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Pakistan seeks India’s expertise in renewable energy


August 28th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Renewable energy development can be another area of cooperation between India and Pakistan. A visiting Pakistan delegation led by Zafar Mahmood, secretary in Pakistan's water ... Read more...

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Himachal offers sops to employees


June 18th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 18 (IANS) Barely months ahead of the assembly elections, the Himachal Pradesh government Monday decided to give additional financial incentives to its employees and pensioners.A cabinet meeting, presided ... 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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Football scandal: Warner slams FIFA over recent moves


September 12th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Sep 12 (IANS/CMC) Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner has launched another scathing attack on world football's governing body, questioning its decision to charge the 16-member Caribbean Football ... Read more...

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‘Pounds for pounds’ scheme encourages obese people to shed flab


April 29th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
Nearly, 400 people took part in a "pounds for pounds" initiative, which pays thepatients to lose some extra flabs and almost half of them lost more than 5 pc oftheir ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Maharashtra considers more incentives to green buildings


April 8th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Committed to promoting green homes in the state, the Maharashtra government is considering various incentives and subsidies, including granting extra floor space index (FSI), to green ... Read more...

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Man U owners planning radical wage cut for players


March 18th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): Manchester United players could see their basic wages frozen under radical plans being considered by club owners the Glazer family, who may make all future contracts for new ... Read more...

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Obese people ‘more likely to slim down if they’re paid’


February 10th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): A U.S. study has says that obese people may be more likely to slim down if they have money riding on their success through financial incentives - but ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Six Tibetans arrested in Nepal as refugee exodus continues


January 3rd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 3 (IANS) Police have arrested a group of six Tibetans who escaped into northern Nepal from Tibet, less than a fortnight after a WikiLeaks expose said China was paying Nepal's ... Read more...

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China paying Nepal to nab Tibetan refugees: WikiLeaks


December 19th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 19 (IANS) The reason the number of Tibetan refugees fleeing to India dropped dramatically since 2008 is because China is paying money to Nepal police to arrest them ... Read more...

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Reliance Big in venture for acclaimed global scriptwriters (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 14 (IANS) In a unique initiative in the global cinema space, Reliance Big Entertainment of the Anil Ambani Group has teamed up with Imagine Entertainment, which has blockbusters ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani Group in new venture for acclaimed global scriptwriters


December 14th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 14 (IANS) The entertainment unit of Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group has teamed up with the partners of cinema and TV production house Imagine Entertainment to start a ... Read more...

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Britain bribes foreign prisoners to return homes


November 11th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Criminals from other countries who have been serving in British prisons have been offered 1,500 pounds each as "bribe" if they agree to return their home, a ... Read more...

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Solar panels to be installed on the White House


October 6th, 2010 - 3:37 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Council of Environmental Quality (CEQ) Chair Nancy Sutley on Tuesday announced that solar panels and a solar hot water heater will ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sri Lanka woos Hollywood


September 19th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) With Tamil insurgents crushed after a quarter century of bloodshed, Sri Lanka is actively wooing Hollywood. "We are working to increase our visibility with producers and directors in Hollywood ... Read more...

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India building infrastructure in northeast to boost trade


July 16th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 16 (IANS) India is building new infrastructure and beefing up existing ones along the international border in the northeast to boost trade with neighbouring countries, officials said here ... Read more...

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Antibiotic resistance lasts up to 12 months


May 19th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): Patients who take prescribed antibiotics in primary care can go on to develop a resistance lasting up to a year, according to a study.It is known that resistance ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pak cricketers apprehensively sign PCB central contracts


April 9th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.9 (ANI): Despite having apprehensions over some of the clauses in the central contracts offered by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), national players have signed on the dotted line.According to sources, ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Police set for a makeover, says Governor


March 18th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has embarked on a massive mission to modernise its police force by providing it latest equipment, advanced weapons and armoured vehicles to effectively deal ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama announces new effort to crack down on waste and fraud


March 11th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced a new effort to crack down on waste and fraud in Medicare, Medicaid, and other government programs through the expanded use ... Read more...

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US would back Afghanistan’s Taliban reintegration policy: Holbrooke


January 28th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.28 (ANI): President Obama's Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke has said that the US would back Afghan President Hamid Karzai's plans to reintegrate the Taliban extremists.Karzai is ... Read more...

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Nearly one in two births in China caesarean: Survey


January 14th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) Nearly one in two births in China are caesarean, said the latest survey by the World Health Organisation as a professor pointed out that many hospitals are motivated ... Read more...

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India approves new policy to promote biofuels


December 24th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) In a bid to promote cost-effective clean energy sources, India Thursday approved a new policy that calls for blending at least 20 percent biofuels in diesel ... Read more...

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Now Malta markets itself to Bollywood


December 2nd, 2009 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Dec 2 (IANS) There is a common thread running through classics like Ridley Scott's "Gladiator", Stephen Spielberg's "Munich" and Wolfgang Petersen's "Troy". All three films were shot in Malta, ... Read more...

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You may sleep better after retirement


November 2nd, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) People are likely to sleep better after they retire, a new study has found. The findings suggest that this general improvement in sleep is likely to result from ... Read more...

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Sleep disturbances decrease after retirement


November 2nd, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Retirement brings with it a sharp decrease in the prevalence of sleep disturbances, says a new study.The findings of the study suggest that this general improvement in sleep ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Israeli formula to prevent brain drain


October 9th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): An Israeli specialist has come up with a new formula that can prove as the sure shot way to woo back America's top scientists, academics and biotech executives ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Disasters killed 750,000 people in southeast Asia


September 9th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Over 750,000 people have been killed in natural disasters in southeast Asia between 1998 and 2009, health ministers of the region said Wednesday in a declaration. At ... Read more...

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IDBI Bank, World Bank to implement CEEP


August 26th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by IBNS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 26 (IBNS)IDBI Bank Ltd today signed a project agreement with the World Bank for implementation of Chiller Energy Efficiency Project (CEEP) in India. The objectives of the CEEP are ... Read more...

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California trying to lure back filmmakers


August 14th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 14 (IBNS) More than a decade has passed as film production has deserted Hollywood, as filmmakers are now being lured by financial incentives first in Canada and other parts of the ... Read more...

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Clinton Foundation to build solar power station near Indo-Pak border


August 6th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.6 (ANI): The Clinton Foundation has agreed to build the world's largest solar power station close to the India- Pakistan border.The Telegraph quoted Gujarat's Energy Minister Saurabh Patel, as saying ... Read more...

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NAPCC suggests setting up of National Solar Mission


July 27th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27(ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy, Farooq Abdullah informed the Rajya Sabha on Monday that the National Action Plan for Climate Change (NAPCC) has suggested the setting ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Just 96 months left to save world, says Prince Charles


July 9th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): Charles, the Prince of Wales, has warned that humanity has just 96 months left to save the world.According to a report in The Independent, the heir to the ... Read more...

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Orchard plantation fast becoming a favorite among Jammu and Kashmir farmers


June 15th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 15 (ANI): In a bid to harness more profits from agriculture, farmers in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir have taken to orchard plantation.Earlier, farmers grew traditional crops like wheat, ... Read more...

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No ‘nasbandi’, says Varun Gandhi


May 10th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Varun Gandhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate for the Lok Sabha polls from the most-populated Uttar Pradesh, says he wants to control India's population by a "softer ... Read more...

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