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Indian-American on panel to make Chicago immigrant friendly


August 18th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Aug 18 (IANS) Ami Gandhi, an Indian American public policy expert, has been named to a committee formed by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to make President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India-EU free trade deal by end 2012: German envoy


July 14th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Germany expects India to conclude its free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union by the end of 2012, despite the economic gloom the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Egypt passes constitutional amendments


June 18th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's ruling military council has passed a few amendments to the constitution that will outline the future president's powers and responsibilities, state television reported.The text ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Unique coating kills 99 percent bugs


May 11th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, May 11 (IANS) Scientists have developed a killer coating that destroys 99 percent of the bugs and fungi on contact, potentially opening the way to kill resistent superbugs. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cholesterol shows promise in fighting cancer


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 23 (IANS) Researchers at Simon Fraser University have concluded that cholesterol may have a few good qualities like slowing or halting cancer cell growth, after all the bad ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US lawmaker praises India’s role in Afghanistan


April 19th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) A key US lawmaker has welcomed India's positive contribution to Afghanistan's reconstruction saying US-India partnership has an important role in contributing to the war torn nation's ... Read more...

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India, EU to clinch FTA soon, to combat terror (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) India and the 27-nation European Union (EU) Friday agreed to intensify talks to conclude a broad-based trade and investment accord soon and signed ... Read more...

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India, EU decide to step up trade deal talks, sign research pact


February 10th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) India and the 27-nation European Union Friday signed two key pacts, including a joint declaration on research and innovation, and agreed to step up ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Massaging promotes pain relief, muscle recovery


February 6th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 6 (IANS) Most athletes would swear by the pain-relieving, muscle recovery-promoting benefits of massaging, which has now been validated by scientific evidence. On the cellular level, massage reduces ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Renault enters compact car segment with Pulse launch


January 6th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) French automaker Renault Friday entered India's compact car segment with the launch of the Pulse priced between Rs.5.77 lakh and Rs.6.25 lakh.The company also ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New tool to pick out hidden patterns in vast data sets


December 16th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Researchers have developed a statistical tool that can pick out unsuspected or hidden patterns in mountains of data in a way that no other software programme ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Committed to Africa’s transformation: India


November 24th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Months after its second summit with Africa, India Thursday underlined its initiatives to help in the socio-cultural transformation of African countries and called for jointly ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mannmohan, Obama to meet in Bali Friday, n-deal on agenda


November 16th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Amid a deepening global economic crisis, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet US President Barack Obama Friday in the balmy Indonesian resort of Bali ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

With Pakistan in mind, Delhi and Kabul seal strategic pact


October 5th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Amid souring relations between Islamabad and Kabul, India and Afghanistan Tuesday signed a defining pact to forge an all-embracing strategic partnership that will entail ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Harley-Davidson’s Fat-Boy bike comes to India


August 4th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) American luxury motorcycle manufacture Harley-Davidson Thursday launched a new version of its Fat-Boy bike in the country with a price tag of Rs.19,70,000 (ex-showroom Delhi)."This ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Clinton visit: US committed to nuclear deal (Lead)


July 14th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The US Thursday underlined its commitment to full civilian nuclear cooperation with India as the two countries look to expand their counter-terror cooperation and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chandy promises to rehabilitate minor victim of sex abuse


July 1st, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 1 (IANS) The Kerala government will meet all the expenses required to rehabilitate the minor girl who had allegedly been forced into sex with more than 100 people, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

40 arrested so far in Kerala minor sex case: Police


June 27th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 27 (IANS) At least 40 people have been arrested in Kerala so far in a sex scandal involving a minor girl, police said Monday. Those arrested include her ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India to reform government financial reporting system


June 21st, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) India will soon introduce a new accounting system to bring better transparency and accountability in financial reporting of government institutions, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Endosulfan can be phased out early if alternative found: Ramesh


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday said the government could phase out the killer pesticide endosulfan even before the 11-year time frame agreed at a Stockholm ... Read more...

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Public reaction to Taseer killing depicts the real Pakistan


March 12th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 12(ANI): Celebration of former Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer's assassination and garlanding of his murderer Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri with roses by hundreds of lawyers depicts the real Pakistan, Pak ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ties with India important for US: Republican leader


March 12th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 12 (IANS) US House of Representatives speaker John Boehner has described the relationship with India as one of the important relationships for the US, including for Congress.Boehner expressed the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

THSTI,IAVI announce new HIV vaccine design program in India


March 4th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.4 (ANI-Business Wire India): The Translational Health Sciences and Technology Institute (THSTI), an autonomous institute of the Indian government's Department of Biotechnology, and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

HIV vaccine design program launched in India


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): The Translational Health Sciences and Technology Institute (THSTI), an autonomous institute of the Government's Department of Biotechnology, and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) has jointly announced ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Engineers find nanolasers for faster microprocessors


February 7th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Engineers have found a way to grow nanolasers -- lasers able to produce beams at nanoscale -- directly onto a silicon surface, potentially opening the way to a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Growing nanolasers on silicon paves way for on-chip photonics


February 7th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed a way to grow nanolasers directly onto a silicon surface paving way to faster, more efficient microprocessors in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Egypt’s transition must begin now: Obama


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Hours after embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak announced that he would not run for re-election in September, President Barack Obama warning of "difficult days ahead" ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama calls for immediate ‘orderly transition’ in Egypt


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2(ANI): United States President Barack Obama has said an orderly political transition in Egypt "must begin now", and lead to free and fair elections.Obama's comment follows the announcement by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

RBI draft guidelines for new bank licences in January


December 9th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will release the draft guidelines for new bank licences by the end of January, its chief said here Thursday.RBI Governor Duvvuri Subbarao ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Irreversible inhibition of a protease central to hepatitis C infection: Study


November 29th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated that irreversible covalent inhibition can increase selectivity, potency and duration of action, broadens applications for targeted covalent drugs to the protease gene family.Avila ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What youngsters see when they look at Jesus Christ


November 16th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A study from University of Gothenburg, Sweden, says that youngsters have different ways of interpreting the nine images of Christ.Popular culture plays an important role when young ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mahindra Satyam focuses on expansion in Middle East, Africa


November 11th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) IT firm Mahindra Satyam Thursday said that its Dubai office in United Arab Emirates will now function as its new regional hub overseeing the integration of both ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mountains may offer species ‘refuge habitats’ during climate change


November 10th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Swiss researchers have claimed that mountain ranges may represent a 'safer' place to live during changing climate conditions.Daniel Scherrer and Christian Korner from the University of Basel, Switzerland ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Long-pending changes to law on boilers notified


October 13th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, October 13 (IANS) The government Wednesday notified a legislation enhancing the safety norms for industrial boilers to avoid the danger of their explosion and guard life and property from destruction.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Saturated fat not as bad as previously thought


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): If you think saturated fat is responsible for cardiovascular disease (CVD), you need a reality check-new evidence has shown that saturated fat intake has a very limited impact ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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