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Inflation data key to rate cut: Australian central bank


October 18th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) signalled Tuesday that highly anticipated consumer inflation data could be the trigger for cutting the official interest rate.The minutes of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE asks people to vote for seven wonders contest


August 25th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 25 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has asked its people to vote for the country's Bu Tinah island, which has been short-listed as one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

IMF sees some ‘hot spots’ in Indian equities markets


January 25th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Suggesting that some "hot spots" appear to be emerging in the equities markets in some countries including India, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Tuesday said global ... Read more...

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Unexpected biological pathway in glaucoma discovered


January 4th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Researchers have identified a new and unexpected biological pathway that apparently contributes to the development of glaucoma and its resulting vision loss.Prior research has suggested that the optic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene linked to congenital heart defect found


December 7th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): New treatment for congenital heart defects may be on its way as Princeton researchers have identified the gene that can cause the birth defect.The newly discovered gene, called ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A mobile that will operate with gaze of an eye


June 13th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Dass Helsinki, June 13 (IANS) In the not so distant future you would only need to look at your spectacles intently to read your mobile messages or watch a video clip, ... Read more...

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CT scanner that views whole organs in a heartbeat unveiled


June 4th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 04 (ANI): The next generation CT scanner can capture image of an entire organ in less than a second and track blood flow through the brain or to a tumor, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Futuristic CT scanners to image organ in less than a second


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Futuristic CT scanners will image an entire organ in less than a second or track blood flow through the brain or to a tumour - with less radiation ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Electronic nose not as good as natural nose


July 30th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 30 (IANS) Electronic noses developed by researchers are nowhere as sensitive as natural noses of the common house fly known as Drosophila, according to the latest research. Scientists found this ... Read more...

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‘2008 best year for South African cricket’


July 4th, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 4 (IANS) South African cricket fans say 2008 was the most successful year for the country's cricket team, according to an internet survey. The survey conducted by Cricket South Africa ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India for continuing international focus on Afghanistan’s rehabilitation: Krishna


July 2nd, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): India favours greater and continuing international focus and attention on developmental and security issues concerning Afghanistan and its neighbours, saying this is necessary and would be ... Read more...

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Video tool to zoom in on criminals


July 1st, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) You must have seen how cops in TV programmes zoom in on a security camera video to read a number plate or capture the face of a hold-up ... Read more...

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India major factor in resolving Afghanistan issue: Holbrooke


March 22nd, 2009 - 5:09 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 22 (IANS) US special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke has said India's role is "critical" in resolving the Afghanistan crisis and President Barack Obama's administration "closely ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kidney transplants carried out at night are less successful


July 16th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): A survey conducted by urologists and internists at the University of Bonn has found that kidney transplants carried out at night require a further operation more than ... Read more...

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‘Doha Round success hinges on ensuring livelihood of poor’


May 16th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Success of the Doha Round of world trade talks depends on both developed and developing nations and cannot be achieved if the livelihood of the poor is ... Read more...

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Obese patients pose weighty problem for German hospitals


April 13th, 2008 - 10:19 am ICT by admin
By Irena Guettel Hamburg, April 13 (DPA) Obesity specialist Oliver Mann is used to patients who are so fat that the operating table buckles under their weight. But the woman the surgeon operated ... Read more...

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Pakistani actor buys stake in ICL’s Lahore Badshahs


April 1st, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Pakistani actor Moammar Rana has bought a stake in Indian Cricket League's (ICL) Lahore Badshahs team and would be instrumental in endorsing and promoting the team in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Money a critical factor for Indian news channels


March 25th, 2008 - 7:27 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Money seems to have become a critical factor for Indian TV news channels as they go about doing their daily coverage of events, panellists at FICCI-Frames 2008 said ... Read more...

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Fat free milk may ease hypertension in women


February 21st, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): A new research has found that woman who drink more fat free milk and have higher intakes of calcium and vitamin D from foods, have lower incidence of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

IT investments at fortune 1000 companies riskier than ordinary capital investments: Study


December 30th, 2007 - 12:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 30 (ANI): A study of Fortune 1000 companies led by two Indian-origin researchers at the University of California at Irvine suggests that investments in information technology carry more risk than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Treadmill training may help Down syndrome infants walk months earlier


November 14th, 2007 - 8:08 am ICT by admin
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