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Exposure to PCBs worsens asthma symptoms


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 2 (IANS) Children exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), used in a range of industrial products, could aggravate their asthma symptoms, new research suggests.PCBs were regularly used between ... Read more...

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Balmar Lawrie Q1 net up marginally


August 14th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) State-run Balmer Lawrie Tuesday reported a marginal 1.6 percent increase in net profit at Rs.45.63 crore for the quarter ended June 30 from Rs.44.91 crore fore ... Read more...

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India surpasses $300 billion exports target


April 19th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India's exports surpassed the $300 billion target in 2011-12 despite a slowdown in demand in major markets like the United States and Europe, Commerce Secretary ... Read more...

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India’s exports rise 6.7 percent in December


January 16th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India's exports grew 6.7 percent to $25 billion in December 2011, while imports rose to $37.8 billion, leaving a trade deficit of $12.8 billion for ... Read more...

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India’s exports growth falls to 3.87 percent in November


January 2nd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Amid weakening global demand, India's export growth fell to 3.87 percent in November against an average 33.21 percent in the first eight months of 2011-12 ... Read more...

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Damaged Russian nuclear sub to take a year for repair


December 31st, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Repairs of the Yekaterinburg nuclear sub, damaged by fire while in dry dock near Murmansk city, will take at least a year, said a spokesman ... Read more...

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India’s exports rose 33.2 percent in Apr-Nov


December 9th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) India's exports rose by 33.2 percent to $192.7 billion in the first eight months of 2011-12 while imports during the same period increased to $309.5 ... Read more...

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Export growth slows to 10.8 percent in October; deficit widens


November 8th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) India's exports growth slumped to 10.8 percent in October pushing trade deficit to a four-year high as turbulence in US and European economies affected demand ... Read more...

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Balmer Lawrie, Chinese firm tie up for construction chemicals


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) State-run Balmer Lawrie and Co Ltd has tied up with a China-based company to foray into the construction chemical business on a large scale for the ... Read more...

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No new cars, business class travel for Haryana officials


June 9th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 9 (IANS) The Haryana government Thursday announced that austerity measures, including total ban on purchase of new cars and business class travel on domestic routes for officers, will ... Read more...

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Lucas to market US firm’s lubricants in India


June 7th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Lucas Indian Services, a unit of Lucas-TVS Group, has tied-up with the US-based TOP1 Oil Products Company to market high-end automobile and synthetic blend lubricants ... Read more...

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India’s exports may touch $235 billion in 2010-11


March 10th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) With a 49.8 percent jump in February, India's exports have crossed the $200 billion target and are likely to touch $235 billion for fiscal 2010-11, ... Read more...

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New method that detects fingerprints containing condom lubricants


January 31st, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 31 (ANI): Identifying sexual offenders may now get easier with the help of a new method that can detect fingerprints containing condom lubricants left behind.British researchers have developed a technique ... Read more...

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Now, 100K times more efficient transistors possible using molybdenite


January 31st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Smaller and more energy-efficient electronic chips are on their way as Swiss scientists have found a material-molybdenite- that has distinct advantages over traditional silicon or graphene for use ... Read more...

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Navi Mumbai Indian Oil depot fire under control


January 18th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 18 (ANI): A massive fire that engulfed the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) depot in Navi Mumbai last night was doused after eight hours.No casualties were reported. Twenty fire engines ... Read more...

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Find Out How Healthy Your Sex Life Is


January 8th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Those who say sex is not important in a relationship based on love often fail to understand that it is an integral part of a relationship. ... Read more...

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New Hampshire high school bans safe-sex kits


January 8th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Hampshire, Jan 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) School officials at a New Hampshire high school have indicated that they will no longer allow the distribution of safe sex kits in the school again.A ... Read more...

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Scientists apply industrial monitoring technique to orthopedic diagnoses


November 24th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers are exploring a modification of technique for human analysis-called bio-ferrography-to diagnose diseases in their early stages, determine the efficacy of drugs, and ascertain the ... Read more...

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Beware: A kiss could trigger allergic reaction


November 21st, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) The next time you plan to kiss your beloved, give it a second thought. The kiss can trigger an allergic reaction in your partner, a study says."If you ... Read more...

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US state debuts first sex toy drive-thru window


November 11th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 11 (ANI): A sex shop in Alabama has come up with a novel way of selling its sex toys - through a drive-up window.Sherri Williams, the owner of ... Read more...

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Shell India eyeing 13 percent share in lubricant market


September 9th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Shell India Markets Pvt. Ltd is eyeing around 13 percent market share in the Indian lubricant market from the present 6-7 percent, a top official said here Thursday. Shell ... Read more...

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Ecuador’s oil exports up almost 74 percent


August 24th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) Ecuador's oil exports rose almost 74 percent in the first half of 2010 compared to the same period last year, although that increase was due entirely to higher ... Read more...

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Why sex life doesn’t have to end at menopause


August 15th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): Just because you hit menopause doesn't mean your sex life is over- in fact, most women can enjoy better sex after their reproductive years. Here's why.Not only it ... Read more...

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Opposition misleading people on price rise issue: Murli Deora


July 3rd, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, July 3 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas minister Murli Deora defended the government's move in hiking the prices of petroleum products and slammed the Opposition by contending that it is ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi dismisses reports of taking political retirement


June 28th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), June 28 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Monday refuted reports about his quitting active politics describing them as rumors.Interacting with media persons on the sidelines ... Read more...

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Tiny clays curb giant earthquakes


June 25th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Scientists have found why some areas of the San Andreas fault experience repeated earthquakes and other areas do not.Professor Ben van der Pluijm at the University of Michigan ... Read more...

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Lubricant use with anal sex may raise HIV risk


May 26th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Lubricants may make anal sex a comfortable experience, but they may also raise the risk of spreading sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, according to a research.According to two ... Read more...

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Arctic region needs major cleaning, says Putin


April 29th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arctic region, a strategic area for Russia, is heavily polluted and needs "major cleaning", Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Thursday. Putin visited Alexandra Land, one of ... Read more...

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Himachal passes entry tax bill, hopes to earn Rs.50 cr


April 1st, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 1 (IANS) A bill to impose an entry tax of up to seven percent on the transit of certain goods was passed by the Himachal Pradesh assembly Thursday. The government ... Read more...

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Himachal proposes entry tax on goods


March 30th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 30 (IANS) A bill to levy entry tax on goods brought from outside to the state was introduced in the assembly Tuesday to boost state revenue. The government is hoping to ... Read more...

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Chocolate Powered and Veggie Made Race-car?


March 11th, 2010 - 3:47 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A team based at Warwick University, the Warwick Innovative Manufacturing Research Team has unveiled a Formula Three Type Race car that is entirely made up of food products! ... Read more...

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India’s food inflation rises marginally (Lead)


March 4th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) India's annual food inflation rose slightly to 17.87 percent for the week ended Feb 20 from 17.58 percent the week before, though the government had said that ... Read more...

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Balmer Lawrie’s UK arm forms JV with Indonesian firm


March 3rd, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) State-run Balmer Lawrie & Company Ltd has said that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Balmer Lawrie (UK) Ltd, has launched a 50:50 joint venture with an Indonesian company, PT Imani ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh waives off trade tax for exporters


February 25th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) With a view to boosting exports from Uttar Pradesh, the Mayawati government has announced a major tax incentive - a full waiver of trade tax - to all ... Read more...

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India’s food inflation now at 17.58 percent


February 25th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India's annual food inflation based on wholesale prices fell to 17.58 percent for the week ended Feb 13 from 17.97 the week before, as per official ... Read more...

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