high technology

Premature babies survive better in neonatal ICUs


July 24th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Premature babies have greater chances of surviving in high-level neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) than in general hospitals, and this benefit is considerably larger than previously ... Read more...

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Government may reduce subsidised LPG cylinders to rich


July 18th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) The central government is mulling reducing the subsidy on cooking gas by limiting supply of LPG cylinders to those who do not belong to the economically ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves special incentives for electronics sector


July 12th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved a special incentive package to promote large-scale manufacturing in the electronic system design and manufacturing (ESDM) sector.The scheme, called the ... Read more...

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Indian army chief visits J&K;


June 15th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 15 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh Friday visited the headquarters of the Northern Command at Udhampur, an official said.This is Gen. Singh's first visit to Jammu ... Read more...

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India-US consular dialogue to cover visa policies, children’s issues


March 20th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) India and the United States will hold their second Consular Dialogue in New Delhi Wednesday covering issues ranging from the protection of citizens abroad to the ... Read more...

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Quake felt 70 km from Iranian nuclear plant


February 5th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale was felt some 70 km from Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant, the US Geological Survey reported Sunday. ... Read more...

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China vows to tackle counterfeit drugs


December 20th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 20 (IANS) China will maintain its iron-hand policy in combating fake drugs next year, the country's drug watchdog said Tuesday.Shao Mingli, head of the State Food and Drug ... Read more...

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India offers value proposition to US business: Envoy


November 15th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) Highlighting the synergies of Indian and US businesses, Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has said their partnerships have contributed immensely to the growth the knowledge economy sectors ... Read more...

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US urges India to open up solar energy market


November 9th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 9 (IANS) The United States has urged India to open its market for clean technologies, especially in the area of solar energy, saying openness and competition would ... Read more...

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Goa steps up security after Delhi blast


September 8th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) Goa has beefed up security at vital areas, especially religious places, after the terror attack outside the Delhi High Court that has claimed 12 lives, state ... Read more...

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India should aim to produce more Nobel laureates: PM (Lead)


August 21st, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) India should aim to produce more Nobel laureates, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday, calling for closer ties between academia and research and greater international ... Read more...

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India should aim for more noble laureates: PM


August 21st, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) India should aim to produce more noble laureates, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday, calling for closer ties between academia and research and greater international ... Read more...

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Global meet on fisheries


July 17th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The problem of small-scale fisheries and excessive harvesting of marine resources would be the focus of a two-day international conference starting here Monday.The conference, to ... Read more...

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High-tech trade: India urges US to focus on R&D;, design (Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India Monday said its high-technology cooperation with the US has "underperformed" in commercial sectors, and called for increased focus on research and development, design, joint ... Read more...

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Removing FDI barriers in high-tech trade, US urges India


July 11th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The US Monday pressed India to dismantle barriers to foreign direct investment and ease procurement processes to increase bilateral defence and high-tech cooperation."India has embarked ... Read more...

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Terrorism can’t be fought selectively, says Indian PM


May 31st, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Terrorism has to be fought on all fronts and not selectively, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday.The prime minister told a news conference also ... Read more...

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IIT open house closes with dreams for many


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Rupali Verma's eyes rolled in surprise when a set of paper boxes started to fall over to finally come up with a 'Welcome' message on ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma hopeful of growing Indo-US trade relations


April 20th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today expressed optimism over the growing trade and investment relations between India and United States.During a bilateral meeting with Senators of different ... Read more...

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Ties with India important for US: Republican leader


March 12th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 12 (IANS) US House of Representatives speaker John Boehner has described the relationship with India as one of the important relationships for the US, including for Congress.Boehner expressed the ... Read more...

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‘National manufacturing policy to be rolled out in January’


December 23rd, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A national policy aimed at making India a manufacturing hub, thus creating more jobs and boosting economic growth, will roll out by the end of next month, ... Read more...

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No trust deficit between India, Germany on high technology transfer: Merkel


December 12th, 2010 - 2:10 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashBerlin, Dec 11 (ANI): German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said there was no trust deficit between Germany and India on the issue of high technology transfer.Responding to a ... Read more...

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China boasts 3rd-largest population of millionaires in the world


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): A survey has found that China has the third-largest population of millionaires in the world, behind the United States and Japan.According to research by the Boston Consulting ... Read more...

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UNSC reform a long and complicated process: US


November 16th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) The US has sought to temper India's hopes of gaining a place on the international high table saying that while Washington is committed to it, ... Read more...

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US help needed to sustain India’s nine to ten percent growth rate for next 30 years: PM


November 8th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.8 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday said the help of the United States would be of enormous significance for India to sustain an annual growth ... Read more...

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India welcomes US support for membership in Nuclear Suppliers Group


November 8th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 8 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, on Monday said India welcomes the decision by the United States to lift controls on export of high technology items ... Read more...

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Cooperation in education holds great promise: PM


November 8th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said partnership between India and the US on education held "great promise" as no other countries were "better equipped to be ... Read more...

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India, US finalise $5-bn defence pacts


November 6th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) India and the US have reached agreements on two lucrative defence deals worth nearly $5 billion that will give employment to nearly 26,500 people in job-starved America.According ... Read more...

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Obama on mission to sell more to India, create US jobs (Second Lead)


November 5th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) President Barack Obama Friday embarked on a history making trip to India focused on selling US goods and creating jobs in America with corporate deals ... Read more...

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With eye on NSG, India stresses commitment to non-proliferation


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) With an eye on joining elite nuclear clubs like the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), India Tuesday underlined its strong commitment to non-proliferation, an issue that will ... Read more...

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US should discuss Afghanistan with India: Cohen


October 28th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's visit to India should include discussions between the two governments over Afghanistan, strategic affairs expert Stephen Cohen said here Thursday."My hope that ... Read more...

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India, Japan hail negotiations for cooperation in peaceful use of nuclear energy


October 25th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Oct.25 (ANI): Prime Ministers of India and Japan on Monday welcomed commencement of negotiations between their countries on an Agreement for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy in ... Read more...

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Ratan Tata selected ‘Businessman of the decade’


August 7th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0By Reena ChaurasiyaMumbai, Aug 7 (ANI): Ratan Tata, chairman of the TATA group was bestowed with the title of 'Businessman of the Decade' during a ... Read more...

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Delhi gets new industrial policy, focus on service sector


August 4th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Delhi Wednesday got its new industrial policy after a gap of 28 years with Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit stressing that the government was committed to implementing the ... Read more...

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No headway on high technology exports to India


June 4th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 4 (IANS) India's demand to liberalise high technology exports to it has not found favour with the US.A joint statement issued after the first ever India-US strategic dialogue ... Read more...

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1,000 doses of flu vaccine stolen in Peru


April 26th, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Lima, April 26 (IANS/EFE) A box containing 1,000 doses of swine flu vaccine, which were to be used for vaccinating over three million Peruvian citizens, has been stolen in Lima, the health ... Read more...

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