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Everything you need to know about High Forest: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Hockey India appoints Sukhvir Singh Grewal as Manager High Performance

July 24, 2014 at 12:12 PM

Taking forward the plan of developing hockey at grassroots level in the country, Hockey India today announced the appointment of former coach Mr. Sukhvir Singh Grewal as the Manager, High Performance (North Zone).

Forest fires trigger landmine explosions along LoC in Poonch

June 11, 2014 at 6:55 AM

Jammu, June 11 (IANS) Raging forest fires have triggered over two dozen landmines along the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said Wednesday.

Humans, corals share same cellular self-destruction mode

June 10, 2014 at 1:11 PM

New York, June 10 (IANS) What do humans and corals have in common? Both share a 500-million-year-old biomechanical pathway that tells cells when to die.

Turkey-Iran ties improved since Rouhani took office

June 10, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Ankara, June 10 (IANS) Since Hassan Rouhani became the president, bilateral ties between Iran and Turkey have improved, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said after the two nations endorsed 10 deals in several sectors, including banking, transportation, tourism and energy.

Suryadatta Institute's Participation in 51 st Africa Day

June 9, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Prof.Shantilal Hajeri HOD, Suryadatta Institute attended the '51st Africa Day', organized on at MVM Banquet Hall, Nariman Point, Mumbai by Indo African Chamber of commerce and Industries (IACCI).

Iranian president to visit Turkey to improve strained ties

June 7, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Ankara, June 7 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is expected to pay his first visit to Turkey Monday in a bid to improve bilateral ties between the two countries that have been strained by the developments in Syria, media reported Saturday.

Defamation charges framed against Kejriwal

June 6, 2014 at 9:07 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A court Friday framed charges against AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal in a defamation case filed against him by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari.

Environment officials to study villages in Kerala

June 6, 2014 at 6:10 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) A two-member team from the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) Friday held discussions with officials from Kerala to finalise their field visits to some of the 123 villages which moved out of the category of ecologically sensitive areas (ESA).

Revealed: Last days of dinosaurs on earth

June 6, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Toronto, June 6 (IANS) What kind of conditions existed on earth around 66 million years ago, just before the mass extinction of dinosaurs?

Kasturirangan report will make Goa secretariat no-development zone: Minister

June 5, 2014 at 10:22 PM

Panaji, June 5 (IANS) If the K. Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats is adopted by the Goa government, even the state secretariat would come in a no-development zone, said state Forest and Environment Minister Alina Saldanha Thursday.

Javadekar, Chouhan call on Modi

June 5, 2014 at 8:14 PM

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and union Environment and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar were among those who called on prime minister Narendra Modi Thursday.

Javadekar calls for cooperation to protect environment

June 5, 2014 at 7:02 PM

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar Thursday called for "collective partnership of all stake holders" to protect the environment and ensure sustainable development.

FBI spied on Nelson Mandela, show records

May 30, 2014 at 6:19 PM

Washington, May 30 (IANS) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) spied on Nelson Mandela during his historic visit to the US after his release from prison in 1990, a leading British daily reported Friday citing newly released files.

High BP medicines may increase vision loss risk

May 29, 2014 at 2:43 PM

New York, May 29 (IANS) Certain blood pressure lowering medications may have dangerous side effects as researchers have found a link between taking vasodilators and developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD) that could lead to vision loss and blindness.

'Mental illness more potent killer than heavy smoking'

May 25, 2014 at 2:21 PM

London, May 25 (IANS) Serious mental illness reduces life expectancy by 10-20 years - a loss of years that is equivalent to or worse than that caused by heavy smoking, a research has showed.

Funding needed to help CAR refugees: UNHCR

May 24, 2014 at 4:20 AM

Geneva, May 24 (IANS) The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Friday said the agency and its partners needed more funds to help growing number of refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR).

Sundarbans fire in Bangladesh brought under control

May 24, 2014 at 12:28 AM

Dhaka, May 24 (IANS) The major fire raging for the past two days in the Sundarbans in Bangladesh was controlled Friday evening by fire fighters and forest workers, an official said.

