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2008-10-10 18:00:11

By - The Associated Press NEW DELHI - The Dalai Lama will undergo surgery to remove a gallstone, a spokesman for the Tibetan spiritual leader said today. The Dalai Lama was hospitalized in New Delhi early today, days after a medical checkup cleared him to resume foreign travel. His spokesman, Chhime R. Chhoekyapa, declined to provide further details, including when the surgery would take place, saying only "a gallstone will be removed." In August, the 73-year-old Dalai Lama was admitted...

2008-10-09 03:00:33

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4fe8a1/3rd_thermal_power) has announced the addition of the "3rd Thermal Power India 2009 Conference" conference to their offering. 3rd Thermal Power India 2009 February 19- 20, 2009 New Delhi, India India Core and Council of Power Utilities are organizing the third edition of 'Thermal Power India'- a conference & exhibition series focussing on issues in the power generation industry covering coal, gas...

2008-10-04 12:00:03

By Robert Burns Associated Press RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- A historic and highly sensitive deal that opens up U.S. nuclear trade with India should trigger an across-the-board improvement in U.S. relations with the Asian giant, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Friday en route to New Delhi. The agreement on civil nuclear cooperation allows American businesses to begin selling nuclear fuel, technology and reactors to India in exchange for safeguards and U.N. inspections at...

2008-09-28 09:00:22

Text of report by reformist Iranian daily E'temad-e Melli Text of unattributed report by Economic desk headlined "Creation of the Peace Gas Pipeline Company by Tehran and Islamabad: Pakistan becomes the sole client of Iran's gas" published by Iranian newspaper E'temad-e Melli on 24 September Despite the absence of India, negotiations about the construction of the peace gas pipe project are still the focus of discussions between Iran and Pakistan. Accordingly, the presidents of the two...

2008-09-17 09:00:53

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Tokyo, Sept. 17 Kyodo - Japan and India agreed Wednesday to strengthen cooperation on energy-saving measures in key industrial sectors, Japanese officials said. During the third ministerial meeting of energy policy dialogue between the two countries, Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Toshihiro Nikai agreed with India's Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia that Japan will support New Delhi's initiative...

2008-08-26 03:00:17

By Chaudhry, Rama Joshy, Lovely; Kumar, Lalit; Dhawan, Benu Background & objectives: Frequent use of broad spectrum antibiotics in hospitalized patients has increased the incidence of Clostridium difficile diarrhoea in recent years. In our tertiary care hospital in north India, C. difficile was responsible for 15 per cent of cases of nosocomial diarrhoea in 1999. A retrospective study was carried out to determine the frequency of C. difficile associated diarrhoea (CdAD) in our hospital,...

2008-08-26 03:00:17

By Sharma, Meenakshi Nath, L M; Tandon, R; Shah, Bela Web-based secure communication systems have revolutionized data collection systems in medical research. Such systems provide opportunities for a study with exceptionally large sample sizes and have the potential to provide timely information about current trends in disease incidence, treatment, and outcomes. Globally, National Audit of Myocardial Infarction Project (MINAP)1, Prospective Registry Evaluating Outcomes after Myocardial...

2008-08-23 00:00:26

By Megha Suri New Delhi: With cases of baggage getting misplaced in transit and even pilferage by airport staff becoming a common phenomenon , Times City tried to find out how Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) plans to secure the bags checked-in at the two City Airport Terminals - at New Delhi Railway Station and Shivaji Terminus. The corporation is actually creating a special tunnel at the airport end, to ensure the safe passage of baggage from the metro station at IGI to the new...

2008-08-23 00:00:26

By Megha Suri NEW DELHI: The airport is coming to the heart of the city. Soon, passengers will be able to complete their airline and baggage check- in formalities at two Metro stations on the airport express line which are being developed as city airport terminals (CATs). The stations - at New Delhi Railway Station and Shivaji Stadium - will each have a sprawling 7,000-sq-m area and be equipped with all facilities offered at airport terminals. So effectively, you can buy your air ticket,...

2008-08-22 00:00:26

By Saurabh Sinha NEW DELHI: Close on the heels of clearing the levy of Rs 375 as user fee from passengers flying out of Hyderabad, the aviation ministry could now make India's biggest airports costlier for both airlines and fliers. After initially disallowing GVK's demand for a 10% hike in aeronautical charges for Mumbai airport on the ground that it would further hike costs and make flying more expensive, the ministry is now learnt to be favourably considering the same. "A 10% hike in...