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Tobacco control programme to be combined with NRHM

May 31st, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) In a step to increase the reach of the National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP), the central government has instructed the states to use the National ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

China’s 2011 fiscal revenue hits $1.64 trillion

January 20th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 20 (IANS) China's fiscal revenue grew 24.8 percent year-on-year to hit a record high of 10.37 trillion yuan ($1.64 trillion) in 2011, said the finance ministry Friday.Of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Could waste be a source of our energy requirements?

February 1st, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Scientists are trying to find answers to one of the most challenging problems existing today -- generating energy without worsening climate change or harming food output. Researchers are investigating ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

World Bank to lend $330 mn to Haryana

August 17th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The World Bank Monday said it will give a loan of $330 million to Haryana to strengthen the power transmission and distribution system in the state. ... Read more...

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Global Inc. may get larger share of Indian defence pie

July 14th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India is expected to issue by the end of this year a notification to increase foreign equity in defence production to 49 percent from the ... Read more...

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Nuclear crop breeding technology to help beat world hunger

December 3rd, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has called for increased investment in a nuclear crop breeding technology that could bolster efforts aimed at pulling millions of people ... Read more...

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