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US missile defence site in Qatar: Report


July 18th, 2012 - 4:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) US is building a missile defence radar station in Qatar, and construction was due to be completed this month, a media report said Tuesday.The radar site ... Read more...

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Russia turns on new missile warning radar


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia placed its new Voronezh-M long-range missile warning radar on duty in the Irkutsk region of Siberia Wednesday."At 10:15 a.m. on May 23, it was ... Read more...

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Recalling the 2004 tsunami that devastated Aceh


April 11th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) The massive earthquake that shook Indonesia Wednesday brought back terrifying memories of the 2004 tsunami that swept through Aceh province.A 9.1 magnitude earthquake struck off the ... Read more...

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Save Kosi river corridor, save tigers: WWF


March 18th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Highlighting the importance of the Kosi river corridor in the Corbett tiger reserve in Uttarakhand, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said Sunday that the crucial ... Read more...

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No killer instinct: Pollard


December 12th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) Kieron Pollard was all but inconsolable after his maiden One-day century went in vain as the West Indies went down to India by 34 runs here ... Read more...

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Extra-long electrical arcs could generate rain


November 9th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 9 (IANS) A new way of generating extra-long, lightning-like electrical arcs could help induce lightning from the thunderclouds for rainmaking or creating new electrical machines.Developed by University of ... Read more...

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India calls for closer ties among Indian Ocean nations


October 27th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 27 (IANS) With growing global stakes in the resource-rich Indian Ocean, India has asked for closer cooperation with Australia in boosting greater trade and security cooperation among ... Read more...

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Phone taking 3D pictures in markets soon


September 5th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) A smartphone which will be able to click 3D pictures is likely to hit markets next month. Photos taken on Sony Ericsson's new, top-of-the-range Xperia Arc ... Read more...

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Protests in Nepal over parliament extension


May 29th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) The first protests started Sunday soon after Nepal's major parties agreed to extend parliament's term by three months more with an ethnic organisation calling a general ... Read more...

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Fishes become smart enough to evade hunters


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 22 (IANS) Fishes have got wise to the ways of those who are hunting them with spearguns. Researchers found that fishes exposed to speargun fishing take flight much ... Read more...

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Geologists warn of another powerful quake in Japan


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.22 (ANI): Geologists have warned that another earthquake could strike Japan as the one that struck the nation on March 11 had altered the earth's surface.The quake measuring nine on the ... Read more...

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Ponting must use Krejza as team’s No.1 wicket-taking spinner: Berry


February 13th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 13(ANI): Former Australian cricketer Darren Berry believes that one of the crucial elements of Australia's World Cup campaign will be the use of off-spinner Jason Krejza as the team's No.1 ... Read more...

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Obama extols non-violence, says Egyptians ‘inspired us’ (Lead)


February 12th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama, a self-confessed follower of Mahatma Gandhi and his ideals, heard echoes of history in the way Egyptians brought about change through nonviolence like ... Read more...

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Obama hears echoes of Gandhi in Egyptian revolution (Lead)


February 12th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama heard echoes of history in the way Egyptians brought about change through the "moral force of nonviolence" like India's Mahatma Gandhi ... Read more...

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S.K. Tripathi to take charge of RAW Thursday (Lead)


December 28th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The government Tuesday announced the appointment of S.K. Tripathi as the chief of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), the country's external intelligence agency.Sanjeev Tripathi, who headed ... Read more...

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`Asia big enough ambitions of China, India’


December 15th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 15 (IANS) Tolerance is required in the China-India relationship, a Chinese daily says, observing: "Asia is big enough to accommodate the ambitions of both emerging powers."The editorial appeared in Global ... Read more...

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Non-invasive method to heal damaged vision developed


October 13th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS) People whose vision is badly damaged by over-exposure to bright light may be able to get their sight restored. Australian researchers at the ARC Vision Centre are ... Read more...

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No feud between Emma Watson, Kristen Stewart over Rob Pattinson


October 1st, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Emma Watson's rep has rubbished a British magazine report that Kristen Stewart was upset the Harry Potter star was "trying to steal" the 'Twilight' hunk Rob Pattinson away ... Read more...

