heavy machinery

Chinese firm sets up joint venture with Indian partner


August 21st, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) Chinese construction equipment manufacturer Zoomlion Tuesday clinched a deal to set up a joint venture plant in India with ElectroMech, India's largest industrial crane manufacturer, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Agra’s shoe industry told to shift


August 7th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 7 (IANS) About 40 shoe industry units here have been again told to move out of the Taj city to the Leather Park on the Jaipur-Agra highway by ... Read more...

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Japanese firm to re-enter Sri Lanka


July 25th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 25 (IANS) Japanese conglomerate and Fortune 500's Sumitomo Corporation is returning to post-war Sri Lanka, authorities said Wednesday.Sumitomo is considered as one the largest trading houses in Japan, ... Read more...

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Algal oil answer to dwindling fuel reserves


July 20th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 20 (IANS) Algal oils could be a sustainable solution to dwindling fuel reserves, says a researcher.Roger Huerlimann, doctoral student at the James Cook University, Townsville, said microalgae, tiny ... Read more...

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Goa politicians involved in mining operations: Rights group


June 14th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 14 (IANS) The active involvement of politicians in Goa's multi-crore mining business has come to the fore in a report released by an international rights watchdog.The 70-page report ... Read more...

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Chandigarh’s Sukhna Lake hits rock bottom (Letter from Chandigarh) (With Images)


June 11th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) Chandigarh's famous Sukhna Lake, the most-visited tourist spot in the 'City Beautiful', is gasping for breath and attention.Built in 1958, huge areas of the lake's ... Read more...

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Rajasthan dairy official suspended


May 25th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 25 (IANS) An officer of a government-run milk production plant here was suspended while the services of two private labour contractors were scrapped Friday, a day after at ... Read more...

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China’s jade trade is off-limits to officials


May 7th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) Chinese officials have been barred from the "jade rush", in which excessive mining has almost exhausted reserves of the precious stone.The government of Hotan prefecture, Xinjiang ... Read more...

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Seven die in Pakistan school roof collapse


May 7th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Seven students were killed and over 35 injured Monday when the roof of their school collapsed in Pakistan's Punjab province, said officials.The incident took place in ... Read more...

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Toll in Jalandhar factory accident rises to 23


April 22nd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 22 (IANS) With rescue teams recovering more bodies Sunday, the death toll in the blanket factory collapse in Jalandhar has risen to 23.A majority of those killed in ... Read more...

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Hopes recede of finding survivors in collapsed Punjab factory (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 18 (IANS) Hopes of finding more survivors in the collapsed four-storeyed blanket manufacturing factory in Jalandhar began to recede Wednesday evening though a teenaged boy was pulled out ... Read more...

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US, Chinese teams head to Pakistan avalanche site


April 15th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Experts from the US, Norway and China will arrive in Pakistan Sunday to help search for 138 soldiers and civilians trapped in an avalanche a week ... Read more...

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Tunnels dug to reach Pakistan avalanche victims


April 11th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 11 (IANS) Rescuers are digging two tunnels to reach the 139 Pakistani soldiers and civilians who are stuck in thick ice following an avalanche that swept through their ... Read more...

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Hope fades for 138 missing in Pakistan avalanche


April 11th, 2012 - 1:45 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of rescue workers continued to search Tuesday for more than 130 people who were buried by a large avalanche in a mountainous area of northern Pakistan ... Read more...

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Tripura chief minister to visit Dhaka


March 13th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 13 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar will attend Bangladesh's independence and national day celebrations in Dhaka March 27, an official said Tuesday.Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan set to demolish Osama’s hideout?


February 26th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Heavy machinery was brought to Pakistan's Abbotabad city Saturday in an indication that the compound, once served as slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's hideout, ... Read more...

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US stocks slightly lower in thin trading


January 27th, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 27 (IANS) US stocks were slightly lower in thin trading Thursday amid earning reports, economic data and the Federal Reserve's decision to keep low interest rate, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Cambodia flash floods trap nearly 200 tourists in historic temple


September 24th, 2011 - 2:43 am ICT by BNO News
SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA (BNO NEWS) -- Nearly 200 tourists were airlifted from a historic northwestern Cambodian temple after flash floods trapped them inside, local media reported Friday. Dozens have been killed in ... Read more...

