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India cuts tax on overseas borrowings (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) In yet another move to draw in international capital, the Indian government Friday reduced tax on overseas borrowings by domestic companies to five percent from ... Read more...

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Fertiliser makers want government to raise urea price


September 20th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Fertiliser producers Thursday urged the government to cut the subsidy on urea and raise the same on phosphate and potash-based fertilisers for a balanced use ... Read more...

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Paper strips will promptly detect harmful bugs in pools


May 1st, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 1 (IANS) Researchers have developed a rapid test using a simple paper strip that can detect E. coli in swimming pools within minutes.The new tool, developed by McMaster ... Read more...

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Bulk, retail deposit interest rates would go down first: Bankers


April 17th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 17 (IANS) Welcoming the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) move to reduce the reverse purchase (repo) rate by 50 basis points and other features of the monetary policy ... Read more...

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Protect consumers against misleading ads: Minister


February 14th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Stating there is no need to control the media, the government Tuesday stressed on an enabling mechanism to curb misleading advertisements in order to protect ... Read more...

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Poverty, caste census will be almost paperless


May 19th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The six-month long census for conducting a head count of poor people, along with their caste and religious affiliations, will be almost paperless as the ... Read more...

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Brit homosexual men can donate blood if they did not have sex for decade


April 11th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Homosexual men may soon be able to donate blood as a ban stopping them from doing so is soon to be lifted.The ban is being lifted after it ... Read more...

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Sibal inaugurates ‘e-certificate’ for candidates qualifying in UGC-NET exam


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3(ANI): Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday inaugurated the 'e-certificate' for the University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) qualified candidates, and released a compendium of ... Read more...

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Young people taking longer to reach adult life


February 10th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A new research has found that young Spanish people were by 2001 taking six years longer than in 1981 to reach full employment, residential and family independence.The study ... Read more...

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Reliance Broadcast Net And CBS Launches Big CBS Prime In India


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:54 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Indian viewers must be happy to hear the news that India's Reliance Broadcast Net and CBS has launched Big CBS Prime on Monday. The network Big ... Read more...

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Contraceptive pill, smoking linked to childhood stroke risk


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Researchers have found the combined effects of oral contraceptives plus smoking or anaemia as one of the risk factors of childhood stroke.Researchers are calling for clear guidelines on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

From Canada, about Coorg - a novelist debuts


July 21st, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) One always writes what one knows best the first time, says Toronto-based Indian origin novelist Sarita Mandanna. And her novel, "Tiger Hills", is indeed being ... Read more...

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A website to save you from traffic blues


December 26th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Irritated with the everyday struggle with the capital's unending traffic jams and unexpected processions? A newly launched website - www.thetrafficpeople.net - is worth checking out before you ... Read more...

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New weapons, better preparedness since 26/11: NSG chief (One Year after 26/11)


November 13th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sahil Makkar New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Forty minutes from their Manesar headquarters to the Delhi airport, three hours in an IL-76 plane to Mumbai and another 40 odd minutes to get ... Read more...

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Navy to deploy fast crafts to thwart Mumbai-like attacks


November 9th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Paradip (Orissa), Nov 9 (IANS) The Indian Navy would soon deploy fast attack crafts to protect the eastern coast to thwart attacks like last year's terror strike on Mumbai where the terrorists ... Read more...

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Nanotech-magnetism combo leads to tiny implantable device for drug delivery


September 20th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 20 (ANI): Combining magnetism with nanotechnology, researchers have developed a small implantable device that can be repeatedly turned on and off to deliver and adjust doses of medications inside a ... Read more...

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Iraq troops’ posttraumatic stress disorder rate as high as 35pct


September 15th, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): A high volume of military personnel serving in Iraq are expected to seek treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) because the rate among armed forces may be as ... Read more...

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Swine flu death rate estimates ‘flawed’


July 15th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): The current estimates of the proportion of people who would die if infected with swine flu are flawed, according to researchers in UK.Currently, it is estimated that the ... Read more...

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21st century Noah’s Ark may help save coral reefs from extinction


June 6th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): Marine scientists have painted a grim picture of the future, where the 21st century equivalent of Noah's Ark would be needed to save coral reefs from extinction.According to ... Read more...

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Astronomers probe close to supermassive black hole’s edge


May 28th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, May 28 (ANI): Astronomers have used new data from ESA's (European Space Agency's) XMM-Newton spaceborne observatory, to probe closer than ever to a supermassive black hole lying deep at the core ... Read more...

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Prices to come down in six months: PM


May 11th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, May 11 (IANS) Prices of consumer goods will fall in the next six months, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday. Speaking to reporters, he also said that despite the global economic ... Read more...

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New study warns over pandemic flu vaccine 6-month time lag


April 28th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): It will take at least six months to come up with an effective vaccine in the event of a pandemic flu outbreak, scientists have warned.Dr Iain Stephenson, Consultant ... Read more...

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Prince Philip’s Cameron gaffe during Obama’s meeting with the Queen


April 2nd, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 2 (ANI): Prince Philip made a gaffe when U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle met the Queen at Buckingham Palace.This was their first meeting, and both ... Read more...

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Mars astronauts should stay there for life, says Buzz Aldrin


October 25th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Edwin Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the Moon, has said that the first astronauts sent to Mars should be prepared to spend the rest of their ... Read more...

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New anlaysis challenges key evidence about when photosynthesis emerged on Earth


October 23rd, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): A fresh analysis of ancient rocks from the Australian outback has challenged key evidence about when photosynthesis emerged on Earth. Back in 1999, 2.7-billion-year-old shale from the ... Read more...

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Pakistan pays Rs.25 bn to clear oil companies’ bills


June 2nd, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) With Pakistan freezing domestic prices of petroleum products, the government has been forced to give state-owned oil marketing companies Rs.25 billion to enable them to clear their bills. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Inflation soars to new high, Chidambaram finds rise marginal (Roundup)


May 9th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) India's annual inflation rate soared to a new high of 7.61 percent for the week ended April 26 from 7.57 percent for the week before, affecting the ... Read more...

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India’s inflation rate moves up to new high


May 9th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation rose to a new high of 7.61 percent for the week ended April 26 from 7.57 percent for the week before amid ... Read more...

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Land-scarce Kerala plans to reclaim it from sea


April 19th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, April 19 (IANS) Kerala is planning a sea-reclamation drive as land has become a scarce commodity and has approached the National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development (Nabard) to finance projects ... Read more...

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