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PDP assures action plan for growth of Chenab Valley


September 6th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday assured the formulation of a comprehensive action plan for the socio-economic growth of the people of ... Read more...

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UAE official addresses UNHRC on trafficking


June 25th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, June 25 (IANS/WAM) The permanent representative of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva has said his country has made great efforts to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Experts wary of Lancet’s study on good cholesterol


June 14th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Reacting to a study report that 'good cholesterol' - known to check harmful cholesterol from blood - does not lower risk of heart diseases, international ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

IAEA to meet Iran over access to n-site


June 4th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and Iran have scheduled a meeting for June 8 to get access to the Parchin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Fake barriers, bureaucracy posing hurdles in Indo-Bangla ties’


April 27th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 27 (IANS) Man-made obstacles and bureaucratic hassles are major hurdles in fostering relations between India and Bangladesh leading to distrust, underdevelopment and non-execution of a range of bilateral ... Read more...

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Cuba to test new AIDS vaccine


March 7th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, March 7 (IANS) Cuba has unveiled a new AIDS vaccine which has successfully been tested on mice, and the country is ready to begin human testing soon, a media ... Read more...

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Big pink diamond found, to be cut as single stone


February 21st, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) Australia's biggest pink rough diamond has been discovered at Rio Tinto's Argyle mine, the world's largest producer of rare pink diamonds, and is to be cut ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India, Britain to cooperate in healthcare research


November 14th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) India and Britain Monday signed an agreement to cooperate in research and development for providing affordable healthcare to people in India, said an official statement."The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Experts, victims plead for asbestos ban


November 14th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 14 (IANS) International experts at the Second Asian Ban Asbestos Network Conference here Monday highlighted the dangers of exposure to asbestos and the plight of thousands of labourers ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Over 30 years needed to decommission Fukushima plant: Report


October 28th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 28 (IANS) Decommissioning the stricken reactors at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant is likely to take 30 years or more, the Japan Atomic Energy Commission said in ... Read more...

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UAE to host debt management conference


May 9th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 8 (IANS/WAM) The UAE finance ministry will host an international debt management conference in Abu Dhabi Tuesday, the organisers said.The conference, being organised for the second consecutive ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Steps mooted to protect straying Ranthambore Park tigers


March 29th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 29 (IANS) The union ministry of environment and forest plans to take steps to ensure the safety of the tigers that sneak out of the Ranthambore National Park ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

National Museum to get international conservation expertise


March 16th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The International Council of Museums (ICOM), the apex body of museums worldwide, will help India's prestigious National Museum in its modernisation process by extending expertise ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Lifestyle disorders causing infertility in women


February 6th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Changing lifestyle, smoking, erratic work routines and other lifestyle-related disorders are causing infertility among women, gynaecology experts said at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

UN-backed project to conserve Buddha’s birthplace underway


January 12th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 12 (ANI): An international team of archaeologists has begun a three-year survey, coordinated by the UNESCO, of the ruins of Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha in Nepal.The survey on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Deadliest form of malaria can be wiped out in a decade


October 31st, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) The deadliest type of malaria could be wiped out in most parts of the world in 10 to 15 years, scientists are predicting on the basis of data ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Friends’ ask Pak to ensure transparency in utilisation of flood-aid


October 15th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 15 (ANI): At the ongoing meeting of the Friends of Democratic Pakistan (FoDP) in Brussels, the international community has asked Islamabad to involve renowned experts in the bidding and implementation ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

World Bank launches `Apps for Development’ contest


October 7th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) The World Bank has kicked off the "Apps for Development" competition, the first global contest of its kind, challenging software developers and international experts to help ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Jantar Mantar in Jaipur makes entry into UNESCO list


August 4th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokendra Singh Jaipur, Aug 4 (ANI): The Jantar Mantar astronomical observatory in Japiur has been listed by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a World Heritage Site at the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

World’s oldest university poised for revival in India after 800 years


August 4th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.4 (ANI): Nalanda University, an ancient seat of learning destroyed in 1193, is poised for revival.According to The Independent, an ambitious plan to establish an international university with the same ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kumari Selja to inaugurate national workshop on “Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India” today


July 27th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Union Minister of Tourism and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja will inaugurate a two-day national workshop "Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India" here today.The six-session workshop ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kumari Selja to inaugurate national workshop on “Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India”


July 26th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Union Minister of Tourism and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja will inaugurate a two-day national workshop "Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India" here on Tuesday.The six-session ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Australia to amend policy to benefit Aborigines


June 16th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): Australia plans to overhaul a policy branded by international experts as racist that restricts how Aborigines can spend their welfare cheques.According to the Daily Express, Prime Minister ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US, South Korea military exercise to snub North Korea


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US and South Korea will hold military exercises in the Yellow Sea next week to send a "strong signal" to North Korea, a media report said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US manipulating South Korean warship issue: North Korea (Lead)


May 28th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, May 28 (IANS) North Korea Friday accused the US of "cooking up" and "manipulating" the South Korean warship sinking issue, and asked Seoul to conduct an "objective and fair" probe, saying ... Read more...

Posted in World |

We didn’t sink South Korean warship: North Korea


May 28th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, May 28 (IANS) In the first press statement two months after the sinking of the South Korean warship "Cheonan" in March, North Korea Friday said it was not involved in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

South Korean officials ordered out of border factory


May 26th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 26 (IANS) North Korea Wednesday ordered South Korean government personnel to leave their joint factory complex in the North Korean border town of Kaesong, a top official said, even as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Advance made in TB treatment


May 20th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): A new report appearing in an eminent medical journal has highlighted the progress in the development of the global tuberculosis (TB) drug pipeline.The paper published in the Lancet ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study links impotence to heart risk


May 20th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): International experts have urged all men experiencing impotence to undergo thorough medical assessments, after it was shown that a significant proportion of men with erectile dysfunction (ED) exhibit ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Antibiotic resistance lasts up to 12 months


May 19th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): Patients who take prescribed antibiotics in primary care can go on to develop a resistance lasting up to a year, according to a study.It is known that resistance ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Central, unifying characteristics of wisdom identified


May 8th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): What exactly is wisdom? Scientists have now delved deeper to find the exact definition of what constitutes the widely treasured virtue.In 2009, Dr. Dilip V. Jeste, and Dr. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India’s voting machines are open to fraud, says group


April 29th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The electronic voting machines (EVMs) used in India are vulnerable to fraud, and it is important for votes to be counted in a manner that can be ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Facebook used by private investigators to uncover insurance fraud


April 26th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 26 (ANI): Social networking sites like Facebook are being used by private investigators to uncover false claims made to insurance companies.International experts have revealed that the sites are 'gold' ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Asteroid killed off the dinos, concludes international scientific panel


March 5th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): A panel of 41 international experts has determined that the Cretaceous-Tertiary mass extinction, which wiped out the dinosaurs and more than half of species on Earth 65 million ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Space rock, “faster than a speeding bullet”, killed off dinos


March 4th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a giant asteroid "faster than a speeding bullet" wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago.According to a report in the Express, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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