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Repair work of Airport Metro to end by October: Kamal Nath


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) More than two months after the Airport Metro Express line was shut down by the concessionaire citing safety concerns, union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath ... Read more...

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32 Mexico coal mines shuttered for safety reasons


August 11th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 11 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's government said 32 small coal mines in the northern state of Coahuila have been closed due to safety concerns, a move taken after 13 ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia threatens to quit Olympics


July 27th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has threatened to withdraw from the Olympics unless a female judo athlete was allowed to wear her headscarf in competition, The Telegraph reported Friday.The ... Read more...

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Nuclear power or not? Leaders fight it out (Haryana Newsletter)


July 20th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) Leaders of all political hues in Haryana are fighting a nuclear war these days. The leaders have gone ballistic with their positioning over the issue ... Read more...

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DGCA chief’s removal not linked to Kingfisher troubles: Ajit Singh


July 17th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 16 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh asserted Monday that removal of E. K. Bharat Bhushan as director general of civil aviation (DGCA) was a "simple administrative decision" ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Anzhi to play Europa matches near Moscow


July 9th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football club Anzhi Makhachkala have chosen to play their Europa League matches at a stadium near their Moscow suburb training base after UEFA banned ... Read more...

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Japan’s current account surplus falls


July 9th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 9 (IANS) Japan's current account surplus fell 62.6 percent in May from a year earlier to 215.1 billion yen, according to a report released by the government Monday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Airport Metro line services suspended from Sunday


July 7th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The popular Delhi Airport Metro Express Line - used by over 15,000 commuters daily - will be suspended for unspecified period after 11 p.m. Saturday ... Read more...

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Boxing may replace European football in volatile Dagestan


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian boxing promoter Vladimir Hrunov has vowed to give sports fans in the southern region of Dagestan something to shout about after the local football ... Read more...

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Anzhi pleads with UEFA to declare ground safe


July 4th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football club Anzhi Makhachkala have made an emotional plea to UEFA president Michel Platini to reconsider the decision to declare the club unfit to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dagestan unfit to host Europa matches: UEFA


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European football's governing body UEFA has proclaimed the Russian province of Dagestan unfit to hold Europa League matches for Russian Premier League side Anzhi Makhachkala ... Read more...

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Anzhi unfit to host Europa League games: UEFA


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European football's governing body UEFA has proclaimed the Russian province of Dagestan is unfit to hold Europa League football matches for Russian Premier League side ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chavan takes stock of Mantralaya fire


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, taking stock of the situation after a fire ravaged the state secretariat, Friday said all efforts will be made to normalise ... Read more...

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A day after fire, Mantralaya staffers kept out


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) A day after a major fire gutted the state secretariat here, hundreds of employees who reported to work Friday were not allowed inside the premises owing ... Read more...

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South Korea starts building two n-reactors


May 4th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korea started construction work on two nuclear reactors Friday in what President Lee Myung-bak described as a "big milestone" in the country's atomic industry, ... Read more...

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Meghalaya CM demands law for safety of N-E students


April 30th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Monday called for a stringent law to address the safety concerns of students from the Northeast and to regulate the ... Read more...

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Punjab cracker unit blast leaves four dead (Lead, changing dateline)


April 13th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moga (Punjab), April 13 (IANS) A powerful blast in an illegal fire-cracker making unit in a residential area of this Punjab town Friday left four people dead and three others ... Read more...

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FIA: Bahrain race to take place as scheduled


April 13th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 13 (IANS) The 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix will be held as scheduled next week, the governing body of Formula One racing FIA announced Friday."FIA (International Automobile Federation) is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

China develops coal mine early-warning system


March 29th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) China has developed its first coal mine early-warning system that will enable getting advance warning about potential dangers in coal mines.According to the National Science and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

N-power capacity failed to rise: Economic Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 15 (IANS) Even though the generation of nuclear power increased by 33 percent this fiscal, no capacity was added against a target of 2,000 MW, the Economic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Toyota recalls more than 680000 vehicles over safety concerns


March 8th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp. has announced the recall of more than 600,000 vehicles for safety concerns. The company said the affected vehicles have faulty brake lights ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tamil Nadu should act against nuke protestors: Minister


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government should take action against those protesting against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), central Minister of State V. Narayanasamy said Saturday."The state ... Read more...

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One killed in Pakistan as militants attack rail tracks


February 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) At least one person was killed and train services were affected in Pakistan's Sindh province as rail tracks in many places were blown up by unidentified ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘India has long way to go in nuclear disaster safety’


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Notwithstanding the "enviable" record in handling safety concerns over nuclear plants, India has a long way to go in addressing the problem of nuclear ... Read more...

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Drought kills 5.6 mn trees in US state


February 16th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Feb 16 (IANS) An estimated 5.6 million trees were killed by last year's devastating drought in the US state of Texas, authorities said Wednesday.The estimates also mean that as ... Read more...

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Nazi surgical set withdrawn from auction


February 11th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) A set of surgical tools once used by a Nazi war criminal was withdrawn a day ahead of its scheduled auction Saturday following phone and e-mail ... Read more...

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Firecrackers create tonnes of waste in Beijing


January 29th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 29 (IANS) Bursting of firecrackers in Beijing during the recent Chinese lunar new year festival created over 180 tonnes of waste.Setting off firecrackers is believed to be dispel ... Read more...

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Washing machines contaminate seas with plastic bits


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Washing machines are polluting seas with polyester and acrylic bits, smaller than a pinhead. Mark Anthony Browne from the University College Dublin School of Biology and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tamil nadu should act against Kudankulam peotesters: Minister


December 17th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government should act against activists trying to hold up work on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) being set up in the ... Read more...

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No worries about safety at Indian GP: Ecclestone


October 24th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 24 (IANS) Two deaths on the racing track in the past week have sent shockwakes through motorsports but Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone said that he has no ... Read more...

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Washing machines polluting sea shores


October 21st, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Washing machines are becoming a major source of harmful microplastic pollution - bits of polyester and acrylic smaller than a pinhead - which is littering sea ... Read more...

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Scrapping Kudankulam will affect Tamil Nadu’s industry: PM


October 12th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday told Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa that the state's industrialisation would be impacted by the non-availability of electricity ... Read more...

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PM seeks Jayalalithaa’s support for Kudankulam, assures highest safety


October 7th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday assured a multi-party delegation from Tamil Nadu that a high-level committee would be set up to address safety concerns ... Read more...

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PM writes to Jayalalithaa on Kundankulam


October 7th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday told Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa that the government will give high regard to "safety, livelihood and security ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Algeria moves Gaddafi’s family to capital


September 3rd, 2011 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Algerian authorities have decided to move the family members of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to the capital Algiers over safety concerns, Egyptian website Al-Ahram reported.Gaddafi's ... Read more...

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