responsible development

N-deal: Eyeing $175 bn business, USIBC seeks fast Senate passage

September 28th, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) The US-India Business Council (USIBC) has sought immediate Senate passage of the India-US civil nuclear deal lest American companies lose out on the $175 billion opportunity offered by ... Read more...

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Carbon nanotubes as bad as asbestos, says study

May 21st, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 21(IANS) Long, thin carbon nanotubes might be as harmful as asbestos in the long run, if inhaled in sufficient quantities, according to a study. The study sought to evaluate whether ... Read more...

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Carbon nanotubes that look like asbestos can lead to harmful disease

May 21st, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A new study has suggested that some forms of carbon nanotubes, which look and behave like asbestos, could be as harmful as the fire-resistant material if inhaled ... Read more...

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Dame Judi Dench protests against eco-town plan in her ‘beloved Stratford’

April 7th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): Veteran actress Dame Judi Dench has joined a campaign against building an eco-village near the birthplace of William Shakespeare.The 73 year old actress is furious over British ... Read more...

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