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2009-03-05 11:20:00

Complimentary research report provides in-depth look at best practices for employee learning and development in 26 organizations including Luxottica Retail, Vestas Wind Systems, United States Air Force, Cisco and Boeing   OAKLAND, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Bersin & Associates, the only research and advisory firm focused on enterprise learning and talent management, today announced the availability of the report, Learning Leaders(TM) 2008: Lessons from the Best. The...

2009-02-23 13:04:00

EDISON, N.J., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Nostrum Pharmaceuticals, LLC ("Nostrum"), a privately-held company based in Edison, New Jersey, announced today that it has obtained a worldwide license to develop and commercialize Caerulomycin A, and its proprietary derivatives and analogues ("Caerulomycin") for their novel indication of immunosuppression. The license was obtained from Institute of Microbial Technology ("IMTECH"), Chandigarh, India, one of India's preeminent research institutes,...

2009-01-30 12:23:00

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine yourself in a time and place where both ordinary and magical dragons fly in the sky, where time is measured in hogashes instead of years and the mysterious past of one young man is lost in a sea of secrecy. In this time lives a character named Andreux who studies the mystical powers of magic at an academy in Aranya. As Andreux grows older and wiser, he begins to ask his mother questions about his past, especially those pertaining to the...

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2008-11-19 11:41:01

Inspired by its very first mission to the Moon, India is set to tackle an object on Earth: Google. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), based in Bangalore, will try to become a competitor to Google Earth, the insanely popular online satellite imagery service, at the end of the month. The project, called Bhuvan (Sanskrit for Earth) lets users zoom into areas as minute as 10 meters wide, contrasting the 200 meter wide zoom limit on Google Earth. It arrives as India intensifies its...

2008-11-05 06:00:21

Regal Life Concepts, Inc. (OTCBB: RGLC) is pleased to announce that it has added Thailand-based Ronald Decter to the Company's Advisory Board. Mr. Decter will assist Regal Life by helping to identify and evaluate spa / resort acquisition opportunities throughout Thailand, Vietnam and Bali. Mr. Decter is a hospitality industry veteran. In addition to an impressive track record as General Manager and Spa Consultant in luxury 5-star resorts, he is also an expert in traditional Ayurveda health...

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2008-10-21 08:30:00

India is counting down the days until the launch of its first unmanned mission to the moon. The move will mark a giant catch-up step with Japan and China in the fast-developing Asian space race. The lunar-orbiting spacecraft, Chandrayaan-1, is scheduled to blast off aboard an Indian-built rocket Wednesday morning. It takes place at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on India's southeastern coast. "Everything is going perfectly as planned," the center's associate director M.Y.S....

2008-10-13 09:00:24

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - October 13, 2008) - NComputing, the leading provider of low-cost computing solutions, today announced that it was chosen to supply a massive 5,000-school educational computing initiative in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The initiative will provide computing access to 1.8 million children throughout the state. Andhra Pradesh is the largest and most populous state in South India. Andhra Pradesh will contract leading education IT firms to build the computer...

2008-09-23 06:00:29

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Leading private sector players in India are gearing up to foray into the nuclear sector when it is opened to them for participation. Domestic private firms are awaiting the amendment of the Atomic Energy Act of 1962, which currently restricts participation in the nuclear power sector to companies in which the Indian government has a minimum of 51% ownership. For details, view the entire article by subscribing to Industrial...

2008-09-18 09:00:37

Text of report by Indian news agency PTI [by N. C. Bipindra] New Delhi, [Thursday] 18 September: With terrorists striking Delhi and some major cities, the country's premier research and development institution DRDO [Defence Research and Development Organization] is hard-selling three of its anti-explosive devices to the Home Ministry to tackle the threat. "We are in discussions with the Home Ministry to sell our three devices - a remotely-operated bomb disposal vehicle (ROV), "Sujav"...

2008-09-03 00:00:06

By G.J. Pillai I REFER to the report by Reuters ("21pc of Ayurvedic medicines have lead, mercury or arsenic" - NST, Aug 28). The readers will never go anywhere near Ayurvedic medicines after reading the headline. That is what the Western scientists want. Dr Robert Sapper and colleagues who analysed and reported their findings in the Journal of American Medical Association are ignorant of the Ayurvedic medical system. The biochemical analysis of an Ayurvedic medicine may disclose...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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