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AERB clears fuel loading in Kudankulam nuclear reactor


August 10th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) Friday gave its nod to load real fuel in the first unit of 1,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ... Read more...

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Kudankulam activists seek answers on nuclear power project


August 6th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) The People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) protesting against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) Monday decided to send a postcard to the Russian ambassador ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh pushes ahead with Maoist peace plan


August 1st, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 1 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has finally pushed ahead with its stalled peace agreement with Maoists reached after the abduction of collector Alex Paul Menon, clearing the way ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rehman Malik takes oath as senator


July 28th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Rehman Malik, advisor to Pakistani prime minister on interior affairs, Friday took oath as a senator, weeks after he was forced to step down over his ... Read more...

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I’ll legalise gay marriage by 2015: Cameron


July 26th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has promised that gay marriage will be legalised in the country by 2015, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.The prime minister ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists isolate gene that protects against Alzheimer’s


July 13th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) DNA screening of nearly 2,000 people has helped identify a mutated gene which could help protect against Alzheimers, potentially paving the way to a new therapy.Mimicking ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shettar elected Karnataka BJP legislature party leader (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) After day-long hankering over power spoils, Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday elected Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar as leader of its legislature wing, paving ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

We must look to repeat performance: Gayle


July 1st, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Launderdale (Florida), July 1 (IANS/CMC) Opener Chris Gayle has praised the West Indies batting following their 56-run win over New Zealand in the opening Twenty20 International here but said ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India A lose to West Indies A


June 28th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
St. George's (Grenada), June 28 (IANS/CMC) West Indies A beat India A by two wickets in a low-scoring first of the three match One-Day series at the National Stadium here.After being ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scientists pinpoint brain receptor linked with rage


June 20th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) Scientists have identified a brain receptor, an enzyme monoamine oxidase A, whose malfunctioning can trigger sudden violence, explosive outbursts and hostile overraction to stress in mice. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bhattacharyya resigns as Haldia Petrochemicals MD


June 19th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Partha Bhattacharyya Tuesday resigned as managing director of cash-strapped Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL), paving the way for appointment of a West Bengal government nominee for the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Myanmar opposition leader Suu Kyi falls ill in Switzerland


June 15th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by BNO News
BERN, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is currently on her first tour to Europe in more than two decades, fell ill during a news conference ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scientists grow human bones from fat


June 10th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Scientists have grown a human bone from stem cells taken from fat, paving the way for repair or replacement of broken bones with those grown from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

President okays three high courts in northeast


June 9th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil has given her formal approval for setting up separate high courts in three northeastern states -- Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya."We received the ... Read more...

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British court rules Assange be extradited


May 30th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Britain's Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed an appeal by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange paving the way for his extradition to Sweden over alleged sex crimes. "The request ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Three northeastern states to get high courts by October


May 17th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 17 (IANS) India's three northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya would get their own full-fledged high courts by October this year as the required amendment bill ... Read more...

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Gibson staying out of Gayle-WICB fracas


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 3 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson says he is staying out of the Chris Gayle dispute and will wait for the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sukma collector may be released soon (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 30 (IANS) The release of abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon in the next 48 hours seemed likely with the Maoist interlocutors and the Chhattisgarh government-appointed mediators agreeing ... Read more...

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Abducted Chhattisgarh district collector’s release likely


April 30th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 30 (IANS) The release of abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon seemed likely with the Maoist interlocutors and the Chhattisgarh government-appointed mediators agreeing Monday night to form a ... Read more...

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EU foreign policy chief meets with Burma’s Suu Kyi


April 29th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by BNO News
YANGON, MYANMAR (BNO NEWS) -- European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton on Saturday visited Burma, which is officially known as Myanmar, where she met with Burmese opposition leader Aung San ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Dutch PM, cabinet tender resignation


April 24th, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 24 (IANS) Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte Monday tendered his government's resignation to Queen Beatrix, paving the way for early elections.Although the Queen shall take the offer ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

First robotic fish tested


April 12th, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 12 (IANS) The world's first robotic fish has successfully debuted among real fish, paving the way for better understanding of animal behaviour, an expert said.The robot, capable of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Discovery could boost morphine’s effectiveness


April 8th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 8 (IANS) A major discovery could open the way to more effective treatment of severe pain with the help of morphine, says a study. Morphine is an extremely ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Congress withdraws, Trinamool candidates elected unopposed to RS (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Unwilling to antagonise alliance partner Trinamool Congress, whose chief apparently put pressure on its central leaders, the Congress Thursday got its Rajya Sabha candidate ... Read more...

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Change of regime in Goa creates ripple effect


March 19th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 19 (IANS) The change of regime following the state assembly polls held March 3 appears to be having a ripple effect on Goa's only municipal corporation.The Corporation ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US in talks with India on bilateral investment treaty


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) The United States says it is developing a new model Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) and had intensified its engagement with potential partners like India and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India to pitch for NSG membership at Vienna meet


February 29th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) More than three years after the Nuclear Suppliers Group allowed India to resume global nuclear commerce, Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai will make a strong pitch ... Read more...

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No business can afford to ignore Indian ICT market: Sibal


February 28th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) No business can afford to ignore the growing information communication technology (ICT) market in India given its the demographic profile, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

SKS Microfinance trims loan book by another Rs.354 crore


February 27th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 27 (IANS) SKS Microfinance Limited, India's only listed microfinance institution (MFI), has sold another Rs.354 crore off its loan book to a leading public sector bank, paving the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

World hockey looking at India as major hub for the sport


February 27th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian hockey may be taking baby steps in seeking to regain its erstwhile stature, with its qualification for the London Olympics being among the first ... Read more...

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Qualcomm to get license after clearing Rs.410 crore dues


February 24th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Indian government Friday agreed to accept chipmaker Qualcomm's offer to clear the Rs.410 crore ($83.5 million) its partner Tulip Telecom owed as license fee, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maldives’ new government agrees to hold early elections


February 17th, 2012 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 17 (IANS) The Maldivian government Thursday agreed to hold early presidential elections, a step towards ending the ongoing political crisis in the island nation.The country plunged into turmoil ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

It’s detrimental not to engage with China: Maldives president


February 17th, 2012 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 17 (IANS) The Maldivies' new President, Mohamed Waheed Hassan has reaffirmed to strengthen trade and cultural ties with China, saying that it is detrimental to the Asia's smallest ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India brokers deal, Maldives parties agree for early polls (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 16 (IANS) In a triumph of diplomacy, India Thursday succeeded in brokering a political deal in the Maldives, with all political parties agreeing to hold elections "as ... Read more...

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Apex court clears decks for teachers’ recruitment in Assam


February 8th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday set aside an Assam High Court order thus paving the way for the recruitment of more than 82,000 elementary school teachers ... Read more...

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