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More incentives to renewable energy sector: Farooq Abdullah


September 13th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Generation-based incentives and depreciation allowance to incentivise generation of power from new and renewable sources will be at the top of the 12th Plan agenda ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

US backs India on punishing 26/11 plotters


June 26th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) Welcoming the arrest of Abu Jindal Hamza, a key planner of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, the United States has vowed to continue to support ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Delhi records growth in per capita income


May 20th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Delhi recorded steady growth in per capita income at current prices for the year 2010-11, said a report on estimates of the state domestic product ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US officials examining bin Laden’s hard drive obtained during raid


May 4th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): The United States is reportedly examining the electronic data, including computers and thumb drives that their assault team had seized during a 40-minute operation to kill Osama bin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US intelligence examining bin Laden’s PC, electronic equipment


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): The assault team involved in the killing of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden has reportedly managed to grab personal computers, thumb drives and electronic equipment during their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientist calls for tripling India’s food production


April 20th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 20 (IANS) Agricultural scientist M.S. Swaminathan Wednesday called for an "evergreen" revolution in agriculture increasing the production by three times and ensuring food security for all Indians."The revolution ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Smartphone apps can improve public transit


April 10th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): A new study has suggested that smartphone apps may be the key to getting people out of their cars and onto mass transit.The study of commuters in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Maoists call for shutdown in four states


March 12th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) has called for a 48-hour shutdown in West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar and Orissa from Sunday to protest the "killing" of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Give Indian Muslim women more social space: Minority bodies


March 8th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) As the country talked about women's empowerment and celebrated International Women's Day Tuesday, representatives from minority bodies and national commission for women said that not ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Design for national tax headquarters finalised


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The finance ministry has finalised the design for the proposed national tax headquarters to come up on Kasturba Gandhi Marg in central Delhi, an official statement ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Walia releases report on ‘Housing Conditions in Delhi’


February 3rd, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): Delhi Finance and Planning Minister Dr. A.K. Walia on Thursday released a report on 'Housing Conditions in Delhi' prepared by the Directorate of Economics and Statistics on ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pakistan in deep economic mess, says Pakistani daily


January 23rd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) The economic policies being pursued by Pakistan are "neither sound nor equitable", a leading Pakistani daily said, adding that this "is evident from the deep economic mess the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Will there be another Kosi disaster?


November 29th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
By M.B VermaDarbhanga (Bihar), Nov.29 (ANI): The River Kosi in north Bihar has always been defiant and unpredictable. Having its origin in neighbouring Nepal, its downstream flow is through the flat plains ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

IGNOU to host pan commonwealth forum on open learning


October 30th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has been chosen to host the sixth Pan Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF6), an official said Saturday.Scheduled to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nicole Richie denies wedding reports


September 30th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 30 (IANS) Socialite Nicole Richie has denied reports that she will be tying the knot with fiance singer Joel Madden by the end of this year."Joel and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Simplex gets building contract


September 16th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Construction company Simplex Infrastructures Ltd (Simplex) has bagged the designing and building contract of the proposed Durgapur airport to be built by the Bengal Aerotropolis Projects Ltd (BAPL), ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, scientists to ‘browse’ earthquake data


August 21st, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): Computer scientists at the University of Edinburgh have developed a system that will help them understand how earthquakes travel in the Earth's structure and cause damage.A clear picture ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jamia to organise conference on remote sensing


August 9th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Experts from various institutions, including the premier Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), will participate in a day-long conference Tuesday on 'Remote Sensing and GIS for Environmental Management' ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Abu Dhabi soil study to help criminal investigation


August 1st, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 1 (IANS/WAM) A new soil survey report presented by the Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi (EAD) will help police to investigate criminal cases, besides assisting farmers and developers evaluate ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘As China greys, India set to become world’s growth engine’


July 29th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 29 (IANS) If it was India's $35 computer that was splashed in Canadian news last week, now it is the country's relentless growth story that's making headlines here. Writing under the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Israel defends attack on aid flotilla


May 31st, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 31 (DPA) Israel's ambassador to the UN in Geneva said his country had the right to attack any vessel attempting to breach the maritime blockade imposed on the Gaza Strip. "Any ... Read more...

Posted in World |

British architect plans to recreate a medieval hamlet


May 16th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): A British Architect has an ambitious plan to recreate a medieval English hamlet in Home Counties by utilizing a dilapidated 30-acre site in Kent for this operation.Seventy-year-old architect ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Zardari urges Pakistanis to wage ‘jihad’ against Benazir’s assassins, extremists


December 30th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.30 (ANI): Denouncing Monday's suicide attack on a Muharram procession, in which 40 people were killed, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has vowed to punish the perpetrators of the deadly ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

What makes planners tick


December 15th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): When it comes to managing time and money, planning can bring tangible benefits to consumers, say researchers.The international research team said across five studies including adult participants and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Eviction on Bigg Boss 3!


November 27th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
As per the 'pratha', Endemol's Bigg Boss 3 has seen its eliminations for the week and this time one of the planners among the three master minds (Rohit, Vindu and Raju) ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Verdict for Kasab by Telestars


November 26th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
26/11's horror attack has left no Indian heart unhurt. Right from the day this dreadful act was carried out by Kasab and his partners, many people pray worst for them but ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lakhvi, six others charged for Mumbai attack


November 25th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) A Pakistani court Wednesday finally charged Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) leader Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and six others for last year's Mumbai terror attack that left 166 people dead. Lakhvi and the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Wills wants “no bowing and scraping” during New Zealand, Australia trip


November 22nd, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Prince William surprised planners on his royal visit to Australia and New Zealand by telling them - "Just call me Will, mate."The 27-year-old William wants absolutely "no ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cheryl Cole’s ‘intimate’ pool sinks before its making


October 29th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Cheryl Cole will no longer be able to fulfil her dream of constructing an 'intimate' swimming pool for herself and hubby Ashley at their home.Cheryl's plan for an ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jammu police release picture of slain terrorist


September 6th, 2009 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 5 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir police Saturday released a photograph of Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant Abu Jindal, who was killed in a gun battle with the security forces Friday, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Advancing time helps Dhaka save power


July 23rd, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 23 (IANS) Advancing the time by an hour has helped Bangladesh reduce power demand by 150 to 200 megawatt (MW) in the evenings, marginally easing the persistent electricity shortage. Factories have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US ready with contingency plans to prevent Pak nukes falling to Taliban: Pentagon


May 21st, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): The United States is ready to take emergency action to prevent Pakistan's nuclear arsenals falling into the hands of the Taliban.The United States said that while ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Glasto chief fears festival would be cancelled due to swine flu outbreak


May 6th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 6 (ANI): Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis has expressed his fear that the famous festival could be cancelled this year due to the swine flu outbreak.The Brit dairy farmer called ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US has a year to make turnaround in Pak, Afghanistan


March 27th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.27 (ANI): Key aides of the Obama administration have warned that Washington just has about a year to turn things around in both Pakistan and Afghanistan.An official said twelve months ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India asks Pakistan to speak in one voice over Mumbai attacks


February 27th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma on Friday rubbished Pakistan naval chief Admiral Noman Bashirs statement that he did not have any evidence ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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