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December 12, 2017
When experts from Netherlands studied close to 13 lakh participants, the result of their analysis was astounding. The team was able draw a pattern between the blood group of participants and their susceptibility to coronary events. It was found that people other than O as their blood group were more susceptible to suffering a heart attack. The participants were sourced...
The success for electric cars in India has been largely elusive due to the lack of infrastructure and the high cost of acquisition, which has made these cars a rare sight on our roads. However, you might soon be able to get an electric car without burning a hole in your pocket. In a recent statement, Minister of Power, Coal,...
Earth Day is an annual event marked across the world to show support for environmental protection.The event takes place around the world and it is described as the biggest secular holiday on the planet. More than a billion people are expected to celebrate the day including environmental campaigners Leonardo di Caprio and Emma Watson. Forty-seven years ago, on 22 April 1970,...
Petrol dealers have threatened a 'weekly off' every Sunday after May 10 if their demand for an increase in dealer's commission is not fulfilled by the government till that date. The decision was taken in the meeting of Consortium of Indian Petroleum Dealers (CPID), which was attended by representatives from various states. The dealers also announced that the petrol pumps will remain...
President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to undo Obama-era regulations to curb climate change, keeping a campaign promise to support the coal industry while calling into question US support for an international deal to fight global warming. A move meant to bolster domestic energy production and create jobs, but environmentalists say the order is dangerous and vow...
Scientists in Juelich, Germany have switched on the world’s largest “artificial Sun” for the first time, called "Synlight", which could be used to create useful hydrogen (environment-friendly fuels) in the future. Located in Jülich, a town located 30 kilometers (19 miles) west of Cologne, Germany, and developed by scientists from the German Aerospace Center (DLR), the “Synlight” system that consists...
LG announced its latest smartphone on 26 February 2017 in the form of the G6. The new device conveys some exciting features with it, conjointly a huge HDR display in a small premium and waterproof body. It ascertains to right the wrongs of the G5, at least on paper, but how does it contemplate to its competition? We've put the...
US space bureau NASA has said that it has postponed the launch of Orbital ATK’s seventh commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo will not be launched any before long than March 21, said NASA. NASA’s Orbital ATK's Cygnus cargo mission was a bit previous scheduled to be launched on March 19. Orbital...
OALP the new oil exploration policy
India announces an open acreage licensing policy for oil and gas exploration. Further, allowing bidders to carve out areas where they want to drill. Also, India looks at it as great foreign investment to boost output. India is the world's third-largest oil consumer. It will conduct auction of oil and gas blocks under the Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP) twice a year....
Studying the exo-planets and the dark space out there, is not the only aim for the scientists at NASA. As a concern for the Earth's health, NASA has special missions to check the ozone along with other gases. Brooke Thornton of NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, is the mission operations manager for SAGE III on ISS. She and...