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Larsen and Toubro bags Rs.2,592 crore orders


May 19th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Engineering and constructions major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Friday said it has bagged orders worth Rs.2,592 crore during the first quarter of 2012-13 for construction of ... Read more...

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Bengal hospitals to have fire safety officers


December 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 28 (IANS) The West Bengal government is mulling to mandate the appointment of fire safety officers in hospitals in the state in the wake of the AMRI ... Read more...

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Inflammatory objects in AMRI basement made fire deadly: Minister


December 13th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) The fire at Kolkata's AMRI hospital, which has claimed 93 lives, became deadly due the combustible substances stacked in the building's basement, a West Bengal ... Read more...

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AMRI flouted affidavit promising to clear basesment: Minister


December 12th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) The inferno at the AMRI hospital that took 93 lives could have been averted had the fire department not "trusted" an affidavit given by the hospital ... Read more...

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India, Switzerland ink deal for energy efficiency


November 10th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) India and Switzerland have signed an agreement to cooperate in the development of energy-efficient buildings through the use of advanced Swiss technologies.Philippe Welti, Swiss ambassador ... Read more...

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Deve Gowda’s yet another son faces probe over assets


September 24th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 24 (IANS) Troubles mounted for former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda as a court Saturday ordered probe into his eldest son's assets while his another son and daughter-in-law ... Read more...

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L&T; Construction bags Rs.1,015 crore quarterly order


September 19th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Engineering and constructions major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Monday said its construction division -- L&T; Construction -- had bagged orders worth Rs.1,015 crore during the ... Read more...

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Iceland culture on display in Delhi


September 11th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) With Iceland being the guest country at the Frankfurt Book Fair next month, a prelude is trying to acquaint the Indian publishing and literary fraternity ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro bags Rs.4,100 crore orders


June 22nd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Construction and engineering major Larsen and Toubro Wednesday said its construction division has bagged orders worth Rs.4,100 crore (about $900 million) during the first quarter of ... Read more...

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Jaldhara Technologies eyes acquisitions in Tamil Nadu


April 29th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) Mumbai-based waste water treatment and recycling equipment firm Jaldhara Technologies is looking for acquisitions in south India, mainly Tamil Nadu, to bid for government orders while ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Upbeat On Penn State University Green Energy Research


February 4th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The president of USA Barack Obama has always been a champion of the need for producing green energy in USA and it was evident from his ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd secures contract for commercial buildings from HIRCO Group


December 28th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): Punj Lloyd Group, the diversified global engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) conglomerate, has been awarded a civil contract for two commercial buildings within Hiranandani Palace Gardens, a ... Read more...

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Wipro Lighting wins Asia design award


December 15th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 15 (IANS) The lighting division of Indian IT major Wipro Ltd has won the coveted Design for Asia Award 2010 for its LED street light 'Orio' in the product category, ... Read more...

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700 oil-based power transformers in Delhi to be replaced


December 13th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Delhi's private power distribution companies BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) and BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) will replace around 700 oil-based transformers, located mainly in basements, to ... Read more...

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Lahore Police on high alert following Karachi CID building bomb attack


November 13th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 13 (ANI): The Lahore Police have beefed up their security around important government and commercial buildings in the city following the gun and bomb attacks on the CID Police Headquarters ... Read more...

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Chandigarh gets serious about harvesting rainwater


November 9th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Nov 9 (IANS) Owners of big houses and offices in Chandigarh should get set for some serious rainwater harvesting. The city administration is big on the idea to solve ... Read more...

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No private helipads in country: Jairam Ramesh


July 6th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said that no new private helipads will be allowed in the country. Reacting to the Maharashtra government's plans to allow ... Read more...

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87 killed in Dhaka fire (Lead)


June 4th, 2010 - 7:49 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 4 (IANS) At least 87 people were killed and over 100 injured in a devastating fire here in the Bangladesh capital Thursday night, officials said. The fire broke out in a ... Read more...

