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Narrow escape for school children


August 19th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 19 (IANS) Several students, including foreigners, of an international school had a narrow escape here Sunday when their hostel room caught fire, an official said.The fire was reported ... Read more...

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ATM with Rs.30 lakh destroyed in fire


August 8th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 8 (IANS) A State Bank of India ATM loaded with Rs.30 lakh in cash was destroyed after it caught fire in a Uttar Pradesh town Tuesday night, ... Read more...

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A taste of Indian summer in American capital (Letter from Washington)


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) The lights are back, the TV has again started blaring, the air-conditioner is humming and the internet has come alive. It seems an aeon since ... Read more...

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Panasonic India eyes Rs.25,000 crore turnover by 2015


June 25th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Panasonic India has set an ambitious target to emerge as a $5 billion (Rs.25,000 crore) turnover company within 2015 by drawing up investment plans worth $300 ... Read more...

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‘Death of babies in Pakistan hospital fire shocking’


June 9th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) The death of seven babies in a fire at a hospital in Lahore is shocking, said a Pakistani daily that noted the "total absence of fire-extinguishing ... Read more...

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Flushing public funds: now, the Goa toilet story


June 9th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 9 (IANS) The Planning Commission has drawn flak for spending Rs.35 lakh on two toilets in its Yojana Bhavan headquarters. But when it comes to the 'economics of ... Read more...

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Fire in central Delhi building, no casualty (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A fire broke out in the Punjab National Bank building in central Delhi's Patel Chowk area Wednesday evening and fire fighters managed to douse it ... Read more...

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Fire in central Delhi building (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A fire broke out in the Punjab National Bank building in central Delhi's Patel Chowk area Wednesday evening, police said. There was no initial report ... Read more...

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Emerson Climate eyes 1.5-tonne split-AC compressor segment


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) After starting supplies of scroll compressors for two-tonne split air-conditioners, Emerson Climate Technologies (India) Ltd is now looking at the 1.5-tonne segment, an official said Wednesday."We ... Read more...

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Drive against tinted glasses on cars in Delhi from Friday


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Come Friday, 50 teams of the Delhi traffic police will be stationed in the capital to crack the whip on vehicles with tinted glasses ... Read more...

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Cop found dead in car at Noida


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, April 2 (IANS) A policeman was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Noida, adjoining New Delhi.According to police, the deceased was found dead in a Honda city car in ... Read more...

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Couple found dead at home


January 27th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A couple was found dead at their residence in west Delhi having apparently committed suicide, said police Friday.The two were identified as Shalini Pandey, 29, ... Read more...

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Fiat launches new versions of Linea and Punto


January 4th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Italian automaker Fiat Tuesday launched the new versions of its sedan Linea and hatchback Punto priced between Rs.4.81 lakh to Rs.6.71 lakh and Rs.6.83 lakh ... Read more...

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Nitish, Bihar ministers declare assets


January 3rd, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 2 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his cabinet colleagues Monday made public details of their assets. Human Resources Development Minister Prashant Kumar Shahi is the ... Read more...

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Amar Singh keeping to himself in Tihar Jail


September 7th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Known for hogging the limelight, Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh is maintaining a low profile and keeping to himself in Tihar Jail, prison officials ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki launches new Swift model


August 17th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki Wednesday launched the new model of its bestseller car Swift, priced between Rs.4.22 lakh and Rs.5.53 lakh for petrol car and ... Read more...

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Car exhaust fumes kill Chinese couple


August 8th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) A man and his girlfriend died after they kept their car engine running in the garage in a Shanghai suburb.The pair drove into the garage of ... Read more...

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Fire in Connaught Place doused, no injuries


July 19th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A fire broke out in the Life Insurance Corporation's (LIC) office in the upscale commercial district of Connaught Place here Tuesday, a fire official ... Read more...

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Mechanic killed in AC blast at Delhi hotel (Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A mechanic was killed and another man injured when the compressor of an air-conditioner exploded in a hotel in south Delhi Saturday, officials said."The deceased ... Read more...

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AC explosion kills one, hotel denies report


July 9th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) One person was killed and another injured when the compressor of an air-conditioner exploded in a hotel in south Delhi Saturday, an official said."The incident ... Read more...

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Delhi’s BSES launches save power campaign


May 24th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Power distribution company BSES Tuesday launched the "My Cool Idea" campaign in the capital city inviting its customers to share ideas and suggestions to reduce ... Read more...

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Man removed after being stuck in air-conditioning shaft in Adelaide


May 24th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Adelaide, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An unfortunate incident left a man stuck in an air conditioner shaft at a hotel in Adelaide. The incident happened on Sunday at 4:00 am ACST and ... Read more...

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Nine injured in fire at coaching institute


May 11th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Eight students and one fireman were injured after a fire broke out in a building housing a coaching institute here Wednesday, an official said."The fire ... Read more...

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Driver found dead inside car


May 7th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) A cab driver was found dead inside his car here Friday. The police said he may have died of asphyxiation."Bunty was lying unconscious inside the ... Read more...

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Man scales down high-rise building after lover’s tiff


April 27th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 27 (IANS) "You should go and die," said a woman to her boyfriend during an argument and the man promptly climbed out of the 20th floor window and ... Read more...

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Technician killed in compressor blast


April 6th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) A 19-year-old technician was killed and his colleague injured in a blast in an air-conditioner's compressor in west Delhi, police said Tuesday.Guddu was killed and ... Read more...

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Ex-Meghalaya speaker ready to face probe


March 29th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 29 (IANS) Former Meghalaya speaker and Congress legislator Martin M. Danggo Tuesday said he welcomed an inquiry into the alleged corruption charges against him.The Comptroller and Auditor General ... Read more...

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Goods worth crores missing from ex-speaker’s official residence


March 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 19 (IANS) Goods worth crores of rupees were found missing after Meghalaya's former speaker Martin M. Danggo vacated his official residence in May 2008, a report by the ... Read more...

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Warm day in Delhi, hotter days ahead (Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) It was a warm Thursday in the national capital with the maximum temperature at 33 degrees Celsius, which was three notches above average."The maximum temperature ... Read more...

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Don’t impose service tax on healthcare: Rights panel


March 10th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday joined the healthcare industry in strongly opposing the proposed service tax hike in the budget, saying that it ... Read more...

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Hitachi to double its India turover by 2013


February 9th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Japanese consumer durables major Hitachi Wednesday said that it expects turnover in India to double and reach $2 billion by 2013."I expect our business in India to ... Read more...

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Hitachi eyes 10 pc market share in AC segment in 2011


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) Air-conditioner maker Hitachi Home and Life Solutions (India) Ltd (HHLI) is eyeing 10 percent market share in volume in the country this year, a top company executive said ... Read more...

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Bond’s Ericsson-controlled BMW come to life - with Nokia C7


January 26th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 26 (ANI): Remember watching James Bond control a BMW using his Ericsson mobile phone? Anyone who has ever played with a remote-control car might have dreamt of this moment - ... Read more...

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Samsung India posts $3.5 billion turnover in 2010


January 20th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 20 (IANS) The Indian arm of Korean consumer durable major Samsung posted a turnover of $3.5 billion (over Rs.15,935 crore) during 2010 and has set a growth target of 40 ... Read more...

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Goa gets first air conditioned public toilet


January 8th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 8 (IANS) Goa's first air conditioned public toilet was Saturday installed at Chief Minister Digambar Kamat's legislative assembly constituency in Margao, 35 km from here. The toilet was built ... Read more...

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