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Sensex flat, broader markets subdued amid gloomy Asian clues

February 23rd, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Wednesday was ruling quiet in noon trade after shedding the modest gains of morning session. Broader markets too were dull ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China develops technology to solve uranium shortage

January 4th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) China, one of the world's largest energy consumers, has made a technological breakthrough in reprocessing spent nuclear fuel that could extend uranium's usage by 60 times and potentially ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

China to begin domestic carbon trading

July 22nd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) China will start carbon trading in domestic businesses during the next five-year plan beginning in 2011 with an aim to reduce carbon emission. The decision was made at a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Farooq, Ramesh to take part in India-US energy dialogue

September 25th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) Indian ministers Farooq Abdullah and Jairam Ramesh will take part in the US-India Energy Partnership Summit to be held here Oct 1 aimed at contributing to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Playstation 3 uses five times more power than a fridge!

June 3rd, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 3 (ANI): Game consoles like Play Station3 are likely to eat up five times more power than your medium fridges sized refrigerator, according to a new study.The study led ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US urges India to join global energy agency

May 23rd, 2008 - 9:38 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) With concerns over growing energy needs and skyrocketing oil prices, the US government is urging India and China to become members of the International Energy Agency (IEA). Talking ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Climate change could cause global conflicts as large as the two world wars

April 23rd, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by admin
London, April 23 (ANI): Defence experts have warned that climate change could cause global conflicts as large as the two world wars, which would last for centuries unless the problem is ... Read more...

Posted in National |

BP, Conoco Phillips float $30-billion Alaska pipeline plan

April 10th, 2008 - 10:58 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, April 10 (DPA) Oil giants BP and Conoco Phillips have stirred debate in Alaska Wednesday with their plan to invest an estimated $30 billion in an Alaska pipeline - a direct ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rising Gulf demand may curtail oil exports in summer

April 6th, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by admin
(Gulf Business Capsule)Dubai, April 6 (IANS) Increasing energy demand across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, along with a gas supply crunch, may lead to a fall in oil exports from the ... Read more...

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