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Did G8 Summit give answers to the Global Energy Crisis?


July 12th, 2008 - 10:49 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Did G8 Summit give answers to the Global Energy Crisis? Dr Rahul PandeyThe recently concluded G8 summit in Japan placed rising fuel and food prices, besides climate change, at the top of its ... Read more...

Posted in Business, India, Politics, World, World News |

‘Fourteen percent Indian students use tobacco regularly’ (May 31 is World No Tobacco Day)


May 30th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by admin
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Over 14 percent of Indian students are regular tobacco users, reflecting the global trend of most people beginning to smoke before the age of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dhaka has weakened fair-trial safeguards: Amnesty


May 29th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, May 29 (IANS) Bangladesh's military-backed caretaker government has brought "politically motivated" charges against individuals and weakened fair-trial safeguards by setting up special courts, Amnesty International (AI) has said. The "Amnesty International ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Women more vulnerable to cancer in Punjab’s cotton fields


April 1st, 2008 - 7:33 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, April 1 (IANS) Many more women than men are dying of cancer in the cotton-rich Malwa belt of southern Punjab - a full 25 percent more. This is in sharp contrast ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian stock market stages early recovery


March 11th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) India's main stock market staged a recovery in the first hour of trading Tuesday, after opening below Monday's close of 15,923.72. The recovery bucked the global trend, where ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No hard evidence for claims on decline of tropical forests


January 8th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): New research carried out by University of Leeds has found that claims of the tropical forests declining cannot be backed up by convincing evidence.The study, which was published ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How divorce damages the environment


December 2nd, 2007 - 2:46 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Apart from protecting their kids from the trauma of divorce, discontented couples might just have another reason to stick together environment.For the first time, scientists have calculated the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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