international safety standards

Philippines implementing reforms to improve air safety rating

September 14th, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by BNO News
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- The government of the Philippines is implementing further aviation reforms in the hopes of restoring the country's air safety rating in the United States, officials said on ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China launches Asia’s largest helicopter

January 5th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) China's largest-ever civil helicopter Thursday got certification from the civil aviation administration, the country's civil aviation authority, People's Daily reported.The move marks the official approval for ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tougher security for nuclear facilities needed: UN chief

September 23rd, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged an increase in security standards for nuclear energy plants."To adequately safeguard our people, we must have strong ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India to attract more adventure tourists

May 27th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India has stepped up efforts to position itself as an adventure tourism destination and is offering travellers a bouquet of experiences - from mountaineering to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cellular tower study debunks radiation myth

December 21st, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.21 (ANI-Business Wire India): In a first of its kind study, specific to the Indian environment carried out Independently by the Premier Engineering Institutes revealed that "Levels of Radiation" from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan pushes to be admitted into fold of international nuclear states

June 25th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Reiterating that its nuclear programme meets all international safety standards, Pakistan has once again called for its inclusion in the group of international nuclear states.In a letter, published ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Scary, thrilling.. the Mangalore airport experience (Lead)

May 22nd, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, May 22 (IANS) Scary, thrilling, makes one pray to the almighty for a safe landing - are some of the expressions that come to people who fly into or out of ... Read more...

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UAE students to be trained on emergency response

April 23rd, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 23 (IANS/WAM) School students in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be trained on how to respond to risky and emergency situations, officials have said. The Abu Dhabi Education Council ... Read more...

Posted in World |

15 cases of dumping of Chinese products being probed

March 10th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) India is investigating 15 new cases of dumping of products from China, the government said Wednesday. "In nine out of 15 anti-dumping investigations, the preliminary findings recommended imposition ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘India following global aviation safety norms’

September 23rd, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) According to an audit done by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the US, India has been found to be fully compliant with international safety standards, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India bans import of toys lacking safety standards

June 17th, 2009 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) India has announced restrictions till January 2010 on the import of all toys that fail to meet international safety standards. Hitherto, the ban only related to Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Regulator plans separate agency to probe air accidents

March 16th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India's aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has assured its US counterpart that India will soon have a separate agency for investigating air accidents, a ... Read more...

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Pak decides to liberalise trade with India to address its global trade deficit

July 19th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi , July 19 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has reportedly decided to liberalise trade with India , by adding more products to the list of importable items (from India ). Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Nuclear reactor workers at dramatically higher risk of cancer

November 30th, 2007 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
London , Nov 30 (ANI): A report has suggested that cancer risk for people exposed to radioactive tritium, commonly discharged in large amounts by civil and military nuclear plants around the world, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |