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Agra begins to breathe easy, but clouds linger

June 13th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Agra, June 13 (IANS) The Taj city could finally be on its way to becoming pollution-free.The two- decades-old Supreme Court verdict instructing polluting industries to move out of the Taj ... Read more...

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Taj battles man and nature for survival

May 16th, 2011 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Agra, May 16 (IANS) The scorching summer heat is taking its toll on the Taj Mahal, the timeless monument of love, blasted by sand from the dry Yamuna bed and ... Read more...

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Torrent to take over power distribution in Agra

March 31st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 31 (IANS) Power in this Taj city, which suffers erratic and inadequate power supply, will now be supplied by private player Torrent Power Limited.The company will take over power distribution ... Read more...

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Can the Taj Mahal take in so much crowd?

July 11th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, July 11 (IANS) Conservationists have expressed concern over the decision to allow free entry to the Taj Mahal for three days from July 19 when the annual Urs pilgrimage ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

More miners found dead in South Africa, toll over 60

June 2nd, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 2 (DPA) The toll in one of the worst mining accidents in South Africa in recent years rose to 67 Tuesday as more bodies of illegal miners who died at ... Read more...

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Bodies of 42 illegal miners found in South Africa

June 1st, 2009 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 1 (DPA) The bodies of 42 illegal miners, who are believed to have suffocated when a fire broke out underground at a gold mine in South Africa, have been recovered, ... Read more...

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Microbes in deep-sea mud volcanoes may yield clues to alien life

April 8th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): Scientists have completed the first study of microbes that live within the plumbing of deep-sea mud volcanoes in the Gulf of Mexico, where conditions may resemble those in ... Read more...

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New ‘MeGa’ sensor to monitor carbon dioxide concentration

May 9th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 9 (IANS) A novel tube-like sensor would now make monitoring gas concentrations possible over a large area, both cheaply and effectively, doing the work of a number of existing sensors. ... Read more...

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Now, a blanket that kills smell of nighttime farts!

April 30th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 30 (ANI): Sick and tired of the smelly loud or silent trumps made by your partner while sleeping? Well, its time now you breath fresh air for a special ... Read more...

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