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Caroline Wozniacki out of women’s tennis top ten ranking


September 10th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Sep 10 (IANS) Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark has dropped out of the list of top-ten women tennis players for the first time in three ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tata Steel to pursue growth in Asia and Africa


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Tata Steel is turning to Asia and Africa for growth as its European operation would stay stressed from an steep decline in demand following the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

More smart Indians opting to be space scientists: ISRO


July 15th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 15 (IANS) More and more smart graduates and research scholars across India are opting for an exciting career in space science, as evident from thousands of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Britain’s construction sector contracts


July 4th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) The construction sector in Britain saw the sharpest fall in June for two and a half years, said a Markit/CIPS market sensitive survey report.The Markit/CIPS Construction ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Italian priest offers couples own money to wed


June 12th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 12 (IANS/AKI) A priest in a small village in northern Italy says the weak economy is scaring couples away from the altar. So he has started offering an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mamata slams central government for non-cooperation


May 21st, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Accusing the central government of "rigid non-cooperation", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has alleged that it could not shirk its responsibility in allowing the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China’s jade trade is off-limits to officials


May 7th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) Chinese officials have been barred from the "jade rush", in which excessive mining has almost exhausted reserves of the precious stone.The government of Hotan prefecture, Xinjiang ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Experts express concern over skewed sex ratio


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Experts and policy makers Wednesday expressed grave concern over the steep decline in sex ratio in the past three decades in the country. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

No proposal to lift sex determination test ban: Plan panel


November 11th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) There is no proposal being considered by the Planning Commission for relaxing the ban on sex determination tests, an official statement said Friday.The clarification comes ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sonata Software net dips 64 percent in second quarter


November 4th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 4 (IANS) Leading IT consulting and services firm Sonata Software Ltd reported consolidated net profit of Rs.9 crore for the second quarter (July-Sep) of this fiscal (2011-12) as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Only 4 in 10 approve building of new US nuke power plants


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 23 (ANI): in the wake of the nuclear crisis in Japan, the support for building nuclear power plants in the United States dropping slightly lower than it was immediately ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sachin Pilot launches unique plan for BSNL customers


November 4th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 4 (ANI): Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology (IT) Sachin Pilot on Thursday launched a unique plan "PYARI JODI" combining landline and mobile services of Bharat Sanchar ... Read more...

Posted in National |

BSNL 3G services to be in 760 cities by December (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


November 4th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) will expand its third generation (3G) services to 760 cities from the current 674 cities across the country by December this ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BSNL to expand 3G services to 120 more cities by December


November 4th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) will expand its third generation (3G) services to 120 more cities across the country by December, Minister of State for Communications ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sale of flats declining in first half of this fiscal: Study


October 6th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) There has been a huge decline in the sale of flats and apartments across seven major cities of 25 major real estate developers in the first half ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cash-driven actors ruining Brit theatre, says Sir Ian McKellen


September 27th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 27 (ANI): British drama is witnessing a steep decline because of actors who are working in theatre for the love of money, and not acting, said Sir Ian McKellen."Once someone ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Unrest in Jammu and Kashmir leaves many unemployed


September 4th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Sep 4 (ANI): Frequent shutdowns and recurring imposition of curfew in Jammu and Kashmir has cost many people their jobs as the state loses revenue worth one billion rupees ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Wettest August in a decade in Delhi (Lead)


August 23rd, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) This August has been the wettest in Delhi in the past 10 years, with 423.1 mm of rainfall being recorded in the month so far, Met officials ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Snakes may be declining across the world: Study


June 9th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): A global study has revealed that snakes may be declining across the world.As part of the research, scientists from UK, Australia, France, Italy and Nigeria examined records for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India to emerge from global economic crisis with stronger growth


February 24th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) With sound economic policies, India, Bangladesh and Bhutan are expected to emerge from the global economic crisis with stronger growth performances in South Asia, according ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India to sustain and enhance global engagements: Anand Sharma


November 8th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.8 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma addressed a session on "Reinforcing Economic Imperatives: India's Global Engagements" at the 25th India Economic Summit jointly organized by the Confederation of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, China to post 6-8 percent growth: Canadian report


September 3rd, 2009 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 3 (IANS) The global economy is turning the corner and India and China will lead the world out of recession, said a Canadian economic report Wednesday. The report called 'Economic Directions' ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Carborundum Universal to restructure Chinese joint venture


July 31st, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) Abrasives and ceramics manufacturer Carborundum Universal (CUMI) is planning to restructure its Chinese operations by hiving off its abrasives business into a new subsidiary. "The Chinese operations ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bihar curbs medicine that kills vultures


July 31st, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 31 (IANS) The Bihar government has decided to check the use of anti-inflammatory Diclofenac medicine in treatment of animals as the drug accumulates in the tissues of carcasses and is ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indian business in Gulf has declined 20 percent: FICCI


July 5th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Indian companies with interest in the Gulf have witnessed their business in the region decline by 20 percent, an industry lobby said here Sunday. According to Federation ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Committee to probe vanishing tigers in Madhya Pradesh


June 17th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 17 (IANS) Piqued over the vanishing tigers in the state, the Madhya Pradesh government has constituted an experts committee to find out the reasons behind the declining number of tigers ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ted Kennedy got two million dollars in advance for autobiography


June 13th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Senator Ted Kennedy was paid nearly two million dollars last year as an author's advance for a new autobiography.Grand Central Publishing, a division of Hachette Book Group ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India needs investment budget to beat slowdown: CII


June 1st, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India's budget 2009-10 should be an "investment budget" to help the the country tide over the economic slowdown, said the Confederation of Indian Industry's (CII) pre-budget recommendations, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Japanese economy sees record 15.2 percent contraction


May 20th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 20 (DPA) The Japanese economy shrank in the January-March quarter at an annualised rate of 15.2 percent, the sharpest annualised drop ever recorded in the world's second-largest economy, the government ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Japanese economy contracted sharply last quarter


May 20th, 2009 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 20 (DPA) The Japanese economy shrank in the January-March quarter an an annualised rate of 15.2 percent, the sharpest annualised drop ever recorded in what remains the world's second-largest economy, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Usha Martin consolidated net up nearly 6 percent


May 12th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) Speciality steel and wire rope manufacturer Usha Martin posted a net consolidated profit of Rs.185.34 crore in 2008-09, up 5.7 percent from Rs.175.39 crore in 2007-08, a top ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Penguins are marching into steep decline


February 14th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): A long-term research has determined that a combination of changing weather patterns, overfishing, pollution, and other factors have conspired to drive penguin populations into a precipitous decline.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Supercomputing speed can worsen due to more processor cores on chips, say experts


January 15th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 15 (ANI): A new study suggests that scientists trying to increase the speed of supercomputers merely by increasing the number of processor cores on individual chips may unexpectedly be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India Inc’s business confidence sinks to seven-year low


January 11th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Hit by the global economic meltdown, lack of funds and falling exports, corporate India's business confidence has sunk to a seven-year low, says the latest survey by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian vulture centres get machines to detect poison


January 10th, 2009 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Pinjore (Haryana), Jan 10 (IANS) A machine to detect the drug Diclofenac - widely believed to have led to the steep decline in the vulture population in India - may prove crucial ... Read more...

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