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NTPC begins work on power project in Karnataka

June 2nd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) State-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Ltd Saturday commenced work on the first phase of the 4,000 megawatt super thermal power plant in Karnataka's Bijapur district.Union ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chandy to unveil campaign on Bekal Fort May 10

May 3rd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 3 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy would May 10 unveil a tourism campaign on the 17th century Bekal Fort in Kasargode district, a minister said Thursday.Tourism Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

HLL Lifecare floats subsidiary for vaccine complex

April 30th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 30 (IANS) Kerala-based HLL Lifecare, a mini-ratna PSU, has floated wholly-owned subsidiary HLL Biotechltd to execute the Rs.594 crore Integrated Vaccine Complex (IVC) coming up in Tamil Nadu.The ... Read more...

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Kerala will push low-cost airline, Islamic banking: Chandy

November 22nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Kerala will pursue with the central government its proposal to start an airline, mainly to extend low-cost option to its vast diaspora in the Gulf ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rajasthan plans more country-specific industrial zones

October 24th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Oct 24 (IANS) Rajasthan's industrial development and industrial agency plans to develop country-specific zones of the kind that exists for the Japanese in Alwar district's Neemrana town."Three-four countries, including ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jumbos’ terror back to haunt Chhattisgarh tribals

September 26th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 26 (IANS) After giving sleepless nights for a week to tribals in forests of Chhattisgarh's Surguja district late last month, a herd of wild jumbos returned Monday to ... Read more...

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NSG gets land outside Kolkata for eastern hub

September 17th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) The elite National Security Guard (NSG) has finally got its long-awaited land at Badu in Madhyamgram near Kolkata for setting up its eastern regional hub.Over ... Read more...

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President Patil to lay foundation of IGNOU campus

August 30th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil would Wednesday lay the foundation for the Rs.300 crore south zone campus of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) near this ... Read more...

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GM mosquitoes released to fight dengue in Cayman Isles

November 14th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Scientists have released three million genetically-modified (GM) mosquitoes in the Cayman Islands to fight dengue fever. Batches of the male mosquitoes were released in a 40-acre area, from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Police destroy Maoist camp in Orissa, four held

August 31st, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 31 (IANS) A Maoist camp was destroyed by the police Tuesday in Orissa's Keonjhar district, and four rebels were arrested and several weapons seized, an official said. Police attacked the camp ... Read more...

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Nuclear Power Plant To Be Dismantled By Salt Lake City Firm

August 25th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Utah, Aug 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) EnergySolutions which is a nuclear services company based in Salt Lake City has signed an agreement with Exelon to dismantle the well known Zion Nuclear ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Snake bites fireman inside Lucknow airport premises

July 26th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) A fireman was in a critical condition Monday after a snake bit him in the airport premises here, officials said, adding that frantic efforts were on to recover ... Read more...

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Campaigners close to save the Hollywood sign

April 14th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 14 (ANI): A conservation group is close to accomplishing its mission of saving the Hollywood sign, as it is nearing the 12.5 million dollars it needs to secure the future ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rise of counterfeit notes in circulation worries Pranab

March 22nd, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, March 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday voiced concern over the increase in circulation of counterfeit notes from across the border. "To put an end to this menace of counterfeit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Express Infrastructure in talks with leading hotel chains

March 17th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, March 17 (IANS) South India's integrated commercial-cum-hospitality complex developer Express Infrastructure is in talks with big chains like Hyatt and Shangri-La to manage the hotel property built by it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maoists’ marijuana plantations found in Chhattisgarh

January 6th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 6 (IANS) Two people have been arrested and marijuana plants over a 10-acre area have been uprooted in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, a senior police officer said Wednesday, adding that the ... Read more...

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Yucaipa Fire Blazes Into 200 Acres Of Oak Glen Hills

August 31st, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar A fire that commenced at 1:46 pm at the Potato Canyon Roads spread swiftly charring 2 acres by 2:10 pm reportedly, and has currently damaged an estimated 200 acres. The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fire Fighters Battle Out The Blaze In Glendale

August 5th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by GD
A massive fire broke out at 10 pm on Sunday and blazed until Monday in Glendale area. Reports say the fire was initiated due to some lightning bolt. As the fire ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chidambaram inaugurates NSG Chennai hub

July 1st, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, July 1 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram inaugurated the second hub of the National Security Guard (NSG) at Nedunkundaram near Chennai, here this morning.This is the first hub of the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Chandigarh planning multi-level parking lots

May 10th, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 10 (IANS) Multi-level parking facilities may come up soon in this city known for its architecture and urban planning, which also has the maximum vehicle density in the country. "A site ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Apex court panel ignored land degradation in Aravali range’

March 19th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) A Supreme Court appointed panel was Thursday accused of ignoring for five years the continued degradation of the land in the Aravali ranges near Faridabad in Haryana ... Read more...

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Narayana Hrudayalaya to set up health city in Ahmedabad

January 19th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Narayana Hrudayalaya, one of the largest heart hospital chains in the country, signed an agreement with the Gujarat government to set up a 5,000-bed health city here, a ... Read more...

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Archaeologists unearth 3rd to 2nd century BC Celtic village in Poland

December 31st, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Warsaw (Poland), Dec 31 (ANI): Archaeologists have uncovered a 3rd to 2nd century BC Celtic village four miles east of Krakow in Poland, where excavated artifacts may help to reconstruct the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

30 cows poisoned to death in Ghaziabad (Lead)

November 1st, 2008 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 1 (IANS) The carcasses of at least 30 cows were discovered in Ghaziabad Saturday morning, with their owner and others suspecting the animals had consumed poisonous garbage at an unauthorized ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradeshs premier Agro Institute facing neglect

October 16th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Pawan Kumar Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh), Oct.16 (ANI): The Genda Singh sugarcane breeding and research institute in Sewari in Uttar Pradesh, which was Asias second prominent centre for research purposes, has per ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chiranjeevi hails Supreme Court order on Tirupati meet

August 21st, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Telugu actor-turned-politician Chiranjeevi Thursday hailed the Supreme Court verdict allowing him to hold a public meeting at the temple town of Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh Aug 26 to ... Read more...

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MMTC in tie-up with Swiss firm for gold coins

May 2nd, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The state-run Minerals and Metals Trading Corp (MMTC) has tied up with Swiss company Produits Artistiques M Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ruins of ancient city discovered in China

November 16th, 2007 - 12:32 pm ICT by admin
Beijing, Nov 16 (ANI): A hitherto unknown ancient city has been discovered near the city of Chongging in China. Sitting atop a mountain in the Shilongman Community of Shijia Village in Bei'e ... Read more...

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