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South Korea’s foreign reserves hit new high


September 5th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 5 (IANS) South Korea's foreign currency reserves hit a new high last month due to a rise in conversion value of non-dollar assets and a growth in investment ... Read more...

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US seeks stronger military ties with India


August 15th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Taking the US military-to-military relationship with India to the next level is a big focus of US Pacific Command (PACOM) as it builds stronger alliances and ... Read more...

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Kanda leaves Hooda government embarrassed (Haryana Newsletter)


August 10th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) Till earlier this week, he was Haryana's powerful minister in-charge of home affairs with the entire police force at his beck and call. In a ... Read more...

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Canadian with no legs climbs Africa’s highest peak


June 21st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) A 31-year-old Canadian has climbed Africa's highest peak - the 19,341-feet-high Mount Kilimanjaro - despite having no legs.Spencer West from Toronto used his hands to scale ... Read more...

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Suraj Jagan sings first Gujrati rock song (With Image)


June 14th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Singer Suraj Jagan, known for giving hit songs like "Give me some sunshine", "Sadka kiya" and "Aafaton ke parinde", has sung the first ever Gujarati ... Read more...

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Nepali runner wins world’s highest marathon race


May 29th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmanu, May 29 (IANS) Nepali runner Phurbu Tamang regained the title in the world's highest "Qomolangma Marathon" race Tuesday at the foothills of Mount Qomolangma -- the Tibetan name for ... Read more...

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Bengalis celebrate ‘Poila Baishak’


April 14th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) People greeted each other with a warm "shubho nabo borsho" and exchanged sweets or visited temples to pray for a good year as West Bengal Saturday ... Read more...

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Apple is now worth more than Poland


March 1st, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Apple is now worth more than Poland as its stock market value hit over $500 billion for the first time Thursday, the Daily Mail reported.Apple is ... Read more...

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Woman,45, dies on ski lift in French Alps


January 24th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) A British woman died of suspected cardiac arrest while sitting beside her teenaged daughter in a chair lift that was taking them up a summit on ... Read more...

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Consumer confidence rebounds in US


November 30th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 30 (IANS/EFE) US consumer confidence in the evolution of the nation's economy rose in November to its highest level since July, The Conference Board said Tuesday.The Consumer ... Read more...

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Russia, US to cooperate on ISS operations


August 25th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS) Russian space agency Roscosmos and America's NASA are working to maintain International Space Station (ISS) operations after a Russian cargo spaceship crashed, Roscosmos said Thursday.The two ... Read more...

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Mountaineers conquer ‘the devil’s red wall’


July 30th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A strenuous ascent of around 15 days and gashes due to falling rocks could not deter nine mountaineers to successfully scale Mount Thalay Sagar, which ... Read more...

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Uma Bharti slams Mayawati


June 20th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) Days after rejoining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Uma Bharti Sunday termed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati a big disappointment.Addressing party leaders and workers at ... Read more...

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Man rescued from Tennessee cave


May 31st, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tennessee, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rescuers have pulled a 51-year-old man from a Tennessee cave after the man fell during an ascent. The rescuers did not disclose the extent of injury to ... Read more...

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Mother of two becomes oldest Indian woman to climb Everest (with Image)


May 20th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) A mother of two, 45-year-old Premlata Agarwal Friday became the oldest Indian woman -- and the first woman from the Marwari community -- to conquer Mount ... Read more...

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NASA’s Endeavour launch delayed again until at least May 8


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): NASA has once again delayed the final launch of space shuttle Endeavour at least the end of the week, as it is working to correct the electrical problem ... Read more...

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NASA’s delays launch of space shuttle Endeavour till May 2


April 30th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): The launch of NASA's space shuttle Endeavour has been delayed till May 2.The launch has been postponed because of a heater issue associated with the shuttle's hydraulic power ... Read more...

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Indian decision on fighter deal no snub to US: Foreign Policy


April 30th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) While India's decision not to buy American planes for its multi-role combat aircraft deal is indeed "disappointing", sceptics are wrong to view this as yet another ... Read more...

