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White Britons ignored compared to ethnic minorities


November 28th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) White working-class people in Britain say they do not get a "fair deal" when compared to ethnic minorities, and are often "left last in line" when ... Read more...

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Industry chamber seeks transparency in coal allocation


October 11th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 10 (IANS) The central government should ensure transparency in the allocation of natural resources like coal and usher in competition through commercial mining, the Federation of Indian Chambers ... Read more...

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No more pesky calls, SMSs from Tuesday


September 26th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Millions of mobile subscribers across the country are likely to get relief from pesky commercial calls and messages with the regulations preventing such communications coming ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Himachal seeks Rs.27,556 crore for 12th Plan


September 20th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has sought Rs.27,556 crore from the Planning Commission for the 12th Five Year Plan period, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Tuesday."We have ... Read more...

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No more pesky calls, messages from Sep 27: TRAI


September 5th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Over 850 mobile subscribers across the country are likely to get relief from pesky commercial calls and messages as the telecom regulator Monday said new ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US, India natural allies against terror financing: US official


July 28th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) The US and India are natural allies in the fight against illicit finance used to fund terror activities, said a US official here Wednesday."Put at ... Read more...

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New full-time head for ISRO’s commercial arm (Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 9 (IANS) Senior space scientist V.S. Hegde was Saturday named the first full-time head of Antrix Corporation, the Indian space agency's commercial arm, to aggressively tap growing ... Read more...

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Indian space agency’s commercial arm gets new head


July 9th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 9 (IANS) Antrix Corporation, the Indian space agency's commercial arm, Saturday got a new head, V.S. Hegde, an expert in remote sensing applications as part of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘More funds needed for women, child development’


February 28th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Even as the allocation for the social sector has been increased 17 percent by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the budget proposals for 2011-12, little increase ... Read more...

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Implement Cancun accords, demand Least Developed Countries


February 19th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Least Developed Countries (LDC) Saturday called for immediate disbursement of funds, agreed at the Cancun talks, for them to deal with the impact of climate change. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mental health neglected, multinational partnerships needed: Azad


February 17th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Thursday pointed out that over six percent of Indians suffer from mental disorders and said there was a need to develop multinational ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Performing Flower may revolutionise England cricket


December 31st, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 31 (ANI): Having secured the Ashes at least for the next two years, coach Andy Flower believes he is now in a stronger position to convince the England and Wales ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I’m not a casualty of Bangladesh debacle, says resigned Kiwi cricket GM Allott


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Nov 2(ANI): New Zealand Cricket's General Manager Geoff Allott has said that he has not resigned from his post over the Black Caps' recent embarrassing 0-4 ODI series loss to Bangladesh."I ... Read more...

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NZC General Manager resigns over humiliating Bangladesh ODI series


November 1st, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Nov 1(ANI): New Zealand Cricket's General Manager Geoff Allot has resigned from his post following the Black Caps' recent humiliating 0-4 ODI series loss to Bangladesh.According to Stuff.co.nz, Allott will ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

FICA chief calls ICC a “relic”


August 8th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 8 (IANS) Tim May of the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) Sunday described the International Cricket Council (ICC) as a "relic" which makes decisions benifiting the "powerful" at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

States wary of ‘one-size-fits-all’ central schemes


July 25th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) An increasing number of states today are growing restive about the central government's increasing tendency to impose its schemes on them irrespective of their ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brooding female birds respond to vivid male plumes


June 25th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Male birds displaying gorgeous plumes seem to positively affect brooding females of the same species, improving offspring growth. Scientists made the discovery during a breeding experiment with Houbara ... Read more...

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Visual stimulation from attractive males positively affects brooding females


June 25th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Brooding female birds are sensitive to visual stimulation from attractive males of the same species, a breeding experiment with Houbara bustards has led scientists to conclude.Females that observed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World Bank loan for improving Tamil Nadu roads


March 31st, 2010 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a $50.7 million loan to India for improving quality and sustainability of the road network in Tamil Nadu. Through this, 1,380 km of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pak to get three more AWACS next year


December 14th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 14 (ANI): Pakistan is set to receive three more Airborne Warning and Control Systems (AWACS) in 2010, the country's defence ministry has announced.The Daily Times quoted Minister for Defence ... Read more...

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Prioritizing low-cost, simple health measures can cut early deaths worldwide


November 16th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Scaling up simple, low-cost health measures involving basic maternal and newborn care can save the lives of almost a third of the children under age five who die ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Manmohan Singh asks embassy in US to get back Gandhis memorabilia


March 5th, 2009 - 11:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday asked the embassy in the US and officials in India to do everything to get back Mahatma Gandhis belongings.Some ... Read more...

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India fails to stop auction of Mahatma Gandhi belongings


March 5th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): The Indian government on Thursday rejected a proposal by the US collector to halt the controversial auction of Gandhis iconic round glasses.Union Minister of State ... Read more...

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Anti-piracy group welcomes more Indian warships


November 22nd, 2008 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) The International Maritime Bureau (IMB), the only organisation monitoring piracy on the high seas, has welcomed reports that the Indian Navy is planning to deploy more warships to ... Read more...

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NDA’s economic, governance strategy will be different: Advani (Lead)


November 21st, 2008 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial hopeful L.K. Advani Friday promised a "radically different" economic and governance strategy if the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is voted ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Women’’s inability to access credit affects efficiency in rural households


July 27th, 2008 - 10:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): In a bid to encourage economic growth, a majority of rural strategies are designed to improve access to capital for poor households. However, such an approach fully ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India agrees to revitalise credit facility for Bhutan


July 17th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 17 (ANI): India has agreed to revitalise its standby credit facility for Bhutan, enhancing the amount to Rs.400 crores. This was agreed to after one-to-one and delegation-level meetings ... Read more...

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India fares poorly on global environment protection index


July 11th, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS)India is floundering in its efforts to protect its environment and is lagging behind some of the poorer Asian, African, European and South American nations, says the 2008 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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