valuable than Britney for potential advertisers


October 4th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 4 (ANI): Paris Hilton is a better choice than Britney Spears for some advertising agents, when it comes to promoting one of their products.According to reports, Britney, who ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

McKensie Morrison no “wild” woman


August 4th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 4 (IBNS) Rebutting Senator Paul Stanley’s claims that she had conspired with her boyfriend to blackmail him, McKensie Morrison said neither was she a wild woman or a man-hunter.This was her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Call centre executive shot in Punjab


March 13th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), March 13 (IANS) An executive of a telecom company's call centre was shot in the head here and is struggling for life in a hospital, police said Friday. Sameer Watts, 34, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India requires Rs.1.5 trillion for meeting nuclear power targets


January 12th, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) India will have to invest Rs.1.5 trillion in nuclear power plants if it is to meet an ambitious target of generating 63,000 mega watts (MW) from nuclear ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

EastEnders” Dirty Den divorce scene voted Favourite Christmas Soap Moment Of All Time


December 26th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): The scene when Dirty Den Watts served Angie with divorce papers on Christmas Day 1986 has been voted the Favourite Christmas Soap Moment Of All Time in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian scientists tackle heat rise in Chandrayaan-1


November 26th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Reports indicate that the temperature inside Indias first unmanned lunar spacecraft Chandrayaan-1 has gone over 50 degrees Celsius, prompting scientists to explore various options to cool down ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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