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Weight loss secures lasting benefits


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The loss of 20 pounds can help overweight or obese individuals secure a decade's worth of health benefits, even if they regain the weight later that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Omar releases Rs.200 crore to fight power crisis


July 26th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) Alarmed by recent public protests over non-availability of power during the holy month of Ramadan, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday released an additional ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Israeli scientists develop strong plastic to replace steel


June 8th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, June 8 (IANS) Israeli scientists are developing a super strength polypropylene, one of the world's most commonly used plastic, to replace steel and other materials used in pipelines ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Air India may not survive if strike continues: Official


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Air India chief Rohit Nandan Saturday warned that the airline may not be able to survive in the long run if its pilots don't end ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air India strike leads to biggest revenue loss


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) The strike by Air India pilots entered the 26th day Saturday, pushing up the airline's revenue losses to more than Rs.350 crore, one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Man-made noise stunts plant growth


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Noise from cars, machines and other forms of human activity could affect the growth of wild flowers, trees and animals nearby, say scientists.Such noise may be ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

N-power capacity failed to rise: Economic Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 15 (IANS) Even though the generation of nuclear power increased by 33 percent this fiscal, no capacity was added against a target of 2,000 MW, the Economic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tamil Nadu should act against nuke protestors: Minister


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government should take action against those protesting against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), central Minister of State V. Narayanasamy said Saturday."The state ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Anti-Kudankulam relay fast continues for 50th day


December 6th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) The relay fast against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) set up in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu continued for the 50th day Tuesday, with former naval ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Weak rupee will hurt software exports in long-term


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Although weakening of the rupee against the US dollar will bring short-term benefits, the long-term impact will be adverse and far outweigh any immediate gains, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Anti-Kudankulam struggle to enter 100th day Thursday


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 23 (IANS) The people's struggle against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu enters its 100th day Thursday.The movement against the two 1,000 MW reactors being ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Kudankulam panels may not meet third time


November 19th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Members of a central team are an exasperated lot after failing to convince a Tamil Nadu government-appointed team that the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Kudankulam: Second round of talks ends in stalemate (Lead)


November 18th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) The second meeting of the experts committees formed by the central and the Tamil Nadu governments to allay fears about the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kudankulam: Second round of talks ends in stalemate


November 18th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) The second meeting of the experts committees formed by the central and the Tamil Nadu governments to allay fears about the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Anti-nuclear stand is not anti-national: Activist


November 17th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 17 (IANS) "Being anti-nuclear power does not mean one is anti-national," an anti-Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) activist said Thursday referring to police cases slapped on protesters and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kudankulam: First reactor might miss March deadline


November 17th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 17 (IANS) With protests bringing work to a standstill, atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd's hopes of commissioning the first 1,000 MW unit at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kudankulam: Experts panels may meet Friday


November 15th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 15 (IANS) The second meeting of the experts committees formed by the central and the Tamil Nadu governments to allay fears about the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Hollywood business-oriented, doesn’t care for art’


November 14th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Hollywood doesn't treat low budget movies as works of art because it is more interested in generating business, says Hungarian filmmaker Endre Hules adding that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Probe into funds for anti-Kudankulam agitators


November 12th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 12 (IANS) With the agitation against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) continuing for nearly three months, the central government has ordered a probe into the source of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Answers being prepared about Kudankulam n-plant


November 10th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) Answers to the queries raised by a group opposing the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) are being prepared and will be given to them, Union Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jayalalithaa to take call on resuming work at Kudankulam: Activist


November 8th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa is to decide on resumption of work at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), said an anti-KNPP activist after participating ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Kalam to visit Kudankulam n-plant Sunday


November 5th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 5 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam will visit the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) Sunday to see for himself the safety features of the two Russian reactors ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kudankulam row: Atomic panel head to meet state officials


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 3 (IANS) Top officials of the Indian nuclear establishment will meet Tamil Nadu officials Friday to discuss ways to allay the fears of villagers in Tirunelveli district who ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kudankulam officials hopeful of resuming work soon


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 3 (IANS) Officials of the Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd (NPCIL) employed at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu hope to resume ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Anti-Kudankulam activists demand white paper on project


November 2nd, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 2 (IANS) Activists protesting the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) have suggested two names for an expert panel and also put forward a charter of demands, including a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Infants to fast against Kudankulam n-plant


November 1st, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 1 (IANS) In a bid to highlight the need for a safe planet that now has seven billion people, about 40 babies will Tuesday fast for an hour ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kudankulam fast’s 11th day, letter against MNCs


October 28th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 28 (IANS) Even as the fast against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) continued for the 11th day Friday, around 50 children appealed to Russians, French and Americans ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Realty industry slams repo rate hike


October 25th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Top players from the realty sector have reacted sharply to the fresh hike in repo rates announced by the Reserve Bank of India Tuesday.The Maharashtra Chamber ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kudankulam protest fast enters sixth day


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) The relay fast against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu entered the sixth day Sunday, with more and more people from nearby villages ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

A fishing village that shook the Indian establishment


October 22nd, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Idinthakari (Tamil Nadu), Oct 22 (IANS) Not many even in Tamil Nadu would have heard about this small fishing village in Tirunelvelli district named Idinthakari, literally meaning damaged coast, till ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

GM expects more sales with Beat’s diesel version


June 23rd, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) With the upcoming launch of the diesel version of its best seller hatchback car Beat, American automobile major General Motors (GM) expects its sales to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Talks fail, Maruti strike enters 10th day


June 13th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The strike at Maruti Suzuki's plant at Manesar in Haryana continued for the 10th day Monday as talks between workers and management failed to resolve ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maruti workers’ strike continues, talks fail (Lead, correcting figure in paras four, six)


June 11th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The strike at Maruti Suzuki's plant in Manesar town of Haryana continued for the eighth day Saturday as talks between the workers and management failed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maruti workers’ strike continues, talks fail


June 11th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The strike at Maruti Suzuki's plant in Manesar town of Haryana continued for the eighth day Saturday as talks between the workers and management failed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Strike at Maruti’s Manesar plant enters sixth day


June 9th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The strike at Maruti Suzuki's plant in Manesar town of Haryana entered its sixth day Thursday with talks between the workers and management failing to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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