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Indian space agency ISRO wants third rocket assembly facility

 Chennai, July 3 -- The Indian space agency is awaiting the government's nod for one more vehicle/rocket assembly building at its second launch pad in Sriharikota at an outlay of around Rs.350 crore, said a senior official.

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07/03/13
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Kashmir rail tunnel: A marvel of human endeavour and engineering

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Banihal, June 26 -- A 11-km railway tunnel across the Pir Panjal mountain range, inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday, is not only the longest such in India but an engineering marvel and a "dream come true" for the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

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06/26/13
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Four Indian-Americans Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced last month the election of 198 new members. Four Indian-Americans are among the elected members.

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06/02/13
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Mutual friends feature on Facebook not secure enough

Washington, May 31 --A study has shown that Facebook's 'mutual friends' feature may create security risks and privacy issues.

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05/31/13
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UAB’s Yogesh Vohra Awarded $480,000 Grant from U.S. Department of Energy

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University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Researcher Yogesh Vohra, Ph.D., has been awarded a $480,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Energy to investigate the behavior of rare earth metals under extreme conditions of pressure and temperature. 

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05/23/13
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Indian American Eesha Khare’s gizmo could charge your cellphone in 20 seconds

Khare (lt), Budisteanu (ctr) & Wanjune Lin (rt) took the top 3 prizes at the Intel Science and Engineering Fair  [Credit: Intel/Chris Ayers]
Khare (lt), Budisteanu (ctr) & Wanjune Lin (rt) took the top 3 prizes at the Intel Science and Engineering Fair [Credit: Intel/Chris Ayers]
Washington, May 20 -- An 18-year-old Indian-American has developed a potentially revolutionary device that can charge a mobile phone in just 20 seconds, a media report said.

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05/20/13
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India must develop own climate model: US expert

New Delhi -- India is amongst the countries most vulnerable to climate change and must develop its own model to study changes at the regional level and take necessary mitigation measures, a senior US scientist of Indian origin said.

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05/15/13
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Size, wiring of brain structures in kids predict benefit from math tutoring, study says

Why do some children learn math more easily than others? Research from theStanford University School of Medicinehas yielded an unexpected new answer.

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05/15/13
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12-Year-Old Indian American Student Honored with President’s Environmental Youth Award

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SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced last month12-year-old Pavan Raj Gowda, of Fremont, Calif., to be one of the recipients of the 2012 President’s Environmental Youth Award for his environmental stewardship work, which includes founding “Green Kids Now, Inc,” a non-profit organization focused on raising children’s awareness of environmental issues. 

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05/08/13
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HUNTSVILLE’S INTERNATIONAL CHEMICAL PRODUCTS NAMED 2013 BRONZE EDISON GREEN AWARD WINNER

Huntsville, AL -- The Edison Awards, celebrating 26 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services, announced April 25 that Picklex® and Picklex® 20 from International Chemical Products, Inc. in Huntsville, Alabama, was voted the bronze winner for innovation in the Green Awards category.

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05/02/13
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