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‘Kerala can become vibrant R&D; hub for different sectors’


September 13th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Kerala has the potential to become a research and development (R&D;) hub for various sectors with its scientific talent pool and the presence of several institutes, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

237 lives lost in cracker unit accidents in Sivakasi


September 5th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) During the last 12 years, a total of 237 lives have been lost due to accidents in 88 fireworks units located in Sivakasi. The government has ... Read more...

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30 dead as flames engulf firecracker factory (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and more than 45 injured Wednesday when an explosion tore through a fireworks factory in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu, triggering ... Read more...

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‘Emirates Airline contributes $596 million to Indian economy’


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Dubai-based Emirates Airline has contributed $596 million to the Indian economy by way of boosting air transport, manufacturing and services sectors and creating direct and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Human urine can be used to reduce pollution


August 19th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 19 (IANS) Apart from oceans, soil, rocks and trees, human and animal urine can also absorb carbon dioxide (CO2) and help reduce pollution, says a Spanish researcher.Absorbing CO2 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kerala to showcase rural IT parks


August 8th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 8 (IANS) At the forthcoming Emerging Kerala investor meet, the state is set to carry the wave of its IT revolution to rural areas, said an official.Apart from ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Future Sharp Skills to train 5 lakh youth of Bengal by 2022


July 20th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Future Sharp Skills, a joint venture of Future Group and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), has plans to launch 40 vocational training hubs across West Bengal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russian airline orders 20 Airbus planes


July 13th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Farnborough (Britain), July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's fourth-largest airline UTair has signed an order contract for 20 Airbus A321 airliners.The deal was signed at the Farnborough Air Show in Britain ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

British travel advisory on theft, drugs in Goa


June 26th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 26 (IANS) A British travel advisory has identified the Goan beach villages of Calangute and Candolim as hubs of theft and bag-snatching gangs.The Foreign and Commonwealth Office advisory, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

West Bengal to have four hardware hubs


May 4th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) Four hardware hubs with 60 units each will be set up in West Bengal, the government said Friday."The state already has the land for these hubs," ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Manmohan, Sonia to attend cultural event


April 10th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will Friday attend the inaugural of the silver jubilee celebrations of zonal cultural centres in India ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

China eyes ‘comprehensive’ transport network


March 21st, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) China Wednesday announced plans to further improve the country's transportation system by 2015.Ten major transportation routes will be built by 2015, as well as a high-speed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NSG’s Kolkata hub to serve east, northeast: Chidambaram


February 18th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) The National Security Guard (NSG) hub at Kolkata with 462 personnel will be the regional centre for eastern India serving the states of both ... Read more...

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Key accused in 13/7 Mumbai blasts trained under Osama: ATS (Lead, superseding earlier story)


February 7th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) A key accused in the Mumbai July 13, 2011, serial blasts had met Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan in 2001 and trained under ... Read more...

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Key accused in 13/7 Mumbai blasts trained under Osama: ATS


February 7th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) A key accused in the Mumbai July 13, 2011, serial blasts had met Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan in 2001 and trained under ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Brazil privatises three airports


February 7th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian-led consortiums obtained concessions to operate the country's busiest airport and two smaller terminals, the National Civil Aviation Agency said after Monday's auction at the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Three arrested in Mumbai 13/7 blasts case


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of the Mumbai Police Monday arrested three people in connection with last year's July 13 serial blasts in which 27 people were ... Read more...

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Room of 13/7 terrorists sealed


January 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) Tuesday sealed a room in south-central Mumbai where the planters of the bombs that exploded here July 13 last year allegedly ... Read more...

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First phase of Bengal Aerotropolis by end-2012


January 11th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) The first phase of the Bengal Aerotropolis, the airport city project at West Bengal's Andal, will be completed by the end of this year and commercial ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US to help set up 30 business hubs in eastern India


December 20th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), will set up 30 rural business hubs in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Will provide all support to IT sector: Mamata


December 8th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday called upon industrialists to generously invest in the IT sector in the state, saying her government was ready ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Hollywood can’t afford animation films for kids only’


November 28th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Hollywood, despite its burgeoning budgets, can no longer afford to make animation films exclusively for children, says Academy Award winning producer Hugh Welchman.Speaking to reporters in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Facebook, Twitter to woo youth to vote


November 12th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) With many in the 18-35 age group keeping away from polling booths, the Election Commission is endeavouring to reach out to them through social networking ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China for manufacturing hubs near Pakistan


November 7th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 7 (IANS) China has worked out policies to transform two western border towns into key financial and manufacturing hubs linking the country's inland areas with Kazakhstan and Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Our brains have a ‘rich club’ too


November 6th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Our brains have regions that are "rich" - or highly connected to other parts of the brain - and other parts are subservient to this 'Rich ... Read more...

Posted in World |

ITC Infotech to set up shop in Technopark


August 26th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 26 (IANS) ITC Infotech, a fully-owned subsidiary of $7 billion ITC Limited, will be setting up shop at the plush Technopark campus near here, an official said."The decision ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India planning special renewable energy zones: Abdullah


August 17th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) To bring down the cost of renewable energy (RE) systems, India is chalking out a comprehensive plan for creating "special RE zones", Minister for New ... Read more...

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Nokia Siemens Networks expands capacity


August 10th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Telecom infrastructure vendor Nokia Siemens Networks Tuesday said it had expanded its capacity and added more product lines at its facility near here."This expansion will strengthen ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

West Bengal to set up IT hubs in all districts


July 26th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) The West Bengal government Tuesday reiterated its position on giving more thrust to the information technology (IT) industry and said it will provide support to small ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mamata plans international Rabindranath Tagore Complex


July 16th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) On the lines of famed cultural centres of London, New York and Brussels, the West Bengal government is planning a major an international Rabindranath Tagore ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kashmir’s historic town soon to be history!


July 10th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 10 (IANS) Pul Doda, the highway town that has connected tourist hubs in Jammu and Kashmir for many years, will soon disappear from the state's map as the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Over 40 suburban towns of Beijing to be developed


June 29th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Beijing plans to develop over 40 suburban towns and will raise 10 billion yuan ($1.55 billion) for it, authorities said.The China Daily reported Wednesday that 5 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Soon, Goa tourist hubs on your mobile phone


June 23rd, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 23 (IANS) If you are planning that trip to Goa, you can soon quit browsing through bulky travel guides. Now, all the information on the state's beaches, heritage ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Thailand tourism woos industry, travellers with tax-breaks, freebies


June 19th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Phuket, June 19 (IANS) In a bid to promote direct flights to its tourist hubs, Thailand is providing tax breaks to airlines to attract more flights to these areas ... Read more...

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Sibal announces postal department revamp


June 13th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The department of posts (DoP) will revamp mail operations in line with international standards and include a project in the Eleventh Five Year Plan for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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