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Jayalalithaa, Patnaik bond, stress cooperation among states


May 11th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 11 (IANS) Stating that Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was like a brother, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday stressed the importance of cooperation amongst states in ... Read more...

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Coffee from Kerala, soon to ‘Kic OFF’ across India


May 5th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 5 (IANS) Steaming cups of coffee made from the best beans sourced from Kerala coffee estates will soon be made available across the country with the Floatel Group ... Read more...

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Modernize ferries in Assam: MP


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Two days after a boat disaster in Assam killed an estimated 270 people, Rajya Sabha member Birendra Prasad Baishya Wednesday sought New Delhi's assistance to ... Read more...

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Infrastructure projects in Maharashtra get vital thrust


March 26th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Infrastructure development in Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra will get a significant thrust with a series of mega-projects lined up as part of efforts to ... Read more...

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Yangtze cowfish on verge of extinction


March 12th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) The Yangtze cowfish, an endangered sub-species of the dolphin family in China's Yangtze river, might die out in 15 years if there were no effective preservation ... Read more...

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Nine dead after pleasure boat sinks in Moscow


August 1st, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Eight people have been confirmed dead and a ninth person is presumed to have drowned after a pleasure boat collided with a cargo barge and sank in the ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Moscow river boat accident


July 31st, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nine people were killed when a pleasure boat collided with a barge and sank in Russia's Moskva river here Sunday. The accident occurred at about 1.30 ... Read more...

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Russia opens inland water to foreign-flagged ships


July 15th, 2011 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has opened its inland waterways to foreign-flagged ships after amendments to the country's water transport laws.The amendments were approved by both houses of parliament ... Read more...

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In Dhaka, the refrain is ‘No problem, Sir’ (World Cup Diary)


February 19th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) "Kono Samasya nai", is a phrase that you hear often in Bangladesh. Translated into English, the Bengali expression means "No problem, sir." Be it on ... Read more...

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Historical Chattabal weir in J-K restored


December 5th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Dec.5 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir government has planned to start water transport as the historical Chattabal weir has been restored in the valley."This is a humble effort of the incumbent ... Read more...

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Local manufacturing makes Dhaka’s river dredging cheaper


June 16th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 16 (IANS) Bangladesh's massive river dredging drive is for the first time using locally manufactured dredgers that are more cost effective and also energy efficient. Dredge Bangla (Private) Limited ... Read more...

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Ashok Chavan to visit US, Singapore, Malaysia


June 11th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Chief Minister Ashok Chavan will lead a delegation for a week-long trip to the US, Singapore and Malaysia Saturday to study infrastructure and developmental projects in those countries ... Read more...

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Mumbai Sea Link’s second carriageway to open tomorrow


March 23rd, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) The much-awaited second carriageway of the Rajiv Gandhi (Bandra-Worli) Sea Link here will be inaugurated Wednesday, an official said. "With the opening of the second carriageway, there will be ... Read more...

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Scientists reveal ‘evolutionary trigger’ that made flowering plants dominate Earth


December 2nd, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 2 (ANI): A new study has revealed the evolutionary trigger which led to early flowering plants gaining a major competitive advantage over rival species, leading to their subsequent boom and ... Read more...

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35 days after Thekkady, another boat tragedy strikes Kerala


November 5th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 5 (IANS) Just when Kerala was coming to terms with the Thekkady boat tragedy in which 45 people died, the state witnessed another boat mishap Wednesday evening when eight students ... Read more...

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Kerala’s cruise capsize toll 41 amid confession of lapses (Lead, Roundup)


October 1st, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thekkady (Kerala), Oct 1 (IANS) The pleasure cruise that ended in a watery grave for 41 tourists in the famed Periyar wildlife sanctuary here could have been avoided, experts said Thursday, ... Read more...

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Kerala’s cruise capsize toll hits 42 amid confession of lapses (Roundup)


October 1st, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thekkady (Kerala), Oct 1 (IANS) The pleasure cruise that ended in a watery grave for 42 tourists in the famed Periyar wildlife sanctuary here could have been avoided, experts said Thursday, ... Read more...

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Kerala boat tragedy could have been avoided: Judge


October 1st, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thekkady (Kerala), Oct 1 (IANS) The boat tragedy in Kerala's Thekkady tourist spot that killed 42 people Wednesday evening could have been avoided if the state government had taken measures like appointing ... Read more...

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New formula may improve ability to predict drinking water needs


July 9th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A study has worked out a new formula to predict drinking water needs, which if successful, could accurately forecast water needs not only for soldiers, but also for ... Read more...

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Water plays the role of catalyst in explosives


March 21st, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 21 (ANI): Scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US, have shown that water, in hot dense environments, plays an unexpected role in catalyzing complex explosive reactions.A catalyst ... Read more...

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Automobiles giant Mahindras now to make leisure boats


February 17th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Mahindra Group, famous for its automobiles and farm equipment, is now foraying into wet territory - manufacturing fiberglass powerboats and catamarans. It enters the high-potential, exclusive leisure boating industry ... Read more...

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Nanotube advance brings ultra-efficient drug delivery closer to reality


September 17th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 17 (ANI): The discovery of ultra-efficient devices for drug delivery inside the body may have come a step closer to reality, with an India-origin University of Illinois researcher announcing ... Read more...

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Kuttanad package to bring relief to farmers


July 25th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), July 25 (IANS) The Rs.1,840 crore Kuttanad package cleared Thursday by the Manmohan Singh government is certain to give a new lease of life to Kuttanad, often referred to as ... Read more...

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Common building blocks of flowering plants evolved independently on evolutionary tree


May 28th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Purdue University researchers have unearthed evidence that a fundamental building block in the cells of flowering plants, known as syringyl lignin, evolved independently but almost identically on ... Read more...

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India, Netherlands ink shipping sector MoU


February 12th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb.12 (ANI): India and Netherlands signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MoU) here today in the various areas concerning shipping and port sectors. The Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, ... Read more...

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