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Scientists find sand absorbs high-speed ballistic impact better than steel

In a recent study, a team of researchers from the National University of Singapore's (NUS) Faculty of Engineering found that sand can absorb more...

‘Tiny earthquakes’ help researchers predict mountain rock falls

The risk of mountain rock falls in regions with sub-zero temperatures, such as the Swiss Alps and parts of Canada, could be better predicted...

This new material captures energy from human motion

Scientists at Michigan State University have developed a flexible, film-like material that generates electrical energy when touched, meaning devices like smartphones and tablets could...

Initial bids for development of Navi Mumbai airport likely to be...

The initial bids for development of the Navi Mumbai international airport is likely to be opened early next month.   The Navi Mumbai airport, which...

State Government to take over the VMC flyover project

On Friday, the standing committee of VMC amended the original proposal of the flyover project brought by the administration and added that the civic...

Suresh Prabhu: Superfast train from Mumbai-Goa

A new terminus for long distance trains at Kalyan, a 130 kmph superfast train from Mumbai-Goa and all-Ac Humsafer train with modern amenities from...

Metro Viaduct hurdle finally resolved

Overhead metro viaduct construction makes its way as the work appertaining to demolishing a portion of the Begumpet post office are in force. This proposed...

Ethiopia inaugurates Gibe III hydroelectric dam to double electricity output

Ethiopia inaugurated a hydroelectric dam that targets to double the country's electricity output.   The Gibe III dam, which reaches 243 metres (800 feet) in...

Govt to review status of 72 coal mines soon

The government over the next few days will examine the status of 72 coal blocks allocated either through allotment or auction route to companies...

China’s Wanda Group submits proposal to build Rs 65,000 crore township...

One of the largest real estate developers in China, Wanda Group has submitted a proposal for setting up a green field integrated industrial township...

Suzlon Energy appoints Sanjay Baweja as Chief Financial Officer

Suzlon Energy has appointed Sanjay Baweja as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with effect from December 19, 2016, Suzlon Energy informed BSE.  Kirti Vagadia...

Ramboll appoints Sundar Chandramouli as new Director to steer growth plans

Ramboll announced the appointment of Sundar Chandramouli as the Director to lead its Buildings business in India. Based in the company’s Mumbai office, Sundar’s...

The MB-LS170 screening bucket for the exploitation of scrap aluminium

A German company specialized in the recycling of metals and slag from blast furnaces, which has chosen one of the most recent MB Crusher...

75 per cent of Indian companies not prepared for disaster management:...

Nearly 75 per cent of Indian companies are not prepared for disaster management, a recent survey by real estate consultant, Commercial Real Estate Services...

Nagpur lags behind as Pune Metro gathers steam

The metro project for Pune is in progession. The ground work for the Pune metro will be done faster than Nagpur's as multiple task...

Demonetisation having no affection Kochi Metro

Assuring that the Kochi Metro works were not affected by the demonetisation measures, E Sreedharan, principal advisor to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, said here...

K J George : Steel flyover faces opposition from Jet plane...

It is those owning jets who are opposing the steel flyover, affirmed the City development minister K J George. The minister said so on Friday...

Govt plans to elevate road-side stretch of Mumbai-Goa national highway on...

The government is exploring the possibility of beautifying the surroundings of Mumbai-Goa national highway along the seacoast on the lines of the road linking...

Kerala’s Nemom Coaching Terminal set to become a reality

The coaching terminal proposed on 12.14 hectares of land owned by Railways at Nemom, aimed at decongesting Thiruvananthapuram Central, is set to become a...

Port connectivity projects set to get a major boost

Indian Port Rail Corporation (IPRCL), which started operations late last year, plans to start work on the Rs 4,300-crore contract connecting Odisha’s Paradip and...