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‘Indian firms can help build Indonesian infrastructure’


August 31st, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian firms can help build Indonesian infrastructure, said Indian envoy Gurjit Singh as a major conference here discussed the ways and means to associate Indian companies ... Read more...

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Spanish economy shrinks


August 29th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish economy shrank 0.4 percent in the second quarter after a contraction of 0.3 percent in the first three months of the year, the National ... Read more...

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‘Africa needs India for education’


July 29th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 29 (IANS) "The Chinese will come and build roads, stadiums and infrastructure.... They will build labs, but who will run the labs?," asks Jean-Pierre Ezin, the AU's ... Read more...

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Bolt wins but disappointed by time


May 26th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ostrava (Czech Republic), May 26 (IANS/CMC) World sprint star Usain Bolt remained unbeaten this season with a win here but was left lamenting his sluggish time after labouring to dismiss a ... Read more...

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`Iran’s oil production to fall 500,000 barrels per day’


April 11th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, April 11 (IANS) Iran's crude oil production is expected to fall by about 500,000 barrels per day by the end of this year due to a lack of investment ... Read more...

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Zuma taunts West, says Africa is treated with respect in BRICS


March 29th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Amid BRICS's growing engagement with the 54-nation continent, South African President Jacob Zuma Thursday said Africa was "treated with respect" and not patronised in this ... Read more...

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RComm expands Application Aware Network service


March 21st, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Reliance Communications Wednesday announced an expansion of its Application Aware Network service to India, enabling enterprises to upgrade to an intelligent network for increased business efficiency."As ... Read more...

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Chinese firms eye India for business


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 22 (IANS) Sixty percent of trading firms in China plan to target emerging markets like India and Vietnam for business in the next five years, a survey has ... Read more...

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U.S. online sales reach almost $50 billion in fourth quarter


February 7th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by BNO News
RESTON, VIRGINIA (BNO NEWS) -- Retail e-commerce sales in the United States reached almost $50 billion during the fourth quarter of 2011, a 14 percent increase compared to the previous year, according ... Read more...

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US economic growth accelerates


January 28th, 2012 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) The US economy grew at the fastest pace in a year and a half in the fourth quarter of 2011, the Commerce Department said Friday.The encouraging ... Read more...

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US economic growth revised down to 1.8 percent


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) US economic growth rate was revised down to 1.8 percent in the third quarter of this year, the commerce department said Thursday.The department attributed the slowdown ... Read more...

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US economy to strengthen in near term: Federal Reserve


November 23rd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) The near-term projection for the pace of growth of the US economy was revised up due to the recent positive data on consumer spending and business ... Read more...

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Important we show confidence in Yuvraj: Dhoni


November 17th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Stylish batsman Yuvraj Singh may not be in the best of form, but Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels he needs backing as it is important ... Read more...

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Big Ben Tower is leaning over


October 10th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Visitors have suspected for years that the iconic Big Ben tower is not standing vertical. True to the suspicion of the visitors, a group of surveyors have ... Read more...

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Westminster clock tower is leaning


October 9th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) The Westminster clock tower is leaning and this is noticable from outside.Endless underground building works have been blamed for the tiny topple and civil engineers say ... Read more...

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Food inflation rises 9.41 percent; Pranab expresses concern


October 7th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India's food inflation accelerated to 9.41 percent for the week ended Sep 24 as compared to 9.13 percent in the previous week due to ... Read more...

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Easy win for Cape Cobras in CLT20 match


September 24th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) Powered by a 88-run opening stand between Herschelle Gibbs and young Richard Levi, Nashua Cape Cobras, the South African champions, cruised past New South Wales ... Read more...

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India slips in economic freedom: Report


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) India has slipped to 94th position in the world in terms of economic freedom as compared to 90th position last year, according to a study, ... Read more...

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Amitabh wants Harley Davidson!


May 6th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) After riding what he calls the "beast bike" for "Bbuddah - Hoga Tera Baap", megastar Amitabh Bachchan is eager to buy his own Harley ... Read more...

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Science reveals why fast bowlers are more injury-prone than others


April 27th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 27(ANI): Cricket fast bowlers are more injury-prone than others, and the practice of creating their own custom footwear could be making things worse, according to a new study.The report, by ... Read more...

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$350 million World Bank loan for Karnataka’s roads


March 25th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a $350 million loan to India to accelerate the development of Karnataka's core road network through the Second Karnataka State Highway ... Read more...

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Now, a system that documents healing process of injured joints in detail


March 19th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA in Stuttgart have developed a system that documents a knee patient's healing process in detail.This motivates patients ... Read more...

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Valencia can be key in reviving Man U’s treble bid


March 11th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson has said that he cannot wait to have Antonio Valencia back to lift the club's Treble bid.The Ecuadorian winger broke an ... Read more...

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Melting ice sheets largest contributor to sea level rise


March 10th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) Melting Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets are overtaking ice loss from mountain glaciers and ice caps to become the dominant contributor to global sea level rise, ... Read more...

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Toyota to recall over two mn vehicles in US


February 25th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) Toyota will recall 2.17 million vehicles in the US to examine accelerator problems.Toyota will make adjustments to prevent the accelerators from becoming entrapped in floor mats or becoming ... Read more...

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Italy’s $1.4m super car Pagani Huayra unveiled


January 29th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Automakers Pagani in Italy has come up with a 1.4 million dollar super car named Huayra.Named after an ancient Andean god of wind, the Huayra has been engineered ... Read more...

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Believe it or not - glaciers are growing!


January 28th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) There is some good news regarding climate change - glaciers are actually growing! The reason being that hotter summers may actually slow down the flow of glaciers, ... Read more...

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New chocolate genome sequence could make ‘food of the gods’ better


December 27th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): An international team of scientists has identified a variety of gene families that may help improve the production of the high quality chocolate.The team, lead by Claire Lanaud ... Read more...

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Terrorists safe havens in Pakistan must be eliminated: Obama (Lead)


December 17th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Asserting that the terrorist safe havens in Pakistan must be eliminated, US President Barack Obama Thursday said he will travel to Islamabad next year to ... Read more...

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Electric car REVAi to be marketed in Pune


December 11th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Shivaji SalunkePune, Dec.11 (ANI): Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt. Limited has announced that REVAi vehicle would be available at four Mahindra dealers in Pune.This is one of the major initiatives announced ... Read more...

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Kiwi cricketers need ‘intense’ Oz system exposure to be world class: Edgar


November 28th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Nov 28(ANI): Former New Zealand cricketer Bruce Edgar has urged New Zealand Cricket to strike a deal with Cricket Australia to allow their best young talent to be immersed in the ... Read more...

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New material brings Harry Potter style ‘invisibility cloak’ a step closer


November 4th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Scottish researchers have made a practical breakthrough that brings the possibility of an invisibility cardigan - or any other item of invisibility clothing - one step closer.Two ... Read more...

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British police being trained for Mumbai-style attack


October 26th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) British police are being trained and armed with more powerful weapons to prepare for any future "Mumbai-style" terror attack in the country, a media report said Tuesday.Security ... Read more...

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Brit police in training for ‘26/11 Mumbai-style’ gun attacks


October 26th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26(ANI): British security chiefs have ordered an acceleration in police training to prepare for any future '26/11 Mumbai-style' gun attacks in the country.According to the BBC, a series of ... Read more...

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PL Engineering and Nuvia to form JV for nuclear sector


September 29th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) PL Engineering, a Punj Lloyd Group company, Wednesday entered into an agreement with the Indian unit of French nuclear engineering company Nuvia to form a joint venture to ... Read more...

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