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India, China record world’s highest urbanisation

September 16th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Cities in India, China and Africa are recording the world's highest rates of urbanisation, according to a new study.Population growth is driving urbanisation, especially in developing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sugarcane ‘can help in cooling climate’

April 18th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): Sugarcane, grown in Brazil to power automobiles as an alternative to gasoline, has a double benefit - if cultivated in massive scale, it also helps in cooling the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Amazon losing 1,500 sq km each year

July 23rd, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Lima, July 23 (IANS/EFE) Around 1,500 sq km (579 sq miles) of the Amazon forest is lost each year due to deforestation and environmental degradation in Peru. Peru has 68 million hectares (262,550 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Immense Undersea Volcano Mapped Off Indonesia

July 17th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): At this moment in time, the American and Indonesian scientists are on a sea-bed voyage off Indonesia. These scientists have unearthed a soaring volcano. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

US to provide Pak two advanced P-3C Orion naval surveillance aircrafts

April 30th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.30 (ANI): The United States would be providing two upgraded P-3C Orion surveillance aircrafts to Pakistan to boost its maritime security capabilities.Pakistan is due to get seven of these reconnaissance aircrafts, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India to focus on positives with China

November 14th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Akhnoor (J and K), Nov.14 (ANI): Minister of State for Defence M M Pallam Raju has said that New Delhi is taking all measures to safeguard its border with Beijing, but will ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sanctuaries can save 90 percent bird species as climate changes

June 2nd, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) A network of wildlife conservation areas can help save up to 90 percent of bird species in Africa, affected by climate change, according to scientists. The research team, led ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Miliband meets Sri Lankan counterpart, calls for cease-fire

April 29th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Apr.29 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has met with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama and urged him and the Sri Lankan Government to put a cease-fire in place.Bogollagama is ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

From LOC to LOC

June 27th, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
By Dr Shabir Choudhry London, June 26 (ANI): In presence of visiting APHC leaders, Sardar Atiq, Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir said he would like to convert Line of Control to Line ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tamil separatists hail Kosovo’s independence declaration

February 21st, 2008 - 11:00 am ICT by admin
By P.K. Balachandran Colombo, Feb 21 (IANS) Separatist Sri Lankan Tamils have hailed the emergence of an independent Kosovo with Western support, saying it augurs well for the liberation of "oppressed" minorities like ... Read more...

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