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Sixth train on Kalka-Shimla track


April 25th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 25 (IANS) To cater to the tourist rush to this Himachal Pradesh town, Northern Railway has decided to run another toy train on the Kalka-Shimla track, making it ... Read more...

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Bengalis celebrate ‘Poila Baisakh’ with prayers and sweets


April 15th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Devotees thronged the famous temples of goddess Kali at Kalighat and Dakshineshwar to offer prayers and people greeted each other with sweets Friday as West Bengal ... Read more...

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Britney’s ‘Till The World Ends’ anoints her queen of web this week


April 9th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 09 (ANI): With her new music video release, Britney Spears has clinched the top spot in this week's Gossip Center Hot 45 List.And while the 'Hold It Against ... Read more...

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Kalka-Shimla track gets holiday special toy train


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 23 (IANS) To cater to the Christmas and New Year's eve rush, the railways Thursday started a holiday special toy train on the Kalka-Shimla track, an official said here."A special ... Read more...

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Aligarh to impose ’steep’ fine on rickshaw users


December 14th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 14 (IANS) Residents of Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district who remain seated on a cycle-rickshaw while going up a steep incline will now be fined Rs.500, an official said Tuesday."I ... Read more...

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Tévez hands in transfer request to Manchester City


December 12th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.12 (ANI): Carlos Tévez has rocked Manchester City by submitting a formal transfer request.According to The Telegraph, Tevez, who is the captain and the club's leading scorer is adamant that ... Read more...

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India’s youngest Everest hero now an author


November 19th, 2010 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 19 (IANS) Delhi schoolboy Arjun Vajpai, who added a new chapter to mountaineering history six months ago by becoming the youngest Indian to summit Mt Everest, the highest ... Read more...

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China may match Obama support for India for UN seat


November 10th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) With US President Barack Obama declaring support for India's bid for a permanent seat, China may move beyond its stated position by announcing a ... Read more...

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9-yr-old Nepalese boy may be the youngest Everest climber


November 8th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): A Nepalese boy aged 9 is on the way to becoming the youngest person to climb the world's highest mountain, Everest.Tseten Sherpa, who scaled a 6,000-metre peak last ... Read more...

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Sir Edmund Hillary’s Rolex watch up for grabs


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): Sir Edmund Hillary's family is selling a Rolex watch, presented to the explorer after his successful ascent of Mount Everest in 1953. The Oyster Perpetual, which was presented ... Read more...

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Lahiri moves to top, Malik close second in BILT Open golf


October 29th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 29 (IANS) Defending champion and local favourite Anirban Lahiri clawed his way to the top of the leaderboard at the BILT Open golf as he shot a one under 71 ... Read more...

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Chile miners to be given sunglasses to protect their retinas from ultraviolet rays


October 8th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): The 33 miners trapped underground in Chile have reportedly started a regime designed for fighter pilots to prepare them for their ascent to the surface, and would be ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-il hints youngest son to be his successor


August 31st, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has hinted for the first time in his speech that he is preparing to hand over power to his youngest Swiss-educated son, and ... Read more...

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Former Winner Of ‘American Idol’, Fantasia, Hospitalized Subsequent To An Alleged Suicide Attempt


August 12th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 26-year-old Fantasia Barrino happens to be a famous vocalist and actress. The rationale behind her ascent to famousness was her triumph in the third ... Read more...

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Sir Ed’s historic ice axe lies neglected in museum corner


June 13th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 13 (ANI): Sir Edmund Hillary's ice axe, used by him in his historic ascent of Mt Everest, is lying neglected in a museum stairwell next to cardboard boxes and coffee ... Read more...

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France falls in love with Australia’s underdog Rolland Garros finalist Stosur


June 4th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 4(ANI): In the absence of any of French player at the Rolland Garros's women's singles final, the nation has embraced Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur as one of their ... Read more...

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French spiderman foiled in attempt to scale Sydney skyscraper


June 1st, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 1 (ANI): A French stuntman, who is known as spiderman for his ability to free climb tall buildings without safety equipment, has had to put his plans to scale a ... Read more...

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