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UP wants better railway platforms

September 21st, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is seeking better and improved railway platforms in the state.The state government Friday said it would ask the railway ministry to improve the condition ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

You don’t have to dump potatoes to lose weight

October 13th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) There's cheerful news for potato lovers -- one does not need to stop consuming them to lose weight, a study says. "When it comes to weight loss, it ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Spuds ‘can be a part of weight loss programs’

October 12th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): Research just released by the University of California, Davis and the National Center for Food Safety and Technology, Illinois Institute of Technology demonstrates that people can include potatoes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sensex closes 408 points higher (Second Lead)

September 13th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Monday closed 408 points higher, backed by strong global cues. The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rare Bird Of Madagascar, the Alaotra Grebe, Is Extinct

May 27th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Alaotra Grebe was a bird with tiny wings and a medium size, which resided in Lake Alaotra and the adjoining zones in Madagascar. In ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bank Bailout Fee Proposed By The American Treasury Secretary

May 5th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): In an endeavor to congregate backing for his proposal, Timothy Geithner, the American Treasury Secretary, has mentioned to the policymakers that immense banks should be ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Beware of kitchen spoons when administering syrups

January 5th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Beware of innocuous kitchen spoons - they can be unwittingly dangerous, especially when administering liquid medicine. Former cold and flu sufferers were asked to pour one teaspoon of nighttime ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Using kitchen spoon may lead to dosage errors

January 5th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Consuming liquid medicine using a kitchen spoon might prove to be either ineffective or dangerous, say researchers.Lead researcher Dr. Brian Wansink, director of the Cornell Food and Brand ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Prehistoric rhinos roamed in Mexico, say scientists

November 13th, 2009 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 13 (EFE) The rhinoceros fossils kept in a museum in western Mexico belonged to an ancient rhino species called Teleoceras hicksi that lived more than four million years ago, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pak to receive $800mln aid promised under K-L Bill by March 2010

October 24th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct. 24 (ANI): Pakistan will receive over 800-million-dollars as aid under the Kerry-Lugar Bill by March next year, as the first tranche from disbursements is likely to arrive in December, the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

$87 mn ADB loan for Bangladesh towns

October 30th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 30 (Xinhua) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will lend Bangladesh $87 million to improve basic services and infrastructure in small and medium-size towns of the country.Some 3.8 million people are ... Read more...

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National symposium on public-private partnership kicks off in Kathmandu

October 23rd, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Oct 23 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda inaugurated the National symposium on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) here on Wednesday. Addressing the opening ceremony of the symposium, Prachanda said the model of PPP ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rarest of mangoes, only four Noor Jahan trees left

June 19th, 2008 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 19 (IANS) Noor Jahan is a rare variety of mango which is found only in Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh, and only four trees are surviving. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China plans low-priced houses for urban poor

March 5th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 5 (Xinhua) China plans to earmark 6.8 billion yuan ($951 million) in its 2008 budget to build low-priced houses for the urban poor, Prime Minister Wen Jiabao said here Wednesday ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Worlds first kite-pulled ship on Germany to Venezuela trip

January 24th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by admin
London, January 24 (ANI): The worlds first kite-pulled commercial cargo ship has begun a journey from Germany to Venezuela.The MS Beluga Skysails, which has been designed with the objective of reducing fuel ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |