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Latin America’s largest garbage dump closes (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 4 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's gigantic trash dump on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, considered Latin America's largest, has finally closed.The last truck to bring a load ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Latin America’s largest garbage dump closes in Brazil


June 4th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 4 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's Jardin Gramacho, a gigantic trash dump on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro that was considered Latin America's largest, finally closed Sunday and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

One arrested for illegal mining in Goa


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 2 (IANS) One person has been arrested here for illegal mining at a site acquired by the government for building a stadium for the National Games 2014 and ... Read more...

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Britain unveils annual budget


March 21st, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) British Finance Minister George Osborne Wednesday unveiled the budget for the 2012-2013 fiscal in parliament, announcing wide ranging tax reforms to reward work and support growth.Osborne ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ancient Chinese forest found under volcanic ash


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 22 (IANS) A forest in north China that was preserved under a layer of volcanic ash deposited nearly 300 million years ago has been found.The fossil forest, located ... Read more...

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Beijing’s property sales fall 12 percent


January 19th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) Property sales in Beijing dropped by 12.2 percent year-on-year in 2011, an official said Thursday.Real estate developers sold 14.4 million sq meters of commercial estate and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China’s forestry output up 24 percent


December 30th, 2011 - 6:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 30 (IANS) The Chinese forestry industry output rose by 24.1 percent year-on-year to 2.83 trillion yuan (about $448 billion), the government announced Thursday.China produced 165 million cubic meters ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Archaeologists unearth ancient Chinese tomb


November 26th, 2011 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 26 (IANS) A tomb dating back to 475-221 B.C. has been unearthed in northeast China.It lies about five meters underground and covers an area of 72 sq. meters ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia’s Bolshoi Theater repoens after six-year restoration


October 29th, 2011 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Bolshoi Theater, one of the main landmarks of the Russian capital and a symbol of Russian culture, reopened Friday after six years of reconstruction ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Farmers block officials from inspecting airport site


May 11th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 11 (IANS) Hundreds of farmers Wednesday blocked a team of government officials from inspecting the site of a proposed international airport near the Goa-Maharashtra border, claiming that the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Goa land grab behind spat with port trust’


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) The Goa government's controversial decision to divert a plot of land, meant for the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT), for building a private residential colony is the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brazilian architect going strong at 103


December 16th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Niteroi (Brazil), Dec 16 (IANS/EFE) Pioneering Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer celebrated his 103rd birthday here Wednesday by inaugurating the headquarters of his foundation.The future home of the Oscar Niemeyer Foundation bears the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian Army awaiting CBI inputs on Adarsh probe


December 15th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Indian Army said Wednesday it was waiting for inputs from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to complete its probe into Mumbai's Adarsh housing society scam ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Playboy to open casino in Mexico


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 3 (IANS/EFE) Playboy said its $7.5 million casino in the Mexican Caribbean resort city of Cancun would open this weekend.The casion, which covers 1,200 sq. meters will be ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China to host global aircraft expo Nov 16


November 9th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) About 70 aircraft models from across the globe will be showcased at the upcoming international aviation expo Nov 16 in China, a media report said Tuesday.The 8th China ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Intel opens chip plant in China


October 27th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 27 (IANS) The US computer chip maker Intel Corp. has started operation of its first chip plant in Asia in China's Liaoning province, a media report said Wednesday.The $2.5-billion plant ... Read more...

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Delhi’s new airport terminal set for formal inauguration Saturday


July 2nd, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The swank new terminal at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here, touted among the largest and most modern in the world, is all set for formal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi civic agency starts anti-encroachment drive


May 16th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Saturday undertook a drive to remove encroachments from the city ahead of the Commonwealth Games in October, an official said. "Those ... Read more...

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China’s undersea tunnel opens to traffic


April 26th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Xiamen (China), April 26 (IANS) China's first undersea tunnel connecting the southeastern Fujian province with Xiamen island was opened to traffic Monday. The Xiamen island is one of the special economic zones launched ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ice museum launched in Istanbul


April 23rd, 2010 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, April 23 (IANS) World's first permanent ice museum Magic Ice was launched in this Turkish city Thursday, Xinhua reported. The museum is likely to attract about one million visitors annually, a museum ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week opens March 24


January 29th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) One of Asia's largest fashion trade events, the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW-autumn/winter edition) will be held March 24-28 at the National Small Industries Corporation ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Japanese man sentenced for torching his wedding hotel


March 13th, 2009 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Tokyo, March 13 (RIA Novosti) A court in Kofu Thursday sentenced a Japanese man to five years in jail for setting on fire a hotel where his wedding was to be ... Read more...

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New terminal of Thiruvananthapuram airport to open in June


January 24th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 (IANS) The new terminal of the Thiruvananthapuram international airport will open in June, Civil Aviation secretary M. Madhavan Nambiar said Saturday. "The work is progressing fast. It would ... Read more...

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Drains to become parking lots for Commonwealth Games


December 17th, 2008 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Anticipating heavy vehicular traffic around the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium during the 2010 Commonwealth Games, the capital's civic agency Wednesday announced that two massive drains in the area ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

World Travel Market 2008 begins in London


November 11th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 11 (ANI): The 14th World Travel Market (WTM) 2008 events begin in London. World Travel Market is one of the premier international travel related events, which provides an effective ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Aero India - 2009 to be held in Bangalore from Feb 11


August 11th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 11 (ANI): The seventh edition of the Biennial International Aerospace Exposition, popularly known as Aero India - 2009, will be held at the Air Force Station Yelahanka in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

DHL opens warehouse cum airfreight office at Bengaluru International Airport


May 6th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by admin
Bengaluru, May 6 (ANI): DHL, the worlds leading express and logistics company, today inaugurated a warehouse cum airfreight office inside the new air cargo terminal at the Bengaluru International Airport.DHL Global ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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