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More incentives to renewable energy sector: Farooq Abdullah


September 13th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Generation-based incentives and depreciation allowance to incentivise generation of power from new and renewable sources will be at the top of the 12th Plan agenda ... Read more...

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Soha finds reality shows addictive


August 24th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan finds all kinds of reality shows on the small screen very interesting and says it is particularly entertaining to watch people ... Read more...

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Nearly 300 illegal workers held in Dubai


June 6th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 5 (IANS/WAM) At least 293 street vendors, beggars and illegal car-washers have been arrested in Dubai.Officials of the Dubai Municipality in cooperation with Dubai Police also seized several ... Read more...

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‘Vishnu’ is just an ordinary flick (Kannada Movie Review)


December 18th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Vishnu"; Cast: Abhijit, Catherine, Poonam, Geetha, Sharath Lohitashwa, Ashish Vidyarthi, Manoj; Producer: Rohini Abhijit and Abhijit; Story, Screenplay, Direction: Abhijit; Music: M.N. Krupakar; Cinematography: Manohar; Rating: **It is another ... Read more...

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Russia delays new nuclear submarine service


December 3rd, 2011 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 3 (IANS) The Russian Navy has decided not to put into active duty its newest Severodvinsk nuclear submarine until the end of 2012, the Defence Ministry said Friday.The ... Read more...

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China to get tough with fake goods makers


September 28th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 28 (IANS) Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan has called for tougher punishment to makers of fake and substandard goods. The government must make manufacturers "pay a steep price" for ... Read more...

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Poor quality fuel cause of Russian plane crash?


September 8th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poor quality of aviation fuel could be one of the possible reasons why the Yak-42 plane crashed in Russia Wednesday, killing at least 43 people, ... Read more...

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How people judge quality of product by price if someone else buys it


April 20th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A new study has shown that people are more likely to judge the quality of a product by its price if someone else bought it.But when it come ... Read more...

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499 people arrested from Dubai streets


April 3rd, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 3 (IANS/WAM) A total of 499 people, including street vendors, beggars and car-washers have been arrested in Dubai, an official said.Several low-quality goods and pirated CDs were also ... Read more...

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Chinese manufacturers selling toxic lunch boxes: Survey


March 17th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.17 (ANI): Over 40 percent of companies that manufacture disposable lunch boxes for Beijing markets are supplying low quality and possibly dangerous products, reveals survey.Dong Jinshi, executive vice-president of the International ... Read more...

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Google Search now lets users block websites they don’t like


March 12th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Google has updated its search engine to add a new feature using which users can block websites they don't like.Search Quality Engineers Amay Champaneria and Beverly Yang wrote ... Read more...

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Increasing illiteracy in China becomes world’s concern


March 2nd, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.2 (ANI): Illiteracy and education inequality in China has become a subject of concern throughout the world, a UNESCO official has claimed."Although China has maintained strong progress toward universal adult literacy, ... Read more...

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Google revamps to keep ‘low-quality’ sites at bay


February 26th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 26 (ANI): Google has made amendments in the way it ranks web pages as it has been struggling to combat websites that have been able to game its system.The Internet ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Orissa rights panel seeks report on pulses scam


February 15th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 15 (IANS) The Orissa Human Rights Commission Tuesday sought a report from the secretary of the state's women and child development department on the alleged supply of low ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Orissa assembly adjourned over pulses scam


February 15th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 15 (IANS) The Orissa assembly was adjourned several times Tuesday, the second day of its budget session, as the opposition disrupted proceedings demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik ... Read more...

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Over 500 people arrested from Dubai roadsides


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 3 (IANS/WAM) A total of 576 people, including street vendors, beggars and illegal car washers, have been arrested from public places in Dubai.The sweep against law-breakers in December 2010 by ... Read more...

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Good lifestyle habits should be taught even before 13 yrs of age


December 31st, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Researchers at University of the Basque Country have said that parents should enforce good lifestyle habits even before children turn 13.Drinking, eating junk food and all other unhealthy ... Read more...

