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Australian economy recovering slowly


July 18th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Australia's economic conditions are at their strongest since September 2011, but the growth rate of future economic activity remains below long-term trend, according to a survey ... Read more...

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South Korea’s corporate bankruptcies fall


March 19th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 19 (IANS) South Korea's corporate bankruptcies fell to an all-time low last month, the central bank said Monday.The number of companies that went belly-up stood at 94 in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Australia’s economic outlook remains subdued: Survey


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 22 (IANS) Australia's economic outlook improved slightly in December 2011, but the growth rate of future economic activity remains subdued, according to a survey released Wednesday by Westpac ... Read more...

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Australian economy growing as projected: Survey


November 16th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) The Australian economy is growing at an annual pace close to the projected long-term trend, according to a survey released Wednesday.The survey was by Westpac Banking ... Read more...

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Australian economic growth set to pick up pace: Report


October 19th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 19 (IANS) The growth of the Australian economy is set to pick up pace in 2012, according to a report released Wednesday.The report was by Australia's Westpac Banking ... Read more...

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Beer is no longer thirst quencher of Aussies


February 22nd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 22 (ANI): The sale of beer in Australia has gone down dramatically in the past 12 months, and the wet weather, metrosexual men, changing tastes and rising living costs are ... Read more...

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2010 warmest year on record: UN weather agency


January 21st, 2011 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Jan 21 (IANS) The year 2010 is the warmest year on record, the UN's World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has said, confirming a long-term trend of global warming."We can indeed report that ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Putin knew about plot to ‘assassinate’ former Russian spy in London: Wikileaks


December 2nd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2(ANI): Senior US officials believed that Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin knew about the operation to murder former spy Alexander Litvinenko in London, according to classified US diplomatic cables released ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Teenage Girls Are Drinking More Than The Boys: Study


June 30th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The ‘Partnership for a Drug Free America’ has revealed data, which shows that the teenage girls are drinking more than the boys now. In ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indians buying more cars, pushing up gas prices: Obama


May 14th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 14 (IANS) US President Barack Obama is asking auto-loving Americans to use public transportation more as the fact that Indians and Chinese are buying more cars would ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Rising or falling sea levels nothing new’


January 27th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Rising and falling sea levels over relatively short periods do not indicate long-term trends, a new study says. "An assessment of hundreds and thousands of years shows that what ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Global warming bringing more extreme heat waves


August 30th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 30 (ANI): A new report from the National Wildlife Federation and Physicians for Social Responsibility, US, has determined that global warming is bringing more frequent and severe heat waves and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Agriculture on the way ‘up’ for next 10 years


June 25th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): A new research has indicated that despite certain uncertainties, 'up' is precisely the direction an Iowa State researcher believes agriculture is headed for at least the next 10 ... Read more...

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Recent hurricane history provides diverging interpretations on future of hurricane activity


November 1st, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): A new study has explored the relationship between sea surface temperature (SST) and seasonal hurricane activity, showing how differing interpretations of the observational record can imply vastly ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Harry Potter author donates a million pounds to Labour Party


September 20th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 20 (ANI): JK Rowling, the author of best-selling books about boy wizard Harry Potter, has donated a million pounds to the Labour Party.According to The Telegraph, the Labour Party ... Read more...

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80 millions years ago, global sea levels were 560 feet higher than today


March 7th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 7 (ANI): A new study of 80 millions years ago, has suggested that global sea levels were roughly 560 feet (170 meters) higher than they are today and might plunge ... Read more...

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No hard evidence for claims on decline of tropical forests


January 8th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): New research carried out by University of Leeds has found that claims of the tropical forests declining cannot be backed up by convincing evidence.The study, which was published ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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