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Kerala should do more science and technology: Vayalar Ravi


September 13th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Kerala should formulate a policy for science, technology and innovation and align it to the National Policy 2013, said union Minister for Science and Technology and ... Read more...

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HP plans to cut 2,000 more jobs


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 11 (IANS) Hewlett-Packard (HP) plans to cut 2,000 more jobs, expanding total job cuts to nearly 29,000 in its latest reorganization efforts, the company said in a ... Read more...

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CSIR seeks industry’s help for India’s first innovation complex (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) In an initiative to marry science and industry, the head of India's premier industrial research and development body Friday exhorted business leaders to contribute to the ... Read more...

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CSIR to build India’s first innovation complex


September 7th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) In an initiative to marry science and industry, the head of India's premier industrial research and development body Friday exhorted business leaders to contribute to the ... Read more...

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Indian automobile industry turnover $145 bn by 2016: Patel


September 5th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Heavy Industries Minister Praful Patel Wednesday said the Indian automobile and auto component industry turnover will reach $145 billion by 2016 to account for more ... Read more...

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Wipro joins Google’s cloud platform


August 27th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Wipro Technologies has joined global search engine Google's cloud platform as its services partner, an official said Monday."As every product or IT service ... Read more...

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Maruti to invest Rs.1,700 crore in Manesar plant: Haryana minister


August 24th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) Despite the recent violence and the complete shutdown at its Manesar unit, automobile giant Maruti-Suzuki will invest Rs.1,700 crore in a new plant of the Manesar ... Read more...

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Agni-II missile successfully test-fired


August 9th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 9 (IANS) India Thursday successfully test-fired its nuclear capable Agni-II strategic ballistic missile from a military base in Odisha, a defence official said.The test was conducted from Wheeler's ... Read more...

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India may test fire Agni II missile Thursday


August 8th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 (IANS) India may test fire its nuclear capable Agni-II strategic ballistic missile Thursday from a base in Odisha, official sources said Wednesday.The test is likely ... Read more...

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Net deterioration in global security environment: PM


July 31st, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday warned of "a net deterioration" in the international security environment, pointing to political uncertainties in India's immediate neighbourhood, terrorism ... Read more...

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PM sets up committee to review taxation of IT sector


July 30th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday set up a committee to review taxation of "development centres" and IT sector, with a view to bring more ... Read more...

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Buoyed by ‘Eega’ success, VFX company looking to expand


July 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Buoyed with the huge success of Telugu film "Eega", special effects company Makuta Effects is looking to expand its operations in India as well as abroad.Makuta ... Read more...

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UAE prince gives 10,000 date palm seedlings


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 21 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi crown prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has distributed 10,000 tissue culture date palm seedlings to farmers across the country.The seedlings are ... Read more...

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Bastar to get central tribal varsity


July 15th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 15 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Scheduled Tribes Advisory Council, a powerful statutory body looking after developmental aspects in tribal areas, has given the green signal for setting up a ... Read more...

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Kalam’s e-paper ‘billion beats’ now on Facebook


July 11th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's e-paper 'billion beats' has now started beating on the social media site Facebook."We are happy to start the Facebook page ... Read more...

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Honda’s third manufacturing unit to be ready in 2013


June 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India's third manufacturing unit - in Bangalore - is expected to be ready in 2013, a top company official said Wednesday."The 1.2 ... Read more...

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Big B shoots for Maggie noodle ad


June 10th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has endorsed various products, has now shot for a Maggie noodles ad and says making an effective commercial is tougher than ... Read more...

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US business jet industry hit hard by downturn


May 31st, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) The US business jet manufacturing industry was hit severely by the global economic downturn, said a report released by the US International Trade Commission (USITC).The report, ... Read more...

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India test-fires medium range Akash missile


May 24th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) India Thursday sucessfully test-fired its medium-range Akash surface-to-air missile from a base in Odisha, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) spokesperson Ravi Gupta said.The indigenously ... Read more...

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Spend more on higher education: Parliamentary panel to government


May 9th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Wednesday asked the government to increase its spending on higher education to 25 percent of all spending on education in the 12th ... Read more...

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Beijing downplays India’s missile launch


April 19th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Beijing Thursday reacted cautiously to India's successful launch of a missile capable of striking anywhere in China, saying the "neighbouring giants are not rivals but co-operation ... Read more...

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BJP hails Agni-5 launch as proud milestone


April 19th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday "hailed" the successful launch of the Agni-5 missile.Party president Nitin Gadkari said in a statement that the launch ... Read more...

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PM hails Agni-V milestone


April 19th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday hailed India's successful Agni-V long-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile test as "another milestone" in the country's "quest for security, preparedness ... Read more...

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India tests 5,000-km range Agni-V missile (Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India Thursday created history with the successful testing of the much awaited Agni-V long-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile that can accurately hit targets more than 5,000 ... Read more...

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Belarus to build vertical takeoff drones


April 5th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Belarusian military plans to develop a range of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) with vertical takeoff and landing capability."We are considering a wide range of ... Read more...

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Israel favours joint R&D; ventures with China


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, April 2 (IANS) Israeli cabinet has moved to strengthen bilateral trade ties with China by voting to support joint industrial research and development projects between the two countries.The Chief ... Read more...

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Army chief row: DRDO chief calls for ‘cautious approach’


March 31st, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Against the backdrop of a continuing row between the government and army chief Gen. V.K. Singh, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief V.K. Saraswat ... Read more...

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Agni-V test in a fortnight: DRDO chief


March 31st, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) India will join an elite group of nations such as the US, Russia and China with inter-continental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) when it tests the over ... Read more...

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Tata’s Jaguar Land Rover, China’s Chery in joint venture


March 21st, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) British automobile company Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), owned by Tata Motors of India, and China's Chery Automobile have agreed to a joint venture for production of ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants website filtering system


March 16th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) Pakistan is looking at having a website filtering system, a move that has come in for criticism from bloggers.Information Communication Technology Research and Development Fund has ... Read more...

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256 BSF troopers committed suicide since 2004


March 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Two hundred and fifty-six Border Security Force (BSF) personnel committed suicide between 2004 and 2011 due to various reasons, including occupational stress, the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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China pledges support to agri-enterprises


March 8th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (IANS) China will improve its policies to foster and support leading enterprises in the agriculture sector, a government report said.The document, published on the government website, said ... Read more...

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One dead in battle tank accident


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 2 (IANS) In a freak accident, a soldier perched over a T-90 battle tank was killed when its driver lost control and dashed against a concrete structure here ... Read more...

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India to triple expenditure on science research


February 28th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India will triple spending on research and development related to science and technology during the Twelfth Five Year Plan starting April this year, Minister of ... Read more...

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Himachal best state to integrate natural resources


February 25th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has been adjudged the best state for positive shift in livelihood of rural folks through natural resource management, an official said here Saturday."The state ... Read more...

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