Tag: India

Is that a Traffic Light on Mars?

  Thursday, 25 September 2014 With the now increased traffic in the Red Planet’s region – since India’s satellite reached Mars’s orbit Wednesday – a traffic light might just be what’s been missing. And it didn’t take long for one to be discovered. NASA’s Mars rover, the Curiosity, […]

BRICS sets up own Bank to counter IMF

Tuesday, 15 July 2014   The group of emerging economies signed the long-anticipated document to create the $100 bn BRICS Development Bank and a reserve currency pool worth over another $100 bn. Both will counter the influence of US based lending institutions and the dollar. The new bank […]

‘Vegetarians are rapists’: Shocking Facebook posts of U.S. diplomat and his embassy worker wife expelled in slave maid row deepen rift with India

Wayne May and his wife Alicia Muller May were effectively deported last week by Indian authorities The move was apparently in retaliation for the U.S. expulsion of Indian envoy Devyani Khobragade in December But the outrageous comments have only just come to light – and the couple’s respective […]

China says will stamp out Dalai Lama’s voice in Tibet

Source: Reuters – Sat, 2 Nov 2013 05:19 AM Author: Reuters                                                                       By Ben Blanchard BEIJING, Nov 2 (Reuters) – China aims to stamp out the voice of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in his restive and remote homeland by ensuring that his “propaganda” is not […]

Kashmir And The Coming Nuclear Holocaust

August 21, 2013: Pakistani politicians are caught between Indian officials (civil and military) enraged at the growing number of border incidents (Pakistani troops firing on Indians) and their own generals who insist it’s all the fault of the Indians. Some Pakistanis see this as another army ploy to […]

Wealthy widow AVOIDS jail after keeping maid as a virtual slave for more than five years and ‘making her sleep in a closet’ in her 20,000-square-foot mansion

Annie  George, 41, sentenced to five years’ probation, eights months of home  confinement Judge  ordered George to forfeit her $1.9million Llenroc stone mansion in Rexford,  NY Widow was  acquitted of treating Valsamma Mathai as a slave for financial gain Mathai was  removed in May 2011 after her son […]

Herbal defluoridation of drinking water

Contact: Albert Ang press@inderscience.com Inderscience Publishers Researchers in India have developed a filter system based on a medicinal herb, which they say can quickly and easily remove “fluoride” from drinking water. The technology described in the March issue of the International Journal of Environmental Engineering uses parts of […]

Indian, Pak troops trade gunfire afresh

News Desk The Statesman Publication Date : 13-01-2013   Indian Air Force chief says India may have to look at “some other options for compliance” if the ceasefire violations by Pakistan continue   Indian and Pakistan troops yesterday night traded gunfire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector […]

Indian soldier ‘mutilated in Pakistan attack’

08    Jan     2013 SRINAGAR, India (AFP) Two Indian soldiers were killed in a firefight with Pakistani troops near their disputed border in Kashmir on Tuesday and one of the bodies was badly mutilated, an army spokesman said. Spokesman Rajesh Kalia told AFP that Pakistani troops had intruded into Indian […]

Bitter melon extract attacks breast cancer cells

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Nancy Solomon solomonn@slu.edu 314-977-8017 Saint Louis University Early Saint Louis University research points to promising area of research IMAGE:Ratna Ray, Ph.D., professor of pathology at Saint Louis University, found bitter melon extract inhibited the growth of breast cancer cells. Click here for […]

Units of the Indian Army and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP) have reported Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOS) in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.

Indian soldiers spooked after UFOs fly over Monday, 05 November 2012 Units of the Indian Army and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP) have reported Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOS) in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. An ITBP unit based in Thakung, close to the Pangong Tso […]

World’s lowest paid workers: Indian cleaners get just £64 after 40 YEARS of scrubbing toilets without a day off (and they’ve never had a pay rise!)

Two women have applied to  the Guinness World Records for the lowest salary in the  world By Kerry Mcqueeney PUBLISHED:11:24 EST, 22  October 2012| UPDATED:12:59 EST, 22 October 2012     For more than 40 years they’ve toiled away,  meticulously scrubbing and cleaning toilets in southern India However, […]

Should we decide which breed of humans to create?

by: JULIAN SAVULESCU From:         News  Limited Network October 09,  201212:58PM Does chance need a helping hand  when it comes to our children?  Source: Supplied Today it is possible to create designer babies – either by testing embryos,  using pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, or fetuses, using prenatal testing. Legislation […]