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Eco-friendly stove a boon for rural women (With Image)


July 25th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Juelkunti (Karnataka), July 25 (IANS) Time was when women of this village of 121 households had to daily trudge for considerable distances to gather firewood to light their stoves for ... Read more...

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Japan’s current account surplus falls


July 9th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 9 (IANS) Japan's current account surplus fell 62.6 percent in May from a year earlier to 215.1 billion yen, according to a report released by the government Monday.The ... Read more...

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South Korea to invest $1 bn on energy sector


March 20th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 20 (IANS) South Korea will invest 1.08 trillion won (around $1 billion) on research and development on the energy sector this year to explore fresh resources, the government ... Read more...

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No more outages? Pakistani daily mocks minister


February 8th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) "When our dear minister tells us there won't be any loadshedding from tomorrow, we're very, very suspicious," said a Pakistani daily after Water and Power Minister ... Read more...

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China wants to improve tax-cut policies


December 26th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 26 (IANS) China will further its efforts to make adjustments in tax reduction policies next year in a bid to improve people's livelihood, China's Finance Minister Xie Xuren ... Read more...

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North Korea says its building n-reactor


November 30th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Nov 30 (IANS) North Korea Wednesday said it was building a nuclear reactor and its production of low enriched uranium was underway.North Korea said that its nuclear activities related ... Read more...

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Policy package in Japan to rein in yen’s rise


September 20th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 20 (IANS) The Japanese government Tuesday announced a policy package to tackle the recent sharp rise of the yen by offering financial incentives to businesses to stay at ... Read more...

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India to stick to nuclear energy


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Nuclear power has to be pursued with enhanced emphasis on safety, Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office V. Narayanasamy said Wednesday.He said in ... Read more...

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India, Iran implement pact on prisoners (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India and Iran have resolved to combat terrorism and implement an agreement on transfer of sentenced prisoners.Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who is in Tehran for ... Read more...

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Russia sends second team to support its Arctic claim


July 5th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's nuclear-powered icebreaker Rossiya will leave the port of Murmansk Tuesday to accompany the research vessel Academician Fyodorov on a second mission to determine the ... Read more...

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Turkmenistan sets up space agency


May 31st, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ashgabat (Turkmenistan), May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has signed a decree authorising the creation of a National Space Agency, national television reported.The document, signed Monday, stipulates that ... Read more...

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Obama recalls the 11 killed in BP disaster


April 21st, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama Wednesday recalled the 11 workers who died a year ago when an oil drilling platform blew up, burned and sank in the ... Read more...

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Coal Minister Jaiswal meets Ramesh to solve vexed mining issues


February 8th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): Following the proposal of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to constitute a Group of Ministers (GoM) in a bid to solve the vexed issue of 'go' ... Read more...

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Japan drops plans to make ‘aggressive’ China key part of its new foreign policy


November 18th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Nov 18 (ANI): Taken a back by China's aggressive behaviour during a recent territorial dispute over the Senkaku islands, Japan has reportedly dropped its earlier plans to develop ties with Beijing ... Read more...

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Solar power generation in Raipur


September 25th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Shivshankar SarthiRaipur (Chhattisgarh), Sep.25 (ANI): In a novel initiative, a solar panel has been set up in Chhattisgarh's capital city Raipur to prevent long disruptions of work caused by closing down ... Read more...

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Develop renewable energy sources, says Vice President Ansari


July 5th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Leh (Ladakh), July 5 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Monday said despite India being one of the earliest countries to begin geothermal projects lay back in the 1970s, geothermal energy ... Read more...

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Dubai workshop discuses energy security


June 23rd, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 23 (IANS/WAM) A two-day workshop began here Wednesday to discuss Dubai's energy security. It was organised by the Supreme Energy Council. Council Chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum and other ... Read more...

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3E super partnership between India, Canada urged


June 13th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 13 (IANS) A leading educationist here has called for a 3E "super partnership" - involving energy, entrepreneurship and education - between India and Canada in mutual interest. Indira Samarasekera, who ... Read more...

