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BRICS to explore setting up development bank


March 7th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The BRICS summit of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa March 29 will explore a slew of new ideas, including a development bank and ... Read more...

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If not JPC, think of substitute, CPI-M tells government (Lead)


November 22nd, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Maintaining that only a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) could probe the 2G spectrum allocation scandal, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday asked the government to suggest ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CPI-M to government: If not JPC, suggest alternative


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Maintaining that only a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) could probe scams like the 2G spectrum allocation scandal, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday asked the government ... Read more...

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Cheques may be phased out in UK by 2018


December 16th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.16 (ANI): A 15-strong body, comprising members of the banking industry, is expected to decide that cheques should be phased out by 2018.This is despite opposition from businesses and charities who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Schools can cut anti-depressant use among students


July 24th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 24 (IANS) School-based programmes could help curb the amount of anti-depressants being prescribed to students, says a new study. School counsellor Mark Taylor of University of Queensland (UQ) found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Expert warns against alternative cold remedies


June 18th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): An expert has suggested that people who take over-the-counter homeopathic and "natural" cold remedies better carefully research such treatment options, and properly follow dosage instructions.The advise by Dr. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Australian cricketers set to get pay rise


June 10th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 10 (ANI): Senior Australian cricketers could earn over 1.5 million dollars a year following a new pay deal agreed between Cricket Australia and the players' union.The pay deal, which increases ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scientists make practical optical fiber with silicon core


October 29th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): A team of American researchers claims that they have been able to make a practical optical fiber with a silicon core. Writing about their work in the ... Read more...

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US dollar could drop by 10 percent, says Canadian report


September 27th, 2008 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 27 (IANS) A Canadian bank report says the US dollar could fall as much as 10 per cent in the ``near to medium'' future.In its report titled `Will the US ... Read more...

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Institute for plants wins international award


June 6th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) The Lucknow-based Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP) has received the International Golden Peacock Eco Innovation Award 2008 for its agriculture and environmental projects. "The award ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Behavioral therapy can effectively reduce tic disorders


December 16th, 2007 - 11:26 am ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new research has pointed out that behavioral programs and procedures can prove beneficial in place of drugs, for the reduction of symptoms of psychological problems like tic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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