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Morocco looking for more joint ventures with India: Ambassador (Interview-Second Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Morocco, the North African nation that supplies the bulk of India's needs for phosphate, a key ingredient in fertilisers, is looking for expansion in ties ... Read more...

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Morocco contributing to India’s food security: Ambassador (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Morocco is contributing significantly to India's food security but wants its relations to expand beyond supply of phosphates, a key ingredient for fertilisers of which ... Read more...

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Morocco wants ties with India to go beyond food security


July 29th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Morocco wants its relations with India to expand beyond trade and supply of phosphates, a key ingredient for fertilizers of which it holds two-thirds of ... Read more...

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Court imposes Rs.5 crore penalty for cheating


June 5th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A special CBI court here has slapped a penalty of Rs.5 crore on a private firm and awarded two years rigorous imprisonment to its director ... Read more...

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Indian fertiliser makers looking to buy mines in Africa


December 11th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Faced with increasing demand and rising cost of importing raw material, the Indian fertiliser industry is eying mineral assets in Africa."Today there is a possibility ... Read more...

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Fertiliser industry wants $20 bn for overseas assets


December 7th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) To control the high cost of importing potash and phosphates for the domestic fertiliser industry, manufacturers have asked for creation of a $20 billion sovereign ... Read more...

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Technique can tell beer’s country of origin


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) A new technology can tell you about the precise location where your favourite brand of beer has originated.Researchers at the University of Seville (Spain) have developed ... Read more...

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Aimless protein plays crucial role in pathogen-based disease


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that a supposedly inactive protein actually plays a crucial role in the ability of one the world's most prolific pathogens to cause disease, findings that ... Read more...

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Saroj Poddar unifies companies, mulls $2 bn investment


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Saroj Poddar-led group companies, including Zuari Industries, Texmaco and Paradeep Phosphates, will be unified under a new corporate brand Adventz with plans to invest almost ... Read more...

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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...

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Scientists find binary switch that turns ‘aging process on and off’


February 17th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Scientists from the Salk Institute of Biological Studies have found that deactivation of a protein in roundworms increases their lifespan, most likely mediating the effects of calorie restriction.Previously, ... Read more...

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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...

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2-pronged approach required for inflammation prevention after heart attack, stroke


March 1st, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Albany Medical College researchers have come up with a new research which they claim will help refocus the search for new drug targets aimed at preventing or reversing ... Read more...

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Sugar plays vital role in cell division


February 6th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): A novel study led by Johns Hopkins scientists has revealed that sugar plays a vital role in cell division - a finding that would lead to new treatments ... Read more...

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Novel therapeutic target for Huntington’s disease identified


December 25th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): Scientists from University of California, Irvine have identified a potential therapeutic target for Huntington's disease.In Huntington's disease, a mutated protein in the body becomes toxic to brain cells. ... Read more...

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New self-cleaning material to put an end to kitchen adversities


August 17th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Tired of scrubbing the pesky oil stains on your kitchen countertops? Well, Indiana researchers have come up with a new self-cleaning material that would put an end to ... Read more...

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Sewage-contaminated streams breed bigger and faster mosquitoes


August 11th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 11 (ANI): A new study has found far more mosquitoes in sewage-contaminated streams than in clean ones, which are also bigger and faster than those in purer waters.According to ... Read more...

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M.K. Azhagiri assumes charge of Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers


June 1st, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): M.K. Azhagiri assumed charge of the Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers here on Monday.Talking to reporters after taking charge, Azhagiri said, his first and foremost ... Read more...

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Common food additive may increase cancer risk


December 29th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): A diet high in inorganic phosphates, which are found in a variety of processed foodsincluding meats, cheeses, beverages, and bakery productscan increase the risk and spread of ... Read more...

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Studying sugars role in cells working may pave way for new therapies


October 21st, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 21 (ANI): Johns Hopkins scientists have found that sugar plays a significant role in how cells work, paving the way for new therapies for a number of diseases like ... Read more...

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Fertilizer shortage playing spoilsport in Kerala


June 26th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 26 (IANS) A severe fertilizer shortage is threatening Kerala's plans to push agriculture as a key vehicle to development, the government said Thursday. In response to a calling attention motion ... Read more...

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Jordan, Canada to finalize nuclear cooperation accord


May 9th, 2008 - 8:39 am ICT by admin
DPA Amman, May 9 (DPA) Jordan and Canada plan to wrap up a nuclear cooperation agreement this summer, Khalid Touqan, head of Jordan's Nuclear Authority, said Thursday. "A Canadian Foreign Ministry delegation will ... Read more...

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