Storage

  • Google slashes cloud computing prices in rivalry with Amazon; price cuts range from 30 to 85 per cent 26-03-2014 11:53 AM

    San Francisco: Google Inc slashed its cloud computing service prices on Tuesday, seeking to wrest customers from Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp in the fast-growing market of renting computers and data storage to companies. Price cuts range from 30 to 85 per cent. Google's Cloud Storage will cost 2.6 cents...
  • Mumbai: 20 admitted to hospital after gas leak at cold storage unit 10-02-2014 09:43 AM

    Mumbai: There has been a gas leak at a cold storage unit in the Turbhe area of Navi Mumbai. Twenty people have been admitted to Navi Mumbai's Municipal Corporation hospital. Two of the 20 hospitalised people are in the ICU. More details are awaited. ...
  • State government to construct 131 godowns for foodgrain storage 09-01-2014 12:13 AM

    The state government today approved a proposal for construction of 131 godowns to increase foodgrain storage capacity by 5.50 lakh metric tonne in Bihar, a senior official said. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting presided over by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Principal Secretary (Cabinet Coordination) Brajesh Mehrotra told...
  • Dropbox upgrades its service amid competition from Amazon, Microsoft 14-11-2013 12:01 PM

    San Francisco: Dropbox Inc on Wednesday unveiled what it described as one of the most comprehensive upgrades to its service for businesses, including a feature that allows users to easily maintain both personal and corporate accounts. The new features come at a time when large rivals like Microsoft Corp and...
  • New high-radiation spots found at quake-hit Fukushima plant 23-08-2013 01:27 AM

    The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said on Thursday new spots of high radiation had been found near storage tanks holding highly contaminated water, raising fear of fresh leaks as the disaster goes from bad to worse. The announcement comes after Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) said this...
  • Haryana: 2.5 lakh wheat sacks left in the open to rot 14-07-2013 08:20 AM

    Bhagola: One of the biggest open foodgrain storages, Bhagola, in Haryana has put a question mark on the government's claim that wheat can be stored in the open without any damage even during monsoons. The rain easily beats one of the most inefficiently managed open storages for wheat where 2.5...
  • Inadequate storage facilities lead to wastage of grains 21-06-2013 09:50 AM

    New Delhi: There seems to be no end to the government's apathy to grains wastage. Around 7,000 quintals of wheat were left to rot in the rain in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh. The scarcity of godowns have led to the wastage of grains. As reported earlier, the grain wastage...
  • Foodgrains left to rot in open in Punjab 17-06-2013 10:24 AM

    Gurdaspur: The government might be trying hard to get its ambitious Food Bill passed in Parliament, but it is doing very little to improve storage infrastructure for foodgrains in the country. With the monsoon lashing the fertile state of Punjab, precious foodgrains are set to rot because of the lack...
  • 22,000 quintals of wheat declared unfit for human consumption 13-06-2013 09:30 AM

    Deoli: Even as the UPA pushes for its ambitious food security legislation, there has been little improvement when it comes to storage infrastructure for food grains. CNN-IBN on its visit to Deoli in Haryana for the third consecutive year has found out that 22,000 quintals of wheat, which was brought...
  • Yahoo reboots Flickr, offers 1 terabyte of online storage for free 21-05-2013 09:43 AM

    New York: Fresh on the heels of its $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr, Yahoo says it is rebooting its languishing photo-sharing site Flickr with plans to make it "awesome" again. Yahoo Inc. said at an event in New York City's Times Square on Monday that it is now offering users...
  • Government to prioritise wheat exports 06-03-2013 11:53 PM

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  • Microsoft sued over Surface tablet storage 15-11-2012 02:32 AM

    Los Angeles: A California lawyer is suing Microsoft, claiming the Surface tablet he bought doesn't have all the storage space the company advertised. Andrew Sokolowski says he bought a Surface with 32 gigabytes of storage last week. But he quickly ran out of space after loading it with music and...
  • Sandisk expands product portfolio 21-09-2011 01:52 PM

    New Delhi: Storage solutions firm SanDisk today launched a slew of new products for various devices like mobile phones, cameras, notebooks and tablets, expanding its product portfolio in the country. "Our flash storage solutions help consumers capture more photos, load their mobile apps faster, share exciting moments with friends and...
  • Govt saves rent on storage, leaves grain to rot 30-06-2011 10:47 PM

    Ludhiana: Tens of thousands of bags of rice have gone up in smoke and continue to smolder and burn in Khamano near Ludhiana. Spread over two kilometers all the grain has been lying in the open for the last five years. A similar story was there in Fatehgarh Sahib, where...
  • MP lacks storage for its record wheat produce 12-05-2011 01:59 PM

    Itarsi: No fresh procurement of grain is taking place in Madhya Pradesh till the procured wheat is lifted by the Food Corporation of India. Farmers say payments have been stuck for a long time and fresh produce is lying in the open across the state. The state government has blamed...
  • Andhra farmers forced into distress paddy sale 11-05-2011 04:36 PM

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh farmers have been forced into distress sale of paddy after the government failed to lift the grain since there is no space to store it. Andhra Pradesh government sources say only 25 per cent of the yield can be bought as there is no space to store...
  • Singapore's Olam to acquire Britannia Food 31-01-2011 10:29 AM

    Singapore: Olam International on Monday announced plans to acquire a 100 per cent stake in Britannia Food Ingredients Holdings (BFI) and Britannia Storage and Distribution (BSD) for a combined enterprise value of 33.5 million pounds (approximately $50 million). Olam - which is owned by Singapore-based Indian tycoon Sunny Verghese -...
  • Foodgrains - Stemming the Rot 11-12-2010 03:26 PM

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  • Govt orders probe into rotting of wheat 26-07-2010 06:49 PM

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  • 'Solar Chill' to em-power rural India 02-11-2006 03:45 PM

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