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BHEL exploring non-power equipment business for profits


August 11th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tiruchirapalli, Aug 11 (IANS) Power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) plans to focus on increasing its revenue from non-power segments like railways, defence and others, said a top ... Read more...

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Africa gets major share of Indian investments worldwide


July 12th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, July 12 (IANS) Africa has bagged a major share of about $3 billion that Indians invested every month around the world, says the head of a government agency that ... Read more...

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WHO for enhanced partnership to curb non-communicable diseases


April 24th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) With non-communicable diseases causing an estimated 7.9 million deaths annually in southeast Asia region, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Tuesday called for intervention from multiple ... Read more...

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Want India’s help to develop indigenous technology: African Union


March 5th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Africa wants India to help it strengthen its human capital in science and technology so that the 54-nation continent can develop indigenous technology instead ... Read more...

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Spying on kids’ online activities is waste of time


August 7th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Parents who try to keep track of their kid's online activities seem to be just wasting their time. "If you feel that you have to ... Read more...

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Scientist calls for tripling India’s food production


April 20th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 20 (IANS) Agricultural scientist M.S. Swaminathan Wednesday called for an "evergreen" revolution in agriculture increasing the production by three times and ensuring food security for all Indians."The revolution ... Read more...

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UN ready to remove 19 Indian vendors from blacklist


February 22nd, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The UN is ready to reinstate the 19 Indian firms suspended from bidding for its multi-billion dollar contracts since 2008, including Satyam Computer and ... Read more...

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Capart will collapse if it does not change role: Joshi (Lead)


December 28th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The Council for Advancement of People's Action and Rural Technology (Capart) needs a new institutional framework to develop linkages with panchayati raj institutions, Rural Development Minister C.P. ... Read more...

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Joshi calls for radical change in role of CAPART


December 28th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The Council for Advancement of People's Action and Rural Technology (CAPART) needs a new institutional framework to develop linkages with panchayati raj institutions (PRI), Rural Development Minister ... Read more...

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Pranab earmarks Rs.1,37,674 crore for social sector


February 26th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Friday increased the spending on social sector to Rs.1,37,674 crore.Presenting the annual Budget in the Lok Sabha, Mukherjee said the spending ... Read more...

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Nainital Research Centre achieves world record in breeding silkworm eggs


April 18th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Nainital, Apr 18 (ANI): Nainital-based Regional Oak Tasar Research Centre has created a world record in the field of silkworm egg laying.The scientists and other staff members of the research centre are ... Read more...

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‘ICT the DNA of modern warfare’


May 27th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Information and communications technology has become the DNA of modern day warfare, making the development of appropriate technology to ensure information dominance over the adversary a very ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Hindustan Zinc to become world’s largest integrated zinc-lead producer


April 24th, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Apr 24 (ANI/Business Wire India): Expanding capacity to 1,065,000 tonnes per annum, making Hindustan Zinc Limited the largest integrated zinc-lead producer in the world and achieving stated capacity goal of ... Read more...

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80 per cent Pakistanis work at home


December 14th, 2007 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 14 (ANI): Nearly, 80 per cent of Pakistans population is working as home-based workers (HBWs) in the informal sector. Surprisingly, 50 per cent of those HBWs are women, whereas, out ... Read more...

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Efforts on to revive ethnic ‘wood craft’ in Orissa


November 14th, 2007 - 2:34 am ICT by admin
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