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China eyes next-generation internet


December 24th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) China will allow commercial use of its next-generation internet system by 2015 after putting it on trial in 2013, a media report said Saturday.The new system ... Read more...

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US exploring new sanctions against Syria


April 26th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 26 (ANI): The White House said on Monday it was exploring new sanctions against Syria - mostly involving the assets of top officials around President Bashar al-Assad.Obama administration officials speaking ... Read more...

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Workshop on consideration of road safety to be held tomorrow


March 30th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways will inaugurate a workshop on "Consideration of Road Safety in Design of Road Projects" here tomorrow.The conference is being ... Read more...

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A fourth of telecom towers non-compliant on emission norms: Minister


January 7th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delh, Jan 7 (IANS) As many as 130,728 telecom towers are yet to comply with the self certification norms on possible health-related effects of electromagnetic emissions even after six-month extension of ... Read more...

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NAC to hold further consultations on Food Security Bill


August 30th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 30 (ANI): The National Advisory Council on Monday decided to hold further consultations on the Food Security Bill.During today's meeting presided over by Sonia Gandhi in the national ... Read more...

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Indian-born Canadian expert to contest International Telecommunications Union position


May 25th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Dr Veena Rawat, an India-born Canadian telecommunications expert and Canada's candidate for the post of Director, Radiocommunication Bureau of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), is attending the ... Read more...

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US to take H-1B applications from April 1


March 9th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS) The United States will start accepting applications for 65,000 H-1B visas for skilled professionals coveted by Indian techies for fiscal 2011 from April 1. "Cases will be considered accepted ... Read more...

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Railways to set up multi-disciplinary training centres


February 24th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.24 (ANI): Minister for Railways Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said Research, Design and Standards Organisation would be revamped to bring in line with the modern research organizations."The Research, ... Read more...

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National symposium hold to harness potential of spices in northeast


November 14th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter ChacheiDimapur (Nagaland), Nov.14 (ANI): India's northeastern states hold immense potential for the large-scale cultivation of spices.To encourage its production, a national symposium on spices was organized in Dimapur recently.The objective ... Read more...

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Genes from tiny algae shed light on carbon management in world’s oceans


April 10th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 10 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have decoded genomes of two algal strains, highlighting the genes enabling them to capture carbon and maintain its delicate balance in the oceans. ... Read more...

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Home Minister releases guidelines on management of biological disasters


August 22nd, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , August 22 (ANI): Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil on Friday released the national disaster management guidelines on management of biological disasters.Releasing the guidelines, Patil said that cooperation between ... Read more...

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Sexualization of tween girls fuelled by profit motives


April 27th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Sexualisation of tween girls - those between the ages of 8 and 12 - in pop culture and advertising is a growing problem fuelled by marketers' efforts ... Read more...

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