safety standards

Government to introduce new food standardisation norms (With Images)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The government will further strengthen food safety in the country by introducing standards regulations to bring quality of Indian food items at par with international ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Iran to manufacture passenger planes


August 6th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 6 (IANS) Iran will manufacture passenger planes, as the country requires 600 such planes in about a decade, an Iranian official has said.According to President of Tehran's Amir ... Read more...

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No deal with Pakistan on n-plant: Sri Lanka


July 28th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 28 (IANS) Sri Lanka Saturday denied reports that it was to build a nuclear power plant in the east of the country with the assistance from Pakistan.Terming the ... Read more...

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CPI-M flays minister for rail accidents


June 1st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The CPI-M Friday blamed Railway Minister Mukul Roy for the increasing number of railway accidents and said he appeared to be more engrossed in ... Read more...

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Poor training and regulation caused Assam boat accident: Global body


May 4th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) A global workers association has blamed poor training, dangerous working practices and inadequate regulation for the deadly ferry accident in Assam. Seventy-one bodies were recovered so ... Read more...

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China probes preserved fruit additives


April 26th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) China's quality watchdog Wednesday ordered an inspection of the country's major fruit processing units after they were found to use excessive additives in their products.Several firms ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Death on rail tracks can’t be tolerated: Trivedi


March 14th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Making as many as 41 references to safety in his budget speech, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Wednesday said he would endeavour to eliminate deaths on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Iran strengthens national fleet with 25 planes


December 19th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 19 (IANS) Iran has enhanced its national fleet with 25 passenger planes since June and plans to purchase 20 more in future, the Tehran Times has reported.The country ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US to hold major auction of oil and gas leases


December 15th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) The US announced that it will hold a major auction of oil and gas leases in the US Gulf of Mexico.In a statement, the government said ... Read more...

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Formula One is safe: Sutil


October 24th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Terming the death of two racers in a week a "shame", Force India driver Adrian Sutil Monday maintained that Formula One has managed to stay ... Read more...

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Committed to developing civil n-energy: PM


August 24th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday assured the Lok Sabha the government was "committed" to the development of civil nuclear energy and said there "would ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India should file more patents, have more Nobels: PM (Roundup)


August 21st, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday regretted India's low filing of patents compared to several developing countries, and said the nation should aim to produce more ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

PM regrets India’s low filing of patents


August 21st, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Regretting India's low filing of patents against several developing countries, Prime Minister of Manmohan Singh Sunday said original thoughts and innovation needs to be ... Read more...

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China’s n-power developers seek equity investors


July 30th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 30 (IANS) China's nuclear power developers are turning to equity investors for funding as interest rate hikes and Japan's nuclear crisis have resulted in fewer bank loans.A subsidiary ... Read more...

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China’s high-speed rail project moving on slow track


April 24th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 24 (ANI): China's expanding high speed rail network, which is considered country's symbol of modernization, is now coming under scrutiny over costs and because of concerns that builders ignored safety ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Govt. will take all measures to ensure safety of nuclear plants: PM


March 29th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): Asserting that the government will take all the necessary measures to ensure the safety of nuclear plants, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday said ... Read more...

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Peer review needed for all nuke reactors: ElBaradei


March 19th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Pointing that no technology is hundred percent safe, former chief of UN's atomic energy agency Mohamed ElBaradei Friday called for a peer review of all ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

China freezes new nuke plant projects in response to Japan tragedy


March 17th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.17 (ANI): China has suspended approval for nuclear power stations so as to revise safety standards in the wake of recent explosions at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant.According to the statement released ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China won’t abandon n-programme after Japan crisis


March 16th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 16 (IANS) China "cannot simply abandon" its nuclear power programme due to Japan's nuclear crisis, a Chinese daily said in an editorial Wednesday.The editorial came as a fire ... Read more...

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Spider-Man musical hit with triple workplace violations


March 5th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 5 (ANI): It seems the problems hounding musical 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' won't be disappearing anytime soon, with the show now being hit with triple workplace violations.The production ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

JPC on 2G scam is fifth of its kind


February 24th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The government Thursday moved a bill to constitute a joint parliamentary committee to probe the alleged irregularities in the 2G spectrum allocation. There have been four ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium gets World cup hosting clearance


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai , Feb 23 (ANI): Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium, the venue for 2011 World Cup final on April 2, has got clearance to host all scheduled games after meeting the safety standards.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Apple criticized for poor environmental & work safety standards in China


January 21st, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Chinese Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE) has accused Apple of environmental malpractices in the country.Appleā€™s subsidiary in China is accused of causing environmental ... Read more...

Posted in Environment, Technology Industry News |

Slimming products may ‘up risk of heart attacks and strokes’


January 10th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 10 (ANI): Oz authorities have warned consumers about imported slimming products, citing the increased risk of heart attacks and strokes after consumption.Slimming products like tea, coffee and chocolate, many ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Haryana to set up industrial safety cells


December 26th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 26 (IANS) The Haryana government will set up two major cells at Panipat and Gurgaon to ensure safety standards in factories, a labour department spokesman said here Sunday. "The accident ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Five foreign airlines suspended for violating UAE rules


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 2 (IANS/WAM) The civil aviation authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) suspended the operations of five foreign airlines within the Gulf region after they reportedly violated air safety and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Qantas grounds entire A380 fleet after Singapore emergency landing


November 4th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 4(ANI): Qantas Airways has grounded its entire Airbus A380 fleet following the emergency landing of one its aircraft at Singapore's Changi Airport.A double-decker plane, flight QF32 bound for Sydney ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Coal India IPO a success because of consumer trust’, claims Shriprakash Jaiswal


October 26th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 26 (ANI): Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal has said that the success of the Coal India Initial Public Offering (IPO) is due to the increasing trust of investors in the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Coal Mine Blast Kills 21 in China, 16 still trapped


October 17th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Just days after the heroic and miraculous rescue of the 33 miners trapped underground for 69 days in Chile, reports are pouring in from the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

President of Chile Expresses Joy At Rescue Of Trapped Workers, Vows to Increase Safety Standard


October 13th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sebastian Pinera the president of Chile was beside himself with delight when he saw the rescue capsule bringing out the trapped Chilean miners one after another. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

BP lacked basic safety in North Sea: Probe


September 15th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Much before the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, British Petroleum (BP) was subject to a probe which found that new staff at an oil rig ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Dubai Metro completes one year of operation


September 8th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 8 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Metro will celebrate its first anniversary Thursday, with over 30 million passengers having used the train service during the past one year. On Sep 9, 2009, Dubai ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Over 100 workers killed during Delhi metro construction since 1998


September 3rd, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 3 (ANI): Over 100 workers have been killed during the construction of the metro railway in India's capital city, New Delhi, since 1998, according to a submission by the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Football more popular with women: Study


August 25th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): A study has revealed that more women are now cheering their favourite Premier League teams, with nearly a fifth of all fans being female."More are children and from ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

10,000 people suffer due to manganese tainted tap water in S China town


August 4th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou, Aug 4 (ANI): At least 10,000 people suffered a shortage of drinking water in a South China town on Wednesday following the detection of excessive manganese in the tap water."The city ... Read more...

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