Mercury soars to 45.5 degrees in Odisha town

May 24, 2014 at 12:04 AM

Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) Odisha continued to reel under severe heat wave conditions, with the mercury soaring to 45.5 degree Celsius Friday in the state's Titilagarh town, the highest of this summer so far, an official said.

NASA orbiter captures new crater on Red Planet

May 23, 2014 at 5:17 PM

Washington, May 23 (IANS) Researchers have discovered the largest fresh meteor-impact crater on Mars, NASA said in a statement.

This hormone 'ate' his finger bones!

May 22, 2014 at 2:16 PM

London, May 22 (IANS) You may have heard about a hormone called parathyroid but to your shock, excess of this hormone can even 'eat' your fingers!

NCR: LG directs the officials to improves helpful for people

May 22, 2014 at 11:30 AM

Najeeb Jung, the Lt. Governor of Delhi alongwith the Chief Secretary, Delhi today conducted intensive review of 9 departments of Government of NCT of Delhi. This was 3rd review of such nature. With this review, all the departments have been covered.

Iraq's Maliki group leads in parliamentary elections

May 19, 2014 at 10:34 PM

Baghdad, May 19 (IANS) Tallies released Monday for Iraq's April 30 nationwide parliamentary elections show a strong lead by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's bloc, raising his chances to remain in the post for the third term despite fierce opposition and worsening security, according to election panel.

Drunk zebrafish shows why you go nuts after booze

May 19, 2014 at 1:22 PM

New York, May 19 (IANS) For a zebrafish, "don't drink and swim" warning may not work at all.

CPI-M heads for victory in Tripura

May 16, 2014 at 10:34 AM

Agartala, May 16 (IANS) CPI-M candidates were Friday heading for victory in the two Lok Sabha seats in Left-ruled Tripura, officials said here.

RD CPI-M leads in Tripura

May 16, 2014 at 9:06 AM

Agartala, May 16 (IANS) The ruling CPI-M Friday took early lead over the Congress in the two Lok Sabha seats in Left-ruled Tripura, officials said here.

Want to pick the right bikini? Here's how

May 15, 2014 at 6:34 PM

London, May 15 (IANS) Do you find bikini shopping a daunting task? Follow these tips and chose the right gear before setting off for a vacation.

Hundreds protest in Ghana for Nigerian girls

May 12, 2014 at 6:18 AM

Accra, May 12 (IANS) Hundreds of women here Sunday staged a peaceful protest against the kidnapping of the over 200 students from a school in Nigeria by extremist Islamic militant group Boko Haram.

Passenger car sales down 10 percent in April

May 9, 2014 at 3:01 PM

New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) High fuel and interest costs dented domestic passenger cars sales by 10.15 percent in April, industry data showed Friday.

High-earning bosses losing on sex life: Survey

May 9, 2014 at 12:28 PM

London, May 9 (IANS) Do you earn a moolah and have all good things in life? You may be losing out on your sex life, a fascinating survey suggests.

Breast cancer, hypertension on the rise in Goa

May 8, 2014 at 4:34 PM

Panaji, May 8 (IANS) Over 250 new breast cancer cases are detected every year and hypertension is playing havoc with the health of Goans, who are otherwise known for their laid-back lifestyle, a survey said.

Avoid swallowing 'bacteria' from pool water in summer

May 7, 2014 at 12:51 PM

New York, May 7 (IANS) Love to take that evening dip in the neighbourhood swimming pool in this frying summer? Go take one but beware of swallowing pool water as this may be abound with bacteria and parasites.

HC refuses to stay functioning of Seventh Pay Commission

May 6, 2014 at 11:30 PM

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday declined to stay the functioning of the Seventh Pay Commission while hearing a plea that challenged a notification on inclusion of a former IAS officer as a member of the panel.

Ratan Tata conferred one of UK's highest awards GBE

May 5, 2014 at 6:51 PM

New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Tata Group chairman emeritus Ratan Tata was Monday honoured with Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE), one of the highest civilian awards of Britain.

