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Beijing to shut 2,500 small, polluting firms

Beijing will shut down 2,500 small and polluting firms in 2016 in its latest environmental protection efforts, said the municipal government.

Shut down in Karnataka today for water project

Normal life will be affected on Saturday across Karnataka in view of the 12-hour shut down call by several social outfits for getting water to three parched districts in the state`s northern region.

South Korea to close its oldest reactor

 South Korea's oldest nuclear reactor is expected to be shut down permanently in 2017 after growing safety concerns over the ageing facility.

Technical problem shuts down Slovenian nuclear plant

 Slovenia`s only nuclear plant Krsko said Thursday it has initiated a preventive shutdown over technical problems in the system for monitoring the temperature.

Nigeria fuel crisis could shut down mobile phones, operator warns

Nigeria`s biggest mobile phone operator MTN has warned that its network faces shutdown due to fuel shortages that have crippled the nation.

Oprah Winfrey to shut down Harpo Studios in Chicago

Oprah Winfrey to shut down Harpo Studios in Chicago

TV mogul Oprah Winfrey has revealed her Harpo Studios in Chicago will be shut down by year's end in favour of a transition to OWN headquarters in LA.

Third unit of Tuticorin plant taken up for maintenance work

Tuticorin: The third unit of the Tuticorin Thermal Power Station has been shut down for maintenance, officials Wednesday said.

Imran Khan attacks Sharif, threatens to shut down major cities

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan Sunday announced his plans to bring major cities in the country to a standstill, while pressing for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation.

Kerala shuts down, suffers Rs 900 crore loss

A dawn-to-dusk state-wide shutdown Monday, called by the Left opposition to protest an order on implementation of the Kasturirangan panel report on conserving Western Ghats environment, brought Kerala to a grinding halt and Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said it cost the state Rs 900 crore.

For Barack Obama, it's the 'Republican shutdown'

For President Barack Obama, the US government shutdown that rippled across the country on Tuesday is the "Republican shutdown" and he is working hard to see that the name sticks to his political opponents.

Internet services shut down in Syria

Internet services in Syria have been off since early Wednesday, which appears to be a second blackout in a week, reported Al-Jazeera and a pro-opposition activist website.

Moscow varsity casino shut down

Moscow police have shut down an illegal casino operating on the premises of a state university, the interior ministry reported Monday.

Nepal Court rescues Indian JV from shut down

A Nepalese court has rescued Surya
Nepal, an Indian joint venture tobacco company from being shut
down indefinitely.

Naphtha pipeline shut down temporarily after fire

The Goa DMA has ordered the temporary shutdown of a multi-product pipeline from the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) to a fertiliser manufacturing plant in the port town of Vasco following a fire outbreak on Friday evening.

AI: BJP smells scam, demands reply from PM

Pointing out that Air India losses have mounted after the
merger of the domestic and international airliners, BJP wondered whether the present state
of affairs in the airlines was a ploy to shut it down.

AMU shut down indefinitely after violence

The university authorities have asked the students to vacate the hostels within the next 48 hours.

World’s most prolific source of spam emails shut down

In a series of coordinated raids by Microsoft and US federal authorities, the world’s most prolific source of spam emails has been shut down.

Will shut down illegal casinos in Panaji: Parrikar

The BJP-supported panel which is
contesting elections for Corporation of City of Panaji (CCP),
has promised to shut down illegal casinos if voted to power.

Militants force school to shut down

A militant outfit has forced the closure of a premier school in Manipur`s Imphal West district for non-payment of its monetary demand.

Delhi faces water crisis, two treatment plants shut down

Parts of Delhi woke up to a water crisis Wednesday as two of the main water treatment plants in the city were shut down by the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) because of high levels of ammonia in the water.