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Features and Specification of Intex Aqua Power +

June 24, 2015 at 2:05 PM

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June 24, 2015 at 1:19 PM

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Kejriwal taken oath as CM of Delhi, allotted portfolios for ministers

February 15, 2015 at 4:30 PM

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that his government will focus on implementing 70 point agenda for providing better service to the people apart from curbing corruption, controlling price rise and providing people uninterrupted power and water. He was addressing a gathering at Ramleela ground after swearing in for the chief minister of Delhi for second time.


India's status in the Comity of Nations have been enhanced: Jaitley

November 23, 2014 at 4:03 PM

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that after the Prime Minister?s highly successful visit of three nations, India?s status in the Comity of Nations appears to have been enhanced.

Euro 2012 ad pokes fun at 'straying' footie stars

May 2, 2012 at 10:08 PM

London, May 2 (ANI): An Irish bookmaker released a hilarious commercial on Tuesday night, which pokes fun at new England boss Roy Hodgson and his stars.

Review: Huawei MediaPad Tablet launched in India

May 2, 2012 at 3:53 PM

Huawei MediaPad Tablet is available in the Indian market at Rs. 28, 000.

Indefinite fast against Kudankulam N-plant resumes

May 1, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Chennai, May 1 (IANS) At least 24 activists of the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) Tuesday launched an indefinite fast at four villages in Tirunelveli district, around 650 km from here, in protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP).

India stands ready to be equal partner in Seychelles' development: Patil

April 30, 2012 at 10:18 PM

Victoria (Seychelles), Apr 30 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday said India stands ready to be a full and equal partner in the development of Seychelles through financial assistance and initiatives that support capacity building.

Change of guard at Kudankulam N-plant

April 30, 2012 at 10:02 PM

Chennai, April 30 (IANS) A series of top level changes due to retirement at India's atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIl) has resulted in change of guard at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu, said an official.

Power as addictive as cocaine

April 29, 2012 at 1:06 PM

London, April 29 (ANI): Noted historian Baron John Acton coined the phrase 'power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely' more than a hundred years ago.

Depressed low-income mums likelier to overfeed infants

April 29, 2012 at 11:46 AM

Washington, April 29 (ANI): Researchers have found that single mothers and those with symptoms of depression are more likely to add cereal to bottles while feeding their babies, which may increase their children's risk of obesity.

Government not to review its decision on surplus coal: Salman Khurshid

April 29, 2012 at 10:58 AM

New Delhi, Apr 29 (ANI): Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid has said that the Group of Ministers (GoM) have agreed to abide by the decision not to review the granting of permission to Reliance Power to use surplus coal from the Sasan UMPP mines for the development of other projects after taking legal opinion from Attorney General, G.E.Vahanvati.

Power is as addictive as cocaine, says expert

April 29, 2012 at 10:26 AM

London, April 29 (IANS) More than a hundred years after noted British historian Baron John Acton coined the phrase "Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely", a scientist has said power really does corrupt as it is as addictive as cocaine.

Government decides in favour of R-Power's coal transfer plan

April 28, 2012 at 6:02 PM

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on ultra mega power projects (UMPP) Saturday agreed not to review an earlier decision of allowing Reliance Power to use surplus coal from its Sasan plant's captive mines for another upcoming project.

Punters bet fortune on another 'red card' for bad-boy Balotelli during Manchester derby

April 28, 2012 at 5:54 PM

London, Apr 28(ANI): A fortune has been bet on Manchester City's controversial striker Mario Balotelli getting a red card in the derby game on Monday against league toppers Manchester United.

'Snail-like' lava flows discovered on Mars for first time

April 27, 2012 at 5:14 PM

Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): A US researcher has spotted lava flows on Mars that reveal coiling spiral patterns, which resemble snail or nautilus shells.

Power generation firms need to improve efficiency: Shinde

April 26, 2012 at 7:54 PM

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Power generation firms need to improve efficiency to meet growing demands and reduce dependence on coal and gas supply, Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Thursday.

Myanmar to buy electricity from China

April 26, 2012 at 10:33 AM

Yangon, April 26 (IANS) Myanmar will buy back 100 megawatts of electricity from China, a major investor in the country's hydro-power projects and receives bulk of the power generated from these plants.