How to fight a fire (To go with '4,000 government schools flout fire rules, are at risk')

May 5, 2014 at 4:10 PM

Delhi Fire Service suggests the following measures to ensure safety in case of a fire incident:

Orphaned bear cubs returned to wild in Assam park

May 1, 2014 at 6:47 PM

Manas (Assam), May 1 (IANS) Three orphaned bear cubs found in a national park here, were let into the wild Thursday by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI).

Cricket Australia congratulates its No.1 ranked team

May 1, 2014 at 3:58 PM

Melbourne, May 1 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive officer James Sutherland has congratulated its men's team and support staff Thursday after it achieved the No.1 spot in the ICC Test and One-Day International (ODI) rankings.

High gas price will hurt fertiliser sector: FAI

April 30, 2014 at 7:26 PM

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Contending that the government's new pricing guidelines stipulating much higher prices for domestic natural gas will make the Indian fertiliser industry uncompetitive, the Fertiliser Association of India (FAI) Wednesday called for delinking domestic gas from the price of imported liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Watch out for what your kids eat after games

April 28, 2014 at 1:50 PM

London, April 28 (IANS) Is your kid getting fatter after joining school sports? Making your kids participate in school sports is not enough to keep them healthy.

What kind of shopper are you?

April 26, 2014 at 3:50 PM

London, April 26 (IANS) Shopping can be fun and a challenge for some; tiring and frustrating for others; and for many, it can be filled with bargain pieces or indulgent purchases. A shopper can be differentiated in many ways according to their mindset and choices -- which one are you?

Encourage marginalised sections in higher judiciary, says outgoing CJI

April 26, 2014 at 12:14 AM

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Outgoing Chief Justice of India P.Sathasivam Friday said that rules and criteria in the appointment of judges should be relaxed for giving proper representation to members of SC/STs, OBCs, minorities and women in the higher judiciary if they were deserving.

Maldives court not to annul election results

April 24, 2014 at 3:26 PM

Male, April 24 (IANS) The Maldives High Court hearing complaints filed over last month's parliamentary elections has against annulling any of the results.

Very much welcome Modi statement on relations: Pakistan envoy

April 23, 2014 at 6:30 PM

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Dismissing seemingly tough statements by the BJP and its allies about Pakistan as "poll rhetoric", Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit Wednesday said they "very much welcome" BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's latest statement that if he came to power, his government would follow a "balanced" foreign policy in which "no one should be able to intimidate us and neither should we do it".

In a first, stem cells cloned from human skin

April 21, 2014 at 1:53 PM

New York, April 21 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, scientists have for the first time grown stem cells from a man's skin using cloning techniques.

FICCI writes to EC on environment and forest clearance process

April 17, 2014 at 4:14 PM

FICCI has requested Election Commission of India to issue clarification to Ministry of Environment & Forests on the continuation of the grant of environment and forest clearances for projects while the Model Code

Hamilton's tactical team switch proving correct (Column: High Toss)

April 17, 2014 at 1:04 PM

Lewis Hamilton shocked the Formula 1 caravan in September 2012 by announcing he would be leaving McLaren, the team he grew up with, to join Mercedes in 2013 as the retiring Michael Schumacher's replacement.

Appoint special prosecutor for sex crimes against children: HC

April 16, 2014 at 8:48 PM

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the city government to appoint special public prosecutors within four weeks in the special court set up to handle cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Freeman excited to work with his favourite actor Depp

April 16, 2014 at 3:04 PM

Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Actor Morgan Freeman has teamed up with Johnny Depp in sci-fi movie "Transcendence" and confessed that he always wanted to work with him.

Polling officials reach remote booths for April 17 polls

April 15, 2014 at 10:32 PM

Siliguri, April 15 (IANS) Polling officials Tuesday night reached 16 remote booths in the mountainous terrain of Darjeeling constituency for the first phase of Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal April 17.

Campaigning for Bengal first phase Lok Sabha polls ends

April 15, 2014 at 6:16 PM

Darjeeling, April 15 (IANS) The campaign drums fell silent Tuesday for the first phase of the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, covering the four constituencies of Cooch Behar, Alipurduar, Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling that go to the hustings Thursday.

