underdeveloped countries

Harvard gives Shakira 2011 Artist of the Year award

February 28th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS/EFE) The Harvard Foundation has presented Colombian singer Shakira with its 2011 Artist of the Year award, an annual prize bestowed by the university's centre for intercultural arts ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka no more underdeveloped country: World Bank

December 17th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka is no longer an underdeveloped country, having surpassed the per capita income of $2,000, a World Bank official said here Friday. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, managing director of ... Read more...

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US acting like ‘retrogressive Pak’ in its attempts to censor WikiLeaks: Pak editorial

December 9th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 9 (ANI): The WikiLeaks-Assange episode indicates that the 'backwardness' of underdeveloped countries like Pakistan, which was called 'retrogressive' for banning social networking site 'Facebook', has now spread to the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Targeting a specific protein could fight bacterial infections

July 14th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): A major advance in fighting bacterial infections would help scientists yield therapies for a number of infections, including antibiotic-resistant strains delivering blow after blow in hospitals across the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Number of Deaths Due To Cancer To Double by 2030

June 2nd, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 2, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The United Nations' cancer research agency on Tuesday said that nearly 13.3 million people are likely to die annually of cancer by 2030. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Wal-Mart to step up rollout in India, says India chief

May 12th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by ANI
Gurgaon (Haryana), May 12 (ANI): Raj Jain, chief of Indian operations for Arkansas-based Wal-Mart has said the company will accelerate its rollout of wholesale stores in India over two to three years, ... Read more...

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Exotic toilet seats, harsh chemicals cause ‘poop’ dermatitis

January 26th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new American research has ascribed 'poop' dermatitis to fashionable toilet seats and harsh chemicals.Bernard Cohen, director of pediatric dermatology at Hopkins Children's Center, who led the research, ... Read more...

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Toilet seat triggers skin infections among kids

January 25th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Considered an extinct nuisance, skin irritation activated by toilet seats is making a comeback mostly among children, says a new research. "Toilet seat dermatitis is one of those ... Read more...

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India not doing enough to safeguard environment: Survey

December 20th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Even as India presented a tough stand at the Copenhagen Climate Summit, majority of Indians feel the country is not doing enough to safeguard the environment, a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Maurice Strong And Supporters Gain Prominence For The Deadlock In Copenhagen Climate Summit

December 17th, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The deadlock in the Copenhagen Climate Summit has given an opportunity to Maurice Strong and his supporters to raise their voices. It has also given some politicians ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

HIV-1 treatment during pregnancy can prevent transmission to newborns

October 17th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): In what could be good news to hundreds of HIV positive pregnant women, a new study by American researchers has found that mothers receiving antiretroviral therapy (HAART) to ... Read more...

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‘End Hunger Walk’ organised in Bangalore

June 7th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, June 7(ANI): Social activists and volunteers of NGOs in cooperation with the agencies of the United Nations hosted a 'End Hunger' walk in Bangalore, as part of its initiative to spread ... Read more...

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Josh Hartnett blames ‘contaminated water’ in underdeveloped countries for stomach disorder

April 17th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): 'Pearl Harbor' star Josh Hartnett believes that his hospitalisation in March might have been a result of ignoring the advice against drinking unpurified water during several trips to ... Read more...

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Industrialists seek more liquidity in market to fight recession

November 17th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.17 (ANI): Though India claims to have a strong fundamental value proposition, industrialists are seeking more liquidity in the market. Top entrepreneurs participating in the three-day 24th India Economic Summit ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi fund unveils poverty alleviation strategy

May 28th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
Abu Dhabi, May 28 (IANS) Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has announced a five-year aid strategy to support poverty eradication initiatives in developing countries, WAM news agency reported Wednesday. Under the ... Read more...

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Tobacco, alcohol, anti-quota lobbies want to oust me: Ramadoss

May 17th, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss Saturday alleged the tobacco and alcohol lobbies and those against the reservation policy were conspiring to oust him. "The lobby is out to get ... Read more...

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Nanoparticle diet may keep chicken safer for human consumption

March 2nd, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by admin
London, March 2 (ANI): Clemson University researchers have shown that chickens may be made safer for human consumption by feeding them nanoparticles that have the potential to eliminate deadly bacteria.The researchers said ... Read more...

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Lahores youth unhappy with Bilawals anointment as PPP chief

January 1st, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Jan 1 (ANI): Youth of Lahore are not happy with the anointment of Bilawal Bhutto Zardari as the next chairperson of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). The Student Action Committee (SAC) in ... Read more...

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Roger Moore joins Hollywood Walk of Fame

November 14th, 2007 - 2:07 am ICT by admin

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