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India, Tanzania ink agreements for cooperation in various fields

India and Tanzania have inked various agreements including for cooperation in the field of statistics, hydrography, agricultural science and tourism. These agreements were signed in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his counter Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete in New Delhi. Apart from signing these agreements both nations also agreed to set up a ..

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RTS,S: World's first vaccine against Malaria to hit markets soon

The world’s first malaria vaccine— RTS,S created by pharma company GSK, is expected to hit the markets by 2015. GSK has submitted a regulatory application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for its malaria vaccine candidate, RTS,S. Application of RTS,S: The vaccine will be uses exclusively against the Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasite, which is widespread ..

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Forbes’s 2014 billionaires list: Bill Gates reclaims title as world’s richest person

Microsoft Co-founder, Mr. Bill Gates regained the title of the world’s richest person in the Forbes 2014 billionaire list. Mr. Gates has topped the list for 15 of the last 20 years, with a net worth of $76 billion and Mexico’s telecommunications mogul Mr. Carlos Slim Helu is at second place. As per the Forbes’ ..

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India re-elected to ICAO Council

India has been re-elected to the new Council of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) as one of the states making the largest contribution in facilitating global air navigation. The elections were held at the 38th session of the Assembly of ICAO in Montreal. What is ICAO? International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Estblished: 1944, as a specialized ..

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INSAT-3D and Alphasat satellites launched successfully

European space consortium Arianespace’s Ariane 5 rocket launched INSAT-3D  and Alphasat satellites from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana, giving a boost to weather forecasting and disaster warning services. About INSAT-3D: Designed to provide meteorological observation and monitoring of land and ocean surfaces. INSAT-3D also carried the newly developed 19 ‘Channel Sounder’, the first such payload ..

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