water area

One dead as small plane crashes in China lake

August 19th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) The pilot of a small aircraft died and and two people were injured when their plane crashed into a lake in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur region.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brazilian oil giant makes new deep-water find

July 13th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian state-controlled oil giant Petrobras said that it has discovered a new deep-water crude deposit.In a regulatory filing Wednesday, Petrobras said the find was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China lost 1,000 lakes in 50 years, says expert

November 3rd, 2009 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 3 (IANS) More than 1,000 lakes have disappeared in China in the past half century and more than 80 percent of lakes along the lower reach of the Yangtze river ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Supreme Court contempt notice to four Maharashtra officials

July 21st, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked Maharashtra Chief Secretary Johny Joseph and three top officials why it should not launch contempt proceedings against them for installing gates ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |