per capita

Kerala could be hub of financial services: KPMG


September 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) Narayanan Ramaswamy, partner, KPMG, one of the largest professional services company in the world, Friday said that given Kerala's high literacy rate and availability of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Murrah milk drives Haryana’s white revolution


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 22 (IANS) With dairy farming picking up in the state, and with the rising popularity of the Murrah breed of buffaloes, milk production in Haryana has gone up ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Haryana to set up 200 hi-tech mini-dairies


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 2 (IANS) To propel the milk revolution in Haryana, the state government has decided to set up 200 hi-tech mini-dairy units across the state this year (2012-13), an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Distcom urges consumers to switch off on Earth Hour


March 28th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Power distribution firm BSES Wednesday urged consumers in Delhi to switch off lights during the Earth Hour March 31 to help conserve power."BSES appeals to ... Read more...

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Delhi’s monthly per capita expenditure zooms


February 16th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The monthly per capita expenditure of Delhites rose 39.79 percent in 2010 to Rs.2,905, the highest in India, signifying the rising purchasing power in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Himachal to be carbon neutral by 2020: Dhumal


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will be the first state in the country to become carbon neutral by 2020 by undertaking "carbon smart growth", Chief Minister Prem Kumar ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US productivity up in third quarter


November 4th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS/EFE) Workers in the US boosted productivity by 3.1 percent in the third quarter as firms achieved a 2.4 percent reduction in per capita labour costs, authorities ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

1,800 Canadians to lose citizenship


July 21st, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 21 (IANS) Canada is stripping 1,800 people of their citizenship, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced here Wednesday, in a first step of this scale by any ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now a tiny computer to track glaucoma


February 25th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Scientists have invented a tiny computer to track glaucoma -- a potentially blinding disease. A network of such units could one day track pollution, monitor structural integrity, perform ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Soon, computers that fit on a pen tip, compact radios that need no tuning!


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Inventions are increasingly working towards making devices more compact, such as a prototype implantable eye pressure monitor for glaucoma patients or a compact radio that needs no tuning.These ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India to host ministers from LDC countries


February 15th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) With the campaign for the UN Security Council expansion gathering momentum, India is expected to announce a slew of concessions for the Least Developed Countries from Africa ... Read more...

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Delhi generates least waste among 22 Asian cities: Survey


February 14th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Delhi generates the lowest per capita waste - 147 kg per year - among 22 Asian cities, according to a survey released here Monday.The Asian Green City ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

The age most prone to accidental death is 40: Oz study


January 6th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 6 (ANI): An Australian study has suggested that the age most prone to accidental death in humans is 40.The findings in the survey, by a life insurer, were based on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Need rating systems for water efficient fixtures in buildings’


September 28th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) With clean water becoming increasingly deficient, an environmental NGO Tuesday called for stringent rating systems for efficient fixtures to reduce water consumption and improve water efficiency. "The Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Reducing intake of niacin can prevent obesity


May 21st, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Scientists in China have suggested that reducing the intake of niacin, also known as vitamin B3 or nicotinic acid, can prevent obesity.Dietary factors have long been known to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China becomes world’s second-largest producer of manufacturing output


March 6th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 6 (ANI): The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) report has put China ahead of Japan as the world's second-largest producer of manufacturing output, trailing behind only the United ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jharkhand marked growth rate at 8.17 percent, says survey


February 26th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 26 (IANS) Jharkhand's gross domestic state product (GDSP) grew at an annual rate of 8.17 percent between 2001-02 and 2008-09, says the Economic Survey report tabled in the assembly Friday. "The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

G77 asks Obama to join fight against climate change


December 10th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 10 (IANS) As US President Barack Obama received his Nobel Peace Prize Thursday, the Group of 77 countries called upon him to fight climate change by joining the Kyoto ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Slated at home, Jairam Ramesh is praised by US, Britain


October 20th, 2009 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Oct 20 (IANS) Critics at home may rail at his reported move to soften India's stand on climate change, but the US and Britain have words of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Forget Swedish “lesbian city”, Alice Springs in Oz is haven for lesbians!


October 9th, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 9 (ANI): Blokes looking for a "lesbian city" in Sweden should now turn their heads towards Australia, for the town of Alice Springs is being promoted as the lesbian gem ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Strict global carbon budget needed to fight climate change: WWF


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) A strict global carbon budget between now and 2050 based on a fair distribution between rich and poor nations has the potential to prevent dangerous climate change ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India declines to take absolute emission reduction targets


September 25th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorPittsburgh, Sept 25 (ANI): Amid mounting pressure from the developed countries to take emission reduction target before December's Copenhagen climate change meet, India has stated that while its emission ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Number of web users in Asia, Africa, and Mid-East to soar by 2013


July 22nd, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): New figures have predicted that Internet use in Asia, Africa, and Middle East will skyrocket in the next four years.The new report from Forrester Research has revealed that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rich nations should pay for pollution from exports: China


March 17th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (DPA) The world's wealthiest nations should be responsible for China's pollution coming from exports, Chinese officials said amid talks with the US on how to combat global warming. China, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chhattisgarh’s industrial sector to grow over 9 percent


February 4th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's industrial sector is expected to grow 9.41 percent this fiscal, Chief Minister Raman Singh said here Wednesday.Speaking in the state assembly, he said the agriculture and service ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

People with cataract-induced blindness are poorer than those with normal sight


December 16th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): People who have lost their eyesight because of cataract are more likely to live in poverty than those with normal sight, according to a new study.The study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indias per capita GHGs emission not to increase beyond developed nations


December 11th, 2007 - 8:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said Indias per capita Green House Gases (GHGs) emission would not increase beyond those of industrialised nations, and urged the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

How divorce damages the environment


December 2nd, 2007 - 2:46 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Apart from protecting their kids from the trauma of divorce, discontented couples might just have another reason to stick together environment.For the first time, scientists have calculated the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Australians world’s biggest greenhouse polluters


November 14th, 2007 - 8:16 am ICT by admin
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Posted in Sci-Tech |

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