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India revives NAM tune amid Iranian PR hoopla (Lead, correcting para eight)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The 16th NAM summit in Tehran last week was touted as a diplomatic coup by a sanctions-hit Iran to fight back its international isolation. ... Read more...

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India revives NAM tune amid Iranian PR hoopla


September 6th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The 16th NAM summit in Tehran last week was touted as a diplomatic coup by a sanctions-hit Iran to fight back its international isolation. ... Read more...

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India for fast-tracking ASEAN highway links


September 4th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 4 (IANS) India and five other nations of the Mekong Ganga grouping -Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia - Tuesday decided to fast-track key connectivity projects ... Read more...

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21 world leaders visited India this year, more on way


August 26th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India continued to be a favourite overseas destination for world leaders with as many as 21 heads of state or government visiting the country ... Read more...

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PM warns against growing intolerance (Roundup)


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) Saying public debate seemed to have become a "hostage to sensationalism", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned against "growing intolerance and "narrow mindedness among Indians"."In ... Read more...

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PM warns against growing intolerance


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned against "growing intolerance" among Indians and said public debate seemed to have become a "hostage to sensationalism"."In recent times, ... Read more...

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India, Russia, China to cement trilateral cooperation


April 12th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Building upon the success of the BRICS summit, the foreign ministers of India, China and Russia will hold a trilateral meeting Friday to cement new ... Read more...

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Brain quickly adjusts for broken arm


January 17th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) An injured arm causes the brain to enlarge in areas that compensate the injured side and decreases the areas that are not being used owing to ... Read more...

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We have to think differently how to solve problems: PM


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kharagpur, Aug 22 (IANS) While underlining the need to channelise scientific and entrepreneurial energies to unleash another Green Revolution, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said India needed to change ... Read more...

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India-Bangladesh border haats to boost trade: Anand Sharma (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 23 (IANS) The traditional border 'haats' between Bangladesh and India, which re-opened after 40 years Saturday, will add a new dimension to the economic cooperation between the ... Read more...

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India calls for stronger media links with Africa


May 21st, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 21 (IANS) Days ahead of its second summit with the African continent, India Saturday made a strong pitch for greater media exchanges to bridge the knowledge ... Read more...

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India welcomes pro-democracy wave in Middle East, North Africa: PM


March 18th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) India Friday welcomed the pro-democracy wave sweeping the Middle East and North Africa, with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying that "these are decisions for ... Read more...

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Researchers ‘watch’ formation of cells’ protein factories for first time


October 30th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): The Scripps Research Institute's team has revealed the first-ever pictures of the formation of cells' "protein factories," which is likely unravel complexities of the cell and lead to ... Read more...

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Delhi’s illuminated monuments attract tourists


October 7th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Seventeen historical monuments given a facelift and illuminated for the Commonwealth Games are attracting a large number of tourists and visitors, an official said Thursday. Most ... Read more...

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PM backs IPCC, disappointed with Copenhagen (Lead)


February 5th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday backed the beleaguered UN climate change panel, saying India had "full confidence" in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and ... Read more...

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PM talks climate change with four European leaders


February 4th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Climate change and diplomacy was on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's plate Thursday, when he held separate meetings with the visiting leaders of four European countries who ... Read more...

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World leaders to gather for Delhi sustainable summit


February 4th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Leaders from various regions of the world will gather here for the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) beginning Friday, the first major global meeting after the ... Read more...

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Genetic discovery offers hope for diabetics


January 18th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): An international team of researchers have identified 13 new genetic variants that appear to play a vital role in insulin and glucose regulation.Five of these genes have also ... Read more...

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Fat hormone linked to Alzheimer’s disease


December 16th, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a new medical study, a hormone that helps to prevent over-eating may also protect against Alzheimer’s disease.Researchers from Boston University Medical Center in the US ... Read more...

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Potential therapeutic targets for lung diseases discovered


December 14th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 14 (ANI): Scientists have found five genetic variants that are linked to the health of the human lung.A total of 96 scientists from 63 centres in Europe and Australia ... Read more...

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Overseas Indians have promoted Brand India: Manmohan


November 27th, 2009 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Port of Spain, Nov 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh began his three-day visit to the Caribbean nation with a call to nearly a million persons of Indian origin ... Read more...

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New pathways to metabolise sexual assault drug found


November 21st, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Date-rape drug-4-hydroxybutyrate (4-HB)-can be metabolised by the human body in more than one ways, according to a new study.Ohio and Michigan researchers have determined new routes by which ... Read more...

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New Alzheimer’s-related genes identified


September 7th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 7 (ANI): A group of British scientists have identified two new genes that are linked with Alzheimer's disease.After analysing the gene pool of more than 19,000 older European and U.S. ... Read more...

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‘Green Economy’ can aid environment, reduce poverty


August 23rd, 2009 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
Washington, August 23 (ANI): A recent report suggests that a 150 billion dollars national investment in a "green economy" could not only boost the employment picture in the US, but also create ... Read more...

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New discovery may offer potential strategy for therapies to clear HIV


June 26th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Gladstone scientists have identified a key that regulates HIV latency - a discovery that may lead to eradication of HIV from infected patients who have been on antiretroviral ... Read more...

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Africa an opportunity for India: Anand Sharma


March 24th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, mar.24 (ANI): The 21st Century is the century of a resurgent India and a vibrant and self-confident Africa, said Minister of State for External Affairs and Minister for Information ... Read more...

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Potential protein targets for malaria vaccine identified


October 31st, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Researchers from Nijmegen and Leiden have found potential malarial therapeutic targets that may in the development of a vaccine to treat the disease.They have identified a ... Read more...

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Novel key to unlock hundreds of new antibiotics identified


October 30th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Chemists at the University of Warwick and the John Innes Centre have uncovered a new signalling molecule, which can unlock hundreds of new antibiotics from the DNA ... Read more...

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”Super-tomatoes” may help keep cancer at bay


October 26th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): British scientists have developed purple-coloured tomatoes that may protect against cancer. The research team from John Innes Centre has created tomatoes genetically modified to produce antioxidants that may ... Read more...

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Nuclear pact will end Indias nuclear isolation: Manmohan Singh


August 15th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.15 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Friday described the signing of the US-India civil nuclear cooperation as a step to end Indias nuclear isolation internationally. Candidly admitting ... Read more...

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N-deal will end India’s isolation, open up new pathways: PM


August 15th, 2008 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
(Lead)New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) With less than a week to go before a crucial meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday pitched for nuclear energy ... Read more...

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India-US nuke deal will speed up growth: PM


August 15th, 2008 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The India-US nuclear deal will open "new pathways to accelerate industrialization of our country", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday. The deal would not only end India's ... Read more...

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More flights between India and Africa on the way


March 20th, 2008 - 9:37 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Ahead of its summit with 14 African countries in April, India Thursday unveiled a plan to boost connectivity with that continent through a series of interlinking bilateral ... Read more...

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India, Africa to launch action plan at April summit


March 11th, 2008 - 12:30 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) India and Africa will launch an action plan and adopt a declaration to take their "time-tested and historical ties" to new heights at the end of the ... Read more...

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Britain may abolish ancestry visa


February 22nd, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb.22 (ANI): Britain is proposing to sever its historic ties to tens of thousands of Commonwealth nationals who have an automatic right through descent to live and work here. According to ... Read more...

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