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Food prices may increase 30-35 per cent in next ten years: UN

  On 18 February 2009 at 14:14

A top UN agency has warned food prices may increase upto 30-35 per cent within the next ten years, forcing those living in extreme poverty to spend 90 per cent of their income on it, if major changes are not made in food production and processing sys ...

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Vitamin supplements can prevent hearing loss

  On 18 February 2009 at 14:13

Scientists have edged closer to developing a pill to stave off noise-induced or age-related hearing loss in humans, after vitamin supplements given to lab animals protected hearing.These supplements comprise antioxidants like beta carotene and vitam ...

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JUSTICE CONTINUES TO ELUDE SCARLETT KEELING

  On 18 February 2009 at 14:11

A year after British teenager Scarlett Keeling was found dead at Goa's Anjuna beach, neither the police nor the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has made any significant headway in their respective investigations into the sensational murder.Scar ...

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Press Note-: Guidelines for calculation of total foreign investment i e., direct and indirect foreign investment in Indian Companies

  On 18 February 2009 at 11:09

Press Note-: Guidelines for calculation of total foreign investment i e., direct and indirect foreign investment in Indian Companies Investment in Indian companies can be made both by non-resident as well as resident Indian entities. Any non-resident ...

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Lonsdaleite is nature's hardest material

  On 18 February 2009 at 10:42

Diamond will always be a woman's best friend but the gemstone is no longer the "world's hardest material", according to scientists.Instead, a rare natural substance, called lonsdaleite, which is made from carbon atoms just like diamond, has emerged ...

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A scam in the Delhi Development Authority spoils many people’s dream of affordable housing.

  On 18 February 2009 at 10:37

BY now it is a commonplace to bemoan the poor state of health services in India. Public provision of health services is inadequately funded, and their facilities are plagued by overcrowding and a shortage of essential items and of skilled personnel. ...

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FAILING HEALTH

  On 18 February 2009 at 10:33

BY now it is a commonplace to bemoan the poor state of health services in India. Public provision of health services is inadequately funded, and their facilities are plagued by overcrowding and a shortage of essential items and of skilled personnel. ...

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Over 50 per cent of pre-university students use tobacco products

  On 18 February 2009 at 10:30

The findings of a study, conducted by the Institute of Public Health (IPH), Bangalore, this year, shows that over 50 per cent of pre-university (PU) students pursuing courses in arts and humanities are smokers. The rules and advertisements to discour ...

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GOLD AT NEW HIGH

  On 18 February 2009 at 10:27

Gold seems to be enjoying a solo run amid global economic gloom. In spite of the global malaise of recession and the attendant job cuts and cut-backs in industrial production, gold continues to live up to the old adage of being a recession-proof and ...

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COMPANY LAW BOARD MOVED TO SACK MAYTAS BOARD

  On 18 February 2009 at 10:25

The government on Tuesday moved the Company Law Board (CLB) to supersede the boards of Maytas Infra and Maytas Properties, both promoted by the family of the former chairman of Satyam Computer Services, B. Ramalinga Raju.Briefing journalists here, Co ...

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