Air Conditioner

  • Harrowing time for Air India passengers as flight gets delayed for 90 minutes September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: It was a harrowing time for the passengers of a Air India flight on Wednesday as it remained stranded at the Delhi airport for 90 minutes. The passengers of the DelhiMumbai flight complained that the air conditioner aboard the plane was not working. Air India, however, denied the claims....
  • Sheila Dikshit had 31 ACs at official residence: RTI activist July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit had 31 airconditioners, 15 desert coolers and 25 heaters installed at her official residence when in power, a RTI activist said on Thursday citing the response to his query. "Consumption of electricity and expenses on such a large fleet of electrical equipment can...
  • Pak bans ACs to ease power crisis, issues new dress code May 8, 2013

    Islamabad: Grappling with power outages across the country, the Pakistan government on Wednesday banned the use of air conditioners in its offices from May 15 and introduced a "summer dress code" for employees. Caretaker Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso decided to impose the ban in all government departments and offices,...
  • Around 10,000 chemists likely to go on strike on March 15 March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Unhappy with the government's new drug pricing policy that will "reduce their profits" and "create hassles", 10,000 chemists across Delhi on Tuesday threatened to go on a strike March 15 if their demands were not met. Terming the policy as "unrealistic", Kailash Gupta, president of the All India Chemists...
  • Samsung to stop selling window ACs this year January 31, 2012

    Hyderabad:) Samsung India Electronics has decided to stop selling window airconditioners (ACs) from this year as its sales have dwindled, the company said today. Split ACs accounted for 85 per cent of Samsung's total sales of the segment in 2011. The company is expecting it to...
  • Advertorial: Hitachi, the AC which cleans itself June 14, 2011

    Dust and dirt are possibly the worst enemies of an air conditioner. The dirt which gets stuck in the AC clogs the filter and ultimately leads to poor cooling, increased power consumption, and reduced air volume. Eventually the worse follows. Your AC maintenance costs surge and chances are that youll...
  • What's costlier, what's cheaper February 26, 2010

    New Delhi: Car, fuel, AC, TV, gold and silver jewellery, cigarettes and other tobacco products will cost more in the new fiscal with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee proposing a hike in duties and change in tax structure on these items in the Budget for 201011. As part of a partial withdrawal...
  • Punjab bans use of airconditioners in govt offices June 25, 2009

    Chandigarh: Faced with a major power crisis in the state in the paddy sowing season, the Punjab government has issued instructions banning the use of airconditioners in all government offices throughout the state from Thursday. An official spokesman said on Wednesday that the move had been made to ensure eighthours uninterrupted...
  • CJ beats the heat with an innovative air conditioner May 12, 2008

    Temperatures are rising across the country and CNNIBN Citizen Journalist MB Lal has the perfect solution for you. Eightyyearold Lal has made an air conditioner that can handle constant power cuts. Take a look. ...
  • Now, heat water through your air conditioner October 30, 2007

    Singapore: Inventors don't usually make housecalls, but for Philip Lee, his invention hopes to revolutionize how people live one home at a time. Architect Mohammed Jaafar is one of these people. Lee has created a heat recovery system which channels waste heat from air conditioners to heat water. For Jaafar that...
  • Golden Temple to be airconditioned June 20, 2007

    Amritsar: The Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee has announced that the Golden Temple will soon become airconditioned. The decision has been taken for the benefit of the pilgrims who visit the temple in summers. A fivemember committee is to oversee the works. "A decision wil be taken on this on May...
  • No ACs in Andhra govt offices: CM June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy made a statement that is sure to raise a lot of heat. On Sunday, Reddy said the use of Air Conditioners (ACs) was banned in all government offices in view of acute power shortage in the state. He asked...
  • Car turns into gas chamber, kills 4 September 4, 2006

    New Delhi: A freak incident in the rain on Saturday has now created new fears of what might happen. A car air conditioner turned into an instrument of death and killed a family of four. The family was trapped inside a Santro in Faridabad's sector 16. The AC was on...