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Oil from Gulf spill could have powered 38,000 cars for a year


June 10th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A professor who tried to look at the Gulf oil spill from a different perspective found that it could have powered 38,000 cars, and 3,400 trucks, and 1,800 ... Read more...

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Mexico oil spill could have powered 1,800 ships for year


June 10th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) If all the oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico had been used for fuel, it could have powered 38,000 cars, 3,400 trucks and ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants a N-Deal with U.S similar to that with India


March 24th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): While the United States has stated that it is committed to conduct a 'strategic dialogue' with Pakistan and not a nuclear deal, Pakistan is pursuing demand for ... Read more...

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Pakistan bidding for ‘non-discriminatory N-Deal’ with U.S


March 24th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): While the United States has stated that it is committed to conduct a 'strategic dialogue' with Pakistan and not a nuclear deal, Pakistan is pursuing demand for ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Wants New Nuclear Plants


February 17th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, Feb 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced that the federal government will allow a conditional loan of $8.33 billion to build a new nuclear reactor ... Read more...

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Range Metals Inc. Announces Effective Date of Name Change


January 12th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by BNO News
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 11, 2010) - Further to its news release of January 7, 2010, Range Metals Inc. (CNSX:RGO)(FRANKFURT:YGK) is pleased to announce that, effective Wednesday, January 13, 2010, its ... Read more...

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It is imperative to develop energy resources: Kakodkar


January 7th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 7 (ANI): Atomic Energy Commission former chief Anil Kakodkar said here on Thursday that energy security is the most important issue facing our country.Addressing the media on the sidelines of ... Read more...

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Pakistan created Taliban during Benazir’s regime with support from U.S., Saudi Arabia


December 17th, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.17 (ANI): Pakistan organised the Taliban within the country with the active support of the United States and Saudi Arabia in 1996 when Benazir Bhutto was the Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Possibilities endless for promoting Indo-Australian business ties: Rudd (Part- III)


November 12th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.12 (ANI): India is a dynamic and diversified economy with an acknowledged infrastructure deficit and challenges in meeting the growing food and energy needs of its burgeoning population. Australia is ... Read more...

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Farooq Abdullah condemns linguistic chauvinism


November 12th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Nov 12 (ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah has condemned the existence of linguistic chauvinism in the country.Addressing a two-day conference on energy resources here on ... Read more...

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Three former Pakistani generals accused of fraud


October 30th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Three former Pakistani Army generals have been accused of causing a Rs.1.8 billion loss to the government by illegally trading on the volatile stock market despite a diktat ... Read more...

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Microbes used to clean Orissa oil spill


October 9th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 9 (IANS) Microbes are being used to clear an oil spill caused by a ship that sank last month off the Paradip port in Orissa, a senior port official said ... Read more...

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Generate energy in greener ways, World Bank urges India


September 16th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Over 400 million people in India have no access to electricity and providing this is an obvious priority for planners. But producing electricity from coal -- the ... Read more...

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Venezuela and Russia complete oil deal negotiations


September 14th, 2009 - 8:16 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 14 (EFE) Venezuela and Russia have completed negotiations for joint production from one of the fields in the oil-rich Orinoco Belt, Venezuelan state-owned oil giant PDVSA said. The Junin 6 Block ... Read more...

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India keeping an eye on China’s moves in Indian Ocean (Lead)


August 20th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) India was closely watching China's "moves" to increase its military prowess in the Indian Ocean and would take "adequate measures" if its internal security is threatened, Minister ... Read more...

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Japan’s 19 percent oil imports in June came from UAE


August 4th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) More than 19 percent of Japan's oil imports in June came from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), WAM news agency reported. Tokyo imported 18.81 million barrels of oil, accounting ... Read more...

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India cannot afford to be climate sceptic: official


July 16th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India's poor will have enormous problem in arranging their livelihood due to climate change, and it will be better the country stops being a climate sceptic, a ... Read more...

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