Jayalalithaa writes to PM, demands Kudankulam power

April 25, 2012 at 4:24 PM

Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh again, reiterating her demand that the state be allocated the entire 1,000 MW power to be generated from the first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP).

Alstom Bharat Forge bags Rs.1,570-crore NTPC contract

April 25, 2012 at 1:24 AM

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Alstom Bharat Forge Power Limited has won a Rs.1,570-crore contract to supply turbine islands to the government-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), the company said Tuesday.

Afghanistan seeks Indian help in water infrastructure

April 24, 2012 at 11:48 AM

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) With long years of conflict reducing the area under irrigation, Afghanistan is looking for assistance from India and other "friendly countries" in building its water infrastructure and management, says visiting Energy and Water Minister Alhaj M. Ismail.

Lalit Jalan re-designated as Reliance Infra CEO

April 23, 2012 at 6:12 PM

Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure Monday said it has re-designated Lalit Jalan as chief executive officer (CEO) and that he will not be part of the firm's board.

AICC member takes on PMO over Kaiga plant rehab issue

April 23, 2012 at 2:12 PM

Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Taking on the Prime Minister's Office head on, an All India Congress Committee (AICC) official has demanded that the villagers within the sterilised zone of northern Karnataka's Kaiga Nuclear Power Project should be provided with compensation and relocated.

Soon, solar-powered clothes from natural fabric to charge cell phones

April 23, 2012 at 1:24 PM

Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): A team of designers, including one of Indian-origin, is developing solar-powered clothes from natural fibres that can charge a number of devices, including phones, tablets and GPS units.

Anti-Kudankulam protestors to fast from May 1 onwards

April 23, 2012 at 11:08 AM

Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Upset with the Tamil Nadu government for going back on its assurances, the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) Monday announced that it would resume an indefinite hunger strike from May 1 against the two 1,000 MW plants at Kudankulam.

Energy-starved Pakistan may turn to India for help

April 22, 2012 at 9:51 PM

Islamabad, Apr 22 (ANI): After Iran, energy-starved Pakistan is now looking towards India with hope to import 500 megawatts (MW) from that country, said Qazi Imtiaz Ahmed, the Federal Water and Power Secretary.

Siachen avalanche took less than 5 seconds: WAPDA

April 22, 2012 at 9:50 PM

Siachen, April 22 (ANI): It took the avalanche less than five seconds to wreak havoc on the unfortunate soldiers posted at Gayari, said hydrological experts of the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA), the Express Tribune reported on Saturday.

Norwegian hydropower firms express interest in India

April 21, 2012 at 9:25 PM

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Norwegian hydroelectricity technology providers showed considerable interest in the Indian hydropower sector with around 80 experts from 35 Norwegian companies participating in the Hydropower India exhibition that concluded Saturday.

Tata Power to launch awareness campaign on Earth Day

April 21, 2012 at 5:41 PM

Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Power utility major Tata Power will launch a nationwide energy conservation campaign involving school students and its employees to mark Earth Day, celebrated world over April 22 every year, a company official said.

Allow compensation for erosion, Gogoi asks PM

April 20, 2012 at 9:49 PM

Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to include erosion in the list of calamities admissible for assistance so that affected families may also get financial assistance like victims of other natural calamities.

Polar explorer launches environmental awareness programme

April 20, 2012 at 6:13 PM

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Renowned environmentalist and polar explorer Robert Swan launched the fourth phase of Project SEARCH, an environmental sustainability awareness programme, here Friday.

Assam should become a growth engine: PM

April 20, 2012 at 6:07 PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that Assam is a new engine of growth in the northeast and it has now been the

Nuclear power key to India's development: Official

April 20, 2012 at 5:49 PM

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Batting for upcoming nuclear power plants in the country, Principal Scientific Advisor to the union cabinet R. Chidambaram Friday said that nuclear energy will play a key role in India becoming a developed nation.

KEC International bags new orders worth Rs.1,416 crore

April 20, 2012 at 3:49 PM

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Infrastructure major KEC International Friday said it has bagged orders worth Rs.1,416 crore across all its divisions.

