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Malaysia to give $35 mn for Bangladesh water project

January 31st, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 31 (IANS) Malaysia will give Bangladesh $35 million for a state Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) project that will generate an additional 150 million litres of water in ... Read more...

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Produce kids, get land, Russia says

June 16th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian families who produce three or more children can get free land from the government.President Dmitry Medvedev has signed an amendment to the country's land ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi Indian schools to have 20,000 seats by 2013

April 22nd, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Apr 22 (ANI): The Abu Dhabi Education Council plans to provide more than 20,000 seats in Indian schools, while introducing another three new Indian schools by the 2012-13 academic year, ... Read more...

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A few steps could lead to big gains for hospitalized elderly patients

December 11th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new US study has revealed that hospitalized elderly patients who take even short walks around a hospital unit tend to leave the hospital sooner than their more ... Read more...

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‘Garbage girl’ gets ‘Green Hero’ award

July 2nd, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 2 (IANS) The 'garbage girl' of the mountains was honoured with a 'Green Hero' award at an environment film festival that began in the Himachal Pradesh state capital Friday. British national ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

IGNOU to start certificate programme in water harvesting

June 10th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will start a certificate programme in water harvesting from this academic session to train people in techniques of water harvesting, a ... Read more...

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State governments reluctant to fill police vacancies: Chidambaram

February 7th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) State governments have been acting reluctant to fill the yawning vacancies of police personnel, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Sunday stressing that core policing was the ... Read more...

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India to turn out 1,750 mental health workers a year

January 20th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The central government Wednesday announced a health scheme to address the problem of acute shortage of doctors and health workers for mental health disorders, saying India will ... Read more...

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Miscreants kill retired medical superintendent in Imphal

November 17th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Nov 17(AN): In another shocking incident in Manipur, miscreants allegedly killed a retired medical superintendent who went missing after withdrawing Rs two lakhs from his bank account in Imphal.The 60-year-old, former ... Read more...

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Why foreign advice on malnutrition, ask Madhya Pradesh activists

June 25th, 2009 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, June 25 (IANS) First the Madhya Pradesh government turned a blind eye to the acute problem of malnutrition among children and now it is taking the advice of foreign ... Read more...

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`Pakistan right at this minute is a more acute problem than Iran,’ says expert

April 24th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.24 (ANI): A senior fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, who served as an adviser in the Clinton and Bush State Departments, has warned that as of ... Read more...

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Drug addiction increases tenfold in Russia since 1990

December 3rd, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 3 (RIA Novosti) Drug addiction in Russia has increased almost tenfold since 1990 with significant impact on the country's economy, the drug control authority said Wednesday. Drug addiction costs the ... Read more...

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Zardari has reportedly sought UK’s help

September 17th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London , Sept 17 (ANI): Newly-elected Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has reportedly sought UK s help in resolving the simmering row with Washington over US unilateral strikes on its ( ... Read more...

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Dark days ahead for Delhi as power supply goes down

August 20th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The national capital that is reeling under power shortage may face an acute problem in the next few months as Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) is not supplying ... Read more...

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PM hits out at Punjab, Gujarat, Delhi for poor sex ratio

April 28th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Terming female foeticide "inhuman and uncivilised", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday hit out at developed states like Gujarat, Punjab and Delhi for their dwindling sex ratio. "Child ... Read more...

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