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Worst drought hits China in 60 years

Worst drought hits China in 60 years

A drought described as the worst in 60 years has hit some of the major agriculture regions in China, causing a sharp fall in crop output, officials said. The drought… Read more »

Oysters are vanishing globally, says study

Oysters are vanishing globally, says study

Researchers studying the decline of oyster reefs in Chesapeake Bay say the loss of the bay’s historical abundance reflects a global problem. An international team including researchers from the Virginia… Read more »

Chinese firm eyes US defence contracts: report

Chinese firm eyes US defence contracts: report

The maker of China‘s new stealth fighter plans to team up with a small California firm for what would seem like mission impossible: bidding for US defence contracts, a report… Read more »

NIC stress on sectoral group council

NIC stress on sectoral group council

The National Innovation Council has proposed setting up of Sectoral Innovation Council by the Central Ministries for preparing a roadmap for a decade of innovations in the respective sectors. The… Read more »

UN says Asian tech exports far outpace US

UN says Asian tech exports far outpace US

New trade data shows Asia exports two-thirds of the world’s high-tech goods for information and communications, a key shift the U.N. attributes to the global financial crisis. U.N. data released… Read more »

Pakistan stresses friendship with China

Pakistan stresses friendship with China

Pakistan‘s close friendship with China will remain the cornerstone of its foreign policy, President Asif Ali Zardari told Chinese President Hu Jintao. In a message to his Chinese counterpart on… Read more »

Qiagen unveils major expansion plan for India

Qiagen unveils major expansion plan for India

Qiagen has announced the formation of its India subsidiary, Qiagen India Pvt. Ltd., and the beginning of direct sales in the country. Until now, Qiagen products have been sold in India through distributor partnerships. The Company expects that this enhanced presence will further contribute to its position in the market. The new office will be located in New Delhi, is a further milestone in Qiagen ‘s strategy to expand its footprint in emerging, high-growth regions.