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2014-09-30 23:12:08

Tamils for Obama wrote a letter to India's PM Modi explaining why they felt that CM Jayalalithaa of Tamil Nadu might be the victim of a malicious prosecution, and why they hoped Modi's

2009-03-04 13:26:34

Scandal-plagued Indian corporation Satyam Computer Services has offered itself for sale, a company board member said Wednesday. We are applying for regulatory approvals, board member Deepak Parekh, who is also chairman of the HDFC Bank, told The Hindu. The company would invite expressions of interest in the next few days.

2008-09-09 06:00:38

Text of report headlined "India for regional cooperation in fighting poverty, diseases" by Indian newspaper The Hindu website on 9 September, subheading as carried [by Aarti Dhar] New Delhi: India on Monday [8 September] sought regional cooperation in overcoming the challenges posed by poverty and diseases, which are likely to aggravate owing to climate change.

2008-07-16 06:00:40

Text of unattributed report headlined "Another media blitz planned on nuclear energy" published by Indian newspaper The Hindu website on 16 July New Delhi: Stating that the India-US nuclear deal will end India's technological isolation suffered since the Pokharan tests, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora said on Tuesday [15 July] that the deal assured the country of supplies needed to power the future.

2008-07-08 03:00:20

Text of unattributed report headlined "ISRO, French space agency ink pact" published by Indian newspaper The Hindu website on 8 July Bangalore: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the French Space Agency Centre, National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), have recently signed an agreement on the policy for distribution of data received from Megha Tropiques, an Indo-French collaborative satellite for tropical weather monitoring scheduled for launch during 2009.

2008-07-02 06:00:55

Text of report by Sujay Mehdudia headlined "Deora urges OPEC chief to hike oil output" published by Indian newspaper The Hindu website on 2 July New Delhi: Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister, Murli Deora on Tuesday [1 July] met the Oil Producing and Exporting Countries [OPEC] president and Algerian Energy and Mines Minister, Chakib Khali and urged him to increase crude oil production to cool down the sharp rise in its prices in the international markets.

2008-06-19 03:00:33

Text of unattributed report headlined "NPC to set up six more plants" published by Indian newspaper The Hindu website on 19 June Ramanathapuram: The Nuclear Power Corporation (NPC) will set up six more plants to produce 8,000 MW [Mega Watt] on Kudankulam mode with Russian fuel support, Jairam Ramesh, Minister of State for Power, said on Wednesday [18 June].

2008-06-16 12:00:56

Text of report headlined "45-Day Deadline on Gas Pipeline Ends" published by Indian newspaper The Hindu website on 16 June; sub- heading as published New Delhi: With India, Pakistan and Iran failing to resolve their differences, the 45-day deadline to sort out the "safety and security issues" concerning the $ 7.4-billion gas pipeline project has expired.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.