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‘India’s economic, strategic potential should be tapped by EU’


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) India has enormous global economic, political and strategic potential which must be harnessed by the European Union (EU) through improved trade and political and technological ... Read more...

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Indian palm oil firms make Indonesian eco-disaster: Greenpeace


June 19th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Greenpeace India Tuesday claimed that major Indian corporates houses could be linked to the destruction of the Indonesian rainforests through their imports of palm oil from ... Read more...

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Tata Chemicals starts $100-mn soda ash unit in Kenya


November 11th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 11 (IANS) India's Tata Chemicals has opened a $100 million soda ash plant here that enhances the capacity of its Kenyan subsidiary and places this East African nation ... Read more...

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After condoms, HLL Life Care now turns to sanitary napkins


November 7th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 7 (IANS) Condom manufacturer HLL Life Care Ltd, which accounts for more than 10 percent of the total global production, is now all set to produce sanitary napkins.The ... Read more...

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400 kg hashish seized in Afghanistan


November 6th, 2011 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 400 kg of hashish has been seized in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand by the interior ministry, police said.Smugglers made an armed resistance ... Read more...

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Renault-Nissan alliance crosses 100,000-engine-mark


August 26th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) Franco-Japanese automobile partnership Renault Nissan Alliance India Pvt Ltd Friday said it has crossed manufacturing 100,000 petrol engines last month and has started making 1.5 litre ... Read more...

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Campaign launched for shy condom buyers


July 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 11 (IANS) "I am not Shy" campaign to overcome shyness in buying a pack of condoms from an outlet was launched here Monday by state-run Hindustan Latex Limited ... Read more...

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GM may replace production-hit Toyota as No 1 automaker


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 23 (IANS) Toyota Motor Corp. said Friday that it may take it till December to restore normal production of all its models because of parts shortage caused ... Read more...

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Emerging economies spur global recovery: IMF


February 24th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) The global economic recovery is advancing with strong growth in key emerging economies - China, India, Indonesia and Turkey - and growing intra-regional trade, particularly in ... Read more...

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VW to build $550 mn engine plant in Mexico


January 29th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican subsidiary of German automaker Volkswagen plans to invest $550 million in construction of an engine plant in the central city of Silao.The project will generate ... Read more...

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Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy Compose World Cup Theme Song ‘De Ghumaa Ke’ In Three Languages


January 3rd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood music composers’ trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy has composed the official theme song of World Cup 2011. They have composed the three versions of the song titled ‘De Ghumaa Ke’ in the ... Read more...

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India signs agriculture pact with Argentina


September 12th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 12 (IANS) India has signed an agreement with Argentina on conducting research in agriculture and other allied sectors, in line with its plans to tap natural and other resources ... Read more...

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India looks at South America for farm revolution


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India, looking to launch a second green revolution to boost its food security, has begun looking at distant South America where countries have been able ... Read more...

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Scientists baffled by mystery of missing ocean plastic


August 20th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Scientists have found that the amount of plastic floating in the Atlantic Ocean has remained constant for the past 20 years - but the production of plastic has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’s top uranium firm Cameco eyes India for long haul


July 6th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 6 (IANS) With last month's nuclear deal clearing the decks for Canadian companies to enter India, global uranium giant Cameco says it is eyeing the newly opened ... Read more...

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Sweden’s Oriflame targets 30 new products a month in high-growth India


May 31st, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Sakshi Gulati New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Swedish personal care company Oriflame plans to launch 25-30 products every month and engage 50,000 more people to tap the booming Indian cosmetics ... Read more...

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Maize-based biofuel unlikely to reduce global production of CO2


March 12th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): New economic analysis has confirmed that maize-based biofuel is unlikely to reduce global production of carbon dioxide (CO2).The analysis, conducted by Thomas W. Hertel of Purdue University and ... Read more...

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India to grow 7.7 percent as global recovery picks pace: IMF


January 26th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) With the global recovery off to a stronger start, Indian economy is projected to grow at 7.7 percent in 2010, 1.3 percentage points higher than forecast ... Read more...

