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India’s next moon mission banks on Russia, no Mars race with China: ISRO chief (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) Sep 9 (IANS) India's second moon mission will depend on Russia's decision after a failed inter-planetary mission with China, said India's space agency chief Sunday, a ... Read more...

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CBI case against British firm owner for Tatra bribe offer


April 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a corruption case over alleged irregularities in the Tatra trucks procurement against an owner of a Britain-based ... Read more...

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Akhilesh assures all help for NIA hub in UP


April 24th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday assured National Investigation Agency chief S.C. Sinha all help in setting up a hub in the state capital.Noting the ... Read more...

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Russia looks for commercial space projects


April 13th, 2012 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia needs to invigorate its efforts to implement commercial space projects jointly with the European Space Agency and individual space powers, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin ... Read more...

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CBI begins probe into army chief’s bribe complaint


April 11th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) With Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh submitting a complaint against a retired officer for offering him a Rs.14 crore bribe, the Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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BJP seeks Antony’s resignation


March 30th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) In further friction over Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh's disclosure that he was offered a bribe to allow sub-standard Tatra trucks, the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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BEML, Tatra dismiss graft charges


March 29th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Defence public sector unit Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) and Tatra and Vectra Limited Thursday dismissed allegations that former Defence Intelligence Agency chief Lt Gen ... Read more...

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Army chief didn’t want to pursue bribe offer case: Antony (Roundup)


March 27th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday admitted that army chief Gen. V.K. Singh informed him about Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh offering a bribe of ... Read more...

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Ex-ISRO chief can’t dictate to government: Congress


February 5th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 5 (IANS) The Congress Sunday said former Indian space agency chief G. Madhavan Nair was free to criticise the twin probe reports on the multi-billion dollar Antrix-Devas ... Read more...

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Ex-ISRO chief slams Antrix-Devas probe reports


February 5th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 5 (IANS) Former Indian space agency chief G. Madhavan Nair Sunday slammed the twin probe reports on the multi-billion dollar Antrix-Devas spectrum deal, saying they were "one-sided ... Read more...

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Iran to set up space launch base


February 4th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 4 (IANS) Iran plans to establish a national satellite launch base in the southeast of the country, adjacent to the Sea of Oman and the Indian Ocean, Press ... Read more...

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ISRO to release reports on Antrix-Devas deal


January 31st, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) Indian space agency chief K. Radhakrishnan Tuesday indicated he will soon release reports of two committees on the controversial Antrix-Devas deal, which led to the ... Read more...

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Missing documents: CBI moves court against summons (Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court against summons issued to him by a trial court over missing documents ... Read more...

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Russia’s space industry in crisis: Official


December 24th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's space industry needs an influx of new faces to overcome its current crisis, the head of the country's space agency said after a satellite ... Read more...

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Sack ISI chief, says petition in Pakistan court


December 20th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 20 (IANS) Pakistan's spy agency chief, General Ahmed Shuja Pasha, should be sacked, a petition filed in the Supreme Court has demanded.Jameel Ahmed, Communist Party of Pakistan chairman, ... Read more...

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India mulling second rocket port: Space agency chief


October 12th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 12 (IANS) To increase the frequency of satellite launches and to cash in on the international market for launching remote sensing satellites, the Indian space ... Read more...

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Pakistan spy chief goes to Saudi Arabia


September 26th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan's spy agency chief Lt Gen Shuja Pasha left for Saudi Arabia Monday as Islamabad-Washington ties became strained over an accusation that ISI supported the Al-Qaeda-linked ... Read more...

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Rocket launch a success: ISRO chief


July 15th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) India's space agency chief K. Radhakrishnan Friday said the launch of the rocket PSLV was a success."I am extremely happy to state that ... Read more...

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ISI chief leaves for Washington for day’s visit (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) Pakistan's spy agency chief, Lt. Gen. Shuja Pasha, left for Washington Wednesday, more than two months after Osama bin Laden's killing hit ties with the US.Media ... Read more...

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ISI chief to visit US


July 13th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) Paksistan's spy agency chief Lt.Gen. Shuja Pasha leaves for Washington Wednesday to hold talks with US intelligence and military officials.It will be his first visit to ... Read more...

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India to lease satellite to meet airwaves demand


July 9th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 9 (IANS) India plans to lease a satellite or transponders to meet the growing demand for airwaves, though it has at its command over 250 transponders, the ... Read more...

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Pak fires back at CIA chief’s damning indictment of ISI double game


May 4th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4(ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir has hit back at Central Intelligence Agency chief Leon Panetta's statement that suggested Islamabad could not be trusted with details of 'Operation Geronimo'.Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan home secretary talks begin


March 28th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The home secretaries of India and Pakistan began talks here Monday to discuss issues like counter-terrorism measures, visa rules, drug trafficking and counterfeit currency ... Read more...

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India-US nuclear deal was win-win: ElBaradei


March 19th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Former head of UN's atomic energy agency Mohamed ElBaradei Friday said the India-US nuclear deal was "win-win" and was important to bring India into the ... Read more...

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Pakistan spy agency chief may get another extension


March 11th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Pakistan spy chief Lt. General Ahmed Shuja Pasha may get another extension when his present term comes to an end March 18, a media report ... Read more...

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CIA chief Panetta unaware of Indo-Pak peace talks?


February 12th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12(ANI): The Central Intelligence Agency chief Leon Panetta was reportedly unaware of the agreement between India and Pakistan to resume peace talks.When asked about recent diplomatic exchanges between India and ... Read more...

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General Vang Pao’s Burial Denied In Arlington National Cemetery


February 5th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Major General of Royal Lao Army, Vang Pao breathed his last on January 6, at the age of 81. It came as a shock to the ... Read more...

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Our blast probe better than that of federal agency: Goa cops


January 19th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 19 (IANS) Goa Police Wednesday snubbed the elite National Investigation Agency (NIA) and said the police investigation into the 2009 Diwali-eve blast in the state was qualitatively better than the ... Read more...

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General Vang Pao Dies At 81


January 7th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vang Pao a revered ex-general in the Royal Army of Laos had led thousands of Hmong mercenaries in a CIA-backed secret army during World War II, ... Read more...

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ISI blew CIA official’s cover: NYT


December 18th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) The Islamabad CIA station chief's identity is suspected to have been deliberately blown by the ISI apparently in retaliation for naming of the Pakistan intelligence agency chief in ... Read more...

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President Obama orders probe to prevent future drilling disasters


May 22nd, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (DPA) US President Barack Obama named two veteran officials Saturday to lead a panel studying ways to prevent or mitigate future oil spills. In his weekly radio address, Obama ... Read more...

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LaShawn Merritt Tested Positive For ExtenZe


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Apr 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) LaShawn Merritt who happens to be a 23 year old 400 meter gold medal winner from Olympics has been tested positive for consuming ExtenZe. ... Read more...

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Suspect ‘flees’ to Saudi Arabia as Dhaka begins war crimes trial


March 29th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 29 IANS) The Bangladesh government has issued a travel alert after a senior leader of Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), suspected of being involved in "war crimes", left for Saudi Arabia ... Read more...

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US Embassy has the custody of the Haiti orphans, who were seized, at the airport


February 24th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-au-Prince, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some Haiti orphans were about to board a plane for the US, when the Haitian police seized them. And now they are in the custody of ... Read more...

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Success of Pakistan’s military offensive against Taliban unclear: US official


January 13th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan. 13 (ANI): America's top defence intelligence officer has expressed doubts over the success rate of Pakistan's military offensives against the Taliban, by saying that it "is unclear how many ... Read more...

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