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Turning rotten tomatoes, waste fruit into biogas


February 10th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) Rotting tomatoes, brown bananas and overripe cherries -- the waste from wholesale marts usually ends on the compost heap. But fermenting this food waste produces methane, ... Read more...

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A ‘watershed’ project for uplift of villagers (Feature)


October 9th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 9 (IANS) An integrated approach in a Rs.365-crore project funded by the World Bank appears to have worked wonders in some 600 villages in the hills of Himachal ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Japan seeks Russia’s help to dispose radioactive water


April 5th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 5 (ANI): The Japanese Government has asked Russia to send a special radiation treatment vessel to help dispose of contaminated water from Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.A spokesman for Russia's ... Read more...

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LNG facility for GM plant in Gujarat inaugurated


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Halol (Gujarat), Sep 22 (IANS) General Motors India Wednesday inaugurated an LNG facility at its factory premises here for supply of gas to its car manufacturing plant. This follows a tripartite agreement ... Read more...

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School Named After Al Gore Built On Toxic Ground


September 8th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former United States vice-president Al Gore is all set to be recognized with the honor of a environmental school in Los Angeles being named after him. ... Read more...

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Now, a robot that can climb wall like human rock climber


August 6th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): A first-of-its-kind robot has been designed that can climb a carpeted, 8-foot wall in just over 15 seconds.A small robot named ROCR ('rocker') can move like human rock ... Read more...

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Manmohan unlikely to raise Anderson extradition with Obama


June 25th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is unlikely to raise the issue of extraditing former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson from the US when he meets President Barack ... Read more...

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Report has no answer on Anderson’s safe passage: BJP


June 21st, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Reacting to a ministerial panel's report on the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday demanded an explanation from the Congress on the ... Read more...

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Bhopal panel moots enhanced relief package, Anderson’s extradition (Roundup)


June 21st, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The ministerial panel on the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy has recommended that the government press for former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson's extradition from the US ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bhopal panel to submit report Monday


June 21st, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The ministerial panel on the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy is due to submit its report to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh later Monday with key recommendations on ... Read more...

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Bhopal panel discusses environmental issues (Lead)


June 20th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The ministerial panel on the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy met here for the third day Sunday to finalise deliberations on the areas that require attention for ... Read more...

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MI6’s WWII mission inspired opening sequence of Goldfinger


April 18th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): Millions of James Bond fans around the world will be surprised to learn that a scene in 007 flick Goldfinger was inspired by a real mission executed by ... Read more...

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Dharamsala residents seek ways to counter water shortage


December 7th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Dec 7 (ANI): Water shortage is emerging as a major concern for villagers living in the remote areas of Dharamsala and environmentalists believe that global warming is primarily responsible for it. ... Read more...

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Jaipur air poisoned by oil depot fire: Pollution board


November 9th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Air pollution in and around Jaipur was far above maximum permissible limits when the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) depot on the edge of the city was ablaze, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Jaipur oil depot fire rages on, toll 10 (Lead)


November 1st, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 1 (IANS) Fire in an Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) depot continued to burn for the third day running Sunday in this Rajasthan capital with the toll rising to 10 after ... Read more...

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Indian Oil depot fire still on, death toll 10


November 1st, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 1 (IANS) Flames continued to leap from an Indian Oil depot in Jaipur Sunday, four days after it caught fire leaving 10 people killed and 150 others injured. Officials said ... Read more...

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Jaipur fire: Blaze in five of 11 tanks die down


October 31st, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Oct 31(ANI): The massive fire at the Indian Oil Corporation's fuel depot at Sitapur near Jaipur is still continuing, but it has reportedly died down in five of the 11 storage ... Read more...

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176 tonnes of fuel oil retrieved from sunken ship


October 26th, 2009 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 26 (IANS) A US firm engaged to pump out fuel oil from a Mongolian ship that sank last month off Paradip harbour in Orissa retrieved at least 176 tonnes of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bacteria to clean radioactive-contaminated water bodies


September 9th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) The Lost Orphan Mine below the Grand Canyon hasn't produced uranium since the sixties, but radioactive residue still contaminates the area. Now a study is examining how sulphate-reducing ... Read more...

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Scientists use bacteria to make radioactive metals inert


September 9th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 9 (ANI): A team of scientists is researching the use of sulfate-reducing bacteria to convert toxic radioactive metal to inert substances, a much more economical solution.The research is being done ... Read more...

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‘Smoke on the water, fire in the sky’: Ethylene Oxide explosion in Sunoco refinery


May 18th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
A powerful industrial explosion left the residents of Sunoco startled and scrambling out of their houses to investigate, only to find a sight that was both dazzling and disturbing all at once....an ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Cryolor to set up gas container plant near Chennai


April 22nd, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) France's Cryolor SA, part of the $17-billion Air Liquide group, will set up a cryogenic gas storage equipment plant near here, a top official said Wednesday. Cryolor Asia ... Read more...

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Gaza’s water woes likely to get worse


January 24th, 2009 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Gaza City, Jan 24 (DPA) Five small children, aged 3 to 7, gathered outside a small kiosk in the Jabaliya refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, carrying dirty yellow and red plastic ... Read more...

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Researchers isolate microorganisms that convert hydrocarbons to natural gas


August 20th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 20 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Oklahoma in the US have been able to isolate a community of microorganisms that are capable of converting hydrocarbons into natural gas. ... Read more...

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US state Iowa deep under water


June 16th, 2008 - 5:52 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, June 16 (DPA) The inundated US state Iowa faced more dramatic flooding Sunday as the Iowa River pumped more than three meters above flood stage submerging a university campus in Iowa ... Read more...

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Chinese ‘pichkaris’ flood Indian markets


March 20th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) After flooding the Indian markets with crackers and lamps during Diwali, it is now time for China-made merchandise to capture the imagination of those shopping for pichkaris ... Read more...

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New process for storing gas may help improve greenhouse gas management


February 3rd, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): University of Calgary chemists have uncovered a new process for capturing and storing gas from the environment, which may help improve greenhouse gas management and fuel cell development.The ... Read more...

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