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72 killed in Dhaka fire


June 4th, 2010 - 2:50 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 4 (IANS) At least 72 people were killed in a devastating fire here in the Bangladesh capital Thursday night, officials said.The fire broke out in a chemical factory in the ... Read more...

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Kandahar residents live in fear of being targeted by Taliban


May 22nd, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
Kandahar (Afghanistan), May 22 (ANI): Residents of are living in a state of fear and anxiety, not knowing what a dominant Taliban is going to inflict on them next.According to the ... Read more...

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How Earth can be preserved?


May 1st, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): An Indian-origin American scientist and his team believe the "only practical way to preserve" the Earth is to urgently do away with coal and unconventional fossil fuel emissions.Writing ... Read more...

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Solar energy tapping to be mandatory in Agartala


March 29th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 29 (IANS) In a bid to make Agartala a solar city, the Tripura government has decided to make solar energy tapping provision mandatory in buildings. "The existing building rules would be ... Read more...

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No helipads atop residential buildings: Jairam Ramesh


March 16th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said the construction of helipads atop residential buildings, as proposed by the Maharashtra government, was not viable and wouldn't be allowed. ... Read more...

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Welfare measures ahead of Bangalore civic polls


January 9th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 9 (IANS) The Karnataka government Saturday announced a series of welfare measures for Bangalore's poor and promised better roads and other facilities for the residents ahead of upcoming civic polls. Balloting ... Read more...

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3 injured in fire at Jodhpur’s handloom showroom


November 21st, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
Jodhpur, Nov 21(ANI): At least three people were injured and properties worth millions were gutted following a fire in a building which houses the National Handloom Corporation Showroom in Jodhpur on Saturday. ... Read more...

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Godrej eyes acquisitions to double its turnover


September 18th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) The $2.5-billion diversified industrial group Godrej, which has plans to double its turnover in three years, is looking at acquiring fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands. "Our objective ... Read more...

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Oozing oil forces authorities to vacate school in Haryana


September 17th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ambala (Haryana), Sep 17 (IANS) With oil oozing from the ground of a school complex during the rainy season, authorities in this Haryana city have been ordered the government primary school to ... Read more...

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Blue Star to votes for Green Buildings


August 20th, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IBNS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IBNS) Blue Star will be providing comprehensive LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) consultancy services for Green Buildings.LEED is one of the most popular international rating systems ... Read more...

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Ambitious solar energy plan up for nod


August 3rd, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India's 30-year Rs.91,684 crore (Rs.916.84 billion/$19.25 billion) plan that aims to make it the global leader in solar energy is coming up for the nod by the ... Read more...

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The dingy pub cellar plot to create mayhem during G-20 summit revealed


March 28th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): A clandestine meeting was organised in a dingy pub cellar by Chris Knight, the leader of a group calling itself G20 Meltdown, an umbrella organisation for the radicals ... Read more...

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Paks poor Prime Minister Gilani has property worth 200,000 rupees only


March 21st, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.21 (ANI): Believe it or not, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has property worth 200,000 rupees only. According to the details of assets and liabilities submitted to the Pakistan Election ... Read more...

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CBI case against metro official for disproportionate assets


December 23rd, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against an engineer with the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation and his family for accumulating assets, including 11 ... Read more...

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Post blasts, now hoax calls


September 15th, 2008 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday received two hoax calls about bombs in two busy commercial buildings creating panic among the people Monday, two days after serial blasts rocked ... Read more...

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IT boom boosts real estate and hospitality sectors in Pune


August 7th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Shivaji Salunkhe Pune, Aug. 7 (ANI): Ever since software developers and hardware experts made their presence felt in Pune in 2002, there has been no looking back for the Information Technology ... Read more...

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Beijing to put activist on trial on eve of Olympics


July 29th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, July 29 (DPA) China's housing rights activist Ni Yulan is scheduled to go on trial Aug 4, in a move by authorities to silence critics ahead of its hosting of the ... Read more...

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