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China starts differential electricity pricing system


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) China implemented a new multi-tier electricity pricing system Monday to tackle the increasing pressure of supplying power to the world's most populous country.Under the new system, ... Read more...

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Pay more for more power in Noida and Ghaziabad


June 19th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) For residents of Noida, Ghaziabad and Uttar Pradesh towns neighbouring the national capital, crippling power woes might soon be a thing of past. Added to it, ... Read more...

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Kerala IT firm launches software for medical professionals


June 4th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi (Kerala), June 4 (IANS) City-based Coresys Infotech Monday launched eClinician, the mobile version of its clinical decision support system (CDSS) on Android software, which will help medical professionals diagnose ... Read more...

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Sharma seeks differential rate for industry as output falls


May 11th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) should devise a mechanism of differential rate of credit for manufacturing sector to revive growth, Commerce and Industry ... Read more...

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Telcom firms meet Sibal again lobbying against TRAI proposals


May 8th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday assured telecom service providers that the government will look into their grievances against the sector regulator's recommendations on spectrum auction.For ... Read more...

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We will have a couple of tricks up our sleeve: Arthur


March 7th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 7 (IANS) Australia coach Micky Arthur Wednesday promised that his team will have some tricks up its sleeves to defeat Sri Lanka in Thursday's tri-series decider.The South African ... Read more...

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Ecuador to deliver $538 mn worth of oil to China


December 10th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Dec 10 (IANS/EFE) State oil company Petroecuador will deliver nearly $538 million worth of crude to PetroChina in 2012 in fulfillment of a cash-for-oil agreement, an executive with the ... Read more...

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Differently-abled students in Kerala to be made computer literate


November 1st, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 1 (IANS) Kerala's state-run IT@School Project will empower close to two lakh differently-abled students in computer learning through a special ICT training programme, an official said Tuesday.As the ... Read more...

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Independent system to shield whistleblowers sought


October 11th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Stressing the need for a law on grievance redressal and protection of whistleblowers, activists Tuesday said the mechanisms must be decentralised and independent.Participating in a ... Read more...

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Relief for canal-affected and dam-displaced not same: Apex court (Lead)


August 2nd, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said people in Madhya Pradesh affected by the canal network of the Indira Sagar and Omkareshwar dams were not entitled to ... Read more...

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Concerned about vacant OBC seats in varsities: Sibal


June 30th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday expressed concern over university seats for Other Backward Classes) not being filled and said that he will meet ... Read more...

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Maharashtra considers more incentives to green buildings


April 8th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Committed to promoting green homes in the state, the Maharashtra government is considering various incentives and subsidies, including granting extra floor space index (FSI), to green ... Read more...

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Singapore employees may get biggest bonuses in Asia


January 17th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Jan 17 (IANS) Employees are set to have a better time this year across Asia as corporate bosses are tipped to dish out bigger bonuses, with Singapore leading the list followed ... Read more...

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Gulf NRIs seek differential tax treatment


January 11th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The proposed changes in the new direct tax code, which makes NRIs liable to pay tax if they stay in India for over ... Read more...

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Power regulators mull higher tariff during peak hours


November 29th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) Central and state electricity regulators are looking for ways to reduce demand during peak hours, including charging higher tariff, an official said.At a meeting of the chairmen of ... Read more...

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A tilt of the head ‘is enough to attract a mate’


November 21st, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 21 (ANI): Forget candlelight dinners and romantic walks on the beach, for a tilt of the head is enough to lure a mate, according to new study.The research found that ... Read more...

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“Pak Army always in favour of resolution of all disputes including Kashmir”: Musharraf


November 13th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Despite the Pakistan military being perceived as "intransigent" by the world, it has always been in favour of resolution of all disputes, including Kashmir, former military ruler ... Read more...

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Tata Steel posts Rs.1,978.81 crore profit


November 12th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Tata Steel Friday reported Rs.1,978.81 crore net profit for the second quarter of current fiscal as against Rs.2,707.25 crore loss during the corresponding quarter last year, on a ... Read more...

