Everything you need to know about Ennore Thermal Station: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Ennore Thermal Station: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, June 18 (ANI): After an extensive year-and-a-half search, NASA has picked eight new potential astronauts who will help the agency push the boundaries of exploration and travel to new destinations in the solar system, including an asteroid and Mars.
Washington, June 17 (ANI): A new project is asking people having an internet connection to help beam messages into outer space in an attempt to make our presence in the universe known.
Chennai, June 7 (IANS) The detailed project report (DPR) on building the Chennai-Bangalore industrial corridor project indicating the outlay, mode of funding and other aspects will by ready by the end of this year, a senior official in the central government said here Friday.
Tokyo, June 1 (ANI): Ebara Refrigeration Equipment and Systems Co. Ltd. (ERS), a subsidiary of Ebara Corporation has ventured into the chillers business in Thailand by establishing a new business enterprise Ebara Thermal Systems (Thailand) Co. Ltd. on April 1, 2013.
Tokyo, May 17 (ANI): The meeting between H.E. Anand Sharma, Minister of Commerce and Industry of India and H.E. Toshimitsu Motegi, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan was held today in Tokyo considered the enhancement of the infrastructure in the region of the Chennai Bangalore Infrastructure Corridor(CBIC).
London, May 17 (ANI): Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has said that he his life in space was "too good" to not share on social media.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has given its approval for leasing of land of Ennore Port Ltd for a Rs 4,320-cr liquid gas (LNG) import terminal being built by state-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC).
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Astronauts on the International Space Station have discovered a leak of ammonia coolant on their orbiting habitat, and NASA is looking into the problem.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The union Cabinet Thursday approved leasing of over 500,000 square metres land for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage and regasification terminal at Chennai's Ennore port.
Moscow, May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian cosmonauts could take an unlit Olympic torch aboard the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the relay route for the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, an official related to expedition has said.
Melbourne, May 7 (ANI): Setting foot on Mars by the 2030s is the ultimate destination in our solar system for humanity, and a priority for NASA, the agency's chief has said in a conference of space experts at George Washington University.
New Delhi, Apr. 25 (ANI): Minister of State for Defence Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that there is a need to change the approach from 'acquiring technology' to 'development of technology' in order to achieve desired level of indigenization, and added that the aim should be to equip the Indian armed forces with state of art equipments to bring them at par with the world leaders.
Moscow, April 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology has started a research and development programme to develop new rail-mobile intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) systems, Deputy Defence Minister Yury Borisov said.
Islamabad, April 2 (Xinhua-ANI): Seven people were killed and four went missing when a group of heavily armed militants attacked a grid station in Pakistan's northwest Peshawar city on Tuesday, police said.
New Delhi, Mar. 29 (ANI): Union Commerce, Industry and Textiles Minister Anand Sharma yesterday met the Prime Minister of Zimbabwe, Morgan Tsvangirai, during his visit to Harare for the India-Zimbabwe Joint Trade Committee (JTC) Meeting.
Baikonur (Kazakhstan), March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian state commission has approved the makeup of the main and back-up crews of a new expedition to the International Space Station. The mission will be launched Friday.
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) With no new taxes or hike in existing tax rates, Tamil Nadu Finance Minister O.Panneerselvam Thursday presented a revenue surplus state budget for 2013-14 in the assembly.
Moscow, March 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Soyuz TMA-06M manned spacecraft touched down in Kazakhstan, ending a three-and-a-half hour voyage to bring three crew members from the International Space Station (ISS) to Earth after 142 days in orbit.
Raipur, March 11 (IANS) A Chhattisgarh lawmaker Monday accused public sector National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) of dumping fly ash in state's Hasdeo river even as Industry Minister Rajesh Munat denied the charge.
Chennai, March 6 (IANS) The country's first corporate port, Ennore Port in Tamil Nadu, is discussing with the Puducherry government to develop the port there, a top port official said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Mar. 2 (ANI): Two siblings, who were abducted from West Delhi's Mandawali area on Tuesday afternoon, have been found dead.
Washington, February 27 (ANI): A Stanford scientist has come close to solving a mystery that has long bedevilled space exploration: Why do satellites fail?
