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US firm confident of China’s economic rebound


August 13th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) Caterpillar, a US-based construction equipment maker, is confident that China's economy will experience a soft landing, as the government has taken appropriate measures for an economic ... Read more...

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Olympics of superstitions (Olympic diary)


July 30th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London July 30 (IANS) Many Olympians may strongly believe in scientific methods of training, yet they are superstitious. They seem to think that some of their routine rituals are ... Read more...

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Consumers cry foul over power tariff hike in Delhi


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi July 4 (IANS) The recent hike in power tariff, the fourth by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) in the past 10 months, is forcing many in ... Read more...

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Delhiites feel their environment has deteriorated


June 5th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A majority of respondents to a survey on the capital's enviroment feel that its quality has worsened, while nearly half of them perceive a reduction in ... Read more...

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Earth hour 2012: Set to go dark for an hour?


March 31st, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) An hour of darkness is due to set in, quite literally, when Delhi along with 5,500 cities across the globe turn off lights as ... Read more...

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Distcom urges consumers to switch off on Earth Hour


March 28th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Power distribution firm BSES Wednesday urged consumers in Delhi to switch off lights during the Earth Hour March 31 to help conserve power."BSES appeals to ... Read more...

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Year on, filthy CWG flats lie unoccupied


September 28th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) It was supposed to be one of the showpieces of the 19th Commonwealth Games, an example of how hosting international sports meets can spur infrastructure growth. But ... Read more...

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Power firm urges Delhi residents to observe Earth Hour


March 24th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) From sending SMSes to screening documentaries at resident welfare association (RWA) meetings, Delhi's major power distribution company BSES is going all out to urge the ... Read more...

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Industrialist kidnapped, Rs.1 crore ransom demanded (Lead)


February 25th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Feb 25 (IANS) A leading industrialist was kidnapped from Noida, on the outskirts of Delhi, and the abductors want Rs.1 crore for his release, police said Friday.The kidnapping of Saurabh Jain, ... Read more...

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Businessman kidnapped in Noida


February 25th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Feb 25 (IANS) A leading businessman was kidnapped from Noida, on the outskirts of Delhi, and the abductors want Rs.1 crore for his release, police said Friday.The incident came to light ... Read more...

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Three arrested for buying goods using fake credit card


January 15th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Three people, including an employee of an electrical appliances store, were arrested for cloning a credit card and purchasing electrical goods worth lakhs of rupees from the ... Read more...

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Designer Nida Mahmood’s Latest Collection Inspired From Matchboxes!


December 11th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Nida has noticed the art on these matchboxes from across India and took inspiration from them to present her latest collection. Even the set of her show was designed with different ... Read more...

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Oz blokes caught in online shopping net


November 19th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 19 (ANI): It's not only women who like to splurge while shopping, even men do that but in a different way-they are spending at the click of a computer or ... Read more...

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Techno-crazy Brits ’spend 9 hours a day playing with their gadgets’


October 12th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): Britons are definitely a technology-obsessed lot - a new survey revealed that they spend an amazing nine hours a day playing with their gadgets.From switching off the ... Read more...

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Trade fair in Mumbai to bring Hong Kong brands to India


October 7th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) will hold a Lifestyle Expo of high-quality products and brands in Mumbai later this month to build partnerships between Indian retailers ... Read more...

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37,000 fake electric goods seized in Sharjah


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Sep 22 (IANS/WAM) Authorities in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have seized around 37,000 fake electrical goods bearing international brand names. The Sharjah Economic Development Department seized the goods during ... Read more...

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Britons more eco-friendly than Germans


June 20th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that Britons are more eco-friendly than the Germans.Britain ranked sixth in a top ten European green league, while Germany landed the last spot, ... Read more...

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Chinese merchants cash in on World Cup fever


June 18th, 2010 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) Till the early hours of dawn, many parts of Beijing remain alive with the chinking sound of glasses and cheerings, mingled with the sound of vuvuzela trumpets coming ... Read more...

