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China-Arab trade to reach $300 bn by 2014: UAE minister


September 12th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS/WAM) Trade between Arab nations and China will witness a major leap in the future and hit the $300 billion mark by 2014, a visiting UAE minister ... Read more...

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‘18th Cross’ - not worth the wait (Kannada Movie Review)


August 4th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "18th Cross"; Actors: Deepak, Radhika Pandit, Ramakrishna, Vinayaprasad, Kari Subbu, Jeeva; Director: Shanker; Producer: Rathna Chikkanna; Music: Arjun Janya; Camera: P.L.Ravi and Suresh Babu; Rating: **This was a film started ... Read more...

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Delhi opens e-stamp property registration office


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The capital's first sub-registrar's office equipped with an electronic stamping facility for property registration was inaugurated Monday by Chief Minister Sheila Diskhit. "This signifies a ... Read more...

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India failed to optimally use science and technology: PM


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) Observing that there was lack of optimum use of science and technology for development, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday that the profile of science ... Read more...

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India to host Pakistani lifestyle expo


April 8th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) In a major step towards normalising business relations, India will host an exhibition in which over 100 Pakistani lifestyle companies will showcase their products ... Read more...

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World hockey looking at India as major hub for the sport


February 27th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian hockey may be taking baby steps in seeking to regain its erstwhile stature, with its qualification for the London Olympics being among the first ... Read more...

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India’s Agni-IV n-capable missile showcased


January 26th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Agni-IV, India's latest nuclear-capable strategic missile, was showcased publicly for the first time Thursday at the Republic Day parade.The missile formed part of a tableau ... Read more...

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World Bank offers India $975 mn loan for freight corridor


October 27th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The World Bank has offered India a $975 million loan for developing a freight corridor that will help improve the movement of raw materials and ... Read more...

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Kashmiris prepare for Eid with prayers, shopping


August 29th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 29 (IANS) Ahead of the Muslim holy festival of Eid-ul-Fitr, markets in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar are crowded with shoppers as locals engage in hectic buying ... Read more...

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Canada seeks Indian investment in oil exploration


July 26th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Canada is set to increase involvement in India's small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, besides scouting for Indian investment in coal exploration and education, a ... Read more...

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World’s slenderest material to shape future computers


July 25th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Graphene, the world's slenderest material, could help shape the next generation of computers that would make their existing counterparts seem like stone age relics. Thanks to ... Read more...

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IAF to induct medium-power radars (Lead, superseding previous story)


May 31st, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) In a bid to strengthen its air defence over Gujarat's airspace, India will Friday induct Israeli medium-power radars with a range of 300 km at ... Read more...

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IAF to induct indigenous radars


May 31st, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India will Friday induct an indigenous medium-power radar at the Naliya air base to enhance its air defence capabilities over Gujarat's airspace, an official said ... Read more...

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‘Source Code’: An engrossing, entertaining thriller (IANS Film Review, Rating:****)


April 30th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Source Code; Director: Duncan Jones; Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan and Vera Farmiga; Rating: ****Every movie once clearly fell into one genre. Today, as writers and directors push harder, we ... Read more...

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Wait till next World Cup to see if power shift is real: Jayawardene


March 31st, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Sri Lanka vice captain Mahela Jayawardene wants the sub-continental teams to wait till the next edition of the World Cup before claiming that there is a ... Read more...

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Scientists produce compound that may treat Parkinson’s disease


February 12th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): The first known compound to show significant effectiveness in protecting brain cells directly affected by Parkinson's disease, a progressive and fatal neurodegenerative disorder, has been produced by the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Most UAE students start smoking before 14


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 3 (IANS) More than 80 percent of students in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) start smoking when they are as young as 14 years, a survey has found.Tobacco use among ... Read more...

