predictability

Raise FDI limit to boost defence trade: US think tank


July 18th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) A US think tank has suggested that India should raise the limit of foreign direct investment from 26 percent to over 50 percent in order to ... Read more...

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Va Tech Wabag betting big on desalination water projects


May 25th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) Chennai based water treatment multi-national company (MNC) Va Tech Wabag Ltd. is betting big on desalination water projects across globe as part of efforts to restructure ... Read more...

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‘Nammanna Don’ - touching, yet entertaining movie (Kannada Movie Review)


February 18th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Nammanna Don"; Cast: Ramesh Arvind, Mona Parasher, Santhini, Raju Thalikote, Neenasam Achyutha, M.S. Umesh, Rajendra, and Karanth; Producer; Ravi Joshi; Screenplay Writer-Director: Ramesh Arvind; Composer: Mathews Manu; Camera: Krishna Kumar; ... Read more...

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Krishna opens $10 million Indian embassy complex in Beijing


February 8th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) Pitching for stronger India-China relations, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday formally inaugurated the Indian embassy's new $10 million complex here which has been built with ... Read more...

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PM says corporate criticism of government ‘disappointing’


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) In the backdrop of severe criticism by corporate leaders of his government's decision-making capabilities, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said it was "a little ... Read more...

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S&P; downgrades Hungary credit rating to junk


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Standard & Poor's, one of the top three global ratings agencies, announced Wednesday that it had cut Hungary's sovereign credit rating to "junk" status, saying it ... Read more...

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12 British banks downgraded by Moody’s


October 7th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) The rating service Moody's Friday downgraded its credit ratings of 12 British banks, including state-owned Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds TSB."Moody's Investors Service has today ... Read more...

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For first time, US loses AAA credit rating


August 6th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) For the first time in history, credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has downgraded America's top notch credit rating, stripping the world's largest economy of its ... Read more...

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‘The Roommate’ a total dud (IANS Movie Review)


April 24th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Roommate"; Cast: Leighton Meester, Minka Kelly, Cam Gigandet; Director: Christian E. Christiansen; Rating: *There are some movies so filled with every known cliche and camera angle in its genre ... Read more...

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‘Bhorer Alo’ disappoints and dents Bengali cinema’s progress (Bengali Movie Review)


April 24th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bhorer Alo"; Cast: Rituparna Sengupta, Priyanshu Chatterjee, Anusmriti Sarkar, Rohit Roy' Director: Prabhat Roy; Producer: Vaishali Dalmiya; Rating: *Niceties be damned. It is films like "Bhorer Alo" that have turned ... Read more...

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Brain has three layers of working memory: Study


March 10th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Researchers have long debated whether the brain contains two or three layers of working memory.Now, a new study by the Rice University and the Georgia Institute of Technology ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Breakthrough: Culprit’s DNA can be used to predict probable hair colour


January 4th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Scientists have found that DNA extracted from a person's blood, sperm, saliva or other biological materials can be used to predict people's probable hair colour.The approach allows them ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mind’s ability to predict makes us less attentive


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): The human brain has the ability to store millions of sounds and sights, which get recorded into a database that the mind refers to the next time it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Strategic dialogue broadening Pak-US relationship: Pak envoy to US


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22(ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Hussain Haqqani has said that both countries are working to broaden their relationship through a strategic dialogue."We have decided to move past the ... Read more...

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Chilean miners’ survival ‘may provide a lesson in human resilience’


October 17th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): A University at Buffalo researcher has said that while many people might assume that the men rescued from the mine in Chile might suffer from psychological problems that ... Read more...

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DTC will ensure greater tax compliance: Mitra


September 29th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The direct tax code (DTC) may result in Rs.55,000 crore revenue loss in the first year of implementation, but tax collection will increase in the subsequent years ... Read more...

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Don’t expect any major change in tax rates in budget


September 28th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Any major change either in direct or indirect tax rates is unlikely in the annual budgets in the coming years as the government is seeking to bring ... Read more...