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Croc Shoes Save The Life Of 3 Year Old Boy


June 5th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Harley Sutton Dormer, a 3 year old British boy was saved from death by his blue Croc shoes that he was wearing on June 3, last ... Read more...

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3-year-old boy saved by Croc shoes


June 4th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A boy was saved from serious injury and probably death by the Crocs shoes that he was wearing. The three year old boy survived a ... Read more...

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India’s fuel subsidies don’t help poor, says expert


April 23rd, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) India's fuel subsidies don't actually help poor households but instead benefit those who can afford to own vehicles and electrical appliances, according to a leading expert. "When the price ... Read more...

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Simple tools prompt people to use less energy


January 19th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 19 (IANS) Simple tools like shower timers, night lights and energy use meters can prompt people to use less energy, research shows. The results of a two-year research project by Charles ... Read more...

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Majority of Indians worried about climate change


December 7th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Concern for climate change in the country has increased in the past few months with 54 percent of Indians being "very concerned" about global warming, a survey ... Read more...

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Hong Kong deaf-mute love triangle killer jailed


November 17th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 17 (DPA) A cheating deaf-mute husband who killed his deaf-mute lover when she tried to persuade him to divorce his wife was beginning a 15-year jail term Tuesday in ... Read more...

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Cuban, Chinese firms to jointly produce television sets


November 14th, 2009 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Chinese electrical appliance company Haier and Cuban Group of Electronics will set up a joint company here to produce television sets, the firms announced Friday. The company will ... Read more...

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Cellphone radiation, clock radios can act as “catalysts” for cancer


October 28th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 28 (ANI): An Australian brain cancer surgeon has called upon people to use mobile phones and clock radios with caution as, according to him, they are "catalysts" for cancer."Just to ... Read more...

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Osama’s greatest loves were his golden Mercedes, growing best sunflowers: Wife


October 17th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 16 (ANI): The first wife of Osama bin Laden has come out with a no-holes barred book revealing the complex character of the world's number one terrorist. In her memoir ... Read more...

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US for strong trade ties with India, says US Consul General


August 7th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Aug 7 (ANI): Andrew T Simkin, Consul General of the USA has said that Washington supports free trade with New Delhi to further bilateral ties.He said this while speaking at ... Read more...

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Chennai hosts “Made in Thailand” exhibition to boost bilateral trade


July 24th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, July 24 (ANI): The eighth edition of 'Made in Thailand - Destination Thailand 2009' exhibition in Chennai is not only showcasing Thai products, but also providing an opportunity to strengthen ... Read more...

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Use electricity judiciously, Delhiites told


June 24th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday advised people in the capital, who are battling power cuts amid sweltering heat, to use electricity judiciously and avoid "any future shortage which ... Read more...

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Five killed in Himachal factory fire


June 3rd, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Nalagarh (Himachal Pradesh), June 3 (IANS) Five people, including two fire brigade personnel, were killed in a fire that broke out in a factory in this Himachal Pradesh town Wednesday, police said. At ... Read more...

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Switch off lights during Earth Hour, power supplier asks consumers


March 26th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) A major power supplier in the national capital has urged consumers to switch off electricity for an hour at 8.30 p.m. March 28 during the Earth ... Read more...

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Vedanta’s CSR changing lives of farmers in Orissa’s Kalahandi


March 20th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lanjigarh (Orissa), March 20 (IANS) Janak Sahu, a paddy farmer in Harekrushnapur village, used to practice single crop farming for around 140 days. The rest of the year he worked as a ... Read more...

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NGO asks Delhi, Mumbai to switch off for an hour


March 10th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Indian branch of international NGO World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is calling upon every resident of Delhi and Mumbai to switch off their lights and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

FMCG sector to grow by 25 percent despite slowdown: Assocham


December 10th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Despite the global economic slowdown, the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector in India will grow at 25 percent and reach $25 billion, a report by an ... Read more...

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