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MCX-SX to have 40-stock barometer index


September 12th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) MCX-SX, the new entrant to the stock market trading, Wednesday said its barometer index will be SX-40 which will be a free-float-based index of ... Read more...

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Solar Energy Corp to develop India-centric technology and products


July 8th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 7 (IANS) The state-run Solar Energy Corporation of India is planning to set up small, pilot power plants with strong linkages with research and academic institutions to develop ... Read more...

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Double-arm transplant performed in Mexico


June 9th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 9 (IANS/EFE) A 52-year-old Mexican man who lost his arms in a 2011 electrical accident became the first patient in Latin America to receive a double-arm transplant.Surgeons ... Read more...

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Mumbai industrialist elected as Harvard Overseer (With image)


May 30th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Top-notch Mumbai industrialist and director of Piramal Healthcare Ltd., Swati Piramal has been elected member of the Harvard Board of Overseers, a company statement said ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar forge think-tanks’ links


May 28th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) With Myanmar opening up to democratic transformation, India and the Southeast Asian state Monday decided to forge links between their think-tanks.The need for building ... Read more...

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Information about Memorial Day closings


May 28th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Numerous businesses all over the US will be closed today, Monday 28th, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. All non emergency local and federal offices, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US project enables instant access to medical scans


April 30th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Patients can now instantly download their medical scans and images from an internet-based "cloud" system and distribute these to their physicians for diagnosis wherever they might ... Read more...

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Avoid protectionism, Indian envoy tells US (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) India's Ambassador Nirupama Rao has asked American students to be alert to the "stifling effects" of protectionism as it is retrogressive and hinders economic growth and ... Read more...

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Indian envoy cautions US against protectionism


April 28th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has asked American students to be alert to the "stifling effects" of protectionism as it hinders economic growth and development in the ... Read more...

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IITs, IIMs to help MSMEs improve managerial skills


April 26th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC) is working on a mechanism that would enable experts from top educational institutes to help micro, small and medium ... Read more...

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Another low cost tablet for students in the offing


March 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Students in India will have more options to choose from as far as low-cost tablets go with a global education company launching an android tablet ... Read more...

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Research culture crying need of India: Kalam


January 10th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 9 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday exhorted academic institutions and universities to foster research culture for finding innovative solutions to social problems."Applied and fundamental research is ... Read more...

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Emirates Identity Authority signs MoU with e-varsity


January 7th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 7 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU).The objective is to benefit from ... Read more...

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US Maryland state’s governor invites Indian investors


December 3rd, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 3 (IANS) Leading a delegation of officials from the Maryland state government of the US, senior executives from more than 50 leading businesses and academic institutions, Governor Martin ... Read more...

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Belgian princess meets UAE officials


November 29th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 28 (IANS/WAM) Belgium's Princess Astrid, who is on a visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to promote the global fight against malaria, has met top officials ... Read more...

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India working on laser weapons


November 25th, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 24 (IANS) India is doing a lot of work on laser weapons, particularly at the technology level, said a top defence scientist."We are trying to see how to ... Read more...

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Humans, climate changed wiped out Ice Age mammals


November 6th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Syndey, Nov 6 (IANS) What particularly caused the extinction of iconic Ice Age mammals such as the woolly rhinoceros and woolly mammoth?It was believed that drastic climate changes killed large ... Read more...

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Forging a national platform for global relations


October 30th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) An Indian theory of international relations? With the tectonic shifts of power from the West to the rest, diplomats and academics of international relations from ... Read more...

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Punjab, Andhra Pradesh revoke ban on ‘Aarakshan’ (Lead)


August 13th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Punjab and Andhra Pradesh governments have cleared filmmaker Prakash Jha's "Aarakshan" for screening and revoked the statewide ban they imposed on it. ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh likely to clear ‘Aarakshan’


August 13th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government is likely to give a clean-chit to Prakash Jha's "Aarakshan" and the screening of the film will start from Saturday, ... Read more...

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Herbicide tolerant GM crops pose serious health threat: Greenpeace


August 4th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Introduction of herbicide tolerant genetically modified (GM) crops, which are at the field trial stage in India, can pose serious threat to health and environment, ... Read more...

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Netaji’s grand nephew to help revive Presidency


June 6th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) A grand nephew of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose is determined to help revive one of Kolkata's best known academic institutions that has produced gems like ... Read more...

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Iran claims busting US spy network with 30 arrests


May 21st, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 21 (IANS) Iran has claimed to have identified and dismantled a major spy network linked to the US' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and arrested at least 30 people ... Read more...

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GVK BIO to support global consortium


May 16th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) GVK Biosciences (GVK BIO), leading research and development organisation, Monday said it has been selected as a preferred provider to a consortium of 14 global product ... Read more...

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Kaveri engine completes tests in Russia


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The India-made aircraft engine Kaveri has successfully completed its first phase of testing at a Russian centre, in a step towards its operationalisation on the ... Read more...

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Patil calls for interaction between academic institutions of developing world


April 28th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Port Louis (Mauritius) Apr 28 (ANI): Asserting that India has always been willing to share its experience with all other developing countries, particularly traditionally close friends like Mauritius, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil ... Read more...

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Reservation row to intensify after fasting protestor dies


March 24th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by ANI
Fatehabad (Haryana), Mar. 24 (ANI): An agitation by the Jat community in Haryana is set to intensify after a protestor, on hunger strike for 12 days, died on Wednesday.The Jats, belonging to ... Read more...

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Bangladesh seeks synergy with Aligarh Muslim university (With Image)


March 13th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, March 13 (IANS) Bangladesh would like to build strong synergy with the Murshidabad centre of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) because of its locational advantage, and linguistic and cultural ... Read more...

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WHO backs joint efforts to save lives in southeast Asia


March 9th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) As the southeast Asian region accounts for 26 percent of the world population and continues to struggle with a huge disease burden, the World Health ... Read more...

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Aligarh varsity film fest in March


February 26th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Feb 26 (IANS) The University Film Club of Aligarh Muslim University will organise the 4th national film festival of short films and documentaries - "FILMSAAZ-II" - from March 8 to 10 ... Read more...

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India keen to promote alternative fuel technology


February 12th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Feb 12 (IANS) India was taking serious steps to promote alternative technologies that used bio-fuels and solar and wind energy, a senior official said Saturday.India also has plans to produce more ... Read more...

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Eighth Aero India 2011 - International Seminar to be held in Bangalore


January 29th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 29 (ANI): The eighth Aero India 2011 - International Seminar conducted will held at National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) Convention Centre here from February 7 to ... Read more...

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Indian students went to US with valid visas


January 28th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): As the fate of Indian students duped by American university inCalifornia hangs in the balance, New Delhi hopes that the US authorities will treat the students well ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh to host major IT event in March


January 27th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh will organize a two-day IT conference and exhibition March 1 and 2 in Hyderabad to project itself as the most preferred IT destination.IT Minister Ponnala Lakshmaiah ... Read more...

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Nearly 300 immigrants on hunger strike occupy Athens University


January 26th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by BNO News
ATHENS (BNO NEWS) -- About 300 immigrants demanding to be legalized began a hunger strike at the Law School of Athens University on Tuesday amidst criticisms from academics and politicians, the Kathimerini ... Read more...

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