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Heavy rains increase water in Himachal’s Pong dam


August 25th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh has further increased the water level in the Pong dam, which meets the irrigation requirements of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan, dam ... Read more...

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India to export 2 million tonnes of wheat


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Faced with a shortage of storage space, the Indian government Tuesday approved export of two million tonnes of wheat at a base price of $228 ... Read more...

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UAE’s Fujairah emirate to step up petroleum facilities


June 30th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Fujairah, Jun 29 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, the ruler of Fujairah and member of United Arab Emirates' supreme council, has directed the Fujairah Port Authority to ... Read more...

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Sandisk unveils latest flash drives


June 20th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 20 (IANS) Global major in storage memory, SanDisk Corp Wednesday unveiled in the Indian market four high-capacity flash drives for smart devices such as smart phones, tablets and ... Read more...

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Haryana to create more foodgrain storage


June 20th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 20 (IANS) The Haryana government will create additional storage capacity of 22 lakh tonnes within a year following record foodgrain production, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Focus on IT industry’s issues: Microsoft urges Indian government


May 11th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) In spite of its tremendous potential, India's information technology (IT) industry has been suffering due to several issues which the government needs to focus on, a ... Read more...

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Delhi Police constable found dead inside water tank


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A 22-year-old constable was found dead Thursday in a water tank of a police training school in south Delhi's Malviya Nagar area, police said.The body ... Read more...

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PM’s panel to review food storage problem


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) With the government unable to store a bumper crop for the third year in a row, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday appointed a panel ... Read more...

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NDA walks out of Lok Sabha over slow wheat procurement (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by the Bharatiya Janata Party Monday walked out in protest in the Lok Sabha saying the government should ... Read more...

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Russian firm opens petroleum terminal in Spain


April 28th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, April 28 (IANS/EFE) Russian energy giant Lukoil inaugurated a petroleum-products terminal here Friday that is the fruit of its strategic alliance with Spain's Meroil.The 50-million-euro ($66.3 million) project at ... Read more...

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India won’t be able to store another bumper crop


April 15th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The problem of plenty is once again troubling the Indian government as it does not know where to store the bumper grains to be harvested ... Read more...

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First ever integrated solar power tile launched in Kerala


February 24th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Amrita Centre for Nanosciences here has come out with what is billed as the world's first integrated solar power storage tile using super capacitor.It has ... Read more...

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Ocean warming might hit microbes’ carbon storage capacity


February 13th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Climate change is warming the oceans and preventing water layers from mixing, which could upset the carbon storage capacity of microbes and plankton.As the ocean surface ... Read more...

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Finance minister says losing sleep over rising subsidy bills


February 8th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) A worried Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said he is losing sleep over the rising subsidy bills, notably on food, fertiliser and petroleum products."As ... Read more...

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State ministers meet to discuss PDS reforms


February 6th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Food and agriculture ministers from states will meet here this week to discuss reforms in the public distribution system (PDS).Senior union cabinet ministers and ... Read more...

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Great wine starts with the environment: Sula’s motto (With images)


January 29th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Jan 29 (IANS) A series of environmental best practices adopted by Sula Vineyards, one of India's largest wine producers, has enabled it do away with diesel gensets for ... Read more...

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Let Kerala give up two taluks to end dam row: Karunanidhi


January 12th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) With Kerala insisting on a new dam in place of the Mullaperiyar Dam, DMK president Thursday revived a over five decade old demand: retrieval of Peeramedu ... Read more...

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New Mullaperiyar Dam will be a reality: Chandy


January 4th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 4 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Wednesday a new Mullaperiyar Dam will soon be a reality."A new dam is now under active consideration and this is ... Read more...

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Kerala again speaks of new Mullaperiyar dam


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 3 (IANS) Even as a Supreme Court-appointed experts committee continues to deliberate on the Mullaperiyar dam, Kerala Tuesday once again stressed on a new dam as the only ... Read more...

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Team for Mullaperiyar Dam contingency plan on hold


December 27th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 27 (IANS) The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has put on hold the setting up of a team to formulate a contingency response plan for the Mullaperiyar ... Read more...

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Chandy demands new dam in place of Mullaperiyar


December 21st, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 21 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said a new dam should be built in place of the more than century-old Mullaperiyar Dam, reiterating that Tamil Nadu's ... Read more...

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Chandy writes to Jayalalithaa on Mullaperiyar row (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 18 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Sunday wrote to his Tamil Nadu counterpart J. Jayalalithaa stating that he was willing to issue a joint statement with her ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar: Special session of Tamil Nadu assembly Thursday


December 14th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 14 (IANS) A special session of the Tamil Nadu assembly will be held Thursday to pass a resolution that the state will not give up its rights over ... Read more...

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PM calls for restraint on Mullaperiyar Dam issue


December 14th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said that both Kerala and Tamil Nadu should observe restraint on the Mullaperiyar Dam issue and create an environment ... Read more...

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Chandy hopes Mullaperiyar issue will be amicably resolved


December 12th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Pathanamthitta (Kerala), Dec 12 (IANS) With an amicable solution to the Kerala-Tamil Nadu tangle over the 115-year-old leaking Mullaperiyar Dam not yet in sight, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday said ... Read more...

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Don’t play with people’s lives over dam: Stalin to Kerala


December 12th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 12 (IANS) DMK leader M.K. Stalin Monday asked Kerala not to play with the lives of people of Tamil Nadu by "false propaganda" about the safety of the ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu beefs up security along Kerala border


December 11th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Saturday beefed up security at areas near Kerala border to prevent any violent incidents over Mullaperiyar Dam issue, a senior police official said.Speaking to ... Read more...

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India’s biggest grain warehouse in Punjab soon


December 10th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 10 (IANS) The biggest warehouse in the country to store food grain will be constructed in Punjab, a minister said here Saturday."Punjab has been permitted to construct a ... Read more...

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DMK demands all-party meet on Mullaperiyar Dam


December 9th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi Friday urged the state government to call an all-party meet to discuss the Mullaperiyar Dam issue.Speaking ... Read more...

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The troubled waters around Mullaperiyar: a ready reckoner


December 7th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7 (IANS) A raging dispute between Kerala and Tamil Nadu over the 116-year-old Mullaperiyar dam is in the national spotlight with the two chief ministers seeking Prime ... Read more...

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Kerala, Tamil Nadu officials to discuss Mullaperiyar dam


December 5th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) In a sign of a way forward out of the impasse over the Mullaperiyar dam issue, Kerala and Tamil Nadu officials are to meet on ... Read more...

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Deploy forces to protect Mullaperiyar, Vaiko urges PM


December 5th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) With the rift between Kerala and Tamil Nadu over the Mullaperiyar dam growing, MDMK leader Vaiko Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and urged ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa seeks central shield to protect Mullaperiyar dam


December 5th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to deploy central forces to protect the Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala, citing a ... Read more...

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Talks likely with Tamil Nadu on Mullaperiyar: Chandy


December 3rd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 3 (IANS) Describing his visit to Delhi as a "success", Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday said there was possibility of an early official level discussion ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar Dam: Chandy, AIADMK MPs meet PM


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) With the deadlock over the Mullaperiyar Dam persisting, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy pressed for a new dam while AIADMK MPs from Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

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