Page-33 of Current Affairs - January, 2014

Tamil Nadu government launches free CFL scheme

In a bid to promote power saving, Tamil Nadu government began the first phase of distributing free Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) bulbs to over 14 lakh hut-dwellers in the state. The scheme is aimed at saving 40 mw of electricity. The government will implement the scheme in phases. The first phase costing Rs 8.77 crore ..

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Scientists discovered Phosphorous in remnants of Supernova

Astronomers have, for the first time, discovered phosphorous — one of the vital elements for life — in the cosmic remains from a supernova explosion. It has been found that phosphorus is 100 times more abundant in the leftovers of a supernova than elsewhere in the galaxy, affirming the hypothesis that massive exploding stars are ..

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OIL signs pact with IRMA for studying the feasibility of Project ‘Kamdhenu’

PSU (Public Sector Unit) Oil India Ltd. has inked an agreement with Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) to conduct a feasibility study for the company for its plan to set up dairy production facility in Assam. The project which has been named ‘Kamdhenu’ aims to set up big milk production centre in Upper Assam. ..

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