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Ban's panel on climate change may meet in April
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The high-level panel on climate change being convened by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is likely to meet in April to discuss how to mobilise financial resources for aiding climate change mitigation, a senior UN official Thursday said.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 3:53:42 PM

A Kerala door mat eyes Guinness record
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 4 (IANS) Four workers of the Cherthala-based Travancore Cocotuft (P) Ltd spent 111 man days over a span of four months using 470,000 coir tufts between alternate wefts of coir yarn to make 'the world's longest door mat'. They are now eyeing a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 3:47:03 PM

Sensex closes 252 points in the red
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities shut shop 252 points in the red Thursday amid depressed global cues.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 3:42:11 PM

Didn't say Batla House gunbattle was fake: Digvijay Singh
Lucknow, Feb 4 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh, who has come under attack over his comments on Batla House shootout in Delhi, Thursday said he never termed the gunbattle fake.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 3:42:06 PM

Cancer treatment made easy with hi-tech facilities in India (Feb 4 is World Cancer Day)
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) For 54-year-old Sharda Sethi, who was detected with breast cancer last year, life couldn't be more unfair. She had lost all hopes of survival and every passing day was a misery. The thought of undergoing painful treatment made the going all the more tough.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 3:35:01 PM

EU team meets Kandhamal riot victims
Bhubaneswar, Feb 4 (IANS) An 11-member European Union (EU) team Thursday interacted with riot victims in Orissa's Kandhamal district and asked them about the prevailing situation in the region, police and eyewitnesses said.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 3:29:20 PM

ACC third quarter net profit up 32 percent
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Cement major ACC Thursday reported a 32.48 percent rise in net profits at Rs.1,212.7 crore for the quarter ended Dec 31, compared to Rs.1,606.7 crore earned in the like quarter of last fiscal.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 3:20:26 PM

Campaign to protest against Bt Brinjal launched
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Hoping to persuade Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh against allowing the production of genetically modified (GM) Bt Brinjal in India, climate NGO Greenpeace has launched an online campaign, 'World's Biggest Baingan Bhartha' and are collecting people's signatures against the government's plan.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 3:13:47 PM

India to have own panel on climate change: Jairam Ramesh
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) India would soon have its very own panel on climate change, union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh announced Thursday and added that the country could not depend only on reports from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Thursday, February 04, 2010 3:10:35 PM

Get to know Gulf better - at World Book Fair
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Displaying books on Islam and informational pamphlets, state-run publishers from the Middle East are hoping to increase awareness about the region in India through the World Book Fair.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 3:00:35 PM

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