NEW DELHI - A Delhi court Tuesday sent Lalit Bhanot and V.K. Verma, former high ranking officials of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee, to 14 days’ judicial custody in connection with financial lapses in a contract with a Swiss company. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge Talwant Singh sent the OC’s former ... Read this article on Gaea Times at : CWG scam: Bhanot, Verma sent to 14 days’ judicial custody.
CHICAGO (GaeaTimes.com)- The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard watch from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday owing to the bad weather condition in Chicago. The officials reported that foot snow is expected along with rough winds of 40-miles-an-hour. The Weather Service officials said that this could be the third worst blizzard in Chicago. Tom Skilling, ... Read : Chicago Blizzard To Rock U.S..
NEW DELHI - A Massachusetts company, Joule Unlimited, has claimed that it can produce diesel using the same ingredients that make grass grow. A biotechnology company, based in Cambridge, has created a genetically engineered organism capable of producing diesel fuel or ethanol, which can be used to run cars and jet engines, reports English.news.cn. The organism that .... Original article : UK company claims it can ‘grow diesel’.
TEHRAN - Sarah Shourd, An American woman who was released last year after spending 14 months in an Iranian jail, has been asked to stand trial in Tehran over spying charges. Shourd and two American men were arrested by Iranian border guards in the country’s north in July 2009. The BBC quoted Iran’s judiciary spokesman Gholam ... Read the original article on Gaea Times at : Freed American female hiker summoned to Iran to stand trial over spying charges.
WASHINGTON - China’s holdings of long-term US Treasury securities totalled $1.16 trillion at the end of December 2010, a media report said Tuesday. The US Treasury Department has revealed the figure in its annual report released Monday, China Daily reported. China, the largest holder of US Treasury securities, reduced its holdings by $4 billion .... Source : Gaea News Network.
RBI seeks comments on Report of Working Group on Information Security, Electronic Banking Technology, Risk Management and Cyber frauds
The Reserve Bank of India has invited views/comments of all stake-holders and the public at large on the Report of Working Group on Information Security, Electronic Banking Technology, Risk Management and Cyber frauds (Chairman: Shri G. Gopalakrishna, Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India). Comments/suggestions/views may be forwarded latest by February ... Original article on : RBI seeks comments on Report of Working Group on Information Security, Electronic Banking Technology, Risk Management and Cyber frauds.
DORCHESTER, England, February 1, 2011 - A New Year calls for a new start, so why not learn a new skill by taking part in an arboricultural training course? Land based training provider Newlands Training offers a wide range of chainsaw training courses (www.newlandstraining.com/), pesticide courses, tree inspection courses and much more. Whether you are retraining altogether or .... Source : Gaea News Network.
ISLAMABAD - The bodies of four men apparently killed by the Taliban for working as informers for the US, were found Tuesday in Pakistan’s lawless tribal zone, officials said. The bodies of the local men, who had been shot several times, were discovered in the Hamzoni area in the district of North Waziristan, near the .... Original article on Gaea Times at : Taliban kill four alleged spies in Pakistan.
TAMPA (GaeaTimes.com)- Julie Powers Schenecker was produced at a Tampa court on Monday for a brief hearing in the murder case of her two teenage kids, 16-year-old Calyx and Beau 13. Dressed in a prison suit with hands bound in handcuffs, the 50-year-old woman had her first court appearance at the Hillsborough County Court ... Read : Julie Powers Schenecker Denied Bail.
SANTIAGO DE CUBA - A Cuban medication for diabetic feet ulcers is fast becoming popular in a number of countries and has been used to treat more than 22,000 patients worldwide, according to a senior official. Luis Herrera Martinez, director of Cuba’s Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Centre, said the Heberprot-P is the leading product made ... Original source on Gaea Times at : Cuban medicine for diabetic ulcers gains popularity.
LONDON - Scientists have found that type 2 insulin (IGF-II) growth factor reinforces memory and prevents forgetfulness in animal models. The result of the international research study was developed at the Mount Sinai Hospital Medical School in New York. The study describes the role played by IGF-II in the processes of consolidation of long-term memory. “Through microarray studies .... Original article on Gaea Times at : Scientists find protein that boosts memory, prevents forgetfulness.
NEW DELHI - Doing their last minute revision, anxious students were seen making their way to examination centres across the capital Tuesday for the start of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examinations. Over 1.8 million students are sitting for the board examinations across the country and abroad. This year, 1,061,566 students of Class .... Original source : Students tense as CBSE exams begin.
The controversy surrounding Maulana Ghulam Mohammed Vastanvi, elected as vice chancellor of Darul Uloom in Deoband, a leading school of Islamic theology with followers across the world, would need to be viewed in the larger context of modernisation of education for India’s 160 million Muslims. Reforms in education imparted in madrassas is the unique proposition ... Read more >>>.
NEW YORK - The celebrity cast of the upcoming season (12) of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ has been revealed. Kirstie Alley will be this season on ‘Dancing with the Stars’, ABC confirmed in an announcement on Monday night, during an episode of ‘The Bachelor’. The actress, who tweeted in August that she was “too chicken” to join ... Read this article on Gaea Times at : Celeb contestants of ‘Dancing With The Stars’ season 12 announced.
