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Indian electronic industry will need 2.8 mn professionals by 2020


August 18th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), Aug 18 (IANS) The Indian electronic industry will require 2.8 million professionals at various levels by 2020, according to a top government official.J. Satyanarayana, secretary, department of electronics ... Read more...

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Gilani to attend UN conference in Brazil


June 12th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will attend the upcoming UN conference on sustainable development in Brazil June 20-22.More than 120 heads of the governments ... Read more...

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Spend more on higher education: Parliamentary panel to government


May 9th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Wednesday asked the government to increase its spending on higher education to 25 percent of all spending on education in the 12th ... Read more...

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Department of IT will now be DeitY


April 18th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Department of Information Technology (DIT) has been renamed Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) to give importance to the electronics sector.The department will ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi hosts energy summit


January 21st, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 20 (IANS/WAM) The UAE foreign ministry's directorate of energy and climate change has participated at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) here.A pavilion featuring the role of ... Read more...

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Meet moots equal opportunities for Pakistani women


October 11th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Women in Pakistan need to be provided equal job opportunities as well as gender equality at the workplace, speakers at a national conference here said.The national ... Read more...

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India should aim to produce more Nobel laureates: PM (Lead)


August 21st, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) India should aim to produce more Nobel laureates, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday, calling for closer ties between academia and research and greater international ... Read more...

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India should aim for more noble laureates: PM


August 21st, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) India should aim to produce more noble laureates, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday, calling for closer ties between academia and research and greater international ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi varsity celebrates cultural diversity


July 8th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 7 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi University has celebrated the cultural diversity of its faculty and students as part of its annual International Day function.The participants had the ... Read more...

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Samsung to offer scholarships to IIM-A students


June 2nd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 2 (IANS) Digital technology firm Samsung India Electronics Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) to roll out a scholarship ... Read more...

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Vietnam to host 44th ADB annual meeting


April 13th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Manila (Philippines), Apr. 13 (ANI): The 44th annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank's Board of Governors will be held in Ha Noi, Vietnam, from May 3 to 6.About 3,000 participants, including ... Read more...

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Global boss of Burger King brands UK food ‘terrible’, women ‘unattractive’


March 14th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): The global boss of Burger King has apologised after calling British women 'unattractive' and describing English food as 'terrible'.The comments were made as Brazilian-born Bernardo Hees, 40, spoke ... Read more...

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Providing access to information holds the key to alleviate rural poverty, says Ansari


October 28th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
Dindigul (Tamil Nadu), Oct.28 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari on Thursday said that the key to alleviate rural poverty was to ensure access to information and enable seamless communication on a wide ... Read more...

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Mukesh Ambani elected to WEF foundation board


August 27th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shirdi (Maharashtra), Aug 27 (IANS) Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani has been elected to the foundation board of the World Economic Forum. "Mukesh Ambani will bring an extraordinary level of business ... Read more...

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Ex-UK PM Brown could soon be Prof Brown


July 7th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is understood to have been approached by Harvard and Yale, the so-called "Ivy League" elite universities on America's East Coast, to ... Read more...

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G.N. Rao honoured at World Ophthalmology Congress


June 12th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) Gullapalli N. Rao, an eminent ophthalmologist and founder-chairman of the L.V. Prasad Eye Institute here, has been honoured at the 32nd World Ophthalmology Congress in Germany, a statement ... Read more...

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First man on the moon Armstrong says Obama is ‘poorly advised’ on space


May 13th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Appearing before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation here, Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon (in 1969), has said that President ... Read more...

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India, Saudi Arabia sign new Riyadh Declaration


March 1st, 2010 - 6:57 am ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Riyadh, March 1 (IANS) India and Saudi Arabia signed a new Riyadh Declaration here Sunday, the second day of the three-day visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to this ... Read more...

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Too many choices ‘increase customer satisfaction’


January 20th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Having too many choices for a product you're planning to buy is a good thing, according to a new study.Researchers Benjamin Scheibehenne (University of Basel, Switzerland), Rainer Greifeneder ... Read more...

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Muslim scholar translates Bhagvad Gita into Urdu verses


December 13th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Faizabad, Dec 13 (ANI): Anwar Jalalpuri, an academician and author has taken up the task of translating Shlokas from the "Bhagvad Gita" into Urdu verses.Jalalpuri is a lecturer of English literature at ... Read more...

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US, India take steps to protect health of people


November 25th, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashWashington, Nov.25 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Barack Obama on Tuesday welcomed the strong collaboration between India and the United States in the area of public health.In ... Read more...

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Grounding planes won’t stop swine flu from spreading


October 3rd, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 3 (ANI): At a recent meeting in Washington, a panel of experts from the government, academia and the airlines industry, has determined that attempting to ground planes won't stop pandemics ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brit varsity VC defends ‘female students perk’ article


September 24th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI): Brit university vice-chancellor Terence Kealey, who is at the centre of a row over an article about female students being a "perk" to be enjoyed by male academics, ... Read more...

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RBI selects Karnataka to introduce course on financial sector


May 14th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) Keen to improve the country's "financial literacy", the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to introduce financial sector issues as part of the curriculum in schools and ... Read more...

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Abdullah on panel to spur Jammu and Kashmir industry


January 24th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah will chair a task force with members drawn from industry and academia to promote tourism, trade and investment in the state, ... Read more...

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Pak-US relations no longer transactional: Haqqani


January 19th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Pakistan Ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani, has said that his countrys relationship with Washington is no longer transactional, and added that they are now long-term and ... Read more...

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Obama pledges to have economic plan ready to deal with financial crisis


November 27th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Nov.27 (ANI): US President-elect Barack Obama pledged on Wednesday to have an economic plan ready for action to deal with the nation''s financial crisis on his first day in office. ... Read more...

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Maveric Systems to set up research centre in IIT-Madras


August 13th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) City-based Maveric Systems Ltd (MSL), an independent software testing company, will set up a 40-member research centre in the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) Research Park, a top ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu launches premier academy to develop IT skills


April 9th, 2008 - 12:13 am ICT by admin
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Tuesday evening launched the ICT Academy, a premier organisation to develop IT skills in cooperation with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). ... Read more...

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WHO says world facing health worker shortage of four million


February 25th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by admin
Geneva, Feb.25 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates there is a shortage of over four million health workers globally, with one million needed in Africa alone. To address this critical issue, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Reports calls for change in US academic system to produce leading women scientists


November 18th, 2007 - 4:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A new report has suggested that a few significant changes in the academic system in the U.S. could move more accomplished women scientists into positions of leadership, thus ... Read more...

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Keane announces industry academia partnership program


November 14th, 2007 - 2:51 am ICT by admin
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