Standby

  • UK wastes $2.02 bn every year on gadget standby June 27, 2012

    London: British households waste as much as 1.3 billion pounds ($2.02 billion) a year on leaving appliances such as televisions or computers in standby mode, much higher than previously thought, a government-commissioned study showed on Tuesday. Average households pay up to 86 pounds extra on yearly electricity bills to leave gadgets...
  • India to give $100 mn credit facility to Maldives November 12, 2011

    Male: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday announced a $ 100 million Standby Credit Facility to Maldives and a number of other key initiatives, including building the capacity of Maldivian security forces, boosting India's ties with this strategic island nation. The crucial decisions, taken during talks between Singh and Maldivian President...