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VAT evaders pay over Rs.5 crore penalty in Delhi


June 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) A total of Rs.5.32 crore was collected in penalties from evaders of the value added tax (VAT) during June 18-22 period by the Delhi government's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IAEA inspectors barred from Iranian military site (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN's atomic watchdog said Wednesday it could not gain access to a key Iranian military site as the country did not allow it.Iran ... Read more...

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No agreement reached with Iran over nuclear issue: IAEA chief


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 22 (IANS) Yukiya Amano, director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Wednesday said no agreement was reached with Iran over its nuclear issue during the recent visit ... Read more...

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Tweaking solar cell can double its efficiency


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Doubling the amount of sunlight that a solar cell converts into electricity may be possible just by tweaking its tiny parts. The technology can boost solar ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia condemns terrorist bombings in Baghdad


June 25th, 2011 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 25 (IANS) Russia Friday condemned the recent terror attacks in Iraqi capital Baghdad, Xinhua reported.In a statement, Russian Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the series of crimes, which killed ... Read more...

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CIRDAP call for holistic approach to ensure development of rural poor


January 28th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Jan 28(ANI): The Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) member countries on Thursday echoed their voice for a holistic approach to ensure sustainable livelihood for rural ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Abbas discusses peace process with US, Russia


January 3rd, 2010 - 8:26 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Jan 3 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Saturday separately discussed the fate of the stalled Middle East peace process with US and Russian diplomats. The Palestinian state-run news agency Wafa reported that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

PM’s Russia trip ‘extremely productive’


December 8th, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Onboard Air India One, Dec 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's three-day official visit to Russia was "extremely successful, productive" and reinforced a "rock solid" strategic partnership between the ... Read more...

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British team aims to break own land speed record by going beyond 1,000 mph


November 24th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 24 (ANI): Reports indicate that the UK team aiming to smash its own land speed record by driving a car beyond 1,000 mph (1,610km/h) has settled on a final design ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India intensifies drive against human trafficking: Minister


September 19th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The central government in close coordination with states has intensified measures against human trafficking and crime against women, Minister of State for Home Ajay Maken said ... Read more...

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How some people maintain weight loss, others don’t


September 16th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): Ever wondered how some people successfully maintain a significant weight loss, while others tend to regain the weight? Well, researchers at The Miriam Hospital attribute such tendencies to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Save the girl child’ rally in Gujarat on last leg


November 2nd, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Palanpur (Gujarat), Nov 2 (IANS) 'Save the girl child' rally that Chief Minister Narendra Modi flagged off on its last leg in Surat reached Unjha Sunday after passing through nine districts of ... Read more...

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India global leader in polio eradication: Expert


May 2nd, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): India leads the world in the progress towards the target of polio eradication in 2008 - the most dangerous type 1 poliovirus - and appears closest ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Reducing teen drinking in urban areas is no piece of cake


March 18th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 18 (ANI): A new study at University of Florida (UF) has cited that it is more difficult to keep middle schoolers away from alcohol in urban areas than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Curbing teen drinking difficult in urban areas


March 18th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 18 (IANS) Keeping teenagers away from alcohol is a tough task in a city when compared to rural areas, even for experts armed with the best prevention programmes, says ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Musharrafs move to impose emergency not a surprise for US: WSJ


November 24th, 2007 - 12:02 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Nov 24 (ANI): President Pervez Musharrafs move to impose emergency rule and jail thousands of political and human right activists was not a surprise for the Bush Administration, the Wall Street ... Read more...

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