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Indian cos create thousands of jobs in US: CII survey

WASHINGTON: Quite contrary to the general impression that India was taking away American jobs through outsourcing, Indian businesses which have invested widely in the US economy in diverse sectors in services and manufacturing have created thousands of jobs in this country in recent years, according to a new study.

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Growers advised new tech hormone could damage mango trees

By Michael Fisher | NT
PANAJI: A hormone that induces mango trees to blossom fruitfully is likely to damage the tree in due course, warn horticulture experts. Mango growers gleaming at their trees in full bloom are naïve about the hormone called paclobutrazol applied around the canopy of the tree.

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India to create 1.6 million jobs in 2011: Survey

CHENNAI: For the second successive year, more than one million new jobs will be created in India’s organised sector in 2011, led by the healthcare sector, but there will be no attractive pay hikes for those in harness, states a survey on employment opportunities released Thursday.

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Loans against property to be monitored

NEW DELHI: In  a bid to prevent fraudulent loans, transactions using property as collateral for obtaining loans from banks or financial institutions will now be documented with a central registry, a statement said Thursday.

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Kashmir mulls re-opening of pre-partition routes

JAMMU: In a bid to boost the people-to-people contact between two sides of Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir government is examining proposals for re-opening more pre-Partition routes across the Line of Control (LoC) that divides this state between India and Pakistan.

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Bank of India opens Colva branch

PANAJI: Bank of India, Goa Zone has opened its 39th Branch at Colva village on March 29th at the hands of Rev Fr Diogo M Fernandes, parish priest and principal of Our Lady of Merces Church, Colva in the presence of zonal manager Mr N C Gandhre and deputy zonal manager, Mr S B S Kerkar and Panch members of the village panchayat Colva.

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Vivus-SMRC Heart Centre implants safe pacemakers

VASCO- In order to overcome the diagnostic modality in many conditions like disorder of the brain and spine, cancer and future of the heart, the Vivus-SMRC Heart Centre at Chicalim has successfully implanted MRI-Safe pacemakers, wherein, patients with Pacemakers can still be subjected to MRI. This is indeed a great blessing to the patients who require permanent pacemakers and in future need to undergo MRI in later part of life.

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