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New approach could reverse liver failure


August 6th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 6 (IANS) A new approach being tried by researchers could reverse liver failure, characterised by sudden and massive death of the organ's cells, which could potentially end in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Off the beaten track, Indian travellers explore the uncharted (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Business/Lifestyle/Business By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Rakesh Chaudhary, an adventure seeker had trekked through several dense jungles and deep valleys around the India but was wondering where to go next. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian travellers go off beaten track, explore the uncharted


June 7th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Rakesh Chaudhary, an adventure seeker had trekked several dense jungles and deep valleys around the country but was running out of options for his next ... Read more...

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Sun-powered plane flies non-stop for 20 hours


June 6th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rabat (Morocco), June 6 (IANS) An aircraft of the size of an Airbus A340, fitted with 12,000 solar cells, took off from Madrid, Spain, flew about 800 km over ... Read more...

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1,500 tourists enter Myanmar every day by air


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 23 (IANS) After its progress towards democracy following years of military rule, Myanmar has seen a huge inflow of tourists, with 1,500 people arriving every day by air, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Russia launches US satellite


March 26th, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 26 (IANS) A Russian rocket carrying a US telecommunications satellite blasted off from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan Sunday.The Proton-M rocket carrying Intelsat-22 lifted off at 4.10 ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

US firm gets $220 mn Gates grant to combat TB


March 15th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a grant of up to US $220 million over five years to Aeras, one of the world's largest ... Read more...

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Russia postpones rocket launch


January 27th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The launch of a Russian Proton-M carrier rocket with a Dutch telecommunication satellite onboard scheduled for Friday has been postponed indefinitely for technical reasons, Russian ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

BlackBerry makes up for disruption with free apps


October 17th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Blackberry's Canadian maker, Research in Motion (RIM), Monday offered its 70 million customers applications worth over $100 as a gesture of appreciation for the "patience ... Read more...

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BlackBerry services limping back to normal


October 13th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Canadian BlackBerry maker, Research in Motion (RIM) Thursday said its services have been restored in most parts of the world but Canada and Latin America ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BlackBerry services disturbed for third consecutive day


October 12th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Canadian handset maker Research in Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry services continued to remain disrupted across the country for the third consecutive day Wednesday."The trans-national outage at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BlackBerry services affected again


October 11th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Millions of BlackBerry users across India, Middle East, Africa and Europe faced another cut-off from online services Tuesday, just a few hours after the Canadian ... Read more...

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Emirates offers special fares for Ramadan


July 19th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 18 (IANS/WAM) Emirtaes, the flag carrier of Dubai, has announced special fares to 32 select destinations across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Far East and the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Goa tourism to launch Rs.20 mn global ad campaign


July 7th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 7 (IANS) Goa tourism will undertake a Rs.20 million TV advertising blitz in around 150 countries across Europe, Africa and Asia to lure foreign tourists to Goa's beaches, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dodsal, AEM to set up $150 mn manufacturing plant in India


April 13th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Dubai-based infrastructure development firm Dodsal and Russia's heavy equipment engineering company Atomenergomash (AEM) have agreed to set up a manufacturing unit in India with an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IGNOU can address skill deficit among youth: Vice chancellor


March 22nd, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), with its country-wide network, has the greatest potential to tackle the issue of skill deficit among youth, the ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda actively planning to make ‘dirty bomb’


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): After getting close to producing workable and efficient "biological and chemical weapons", Al-Qaeda is actively trying to get nuclear material and recruiting rogue scientists from Pakistan to build ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘IGNOU has brought teachers-students closer’


January 9th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has bridged the gap between teachers and students with its quality study material for the last 25 years, Vice Chancellor ... Read more...

