Thursday, March 25, 2010

CPCB declared Gujarat as the most-polluted state in India

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has declared Gujarat as the most polluted state in the country. Gujarat is followed by Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh.

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Monday, March 22, 2010

New Tata Nano Car bursts into flames

I had some basic doubts on the safety of Tata Nano car (World's Cheapest Car) from the day I saw the demo model at one of their showrooms. This car has got the fuel inlet at the front under the bonnet. Any leaked fuel could potentially cause a disaster, especially when it is on the move. A recent incident could be indicative of this layout issue.

Yesterday, Mr. Satish Sawant an insurance agent from LIC Colony, Mulund (W), Mumbai was taking his brand new Tata Nano car home from the showroom when it burst into flames. He managed to escape unscathed.

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