India’s carrier, n-sub programme delayed

August 8th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) India's key navy programmes -- the indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) and the nuclear-powered submarine INS Arihant -- are running late, with the carrier's induction ... Read more...

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Grid failure for 300 million people across India

July 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Monday morning was not good for about 300 million people across India. Airports, railway stations, hospitals and metro stations were al thrown off balance because of ... Read more...

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Don’t pay arrears of raised power tariffs: Amarinder

July 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, July 24 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister and state Congress president Amarinder Singh Tuesday asked people not to pay the arrears of the recently-hiked power tariff in the state.Addressing ... Read more...

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BHEL sets up third gas turbine in Delhi power plant

July 5th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) Thursday successfully set up the third 250 MW advanced class gas turbine at Delhi's 1,500 MW Pragati-III combined ... Read more...

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Toshiba JSW to export power turbines, generators

February 12th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) Japanese-Indian power equipment joint venture Toshiba JSW Turbine and Generator Pvt Ltd will export its products from its plant here apart from catering to the domestic ... Read more...

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Noida cops to curb sound pollution

January 23rd, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Jan 23 (IANS) Delhi's satellite town Noida Monday became only the third city in the country where police will take action against noise pollution from generator sets, officials said.A ... Read more...

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Tebowing officially added to the English Language

December 13th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The English language just had one word added to it “Tebowing.” According to ABC News, that means "the act of taking a knee in prayerful reflection ... Read more...

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Hitachi to form new JV in India

September 27th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Japanese diversified conglomerate Hitachi Tuesday said that it will form a new joint venture (JV) company with SFO Technologies for providing state of the art ... Read more...

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Man arrested for killing friend’s wife

September 16th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A 35-year-old man, who allegedly killed his friend's wife as her husband was repeatedly refusing to lend him money, was arrested here, police said Friday.Shailesh ... Read more...

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BGR Energy lowest bidder for NTPC’s mega tender

September 15th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) Chennai-based engineering-procurement-construction (EPC) contractor BGR Energy Systems Ltd. Thursday announced that it is the lowest bidder in state-run NTPC Ltd's bulk tender for supplying steam turbine ... Read more...

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Shanghai Electric hopes for facility in India

September 14th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Shanghai Electric Group, one of the largest equipment makers in China, is looking to set up a manufacturing facility in India, a company executive said Wednesday."We ... Read more...

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Supreme Court quizzes Delhi power firms on services

August 30th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked private power distribution companies (Discoms) in Delhi to furnish details of the number of connections provided by them and the ... Read more...

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Iran to build its first geothermal plant

August 29th, 2011 - 5:27 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) Iran will build its first geothermal power plant in the northwestern part of the country.The five-megawatt plant will be built in Meshkin-Shahr town. The wells have ... Read more...

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Nepal malls have new merchandise: World Cup final

April 2nd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 2 (IANS) John Varghese, a management consultant from Bangalore now working on a tourism project in Kathmandu, has turned down an invitation from his colleagues to go rafting ... Read more...

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India’s atomic board to review safety at nuclear plants

March 15th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) India's Atomic Energy Regulatory Board will carry out a comprehensive reassessment of safety and emergency mitigation measures at all nuclear power plants in the country in ... Read more...

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CRPF jawans in Srinagar undergo training to rescue people stuck in avalanches

February 27th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Feb.27 (ANI): In the wake of several deaths and casualties caused by snow avalanches, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Jammu and Kashmir region is undergoing training to rescue people ... Read more...

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China to complete Three Gorges project in five years

February 26th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) All construction works on China's Three Gorges project, world's largest multi-functional water control system, which includes an underground power station and a lift for vessels, will be completed ... Read more...

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Action against violators of rules on marriage processions

December 1st, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) With the onset of the wedding season, Delhi Police Wednesday asked the residents of the city to strictly adhere to guidelines on marriage processions issued by the ... Read more...