Lacking basic services, Rammam celebrates new polling booth (Election Special)

April 15, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Siliguri, April 15 (IANS) Situated nearly 2,600 metres above sea level, Rammam lacks conventional power, landphone and TV connectivity. For the inhabitants, recharging their mobile phones involves an arduous four-five-hour trek into neighbouring Sikkim. But this village in north Bengal is now elated - at least they have a new polling booth.

Forest fire destroys over 100 homes in Chile

April 13, 2014 at 12:36 PM

Santiago, April 13 (IANS) A massive forest fire in Chile's port city of Valparaiso has destroyed more than 100 homes and caused evacuations of thousands of residents.

Mars has a volcanic 'heart'!

April 13, 2014 at 11:56 AM

Washington, April 13 (IANS) After the discovery of "Australia" by NASA's Curiosity Rover, scientists have now located a heart shape on Tharsis Bulge, a region home to some of the Red planet's biggest ancient volcanoes.

High voter turnout shows people's desire for change: Modi

April 11, 2014 at 10:44 PM

New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) High voter turnout in the third phase of general election Thursday shows the people's unhappiness with the resent government and their desire for change, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said Friday.

Girls having 'normal sex' via lab-grown vagina!

April 11, 2014 at 2:12 PM

New York, April 11 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, scientists are now growing specialised organs such as vagina in the lab and successfully implanting them in patients.

Deana Uppal loses case against 'Big Brother' fellow contestant

April 10, 2014 at 6:36 PM

London, April 10 (IANS) Indo-British model Deana Uppal, who rose to fame after participating in British reality show "Big Brother" in 2012, has lost her court battle for damages after being dubbed "a piece of s***" by Conor McIntyre.

Pistorius breaks down in tears during cross examination

April 10, 2014 at 1:56 AM

Pretoria, April 10 (IANS) Murder-accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius broke down in tears at the Pretoria High Court Wednesday as the prosecution started cross examining him.

EU to create support group for Ukraine

April 10, 2014 at 1:00 AM

Brussels, April 10 (IANS) The European Commission Wednesday decided to create a support group for Ukraine with the objective of providing a structure, overview and guidance for the Commission's work to support the country.

India, Bangladesh, UK join hands to honour Tagore

April 4, 2014 at 7:09 PM

London, April 4 (IANS) India, Bangladesh and the United Kingdom joined hands to honour Rabindranath Tagore, one of the greatest poets of the Commonwealth, at the mother of parliaments - the House of Commons.

Dellhi High Court allows nursery admission process to begin

April 3, 2014 at 5:49 PM

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Ending the stalemate over the nursery admission process, the Delhi High Court Thursday allowed schools to begin admitting toddlers who have been selected in draw of lots.

This protein can resist weight gain despite high-fat diet

April 2, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Johannesburg, April 2 (IANS) Not been able to fight off excess belly fat despite exercise and diet control? High levels of a particular protein can help.

UN concerned over deteriorating situation in CAR

April 2, 2014 at 5:09 AM

Geneva, April 2 (IANS) Two UN organisations Tuesday expressed deep concern on the escalation of violence in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR).

High BP, sugar in teenage may lead to dementia

April 1, 2014 at 2:53 PM

New York, April 1 (IANS) Watch your diet and exercise regularly before it is too late as a new research suggests that young adults with high blood pressure and elevated glucose levels are at greater risks of developing dementia later in life.

High temperature reduces length of pregnancy: Study

April 1, 2014 at 2:37 PM

Toronto, April 1 (IANS) If you are pregnant and wish a full-term delivery, it is better to shift to a colder place before the mercury goes up as high temperature may reduce the length of your pregnancy, research indicates.

Pakistan rejects accusation of involvement in Kabul attacks

April 1, 2014 at 6:13 AM

Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Pakistan Monday dismissed allegations that the country was behind recent attacks in Kabul ahead of the April 5 Afghan presidential elections.

Nursery Admission: HC extends stay till April 2

March 29, 2014 at 12:05 PM

On the issue of nursery admission, the Delhi High Court has further extended stay on the process and fresh draw of lots in the capital's schools till April 2.

150 acres devastated by fire in Puerto Rico

March 29, 2014 at 6:45 AM

San Juan, March 29 (IANS/EFE) About 150 acres of woodland were devastated before dawn in Puerto Rico by a fire in Adjuntas Forest in the central part of the island, authorities said.

