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Four more farmers commit suicide in Vidarbha

September 8th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Sep 8 (IANS) Even as Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar was attending a massive 'Janata Darbar' (public hearing) in Yavatmal town of Vidarbha region, four debt-ridden farmers ... Read more...

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India voices concern over curbs on US business visas

May 31st, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) Voicing Indian businesses' concern over new US restrictions imposed on H1-B and L1 visas, New Delhi has expressed the hope this trend will not be sustained ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

U.S. FAA announces $7.7 million to develop ‘green’ fuel

December 2nd, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday announced that it is awarding $7.7 million in contracts to help advance alternative, environmentally-friendly, sustainable sources for commercial jet ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Top US guitar maker accused of illegal Indian wood imports

August 27th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) Legendary US guitar maker Gibson has halted production amid a federal investigation alleging its instruments are being made from illegally imported wood from endangered plants ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Commercial flights to use biofuel from next year

December 18th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 18 (ANI): Biofuel would reportedly be used by commercial flights from next year.Lufthansa has announced that it would begin a six-month trial of biofuel on scheduled flights within Germany ... Read more...

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Household brands like Kit Kat, Dove soaps wrecking Asian rainforests

November 16th, 2008 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 16 (ANI): Household names such as Kit Kat, Flora and Dove soaps have been held responsible for the large scale destruction of Asian rainforests for palm oil plantations.In Britain ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Robert Redford campaigns against coal-fired power station

July 18th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): American motion picture director Robert Redford has joined a drive to fight against a coal-fired power station being built in Britain.Redford, 70, stressed the disadvantages of ... Read more...

Posted in National |