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L’Oreal to set up Rs.400 crore plant in Himachal

July 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 11 (IANS) French cosmetics giant L'Oreal has shown keen interest in setting up a facility in Himachal Pradesh, the first in north India, state Industries Minister Kishan ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, a flourescent fish to track pollution

April 19th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Scientists have created a green-glowing zebrafish to monitor ecological damage caused by pollution in real time. The flourescent fish makes it easier than ever before to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Murugappa group scouting for overseas acquisition

May 5th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 5 (IANS) The $3.2-billion Murugappa Group is scouting for overseas acquisitions and will spend Rs.1,500 crore on capacity expansions this fiscal, a senior company official said Thursday."We are ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hindus and Jews want resignation of Romania minister found guilty of Roma discriminatory remarks

December 1st, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 1 (ANI): Romania's Foreign Minister Teodor Baconschi has been reportedly found guilty of discriminatory remarks about Roma (Gypsy) population by country's anti-discrimination board and now Hindus and Jews want ... Read more...

Posted in World |

North Waziristan offensive: Pakistan to “wait and see”

November 6th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
By Ali Waqar Islamabad, Nov.6 (ANI): There seems no chance of any launch of a military operation by Islamabad against Taliban groups -- those supporting the war against the United States and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World’s largest marine virus is ‘major player in ocean ecosystems’

October 26th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Researchers at UBC have identified the world's largest marine virus that infects an ecologically important and widespread planktonic predator.Cafeteria roenbergensis virus boasts genetic complexity that blurs the distinction ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Anil Ambani group scrips end higher on plan announcements

September 28th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The scrips of three largest firms in the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group ended higher on the stock markets after near-to-medium-term business plans were unveiled at their respective ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UN reports surge in Darfur fighting, high fatalities

June 15th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 14 (DPA) Fighting in Sudan's Darfur region has increased in recent weeks, creating a serious hindrance to peacekeeping efforts, United Nations and African officials said Monday. Speakers addressing the UN ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Thilakan protests, Malayalam film body toughens stance

February 9th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 9 (IANS) Malayalam thespian Thilakan has launched a protest against film organisations for denying him an opportunity to act in the new film "Christian Brothers". One of the film organisations ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Malayalam film industry organisation supports Thilakan

February 2nd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 2 (IANS) The Malayalam Cine Technicians' Association (MACTA), which comprises film professionals from light boys to directors, Tuesday said it would support film actor Thilakan if he launched a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Soy food lowers breast cancer recurrence, death risk

December 9th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Consuming soy food can significantly lower death and recurrence risk in women with breast cancer, reveals a new study.There were concerns regarding the safety of soy food consumption ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why injured areas turn sensitive even to soft touch

November 16th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A set of nerve fibres could be responsible for making injured areas overly sensitive to touch, claims a new mice study.When a person has any kind of injury ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, Navratri fervour grips Mumbai

September 18th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Barely three weeks after the 12-day Ganpati festival, Mumbai will be decked up again for 10 days of Navratri celebrations that start Saturday. Nearly 2 million revellers are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cholesterol-busting bug identified

May 15th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Scientists at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, have discovered a novel species of bacteria with cholesterol-busting properties.The new bug, called Gordonia cholesterolivorans, was isolated from sewage sludge. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Community Radio Station to come up in Sirsa’’s Chaudhary Devilal University

March 2nd, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 2 (ANI): The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has signed a Grant of Permission Agreement for establishing, maintaining and operating a Community Radio Station (CRS) at Tagore Bhawan, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Inflation rate rises again, to 5.6 percent

January 22nd, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) After weeks of decline, India's annual rate of inflation rose marginally to 5.6 percent for the week ended Jan 10, from 5.24 percent the week before, official ... Read more...

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Previously unknown extinct species had large teeth on roof of mouth

September 12th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 12 (ANI): Paleontologists have found a previously unknown extinct amphibious predator species in Antarctica that had large teeth on the roof of its mouth.The species, named Kryostega collinsoni, is ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Diatoms can help remove phosphorous naturally from oceans

May 3rd, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology in the US have discovered a new way to naturally remove phosphorous from the oceans, taking the help of diatoms ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Exceptions in shellfish prove theory for spread of life on Earth

November 14th, 2007 - 10:16 am ICT by admin

Posted in Health |