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e-cigarettes damaging lungs?


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, Sep 3 (IANS) Electronic cigarettes, touted as a safer substitute for cigarettes, could turn out to be a remedy worse than the disease and end up damaging the lungs, ... Read more...

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HMSI launches its second 110 cc bike for mass market


May 15th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) In a bid to capture the mass rural market share, two-wheeler manufacturer Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) Tuesday launched its second 110 cc ... Read more...

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Neyveli Lignite’s 250 MW boiler operating at full load


February 7th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) Tuesday said it had successfully demonstrated full-load operation of its 250 MW circulating fluidised bed combustion (CFBC) boiler ... Read more...

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Neyveli Lignite to add 250 MW power this fiscal


December 24th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 24 (IANS) Integrated mining-cum-power generation company Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) is confident of generating 250 MW power from its two units in Rajasthan and light up two other ... Read more...

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Neyveli Lignite set to light 250 MW unit


November 21st, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 21 (IANS) Integrated mining-cum-power generation company Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) is planning to light up one of the two 250 MW Circulating Fluidised Bed Combustion (CFBC) boilers Friday, ... Read more...

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Wrongly produced green biofuels can be harmful


July 31st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Replacing petrol and diesel with plant-based biofuels may be crucial in curbing climate change but the manufacture of such fuels could leave hazardous chemicals, new research ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Neyveli Lignite blames BHEL for production hitch


May 28th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Integrated mining-cum-power generation company Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) is facing production problem because of the hitch in the boiler provided by power equipment major Bharat Heavy ... Read more...

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Scientists come up with low-cost ‘artificial petrol’


January 31st, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) Artificial petrol that costs 19 pence per litre could be available in as little as three years. Scientists in Britain are refining the recipe for a hydrogen-based fuel ... Read more...

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e-cigarettes are potentially harmful


December 5th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Electronic or e-cigarettes, that vapourize nicotine, are being increasingly used all over the world even though information about their effects is very sketchy.Researchers from University of California, ... Read more...

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Electronic ciggies pose health risks: Study


December 4th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Electronic cigarettes, which are increasingly used worldwide, are unsafe and pose health risks, according to a new study.Researchers at the University of California, Riverside evaluated five e-cigarette brands ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Goats - cheap, eco friendly lawn mowers!


August 11th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 11 (ANI): If you are the lazy kind, who hates mowing your lawns, or just can't afford it - buy a goat and let it loose!They have a ... Read more...

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For exports, BHEL chooses Karaikal port over Chennai


November 28th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) Power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd's (BHEL) Tiruchirappalli unit will start exporting its boilers through the newly built private port at Karaikal, a company official said. The ... Read more...

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Chemical that regulates circadian rhythm identified


November 8th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): Scientists from University of Southern California have identified a chemical that appears to play a vital role in regulation of body's circadian rhythm.The chemical is hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Neyveli Lignite seeks to commission 250 MW unit in Rajasthan


October 10th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 10 (IANS) The state-run Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited (NLC) has sought the central government's permission to commission a 250-MW power project in Rajasthan, a company official said. The company already has ... Read more...

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Forest fire has big carbon footprint


February 15th, 2009 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 15 (DPA) Australians are already doing more than their share of heating up the world, with average greenhouse gas emissions near the top of the table. Now the continent's worst ... Read more...

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