Delhi HC extends stay on nursery admission till April 2

March 28, 2014 at 10:53 PM

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday further extended stay on the nursery admission process and fresh draw of lots in the capital's schools till April 2.

Economic crisis blessing for Cyprus peace deal: UN envoy

March 28, 2014 at 2:53 AM

Nicosia, March 28 (IANS) An outgoing UN envoy in Cyprus said Thursday that the island's economic crisis may be a blessing in disguise regarding a peace deal eluding Greek and Turkish Cypriots for many decades.

Calcutta CAT bench head alleges phone tapping

March 27, 2014 at 9:41 PM

Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) Justice Pratap Kumar Ray, a retired Calcutta High Court judge and current head of the Central Administrative Tribunal's (CAT) Calcutta bench, has complained to the home secretary that his mobile phone is being tapped.

Beer-marinated meat cuts cancer-causing chemicals

March 27, 2014 at 2:29 PM

London, March 27 (IANS) Cherish grilled meat marinated in your favourite beer? Bring it on. It can reduce levels of potentially harmful substances in grilled meats, a new study suggests.

Protest in Himachal village over shifting of hydro project

March 26, 2014 at 3:09 PM

Chamba, March 26 (IANS) Hundreds of villagers Wednesday staged a protest in Himachal Pradesh against the arrest of woman activists who were demanding shifting of a hydropower project.

Delhi HC extends stay on nursery admission

March 25, 2014 at 12:06 PM

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday extended its stay on the nursery admission process till March 28, asking the city government to file updated data relating to the available number of seats and candidates seeking admission after the inter-state transfer category was scrapped.

High-speed rails to run on sides of skyscrapers in near future

March 24, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Washington, Mar. 24 (ANI): Two British designers Christopher Christophi and Lucas Mazarrasa have come up with a unique concept that might see high-speed trains running to the side of a skyscraper.

'Nine million people displaced by Syrian crisis'

March 15, 2014 at 6:03 PM

Beirut, March 15 (IANS) Visiting UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres said that the crisis in Syria has led to the displacement of nine million people, media reported.

Over 200 killed in Nigeria attack

March 15, 2014 at 3:39 PM

Abuja, March 15 (IANS) At least 212 people lost their lives in a gunfight between rebels and military personnel in Nigeria on Friday, the media reported.

Forest Essentials launches facial care line for men

March 13, 2014 at 4:59 PM

New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Luxury Ayurvedic skincare brand Forest Essentials has ventured into men's facial care with a new product line.

Delhi HC stays nursery admission process

March 12, 2014 at 1:39 PM

New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday stayed the nursery admission process.

Hiding place of deadly virus in body spotted

March 12, 2014 at 12:11 PM

New York, March 12 (IANS) A common yet deadly virus that hides in specific places in healthy people and is hard to find has now been discovered.

Springsteen teams up with Thom Zimny for new documentary

March 10, 2014 at 5:47 PM

Los Angeles, March 10 (IANS) Musician Bruce Springsteen will reunite with documentary director Thom Zimny for the making of a new film on his most recent record, "High Hopes".

India hands fresh list of insurgent camps to Bangladesh

March 9, 2014 at 6:41 PM

Shillong, March 9 (IANS) Bangladesh's border guards have promised firm action against insurgents from India's northeastern states taking shelter in that country, an Indian official said Sunday.

Exposure to synthetic compound BPA could promote breast cancer growth

March 7, 2014 at 1:45 PM

Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): Researchers at UT Arlington are a step closer to understanding how the commonly used synthetic compound bisphenol-A, or BPA, may promote breast cancer growth.

Delhi HC orders fresh draw of lots in nursery admission

March 6, 2014 at 6:41 PM

New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday ordered a fresh draw of lots in the nursery admission process for all seats.

Concern over decline of world's rarest sea lion

March 6, 2014 at 12:41 PM

Wellington, March 6 (IANS) New Zealand's expanding fishing activities were again under fire Thursday with falling numbers reported of yet another of the country's endangered marine mammals.