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Pakistanis flock to see Bollywood movies this Eid


November 17th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) With biggies like "Dabangg", "Golmaal-3" and "Guzaarish" being screened and no new Urdu film being released, Indian movies were the big draw for Pakistani cineastes ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Australia revamps skilled migration test


November 11th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Paritosh Parasher Melbourne, Nov 11 (IANS) Australia has drastically changed its skilled migration test to favour potential migrants with higher skills, experience and better command over the English language, Immigration Minister ... Read more...

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Indian shooters unhappy with quality of pellets


September 27th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) After being stranded at the airport for hours, there was more misery in store for the Indian shooters Monday as they found the quality of pellets supplied ... Read more...

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13 die in Bangladesh after drinking adulterated liquor


August 22nd, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 21 (DPA) At least 13 people died and many others fell ill after drinking adulterated locally-made liquor in Bangladesh's Sylhet district, police said Saturday. Six people died at Sylhet Osmani Medical ... Read more...

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Bees buzzing about cities produce tastier honey


August 20th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Bees buzzing about cities produce tastier honey, even though they have been associated with wildflower meadows and landscapes. Bees feeding on lime trees, common in suburban gardens, produce ... Read more...

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Video quality doesn’t matter when you’re enjoying what you’re watching


August 13th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Video quality is not that important when you're enjoying what you're watching, a new research has revealed.Researchers from Rice University's Department of Psychology found that if you like ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dikshit issues warning to Games contractors


July 26th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday warned that contractors who do sub-standard work or fail to meet the Aug 31 deadline to complete Commonwealth Games projects would ... Read more...

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Chinese environment reviews on polluting industries are of ‘low quality’


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): A document published on the website of the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP), have revealed that 48 of the 282 construction projects were of 'relatively low ... Read more...

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Ogling at ’sexy’ males leads to healthier chicks: Study


June 30th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Watching an attractive male makes birds more fertile, and leads to healthier chicks, as per a new study.The find could be based in the phenomenon of mating ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Beer drinking in Oz hits 60-year low, quality not quantity the issue


May 29th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 29 (ANI): Australian beer consumption has hit a 60-year low as part of a shift from quantity to quality, experts say.The Daily Telegraph reports that beer consumption in the country ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi Police alert people on summer fire accidents


May 26th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 26 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Police have urged people to remain alert and follow the safety rules to avoid fire accidents as the soaring summer heat increases the risk ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sri Lankan asylum seekers threaten hunger strike in Malaysia


May 25th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 25 (IANS) A group of Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers has threatened to go on hunger strike if they are sent back home. They have been detained here by ... Read more...

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Benadryl, Motrin, Zyrtec, Tylenol and Tylenol Plus to be recalled


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) McNeil Consumer Healthcare has issued a recall for Benadryl, Motrin, Zyrtec, Tylenol and Tylenol Plus. This recall is part of 40 children medicine's that have ... Read more...

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Railways reviewing policy on catering services on trains


April 30th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Concerned with the low quality of food served on trains, the government Friday said it is reviewing its policy on catering services. "For bringing about overall improvement in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ban on Indian film import ridiculous: Dhaka daily


April 28th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 28 (IANS) The continuation of the ban on import of Indian films was "ridiculous", a leading Dhaka newspaper said Wednesday, urging a review of the policy that has been ... Read more...

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Government still to heed Madhya Pradesh’s demand for coal


April 25th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 25 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has reiterated its demand to the central government for "adequate quantity of quality coal" for its thermal power plants but has so far ... Read more...

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Relationship between HIV-infected kids, caregivers crucial


February 6th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 6 (ANI): Scientists have stressed on the significance of the quality of care and the relationship between children and their caregivers.Researchers sought to determine the effects of HIV infection and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ads can blur the shady reputation of products


February 2nd, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 2 (IANS) Ads can blur the shady reputation of a product with positive imagery, says new research. For instance, advertising the Chinese origin of a toy can be as successful as ... Read more...

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