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Usha Martin Q4 net dips almost 60 percent

May 10th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Leading wire rope and specialty steel manufacturer Usha Martin Ltd Thursday reported a 58.75 percent dip in its consolidated net profit to Rs.14.91 crore for the ... Read more...

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Usha Martin posts Rs.71.8 crore net loss in Q2

October 31st, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) After excessive rainfall in mining areas and flood at its Thailand plant, speciality steel and wire rope producer Usha Martin Monday declared a net loss of ... Read more...

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Coal India steps up supplies to power sector

October 22nd, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) State-run Coal India Limited (CIL) increased coal dispatches to power utilities across the country by 28 percent during the period Oct 11-20, the company claimed Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport’s main runway not yet functional

September 4th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Mumbai airport's main runway is yet to reopen as the authorities Sunday continued the massive effort of retrieving a Turkish Airlines aircraft that skidded off Friday, ... Read more...

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Turkish Airlines plane skids; Mumbai airport shut till Saturday

September 3rd, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Mumbai airport's main runway was shut down Friday after a Turkish Airlines Airbus aircraft skidded after landing and got stuck in the soft mud following heavy ... Read more...

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Declare Andhra situation ‘national calamity’, says Karat

December 21st, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Tuesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to declare as a "national calamity" the farm crisis in Andhra ... Read more...

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Portage Wisconsin Flood alert, people evacuated from low-lying areas

September 28th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wisconsin, Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On 27th September a flooding alert was announced in Wisconsin. Due to excessive rainfall of 11 inches from the past 7 days the water has been rising ... Read more...

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Bihar will make centre pay back dues, says Nitish

August 21st, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Saturday said the central government will have to repay Rs.1,000 crore that his government spent to repair and maintain national highways in ... Read more...

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Machu Picchu Evacuation Complete, Last Tourist Evacuated To Safety

February 1st, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Lima, Peru, Feb. 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A major mudslide, along with heavy rainfall, has forced the Peruvian Government to send rescue teams to the Machu Picchu ruins to help in ... Read more...

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Mixed voter turnout in by-elections for 20 assembly seats

September 10th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.10 (ANI): Thursday saw a mixed voter turnout in bye-elections to 20 assembly seats in the three states of Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi.In Uttarakhand, about 35 per cent polling ... Read more...

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Death toll in Orissa flash floods rises to 23 (Lead)

July 16th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 16 (IANS) The toll in flash floods in Orissa, triggered by heavy monsoon rains, rose to 23 Thursday, state Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Surya Narayan Patro said. While highest number ... Read more...

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Heavy rains hit farming in Orissa

July 16th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 16 (IANS) Flash floods and heavy monsoon rains which have already killed more than a dozen people over the past four days in Orissa have also hit farming in the ... Read more...

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Himachal losses in rains to be assessed

September 21st, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) A central government team will visit Himachal Pradesh Sep 24-26 to assess the damage caused by excessive rainfall, a minister said Sunday.Revealing this to IANS, Revenue Minister Gulab ... Read more...

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More rains forecast for Uttar Pradesh in September

August 30th, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) More rains are expected throughout Uttar Pradesh in September though the state this year has already received 25 percent more rainfall than normal, the weather office said Saturday.While ... Read more...

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Hundreds marooned in Bangladesh by landslides in India

August 16th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 16 (IANS) Hundreds of people have been marooned in four villages along Bangladesh's northeastern border with India following landslides caused by excessive rainfall in the hills of Meghalaya. Torrential rains ... Read more...

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Record monsoon rains in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh

August 14th, 2008 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 14 (IANS) The monsoon rainfall this year has broken a six-year-old record in Punjab and Haryana and their capital Chandigarh, an official said Thursday. "Recorded monsoon rainfall from June 1 ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh’’s apple crop infected by fungus

August 8th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant Chauhan Shimla, Aug 8 (ANI): Apple farmers in Himachal Pradesh are worried about their crop being affected by the leaf drop disease this year. The ''Marsonina'' disease is bound to have ... Read more...

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Indigenous peoples hardest hit by climate change

April 3rd, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 3 (ANI): Indigenous people have suffered the worst impacts of climate change, despite contributing the least to world greenhouse gas emissions.According to organizers of a United Nations University ... Read more...

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