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One solution for different problems

Dr TV Venkateswaran and Jyoti Singh New Delhi: Can there be one solution for preventing heart attacks, measuring soil moisture and detecting explosives? All these may sound disjointed, random problems, but scientists say it is possible to address them using the same concept or technology platform. Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, have achieved

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Indian astronomers get an insight into Crab nebula pulsar

Dr T V Venkteswaran New Delhi: A star spectacularly exploded about 7500 years ago. Situated at about 6500 light years away, the dazzling light from the explosion reached the earth during 1054 CE. The luminosity of the explosion was brighter than million suns, and was hence even visible in day light to the wonderment Chinese astronomers. They

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Army’s Super-40 coaching initiative in Jammu and Kashmir

Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat today met and complimented the students from Army’s Super-40 coaching initiative that has been training local children to take Engineering Entrance Examination. Army’s Super – 40 initiative for coaching the J&K youth for Engineering Entrance Exams broke all previous records as 26 boys and two girls from the state

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Even small rise in temperature increases chances of heat wave deaths, says new study

Bhavya Khullar New Delhi: A new study has found that the mean temperature in India has risen by half a degree Celsius over a period of 60 years. This rise corresponds to 146% increase in the probability of deaths due to heat wave. This means that even moderate increases in mean temperatures may lead to

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