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Capacity of hydropower plants on Ganga to be reduced: Natarajan (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) To ensure free flow and clean water in the Ganga, the union environment ministry is formulating a plan to cut down the capacity of major ... Read more...

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Capacity of hydropower plants on Ganga to be reduced: Natarajan


May 29th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) To ensure free flow and clean water in the Ganga, the union environment ministry is formulating a plan to cut down the capacity of major ... Read more...

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Cuba upgrades power plant with Chinese technology


April 16th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 16 (IANS) Cuba was renovating its oldest hydroelectric plant with Chinese parts and technology, media reports said.The Salto Piloto Plant would be upgraded with two 270 kilowatts (KW) ... Read more...

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Brazil to build 10 hydro power plants in 2010


September 19th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian government plans to set up 10 hydroelectric power plants this year with an aim to generate 4,000 MW of electricity, an official said. The government has ... Read more...

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Nazi U-boats landed eight saboteurs on US coast in 1942 in ‘Hitler’s 9/11′ plot


September 10th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 10(ANI): A new documentary has revealed that at the height of the Second World War, German U-boats had dropped eight saboteurs in the United States on a secret mission ... Read more...

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Nicaragua declares itself to be land mine free


June 20th, 2010 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Managua, June 20 (IANS) Nicaragua has defused over two million land mines in the past 21 years under the "National Mine Clean Up Programme" and has now declared its territory free of ... Read more...

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PM back home after hectic three-day Bhutan visit


April 30th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Thimphu, April 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laid the foundation stone of three key projects in Bhutan Friday before returning home after a hectic three-day trip to the Himalayan ... Read more...

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Ecuador may export electricity to Colombia, Venezuela


February 19th, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Quito, Feb 19 (IANS/EFE) The Ecuadorian government has said it has overcome an electricity crisis and may even be in a position to export power to Colombia and Venezuela. "We can say we've ... Read more...

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Venezuela civil servants to work 5-hour days


January 10th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Jan 10 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan civil servants will work five-hour days beginning Monday - from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. - to help save electricity because of the country's serious energy deficit. The ... Read more...

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Bhutan King meets Army Chief, NSA


December 24th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck met Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor and National Security Advisor M. K. Narayanan here today.Wangchuk held separate meetings with General ... Read more...

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India a steadfast partner and friend: Bhutan King


December 24th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck has said that India has always been their steadfast partner and friend.Delivering the Madhavrao Scindia memorial lecture here, he ... Read more...

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Bhutan’s King meets with Indian leadership


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck met with the Indian leadership here on Tuesday.Wangchuck, who is on a weeklong visit to India, held talks with ... Read more...

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Bhutan King Wangchuck meets PM, signs several agreements


December 22nd, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 22 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday signed agreements in various sectors, including water resources to civil aviation.The 29-year-old ... Read more...

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CBI gives court report on graft case against CPI-M leader


March 17th, 2008 - 9:30 pm ICT by admin
Kochi, March 17 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday submitted an interim report to the Kerala High Court on a corruption case involving Pinarayi Vijayan, the state secretary of the ... Read more...

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CBI to question two former Kerala ministers


February 18th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by admin
Kochi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will soon question two former Kerala power ministers, Pinarayi Vijayan of Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) and G. Karthikeyan of the ... Read more...

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