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Fertiliser makers want government to raise urea price


September 20th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Fertiliser producers Thursday urged the government to cut the subsidy on urea and raise the same on phosphate and potash-based fertilisers for a balanced use ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

10 killed in Pakistan mine collapse


January 25th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) At least 10 labourers were killed and several injured when a phosphate mine collapsed in Pakistan's Abbotabad city Wednesday afternoon.The incident occurred in Kali Daar area ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pay compound interest for 14 years: Apex court to polluting firm


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Pulling up a chemical company for trying to wriggle out of paying up for the pollution caused by it, the Supreme Court directed the firm, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NMDC inks deal with Australian firm


June 6th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) India's largest iron ore producer and exporter in the public sector NMDC Ltd Monday said it has signed an agreement with Australian mining firm Minemakers Ltd ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘On-off’ switch for key ‘factor’ in heart disease, cancer identified


April 7th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 07 (ANI): A cellular 'on-off' switch that may have implications for treating cardiovascular disease and cancer has been identified by scientists at the University of Hull.The team has found the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brazilian firm to invest $9 bn in projects around the world


March 14th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, March 14 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian mining giant Vale plans to invest $9 billion in about a dozen countries around the world through 2014, the O Globo newspaper reported, citing company ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Researchers create biodiesel from microalgae grown in wastewater


February 18th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology are developing biodiesel from wastewater microalgae.Algae are cheaper and faster to grow than corn and they are much simpler organisms.They use photosynthesis ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Overuse leading to decline in world’s phosphorus stock


February 15th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A team of researchers has warned that overuse of phosphorus in the industrialized world may lead to global phosphorus stock getting depleted forever.Stephen Carpenter of the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study sheds light on RNA ‘on/off switches’


February 14th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A recent study has shed new light on a molecular switch that turns genes on or off in response to a cell's energy needs.Scientists from The Scripps Research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nauru Fails To Make Itself Heard


December 7th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Has anyone heard about Nauru, the island considered to be the world's smallest republic? Now, after several years of negligence, the name of the nation is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Leopard poachers get six years’ jail


November 15th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Three leopard poachers were sentenced to six years of rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs.10,000 each by a court in Madhya Pradesh Monday.Ittu Baiga, Bahilal Baiga ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Two dead, dozens injured after clashes in Western Sahara


November 8th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by BNO News
RABAT, MOROCCO (BNO NEWS) -- At least two people were killed and seventy others were hurt after violent clashes broke out between protesters and Moroccan security forces in the disputed territory in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chilean Miners May Face Mental Trauma Post Rescue, Say Doctors


October 13th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Chilean miners who have been trapped for a stretch of 69 days under the copper mine at Atacama desert are being rescued one by ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Dhaka to Delhi: crack down on drug factories near border


September 27th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 27 (IANS) Bangladesh has urged India to crack down on factories that make the banned Phensedyl syrup near the border. Two million bottles of Phensedyl were seized last year. Popular ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Beware: Sodas, junk food speed up aging


April 28th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) High levels of phosphates may add more "pop" to sodas and junk food but they also speed up aging, research says. They may also increase the prevalence and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Sodas, processed foods can accelerate signs of aging


April 27th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): High levels of phosphate in sodas and processed foods can accelerate the aging process in mice and contribute to age-associated complications such as chronic kidney disease, claims a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Swine flu may become resistant to Tamiflu


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) If the behaviour of the seasonal form of the H1N1 influenza virus is any indication, scientists say chances are high that most strains of the pandemic swine flu ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Contraband cough syrup seized from Delhi plane


February 24th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 24 (IANS) Tripura Police Wednesday seized from an aircraft from New Delhi a huge amount of contraband cough syrup that was to be smuggled to Bangladesh. "We have seized 20 big ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

International chemical arms inspectors in Pak to check for leakage to terrorists?


February 24th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.24 (ANI): A team of international inspectors is scheduled to arrive here today (Wednesday) to carry out a comprehensive check of safety and security measures being taken at the Pak-Arab Fertilisers ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Smart coating helps surgical implants bond with bone, ward off infection


February 4th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Scientists from North Carolina State University have developed what they call a "smart coating" that will help surgical implants bond more closely with bone and ward off infection.When ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese e-vehicle promises to clock 205 miles on single charge


January 19th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 19 (ANI): A Chinese company has presented a new all-electric vehicle at the Detroit Auto Show, which gets 205 miles on a single charge and is set to hit the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Good dental hygiene may not stop tooth enamel from decaying


January 17th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 17 (ANI): Good dental hygiene does not necessarily stop tooth enamel from decaying.Experts have pointed the two factors - too little saliva and inadequate fluoride - that can contribute to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New method for a cheaper version of anti-flu drug Tamiflu developed


January 14th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Paving way for a less expensive version of Tamiflu, scientists have developed an alternative method for producing the active ingredient in the drug that fights the dreadful H1N1 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Three killed, eight injured in Orissa boat capsize (Lead)


December 3rd, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 3 (IANS) At least three people, including a minor, were killed and eight others injured when a boat carrying 11 people capsized in a reservoir in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district, police ... Read more...

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Two killed, eight hurt in Orissa boat capsize


December 3rd, 2009 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 3 (IANS) At least two people were killed and eight others injured when a boat carrying 11 people capsized in a reservoir in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district, police said Thursday. The boat ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Manufacturing sector showing stronger signs of recovery due to stimulus: CII


November 23rd, 2009 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) India's manufacturing sector witnessed an increased rate of recovery in the second quarter this fiscal, primarily helped by government stimulus even as exports continued to decline, says ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lucknow to light up Diwali with eco-friendly crackers


October 12th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajat Rai Lucknow, Oct 12 (IANS) Confetti, Flower Power, Fake Note Burst, Snake Mix - guess what these are? Eco-friendly firecrackers that have found many takers among Lucknow residents this Diwali.These produce ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Centre allows regulated sell of swine flu medicine


September 16th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 16 (ANI): Taking into account the current spread of the swine flu in the country, Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry has decided allow retail sell of Oselatamivir Phosphate ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Scientists use waste to recover uranium from polluted waters


September 7th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 7 (ANI): Researchers at Birmingham University, UK, using bacteria and inositol phosphate, a chemical analogue of a cheap waste material from plants, have recovered uranium from the polluted waters from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists shed light on what makes stem cells tick


August 7th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): A team of U.S. scientists has identified phosphorylated signalling proteins in human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) studying which may help understand the mechanisms that determine whether stem cells ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lightning may have cooked ‘dinner’ for early life


July 14th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that early life in the form of microbes may have relied on lightning to cook their dinner.When lightning strikes sand or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Overnight dialysis a good option for kidney patients


May 25th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Dialysis ties up hours of a kidney patient's time several days a week, so why not do it at night during sleep? A new study has found that ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

No confirmed Swine Flu cases in India


May 8th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): No case of Influenza-A H1N1 or Swine Flu has been reported so far from the country, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has said.Samples of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

20 persons test negative for swine flu


May 6th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday said that samples of 20 persons had been tested and found negative for Influenza H1N1.It also said ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Biochemical changes that put sperm ‘in the mood’ identified


April 13th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): Making a significant advance towards new infertility treatments and a male contraceptive pill, scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have identified key biochemical changes that put sperm "in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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