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A new medium-sized American rocket intended for missions to the International Space Station has successfully completed the final ground test, its developer said.
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The engines of a Russian Progress M-17M space freighter were fired to re-adjust the orbit of the International Space Station (ISS), a Russian space agency spokesman said.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) Wednesday approved the setting up of the 1,980 MW North Karanpura Super Thermal Power Plant in Jharkhand by the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).
Chennai, Feb 8 (IANS) Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday said the Tamil Nadu government would next month call for tenders for setting up of three power projects totalling a capacity of 3,300 MW.
Washington, February 6(ANI): An Adelie Penguin was photographed at Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica by a ESA-sponsored medical research doctor on one of his stopovers on the long voyage to Concordia research station in the heart of the white continent.
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The government will divest 9.5 percent stake in power giant NTPC Thursday to raise Rs.12,000 crore, Disinvestment Secretary Ravi Mathur said Tuesday.
Washington, February 5 (ANI): Researchers have found that living in space weakens astronauts' immune systems.
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) India's largest power generator National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Monday reported a 21.89 percent rise in net profit at Rs.25.97 billion in the third quarter ended December 2012 as against Rs.21.30 billion in the same period last year.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved the transfer of 245.35 sq.mtr. of Government land in possession of the National Thermal Power Station of the National Thermal Power Corporation to the Public Works Department, Government of NCT of Delhi.
Washington, January 17 (ANI): When humans eventually travel to Mars the voyage will be long and difficult, so the simulated Mars500 mission has shown that every detail must be planned, including diet and sleep.
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Stating that nuclear energy will remain an increasingly important element of the nation's energy mix, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday that India was in the process of expanding its indigenous nuclear power programme.
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) A fire broke out in a nuclear power plant in
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) At least two people have perished in a fire at a petrol (motor spirit) tank of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) in Hazira in Gujarat, an official said Sunday.
Patna, Jan 2 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday sought the intervention of Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia for the allocation of coal linkages for thermal power projects in Bihar.
Moscow, Dec 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will spend 2.1 trillion rubles (about $70 billion) under a state programme for the development of the national space industry in 2013-2020, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Thursday.
Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Tuesday demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh allot 2,830 MW power produced by central generating stations in the state.
Sydney, Dec. 23 (ANI): Police have launched a crackdown on illegal alcohol fiends after a man was caught with a 'booze bumbag' during the Australia vs South Africa Test match at the Gabba.
Moscow, Dec 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Space rocket corporation Energia has won a 350 million ruble (about $11 million) contract to design the orbital laboratory Oka-T-MKS.
London, December 18 (ANI): NASA is preparing to test colour-changing lights on the International Space Station (ISS) as part of efforts to help astronauts on board sleep.
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Some people who had set up "political retail shops" were okay with India importing gas at high prices but not for exploring energy within the country, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said Thursday in an apparent dig at Aam Aadmi Party's Arvind Kejriwal.
London, Dec 11 (ANI): The US military is backing the development of camouflage fabrics that could one day make their soldiers completely invisible.
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) State-run power major NTPC Sunday said it wants the proposed disinvestment in the company to go through before March 2013.
Washington, Dec. 2 (ANI): The world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier has retired from active service in the U.S. Navy.
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) Indian?American astronaut Sunita Williams has returned to earth after 127 days in space with a new record under her belt ? the most spacewalking time by a female at 50 hours and 40 minutes over seven career excursions.
Moscow, Nov 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Soyuz TMA?05M manned spacecraft touched down early Monday ending its three?and?a?half hour voyage to bring three International Space Station (ISS) crew members, including Sunita Williams, to Earth after 127 days in orbit.
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) India is losing Rs.1,600 crore annually to foreign ports as its ports are unable to handle larger ships, a top port official said Friday and urged the government to dredge all ports in the country to a minimum depth of 14 metres.
London, Nov 2 (ANI): Nicole Scherzinger sent the tech world into a frenzy by modeling UK's first Twitter dress at the launch of EE - the new 4G mobile network.
New Delhi, Oct. 31 (ANI): Giving its assent to the charges levelled by India Against Corruption (IAC) against the UPA-II government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said nothing is new in these allegations.
