Asia’s first Dolphin Research Centre likely in Patna

Dolphin Research Centre 150x150 Asia’s first Dolphin Research Centre likely in Patna Dolphin , India’s national aquatic animal that is poaching by hunters and declared as endangered species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

To make sure the safety of the Gangetic river dolphin, dolphins in the Ganga, the chief minister Nitish Kumar held a meeting with deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi along with other minister of the state wildlife board to proposed a revised plan of setting up Asia’s first Dolphin Research Centre in Patna.

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New ISRO centre will monitor spy satellite launch

As per science field report, the new upcoming Remote Sensing Satellite, Risat-1 that will be launched this month will now under full control and monitor by the new ISRO at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, a senior official of spice agency said.

Source says, this new modern spy satellite has larger area to accommodate as many as space scientists and other VIPs.

This high imaging capability satellite is likely to be used for defence purposes, delivering high resolution and microwave imaging, that also help in disaster prediction and agriculture forestry.

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India to observe World Earth Hour today

earth hour 2012 300x204 India to observe World Earth Hour today‘Earth Hour’ of 60 minutes, a global revolution that initialized from 2009 by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), hits its sixth year.

It is a world phenomenon in which many initiatives will give their share to fight with climate change by switching off lights from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm in form to save power.

31 March is the day of ‘Earth Hour’ 2012 in India on which many cities will enter in dark for an hour.

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World Earth Day 2012: Switch off light for one hour

earth hour 1 300x196 World Earth Day 2012: Switch off light for one hourToday is a World Earth Day, and Washington’s National Cathedral will be the center of attraction as it announced to take part in the event.

It will be the landmark across the universe that plan to turn out their lights for Earth Hour.

It is said in reports that the National Cathedral’s lights are to be dimmed at 8:30 p.m. Saturday as part of the event prearranged by the Washington-based World Wildlife Fund.

In the meantime, the National Aquarium in Baltimore also likely to take part in the Earth Hour today designed to raise consciousness of environmental sustainability issues.

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Sachin Kukke wins Space Lab Contest

Sachin Kukke 300x206 Sachin Kukke wins Space Lab ContestIn the first ever history, Sachin Kukke, an Indian student of mechanical engineering at the BMS College for Engineering in Bangalore record his name in the winner list of YouTube Space Lab 2012 contest.

Asia Pacific region contest was designed for young people all over world to introduce their experiments, one best out of that could be performed in outer space.

Amazing project that gave victory to Bangalore’s Sachin based on magnetic field, transfer of heat in ferrofluid that help to reach advanced cooling and heat transfer systems.

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14 bird species on Red list of endangered in India

Red List 300x266 14 bird species on Red list of endangered in IndiaAccording to the to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species, a large amount of species of Indian birds, more than 14 species are very close stage of extinction due to illegally hunting, excess use of pesticides result in habitual destruction.

The species of birds those are under critically endangered include Siberian Crane, Bengal Florican, White-rumped Vulture, Indian Vulture, Himalayan Quail, Forest Owlet, Red-headed Vulture, Pink-headed Duck, White-belled Heron, Sociable Lapwing, Christmas Frigatebird, Jerdon’s Courser, and Spoon-billed Sandpiper.

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New Delhi set to host ‘Earth Hour’ on March 31

earth hour 2012 300x263 New Delhi set to host ‘Earth Hour’ on March 31The national capital of India, New Delhi is all set to observe ‘Earth Hour’ on March 31 this year. Further, the city opened the run-up to the event with an ‘Earth Hour 2012 Cyclothon on Saturday.

It is said in reports that more than 1000 cyclists will take part in the event and cycled 8 km from WWF-India along Lodi Road. Many more respected personalities will take part in the event as volunteers who stood along the way holding placards calling ‘Earth Hour’.

On the event day, the city will join around 5000 cities allover the world to switch off lights between 8.30pm and 9.30pm local time as a representative sign of saving the planet from climate change. The master blaster from Indian Cricket team, Sachin Tendulkar is the face of this year’s Earth Hour in India.

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UK’s top young scientist is Kirtana Vallabhaneni

A 17 year old young Kirtana Vallabhaneni a student of West Kirby Grammar School named the UK Young Scientist of the Year as the prize award at The Big Bang Fair at Birmingham’s NEC on Friday.

Beating up around 360 other11 to 18-year-old entrants in this toughest contesting, a Merseyside student has succeed to make her name as a finalist. However other four finalists were female that shows strong opportunities for women to bright future in science field.

This talents hunt contest was for those youngsters who completed a science, technology, engineering or maths project. Vallabhaneni was working on a project at University of Liverpool to identifying the harmful cells that cause pancreatic cancer that can be targeted with chemotherapy.

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India to launch spy satellite in April 2012

Most waiting moment in science field to develop such spy satellite that is capable to imaging through clouds and even fog, will reach its targeted point in April as ISRO, the Indian Space Research Organisation will launch Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1).

Risat-1 is first completely an Indian-built a very high- resolution imaging surveillance satellite that seems to be more technical specification compared to other earlier built up remote sensing/earth observation satellites.

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Use your wrong hand to drink tea to control anger

A more aggressive person usually harms himself by lacking self control and does not understand what he has done and how it could be control.

Now if anyone wants to control temper then train oneself to use the ‘wrong’ hand or a way to self control, study reported.

Tailor of this study is Dr Thomas Denson, researchers of the University of New South Wales. He studied that right-handers should get into the habit of using a computer mouse, stirring a cup of coffee or opening a door with their left hand – and left-handers should do the opposite.

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