Fire erupts in FIFC building in Mumbai

Fire erupts in FIFC building in Mumbai

Mumbai, Sep 7, 2012: A major fire broke on the 11th floor of the FIFC building in Bandra-Kurla complex of suburban Mumbai this morning, fire officials said. Six fire tenders, six water tankers and four special appliances vehicles have been rushed to the spot, they said. The fire broke out at around 10.45 AM on […]

Maharashtra to set up over 100 new fire stations

Maharashtra to set up over 100 new fire stations

Thane, Sep 7, 2012: Maharashtra Fire department is planning to set up 100 more modern fire stations in urban areas and 10 in industrial belts of the state for being better equipped in case of any eventuality, state fire services director M V Deshmukh said. The government has provided Rs 285 crores which would be […]

Gold price declines by Rs 160 per sovereign

Gold price declines by Rs 160 per sovereign

Kochi, Friday, Sept 7, 2012:  The gold price on Friday witnessed a slight decline by Rs 160 taking the price to Rs 23,440 per 8 grams. The price of gold per gram is Rs 2,930.

Neil Armstrong to be buried at sea: Family

Neil Armstrong to be buried at sea: Family

Chicago, Sep 7, 2012:  Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, will be buried at sea, a family has spokesman said. “I suspect it will be a private service,” spokesman Rick Miller told. A public memorial service will be held at the Washington National Cathedral on September 13 and will be broadcast live on […]

Higher education policy on the anvil: Minister

Higher education policy on the anvil: Minister

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 7, 2012: Kerala government was planning to introduce a new higher education policy with stress on diversification and improvement of existing facilities, state Education Minister P K Abdu Rabb said. A framework was being prepared for the new policy and all universities in the state would be brought under its ambit. The aim […]

Emerging Kerala: Govt repeals controversial ventures

Emerging Kerala: Govt repeals controversial ventures

Thiruvananthapuram, Thursday, Sept 6, 2012: The Government has repealed the controversial projects from the website of Emering Kerala. Tourism projects in Nelliyampathy, Vagamon, Dharmadam, Devikulam, Ilaveezhapoonchira and Peerumedu had been revoked. The plan to lease out Chandrashekharan Nair stadium for 15 years has also been repealed. There has been a reduction in the land allotted […]

Kannur Airport: Consultancy contract scrapped

Kannur Airport: Consultancy contract scrapped

Kannur, Sept 6, 2012: Kannur International Airport Ltd (KIAL) on Thursday cancelled the consultancy agreement with the Mumbai-based STUP Consultants, on the ground that the firm had been blacklisted by the Punjab Infrastructure Development Board. KIAL decided to terminate the agreement after obtaining legal opinion from the advocate general’s office. A consortium of STUP Consultants […]

Manmohan article: PMO slams Washington post

Manmohan article: PMO slams Washington post

New Delhi, Sept 6, 2012: The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has lodged a formal protest with Washington Post newspaper for an article critical of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, terming it as “unethical and unprofessional” conduct of the journalist. The PMO, in its reaction posted on the US-based newspaper’s website, has said the story was “totally […]

Give Obama more time to clean Republican mess: Bill Clinton

Give Obama more time to clean Republican mess: Bill Clinton

Charlotte, Sep 6 , 2012: Former US President Bill Clinton today took the stage at the Democratic National Convention here to make a passionate plea to Americans to re-elect Barack Obama, saying he needs four more years to clean up the “mess” left behind by the Republicans. Lending his dazzle to Obama’s re-election efforts, Clinton […]

‘Pak deploys force at nuke facility following threat’

‘Pak deploys force at nuke facility following threat’

Islamabad, Sep 6 , 2012: Pakistani authorities have deployed large contingents of soldiers and policemen at one of the country’s largest nuclear facilities in Dera Ghazi Khan following “serious” threats from the local Taliban, a media report said today. Besides the deployment inside and around the nuclear installation, three army divisions in the southern part […]