WASHINGTON - Britney Spears will reportedly open the 53rd Grammy Awards by performing on her new number one hit single ‘Hold It Against Me’. The ‘Womanizer’ hitmaker - who is to release her as yet untitled seventh studio album in March - is to open the prestigious awards ceremony on February 13, reports Contactmusic. While the 29-year-old .... Original source : Britney ‘to open 53rd Grammy Awards’.
WASHINGTON - Scientists have come up with new ways to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD) — the most prevalent type of blindness among the elderly — after figuring out one of its primary causes. Researchers at the University of Kentucky, US, compared eyes donated by deceased AMD patients with those of healthy individuals. The ... Read more >>>.
Two new PS3 models the CECH-2500A SS and CECH-2500B are introduced by SCEI today. These new PS3 will come with a new stylish looks as it flaunts a Satin Silver color for its 160GB as well as 250GB PS3. A matching remote is also offered by SCEI for these new PS3. Price & Availability Slated to be .... Source : Gaea News Network.
Plan the perfect getaway for patrons in a fast and challenging customer oriented endeavor. Fed up with job searching and wanting to give others a reason to smile, you’ve stumbled across the idea of a lifetime: Open your very own travel agency! Sure, it sounds exciting but it will take a lot of hard work to [...]
Crash and smash with purpose in an action-packed adventure for kids. CID lives in a world obsessed with safety because of potential danger around every corner. Employed as a lowly Crash Impact Dummy, he dreams of having a greater purpose in life rather than just checking and re-checking everything from cars to escalators. Today, it looks [...]
WASHINGTON - Even an hour of sleep in daytime could help lower blood pressure after mental stress, researchers say. A study conducted by Ryan Brindle and Sarah Conklin from the Allegheny College in the US, found that participants who slept 45 minutes in daytime had lower average blood pressure after stress than those who did .... Read the original article : here.
LONDON - Do you know why it is so fiendishly difficult to quit smoking - because of a faulty receptor in the brain. It can lead to an uncontrollable desire to smoke, thanks to the defect in a receptor protein normally activated by nicotine, which curbs the desire for yet more of the drug. ... Original source on Gaea Times at : Can’t quit smoking? Blame it on faulty brain receptor.
Shire Files Complete Response to FDA's Not Approvable Letter for FIRAZYR(R) (icatibant) for the Treatment of Acute Attacks of Hereditary Angioedema
DUBLIN and LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, February 28, 2011 - Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has submitted a complete response to the not approvable letter issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to Jerini AG in April 2008 regarding its New Drug Application for FIRAZYR(R) (icatibant) for the .... Read the original article : here.
LONDON, January 31, 2011 - Verona Pharma plc (AIM:VRP.L) the biotechnology company dedicated to discovering new drugs for the treatment of chronic respiratory diseases, has applied to the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), the Governmental agency in the UK with responsibility for standards of safety, quality and performance of new drug treatments, to conduct clinical trials in .... Source article on Gaea Times at : Verona Pharma Applies for Approval to Test RPL554 in UK Clinical Trials.
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan’s Supreme Court has given one-month’s time to the Federal Board of Revenue for furnishing a final report in the NATO containers corruption case, which caused a whopping 37-billion-rupee loss to the national exchequer. A three-member apex court bench has been hearing a suo motu case initiated on a news report about smuggling in .... Original article on Gaea Times at : 37-billion-rupee Pak NATO containers scam report to be out in one month.
NEW DELHI - Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) P.J. Thomas Tuesday told the Supreme Court that media tarnished his image as he did not oblige them by speaking to them amidst the ongoing controversy over his appointment. “My refusal to speak was treated as if I had no defence to offer,” Thomas told the court while .... Original article on Gaea Times at : CVC tells apex court media tarnished his image.
TORONTO, Canada, February 1, 2011 - West York International Inc. from Woodbridge Ontario has instituted an action in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice claiming damages in the sum of approximately $4,000,000 CAD. The claim is based on work performed by West York for the defendants Importanne Marketing Inc., from Mississauga Canada, Importanne d.o.o., and Ciril Zovko from ... Read : Legal Action - West York International Inc. VS Ciril Zovko and Importanne et. al..
BERLIN, GERMANY (GaeaTimes.com)- Owning a powerful Sport sedan or SUV is something and getting the chance to drive the car at its maximum speed are two different things. On most of the roads and motorways hitting the maximum sped limit of a car may not be possible. However, if some one lives in Germany .... Original source : Bugatti Veyron Driver Goes Crazy.
LONDON - Ed Miliband, leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party, has been has been likened to a lizard because of his bizarre way of repeatedly licking his lips to stay calm when giving a speech. Body language experts said that his ‘lizard tongue’ helps him focus on his words and appear self-assured and methodical at the .... Original article : Ed Miliband likened to lizard for bizarre way he licks his lips.