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Violence against Indian students to cause enrolment drop by 95% in 2011, warns OZ professor


October 15th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Oct 15 (ANI): Melbourne University vice-chancellor Glyn Davis has warned that a number of racist attacks on Indian students in Victoria had trashed Australia's reputation 'almost overnight' and could cause the ... Read more...

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Possible biomarker to identify seizure-related stress found


October 5th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): A new research has found that reduced levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF)-a protein in the brain that encourages growth of neurons-may be a trait marker for individuals ... Read more...

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3-D computer simulations help shed light on supernovae explosions


September 20th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 20 (ANI): Scientists have found a novel way to make three dimensional computer simulations of supernovae explosions that may help in understanding these explosions better.Princeton-led team used powerful supercomputers to ... Read more...

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Why mothers bond so well with their kids


August 29th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Children share a special lifelong bond with their mothers which may be rooted in how the brain reacts when we see our mothers' face. When adults look upon ... Read more...

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Here’s what causes the birth of a fat cell


August 17th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Using mathematics, researchers have come up with a few predictions about the proteins that cause the birth of a human fat cell.The research is intended to increase understanding ... Read more...

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Piped cooking gas costlier in Delhi


July 1st, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Natural gas retailer Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) Thursday hiked the price of piped cooking gas by 93 paise in the capital. The step has been taken in the ... Read more...

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General Motors launches cashless maintenance service


June 22nd, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) General Motors India Tuesday launched a scheme on all its Chevrolet cars and said it would help customers lower the cost of ownership. The scheme will ... Read more...

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Reduce VAT on cell phones: Lobby asks Bengal


March 26th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) Handsets manufacturers body Indian Cellular Association (ICA) Friday asked the West Bengal government to adopt a uniform 5 percent value added tax (VAT) on mobile phones. It said Finance ... Read more...

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‘Natural gas prices may be revised soon’


March 22nd, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Prices of natural gas from fields of state-run ONGC and Oil India may be revised soon, Petroleum Secretary S. Sundereshan said here Monday. "The minister (for petroleum and ... Read more...

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How number sounds influence consumers


January 20th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study has shown that consumers remember the sounds of numbers in prices and associate certain sounds with value.Authors Keith S. Coulter (Clark University) and Robin A. ... Read more...

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Excise tribunal rejects Mahindra and Mahindra appeal


December 10th, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) The Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal Thursday rejected an appeal of automobile major Mahindra and Mahindra on payment of differential excise duty of Rs.216.03 crore and ... Read more...

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Gujarat NRE to start Dharwad operations in October


September 19th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Metallurgy coke producer Gujarat NRE Coke is likely to start production at its Dharwad facility in Karnataka next month, a top company official said here Saturday. "The Dharwad plant ... Read more...

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Armaan survives high-speed crash


June 30th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Spa Francorchamps (Belgium), June 30 (IANS) Armaan Ebrahim, the 20-year old from Chennai, survived a high-speed crash during the second qualifying session here and skipped both the weekend races in the Formula ... Read more...

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Government considering fuel price hike


June 15th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The government is "seriously concerned" about the rise of crude oil prices in the global market and is looking at various options, including raising ... Read more...

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Government ignoring performing artistes: Kishori Amonkar


May 29th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 29 (IANS) Renowned Hindustani classical singer Kishori Amonkar Friday criticised the government for not being concerned about performing artistes and said that conferring awards like the Bharat Ratna or Padma ... Read more...

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Toonz, Argentine firm to co-produce animated feature film


May 20th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 (IANS) Animation content provider Toonz Animation and Argentina's Illusion Studios have inked a co-production deal to produce a 90-minute 3D animated feature film based on the famous Argentine comic ... Read more...

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SpiceJet offers special return fare


April 21st, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Low-cost carrier SpiceJet Tuesday announced 'special return fare' scheme that offers discounts by up to Rs.500 on return bookings. Tickets under the scheme are available ... Read more...

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