India's Sensex down after previous rallies

April 20, 2012 at 3:25 PM

Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Indian equities were ruling in the red intra-day Friday after a key index opened lower, following a rise of more than 400 points this week largely due to the favourable monetary policy announced by the central bank three days ago.

Physical activities may help keep Alzheimer's at bay

April 19, 2012 at 1:25 PM

Washington, April 19 (ANI): Daily physical activity may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease and cognitive decline, even in people over the age of 80, a new study has suggested.

Agni-V: Nato denies India's missile program a threat; PM praises scientists

April 19, 2012 at 11:31 AM

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), an intergovernmental military alliance of 28 countries does not consider India as a missile threat despite the country's advanced missile development programme, as NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said..................

DRS debacle not rain delays start of Oz-Windies Test

April 18, 2012 at 1:25 PM

Port of Spain, Apr 18 (ANI): Power failure that knocked off television and camera coverage required for the Decision Review System (DRS), lopped off 20 minutes of play between Australia and West Indies during the second Test at the Queens Park Oval on Tuesday.

Kings XI to don green caps for 'One watt' campaign

April 17, 2012 at 9:33 PM

Chandigarh, April 17 (IANS) When Kings XI Punjab take to their home ground, the PCA stadium at Mohali, against Kolkata Knight Riders for their Indian Premier League (IPL) match Wednesday, the players will don green-coloured caps to spread the message of conserving energy.

Theron donates dresses to charity

April 17, 2012 at 2:55 AM

London, April 17 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron is auctioning off dresses from her closet to raise money for her charity fighting AIDS in Africa.

Now, military robots that climb stairs and do push ups

April 16, 2012 at 3:47 PM

London, Apr 16 (ANI): The walking two-legged PETMAN military-crafted humanoid robot has now been advanced to do push ups and climb stairs, and quite possibly faster than many Americans can, while certainly not expressing their fatigue.

New genes that shape brain size, intelligence uncovered

April 16, 2012 at 2:59 PM

London, Apr 16 (ANI): Researches have identified new genes that may explain individual differences in brain size and intelligence.

India to offer Pak 500 MW of electricity at Rs15 per unit at Wagah-Attari border

April 14, 2012 at 3:07 PM

Islamabad, Apr 14(ANI): India has offered a tariff of 15 rupees per unit for the sale of 500 Megawatt of electricity to Pakistan at the Wagah-Attari border that would require a 45- kilometre transmission line.

NASA designs enormous 'margarita glass' to harvest sun's energy

April 13, 2012 at 3:47 PM

London, Apr 13 (ANI): NASA has designed a giant cocktail glass floating through the sky that would soak up the sun's rays from high above the Earth.

Areva joins Reliance to set up solar power plant

April 13, 2012 at 2:51 PM

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Areva Solar, France-based Areva's subsidiary, has bagged a contract by Reliance Power to build Asia's largest concentrated solar power installation.

Power doesn't always magnify personality

April 13, 2012 at 11:47 AM

Washington, April 13 (ANI): Abraham Lincoln had said, "If you want to test a man's character, give him power."

Russian firm to operate two oil fields in Venezuela

April 13, 2012 at 10:11 AM

Caracas, April 13 (IANS/EFE) Russia's Gazprombak Latin America Ventures will operate two oil fields in northwestern Venezuela in a joint venture with Corporacion Venezolana del Petroleo, or CVP, the government said.

Court issues notice on suit challenging Jaitapur n-plant

April 12, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday issued notice to the government, Nuclear Power Corporation of India and others in a public suit challenging the proposed 9,900-MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project coming up in Ratnagiri in Maharashtra.

Panic in Tamil Nadu after Indonesia quake

April 11, 2012 at 9:07 PM

Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Fear gripped Tamil Nadu and a tsunami alert was sounded Wednesday after two powerful earthquakes in Indonesia triggered strong tremors across the state.

Quake jolts Indonesia, panic grips India

April 11, 2012 at 6:59 PM

New Delhi/Hong Kong, April 11 (IANS) Two massive quakes shook Sumatra in Indonesia Wednesday, triggering a tsunami alert in 28 countries including India and panic all across India's east coast. There were no reports of casualties.