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Eastern hemisphere will witness solar eclipse on Jan 4


January 1st, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 1 (ANI): A dramatic partial eclipse of the Sun will be visible throughout Europe, Africa, and Asia on January 4.Depending on the viewer's location, the Moon will slowly cover and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global meet to discuss state-owned firms


November 19th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 19 (IANS) A two-day international conference on state-owned enterprises and corporate governance will he held here from Dec 10.The event will be a follow up to a similar conference held ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tata Communication launches Ethernet network in 24 nodes


November 16th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Tata Communications Tuesday launched its next generation Ethernet network in 24 locations around the world."The company's global network upgrade will provide industry-leading network services for both service ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian animal vaccine maker gives Nepal a shot


September 20th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 20 (IANS) Leading Indian animal vaccine maker Hester Biosciences Ltd has entered into a collaboration with a veteran Nepali corporate group to extend its wings overseas for export.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Etihad, Virgin to launch Australia-Abu Dhabi flights


August 27th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 26 (IANS/WAM) Australian airlines Virgin Blue and the United Arab Emirates-based Etihad Airways Thursday agreed to operate joint flight services between Abu Dhabi and Australia next year. Etihad and Virgin ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

JetBlue Airways adopts Kerala IT company’s solution


June 21st, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 21 (IANS) City-based IBS Software Services has inked a deal with JetBlue Airways under which it will provide web-based solution to the American low cost airline to manage its cargo ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Australian airline Qantas using Kerala IT firm’s solution


June 10th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 10 (IANS) Australia's national carrier Qantas has implemented Indian IT company IBS Group's web-based cargo management solution in its international air freight division, Qantas Freight, IBS said here Thursday. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Murray’s former coach emerging as frontrunner for Davis Cup captaincy


April 9th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9(ANI): Ace tennis player Andy Murray's former coach Leon Smith is emerging as a frontrunner to be Britain's next Davis Cup captain.Smith coached Murray between the ages of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dawoodi Bohras gear up to celebrate Syedna’s 99th birthday


April 1st, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Over 35,000 members of the Dawoodi Bohra community will march Thursday in groups of 99 to the accompaniment of music and fireworks to celebrate the 99th birthday of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Murray rejects Lloyd’s criticism for UK-Lithuania Davis Cup miss


March 26th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 26 (ANI): Britain's best tennis player Andy Murray has hit back at former Davis Cup captain John Lloyd for criticising him for missing the clash in Lithuania earlier this ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lloyd steps down as Davis Cup captain following Britain’s worst run in history


March 18th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18(ANI): Britain's Davis Cup captain John Lloyd has resigned from the post, following their recent humiliating defeat to Lithuania.Lloyd, who replaced Jeremy Bates as captain in 2006, now also ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Oscar winner Rahman to undertake “Jai Ho World Tour” in summer


February 16th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 16 (ANI): Oscar winner musician A. R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire) will perform live in his "Jai Ho World Tour" concerts during coming summer, according to reports.To be reportedly ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Murray fears Federer and Nadal won’t let him win a Grand Slam in toughest era in tennis


January 4th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 4 (ANI): While British Tennis star Andy Murray fears that Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal could prevent him from winning a Grand Slam, but he insists that he'd still ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Al Jazeera gets entry into Canada


November 27th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 27 (IANS) Al Jazeera was allowed to beam its English service channel into Canada Thursday. Announcing its decision, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) said Al Jazeera English (AJE) will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

British tennis deserves Davis Cup relegation, says Murray


September 21st, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.21 (ANI): World Number three Andy Murray has said British tennis deserves to be relegated in the Davis Cup."At last we are where we deserve to be," The Telegraph quoted ... Read more...

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Sakata Inx opens new facility at Panoli


August 31st, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IBNS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS) Sakata Inx (India) Ltd., premium ink manufacturer and 100% subsidiary of Sakata Inx Corporation of Japan, has inaugurated its new plant at Panoli.Built over an area ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE charity to distribute free Iftar meals


August 19th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 19 (IANS) A charity group in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will distribute free Iftar meals during the holy month of Ramadan in 26 countries, WAM news agency reported ... Read more...

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