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India, Australia to collaborate in wool production and trade


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) India and Australia will jointly set up a wool testing laboratory in Mumbai and collaborate in the production and trade of woollen products."We are seeking ... Read more...

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Woman falls to death in Noida, husband detained


April 14th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, April 14 (IANS) A 29-year-old woman died after falling from the third floor of a residential building in Noida Saturday, police said. Her husband was detained on suspicion that ... Read more...

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Pakistan drug deaths institutionalised incompetence: Daily


February 1st, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) The death of over 100 people who took contaminated heart medicines in Pakistan's Punjab province is a failure of checks and balances and looks like "institutionalised ... Read more...

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Jeweller held for selling sub-standard gems


October 15th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) A 50-year-old man was arrested from Rajasthan for duping the wife of HCL Technologies chairman by supplying substandard embedded stones and gems in jewellery he ... Read more...

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Keventer to set up food testing lab in Bengal


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) Keventer Agro Ltd, the food processing arm of food major Keventer Group, will set up a Rs.25 crore food testing laboratory in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district ... Read more...

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Over 200 children have excessive lead levels in eastern China


January 5th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by BNO News
HEFEI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Over 200 children on Wednesday were found to have dangerous high levels of lead in their blood after tests in eastern China, the state-run Xinhua news agency ... Read more...

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Excessive lead levels found in 200 Chinese kids


January 5th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) Medical tests have shown that over 200 children in a Chinese province have dangerously high levels of lead in their blood.The Anhui Provincial Children's Hospital in east China ... Read more...

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Dikshit promises action plan on spurious drugs


November 27th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday promised to prepare an action plan to check the menace of spurious drugs in the national capital.Addressing a seminar on measures taken ... Read more...

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Govt. advocates stringent punishment to food adulterators: Sahay


November 3rd, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.3 (ANI): The Government on Wednesday advocated stringent punishment for those responsible for food adulteration.It may be noted several cases of food adulteration are usually reported or come across ... Read more...

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Most packed milk in market ‘dangerous’ for humans: NGO


May 16th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) Various brands of packed milk available in the market are "dangerous" for humans, a Punjab-based NGO said Sunday, citing laboratory tests. According to Consumer Protection Force, samples of ... Read more...

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13 Kabaddi players test positive ahead of World Cup


March 29th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) In a major embarrassment before the inaugural Kabaddi World Cup starting at Patiala April 3, thirteen of the 29 Indian players have failed a dope test. The samples of ... Read more...

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Dope testing compulsory at Kabaddi World Cup


March 19th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 19 (IANS) Dope testing has been made compulsory at the Kabaddi World Cup to be held across Punjab next month, the organising committee said Friday. Munish Chander, convener of the medical ... Read more...

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Delhi’s WADA-approved, anti-doping lab ready for Games


March 11th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) president Mike Fennell Thursday said that anti-doping procedures during the 2010 Games in Delhi would be all the more stringent thanks to the ... Read more...

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Karnataka prepares for possible second wave of swine flu


October 24th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 24 (IANS) With winter approaching and experts fearing a second wave of swine flu attacks, Karnataka health authorities say they are well prepared to prevent the spread of the disease ... Read more...

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CWG delegates satisfied after visiting three venues


October 9th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The delegates of Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) visited three venues Friday and were satisfied with the progress of the work, said Lalit Bhanot, secretary general of the ... Read more...

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National dope testing lab joins hands with international agency


September 2nd, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) has signed a contract with the International Doping Test and Management (IDTM), Stockholm, to carry out testing of 300 samples in ... Read more...

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Eight new swine flu cases in Uttar Pradesh, total now 27


August 16th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) Eight new cases of swine flu were confirmed in the Uttar Pradesh capital Sunday, taking the number reported in the state so far to 27. According to Dr. ... Read more...

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WADA code must be accepted by all federations: Gill


August 3rd, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Sports minister M.S. Gill Monday said it is necessary for all sporting bodies to adopt the anti-doping code of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The Board of Control ... Read more...

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Boxer Manjeet suspended for failing dope test


February 8th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Indian boxer Manjeet Singh has been suspended for two years after failing a dope test and his team mate Baljeet Singh's sample 'A' has also tested positive ... Read more...

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Pakistan women cricketers clear dope test for World Cup


January 27th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 27 (IANS) There were no unpleasant surprises for the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) when the results of the dope tests carried out on the Pakistan team for the Women's World ... Read more...

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Now, DNA-test for dog droppings to track down irresponsible owners!


September 28th, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 28 (ANI): With owners refusing to pick up their dogs mess, it has now been decided that a DNA test will be conducted on the animals droppings to track ... Read more...

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‘Controversy over Monika’s dope test could have been avoided’


September 12th, 2008 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The controversy surrounding Monika Devi's dope test before the Beijing Olympics could have been easily avoided, retired chief election commissioner T.S. Krishnamurthy noted in his report, which ... Read more...

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Scientists develop new test for faster drug-screening in sports


June 19th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): With Olympics round the corner, scientists from University of Utah have come up with a new anti-doping test that can help in quick and accurate detection of ... Read more...

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Gujarat power consumer gets an ‘electric’ shock


May 23rd, 2008 - 9:27 am ICT by admin
By V.N. Balakrishna Ahmedabad, May 23 (IANS) For Dilip Patel of Anand town in Gujarat, tension had been building up for over a year. And when he saw his sealed electricity meter lying ... Read more...

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India’s Polaris, Australian varsity sign deal on skill creation


April 29th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, April 29 (IANS) A leading Indian software company, Polaris Software Pty Ltd., and the University of Western Sydney (UWS) Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on skill creation ... Read more...

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