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KSCSTE wants new advanced Raman Spectroscopy centre


August 10th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) The state-owned Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) Friday said it wants to set up a collaborative advanced research facility for co-ordinating interdisciplinary ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

19 years on, water woes continue to haunt Taj city


May 21st, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 21 (IANS) Nineteen years after many people died in a water tragedy that struck the Taj city, residents of Agra continue to battle water pollution in the Yamuna ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Hundreds of eco-activists clean up Yamuna


March 18th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 18 (IANS) Hundreds of young and old eco-activists turned up at the Yamuna ghats in this Taj city Sunday morning to pick up trash, mostly polythene bags, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Trinidad envoy ‘jams’ with Kashmiri Sufi band


September 15th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) In a rare fusion, the Sufi Kinship, a Sufi music ensemble from Kashmir led by santoor maestro Bhajan Sopori and his son Abhay Rustum Sopori, ... Read more...

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MJ estate settles dispute with ‘Heal the World’ charity


April 21st, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Michael Jackson's estate has reached a settlement with the Heal the World Foundation (HTWF), which it had sued in 2009 on grounds that it has no right ... Read more...

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Plug holes in UN ‘Outer Space Treaty’, says former Air Chief


January 19th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Former Air Chief S. Krishnaswamy (Air Marshal retired) on Wednesday stressed on the need to plug holes in the 'Outer Space Treaty' of the United Nations to ... Read more...

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Ex-IAF chief wants UN space treaty review


January 19th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Favouring an urgent review of the UN's outer space treaty, former Indian Air Force chief S. Krishnaswamy Wednesday called for plugging holes in the agreement to prevent ... Read more...

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Space junk as dangerous as weapons, warn scientists


December 24th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Space debris-hundreds of thousands of pieces of space junk including broken satellites, discarded rocket stages and lost spacewalker tools-that crowd the corridors of Earth orbit now, are equally ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Prince Michael volunteers charity work


September 28th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Late pop legend Michael Jackson's eldest son Prince Michael is following in his father's charitable footsteps after helping to box up food packages for children in South ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Helium balloons could bring defunct satellites back to Earth


August 5th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 5 (ANI): Instead of sending things up into the air, helium balloons may be used to clear out the junk in space, such as defunct satellites, and bring them back ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Roles of U.S. Air Force secret space plane


May 22nd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): The speculations over the true mission of the US Air Force X-37B secret space plane may finally come to rest - the Secure World Foundation (SWF) has made ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Legal and institutional issues linked to asteroid threats to Earth


March 13th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 13 (ANI): The Secure World Foundation (SWF) has released the findings of a group of international experts that examines the legal and institutional issues linked to potential future threats posed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Osho disciples seek protection for Pune ashram


February 17th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Osho centres across the country have asked for special protection to their Pune ashram, a popular spiritual heritage site that attracts a lot of foreign visitors, ... Read more...

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Volunteers to clean Yamuna, Potomac, Yangtze rivers


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 3 (IANS) As part of a global initiative by the Rivers of the World Foundation and the Yamuna Foundation for Blue Water, volunteers in China, India and the US will ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Soon, a global warning network to deal with asteroid threats to Earth


January 30th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 30 (ANI): Reports indicate that a group of international experts has outlined steps to establish a global detection and warning network to deal with possible asteroid threats to Earth.The steps ... Read more...

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Playgirl turns down Tiger Woods’ nude pictures


December 14th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Online adult magazine Playgirl has decided not to publish nude pictures of troubled celebrity golfer Tiger Woods because it was "impossible to 100 percent verify" if they ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How to make outer space a safer place


November 16th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 15 (ANI): A new report has flagged a series of recommendations to help address the orbital debris concern, and other issues that can assure enhanced security in space for all.The ... Read more...

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MJ charity bosses blast trademark infringement suit


October 5th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 5 (ANI): Officials at Michael Jackson's Heal the World Foundation have slammed a lawsuit filed against them by the star's estate administrators over trademark infringement.John Branca and John MCClain ... Read more...

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Jackson’s estate sues charity claiming MJ connection


September 30th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): A charity seeking trademarks on many Michael Jackson-related words and phrases and claiming a connection with the late pop star has been sued by his estate, after ... Read more...

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‘More youth participation needed in India’s decision making’


August 12th, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India's youth demographic is high and therefore their involvement in policy making and decision making process is crucial, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman K. Rahman Khan said Wednesday. Khan ... Read more...

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Jacko’s Bangalore fans participate in musical night in tribute


July 26th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, July 26 (ANI): The death of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, has created a big void in the music world, and his fans in India offered a musical tribute ... Read more...

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US military to boost satellite monitoring programme to avoid space smash-up


April 1st, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 1 (ANI): The US military is planning to boost the number of satellites it routinely monitors for the risk of a smash-up with orbiting debris, like the recent collision between ... Read more...

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HIV vaccine may be developed in five years, says Nobel Prize laureate


December 7th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): A therapeutic vaccine to end AIDS pandemic is likely to be created within five years, according to Nobel Prize laureate in medicine Luc Montagnier.Montagnier and Francoise ... Read more...

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Nobel Prize winner predicts ”therapeutic vaccine” for AIDS within four years


October 7th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): A French scientist honoured with the Nobel Prize for discovering the Aids virus has predicted that there would be a ''therapeutic vaccine'' for the disease within four ... Read more...

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India and China set to reduce US dominance in space activity


April 19th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A new study has determined that India and China, along with Russia, Japan and Europe are all set to reduce the dominance that US has over space ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Thai activist withdraws as Olympic torchbearer over Tibet


March 24th, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by admin
London, March 24 (IANS) A Thai environmentalist has withdrawn from carrying the Olympic torch in protest against Chinese policies on Tibet, saying in a letter published here Monday that the flame should ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Americans and Russians urge to keep outer space free of weapons


January 26th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): An international poll has revealed that both Americans and Russians agree that their governments should work together to prevent an arms race in space.According to the poll carried ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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