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IAEA team to review safety of Rajasthan atomic plants


September 18th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) In the wake of growing nuclear safety concerns in India, a team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will visit Rajasthan in ... Read more...

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Ancient cowries unearthed in Odisha


July 5th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 4 (IANS) A group of workers unearthed several kilograms of cowries, probably used as currency in ancient times, as they dug up a field in Odisha's Kendrapada district, ... Read more...

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Mantralaya resumes work after four days


June 25th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Four days after a major fire gutted four of its seven floors, work resumed in the Maharashtra state secretariat, Mantralaya, here Monday.Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan along ... Read more...

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More peacocks die of heat in Aravalli


June 12th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 12 (IANS) After the death of eight peacocks Monday, three more of the national bird were found dead Tuesday in the same village, Hasanpur, in the Aravali hills ... Read more...

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US sending envoy to help India cut Iran oil imports


May 9th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) The United States is sending a team of energy experts to help India reduce its dependence on Iranian oil, while acknowledging that New Delhi has cut ... Read more...

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Indian zoos to be graded on performance


April 10th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Do you know which is India's best zoo? Soon you will, with the authorities planning to grade the nearly 200 zoos in the country based ... Read more...

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EU praises Myanmar over political reforms


March 29th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 29 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has praised the Myanmar government for "remarkable programme of political reform" in the country over the last year."The release of political prisoners, ... Read more...

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ASI wants marble removed from Bodhi tree


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 23 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is to probe why the Bodhgaya temple management has not removed marble slabs around the base of the Bodhi ... Read more...

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Probe intensifies but no headway in Monday bombing


February 16th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Investigators were Thursday yet to find any clue to the latest terror attack in Delhi, three days after a yet unidentified biker bombed an ... Read more...

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Bird flu traces found in Nepal


February 5th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 5 (IANS) As around 8,000 chickens have died of bird flu , or H5N1 virus in the Nepal's Sunsari district in last few days, more traces of the ... Read more...

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AIIMS team examines Odisha gangrape victim


January 28th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (IANS) A team of experts from New Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Saturday arrived in Odisha to examine the state of a girl who ... Read more...

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Drug resistant TB? No way, says government


January 20th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, jan 20 (IANS) The government Friday denied reports that a drug resistant tuberculosis (TB) had surfaced in Mumbai.A team of experts sent to Mumbai rejected the report, an ... Read more...

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Bird flu: Odisha begins culling poultry birds


January 12th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 12 (IANS) Veterinarians and state officials Thursday began culling poultry birds in parts of Odisha's Khordha district after bird flu was detected in the area.District Collector Roopa Mishra ... Read more...

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Odisha orders poultry cull after detection of bird flu


January 11th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 11 (IANS) Odisha Wednesday decided to cull poultry in at least 18 villages of its Khordha district after bird flu was detected in the area, an official said."The ... Read more...

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NDA cadet dies after heart attack


January 7th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 7 (IANS) A 19-year-old cadet at the National Defence Academy (NDA) here passed away Saturday morning after suffering a massive heart attack during training a day ago, official ... Read more...

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AMRI flouted affidavit promising to clear basesment: Minister


December 12th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) The inferno at the AMRI hospital that took 93 lives could have been averted had the fire department not "trusted" an affidavit given by the hospital ... Read more...

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Dead crows in Jharkhand raise fears of avian virus


November 29th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 29 (IANS) Crows are dropping dead in cities and towns across Jharkhand since the last fortnight due to a mysterious disease. The state authorities have warned people not ... Read more...

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Slight tremors in Kerala’s Idukki district


November 26th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Idukki, Nov 26 (IANS) A day after a Kerala minister warned of the threat to the over 100-year-old Mullaperiyar Dam due to an earthquake, slight tremors were experienced early Saturday ... Read more...

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Kerala wants national parties’ clear stand on Mullaperiyar


November 25th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 25 (IANS) Kerala Water Resources Minister P.J. Joseph Friday made a call to all national political parties in the country to clearly state their stand on the ... Read more...

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Butter chicken, aloo gobhi on Ferrari team’s platter


October 29th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Dal makhani, butter chicken, aloo gobhi, pakoras... The Ferrari team from Italy is living the soul of India at the Hilton Eros in the capital, ... Read more...

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Child labour rampant in Gujarat’s cotton fields: NCPCR


October 13th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has found a large number of child labourers working in the Bt cotton fields in Gujarat ... Read more...

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Experts to resolve arsenic, fluoride problems: Ramesh


October 9th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 9 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said Sunday that his ministry would send a team of experts to find out solutions to diseases caused by arsenic ... Read more...

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India, UK explore cooperation in defence technology


October 7th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India and United Kingdom are exploring possibilities of cooperation in chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) protection technologies, an offshoot of their recent arrangement to ... Read more...

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Chinese hybrid rice sets new world record


September 19th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) The yield of China's newly-developed hybrid rice breed, known as super rice, has set a new world record, authorities said.The rice breed, DH2525, produced a harvest ... Read more...

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Amarinder trashes water panel’s report on Haryana canal


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 22 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister and state Congress president Amarinder Singh Monday rejected the Central Water Commission's (CWC) preliminary report to the Supreme Court that the controversial ... Read more...

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Flooding in China’s Inner Mongolia region kills at least 22


August 1st, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, MONGOLIA (BNO NEWS) -- Heavy rainfall and flooding in northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in recent weeks has left at least 22 people killed and nearly 2 million others affected, ... Read more...

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Mystery disease kills four more in Bihar (Lead)


June 21st, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 21 (IANS) Four more children have died of a mysterious disease in Bihar, taking the death toll to 32. A central team examined patients to identify the ailment, ... Read more...

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Mystery disease kills eight more in Bihar (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 20 (1ANS) The Bihar government voiced alarm after eight more children died in Muzaffarpur district, taking the toll from a mysterious disease sweeping the state to 28, officials said ... Read more...

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Russia offers to look into deaths of Gaddafi’s kin


May 31st, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to send a team of experts to Libya to verify reports of the possible death of Muammar Gaddafi's son and three grandchildren, ... Read more...

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Delhi Police aim to reduce juvenile crime rate


May 22nd, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Delhi Police will try and reduce the crime rate among the children and juveniles, Commissioner B.K. Gupta said here Saturday."Delhi Police have always been concerned ... Read more...

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10 yrs in a desk job can double bowel cancer risk even if you go to the gym!


April 20th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): Here's bad news for those who sit in front of a computer all day at work.A new study has suggested that spending 10 years or more in a ... Read more...

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Desk job can double bowel cancer risk


April 19th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) People who have decided to carry on with a desk job for the rest of their life may need to revisit their big decision -- a ... Read more...

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Three Rajasthan doctors suspended for pregnancy deaths


March 17th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 17 (IANS) Three doctors of state-run hospitals in Rajasthan's Jodhpur city have been suspended for the death of 16 pregnant women due to contaminated IV fluids, a state ... Read more...

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Farmers’ march continues against cement factory


March 14th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 14 (IANS) The union environment ministry's direction for immediate stoppage of work on Nirma's proposed Rs.1,400-crore cement plant notwithstanding, the agitating farmers' march to Gandhinagar continued Monday.The ... Read more...

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IGNOU to train Kendriya Vidyalaya teachers


March 14th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangthan (KVS) Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a national level ... Read more...

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