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Kerala should do more science and technology: Vayalar Ravi


September 13th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Kerala should formulate a policy for science, technology and innovation and align it to the National Policy 2013, said union Minister for Science and Technology and ... Read more...

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‘Zimbabwe should emulate China, invest in new technology’


August 21st, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Aug 21 (IANS) A Zimbabwean cabinet minister has urged the government to emulate emerging economies such as China by investing heavily in new technologies to accelerate development.Science and Technology ... Read more...

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CII to hold FoodCon 2012 in Chennai in July


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will organise the FoodCon 2012: Conference on Advanced Technologies for Global Food Market here July 27, a statement from the ... Read more...

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Space economy will boom in China, says daily


June 18th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) The successful launch of China's first manned spacecraft indicates that the country's economic infrastructure and technology have made great progress, a Chinese daily said Monday.China was ... Read more...

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GE to invest Rs.300 crore in India research facility


June 7th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) General Electric (GE) would invest an additional Rs.300 crore to expand the research and technology development facility in this tech hub and leverage the talent pool ... Read more...

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China replaces airport fee with civil aviation fund


April 17th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) Passengers need to pay for a civil aviation development fund when taking flights in China instead of the airport construction fee, the country's finance ministry announced ... Read more...

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Budget gives fillip to scientific research


March 16th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Research and development (R&D;) programmes in science and technology were in focus in the union budget presented Monday, with special emphasis on high computing performance ... Read more...

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China to have top bio scientists by 2020


January 5th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) China will boost its bioscience technology development and produce three to five top scientists in the world by 2020, it was reported Thursday.A programme unveiled by ... Read more...

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No military component in Iran’s nuclear programme: Russia


December 10th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) There is no military component in Iran's nuclear programme, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister has said.Western powers and Israel suspect Iran of seeking to build nuclear ... Read more...

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Britain doesn’t rule out military action on Iran


November 14th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Britain does not exclude military action against Iran in the long-term if negotiations fail to halt Tehran's controversial nuclear programme, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said ... Read more...

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Iranians not after weapons, favour culture: Ahmadinejad


November 13th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 13 (IANS) Iran is not after weapons as Iranians are men and women of "logic" and "culture", President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday in an attack against western agencies ... Read more...

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Iran to ‘powerfully’ respond to a US attack


November 10th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 10 (IANS) Iran will respond "powerfully" to any attack by the US and Israel, said Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, said Thursday."The enemies, especially the United ... Read more...

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Russia terms IAEA report on Iran ‘biased’


November 10th, 2011 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has lashed out at the IAEA's latest report on Iran, saying it undermines the international effort to defuse tension around the Islamic republic's nuclear ... Read more...

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Star boxer Akhil Kumar joins Mumbai Fighters


October 20th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Mumbai Fighters, the only Indian team for the upcoming World Series of Boxing (WSB) has roped in star pugilist Akhil Kumar in their squad.With several international ... Read more...

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India, United Kingdom sign defence research pact


September 16th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India and the United Kingdom Friday signed a letter of arrangement (LOA) that will facilitate collaboration and cooperation in the field of defence research and ... Read more...

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US, Indian think tanks form joint group


May 12th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Two US and Indian think tanks, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and the Aspen Institute India, have announced the formation of the US-India Joint Group ... Read more...

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New “Harbor Shield” technology being developed to protect US ports from terror attacks


March 1st, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): The United States is reportedly developing a new technology to safeguard its ports from being attacked by terrorists and smugglers.America, which is the global hub of commerce, ... Read more...

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IAF wants more improvements in Tejas: Antony


February 7th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 7 (IANS) India's indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, which obtained its initial clearance to be eligible for flying by the Indian Air Force (IAF) last month after 27 years ... Read more...

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China n-firm’s ex-chief jailed for corruption (Second Lead)


November 19th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) The former head of China's state-run nuclear corporation was Friday sentenced to life imprisonment for corruption by a Chinese court.Kang Rixin, former general manager of China National Nuclear ... Read more...

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Raja, Pilot launch ‘Indian Language Technology Proliferation and Deployment Center’


November 12th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.12 (ANI): Information Technology and Communication Minister A. Raja and Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot launched the 'Indian Language Technology Proliferation and Deployment Center' (ILTP-DC) at ... Read more...

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Ray Ozzie Quitting Microsoft After 5 Years Of Joining


October 19th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ray Ozzie who is considered as the successor of Bill Gates as the chief software architect in Microsoft is all set to bid adieu to the ... Read more...

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China acquires deep-diving technology


August 27th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) A homemade submersible has reached a depth of 3,759 metres, making China the fifth country to acquire deep-diving technology, a media report said Friday. The Jiaolong, which is 8.2 ... Read more...

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Auto component industry turnover at $22 billion in 2009-10


August 18th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The auto component industry logged a 20 percent growth at $22 billion in the 2009-10 fiscal, the Automotive Component Manufacturer Association of India (ACMA) said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Vedanta, NITR joins hands for waste utilization


August 12th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 12 (IANS) Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) Thursday signed an agreement with National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, to develop technologies for utilization of waste generated in the alumina industry. The pact was ... Read more...

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It is imperative to develop energy resources: Kakodkar


January 7th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 7 (ANI): Atomic Energy Commission former chief Anil Kakodkar said here on Thursday that energy security is the most important issue facing our country.Addressing the media on the sidelines of ... Read more...

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India’s climate change proposals gets nod at Copenhagen summit


December 15th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Copenhagen, Dec 15 (ANI):The proposal put forth by India to set up a network of climate innovation centers in various countries for developing and sharing green technologies has got a green signal, ... Read more...

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Apple sues Nokia over cellphone technology


December 12th, 2009 - 2:28 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 12 (DPA) Apple has sued Nokia for allegedly infringing on 13 patents, less than two months after the Finnish cellphone giant charged in a lawsuit that Apple's iPhone violated ... Read more...

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Cuban, Chinese firms to jointly produce television sets


November 14th, 2009 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Chinese electrical appliance company Haier and Cuban Group of Electronics will set up a joint company here to produce television sets, the firms announced Friday. The company will ... Read more...

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Nokia sues Apple for iPhone patent violations


October 23rd, 2009 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 22 (DPA) Finnish phone giant Nokia filed suit against Apple Thursday, alleging that the iPhone infringes on 10 of its patents. Nokia filed the lawsuit in the Federal District Court ... Read more...

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India- China sign agreement to address climate change


October 21st, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): India and China signed a major agreement on cooperation in addressing climate change issues here on Wednesday.The five-year agreement was signed by Environment and Forest Minister Jairam ... Read more...

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International exhibition on climate friendly technologies and services


October 19th, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 19(ANI): An international exhibition is being organized by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CIIs) at Vigyan Bhavan in the ... Read more...

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NASA concludes tests for prototype Moon rovers


September 16th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): NASA has concluded two weeks of technology development tests on two of the agency's prototype lunar rovers."These tests provide us with crucial information about how our cutting edge ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland first quarter net profit dips 84 percent


July 27th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) The net profit of Hinduja group's flagship company and commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland declined 84 percent to Rs.7.77 crore (Rs.77.7 million) in the first quarter this fiscal ... Read more...

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Govt. to act ruthlessly against malpractices in defence contracts: Antony


May 27th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, May 27 (ANI): In the toughest ever message yet to be issued by a Defence Minister to stem corruption in armed forces procurements, A K Antony today ... Read more...

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Antony compliments DRDO for successful test of Shourya Missile


November 12th, 2008 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): Defence Minister A. K. Antony on Wednesday congratulated the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on the launch of the surface-to-surface missile Shourya. Antony said in ... Read more...

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