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Canada’s inflation rate rises

March 24th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, March 24 (IANS) Pushed by the increase of energy and food prices, Canada's inflation rate rose to 2.6 percent in February from 2.5 percent in the previous month, Statistics ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

HAL prepares to manufacture Rafale combat jet in India

February 13th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is getting ready to progressively manufacture the Dassault Rafale combat jet that has apparently been chosen by the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE inaugurates power plant

May 9th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Monday inaugurated a 2000 megawatt power and water desalination plant in the emirate of Fujairah.Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, supreme council member ... Read more...

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WHO calls for dealing with multi-drug resistant microbes

April 7th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) As the World Health Day is being observed Thursday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) called for attention towards growing drug resistance in microbes due to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Israel’s Stuxnet Worm tests delay, not destroy Iran’s nuke plans

January 16th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.16 (ANI): Israel's decision to test the Stuxnet Computer Worm in the Dimona complex in the Negev Desert appears to have wiped out roughly a fifth of Iran's nuclear centrifuges ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fiscal deficit to remain at 5.5 percent in 2010-11

December 7th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India's fiscal deficit will not be more than 5.5 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) in 2010-11 as surge in revenue collections offset high expenditure, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Urine Powered Car Might Be A Reality In The Future

August 30th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Peeing into the gas tank of your car might just refrain you from going to the gas station in the future. The idea might take a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment, Sci-Tech |

Jammu and Kashmir situation - Where do we go from here? (Part I)

August 10th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Salim HaqNew Delhi, Aug.10 (ANI): The problem in Kashmir was not created in a day and, it will not go away in a day. Neither are there any easy solutions or ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Himachal, Uttarakhand request PM to restore special package

May 12th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 12 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand Wednesday jointly wrote a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, requesting him to restore the special industrial package given to the two states ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No excise duty waiver in hill states beyond 2010: Anand Sharma

May 8th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 8 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Saturday said there will be no extension of the central excise duty exemption granted to hill states under a special industrial ... Read more...

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Farm waste can produce 18,000 MW a year

August 3rd, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Use of farm waste can lead to generation of 18,000 MW of electricity every year, the Bangalore-based Indian Institute of Science has estimated. The National Biomass Resource Atlas ... Read more...

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Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa lag behind in providing toilet facilities in rural households

July 3rd, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Bihar, Jharkhand and Orissa figure among the list of states lagging behind when it comes to providing the toilet facilities in rural households."The percentage of rural ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Gel treatment may help cure oesophageal cancer non-surgically

April 16th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Researchers at Rush University Medical Center are trying to determine whether or not a gel treatment can reduce the size of tumours in patients with oesophageal cancer non-surgically. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Diabetes linked to mental deterioration

January 5th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Alberta say that diabetics may find their mental abilities slowing down soon after the disease appears.Their conclusion is based on a study, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Battery makers see new market in electric scooter segment

June 19th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) Battery manufacturers have begun working on products tailor-made for India's nascent electric scooter segment. "There is a huge interest in developing batteries for electric two-wheelers as this sector ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russia begins uranium supply for Kudankulam nuclear plant

May 26th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) The first consignment of uranium fuel from Russia for the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu has reached the southern state, marking the beginning of the ... Read more...

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Rehabilitation plan for Surat Textile Mills

May 25th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, May 25 (IANS) The Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR), which ordered the rehabilitation of Surat Textile Mills Ltd located in Surat city, has appointed C.K. Koshi, a senior bureaucrat ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Do some people have a lean gene?

April 2nd, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by admin
London, April 2 (IANS) Your friend eats whatever catches her fancy and still remains as thin as she was in school, but you gain five pounds if you as much as look ... Read more...

Posted in World |

National Conference soon to release its poll manifesto

March 14th, 2008 - 12:54 am ICT by admin
Jammu, March 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition National Conference is to release its election manifesto soon though the state assembly polls are slated only for October. "The National Conference will ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |