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More incentives to renewable energy sector: Farooq Abdullah


September 13th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Generation-based incentives and depreciation allowance to incentivise generation of power from new and renewable sources will be at the top of the 12th Plan agenda ... Read more...

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ISBA secretariat at Technopark-TBI


September 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 11 (IANS) The Indian Science and Technology Entrepreneurs Parks (STEPs) and Business Incubators' Association (ISBA) will open its new headquarters in the Technopark-TBI here.This secretariat will suggest possible ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka trade deficit grows


June 12th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka's trade deficit grew by 2.6 percent to $761 million in April from $741.7 million in the same month last year, the central bank said ... Read more...

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India can learn water management from Israel: Minister


May 9th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The availability of per capita water resources is declining steadily in India which has a lot to learn from Israel in the field of water ... Read more...

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Sibal attacks ‘multi-level corruption’ in BJP-led MCD


April 13th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) On the last day of campaigning for Delhi's civic polls, the Congress fielded central minister Kapil Sibal, who charged the the BJP-led Municipal Corporation ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP relases vision document for Delhi


April 11th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Ahead of the civic polls in the capital, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday released its "Vision Delhi-2025" document which envisages urban renewal and ... Read more...

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India well prepared in case of war: Antony (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) India is well prepared to defend itself in the face of a war, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Tuesday, dismissing as "rumours" reports about ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians cruise to victory in IPL opener


April 5th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) A 35-ball 50 (6x4, 3x6) by opener Richard Levi powered Mumbai Indians to an eight-wicket victory against defending champions Chennai Super Kings in the opening ... Read more...

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TAAG Angola Airlines orders three aircraft from Boeing


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by BNO News
LUANDA, ANGOLA (BNO NEWS) -- Angola's TAAG Linhas Aereas de Angola (Angola Airlines) on Monday announced it has finalized an order for three additional aircraft from Boeing in a deal valued at ... Read more...

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China needs quality improvement in urban life


March 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) While China's rate of urbanisation has rocketed over the last three decades, the country is facing a challenge in improving the quality of urban life, according ... Read more...

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Kerala health firm’s vaccine project mentioned in budget


March 16th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 16 (IANS) The much-awaited Rs.594 crore Integrated Vaccine Complex (IVC) being implemented by Thiruvananthapuram-headquartered HLL Life Care Ltd got a shot in the arm Friday with Finance ... Read more...

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Barcelona aim to unite Neymar and Messi


March 11th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 11 (IANS) Barcelona confirmed that Santos striker Neymar remains a target for the Spanish club and they want to have him and Lionel Messi playing side-by-side ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Blocking brain chemical burns fat even if you gorge


March 7th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Blocking a brain compound may have a magical effect in burning fat, even if you gorge yourself and avoid the gym, a study reveals.For instance, mice ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Facing manpower shortage, Indian Navy on recruitment drive


February 26th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Facing a massive shortage in its officer and sailor cadre, Indian Navy has gone on a campaign overdrive to attract the youth to join a ... Read more...

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Clarke strikes double hundred; Australia 469/3 at lunch (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) Michael Clarke scored his double hundred of series and shared a record-breaking 385-run stand with Ricky Ponting to guide Australia to 469 for three at lunch ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I was born to entertain: Ranveer Singh


December 12th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh, whose latest release "Ladies vs Ricky Bahl" has received rave reviews, believes that he was born to entertain and won't mind performing live ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Yahoo India launches its online video service


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Internet major Yahoo Tuesday launched a free online video service, Yahoo! Video, in association with television channels and film production houses to offer content across ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Wall Street ends worst quarter


October 1st, 2011 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 1 (IANS) US stocks tumbled Friday, ending the worst quarter in three years, as investors found few reasons to buy in the market amid gloomy economic outlook ... Read more...

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CWG infrastructure: The flip side (To go with ‘Zipping through flyovers, Metro’)


September 30th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The 2010 Commonwealth Games spurred infrastructure development at a rapid pace, but a post-event audit laid bare a host of glitches, including shoddy quality standards ... Read more...

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‘India, US aviation cooperation to grow’


July 19th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Cooperation and trade between Indian and American aviation industries is poised to grow at a rapid pace, said the US aviation watchdog, Federal Aviation Administration ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan continue to amass nukes: SIPRI


June 7th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India and Pakistan, South Asia's self-anointed nuclear weapons states and arch rivals, are stockpiling nuclear weapons at a rapid pace, with the two nations adding ... Read more...

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Depleting forest cover major issue in Himachal assembly


April 13th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 13 (IANS) How green was my valley! The pretty mountain state of Himachal Pradesh may well soon be saying this with its green cover depleting at a ... Read more...

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Queen’s underwear supplier unveils UK’s biggest bra - the 48N cup


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): With the female form expanding at such a rapid pace, now the Queen's underwear supplier has unveiled Britain's biggest bra, which is a 48N cup.Two years ago ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists develop new test for ‘pluripotent’ stem cells


March 7th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Scripps Research Institute researchers have developed a quality control diagnostic test that is likely to make it easier for scientists to determine whether their cell lines are normal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wall Street plunges amid concerns over Libya crisis


February 24th, 2011 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) US stocks dropped for a second straight day Wednesday as investors were concerned about Libya turmoil and the growing Middle East unrest, Xinhua reported. Investors' concerns over ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Strike balance between environment, development: Patil


February 21st, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) India must find ways to strike an appropriate balance between environmental concerns and developmental needs, President Pratibha Patil said Monday."The government attaches the highest importance to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rahul Gandhi blames Mayawati for deteriorating law and order condition in UP


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Amethi, Feb 10 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi has slammed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for the deteriorating law and order condition of the state and raised questions about the ... Read more...

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Development in UP will be effective only with Congress Govt.: Rahul Gandhi


February 8th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 8 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi criticizing the Mayawati Government of stifling centrally-sponsored schemes in Uttar Pradesh, on Tuesday said only a Congress Government can ensure ... Read more...

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Lorgat allays fears of World Cup venue delays


January 15th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 15 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief Haroon Lorgat said that work at five World Cup venues is running behind schedule, but exuded confidence that it will be completed in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Watching Films At Theatres Will Soon Become History: David Lynch


December 28th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Watching a movie in a theatre is soon going to be a thing of the past as the future will be dominated by internet and movies will be downloaded at a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kashmir University to set up advanced IT centre


December 18th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Dec.18 (ANI): The University of Kashmir has decided to establish an advanced IT centre to promote information technology in Jammu and Kashmir.The university is all set to establish an ... Read more...

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`Asia big enough ambitions of China, India’


December 15th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 15 (IANS) Tolerance is required in the China-India relationship, a Chinese daily says, observing: "Asia is big enough to accommodate the ambitions of both emerging powers."The editorial appeared in Global ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India-Israel joint venture capital fund proposed


November 3rd, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Delegates from Israel and India at a bilateral business meeting here proposed a joint capital fund to enable private firms to take up high-risk projects.The India-Israel forum, ... Read more...

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China’s future sustainable development in light of rapid urbanization in serious doubt: study


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 2 (ANI): The rapid pace of urbanization in China has left cities challenged by air pollution, shortages of energy and water resources, and limited space for growth, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A laddoo king shapes academic careers in Punjab


October 26th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Jalandhar, Oct 26 (IANS) The hands that once shaped laddoos are now shaping the academic careers of thousands of students. The Lovely group, which ruled in Punjab as the undisputed ... Read more...

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