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China leaves West dismayed by move to cut vital mineral exports in 2011

December 30th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London/Beijing, Dec. 30 (ANI): In a sign of its growing industrial and political clout, China has cut its export quotas for rare earth elements (REEs) by 35 per cent for the first ... Read more...

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World’s first integrated aviation university in Bangalore

November 1st, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, Nov 1 (IANS) The Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) and the Bangalore-based Subramanya Construction and Development Company (SCDC) Monday signed a joint venture agreement to set up the ... Read more...

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Solar, wind power ‘could become Earth’s dominant contributor of energy’

August 25th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Wind and solar power could become the world's main sources of energy, a Nobel-prize winning scientist suggests.Walter Kohn, Ph.D., who shared the 1998 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, said ... Read more...

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India to double exports by 2014: Anand Sharma

May 7th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 7 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Friday said the government is committed to doubling India's exports by 2014 and its share in the world trade in the coming ... Read more...

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Rs.282 crore aid for Indian Maritime University

April 8th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The union Cabinet Thursday approved the proposal to provide financial support of Rs.282.25 crore to Indian Maritime University (IMU), Chennai, to meet capital expenditure as well as ... Read more...

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Scientists use waste to recover uranium from polluted waters

September 7th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 7 (ANI): Researchers at Birmingham University, UK, using bacteria and inositol phosphate, a chemical analogue of a cheap waste material from plants, have recovered uranium from the polluted waters from ... Read more...

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Centre may give way to three-year drilling holiday

January 19th, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.19 (ANI): The government, faced with a global shortage of offshore drilling rigs, may take a decision this month on giving a three-year drilling holiday or moratorium to firms ... Read more...

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Declaration suggests steps to curb organ trafficking, transplant tourism

August 14th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): International organisations have detailed steps to be taken for governing organ donation and transplantation in a declaration that aims to oppose transplant commercialism, transplant tourism and organ ... Read more...

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China’s food crisis will exacerbate global shortage

June 9th, 2008 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, June 9 (DPA) China's rising grain demand is poised to exacerbate the global food crisis over the next few years. Having only seven percent of the world's total farmable land at ... Read more...

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Indians will eat what they need: Anand Sharma

April 30th, 2008 - 8:37 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): Reacting to US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's statement that the world food crisis is a result of 'improvement in the diets of people in India ... Read more...

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‘World in grip of food crisis’

April 7th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by admin
Sharjah, April 7 (IANS) Amid a continued global shortage of food supply because of severe droughts in several countries and with grain being diverted to biofuel production, the world is in the ... Read more...

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I’m a bad husband: Shekhar Kapur

March 21st, 2008 - 10:04 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Internationally acclaimed Indian director Shekhar Kapur has proved his mettle in the art of filmmaking, but in his personal life he says he hasn't been as successful. ... Read more...

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‘Chinese, Indians eating more meat, driving global grain shortage’

February 19th, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 19 (IANS) The leader of Britain's largest opposition party has told British farmers that the current global shortage of grains is partly being caused by Chinese and ... Read more...

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