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Nanoparticles new age answer to corrosion: Expert


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Terming nanoparticles as the latest answer to combating corrosion, a senior scientist Thursday urged the industries concerned to use them as a "smart coating" option."Nanoparticles are ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cairn India and PetroSA deal on oil exploration in South Africa


August 16th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Oil and gas producer Cairn India Thursday signed a farm-in agreement with PetroSA, South Africa's national oil company, for crude oil and natural gas exploration ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

50 tonnes of silver recovered from sea


July 20th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS)Around 50 tonnes of silver lost during World War II after a British merchant vessel was sunk in the Atlantic has been hauled up from the sea.A ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

French firm Altran bets on india for growth


July 12th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) French high-tech engineering consulting firm Altran is betting on India for growth and value in diverse verticals such as transportation, automotive, aerospace and nuclear energy."India ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Raj Thackeray puts cash rewards to save tigers


June 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, June 1 (IANS) The endangered tiger in the state has found a new saviour in Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray.He announced a reward of Rs.500,000 Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Work on Night Safari to start in UP


May 30th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 30 (IANS) An ambitious Night wildlife Safari project - the first in India - might see the light of the day sooner than later at Greater Noida ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Microsoft to incubate 10 Indian start-ups


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 23 (IANS) Global software major Microsoft will incubate 10 early-stage technology start-ups in cloud computing, internet and mobile using its Accelerator for Windows Azure programme to help them ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bosch to invest Rs.300 crore for capacity expansion


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 3 (IANS) Global supplier of automotive and industrial products and services Bosch group would invest Rs.300 crore to expand production capacity and headcount in its Nasik plant in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India calls for rational demarcation of pirate-infested waters


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) India has called for "clear demarcation" of the pirate-infested waters of the Indian Ocean to warn merchant vessels and the navies of the threat and ... Read more...

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20 Indian geeks to flag innovations at EmTech


March 26th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 26 (IANS) About 20 Indian whiz kids will showcase their innovations in diverse fields, including a special shoe for the visually impaired, at the fourth Emerging Technologies (EmTech) ... Read more...

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Bihar stupa could contain Buddha relics (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) In what could be a remarkable and unique discovery, the Archaelogical Survey of India (ASI) has found a stupa in Bihar's Begusarai district, which experts feel ... Read more...

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Bihar stupa could contain Buddha relics


February 11th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) The Archaelogical Survey of India (ASI) is set to begin excavation of a newly-found ancient stupa that was badly damaged and has been lying neglected for ... Read more...

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Use northeast as springboard to Myanmar: Nagaland CM


January 30th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Describing Myanmar as the "gateway" for enhancing ties between South Asia and Southeast Asia, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphu Rio Monday called for more investment in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sify unveils undersea cable landing station in Mumbai


January 11th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 11 (IANS) Leading IT services firm Sify Technologies Ltd Wednesday unveiled an undersea cable landing station in Mumbai for providing communications links to telcom service players and enterprises ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Temperatures dip to lowest in Kashmir, Ladakh


December 17th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) The free fall of mercury continued across the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh Saturday with cities and towns in both regions recording some of their lowest temperatures ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Wipro bags customer excellence award


November 29th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 29 (IANS) Wipro Infotech Tuesday announced it has won the SAP Ace award for customer excellence in 2011.The Ace awards, instituted by the German maker (SAP AG) of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Digital lifestyle brand Belkin launches 24×7 helpline in Hindi


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) In keeping with the growing penetration of IT in Tier II and III cities, leading technology and digital lifestyle brand Belkin announced Tuesday the launch ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hat-trick for Corporate Voice|Weber Shandwick at SABRE Awards


November 21st, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Corporate Voice|Weber Shandwick (CVWS), one of India's most awarded public relations consultancies, has won three top awards -- including the coveted India Consultancy of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Match-fixing rampant in all countries: Former ICC investigator


November 16th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Paul Condon, the former head of the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption unit, has blown the myth that match fixing is prevalent only in the sub-continent.In an ... Read more...

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Travel Corporation starts luxury train journeys in India


September 14th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Tour and travels firm Travel Corporation (India) Limited (TCI) Tuesday launched its luxury train journeys -- The Indian Maharaja-Deccan Odyssey which will conduct tour of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, uninterrupted videos even on basic mobiles


September 11th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Mobile users with basic phones can now view videos without buffering hiccups thanks to an innovative streaming platform, Jigsee, which enables an uninterrupted viewing experience ... Read more...

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South Asians more prone to knee arthritis: Expert


September 10th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) Senior citizens in the Indian sub-continent suffer a 15 percent more severe attack of osteo-arthritis in their knee joints as compared to their counterpart Caucasians from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Family tourism to replace Thailand’s ’sex tourism’ tag


August 19th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 19 (IANS) Arguably called the sex tourism capital of the world, Thailand is now deliberately using the family tourism label to shed the sex destination tag, a Thai ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Emirates offers special fares for Ramadan


July 19th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 18 (IANS/WAM) Emirtaes, the flag carrier of Dubai, has announced special fares to 32 select destinations across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Far East and the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Self-rule can negate adverse effects of partition’


July 7th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 7 (IANS) Self-rule championed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aims to kill the negative effects of India's partition, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Social networking site to rate grocery products (Lead)


July 1st, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A new social networking website will now allow shoppers to rate and review new grocery products.The website launched by Buchanan Group will encourage grocery shoppers ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Social networking site to rate grocery shops


July 1st, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A new social networking website will now allow shoppers to rate and review grocery shops and their products.The website launched by Buchanan Group will encourage ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Google can now translate five Indian languages


June 22nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Google has extended its translation services to five more Indian languages - Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu - besides Hindi potentially increasing its reach to ... Read more...

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Aditya Birla Minacs to market Epicor’s ERP solutions


June 14th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) The US-based Epicor Software Corporation Tuesday announced strategic partnership with Aditya Birla Minacs to hardsell its enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions in the Indian and Gulf ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Volvo ropes in Srei BNP Paribas to offer finance


May 11th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 11 (IANS) Transport and infrastructure solutions major Volvo group Wednesday announced a strategic alliance with leading construction equipment finance firm Srei BNP Paribas to offer a range of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese daily fears India may resume nuclear tests


April 27th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) India is "likely to resume its nuclear tests", the online edition of China's main state-run daily said, asking China and other countries to sharpen "vigilance on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bangladesh aiming to put World Cup debacle behind them: Shakib


April 9th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Apr 9(ANI): Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan, whose team failed to qualify for the World Cup quarterfinals, has said that they would prove themselves during the ongoing three-match ODI series against ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cricket Australia backs minnow nations’ ban from World Cup


April 5th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 5(ANI): Cricket Australia has supported the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s decision to cut associate teams from the next World Cup, saying that they robbed Australia of momentum in the recent ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Clarke defends minnow nations’ participation in World Cup


April 4th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 4(ANI): New Australian captain Michael Clarke has spoken out in support of the minnow nations following the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s proposed plans to cut the number of competing teams ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘World Cup semi-finalist’ Pak team richer by over a million dollars


April 4th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 4(ANI): Members of the 15-man Pakistan cricket team have become richer by over a million dollars due to their stupendous show in the World Cup, where they were knocked out ... Read more...

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