Warehouse

  • Soldiers kill 22 at warehouse in central Mexico July 1, 2014

    Mexico: Soldiers have killed 22 people at a warehouse in central Mexico state in a shootout that also left a soldier injured, the Defence Department said. The department said in a brief statement on Monday that soldiers were patrolling the town of Tlataya when they came across a warehouse being...
  • Haryana orders CBI probe into Rs 8 cr contract awarded by Khemka January 18, 2014

    Chandigarh: The Haryana government has ordered a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into a Rs 8 crore contract awarded by IAS officer Ashok Khemka to a firm in Gujarat when he was the Managing Director of the State Warehouse Corporation in 2009. Ashok Khemka has earlier exposed...
  • Amazon unveils new hiring spree ahead of Obama visit July 29, 2013

    San Francsico: Amazon.com Inc unveiled a new hiring spree on Monday ahead of a visit by President Barack Obama to one of the Internet retailer's giant distribution warehouses this week. Amazon said it is looking to fill more than 5,000 new full-time jobs at 17 of its fulfilment centres across the...
  • Thane: 15 injured in cylinder explosion January 16, 2013

    Thane: Fifteen people were injured, some of them seriously, in a gas cylinder explosion in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in Thane, police said on Wednesday. The explosion took place late Tuesday evening in a godown at Rajnoli Naka on the Bhiwandi-Nashik Highway, where waste plastic was stored for recycling,...
  • New charges of nepotism against Ashok Gehlot April 17, 2011

    Jaipur: More charges of nepotism have been levied against Ashok Gehlot. It is said that he favoured the a real estate company Shouri Constructions, where his daughter Sonia Gehlot and her husband Gautam Ankhand are directors. Gautam Ankhand said, "We are staying there not because we are shareholders or directors, but...
  • Foodgrains - Stemming the Rot January 12, 2011

    For a few years now, India’s self sufficiency in food grains has been accompanied by reports of wastage due to poor storage. All this could be a thing of the past if the Warehouse Development & Regulation Act (WDRA) 2007 is implemented well. The WDRA will allow private investment in good storage...
  • CRPF trooper kills three colleagues, shoots self October 11, 2010

    Imphal: An irate Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper on Monday killed three of his colleagues and later shot himself dead with his service weapon following a heated altercation in Manipur, officials said. A police spokesperson said the incident took place around 7 am at the Food Corporation of India (FCI)...
  • Madhya Pradesh leaves wheat to rot in the open June 5, 2010

    Bhopal: More than 1 lakh metric ton of wheat is lying in the open and rotting in Madhya Pradesh even as the Met Department says monsoon will reach the state in a week's time. The wheat has been left in the open because of a shortage of storage space. Madhya Pradesh...
  • Hungry protesters raid food warehouse in Argentina October 29, 2009

    Chaco (Argentina): Hungry protesters, mostly indigenous people, raided a government food warehouse on Tuesday (October 28) in the poverty-stricken northern province of Chaco after their pleas for government aid fell on deaf ears. Among Argentina's poorest provinces, Chaco sits close to Paraguay on Argentina's northern border. Nearly half of its...
  • Sponsor drops Celebrity Big Brother June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The racial abuse of Indian actress Shilpa Shetty on reality show Celebrity Big Brother has cost UK’s Channel 4 loss of business. Carphone Warehouse, Europe's largest mobile phone retail chain, has stopped its sponsorship of the show because of the “behaviour of participants”. In a press statement, the company...