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China’s wealthy get wealthier


September 23rd, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 23 (IANS) The wealthy in China have become wealthier in the past year despite a looming global financial crisis, according to the latest Hurun China Rich List."China's rich ... Read more...

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Fall in US durable goods orders


July 28th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS/EFE) US firms saw a 2.1 percent decline last month in orders for durable goods such as aircraft, computers and heavy machinery, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.Orders ... Read more...

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Chinese gift lies unused in Pakistan


July 18th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) A gift of expensive knitting machines from China for militancy-hit people of Pakistan's Khyber Pakthunkhwa province is lying unused for over a year due to lack ... Read more...

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ONGC to commission first power project in Tripura


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 3 (IANS) Despite transportation hiccups, state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) will by year-end partially commission its first 726-MW gas-based thermal power project in Tripura, the ... Read more...

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Constructions in Delhi Ridge: court notice to ministries


May 20th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) and the ministry of defence (MoD) on a petition seeking ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Goa closes illegal mine after tribal protests


May 16th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 16 (IANS) The Goa government Monday ordered closure of an illegal open cast iron ore mine at Cavrem in face of a sustained campaign by tribals living in ... Read more...

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Heavy machines for Palatana power project reach Agartala via Bangladesh


April 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Apr 12 (ANI): Heavy machinery for the 726 MW Palatana power project recently reached India through the Ashuganj river port in Tripura.The 132- wheel lorries entered Tripura crossing Akhaura border ... Read more...

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Maoists set fire to bridge construction machines in Jharkhand


April 9th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Gumla, Apr 9 (ANI): A group of 20-25 Maoists set fire to heavy machinery used for bridge construction in Gumla district of Jharkhand.Seven water pump machines, including backhoe loaders and a ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh asked to ease enforcement of forest laws


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 22 (IANS) The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) Tuesday asked the minerals-rich Chhattisgarh to ease its strict enforcement of forest laws "to enable socially ... Read more...

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Cocaine stash found in steamroller


February 20th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) Mexican security forces confiscated more than 630 kg of cocaine hidden inside a steamroller in the southeastern city of Ciudad del Carmen, authorities said.The cocaine seizure, in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man Dies After Falling In Tortilla Mixing Machine


January 25th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Brooklyn, Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a strange accident a man hailing from Brooklyn succumbed to his death after he fell into a commercial Tortilla mixing machine in a ... Read more...

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2,300-year-old Maya ruins destroyed for private ranch


December 5th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 5 (IANS/EFE) An ancient 2,300-year-old Mayan residential complex in Mexico has been destroyed by heavy machinery used to clear the land for pasture on a private ranch.According to experts ... Read more...

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China billionaire rich list grows to 49 more


October 29th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Oct. 29 (ANI): China now has 128 billionaires, which is 49 more that what the country had at this time last year.According to the China Daily, nine of these 49 billionaires ... Read more...

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ROK alleges N. Korea of restoring facilities at destroyed Yongbyon nuclear reactor


October 6th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Pyongyang, Oct 6 (ANI): South Korea's defence ministry has alleged that North Korea is restoring facilities at its Yongbyon nuclear reactor, which was destroyed in 2008 as part of an agreement made ... Read more...

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Punjab orders probe into rice mill accident


September 14th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday ordered a high-level probe into an accident at a rice mill in Khamano town near Ludhiana in which two workers were killed and four ... Read more...

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2 workers killed in Punjab factory accident


September 13th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 13 (IANS) At least two workers were killed and three others injured when the floor of a leading food products company's factory caved in Monday at Khamano town in Ludhiana ... Read more...

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Trapped Chilean miner’s wife reveals how family survived an earthquake six months ago


August 28th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.28 (ANI): The wife of one of the trapped 33 Chilean miners has revealed how her family survived a devastating earthquake and worked to rebuild their lives, only for her husband ... Read more...

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