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Paper of old tomes unravels history of pollution

February 9th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Some history of pollution may be concealed between the lines of text preserved in old tomes and newspapers in libraries. A scientist has found that a paper in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India,Canada negotiate economic pact

November 16th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) India and Canada Tuesday began negotiations on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) that was agreed upon during the meeting of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cheaper Indian goods in Canadian market after free trade deal

November 13th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 13 (IANS) India will join China in filling up Canadian stores with cheaper goods once New Delhi and Ottawa sign a free trade agreement to do away with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nikki Haley to rule largely white South Carolina

November 3rd, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
South Carolina, the southern US state that Republican Nikki Haley, a daughter of Sikh immigrant parents from Amritsar is set to rule as the new governor, has a surprisingly sparse population ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Soon, disposable batteries made from salt and paper

October 19th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 19 (ANI): A piece of wet, salty paper can make a battery that could actually hold up to one volt of electricity, say researchers.Swedish scientists hope that the new disposable ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New electrical device can turn CO2 into biofuel

April 27th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Researchers in the US have made a new electrical device that could improve fuel cell technology by turning carbon dioxide (CO2) into methane, a potential biofuel.According to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NGO demands lifting of ban on plastic bags in Delhi

February 25th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) With the Delhi government imposing a ban on plastic bags in the capital, an NGO Wednesday demanded lifting of the ban and launched an awareness campaign to ... Read more...

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New Zealand governor-general to visit India next week

September 1st, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS) New Zealand's Governor-General Anand Satyanand will make a week-long state visit to India beginning Sep 8 to reaffirm the strength of the growing bilateral relationship especially in trade ... Read more...

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New process to yield plentiful biofuel from waste unravelled

August 14th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energys Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University have come up with a new idea to derive ethanol from waste material like ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nano-catalysts to help produce cheap ethanol

August 14th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Researchers are combining traditional gassification with high-tech nano-catalysts to extract ethanol from a range of biomass, which includes wood pulp, animal waste and residual distillers' grain. Gasification is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists make ’super-paper’ stronger than cast iron

June 7th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): Swedish researchers have created a sort of super-paper that they claim is stronger than cast iron.Lars Berglund, a researchers from the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pine forests eating into apple belt in Kullu valley

April 28th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by admin
Kullu, April 28 (ANI): Apple growers in the Himachals Kullu valley are a worried lot due to the increased acreage of pine forests in the region that has led to rise ... Read more...

Posted in National |