s green

Kudankulam project gets Madras High Court’s green signal (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) The Madras High Court Friday gave its nod to Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) to load the fuel in the first reactor of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

National Advisory Council gets two new members


June 29th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Planning Commission member Mihir Shah and social activist Ashis Mondal have been inducted into the National Advisory Council (NAC) headed by UPA chairperson Sonia ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Environment vs Development: Cost-benefit audit to get stricter


June 25th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) With development projects taking a toll on the country's green cover, the environment ministry is tightening the audit process that would evaluate environmental losses against ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Woman commits suicide, six held in dowry case


June 14th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A 21-year-old newly-wed woman committed suicide by jumping off the third floor of her house here due to harassment for dowry, police said Thursday. Her ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Hot air balloon lands in Bath city centre


June 6th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bath, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A hot air balloon dramatically crash-landed near a Bath city centre road after completing a flight as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.The pilot claimed ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

World 10K run raises Rs.1.63 crore for charity


May 21st, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) The TCS World 10K Bangalore to be run here this weekend, has raised Rs.1.63 crore for 84 NGOs, according to Murray Culshaw, chairman, Bangalore Cares, the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Miller’s green hair disaster


May 16th, 2012 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Pregnant actress Sienna Miller's hair once accidentally turned green when she tried to dye her locks brown using henna."I have had some real hair disasters. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Recipes by celebrity NRI chef Vikas Khanna (To go with: ‘No secrets in kitchen’ is celebrity Indian chef’s mantra)


May 8th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
For foodies and cooking enthusiasts, here are some recipes by New York-based celebrity Indian chef Vikas Khanna who has just brought out his new book "Flavors First":1. Chai-Infused Emperor's Green RiceIngredients: ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Failure to tackle green issues could hurt growth: Ecologists


April 17th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) The Indian government's failure to formulate effective policies to address environmental issues would risk causing economic growth to lag, warn environmentalists. The world over, problems like ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Board exams: Lengthy english question paper puzzles students (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Students appearing for the class 12 board exam that began here Thursday said the english paper was way too lengthy to finish in three hours. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rape-murder accused’s acquittal reversed; gets life term


February 13th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Three years after a rape-murder accused walked free, he is set to be put behind bars again. The Delhi High Court has sentenced the man ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Decks cleared for Borlaug Institute in Bihar


February 1st, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 1 (IANS) The Bihar government will provide 200 acres at a token Re.1 per acre on a 99-year lease for setting up a Borlaug Institute for agricultural research, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bengal eyes 25 percent of India’s IT revenue by 2015


January 6th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 6 (IANS) The West Bengal government hopes to grab 25 percent of India's revenue from IT sector by 2015, state Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee said Friday and added ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

No proof Uttarkhand’s green crusader was poisoned: CBI


December 28th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday said there was no evidence of poisoning in the death of Swami Nigamanand, who had earlier gone on ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chilly day in Delhi, dense fog hits train traffic (Second Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) With chilly winds gusting through the day and temperatures dipping below average, it was a cold Friday in Delhi as dense fog continued to hit ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pass Right to Food Act, says Swaminathan


November 27th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 27 (IANS) M.S. Swaminathan, the mentor of India's Green Revolution, Sunday called for an early passage of the Right to Food Act, saying it would be the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

400 Punjab educational institutes face closure?


November 17th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 17 (IANS) Education became a booming business across Punjab over a decade with the agrarian state's green fields giving way to sprawling campuses of scores of educational institutions, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Green power plants may not be far away


November 4th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 4 (IANS) Inspired by green hybrid cars driven by a mixture of gas and electricity, researchers have turned their attention to the greening of power plants too.Most ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Changing with times, Hyderabad Industries goes green


October 23rd, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Hyderabad Industries Limited (HIL), a household name in asbestos cement roof sheeting, is transforming into a manufacturer of green building products and solutions provider in tune ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Drive to save Goa’s green cover goes global


October 15th, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) The campaign against illegal mining in Goa and the battle to save greenery in the coastal state has just got global.Green campaigners of Goan origin are ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Advani yatra gets Mayawati’s green signal


October 12th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 12 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday evening gave its go-ahead to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran L.K. Advani's Jan Chetna Yatra for holding a rally at ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kashmir’s green cover halved in 30 years


October 9th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 9 (IANS) Increasing cattle, movement of security forces, construction of new highways and roads and illegal felling -- all these factors have led to a 50 percent degradation ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dalai Lama mourns demise of Maathai


September 27th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 27 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Tuesday mourned the death of Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai."She lived a full and meaningful life and will be respectfully remembered ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nobel laureate Maathai’s death mourned


September 26th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi (Nigeria), Sep 26 (IANS) The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Monday mourned the death of Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai, who died of cancer here Sunday night.Maathai was awarded the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Lebanon agrees to play Davis Cup tie in Pakistan


September 24th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 24 (IANS) Lebanon have agreed to play their Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group 2 tie in Pakistan giving sport in the strife-torn country a massive boost when most ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bihar ministers, legislator donate salary for green cause


September 6th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 6 (IANS) After Chief Minister Nitish Kumar donated a month's salary for a green Bihar campaign, his cabinet colleagues and legislators are also coming forward to donate their ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nitish Kumar gives month’s salary for green Bihar drive


September 3rd, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 3 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar donated a month's salary to a green Bihar campaign he flagged off Saturday.Giving the green signal to the Harit Bihar Abhiyan Rath ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Uttar Pradesh not utilising central funds effectively: Khurshid


August 15th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Refuting Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's accusation that the central government had neglected her state, Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Monday said the state has ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nitish Kumar ties rakhi to a tree


August 13th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 13 (IANS) In a rare move to promote environmental awareness on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Saturday tied rakhi to a tree ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bihar set to turn green, politicians to plant trees


August 11th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 11 (IANS) With the aim of increasing forest cover to 35 percent in a decade, Bihar is employing several steps, including asking members of the ruling Janata Dal-United ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mamata regrets country’s poor soccer standards (Lead)


July 29th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday regretted the poor standards of Indian football, as she was given honorary life membership of Mohun Bagan at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mamata made Mohun Bagan’s honorary life member


July 29th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was Friday given honorary life membership of Mohun Bagan at a programme celebrating the centenary of the club's historic ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dikshit launches green Delhi drive


July 23rd, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) In order to enhance Delhi's green cover, the city government Saturday launched a mass plantation drive, led by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, to plant saplings ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi viral cases up 25 percent this monsoon


July 21st, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) There is a 25 percent increase in the number of viral cases in the capital this monsoon, says the Indian Medical Association (IMA) while advising ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Punjab offers rebates for sugar mills in border areas


July 20th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) Setting up integrated sugar complexes in border areas of Punjab will fetch a string of incentives for the investors, a minister announced here Wednesday."The Punjab government ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe