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Microsoft launches TV campaign to challenge Google

September 7th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 7 (IANS) Microsoft has launched a nationwide campaign called "Bing It On" in the US, trying to show web users the quality of its Bing search engine ... Read more...

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‘Indian weavers victims of faulty policy, neglect’

May 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Defective policy, poor infrastructure, neglect and competition from multinationals have taken a toll on the communities of traditional weavers in the country, a BJP ... Read more...

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Decrease in out of school children: Economic Survey

March 15th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The number of out-of-school children has come down from 134.6 lakh in 2005 to 81.5 lakh in 2009, the Economic Survey 2012 said Thursday ... Read more...

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Tobacco firm underplayed dangers of smoking

January 9th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) Tobacco firm Phillip Morris underplayed the dangers from cigarette additives, including menthol, masking toxicity levels and increasing chances of heart, cancer and other diseases for smokers.Researchers ... Read more...

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Nintendo Wii keeps idle people fit

May 5th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 5 (IANS) Nintendo Wii, a popular fitness game console, could get inactive or overweight people back into the exercise regime.A study on Nintendo Wii Fit found that participants, ... Read more...

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Global temperatures ‘on the increase’

March 22nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 22 (ANI): A new study on global temperatures has found a trend towards a rise of about half a degree Celsius in worldwide temperatures since 1850, with a steeper increase ... Read more...

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Cloned meat and milk ’safe for consumption’

November 26th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Meat and milk from cloned cows is safe for consumption, suggests a panel of experts.The panel concluded that there was no material difference between meat and milk from ... Read more...

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Women’s most important life goal is being independent, study says

October 18th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Levi's Shaping a New Future study, which was released on Monday, shows that 96 percent of women worldwide in their 20s list "being independent" as ... Read more...

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Human Rights Watch seeks law against honour killings

July 19th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A global human rights organisation Monday appealed to the central government to enact strict laws to check honour killings and ensure prosecution of those involved in caste-based ... Read more...

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Lack of exercise, not dietary sugars, key to increased BMI in kids

May 27th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Increased BMIs in children are most likely due to reduced energy expenditure, rather than dietary factors, reveals a new independent study of scientific research.According to the research paper, ... Read more...

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Transforming Challenges into Success: UN Study on Election

May 24th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, May 24 (ANI): An independent study has concluded that the electoral reform process in Bangladesh leading up to the 2008 national elections supported a number of important building blocks that are ... Read more...

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BSNL’s market share dips to 15.75 percent

April 15th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The market share of state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has declined to 15.75 percent as on Feb 28, 2010, from 31.29 percent in 2006-07, the government ... Read more...

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Dot-com domain marks 25th anniversary

March 16th, 2010 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 16 (DPA) The dot-com domain, which helped launch some of the most pioneering and successful internet companies, marked its 25th anniversary Monday. "For anyone under the age of 30, they ... Read more...

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2011 census to probe how many are disabled

March 15th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) If all goes well, the 2011 census will refine its questionnaire in a bid to determine how many to Indians really suffer from disability. The 2001 census came ... Read more...

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NASA begins campaign to build improved deep space network antennas

February 26th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Reports indicate that NASA has begun a new antenna-building campaign near Canberra, Australia, to improve Deep Space Network communications.Following the recommendations of an independent study, NASA has embarked ... Read more...

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Coming soon: Drug addiction treatment

December 9th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): An American research has been successful in identifying compounds that might help ease the cravings of methamphetamine and cocaine addiction.The study, done by Sarah Steele and Langtian "Ren" ... Read more...

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‘China using elite hacker community to build cyber warfare capability’

October 23rd, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): The Communist regime in China with the help of a elite hacker community is building its cyber warfare capabilities and appears to be using a long-term computer attack ... Read more...

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Georgia boosting military strength: Moscow

October 1st, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 1 (DPA) Russia's military Thursday warned of an increasing militarisation of its southern neighbour Georgia, in a warning coming a day after a European Union report blamed both countries for ... Read more...

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Divestment can raise $95 bn, wipe deficit clean: Study

June 8th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Divestment of even minority stake in state-owned firms can raise nearly $95 billion (Rs.450,309 crore), help clean the red ink on the government's balance sheet and make ... Read more...

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Death penalty in India is arbitrary, imprecise: rights bodies

May 2nd, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The death penalty in India has been an "arbitrary, imprecise and abusive means of dealing with crime and criminals", two leading civil rights bodies stated in a ... Read more...

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ICICI Lombard partners US healthcare firm

March 19th, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by admin
Washington, March 19 (IANS) India's second-largest health insurer, ICICI Lombard is partnering with America's UnitedHealth Group to provide Indian travellers to the US with access to a broad array of health care ... Read more...

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