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Chouhan wants panel to assess pollution around Union Carbide


January 5th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 4 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh through a letter to constitute a special committee for assessing the quantum ... Read more...

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Sonia to take up poverty issue amid government flip-flop


October 10th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Taking note of government flip-flop over where to benchmark the economic criteria of poverty, the Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council, comprising non-government experts, will ... Read more...

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Bird flu: Culling begins in Tripura


March 8th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 8 (IANS) With fresh cases of avian influenza or bird flu being detected at a government-run farm in western Tripura, the authorities Tuesday started culling more than 7,000 ... Read more...

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Fresh cases of bird flu in Tripura


March 6th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 6 (IANS) Fresh cases of avian influenza or bird flu have been detected in another Tripura poultry farm, and culling of birds is expected to start Monday, an ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

EU bans plastics chemical in babies’ bottles


November 26th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): A chemical called Bisphenol A (BPA), which is used in plastic baby bottles, has been banned by The European Commission.The commission said that the chemical could affect development ... Read more...

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Christina Romer, The Chair Of The Council Of Economic Advisers Resigns


August 6th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The present Chair of Council of Economic Advisers, Christina Romer is all set to resign from her post. The White House officials announced that the veteran ... Read more...

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Obama’s top economic advisor to step down


August 6th, 2010 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Christina Romer, who chairs the White House Council of Economic Advisors (CEA), will step down next month, Xinhua reported. After her resignation, effective Sep 3, Romer will resume ... Read more...

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Oil flow stopped, US environment nightmare not yet over (Lead)


July 16th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 16 (IANS) For the first time in nearly three months, the gushing oil from BP's ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico has stopped with a robotic ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Oil flow stopped at BP oil well


July 16th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 16 (IANS) For the first time in nearly three months, oil has stopped flowing into the Gulf of Mexico as a robotic submersible slowly closed a valve ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Vedanta’s controversial mine gets backing of India’s PM


June 30th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): In a highly unusual move, India's Prime Minister has intervened directly in the approval process for one of the world's most controversial mines.The office of Prime ... Read more...

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Financial experts, traders slam Pak Govt. for ‘disappointing’ budget


June 6th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.6 (ANI): Pakistani financial experts and traders have slammed the country's budget for the fiscal year 2010-11 describing it as a 'wish list' of the government.Experts said that the budget for ... Read more...

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Four options for alternative government in Jharkhand


May 25th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, May 25 (IANS) As political uncertainty grips Jharkhand after the Shibu Soren-led government was reduced to a minority Monday, political experts say there are four possibilities for the formation ... Read more...

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China strengthens security in schools


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) Authorities in China are strengthening security checks to prevent further assaults in schools and kindergartens after a string of violent attacks killed eight children and injured over 50. Schools ... Read more...

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China, India broadens ties with Nepal for its geopolitical significance


February 18th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb 18(ANI): Analysts believe that China, which once regarded Nepal with intermittent interest, is now exerting itself more due to concerns that Nepal could become a place of Tibetan agitation."Nepal ... Read more...

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” Heart rending ” Peshawar blast aimed at ” unnerving ” Pak government: Experts


October 29th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.29 (ANI): Wednesday's deadly car bomb blast, which decimated a congested market in Peshawar killing over 100 people, mainly women and children, was aimed at destabilising Pakistan's democratic set-up ... Read more...

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Apollo declines to treat swine flu cases, faces action


August 13th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Indraprastha Apollo Hospital here Thursday refused to provide any facility for the treatment of swine flu patients, a day after the Delhi government asked all private ... Read more...

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Pak political parties divided over backing US-led war in wake of economic crisis


October 17th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London , Oct 17 (ANI): In the wake of prevailing deep financial crunch and slowdown in the overall Pakistani economy, a deep rift has opened up within political parties, including some ... Read more...

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No precursors to Sichuan quake, top seismologist says


May 18th, 2008 - 10:17 am ICT by admin
By Bill Smith Beijing, May 18 (DPA) No significant precursory seismic activity was detected that could have allowed the Chinese government to issue a clear warning before the devastating earthquake in the south-western ... Read more...

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Immigration row brews as Keith Vaz slams British Lords report


April 1st, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, April 1 (IANS) Keith Vaz, the senior-most Asian MP in Britain, Tuesday slammed the authors of an influential House of Lords committee report for suggesting a cap on ... Read more...

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Israel, Palestine to start peace talks next week


February 25th, 2008 - 1:06 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Jerusalem, Feb 24 (Xinhua) Israel and the Palestinian National Authority Sunday set up teams of government experts to jumpstart US-backed peace talks, local daily Ha'aretz reported. "The teams will focus on a ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects arrests in Benazir assassination case


January 8th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Jan 8 (ANI): The Pakistan Government today rejected the reports that they have arrested several people for their alleged involvement in the assassination of ex-premier Benazir Bhutto from Swabi district. "This ... Read more...

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Another British team to visit Pakistan next week: Miliband


January 8th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 8 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has said that a team of cross UK government experts would travel to Pakistan next week for further consultations. Making a statement on ... Read more...

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