international collaboration

Government to set up 10 community colleges for skill development


September 6th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The government will set up 10 community colleges in collaboration with Canadian educational institutes to educate illiterate adults and provide skill-based training for employment, Human ... Read more...

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India third largest shareholder in FAIR science project


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) India is the third largest shareholder in the Germany-based Facility for Anti-Proton and Heavy Ion Research (FAIR), a unique international accelerator facility for research with ... Read more...

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Kailash Chandra Purohit to head NPCIL


June 25th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Nuclear scientist and technocrat Kailash Chandra Purohit took over as the new chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) Monday, an ... Read more...

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HAL to make multirole aircraft with Russian firm (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) will manufacture a Multi-role Transport Aircraft (MTA) with a Russian partner primarily for the Indian and Russian air forces, the state-run defence ... Read more...

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HAL inks pact to make multi-role aircraft


May 29th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has entered into a contract with Russian firm United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) to manufacture 205 multi-role transport aircraft (MTA) ... Read more...

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‘Living’ microbot to detect diseases in future


March 30th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Scientists are developing a tiny bot prototype that can act like a living organism to identify diseases within the human body.Called Cyberplasm, it will combine advanced ... Read more...

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India should aim to produce more Nobel laureates: PM (Lead)


August 21st, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) India should aim to produce more Nobel laureates, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday, calling for closer ties between academia and research and greater international ... Read more...

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India should aim for more noble laureates: PM


August 21st, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) India should aim to produce more noble laureates, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday, calling for closer ties between academia and research and greater international ... Read more...

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India wants more international collaboration for nuclear safety


June 21st, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) India has urged the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to enable national regulatory authorities and technical support organisations involved in nuclear safety research to freely ... Read more...

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India to host ASEM foreign ministers’ meet in 2013


June 7th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) In a step that indicates its increased global role, India Tuesday said it will host the meeting of foreign ministers of the 46-nation Asia-Europe ... Read more...

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International collaboration brings higher profits: Shamir Tandon


May 17th, 2011 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Shamir Tandon, who was behind "Heartbeat", a collaboration between Indian singer Sunidhi Chauhan and Spanish pop star Enrique Iglesias, says working with international artists helps ... Read more...

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Autism demands world’s collective attention: UN chief


April 7th, 2011 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 7 (IANS) UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has said autism demands the collective attention of the international community.The statement came as Ban addressed a UN panel discussion on ... Read more...

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India to join US meet on reducing offshore drilling risks


April 5th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) The US is convening a ministerial level meeting of 13 nations including India engaged in offshore drilling to discuss ways to reduce risks associated with offshore ... Read more...

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Secret of vital organs’ elasticity unravelled


March 6th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 6 (IANS) Scientists have unravelled the secrets of elastin, the protein that gives our vital organs their ability to expand and contract. The elastin around our lungs, for ... Read more...

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New device to help confirm Kepler’s planetary candidates


February 15th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) is part of an international collaboration building a new instrument called HARPS-North, which will complement Kepler by helping to confirm and characterize ... Read more...

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Tata launches 3 aerospace production units


February 14th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb. 14 (IANS) The Tata Group Monday announced the launch of three new aerospace manufacturing facilities with international collaboration in Hyderabad.The ground breaking ceremony for the new projects was conducted in ... Read more...

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Seminar calls for more dialogue on impact of Silk Route


February 1st, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The two-day international seminar on "Silk Routes: Connecting the Cultures Beyond Borders", which concluded Tuesday, brought the spotlight back on the ancient Silk Route as a bridge ... Read more...

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Rahman to launch music video with Dido?


January 4th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Double Oscar-award winning Indian music composer A.R. Rahman has revealed that he's coming out with a music video. Speculations are rife that it's the visual representation ... Read more...

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Aadesh Shrivastava And Akon On A joint International Collaboration


December 20th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Akon came to shoot for the album ‘One for the World’, which will be produced by Umesh Chug under Avinisiya Entertainment. Umesh is the chairman and founder of the company, which ... Read more...

