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Leasing company drops order for 6 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, opts for Airbus


November 15th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by BNO News
DUBAI (BNO NEWS) -- A Kuwait-based leasing company has dropped an order for six Boeing 787 Dreamliners and instead expanded its previous order for dozens of Airbus A320s, the companies confirmed. Oman ... Read more...

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Implement Pakistan airlines reform plan: Zardari


October 1st, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has called for the implementation of a reform plan to tone up Pakistan International Airlines (PIA).The plan calls for arresting rising liabilities, ... Read more...

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Budget signals major subsidy reform on fertilizers, kerosene (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) In a major reform move, Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday announced direct cash transfers for the poor by March 2012, instead of the present subsidy method ... Read more...

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New technique uses alcohol to save heart


February 1st, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Who says alcohol is always bad for health? Ask doctors and they will tell you how a few drops of alcohol can cure you of ... Read more...

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President calls upon medical fraternity to prevent female foeticide


January 28th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Friday called upon the medial fraternity to prevent female foeticide.Addressing the 64th National Conference of India Radiology and Imaging Association here, President ... Read more...

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No more romantic films: Abbas Tyrewala


January 13th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Writer-turned-director Abbas Tyrewala has decided not to make a romantic film again after the debacle of "Jhootha Hi Sahi" last year and is already writing ... Read more...

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Ultrasound improves efficacy of knee jabs in osteoarthritis patients


November 8th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): Ultrasound needle guidance improves the performance, outcomes and the cost-effectiveness of knee injections in people with osteoarthritis, according to new research.Osteoarthritis causes changes in bones that include fluid ... Read more...

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Lifestyle intervention can do wonders for obese people


October 27th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Two new studies have suggested that lifestyle interventions such as physical activity and structured weight loss programs can lead to significant weight loss in obese people.In a one-year ... Read more...

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Ramco to design software for Air India MRO facility


September 24th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Air India has appointed Ramco Systems, a city-based software solutions provider, for designing an software package for its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility, a spokesperson of the ... Read more...

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Mumbai coast oil spill stops ship movement; Moradabad exporters incur losses


August 14th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0 Normal 0By Vibhav PoravMoradabad, Aug 14 (ANI): Exporters in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad district ... Read more...

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Britain not to go ahead with ban on homeopathy


July 27th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Homeopathy will continue to be available on the National Health Service (NHS) despite an influential health committee condemning it as medically unproven, a British minister said. Health Minister ... Read more...

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Breast screening debate ‘misleading women’


June 25th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): A senior doctor is calling for an end to the polarised arguments about the benefits and harms of breast screening.Women are unable to make informed decisions on screening ... Read more...

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Strategies to cut maternal mortality in India


April 21st, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Better family planning, provision of safe abortion, and improved intrapartum and emergency obstetrical care could reduce maternal mortality in India by 75 percent in less than a decade, ... Read more...

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Thuraya to develop high-speed satellite broadband solution


March 18th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 18 (IANS) Thuraya is to develop a high-speed broadband terminal for the maritime industry in partnership with Comtech, WAM news agency reported Thursday. The new terminal, which is designed ... Read more...

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NATO plans to station AWACS in Gulf for long term


February 2nd, 2010 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 2 (DPA) NATO expects to soon be able to station an AWACS surveillance aircraft in one of the Gulf states on a long-term basis as a way of strengthening its ... Read more...

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Cartilage repair can improve quality of life of osteoarthritis patients


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): A new study has revealed that repairing cartilaginous tissue may help improve quality of life of patients suffering from osteoarthritis.Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most disabling diseases ... Read more...

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Virus may help infuse goods traits in crops


January 5th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Scientists for Texas AgriLife Research have found a virus that can be used to inculcate goods traits into the crops the plant breeders are developing.According to lead researchers ... Read more...

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Even low alcohol consumption is bad for health


October 23rd, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Low alcohol consumption has a negative impact on overall health, claims a new study.To reach the conclusion, researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Cost Effectiveness and ... Read more...

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Grape farmers in Maharashtra losing business


April 4th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
By ShivajiPune, Apr 4 (ANI): Grape growers in Maharashtra are loosing their business due to wineries canceling their contracts as a consequence of declining demand for Indian wines.In 58 wineries of Maharashtra, ... Read more...

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Maggot therapy and standard treatment have equal benefits for leg ulcers


March 20th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20 (ANI): Maggot (larval) therapy for leg ulcers has the same health benefits and costs as a standard treatment for the problem, according to two studies.Published in the online ... Read more...

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Early prostate screening can reduce deaths by 20pct


March 19th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): A new study suggests that early prostate cancer screening can cut mortality risk by nearly 20 per cent.The European Randomized Study of Screening for Prostate looked at ... Read more...

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Now campaign with party symbol tattoo on cheeks


March 9th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Jaipur, March 9 (IANS) It's time for the great Indian election circus and political parties are doing everything to campaign - through posters, cut-outs, flags and caps. The latest is ... Read more...

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Group support doubles your chances of kicking the butt


January 23rd, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Smokers are twice as likely to kick the habit if they use a support group rather than trying to give up alone, according to a new study ... Read more...

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Ceat again slashes truck tyre prices


December 20th, 2008 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Tyre maker Ceat Ltd Saturday said it would slash prices of its truck tyres by 3-4 percent. The latest price revision is the second in 10 days, and ... Read more...

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Regular breast cancer screening can dramatically lower mortality in India


September 10th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): A new study has suggested that regular breast cancer screening of women between the ages of 40 and 59 could substantially reduce mortality in India.Breast cancer screening ... Read more...

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UK surgeons to be given operation bonuses for saving lives


July 20th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): Surgeons in the UK are to be paid bonuses linked to their performance on the operating table.Under plans being drawn up for the NHS (National Health Services), ... Read more...

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Indians wary of planning vacations on the Internet


July 16th, 2008 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Indian travellers are still not confident of planning their holidays online. Call it the fear of the intangible or the chip of technology on their ... Read more...

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US firm wants to improve Indian roads


May 18th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) An American company says it has technology that can dramatically improve the quality of Indian roads -- particularly ahead of the Commonwealth Games scheduled here in 2010. ... Read more...

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Self-monitoring in diabetes may increase anxiety and depression


April 18th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
London, April 18 (ANI): The National Health Service (NHS) is wasting more than 100 million pounds a year by helping people with non-insulin treated type2 diabetes monitor their own blood sugar ... Read more...

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Indian, Chinese steel makers to discuss cooperation


April 12th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, April 12 (IANS) Technology exchange between Chinese Indian steel units will be in focus at the international technical meet of Sino-Indian Steel Plant Equipment Manufacturers and Suppliers (SIEMS) 2008 that starts ... Read more...

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Purchase of silver in Nepal soars despite rising world prices


April 4th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr 4 (ANI): In Nepal, the purchase of silver has gone up tremendously despite rising world prices. The data compiled by the Nepal Rastra Bank shows that silver imports amounted ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad emerges as India’s clinical research hub


February 20th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, Feb 20 (IANS) What Bangalore is to IT, Ahmedabad is to clinical research industry. Once known for its textiles industry, Ahmedabad is now fast becoming a hub for pharmaceutical companies, both ... Read more...

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Lomanika.com introduces online booking for remotest hotels in India


February 11th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 11 (ANI/Business Wire India): All your travel twinges can be put to the bay by logging on to one site, Lomanika.com ( http://www.lomanika.com ), with more than 2000 hotels from ... Read more...

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