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Malaria parasite caught invading red blood cells


January 20th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Using new image and cell technologies, Australian scientists have for the first time caught malaria parasites in the act of invading red blood cells.The researchers, from the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New ‘Spaser’ technology to fuel future nano-technologies


January 13th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers have developed a new technology called 'Spaser', a laser that can be as small as needed to fuel nano-technologies of the future.Prof. David Bergman ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Arab region is an important economic partner of India: Patil


November 24th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.24 (ANI): Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has described the Arab region as an important economic partner of India.Speaking in an interview to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) before ... Read more...

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India asks rich nations to keep their promises to spur growth


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS) India has called upon rich nations to urgently fulfil their commitment to provide more funds, transfer technology and undertake capacity building in developing countries to ... Read more...

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‘Google Instant’ promises search results ‘at the speed of thought’


September 9th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 09 (ANI): Google has launched a new product 'Google Instant' that displays search results as soon as users type in queries."This is search at the speed of thought. It represents ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drug to prevent deadly immune response on the anvil


August 27th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Researchers, led by an Indian origin scientist, have isolated a molecule, small enough to be used as a drug, that can shut down a dysfunctional immune response that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New Digital Ink Library to speed up investigation of documents


August 8th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): Analysing ink samples to determine a document's origin can be a lengthy and time consuming process, but a new Digital Ink Library is set to change all that.Currently, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cocaine-transporting submarine seized


July 4th, 2010 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) A fully functional 30-metre-long submarine, built exclusively for transporting massive amounts of cocaine was seized by Ecuadorean and US drug enforcement officials, a media report said. A drug-trafficking organisation ... Read more...

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People want say in debate over synthetic life


June 14th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): People are becoming increasingly comfortable with the idea of 'synthetically creating life' but only if the procedure is properly regulated, concluded a report.The dialogue on synthetic life began ... Read more...

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Exempt IT from shutdowns, GTech urges Kerala government


May 4th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 4 (IANS) The Group of Technopark Companies (GTech) will soon ask the Kerala government to take steps to see that shutdowns do not affect the nascent IT industry in the ... Read more...

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Modernity a far cry for women on small screen (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 6th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Independent and bold women characters are no more taboo in films, but one wonders why television serials have failed to come of age as ... Read more...

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Physicists take quantum leap in development of phonon lasers


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Physicists have taken major step forward in the development of practical phonon lasers that emit sound in much the same way that optical lasers emit light, a development ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian Navy inducts Mig-29K combat jets


February 19th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Sahil Makkar Panaji, Feb 19 (IANS) In a quantum leap for its combat capabilities in the air, the India Navy Friday inducted its first batch of four Russian-built MiG-29K fighters that will ... Read more...

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Indian Navy inducts ‘Air Dominance Fighter’ MiG-29 into its fleet


February 19th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Shashank ShantanuVasco-Da-Gama (Goa), Feb.19 (ANI): The Indian Navy on Friday formally inducted the MiG-29 K' Air Dominance Fighter' aircrafts in its fleet here.The induction ceremony, which was held at the INS ... Read more...

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Scientists engineer bacteria to glow in sync


January 21st, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): American scientists have developed bacteria that glow in synchronised bursts - a breakthrough that establishes that the cellular activity can be controlled artificially and can help in designing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The British warship that India wants: quantum leap on the high seas


November 16th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Nov 16 (IANS) A futuristic aircraft carrier that India is reported to be keen on buying from Britain is envisaged as a giant guardian of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mounting pressure against new uranium mining and nuclear power plants


October 19th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby Ramakant, CNSThere is a growing civil society movement against the new uranium mining and nuclear power plants in India. The National Alliance of Anti-nuclear Movements (NAAM) is mobilizing citizens to ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak trade can reach 10 billion dollars if bilateral talks resumes: Ghani


September 6th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 6 (ANI): Pakistan's Commerce Secretary Suleman Ghani has said that trade between India and Pakistan can go up to 10 billion dollars per annum in 5-6 years if both ... Read more...

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