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Tuesday, 12-December-2017


Abb To Install Solar Inverters 

14 weeks ago
Bengaluru: We have won the order from the Indian Railways to provide solar inverters in north India to reduce dependence on conventional energy sources," the firm said in a statement here. As one of the world's largest rail networks, the state-run Railways operates 12,500 trains, ferrying 23 million passengers daily and a whopping 8 billion annually through 8,000 stations across the country. The 750 stations in the busy northern region are part of the most-used rail corridor in the world. As our solar inverters vary from 5 to 50 kilowatt in performance depending on the station size, the Railways can ...

Govt Hospital In Bengal To Go Solar By This Year End

14 weeks ago
KOLKATA : The sprawling hospital will soon be converted into a completely solar-powered facility and the health department of the government of West Bengal has given its green signal to this effect. A 150KW solar power generating centre will be installed at the hospital premises with an approximate  investment of Rs 1.20 crore and the total generation is likely to meet the average power requirement of the hospital during the day. According to the hospital superintendent Ujjyal Bhadra, it is part of the effort of the authorities to upgrade the in...

Indian Americans Reach Out To Hurricane Harvey Victims

14 weeks ago
Washington: A massive number of Indian-Americans in the Greater Houston Area have been affected by the ongoing flooding. The Indian Americans formed numerous volunteer groups to help the victims using social media to communicate details about which family is affected in each locality, News India Times community newspaper reported on Tuesday.  Temples, gurdwaras and mosques all opened their doors in a massive effort to help people who lost their home in the catastrophic disaster. Indian restaurants were also reaching out to people with free food. Approximately 100,000 Indian-Americans and Indian...

Sewage Treatment Plants

14 weeks ago
New Delhi: The two plants will be built on "hybrid annuity" based public private partnership in which the development, operation and maintenance of the STPs will be undertaken by the winning bidder, said the Water Resources Ministry release. Under the model, 40 per cent of the capital cost quoted would be paid on completion of construction while the remaining 60 per cent will be paid over the life of the project as annuities along with operation and maintenance cost expenses. The Union Cabinet had given approval to the hybrid annuity-PPP model in January 2016. The National Mission for...

Nasa Cassini Spacecraft Nears Destruction

15 weeks ago
Washington: Its fateful plunge on September 15 is a foregone conclusion -- an April 22 a gravitational kick from Saturn's moon Titan placed the two-and-a-half ton vehicle on its path for impending destruction, NASA said. The Cassini mission has been packed full of scientific firsts, and our unique planetary revelations will continue to the very end of the mission as Cassini becomes Saturn's first planetary probe, sampling Saturn's atmosphere up until the last second," said Linda Spilker, Cassini project scientist from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. 

Carry Stroller Specially For Babies

15 weeks ago
New Delhi:  Make your travel blissful with children and especially babies, by being fully-equipped with all the essential things like a baby stroller, a nasal aspirator and a breast pump, say experts. Vijay Goel, spokesperson from U-Grow India and Director of Sunheri Marketing Pvt. Ltd and Rohit Batra, Dermatologist at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and Dermaworld Skin & Hair Clinic, have listed a few ways to make your life easier: * Carry baby stroller and move around freely: A lightweight, durable, baby stroller that reclines quickly is the best solution while travelling. Even if you are sho...

Bengal Have First State-Run Animation Academy

15 weeks ago
KOLKATA: Nearly 8500 sq ft area has been earmarked at the state-run Webel complex at Salt Lake and the state information technology & electronics department has already issued a tender inviting applications from organizations having proper expertise in the field for setting up the academy, a senior department official said. According to him, the course will offer traditional animation, 2D vector-based animation, 3D computer animation, motion graphics and stop motion. The course might also include visual effects and art of gaming as all three are ...

Doctors Prescribe Medicines Under Niramaya Scheme

15 weeks ago
Bhubaneswar: Holding a review meeting here, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi directed Health Secretary Pramod Meherda to closely supervise and monitor whether the medicines supplied were being prescribed by the doctors and were actually being distributed to the patients. Padhi also said that a telephone number be designated where people can complain if they do not get the required medicine from the hospital stores. It was also decided to undertake awareness activities about the effectiveness and quality of medicines being supplied under the scheme. Niramaya scheme was launched in 2015 to provide free medic...

National Sports Talent Search Portal

15 weeks ago
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary and launched the National Sports Talent Search portal. Modi said the legend's sporting skills did "wonders for Indian hockey". His birthday is celebrated as National Sports Day in India. The Prime Minister said the nation has immense sporting talent. "To harness this potential" the portal was launched, he added.  It would provide "essential direction and support to youngsters to pursue their sporting aspirations.", Modi said...

Bengal Receive Licence For HAM Radio Operation

15 weeks ago
KOLKATA: It would be unique in the sense that the state secretariat will be having a HAM radio centre for the first time, to be operated by a senior bureaucrat for which he has already received the required licence, sources quoting secretary of the West Bengal Radio Club Ambarish Nag Biswas said. The officer who had undergone due training in HAM radio operation, will shortly be handed over a certificate of authorization from the club as he also successfully cleared the examination in this regard, sources said. Licences for HAM radio operation are usu...

Pre-Eclampsia At Heart Disease Risk 

15 weeks ago
New York: The findings show that women with a history of pre-eclampsia are more likely to face atherosclerosis -- hardening and narrowing of the arteries -- decades after their pregnancy. Pre-eclampsia is a condition that typically shows itself 20 weeks into the pregnancy, and can occur suddenly or develop slowly. The complication poses a concern to the mother and foetus, and affects between 2 and 7 per cent of pregnancies. We've found that pre-eclampsia continues to follow mothers long after the birth of their child," said Vesna Garovic, from Mayo Clinic in the US. The good news is ...

'Cleanliness Is Service' Campaign

15 weeks ago
New Delhi: Speaking during his 'Mann Ki Baat' programme on All India Radio, Modi said India was a land of diversities and this was visible in every walk of life. He greeted people on the festivals of Samvatsari Parva, Ganesh Chaturthi, Onam, and Eid-ul-Zuha.  Festivals are, of course, symbols of faith and belief. In new India, we should transform them into symbols of cleanliness as well. In individual households, festivals and cleanliness are linked. In fact, preparations for festivals always begin with cleaning," Modi said. Th...