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SBI profit more than doubles to Rs.3,751.56 crore


August 10th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) Friday said its net profit more than doubled to Rs.3,751.56 crore for the quarter ended June ... Read more...

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‘System needed to prevent zoonotic diseases in South Asia’


August 4th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Countries in South Asia need to put in place systems and processes to help prevent the trans-border spread of zoonotic diseases, that are transmitted from ... Read more...

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India’s mobile handsets sales cross 50 mn in Jan-March


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) India's mobile handsets sales crossed 50 million units in the Jan-March quarter, up 9.1 percent from the like period of the previous year, with Nokia ... Read more...

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HIV drug now available as oral powder for children


January 29th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The HIV drug Viread will now be available in powder form for HIV positive children after its approval by the US Food and Drug Administration ... Read more...

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Antibiotics panel’s recommendations yet to be followed


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) An expert panel's recommendations that will lay down the national policy on antibiotics are yet to be notified by the health ministry, Health Minister Ghulam ... Read more...

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PC sales in India may rise to 12.71 million in 2012


August 31st, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The personal computer (PC) market in India is expected to register sales of 12.71 million units in 2012, 14 percent higher than the estimated 11.15 ... Read more...

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Indian digital camera market grows 69 percent


May 9th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Indian digital camera market posted a 69 percent increase in sales at 845,000 units during the quarter ended Dec 31, 2010 as against 501,000 ... Read more...

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Personal computer market grows 26 percent


February 17th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The rise in the commercial demand of desktops and notebooks has led to the personal computers (PC) market in India registering a 26 percent rise in sales ... Read more...

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Indian mobile handsets market grows by 3.6 percent in Q3


December 29th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The sales of mobile phones in India grew 3.6 percent to touch 40 million units during the quarter ended Sep 30, said a study by advisory firm ... Read more...

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38.63 m mobile phones shipped to India in Q2


September 28th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Sep 28 (IANS) The shipments of mobile handsets in India grew by 6.3 percent quarter on quarter to touch an all-time high of 38.63 million units in a single quarter, ... Read more...

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Mobile handset sales up 6.7 percent


October 9th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Mobile handset sales in India recorded a 6.7 percent increase to 100.9 million in the year ended June 30, as compared to 94.6 million the year before, ... Read more...

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New Canadian research aims to improve vaccines, X-Rays and fuels


September 27th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 27 (ANI): A new long-term study by researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), Canada, would aim to provide new ways of creating and administering vaccines, lay the ... Read more...

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Experimental drug found effective against anthrax poisoning


July 10th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): An experimental drug called raxibacumab has been found to be effective in treating anthrax poisoning, say researchers."The results published today showed that a single dose of raxibacumab was ... Read more...

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Non-drowsy anti-allergy medicine introduced


January 19th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) A capsuled liquid gel for relieving worst allergy symptoms without causing drowsiness is now available over the counter."New CLARITIN(R) Liqui-Gels(R) is the latest advancement for the 50 million ... Read more...

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Type 1 diabetes may be linked to digestive disorder


December 11th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Scientists have identified seven genetic markers shared between Type 1 (juvenile) diabetes and celiac disease, also known as gluten intolerance.The research team from the University of Cambridge ... Read more...

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How much exercise is good for health?


November 8th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 8 (IANS) What effect does exercise have on the cells and tissues of the body and how can we use the knowledge to combat conditions like arthritis, diabetes and heart ... Read more...

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Waterloo rated as Canada’s top research university


November 6th, 2008 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 6 (IANS) The University of Waterloo, based in the city of Blackberry near here, has been rated as the top research institution in Canada.In the annual ``Canada Top 50 Research ... Read more...

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Simulated seismic signals could help save lives during volcanic eruption


October 26th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Scientists have simulated the seismic signals that precede a volcanic eruption for the first time and created a 3-D visualization of those warning signs under controlled conditions, ... Read more...

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Goldman Sachs lists ten things India needs to do to grow 40 times by 2050


June 19th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Goldman Sachs Group Inc., the worlds largest investment bank, has outlined 10 things for India to improve upon, in order to achieve its potential and grow 40 ... Read more...

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Amara Raja Batteries enters two-wheeler segment


May 26th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by admin
Chennai May 26 (IANS) Amara Raja Batteries Ltd Monday launched its two-wheeler batteries here and targets to sell around 750,000 units this fiscal, said a top company official. Launching the two-wheeler battery ... Read more...

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