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Kerala a friendly place for manufacturing units: Apollo Tyres


September 13th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Contrary to general perception, Kerala is a friendly place to locate manufacturing units, Apollo Tyres Chairman Onkar S. Kanwar said Thursday.He said labour unions in the ... Read more...

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We’ve sown seeds for Third Front: SP


September 12th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Urging all regional parties opposed to the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to come together, the Samajwadi Party (SP) Wednesday said it has ... Read more...

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Toyata launches seventh generation Camry


August 24th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Automobile major Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) Friday launched the seventh generation of its luxury sedan Camry, priced at Rs.23.80 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).The car, which was ... Read more...

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World’s oldest plant brought back to life


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wonders of this world will never cease. It is alleged to be true that one of the oldest plants had withered and it nearly came into ... Read more...

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Maruti’s Manesar plant reopens after 34-day shutdown


August 21st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Production restarted at Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant Tuesday under heavy security more than a month after violence and rioting led to a shutdown of the ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh border guards exchange saplings (With Image)


August 19th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 19 (IANS) Indian and Bangladeshi border guards have exchanged saplings as part of a programme to green their winding border.The Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guard ... Read more...

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General Motors imposes lockout at Brazil complex


July 25th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 25 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian subsidiary of General Motors said Tuesday that it was suspending production at its manufacturing complex in Sao Jose dos Campos pending an agreement ... Read more...

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Indian small and light commercial vehicles to log 18 percent growth


July 20th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) The Indian small and light commercial vehicle (SCV and LCV) segment is expected to log a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18 percent over the ... Read more...

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Metro Tyres to invest Rs.100 crore to expand production


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) In line with the robust two-wheeler sales in the country, Metro Tyres will expand its production capacity, investing Rs.100 crore in the next five ... Read more...

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Sekhar Basu new BARC chief


June 18th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) A nuclear submarine propulsion and nuclear reprocessing and waste management expert, Sekhar Basu will be the new director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre here, an ... Read more...

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Warming is causing Arctic to get greener


June 12th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, June 12 (IANS) Warming in the Arctic in recent years has caused the area to get greener, says new research. The results show that most plants in the Arctic ... Read more...

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Why optimists usually win


June 9th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Thinking positively about something really might make it happen, experts say.Simply anticipating something good can gear up hidden circuits in the brain to drive you towards ... Read more...

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Woman killed in row over goat (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) Furious that a neighbour's goat nibbled plants in his garden, a man in West Bengal battered to death the woman who owned the animal, police said ... Read more...

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Woman killed over a goat in Bengal


June 7th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) Enraged over a neighbour's goat nibbling some plants in his garden, a man battered to death the owner of the animal in West Bengal's south Dinajpur ... Read more...

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Pakistan power shortfall reaches 6,000 MW


May 27th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) Pakistan's electricity shortfall has reached 6,000 MW, leading to an increase in unannounced loadshedding, the state-run power company has said.According to Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO), ... Read more...

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Emerson Climate eyes 1.5-tonne split-AC compressor segment


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) After starting supplies of scroll compressors for two-tonne split air-conditioners, Emerson Climate Technologies (India) Ltd is now looking at the 1.5-tonne segment, an official said Wednesday."We ... Read more...

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BOC India’s three plants in advanced stages of commissioning


May 17th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Industrial gas manufacturer BOC India, a member of the Germany-based the Linde Group, Thursday said its three plants at Jamshedpur, Taloja and Rourkela are in the ... Read more...

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Dunlop board allots shares to convert loan into equity


April 29th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) The board of directors of Dunlop India Saturday allotted five crore equity shares on preferential basis to three loan assignees in order to convert the ailing ... Read more...

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Ancient altar for human sacrifices found in Peru


April 4th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, April 4 (IANS/EFE) A group of Peruvian archaeologists found a 1,500-year-old altar for human sacrifices on the top of a hill in the northern region of La Libertad, the ... Read more...

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Nuclear Power Corp achieves generation target for 2011-12


March 27th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) India's atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) Tuesday reached its target of generating 32,000 million units with an average plant load ... Read more...

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Himachal’s cement production to go up


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is annually producing more than nine million tonnes of cement and the amount will further increase with the commissioning of a new facility in ... Read more...

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Russia destroys 60 percent chemical weapons


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has destroyed more than 24,000 metric tonnes - or 60 percent - of its chemical weapons stockpile, the industry and trade ministry said."We have ... Read more...

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New technology to save water in Abu Dhabi farms


March 13th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 12 (IANS/WAM) New technology that supplies regular and sufficient amount of water to the roots of vegetables is being used by the Abu Dhabi Farmer's Service Centre ... Read more...

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Belgian trade union files complaint against ArcelorMittal


February 21st, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 21 (IANS) The socialist trade union in Belgium -- ABVV -- has filed a complaint with the legal authorities against Indian-origin Lakshmi Mittal's steel giant ArcelorMittal, accusing ... Read more...

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Clint Eastwood sizzles in SuperBowl’s Chrysler ad


February 7th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some analysts believe the 2-minute Chrysler ad during the Super Bowl last Sunday was a reelection campaign for President Barack Obama. The ad which featured actor ... Read more...

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NSL wins wind farm award


February 7th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) NSL Renewable Power Private Limited (NRPPL), part of NSL Group, has bagged the best operating wind farm award from Indian Wind Power Association (IWPA) for the ... Read more...

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Russia to build two space-defence missile plants


February 4th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two plants to manufacture space-defence missiles will soon be built in Russia, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has said.The first in Nizhny Novgorod will employ ... Read more...

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Bowerbirds entice females with illusory designs


January 30th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Male bowerbirds woo females by building 'artistic' bowers out of vegetation which is shaded by plants or trees that create an illusion of uniform decor. The ... Read more...

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Food forms 70 percent of Chinese garbage


January 21st, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) Food waste comprises roughly 70 percent of China's garbage."While you often hear Chinese parents tell their kids to not waste food, the fact is food waste ... Read more...

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David Domoney: ‘Viagra is good for plants too’


January 19th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Plant lovers have the excuse to buy Viagra. In the first of its kind, the blockbuster drug has been found to be beneficial to plants as well. ... Read more...

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Boosting availability of potent anti-malaria drug


January 18th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Scientists have found a simple method to boost availability of the most powerful anti-malaria drug, artemisinin, at an affordable cost for 225 malaria sufferers worldwide. "We ... Read more...

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Stephanie Noble moves her horse into her house


January 12th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Scottish island is engulfed in controversy after a woman brought in a horse into her house. Stephanie Noble caused quite an outrage in her neighborhood when ... Read more...

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53 new species found in Costa Rica in 2011


December 28th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
San Jose, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) The forests of Costa Rica provided the setting this year for science to discover 53 new species of insects, fungi and plants.The National Biodiversity Institute, ... Read more...

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Discarded X-mas cards can fuel 20 moon trips!


December 26th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Discarded Christmas cards and wrapping paper can fuel 20 moon trips by a double-decker bus and back -- the staggering equivalent of 18 million km. Imperial ... Read more...

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Neyveli Lignite to add 250 MW power this fiscal


December 24th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 24 (IANS) Integrated mining-cum-power generation company Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) is confident of generating 250 MW power from its two units in Rajasthan and light up two other ... Read more...

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