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India’s ICT expertise helping many countries


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) When Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas came to India earlier this week, the three MoUs inked between the two countries went by largely unnoticed. But the ... Read more...

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Centre to improve mental health launched


September 7th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) To address gaps in mental health services and to promote research, capacity building and improving the quality of life of the mentally disabled, a centre ... Read more...

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Bihar to get Indo-Israel agriculture centres


August 30th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Two Indo-Israel Agriculture Centre of Excellence may come up in Bihar.This follows hour-long discussions Israeli ambassador Alon Ushpiz had with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ... Read more...

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Thales, BEL to form joint venture radar company


August 29th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) French aerospace and electronics major Thales Wednesday said it would form a joint venture company with state-run Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) to build civilian and defence ... Read more...

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IMG-Reliance plan football academy, stadiums’ make-over (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) All India Football Federation's (AIFF) marketing partners IMG-Reliance Thursday proposed a centre for excellence in Baroda and have also come up with a plan to ... Read more...

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IMG-Reliance plan centre of excellence for football


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) All India Football Federation's (AIFF) marketing partners IMG-Reliance Thursday proposed a centre for excellence in Baroda.An IMG-Reliance official told IANS that they plan to come ... Read more...

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Marine life faces large-scale extinction risk


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 22 (IANS) Marine life faces far greater risk of large-scale extinctions than at any previous time in human history, world's leading marine scientists have warned.Researchers from Australia, United ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Loss of habitats irreplaceable, warn scientists


August 1st, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 1 (IANS) It is hard to replace a lost habitat without losing species, even though the goal may be laudable, warn scientists."There's been a lot of talk among ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mysore to host international summit on space research


July 13th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 13 (IANS) About 3,000 scientists and students from 75 countries, including India, will deliberate on the benefits of space for humankind at a summit in Mysore, 150 ... Read more...

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Indo-Pacific corals more resilient than Caribbean twins


July 13th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) Corals of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and Indo-Pacific region recover faster from stress than their Caribbean counterparts, say marine scientists."The main reason for this ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fish learn to cope with high CO2 in oceans


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 3 (IANS) Some coral reef fish may be better prepared to cope with rising carbon dioxide in the world's oceans - thanks to their parents. Researchers at the ... Read more...

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Distant storms can cause air turbulence mid flight


June 26th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 26 (IANS) Distant storms even as far away as 100 km, could create sudden turbulence in mid flight and cause passenger injuries because of the refusal to wear ... Read more...

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CII to set up Centre for Excellence in Kerala


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), in association with the Kerala government, will set up a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in the state, its southern ... Read more...

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Sonu Nigam and son enthrall Trinidad audience


June 5th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, June 5 (IANS) Indian playback singer Sonu Nigam, along with his five-year-old son Nevaan, enthralled the audience at an overflowing Centre of Excellence here.Several thousand people packed the centre ... Read more...

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Football federation, Goa plan centre of excellence


May 9th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has joined hands with the Goa government to build a state-of-the-art centre of excellence in Goa, an official said ... Read more...

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CII Kerala to play proactive role in state’s growth


May 4th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 4 (IANS) The Kerala chapter of industry body Confederation of Indian Industry CII) Friday said it would play a more proactive role in grooming the state into ... Read more...

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French firm Altran expanding India operations


April 26th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 26 (IANS) French major Altran Technologies is expanding its operations in India to tap the domestic market and serve its global customers in aerospace, automotive, railways and energy ... Read more...

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Could corals survive more acidic oceans?


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 2 (IANS) Corals may yet be able to survive the acidification of the world's oceans, escaping the effects of climatic devastation.Researchers have identified a powerful internal mechanism that ... Read more...

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Give Calcutta varsity same status as Presidency: Governor


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Thursday suggested that the over 150-year-old Calcutta University be given the same special status as the Presidency University and likewise ... Read more...

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Climate change could wipe out rarest forests


March 20th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 20 (IANS) Many of the world's rarest and richest forests, located in high-altitudes, could be all but wiped out by the combined impact of man-made climate change and ... Read more...

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Airbus to set up second pilot training centre in India


March 14th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) Airbus has signed an agreement with CAE Simulator Training to set up a second pilot and maintenance crew training centre in India.The centre, to be located ... Read more...

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Fish make sacrifices to play great dads


March 9th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 9 (IANS) Cardinal fish can go to great lengths to protect their young. That means starving or even putting up with a jealous spouse - and often, dying ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Microsoft keen to set up centres in Tamil Nadu


March 7th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 6 (IANS) Global software giant Microsoft International Tuesday expressed interest in setting up cloud computing centres in Tamil Nadu in a meeting with Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa.Microsoft International president ... Read more...

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Lyon to fine tune skills with Warne ahead of Adelaide Test


January 18th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) Australian spinner Nathan Lyon will be taking tips from spin wizard Shane Warne as he gears up for the fourth and the final Test against India ... Read more...

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CO2 threatens fish’s very survival in oceans


January 16th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 16 (IANS) Can you imagine seas and oceans completely bereft of colourful fish? The possibility may not be all that far-fetched, thanks to rising carbon dioxide (CO2) ... Read more...

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Rod Marsh is manager of Australia’s cricket coaches


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Former Australian wicketkeeper Rodney Marsh has been appointed manager of the country's cricket coaches.The newly-created role of the former head coach of the Global Academy in ... Read more...

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Parrotfish play vital role in preserving coral reefs


December 12th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) Brilliantly-hued parrot fish are playing a vital role in preserving whatever remains of the imperilled coral reefs. The new study, led by David Bellwood and Terry ... Read more...

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Rolls-Royce, HAL setting up aero engines production facility


December 7th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India's public sector Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and British aero engines manufacturer Rolls-Royce Wednesday commenced construction of a new joint manufacturing facility in Bangalore, where ... Read more...

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Tropical fish adapt to rising sea temperatures


December 6th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Some tropical fish, over several generations, seem to have a greater capacity to cope with rising sea temperatures. The discovery comes as a ray of hope ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Obesity on rise in school children: Study


November 12th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Around 15-21 percent of school children in India are obese and the number is rising with high intake of junk food and a sedentary lifestyle, ... Read more...

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Australia revamp Hong Kong Sixes squad


October 25th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Tuesday made five changes in the country's seven member squad for the Hong Kong Sixes tournament that gets underway Friday. Nathan Reardon, Luke ... Read more...

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Kashmir mental health institute gets excellence tag


October 15th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) In the over two-decade-long violence in Jammu and Kashmir, it treated thousands of patients with psychiatric ailments like insomnia, melancholia, schizophrenia and hallucinations. The institute of ... Read more...

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Sammy expects a tough series in Bangladesh


October 5th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 5 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket captain Darren Sammy said his side's month-long tour of Bangladesh will be quite challenging.Sammy and the rest of the West Indies side minus five ... Read more...

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Nielsen resigns as coach of Australian cricket team


September 20th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 20 (IANS) Tim Nielsen Tuesday stepped down from his position as head coach of the Australian cricket team, ending his tenure with the side's Test and One-day series ... Read more...

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Nobel laureates to answer students’ questions


September 17th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) Guess who will be answering scientific queries of students at the Indian Institute of Information Technology-Allahabad (IIIT-A)? Nobel laureates.The institute will link up with some Nobel ... Read more...

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