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Project on for developing catalyst to liquefy coal: Coal India


September 11th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) State-run Coal India, which is emphasising on Coal to Liquid (CTL) conversion technology, said a project for development of indigenous catalyst for the process is under ... Read more...

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KSCSTE wants new advanced Raman Spectroscopy centre


August 10th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) The state-owned Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) Friday said it wants to set up a collaborative advanced research facility for co-ordinating interdisciplinary ... Read more...

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India pitches for ASEAN pact in services, investments


July 11th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Seeking to accelerate economic ties with the region, India Wednesday made a strong pitch for an early conclusion of a free trade agreement in services ... Read more...

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India, Africa poised to expand science, tech cooperation


March 4th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Building upon their burgeoning political and economic ties, India and the 54-nation African continent have promised to expand their cooperation in frontier areas of ... Read more...

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India to expand science, tech cooperation with Africa (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Building upon growing political and economic ties, India and the 54-nation African continent are now poised to expand their cooperation in frontier areas of ... Read more...

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US should re-serve 9/11-like ultimatum to Pak to crack down on terror: WSJ


April 16th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16(ANI): Pakistan needs to be served an ultimatum by the United States on the same lines as the warning given to it immediately after the 9/11 terror attacks, a ... Read more...

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Budgetary boost to space research, atomic energy (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India's atomic energy and space programmes received handsome increases in their annual allocation of around 31 percent and 43 percent, respectively, over the previous year in ... Read more...

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Being part of Afghanistan’s political solution “absolutely essential” for Pak: Akram


January 15th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Jan 15(ANI): Pakistan must be part of the attempts to forge a political solution in Afghanistan rather than simply be urged to kill extremists on its soil, a senior Pakistani ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to visit Tawang today


December 31st, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Dec 31 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram will visit Tawang on the Sino-Indian border to review the development projects along the frontier areas today.During his day-long visit, Chidambaram will inaugurate ... Read more...

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Sharad Pawar underlines use of Science and Technology to accelerate food grain production


July 16th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Friday said that there is a need to accelerate food grain production to meet the growing demand in the country.Addressing the Indian ... Read more...

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Cabinet nod for science and innovative research academy


June 17th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday cleared a proposal to set up a national academy which will focus on research and impart training in frontier areas of science and technology. ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves setting up of Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research


June 17th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for setting up of an Academy of Scientific and Innovative ... Read more...

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Pak must shun India ‘obsession’, Afghan ‘meddling’ ‘bad habits’: Obama


May 13th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Noting Pakistan's 'obsession' with India, US President Barack Obama has said that Islamabad must shun the 'bad' custom of viewing its neighbouring nation as a primary threat ... Read more...

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Pakistan realises there is a cancer in their midst: Obama


May 13th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 13 (IANS) President Barack Obama believes that after years of looking at their main rival India as their only concern, Pakistan has finally come to realise that ... Read more...

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BRO builds roads where even goats do not dare


May 6th, 2010 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) For 50 years it has been tirelessly battling swirling snow, heavy rains, scorching sun, desert storms and burning sands to build the lifeline of India's ... Read more...

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India a terrific example for Africa: Togo PM (Interview)


March 18th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Togo's Prime Minister Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo says Africa is increasingly looking at India as a knowledge power and believes Indian enterprises should scale up investment ... Read more...

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India, Africa push for bigger global voice, focus on skill sharing


March 16th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The curtains came down on the two-day India-Africa business conclave here Tuesday, with the two sides pitching for greater collaboration in knowledge sharing and a greater say ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s security situation improving: Omar Abdullah


December 21st, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Ajmer (Rajasthan), Dec 21 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, has said that the withdrawal of 30,000 troops from the State showed the improvement in the security situation during the ... Read more...

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Defence minister visits Jammu and Kashmir border areas


April 27th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 27 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday visited frontier areas in Jammu and Kashmir amid fears of increased militant and arms incursion from across the Line of Control (LoC), the ... Read more...

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Pak, a Molotov cocktail waiting to explode, says expert


April 10th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.10 (ANI): Pakistan seems like a Molotov cocktail waiting to explode. It is a country so busy quarrelling, that it is failing to solve its problems, claims David Ignatius, the ... Read more...

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India, Syria sign MoU to provide framework for cooperation in oil and gas sector


January 14th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.14 (ANI): India and Syria on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will establish an institutional framework for bilateral cooperation in the oil and natural gas sectors. ... Read more...

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Pakistans accord with militants not acceptable: US


June 14th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South Asian Affairs, Donald Camp, has said that Pakistani Government must bring the frontier areas under its control, and added that ... Read more...

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Kerala School of Mathematics inaugurated


June 3rd, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, June 3 (IANS) The Kerala School of Mathematics, a joint venture between the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) and the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), was inaugurated ... Read more...

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US calls Pak, Afghanistan frontier areas key points to win war on terror


June 2nd, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by admin
Lahore , June 2 (ANI): US Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff has reportedly said that the frontier areas of Pakistan and Afghanistan were the most pressing points where the US must ... Read more...

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Pak-Afghan crisis needs regional solution


February 2nd, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb.2 (ANI): Retired Marine General James Jones has told a Senate Foreign Relations Committee here that the deteriorating situation in Pakistan, coupled with the insurgency in Afghanistan, have together created a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US to expand its military presence in Pak


December 26th, 2007 - 10:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): The United Stated is planning to send its Special Forces to Pakistan that will train and support indigenous counter-insurgency forces and clandestine counter terrorism units, US defence officials ... Read more...

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US has alternatives to Musharraf: South Asian expert


November 22nd, 2007 - 2:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): US has alternatives to President General Pervez Musharraf when it comes to nuclear proliferation and Islamist extremism that are just as good, if not better, a noted South ... Read more...

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