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‘Eggs healthier, safer than 30 years ago’


July 19th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Eggs today are healthier, safer and more nutritious than they were 30 years ago because the feed given to hens has changed over the years, leading ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Government efforts keeping sugar price stable: Mukherjee


April 24th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday that the government is using a variety of instruments, including trade policy, to keep prices of sugar ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

2G: Enhancing FDI limit was to encourage foreign investment


April 12th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Former telecom secretary D.S. Mathur Thursday told a CBI special court that the object of enhancing Foreign Direct Investment limit was to encourage foreign ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fog, chilly winds envelop capital, over 200 flights disrupted (Third Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped the capital Friday, seriously disrupting train and air traffic, while icy winds through the day left people shivering and praying for the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fog, chilly winds envelop capital, traffic hit (Second Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped the capital Friday, seriously disrupting train and air traffic, while icy winds through the day left people shivering and praying for the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

North India reels under severe cold, dense fog (Roundup)


January 20th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped many parts of northern India, including the national capital, affecting road, rail and air traffic and adding to commuters' woes as temperatures ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Fog grips Delhi; air, rail traffic hit (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped the capital Friday morning, wreaking havoc on commuters as many trains and flights were cancelled or delayed while vehicles moved at a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pros and cons of foreign equity in retailing


November 25th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Following are the main issues raised by those in favour of foreign equity in multi-brand retailing and those opposed to it:Those against:- It will lead to closure of tens of thousands ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

The pros and cons of foreign equity in retailing


November 24th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The following are the main issues raised by those in favour of foreign equity in multi-brand retailing and those opposed to it:Those against:- It will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cooperation needed for sustainable development: US


July 18th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Ahead of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to India, the US Monday said it planned to spend $100 million on clean energy projects ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

An age suit that transforms wearer into a 74-year-old!


March 27th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Researchers at MIT's Age Lab have designed a suit to transform someone into a 74-year-old to understand the effects ageing has on the body.While many companies focus their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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 |

Expedite Mumbai harbour channel widening: Centre


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb. 2 (IANS) Following the collision of two vessels in August 2010 and early this month, the union government Wednesday asked the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust and Mumbai Port Trust to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Facebook, Twitter demeaning human values: Scientist


January 24th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) Social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook could be downright anti-social, threatening to dominate our lives and making us less human, a researcher says. Prof. Sherry Turkle ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Facebook, Twitter ‘making us more isolated and less human’


January 24th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): A leading academic in the U.S. has claimed that social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook are threatening to dominate our lives, making us more isolated and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NASSCOM’s ‘Annual Product Conclave’ kicks off in Bangalore


November 10th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Nov 10 (ANI): National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), the premier organisation that represents and sets the tone for public policy for the Indian software industry, kicked off ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Patil calls for farm-corporate tie-up for Green Revolution


October 28th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday stressed the need to explore a partnership between agriculture and corporate sectors from the grassroots level to usher in a second Green Revolution ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Need better technology to prevent biological attack: Kalam


October 6th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Wednesday said there is a need to assimilate better technology and cutting edge systems in all agencies involved with security of the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Working group finds MSP calculation flawed, unscientific


August 31st, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 31 (IANS) A high-powered working group on agriculture production has said the methodology of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) to calculate cost of cultivation is "highly ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New York Department Of Taxation And Finance Implements Bagel Tax


August 26th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Each time you think of consuming a slice bagel or prepared bagel at a store you might end up paying tax for the food consumed. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Odd news |

Delhi needs leaders at the ground level: Kiran Bedi


August 26th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India's first woman Indian Police Service officer and social crusader Kiran Bedi, who is often described as a national role model, says the capital has fallen back ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Voyage to Mars Would Dangerously Weaken Astronauts Muscles


August 20th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research has shown that a trip to Mars may not be all it is cracked up to be, since the long trip in zero gravity will ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Hindustan Motors launches greener CNG mini truck


April 26th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Hindustan Motors Monday launched a CNG (compressed natural gas) version of its its mini truck "Winner" which meets the BS-IV emission norms. The CK Birla Group company, known ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pawar felicitates over 100 small, marginal farmers for their exemplary work


February 26th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26(ANI): Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Friday felicitated over 100 small and marginal farmers from across the country for their innovative skills in the national capital.Speaking on the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Best way to cut down emissions is to make cars smaller


January 18th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) The best way to cut down emissions of poisonous gases in the short term is to make smaller petrol and diesel cars. Manufacturers are more likely to produce smaller ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

President Obama kicks off forum to modernize government


January 15th, 2010 - 3:34 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Obama met with numerous CEOs at a White House Forum Thursday to discuss a platform to modernize the U.S. Government.President Obama organized the forum to hear ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UPS To Show Doors To 1,800 Employees


January 10th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a latest move, United Parcel Service, the biggest package delivery company of the world is going to show doors to 1,800 employees. The Company spokespersons ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kamal Nath calls for better road network


January 6th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Road Transport and Highways Minister Kamal Nath Wednesday said development of better roads and road network was the key to inclusive growth and safe travel. "We have one ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Central team suggests better technology use in West Bengal (Lead)


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) The union home ministry team, which was on a two-day visit to West Bengal on a fact-finding mission regarding political violence, Wednesday suggested the use of better technology ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Haryana hopes to double agricultural yield by 2020


November 29th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Sunday said his government has set a target of doubling agricultural production by 2020, and urged scientists to develop better technology to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India reduces expectation from Copenhagen climate summit (Lead)


November 19th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Do not expect anything much from next month's climate summit in Copenhagen, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said Thursday, reiterating that India is not going to accept any ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Simple steps can cut down greenhouse gas emissions


October 27th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 27 (IANS) Basic steps taken by people daily can go a long way in cutting down greenhouse gas emissions, says a new study. Minimizing energy waste is a good ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US homeland security chief outlines counter terror strategy


July 30th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Underlining an immediate need of people's participation in counter terror strategy, US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has urged the people of the country to join a "collective ... Read more...

Posted in World |

ONGC to become carbon neutral in next few years


January 19th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.19 (ANI): The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC) has drawn up an elaborate programme to become carbon neutral. The oil major has set specific targets to complete ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Collisions between birds and aircraft on the rise


January 17th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): Reports indicate that the number of collisions between birds and aircraft has rapidly increased over the last two decades, despite better technology to combat them.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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