Russia's Lavrov to meet EU's Ashton over Ukraine

March 4, 2014 at 5:13 AM

Madrid, March 4 (IANS) Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergei Lavrov will discuss the ongoing situation in Ukraine with European Union's High Representative of Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton when both meet here Tuesday.

Himachal's afforestation 66 pc short: CAG

March 3, 2014 at 5:53 PM

Shimla, March 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has carried out afforestation in just 34 percent of the total area where infrastructure projects wiped out green cover in the past six years.

EU condemns terrorist attacks in China

March 3, 2014 at 4:41 AM

Brussels, March 3 (IANS) EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton Sunday condemned the Kunming terrorist attacks and sent condolences to the victims' families.

'12 Years a Slave' wins big at Independent Spirit Awards 2014

March 2, 2014 at 11:13 AM

Washington, Mar. 2 (ANI): The Oscar-nominated film '12 Years a Slave' grabbed 5 awards including best feature and best director at the Independent Spirit Awards held on Saturday afternoon in Santa Monica, California.

Noel Gallagher set to auction off signed gold disc for pal Russell Brand's charity

March 1, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Noel Gallagher is set to auction off a signed gold disc certifying the success of his debut solo album for Russell Brand's charity, it has been revealed.

Witnesses can object to audio-visual recording of testimony in Pistorius' trial, rules court

February 26, 2014 at 9:08 PM

Johannesburg, Feb 26 (ANI): The witnesses, who are due to testify in the murder trial of Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, will reportedly need to decide within 24 hours whether or not they object to audio-visual recording of their evidence.

Delhi scraps transfer points in nursery admission

February 26, 2014 at 5:29 PM

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The city government Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has scraped the five additional points to be given to children of parents who come under the inter-state transfer category in nursery admissions.

Assam man kills self demanding land rights

February 24, 2014 at 9:13 PM

Guwahati, Feb 24 (IANS) A man died after setting himself ablaze outside the Assam capital complex in Dispur Monday, protesting the state's refusal to give land pattas (deeds) to people.

India, Canada to collaborate in film making

February 24, 2014 at 7:44 PM

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India and Canada Monday signed an audio-visual co-production agreement which will enable film producers of both countries to utilise a platform for collaboration on various facets of film making.

Set top box market in India to grow at 29.3% by 2015: Study

February 24, 2014 at 4:48 PM

Mumbai, Feb. 24 (ANI): The Set Top Box (STB) market in India is reportedly said to grow at an annual growth rate of 29.3 percent by 2015, a new study has revealed.

Assam man sets himself ablaze demanding land rights

February 24, 2014 at 4:16 PM

Guwahati, Feb 24 (IANS) A man set himself ablaze outside the Assam capital complex in Dispur Monday protesting the state's refusal to give land pattas (deeds) to people.

New global monitoring system to track deforestation in `near real time`

February 22, 2014 at 10:57 AM

London, Feb 22 (ANI): A new global monitoring system has been launched that promises "near real time" information on deforestation around the world.

Australia, India civil nuke talks progressing along expected lines: Envoy

February 22, 2014 at 9:13 AM

New Delhi, Feb.22 (ANI): Civil nuclear cooperation talks between Australia and India are progressing along expected lines, said Australia's High Commissioner to India Patrick Suckling.

HC suspends AAP's pending power bills waiver

February 21, 2014 at 1:28 PM

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday suspended the AAP government decision to give 50 percent waiver on pending electricity bills of 24,036 consumers.

High fruits prices adding extra fat to your kid!

February 21, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) Are fruit and vegetable prices linked to your kid's obesity? Yes.

High potency statins can add years to life following heart attack

February 21, 2014 at 11:52 AM

London, Feb. 21 (ANI): A new study has suggested that treatment with high-potency statins offers a significantly improved chance of survival following a heart attack, slashing the risk of early death.

Australia sees India playing strong role in Sydney G-20 deliberations: Envoy

February 21, 2014 at 9:13 AM

New Delhi, Feb.21 (ANI): Australia envisions India playing a strong contributing role in the Group of Twenty (G-20) Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors' deliberations to be held on February 22 and 23 in Sydney.