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Downpour floods Agra streets


September 17th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 17 (IANS) An hour-long heavy downpour Monday evening flooded several parts of Agra and brought traffic to a halt on the otherwise busy Mahatma Gandhi Road. Vehicles were ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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...

Posted in Business |

Severe flu doubles odds of developing Parkinson’s


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 22 (IANS) Severe flu doubles the odds of your developing Parkinson's disease later in life, say researchers.However, the reverse holds true for those who got infected with red ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Moth eyes inspire new film to boost solar power


January 21st, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Researchers in Japan have created a new film that when covered onto solar cells, can cut down on the amount of reflected light and help capture more power ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Former Kenyan Minister Kogsey denies corruption charges against him


January 5th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by BNO News
NAIROBI, KENYA (BNO NEWS) -- Former Kenyan Industrialization Minister Henry Kogsey on Tuesday denied the corruption charges and was released on bail, local media reported.Kogsey appeared before the anti-corruption court in Nairobi ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Air pollution ‘costs us 6 months of our lives’


November 26th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Air pollution from vehicles and power stations is reducing life expectancy in the UK by an average of 6 months, the government has warned."It's a national scandal that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Steel Strips Wheels to expand capacity


September 13th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Auto-component manufacturer Steel Strips Wheels Ltd (SSWL) Monday said that it is increasing the capacity of its plant at Oragadam near Chennai by four million wheel ... Read more...

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Terrafugia Transition ‘flying car’ gets go-ahead from US air authorities


June 29th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29(ANI): The Terrafugia Transition, a light aircraft that can convert into a road-legal automobile, is to go into production after being given a special weight exemption by the US Federal ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Centre constitutes committee to review Road Vehicles Act


September 16th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 16 (ANI): The Union Government on Wednesday has constituted an expert committee headed by former Transport Secretary S.Sunder, to review the Motor Vehicles Act.The committee has been asked to ... Read more...

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TVS Srichakra to commission Uttarakhand tyre plant in September


August 1st, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) The Rs.576 crore-turnover two and three wheeler tyre manufacturer TVS Srichakra Ltd will be commissioning its 3.6 million-tyres per annum plant at Uttarakhand in September, an official said. Company ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lead may have caused global cooling in 20th century


April 20th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): A new research has suggested that particles of lead from gasoline exhaust may have offset warming in the 20th century, causing global cooling.It's well known that particles in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Weekday car pollution leads to lightning strikes


January 16th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16 (ANI): Fumes coming out of your car not only lead to pollution and global warming, but may also cause an increase in lightning strikes for miles around.Owing to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fresh calls to UK for more helicopters as death toll in Afghanistan, Iraq hits 300


November 16th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): The British Defence Ministry is reportedly facing fresh calls to provide more helicopters in Afghanistan as it investigates how two marine commandos died last week while patrolling ... Read more...

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No diesel, petrol vehicles to be allowed at Khajuraho


February 21st, 2008 - 9:51 am ICT by admin
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, Feb 21 (IANS) People visiting the famed Khajuraho temples, known for their erotic sculptures, can travel to the site now in special battery-powered vehicles - a step taken to ... Read more...

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