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Kerala readies to launch seaplane services in January


September 21st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) The first success of the recently-concluded 'Emerging Kerala' investors' meet could be the seaplane project to be operationalised in seven tourist destinations in the state in ... Read more...

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Upgraded tanks arrive in Canada


September 14th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Sep 14 (IANS) Canadian Defence Minister Peter MacKay has announced the arrival of upgraded Leopard 2A4 tanks from the Royal Netherlands Army.The tanks were purchased five years ago as ... Read more...

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India test-fires Prithvi-II missile


August 25th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 25 (IANS) India Saturday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile from a military base in Odisha, an official said.The surface-to-surface missile with a range of 350 km was ... Read more...

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Mobile radiation detection system in police vehicles


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The government has decided to install mobile radiation detection systems in some police vehicles in major cities to check unauthorized usage of radioactive materials, parliament ... Read more...

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I love everything about Adele: Celine Dion


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (IANS) Canadian singer Celine Dion says she is in awe of Adele's voice and adds that she is her biggest fan."I love literally everything about her. ... Read more...

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Hypersonic Plane Fails Mach 6 Attempt


August 17th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An experimental aircraft turns out to be a disappointment and failure as well. The X-51A Wave rider which is believed to fly six times as fast ... Read more...

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Iran can produce n-fuel for vessels, submarines: Official


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 23 (IANS) Iran has the know-how to produce nuclear fuel for submarines and commercial ships, a top official has said."We have the capability to design nuclear fuel for ... Read more...

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Infants can tell human from non-human sounds: Study


July 18th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) Even nine-month-old infants can distinguish between speech and non-speech sounds in both humans and animals, a study says."Our results show that speech perception of infants is ... Read more...

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US deploys underwater drones to hunt for Iranian mines


July 12th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) The US is to intensify its military build up in the Persian Gulf by deploying miniature underwater drones to hunt for Iranian mines, The Telegraph reported ... Read more...

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Britain to axe 20,000 troops


July 6th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) The British Army is to axe some 20,000 troops as it undergoes a "fundamental restructuring" that is aimed at making the force "more flexible and agile".Defence ... Read more...

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Want to be part of at least 10 great films: Sharman Joshi (Interview)


June 9th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Ready with his first solo hero movie "Ferrari Ki Sawaari", Sharman Joshi says he's not in the industry to prove anything to anybody and is ... Read more...

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Future will be chaotic with kids: Hurley


June 6th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 6 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Hurley says managing her own son along with her cricketer beau Shane Warne's kids will make her life chaotic."My future plans are as ... Read more...

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Malaika upsets reality show contestant? (With Images)


June 5th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Bollywood's 'Munni' Malaika Arora Khan's remarks are said to have irked a contestant of reality show "The Chosen One".Malaika was entrusted with the job of ... Read more...

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13,000 women own 20,000 companies in UAE


June 2nd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 2 (IANS/WAM) The number of Emirati businesswomen has crossed 13,000 who together control over 20,000 business establishments in the country, an official said.According to the chairperson of ... Read more...

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US troops parachuted into North Korea : official


May 30th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (IANS) A senior US official has revealed that the US and South Korean special forces have been parachuting into North Korea to collect intelligence on underground military ... Read more...

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Coast Guard inducts Dornier aircraft


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) In a bid to enhance its capability in West Bengal and Odisha, the Coast Guard Wednesday inducted a new Dornier aircraft with state-of-art sensors and equipment ... Read more...

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Chinese envoy speaks peace a day after Indian missile test


April 20th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Economic cooperation between India and China will continue to grow as both countries work towards maintaining "peace and stability", said chinese ambassador Zhang Yan Friday, a ... Read more...

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Agni-V can reach targets 8,000 km away: Chinese researcher


April 20th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) Chinese experts feel that there is to more India's successful long-range nuclear-capable missile Agni-V than what New Delhi is saying. A Chinese researcher said the missile ... Read more...

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Indian missile test makes a splash in Pakistani websites


April 19th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) Pakistani websites prominently displayed the news of India successfully testing the Agni-V minutes after the long-range nuclear capable ballistic missile was launched.India Thursday test-fired the Agni-V ... Read more...

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India tests 5,000-km range Agni-V missile (Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India Thursday created history with the successful testing of the much awaited Agni-V long-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile that can accurately hit targets more than 5,000 ... Read more...

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Agni-V missile successfully tested


April 19th, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India Thursday successfully test-fired its indigenous long range nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V.The missile was launched from Wheelers' Island off the coast in Odisha's Bhadrak ... Read more...

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Roberto Carlos slams Russian football pitches


April 8th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 8 (IANS) Former Real Madrid defender Roberto Carlos, now playing for Russia's Anzhi Makhachkala, has slammed the poor quality Russian football pitches."The infrastructure that lots of clubs have ... Read more...

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Nuclear-armed Iran unacceptable: Pentagon


April 6th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran must not be allowed to acquire nuclear weapons, the US Department of Defense has said."Our assessment of the programme remains the same... We are ... Read more...

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Essar Power set to triple production capacity


April 4th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Essar Power said Wednesday it will almost triple its installed production capacity to 4,510 MW by June as three of its new projects will come into ... Read more...

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Essar Power set to triple production capacity


April 4th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Essar Power said Wednesday it will almost triple its installed production capacity to 4,510 MW by June as three of its new projects will come into ... Read more...

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Leak of army chief’s letter is anti-national: Antony


March 29th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Describing the leaking of army chief V.K. Singh's letter to the prime minister as "anti-national", Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Thursday that the government ... Read more...

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Kenya keen on India’s participation in LAPSSET


March 19th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Kenya Monday invited India to participate in one of the largest infrastructure development projects in Africa-- the Lamu Port and Lamu Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor ... Read more...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 to go on sale from 1st of March


February 29th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Samsung’s latest device Galaxy Tab 7.7 will go on sale from the 1st of March 2012. Carrier Verizon announced on Tuesday that the tablet will be sold ... Read more...

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Obama poll campaign raises $29 mn in January


February 18th, 2012 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) US President Barack Obama raised over $29 million in January for his re-election campaign and the Democratic Party, it was announced Friday.The number once again ... Read more...

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NASA considering an outpost on the moon


February 13th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 3rd of February memo from NASA has revealed that a man-tended outpost is being considered in space. The new structure is proposed to be installed ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets new fighter planes from US


February 7th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) With an eye to India, Pakistan Monday received the last of 18 F-16 fighter jets from the US.Dawn said the primary consideration for purchasing the ... 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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Air India hopes to break Churchill at home


February 1st, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 1 (IANS) Air India might be out of the race for the top positions, but they have the capability to upset top teams, something that Churchill Brothers would ... Read more...

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St. Jude Medical launch Accent MRI pacemaker


January 17th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) St. Jude Medical, Inc., a global medical device company, Tuesday announced the launch of the Accent MRI pacemaker and a Tendril MRI lead.The new pacemaker ... Read more...

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Differences continue in Durban, China offers conditional deal


December 5th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 5 (IANS) As rich and poor countries continued to differ over extending the Kyoto Protocol beyond 2012, China, the biggest emitter of carbon dioxide, Monday caused a flutter ... Read more...

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