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Russian summit sees 13 countries agreeing to double tiger numbers


November 25th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): At a summit held in St Petersburg, Russia, the government of 13 countries where tigers still live have endorsed a plan to save the big cats from extinction.Delegates ... Read more...

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Study uncovers DNA sequence variations that make the heart beat


November 15th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have uncovered several DNA sequence variations associated with the electrical impulses that make the heart beat.The findings may pave the way for ... Read more...

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Scientists discover risk gene for severe heart disease


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Researchers have identified a common variant of the cardiovascular heat shock protein gene, HSPB7, which was found to increase risk for dilated cardiomyopathy by almost 50pc.Klaus Stark ... Read more...

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Micro-RNA decides malignancy of lung cancer


September 9th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 9 (ANI): Micro-RNA is what determines the malignancy of lung cancer, found a new study.Professor Dr. Heike Allgayer, head of a Clinical Cooperation Unit of DKFZ and UMM, is an ... Read more...

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Indian-origin doc’s ‘chewing gum’ cure to save kids across world


September 9th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 09 (ANI): A new brain surgery technique, which has been invented by an Indian-origin doctor to save the life of a seriously ill newborn baby, is set to be used ... Read more...

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US, India share best practices to combat HIV/AIDS in Africa


September 3rd, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.3 (ANI): India and the United States joined forces to showcase the strengths of India's HIV/AIDS prevention and control program for a delegation from Ghana, a real-life example of the ... Read more...

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MPs panel visits atomic sites in Mumbai


July 6th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) A team of MPs Tuesday visited the Tarapur Atomic Power Station and Bhabha Atomic Research Centre here to review the facilities, an official said. The Standing Committee on Science ... Read more...

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Obama assigns NASA Chief engaging with Muslim world as his ‘foremost’ mission


July 6th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has said that his 'foremost' mission as the head of America's space exploration agency is to improve relations with the Muslim world.According to ... Read more...

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Jordan, Syria blast plan to demolish Jerusalem homes


June 25th, 2010 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Amman, June 24 (DPA) Jordan's King Abdullah II concluded a brief visit to Syria Thursday, during which he joined Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in condemning an Israeli local planning committee's approval of ... Read more...

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LOFAR raises hopes of unravelling mysteries of universe


June 15th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): The world's largest radio telescope, LOFAR, has officially been launched, raising scientists' hopes of unravelling the hidden mysteries of the universe. The giant telescope, unveiled by Queen Beatrix ... Read more...

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Sibal calls for international cooperation in education


May 26th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Calling for international cooperation in the field of education, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday said new frontiers of knowledge cannot be conquered without collaboration. "The ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu Newsprint to set up plant to cut production cost


May 4th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Ltd (TNPL) will set up a precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) plant at its production unit near Karur with international collaboration that will help ... Read more...

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My Name Is Khan A Triumphant Entry For Star-Fox In Bollywood


February 18th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Star-Fox, the American co-producers of Karan Johar's "My Name Is Khan' are mighty pleased with the outcome of their first international collaboration.Interestingly the music in MNIK ... Read more...

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Brit scientists identify gene clue to early dementia speed


February 15th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Cambridge scientists have discovered a gene, which may trigger a higher risk of a distressing early form of dementia.The study has appeared in the journal Nature.Fronto-temporal dementia (FTD) ... Read more...

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Human flight to Mars will be a global mission: ISRO


January 27th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 27 (IANS) The maiden human space flight to Mars would be a global mission through a consortium by 2030, a top Indian space official said Wednesday. "Manned mission to Mars ... Read more...

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World’s least known bird rediscovered in Afghanistan


January 26th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 26 (ANI): Scientists have rediscovered a species of bird, which has only been observed alive on three previous occasions since it was first discovered in 1867, in a remote land ... Read more...

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