international safety

US, India sign aviation safety pact


November 17th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Thursday announced the completion of a pact between the US and India that will allow for the reciprocal certification of ... Read more...

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What’s muzzling adventure sports in India? (Feature)


November 10th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Too much paper work, unfriendly business rules and stray but sensational accidents are becoming a hindrance to the growth of adventure sports like bungee jumping ... Read more...

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Indian Coast Guard rescue two Australian sailors


October 19th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard yesterday rescued two Australian sailors stranded on a sailing yacht, around 158 nautical miles off Mumbai, while on a voyage from Dubai ... Read more...

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Five foreign airlines suspended for violating UAE rules


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 2 (IANS/WAM) The civil aviation authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) suspended the operations of five foreign airlines within the Gulf region after they reportedly violated air safety and ... Read more...

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23 crew members rescued from burning Liberian ship


March 27th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) The Indian Navy and Coast Guard Saturday rescued 23 crew members of a Liberian cargo ship MV Maersk Miami, which had caught fire in the high seas off ... Read more...

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Blackberrys, Motorola phones high on radiation emission


October 1st, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 1 (ANI): Blackberry and Motorola mobile phones emit higher levels of radiations compared to other handsets, a new study has revealed.The online report by The Environmental Working Group has ranked ... Read more...

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Public sector vaccine institutes to be revived, declares Azad


July 1st, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The government Wednesday announced plans to revive the public sector vaccine producing institutes in the country. "An oversight committee has already prepared a roadmap for revamping the ... Read more...

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Government lifts ban on import of Chinese toys


March 3rd, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 3 (ANI): The Government on Monday lifted the ban on import of Chinese toys, prior to previously announced six month period starting January 23, on condition that they ... Read more...

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India eases ban on Chinese toys


March 2nd, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 2 (ANI): India on Monday eased the ban on import of Chinese toys provided they conform to international safety norms. India, which had banned the import of Chinese toys ... Read more...

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US arrests hundreds in crackdown on Mexican drug gang


February 26th, 2009 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (DPA) More than 750 members of a Mexican drug-trafficking cartel were arrested during a 21-month operation by US, Mexican and Canadian police, the US Justice Department said Wednesday.The department ... Read more...

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