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JSPL begins commercial production at Odisha plant


August 28th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 28 (IANS) Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) Tuesday began commercial production at its wide plate mill in Odisha, a senior company official said.The two million tonne per ... Read more...

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Olympic taxis to fill up in Swindon


August 1st, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Swindon, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The taxis which are to be fuelled by hydrogen in the Olympic games venue need to travel for 130 miles to Swindon where refueling can be done. ... Read more...

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Kolkata Port profits up 29 percent, cargo handling down


June 12th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) Tuesday declared its net profit for the last fiscal at Rs.90 crore -- a jump of 28.57 percent over the Rs.70 ... Read more...

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FDI falls in Mexico


May 24th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 24 (IANS/EFE) Mexico received $4.37 billion in foreign direct investment, or FDI, in the first quarter, down 8.7 percent from the same period in 2011, authorities said.FDI ... Read more...

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Security improves in Mekong river


March 11th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (IANS) A four-nation joint patrol of the Mekong river has improved the security of the vessels following a deadly attack last year, reports Xinhua.Shipping on the river ... Read more...

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Fishermen’s killers must be punished: Vasan


February 20th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan Monday said the killing of two Indian fishermen by security personnel of an Italian ship is an unpardonable crime. He told reporters ... Read more...

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Killing of Indian fishermen unfortunate: Vasan


February 18th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 18 (IANS) Union Minister for Shipping G.K. Vasan Saturday denounced the killing of two Indian fishermen by members of an Italian ship as "unacceptable"."It is unfortunate and unacceptable ... Read more...

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Port connectivity projects will be completed


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) The two major road projects that will ease in and outbound traffic at Chennai Port Trust will be completed at the earliest, central ministers G.K. Vasan ... Read more...

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Italian cargo ship with seven Indians hijacked


December 27th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) An Italian cargo ship with 18 crew members, including seven Indians, was hijacked by Somali pirates early Tuesday, a maritime official here said.The ship, MT Enrico ... Read more...

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Indian ports to handle 3,130 million tonnes by 2020


December 17th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) To cater to the growing cargo traffic demand, the Indian government Saturday said it will increase capacity at the country's ports to 3,130 million tonnes from ... Read more...

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Chinese official bought 37 homes with graft money


October 18th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) A Chinese official is being tried in a court for embezzlling over $6 million and purchasing 37 apartments with the cash, a media report said.Song Jun, ... Read more...

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Divers wait for good weather to plug Mumbai oil spill


August 11th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) A team of divers from the Oil and Natural Gas Commission Thursday started operations to ascertain the source of oil spill from the sunken cargo vessel ... Read more...

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Another ship stuck at Mumbai’s Juhu beach


July 31st, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) In the second such incident in six weeks, a huge ship Sunday drifted to and ran aground at Juhu beach here, officials said.The ship, named MV ... Read more...

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Ship stranded on Mumbai beach refloated


July 2nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Three weeks after scrapped cargo ship MV Wisdom ran aground at Juhu Beach in north Mumbai, maritime authorities succeeded in refloating it Saturday afternoon, an official ... Read more...

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Ferry service between Tuticorin-Colombo flagged off


June 13th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tuticorin (Tamil Nadu), June 13 (IANS) Union Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan Monday said the central government is working on resuming the ferry service between Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu and Thalaimannar ... Read more...

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CPI-M leader exempted from personal court appearance


May 26th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) A court here Thursday exempted Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Gautam Deb from personal appearance in a criminal defamation case filed by Trinamool Congress leader ... Read more...

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More cargo carried in Yangtze river than Mississippi


May 26th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) China's Yangtze river has beaten the Mississippi in the US and the Rhine that flows in Europe in the total volume of cargo that passed through ... Read more...

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Traffic at major ports to grow to 1214.82 million tonnes by 2020


April 29th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 29(ANI): The traffic at major ports in India is likely to grow to 1214.82 million tonnes by 2019-20, Union Shipping Ministry said on Friday.The traffic at non-major ports is ... Read more...

