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IAEA team to review safety of Rajasthan atomic plants


September 18th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) In the wake of growing nuclear safety concerns in India, a team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will visit Rajasthan in ... Read more...

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Indian firm didn’t own plane that crashed in Nigeria


June 6th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, June 6 (IANS) An aircraft in Nigeria that crashed killing 193 people is not Indian owned, an airline official said.Dana Air, owners of the Boeing 803 carrier that crashed ... Read more...

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Nigeria suspends airline firm’s operations after crash


June 6th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, June 6 (IANS) The Nigerian government has suspended the operations of Indian-owned Dana Air, whose aircraft carrying 153 people crashed into a two-storey building in southwestern Lagos State Sunday ... Read more...

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India’s n-power programme to follow highest safety standards: PM


March 27th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 27 (IANS) With India set to expand nuclear energy generation to 62,000 MW by 2032, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday the highest standards of safety and ... Read more...

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Brazil calls on oil firms to operate responsibly


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 22 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff called on oil companies to operate responsibly and comply with all environmental regulations after a new crude leak was detected ... Read more...

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Aviation regulator wants stricter compliance of safety norms


June 4th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Taking note of the recent accidents involving choppers and a light aircraft, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Saturday said a stricter audit of ... Read more...

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Uddhav takes on Chavan for pro-Jaitapur remarks


February 27th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Sunday took a dig at Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, who batted for the Jaitapur nuclear power plant, saying the land ... Read more...

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Prithviraj Chavan bats for Jaitapur nuclear project


February 26th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Feb 26 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Saturday declared that the state government would go ahead with the 9,900-MW Jaitapur nuclear power project being set up at a cost ... Read more...

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Victorian police ‘unskilled’ to deal with violent, fatal confrontations


October 11th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Oct 11 (ANI): An Australian secret police report has exposed failed training methods that have left officers without the skills to defuse violent and potentially fatal confrontations.According to The Age, the ... Read more...

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Etihad meets safety standards


July 29th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 29 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways has, for the third consecutive time, passed a rigorous aviation industry safety audit. The airline met all required standards after a team from the International Air ... Read more...

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BJP, Left slam budget, Congress gives thumbs up (Lead)


February 24th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's budget Wednesday came in for sharp criticism from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Left parties and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) while ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Monitor lizards, jackals, birds being chased off Delhi airport runway (Lead)


June 17th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Authorities here launched an operation Tuesday to capture large monitor lizards, jackals and birds that strayed from nearby wastelands and took refuge on a runway at the ... Read more...

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Monitor lizards, jackals being relocated from Delhi airport


June 17th, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Airport authorities here launched an operation Tuesday to capture monitor lizards, jackals and birds that took refuge on a runway the day before and disrupted flights for ... Read more...

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Train Warning System - a safety and technological first for Indian Railways


May 2nd, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 2 (ANI/Business Wire India): Ansaldo STS (Union Switch and Signal) is delivering another technological first to India's rail network and is setting a new benchmark for rail safety with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian aviation to have latest safety management system


February 20th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by admin
By Varada Bhat Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Indian aviation is likely to adopt the internationally mandated Safety Management System (SMS) to mitigate risk and attain optimal operational safety by early 2009, said a ... Read more...

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