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Binayak Sen urges ‘intolerant’ Bengal to change policies


May 4th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) In the wake of the forcible eviction of people from slums in eastern Kolkata, human rights activist Binayak Sen Friday accused the West Bengal government ... Read more...

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Kolkata Slum dwellers’ eviction a crime: Binayak Sen


April 29th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Describing the eviction of people from slums in Nonadanga in the eastern part of the city as a "tragedy and great crime", human rights activist Binayak ... Read more...

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NTPC inks Rs.10,000 crore loan agreement with SBI


July 8th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi July 8 (IANS) State-run power utility major NTPC Friday entered into an agreement with the State Bank of India (SBI) for a loan of Rs.10,000 crore ... Read more...

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Congress disrupts Himachal assembly over tree cutting


March 18th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 18 (IANS) Proceedings of the Himachal Pradesh assembly were Friday disrupted by the opposition Congress over the issue of cutting of trees by a realtor in forest areas ... Read more...

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How it may be now possible to leave your body and enter another!


February 21st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): In a series of studies, a Swedish neuroscientist has found that the brain's perception of its own body can alter remarkably.Through the coordinated manipulation of the different ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Depression increases over time for addiction-prone women


February 19th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A new study led by University of Michigan Health System researchers has found that unlike alcohol problems and antisocial behavior, depression doesn't decline with age in addiction-prone women ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Another 383 post offices to be upgraded


January 4th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The government plans to upgrade another 383 post offices across the country to international standards under the ongoing "Project Arrow" of the department of posts, Minister of ... Read more...

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After delays, Scorpene submarine now on track: Navy chief


December 2nd, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Admitting there was a downward trend in its submarine programme, Indian Navy Chief Admiral Nirmal Verma Thursday said the gap would be covered when the nation gets ... Read more...

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Indian brides ready to welcome Barack Obama


November 7th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Women dressed in bridal finery, wearing lehengas and saris, will Sunday welcome the Obamas in a traditionally Indian manner with flowers as strains of the shehnai ... Read more...

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Arunachal hydro project could lead to flooding: Experts


October 25th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gogamukh (Assam), Oct 25 (IANS) An expert committee set up by the Assam government to study environmental concerns over construction of mega dams has warned of excessive flooding if the 2,000 MW ... Read more...

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Protect biodiversity, tap resources: Jairam


September 15th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh Wednesday stressed the need to strike a balance between protecting biodiversity and tapping resources. Inaugurating the Society of ... Read more...

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Art to rescue of Delhi’s walls, flower marts


August 25th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Two new community-based art projects are breathing life into the dead walls of the capital and save three of its oldest flower markets as ... Read more...

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World’s longest film lasting 150 hours to be screened in France


November 9th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): Cinematon, the world's longest film, which has a playtime of 150 hours and has taken 30 years to make is to be screened in France.The film was started ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tharoor concerned about misuse of Indian business visas


October 31st, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) With the number of business visas issued by India to Chinese surging to over 58,000 last year, Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Saturday expressed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US, EU still working sanctions plan for Iran for pursuing nuke enhancement


October 1st, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Paris/Berlin, Oct.1 (ANI): Plans are still being worked out by the United States and its European on how to punish Iran if nuclear program-related talks that begin on Thursday are not successful.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Agreement on revised Emergency Tsunami Reconstruction Project signed


August 13th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Aug 13 (ANI): An agreement relating to the revised "Emergency Tsunami Reconstruction Project" was signed on Thursday in Chennai.The agreement was signed by the Union Government, the World Bank, Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

Posted in National |

High ozone depletes productivity in oil seed rape plants


June 29th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A new research indicates that high ozone conditions causes a 30 percent decrease in yield and an increase in the concentration of a group of toxic compounds within ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jammu and Kashmir govt. to reopen Nageen club


May 16th, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by admin
By Afzal Butt Srinagar, May 16 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir's tourism department is all set to re-open Nageen Club after two decades, reviving the memories of 1940 when the British instituted it ... Read more...

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French delegation to showcase Paris in India


February 21st, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) French tourist office Maison de la France, in association with Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau, will showcase Paris as a tourist destination during a Parisian delegation's visit to ... Read more...

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