PATNA - Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s initiatives to check corruption are showing results. Nearly 80 percent of 400,000 government officials, including Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) officers in Bihar, have submitted their assets details to the state government as per an official directive. The remaining 20 percent officials are likely ... Read more >>.
MOSCOW - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin allegedly share between them at least two dozen palaces, villas and mansions, according to a respected Russian magazine. The Russian liberal media and blogosphere has been alive with discussion about possible secret residences belonging to the two since a businessman in December accused Putin of .... Read the original article : Putin, Medvedev share nearly 24 ’secret palaces’ between them.
DALLAS, March 1, 2011 - MarketReportsOnline announces it will carry Global Weight Loss & Diet Management Products & Services Market (2010 - 2015) Market Research Report in its store. Browse the complete Report on: www.marketreportsonline.com/60048-global-weight-los.html Search More Then 60000 Market Research Reports at www.marketreportsonline.com/ Obesity and weight gain issues ... Original article on : MarketReportsOnline - Global Weight Loss & Diet Management Products & Services Market (2010 - 2015).
$500,000 in Prizes Offered for the Best Security Innovations in Sixth Annual Global Security Challenge
For the Fifth Year, US Government Agency TSWG Continues to Support Outstanding Start-Ups and Small-Medium Enterprises From Around the World Through This London-Based Competition LONDON, February 1, 2011 - The Global Security Challenge (GSC), the world's leading security innovation competition is now open for entrants. This competition invites start-ups and SMEs from around the world to enter .... Source : $500,000 in Prizes Offered for the Best Security Innovations in Sixth Annual Global Security Challenge.
SHIMLA - Even as the central government is believed to have given a clean chit to Tibetan religious leader Karmapa on the recovery of unaccounted currency from his monastery, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Tuesday said the state was not informed in this regard. Replying to a question by Congress member Kaul Singh .... Original article on Gaea Times at : State not informed on clean chit to Karmapa: Dhumal.
KATHMANDU - The ugly religious row that erupted near one of the holiest Hindu shrines in the world showed signs of calming down Tuesday after Nepal’s caretaker Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal intervened, promising status quo to a minority community. The Kirats of Nepal, an ancient hunting tribe that migrated to Nepal from Tibet and ... Read the original article on Gaea Times at : Nepal PM steps in to defuse religious row over burials.
WASHINGTON - A development team at at Infinera Corp. in Sunnyvale, Calif. Has achieved a record one trillion bits per second (1 Terabit/s) speed on a single integrated indium phosphide chip. “Traditional transponder-based system architectures are inflexible and costly and time-consuming to upgrade,” said Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagarajan, research fellow at Infinera and a senior member of .... Original article on Gaea Times at : Team achieves record 1 trillion bits per second speed on single chip.
LONDON - New research suggests that frogs re-evolved ‘lost’ bottom teeth after more than 200 million years. Tree-dwelling Gastrotheca guentheri are the only frogs with teeth on both their upper and lower jaw. The reappearance of these lower teeth after such a long time fuels debate about whether complex traits are lost in evolution or if they .... Read the original article : here.
LONDON - England football star Ashley Cole was apparently spotted enjoying a wild night out surrounded by gorgeous blonde women just days after he shot a student. The defender looked carefree despite blasting Tom Cowan with a high- powered air rifle, reports the Daily Star. Cole partied with a string of girls just 5 days [..] Read the original article: here.
MUMBAI - Indian cricket skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said eam India won’t be considered underdogs in the 2011 World Cup, as it has reacted to pressure more responsibly over the last few years. “We won’t be considered as underdogs this time. The team has learnt to perform under pressure and we have done so in ... Read this article on Gaea Times at : ‘We won’t be considered as underdogs’: Dhoni.
With Cheerleaders a no Show, Popular Online Gaming Site Encourages the Fans to Speak up LONDON, January 31, 2011 - Bodog.net today announced plans to campaign for cheerleaders to be present at all football games. The petition request is as a result of both the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers both not having their own cheerleading squads. .... Read the original article : Bodog Campaigns for Super Bowl Cheerleaders.
YOKNEAM, Israel, February 28, 2011 - DEFENSOFT Planning Systems announced that it has been selected by the Israeli Ministry of Defense ("MoD") and the Israeli Defense Forces ("IDF") under a competitive tender, to supply its LIGHTHOUSE software, planning and consulting services to produce optimum specifications, quantities, and locations for detection, surveillance and communication systems for controlling the Israel-Egypt Border. .... Source : Gaea News Network.
Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Extends Business-Driven Application Management to Large-Scale Environments
Enhances SOA Management Solution with New Business Transaction Management Capabilities Redwood Shores, Calif. ??? January 31, 2011 News Facts Oracle today announced new Business Transaction Management (www.oracle.com/us/products/enterprise-manager/app-performance-068356.html) capabilities in Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g (www.oracle.com/us/products/enterprise-manager/index.html) , further enabling IT to monitor transactions across computing tiers and applications. The new capabilities allow IT ... Read : Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Extends Business-Driven Application Management to Large-Scale Environments.