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Private capsule to launch cargo to space station


September 21st, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A private capsule is scheduled to fly to the International Space Station on a cargo mission Oct 7, US space agency NASA announced. The SpaceX's robotic ... Read more...

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Sibal bats for Foreign Education Providers Bill


September 12th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Asserting that the passage of the Foreign Education Providers Bill will help Indian students to have a world class education, union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister ... Read more...

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Brazil cuts electricity rates to spur economy


September 12th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) President Dilma Rousseff Tuesday made official a reduction in electricity rates aimed at spurring economic growth and making Brazilian firms more competitive.The reductions, 16.2 percent for ... Read more...

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Consumers owe Rs.232 bn to Pakistan’s power firms


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Public and private sector consumers owe Rs.232 billion to companies supplying electricity across Pakistan, authorities said.The ministry of water and power told the National Assembly Monday ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Private sector should not be targeted for coalfield allocations: Jindal


September 6th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Private firms should not be unfairly targeted for coalfield allocations, Chairman of Jindal Steel and Power and Congress MP Naveen Jindal said Thursday, adding any ... Read more...

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Data services to be next big revolution: Sibal


September 6th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Data services will be the next big revolution after voice services, Minister of Communications and IT Kapil Sibal said Thursday."India is at the threshold of ... Read more...

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Petrov’s F1 career in danger


August 31st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Vitaly Petrov's career as Russia's only Formula One driver hangs in balance after the Russian government cut off financial support, his manager Oksana Kosachenko said.Petrov ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

President stresses universal healthcare system (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday stressed the need to evolve a universal healthcare system for the nation, calling it important for economic growth. He pitched ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Complaints against private banks decline in Bengal, Sikkim


August 25th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) While the number of complaints received by the Office of Banking Ombudsman (OBO) of West Bengal and Sikkim against new private sector and foreign banks have ... Read more...

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Sikkim aims to become ‘fully organic’ by 2015 (With Images)


August 20th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, Aug 20 (IANS) Sikkim, which started eco-friendly farming from a small area of land about a decade ago, is set to become a fully organic state by 2015, a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sikkim aims to become ‘fully organic’ by 2015 (With Images)


August 20th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, Aug 20 (IANS) Sikkim, which started eco-friendly farming from a small area of land about a decade ago, is set to become a fully organic state by 2015, a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

No electricity, no vote: Nitish Kumar


August 15th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 15 (IANS) In a piece of good news for the millions of power-starved in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday announced that he will not ask for votes ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Government to focus on skill development: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government proposes to train eight crore people in skill development over the next five years, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced Wednesday."This is an ... Read more...

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Cuba approves new tax law


July 24th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 24 (IANS) The Cuban parliament has approved a new tax law designed to cope with the country's growing private sector.The Tax System Act, which stipulates 25 categories of ... Read more...

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ICICI Bank organises customer outreach programme in Leh


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) In its bid to reach out to people in the remote area of Ladakh region, the private sector ICICI Bank organised a programme to bring banking ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bobby Jindal intensifies attack on Obama


July 19th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American governor Bobby Jindal, speculated among Mitt Romney's potential running mates, has stepped up his attacks on President Barack Obama for allegedly distorting ... Read more...

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Private sector to be involved in retaining scientists: Minister (Interview)


July 19th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) In a major initiative to prevent bright scientific minds from seeking foreign shores in pursuit of better research facilities and money, the Indian government ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Plan panel approves Rs.57,800 crore for Uttar Pradesh


July 18th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Planning Commission Wednesday approved a Rs.57,800 crore outlay for Uttar Pradesh for the 2012-13 fiscal.The annual plan package is of Rs.57,000 crore, while Rs.800 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese premier promises more jobs


July 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has promised to generate more jobs, especially for fresh university graduates, migrant labourers and disabled people, even as the country's employment situation ... Read more...

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Norms for registering pension fund managers revised


July 12th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The government Thursday issued revised guidelines for registering pension fund managers to manage the national pension system for the non-government and private sector.Under the guidelines ... Read more...

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Indian company seeks to set world record in Uganda


July 8th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) An Indian company in Uganda keen to promote hygiene among children is set to create a world record by spreading one lakh pieces of medicated ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

US stocks wobble despite rate cuts


July 6th, 2012 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 6 (IANS) US stocks wobbled around the breakeven line Thursday, as rate cuts in both China and Europe failed to ignite the market.The European Central Bank cut ... Read more...

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Reliance Power synchronises unit at Butibori thermal plant


June 26th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Reliance Power Tuesday said it has synchronised the first 300 MW unit at its Butibori thermal power project near Nagpur. Electricity generated from the project will ... Read more...

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Argentina sees wind energy projects creating 10,000 jobs


June 11th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 11 (IANS/EFE) The government is working with the private sector to develop wind energy projects in Argentina under a plan that could create 10,000 jobs and produce ... Read more...

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IMF chief seeks integrated action to fix financial system


June 9th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) The head of the International Monetary Fund has called for further action to reform the global financial system by strengthening crisis management tools and the overall ... Read more...

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Jindal calls Obama ‘most liberal, most incompetent’


June 9th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American governor Bobby Jindal, frequently mentioned as a potential vice presidential candidate, has called President Barack Obama "the most liberal, most incompetent president ... Read more...

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UP prepares to finalize new industrial policy


June 8th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 8 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will engage with industrial and business bodies June 11-13 to frame the new Infrastructure, Industry and Service Sector Investment Policy for 2012.Officials ... Read more...

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Coal block auctioning to begin in two months: Jaiswal


June 8th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 8 (IANS) Union Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Friday said new coal blocks had been identified and their auctioning would begin in the next two months."The coal block auctioning ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Air India pilots stick to stand, airline to go for hiring (Third Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Downplaying Air India's threat to hire new pilots and use trainee pilots to run its operations, some of its striking aviators said Wednesday they ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air India pilots stick to stand, airline to go for hiring (Second Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Downplaying the threat by Air India that it will hire new pilots, a section of agitating aviators who have been on strike for the past ... Read more...

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No orders for Oct 2, Jan 26 and Aug 15 holidays?


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 23 (IANS) Even as India has observed Jan 26, Aug 15 and Oct 2 as national holidays, the government does not seem to have issued any formal orders ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tata Steel Q4 net slips about 90 percent


May 18th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Tata Steel, India's largest private sector steel major, Friday reported a 89.64 percent slide in its consolidated net profit at Rs.4.33 billion for the quarter ending ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fitch cuts Greece’s rating


May 18th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) International ratings agency Fitch has announced cutting Greece's credit rating from B- to CCC, citing the "heightened risk" that Greece could leave the euro zone.Recent Greek ... Read more...

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Fitch cuts Greece credit rating


May 18th, 2012 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) International ratings agency Fitch has cut Greece's credit rating from B- to CCC, citing the "heightened risk" that Greece could leave the euro zone.Recent parliamentary elections ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Himachal to have 12 more silk producing units


May 10th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 10 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will soon have 12 more silk thread producing units in private sector to boost sericulture, an official said here Thursday.Of these 12 units, six ... Read more...

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