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China fights rats with stray cats

August 20th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) More than 100 stray cats that used to roam the streets in a Chinese province have now been collected and organised into a team to fight ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Conditional nod to Posco project in Orissa (Lead)

January 31st, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The environment ministry Monday gave conditional clearance to South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion project in Orissa, the biggest foreign direct investment in the country.Posco is ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Grassland fire kills 22, injures 4 in China

December 6th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 6 (ANI): A fire sweeping across grasslands in Southwest China has reportedly killed 22 people and injured four others.Among the 22 dead, are 15 soldiers, five villagers and two ... Read more...

Posted in World |

POSCO used fraud to get environment clearance, claims NGO

October 22nd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) An organisation working for forest dwellers' welfare in Orissa Friday alleged that South Korean steel major POSCO used fraudulent means to secure forest, environment and coastal clearances ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Scientists working on vaccine to fight potential bio-weapon

July 28th, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS) Scientists are working on a vaccine to neutralise tularemia, a fatal disease caused by Francisella tularensis, a pathogen and a potential bio-warfare agent. Until recently, little was known ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists a step closer to making vaccine against biological weapons

July 28th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Experts at the Society for General Microbiology have made a significant advance towards making a vaccine against an organism that may be used to produce biological weapons. ... Read more...

Posted in National |