Air Conditioners
Business  /  Published 08.04.21

Rs 10,000cr: incentive for ACs, solar cells

The government on Wednesday approved production-linked incentive (PLI) schemes worth over Rs 10,500 crore to boost domestic manufacturing capacity of solar PV modules and white goods such as air condi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 28.12.20

Start-up sells refurbished ACs

Calcutta-based start-up 999services is witnessing robust growth as it looks to make air-conditioners an essential product and bring an element of reliability in its servicing. Its e-commerce platform...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 17.10.20

AC curbs to hit China, Thailand

Shipments from China and Thailand are set to take a hit as India bans the import of air-conditioners with refrigerants to promote domestic manufacturing. Data showed that India imported split air-con...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Science Tech  /  Published 06.09.20

Plasma power

Now that we know the novel coronavirus can float and linger in poorly-ventilated indoor areas for hours, enclosed public spaces are deemed high risk for spreading the infection. To make such spaces &m...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

World  /  Published 05.09.20

Bangla: 12 dead in blast in mosque

At least 12 worshippers, including a child, were killed and 25 others injured when a suspected gas leak caused six air conditioners to explode almost simultaneously in a mosque on the outskirts of Ban...
By PTI in Dhaka


Jharkhand  /  Published 13.08.20

Don't use car ACs, babus told

All government officials have been told not to use their car air conditioners while travelling to work in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the instruction included in a fresh set of SOPs issued by t...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 18.08.19

Women are not better multitaskers than men

Sir — Women have traditionally been considered better at multitasking than men. But a study published in PLOS One shows that they are no better at it than men, rather they are simply forced to do se...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 21.04.20

Essential lessons of a lockdown

It’s the small things that can turn into gigantic dilemmas after four weeks in lockdown. Ask Ranjana Singh, a Calcutta-based financial planner: “Our toilet flush jammed. We managed to get a plumbe...
By Smita Tripathi in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.06.19

Heat, food ordeal aboard Rajdhani

If you thought travelling in Rajdhani Express is synonymous with comfort and luxury, think again. For those who boarded the New Delhi-Ranchi Rajdhani Express on Friday afternoon, it turned out to be a...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.05.19

Broken MGM door makes ACs useless

The air-conditioned burns ward of MGM Medical Hospital and College has literally become a hot chamber after angry kin of a patient broke the main glass door of the sprawling room earlier this week fol...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur


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