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Revenue not the only aim of resource allocation, SC told (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that the "common good" as enshrined in the constitution and not just the consideration of financial gain was ... Read more...

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Revenue not the only aim of resource allocation, SC told


July 19th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that the "common good" as enshrined in the constitution and not just the consideration of financial gain ... Read more...

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China to maintain 8 percent growth for over 20 years


June 19th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) China still enjoys a huge development potential and will maintain an eight percent growth rate for at least next 20 years, according to Justin Yifu Lin, ... Read more...

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Government health insurance to cover beedi workers


March 15th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The government's health insurance scheme for poor is being extended to cover the beneficiaries of the flagship rural job guarantee schemeand beedi workers, the ... Read more...

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NGO sensitises census enumerators on disability issue


January 15th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) In an effort to sensitise enumerators on the disability issue so that they ask the newly-included question in this regard "responsibly" and record the answer "faithfully", an ... Read more...

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Solar energy players must be unified, says expert


January 11th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 11 (IANS) With the solar energy sector picking up rapidly and many parties joining it, there is need to bring all solar energy players under one umbrella to achieve ... Read more...

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Coastal zone management project initiated


July 7th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dandi (Gujarat), July 7 (IANS) A Rs.1,200-crore project for integrated coastal zone management has been initiated for the first time in the country, with Gujarat, West Bengal and Orissa getting the lion's ... Read more...

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PM’s council for clear policy on genetically modified crops


February 19th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) India must take note of the success of Bt cotton in the country and formulate clear-cut policy on genetically modified crops, Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council ... Read more...

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Some plants can recognize their ‘relatives’ from ’strangers’


November 12th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 12 (ANI): A new study has determined that some plants can recognize their 'relatives' from 'strangers', in order to shift resources for growth.Ph.D. candidate Guillermo Murphy and Dr. Susan Dudley ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Even low alcohol consumption is bad for health


October 23rd, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Low alcohol consumption has a negative impact on overall health, claims a new study.To reach the conclusion, researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Cost Effectiveness and ... Read more...

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UN Millennium Development Goal may harm poor children


April 28th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): The UN Millennium Development Goal of reducing the under-five child mortality rate by two-thirds by 2015 could still leave the children of the poor worse off.According to Daniel ... Read more...

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Exercise boosts children’s ability to pay attention


April 1st, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): A new study from University of Illinois has revealed that kids who are physically active have greater cognitive control or ability to pay attention, and perform better at ... Read more...

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US cities face high risk from bio-terrorism attacks


March 6th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by admin
New York, Mar 6 (IANS) A US researcher has created a colour-coded map that dramatically illustrates how American cities are vulnerable to bio-terrorism. As many as 132 major cities have been marked ... Read more...

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Rights panel to make smart cards for the disabled


February 18th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Multi-purpose smart cards for disabled people in the country are set to become a reality, thanks to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). The cards will contain ... Read more...

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Asian Americans least prone to breast cancer among ethnic minorities


December 26th, 2007 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): A new study has found that Asian Americans have the lowest prevalence (0.5 percent) of the cancer-associated gene mutation BRCA1.For the study, Esther M. John, Ph.D., of the ... Read more...

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