Nigeria approves $1.5 bn for railway project

July 19th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, July 19 (IANS) The Nigerian government has approved $1.5 billion for a railway network modernisation project.The southwestern Lagos-Ibadan double track railway line modernization is one of the west African ... Read more...

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Weak implementation of laws protecting children: Experts

July 9th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Children continue to struggle due to weak implementation of the laws protecting them, judicial experts and civil society members said here Saturday."Children should be seen ... Read more...

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Finnair Service Angels offer travelers peace of mind

May 11th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, May 11 (IANS) As part of its strategy of offering the fastest flights between Europe and Asia through the Helsinki Airport hub, Nordic carrier is in the process of ... Read more...

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Remnants of boozy village discovered beneath downtown San Francisco

January 7th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
San Francisco, Jan 7 (ANI): Archeologists have discovered dozens of relics from the 1800s underneath a parking lot in downtown San Francisco.They have found dozens of vestiges-dolls, a piece of a tent, ... Read more...

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Study: Smoking doubles the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

October 27th, 2010 - 3:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that smoking heavily during midlife increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by more than 150%.The new study that was published ... Read more...

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Heavy smoking in midlife ‘doubles dementia risk’

October 26th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Heavy smoking in middle age is linked to more than double the risk for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia two decades later, according to a new ... Read more...

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Children, women in Indian villages benefit most from solar lanterns

April 28th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Lanterns powered by solar energy, that are now being promoted in India's villages as the way out of the electricity shortfall, benefit women and children the most, ... Read more...

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Harvesting natural gas from rotting manure can help rural families in India

May 13th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by admin
London, May 13 (ANI): A new study by a scientist of Indian origin, has determined that by harvesting natural gas from rotting manure, rural families can slash their energy costs, improve ... Read more...

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