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Delhi air quality was worst in March: Study


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Dust in the Delhi skies in March brought the air quality down to the worst levels in the last one year and the increase ... Read more...

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Hu, Putin discuss bilateral cooperation, strategic tie-ups


October 12th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) President Hu Jintao and top legislator Wu Bangguo met Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Wednesday in Beijing to exchange views on bilateral cooperation and strategic partnership ... Read more...

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Aditi, Vashistha qualify for Faldo Series


October 1st, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Aditi Ashok in girls under-16 category, Vashistha Pawar in boys under-16, and Ankur Chadha in boys under-18 emerged as winners in the Faldo Series qualifiers ... Read more...

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India’s junior golfers eyeing for berths in Faldo Series Asia


September 26th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 26 (IANS) Syed Saqib of Bangalore and Ankur Chadha from the DLF, Gurgaon, will be among the front-runners at the Toyota - Indian Golf Union's (IGU) Faldo Series ... Read more...

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Lending to farm sector exceeds target


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Bank-lending to the farm sector rose to Rs.4,46,779 crore in 2010-11, almost 20 percent higher than the official target of Rs.3,75,000 crore, Minister of State ... Read more...

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Sikhs, Hindus now part of middle-class Britain


December 14th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) "Long-established" Hindu and Sikh families in Britain are now being categorised as part of the country's middle-class, according to a survey that also revealed the changing societal ... Read more...

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Long-term exposure to pesticides linked to dementia


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new research has suggested that long-term exposure to pesticides may be linked to the development of dementia.The authors base their findings on 614 vineyard workers in ... Read more...

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Bihari youth excited by poll results, call it new hope


November 24th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Anjali Ojha Patna/New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The excitement among youth from Bihar was palpable across India Wednesday, with most saying the Janata Dal-United (JD-U)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine's sweeping win ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man cracks world’s toughest sum


August 11th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) An Indian-origin computer scientist based in the US claims to have solved one of the world's most complex mathematical riddles. Vinay Deolalikar, who works with the US multinational information ... Read more...

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How apes leap huge distances


July 22nd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): It is well-known that gibbons are capable of leaping prodigious distances between trees, crossing gaps of more than 10m at a time. Now scientists have discovered just how ... Read more...

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World’s first flying car gets green signal to take-off (Lead, changing dateline)


July 1st, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 1 (IANS) The world's first flying car, which was caught in a legal snarl in the US, has finally been given the green signal.Being developed by Boston-based Terrafugia ... Read more...

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Sensex in red amid negative Asian cues (Lead)


April 28th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities was faltering Wednesday amid negative cues from major Asian bourses. Realty, metal and energy scrips were facing bulk of the selling pressure.The ... Read more...

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‘Buy and Make’ category in new defence procurement rules


October 29th, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) With an eye to the indigenisation of India's defence industry, the new defence procurement procedure (DPP) would have a new category of "Buy and Make (Indian)" under ... Read more...

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The Dalit tag still sticks despite converting to Sikhism


June 9th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, June 9 (IANS) It is a centuries-old ignominy they wanted to escape by converting to Sikhism in Punjab and found new respect there. But back home in Bihar, the ... Read more...

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Mick Jaggers daughter dumping modelling for Hollywood?


September 15th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): Sir Mick Jaggers daughter, Elizabeth, allegedly wants to change her career from modelling to acting.First child of Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall, the English model has made ... Read more...

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National online portal on environmental knowledge launched


August 11th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A one-stop online shop for all that you want to know about environment issues - from how to install a solar water heater, to waste management and ... Read more...

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Age-old magic tricks can help understand why we see, think and act


July 23rd, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): The science behind age-old magic tricks can help in better understanding of how humans see, think, and act, say researchers at the University of British Columbia and ... Read more...

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Slaying virtual ogres, demons - games Indian children play


June 18th, 2008 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
By Ranjana Narayan New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) "I prefer Force Lightning to Dark Rage", "I used all my Mana to keep Immolation activated"...Animated conversations such as these among urban youngsters, especially boys, ... Read more...

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