High alert in Tamil Nadu n-plants

April 11, 2012 at 6:51 PM

Chennai, April 11 (IANS) A high alert was sounded at Tamil Nadu's Kudankulam and Kalpakkam nuclear plants after the 8.5 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Sumatra region.

Faster and cheaper way to cool electronic devices developed

April 10, 2012 at 8:15 PM

Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): Researchers have come up with a more efficient and a less expensive way of cooling electronic devices - especially devices that generate a lot of heat, like lasers and power devices.

NGMA gets a new parallel address on Google Art Project

April 10, 2012 at 6:02 PM

New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) has officially moved to a new parallel address in cyberspace from where visitors can walk through its new-age portals and check out the permanent exhibits in a virtual tour powered by search engine Google.

Sensex ends in green; FMCG, auto stocks rally

April 10, 2012 at 4:51 PM

Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets managed to close in the positive in volatile trade Tuesday as buying interest in FMCG, auto and banking stocks outweighed losses in consumer goods, IT and metal scrips.

Marx becoming relevant again: Tariq Ali

April 10, 2012 at 1:46 PM

New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Twenty-one years after the fall of the East Bloc, Karl Marx is becoming relevant to students of politics, economics and modern history across the world who want to understand capitalism, says noted Pakistan born novelist, historian and political activist Tariq Ali.

Sri Lanka concerned over Indian n-plants

April 9, 2012 at 7:46 AM

Colombo, April 9 (IANS) Sri Lanka has raised concerns over nuclear power plants located in southern India, the country's Power and Energy Minister Champika Ranawaka has said.

China expands its oldest n-plant

April 9, 2012 at 7:45 AM

Beijing, April 9 (IANS) China has completed the expansion of its first nuclear power plant in Qinshan that will now help generate about 34 billion kwh of electricity annually.

Now, 166 pounds bouncing boots to give you all benefits of a workout

April 8, 2012 at 12:34 PM

London, Apr 8 (ANI): An amazing pair of bouncing boots, which turn users into a human kangaroo, look set to be the summer's most bizarre fitness trend.

BHEL still keen on Udangudi power project

April 8, 2012 at 9:05 AM

Chennai, April 8 (IANS) Power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has assured Tamil Nadu government that it would complete the 1,600 MW Udangudi power project by the target date of 2015, a senior official said.

Work at Kudankulam quickens for first reactor

April 7, 2012 at 3:29 PM

Chennai, April 7 (IANS) Work at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is progressing rapidly with employees working even on holidays to get the atomic regulator's nod to reopen the first reactor vessel and remove the dummy fuel, the Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd (NPCIL) said.

'Good for you', 'Good for the earth' campaign to protect environment

April 6, 2012 at 12:30 PM

If it's "Good for you", it's "Good for the earth". This is a unique initiative launched by a leading beverage packager, in order to increase the awareness about protection of environment and the benefits of recycling.

France waits for India to clarify n-liability framework

April 5, 2012 at 7:28 PM

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) In the midst of the run-up to the French presidential elections, France has been in dialogue with India to clarify issues relating to the nuclear liability law, and is waiting for New Delhi to establish the legal framework before signing commercial contracts for setting up atomic reactors.

Google glasses offer email, video chat

April 5, 2012 at 7:28 PM

London, April 5 (IANS) Google's techno-glasses offer emails, video chat and even directions over your view of the world.

'Good for you', 'Good for the earth' initiative to protect environment (With image)

April 5, 2012 at 6:56 PM

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) If it's "Good for you", it's "Good for the earth". That's the new initiative launched by a leading beverage packager to increase awareness about environment protection and the benefits of recycling.

PGCIL to develop UP towns as 'smart-grid' cities

April 5, 2012 at 4:56 PM

Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) Thursday proposed developing Firozabad, a town near Agra, as a model of the ambitious 'smart grid-smart city' project that would add a new dimension to power distribution.

Few 'improved cookstoves' may cause more pollution than traditional mud stoves

April 5, 2012 at 4:16 PM

Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): The first real-world, head-to-head comparison of "improved cookstoves" (ICs) and traditional mud stoves has revealed that some ICs may at times release more of the worrisome "black carbon," or soot - particles that are tied to serious health and environmental concerns - than traditional mud stoves or open-cook fires.

