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US firm confident of China’s economic rebound


August 13th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) Caterpillar, a US-based construction equipment maker, is confident that China's economy will experience a soft landing, as the government has taken appropriate measures for an economic ... Read more...

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US stocks rally after worst week of year (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 22 (IANS) US stocks rebounded Monday after major indexes suffered their worst weekly losses of the year in the previous week.The Dow Jones industrial average gained ... Read more...

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US stocks slightly lower in thin trading


January 27th, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 27 (IANS) US stocks were slightly lower in thin trading Thursday amid earning reports, economic data and the Federal Reserve's decision to keep low interest rate, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Paper wasps have flair for recalling faces


December 4th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Paper wasps, possessing brains less than a millionth of the size of that of humans, have evolved a similar face-learning abilities, a study reveals. "Wasps and ... Read more...

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Virus brainwashes caterpillars to melt themselves


September 12th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) It could be a plot from a Hollywood blockbuster -- a virus that brainwashes caterpillars into practically melting themselves. Scientists at Penn State University have isolated ... Read more...

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Clinton to visit Chennai Wednesday


July 19th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who began her three day visit to India Monday, is expected to visit the Tamil Nadu capital Wednesday.She will be ... Read more...

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Caterpillars inspiring Next Gen robots


April 27th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Caterpillars are inspiring researchers to design a new generation of search and rescue robots that can operate effectively and speedily during disasters.Some caterpillars have amazing ability ... Read more...

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World Bank issues first yaun bonds


January 5th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Jan 5 (IANS) The World Bank has issued its first bonds in the yuan as China promotes the international use of its currency, also known as renminbi.The World Bank said ... Read more...

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Caterpillars whistle to fend off attacking birds: Study


December 11th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has found that caterpillars can whistle to fend off attacking birds.The walnut sphinx caterpillar, a type of moth larva, doesn't whistle by puckering their lips ... Read more...

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Superhero suit to prevent bone loss in astronauts


October 29th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Micro-gravity in space can cause significant amount of bone loss in astronauts, but now a new superhero suit is set to change that.Even with regular exercise, an astronaut ... Read more...

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Pest attack affects Siliguri’s tea production


October 20th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
By Tarak SarkarSiliguri (West Bengal), Oct.20 (ANI): The tea growers of West Bengal's Siliguri District have incurred huge losses in the current year due to pest attack and heavy downpour.In comparison to ... Read more...

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‘Bond’ bike with flame-thrower, ejector seat to be unveiled in London


September 30th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): A James Bond bike with flame-thrower and ejector seat is set to be unveiled in London.The bike, to be displayed at next week's Cycle Show at Earls Court ... Read more...

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Dow Jones climbs 2.4 percent for the week, ending fourth positive week in a row


September 25th, 2010 - 4:20 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – U.S. stocks jumped up sharply on Friday, ending its fourth positive week on a good note, with stabilization of durable goods and housing investors giving stock ... Read more...

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Stalled Film To Release due to Aksshat’s Popularity


August 28th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Its seems that "Zara Nachke Dikha' on Star Plus had made most of the new face coming on the show famous, like Mukti Mohan was the ... Read more...

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Butterflies provide clues on how some species respond to global warming


August 6th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): By studying two species of butterfly, University of Notre Dame researchers have found evidence of how some species respond to global warming.Dr. Jessica Hellmann and her team have ... Read more...

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Princess Beatrice is first royal to complete London Marathon


April 26th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): Princess Beatrice, daughter of Duke of York, Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York, has become the first in the royal family to complete the London Marathon.Princess Beatrice ... Read more...

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Communication in caterpillars evolved from walking


April 14th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): Scientists from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, have found that communication in caterpillars evolved from the simple act of walking.The researchers have found that hair-like structures that the ... Read more...

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Tobacco plant thwarts caterpillar attack by opening flowers in the morning


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 22 (ANI): A team of scientists has discovered that the tobacco plant thwarts an onslaught by caterpillars by opening its flowers in the morning, instead of the night.This finding ... Read more...

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US stocks drop amid mixed earnings


October 21st, 2009 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 21 (DPA) US stocks fell Tuesday amid a rash of company earnings reports and government figures that pointed to a still-struggling housing market. Earnings were mixed at some of the ... Read more...

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Caterpillars damage paddy crop in Jharkhand


August 31st, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaPalamu (Jharkhand), Aug 31(ANI): First it was drought and now it is swarming caterpillars, which are adding to the woes of the paddy farmers in Jharkhand's Palamu district.The ... Read more...

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Pritam threw his phone and forgot his car


July 29th, 2009 - 10:19 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Music Director Pritam is quite popular for often getting "inspired' by musical notes and tunes. Nevertheless, Pritam being Pritam, does not mull-over too long in guilt over such trivial copyright issues, ... Read more...

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OPEC oil price rises above $65


July 22nd, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 22 (DPA) The price of oil produced by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) rose for the sixth straight day and passed the $65-mark Tuesday, the Vienna-based group ... Read more...

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US stocks plunge amid commodity and industrial sell-off


June 16th, 2009 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 16 (DPA) US stocks tumbled Monday by the most in a month, led by sell-offs of commodity and industrial companies. The drop pushed the Dow Jones Industrial Average back into ... Read more...

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French workers take managers hostage over plant closure


April 8th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 8 (DPA) Workers at a French factory producing industrial adhesives have taken hostage a number of executives to protest the planned closing of the site, the daily Le Progres reported ... Read more...

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1.8 mn Americans lost jobs in worst slashing spree in 34 years (Repeat for all needing)


February 7th, 2009 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Americans have lost 1.8 million jobs in just the last three months with employers slashing 598,000 more jobs in January, taking the unemployment rate up to 7.6 percent, ... Read more...

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1.8 mn Americans lost jobs in worst slashing spree in 34 years


February 6th, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Americans have lost 1.8 million jobs in just the last three months with employers slashing 598,000 more jobs in January, taking the unemployment rate up to 7.6 percent, ... Read more...

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US stocks fall on shrinking economy, disappointing earnings


January 31st, 2009 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 31 (Xinhua) US stocks fell for a second session Friday morning as US gross domestic product (GDP) fell by the highest rate in 27 years and disappointing earnings added ... Read more...

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Caterpillar threat looms over Uttar Pradesh crops


August 10th, 2008 - 10:49 am ICT by ANI
By Brajesh Kumar Singh Mathura, Aug 10 (ANI): Caterpillars have reportedly destroyed almost 60-70 per cent of crops in Uttar Pradesh, leaving farmers quite anguished about not having a good harvest ... Read more...

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Agra farmers concerned over locust attack


August 8th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 8 (IANS) Farmers in several villages in Uttar Pradesh's Agra district are worried over recent attacks by locust swarms. Ipe M. Ipe, an entomologist, found a few locusts lying in ... Read more...

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Daimler Hero to roll out vehicles in Tamil Nadu


July 7th, 2008 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 7 (IANS) Daimler Hero Motor Corp, a joint venture floated by German auto major Daimler AG and Indian two-wheeler giant Hero group, Monday signed an agreement with the state government ... Read more...

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Daimler Hero to roll out vehicles in Tamil Nadu (Lead with corrections)


July 7th, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 7 (IANS) Daimler Hero Commercial Vehicles Ltd, a joint venture floated by German auto major Daimler AG and Indian two-wheeler giant Hero group, Monday signed an agreement with the state ... Read more...

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