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Syrian official denies sabotage of drinking water


September 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 9 (IANS) The governor of Syria's Aleppo province has denied media reports that said drinking water has been cut off in the region nor has it been poisoned, ... Read more...

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Sunita Williams completes spacewalk outside ISS


August 31st, 2012 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams and Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide completed almost a record long spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS), reported NASA.NASA Flight Engineer ... Read more...

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Delhi airport Metro to temporarily close from Sunday


July 7th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi Airport Metro Express service will be temporaily closed from Sunday for maintenance work, officials said Friday.While an official of the express line's customer ... Read more...

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Qantas to cut 500 jobs


May 21st, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 21 (IANS) Australia's largest airline Qantas Airways announced Monday that it would cut 500 jobs following a review of its heavy aircraft maintenance and engineering operations.The airline said ... Read more...

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Go Air in talks with European carriers for maintenance work


April 19th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) With its fleet size set to expand, low cost carrier Go Airlines is in talks with two European carriers for an aircraft maintenance and spare parts ... Read more...

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Japan may go without n-power


April 16th, 2012 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Operations at Japan's all nuclear power plants could be suspended "momentarily" starting May 6, Japanese Trade and Industry Minister Yukio Edano has said."The number of ... Read more...

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14 ill as gas leaks in Chinese plant


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 23 (IANS) Fourteen people fell sick Thursday after a gas leak at a steel plant in China's Jiangsu province.Ten people have been hospitalized, and four remain trapped after ... Read more...

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Heavy snow disrupts traffic on China-Nepal highway


February 9th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 9 (IANS) Heavy snow Thursday halted traffic on a section of the China-Nepal highway, which links southwest China's Tibet autonomous region and Nepal, said traffic officials.According Zhao Chun, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Metro services hit in Vaishali (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Delhi Metro services on the Anand Vihar-Vaishali section were affected Monday due to maintenance work, an official said.According to a Delhi Metro official, the frequency ... Read more...

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Metro services hit in Vaishali


January 2nd, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Delhi Metro services on the Anand Vihar-Vaishali section were affected Monday due to maintenance work, an official said.According to a Delhi Metro official, the frequency ... Read more...

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Kudankulam: Second round of talks ends in stalemate


November 18th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) The second meeting of the experts committees formed by the central and the Tamil Nadu governments to allay fears about the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ... Read more...

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Kudankulam: First reactor might miss March deadline


November 17th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 17 (IANS) With protests bringing work to a standstill, atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd's hopes of commissioning the first 1,000 MW unit at ... Read more...

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Answers being prepared about Kudankulam n-plant


November 10th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) Answers to the queries raised by a group opposing the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) are being prepared and will be given to them, Union Minister ... Read more...

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Kudankulam staff once again under ‘house arrest’


October 25th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) It is back to being under "house arrest" for hundreds of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) employees at Kudankulam project in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli ... Read more...

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Kudankulam agitation has put the project clock back by six months


October 20th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The ongoing agitation against the Rs.13,000 crore 2,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) has set the project clock back by at least six months, say ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

We’re duty bound to allay fears on Kudankulam: Narayanasamy


October 18th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Faced with fresh protests at Kudankulam and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa doubting its intentions, the central government said it was duty bound to ... Read more...

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Power cuts in some Delhi areas Tuesday


October 3rd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Power supply will be affected Tuesday in some parts of Delhi due to maintenance work, a power distribution company official said Monday."BRPL is undertaking preventive ... Read more...

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A Pakistani hospital thrice launched, never built


August 24th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) A hospital in Pakistan's Punjab province was launched thrice, but it hasn't yet got built.The 150-bed hospital was announced by then president General Pervez Musharraf during ... Read more...

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Snag on Metro’s Gurgaon line affects services, rectified (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Passengers were left stranded as a technical fault hit Delhi Metro's Jahangirpuri-Gurgaon line Thursday, resulting in overcrowding at stations. Full services were restored after nearly ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

23 Indians duped with job offers at Nepal airport


July 10th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 10 (IANS) Nearly two dozen Indians, who paid Rs.200,000 each thinking they were being offered attractive jobs in Nepal's only international airport, have been left in the lurch ... Read more...

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ONGC caps Tripura gas well leak


June 20th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 20 (IANS) After a week-long battle, the engineers of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Monday sealed a leaking natural gas well in Tripura, officials said."The damaged ... Read more...

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US experts to help ONGC cap gas leak at Tripura well


June 18th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 18 (IANS) State-owned exploration giant ONGC has sought US experts' help to plug a leaking gas well in western Tripura from which natural gas continued to gush out ... Read more...

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ONGC yet to cap gas leak at its Tripura well


June 17th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 17 (IANS) Despite battling non-stop, ONGC engineers have so far failed to plug a leaking gas well in western Tripura from which natural gas continued to gush out ... Read more...

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Gas leak continues at ONGC well in Tripura (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 15 (IANS) Natural gas continued to leak from an ONGC well in western Tripura Wednesday, nearly 24-hours after the leak was first detected, officials said. Experts and engineers ... Read more...

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Gas leak continues at ONGC well in Tripura


June 15th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 15 (IANS) Gas continued to leak Wednesday from an ONGC well in western Tripura, even as experts and engineers continued their battle to cap the well, an official ... Read more...

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Seven die in central Moscow apartment fire


May 17th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Seven people died Tuesday when a fire broke out in a three-storey apartment block in downtown Moscow, firefighters said.Nine people were injured in the fire, ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport shuts down for five hours


April 30th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport will remain shut for five hours Saturday for maintenance work, an official said.However, no major flight delays are expected as all ... Read more...

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Vehicles, ornaments, a body recovered from Bhakra canal


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Patiala, April 21 (IANS) The ongoing repair work and cleaning of Bhakra Main Line (BML) canal here has thrown up big surprises for both police and local residents - cars, ... Read more...

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NASA sets space shuttle Endeavour’s final launch for April 29


April 20th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Space shuttle Endeavour is officially scheduled for an April 29 launch, according to NASA.Space shuttle Commander Mark Kelly and his five crewmates are scheduled to begin a 14-day ... Read more...

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No safety norms violated in Goa: Kingfisher Airlines


April 13th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Referring to news reports claiming that certain airlines had made "blind landings" in Goa, Kingfisher Airlines Wednesday said it had not violated any air safety norms ... Read more...

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Repairs restrict use of Goa airport runway (Lead)


April 12th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 12 (IANS) Maintenance work being carried out by naval authorities has forced Goa's Dabolim international airport to cut down both the length and hours of use of its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Goa airport runway cut down for five hours a day


April 12th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 12 (IANS) Maintenance work being carried out by naval authorities has forced Goa's Dabolim international airport to cut down its runway length for five hours a day, an ... Read more...

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Businessman found murdered in Gurgaon


March 28th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 28 (IANS) A 58-year-old businessman was Monday found murdered in his DLF phase IV house here, police said."He was strangulated with a wire," said a senior police officer.The ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery lifts off for final voyage


February 25th, 2011 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) US space shuttle Discovery has lifted off on its own final scheduled flight from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to deliver a storage room to the International ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pakistan town goes without water for fortnight


January 21st, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Over 200,000 residents of a town in Pakistan's Sindh province have been without water for the past 15 days as the water supply was stopped due to maintenance ... Read more...

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