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Syrian official denies sabotage of drinking water


September 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 9 (IANS) The governor of Syria's Aleppo province has denied media reports that said drinking water has been cut off in the region nor has it been poisoned, ... Read more...

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Heavy rains disrupt rail, road traffic in Mumbai


August 27th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) After a long spell of scanty rains, the country's commercial capital woke up Monday to heavy rainfall which disrupted rail and road traffic. The weather office ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Army called to help Jaipur, Rajasthan battles floods


August 24th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, August 24 (IANS) The army was Friday roped in to pump out water from several residential areas of this Rajasthan capital city still inundated after heavy rain, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Crucial NPCIL-atomic energy regulator meet Aug 3


July 28th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) is gearing up for a crucial Aug 3 meeting with the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Hope runs out for Meghalaya’s trapped ‘rat-hole’ miners


July 13th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 13 (IANS) The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team Friday called off the operation to rescue 15 miners trapped in a flooded coal pit in Meghalaya since July ... Read more...

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Special forces step up rescue in Meghalaya mines


July 12th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 12 (IANS) A special disaster response force Thursday stepped up efforts to rescue 15 miners trapped in a flooded coal pit since July 6 in Meghalaya, an official ... Read more...

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Mumbai, Maharashtra face grave water crisis


June 25th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) As the monsoon continues to play truant, Maharashtra stands on the threshold of a grave water crisis, a top official indicated here Monday.Ringing alarm bells, Deputy ... Read more...

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Power, water shortages bring misery to Ghaziabad


June 6th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 6 (IANS) At the height of summer, life in Ghaziabad has become miserable, with unscheduled power cuts up to 14 hours a day causing water shortages too.Both ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NPCIL to localise 45 percent components for Kudankulam


March 27th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) India's atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd (NPCIL) is planning to localise 45 percent of the components for the third and fourth ... Read more...

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30 new-age technologies win DST-Lockerheed Martin IIGP awards


April 29th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) An artificial intelligence-based system that can save up to 47 percent power in electrical devices, a mobile-based remote control system for water pumps and a ... Read more...

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Work resumes to restore power and key cooling functions at Fukushima Plant in Japan


March 24th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.24 (ANI): The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has resumed work to restore power and key cooling functions at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan.Critical work at the plant was ... Read more...

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Chinese nuke plant safer than Fukushima: Experts


March 20th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Honk Kong, Mar.20 (ANI): Experts have said that China's Daya Bay nuclear plant (built in the 1990s) is safer than the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan (1971), as it is newer ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Japan attaches power cable to crippled nuke plant to stop radiation


March 19th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.19 (ANI): Hopes rise at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant as engineers attached a power cable outside the plant on Saturday in an attempt to restart water pumps to cool overheated ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US nuke plants safer than those in Japan


March 14th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 14 (ANI): The US nuclear industry has said that it does not expect an emergency similar to what has taken place in earthquake-cum-tsunami-hit Japan.Even though 23 of the 104 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Meltdown may have occurred in two nuke reactors: Japanese Government


March 13th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.13 (ANI):Japanese Government officials have said meltdown may have occurred in two reactors at the Fukushima power station. Japan's chief cabinet secretary Yukio Edano says it is possible that the radioactive cores ... Read more...

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Bajaj Electricals scouting for buys with Rs.300 crore kitty


January 10th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) The diversified consumer products and engineering firm Bajaj Electricals is shopping around for companies that would give it technology, market distribution and new products, a top executive said ... Read more...

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Japanese company invents ’submarine’ to stop typhoons


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 22 (ANI): A Japanese company has invented a submarine that can purportedly stop a typhoon in its tracks, by diving in its path, and pumping cold water to the surface.Ise ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Delhiites not to worry about rising Yamuna level: Dikshit


September 9th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday said the Delhi government will take all precautionary measures to control the rising water levels of the Yamuna river, caused by the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

German relief plane arrives in Pakistan


August 28th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (DPA) A German military plane carrying relief supplies for Pakistani flood victims has arrived in Islamabad, a German embassy spokesman confirmed Saturday. The plane carrying a cargo of 100 ... Read more...

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Delhi waterlogging: Civic agencies ignored police warning


August 24th, 2010 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
By Praveen Kumar New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Way back in May, Delhi's traffic police had told the civic agencies about 279 roads that were likely to come under water in the monsoon, ... Read more...

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West Bengal hastens to save paddy in drought-hit areas


August 21st, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Burdwan (West Bengal), Aug 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday said every measure will be taken soon to save paddy in five drought-hit districts in south Bengal. "Because of drought, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Solar Storm In 2012 Predicted By NASA Scientists


August 17th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientist have revealed that in the coming two years people will get to see a hoard of solar activities. The NASA scientists have come up with ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Tamil Nadu to give free pump sets to farmers over five years


August 17th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Tuesday said it will run for five years the scheme to give water pump-sets for free to small and marginal farmers. ... Read more...

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Al Arabiya: Jordanian U.N. peacekeepers abducted in South Darfur released


August 17th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SOUTH DARFUR (BNO NEWS) -- Arabic-language television station Al Arabiya on Tuesday reported that two Jordanian United Nations - African Union peacekeepers have been freed after being abducted in South Darfur ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

British government ’strongly condemns’ the kidnapping of two peacekeepers in Darfur


August 17th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SOUTH DARFUR (BNO NEWS) -- The British government on Tuesday 'strongly condemned' the kidnapping of two Jordanian United Nations-African Union peacekeepers in South Darfur last weekend.The police advisors with the African ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Danish company Grundfos to make India its R&D base


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) Danish pump manufacturer Grundfos is planning to make India its global research and development (R&D) base, a top company official said Friday. The $4.5 billion-turnover company is also setting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Water crisis hits south Delhi, residents suffer


June 23rd, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Residents of working class areas of south Delhi Wednesday complained that they were facing "a terrible water crisis" for the past few days. The Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Six robbers held in Punjab


June 6th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, June 6 (IANS) Punjab Police Sunday said they had arrested six men who robbed computers from government schools and water pumps from farms. The arrests took place in Patiala town Saturday. Four ... Read more...

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Pakistan announces policy to ease energy crisis


April 23rd, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (DPA) Pakistan's government Thursday announced measures to ease energy crisis that is fomenting public anger and threatening wider unrest. The measures include temporary expansions of weekends for government employees, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Abdullah inaugurates biomass plant in Punjab (Lead)


February 19th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah Friday inaugurated a 14.5 MW biomass plant in Punjab, the third of its kind in the state. This Rs.80-crore plant ... Read more...

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Delhi launches ambulance for trees


February 5th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Equipped with water tanks, chain saws, tree pruners, sprayers and ladders -- an ambulance for trees set out Friday to protect the green cover in parts of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

PM Britain’s first state Hindu school wows with marble temple


January 30th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Jan 30 (IANS) Adorned with classroom shrines and a grand marble temple, Britain's first state-funded Hindu school has opened its doors to the British media after fending off ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Climate change photo exhibition shows peoples’ resilience


November 19th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) It was a photo exhibition on climate change, but instead of the negative impact of the phenomenon, it showcased how people in rural India are coping with ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tharoor starts official visit to Benin


October 21st, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor is in West Africa for the second time in a month as he starts a three-day official visit ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Penalise people found wasting water: Sheila Dikshit (Lead)


June 29th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday asked the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to penalise people found wasting water in the capital and appealed to the residents to use ... Read more...

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