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Rajasthan villagers toil to harvest rainwater (Letter from Rajasthan)


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), July 3 (IANS) Residents of two villages surrounded by deserts in Rajasthan's Barmar district are toiling hard day and night, digging up water storage facilities like ponds and ... Read more...

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Bangladesh sends aid for Japan quake victims


July 31st, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 31 (IANS) Bangladesh Sunday gave a monetary aid of $1.46 million to Japan for its victims of massive earthquake and ensuing tsunami which jolted the country's northwestern region ... Read more...

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After Israel visit, Hooda announces 11 farming centres


April 17th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 17 (IANS) After getting a firsthand account of the technology being used by farmers in Israel for vegetable farming, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has announced 11 ... Read more...

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Durga Puja organisers send out a green message


September 29th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 29 (IANS) It's a green message from no less than mother goddess Durga! Lead-free idols and themes like rainwater harvesting and global warming have caught on at many community marquees ... Read more...

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Manipur rights activist gets 100,000 dollar Tagore Peace Prize


September 12th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal (Manipur), Sept.12 (ANI): Irom Sharmila Chanu, a human rights activist who has been on a hunger strike for a decade, has been presented with the Rabindranath Tagore Peace Prize, worth 100,000 ... Read more...

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Bihar will make centre pay back dues, says Nitish


August 21st, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Saturday said the central government will have to repay Rs.1,000 crore that his government spent to repair and maintain national highways in ... Read more...

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Rubina is now small screen’s Mother India!


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): An actor's job ain't rosy as it seems and who else would agree more than actor Rubina Dilaik of Chhoti Bahu fame. The poor girl had ... Read more...

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If Andhra bifurcated, Rayalaseema wants go with Telangana


March 10th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 10 (IANS) Leaders of the Rayalaseema region Wednesday said it should be merged with Telangana if the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh becomes inevitable. The leaders of various parties, who met ... Read more...

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Sachin Tendulkar bats for conserving water


February 21st, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 21 (ANI): Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has stressed on the need to save water as a part of his campaign on social issues concerning commoners at Mumbai.As a part ... Read more...

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How microscopic creatures survive without sex for 50 million years


February 2nd, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Reports have it that there is one creature in the world that can survive without sex for 50 million years, by simply drying up.For most animals, sex ... Read more...

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Hooda accuses Punjab of depriving Haryana of water


January 20th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 19 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Tuesday accused the neighbouring state of Punjab of depriving Haryana of its share of water. "Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has already ... Read more...

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Karva Chauth continues to captivate Indian women (Lead)


October 7th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) A day when married Hindu women fast till sundown to pray for their husbands' long life and prosperity, Karva Chauth is a much awaited festival in North ... Read more...

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Daljit Kaur plans for Karvachauth


October 6th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Tomorrow it's "Karvachauth", the day on which every married women fast for her husband's long life. So, Daljit Kaur, is gearing up for her first vrat (fasting) before marriage itself. The ... Read more...

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DNA based microscopic computing devices become ‘user friendly’


August 4th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): A team of scientists has found a way to make DNA based microscopic computing devices 'user friendly,' even while performing complex computations and answering complicated queries.Tom Ran and ... Read more...

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Job portals work out new strategies in tough times


July 19th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, July 19 (IANS) With the recruitment market shrinking due to the global economic slowdown, job portals are working on new strategies like launching city-specific portals or targeting fresh graduates.While ... Read more...

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Nepal government would fall within weeks: Prachanda


June 29th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 29 (IANS) Maoist chief and former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda Monday said the month-old ruling coalition of new premier Madhav Kumar Nepal would fall 'within weeks' ... Read more...

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Greed for reward can spark unconscious learning in humans


March 12th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): One need not have to pay attention to something in order to learn it, for now scientists have shown that the greed for reward can spark unconscious ... Read more...

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Nation celebrates Mahashivratri


February 23rd, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Moradabad (UP)/Bangalore, Feb 23 (ANI): Mahashivratri is being celebrated with religious fervour throughout the country today. On the occasion, devotees in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh dressing up as ghosts and danced on ... Read more...

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New prototype neural implant learns with the brain


June 25th, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): University of Florida researchers have devised a way to develop neural implants that not only translate brain signals into movement, but also evolve with the brain as ... Read more...

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Samaritans in the cause of flora and fauna of Bundelkhand


June 13th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Narender Singh Parmar Chattarpur (Madhya Pradesh), June 13 (ANI): The prolonged drought-like situation prevailing in Chhattarpur District of Madhya Pradesh has also affected the flora and fauna. Thousands of birds and ... Read more...

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Bacteria-based computer cracks classic math puzzle


May 29th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 29 (ANI): Living computers may soon solve the most complex mathematical problems much faster than the existing silicon supercomputers.And now a new E. coli bacteria bred computer has ... Read more...

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Thirsty Bundelkhand hopes political visits may fetch drinking water


May 18th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by admin
Jhansi, May 18 (ANI): As the scorching heat of this summer keeps us indoor, most of the people in Bundelkhand region that in central India continue to struggle for a pitcher ... Read more...

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Vedanta’s Orissa projects are on schedule: Agarwal


April 26th, 2008 - 11:11 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, April 26 (IANS) NRI industrialist and chairman of Britain's Vedanta Resources Anil Agarwal Saturday said all projects of the group in Orissa were on schedule. "All projects in Orissa are on ... Read more...

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Shiv-Parvati marriage performed to celebrate Shivratri


March 6th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
Udhampur (J-K), Mar 6 (ANI): Thousands of devotees converged here to celebrate the mythological marriage of Lord Shiva with his consort Goddess Parvati to mark the 'Shivratri' festival. Every year, devotees perform the ... Read more...

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Now, a new way to introduce DNA into living cells by water droplets


January 20th, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by admin
Washington, January 20 (ANI): Japanese researchers have devised a way to introduce foreign genes into the cells of a diseased organism, so that they may address deficiencies to compensate for malfunctions in ... Read more...

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“Printing” organs just got closer to reality


November 14th, 2007 - 10:14 am ICT by admin
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Amritsar jail inmates celebrate Karva Chauth


November 14th, 2007 - 3:03 am ICT by admin
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