US federal agencies to monitor social media sites for potential terror threats

April 5, 2012 at 4:00 PM

Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): American federal agencies will to monitor social media sites like Facebook and Twitter to stop potential terrorist strikes and also keep a check on domestic violence.

Dark heart of cosmic collision revealed

April 5, 2012 at 12:58 PM

Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): Observations from two of European Space Agency's space telescopes have been combined to create a multi-wavelength view of violent events taking place within the giant galaxy Centaurus A.

Google tests glasses that provide real-time information

April 5, 2012 at 12:56 PM

San Francisco, April 5 (IANS) Google has announced test of its "Project Glass", a pair of augmented reality glasses that provides users real-time information right in front of their eyes.

Google unveils its 'web based' reality eyewear

April 5, 2012 at 10:48 AM

London, Apr 5 (ANI): A video posted on Google+ social network gives a brief introduction to Project Glasses, which puts all the functions of Google right in front of the user's eyes.

Record n-energy production in 2011-12

April 4, 2012 at 10:16 PM

Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL), which operates 19 nuclear power reactors in the country, has notched the highest-ever energy generation of 32,455 MU during the fiscal ending March 31, 2012, a top official said here Wednesday.

'India can't produce 20,000 MW n-energy by 2020

April 4, 2012 at 10:00 PM

Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) India's ambitious deadline to generate 20,000 MW nuclear energy by 2020 may be delayed by almost a year, a top official said here Wednesday.

'India can't produce 20,000 MW n-energy by 2020

April 4, 2012 at 10:00 PM

Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) India's ambitious deadline to generate 20,000 MW nuclear energy by 2020 may be delayed by almost a year, a top official said here Wednesday.

Indian nuclear reactors generate record power

April 4, 2012 at 8:56 PM

Bangalore, April 4 (IANS) India's 19 nuclear reactors generated a record 32,455 million units (MUs) of power in fiscal 2011-12, posting a robust growth of 23 percent over previous fiscal (2010-11) when the combined output was 26,473 MUs, the state-run nuclear firm said Wednesday.

Two Indians among 2012 Yale World Fellows

April 4, 2012 at 7:05 PM

Washington, April 4 (IANS) Yale University has selected 16 World Fellows for 2012. Two of them are from India, bringing the total number of fellows from India to 11 since the programme started in 2002.

BHEL starts supplying super critical boilers

April 4, 2012 at 7:05 PM

Chennai, April 4 (IANS) Power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) is expecting more orders for its super critical boilers and thereby save on its royalty outgo to technology partner Alstom.

Essar Power set to triple production capacity

April 4, 2012 at 7:05 PM

Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Essar Power said Wednesday it will almost triple its installed production capacity to 4,510 MW by June as three of its new projects will come into operation.

Pak's NAB freezes assets, puts prominent figures on ECL in Rental Power Projects case

April 3, 2012 at 5:13 PM

Islamabad, Apr 3(ANI): Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has frozen the assets of 19 individuals accused in the Rental Power Projects (RPP) case and placed several figures on the Exit Control List (ECL).

Govt. be made accountable to PML-N, says Rafique

April 3, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Lahore, Apr 3 (ANI): Pakistan's Muslim League-Nawaz's leader, Khwaja Saad Rafique has demanded that the Government be made answerable for the rise in CNG and POL prices in the country.

IPL-5 performance a new high for Lesle Lewis

April 2, 2012 at 6:40 PM

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) He has given several performances but composer Lesle Lewis is eagerly looking forward to his stint at the opening ceremony of the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Tuesday where he plans to belt out all fun songs.

IVRCL Group bags orders worth Rs.4,081 crore

April 2, 2012 at 4:16 PM

Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) IVRCL Group Monday said it had bagged orders worth Rs.4,081 crore in buildings, transportation and thermal power plant segments.

Fast food can push you into depression

April 1, 2012 at 4:13 PM

Madrid, April 1 (IANS) Eating fast food such as hamburgers, hotdogs and pizza and even baked items could send you into a tailspin of blues.

Saying 'thank you' may help you handle your insecure boss

April 1, 2012 at 11:01 AM

Washington, April 1 (ANI): Gratitude is an essential tool to navigating the workplace, especially when that workplace is overseen by a belligerent and insecure boss, according to a new study.

