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Bengal heat toll rises to 42


June 6th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) With a heat wave prevailing across southern West Bengal, the death toll rose to 42, with 12 more people succumbing Wednesday in Kolkata and the ... Read more...

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19 years on, water woes continue to haunt Taj city


May 21st, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 21 (IANS) Nineteen years after many people died in a water tragedy that struck the Taj city, residents of Agra continue to battle water pollution in the Yamuna ... Read more...

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India’s first oceanarium to come up in Greater Noida


May 5th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) In another first for the National Capital Region (NCR), the country's first oceanarium is all set to open in Greater Noida by the year-end.Developed as ... Read more...

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Karnataka to give interest-free loans to farmers


March 21st, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) Farmers across Karnataka will get interest-free small-term loans up to Rs.100,000 from state cooperatives in the ensuing fiscal (2012-13) besides free energy for their irrigation pump ... Read more...

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Teaching a lesson to the Badal government (Punjab Newsletter)


December 9th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 9 (IANS) Self-immolation, jumping from 90-foot-high water tanks and getting involved in slapgate may not be the lessons that teachers in Punjab are supposed to give to school ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka donates flood relief to Thailand


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka has donated over $50,000 worth of aid to Thailand as flood relief, the external affairs ministry said.External Affairs Minister G.L Peiris handed over a ... Read more...

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From cut-outs to being cut out, Kudankulam officials baffled


October 14th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) From red carpet to furious protests. Officials of Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) remember the arches raised to welcome them to Kudankulam not long ago, ... Read more...

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Anna’s fast: Preparations on in Ramlila ground


August 19th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Preparations were on in full swing at Ramlila ground here where Gandhian activist Anna Hazare will continue his fast for a stronger anti-corruption bill Friday.Hazare ... Read more...

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People face severe water crisis in Ranchi


December 25th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Dec.25 (ANI): People in Ranchi are facing severe water crisis due to the bad climatic condition and drought like situation in the region.Nitish Priyadarshi, an environmentalist, said that due to continuous ... Read more...

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Over 200 dead in Tamil Nadu as rains abate


December 7th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu counted its losses Tuesday and life limped back to normal as heavy rains abated after claiming over 200 lives and damaging thousands of homes and roads, ... Read more...

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Finally, Goa gets a crab of its own


October 25th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Oct 25 (IANS) Goa now has a crab of its own. And for a change, it's neither poached, grilled, roasted or curried.Marine researchers in Goa have discovered a new ... Read more...

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Massive cleaning up in Delhi to tackle dengue (Lead)


September 3rd, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A massive cleaning up campaign will be initiated in the capital from Monday as part of measures to control the spread of dengue, which has affected over ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Incidence of diseases rises in Delhi after heavy rains


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The heavy rains in the capital this monsoon season have not just brought potholes, water logging and traffic snarls, but also a spell of viral and bacterial ... Read more...

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Four new cases of dengue in Delhi


July 13th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The number of people suffering from the dreaded dengue fever is slowly rising, with four new cases being reported from the capital. The total of patients afflicted ... Read more...

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Some sharks can make themselves invisible


May 26th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that some sharks can become invisible to both prey and predators using an optical trick.Lead author Julien Claes, a researcher in the Laboratory of Marine ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to spend Rs.48 crore on schools


May 22nd, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 22 (IANS) The Chandigarh administration will spend nearly Rs.48 crore this fiscal to upgrade facilities and infrastructure in existing schools and construct new schools in this union territory, an official ... Read more...

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Caldwell Tanks will invest $3.9 million to expand facility in Louisville, KY


March 20th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by BNO News
FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY (BNO NEWS) – Caldwell Tanks, a company that manufactures steel storage tanks, will expand its facility in Louisville, Kentucky creating 15 new jobs, Governor Steve Beshear and Cabinet for Economic ... Read more...

