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Facebook, Twitter in focus after rumours over Northeast people

Facebook, Twitter in focus after rumours over Northeast people

In the wake of rumours which have created panic among people from Northeast, social media like Facebook and Twitter on Friday came under sharp focus in Parliament with demands for…

Garmin Nuvi 40 LM

Garmin Nuvi 40 LM

The Garmin Nuvi 40 LM has a fine, solid build, a good feature for any navigator. The 4.3-inch touch display is very responsive and better than the Indian makes. Unlike…

Micromax’s 10.1-inch tablet Funbook Pro available at Rs 9,999

Micromax’s 10.1-inch tablet Funbook Pro available at Rs 9,999

Micromax has unveiled a new tablet called Micromax Funbook Pro which sports a 10.1-inch screen. The Funbook Pro has screen resolution of 1024×600 pixels. Micromax Funbook Pro runs on Android…

Protected areas established to conserve Western Ghats: Govt

Protected areas established to conserve Western Ghats: Govt

Government has taken several steps, including establishment of protected areas, to conserve the rich bio-diversity of Western Ghats, environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan has said. A large number of protected areas…

India to launch Mars mission: PM

India to launch Mars mission: PM

  India plans to launch a space probe that will orbit Mars, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh confirmed on Wednesday after press reports that the mission was scheduled to begin late…

Data mixed on radiation from Japan nuke leaks

Data mixed on radiation from Japan nuke leaks

Researchers say radiation from the leaking Fukushima nuclear plant following last year’s tsunami caused mutations in some butterflies and damaged the local environment though humans seem relatively unaffected. Many Japanese,…

Phoenix cluster sets ‘fastest star formation’ record

Phoenix cluster sets ‘fastest star formation’ record

With the help of world-class observatories, astronomers have discovered an extraordinary galaxy cluster, one of the largest objects in the universe that is breaking several important cosmic records. Stars are…

Google upgrades maps for Android phones, others to follow

Google upgrades maps for Android phones, others to follow

Google is upgrading its mapping service for mobile devices as the Internet search leader braces for competition from iPhone-maker Apple. To highlight what it sees as a competitive advantage, Google…

Urbanization can increase summer time warming

Urbanization can increase summer time warming

Rapidly expanding megapolitan areas can lead to greater global warming than climate change, say researchers. According to the United Nations’ 2011 Revision of World Urbanization Prospects, global urban population is…

LHC experiments shed light on early universe

LHC experiments shed light on early universe

Physicists at CERN are not just investigating the recently discovered Higgs-like boson, but they are coming closer to unravelling the properties of the primordial state of the universe. The ALICE,…