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Slashing meat intake vital for curbing emissions


April 16th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Per capita meat consumption need to be halved by 2050 in the developed world if the emission of nitrous oxide (N2O), one of the most important ... Read more...

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Chinese banking model unsustainable: Daily


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 22 (IANS) The profit model of Chinese banks that encourages growth by stipulating a cap on deposit and lending rates is unsustainable, a daily said Wednesday.The commercial banks ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian air carriers should have professional management: Minister


February 7th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Airlines in India should have a professional team for better management, Union Minister for Corporate Affairs M. Veerappa Moily said here Tuesday.When queried about bailing out ... Read more...

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Reduced petro-product subsidies can rein inflation: Official


September 16th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Emphasising that an effective policy to control high inflation is to curtail the fiscal deficit, Chief Statistician of India T.C.A. Anant Friday said reducing subsidy on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PM to address meet on electoral reforms in Guwahati


May 26th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address a national consultation meet on electoral reforms in Guwahati July 2-3, an official release said. The meet will ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India to launch biodiversity management initiative


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) India will launch a Rs.130 crore initiative with the World Bank for better management of protected areas by making people stakeholders, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi mayor against splitting civic agency


April 28th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Delhi government's decision to split the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) into five units is against the interests of the city, Delhi Mayor Rajni ... Read more...

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US facilitating Pak-Afghan talks on bilateral water treaty


April 20th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 20(ANI): The United States is facilitating initial talks between Pakistan and Afghanistan on a bilateral water treaty as part of its efforts for trilateral water cooperation, according to informed sources.US-led ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Air India logged on to SITA passenger service system


March 29th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Announcing the double migration of Air India and Indian Airlines to SITA's Horizon passenger services system (PSS), Air India said it will now operate as a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

President Patil underlines need for development of North-East


March 10th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kohima, Mar 10 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Thursday said the accelerated development of the North-Eastern region, which has contributed much to the richness of the nation, is fundamental for the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Court orders better facilities for mentally ill prisoners


March 9th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi government to implement the guidelines framed by experts for providing better facilities to under-trials and convicts in ... Read more...

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Haryana to penalise people harming leopards


February 25th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 25 (IANS) The Haryana government Friday warned of punishment to those killing or injuring leopards in the state.This comes following recent incidents of people in rural areas attacking and killing ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Central team touring northeast to push for grassroots governance


February 18th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/Agartala, Feb 18 (IANS) A central government team, sponsored by the union panchayati raj ministry, is touring the northeastern states to gather public opinion on devolution of governance to the grass roots ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New study applies existing theory to predict floods


January 29th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new study shows how Shannon's Information Theory can also be applied to studying high water and flooding.Information theory, first devised in 1948 by Claude Shannon, sees information ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Air India posts cash profit of Rs.21.6 crore


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) State-owned Air India Monday reported a cash profit of Rs.21.66 crore for November 2010, owing to significant improvement in efficiency and better management strategies.The operating surplus was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tool for predicting local recurrence in lung cancer patients identified


December 7th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 07 (ANI): Positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scans have been identified as a potentially useful tool for predicting local recurrence in lung cancer patients treated with radiofrequency ablation (RFA).RFA, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rules to conserve wetlands notified


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The environment ministry Thursday notified the Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2010, to ensure better conservation and management of existing wetlands in India and to prevent ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Scientists take major step toward first biological test for autism


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Scientists have developed the best biologically based test for autism to date.The test, developed by researchers at Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital and the University of Utah, was able ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why men are at greater risk than women for gum disease


October 27th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): University of Maryland Dental School researchers have indicated that sex hormones may be the biological reason why men are at greater risk than women for destructive periodontitis, an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bees beat computers in solving complex problems


October 26th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Bees solve complex maths problems in a jiffy, compared to computers, which can take much longer, a study shows.These insects are capable of solving the 'travelling salesman problem' ... Read more...

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Tejaswini Sawant says shooters need proper management


October 13th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.13 (ANI): Indian shooter Tejaswini Sawant, who won a silver medal in the Commonwealth Games 50-metre prone rifle singles event, said that shooting athletes of the country needs a better ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

No plan to split Mumbai civic body, says Ashok Chavan


August 20th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Friday categorically denied that the state government contemplated any move to bifurcate the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM). "There is no proposal ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No changes of my own in adopting new regulations restricting officials’ tenure: Gill


May 4th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports M S Gill on Tuesday said he has made no changes of his own in adopting the new regulations, which ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kiwis must close gap against Australia, says editorial


April 3rd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr.3 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket's focus must be on closing the gap against Australia, says an editorial in the New Zealand Herald.While this country remains highly competitive in the limited-overs games, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Australia to spend $394 mn on diabetic care


March 31st, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, March 31 (IANS) Australia will spend over 430 million Australian dollars ($394 million) for a new diabetic care programme, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said here Wednesday. Unveiling the government's plans ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Food inflation may spread to other sectors, says economic panel


February 19th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 19(ANI): Spiraling food inflation in the country could spread into other sectors, posing a risk to the projected growth rate of 8.2 percent in 2010-11, the Prime Minister's Economic ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Himachal all set to witness green revolution


January 10th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh are all set to witness another green revolution with a Rs.267-crore project funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for promotion of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Civic leaders meet Chidambaram for better slum management


January 5th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Leaders of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Tuesday met union Home Minister P. Chidambaram and requested him to advice the Delhi government to let them work ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jyoti Basu stable, responding to treatment (Lead)


January 2nd, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) Veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Jyoti Basu, hospitalised after a pneumonia attack, was on respiratory support and stable, according to a medical bulletin Saturday. He ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jyoti Basu conscious, stable


January 2nd, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Jyoti Basu, who was hospitalised with a pneumonia attack, was stable Saturday and responding well to treatment, a hospital official said. The 96-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Army Vice Chief launches Rail E-ticketing for service personnel


December 30th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI) : Vice Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen PC Bhardwaj launched a pilot project of Rail e-ticketing for the Armed Forces, here on Wednesday.The project, being implemented ... Read more...

Posted in National |

No plans to privatise AIIMS: Azad


December 18th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Friday said the government has no plans to privatise the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here. Replying to a question in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Want to quit AIIMS for private job? Ask for 2 years’ leave


December 11th, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Doctors who want to quit the All India Institute for Medical Sciences (AIIMS) need to seek leave for a period of two years and vacate their plush ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

New law to create safe environment for migration: official


December 1st, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 1 (IANS) The central government will soon enact the Immigration Management Act, which will provide for a safe environment for migration, a senior official of the overseas Indian affairs (OIA) ... Read more...

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President moots afforestation of mining-affected areas in Goa


November 23rd, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday asked the Goa government to ensure that areas affected by mining in the state are not deprived of green cover. Patil, who is ... Read more...

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