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Pakistan power shortfall reaches 6,000 MW


May 27th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) Pakistan's electricity shortfall has reached 6,000 MW, leading to an increase in unannounced loadshedding, the state-run power company has said.According to Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO), ... Read more...

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Fuel shortage hits Pakistan power supplies


October 2nd, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 2 (IANS) A fuel shortage in Pakistan has aggravated the country's power crisis, forcing over 10 hours of outages in the urban and rural areas due to a ... Read more...

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Mumbai oil spill decreasing, say officials (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian defence and maritime authorities Monday said the oil spill from the sunken ship Rak Carrier has decreased, compared to a day earlier and that ... Read more...

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Natural gas to power HLL Lifecare factories


July 7th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (IANS) HLL Lifecare Limited has become the first public sector undertaking in Kerala to switch over to liquefied natural gas (LNG) to power its factories.HLL Life ... Read more...

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Industrial solar water heaters offer good scope for growth


July 17th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) The central and state governments should look at making factories eco-friendly by encouraging use of solar water heaters, said a top industry official. "Solar water heaters offer industries good ... Read more...

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Food inflation rises to 12.81 percent


July 15th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) After dropping for two straight weeks, India's annual food inflation rose to 12.81 percent for the week ended July 3, reflecting the hike in fuel prices in ... Read more...

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India’s June inflation rises to 10.55 percent


July 14th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The recent fuel price hike drove India's annual food inflation further up to 10.55 percent, from 10.16 percent in May, edging the Reserve bank of India closer ... Read more...

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MRPL signs $2 billion fuel supply deal to Mauritius


July 1st, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India's Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) Thursday signed an agreement to supply fuel to the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius for the next three years. The ... Read more...

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Himachal passes entry tax bill, hopes to earn Rs.50 cr


April 1st, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 1 (IANS) A bill to impose an entry tax of up to seven percent on the transit of certain goods was passed by the Himachal Pradesh assembly Thursday. The government ... Read more...

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Himachal assembly passes budget


March 31st, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 31 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Wednesday hiked value-added tax (VAT) on certain goods by one percent in its budget for 2010-11 that was passed in the state assembly ... Read more...

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Himachal proposes entry tax on goods


March 30th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 30 (IANS) A bill to levy entry tax on goods brought from outside to the state was introduced in the assembly Tuesday to boost state revenue. The government is hoping to ... Read more...

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CBI arrests Ahmedabad-based company’s MD for causing Rs. 1.07 crore loss


February 27th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday arrested a Ahmedabad-based company's Managing Director for causing loss to the government exchequer to the tune of Rs. 1.07 ... Read more...

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Adani Group managing director held for tax evasion


February 27th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The managing director of the Ahmedabad-based Adani Group was arrested Saturday for allegedly evading customs duty of Rs.1.07 crore, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said here. "We ... Read more...

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Oil retrieved from sunken Mongolian ship


November 14th, 2009 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 13 (IANS) A US firm hired to pump out oil from a Mongolian flagged ship that sank Sep 9 off the Paradip harbour in Orissa has retrieved all the furnace ... Read more...

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176 tonnes of fuel oil retrieved from sunken ship


October 26th, 2009 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 26 (IANS) A US firm engaged to pump out fuel oil from a Mongolian ship that sank last month off Paradip harbour in Orissa retrieved at least 176 tonnes of ... Read more...

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US firm to start pumping out oil from sunken ship


October 23rd, 2009 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 (IANS) The US firm, Resolve Marine Group, which has been given the work to pump out oil from the ship MV Black Rose that sank off the Paradip coast ... Read more...

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US firm begins work to pump oil from sunken ship


October 19th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 19 (IANS) Experts of a US firm assigned to pump out furnace oil from a ship that sank last month off Paradip harbour in Orissa began work Monday. Their task ... Read more...

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US firm to remove oil from sunken Mongolian ship (Lead)


October 9th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 9 (IANS) US-based marine service firm Resolve Marine Group has won the bid to remove oil from a Mongolian vessel that sank off Paradip harbour in Orissa last month. "The ... Read more...