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Opposition Wednesday demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh answer allegations that losses were caused to the exchequer as his government agreed to Reliance Industries Ltd's demand for a hike in price of gas from the Krishna-Godavri basin.
London, October 29(ANI): A commercial space capsule returned to Earth, landing safely in the Pacific Ocean, to wrap up the spacecraft's first operational flight to the International Space Station (ISS).
Under the leadership of Pradesh President Vijender Gupta and BJYM President Nakul Bhardwaj, thousands of youth demonstrators staged strong demonstration at Police Headquarters, ITO demanding registration of FIR against the conspirators of blocking decrease in power tariff and sending them to jail.
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The power ministry Wednesday announced an 'Islanding Scheme' which will insulate essential services in various parts of the national capital from a severe power breakdown during a grid failure.
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Power Ministry Wednesday announced an 'Islanding Scheme' which will insulate essential services in various parts of the national capital from a severe power cut during a grid failure.
Washington, October 14 (ANI): An international team of astronomers have discovered an intriguing spiral structure surrounding a pulsing red giant star, which they believe may offer a preview of how the sun will behave at the end of its life.
Washington, October 12 (ANI): NASA and The Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) of Pensacola, Fla., have jointly developed a robotic exoskeleton, which someday may help astronauts stay healthier in space and aid paraplegics in walking here on Earth.
Los Angeles, Oct 11 (IANS) Singer Sarah Brightman has reportedly paid 30 million pounds to go to space.
Beijing, Oct 11 (IANS) China's coal prices have fallen sharply this year, as a slowing economy has reduced industrial demand and coal supplies have continued to grow, an official said Thursday.
Chennai, Oct 10 (IANS) The liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) import-export facilities at Ennore Port near here will save time and money in transporting the fuel, Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan said here Wednesday.
Washington, October 6 (ANI): A quick pit-stop at the gas station is enough to leave with a hole in your pocket.
London, Sep 25 (IANS) NASA will build a manned base beyond the dark side of the moon as a "gateway spacecraft", to serve as a starting point for manned expeditions to Mars, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday.
Moscow, Sep 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Tuesday approved the crew of a new expedition to the International Space Station (ISS) ahead of the launch Oct 23.
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) In the wake of growing nuclear safety concerns in India, a team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will visit Rajasthan in November to carry out an in-depth operational safety review of two atomic power plants there.
Washington, September 17 (ANI): Three members of the Expedition 32 crew returned safely to Earth on Sunday after spending 125 days in space, wrapping up a mission lasting more than four months.
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Concerned over rising instances of piracy off the Somali coast in the Gulf of Aden, India is readying an initial 100-man team to protect its merchant vessels in the area. This is the first time armed personnel will be deployed aboard cargo ships.
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Scientists have cracked one of the most enduring marine mysteries - why adult male killer whales pretty much stay momma's boys all their lives.
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A $3 toothbrush, 'designed' by astronauts Sunita Williams and Akihido Hoshide, saved the day for a $100 billion International Space Station, becoming instrumental in the installation of a vital part for relaying power.
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS) NASA astronaut Sunita Williams and her Japanese colleague Akihiko Hoshide were finally able to install a power unit on the International Space Station Wednesday during their second spacewalk. They used tools made out of a toothbrush.
Pune (Maharashtra), Sept 6 (ANI): A man committed suicide after killing his wife and three children in city's Kothrud area recently.
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS) Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams and Japanese Akihiko Hoshide began a spacewalk Wednesday in another attempt to install a power unit on the International Space Station, RIA Novosti reported.
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) The country needs national leaders from science and engineering and not just politics, sports and cinema, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Saturday.
Orlando (Florida), Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) A Puerto Rican scientist will be in charge of creating the menu for the first manned mission to Mars.
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) City based engineering-procurement-construction (EPC) company, BGR Energy Systems Ltd., targeting a revenue of Rs.3,750 crore this fiscal, is confident of beefing up its order book position when several tenders are set to be opened soon, said the company chairman here.
Washington, August 1 (ANI): Space weather can disrupt technologies on which human society increasingly depend.
