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US keen on New Silk Road for trade, commerce


June 19th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, June 19 (IANS) The US expects better trade and economic ties between India and the Central and Southeast Asia by developing a New Silk Road, an American official ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Chinese firm plans aggressive auto export


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Chinese carmaker Dongfeng Motor expects its auto export to grow about five times to reach 300,000 units in 2016, the company announced.By 2016, one in every ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Close ASEAN cooperation urged to promote growth (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, April 3 (IANS) Cambodia, the current ASEAN chair, has called for stronger financial cooperation among its member countries to promote economic growth.Prime Minister Hun Sen told the visiting ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Israel favours joint R&D; ventures with China


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, April 2 (IANS) Israeli cabinet has moved to strengthen bilateral trade ties with China by voting to support joint industrial research and development projects between the two countries.The Chief ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maoists caused major damage to India’s forests, says survey


February 7th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) While India has set an ambitious goal of increasing its forest cover to 33 percent by 2020, a Forest Survey of India report Tuesday found ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indian-American father-son duo quits Obama Administration


February 1st, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) An Indian-American father-son duo, possibly the only one serving in senior positions in the Obama Administration, is leaving their positions for private sector jobs.Popularly known ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New York City had over 50 mn tourists in 2011


December 21st, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 21 (IANS) New York's "quality of life" led around 50.2 million tourists to visit the city this year, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said."Five and half years ago, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Fans hope to raise $150K to send M. Night Shyamalan back to film school


April 18th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): A new website is hoping to raise 150,000 dollars to send Razzie Award-winning filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan back to film school.Shyamalan, 40, who earned fame with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

GOCE satellite maps Earth’s gravity with precision


March 5th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): The European Space Agency says that its GOCE satellite has reached its ambitious goal of mapping Earth's gravity with unprecedented accuracy.In two short years, the sophisticated satellite has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

AIFF to sign Rs.700 crore deal with Reliance-IMG


December 8th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is all set to sign a Rs.700 crore telecast and marketing rights deal with Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)-International Management Group (IMG) ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian team visits Poonch trade post to review infrastructure, security


October 29th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct. 29 (ANI): A Union Home Ministry team, led by Joint Secretary K Skandan, visited the Poonch trade facilitation centre on Thursday to review trade infrastructure facilities with ... Read more...

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Training, recruitment of officers for Afghan army,police won’t be completed before Oct.2011: US comm


August 24th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.24 (ANI): In the next 15 months, American commanders in Afghanistan hope to recruit and train 141,000 new Afghan soldiers and police officers to meet President Barack Obama's ambitious goal ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Leonardo DiCaprio to play roaring new role in Nepal


July 13th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 13 (IANS) You could call it a new action story starring Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by WWF! The Hollywood star is playing a new role - spearheading ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scientists unveil bionic eye for future implantation


April 12th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 12 (IANS) Scientists have unveiled a bionic eye for future implantation in patients. The prototype, developed by Bionic Vision Australia (BVA) researchers at the University of New South Wales, will deliver ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Michelle Obama campaigns against childhood obesity


February 10th, 2010 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (DPA) First Lady Michelle Obama stepped into the limelight Tuesday to lead a campaign that will seek ways of reducing childhood obesity, which affects nearly one third of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kazakhstan sets 20-nation entry target by 2020


January 31st, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Astana, Jan.31 (ANI): Kazakhstan has set itself an ambitious goal of making its presence as a business and investment powerhouse in at least 20 countries by the year 2020.Addressing the nation this ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Computer program outdoes humans at measuring radiology images


January 26th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Using a computer program, scientists have successfully automated the measurement of a vital part of the knee in radiology images.The program performs much faster and just as reliably ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Computers faster than humans at sizing up knee images


January 26th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) Scientists have automated the measurement of a vital part of the knee in images with a software that performs much faster and just as reliably as humans who ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Japan, first to qualify - hopefully not first to leave (Team Profile)


December 2nd, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 2 (DPA) On June 6 this year, Japan became the first country to qualify for next year's World Cup finals in South Africa when they won 1-0 in Uzbekistan. With two ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brazil aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 40 percent


November 15th, 2009 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Nov 14 (DPA) Brazil plans to lower its emissions of the main greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) by nearly 40 percent by 2020, a government official said here. President Luiz Inacio ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Google Building Maker launched


October 14th, 2009 - 3:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mountain View, Oct 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A three dimensional building maker has been added to the library at Google Earth.In a press release Google announced that, “From large cities like ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Indian ambassador sets ambitious goal for improving ties with China


September 7th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sep.7 (ANI): In his first interview with Chinese media since taking office, India's Ambassador to China, S. Jaishankar, is upbeat about the momentum in the development of Sino-Indian relations, describing it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi firm in Dutch tie-up for e-governance business


July 21st, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) City-based e-governance firm MGRM has tied up with Bell ID, an identity card solutions provider headquartered in the Netherlands, to tap emerging opportunities in e-governance and identity ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s restless youth want change: Patil


June 4th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Calling the youth India's "greatest strategic resource", President Pratibha Patil Thursday said the challenge before the country was to invest in their education, employability and employment. "Over ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Beckham reveals what he is doing to save people from malaria


April 21st, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.21 (ANI): England winger David Beckham has said that he is horrified to learn that close to 90,000 children are suffering from malaria in Africa, and believes that every one ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India welcomes new US strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan


March 30th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.30 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Shiv Shankar Menon on Monday welcomed the new US strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, as announced by President Barack Obama last week.In a statement ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India says trade with Pakistan across Line of Control in final stages


January 3rd, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 3 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Commerce Jairam Ramesh has said that India and Pakistan will soon finalise arrangements for trade across Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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