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Tamil Nadu would soon become surplus in power: Jayalalithaa


June 9th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 9 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday reiterated that the state would soon become surplus in power owing to various measures taken by her government."I am ... Read more...

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Windmills of distress in Rajasthan’s tourism industry


August 15th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaisalmer, Aug 15 (IANS) Hundreds of windmills dotting Rajasthan's sandy dunes to harness power are having an adverse effect - they are hitting the state's booming tourism industry.Around 1,600 windmills ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to supply industries with wind power


August 8th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Monday announced a state government scheme to utilise 100 MW wind power generated at nights for supplying to industrial units.Making ... Read more...

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Congress hits back on Gurgaon land issue (Lead)


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday denied that land had been acquired for the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust and termed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) attack over ... Read more...

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Kerala gives boost to power sector


June 20th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 20 (IANS) In an effort to give boost to the state's power sector, the Congress-led United Democratic Front government has decided to tap wind power and offer incentives ... Read more...

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Vibrant Gujarat now international platform for investments: Modi


January 10th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 10 (IANS) The Global Investors summit in Gujarat has now metamorphosed into an international platform to facilitate investment alliances for participating countries, states and investors and has catapulted Gujarat ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Elephant lock to green gym: Science talent to the fore


January 5th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) Ever thought of locking the legs of a rampaging elephant? Or shedding extra kilos at a 'green gym' that produces power? Or generating power from ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Student projects dazzle Indian scientists


January 5th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) Ever thought of locking the legs of a berserk elephant, shedding those extra kilos at a 'green gym' that generates power from plants? These are some ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Chennai to host maritime technology conference


November 17th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 17 (IANS) The economy is expected to grow at a brisk pace, which in turn means that transport of goods via sea, maritime technology and other connected sectors are set ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Science can be fun, say kids at robotics workshop


October 31st, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Children from various city schools Sunday participated in a robotics workshop at the Oxford Book Store, enjoying the practical side of science and technology."We are providing science ... Read more...

Posted in World |

TVS Motor to invest Rs.400 crore to double capacity


September 8th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) Two wheeler maker TVS Motor Company is mulling to invest around Rs.400 crore over the next two years to double its annual production capacity to four million units, ... Read more...

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Nakoda to set up wind power plant in Madhya Pradesh


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Yarn manufacturer Nakoda Limited will invest Rs.33 crore on a 5.25 MW wind power plant in Madhya Pradesh, the company announced Thursday. The plant will be set in Jethana ... Read more...

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Orient Green Power to up capacity to 1,000 MW by 2013


August 21st, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) The city-based renewable power generator Orient Green Power Company Ltd plans to raise its installed capacity from 193 MW to 1,000 MW by 2013 within and outside India ... Read more...

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Pune villager invents unique windmill


August 14th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Shivaji SalunkhePune, Aug 14 (ANI): Birudev Hazare, a 34-year-old from Manjari village in Pune has invented a unique windmill, which generates electricity in any desired quantity.The innovation can be constructed anywhere, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Wind energy, a success in remote areas of Rajashthan


July 31st, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokender SinghSikar (Rajashthan), July 31 (ANI): Windmills are turning out to be a major hit in the remote areas of Rajashthan and leading to better electricity generation and development of ... Read more...

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Three drown in Maharashtra


July 11th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), July 11 (IANS) Three students drowned in a lake in Nashik district, police said Sunday. "The boys had gone for a trip to the popular Lahandhara lake and to see the ... Read more...

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A new vision of climate change needed to combat skepticism


May 28th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): A British is looking into ways new 'visual strategies' can communicate climate change messages against a backdrop of increased climate scepticism.Dr Manzo, from Newcastle University, said: "There have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

TVS Motor to invest Rs.150 cr on capacity building


April 21st, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 21 (IANS) Two-wheeler major TVS Motor Company is planning to invest around Rs.150 crore this fiscal towards capacity expansion and research and development, and another Rs.40 crore in a non-conventional ... Read more...

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Gamesa to develop two wind farms in Tamil Nadu


February 9th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) The euro 3.6 billion turnover Spanish wind power group Gamesa is setting up two wind farms in Tamil Nadu with a total capacity of 135 MW, said a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

William Kamkwamba to speak at MIT


October 12th, 2009 - 12:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Malawi, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) William Kamkwamba who made a windmill in a small village in Malawi when he was just 14 years old is scheduled to speak at MIT, later this ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu seeks central help to set up windmill projects


June 20th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 20 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government, planning to set up windmills to generate 1,000 MW, has sought financial assistance from the central government for the project, state Electricity Minister Arcot ... Read more...

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Greenpeace urges young MPs to lead a renewable energy revolution


May 21st, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): A day before the announcement of the cabinet, Greenpeace has urged the young Members of Parliament to stand up to the 21st century challenge of making ... Read more...

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US firm sets up $20-mn facility in Chennai


May 11th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 11 (IANS) The US-based welding consumables product company Lincoln Electric inaugurated its $20-million plant near Chennai Monday. The 100,000 square feet plant in Mahindra World City, a special economic zone (SEZ), ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to schedule power cuts from Monday


July 18th, 2008 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) Come Monday, scheduled power cuts will replace unscheduled cuts across Tamil Nadu, Arcot N. Veerasamy, the state's electricity minister said here Friday. The state government in consultation with ... Read more...

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US-based Timken starts new plant near Chennai


April 16th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) US-based Timken Company's wholly owned subsidiary Timken India Manufacturing Private Limited plant was inaugurated Wednesday in Mahindra World City Special Economic Zone (SEZ) near Chennai. The $25 million ... Read more...

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Now a windmill that produces fresh water from seawater directly


March 2nd, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Researchers at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands have developed a windmill that would be able to produce fresh water from seawater directly. Using ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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