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Strike halts work on mega-dam in Brazil

April 24th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 24 (IANS/EFE) A strike Monday effectively halted work on Brazil's giant Belo Monte hydroelectric dam, a controversial project in the heart of Amazonia that has drawn ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to strengthen roads for Toshiba JSW Turbine’s project

January 12th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has decided to strengthen the bridges and the roads connecting power equipment major Toshiba JSW Turbine and Generator Pvt Ltd's plant and ... Read more...

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Wankhede Stadium unsafe: Activist

February 10th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) The safety and security of Wankhede Stadium in south Mumbai has been compromised while carrying out its renovation prior to the cricket World Cup, an activist claimed ThursdayIndian ... Read more...

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India, China become leading nations to move urban population out of slums

March 19th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar. 19 (ANI): With India and China lifting more and more of their urban population out of slum-like conditions every year, 227 million people across the world have moved out of ... Read more...

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World’s largest slave graveyard uncovered on St Helena Island

December 12th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 12 (ANI): Archaeologists have uncovered one of the largest slave graveyards anywhere in the world on the tiny island of St Helena.According to a report in the Times, the bones ... Read more...

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Scottish man may face charges for laughing at neighbour’s daughter

December 7th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 07 (ANI): A man in Scotland may soon face charges for laughing at his neighbour's daughter.Stuart Hunt, who has a dispute with neighbours Stuart and Shirley Latham, breached an unusual ... Read more...

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Tense calm in Madagascar after military attack on presidency

March 17th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Antananarivo (Madagascar), March 17 (DPA) A tense calm reigned in Madagascar's capital Tuesday after mutinous troops cranked up the mounting pressure on President Marc Ravalomanana to step down by storming one of ... Read more...

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Archaeologists uncover 1,000 yr-old burial site in England

December 31st, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): Archaeologists have found more than a dozen skeletons thought to be thousands of years old, at an ancient burial site in Dorset, England.According to a report ... Read more...

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Haiti building collapse toll rises to 84

November 9th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Nov 9 (DPA) As rescue workers continued to dig through the rubble, the number of dead early Sunday had reached 84 in the collapse of a Haitian school as special rescue ... Read more...

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Maoist offered constable’s post

April 22nd, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, April 22 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has offered a constable's post to a former Maoist commander who confessed he carried out an attack on Singh's chopper three years ago. ... Read more...

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Another Indian company bags second Nepal hydropower deal

March 3rd, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 3 (IANS) Within two months of India's GMR Group bagging a much-coveted hydropower deal in Nepal, another Indian company has now obtained rights to a second one despite ... Read more...

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New Bangalore airport races against time for take-off

February 21st, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, Feb 21 (IANS) With the clock ticking away, it is a race against time for the consortium of Bengaluru International Airport Ltd to complete the Rs.25-billion greenfield project by March 30 ... Read more...

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