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India to roll out red carpet for Mali president

January 9th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) India kicks off its Africa diplomacy this year by rolling out the red carpet for President Amadou Toumani Toure of Mali, the landlocked mineral-rich ... Read more...

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‘Let’s Design Season 4′ announces 13 finalists (With Image)

December 30th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Cotton Council International (CCI) has announced 13 finalists for the fourth edition of its "Let's Design" contest who will compete with each other on a ... Read more...

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Exposed to sunlight, cotton fabric cleans itself

December 15th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) Scientists from China are developing a cotton fabric that can clean itself of stains and bugs when exposed to ordinary sunlight.Environmental researchers Mingce Long and Deyong ... Read more...

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India’s exports rose 33.2 percent in Apr-Nov

December 9th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) India's exports rose by 33.2 percent to $192.7 billion in the first eight months of 2011-12 while imports during the same period increased to $309.5 ... Read more...

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Chhabra 555 to open 10 new outlets in 2011-12

April 14th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Ethnic apparel retailer Chhabra 555 plans to open 10 new outlets during the current financial year in different parts of India and aims to attain ... Read more...

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Monsoon, here they come…in shorts, bright colours, chappals

July 11th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Lift your spirits with brightly coloured attire this monsoon, in case the dark clouds are making you gloomy. Splash around in puddles if you want, ... Read more...

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Soon, cotton fabrics to charge iPods, MP3 players and cell phones

March 10th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Ever thought that your comfy cotton T-shirt could monitor your heart rate and breathing, analyse your sweat and even cool you off on a hot summer's day? Or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wear blue or red for protection from ultraviolet rays

October 15th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) Wear blue or red, instead of yellow, if you wish to protect yourself from harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. Scientists in Spain are reported to have said that the ... Read more...

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Week-long Indo-Pak trade fair begins at Ludhiana

June 11th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana, June 11 (ANI): Manufacturers and traders from India and Pakistan are displaying their wide range of products and services at the ongoing India International Trade Fair-2009 in Ludhiana.The trade fair organised ... Read more...

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Gujarat attracts two major textile projects

May 14th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by admin
By P.S. Anantharaman Ahmedabad, May 14 (IANS) Two major textile projects envisaging an investment of more than Rs.10.5 billion ($250 million) are coming up at Jhagadia in central Gujarat, which is emerging as ... Read more...

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Exquisite Tussar silk on the verge of extinction in Orissa village

February 21st, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by admin
Barpali, (Orissa), Feb. 21 (ANI): Orissas silk manufacturing industry that is known world over for its fine silk and cotton fabrics is facing a major threat to its existence at Barapali Village ... Read more...

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