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New targeted drug could aid in smoking reduction therapy


March 18th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists have been developing a targeted drug that could aid in smoking reduction therapy.The new drug slows down the metabolism of nicotine, which would help smokers to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Microfinance firms fear Andhra law will hurt them


December 15th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 15 (IANS) The Microfinance Institution Network (MFIN), a body of micro-finance companies, Wednesday expressed disappointment that the Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly passed a regulatory bill without any amendments, and feared ... Read more...

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Vamsi will soon direct a sequel


September 18th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Vamsi is well known in the Telugu film industry for his exceptional films that has won the hearts of the audiences. Vamsi has just finished working ... Read more...

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Scientists suggest solutions for poisonous well water crisis in South Asia


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Over 100 million people in rural southern Asia drink water contaminated with unsafe levels of arsenic - sourced by well water.These people face double the risk of cancer, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tube Investments seeks partner for Chinese unit


July 31st, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, July 31 (IANS) Bicycle and engineering product manufacturer Tube Investments (TI) is looking at various options, including tying up with a new company, to save its loss-making Chinese unit. ... Read more...

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Indian scientists find earthworms can be used to produce compost from ‘textile sludge’


July 17th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): In a new research, scientists at the Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, in Haryana, India, have determined that earthworms could be used to produce compost from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian researchers convert textile waste into rich manure


July 17th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hissar (Haryana), July 17 (IANS) Earthworms and some animal manure could convert waste from the textile industry into a rich compost for agriculture, researchers here have found. Most gardeners will tell you earthworm ... Read more...

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Undersea volcanic rocks offer vast repository for globe-warming CO2


July 15th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A group of scientists has used deep ocean-floor drilling and experiments to show that volcanic rocks off the West Coast and elsewhere might be used to securely ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Real estate investment trusts emerging in India


April 3rd, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India's booming realty space is increasingly seeing the emergence of real estate investment trusts (REITs) as one of the most viable options for raising funds, a leading ... Read more...

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