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Exposure to PCBs worsens asthma symptoms


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 2 (IANS) Children exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), used in a range of industrial products, could aggravate their asthma symptoms, new research suggests.PCBs were regularly used between ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Teachers rent out Pakistani school during vacation


July 30th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Teachers of a government school in Pakistan's Sindh province gave the institute premises on lease to tailors, mat-weavers and vegetable vendors, and permitted paid parking for ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UP blacklists 14 firms supplying sub-standard transformers


June 27th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 26 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) Tuesday black-listed 14 companies supplying electrical equipment on the directions of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who took a serious ... Read more...

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India’s exports decline by 4.16 percent in May


June 14th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India's exports declined 4.16 percent in May to $25.68 billion as against $26.79 billion in the corresponding month of 2011, official data showed Thursday.The imports ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

South Korea’s industrial output growth plunges


April 30th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 30 (IANS) South Korea's industrial output growth plunged last month due to weak demand at home and abroad caused by high oil prices and economic slowdown in China, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Havells’ China joint venture to make green lighting goods


December 26th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Havells India Monday said it has entered into a joint venture with China-based Shanghai Yaming Lighting to produce energy efficient and green lighting goods for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Heavy equipment imports from China hurting domestic industry: Government


November 29th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) India imported heavy industrial equipment worth over Rs.15,083 crore from China during 2010-11 due to lower pricing, which is adversely affecting the domestic heavy industry, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE to restrict use of two-pin power plugs


October 29th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 29 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will restrict in 2012 the entry and use of electrical equipment having two-pin power plugs as the country wants to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Woman jailed for sinking husband’s yatch


October 7th, 2011 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) A British woman has been jailed for 18 months for sinking her estranged husband's 75,000-pound yacht on Valentine's Day, a media report said.Mandy Fleming "lost it" ... Read more...

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Fire in Uttar Pradesh hotel, no casualty


September 29th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut, Sep 29 (IANS) Goods worth several lakhs were gutted in a fire that broke out in a hotel in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut city Thursday, triggering panic in a busy ... Read more...

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Contest for national design quality mark


May 16th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The India Design Council, the national strategic body for design in India, has called for entries for a new India Design Mark symbol.The India Design ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Free trade with Asean to open up bigger prospects


May 15th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The India-Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Free Trade Agreement (FTA) will open up a host of business opportunities for Indian industry, especially in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

“Poor safety culture” onboard Deepwater Horizon led to last year’s massive Gulf oil spill


April 23rd, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): The US Coast Guard has revealed that a "poor safety culture" and "safety management system failures" aboard the Deepwater Horizon oil rig had contributed to an explosion, which ... Read more...

Posted in World |

L&T’s subsidiary bags Rs.2,503 crore-worth orders


December 31st, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Construction and engineering major Larsen & Toubro's (L&T) subsidiary Electrical and Gulf Projects Operating Company has bagged orders worth Rs.2,503 crore for transmission, substation and railway construction ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, electricity sub-stations that work through remote!


November 23rd, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Nov 23 (IANS) A power distribution agency in Haryana has started a unique experiment - running two 33 KV power sub-stations through remote control.The Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BHEL bags Rs.3,700 crore order in Karnataka


October 7th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Electrical engineering major Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) Thursday said it has bagged an order worth Rs.3,700 crore from Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL)."Valued at Rs.37,000 million, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, Germany should aim to double trade to $30 bn by 2014


September 26th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India and Germany should identify sectors of potential partnership and evolve a roadmap to double two-way trade to $30 billion by 2014, an industry lobby said Sunday. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spirituality could be India’s greatest export


September 7th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sep 7 (ANI): Noted Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has urged India to spread its rich philosophy and spirituality abroad.Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a statement ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

British tourist bags worth thrice their holiday cost


August 13th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) British holidaymakers pack their suitcase with clothes, gadgets and toiletries worth 3,000 pounds, almost three times the cost of their holiday, a survey has found. A traveller takes 325 ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Croc Shoes Save Boy’s Life


June 5th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): They were known for comfort and reasonable price and now croc shows that they have life saving properties too. Life of 3 year old Harley ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Croc Shoes Save Boy’s Life


June 4th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Life of Harley Sutton-Dormer, a 3 year old kid, was saved by his croc shoes. The British boy was in the changing room ... Read more...

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Major fire in Delhi’s Okhla area


May 18th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A major fire broke out at a scrap shop in Delhi's Okhla area Tuesday morning. No one was injured, officials said. "We got to know about the incident ... Read more...

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China wants special visa policy for its workers in India


November 23rd, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) China has asked for a "special policy" for its labourers to help businesses of the two sides finish ongoing projects in India, a top Chinese official said here ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bharat Heavy Electricals net profit up 39 percent


October 23rd, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) State-run heavy electrical equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has posted a 39 percent increase in net profit for the quarter ended Sep 30 at Rs.858 crore, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s business with Sweden is booming


September 13th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) India's business with Sweden is booming and bilateral trade is likely to double to $5 billion in five years, according to a report by the Confederation of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

ABB bags Rs.220-crore order from Tata Projects


June 24th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 24 (IANS) Power and automation technology major ABB has bagged orders worth Rs.220 crore from Tata Projects to provide power solutions for a super-critical coal-fired power plant in Andhra Pradesh, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Havells in expansion mode, targets Rs.500 crore from exports


June 17th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Baddi (Himachal Pradesh), June 17 (IANS) Electrical and power equipment major Havells India is expanding its switchgear business to take its export earnings from Rs.150 crore to Rs.500 crore in the next ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bad luck hits Coldplay’s world tour


May 29th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): Rock band Coldplay's world tour has been struck by a string of bad lucks.Lead singer Chris Martin was forced to cancel a show in Saratoga Springs, New ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jacqui Smith’s household expenses claims revealed


March 30th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 30 (ANI): British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith claimed taxpayer-funded allowances not only for the cost of two porn films her husband enjoyed at her family home, but also for several ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Smell of space is funny, say Discovery pilots


March 29th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): The space shuttle Discovery and its crew of seven have safely returned to Earth. But the one thing pilots can't get out their noses is space's "weird" smell."One ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nintendo Wii the gadget that makes people ”most happy”


February 27th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): The Nintendo Wii has beaten off the iPod to become the gadget that "makes people most happy", says a new British poll.According to the survey of over ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

L&T profit jumps 215 percent


January 30th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Construction and engineering giant Larsen and Toubro (L&T) posted a 215.5 percent jump in its quarterly profit, primarily riding on the income from the sale of its ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Vacuum cleaner behind fire on Cutty Sark


October 1st, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): The Cutty Sark, one of the worlds most important maritime treasures, was almost destroyed because security guards had put their feet up while a fire ravaged through ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cutty Sark blaze caused by activated electrical equipment


September 30th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.30 (ANI): The fire that engulfed the Cutty Sark last May, resulting in 10 million pounds worth of damage, was caused by a piece of electrical equipment that was left ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India guest of honour at Belgium trade fair


September 15th, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 15 (IANS) About 50 Indian companies are participating in the 63rd annual Accenta International Fair in northern Belgium, showcasing India's growing trade relations with European countries, EuAsiaNews reported Monday.India is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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