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Global production of conventional oil could “peak” and decline by 2020


October 9th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 9 (ANI): A new report has warned that there is a significant risk that global production of conventional oil could "peak" and decline by the year 2020.According to BBC News, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ford launches small car Figo


September 23rd, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) US auto giant Ford Motor Co Wednesday unveiled its first small car for the Indian market, "Ford Figo". The Figo, which is colloquial Italian for "cool", will be ... Read more...

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Ford India doubling capacity


September 3rd, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Car manufacturer Ford India Pvt Ltd, which is doubling its production capacity to 200,000 units a year and setting up a 250,000 units engine-and-power train plant near here ... Read more...

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Mask imports go up, thanks to swine flu scare


August 14th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Cashing in on the swine flu scare in some parts of India, the few companies manufacturing it in the country have increased production while imports ... Read more...

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Dwindling oil supplies may herald catastrophic energy crunch


August 3rd, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 3 (ANI): A leading energy economist has warned that the world is heading for a catastrophic energy crunch that could cripple a global economic recovery because most of the major ... Read more...

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Industry calls for more customs duty on steel


June 28th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) A leading industry body has called for increasing customs duty on steel from 5 percent to 10 percent as consumption of local steel by domestic users was ... Read more...

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India extends ban on Chinese milk products


June 17th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The ban on milk and milk product imports from China, which was to have expired June 24, has been extended by another six months, the Director General ... Read more...

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Japan’s major automakers cut output in April


May 28th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 28 (DPA) Japan's major automakers suffered production cuts in April amid declining sales caused by the global economic turmoil, the firms said Thursday. Leading carmaker Toyota Motor Corp's global output plunged ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal laying off nearly 1,000 at US plant


May 14th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 14 (IANS) Citing an "extraordinary economic environment," ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel maker, has announced plans to indefinitely lay off 978 workers at its Indiana Harbour West ... Read more...

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OPEC lowers demand outlook despite supply rise


May 13th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 13 (DPA) The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Wednesday said though the global production levels of oil had increased in April, it further lowered its demand projections for ... Read more...

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Suzuki pulls out from competing next year


December 16th, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
On Monday, the second giant motor sport Japanese Suzuki announced they would not compete in the 2009 world rally championship largely because of the present financial crisis.It was a very disappointing ... Read more...

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Sluggish demand forces us to pause: ArcelorMittal


December 3rd, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashwani UpadhyayNew Delhi, Dec.3 (ANI): The global economic meltdown has started to influence the expansion plans of the world''s biggest steel producer, ArcelorMittal in India.According to Vijay Kumar Bhatnagar, the ... Read more...

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Indian groups call for halt on secret EU-INDIA FTA talks


November 26th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.26 (ANI): Indian organizations representing NGOs, farmers groups, trade unions, health groups and peoples movements today called for an immediate halt to negotiations between India and the European Union ... Read more...

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Phasing out coal emissions might help fight global warming


September 13th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 13 (ANI): A team of researchers have determined that the ongoing rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) from burning of fossil fuels might be kept below harmful levels if ... Read more...

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Feasible emission scenarios identified that could keep CO2 below climate threatening levels


September 11th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 11 (ANI): NASA researchers have identified feasible emission scenarios that could keep carbon dioxide (CO2) below levels that some scientists have called dangerous for climate.When and how global oil ... Read more...

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Raheja Developers launch Rs.45-bn engineering SEZ in Gurgaon


August 20th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) City-based realtor Raheja Developers Wednesday said it would set up an engineering-focused special economic zone (SEZ) in Gurgaon on an investment of Rs.45 billion.Spread ... Read more...

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EU plans emergency aid on food, fuel prices


June 20th, 2008 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
DPA Brussels, June 20 (DPA) The European Union is to launch emergency aid measures for the EU citizens and industries hit hardest by soaring food and fuel prices, the head of the bloc's ... Read more...

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