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NATO tankers paying no tax in Pakistan: Senate Committee


April 19th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 19(ANI): Pakistan's Senate Committee on Ports and Shipping has revealed that NATO tankers in the country are only paying 450 rupees as handling charges at Port Qasim.The committee has taken ... Read more...

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Deep sea port to come up on reclaimed land in Bengal


February 5th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Haldia (West Bengal), Feb 4 (IANS) A new deep sea port will come up at Sagar in West Bengal by reclaiming 2,000 acres of land through dredging, Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Pakistani minister withdraws resignation


January 21st, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Nabeel Gabol, who offered to quit as a minister Wednesday, withdrew his resignation after meeting Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, a media report said Friday.Gabol was the ... Read more...

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The world’s smallest car is Peel’s P50


October 21st, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ironically the world’s smallest car is not the world’s cheapest car.On record, the P50 and the Trident from the Peel Engineering is the world’s smallest car. ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi to launch new integrated skill development scheme


October 7th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Oct 7 (ANI): With an objective of capacity building of institutions providing skill development and training in Textiles Sector, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi will launch a new integrated skill ... Read more...

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Japanese traders allege that China has blocked rare earth exports


September 24th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports, China has blocked rare earth exports to Japan. It is expected that the blocking is due to detention of a Chinese boat captain. But Beijing ... Read more...

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US woman receives marijuana along with shoe order


September 24th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kansas, Sept 24 (ANI): A free gift along with a pair of shoes ordered online is nothing unusual, but when that gift turns out to be marijuana, it is an entirely different ... Read more...

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IBS inks deal with German TUI Group Airlines


August 19th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 ( IANS) Technopark-based IBS Software has inked a five-year deal to provide IT solutions to German TUI Group Airlines. Under the contract, IBS will provide professional services, including development, support ... Read more...

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China’s Three Gorges Dam withstands peak flood test


July 20th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): The Three Gorges Dam on China's Yangtze River was holding up against its first major flood-control test Tuesday, officials of the China Three Gorges Corporation said.The dam ... Read more...

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Reports on chemicals lying in port junkyards sought


July 15th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The shipping ministry Thursday asked all port trusts to submit by July 21 detailed reports on all dangerous and inflammable material that might be lying in the ... Read more...

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Shipping Ministry asks for report on Mumbai gas leakage


July 14th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The shipping ministry has sought a detailed report on the leakage of chlorine gas from a cylinder inside the Mumbai Port Trust compound early Wednesday in which ... Read more...

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TVS Motor logs 30 percent sales growth in May


June 1st, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Two-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company said Tuesday it has logged 30 percent sales growth in May compared to the corresponding period in 2009. Last month the company sold 154,667 ... Read more...

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Port officers call off mass casual leave May 21


May 19th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) All India Major Ports & Docks Officers' Federation Wednesday called off its mass casual leave protest May 21 after an assurance from the shipping ministry on their ... Read more...

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Hijacked British ship with 8 Indians freed


May 14th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) After an ordeal lasting nearly five months, a hijacked ship with 26 crew members, including 8 Indians, was released Thursday, the top Indian maritime authority said here Friday. The ... Read more...

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Unfortunate that Trinamool abstained from vote: Left


March 9th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front Tuesday criticised Trinamool Congress' decision to abstain from the voting process for the women's quota bill in the Rajya Sabha and termed ... Read more...

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‘Amazon to give away Kindle readers to thwart iPad threat’


February 13th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 13 (DPA) Amazon wants to start giving away its Kindle electronic reader to thwart the threat posed by Apple's new iPad, according to a report Friday by the influential ... Read more...

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‘Capital dredging proposal from Kolkata Port Trust awaited’


February 9th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) The central government is awaiting a detailed proposal from the Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) to undertake capital dredging of the Haldia channel, union Minister of Shipping G.K. Vasan ... Read more...

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