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Washington, May 19 (ANI): An Indian immigrant is set to become the most accomplished hacker in US as he is being paid for dropping college studies and engaging himself in Silicon Valley's entrepreneurial environment.
Why Tibetan antelopes can survive in high altitudes May 18, 12:23 pm
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers from Qinghai University, BGI, and other institutes have provided evidence that some genetic factors may be associated with the Tibetan antelope's adaption to harsh highland environments.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A Chinese blogger aged nearly 20 has attracted the regime attention for appealing to President Barack Obama to help save China's environment.
Working while standing proves beneficial for health May 15, 11:07 am
Melbourne, May 15 (ANI): Employees who spend half of an eight-hour working day standing use 13 percent more energy than colleagues who are seated, a new study has found.
India and Netherlands sign MoU on technical cooperation in Urban Planning and Management May 14, 8:11 pm
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath and Netherlands Minister for Infrastructure and Environment Melanie Schultz van Haegen signed a Memorandum of Understanding on technical cooperation in the field of "Spatial Planning, Water Management , and Mobility Management" at the Hague, Netherlands, today.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi today expressed her concern over violence against women, and made a strong pitch for a proactive society to create a safe environment for the feminine gender.
Space tourism won't hurt environment, says Richard Branson May 13, 4:56 pm
Melbourne, May 13 (ANI): Richard Branson has said that his firm Virgin Galactic's rocket-powered space tourism flights will have only a minor impact on the climate change.
How defect in cells trigger hearing, vision loss and kidney disease May 13, 11:38 am
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Johns Hopkins scientists have unearthed clues about which protein signaling molecules are allowed into hollow, hair-like "antennae," called cilia, that alert cells to critical changes in their environments.
Black Sea 'goldmine of ancient genetic data' May 7, 3:05 pm
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Researchers believe ancient plankton DNA might be widely preserved in Black Sea lake sediments and can likely be used to reconstruct past life in the majority of oceanic and lake environments.
Rhododendron gardens being revived in Shimla May 7, 11:41 am
Shimla, May 7 (ANI): Environmentalists in Shimla took steps to conserve the rare Rhododendron flower, which is nearing extinction in the region.
Heavy smog to linger in Beijing May 6, 3:47 pm
Beijing, May 6 (Xinhua-ANI): Heavy smog that has shrouded Beijing for days is unlikely to disperse soon, environment authorities in the Chinese capital predicted on Monday.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Putting liquid drops under the tongue could be a safe and effective alternative to injections or other medications, for treating children with severe environmental allergies and asthma, according to a Johns Hopkins Children's Center review of existing scientific evidence.
Zoo in Gujarat rejoice over the birth of four ostriches May 5, 7:11 pm
Junagadh (Gujarat), May 5 (ANI): Zoo authorities in Gujarat rejoiced the birth of four ostrich babies, as they were successful in providing conducive environment to the largest living species of bird that cannot fly.
India has been active in international forums relating to environmental protection: Ansari(Update/Ansari) May 4, 5:34 pm
Jaipur, May 4 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Saturday said India has been active in international forums relating to environmental protection, and is party to 94 multilaterals environmental agreements such as the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora (CITES), Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), among many others.
Jaipur, May 4 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari said Saturday that the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has an important role to play in efforts towards improving the environment by not only commenting on the effectiveness of the rules and regulations, but also by offering suggestions to the government for the purpose.
Japanese firm promotes Green Building in harmony with nature May 4, 12:51 pm
Tokyo, May 4 (ANI): The concept of green buildings is fast catching up in Indian metros to save energy and to protect the environment.
H7N9's infection risks mapped May 4, 12:19 pm
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Scientists have mapped avian influenza (H7N9) risk based on the northwards migratory patterns of birds using environmental and meteorological data - from Zhejiang, Shanghai, and Jiangsu, to Liaoning, Jilin, and Heilongjiang.
BBC reports reveal sexual harassment cases: Review May 3, 4:25 pm
London, May 3 (ANI): BBC has laid down a report on its fear-filled environment that puts forth alleged sexual harassment cases over the past six years, where senior managers and on-screen stars are known to verbally abuse or pass on sexist comments to the junior female workers, following the Jimmy Savile scandal in the corporation.
Cleaner cook stoves may help reduce air pollution May 2, 1:52 pm
Washington, May 2 (ANI): In a broadly based response, scientists, international aid agencies and governments have launched efforts to develop and introduce cleaner, more efficient cook stoves that may improve health and livelihoods and reduce climate emissions.
Experiencing connections may make life feel more meaningful May 1, 1:22 pm
Washington, May 1(ANI): A new study has suggested that experiencing connections, regularities, and coherence in their environment may lead people to feel a greater sense of meaning in life.
Andhra University organizes environment campaign in Vizag May 1, 12:40 pm
Vishakapatnam, May 1 (ANI): Andhra University organized an environment awareness campaign here on Tuesday with the aim of educating people about the need to conserve scarce natural resources.
Vishakapatnam, April 16 (ANI): Andhra University organized an environment awareness campaign in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday with the aim to educate people about the need to conserve scarce natural resources.
SSB says it is fully prepared to combat border tensions Apr 29, 4:15 pm
Kalimpong (West Bengal), April 29 (ANI): A senior official of India's force is paramilitary Sashastra Seema Bal said that the are fully prepared to combat any situation on the border, and added that the aim was to create an environment of safety and security.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): University of Washington engineers have found that using a grocery delivery service can cut carbon dioxide emissions by at least half when compared with individual household trips to the store.
China prosecutes thousands for corruption in Q1 Apr 27, 2:22 pm
Beijing, Apr. 27 (Xinhua-ANI): China's prosecutors handled 3,657 corruption cases, and 1,481 cases involving dereliction of duty and rights violations during the first quarter of 2013, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) announced on Saturday.
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