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Biofuels will worsen CO2 emissions: Study

October 24th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Emphasis on biofuels as an alternative to conventional fuels would increase carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from forests by 14 percent, researchers said. The findings challenge the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ad agency embarrassed over NY firefighter photo ad

March 30th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An advertizing agency in New York has been embarrassed after their ad campaign about a firefighter turned out to be false. The firefighter is demanding that ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Fire at 1,000-year-old temple in China

February 7th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) A fire in a 1,000-year-old temple in China is believed to have destroyed a building of the temple. The Fahai Temple, built in 945 and located in Fuzhou, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IIT Gandhinagar to prepare national fire registry

October 6th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The one-year-old Indian Institute of Technology-Gandhinagar (IIT-G) will develop a national fire accident registry to provide better data and develop protection solutions for firefighters across the country, ... Read more...

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Now, hijab headscarves and turbans for UK firefighters!

March 30th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.30 (ANI): A new uniform has been designed for firefighters in Britain's Lincolnshire area, including options of full-length skirts, long-sleeved shirts, hijab headscarves and turbans. The Government said the new clothing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Forest fire forces 1,400 to evacuate in northern California

June 12th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
DPA San Francisco, June 12 (DPA) A wildfire in the Santa Cruz Mountains has forced the evacuation of 1,400 residents as more than 175 firefighters fought the blaze, local media has reported. Warm, ... Read more...

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715 high-rises in Delhi fail to comply fire safety norms

April 13th, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Delhi Fire Service last year disconnected essential supplies to 715 high rise buildings in the city for failing to comply with the safety norms, a top ... Read more...

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