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Probe into airport Metro flaws, August-end re-start unlikely


July 16th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A two-member expert panel will fix responsibility on the construction defects that led to the suspension of the Airport Metro Express service last week, even ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ultrasonic nozzle boosts water’s cleansing power


November 10th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) A revolutionary ultrasonic attachment for taps boosts water's ability to clean.Tim Leighton, professor at University of Southampton, and Peter Birkin's device works with cold water, minimal ... Read more...

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Scientists suggest ‘recycled Haitian concrete is safe, strong, cheaper’


January 5th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Concrete experts at the Georgia Tech have made new concrete, from recycled rubble and other indigenous raw materials using simple techniques."There are political and economic dilemmas as well, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Damage reported after moderate earthquake rattles southern Iran


January 5th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by BNO News
KAZERUN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Some damage was reported after a moderate earthquake rattled southern Iran on Wednesday morning, seismologists and state-run media said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.The ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake rocks southeastern Iran, casualties unknown


December 21st, 2010 - 2:52 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake rocked southeastern Iran on late Monday evening, seismologists said, but it was not immediately known if there was damage or casualties.The 6.5-magnitude earthquake at 10.12 ... Read more...

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Over 100 hurt in Iran quake


November 7th, 2010 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 7 (IANS) At least 104 people were injured in a magnitude 4.9 earthquake that hit Iran Saturday, a media report said.The quake occurred at 0352 GMT Saturday in Doroud town ... Read more...

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168 kg of heroin seized in Australia


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Australian authorities have seized 168 kg of heroin, the fifth biggest shipment of the contraband ever to be smuggled into the country, hidden inside a consignment of wooden ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Government will seriously deal with irregularities: Sports minister


August 3rd, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Sports Minister M.S. Gill Tuesday said the government will seriously deal with any charges of irregularity related to the 2010 Commonwealth Games. "The ministry has been very clear ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

BJP stages protest march over corruption in 2010 Commonweatlh Games preparations


August 2nd, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.2 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a protest march here on Monday to highlight public concern and outrage at the widespread corruption being exposed almost every other ... Read more...

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BJP seeks debate on CWG preparations


August 2nd, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has demanded a discussion in the Rajya Sabha on the "slow preparations" for the Commonwealth Games and complaints of corruption ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Poor construction of CWG stadiums worries sports federations


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Vijay Kumar Malhotra, president of the General Association of National Sports Federations (GANSF) Monday expressed serious concern over the reported poor construction of stadiums for the Commonwealth ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gill claims Commonwealth Games stadiums are well equipped


August 1st, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 1 (AN): Union Sports Minister M S Gill took umbrage at the allegations of media channels pointing out poor construction of the Commonwealth Games' venues and claimed that the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Moderate 5.7-magnitude earthquake rocks northeastern Iran


July 30th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake struck northeastern Iran on late Friday afternoon, seismologists said, but it was not immediately clear if there were any casualties.The 5.7-magnitude earthquake at 6.20 p.m. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Moderate earthquake rattles southern Iran


May 15th, 2010 - 2:41 am ICT by BNO News
KAZERUN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake rattled southern Iran on late Friday, seismologists said. It was not immediately clear if there was any damage or if there were any casualties.The ... Read more...

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Sonia in Rae Bareli, raps officials on development work


March 31st, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli, March 31 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday pulled up government officials for improper execution of central government-sponsored schemes in her Rae Bareli constituency in Uttar Pradesh, a party ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Small earthquake rattles northern and central Iran


February 19th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A light earthquake shook northern and central Iran on Friday, seismologists said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The earthquake, which happened around 14.55 p.m. local ... Read more...

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China jails quake activist for five years on subversion charges


February 9th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 9 (DPA) China on Tuesday sentenced a rights activist to five years in prison after convicting him of subversion for compiling documents, including a list of children who died in ... Read more...

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Light earthquake shakes southern Iran, no reports of damage


February 4th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A light earthquake shook southern Iran on Thursday morning, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Help pours in after Haiti’s capital is devastated by powerful earthquake


January 13th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE (BNO NEWS) -- Most of Haiti's capital was destroyed in a powerful earthquake that struck just miles away from the city, killing an unknown number of people and creating a small ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Haiti’s capital devastated by powerful earthquake


January 13th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE (BNO NEWS) -- Most of Haiti's capital was destroyed in a powerful earthquake that struck just miles away from the city, killing an unknown number of people and creating a ... Read more...

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Thousands feared dead as massive earthquake destroys Haiti’s capital


January 13th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of people are feared dead following a powerful earthquake that struck near Haiti's capital on Tuesday, destroying scores of buildings and creating a small tsunami that ... Read more...

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China quake was rare and unexpected


July 1st, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new analysis of the setting for the May 12 earthquake in China has indicated that the quake was rare and unexpected in the country.The analysis, done ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Poor construction to blame for earthquake deaths: UN


May 16th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by admin
DPA Geneva, May 16 (DPA) Too many people were dying because of poor construction in high risk zones, UN experts said in a statement issued Friday following the earthquake in China. "We know ... Read more...

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Builder ignored warnings of possible collapse


March 29th, 2008 - 10:19 pm ICT by admin
By Sahil Makkar New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The building collapse in northeast Delhi Saturday that killed seven people could have been avoided if the builder had acted after being warned that the ... Read more...

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Heres why you cant seem to find your mate!


February 13th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 13(ANI): Psychologists have ultimately found the reason behind peoples reluctance in choosing a mate- sense of scarcity.The International team led by Xianchi Dai, Klaus Wertenbroch and Miguel Brendl from INSEAD, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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