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Community land rights unenforced in Third World


May 30th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Millions of forest people in tropical nations, including India, have won unprecedented legal rights to land but laws ensuring community land rights to them remain ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

EIH posts 90 percent hike in net profit


May 29th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) EIH Limited, a member of The Oberoi Group, Tuesday announced that it has clocked a 89.68 percent hike in its net profit to Rs.122.42 crore during ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Table tennis playing robots debut in China


October 11th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 11 (IANS) Chinese experts have developed two humanoid robots that can play table tennis. Wu and Kong are programmed to serve, return and score.The robots, each 1.6 meters ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

More foreign magazines set to launch Indian editions


September 30th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Defying the trends of a global slowdown in the print media, a host of foreign magazines are set to launch their editions in India and ... Read more...

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China, US among top countries when it comes to execution of prisoners


March 28th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 28 (ANI): China and the United States still remain among top countries to execute prisoners, resisting the global trend of abolishing death penalty, an Amnesty International report has revealed.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Older parents are happier with more kids: Study


March 8th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study has found that while having more children makes young couples unhappy, bigger families bring parents joy in midlife and beyond.MPIDR demographer Mikko Myrskyla and Rachel ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Urban housing needs strategy to meet demand: Pranab


January 23rd, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) The growth of India's economy would accelerate the pace of urbanisation, requiring a proper strategy to meet the demand for housing as well as quality urban services, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

70-day diet of ‘biscuits, cakes, fat-laden junk food’ to help you lose weight!


December 29th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 29 (ANI): Ever thought gobbling fat laden junk food, biscuits, cakes and other high-sugar could help shed those extra kilos? If not, then here's something you should know-an American ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

North Korea squarely blames US for creating tensions in Korean Peninsula


December 25th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Pyongyang, Dec 25 (ANI): North Korea has accused the United States of being responsible for bringing the Korean Peninsula on the brink of war for its own personal motives, according to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

N. Korea to develop nuclear capability for peaceful use


November 30th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI): A North Korean daily has said that his country is actively constructing light-water reactors, but only for peaceful use.The Rodong Sinmun daily said in a report that "thousands" ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sensex regains 19k level after 32 months


September 13th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sep 13 (ANI): The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) benchmark Sensex added 287 points on fund-based buying driven by a firming global trend in early trade on Monday and regained the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Facebook Passes Google as Most-Viewed Site in US


September 12th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): It seems that Google’s monopoly in the web business is under a serious threat and the threat comes from mark Zuckerberg’s brainchild Facebook. According ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Report: Rise in new terror groups globally, fewer coordinated attacks


July 8th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), based at the University of Maryland has come up with a report that says that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wireless broadband will be a game changer in India (Special)


June 13th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Prasanto K. Roy In India's spectrum auction, broadband wireless access hitched on to third generation (3G) telephony as a poor cousin - a seemingly dull sequel of the high-profile 3G spectrum auction ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Common tickets for DTC, Metro by 2011: Jaipal Reddy


March 26th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) A common ticketing facility for commuters travelling on Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses and Delhi Metro will be in place by next year, Urban Development Minister Jaipal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Oil firms cut jet fuel prices by 2.5 percent


February 15th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) State-run oil companies Monday cut jet fuel prices by 2.5 percent after drop in international crude prices which earlier rose to $82-84 per barrel. Jet fuel in Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian economy will grow 7.5 percent but with high inflation: RBI


January 29th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Friday projected an impressive 7.5 percent growth for the Indian economy in the current fiscal even as it hiked the outlook for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cricket Australia unveils plan for new tribal T20 competition


December 15th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 15 (ANI): Cricket Australia plans to unveil a lucrative new Twenty20 league featuring cities rather than states in 2011.According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Australia is pressing ahead with plans ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Iraqi shoe-thrower targeted with shoe (Lead)


December 2nd, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) The Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at former US president George Bush to spark off a global trend was Tuesday given a taste of his own medicine. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iraqi shoe-thrower pelted with shoe


December 2nd, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) The Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at former US president George Bush to spark off a global trend was given a taste of his own medicine Tuesday. Muntazer ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Technology designed to blast aliens in games now part of new computer cluster


November 25th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 25 (ANI): Reports indicate that the technology designed to blast aliens in computer games is part of a new GPU (Graphics Processing Units) computer cluster that will process CSIRO research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Steel Authority cuts price again


November 16th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The state-owned Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) Monday said it has reduced the price of its product used by the white goods and auto industry by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s central bank raises inflation projections


October 27th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) India's central bank has retained its growth projection for the country's economy at 6 percent for the current fiscal but significantly raised its expectations on the annual inflation ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now lifelong jail term for murders most foul


October 18th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) India appears to be catching up with the global trend of decades-long imprisonments, with the Supreme Court handing down a lifelong jail term to a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sensex rebounds to robust gains in early trade


August 13th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug 13 (ANI): The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark recovered sharply, gaining over 308 points in early trade on Thursday. The recovery was due to the emergence of buying at lower levels ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Economy to grow by 6 percent, inflation to rise too: RBI (Lead)


April 21st, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) India's economy will grow by six percent this fiscal while inflation would rise to around four percent, the central bank said here Tuesday while announcing a 25 basis ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Stay slim, keep our planet healthy


April 20th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Staying slim is good news for the environment as it helps to keep our planet healthy. Food output is directly linked to global warming, and a leaner population ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Glaciers around the globe continue to melt at high rates


January 30th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, glaciers around the globe continue to melt at high rates, all due to global warming.Tentative figures for the year 2007, of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Key points made by RBI governor in monetary policy review


January 27th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Following are some key points made by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D. Subbarao in his quarterly monetary policy review before the chief executives of commercial banks ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Post Satyam shock, Sensex up 299 points


January 14th, 2009 - 10:53 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan.14 (ANI): With benchmark Sensex recording a recovery of nearly 300 points on buying support, led by market leader Reliance Industries and blue-chips Reliance Communication Infosys Technologies, the markets finally ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Advertising spending hit worse than in last recession


December 8th, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): A survey has pointed out that global advertising spending will fall 0.2 per cent next year, which is worse than the performance in the 1990s recession.The prediction ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sensex plunges below 8,000 mark for first time in three years


October 27th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 27 (ANI): Indian stock markets crashed on Monday, with the benchmark Sensex plunging below the psychological 8,000 level in afternoon trading. Tracking weak global trend, the benchmark Sensex lost ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India, S.Korea and Taiwan must establish a moratorium on executions: Amnesty


October 11th, 2008 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.11 (ANI): India, South Korea and Taiwan should join the global trend and immediately establish a moratorium on the death penalty, the rights group Amnesty International has said. In an appeal ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Markets buck global trend, end in green (Second Lead)


September 30th, 2008 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 30(IANS) With a strong assurance coming from C.B. Bhave, chairman of the Indian market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Tuesday morning, Indian equities markets bucked the global ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Political uncertainty will not impact growth: Kamath


July 16th, 2008 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 16 (IANS) The current political uncertainty would have no impact on the economy, said Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) president K.V. Kamath Wednesday, adding optimistically that the Indian economy would ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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