| 2012 | January | 8

  • Railway tickets can be booked 4 months in advance

    New Delhi, Feb 8 (): The railways have decided to increase the advance reservation period for train berths from the current 90 days to 120 days from March 10. Ahead of the Rail budget 2012-13, which is scheduled to be presented in Lok Sabha on March 14, the Ministry of Railways has given its commuters…

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  • New Facelifted Xylo Launched by Mahindra

    New Delhi Feb 8 (): Three years after the Xylo was launched, Mahindra has given the MPV its first major facelift. Mahindra has launched its new facelifted Xylo that features massive restyling today. The new 2012 Mahindra Xylo, a 5+2 seater MPV, featured with two small seats in the third row, making in enough room…

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  • Marine engineer from Chennai go missing off Odisha coast

    Chennai, Feb 8 (): Twenty-one-year old marine engineer from Chennai was found missing from a ship sailing off the Odisha coast on Sunday, who is feared dead. The other crew members searched for him after he failed to return for a class on board, fearing he would have fallen off the deck into the sea….

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  • Karnataka Ministers resign in Porn scandal

    Bangalore, Feb 8 (): Mangalore in-charge Minister Krishna Palemar, Co-operation Minister Lakshman Savadi and Karnataka Women and Child Welfare Minister CC Patil who were caught on camera watching porn on a mobile phone during Assembly proceedings resigned on Wednesday following orders from party leadership. The right wing Bharatiya Janata Party, which rules Karnataka, ordered the…

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  • ICF to design Metro Rail coaches

    Chennai, Feb 8 () : A standard gauge metro rail coach will be designed by the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Perambur to compete in the market to supply coaches for metro projects in the country. ICF will be making metro rail coaches for the Kolkata metro run by railways. These coaches will be on…

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  • ED files case on Maran brothers

    New Delhi, Feb 8 () : Enforcement Directorate (ED) registered a case on Maran brothers on Tuesday under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), which pertains to an alleged illegal gratification of about Rs 550 crore allegedly received by the Maran brothers in the Aircel-Maxis deal. Former Union Minister  Dayanidhi Maran and his brother…

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  • Biological Computer composed entirely of DNA Developed

    Washington, Feb 8 (): Scientists in the California and Israel have created a biological computer composed entirely of DNA molecules and enzymes constructed on a gold-coated chip, which can accept as many as one billion programs. In the research, when suitable software was applied to the biological computer, the scientists found that it could decrypt,…

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  • Vaccine against heroin addiction comes closer to reality

    London, Feb 8 (ANI): A breakthrough vaccine to end heroin addiction could be ready for human use in around five years, researchers say. Mexico’s Health Secretary Salomon Chertorivski revealed that the Government had patented the treatment after successfully testing it on addicted rats. “The next step is testing on humans,” the Daily Mail quoted Chertorivski…

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