Equipment

  • North Korea objects to sanctions ban on ski resort equipment 25-08-2013 04:52 AM

    North Korea objected on Saturday to a ban on imports of equipment for a luxury ski resort mainly for the ruling elite, indicating toughened UN sanctions are impacting the impoverished state. Under the leadership of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who studied in the Swiss capital Berne and is believed...
  • NASA adds more space launch platforms for sale to private firms 21-08-2013 07:05 AM

    While NASA considers competing bids to take over a shuttle launch pad at Kennedy Space Center, it added three mobile launch platforms to its list of excess equipment available to private industry, officials said on Tuesday. Ideally, NASA wants a commercial launch company to take over one or more of...
  • International Business Times buys Newsweek from Daily Beast 05-08-2013 12:50 PM

    New York: Newsweek is being sold for the second time in just a few years. The owner of the International Business Times said it's buying what is now an online-only brand for an undisclosed sum from IAC/InterActiveCorp. The publication, which once had a fierce rivalry with Time magazine, ran its...
  • Government to bring bill to regulate medical equipment industry 21-06-2013 02:06 AM

    New Delhi: The government will soon bring a bill for regulating the medical equipment industry, separating it from drug manufacturing, an health ministry official said on Thursday. The new bill will replace the Drugs and Cosmetics (Amendment) Bill, 2007 which is pending in Parliament. "Regulation of medical devices industry has...
  • Israel exports military equipment to Pakistan: Report 11-06-2013 10:40 PM

    Islamabad: Israel has exported military equipment, including hi-tech gear used in combat jets, over the past five years to Pakistan and Arab countries with which it has no diplomatic relations, according to a media report which was dismissed by Islamabad and Tel Aviv. The report, that can be damaging to...
  • BHEL to invest Rs 500 crore in Maharashtra 14-05-2013 12:49 PM

    New Delhi: State-run BHEL on Tuesday said it will invest Rs 500 crore for setting up a manufacturing facility at Bhandara in Maharashtra. "BHEL is setting up a new Power Equipment Fabrication Plant at Bhandara in Maharashtra. The greenfield unit is being set up by the company at an initial...
  • US issues waiver for sale of defence equipment to Pak 05-04-2013 10:52 AM

    Washington: In an indication of the "positive trajectory" of the bilateral ties, the US has issued a waiver, second in six months, for sale of major defence equipment to Pakistan citing national security interest. The waiver issued quietly by the then Deputy Secretary of States Thomas Nides on February 15...
  • US agrees to provide defence equipment to Pakistan 05-12-2012 12:27 AM

    Islamabad: The US on Tuesday agreed to step up efforts to provide defence equipment needed by Pakistan to maintain security along its border with war-torn Afghanistan and to continue discussions on the provision of military aid to Islamabad. The decisions were made during the two-day meeting of the US-Pakistan Defence...
  • No cut in budget for procuring essential equipment: Antony 10-11-2012 04:34 PM

    New Delhi: Even as his Ministry is preparing itself for curtailment of funds, Defence Minister AK Antony on Saturday said there will be no cut in budget for procuring equipment essential for operational preparedness of armed forces. "Everything depends on the entire financial situation of the government...for ammunition and platforms...
  • SVIMS to buy equipment worth Rs 24 crore 13-12-2011 10:51 AM

    Hyderabad: The governing council of the Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences which met under the chairmanship of chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Monday, approved purchasing of medical equipment worth Rs 24.25 crore. The funds will be used for procuring 25 haemo-dialysis machines, linear accelerator with IGRT, CT...
  • MHA cracks the whip, recalls tapping equipment 25-05-2011 08:11 PM

    New Delhi: All set to crack down on illegal phone tapping, the Centre has asked the government agencies and state governments to return all surveillance equipment. "MHA has not authorised any phone tapping of any political leaders," said Home Minister P Chidambaram in a damage control mode in Parliament last...
  • Church hospital equipment worth $1 mn goes missing 16-03-2008 09:04 AM

    London: Jailed Pakistan pacer Mohammad Asif's lawyers are set to appeal against his conviction in the spot-fixing scam and, if successful, it could lead to his release from prison. Jailed for a year by Southwark Crown Court after being found guilty of conspiring to cheat and conspiring to accept corrupt...
  • New Bangalore airport may miss opening deadline 12-03-2008 09:59 PM

    Dubai: Sri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene believes his team has the momentum going into the second Test against Pakistan beginning on Wednesday. Kumar Sangakkara's double century helped Sri Lanka fight back from conceding a first innings lead of 314 in the first Test to earn a draw in Abu Dhabi...
  • Here's a CUTE solution to air traffic woes 13-02-2008 10:08 PM

    London: A day before India and England lock horns in the first cricket Test of one of the most-anticipated series of the season at Lords, off-spinner Graeme Swann has said that you can't compare this Indian series with the Ashes. The tweaker said that the series against India is a...
  • Drunk goes on construction vehicle joyride 28-11-2007 02:30 PM

    Durban: Injury-hit but on a roll after drawing an engrossing Test series and winning the only Twenty20 match of the tour, India now get a chance to try different combinations before next month's World Cup when they take on South Africa in a five-match one-day series starting here on Wednesday....
  • Worthiness of A-I, IGI in question 09-04-2007 10:02 PM

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  • Haryana police get hi-tech ammo 02-01-2007 12:53 AM

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  • US to sell military equipment to Pak 20-11-2006 07:16 PM

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