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China to deploy drones for marine surveillance


August 29th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) are to be deployed along China's coastline to undertake remote-sensing marine surveillance, an official said Wednesday.The project also includes the construction of ... Read more...

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Concern for spectators’ skin care at Olympics (London diary)


July 29th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The Olympics organisers are surely concerned about the spectators' skin, allowing them to bring sun cream inside the stadium. "You may bring up to 200 ml ... Read more...

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Panel on illegal mining gets extension


July 20th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The government has extended till July 16, 2013, the tenure of the Justice M.B. Shah Commission of Inquiry set up to enquire into cases of ... Read more...

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Cameras to nab cheaters in Pakistan exam halls


July 12th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan plans to use cameras to stop cheating during exams.The government intends to use modern digital cameras for checking illegal practices in examinations, said Visual Education ... Read more...

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Cyber arms race could change the world around us (Comment)


June 27th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
The world is getting ready for a new arms race - this time in cyber weapons. What was previously considered to be the domain of semi-criminal marginal groups or a ... Read more...

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PM sets up monitoring system to fast track projects


June 1st, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday approved setting up a monitoring system to fast track implementation of major projects with outlay of over Rs.1,000 crore, ... Read more...

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TRAI launches consumer portal, to track complaints


April 30th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Monday launched a portal to help subscribers lodge service complaints and track their redressal.Called the Telecom Consumers Complaint ... Read more...

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India’s first common bird monitoring system launched


March 20th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) India's first bird monitoring system for common birds was Tuesday launched by Mumbai-based Nature Forever Society (NFS), an organisation working for the protection of common ... Read more...

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China to compensate for sea pollution


March 5th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China will set up a monitoring system to compensate for oil spills in the Bohai Sea off its northeastern coast, an official said Monday.The marine department ... Read more...

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China to monitor drugs through electronic system


March 1st, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) China will keep track of all drugs prescribed by doctors by 2015 using an electronic monitoring system, authorities said.The system, launched in 2006, applies to 56,000 ... Read more...

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China mulls pollution control system


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 22 (IANS) China will launch a new pollution monitoring system that will also check the effect of greenhouse gasses on human health, authorities said.The system will look at ... Read more...

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Concerned over possible hike in medicine prices: Jena


November 29th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The government Tuesday expressed its concern over a likely increase in prices of medicines by international companies which are eyeing Indian firms after being allowed ... Read more...

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Rahul’s changes empowered us: Women Youth Congress workers


November 27th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Newly-elected women office bearers of the Indian Youth Congress said democratisation has empowered them and things changed after Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi took ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ‘ghost’ schools worry donors


October 30th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) The World Bank and the European Union have voiced concern over the existence of "ghost" and closed schools in Pakistan's Sindh province and absenteeism of teachers ... Read more...

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Pakistan launches new system to trace criminals


October 15th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistan has developed a monitoring system to help keep record of travellers and track down criminals, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said.The Integrated Border Management System ... Read more...

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China sets up food safety risk assessment centre


October 14th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 14 (IANS) China has set up a national centre for food safety risk assessment.The government-funded organisation is designed to offer technological support in assessing, monitoring, issuing early warnings ... Read more...

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Monitor cases treated for using fake drugs: Kalam


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Public and private sector hospitals should report to the health ministry the number of patients who seek treatment for adverse effects of spurious medicines, former ... Read more...

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Give colleges more freedom: Experts


September 14th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Colleges and universities in West Bengal should be given more autonomy to take strategic decisions but the government should also monitor how these institutions spend their ... Read more...

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Lost Russian satellite a threat in space?


August 27th, 2011 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS) A Russian satellite that was lost in space may pose a threat to other space vehicles or satellites, an official said.Heavy satellite Express-AM4 was lost Aug ... Read more...

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Computers to monitor midday meal scheme


August 2nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 2 (IANS) Quality of food, stocktaking and complaints. All these and more will soon be streamlined with the central government finalising plans for a computerised monitoring system of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

EU and Russia reach agreement to resume trade of vegetables


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:25 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union and Russia on Wednesday reached an agreement for the immediate resumption of trade of vegetables, ending the Russian ban on EU products due to the ... Read more...

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More Americans are taking vitamin supplements


April 18th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has reported that the use of vitamin supplements has increased in adult Americans. The report was compiled between the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UN praise for India’s pollution monitoring system


April 15th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) A United Nations body has praised a pollution monitoring system developed by Indian scientists to ensure clean air during the Commonwealth Games in Delhi last ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Poll panel to monitor Bengal areas online


April 13th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) will directly monitor the poll process in vulnerable polling booths across West Bengal through webcasting, a senior official said Wednesday."In a never ... Read more...

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Bengal’s law and order not satisfactory: Poll panel official


April 1st, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Law and order situation in poll-bound West Bengal has improved but the Election Commission is not at all satisfied with it, a senior election official said ... Read more...

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35,000 poll security personnel deployed in Assam


March 31st, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Mar 31 (ANI): Altogether 35,000 personnel of various security forces have come to Assam to ensure law and order situation during the upcoming Assam assembly election.Talking to reporters, Additional Chief Electoral ... Read more...

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Defence ministry rapped for loss in Scorpene submarine project


February 24th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Pressing for a fool-proof procedure for military acquisitions, a parliamentary committee Thursday rapped the defence ministry for not giving information on the financial loss suffered by ... Read more...

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Need to review wholesale, retail price monitoring system: Pranab


February 15th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday emphasised the need to review the present system of monitoring wholesale and retail prices of essential commodities to better gauge the ... Read more...

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After one-day cricket, come one-day polls in Goa


February 5th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 5 (IANS) For the first time in India, elections to a municipal corporation body will be virtually conducted on the lines of a one-day cricket match. Both voting as well ... Read more...

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Red light over China’s erring staff to check graft


January 17th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 17 (IANS) In order to prevent corruption, Chinese authorities have put in place a new monitoring system which sends alerts by putting red or yellow light to indicate rule violations ... Read more...

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Jihadi media is booming in Pakistan


January 12th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan.12 (ANI): The media is viewed by terrorist organisations as one of the fronts of jihad against their enemies.Activists and supporters of jihadis favour the media platform, both the print ... Read more...

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359 Million Diabetes Testing Strips Recalled By Abbott Laboratories


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Abbott Laboratories the latest company to join the bandwagon of drugmakers who have been hitting headlines this year for recalling their medicines over a variety of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Unsolicited calls, SMSes will soon cease: TRAI


November 25th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Nov 25 (IANS) Soon unsolicited calls and SMSes will cease to trouble mobile customers, the telecom regulator promised Thursday,"We are working on a system of telecom consumer grievance monitoring ... Read more...

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New system for monitoring electricity consumption


October 29th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Pittsburgh researchers say that a new monitoring system to show how much electricity residents are consuming may soon be available."There are many opportunities for reducing electricity consumption in ... Read more...

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Hungary orders company to shut down after toxic sludge, ecological disaster feared


October 6th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by BNO News
BUDAPEST (BNO NEWS) -- The government of Hungary has ordered the aluminum company responsible for the toxic red sludge that killed four people to shut down as an ecological disaster is feared, ... Read more...

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