Super Typhoon Meranti – 2016’s most Violent

Typhoon Meranti Update: September 20, 2016 Severe Typhoon Meranti made landfall over Xiamen City, Fujian Province, China with 48 m/s of maximum sustained wind and 945 hPa of Mean Sea Level Pressure (MSLP) at 1905 UTC on September 14, 2016. Almost all power and water supplies were interrupted and over 350,000 trees destroyed after the […]

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Mesmerizing nighttime cloud images

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV-F05 carrying advanced weather satellite INSAT-3DR on September 8, 2016 at 1610 hours from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota. The previous launch by ISRO on Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) was of GSLV-D6 carrying communication satellite GSAT-6 on August 27, 2015. GSLV-F05 flight […]

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Petition's Power - Coronary stent prices to come down

Petition’s Power – Coronary stent prices to come down

One-fifth of the deaths in India are caused by coronary heart disease and it is predicted that by 2020 it will account for one-third of all deaths. The disease is affecting both rural and urban Indians and the numbers are shockingly on the rise in young Indians. The exorbitant cost of coronary stent -a tube-shaped […]

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Aadi Perukku- Monsoon Festival of Water Bodies in India

The livelihood of the Indian farmer is largely dependent on the monsoon rains, giving rise to a multitude of traditions and practices. Worshiping the monsoon is but natural for a nation that is so very rich in animistic practices that perhaps dates back to even before 8000 BC. Today is Aadi 18. Also known as […]

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Interdisciplinary approach for excellence in research

Research funders from around the world agreed on the need for interdisciplinary and women participation in the field of research in a press conference held on May 27 at New Delhi. The role of interdisciplinary in research has been identified as a vital factor in scientific research and breakthroughs. The Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), […]

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India may join nations that follow tobacco plain packaging

New Delhi, May 30 (G’nY News Service): After Australia, France and the United Kingdom, India is planning to follow plain packaging for tobacco products. However, the country need more than plain packaging to curb tobacco consumption. In addition to the 85 per cent pictorial health warnings on tobacco packages in India, a more standardised plain […]

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Centre for Environmental Health launched in New Delhi

New Delhi, May 19 (G’nY News Service): A new Centre for Environmental Health, under the aegis of Tata Sons and Tata Consultancy Services, India has been launched today at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi. The new Centre set up at New Delhi aims to undertake policy based research development and capacity building on […]

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Air pollution related diseases are the fifth largest killer in India: strict norms imperative

New Delhi, May 7 (G’nY News Service): Policy makers, scientists, academicians and environmentalists agreed on stricter norms and massive lifestyle change to curb air pollution in the workshop on ‘Issues and Challenges of Air Pollution in Delhi’ on May 6 under aegis of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Delhi. The workshop was attended by […]

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Sakura: A New initiative towards India’s First Cherry Blossom Festival

New Delhi, March 08 (G’nY News Service): Cherry Blossom, popularly known as Sakura in Japanese, is a symbol of Peace and tranquility. There is a centuries old practice in Japan of enjoying picnic under the blooming Sakura trees known as Hanami which is said to have started during 7th century AD. Some records indicate that Hanami […]

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