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Senior Rajasthan official held for corruption


August 17th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 17 (IANS) A senior Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) officer was Friday booked on charges of alleged corruption during land acquisition by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) ... Read more...

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Russia to resume building diesel submarines


July 27th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will resume production of non-nuclear Lada-class submarines, Navy chief Vice Adm. Viktor Chirkov said Friday.Construction of two Lada-class subs, the Sevastopol and the Kronshtadt, ... Read more...

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Iran to build 10 warships


June 21st, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will build 10 frigates and destroyers, Iranian Navy deputy chief Rear Adm. Abbas Zamini said Wednesday.These include a Mowj-1 class destroyer, launched in 2010, ... Read more...

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US Navy warship captain fired after collision


June 20th, 2012 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) US Navy has relieved a warship commander of his command after the warship collided with an oil tanker, an official said Tuesday.Chuck Litchfield, captain of amphibious ... Read more...

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BJP MLA arrested in Rajasthan, granted bail


May 29th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 29 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator in Rajasthan was arrested Tuesday for manhandling administrative officers and abusing them with casteist remarks in 2009, police said. ... Read more...

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Nicaragua seizes over two tonnes of cocaine


March 6th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Managua, March 6 (IANS/EFE) Nicaraguan naval units seized more than two tonnes of cocaine in an operation on the country's southern Caribbean coast, the military said Monday.The drugs were confiscated ... Read more...

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Mumbai born US naval commander dies suddenly


November 11th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) Capt. Tushar Tembe, India-born commander of America's 100,000-ton nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, has died suddenly.Tembe, 49, collapsed at about 10 a.m. Tuesday ... Read more...

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Colombia seizes 2.2 tonnes of cocaine


September 13th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) Colombian authorities intercepted a speedboat carrying 2.2 tonnes of cocaine and arrested the vessel's four-person crew, an official said.The operation took place Saturday night in the ... Read more...

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Lawyers in Uttar Pradesh boycott work


September 5th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) Lawyers across Uttar Pradesh struck work Monday to protest the killing of two of their colleagues during a clash with revenue officials in Lakhimpuri Kheri district, ... Read more...

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Russia to build n-powered destroyer by 2016


June 30th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will finish in 2016 the construction of a new destroyer, most likely to be nuclear-powered, a top official said Thursday."A prototype of an ocean-going ... Read more...

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Three die of gas leak in Uttar Pradesh, enquiry ordered (Lead)


January 29th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hardoi (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 29 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, died and seven others were hospitalised following a gas leak at a chemical factory here, officials said Saturday. A magisterial inquiry ... Read more...

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Floodwater disrupts normal life in Uttar Pradesh


January 16th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 16(ANI): Several people have been rendered homeless after heavy rains led to a flood like situation in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district.Locals said that the floodwater have not only ... Read more...

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Tailhook Scandal: Captain Owen Honors Sacked


January 5th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Captain Owen Honors was sacked from the USS Enterprise on Tuesday. For over three years he had served as the captain of the nuclear powered aircraft ... Read more...

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USS Enterprise Video Creates Controversy


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A series of raunchy and racy videos, which features gay slurs, sexual innuendos and also mimics of masturbation as well as bathing of service members, has ... Read more...

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US troops in Iraq shown raunchy videos


January 3rd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 3 (IANS) The US is probing how raunchy videos, with sexual and anti-gay remarks, were produced and shown to the crew of an aircraft carrier deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan.The ... Read more...

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Risk of war rising in Korean peninsula: Adm. Mullen


December 14th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Dec 14 (ANI): Admiral Mike Mullen, the top US military officer, has warned that the danger of war or hostilities is rising in the Korean peninsula.The warning of Mullen, who ... Read more...

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President Obama hails Adm. Allen as he retires as oil spill commander


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – United States President Barack Obama on Friday hailed Admiral Thad Allen for his work as commander of the oil spill response effort as Allen announced his retirement ... Read more...

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BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill well now “effectively dead”


September 20th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): British Petroleum (BP) has finally capped the leaking well that has spewed millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.According to the BBC, a ... Read more...

