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Kiwis’ confidence up in absence of Dravid, Laxman


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) New Zealand captain Ross Taylor said the confidence of his team has gone up in the absence of experienced Indian batsmen Rahul Dravid and V.V.S. ... Read more...

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China’s wind power capacity increases


August 16th, 2012 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) China's on-grid wind power capacity has reached over 50 gigawatts this year, representing an annual growth rate of 87 percent.However, technical problems have prevented the efficient ... Read more...

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China launches solar-powered buses


July 18th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Buses that run on electricity generated by solar photovoltaic cells have been launched for the first time in a city in northeast China, a media report ... Read more...

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China to boost electric car industry


July 10th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) China has rolled out a plan to boost its underdeveloped electric vehicle industry, with a goal of making the industry more competitive in the global marketplace, ... Read more...

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Kone Elevators plans to export components from new factory


July 6th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 7 (IANS) City-based Kone Elevator hopes to export elevator components in a major way out of its new new factory by 2015 said a top company official here ... Read more...

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Wind, solar power belong to state, claims Chinese province


July 4th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 4 (IANS) In a bizarre draft regulation released by a province in China, climate resources like wind and solar power belong to the state and that any exploitation ... Read more...

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International trade fair opens in China


June 28th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 28 (IANS) An international trade fair opened in the ancient Chinese Silk Road trading hub of Kashgar Thursday.The eighth Kashgar Central and South Asia Commodity Fair is expected ... Read more...

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Neha, Sarah make ‘Kya Super…’ look fresh: Riteish


June 28th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Balaji Motion Pictures' adult-comedy "Kya Super Kool Hain Hum" stars Neha Sharma and Sarah Jane Dias as the female leads and Riteish Deshmukh says that ... Read more...

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Suzlon Group to sell China subsidiary for $60 mn


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Wind turbine maker Suzlon Saturday said it will sell stake in its China manufacturing subsidiary to China Power New Energy (CPNE) Development Company for $60 ... Read more...

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China to allow private capital in power industry


June 19th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) China will encourage private capital in the power industry, an area where only state-owned companies were previously allowed, according to the State Electricity Regulatory Commission.Private capital ... Read more...

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‘Cool blue’ can repel heat in buildings


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) A new pigment, known as 'cool blue,' could repel heat in buildings and cut energy costs, a boon in warmer climes, says a study.Oregon State ... Read more...

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China to boost strategic industries


May 30th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) In a bid to combat the economic slowdown, Chinese government will encourage development of seven emerging strategic industries, it was declared in a guideline Wednesday."It is ... Read more...

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Ahead of Clinton’s visit, US ambassador calls on Mamata


April 30th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell Monday had a 30-minute meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, apparently to prepare the ground for US ... Read more...

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Chinese firm plans aggressive auto export


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Chinese carmaker Dongfeng Motor expects its auto export to grow about five times to reach 300,000 units in 2016, the company announced.By 2016, one in every ... Read more...

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China approves blueprint for green vehicles


April 19th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) The Chinese government Wednesday approved a guideline for development of new energy-saving vehicles to ease pressure on the environment.Electric vehicles will be prioritized in the transformation ... Read more...

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Wen urges cooperation to address trade imbalance with US


March 14th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) Cooperation is the way to address trade imbalance between China and the US as well as the difficulties and frictions arising from it, Chinese Premier Wen ... Read more...

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China to use tax cuts to promote green vehicles


March 7th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) China has decided to promote the use of environmentally friendly vehicles and ships by offering tax cuts.Beginning at the start of the year, the country has ... Read more...

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India will come hard at us: Arthur


January 30th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur warned that India would come hard against the hosts in the two Twenty20 internationals and the forthcoming tri-series, also involving Sri Lanka, ... Read more...

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China opens largest electric car-charging station


January 30th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 30 (IANS) China's largest electric vehicle (EV) charging and battery swapping station has been put into operation in Beijing, Xinhua reported quoting sources in the city's power supply ... Read more...

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Russia’s growing ties with China matter of concern: BJP MP


October 14th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's recent visit to China has been noted in strategic circles in India, with a BJP MP saying Russia's increasing ... Read more...

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Mamata greets people on Bijaya Dasami


October 6th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 6 (IANS) Greeting the people on the occasion of Bijaya Dasami, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday hoped that the occasion would inspire the people to ... Read more...

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Japan’s PM announces resignation


August 26th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan Friday announced his resignation as leader of the Democratic Party of Japan, Kyodo news agency reported.Kan - who came to ... Read more...

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New Nepal energy rule to shake up Indian investors


August 23rd, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 23 (IANS) A new power regulation by Nepal that came into effect from Monday will now reshuffle over 70 hydropower projects capable of generating nearly 20,000 MW and ... Read more...

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Self-regulating street lights undergo tests


July 14th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) New energy-saving lights which can become dim or brighten up on their own are being tested.Maintenance-free, these smart street lights know when to brighten up or ... Read more...

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‘Difficult to cast two leading actresses together’


July 8th, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Actresses consumed by their internal politics make it very difficult for a director to sign more than one for a particular film, says director Zoya ... Read more...

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Indonesia to prioritize geothermal energy development


May 6th, 2011 - 5:10 am ICT by BNO News
KUTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The government of Indonesia on Thursday said it is prioritizing the use and development of geothermal energy due to its 'huge potential,' according to Indonesia's Agency for ... Read more...

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China to welcome foreign investors in emerging industries


April 11th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 11 (ANI): China has said it will encourage foreign investment in the country's emerging industries.According to new guidelines issued by the Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council, China will ... Read more...

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China stays as world’s leading investor in low carbon technology: Study


March 30th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.30 (ANI): China remains the world's leading investor in low carbon technology as global investment in the sector reaches a new high of 243 billion dollars, says US Pew Environment Group ... Read more...

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Miracle as 4-month-old baby in tsunami hit Japan is reunited with father


March 15th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): A four-month-old baby in tsunami hit Japan has miraculously survived after she was snatched from her parents' arms by deadly waves that had crashed into the family home.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Deepika won’t perform at India-South Africa match


March 9th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) The title track of the film "Dum Maaro Dum" will be launched during the crucial India-South Africa match in Nagpur Saturday, but actress Deepika Padukone, ... Read more...

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Household sewage could be new energy source: Study


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Household sewage has far more potential as an alternative energy source than previously thought, suggests a new study.Scientists said the discovery, which increases the estimated potential energy in ... Read more...

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China visit important to BJP, says Gadkari


January 19th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari said Wednesday that his five-day goodwill visit to China further strengthens the cordial relations existing between the BJP and ... Read more...

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BJP releases booklet on Gadkari as president


January 11th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday released a booklet tracing Nitin Gadkari's journey as party president over the last one year. The booklet titled "Marching Ahead...A ... Read more...

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Pakistan aims to double trade with China in ’shortest possible time’


January 9th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 9 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has underlined the need for doubling trade with China from current seven billion dollars to 15 billion dollars in the shortest ... Read more...

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Congress will hold brainstorming session: Sonia (Lead)


December 19th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday said the objective of the 83rd plenary held here was to "introspect" and added that a 'chintan shivir' or a brainstorming ... Read more...

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