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Indian seafood exports soars

May 7th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 7 (IANS) Indian seafood exports reached $2.7 billion in 2010-2011 compared to $2.1 billion in the previous fiscal year, officials said. Europe is the leading market for Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Livestock boom worsening epidemics risks globally

February 14th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Feb 14 (IANS) The increasing numbers of domestic livestock are encouraging animal epidemics worldwide. The problem is particularly acute in developing countries, where livestock diseases present a growing threat ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Growing number of Cambodia vultures offer hope for endangered scavengers

September 6th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 6 (ANI): While vultures across Asia are on the verge of extinction, the vultures of Cambodia are apparently increasing in number, providing a beacon of hope for these threatened scavengers, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

GM may not need additional loans to survive: report

January 8th, 2009 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 8 (DPA) General Motors Corp has adequate funds from government loans to cover the worst-case scenario it described in December and won't need additional help unless the economy deteriorates further, ... Read more...

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$6 bn bailout package for US auto giant GM

December 30th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (DPA) The US Treasury Department has announced that it would commit $6 billion to supporting GMAC LLC, the financing arm of General Motors Corp., to save the ailing car giant ... Read more...

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Online self-help program may improve insomnia in adults

June 12th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A self-help program delivered online can significantly improve insomnia in adults, according to a new study.The study, authored by Lee Ritterband, PhD, of the University of Virginia, ... Read more...

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