US, India setting up $125 mn clean energy centre

April 14th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) In a significant development in the quest for clean energy, three top research institutions each in India and the United States have joined hands to form ... Read more...

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Google offers to buy Nortel patents for $900 million

April 5th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 5 (IANS) Fallen telecom giant Nortel said Monday that Google is bidding $900 million to buy its patent portfolio.Toronto-based Nortel, which has been in business since 1882, filed ... Read more...

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Cash-rich Indian consortia ready to buy stakes in Oz domestic T20 teams

October 29th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 29 (ANI): Cash rich Indian consortia have reportedly indicated a keen interest to invest in domestic Twenty20 teams in Australia, even as the Australian Cricketers' Association has come out in ... Read more...

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I-T conducts nationwide raids to probe alleged irregularities in CWG

October 28th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.28 (ANI): To probe alleged financial irregularities in Commonwealth Games contracts, the Income Tax Department on Thursday carried out a nationwide raid on more than 50 premises of various ... Read more...

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Prasar Bharti justifies deal on telecast of 2010 Commonwealth Games

October 25th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.25 (ANI): Prasar Bharti, while defending its deal with the UK-based SIS Live for telecast of Commonwealth Games, said here on Monday that the selection of the company was ... Read more...

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SAIL Bhilai unit to expand capacity, picks up suppliers

September 5th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 5 (IANS) Bhilai Steel Plant, a unit of state-owned Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), will undertake four projects at an estimated cost of Rs.3,800 crore to expand its production ... Read more...

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L&T bags Hyderabad Metro Rail project

July 14th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has bagged the Rs.12,132-crore Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) project. A three-member committee selected L&T out of six companies that bid for ... Read more...

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Deadline for financial bids for Hyderabad Metro extended again

June 6th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 5 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Saturday extended for the second time the last date for submitting financial bids for the Rs.12,132 crore Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) project to June ... Read more...

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Kapil Sibal inaugurates ‘N-LIST Project’

May 4th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal inaugurated the "National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content (N-LIST) Project" here on Tuesday.The N-LIST project ... Read more...

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Hyderabad Metro Rail to create 50,000 jobs

March 1st, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) Hyderabad Metro Rail is expected to trigger mammoth economic activity in and around the city and provide employment to about 50,000 people, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. ... Read more...

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Hyderabad Metro Rail to be completed in five years

February 19th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 19 (IANS) The Hyderabad Metro Rail project will be awarded to a new developer in May this year and will be completed in five years, the Andhra Pradesh government ... Read more...

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Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder share genetic roots

July 4th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder share genetic roots that seem to be specific to serious mental disorders, new studies have revealed. A trio of genome-wide studies, collectively the largest ... Read more...

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Andhra government rejects demand for probe in Maytas deals

January 18th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Sunday ruled out a probe into the public projects awarded to Maytas Infra, the company promoted by a son of disgraced Satyam Computer Services ... Read more...

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Navabharat-led consortia to build Hyderabad metro project

July 28th, 2008 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 28 (IANS) A consortium led by Navabharat Ventures is all set to bag the order to build and operate the elevated metro rail system here, a top metro rail official ... Read more...

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Zoom Developers to build four budget hotels

June 17th, 2008 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Mumbai-based Zoom Developers announced Monday that it has won a contract from Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corp (IRCTC) to develop four budget hotels at a proposed ... Read more...

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164 Indians get EU scholarships

June 6th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 6 (IANS) The European Union's Erasmus Mundus scholarships for the academic year 2008-09 have been given to 2,000 students and 450 teachers from outside Europe, of which 164 have been ... Read more...

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Prenatal biochemical screening detects only 50pc chromosomal abnormalities

June 2nd, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Italian researchers suggest that women be better informed on the limitation of diagnostic tests like prenatal biochemical screening, which are widely used to look for chromosomal abnormalities ... Read more...

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Scientists capture deep-sea microorganisms that cut oceanic methane emission

May 15th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A team of scientists has made a breakthrough in capturing microorganisms that are known to dramatically reduce the oceanic emission of methane into the atmosphere.Dr Annelie Pernthaler ... Read more...

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Hyderabad to become a metro city

April 16th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) Hyderabad will join cities like Kolkata and Delhi to have a metro rail that give will further boost to connectivity in this fast-growing southern Indian hub. ... Read more...

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