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Microbes used to clean Orissa oil spill


October 9th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 9 (IANS) Microbes are being used to clear an oil spill caused by a ship that sank last month off the Paradip port in Orissa, a senior port official said ... Read more...

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Orissa forms crisis group to monitor oil spill off Paradip


October 8th, 2009 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 8 (IANS) Orissa Thursday formed a crisis group to monitor the pollution caused by oil spill from a sunken Mongolian ship near Paradip port, an official said. "We have formed a ... Read more...

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Orissa directed to monitor oil spill off Paradip port


October 7th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 (IANS) The central government has directed Orissa to form a crisis group to monitor the pollution caused due to oil spilling off a sunken Mongolian ship near Paradip port, ... Read more...

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Fresh oil from sunken ship blackening Orissa coastline: experts (With Images)


October 6th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 6 (IANS) A fresh oil spill, probably from a Mongolian ship that sank last month, has blackened part of the Orissa coastline in an area close to the nesting site ... Read more...

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Expert team to verify fresh spillage from sunken ship


October 5th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 5 (IANS) Orissa will Tuesday send a three member expert team to verify media reports about fresh spillage from a ship that had sunk off the Paradip coast last month, ... Read more...

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Inflation rate up, now at 0.83 percent


October 1st, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation crawled up marginally to 0.83 percent for the week ended Sep 19 from 0.37 percent the week before, according to official data ... Read more...

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Bad weather prevents oil-plugging on sunken ship


September 30th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 30 (IANS) For the third day running Wednesday bad weather prevented work to plug the holes to stop oil leakage from a ship that sank off Orissa's Paradip port in ... Read more...

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Andhra-based company to plug holes of sunken ship


September 27th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 27 (IANS) A company based in Andhra Pradesh has been awarded the contract to plug the holes in a ship that sank off Orissa's Paradip port Sep 9, a port ... Read more...

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Central team visits Paradip, recommends measures


September 27th, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Paradip (Orissa), Sep 26 (IANS) A central team, which was here Saturday to inspect the Mongolian ship that sunk off the Paradip coast, recommended stringent measures to avert such accidents. The five-member team ... Read more...

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Central team reaches Paradip to inspect capsized ship


September 26th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 (IANS) Following reports of minor oil spills, a five-member team of the central shipping ministry Saturday reached Orissa's Paradip port to inspect the ship that sank off its coast ... Read more...

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Oil spill could devastate Orissa coast, says Greenpeace


September 24th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 (IANS) The Orissa coast faces devastation if the large amount of oil now inside a capsized ship off the Paradip port spills out of the wreck, international NGO Greenpeace ... Read more...

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Inflation rate inches upwards to 0.37 percent


September 24th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation crawled up marginally by 0.37 percent for the week ended Sep 12, a rise from 0.12 percent the week before, according to ... Read more...

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Bids invited to remove oil from ship sunk off Orissa coast


September 24th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 (IANS) Paradip port authorities have invited bids from salvage firms to remove oil from a vessel that sank near the port in Orissa 15 days ago, official sources said ... Read more...

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Wildlife body concerned over delay in oil removal


September 23rd, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 23 (IANS) A wildlife body expressed concern Wednesday over the delay in the removal of stored fuel oil by authorities from a vessel that sank off Orissa's Paradip port about ... Read more...

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Oil spill on Orissa coast could be from sunken ship: expert


September 22nd, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 (IANS) A team of experts Tuesday found oil patches along the coast of Orissa's Paradip port and suspected it could have leaked from a ship that sank near the ... Read more...

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Mongolian ship causing no ecological damage


September 22nd, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 (IANS) A Mongolian ship that sank near the Paradip Port off the Orissa coast is causing no environmental damage, port authorities said Tuesday. The Paradip Port Trust said the vessel ... Read more...

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After 13 weeks, inflation turns positive at 0.12 percent (Second Lead)


September 17th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) After remaining in the negative zone for 13 consecutive weeks, India's annual rate of inflation was back to positive at 0.12 percent for the week ended ... Read more...

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