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SC moved against Kudankulam plant (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A private company's employee Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against a Madras High Court order giving the green signal to the commissioning of the Kudankulam ... Read more...

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SC moved against Kudankulam plant


September 11th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A private company's employee Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against a Madras High Court order giving the green signal to the commissioning of the Kudankulam ... Read more...

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Petitions against Kudankulam reactors dismissed by Madras High Court


August 31st, 2012 - 3:13 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...

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Renault launches compact SUV Duster


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) French automobile major Renault Wednesday launched its compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) Duster in one petrol and two diesel versions. The three variants are priced ... Read more...

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No accident at Kudankulam: NPCIL


May 8th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) There was no accident at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) as has been made out in some quarters, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India ... Read more...

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Kudankulam deadlock likely to continue


January 30th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 30 (IANS) The fourth round of talks at Tirunelveli between the central government's expert panel on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) and the Tamil Nadu government's panel ... Read more...

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Kudankulam protesters to reiterate demand in talks


January 12th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) On the 150th day of the anti-Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) protests Thursday, the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) said it will reiterate its demand ... Read more...

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Ahead of polls in 5 states, Mumbai police warn of car thefts


January 11th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Mumbai police have advised Mumbaikars who own big cars or SUVs like Boleros, Scorpios, Taveras and Innovas to be vigilant as they could be stolen for ... Read more...

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Bosch to invest Rs.2,200 crore to ramp up production


January 4th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) German automotive components manufacturer Bosch Wednesday said it would invest Rs.2,200 crore over two years (2012 and 2013) to expand capacity and develop new technologies ... Read more...

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Central panel on Kudankulam to meet in three weeks


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) The central government committee, appointed to allay the fears of locals about the safety of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu, will ... Read more...

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Kudankulam panels may not meet third time


November 19th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Members of a central team are an exasperated lot after failing to convince a Tamil Nadu government-appointed team that the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is ... Read more...

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Kudankulam: Second round of talks ends in stalemate (Lead)


November 18th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) The second meeting of the experts committees formed by the central and the Tamil Nadu governments to allay fears about the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ... Read more...

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Kalam visit fruitful, but Kudankulam officials aloof: MP


November 9th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 9 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's visit to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) and his 10-point development programme for the area has brought about a change ... Read more...

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Kalam to visit Kudankulam n-plant Sunday


November 5th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 5 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam will visit the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) Sunday to see for himself the safety features of the two Russian reactors ... Read more...

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Koodankulam nuclear project safe: Jayalalithaa


September 16th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday appealed to the protestors demanding closure of the Koodankulam atomic power plant to call off their fast, assuring them ... Read more...

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Audi launches sedan A8’s new variant


July 25th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) German luxury car manufacturer Audi Monday launched a new variant of its A8 sedan priced at Rs. 12,656,000 (ex-showroom Maharashtra)."The addition of powerful engine to the ... Read more...

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Study needed before setting up new nuclear power parks: Scientist


May 1st, 2011 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Kalpakkam (Tamil Nadu), May 1 (IANS) A detailed study on the nuclear reactor design, regulations and crisis management measures should be done before setting up new nuclear reactor clusters, a ... Read more...

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India’s first fast-breeder reactor to cost Rs.5,677 crore


April 30th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kalpakkam (Tamil Nadu), April 30 (IANS) The upcoming 500 MW prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR) being built by Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd (Bhavini) in this Tamil Nadu town is ... Read more...

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India, Russia to review nuke sites safety, don’t want brakes on projects


April 14th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorSanya (China), Apr. 14 (ANI): Alarmed over the recent nuclear catastrophe in Japan, India and Russia have decided to jointly review the safety of nuclear reactors installed in India, ... Read more...

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Malaysia ‘not rushing to go nuclear’, says Najib


April 1st, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 1 (IANS) Malaysia Friday said it was putting on hold its plans to seek nuclear power, announced barely three months ago, in view of the nuclear fallout ... Read more...

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New Facebook app pings you when your unavailable friends split up!


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): A new application on Facebook called the Breakup Notifier sends you an email when the love of your life who is in a relationship with someone else, ... Read more...

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Now, get rid of stinky shoes using UV gadget that blitzes the smell away!


February 17th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Are smelly shoes a constant embarrassment for you? Worry not, for inventors have come up with SteriShoe, a device that sterilises the bacteria, which cause odours, by using ... Read more...

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Ford Explorer Picked By IIHS As One Of The Safe Cars For 2011


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) US automaker Ford is on a high after the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety selected the 2011 model of Ford Explorer as a SUV with Top ... Read more...

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Experts call for ban on e-ciggies until safety concerns are addressed


December 7th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Electronic cigarettes should be banned unless the safety concerns have been addressed, say researchers.Electronic nicotine delivery systems or ENDS are not tobacco products, but are designed to look ... Read more...

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Lungfish’s tooth enamel can help make lighter vehicles


November 30th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) The tooth enamel of lungfish and garfish could help create a new material to make lighter aircraft or vehicles.Professor John Barry, physicist from Queensland University of Technology, is ... Read more...

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U.S. Spec Mitsubishi i-MiEV Has Been Unveiled


November 10th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is true that Nissan has outpaced other car manufacturers in the race for electric cars but Mitsubishi was among the first few companies to declare ... Read more...

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Air Force One At New Delhi’s IGI Airport Now


November 7th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New Delhi, Nov 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Air Force One which is the official carrier of the president of USA has arrived at the IGI airport in New Delhi. However, the ... Read more...

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Fifa president Blatter backs England bid to host 2018 World Cup


October 14th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): England have became clear favourites to host the 2018 World Cup after Fifa president Sepp Blatter backed their bid.Blatter had a day of meetings at Downing Street ... Read more...

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Fiat launches Linea T-Jet, T Jet Plus


October 8th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) With an eye on the festive season in India, Fiat India Friday launched two variants of its C plus flagship car Linea, the T-Jet and the T-Jet ... Read more...

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Car’s front seats safer than back seats


September 1st, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS) Front seats are safer than rear seats in a car, thanks to the addition of new safety features over the years. "We could save more lives and prevent more ... Read more...

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Honda, Suzuki score in latest European crash test


September 1st, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 1 (DPA) The new Honda CR-Z, Citroen C4, Hyundai ix35 and Suzuki Swift scored top marks in the latest EuroNCAP crash test with the testers for the first time ... Read more...

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All India sale of Nissan hatchback Micra starts


July 15th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Japanese car manufacture Nissan Thursday began the nation-wide sales of its hatchback car Micra, priced between Rs.3.98 and 5.29 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Positioned in the hatchback B plus ... 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...

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Dimple Kapadia in shock


December 31st, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Suhail, Dimple's younger brother fondly known as Munna met with an awful car accident a little before Christmas. The impact of the accident involving Munna and his friend was tremendous. Munna ... Read more...

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Federal Credits Available On Selected Models Of Free Golf Carts


December 11th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec.11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) December has brought some good news for the golfers as an IRS rule states that federal credit for purchasing electric cars would be applicable on some selected ... Read more...

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