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GCC countries produce over 22 mn tonnes of municipal waste

May 19th, 2010 - 6:43 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 19 (IANS/WAM) The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries produced over 22.2 million tonnes of municipal solid waste in 2009, as rapid industrial growth and expanding population contributing to the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Gujarat plans satellite towns to decongest bigger cities

November 18th, 2008 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 18 (IANS) The Gujarat government is drawing up a blueprint called 'Rurban' to create satellite urban centres to decongest its bigger cities. These towns will have rural souls with urban ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Iran agrees to export natural gas to UAE

October 11th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 11 (Xinhua) Iran signed a $2 billion gas deal with Crescent Petroleum of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the English-language Press TV reported Saturday. According to the 25-year gas deal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Musharrf urges new Pak government to follow ‘Pakistan First’ strategy

March 20th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 20 (ANI): Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said the new Government should meet the challenges of terrorism, energy shortage, and inflation through good governance by keeping "Pakistan First" as ... Read more...

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