Coal India achieves 95 percent of targetted supply to power sector

August 27th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Coal India Ltd (CIL) has achieved 95 percent of its supply target to the power sector, Pratik Prakashbapu Patil, minister of state for coal said ... Read more...

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China issues white paper on national defence

March 31st, 2011 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 31 (IANS) China Thursday issued a white paper on national defence, aiming to enhance its military transparency and boost the world's trust in its commitment to peaceful development.The ... Read more...

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Mahindra, Italian firm tie-up for farm equipment

December 4th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 4 (IANS) The farm equipment wing of automobile giant Mahindra and Mahindra Saturday announced its tie-up with Italian company Maschio-Gaspardo, a leading global brand manufacturing rotary tillage equipment.As a result ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh for closer ties with Australian cities

October 6th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh is keen to develop closer ties with the Australian cities of Brisbane and Ipswich in the areas of agriculture, education, information technology, biotechnology and tourism, Chief ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves Rs.7,296 crore for Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust

January 28th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure (CCI) Thursday approved projects worth Rs.7,296 crore for the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) in Mumbai and upgrading a coal handling facility ... Read more...

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CCEA approves new interventions in horticulture mission

January 21st, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 21(ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) o n Thursday approved new interventions in the Centrally sponsored Scheme on National Horticulture Mission.The Horticulture Mission was launched during the ... Read more...

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A call centre to aid farmers in Abohar

May 30th, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar GillAbohar, May 30 (ANI): A non-resident Indian has come up with a novel way to help farmers to manage their farm by giving suggestions regarding hiring farm machinery, fertilisers, and ... Read more...

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China to modernize military while pursuing peaceful development

January 20th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan.20 (ANI): China on Tuesday issued a White Paper on national defense, pledging to be committed to the peaceful development and advance its military modernization. The paper for the first time ... Read more...

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Kalam launches first of its kind marketing board for disabled

September 22nd, 2008 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Sept 22 (ANI): The former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Monday launched first of its kind marketing board for the disabled Association for Rehabilitation under National Trust ... Read more...

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Poor farmers may increase food production by using modern technology

June 2nd, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Scientists have determined that a combination of high-yield seeds, fertilizer, and small-scale irrigation may help poor farmers to increase food production, who have been till now using ... Read more...

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Intensive farming does well to conserve biodiversity

May 12th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A new study, which is the first of its kind, has determined that modern intensive methods used in farming are compatible with biodiversity conservation.A report in Science ... Read more...

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