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Coolers help zoo animals beat heat


March 19th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 19 (IANS) Coolers and water sprinklers are being used at Orissa's Nandankanan zoo to protect animals from heat as several towns recorded 35-38 degrees Celsius temperature. "Coolers have been installed in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Over Rs.5,000-cr bonanza for Bangalore infrastructure


March 5th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 5 (IANS) With an eye to the upcoming local body elections in the city, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Friday announced that Rs.5,325 crore would be spent on various infrastructure ... Read more...

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It’s dirty but Bura Na Mano-Holi hai!


March 1st, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mumbai, March 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Yellow, Brown, Red, Green, Pink, Blue, black and many more, you must be wondering that why so many of colors but to tell you the ... Read more...

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Delhi launches ‘ambulance’ for trees (Lead)


February 5th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Equipped with water tanks, chain saws, tree pruners, sprayers and ladders, a unique ambulance for trees set out Friday to protect the green cover in the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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...

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One World Trade Center reaches the 20th floor equivalent


February 4th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – One World Trade Center has reached the 20th floor equivalent level, bringing the tower to 200 feet above street level, Port Authority announced on Wednesday.The agency’s ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Will Delhi’s infrastructure be ready anytime soon? (Comment)


January 24th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
By Sanjiv Kataria Try asking a friend a simple question: "Caught in a traffic jam in Delhi recently?" You will hear endless stories of agonising hours spent in travelling a few hundred metres ... Read more...

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Ireland to send aid, specialist personnel to Haiti


January 16th, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Ireland is to send 85 tonnes of emergency supplies to Haiti as part of the ongoing international aid effort, Irish government officials said Friday.“It is essential that ... Read more...

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Now Malta markets itself to Bollywood


December 2nd, 2009 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Dec 2 (IANS) There is a common thread running through classics like Ridley Scott's "Gladiator", Stephen Spielberg's "Munich" and Wolfgang Petersen's "Troy". All three films were shot in Malta, ... Read more...

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One more dengue death in Delhi


October 26th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Indian capital Monday recorded one more dengue death, taking the total toll to two, health officials said. So far Delhi has reported 255 positive cases of ... Read more...

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Delhi steps up measures to contain dengue


October 24th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) A day after a 15-year-old boy died of dengue in the national capital, the government Saturday appealed to people and civil authorities to take measures to contain ... Read more...

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Though rising, fewer dengue cases in Delhi than last year


October 21st, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi recorded 130 cases of dengue until late Tuesday. While officials say that this is the time of the year when an increasing number of people fall ... Read more...

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Researchers working on plastic from banana plants


October 10th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Researchers are pioneering a new technique for the use of banana plants in the production of plastic products. The Polymer Processing Research Centre (PPRC) at Queen's University, Ireland, is ... Read more...

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15 injured in Bandra slum fire


June 18th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai June 18(ANI): At least fifteen people were injured and 200 shanties were devastated in a fire near the suburban Bandra railway station on Thursday.According to sources, the fire broke out at ... Read more...

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Elevated water temperature and higher CO2 boosts growth of key sea star species


June 2nd, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A new research by zoologists has indicated that elevated water temperatures and heightened concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO2) can dramatically increase the growth rate of a keystone species ... Read more...

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Humans behaviour blamed for dengue spread Down Under


May 5th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Challenging the common myth that climate change would increase spread of dengue mosquito in Australia, scientists have now claimed that it's the human behaviour that is the real ... Read more...

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Even as a schoolboy, Churchill yearned for the thrill of battle


April 19th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.19 (ANI): Even as a schoolboy, former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (1874-1965) yearned for the thrill of battle.His playroom in the Blenheim Palace in Woodstock, Oxfordshire resembled a field of ... Read more...

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Rural water supply scheme launched in Faizabad in UP village


March 12th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Amit Kumar Toramaphi (Uttar Pradesh), Mar 12 (ANI): The authorities have launched a water project in Toramaphi Village of Faizabad district in Uttar Pradesh to supply drinking water to the parched ... Read more...

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