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Now, model that replicates tropical cyclone formation five days in advance


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A researcher at the University of Maryland-College Park has employed NASA's Pleiades supercomputer and atmospheric data to simulate tropical cyclone Nargis, which devastated Myanmar in 2008.The result: ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Deep Green’ sea kites to soon revolutionise tidal power


May 10th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 10 (ANI): In the latest advance towards making renewable energy sources, a Swedish company has designed a sea kite named 'Deep Green'.With its 12-meter (39-foot) wingspan and 100-meter (328-foot) cable ... Read more...

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India unifies foreign investment policies into one document


March 31st, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) India Wednesday unveiled a comprehensive policy document that consolidates all policies on foreign direct investment, including as many as 178 press notes issued from time to ... Read more...

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India receives 20.9 billion dollars Foreign Direct Investment


February 26th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that the country has received a Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) equity inflows of US 20.9 billion dollars during ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma releases first draft consolidation of FDI Policy/ FDI Framework


December 24th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma released the first draft consolidation of all the aspects of FDI Policy and FDI Framework, here today.Briefing the media on the ... Read more...

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Men ‘more predictable than women’


November 18th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Men have more pronounced personalities than women, according to a new study.Whether it is being loud or quiet, males are more likely to find their defining characteristics ... Read more...

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India aims to attract 50 billion dollars FDI per year from 2012


November 17th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 17(ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Tuesday said that the country would be able to attract 50 billion dollars Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) annually from 2012. ... Read more...

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Big B makes a Genie Wish


October 27th, 2009 - 4:12 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
After the debacle of movie releases this Diwali, Aladin is the most awaited and talked about movie this season. With a star cast that includes none other than Big B, the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Here’s why Britons are obsessed about weather


September 22nd, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 22 (ANI): The weather is still Britain's favourite topic of discussion with three quarters of countrymen discussing it more than anything else, according to research.The climate is so famous with ... Read more...

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Conclusion of Doha talks will boost global rade: FICCI


August 30th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) With the stage set for a mini-ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) here this week, a leading industry lobby in India has urged the member ... Read more...

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President inaugurates Armed Forces Tribunal


August 8th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 8 (ANI): Marking it as an important milestone in the history of the Armed Forces in India, President Pratibha Patil today inaugurated the long-awaited Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT). ... Read more...

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End-User agreements with US do not compromise India’s sovereignty: PM


July 29th, 2009 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said in the Lok Sabha that the End-User Monitoring Agreement (EUMA) "does not compromise" India's sovereignty, but provided "an element ... Read more...

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End-use monitoring pact will not compromise sovereignty: PM


July 29th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The end-use monitoring pact with the US "does not compromise our sovereignty" and will not allow American inspectors to visit Indian military installations, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Lens implantation may treat some patients with nearsightedness


July 14th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Some people with nearsightedness may be provided with stable correction through the implantation of lenses made of a collagen-like substance, suggest the promising findings of a study."Laser-assisted ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Joint statement by President Medvedev and President Obama


April 1st, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by admin
From the BNO Newsroom, as released by the White House.LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, and the President of the Russian Federation, Dmitriy A. ... Read more...

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Experts for formula-based approach on petro pricing


February 9th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.9 (ANI): Professor Arjun Sengupta, well-known economist and Chairman of the National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector, Government of India, today suggested a formula based approach to ... Read more...

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Octuplets” mum wanted big family to compensate for her isolated childhood


February 6th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Nadya Suleman, the mother of the recently delivered octuplets, has said that she wanted a big family to make up for isolation of her childhood.In her first ... Read more...

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Autistic kids have supercharged brains


September 18th, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 18 (ANI): Autistic kids have supercharged brains that are so clever that they make everyday experiences utterly overwhelming, a groundbreaking research claims.According to Swiss neuroscientists theory, autism is ... Read more...

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