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Japanese Scientists Develop World’s Largest Petawatt Laser That Emits 2,000 Trillion Watts Output

Osaka-based Institute of Laser Engineering (ILE) of Osaka University has developed a Petawatt laser “LFEX” to deliver up to 2,000 trillion watts in the duration of one trillionth of one second (about 1000 times the integrated electric power consumed in the world). Using the high-power laser, researchers are able to generate high-energy quantum beams such as electrons, ions, gamma ray, ...

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17 foreigners, NRIs, 4 Swamijis among 104 Padma awardees this year

Seventeen people from other countries, including a few of Indian origin, are among 104 people chosen for the Padma awards this year coinciding with the Republic Day on Monday. Karim Al Hussiani Aga Khan of France has been conferred with the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award. Manjul Bhargava, David Frawley, Bill Gates and Melinda Gates – all from ...

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How ants conquered the world ?

When Japanese researchers compared gene sequences from 300 species of Pheidole – world’s most species-rich ant genus – they found that Pheidole evolved the same way twice, once to take over the New World and then again to take over the Old World. The team from Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University used gene sequences to construct a ...

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Japanese cosmetic brand Za launched in India

New Delhi, April 1: Shiseido, a 142-year-old international cosmetic brand, launched ‘Za’ in the Indian beauty market under its wholly-owned subsidiary Shiseido India Private Limited. Shiseido, which has footprints in over 89 countries, will float “Za” in the Indian market this month. The brand will be available in 250 doors by the end of 2014 in Mumbai, the National Capital ...

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‘Kolaveri Di’ goes ga ga in Japan too

Kolaveri Di Dance by Japanese Girls From the days Rajni Kanth’s Tamil hit “Muthu” to the current “3”, Japan is always enamoured by Tamil songs and the choreography involved in them. The current craze for Dhanush’s “Why this Kolaveri Di” is no wonder making waves in Tokyo too. [What’s this Kolaveri di?] As the amateur song and its lyrics soothed ...

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