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Steep hike in Mumbai gas prices; CNG at Rs 43.45; PNG at Rs 26.58

Steep hike in Mumbai gas prices; CNG at Rs 43.45; PNG at Rs 26.58

31 Oct 2014

Mumbai: City gas distributor Mahanagar Gas Ltd on Friday hiked CNG prices by Rs 4.50 to 43.45/kg and domestic piped natural gas (PNG) by Rs 2.49 to Rs 26.58/SCM, in the megapolis effective Friday midnight following the 33 per cent hike effected by the Centre.

Mumbai gas prices,   Gas distributor,   Mahanagar Gas Ltd,   CNG prices,   Piped natural gas,   PNG,  
GAIL profit up 42 percent at Rs 1,303 crore

GAIL profit up 42 percent at Rs 1,303 crore

31 Oct 2014

New Delhi: GAIL (India) Ltd, the nation's largest natural gas distributor, on Friday reported 42 percent jump in its September quarter net profit as it did not pay any fuel subsidy.

GAIL,   GAIL India,   GAIL Q2,   GAIL net revenue,   GAIL revenue,   natural gas,   July-September quarter,   fuel subsidy,  
<strong>Disaster</strong> response robots to discern between humans and rubble

Disaster response robots to discern between humans and rubble

28 Oct 2014

Washington: Researchers have developed a new algorithm that allows robots to differentiate between humans and debris while carrying out search and rescue operations following a natural disaster.

Disaster,   robots,   rubble,   algorithm,   rescue operations,   natural disaster,  
European oil firm BP hails Modi government's decision to hike gas price

European oil firm BP hails Modi government's decision to hike gas price

31 Oct 2014

New Delhi: BP plc, Europe's third-biggest oil company, has said that the 33 percent increase in natural gas price is a positive step towards creating an economic landscape that helps in development of gas resources.

European oil firm,   BP,   Modi government,   gas price,   gas price hike,   natural gas price ,  
More than 17,000 people evacuated as cyclone Nilofar nears Gujurat

More than 17,000 people evacuated as cyclone Nilofar nears Gujurat

31 Oct 2014

Ahmedabad: More than 17,000 people living near the coastal areas in Gujarat have been evacuated by authorities in view of the approaching tropical cyclone Nilofar which, however, has gradually weakened and is expected to hit the state merely as a "depression".

17,  000 people,   people evacuated,   cyclone Nilofar,   Gujurat,   cyclonic storm,   natural calamity,   evacuation,  
SBI General to settle 70 percent of Cyclone Hudhud claims by today

SBI General to settle 70 percent of Cyclone Hudhud claims by today

31 Oct 2014

Mumbai: SBI General Insurance has received 541 claims after Cyclone Hudhud, which lashed the Andhra Pradesh coast recently, and would settle 70 percent of claims by tomorrow, a top official of the company said.

SBI,   SBI General,   Cyclone Hudhud,   cyclone claims,   natural calamity,   cyclonic storm,  
Cyclone Nilofar to hit Gujarat as 'depression'

Cyclone Nilofar to hit Gujarat as 'depression'

30 Oct 2014

Ahmedabad: In a huge relief for people living near Gujarat's coastal areas, the MeT department said that 'Nilofar', earlier dubbed as a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS) over west-central Arabian sea, is likely to make a landfall near Naliya in Kutch tomorrow as a 'depression'.

Cyclone Nilofar,   Gujarat,   depression,   cyclone,   cyclonic storm,   natural calamity,  
NDRF constable catches snake, averts stampede during Chhath

NDRF constable catches snake, averts stampede during Chhath

30 Oct 2014

Patna: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) averted a major tragedy on the occasion of Chhath at the famous Konhara Ghat near Hajipur in Vaishali district of Bihar, after its personnel caught a snake that ventured into a crowd of thousands of devotees present there, a senior NDRF official said on Thursday.

National Disaster Response Force,   snake in Chhath,   Chhath,   Konhara Ghat,   Hajipur,   Vaishali,   Bihar,   NDRF,   Sandhya Arghya,  
Opposition BJP slams <strong>Uttarakhand</strong> CM for frequent visits to Delhi

Opposition BJP slams Uttarakhand CM for frequent visits to Delhi

30 Oct 2014

Dehradun: Main opposition BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday advised Chief Minister Harish Rawat to stop his frequent visits to Delhi and address the problems being faced by people in the calamity-hit areas of the state.

BJP,   Uttarakhand CM,   Harish Rawat,   Ajay Bhatt,   Congress,   Vijay Bahuguna,  
Cyclone Nilofar: NDRF deploys 14 rescue teams in Gujarat

Cyclone Nilofar: NDRF deploys 14 rescue teams in Gujarat

29 Oct 2014

New Delhi: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 14 rescue and relief teams with boats and other flood rescue equipment as proactive measure to mitigate the situation during cyclonic storm Nilofar which is expected to hit the Gujarat coast on Friday.

National Disaster Response Force,   NDRF,   cyclonic storm Nilofar,   Gujarat coast,  

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