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Police destroy Maoists’ arms factories in Bastar


September 21st, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Police and para-military troopers raided a Maoists hideout Thursday in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region and destroyed three arms factories, a senior officer said."A joint team of ... Read more...

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Rs.500 penalty for negligence in Pakistan factories


September 14th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The factory owner in Karachi will have to pay a measly Rs.500 penalty for negligence, said a media report after nearly 300 people were killed ... Read more...

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Outrage in Pakistan over factory fire deaths


September 13th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Describing industrial buildings as "death traps" and "concentration camps", Pakistani dailies Thursday sought regular inspections of factories as well as rigorous application of the law following ... Read more...

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Six arrested for Sivakasi fire tragedy


September 6th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) Six people have been arrested for the blaze in a firecracker unit in Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi town that killed 38 people, police said Thursday."Six people have ... Read more...

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Toxic fume kills woman in Thane


September 1st, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 1 (IANS) A 75-year-old woman suffocated to death and a man fell sick after inhaling toxic fumes that leaked out of a chemical tank near here Saturday, ... Read more...

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Cut temporary workforce in factories: Experts


August 31st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) At a time when multi-national and domestic companies employ temporary workers on a large scale resulting in industrial unrest, there is a need to reverse the ... Read more...

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Kerala pays out Rs.100 crore in pension, dole for Onam


August 28th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 28 (IANS) Coinciding with the Onam, Kerala's harvest festival, the state government handed out various social security benefits like pensions, unemployment doles and ex-gratia payments to the tune ... Read more...

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Petronet’s Kochi LNG terminal to start in two months


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Petronet LNG Ltd. (PLL) terminal here in Kerala is likely to be commissioned within two months, a top official said Thursday.The liquefied natural gas (LNG) ... Read more...

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Today (30th July) is Cheesecake Day


July 30th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The cheesecake factory will on Monday celebrate the national cheesecake day by selling their cheesecake slices at half the price. On this day, the cheesecake factory ... Read more...

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Japan’s factory output drops


July 30th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) Japan's industrial output was down 0.1 percent in June from the previous month, marking the third consecutive month of contraction, a government report said Monday.The index ... Read more...

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88 killed in North Korea floods


July 29th, 2012 - 6:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) Floods triggered by torrential downpour have killed 88 people in North Korea, the official KCNA news agency reported.A total of 134 were reported injured and around ... Read more...

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Chinese city set to become major shipping hub


July 25th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) China plans to turn its coastal city of Xiamen facing the Taiwan Strait into a major shipping hub.Part of the plan is to build a 100,000-tonne ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro quarterly net profit rises 16 percent


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Larsen and Toubro Monday posted a 16 percent increase in net profit at Rs.863.65 crore during the quarter ended June 30 on the back of a ... Read more...

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US industrial production rises


July 18th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) US industrial production increased 0.4 percent in June, a fresh evidence of the ongoing US economic recovery, the US Federal Reserve said in a report. The ... Read more...

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Three killed, 15 injured in bus mishap near Gurgaon


July 10th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 10 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 15 others injured, some of them critically, when an overspeeding bus overturned on the Delhi-Jaipur highway in Dharuhera ... Read more...

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Tea Board to shift northeast zonal Office to Jorhat


June 27th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 27 (IANS) The Tea Board of India is to shift its northeast zonal office from Guwahati to Jorhat in Assam, a top official of the board said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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At $35 a kg, Assamese man’s organic tea takes foreign markets by storm (Business Feature - With Image)


June 26th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Lakhimpur (Assam), June 26 (IANS) Gobin Hazarika is a one-man army. Not in a battlefield, but in a tea garden in Assam, whose owner as well as worker is the ... Read more...

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US industrial production down


June 15th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) US industrial production, an indicator of the output of mines, factories and utilities, edged down 0.1 percent in May following an increase of 1 percent in ... Read more...

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Nokia to close facilities, cut up to 10,000 jobs worldwide


June 15th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by BNO News
ESPOO, FINLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Nokia, the world's largest manufacturer of mobile phones, on Thursday said it will cut up to 10,000 jobs worldwide over the next year and close a number ... Read more...

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Bangladesh garment workers demand wage hike


June 13th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 13 (IANS) Dozens of people were injured Wednesday when striking garment workers clashed with police on the outskirts of Dhaka.Golam Rouf Khan, director of industrial police, told Xinhua ... Read more...

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Olympus to cut 2,700 jobs


June 9th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Olympus, the Japanese camera and medical equipment maker, will cut 2,700 jobs in next five years, it was reported here.The company lost 49 billion yen ($618 ... Read more...

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Japan ups growth rate


June 8th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 8 (IANS) Japan Friday raised its economic growth to 4.7 percent for the January-March quarter from the previous 4.1 percent.The real GDP figure for the period is equivalent ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro’s arm bags orders worth Rs.2,410 crore


June 7th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Larsen and Toubro (l&T;) Thursday said its construction arm has bagged new orders worth Rs.2,410 crore during the first quarter of 2012-13.In a regulatory filing, the ... Read more...

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Japan’s industrial output grows


May 31st, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 31 (IANS) Japan's industrial production rose a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent in April from March for the second consecutive month of growth, the government said Thursday.The index of ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi to help Myanmarese migrants in Thailand


May 30th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 30 (IANS) Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has vowed to help migrant workers from Myanmar.The Nobel Laureate is in Thailand on her first trip outside her homeland ... Read more...

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Bata to focus on women and kids segment


May 30th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Footwear maker and retailer Bata India Wednesday said it would focus on the women and kids segments for business growth and invest about Rs.450 million over ... Read more...

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Myanmar to hire gas turbines from Japan


May 28th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 28 (IANS) Myanmar will hire three gas turbines from Japan in a bid to ease the country's power shortage, the official media reported.The deal on three 120-megawatt gas ... Read more...

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Italy quake toll rises to seven


May 21st, 2012 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 21 (IANS) The toll from a 5.9-magnitude quake in northern Italy rose to seven Monday.The seventh victim of Sunday's 5.9-magnitude tremor was an 86-year-old woman who died from ... Read more...

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British troops to stay in Afghanistan after 2014


May 20th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Troops of Britain's Special Air Service (SAS) will stay in Afghanistan beyond 2014 to conduct counter-terrorism operations against the remnants of Al Qaeda after British ... Read more...

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Human trafficker nabbed in Guwahati, 8 girls rescued


May 19th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 19 (IANS) The Government Railway Police (GRP) Saturday nabbed a human trafficker and rescued eight girls from her clutches here.Sources in the GRP said the eight girls were ... Read more...

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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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Pakistani daily calls power outages a time bomb


May 12th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Frequent power outages have "become a political time bomb", said a Pakistani daily Saturday.An editorial in the News International said that Punjab province threatens to "plunge ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Rajasthan road accident


May 6th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 6 (IANS) Seven people were killed and six seriously wounded Saturday when the vehicle they were travelling in collided with a speeding truck in Rajasthan's Ajmer district, police ... Read more...

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Indian newsprint could help Pakistani dailies become cheaper


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 3 (IANS) This is one fine print of a high in India-Pakistan ties. A consignment of 10 tonnes of newsprint from India was Thursday sent to Pakistan via ... Read more...

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Tea Board earmarks Rs.300 crore for small growers


April 28th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 28 (IANS) The Tea Board of India has earmarked Rs.300 crore for the development of the country's small tea growers in the current financial year, its chairman M.G.V.K. ... Read more...

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