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Dubai demolishes 40 ugly buildings, more to follow


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 23 (IANS/WAM) At least 40 abandoned buildings have been demolished in Dubai this year by the municipality because they posed a health threat, security risk and distortion of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Massive fire in Dubai perfume factory


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:26 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 23 (IANS) A major perfume factory in Dubai was gutted in a huge fire Wednesday along with four warehouses, according to media reports. There were, however, no casualties ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Napkin counterfeit ring smashed


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) An underground network of workshops that made and sold counterfeit sanitary napkins worth more than 150 million yuan ($23 million) has been destroyed, the Shanghai Daily ... Read more...

Posted in World |

British schools face space crunch


July 27th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Nearly one million extra school places will be needed within eight years as rising birth rates and immigration push pupil numbers to a 50-year high, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vedanta sells 3,000 tonnes aluminium at premium


June 20th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) Anil Agarwal-promoted Vedanta group, India's largest aluminium producer, Wednesday said it has sold 3,000 tonnes of aluminium to an Asian buyer at $220 per tonne premium ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hundreds homeless as shacks gutted in Delhi (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Hundreds were left homeless after scores of shacks caught fire here Friday, police said. But the fire brigade said only shops, warehouses and residential buildings ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nearly 58 lakh tonnes wheat arrives in Haryana grain markets


April 27th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 27 (IANS) Grain markets in Haryana have received nearly 58 lakh tonnes of wheat in the first 26 days of the current procurement season, a minister said here ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Allow wheat exports to Pakistan, CIS countries’


April 24th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) Punjab Tuesday asked the central government to allow the export of wheat to Pakistan and CIS countries through the Attari checkpost as the state's produce may ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

West Bengal to set up Kisan Mandis


March 27th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) The West Bengal government will establish 341 special markets - 'Kisan Mandi' - to help farmers to sell their produce at the right price, Chief ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russia to dispose of 4 million guns, including AK-47s


March 15th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's defence ministry will dispose of four million obsolete guns and rifles, mainly AK-47s, by 2015.According to Russian daily Izvestia, a source in the defence ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Centre’s nod to electronic warehouse receipts expected


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) The Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority (WDRA), which regulates warehouses in the country, Friday said it is hopeful of receiving the central government's nod to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Amway India grew 19 percent in 2011


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 2 (IANS) The annual turnover of consumer and home products direct marketing company Amway India has grown by 19 percent in 2011, over the previous fiscal, its vice ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scotch whisky industry unaffected by recession


January 2nd, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) The whisky industry in Scotland, one of the most popular in the world, has not been affected by the economic downturn because of developing overseas markets, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Four tonnes of banned fireworks seized in Italy


December 30th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 30 (IANS/AKI) Police in Italy Friday carried out a pre-New Year's Eve crackdown on illegal fireworks and seized four tonnes of explosives.At least 367 kg of explosives were ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Italy bans New Year fireworks to protect pets


December 29th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Turin, Dec 29 (IANS/AKI) Italy's major cities including Turin, Venice and Bari would ban the use of explosives during the New Year celebrations to protect pets as well as humans.Turin's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bumper potato crop nightmare for Agra farmers


December 11th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 11 (IANS) Potato cultivators in Uttar Pradesh's Agra region are a distressed lot these days. Their hopes of hitting a goldmine with a bumper crop this season have ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China prepares to curb fire incidents


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 2 (IANS) China's Ministry of Public Security is launching a special drive to decrease fire risks, with a special focus on major holidays and festivals during the upcoming ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Punjab to export rice worth Rs.2,500 crore


October 5th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 5 (IANS) Punjab will export nearly one million tonnes of non-basmati rice worth Rs.2,500 crore in the current season (2011-12), officials said here Wednesday.The move follows a recent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Six injured in fire


August 14th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) Six people suffered burns after a major fire broke out in a building in Uttar Pradesh's Hamirpur district early Sunday, police said.The fire engulfed the four-storied ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Corruption biggest cause of price rise, says BJP


August 3rd, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday mounted an attack on the government over rising prices of essential commodities, and said corruption was ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Farmers may get 210 mn euros for E. coli crisis


June 9th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European farmers, whose business was affected by the deadly E. coli outbreak that has killed 26 people, may receive up to 210 million euros ($306 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

1919 hate-filled letter by Hitler unveiled


June 8th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 8 IANS) A rare 1919 hate-filled letter signed by Adolf Hitler was unveiled by the Simon Wiesenthal Center here Tuesday.The letter shows Hitler's hatred for Jews even ... Read more...

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Spain blocks illegal sale of choppers to Iran


May 27th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 27 (IANs/EFE) Spain has thwarted the illegal sale of nine combat helicopters to Iran, arresting five Spanish businessmen and three Iranians, authorities said Thursday.There was also planned to illegally ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

21 tonnes of contaminated Easter candy seized in Italy


April 23rd, 2011 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 23 (IANS) Around 21 tonnes of contaminated or damaged Easter eggs and other sweets worth $728,000 have been seized by the police in Italy, a media report said.After ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rush-hour metro blast jolts Belarusian capital, kills 11 (Lead)


April 12th, 2011 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Minsk (Belarus), April 12 (IANS /RIA Novosti) Eleven people were killed and over 100 injured when a bomb equal to 5-7 kg of TNT exploded at a busy subway station in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Parliament passes anti-demolition bill for Delhi


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Providing relief to the inhabitants of 400 rural and 'urbanised' villages facing the civic body's demolition drive, parliament Tuesday gave its nod to a legislation ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Scope of exemptions enlarged to improve storage of agricultural produce


February 28th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): In the General Budget 2011-12, the scope of exemptions to improve storage and warehouse, specialty for agricultural produce has been further enlarged.Presenting the Budget in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Myanmar to privatise many state-owned properties


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 23 (IANS) Myanmar is gearing up for a major privatisation process. It has announced the auction of many state-owned properties, including land and buildings, across the country.The Privatization Commission has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

How long can Egyptian military navigate middle ground?


February 7th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.7 (ANI): A history of crushing dissent indicates that the Egyptian Army's tolerance for protesters may not hold if its interests are threatened.When bread shortages swept Egypt in 2008, the government ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IT raids in Punjab to check onion hoarding


January 7th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) As onion prices soared and the supply of the bulb in the market dwindled, Income Tax (IT) authorities conducted raids at warehouses of many traders in this union ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sheila Dikshit blames media for spreading rumours on price rise


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Thursday contradicting her earlier statement that the government is making all attempts to bring the prices under control, blamed the media ... Read more...

Posted in National |

UK PM pledges visa abuse crackdown, stem immigration


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.22 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that he is committed to more than halving immigration and to slash immigration by cracking down on rampant abuse of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

400,000 counterfeit toys seized in Italy


November 11th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 11 (IANS/AKI) Almost 400,000 counterfeit children's Christmas toys and decorations valued at two million euros has been seized here over the last 15 days, police said.The potentially hazardous items were ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Stolen supplies for Afghan-bound NATO forces recovered from Peshawar mill


October 21st, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct 21 (ANI): Four NATO transport containers that had been stolen in Pakistan while on their way to Afghanistan have been recovered, the city police said.Khazana Police Station House Officer (SHO) ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Over 3 million weapons ‘missing’ from official warehouses in Pak Punjab


October 16th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 16(ANI): The Pakistan Punjab government's report that 3.12 million sophisticated weapons, including hand-grenades, have gone missing from the official warehouses in the last 10 years is appalling, an editorial in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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