Dais

  • Amitabh sharing dais with Raj Thackeray an insult to north Indians, says Abu Azmi 25-12-2013 12:32 PM

    Samajwadi Party MLA Abu Azmi on Tuesday said that mega star Amitabh Bachchan sharing the dais with MNS chief Raj Thackeray was an "insult" to north Indians. "Amitabhji sharing the stage with Raj Thackeray is an insult to millions of north Indians," Azmi told reporters in Mumbai. Sinking their five-year-old...
  • PM, Modi to share dais together at Ahmedabad 26-10-2013 12:39 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, will share the stage at the function to inaugurate a museum dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's life at Ahmedabad on October 29. Two days later, on October 31, Modi would be laying the foundation stone of a gigantic statue...
  • Japan to go nuclear free, last standing atomic reactor to be switched off today 15-09-2013 10:25 AM

    Japan will once again be without atomic energy as its only operating nuclear reactor goes offline on Sunday for refueling and maintenance, and other plants remained closed for intensified safety checks following the 2011 meltdowns at the tsunami-stricken plant in Fukushima. But despite signs the crisis in Fukushima is worsening,...
  • Japan: More tank leaks found at Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuke Plant, say officials 02-09-2013 04:35 PM

    Japan's top nuclear regulator has raised safety concerns about hastily built storage tanks and their foundations amid reports of new leaks of radiation-contaminated water. Nuclear Regulation Authority Chairman Shunichi Tanaka said on Monday that a small leak and signs of possible leaks have been spotted at several other Fukushima Dai-ichi...
  • Japanese agency labels radioactive leak 'serious' 28-08-2013 01:04 PM

    Tokyo: Japan's nuclear regulator on Wednesday upgraded the rating of a leak of radiation-contaminated water from a tank at its tsunami-wrecked nuclear plant to a "serious incident" on an international scale, and it castigated the plant operator for failing to catch the problem earlier. The Nuclear Regulation Authority's latest criticism...
  • Seven children taken ill after eating biscuits in a school 16-08-2013 04:30 AM

    Seven school children were taken ill on Thursday after eating biscuits distributed on the occasion of Independence Day in an Aligarh school, police said. The students, all in the age group of six and 16 years, complained of nausea after eating the biscuits distributed to them on conclusion of Independence...
  • Nuclear disaster response failed: Japan probe 26-12-2011 06:18 PM

    Tokyo: Japan's response to the nuclear crisis that followed the March 11 tsunami was confused and riddled with problems, including an erroneous assumption an emergency cooling system was working and a delay in disclosing dangerous radiation leaks, a report revealed on Monday. The disturbing picture of harried and bumbling workers...
  • Indo-China border talks postponed indefinitely 26-11-2011 08:54 AM

    New Delhi: The border talks between India and China scheduled to commence on Monday have been indefinitely postponed. Sources said that some demands by the Chinese side, which were regarded as unacceptable by India, led to the postponement of the 15th round of talks on the long-pending boundary problem. Chinese...
  • Japan utility behind damaged N-plant apologises 28-06-2011 09:57 AM

    Tokyo: Executives at the Japanese utility behind the nuclear power plant sent into meltdown by the March quake apologized on Tuesday to investors who repeatedly interrupted the annual meeting of shareholders with heckles, yells and outraged questions. Tokyo Electric Power Co Chairman Tsunehisa Katsumata promised that the company was doing...
  • Child crushed under dais at Lalu's rally 17-11-2010 05:21 PM

    Sasaram (Bihar): A 12-year-old boy died when a makeshift platform collapsed on him as a crowd gathered to wave at RJD supremo Lalu Prasad who took off in a helicopter after addressing an election meeting at Kochas in Bihar's Rohtas district on Wednesday. DGP Neelmani said that soon after Lalu...