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Mild earthquake in Gujarat’s Patan District


September 2nd, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
Patan (Gujarat), Sep 2 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale hit the areas near Gujarat's Patan District on Thursday.There were, however, no casualties, but witnesses said the residents fled ... Read more...

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Diabetes impairs but does not halt sex among older adults with the disease


August 27th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): While diabetes does impair the urge to have sex in older adults, it has no role to play in bringing their sex life to a halt, according to ... Read more...

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Administration gears up for upcoming elections in Bihar


August 19th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Patna, Aug 19 (ANI): Administration has geared up to conduct the ensuing polls to the state legislature as evident from the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) being checked at several ... Read more...

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US has Iran strike plan, says top military official


August 2nd, 2010 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) The US military has a plan to attack Iran if needed to prevent it from developing a nuclear weapon, a media report said. A military strike would have severe ... Read more...

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‘WikiLeaks’ founder has ‘blood of soldiers on his hands’, says Mullen


July 30th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): United States has asked for FBI's help to inquiry into the leaking of more than 90,000 classified military records on the Afghan war by 'WikiLeaks' website, and accused ... Read more...

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Russia, NATO to discuss military ties


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A NATO delegation will visit Russia Thursday to discuss cooperation on the fight against sea piracy and the situation in Afghanistan, the defence ministry said. During their ... Read more...

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Prohibitory orders ahead of Bhopal gas verdict Monday


June 6th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 6 (IANS) Orders prohibiting gathering of four or more people have been clamped around the premises of the Bhopal district court, which will pronounce judgment in the ... Read more...

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Progress reported in efforts to stop the BP’s oil spill


June 6th, 2010 - 2:27 am ICT by BNO News
THEODORE, ALABAMA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen on Saturday said that progress was made in effors to slow the British Petroleum (BP) oil spill off Alabama's coast.BP captured ... Read more...

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BREAKING: BP ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ Says ‘Top Kill’ Method Has Stopped Oil Leak


May 27th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A wire which was read by Fox News from the United States Coast Guard has stated that the 'Top Kill' method which they had used in an attempt ... Read more...

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BP to continue ‘live video feed’ during their top kill process (Watch Here)


May 26th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Gulf of Mexico, May 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials at BP said that they would continue to present the live video during their latest measure to plug the leak. They are going ... Read more...

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NASA Photo: Nat’l Guard Will Stop Oil Slick Threat With Fire


April 29th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In images which can be seen below NASA has released pictures of the oil spill that is seeping it's way to the shorelines of Florida, Louisiana, and other ... Read more...

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Five Greater Noida officials transferred for land row


April 26th, 2010 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, April 25 (IANS) Five officials of the Greater Noida administration were transferred Sunday after a controversy arose over a piece of land that the government acquired near a mansion being ... Read more...

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Fattening school lunches are a ‘national security threat’


April 21st, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Military leaders are worried that the fattening school lunches could spell their doom. Because high calorie school lunches make obese kids, who are too fat by ... Read more...

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Too Fat to fight: Fattening school lunches make obese kids which are a ‘national security threat’


April 21st, 2010 - 1:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Apr 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of retired military officers have said that fattening school lunches make obese kids. They have termed them as ‘national security threat’ because ‘they are too ... Read more...

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Maoists kidnap five officials in Jharkhand, release all (Lead)


March 20th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 20 (IANS) Maoist rebels abducted five government officials, including an additional judicial magistrate, at gun point from Latehar district in Jharkhand Saturday noon. The rebels, however, released all of them ... Read more...

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STF asked to trace missing woman official in Uttar Pradesh


February 22nd, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has entrusted the Special Task Force (STF) with finding a 53-year-old woman government official, who has been missing along with her driver since Friday, ... Read more...

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Dominican Republic fears increased migration from Haiti


February 7th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) The Dominican Republic fears an increase in immigration from Haiti if work doesn't begin soon to rebuild its capital, Port-au-Prince, shaken by a devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake ... Read more...

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