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Water level at Three Gorges Dam reaches full capacity

October 26th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) The water level at China's Three Gorges Dam, whose construction has forced over a million people out of their homes, reached the highest mark Tuesday, Xinhua reported.It ... Read more...

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Stolen supplies for Afghan-bound NATO forces recovered from Peshawar mill

October 21st, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct 21 (ANI): Four NATO transport containers that had been stolen in Pakistan while on their way to Afghanistan have been recovered, the city police said.Khazana Police Station House Officer (SHO) ... Read more...

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Three workers injured in Venezuela steel plant explosion

September 21st, 2010 - 2:08 am ICT by BNO News
BOLIVAR, VENEZUELA (BNO NEWS) – At least three people were severely injured after a steel plant exploded in southeast Venezuela on Monday, the second incident in the last 15 days in the ... Read more...

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China pledges more aid for flood-hit Pak after US’ appeal to “step up to the plate”

August 21st, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.21 (ANI): Pledging more aid for flood-hit Pakistan, China has said it would be sending more relief material for the thousands of people affected by the worst deluge to have hit ... Read more...

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Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo Affected By Power Disruptions

August 18th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Seattle, Aug 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The employees of the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle were surprised on Sunday morning to find the zoo was going through a power outage. They ... Read more...

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No Nepal arms on ship detained near Kolkata: Army

June 27th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 27 (IANS) Nepal's army Sunday rejected media reports that a ship detained by Indian authorities on way to Kolkata port contained arms and explosives belonging to Nepali soldiers, ... Read more...

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Ideas For An Awesome Father’s Day That Are Loaded With Fun

June 20th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Father’s day will be commemorated on June 20 this year internationally. Numerous children will desire to provide their fathers wonderful gifts. However, unearthing ... Read more...

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Macca supports ‘green’ Isle of Wight Festival

June 7th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 07 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney has voiced support for this year's Isle of Wight Festival, which is encouraging reduction in carbon footprint after winning the Greener Festival Award last ... Read more...

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Cow poo may soon power computers!

May 25th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Cow manure may soon be used as a source of energy to power data centers or Internet in the future.Hewlett-Packard has released a study called "Design of Farm ... Read more...

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PCB, other sports authorities urged not to organise night matches to conserve electricity

April 30th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.30 (ANI): In wake of the severe power crisis in the country, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and other sports authorities have been urged not to organise matches under artificial lights.Pakistan ... Read more...

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Lane Bryant ad: too scorching to handle

April 24th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Lane Bryant’s latest ad for plus size lingerie’s has run into trouble with FOX and ABC. The channels have debarred the ad invoking the ... Read more...

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Malayalam film to make kids aware about environment

April 3rd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 3 (IANS) Malayalam film for children "Chithrakuzhal" (The Bird Watcher), told in the form of an adventure thriller, intends to make kids aware of global warming, climate change and deforestation. ... Read more...

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Punjab industrialists fume over 58-hour weekly power-cut

March 22nd, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), March 22 (IANS) Factory owners in this industrial belt have asked Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to intervene after a recent communication from the Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) ... Read more...

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Shelter, a critical need for quake-devastated Haiti and Chile, Ban Ki-moon says

March 9th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- Returning from seeing first-hand the destruction wrought by the earthquake that struck Chile last month, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed on Monday the urgent need for shelter, which ... Read more...

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Power-starved Gurgaon residents wait for a miracle

February 26th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 26 (IANS) The Haryana government says power cuts in this satellite city of the capital will be a thing of the past in a year's time. But residents, who have ... Read more...

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Facebook celebrates Doppelganger week

February 4th, 2010 - 2:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Palo Alto, Feb 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook is quite popular for its quizzes, and for the viral farming game Farmville. And now another craze is sweeping the Facebook users, and it ... Read more...

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Iowa Governor declares State of Emergency in three counties

January 22nd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by BNO News
DES MOINES, IOWA (BNO NEWS) – Iowa Governor Chet Culver on Thursday declared a State of Emergency for three counties within the state.The Governor issued an emergency proclamation for Carroll, Cass, and ... Read more...

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