Case against Power Corp staff for contractor's murder

March 31, 2012 at 10:32 PM

Ghaziabad, March 31 (IANS) Police Saturday registered a criminal case against Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation staff for abducting and killing a contractor engaged in their department, following orders of a court.

Mumbaikars, corporates join in Earth Hour

March 31, 2012 at 9:52 PM

Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Thousands of Mumbaikars participated in Earth Hour 2012 by switching off lights and other electrical gadgets while many corporate and public bodies also joined in the endeavour here Saturday night.

Jaya wants entire power allocation to TN from Kudankulam nuke plants

March 31, 2012 at 5:52 PM

After clearing hurdles from the way of constructing much controversial 'Kudankulam' nuclear power plant, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday has asked to Prime Minister to......

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa writes to PM, demands all Kudankulam power for state

March 31, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Chennai, Mar.31 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has written a letter to the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, demanding that the 2000 megawatts of power to be generated by two units of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant be given to the state because of the "severe power shortage" faced by it.

It's official: Fast food is linked to depression

March 31, 2012 at 1:12 PM

Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): Eating commercial baked goods like fairy cakes, croissants, doughnuts, and fast food like hamburgers, hotdogs and pizza is linked to depression, a new study has revealed.

Allot entire 2,000 MW Kudankulam power to Tamil Nadu: Jayalalithaa

March 31, 2012 at 1:04 PM

Chennai, March 31 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to allocate the entire 2,000 MW power to be generated by the two units at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) to the state which is facing severe power shortage.

$826 million ADB loan to India for power transmission

March 30, 2012 at 6:54 PM

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Friday offered $826 million in loans to India for improving the power transmission systems in the country.

'Pakistan to seek Russia's financial help for Iran-Pak gas pipeline project'

March 29, 2012 at 3:37 PM

Islamabad, Mar 29 (ANI): Pakistan will seek Russia's financial help for the multi-billion dollars Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline Project.

India - Pakistan agree to work for amicable solution on Tulbul/Wullar project

March 28, 2012 at 7:36 PM

New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Water secretaries of India and Pakistan on Wednesday agreed to work for an amicable solution to Tulbul Navigation/Wullar Barrage project.

Distcom urges consumers to switch off on Earth Hour

March 28, 2012 at 4:56 PM

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Power distribution firm BSES Wednesday urged consumers in Delhi to switch off lights during the Earth Hour March 31 to help conserve power.

Indefinite fast withdrawn against Kudankulam plant

March 27, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Chennai, March 27 (IANS) The nine-day fast against the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) was called off Tuesday but protests against the plant will continue, an activist said.

NPCIL to localise 45 percent components for Kudankulam

March 27, 2012 at 8:24 PM

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 units planned at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district, said a senior official Tuesday.

India, Pak resume talks to resolve water dispute

March 27, 2012 at 5:21 PM

New Delhi, Mar.27 (ANI): A 13-member delegation from Pakistan led by Water and Power Secretary; Imtiaz Kazi, resumed secretary level talks with Indian counterparts in New Delhi on Tuesday, with a motive to resolve the dispute over India's plans to build a dam on River Jhelum, on its side of Kashmir.

Prior sanction needed for proceeding against army, court told

March 26, 2012 at 11:12 PM

New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The union government Monday told the Supreme Court that prior section was necessary for instituting legal proceedings against army personnel engaged in anti-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act.

US to help India develop clean energy projects

March 26, 2012 at 4:40 PM

New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The United States Trade Development Agency Monday signed two deals with Indian firms to help develop clean energy projects. The deals will generate Indian demand for US equipment worth over $250 million.

USTDA awards two clean energy grants on trade mission to India

March 26, 2012 at 4:00 PM

New Delhi, Mar.26 (ANI): The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) on Monday signed two grants to support U.S. business developments in India'slean energy infrastructure development.

Pacts for Kudankulam III and IV almost ready: Russian envoy

March 26, 2012 at 3:04 PM

New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Ahead of President Dmitry Medvedev's visit to India, Russian Ambassador Alexander M. Kadakain said the agreements for the units III and IV of the Kudankulam nuclear plant were "almost ready". Moscow, he underlined, was hoping that the nuclear liability law won't apply to them.

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