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PM not involved in work of panel allotting coal blacks: Khurshid


September 10th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Defending the UPA government over coal block allocations, Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Monday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had nothing to do with the ... Read more...

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Reduce dependence on foreign firms, says army chief


March 30th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Stressing on closer coordination between industry and the armed forces, army chief Gen. V.K. Singh said Friday that dependence on foreign firms must be ... Read more...

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More Kingfisher flights hit, government rules out bailout (Roundup)


February 20th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Around 35 flights of Kingfisher Airlines were cancelled Monday, disrupting operations for third day in a row and the government queered the runway ruling out ... Read more...

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No government bailout for Kingfisher: Ajit Singh (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Operations of cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines continued to be disrupted for the third consecutive day Monday even as the government reiterated that it will not ... Read more...

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Assocham for state’s role in land acquisition for industry


October 9th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 9 (IANS) Disagreeing with the West Bengal government's view that it has no role to play in land acquisition for industrial projects, industry body Assocham Sunday said ... Read more...

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US to invest $510 mn in advanced biofuels


August 17th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS/EFE) US will invest up to $510 million over three years to promote the production of biofuels for marine and aerial transportation."Biofuels are an important part ... Read more...

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Discuss land acquisition problems with us: Bengal minister


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) Notwithstanding the West Bengal government's announcement that it will not involve itself in land acquisition for setting up private projects, Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee Saturday urged ... Read more...

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Bengal industry disagrees with land panel’s recommendation


June 18th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) West Bengal's industry has strongly opposed the recommendations of an expert committee that government will have no role to play in land acquisition ... Read more...

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US homeland security chief pays tribute to 26/11 martyrs


May 24th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Paying tribute to the victims and martyrs of the 26/11 terror attacks on Mumbai, US Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano Tuesday laid a wreath ... Read more...

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US homeland secretary visiting India


May 24th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) US Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is visiting India to discuss issues related to terrorism and internal security.Napolitano's four-day visit begins Tuesday, and ... Read more...

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How mushrooms evolved alongside humans


March 4th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): A researcher at Oregon State University and her team has published one of the most detailed genetic analyses ever done on morels or mushrooms, to help identify their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Government will insist on probity in armed forces: Patil


February 21st, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the armed forces being hit by series of land scams in recent years, President Pratibha Patil Monday said the government would insist ... Read more...

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Indian defence research agency plans $110 mn nano foundry


December 9th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 8 (IANS) India's state-run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) plans to set up a nano foundry with Rs.500 crore (about $110 million) investment to roll out products for various ... Read more...

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ISS to produce water from byproducts


October 27th, 2010 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) The NASA has announced that a new system has been launched for the production of water from byproducts on the International Space Station (ISS).The Sabatier system can create ... Read more...

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Sustainable townships idea yet to impress private sector: experts


September 25th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Bhargavi Kerur Panaji, Sep 25 (IANS) With India's urban population set to soar over the next two decades, India needs to build 25 townships. However, the concept of sustainable townships is ... Read more...

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Andhra gives nod for India’s first BPO in jail


June 23rd, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) India's first Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) facility in jail will become a reality with the Andhra Pradesh government Wednesday giving its nod to the proposal. As part of jail ... Read more...

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CBS Corporation acquires EcoMedia LLC


May 14th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – CBS Corporation has acquired EcoMedia, LLC, Leslie Moonves, President and CEO of CBS Corporation, announced on Thursday.Several environmental projects have been co-operated by CBS and EcoMedia ... Read more...

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Achieve self-reliance in critical defence technologies: Antony


February 23rd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday urged all stakeholders in the sector to come together to achieve self-reliance in critical defence technologies. "The need of the hour is for ... Read more...

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Offset contracts worth Rs.49,000 cr in pipeline: Pallam Raju


February 16th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju Tuesday said 41 offset contracts worth Rs.49,000 crore (Rs.490 billion) are in the pipeline that would help further the ... Read more...

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Defence offset contracts worth 49000 crores in pipeline: Pallam Raju


February 16th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Minister of State for Defence M M Pallam Raju today saqid that Indian defence industry is gaining strength as offset contracts worth Rs.49000 crore are in the ... Read more...

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Pallam Raju calls upon private industry to participate in defence sector


August 20th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 20(ANI): Minister of State for Defence MM Pallam Raju on Thursday called upon the private industry in IT and Engineering Design for meeting the needs of the Defence Forces.Inaugurating ... Read more...

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Texmaco, United Group tie up to make hi-tech wagons


May 19th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) Texmaco Ltd, a KK Birla group company, has formed a joint venture with United Group of Australia to manufacture hi-tech wagon and locomotive bogie frames, it was announced ... Read more...

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Diesel producing fungus may offer an alternative to fossil fuels


November 4th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): A team of researchers has found a fungus that produces a new type of diesel fuel, which holds great promise as it may offer an alternative to ... Read more...

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DRDO to make product development more effective: Antony


April 11th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 11 (ANI): Union Defence Minister AK Antony today said that the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) is in the process of introducing several innovations to streamline and make ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Roadblocks in Ukraine for hosting Euro2012 football


March 26th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kiev, March 26 (DPA) The boss of Ukraine's preparation programme to co-host the 2012 European football championship accused the government of dragging its feet on overhauling the country's shoddy roadways, the Interfax ... Read more...

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Antony asks DRDO scientists to ’shed old mindsets’


March 25th, 2008 - 10:10 pm ICT by admin
Hyderabad, Mar 25 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony today asked Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) scientists to "shed old mindsets" and reorient themselves to face the challenges brought in by rapid ... Read more...

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