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) State-run thermal power major NTPC Friday posted an increase of 20.4 percent at Rs.2,498.7 crore for the quarter ended June 30 against Rs.2,075.8 crore during the same period in the last financial year.
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Apollo LogiSolutions Limited has announced the appointment of Captain Ashok Kumar Bhattacharjee as Chief Executive Officer - Container Freight Station.
Hyderabad, July 26 (IANS) The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) is drafting a scheme to help state power utilities with interest subsidy or additional electricity allocation to enable them meet energy efficiency obligations, Chairman Arvinder Singh Bakshi said Thursday.
Tokyo, July 21 (Xinhua-ANI): An unmanned cargo carrier to supply goods to the International Space Station (ISS), "the Konotori 3", was successfully launched into orbit by an H2B rocket in southwest Japan on Saturday.
Sydney, July 17 (ANI): The US military is planning to fly a hypersonic plane that will travel 20 times the speed of sound by 2016.
Mysore, July 15 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has lauded Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams on her second trip to outer space.
Actor Ernest Borgnine, highly acclaimed for his role in the 1955 film "Marty? has passed away at an age of 95 due to kidney failure. The actor had won Academy Award for his role in the film ?Marty?
Los Angeles, July 9 (IANS) Actor Ernest Borgnine, best known for his role in the 1955 film "Marty" for which he won an Academy Award, has passed away due to kidney failure. He was 95.
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) A court in Maharashtra Friday sentenced to life imprisonment six policemen involved in two separate custodial death cases in Yavatmal district, an official said.
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A 25 member business delegation led by Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia is visiting South American countries of Colombia and Venezuela, as also Cuba, in a bid to strengthen the economic engagement with them.
Chennai, June 29 (IANS) The Rs.600 crore Chennai-Ennore Port road connectivity project will be completed next year, Union Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan said Friday.
Washington, June 19 (ANI): When restoring damaged and faded works of art, artists often employ lasers and other sophisticated imaging techniques to study intricate details, analyze pigments, and search for subtle defects not visible to the naked eye.
London, June 13 (ANI): Tamara Ecclestone has revealed that she is trying to find a boyfriend for her mother, Slavica.
London, June 9 (ANI): On June 7, thousands of people in Israel, Turkey, Jordan, Cyprus and Lebanon got the shock of their lives, as they watched a spinning 'UFO' performing cartwheels in the sky.
London, June 9 (ANI): Tamara Ecclestone proved on Thursday night that she is a little bit off the pace when it comes to original fashion ideas by attending a fundraiser for Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research in a mini dress that has already been worn by many celebrities.
Melbourne, June 8 (ANI): Baz Luhrmann has denied any onset rift with Leonardo DiCaprio while filming 'The Great Gatsby.'
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Adding to the blistering heat in the capital, several parts of Delhi faced an over seven-hour-long power cut Thursday.
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) Integrated lignite mining-cum-power generator Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd (NLC) will order boilers and turbine generators for its proposed 2x500 MW power plant at Neyveli in two months, a top official said.
Sindh, May 27 (ANI): Pakistan's Federal Minister for Water and Power, Naveed Qamar, has said talks are underway for the import of electricity from India, adding that headway was expected on the project soon.
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian court has convicted an employee at a defence firm for passing on secrets about latest Russian weapons to a foreign intelligence service, and sentenced him to eight years in prison.
Baikonur (Kazakhstan), May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut, launched aboard the Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft from the Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan Tuesday, have begun a two-day flight to the International Space Station (ISS).
Moscow, May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An employee at a Russian defence firm has been accused of passing secrets on the Bulava intercontinental missile to a foreign intelligence service.
Chennai, May 11 (IANS) The Gas Authority of India Ltd (Gail) and the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation Ltd (Tidco) would jointly promote a special purpose vehicle to set up a 500 MW liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled power plant at an outlay of Rs.2,000 crore, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said Friday.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Astronauts suffer from several types of stress while adapting to weightlessness in space.
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) The state government will prepare a project report for linking Mamallapuram near here with Ennore by road at an outlay of Rs.1,420 crore, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said here Wednesday.