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Justin Timberlake was ’scared’ to work on ‘The Social Network’


September 26th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 26 (ANI): Justin Timberlake has revealed that he was scared to work on David Fincher's 'The Social Network', based on Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg."That scared the s--t out of ... Read more...

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Football playing robots ‘to beat world’s best players by 2050′


September 24th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): Football playing robots could soon defeat a champion human team by 2050, claim their creators, who think their advance could drive the development of artificial intelligence and robotic ... Read more...

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Limbless Man Philippe Croizon Swims English Channel 10 Hours Early!


September 20th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After spending two years in preparation, a forty-two year old French man has managed to not only swim the English Channel, but to arrive a full 10 hours ... Read more...

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Pattinson, Watson together in ‘Dark Arc’ remake?


September 16th, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) Actors Robert Pattinson and Emma Watson have reportedly been roped in to star in the remake of 2004 "Dark Arc". "Dark Arc" is a mysterious comedy about love, ... Read more...

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Danish team prepare to launch first home-built rocket, astronaut into space


August 24th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Copenhagen, Aug 24(ANI): A group of Danish engineers are preparing to launch a home-built rocket, along with a human passenger, over 100 kilometers into the sky.The Copenhagen Suborbitals will launch the rocket ... Read more...

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Aniston criticised for calling herself a retard


August 21st, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Former "Friends" star Jennifer Aniston is under fire from disability groups after describing herself live on US television as a retard. The actress was promoting her new movie ... Read more...

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Australia wants India to play greater role in East Asia


August 17th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Australia wants India to play an increased role in the strategic security paradigm of East Asia, Australian envoy Peter Varghese said here Tuesday. "It is right to think ... Read more...

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Leonardo DiCaprio to play The Riddler


August 4th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 4 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is tipped to play Batman's arc-nemesis The Riddler in a new movie. The producers are reportedly in talks with DiCaprio, actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Tom ... Read more...

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15-year-old girl dies in an amusement park in a ride


July 19th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Barcelona, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An accident at an amusement park in Barcelona has claimed the live of a 15-year-old girl while two other people sustained serious injuries. The injured people were ... Read more...

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Planck Telescope images reveal the Universe in their first light


July 6th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The team that made the Planck telescope has released the first obtained pictures from it. And the most astonishing thing about the pictures is that ... Read more...

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I’m not ready for nudity: Samuel L. Jackson


May 7th, 2010 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Actor-producer Samuel L. Jackson says he is not ready to bare all in front of the big screen. "My manager and publicist have always told me you have ... Read more...

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Actor Sreenath passes away


April 24th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actor Sreenath was discovered dead in a hotel room in Kothamanagalam on Friday morning. He was found with his wrists slashed when the hotel staff opened ... Read more...

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John Mayer Admits Being So Not Over Ex Jennifer Aniston


January 21st, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The singer John Mayer has admitted that he still has not gotten over his break up with actress Jennifer Aniston. On the other hand, Jennifer Aniston ... Read more...

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John Mayer says he never got over Jennifer Aniston


January 21st, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 21 (ANI): John Mayer has confessed that he never got over Jennifer Aniston.The 32-year-old musician made the confession in the latest issue of Rolling Stone, reports The New ... Read more...

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Mayer still not over Aniston!


January 21st, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) American musician John Mayer has opened about his split from former "Friends" star Jennifer Aniston, insisting he has "never really gotten over" the break-up, but he just ... Read more...

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Sam Worthington to go blue again for ‘Avatar’ sequel


January 15th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): 'Avatar' star Sam Worthington is all set to go blue again and has signed for the sequel of James Cameron's CGI blockbuster.According to Entertainment Weekly, the 33-year-old actor ... Read more...

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Bolivian President launches ‘Coca Colla’


January 11th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Bolivian President Evo Morales, who's known for chewing coca leaves at UN meetings, has introduced a drink featuring the leaf called "Coca Colla".Tea, flour, toothpaste and liquor are ... Read more...

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