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  • Factbox: Key trade, business announcements during China Xi's India visit

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Thursday to invest $20 billion in India and give its companies greater access to key Chinese markets following talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. The world's two most...
  • China's Xi pledges greater market access for Indian business

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Thursday to give Indian companies and products - especially including those made by the pharmaceutical, farming and fuel industries - greater access to Chinese markets. Jinping made the pledge...
  • Allow peat harvest to restore wetlands: My Word

    We live in an area that has a lot of wetlands that have been impacted in negative ways. Some wetlands have dried up over time, due mostly to development resulting in lowering the surface-water table. This shortage of water has caused a major decline in...
  • Woman paralyzed in crash with accused drunken driver was physical therapist

    Woman paralyzed in crash with accused drunken driver was physical therapist
    A woman who for years has helped patients regain mobility through physical therapy may never walk again. A wrenching crash with a suspected drunken driver has left her paralyzed from the waist down. Physical therapist Kim Smith was driving home from...
  • Danish pension funds get a head start on EU funds facing new capital rules

    COPENHAGEN - European pension funds could become more, rather than less adventurous in their investment strategies after the European Union introduces tough new rules on capital requirements, if the experience of similar rules in Denmark is any pointer....
  • Marches, prayer, mayors: What to expect at U.N. climate summit

    BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The U.N. climate summit in New York next week gives different parts of society - from businesses to faith groups to ordinary people - a chance to call for stepped-up action on climate change and make their own...
  • Group pressures Foster Farms to address antibiotics

    Group pressures Foster Farms to address antibiotics
    Foster Farms had just re-opened its main plant in Central California after a cockroach infestation, but federal inspectors were already writing-up new violations at the sprawling poultry-processing facility. “I observed one carcass with visible...
  • FAU, Technion announce medical school partnership

    On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the medical schools of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton and the world-renowned Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel announced a historic, new partnership. The announcement took place in Zinman Hall...
  • Letter to the Editor

    The adoption of public act 14-33 (as part of CGS 12-91) this spring allows towns to exempt horses and ponies from taxation, and Lebanon's board of selectmen wasted no time adopting this provision in its continuing effort to support agriculture. On Aug.19...
  • Climate smart farmers get tech savvy to save India's bread basket

    KARNAL India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Erratic weather, rising temperatures, declining water resources and labor shortages are threatening India's bread basket state of Haryana, forcing farmers to abandon age-old practices and adopt technology to...
  • Expo to showcase all things 'natural'

    Expo to showcase all things 'natural'
    After three years mixing, bottling and boxing natural personal care products to be sold in local shops at their home in Annapolis, Robert and Zoe Benzinger are poised for bigger things. For the first time their company, eco-armour, will be among the...