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Global energy panel calls for investment in clean energy


September 4th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The International Energy Agency (IEA) Tuesday urged all countries to invest in clean energy for a low-carbon future.IEA Executive Director Maria van der Hoeven said ... Read more...

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No decision yet on ‘Eega’ Hindi 3-D version: Suresh Babu


July 24th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Telugu flick "Eega" producer Suresh Babu is yet to take a decision on making a Hindi version of the animation movie in 3-D."The tests are going ... Read more...

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Increase investment in India: Pranab urges diaspora


January 8th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday urged non-resident Indian (NRI) entrepreneures to increase investment in India, saying the the economic engagement of the diaspora was not ... Read more...

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Belarus to recycle nuclear waste in Russia


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, Dec 23 (IANS) Belarus will dispatch nuclear waste from a soon-to-be-built atomic power plant for recycling in Russia, a top official said.Alexander Mikhalevich, deputy academic secretary of the National ... Read more...

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India makes major pitch for tie-ups with US varsities


October 12th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) India is making a major pitch for top US educational institutions to collaborate with educational institutions in India, saying such tie-up would help solve not ... Read more...

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Chinese stealth fighter maker may soon be flying Obama in its choppers!


February 4th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Barack Obama and future US presidents may one day fly on Chinese made helicopters, as the United States is looking to replace the aging Marine One fleet ... Read more...

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US, India believe clean energy future makes clear economic sense


January 28th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.28 (ANI): The United States and India are both committed to charting a clean energy future because it makes clear economic sense and because it supports mutual objectives to help ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BOC Aviation orders eight Boeing 777-300ERs to lease them to Thai Airways International


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE (BNO NEWS) -- The Boeing Company on Tuesday announced an order for eight 777-300ERs (extended range) from leasing company BOC Aviation.Boeing said that BOC Aviation plans to lease the 777-300ERs airplanes ... Read more...

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Now shopping for branded products just a remote-click away


August 4th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Tired of trawling the streets under the scorching sun for your shopping? Help is at hand -- a 24-hour television shopping channel is coming to your rescue ... Read more...

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Banning iron ore export makes no economic sense, says FIMI


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI) Tuesday ridiculed the Karnataka government for banning export of iron ore, as it is not used by Indian steel plants ... Read more...

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Italian boiler company to source components from India


July 6th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) Italian Ansaldo Caldaie and GB Engineering based in Tiruchirapalli have once again joined hands to make critical boiler components for domestic and global markets. The two boiler manufacturers have ... Read more...

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India’s private sector will power Africa thrust: Vice President (Lead)


January 12th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra On Board Special Aircraft, Jan 12 (IANS) India's foray into Africa will be powered by the private sector and would generate local employment instead of import of workforce, Vice ... Read more...

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Private sector to lead Indian investment in Africa, says vice president


January 12th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra On Board Special Aircraft, Jan 12 (IANS) Faced with a widening Chinese footprint in Africa, the Indian private sector will be at the forefront of India's foray into that ... Read more...

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`Smart Club’ Liverpool won’t be like `spendthrift’ Man City


September 16th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.16 (ANI): Liverpool co-owner Tom Hicks has said the Reds will continue to operate as a "smart club" and will never be tempted into an "unsustainable" spending spree as carried out ... Read more...

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Huge costs of raising sons force Chinese parents to pray for daughters


August 3rd, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Aug. 3 (ANI): Turning their backs on the age old tradition, expectant Chinese parents have begun to hope for a daughter rather than a son, considering the huge costs involved in ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh reminds the world not to forget Africa in the race for development


July 15th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sharm-el-Sheikh (Egypt), July 15 (ANI): India today reminded the world that in decision-making bodies, in global economic processes and political emancipation of nations, nobody should forget that Africa is lagging behind. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Aborigines 13 times more likely to be imprisoned than other Australians


June 25th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 25 (ANI): A report by the Australian National Council on Drugs (ANCD) states, that aborigines are 13 times more likely to be imprisoned than other Australians.It says that one ... Read more...

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Future Brit shoppers to pick still growing fruit from supermarket shelves


May 17th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): Shoppers in Britain will be able to take home still growing fruit and vegetables on the supermarket shelves in nearly ten years, according to a report into the ... Read more...

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Longer maternity leave results in fewer C-sections and increased breastfeeding


January 5th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): In two new studies, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have found that taking maternity leave before and after the birth of a baby is beneficial ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Air Canada faces government ire, protests over retrenchment


July 29th, 2008 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 29 (IANS) With Canadian Labour Minister Jean-Pierre Blackburn saying "no" to Air Canada's plan to axe its staff without going through a proper mechanism, employees of the national carrier held ... Read more...

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Kenyan environmentalists blast biofuel plans


July 2nd, 2008 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Nairobi, July 2 (DPA) A Kenyan environmental group Wednesday blasted a plan to convert 200 sq km of coastal wetlands to biofuel production, saying it will endanger livelihoods and threaten wildlife. The ... Read more...

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Battery makers see new market in electric scooter segment


June 19th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) Battery manufacturers have begun working on products tailor-made for India's nascent electric scooter segment. "There is a huge interest in developing batteries for electric two-wheelers as this sector ... Read more...

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Outsourcing hitting UK IT professionals salaries hard: Report


May 26th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by admin
London, May 26 (ANI): A new report suggests that the wages of workers in the UK have declined due to the outsourcing of computer contracts to other countries.The Association of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian Cobra beer to shut production in Poland


May 12th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by admin
By Surender Bhutani Warsaw, May 12 (IANS) Cobra Beer, the lager brand owned by India-born, London-based Karan Bilimoria that had outsourced its production to Poland in 2005, has decided to shift the bulk ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Minimally invasive DaVinci robot makes for cheaper, better bypass surgery


April 28th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by admin
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Maryland have found that minimally invasive heart bypass surgery using a DaVinci robot means a shorter hospital stay and faster recovery for ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Port project threatens Kanyakumari’s fishermen


April 24th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by admin
By Papri Sri Raman Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu), April 24 (IANS) Kanyakumari is the last district in southern India, sitting on a 36,000-year-old coral reef at the very tip of the subcontinent. But it ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Dollar peg debate continues to rage across inflation-hit Gulf


February 27th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by admin
Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, Feb 27 (IANS) Even as the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries mull moving to a single currency mode, the debate over whether to depeg the currencies of these countries from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Half of Brits over 100 will be mentally ill by 2074


November 14th, 2007 - 2:01 am ICT by admin
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