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Pakistan rapidly expanding its nuclear capability: US


May 18th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Amid political turbulence in Pakistan, and heightened fears about the Taliban and other extremist groups seizing the country's nuclear assets, there has been a rapid expansion of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Wildlife on a decline in Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve


April 22nd, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): A new study has shown widespread and substantial declines in wildlife in Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve in only 15 years.The study was analyzed by researchers at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dhaka seeks Delhi’s help to build bridge over river Jamuna


April 12th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 12 (IANS) Dhaka has sought Delhi's financial assistance to build a dedicated railway bridge over river Jamuna to facilitate the movement of Indian cargo trains to Gazipur, located north of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apollo Hospital joint venture targets Mumbai


January 30th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 30 (IANS) The Western Hospital Corp - a 51:49 joint venture between Apollo Hospitals Enterprises and Eleanor Holdings of Mauritius - will build three hospitals in Mumbai by 2012, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China’s economic growth at seven-year low


January 22nd, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 22 (Xinhua) China's economy registered the slowest growth in seven years in 2008, expanding nine percent year-on-year as the global financial crisis continued to affect the country's economy, official data ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UK police says internet phone calls crippling fight against terrorism


October 16th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.16 (ANI): A huge growth in internet telephone traffic is jeopardising the capability of police to investigate almost every type of crime, including terror-related ones. Senior sources have told The Times ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dinos survived two mass extinctions before becoming world dominators


October 1st, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 1 (ANI): A new research has determined that dinosaurs did not proliferate immediately after they originated, but that their rise was a slow and complicated event, and driven by ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Copal Partners expands operations to South America


July 28th, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI/Business Wire India): Copal Partners, one of the world''s leading financial research companies, today announced that it has expanded its operations in Argentina and is doubling the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pak Taliban threatens to kill hostages, security operations in Hangu continue


July 19th, 2008 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 19 (ANI): The Pakistani Taliban has threatened to kill dozens of hostages, including police officers, paramilitary fighters and even state bank officials if the government released four of their ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India seeks China’s support for UN seat


June 6th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) India Friday sought China's support for its UN Security Council aspirations and underlined the need for both countries to be "patient and realistic" in resolving "difficult issues" like ... Read more...

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Airport industry to witness boom in the Gulf region


May 27th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by admin
Abu Dhabi, May 27 (IANS) A buoyant economy and rapid expansion of Gulf countries' state-owned airlines are leading to a boom in the airport development industry in the Middle East, according to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists discover Milky Way’s most recent exploding star


May 15th, 2008 - 9:46 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, May 15 (DPA) A group of scientists has discovered the galaxy's newest supernova - as exploding stars are known - providing clues to what happens when stars die. The supernova is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian mission in UK issues guidelines for outsourcing of visa applications


May 14th, 2008 - 10:37 pm ICT by admin
London, May 14 (ANI): As a major step towards upgrading Visa services, the High Commission of India and the Consulates General of India in Birmingham and Edinburgh would be outsourcing the ... Read more...

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Indian missions in Britain outsource visas


May 14th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by admin
London, May 14 (IANS) The Indian high commission in London and consulates general in Birmingham and Edinburgh - that often see snaking queues of visa seekers - are to start outsourcing visa-related ... Read more...

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Huge potential of fruit and vegetable sector but need to remove impediments: Pawar


May 12th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): Union Agriculture and Food Minister Sharad Pawar today asked the private sector and Government agencies to work together to remove the problems faced by the horticulture ... Read more...

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Middle East steel industry set for massive growth: report


May 4th, 2008 - 7:33 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, May 4 (IANS) Steel production in the Middle East is set to touch 35 million tonnes by 2010 thanks to the fast expanding construction sector in the region, according to a ... Read more...

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‘India-Singapore ministerial meeting an important milestone’


April 24th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, April 24 (DPA) The first meeting of the India-Singapore Joint Ministerial Committee (JMC) marked an "important milestone" in relations between the two countries, Singapore's foreign ministry said Thursday. The meeting, held ... Read more...

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Move on, says Pitroda post quota ruling


April 13th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, April 13 (IANS) "We should move on," National Knowledge Commission chairman Sam Pitroda says in response to the Supreme Court ruling reserving 27 percent of seats in institutes of higher learning ... Read more...

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Hitachi shifts Indian elevator and escalator marketing into full-scale operation


April 2nd, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by admin
Tokyo, Apr 2 (ANI/Business Wire India): Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that Hitachi Lift India Pvt. Ltd. ("Hitachi Lift India"), an elevator and escalator marketing and service company established in New Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India ready for big business push in Africa


March 13th, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Undeterred by China's growing presence in Africa, Indian business is planning a major push in the continent with its win-win formula of low-cost technologies and mutual empowerment ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Paswan urges steel industry to curtail price rise


March 5th, 2008 - 7:24 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): The Minister for Steel, Chemicals and Fertilisers Ram Vilas Paswan urged the steel industry to put a curb on increasing prices. Delivering the inaugural address at the Summit ... Read more...

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Humans were in transit at New World’s doorstep for 20,000 years


February 13th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): A new research has determined that humans had inhabited Beringia, which now lies submerged under the icy waters of the Bering Strait, for almost 20,000 years, before stepping ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US, UK, China and Russia are endemic surveillance societies


January 8th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
London, January 8 (ANI): While the trend of government surveillance is on the rise across the world, the US has emerged as the country whose citizens enjoyed privacy protection the least last ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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