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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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World’s Oldest Man Sakari Momoi Celebrates 112 Birthday

A Japanese man who was certified as the oldest living man by the Guinness World Records in August 2014, turned 112 on Thursday. Sakari Momoi is a resident of Saitama city. He now lives at a healthcare institution in Tokyo and celebrated his birthday with his friends and family. Momoi was born Feb 5, 1903, in Fukushima prefecture. He was an agricultural ...

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Why Japanese are Soft Targets for World Terrorists?

Japan, land of the rising Sun, has woken up on Sunday morning to the news of the death of Kenji Goto, whose killing was shown in a video released by Islamic State militants, far away in Iraq. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Japan “would not give in to terrorism” and that he would expand his support to countries fighting IS, which ...

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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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