agricultural industry

A biosensor to detect drugs!

June 3rd, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 3 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new generation of biosensors that can spot microscopic traces of contaminants in less than an hour.Known as a biochemiresistor, it meets a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

China to boost economic reform in key industries

March 24th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) China will push forward economic reform in key sectors, including energy and railways, the government said.The State Council said that it has approved a reform plan ... Read more...

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China announces donation for Nalanda University

January 21st, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Jan 21 (ANI): Chinese Ambassador to India, Zhang Yan has announced one billion US dollar aid for the reconstruction of Nalanda University.Yan made the announcement after meeting Bihar Chief Minister Nitish ... Read more...

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With winter months away, snow starts to fall in northwest China

September 6th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by BNO News
XINJIANG UYGUR AUTONOMOUS REGION, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- With the start of the winter still several months away, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has already experienced its first snowfall of the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Obama close to making decision on next steps for Afghanistan

October 15th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.15 (ANI): After five intense meetings on his war-fighting strategy in Afghanistan, US President Barack Obama is assessing all the options and is now "in the decision-making phase," White House ... Read more...

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SADC leaders begin third summit on Zimbabwe political crisis

January 26th, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Jan 26 (IANS) The leaders of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) began an extraordinary summit here in South Africa Monday, in yet another attempt to eke a compromise from Zimbabwe's ... Read more...

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Japan to introduce $107 bn recovery package

August 29th, 2008 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 29 (DPA) The Japanese government Friday unveiled an economic stimulus package totalling 11.7 trillion yen ($107.03 billion) to lift the financial burden caused by rising oil prices and shore ... Read more...

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China’s earthquake damaged $6 billion in Agriculture

July 2nd, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The 8.0-magnitude quake in the southwest has left 700,000 people unemployed and deprived 1.15 million farmers of their livelihood, Xinhua news agency said, quoting provincial vice-governor Li Chengyun.May's devastating earthquake in southwest ... Read more...

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Cuba to restructure food marketing

April 16th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by admin
Havana, April 16 (IANS) Cuba is moving to restructure the system for marketing food products to revitalize the farm sector, Spain's EFE news agency reported Wednesday. "We are working hard on the ... Read more...

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Survey calls for incentives package for manufacturing industry

February 19th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) India's manufacturing sector, which saw slackened growth last year due to rupee appreciation and hard interest rates, needs to be provided an incentive package to sustain its ... Read more...

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Brit schools struggling with migrant kids influx

November 26th, 2007 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov.26 (ANI): The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) has warned that schools in the United Kingdom are struggling with the influx of migrant children, which they is changing the culture ... Read more...

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