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Maharashtra bans Bt cotton seeds (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has banned the sale and distribution of the genetically modified Bt cotton seeds of Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company (Mahyco), a partner of US ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Animal fat found in edible oil in China


May 24th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) Over 130 tonnes of edible oil in southwestern China's Yunnan province has been found adulterated with animal fat meant for industrial use and would be recalled.A ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

This Holi, play with a splash of safety


March 5th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Amid the riot of powdered hues and watery splashes that Holi brings, experts say people should not ignore safety issues as toxic chemical colours could ... Read more...

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IAS duo sent to police custody


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) Two Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers arrested for alleged involvement in a multi-crore iron ore export scam were sent to police custody Thursday.Debaditya Chakraborty, a former ... Read more...

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Mumbai jail’s women inmates go on hunger strike


December 26th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) More than two dozen women inmates of the Byculla district jail here have gone on a hunger strike, protesting poor hygiene and improper food served ... Read more...

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Chinese power plant equipment inferior to BHEL’s: Minister


August 11th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 11 (IANS) Chinese power plants equipment is of inferior quality as compared to that supplied by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), parliament was told Thursday."Power plants set ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scientists suggest ‘recycled Haitian concrete is safe, strong, cheaper’


January 5th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Concrete experts at the Georgia Tech have made new concrete, from recycled rubble and other indigenous raw materials using simple techniques."There are political and economic dilemmas as well, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bengal blames central government for costly onions


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) As onion prices skyrocketed to Rs.70 a kg in markets of Kolkata and other parts of West Bengal, the state government Wednesday blamed poor supply and the central ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Centre launches National Saffron Mission in Jammu and Kashmir


November 21st, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatSrinagar, Nov.21 (ANI): The Central Government on Sunday launched the National Saffron Mission (NSM) to boost saffron production in Jammu and Kashmir.The rupees 3.76 billion programme was launched to boost ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BJP poser to government on ‘rejected’ foodgrain


October 21st, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday asked the government whether the tonnes of foodgrain found unsuitable for use in laboratory tests were being supplied to the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Parents Association writes to Sonia Gandhi for regulating school fees


July 31st, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Unhappy over arbitrary fee hikes in private schools across the county, the All India Parents Association Saturday asked the National Advisory Council Chairperson Sonia Gandhi to ... Read more...

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35-mn-year-old fossil raises questions on primates’ origin


January 7th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Jan 7 (DPA) A 35-million-year-old primate fossil found in southern Thailand has added to evidence that primates, which include humans, might have originated in Asia rather than Africa, Thai media reports ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

High court takes up Sukhram appeal, asks registry for evidence


October 9th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed the registry to file all records and evidences against former telecom minister Sukhram, who was convicted by a lower court and ... Read more...

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Russia opens criminal case over ’substandard’ MiG fighter jets


September 18th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 18 (RIA Novosti) Russia has opened criminal cases against the top management of a company accused of providing low-quality equipment for MiG-29 fighter jets sold to Algeria, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

“Inception” Trailer Leaked


August 22nd, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez The official theatrical trailer for the Christopher Nolan movie "Inception" is set to release online on Monday, at 9 a.m. PT, according to the reports of Yahoo! news. However, bits ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Higher CO2 makes pine trees more productive


August 4th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): A new research has found that pine trees grown for 12 years in air one-and-a-half times richer in carbon dioxide (CO2) than today's levels produced twice as many ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Russian Air Force to get 34 warplanes rejected by Algeria


January 14th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 14 (RIA Novosti) The Russian Air Force will receive later this year 34 modern MiG-29 SMT and MiG-29 UBT fighter jets that Algeria refused to accept under an earlier contract, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prisoners ransack and set fire to a correctional home near Kolkata


January 2nd, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Howrah, Jan 2 (ANI): Agitated over the transfer of two fellow members, prisoners at a correctional home in West Bengal''s Howrah District vandalised and set fire to the place. In all, 55 ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Inferior quality medicines supplied to Kerala create uproar


November 27th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 27 (IANS) The Kerala assembly Thursday witnessed an uproar after the opposition attacked State Health Minister P.K. Sreemathi over the supply of inferior quality medicines.Congress legislator V.D. Satheesan said of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian traders see Malaysian market as an unopened gift


November 15th, 2008 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 15 (ANI): Traders in India consider the Malaysian market as an "unopened gift".This became evident during the Indian Handicrafts and Gifts Fair 2008 held here from October ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Police mutiny in west Nepal over rations


June 23rd, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
DPA Kathmandu, June 23 (DPA) A group of armed policemen mutinied in a barrack in west Nepal over inferior quality of rations and held several officers hostage, media reports said Monday. About 200 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bihar minister resigns after corruption charges


May 17th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
Patna, May 17 (IANS) Bihar's Transport Minister Ramanand Prasad Singh resigned from his post Saturday, a day after it was known that he was named in a corruption case. Singh submitted his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Only 1.7 percent insured Indians get medical reimbursement


May 5th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) While health insurance is picking up in India, only 17 out of 1,000 people hospitalised are getting reimbursement, a report Monday said. "Although hospitalisation is the basis ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

CERS sounds warning on inferior Chinese lamps


May 2nd, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, May 2 (IANS) A test done recently on decorative lamps by the Consumer Education and Research Society (CERS) here has revealed that Chinese lamps were not only of inferior quality but ... Read more...

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